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With a heavy heart I unfortunately have to inform you that Mark is no longer with us. Shane and I received word from one of Mark's sons that he passed away this morning after a 10 day hospital stay. Mark was among the best of us. His contributions to both Peppermint and to the desktop Linux world as a whole are incalculable and he will be sorely missed.

There are many unanswered questions at the moment and I'll try to be diligent in relaying relevant information. The future is unwritten, but for now let's collectively take some time to remember Mark, reflect on his contributions, and appreciate his patience, sense of community, and passion for his work that made him not only a great project lead, but a great person as well.

Thank you.

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Advanced Topics / Reminder to mark solved problems as (SOLVED).
« on: March 13, 2014, 10:16:27 am »
Hello all.

Just a quick reminder to everyone that when you have a resolution to your issue, please edit the post title to mark the problem as (SOLVED). We ask that you do this for a few reasons.

  • People volunteering support can skip over a solved problem in order to focus on unresolved issues.
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We're here to help so please help us to better help you by keeping things clean and organized.

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Hardware / Reminder to mark solved problems as (SOLVED).
« on: March 13, 2014, 10:16:27 am »
Hello all.

Just a quick reminder to everyone that when you have a resolution to your issue, please edit the post title to mark the problem as (SOLVED). We ask that you do this for a few reasons.

  • People volunteering support can skip over a solved problem in order to focus on unresolved issues.
  • Users looking for a solution to the same problem or a similar one can know to look in your post.
  • When someone performs a web search for the problem, they'll know which posts they can go to for accurate information.
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We're here to help so please help us to better help you by keeping things clean and organized.

Thanks a bunch.

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Installation / Reminder to mark solved problems as (SOLVED).
« on: March 13, 2014, 10:16:27 am »
Hello all.

Just a quick reminder to everyone that when you have a resolution to your issue, please edit the post title to mark the problem as (SOLVED). We ask that you do this for a few reasons.

  • People volunteering support can skip over a solved problem in order to focus on unresolved issues.
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  • When someone performs a web search for the problem, they'll know which posts they can go to for accurate information.
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We're here to help so please help us to better help you by keeping things clean and organized.

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Networking / Reminder to mark solved problems as (SOLVED).
« on: March 13, 2014, 10:16:27 am »
Hello all.

Just a quick reminder to everyone that when you have a resolution to your issue, please edit the post title to mark the problem as (SOLVED). We ask that you do this for a few reasons.

  • People volunteering support can skip over a solved problem in order to focus on unresolved issues.
  • Users looking for a solution to the same problem or a similar one can know to look in your post.
  • When someone performs a web search for the problem, they'll know which posts they can go to for accurate information.
  • Forum mods and admins can more easily archive and/or catalog properly labeled posts.

We're here to help so please help us to better help you by keeping things clean and organized.

Thanks a bunch.

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Hello all.

Just a quick reminder to everyone that when you have a resolution to your issue, please edit the post title to mark the problem as (SOLVED). We ask that you do this for a few reasons.

  • People volunteering support can skip over a solved problem in order to focus on unresolved issues.
  • Users looking for a solution to the same problem or a similar one can know to look in your post.
  • When someone performs a web search for the problem, they'll know which posts they can go to for accurate information.
  • Forum mods and admins can more easily archive and/or catalog properly labeled posts.

We're here to help so please help us to better help you by keeping things clean and organized.

Thanks a bunch.

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Announcements / Re: New Global Moderator - AndyInMokum
« on: August 11, 2014, 10:14:29 am »
Andy, thanks a bunch for taking up the reigns. It means a lot to have people passionate about a project willing to help out where they can.

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General Discussion / Re: rjm65 promoted to Trusted User
« on: July 24, 2014, 10:56:51 am »
Yay!!!

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News and Reviews / Re: New PM5 YouTube Review by Spatry
« on: July 21, 2014, 02:10:43 pm »
I like how enthusiastic the reviewer is. I am a bit puzzled by how much emphasis he puts on customizing the desktop, but then again I pretty much never customize the desktop so I guess that part isn't really geared toward me.

BTW, the LXappearance custom colour thing *is* an upstream bug .. it seems it should be saving the custom colours to ~/.gtkrc-2.0 but it isn't  :-\

The devs seem to be ignoring the bug .. probably due to the switch to Qt

I'm operating under the assumption that all of LXDE's GTK components will be unmaintained from here on. It sucks because a lot of them are quite nice.

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General Discussion / Re: josephd promoted to Trusted User
« on: July 21, 2014, 10:17:52 am »
:)

Groovy!

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It's certainly interesting. I'm going to have to adjust my workflow a good bit, but overall I'm liking it so far.

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Software & Applications / Re: LX panel indicator applet plugin
« on: July 14, 2014, 10:56:52 am »
I've not really messed with LXPanel's indicator applet plugin so I can't really comment, but the Xfce panel can relatively easily be added in as a replacement. You'll need to adjust your default panel in the "Default Applications..." app and you'll need to make a few other adjustments as some of the Xfce panel applets require the Xfce desktop. Therefore the applet that handles shutting down, rebooting, and logging out should be replaced by an application launcher that launches "peppermint-logout" instead. Basically it just takes a little bit of trial and error to get what you want, but post here with specific questions and we should be able to help.

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General Discussion / Re: Pep OS community: Give Thanks!!
« on: July 14, 2014, 09:58:07 am »
Hi folks, thank you very much to the creator of peppermint and peppermint 5, it has replaced mint 17, as the speed and usefulness is outstanding.
Tried lubuntu 14.04, it's good, but not as nice as this peppermint 5.
Maybe my parents will switch over to peppermint 5, as i got them both liking and using mint 13 and now mint 17 for some time now, maybe the speed boost and nice effects, etc. will sway them, will see, hehe.
Sharing Freely is the ticket to a nice today and tomorrow.
peace love light

Thanks for the kind words. :)

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What you'll likely need to do is install a plugin called Pipelight and enable Silverlight functionality with it. From there I would install Firefox to use with it:

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pipelight/stable
apt update
apt install --install-recommends pipelight-multi
sudo pipelight-plugin --update
sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight
apt install firefox

From here I would install a Firefox extension that allows you to switch the user agent. There are several of these and pretty much all of them allow you to use a Windows user agent string. Once done and the user agent is set, you should be able to access Silverlight content within Firefox.

Note that Pipelight, and thus Pipelight's version of Silverlight, require something called the "Netscape Plugin API" (NPAPI for short) which current versions of Chrome and Chromium no longer support, this is why Firefox is recommended for this.

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Software & Applications / Re: Archey Terminal Assistance
« on: July 08, 2014, 12:08:59 pm »
Actually it looks like Screenfetch is a good enough alternative to where we shouldn't have to mess with it at all. Good call.

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