digital lifestyle / linux / mint / ubuntu

Mint 14 Can’t Burn

After some struggles with a previous distro, I installed Mint 14 64-bit Cinnamon on my Desktop earlier this year, and couldn’t be more happy with it. It “just works”. Until today. Today I got a new laptop (yeah!) because my old one died (boo) and went to burn the latest, Mint 15, on the Desktop … Continue reading


firefox / linux / mint

Firefox 16.01 update loses bookmarks, breaks Tabs on Top (should be Bottom!)

Firefox 16 to 16.01 update on my MINT 11 system today, pretty much a disaster. First of all, all my bookmarks were lost. Secondly, all my window customization was lost. Fortunately, my .mozilla bookmark backups were still there: $ ls -l /home/freebore/.mozilla/firefox/wqx9uxni.default/bookmarkbackups/ … so a restore was easy from Show all bookmarks->Import and Backup->Restore. What … Continue reading