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  • Linux Mint Question- Windows Suddenly Go Transparent

    02/28/2017 9:56:30 PM PST · by Bob434 · 32 replies
    None | March 1 2017 | Me
    OK- installed Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.1 recently, everything was working fine- then recently what has been happening is I'll be working along fine, and then for some reason, my windows go transparent- Icons are still opaque on desktop- but everything I open, card games, Internet browser, notepad etc are all transparent- even the shutdown dialogue is- Can't find any info online linux forums about this behavior- Any thoughts on how to fix it?
  • Ancient Beverage Brewed In Milwaukee

    10/28/2016 9:51:13 AM PDT · by fishtank · 27 replies
    Archaeology ^ | 10-25-16 | NPR
    ANCIENT BEVERAGE BREWED IN MILWAUKEE MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN — NPR reports that archaeologist Bettina Arnold of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and her research team worked with Lakefront Brewery to try to re-create an alcoholic beverage that had been placed in a bronze cauldron and buried in a grave sometime between 400 and 450 B.C. in what is now Germany. The recipe was based upon the research of paleobotanist Manfred Rösch, who analyzed the residues in the Iron Age cauldron. He found evidence of honey, meadowsweet, barley, and mint—ingredients in a type of beverage known as a braggot.
  • Linux Mint Website Hack: A Timeline of Events

    02/22/2016 7:26:56 PM PST · by Utilizer · 22 replies
    SOFTPEDIA ^ | Feb 21, 2016 12:05 GMT | Catalin Cimpanu
    Last night, the Linux Mint team announced that someone had hacked their servers and started pointing user downloads to malicious ISO images for the Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon edition. Our Linux editor already covered the initial details of the attack, which we recommend reading before going forward with this article. Since then, in the last ten hours, the Linux and infosec communities have been working hard to investigate what happened and how the hackers operated. Linux Mint Team: They hacked us via our WordPress site The first to provide an answer was Clement Lefebvre, leader of the Linux Mint project,...
  • U.S. Mint Police Reportedly Shoot Dog Following Hermann Street Attac

    07/21/2015 2:42:35 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 14 replies
    Hoodline ^ | Tue. July 21, 2015
    At least one dog was reportedly shot by U.S. Mint police following what is described as an attack this morning before 7am. Witness and former Hoodline contributor Meaghan C., who was chased by the dogs moments before they were shot, recounted her experience this morning to Hoodline: "I was running to the gym around 5:45am this morning. When I turned onto Hermann from Webster two pit bulls started chasing after me. I was caught off guard and ran into the street but they didn't follow me. It looked like the two dogs — one was white, the other darker (maybe...
  • Linux Mint 17 "Qiana" KDE is out!

    06/23/2014 4:35:56 PM PDT · by Bikkuri · 102 replies
    http://forums.linuxmint.com/index.php ^ | Mon Jun 23, 2014 6:08 am | Clem
    Mint KDE 17 is finally released!
  • (LINUX CAUCUS) Mint KDE 16 PETRA released

    12/10/2013 7:24:58 AM PST · by Bikkuri · 123 replies
    Linux Mint Forums ^ | December 8th, 2013 | Clem
    Release a day, or so, ago..
  • Wine Cellar, Well Aged, Is Revealed in Israel

    11/23/2013 6:03:17 AM PST · by NYer · 21 replies
    NY Times ^ | November 22, 2013 | JOHN NOBLE WILFORD
    Digging this summer at the ruins of a 1700 B.C. Canaanite palace in northern Israel, archaeologists struck wine. Near the banquet hall where rulers of a Middle Bronze Age city-state and their guests feasted, a team of American and Israeli researchers broke through to a storage room holding the remains of 40 large ceramic jars. The vessels were broken, their liquid contents long since vanished — but not without a trace. A chemical analysis of residues left in the three-foot-tall jars detected organic traces of acids that are common components of all wine, as well as ingredients popular in ancient...
  • Need assistance with Mint Maya

    06/29/2012 4:41:49 PM PDT · by Bikkuri · 23 replies
    Bikk | Bikk
    I have been having trouble for the last 2 weeks trying to resolve this issue..
  • Cinnamon fork of GNOME Shell gets stable release

    01/24/2012 8:54:38 AM PST · by smokingfrog · 22 replies
    h-online.com ^ | 24 Jan 2012 | djwm
    Version 1.2 of Cinnamon, the Linux Mint project's fork of the GNOME Shell, has been released and the APIs and desktop interface have been declared fully stable by Mint Founder Clement Lefebvre. Created last year to streamline the Mint developers' changes to the GNOME 3 environment, the Cinnamon fork brings familiar GNOME 2 design elements to the GNOME 3 shell. Among the enhancements in the stable version is easier customisation through a "Cinnamon Settings" tool which includes, for example, the ability to set the date format for the calendar applet and change panel launchers' icons. The Settings tool is also...
  • What to have after your holiday meal.. SPAM Mints...

    12/20/2011 7:33:34 PM PST · by cakid1 · 14 replies
    cbs47 ^ | 12-20-11 | cakid1
    What to have after your holiday meal.. SPAM Mints... Yummo. A holiday gift for the person who has everything? If you don't know what to have after your holiday meal - how about a SPAM mint? " ...Each tin of SPAM Mints looks like a real tin of SPAM. Inside you'll find..meat-shaped, cinnamon-flavored mints. "
  • Good Credit + Government Program = Millions of Free Frequent Flyer Miles

    07/21/2011 5:27:20 PM PDT · by Gamecock · 23 replies
    Hartford Advocate ^ | 13 July, 2011 | Sam Tracy
    Despite the headline, the US Government is not giving out frequent flyer miles to anyone with good credit. At least, not directly. The background: The United States government recently minted about $1 billion in gold coins. Each coin is worth a dollar, much like the well-known Sacagawea coin, and each one is printed with a different president. It was supposed to be part of a series of coins that would eventually feature every single president, but they’re only partway through the list. Unfortunately, they have been having trouble getting them into circulation, because no one really wants $1 coins all...
  • $1 Coin, Now Worth $1.2 Million, Was Hoarded in 1794

    $1 coin: Americans have hoarded $1 coins since the early years of the Republic. The first silver dollars minted by the US government in 1794 are rare, so rare that one of them sold for more than $1.2 million this weekend at a Boston auction. And there's a reason for their scarcity: Even back in the first years of the Republic, people hoarded dollar coins rather than spend them. The story goes that on Oct. 15, 1794, chief coiner Henry Voigt coined 1,758 of the silver dollars and delivered them to David Rittenhouse, director of the US Mint, according to...
  • Chilean coins bear the name Chiie not Chile as mint general manager sacked

    02/14/2010 3:06:19 PM PST · by myknowledge · 60 replies · 774+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | February 15, 2010
    THE general manager of the Chilean mint has been sacked after thousands of coins were issued with the name of the country spelt wrongly. The 50-peso coins - worth about 6p - were issued in 2008, but no-one noticed the mistake until late last year, the BBC reported. Instead of C-H-I-L-E, the coins had C-H-I-I-E stamped on them. The coins have since become collectors' items and the mint says it has no plans to take them out of circulation.
  • US Mint Runs Out Of Tenth-Ounce Gold Coin Inventory Day After Its Release For Broad Purchase

    12/07/2009 9:02:26 AM PST · by FromLori · 19 replies · 1,007+ views
    Zero Hedge ^ | 12/7/09 | Tyler Durden
    The sad state of affairs in gold land: the premium for the 1 ounce Gold Eagle coins has expanded from $59 to $99, Krugerrands are not available for sale in most places, and this most recent development just out of the US Mint: the one-tenth ounce American Eagle inventory at the mint has been depleted, almost instantaneously after the coin was made available for purchase. This occurred the day after the mint announced the release of fractional Eagle Gold Bullion Coins in one-half ounce, one-quarter ounce, and one-tenth ounce weights. As Coin News reports: The Mint sold 345,000 coins to...
  • United States Mint Announces 2010 Native American $1 Coin Design

    11/27/2009 9:46:18 AM PST · by Military family member · 113 replies · 4,105+ views
    WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Mint today announced the new design that Americans will see on the reverse (tails side) of Native American $1 Coins next year. The design, based on the theme "Government - The Great Tree of Peace," depicts the Hiawatha Belt with five arrows bound together, with the inscriptions UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, $1, Haudenosaunee and Great Law of Peace. The United States Mint will commence issuing these coins in January 2010, and they will be available throughout 2010.
  • New U.S. Mint coin -"A More Perfect Union" is a perfect union of everyone except white males

    11/25/2009 12:00:54 PM PST · by funblonde · 68 replies · 3,253+ views
    "The 2009 design depicts four faces representing the diversity of our Nation, with the clothing and hair weaving together symbolizing the principle, To Form a More Perfect Union."
  • Rare Coins: Family Treasure or Ill-Gotten Goods?[1933 Double Eagle]

    09/17/2009 10:35:27 AM PDT · by BGHater · 65 replies · 3,116+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 15 Sep 2009 | JOHN SCHWARTZ
    Roy Langbord had guessed that someone in his family might have hidden away a great treasure decades before, but not until his mother had him check a long-neglected safe-deposit box did he realize just how great it was. Inside the box, opened in 2003, he found an incredibly rare coin, wrapped in a delicate paper sleeve. It was a gold $20 piece with Lady Liberty on one side, a bald eagle flying across the other and, at Liberty’s left, the four digits that made it so valuable: 1933. The famous “double eagles” from that year were never officially released by...
  • Audit fails to find missing gold

    07/01/2009 4:51:12 AM PDT · by Daffynition · 29 replies · 748+ views
    BBC ^ | July 1, 2009 | staff reporter
    An external audit of the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) has failed to find millions of dollars' worth of "missing" gold. Auditors Deloitte were asked in May to investigate a discrepancy between the amount of precious metals on the mint's inventory and in its actual stockpile. Deloitte concluded that the unaccounted for difference "does not appear to be an accounting error" and identified security as an area for consideration. The RCM said it was not yet clear whether any gold was actually missing. "All customer holdings and metal deposits entrusted with the Royal Canadian Mint are secure and have been fully...
  • Canada: Audit fails to rule out gold heist at Mint

    06/30/2009 4:18:28 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 10 replies · 514+ views
    Toronto Star ^ | 06/30/09 | Bruce Campion-Smith
    Audit fails to rule out gold heist at Mint Security probe called as sloppy bookkeeping rejected as cause of missing riches June 30, 2009 Bruce Campion-Smith OTTAWA BUREAU CHIEF OTTAWA – The federal government has ordered an immediate review of security at the Royal Canadian Mint after an external audit suggested criminal activity could be behind the disappearance of $15.3 million worth of gold and other precious metals. The months-long external review ruled out sloppy bookkeeping or accounting errors for the fact that 17,500 troy ounces of gold (about 544 kilograms) has gone missing, raising the possibility that thieves took...
  • Mints coin it as consumers scramble for gold

    03/31/2009 7:00:28 AM PDT · by BGHater · 12 replies · 742+ views
    Reuters ^ | 31 Mar 2009 | Sarah Marsh and Jan Harvey
    In the heart of Vienna in a Biedermeier building commissioned by Emperor Franz I, a man wearing a khaki uniform and beret exchanges a wad of euro notes across the counter for a few sparkling gold coins. Guenther Fuchssteiner, 59, is a military doctor who for over 20 years has been coming to the Austrian Mint and exchanging whatever spare money he has for gold, following a habit established by his parents. "I have always tried to put a little bit of gold aside, as an investment, and I have been doing so more since the crisis," said Fuchssteiner. A...