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by borgward
Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: OBDII ELM327
Replies: 2
Views: 233

Re: OBDII ELM327

I bought OBDLink LX Bluetooth. It is supposed to work w/Linux. It came w/instructions for setting it up for Android and Windows. I need instructions for Linux. I plugged it in, enabled Bluetooth on my laptop, pressed the connect button. I turned laptops Bluetooth on. It sees OBDLink LX but displays ...
by borgward
Fri Nov 24, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: OBDII ELM327
Replies: 2
Views: 233

OBDII ELM327

Are there any OBDII ELM327 code scanners that work with Linux?
by borgward
Fri Nov 24, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Access Firefox Profile Manager
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Re: Access Firefox Profile Manager

firefox -p That worked this time. Go figure! I went back thru history using the "up" key to verify that I used that command before. I did in fact use firefox -p in the terminal after closing FF, but did not get the desired effect, Firefox just came up as it normally would. firefox -p now w...
by borgward
Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Access Firefox Profile Manager
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Re: Access Firefox Profile Manager

That does not work. Those instructions are for Microsoft Windows running firefox.exe
by borgward
Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Access Firefox Profile Manager
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Access Firefox Profile Manager

How do I access Firefox's profile manager and create new profile?
by borgward
Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Which Directory Is Firefox In?
Replies: 1
Views: 79

Which Directory Is Firefox In?

What directory is FireFox in?
by borgward
Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:05 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Remove Add-Ons Permanently
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: Remove Program Permanently

OK, Removed them from FF ad-ons and killed FF. That works.
by borgward
Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Remove Add-Ons Permanently
Replies: 3
Views: 130

[SOLVED] Remove Add-Ons Permanently

How do I permanently remove NoScript and uBlock Origin? I removed them through FF > Tools > Add-ons > Extensions. I noticed there was a "restore" button, so I assume that they are still retained in my system. I want to permanently get rid of them. A little Backstory: FF has Slowed down to ...
by borgward
Sun Nov 12, 2017 2:34 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Not seeing Floppy
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Not seeing Floppy

Does not show up in gnome-disks with either floppy in it or not. It does show up in the BIOS.
by borgward
Fri Nov 10, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: VHS to DVD
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Re: VHS to DVD

Are you then able to burn a DVD?
by borgward
Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: VHS to DVD
Replies: 4
Views: 211

VHS to DVD

Looking for Converter that works w/Linux. Have Toshiba M 454 VHS player. Want to connect to USB port on my machine.
by borgward
Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:33 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Not seeing Floppy
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Not seeing Floppy

The cable has only 1 connector at each end. The dive does not have a jumper. Maybe I am overlooking it. Would the jumper be on the mobo? The floppy drive is NEC FD1231H. I have a spare, a Sony MPF920-F. Both are 3-1/2" internal. Has Linux never recognized floppy drives unless there is a floppy ...
by borgward
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Not seeing Floppy
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Not seeing Floppy

It's internal. Will it be seen if it has a blank floppy that is good? Only one floppy drive on this machine. By "You might need to put the drive at the other side of the twist assuming your FDD cable has one," you mean swap the cable end for end?
by borgward
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Not seeing Floppy
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Re: Not seeing Floppy

Not seeing it with floppy in the drive. Should the drive be recognized if the floppy is bad?
by borgward
Wed Nov 08, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Not seeing Floppy
Replies: 9
Views: 273

Not seeing Floppy

Mate 17.1 32bit not seeing floppy drive. BIOS sees it. Should I expect 17.1 to see the floppy drive?
by borgward
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: HTTPS Everywhere
Replies: 2
Views: 154

HTTPS Everywhere

I am considering installing the HTTPS Everywhere browser extension for FireFox. Is there any downside to using it? Will it make it harder or impossible to use some websites?
by borgward
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Want B+W Not Color
Replies: 1
Views: 142

Want B+W Not Color

I am printing PDF in Firefox window. I selected Print in the PDF that appears in FF. On the color tab I selected Black Only Grayscale but the page is printed in color. I also looked in System settings where I also have Black Only Grayscale selected. Menu > System Settings > Printers > HP OfficeJet 6...
by borgward
Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Deleted Files
Replies: 2
Views: 105

Deleted Files

Where do files go after the Delete button is pressed? I do not see them in Trash. Is it possible to recover them?
by borgward
Sat Sep 02, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Configure Print Server.
Replies: 1
Views: 193

Configure Print Server.

I am setting up a Linksys Wireless-G Printserver so I can print to a HP LazerJet 1100 printer. It only has a printer port. No Ethernet or USB ports. I am currently running LinuxMint 18 64bit. I currently have wireless connection to a Linksys WRT 54-G wireless router to the Internet. I also connect w...
by borgward
Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Libre Office Writer
Replies: 13
Views: 411

Libre Office Writer

How do I make my font selection the default font? LibreOffice Writer 5.1.6.2. Mint 18 Cinnamon. Liberation Serif appears to be the default. I select Noto Sans, type text, make a space, tab, or new sentence and Liberation Serif comes back up. This is very annoying. I would be happy if I got the font ...

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