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by borgward
Mon May 21, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Find Wireless Printer
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Find Wireless Printer

I remembered the address to put in the blank at Printers > New Printer - Enter URI. It is http://localhost:631/admin. That got me to "Choose a New Driver. Unfortunately there is no driver for the Epson XP-400.
by borgward
Sun May 20, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Find Wireless Printer
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Find Wireless Printer

OK, I see what the problem is. They got a new Verizon hotspot. I am connected to it as I reply to you. Their Mac did not like the New Verizon, so it is in the shop, so I can not follow your advice. I now understand why I did not see the usual list of printers to add. I' leaving in a day or so I will...
by borgward
Sun May 20, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Find Wireless Printer
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Re: Find Wireless Printer

What address do I enter in the blank? What are the usual addresses. At home I have an address taped to one of my printers, but I do not remember what that is.
by borgward
Sun May 20, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Find Wireless Printer
Replies: 8
Views: 94

Find Wireless Printer

I am at relatives house on vacation. I am connected to their wifi. How do I find their wireless Epson XP-400 printer connection? I did Printers localhost > Clicked on Add I see: Enter URI - Enter Device URI (How do I discover that since my sister does not know what that is?) Network Printer - Host: ...
by borgward
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Boot Live on IMAC
Replies: 4
Views: 117

Re: Boot Live on IMAC

So how do I get IMAC #1 to boot to live DVD? I put 32bit live Mint DVD in the drive and turned the machine on but it just boots to Apple. No boot options come up when the computer is turned on. Are there special key combinations that need to be done after pressing the power button? How do I get #2 t...
by borgward
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:21 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Boot Live on IMAC
Replies: 4
Views: 117

Boot Live on IMAC

How do I boot live mint DVD on IMAC? Actually 2 IMACs. First is IMAC 5,2. It is Intel 64 that has OSX10.6.8 which is a 32 bit OS. I booted same vintage MacBook and had to boot 32 bit mint. Would not boot 64 bit. Second IMAC is 7 years old, probably mid 2011. Could not ID at friends studio. Just foun...
by borgward
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Solved "Broken" filter
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Re: Solved "Broken" filter

Does the "Solved" precede the tiltle or come after it?
by borgward
Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Solved "Broken" filter
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Solved "Broken" filter

I was updating, upgrading Thunderbird from the Update Manager. I got a message:
"You have 1 broken package on your system!

Use the "Broken" filter to locate it."

What is that, how do I run it?

I did not see a man entry for it.
by borgward
Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Installed by apt-get install
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Re: Installed by apt-get install

That does not show whether I installed from Synaptic, or from the command line using apt-get install.
by borgward
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:22 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Installed by apt-get install
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Re: Installed by apt-get install

I installed from the command line using apt-get install. I can open Synaptic and see things installed using it, but not things I installed using the command line.
by borgward
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Installed by apt-get install
Replies: 6
Views: 153

Installed by apt-get install

How do I determine which things have been installed by apt-get install?
by borgward
Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: FORscan
Replies: 0
Views: 55

FORscan

Anybody installed WINE and FORscan and have been able to connect via Blueman Bluetooth Manager to an OBDII reader?
by borgward
Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Set Up WINE?
Replies: 7
Views: 193

Re: Set Up WINE?

JerryF wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:33 pm
Have you checked the Wine website's database to see if that program will run in Wine?
Yes
by borgward
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Set Up WINE?
Replies: 7
Views: 193

Set Up WINE?

How do I configure wine?

Wine 1.6.2
Linux Mint 18.0 Cinnamon 64bit

I will be using it run forscan to monitor my Ford using OBDLink II Bluetooth from my laptop.
by borgward
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: history
Replies: 1
Views: 53

history

How do I make history size permanent after I have changed it? $ export HISTSIZE=1000 tom@tom-Inspiron-1520120 ~ $ tom@tom-Inspiron-1520120 ~ $ echo $HISTSIZE 1000 It reverts to 500 after I log out and then log back in. Is it possible to display history alphabetically? I now have it configured to dis...
by borgward
Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: bioset
Replies: 3
Views: 104

bioset

What is bioset? System monitor shows 12 instances of it, all noted as very high priority.
by borgward
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Failed Update
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Re: Failed Update

~ $ inxi -Fxz System: Host: tom-Inspiron-1520120 Kernel: 4.4.0-112-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.0.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) Distro: Linux Mint 18 Sarah Machine: System: Dell (portable) product: Inspiron 1520 Mobo: Dell model: 0KY767 Bios: Dell v: A09 date: 07/11/2008 CPU: ...
by borgward
Mon Jan 29, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Failed Update
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Failed Update

I got the following messages after starting the last update. Some of the packages could not be retrieved from the server(s). Do you want to continue, ignoring these packages? W: Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/t/thunderbird/thunderbird_52.6.0+build1-0ubuntu0.16.04.1_amd64...
by borgward
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Brasero Nor k3b Solved
Replies: 15
Views: 171

Re: Brasero Nor k3b

OK it wont fit because of the time regardless of how large or small the file is in MB. The time is 82 min 53 sec. I would need to burn onto an 800MB / 90min music CD. I am not going to do that to suit one guy. He will either have to play them off a stick or shuffle 2 CD's. That said, If I had an 800...
by borgward
Sat Jan 27, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Brasero Nor k3b Solved
Replies: 15
Views: 171

Re: Brasero Nor k3b

So Brasero is trying to convert the mp3's to .wav? I converted .wav's to mp3, so they would fit on one CD. Is Brasero capable of burning mp3's? Read this: https://manual.audacityteam.org/man/burning_music_files_to_a_cd.html I read until I got to "Click File > Export > Export as WAV." I want to burn...

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