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by Pierre
Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LM 17 & 18 on the same machine GRUB is not good
Replies: 3
Views: 25

Re: LM 17 & 18 on the same machine GRUB is not good

Hi Philippe,, what you should do, is to boot into that LM18 system, and then from the Terminal, type this: sudo update-grub then reboot the machine, & you should now have the Grub Boot Loader supplied by the LM18 system. now, all you have to do is to simply Delete that LM17 partition, and also delet...
by Pierre
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: time to delete/edit most stikies I think
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: time to delete/edit most stikies I think

which ones of the forum stickies? specifically ?
by Pierre
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Brave New World?
Replies: 5
Views: 66

Re: Brave New World?

welcome to our forum
:D

Do Take the Time to Read the LinuxMint Users Guide that came with the installation.
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: DIY super fast internet
Replies: 1
Views: 72

Re: DIY super fast internet

'Lousy' NBN prompts community outside of Sydney to crowdfund their own internet: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-07-13/build-your-own-broadband-kangaroo-valley/9984890 and women who owns a cafe in Kangaroo Valley,, south-west of Sydney, said her business lost internet access so often, - that it had ...
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: About linux mint debían edition
Replies: 6
Views: 252

Re: About linux mint debían edition

whilst there is no minimalistic ISO for LMDE,,
you still can add-in other Desktop Environments - - whilst taking the appropriate care, of course.
8)
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 19.0 64 bit "Tara" and Codeweavers CrossOver 17.5.0 32 bit
Replies: 12
Views: 229

Re: Linux Mint 19.0 64 bit "Tara" and Codeweavers CrossOver 17.5.0 32 bit

@ AndyMH I've been playing around with MS Office 2013 & I've found a similar set of issues to yourself.

Note: with the Crossover Software,, do check Edit - Preferences - Online Integration:
- - ensure that Both Boxes Are Checked .. ..
8)
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: I can not understand the command from the systemd?
Replies: 7
Views: 124

Re: I can not understand the command from the systemd?

you will need to give some extra information,
before anyone is able to assist you:

- what version of LinuxMint are you using ?.
- what were you doing, when running that particular command ?.
:)
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: LM19 Crossover Office 2013 black screen
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Re: LM19 Crossover Office 2013 black screen

well - - that was Fun :mrgreen: - installed Cx17.5 onto this LM19.64 Mate Error - / root is Full :x and so I've spent the Last Two Hours, in removing unwanted system files, from both the installed copy of LM18.2 Mate & LM19 Mate :? and the a little Partition resizing of the / root partitions of both...
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: LM19 Crossover Office 2013 black screen
Replies: 3
Views: 46

Re: LM19 Crosover Office 2013 black screen

just to confirm that you have previously Have Exported your "Photoshop 7 and kindle and office 2013" - to an archived bottle, and that you are now importing those bottles, back into Cx17.5 ? is that right ? :) BTW: as well as Having raised a support ticket with codeweavers,, - can you also start a N...
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:47 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: mysql install fails - please help, noob here
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: mysql install fails - please help, noob here

dpkg: error processing package mysql-server (--configure): dependency problems - leaving unconfigured what version of LinuxMint & Desktop Environment - are you using ?. that Error, seems to state that the mysql installer is seeking a more recent version of the Linux System, than the version that yo...
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Restart Function Stopped Working in Linux Mint 18 - Even Though No Changes Were Made to System
Replies: 28
Views: 316

Re: Restart Function Stopped Working in Linux Mint 18 - Even Though No Changes Were Made to System

"...PXE-E61: Media test failure, check cable ..." Your motherboard is trying to load boot code from the ethernet port, and failing. Mint can't affect this, it's a setting in the BIOS screens where you enable/disable PXE boot. that generally happens when the machine is set to Boot the Ethernet Port ...
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: simple reference for teaching linux
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: simple refrence for teaching linux

since you are at University, then this may also depend on what level that you wish to use: Ubuntu Linux For Dummies: https://www.amazon.com/Ubuntu-Linux-Dummies-Paul-Sery/dp/0470125055 or Ubuntu: A Beginner’s Guide: https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/ubuntu-an-absolute-beginners-guide/ and you can go hig...
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Help, I lost my terminal and need it back.
Replies: 3
Views: 84

Re: Help, I lost my terminal and need it back.

Hmm - - once you Exited htop - then you probably have re-booted the machine, rather than Using CTRL+ALT BACKSPACE to refresh the environment .. .. and YES, you would also lose the TestDisk process, as a result of doing that. but, you also may have lost the TestDisk anyway. since that 3Tb drive is qu...
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Super slooooow install time.
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: Super slooooow install time.

well - - even usb3 is slow, in all reality. :) thus, any copying from one usb to another, will also be quite slow, as well. so, you could do better, by actually installing that Linux System to an HardDrive, and using that system, to create the version of the usb stick, for you. 8) or, even install t...
by Pierre
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: it's my computer too old to Run mint?
Replies: 3
Views: 95

Re: it's my computer too old to Run mint?

if often helps if you can state which Windows System was previously installed onto your machine. the CPU MHz: 1162.736 & that quite low, unfortunately. - how much memory does it have ? - how big is the HardDrive ?. :) you most probably will be better off in using an Lightweight system : LinuxMint XF...
by Pierre
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED]Required to unplug USB before each scan
Replies: 3
Views: 59

Re: Required to unplug USB before each scan

it maybe that the scan is no longer being detected correctly, and the plug & play will only detect the scanner when it is re-inserted into the port Linux Systems, are a little different, in that most hardware is detected at Boot-up Time, & which is different to the Windows System, which is a complet...
by Pierre
Fri Jul 20, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Windows 7 Refugee
Replies: 13
Views: 216

Re: Windows 7 Refugee

welcome to our forum.
:)

Do Take the Time to Read the LinuxMint Users Guide that came with the installation.
by Pierre
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Battery died during "mintupdate" update in 18.3
Replies: 12
Views: 189

Re: Battery died during "mintupdate" update in 18.3

ah no - - that's a Standard Ubuntu Installation:
- sda1 = 107.44Gb
- sda2 & sda5 = 11.80Gb

bog standard Ubuntu install.
8)
that 1.87 GB is the Used Portion of sda1 . .
by Pierre
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED Need info for laptops that will install a dual boot mint /windows system
Replies: 9
Views: 187

Re: Need info for laptops that will install a dual boot mint /windows system

Yep - - that's also true,, but wasn't going to complicate the issue,, just yet.
:)
by Pierre
Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: NEES HELP! Unwated user accessing my laptop via WiFi
Replies: 22
Views: 412

Re: NEES HELP! Unwated user accessing my laptop via WiFi

" The mouse wasn't just moving though, it was clicking on folders and opening them ". - - well - - I've seen that too,, as yeah,, it was seriously Ghost Like - - weird stuff. and it was still The Mouse Playing Up .. . . :shock: so, anyway, there is several ways to remote into your machine, - but not...

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