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by Pierre
Sun Apr 21, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Why do newcomers stay with Mint?
Replies: 21
Views: 1044

Re: Why do newcomers stay with Mint?

it does seem that most Folks, have moved over, due to some issue ( or three ) with the Microsoft Windows System :shock: strange - that. they also tend to stay with the LinuxMint System, due to it's perceived stability, & when they compare the LinuxMint System to that Windows System. YES - it does ha...
by Pierre
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Noob 7 minute boot on dual boot
Replies: 13
Views: 200

Re: Noob 7 minute boot on dual boot

the original program, that you mentioned - Bootchart - seems to not be an Debain based program, & so you can't use that for the purpose, that you mentioned - http://www.bootchart.org/download.html :( so , with the blame method - - what do you have on SDa5 as that is holding onto something ? but, tha...
by Pierre
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Any other books comparable to "How Linux Works" by Ward...?
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: Any other books comparable to "How Linux Works" by Ward...?

there is also Ubuntu for Dummies: https://www.dummies.com/computers/operating-systems/linux/ubuntu-linux-for-dummies-cheat-sheet/ and Linux for Dummies: https://www.amazon.com/Linux-Dummies-9th-Richard-Blum/dp/0470467010 there would be others as well. :) also depends on, just how advanced you want,,...
by Pierre
Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Noob 7 minute boot on dual boot
Replies: 13
Views: 200

Re: Noob 7 minute boot on dual boot

can you run this in Terminal:

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systemd-analyze blame
and post the result, back here, on your reply.
by Pierre
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: return to windows emotional support group
Replies: 67
Views: 2036

Re: return to windows emotional support group

Hi Skuff1975, the thing is that any Linux System is very much more secure than any Windows System. - there was just a few Virus that are for an Linux System - but they were created in an Laboratory, and were conceptual only - - and never released to the wild. & the Mac System has just Several Know &...
by Pierre
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: heyyy
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: heyyy

HiYa,
welcome to our forum.
:)

do tell us a little more about your issue - - is this password issue, on your newly installed LinuxMint System ?.
- what version & what environment - did you install ?.
by Pierre
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:40 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: suggestions for running win or mac x-ray viewing s/w?
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: suggestions for running win or mac x-ray viewing s/w?

the only thing that you could try out,
is to see if you can actually get the Windows version to run / install under the ./wine environment.
by Pierre
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: shrinking win10
Replies: 31
Views: 626

Re: shrinking win10

then - don't look at that other post - where Three Aussies are monopolising the whole Post.
:(
ie: things could be Really Strange - for an Outsider.
:)
by Pierre
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Australia
Replies: 10
Views: 212

Re: Hi from Australia

catweazel wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:22 am
Pierre wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:11 am
catweazel wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:22 am


I hate to burst your bubble, but James is from a little further east.

:mrgreen:
Nah - - James, actually said that he was from Melbourne.
:)
I was exploiting Mr Semmens' use of a comma.

:mrgreen:

Yup - and add an little bit of Western Humour.
8)
by Pierre
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Australia
Replies: 10
Views: 212

Re: Hi from Australia

catweazel wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:22 am
lsemmens wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:04 am
Hi James, from a little further west. :D
I hate to burst your bubble, but James is from a little further east.

:mrgreen:
Nah - - James, actually said that he was from Melbourne.
:)
by Pierre
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Notification of new release?
Replies: 9
Views: 290

Re: Notification of new release?

it's sort of an 'semi-auto' feature: - you will get an Notification of Updates that are available - but *not* for an New Release, as such. if you do click on Update Manager, as per usual, to do the 'usual updates': - - Edit - the 4th Item in that edit list - is to "update to an later release" this 4...
by Pierre
Wed Apr 17, 2019 12:46 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Australia
Replies: 10
Views: 212

Re: Hi from Australia

G'day James,
welcome to our forum
:)

Do Take the Time to Read the LinuxMint Guide that came with the installation.
by Pierre
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Hello, New here.
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Hello, New here.

Hi mraamohamed, welcome to four forum. Do Take the Time to Read the LinuxMint Users Guide that came with the installation, as that will give a little bit on the History of the LinuxMint Project, & how you can now use your New Linux System. YES - - there is an whole pile of Windows Refugee's about th...
by Pierre
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wifi not working Linux Mint 19
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: Wifi not working Linux Mint 19

Open Terminal and run this:

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wget -N -t 5 -T 10 https://github.com/UbuntuForums/wireless-info/raw/master/wireless-info && chmod +x wireless-info && ./wireless-info

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cat wireless-info.txt | nc termbin.com 9999
Post URL from Terminal, back here, on your reply.
by Pierre
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to reinstall 19.1 tara onto windows 10 partition
Replies: 4
Views: 113

Re: How to reinstall 19.1 tara onto windows 10 partition

it seems that I've yet another HP Laptop, and the clean installation of both win-10 & LM19x it currently only boots into the win-10 system ATM :( now have to figure out - why it is so. NB: the issue is that the boot EFI was *not* installed at the end-of-the-installation. so it's a matter of getting ...
by Pierre
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Timeshift backups
Replies: 10
Views: 256

Re: Timeshift backups

note that the Timeshift Program is mainly used to restore the Operating System Settings,
- rather than your own personal data ..

you can use the Mint Backup Tool - for backing up your own data - though.
by Pierre
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Safety of Linux Mint
Replies: 13
Views: 549

Re: Safety of Linux Mint

the LinuxMint Project is based upon the Ubuntu Project, & which in turn is based upon the Debian Project. the Team.LinuxMint then applies it's own modifications to obtain, it's own product & which is then released to the General public. thus the Main Issues, that do arise - - are usually occurring f...
by Pierre
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Graphic card nvidia or intel
Replies: 12
Views: 226

Re: Graphic card nvidia or intel

Hi iamtheway , welcome to our forum :) - you will have reduced battery life, with an Linux System there is additional power software, that you can use, to ease this situation, though. you should also Boot into an Live LinuxMint Media and check all of your hardware, for any issues & also view an vide...
by Pierre
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Disk imaging utilities
Replies: 8
Views: 271

Re: Disk imaging utilities

most folks will say to use Macrium Reflect,
as CloneZilla is too clunky... both do work, well.
by Pierre
Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:51 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to view a pdf file directly in a file manager, like the explorer in Win.?
Replies: 7
Views: 200

Re: How to view a pdf file directly in a file manager, like the explorer in Win.?

you should be able tp preview an PDF in an Tab on the Firefox Browser,
- rather than firing up, an separate program, as such.
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/vi ... es-firefox

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