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by Pierre
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: So, "Microsoft" called me ...
Replies: 36
Views: 989

Re: So, "Microsoft" called me ...

the IT support desk, used to be in Clayton, Victoria,
but, now, it's over in Mumbai, India.
- - same people - - different building.
:roll:

http://youtu.be/YM0k_CVQFoM
by Pierre
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: So, "Microsoft" called me ...
Replies: 36
Views: 989

Re: So, "Microsoft" called me ...

that's Excellent News
:shock:
did you ask her to tell Microsoft, that you will be off-line, for an while :?:
:lol:

got one, of those, yesterday, as well.
:(
by Pierre
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: in past attments to change the updates mirror it didn't really worked
Replies: 2
Views: 49

Re: in past attments to change the updates mirror it didn't really worked

that link is bad .. it goes to an error. what you can do, though, is to change to the Fastest Mirror, that is available for your location. - - it's usually at the Top of the list, when you do re-sync, from Update Manager. in the Mirror Tab, under Official Repositories .. click on each Mirror, in tur...
by Pierre
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello, new to mint 19.2
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Hello, new to mint 19.2

Hi dsctr ,
welcome to our forum.
:)

there is an couple of ways, to move things from that win-7 system,
& so do start another post, on how to go about doing that.
by Pierre
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Finally time to move from Windows to Mint
Replies: 6
Views: 161

Re: Finally time to move from Windows to Mint

Hi Joel,
welcome to our forum.
:)

there is lots of folks, who have made the switch, away from that windows experience.
by Pierre
Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Multiple Mint repositories 'no longer signed'
Replies: 17
Views: 507

Re: Multiple Mint repositories 'no longer signed'

NOTE: this issue, has been raised, with the Forum. Administration team.

NB: any similar post(s) may get merged, into this Topic.
:)
by Pierre
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Firefox 68 esr
Replies: 3
Views: 140

Re: Firefox 68 esr

Firefox 68 esr:
- won't work on my LM13 Laptop
- will work on my LM17 Laptop.
:?
- - because, I can, that why 8)
( to the Question, that you didn't ask )
by Pierre
Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:39 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Windows 10 new install - Are all versions of Windows 10 so intrusive?
Replies: 5
Views: 213

Re: Windows 10 new install - Are all versions of Windows 10 so intrusive?

YES - - the latest versions of M$ Windows aka win-10 is surely that. :twisted: it's all to do with "enhancing your experience" - - that is - - advertising .. .. - - the M$ Store did exist in win-8x, but it's been ramped up, under win-10 and, supposedly, also for the option to 'analyse' any 'system i...
by Pierre
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Rescatux & Super Grub2 Disk
Replies: 0
Views: 31

Rescatux & Super Grub2 Disk

Rescatux is a GNU/Linux rescue cd (and eventually also Windows), but it is not like other rescue disks. Rescatux comes with Rescapp. - Rescapp is a nice wizard that will guide you through your rescue tasks. Homepage: https://www.supergrubdisk.org/rescatux/ Documentation: https://www.supergrubdisk.or...
by Pierre
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Something wrong with the pricing?
Replies: 23
Views: 541

Re: Something wrong with the pricing?

most likely, just buy a new HL-L8260CDW .. ..
& dispose of the printer in the eWaste facility.
:)
by Pierre
Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ( Solved ) Brave install and update problem
Replies: 12
Views: 252

Re: Brave install and update problem

Brave supports 64-bit Linux distributions only.

so, which desktop version of LinuxMint, are you using ?.
by Pierre
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings & Salutations
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Re: Greetings & Salutations

Hi Glitched ,
welcome to our forum.
:)

it was really nice of your pc tech teacher to give you a copy of Mint 4.0
8)
the LM project, has come a long way, since those days... do you still have that CD ?.
by Pierre
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED:Can't install on HP Omen Laptop
Replies: 11
Views: 270

Re: Can't install on HP Omen Laptop

the HP machines, can be an real PiTA when installing an Linux System, so, do have an read of these Tutorials: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=163126 and https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=243338 just as some guidance, on installing to those HP machines. what is the m...
by Pierre
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Just installed Mint 19
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: Just installed Mint 19

that plex, is an strange beast: https://forums.plex.tv/t/how-to-mount-media-from-your-nas-shares-on-linux-using-cifs-smb/197957 and https://www.howtogeek.com/331053/how-to-mount-removable-drives-and-network-locations-in-the-windows-subsystem-for-linux/ that example is using WSL .. . it should be an ...
by Pierre
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: So, "Microsoft" called me ...
Replies: 36
Views: 989

Re: So, "Microsoft" called me ...

Tip: keep a referee whistle at hand and produce a deafening whistle close to the microphone, next time those bastards call you. Or just give a howling yell into the mike. Pop their eardrums. there is an Automatic Level Control on most Modern Telephony Systems, & in order, for the Telephonist to *no...
by Pierre
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Dual boot on a Mint live USB.
Replies: 12
Views: 250

Re: Dual boot on a Mint live USB.

- Create your MultiBoot LiveUSB simply with MultiSystem. - Just Drag & Drop your .iso on a window and that's it! - MultiSystem enables a LiveUSB to do everything, - ideal for exploring different Linux distributions without installing them on your PC, easily ! https://sourceforge.net/projects/multisy...
by Pierre
Sat Oct 12, 2019 2:18 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: If Printing Services Stops - No Fix - Just Reinstall
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: If Printing Services Stops - No Fix - Just Reinstall

sure - that's fine.
8)
sometimes - - it's just plain quicker, to goto an re-installation.

you can get some good advice, on this forum, but sometimes, it's easier to just re-install, again.
:)
by Pierre
Fri Oct 11, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [solved]wireless hard disabled since update
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: wireless hard disabled since update

Open Terminal and run these: wget -N -t 5 -T 10 https://github.com/UbuntuForums/wireless-info/raw/master/wireless-info && chmod +x wireless-info && ./wireless-info cat wireless-info.txt | nc termbin.com 9999 Post URL from Terminal, back here, on your reply. NB: you will need an working Ethernet conn...
by Pierre
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Gmail blocking access
Replies: 14
Views: 310

Re: Gmail blocking access

Gmail does seem to notice, more things, than Ymail ever did, & that does extend to whatever device / system / program, that you've used to access that Gmail account. - - therefore, you do indeed, get endless 'notifications' about some change(s) that you've made. yep - that can get real irritating, a...
by Pierre
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [solved]wireless hard disabled since update
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: wireless hard disabled since update

is there any WiFi switch, in the FN key area, that is at the top of the keyboard ?
- some modern keyboard's do have that option, for their laptop ..

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