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by Pierre
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Firefox 68 esr
Replies: 3
Views: 127

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: 2
Views: 102

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: 29

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: 22
Views: 466

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: 251

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: 125

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: 262

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: 110

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: 30
Views: 832

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: 234

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: 106

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: 112

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: 12
Views: 258

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: 112

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 ..
by Pierre
Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Starting reboot after installation just hanging
Replies: 2
Views: 54

Re: Starting reboot after installation just hanging

can you now power it off ? then remove the usb stick ?

& power up again - - is it working, or not to any desktop ?.
by Pierre
Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Gmail blocking access
Replies: 12
Views: 258

Re: Gmail blocking access

it shouldn't be an LinuxMint issue - - Gmail does work on Linux Systems. 8) you will need to, just move your way through it's security questions: - - did you enable 2FA via your 'phone ? that is usually, the better way, to any recovery of the eMail account. NB: I've assisted a few folks, with this i...
by Pierre
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:45 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: correct installation but hard drive flashes
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: correct installation but hard drive flashes

the HDD led will flash, quite an lot, with any modern Operating System
- - on the M$ windows system, that led will often stay on, for most of the time.
on any Linux system, it settle down, if you deliberately don't use the machine for an period of time
- - does it do this ?
by Pierre
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: list of packages that can be uninstalled
Replies: 57
Views: 1325

Re: list of packages that can be uninstalled

Note: If you already have a Linux System booting, then you do not need to make a partition for Tiny Core! Tiny Core can run in a single directory in your existing Linux installation. To do so, at step 1, uncheck the option to "Install boot loader". At step 2, select an existing partition, and at St...
by Pierre
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: list of packages that can be uninstalled
Replies: 57
Views: 1325

Re: list of packages that can be uninstalled

helpmelearn wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:18 pm
Sorry, don't understand it
that Linux System - - tiny-core-linux - - is an method to start with an minimalism core system,
and then add-in any extra programs, that you may have an use for.
- - this is one way, to address your idea. . .
by Pierre
Thu Oct 10, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: list of packages that can be uninstalled
Replies: 57
Views: 1325

Re: list of packages that can be uninstalled

actually, some of the files, that I'm often been removing,
- are those 'help' files, like from Libre office,, those 'english language' system files .. ..
they are usually, stand-alone files, that can actually be removed.

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