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by kc1di
Sat Nov 18, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Newbie intro
Replies: 5
Views: 36

Re: Newbie intro

Hello solarmax and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
Good to have your here. Fire away when questions arise and enjoy the learning.
by kc1di
Sat Nov 18, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: CPU is it possible is getting slower?
Replies: 7
Views: 144

Re: CPU is it possible is getting slower?

You can gain some space in the / directory as was mentioned above by deleting unused kernels. I also use ubuntu-cleaner found here to keep this a little cleaner.
you can install from this ppa.

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http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/12/free-space-ubuntu-cleaner-janitor-app
by kc1di
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: problem with Qualcomm Atheros
Replies: 9
Views: 225

Re: problem with Qualcomm Atheros

I see in your script out put your using LMDE2 you should have posted in the LMDE section as it's quite a bit different form the main version. you can try downloading the firmware from here : https://packages.debian.org/sid/all/firmware-atheros/download and then install via dpkg with this command sud...
by kc1di
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:49 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: CPU is it possible is getting slower?
Replies: 7
Views: 144

Re: CPU is it possible is getting slower?

In the system monitor what is your cpu usage? Can not see anything in the output of inxi that look way off. and that system should run cinnamon well. Though mate may be a bit faster. Did you install htop if so what does it show? pay particular attention to which running programs are using the most c...
by kc1di
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:43 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: CPU is it possible is getting slower?
Replies: 7
Views: 144

Re: CPU is it possible is getting slower?

Hello overkill22, You did not say which desktop your using There are many things that can cause a machine to slow down. Starting with the amount of ram and what is running in the background. Each desktop of Mint has a monitor that can monitor the cpu usage and which programs may be using the most of...
by kc1di
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: driver for hp multifunctional machine
Replies: 3
Views: 107

Re: driver for hp multifunctional machine

Hi, HP printers are well supported in Mint and it should work fine without having to install any additional drivers. I use hplip-gui which is in the repository and can be installed via synaptic package manager. It allows for a nice graphic hp printer control manager that will give ink level , etc. W...
by kc1di
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Both Firefox and Chromium fonts straining to the eyes
Replies: 12
Views: 219

Re: Both Firefox and Chromium fonts straining to the eyes

in Firefox there is a setting under preferences > Languages and Appearances > Click Advanced and there is a checkbox about half way down on the dialogue box that comes up that says "allow pages to choose their own fonts. uncheck that box and then the system fonts should be used.
good luck.
by kc1di
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Howdy
Replies: 7
Views: 103

Re: Howdy

Hello ezli and welcome to Linux Mint Forums
Learn and enjoy the trip. :)
by kc1di
Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: what mail client do you prefer
Replies: 16
Views: 230

Re: what mail client do you prefer

Hello Addy458 and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums, I too have been using Thunderbird for may years. You should not have to install it it come as the default with Linux Mint. If you want a more outlook like experience you can always install evolution from synaptic. But if Thunderbird works well for you ...
by kc1di
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Missing GIMP icon and changed Firefox icon[Solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Re: Missing GIMP icon and changed Firefox icon

Only thing I can think of is that something changed your theme I don't have KDE installed at the moment so can't tell you exactly where to go
to look , but I would use the breeze or oxygen theme and Icon layout. see if that works.
by kc1di
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:44 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: WiFi Stops Working in 18.2
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: WiFi Stops Working in 18.2

Hello killowatt2 and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums, you can restart network services with this command in the terminal. systemctl restart networking it would be nice to figure out what's causing the disconnects. Have you tried using the Driver Manager found in the control center. It may provide addit...
by kc1di
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: I really embraced Mint
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: I really embraced Mint

Hello rfpereira and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
Great to have you aboard :)
Enjoy !
by kc1di
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: problem with Qualcomm Atheros
Replies: 9
Views: 225

Re: problem with Qualcomm Atheros

please run the wireless script in my signature and post the results.
by kc1di
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Both Firefox and Chromium fonts straining to the eyes
Replies: 12
Views: 219

Re: Both Firefox and Chromium fonts straining to the eyes

Hello user123456789 and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums, Have you tried going to the control center and under look & feel then Appearance click on the fonts tab and try some different fonts. I also go to synaptic and install ttf-mscorefonts-installer This will add some ms fonts to the mix also. I u...
by kc1di
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Leap of Faith
Replies: 5
Views: 120

Re: Leap of Faith

Hello ramjam and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
Good to have you here :)
The learning curve is a bit steep at first but the vista is great as you climb it :)

This command line tutorial may be of help : https://ryanstutorials.net/linuxtutorial/
Enjoy !
by kc1di
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New to forum
Replies: 10
Views: 184

Re: New to forum

Hello erikaray and Welcome to the Linux Mint Forums.
Good to have you here :)
by kc1di
Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mate weather applet error
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Mate weather applet error

Hello J0kerNL and welcome to Linux Mint Forums, The symbol usually means that the weather station you've chosen does not have any weather report, it may be having trouble. and only report the temp. at this time. you can try switching to another station close to your location and see if it's working....
by kc1di
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: printer drivers
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: printer drivers

Hello jan70 and welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
here is a page that may be of help in getting you epson printer going.
good luck.
by kc1di
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: problem with Qualcomm Atheros
Replies: 9
Views: 225

Re: problem with Qualcomm Atheros

Hello Seb and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
Could you go to a terminal and type the following commands and post back here the outputs.

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inxi -nn

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rfkill list


This will help set up your card.
Alternatively you can run the wireless script in my signature and post the output.

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