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by monere
Thu Mar 19, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: [SOLVED] remove virtualbox competely
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

Re: remove virtualbox competely

your advice is no good anymore because I just reinstalled mint... as per our discussions on my other thread. As if we're supposed to know about 'your other thread'. tweetybird.jpeg um, you are right, but I was speaking to Flemur directly, and he definitely knows which thread I am talking about beca...
by monere
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: [SOLVED] remove virtualbox competely
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

Re: remove virtualbox competely

pbear wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:38 pm
For future reference, apt purge virtualbox* will do it in one fell swoop.
acknowledged :)
by monere
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: [SOLVED] remove virtualbox competely
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

Re: remove virtualbox competely

hi,

your advice is no good anymore because I just reinstalled mint... as per our discussions on my other thread.

Thanks for the tips, though. I'll keep them handy cause I will re-install VB again within an hour or so :)

Cheers!
by monere
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] cant login anymore
Replies: 8
Views: 207

Re: cant login anymore

how can you possibly NOT remember creating a user name? there isn't an operating system in the world DOESN'T ask for that? oh, believe me that I forget by the minute. I take a text file with me all the time, which contains my password for all of the sites where I have accounts, even though the pass...
by monere
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] cant login anymore
Replies: 8
Views: 207

Re: cant login anymore

I see...

Well, I can do a clean re-install, no problem. Should I still bother with the REISUB thingy then, or do I just reinstall??
by monere
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] cant login anymore
Replies: 8
Views: 207

Re: cant login anymore

I couldn't see anything, so I obviously restarted How did you restart it if you couldn't see anything - power button?!? If so - don't do that! Use REISUB: http://blog.kember.net/articles/reisub-the-gentle-linux-restart/ yeah, using the physical restart button on my computer case. Also, there is no ...
by monere
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] cant login anymore
Replies: 8
Views: 207

Re: cant login anymore

In the first picture you have a login prompt. Try logging in with your username and password, then type startx i didn't remember my username (actually, I dont remember to have created one to begin with) so I entered in "monere" and apparently that's been as good as any other username lol....
by monere
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] cant login anymore
Replies: 8
Views: 207

[SOLVED] cant login anymore

hi, i went to sleep and when I woke up and went to computer the screen was all black. I couldn't see anything, so I obviously restarted and after restart I was presented with this screen (see link at the bottom of this message) which I dont know what to do about. In other words, I cant access my OS ...
by monere
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: [SOLVED] remove virtualbox competely
Replies: 6
Views: 1567

[SOLVED] remove virtualbox competely

Hi, how can I completely remove any trace of virtualbox? When I run this code dpkg -l 'virtualbox*' | grep ^i it returns this output ii virtualbox-6.1 6.1.4-136177~Ubuntu~bionic amd64 Oracle VM VirtualBox ii virtualbox-dkms 5.2.34-dfsg-0~ubuntu18.04.1 all x86 virtualization solution - kernel module ...
by monere
Tue Dec 10, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up
Replies: 23
Views: 1023

Re: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up

smurphos... I think that's the explanation. I may have missed step f xD ... I'll get to it when I'm in the mood, cause right now I ain't. I'm just too happy that I can use internet with linux on this crappy laptop (crappy by my standards, not by its specs). Thanks for double checking me :) trytip......
by monere
Tue Dec 10, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Archer T3U not working
Replies: 6
Views: 3996

Re: Archer T3U not working

Larry78723 wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 6:46 pm
The adapter is made by TP-Link using a Realtek chipset. Don't worry about it. :D

Larry
oh... Ok :)
by monere
Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Archer T3U not working
Replies: 6
Views: 3996

Re: Archer T3U not working

Hello monere, you should try this: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=283990#p1570311 the good news is that it worked (Mint now detects this device and I can use it to navigate the internet). The not so good news is that it doesn't reach the speeds advertised on the packaging (400 Mbps on...
by monere
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Archer T3U not working
Replies: 6
Views: 3996

[SOLVED] Archer T3U not working

Hi, I have purchased a Wifi Adapter (that I have no idea what it does) because until today I have had problems with Mint detecting my network card and people on this forum have recommended me to buy an Wifi adapter... and so I did :). And today I have finally managed to make the internet work (after...
by monere
Mon Dec 09, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up
Replies: 23
Views: 1023

Re: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up

it works... sort of...

I am now using the updated Mint, but internet is down oftentimes, even though the WiFi adapter shows up twice in my connections list. What a...?!?

Do you know how to remove one of the entries from that list (see picture)?

https://i.postimg.cc/MK49WZ64/connections.png
by monere
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up
Replies: 23
Views: 1023

Re: timeshift screwed me up

make sure you are in the folder where that package resides, that is the install.sh file then open terminal while inside that folder, been there, 100 times or more. it won't work until terminal is looking at the correct folder I don't understand what you mean. You mean that I should open the file ma...
by monere
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up
Replies: 23
Views: 1023

Re: timeshift screwed me up

Do I understand correctly that you originally got your wireless working by following https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... k.html#ID6 ? yep. That page was the only way I could make internet work under Mint on this laptop So the updates likely to cause an issue are kernel updates. You can appl...
by monere
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up
Replies: 23
Views: 1023

Re: timeshift screwed me up

I only keep 5 of them, because that's the default setting. Also, I'm a beginner at Linux so I prefer not to delve too deep into all of its functions until I get comfortable enough with it.
by monere
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up
Replies: 23
Views: 1023

Re: timeshift screwed me up

sounds good. I just hope to remember all of these tips :)
by monere
Sun Dec 08, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up
Replies: 23
Views: 1023

Re: timeshift screwed me up

neat! Thanks :)
by monere
Sun Dec 08, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] timeshift screwed me up
Replies: 23
Views: 1023

Re: timeshift screwed me up

it worked. Now, about the updates in my UM... they all seem critical. I mean, kernel update, sqlite, grub... that kind of stuff. The thing is that if I click update (I did this very step a week ago) my internet connection will get screwed, jeremy's tutorial will be useless after the update, and I'll...

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