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by hcentaur13
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (SOLVED) How to unzip a file??
Replies: 10
Views: 135

Re: How to unzip a file??

No! x.tip.part is not a zip file. It is incompatible and can't unzipped.

zip and unzip are installed in default. There is really no need to install something from the malware world (known as internet).
by hcentaur13
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Pressed f3, desktop icons gone
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: Pressed f3, desktop icons gone

Ctrl + Alt + F1 - F5 gives that what windows names full screnn session

Strl + Alt + F7 or FR8 goes back to the graphical session.
by hcentaur13
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screen resultion changes when switching users
Replies: 8
Views: 132

Re: Screen resultion changes when switching users

Linux is a real multiuser system. Each user has its own screen and its individual settings. It is on you to define the settings for each user!
by hcentaur13
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Is it necessary to delete %temp% on the linux mint
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: Is it necessary to delete %temp% on the linux mint

/tmp - old for compatibility

/var/tmp - new

are directories cleaned up by system boot. Many tools using temporary files during theyr run. There is normally no need to clean up them manually.
by hcentaur13
Tue Dec 11, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Apache2 root, mysql root, terminal root all the same thing?
Replies: 4
Views: 45

Re: Apache2 root, mysql root, terminal root all the same thing?

There can be exactly one user named root. root has UID and gid 0. Any other can't be root. apache, mysql have nore complex configuration files. Both, apache2, mysql server and client needs good configuration to work correctly. phpadmin is one coniguration tool for apache. It is on you to configure a...
by hcentaur13
Mon Dec 10, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Grub Boot Loader
Replies: 10
Views: 200

Re: Grub Boot Loader

In case of legacy you have no chance as to get grub installed to have the chance to decide which OS should boot because the windows bootloader is to dumb to boot both windows and linux. grub lets you decide which OS you likes to boot. In case of UEFI nothing is overwritten. The efi partition gives b...
by hcentaur13
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Swap memory not being used, terminal starts slowly.
Replies: 3
Views: 98

Re: Swap memory not being used, terminal starts slowly.

The CPU can only use RAM. It has no ability to use other than RAM. Whenever the CPU needs to access code or data to access it has to ask the OS to give it that inside of RAM. When the CPU has done some calculatin with DATA it has changed that RAM. Whenever the CPU has gone out of unused RAM it will ...
by hcentaur13
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How Do I Change the Kernel Version Loaded?
Replies: 11
Views: 330

Re: How Do I Change the Kernel Version Loaded?

When you have more than only 1 linux on a single computzuer you have multigle grub installed too! 1. grub as bootmanger to list all bootable systems. This does nothing than list all bootable systems. install/update grub will replace it to boot the linux it is installed from as default. igt is sittin...
by hcentaur13
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: NOW SORTED ' cinnamon failing'
Replies: 8
Views: 149

Re: cinnamon failing

When you have /home in its own partition or makes a complete backup of it then there is no problem to make a new new install. Any change you makeson your desktop ismade in /home becouse there are each and any is stored insidethat directory tree. Only programs needs to installed. The settings you've ...
by hcentaur13
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New installation in old desktop
Replies: 34
Views: 541

Re: New installation in old desktop

It does cost nothing to build a bootable DVD or stick and test the behavior of the system on the computer you likes to install it - before you installs. If you owns windows you can build the bootable image using rufus. If you owns a installed system you can do itwith usb installer. If the live syste...
by hcentaur13
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Using bold fonts everywhere...
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Using bold fonts everywhere...

Simply use the folder fonts.
by hcentaur13
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Latest Release For Laptop?
Replies: 19
Views: 407

Re: Latest Release For Laptop?

Since Mint uses the UEFI keys of ubuntu secure boot works well when in UEFI enabled.
by hcentaur13
Sat Dec 01, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't mount my Mint 19 drive from Mint 17.2
Replies: 13
Views: 223

Re: Can't mount my Mint 19 drive from Mint 17.2

Depending on the behavior of the BIOS the "standard" is either compatible oor UEFI. The methodes "compatible" and UEFI are incompatible! Mint 18 boots in default in compatible mode - excempt the BIOS decides other way. Mint 19 boots in default in UEFI mode - except the BIOS decides other way. To be ...
by hcentaur13
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: <SOLVED> NVIDIA card not being used as main card
Replies: 12
Views: 281

Re: NVIDIA card not being used as main card

Linux uses the open source driver in default. Open the driver manager and it lists the commerial nvidia driver to install.
by hcentaur13
Fri Nov 30, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Computer not shutting down
Replies: 5
Views: 127

Re: Computer not shutting down

Have you tried to end every application active?

Mint 19 runs well on one of my computers builded in 2012.
by hcentaur13
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Remove all python and kill linux
Replies: 31
Views: 626

Re: Remove all python and kill linux

Linux gives you freedom to do what you likes. It is your computer. It is your system. There is nobody on the world that has the right you do hinder to destroy your own sdystem. You are the owner over the system you have installed on your own system. If you have the rights to use root as your slave t...
by hcentaur13
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitioning and Swap
Replies: 19
Views: 376

Re: Partitioning and Swap

It is a good idea to have /home in its own partition. When ever you have a need to install from scratch then fformatting / is required for performance and security. /home on its own lets any user data alone and untatched. Having /home inside of / will destroy it. A normal directory eats room on the ...
by hcentaur13
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't mount my Mint 19 drive from Mint 17.2
Replies: 13
Views: 223

Re: Can't mount my Mint 19 drive from Mint 17.2

mint is installed in copatibility, known as MSDOS, mode. Windows 10 is installed in UEFI mode. These modes incompatible together. Mint up to 18.3 installs in default to compatibility mode! If you like to install in UEFI mode you have to boot to BIOS or BBS and select explicity to boot the live syste...
by hcentaur13
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Kernel panic after kernel update + LM 19 fresh install impossible through USB live installer
Replies: 9
Views: 205

Re: Kernel panic after kernel update + LM 19 fresh install impossible through USB live installer

kernel updates are made by update manager. Look in its menu under Linux.

Older kernels are removeable in the same place with the other mouse key.
by hcentaur13
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to install programs to a separate harddrive
Replies: 7
Views: 160

Re: How to install programs to a separate harddrive

There is no need for a reinstallation. When a drive or partition needs more space it is easy to do: The only step that are recommended are: - shutdown - mount the new drive - boot up to the live system - startup gparted - create the partitions on the new drive - when the drive is bigger than 4 TB th...

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