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by hcentaur13
Wed Jun 12, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: delete login password
Replies: 9
Views: 211

Re: delete login password

man passwd
by hcentaur13
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:45 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Crontab does not work
Replies: 7
Views: 153

Re: Crontab does not work

Read
man crontab
man cron
by hcentaur13
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Standard user or Admininstrator?
Replies: 43
Views: 887

Re: Standard user or Admininstrator?

There are 4 types of accounts. Account management is given to root only: 1. guests: A guest can do look around and nothing real on changing configuration 2. standard user: no rights to change configuration 3. administrator: rights to administrate devices; commonly used only as pure software to manag...
by hcentaur13
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Permissions for a second drive.
Replies: 16
Views: 235

Re: Permissions for a second drive.

man chown tells you how to change the owner of a directory (and its sub....)directories. Adrive is at least nothing than a directory like any other. A mountpoint is nothing than a directory that contains the content of the physical drive. Physical writes are nothing than doing physical what is logic...
by hcentaur13
Sun Jun 09, 2019 2:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Permissions for a second drive.
Replies: 16
Views: 235

Re: Permissions for a second drive.

root is the god of the mashine. It owns it, it can change anything. Linux is a multiuser system. It comes with multiple userers in it during install: root, the superuser; owns the allowance to do anything it likes the user created by the installer; ownce the allowance to change its identidy to be ro...
by hcentaur13
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to uninstall mint
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Re: How to uninstall mint

remove or format the partition and anything on the partition is gone.
by hcentaur13
Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: Erstellung eines neue Ordners auf einem NAS-Share nicht möglich
Replies: 2
Views: 209

Re: Erstellung eines neue Ordners auf einem NAS-Share nicht möglich

Ein NAS ist ein eigener Computer mit einem eigenen Betriebssysatem. Die Einstellungen dieses Computers bestimmen wer und ob was darf. Dort sind die Zugriffsrechte des NAS definiert.Die lokale /etc kann die nur weiter einschränken bzw. überhapt lokal erlauben - wenn im NAS selbst erlaubt.
by hcentaur13
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'
Replies: 7
Views: 220

Re: WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

Somebody has stolen the rights to open the entry for write into it. linux owns a complicated rights management,. Even root can itself remove rights.
by hcentaur13
Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Should I update everything on the Update Manager list?
Replies: 16
Views: 417

Re: Should I update everything on the Update Manager list?

When the update manager informs you that updates available you will let update it at a point of time when your system is ready to do it. That means: update when your workflow allows it.
by hcentaur13
Thu Jun 06, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Permissions
Replies: 11
Views: 268

Re: Permissions

In contrast to DOS linux is a real multiuser system. Each user falls in a role/evel of different righghts: system administrator: can all and anything; there is nothing forbidden. user: can do anything with anything he owns guest: can view something but nothing else admin: owns something; can do anyt...
by hcentaur13
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What sends noobs running back to Windows?
Replies: 518
Views: 18859

Re: What sends noobs running back to Windows?

Itg is only the personel taste - and money as some gets payed to propagate to use windows.
by hcentaur13
Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Snaps. Why? Please stop.
Replies: 20
Views: 1664

Re: Snaps. Why? Please stop.

It is simple because linux is not a properitary system with only one distributor that calls for money for all and anything it does. So there many diffewrent distrobutors with highly different taste. Each one and each maintainer of each pöieace of each peace of each bit of software that they maintain...
by hcentaur13
Sun Jun 02, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Persistent Error warning from Update Manager
Replies: 11
Views: 280

Re: Persistent Error warning from Update Manager

Never ever m8ixup different repositories from different distributioins! This will produce errors of different kinds! Linux is not a single, commercial distibutor like windows. There are highly different open source distributions around with teyr own different ccombinations of pdifferent packages. Mi...
by hcentaur13
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Installing a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU in LM
Replies: 4
Views: 114

Re: Installing a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU in LM

Why does you run the modst cost complicated way while installing a graphics driver is soooo easy? There is a enue entry that lets you select and install the most current graphics driver. No need to fiddle around to with manually searching around. Selct the driverm click ibnstall anbd thereafter rebo...
by hcentaur13
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: shell script saved as binary type instead of program type
Replies: 7
Views: 160

Re: shell script saved as binary type instead of program type

binary files are incompatible between windows and linux. *.png is a binary file type. Than can't be a script. winows uses the hex odoa as line seperator; linux instead od.
by hcentaur13
Fri May 31, 2019 3:06 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED Buying a new external hard drive
Replies: 18
Views: 468

Re: SOLVED Buying a new external hard drive

If you have to store NTFS you needs at least a partition NTFS because windows is unable to see other partitions than FAT or NTFS. For linux Mint 17 and newer I prefer partitions formatted in BTRFS EFI requires a partition of type FAT32; depending on the number of different OSes the efi-Partition sho...
by hcentaur13
Fri May 31, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Thank you - but slow boot up
Replies: 13
Views: 415

Re: [SOLVED]Thank you - but slow boot up

The attached devices are listed under the icon named computer on your destop. network lists all computers on your LAN that are logged in.The pipe symbol (|) works like in windows on command line The program named man does the same as help in windows, but better. Sometimes "info porogramname" tells m...
by hcentaur13
Fri May 31, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What use is learning the command line for someone new to Linux?
Replies: 16
Views: 504

Re: What use is learning the command line for someone new to Linux?

open a browser and type: man bash Thgat defines the handling of bash, the text shell. It may cost hours to get a quick work through but you can spend days and some time between to get confirm with al the possibilities bash serves you., To get more complete, bash is the default command shell - but no...
by hcentaur13
Thu May 30, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Two computers same set of users, do I need a server?
Replies: 7
Views: 202

Re: Two computers same set of users, do I need a server?

I had running up to 6 computers in a LAN for up to 3 users without running a server., 1 computer was sharing up to 4 logical drives to other computers to sshare some data between the users. But there was (and is) no dedicated server installed. peer services was/is enough for that. A dedicated server...
by hcentaur13
Sun May 26, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: E: Malformed entry 4 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Component)
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: E: Malformed entry 4 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Component)

That is because you have added the 4. entry in the list of of sources in /ept/apt/sources. Don't add entries in the list of soureces of apt if you are unable to type the entries correctly.. Remove it if it is wrong and you can't fix it. apt manages different lists of its sources. It is YOUr miatake ...

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