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by Chemical_Ali
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:55 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Raden RX470 on Linux Mint 19
Replies: 1
Views: 342

Re: Raden RX470 on Linux Mint 19

I just installed an rx 580. Everything appears to work well, except for the damn fans, which are constantly running at full speed. Anyway, I also had an annoying flicker. I managed to resolve it by editing the grub boot parameter; changed RUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="q...
by Chemical_Ali
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: vpn - yes or no
Replies: 9
Views: 369

Re: vpn - yes or no

Instead of flashing a router, maybe you could try using a Raspberry Pi as a vpn router?
by Chemical_Ali
Sun Jul 22, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: vpn - yes or no
Replies: 9
Views: 369

Re: vpn - yes or no

I am using a firewall, but a firewall won't hide your IP address. I am using PIA, which works great. The application is very easy to install, and has additional features such as ability to block ads, trackers, etc at the flick of a switch. I also like the ability to switch to a different server/coun...
by Chemical_Ali
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: The middle mouse button no longer unrolls the contextual menu
Replies: 3
Views: 513

Re: The middle mouse button no longer unrolls the contextual menu

Sorry I cannot view the comments in the above mentioned post. I am using the release version Mint 19 Cinnamon. I have the same issue as ManuD_Linux.
by Chemical_Ali
Fri May 11, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Boring Mint??
Replies: 60
Views: 3266

Re: Boring Mint??

Many years ago when I was using Windows, I was bored and tired. So, I decided to run a virus. Brilliant! The virus program I was using didn't detect the virus, so I spent hours trying to undue the damage. Maybe if you are bored, you could run a Linux virus? Or even better... Ransomware. :)
by Chemical_Ali
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: What would you use if Mint wasn't available?
Replies: 74
Views: 4486

Re: What would you use if Mint wasn't available?

I'd probably try Manjaro. If I don't like it, then I'd use Ubuntu.
by Chemical_Ali
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Bluetooth poll, do you have bluetooth working Yes/No
Replies: 25
Views: 1573

Re: Bluetooth poll, do you have bluetooth working Yes/No

Yes. My bluetooth is working perfectly again since 18.2.
by Chemical_Ali
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Firefox and Waterfox Chokes Mint
Replies: 8
Views: 384

Re: Firefox and Waterfox Chokes Mint

I have this problem whenever Firefox and Waterfox are running for a few hours. Websites usually load fine. But, it crawls when using the scrollbar/mouse wheel. It is also very slow to type text in webpages as well the address bar; it usually lags for a couple of seconds. It appears to be a common pr...
by Chemical_Ali
Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Slowness
Replies: 11
Views: 558

Re: Linux Mint Slowness

I had similar situation, which I thought was due to a kernel update. But, I found that Firefox/Waterfox was slowing my computer over time.
by Chemical_Ali
Thu Dec 28, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: Desktop Screenshots
Topic: All Desktop Screenshots for 2017
Replies: 57
Views: 16225

Re: All Desktop Screenshots for 2017

Trying to keep it minimal. :)

Image
by Chemical_Ali
Tue Nov 28, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” Cinnamon released!
Replies: 42
Views: 6456

Re: Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” Cinnamon released!

Wow! Early Xmas present! Thank you! Updated to 18.3. Everything appears to be working well.
by Chemical_Ali
Sat Jul 15, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Winamp...
Replies: 11
Views: 797

Re: Winamp...

I don't know about Winamp. But, if you like Milkdrop2, then maybe ProjectM might be a good alternative. It is a stand-alone program rather than a plugin. I have installed the 'pulseaudio' module, so it will work on any program that uses pulse audio. ProjectM is available in the software manager. But...
by Chemical_Ali
Sat Jul 08, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Image backup through Windows?Yes, it works!(SOLVED)
Replies: 7
Views: 242

Re: Image backup through Windows?

I have used raw hdd copy to create/restore images of my Linux hdd through Windows.
by Chemical_Ali
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mono won't start KeePass from my flash drive
Replies: 7
Views: 292

Re: Mono won't start KeePass from my flash drive

I can't answer your question regarding mono. Maybe you can run Keepass from the terminal to see what it spits out.

Or, maybe you can try KeePassXC, which available for all platforms, and does not require mono.

https://keepassxc.org
by Chemical_Ali
Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] How to change UUID
Replies: 7
Views: 844

Re: How to change UUID

This sounds, as if the file system on this partition is corrupted. Run in the terminal fsck /dev/sdaX . You have to replace aX with the proper values. Important: The partitions must not be mounted! Alternatively you run in the terminal sudo touch /forcefsck ; with the next reboot all partitions get...
by Chemical_Ali
Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] How to change UUID
Replies: 7
Views: 844

Re: How to change UUID

Flemur wrote:/dev/sdg is the whole disk. Try that command with the correct partition number, e.g. /dev/sdg1
Yep. I am using a 6TB HDD that only has one partition.
by Chemical_Ali
Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] How to change UUID
Replies: 7
Views: 844

Re: How to change UUID

I tried Gparted. But it looks like Gparted also calls tune2fs, so I am getting the same error message.
by Chemical_Ali
Fri Apr 07, 2017 7:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] How to change UUID
Replies: 7
Views: 844

[Solved] How to change UUID

Good morning, For backup purposes, I created clone of one of my internal HDD. However, whilst the internal HDD is mounted (it is automatically mounted on startup), I cannot mount the backup drive, because there are two identical UUIDs. /dev/sdd: LABEL="Toshiba" UUID="f32c5394-5b1a-4111-9a5e-389cb8f7...
by Chemical_Ali
Fri Mar 03, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [Solved] Alternatives to Firefox
Replies: 23
Views: 1723

Re: Alternatives to Firefox

I switched to Palemoon and have not looked back. Firefox also has an addon called 'Classic Theme Restorer', which has tons of options to make Firefox look great again.
by Chemical_Ali
Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Smaller Cinnamon panel?
Replies: 8
Views: 745

Re: [SOLVED] Smaller Cinnamon panel?

Icing Task Manager is another alternative.

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