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by richard-g8jvm
Fri Feb 05, 2021 10:28 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how to delete a cache file LM 20
Replies: 8
Views: 231

Re: how to delete a cache file LM 20

Why dont you just call me a liar ??? I would not have posted if it had deleted . I've been using linux long enough to know when file is deleted If you cant accept that even using "sudo rm -rf <file name> fails , then you should not moderate even logged in as root it would not delete. But then o...
by richard-g8jvm
Fri Feb 05, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how to delete a cache file LM 20
Replies: 8
Views: 231

Re: how to delete a cache file LM 20

UMMM I've already said I can rename ie use mv but just to satisfy you and remember I have moved , renamed ,evolution to Devolution to get around the problem richard@richard-Inspiron-3580:~/.cache$ mv Devolution /home/richard/temp2 richard@richard-Inspiron-3580:~/.cache$ ls ../temp2 Devolution richar...
by richard-g8jvm
Fri Feb 05, 2021 4:39 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how to delete a cache file LM 20
Replies: 8
Views: 231

Re: how to delete a cache file LM 20

Thats effective what I did

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mv evolution devolution
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The file is owned by me so it should be deleteable, but its not.
by richard-g8jvm
Thu Feb 04, 2021 1:54 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how to delete a cache file LM 20
Replies: 8
Views: 231

how to delete a cache file LM 20

How do you delete a folder which is a subdirectory of /home/<user>/.cache I had a strange invalid listing in /home/richard/.cache/evolution/ causing evo to give errors sudo rm -rf evolution (while in the.cache directory ) Nope ! sudo apt purge evolution && sudo rm -rf /home/richard/.cache/ev...
by richard-g8jvm
Tue Dec 15, 2020 7:03 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Vbox permissions to host [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: Vbox permissions to host

I take it back :)
rebooted both host and guest after adding the group and its now working Thanks
by richard-g8jvm
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:42 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Vbox permissions to host [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: Vbox permissions to host

Hi
Tried that, and same results :(
added to both host and guest
by richard-g8jvm
Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Vbox permissions to host [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: Vbox permissions to host

Yes I'm in groups vboxusers, the VMs created when I was using LM19 all work OK , its just this one created on LM20 The only way I could copy a file was on to an old USB2 stick, LM19 doesn't work with USB3, or the VM doesn't a real PITA Connections with gFTP get refused by other machines , drag and d...
by richard-g8jvm
Mon Dec 14, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Vbox permissions to host [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Vbox permissions to host [SOLVED]

Hi while this laptop was running LM19.3 I created in Vbox a VM running LM18 32 bit In shared folders I have the home directory full access ,, NO PROBLEMS I'm now running LM20 on the same laptop, and was informed by a user who I supply binaries of an application that they no longer work on his LM19.3...
by richard-g8jvm
Sat Dec 12, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: libgdiplus is broken
Replies: 0
Views: 81

libgdiplus is broken

Hi if anyone's is using an application that uses libgdiplus, the version thats packaged with mono AND the mono community version is broken it causes memory leaks The current version on github is fixed git clone https://github.com/mono/libgdiplus.git build it , it installs in to /usr/local/lib make a...
by richard-g8jvm
Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: pure frustration with HPseries, auto discovery
Replies: 1
Views: 170

pure frustration with HPseries, auto discovery

Hi LM19 printing was simple hassle free no problems but LM20 is HELL the auto discovery just keep adding printers, so if you try to print you have a list of up to three printers and nothing works If you go in to the printer settings remove all but one , set that as default, set it enabled , shared t...
by richard-g8jvm
Wed Aug 19, 2020 4:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Latest LMDE packages
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Re: Latest LMDE packages

Thanks, the info was very useful. For SQLite users it will be a problem, its so heavily integrated in to all distros, you cant uninstall and build your own version. perhaps someone will realise the foolishness of removing the memory recover option and put it back in when complaint levels get high en...
by richard-g8jvm
Wed Aug 19, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Latest LMDE packages
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Re: Latest LMDE packages

Thanks for the reply I'm battling large memory leaks in LM20. I've got from 20 mins before OOM kicks in and kills the application which needs to be run for several hours sometimes up to 12 hours, to about 4 hours. I found the worst culprit to be SQLite, fixed by moving to mysql , but major problems ...
by richard-g8jvm
Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Latest LMDE packages
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Latest LMDE packages

I tried Debian 10, and the install was a disaster , succeeded on the forth attempt, only to find that I had No WiFi as I guess the RTL NIC was considered proprietary, so I threw LM20 on this machine but not happy. questions: Will LMDE support my RTL WiFi NIC, LM20 does What Kernel is packaged and is...
by richard-g8jvm
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: New feature on LM20?
Replies: 29
Views: 1052

Re: New feature on LM20?

JUST MAYBE THOSE YOU DECIDE WHAT TO PACKAGE WILL THINK ABOUT DOES IT WORK BEFORE INCLUSION
if so say nothing , nothing gets done !
by richard-g8jvm
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Live_MUF on LM20 [FOR INFORMATION]
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Re: Live_MUF on LM20

Typical you ask for help and dont get it, you post a solution to a problem and get jumped on
by richard-g8jvm
Mon Aug 17, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Live_MUF on LM20 [FOR INFORMATION]
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Live_MUF on LM20 [FOR INFORMATION]

If you are not a Radio Amateur this will not interest you LiveMUF will not run properly on LM20 If you use SQLite you will find the memory usage high , a huge memory leak which will cause OOM to shut it down depending on how much system memory you have and which bands you monitor , between 10 to 20...
by richard-g8jvm
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: New feature on LM20?
Replies: 29
Views: 1052

Re: New feature on LM20?

Starting to get to the bottom of these problems the problem with SQLite leaking memory is caused by someone deciding to remove the memory recover option in sqlite Catch 22 , is to put it back in need recompiling, and sqlite is heavily embedded in LM20 so you cant remove it and install the newly fixe...
by richard-g8jvm
Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: wanted sort of proxy encryption server
Replies: 0
Views: 92

wanted sort of proxy encryption server

I need to find some sort of proxy server that can sit between a database and an application The latest version of Mysql server does not accept plain login and password I have an application that is passing data to the database but can only login to the database with a plain login the documentation o...
by richard-g8jvm
Sat Aug 15, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: No menus after fresh install of LM20 cinamon
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: No menus after fresh install of LM20 cinamon

Hi
I backed up the whole home dir, I'll try that thanks
by richard-g8jvm
Sat Aug 15, 2020 4:54 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: No menus after fresh install of LM20 cinamon
Replies: 2
Views: 94

No menus after fresh install of LM20 cinamon

After being forced in to a fresh install of LM20 due a 18 month old alledged fixed bug which totally screwed up the file system , left apt in a mess with broken packages which as fast as you try to fix just re-appeared. All appears to be functional but NO displayed menus Opening the menu editor ever...

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