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by philliegp
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Accessing files on a Windows 10 drive
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: Accessing files on a Windows 10 drive

Fantastic, thank you so much.
by philliegp
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Accessing files on a Windows 10 drive
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: Accessing files on a Windows 10 drive

Mount point being the drive itself? Can I specify a folder (Onedrive) to be a mount point?
by philliegp
Fri Jul 21, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Accessing files on a Windows 10 drive
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Accessing files on a Windows 10 drive

I dual boot Sarah 18 on my windows laptop. I access my OneDrive files and Google drive files when I mount the windows hard drive. Is there a way for this hard drive to mount automatically when I login to Mint 18?
by philliegp
Sat Aug 23, 2014 4:04 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic and Repos produce errors (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 1284

Re: Synaptic and Repos produce errors

WORKED!!!!!! Thank you so much.
by philliegp
Sat Aug 23, 2014 3:49 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic and Repos produce errors (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 1284

Re: Synaptic and Repos produce errors

I'm running LM17 Cinnamon, same instructions?
by philliegp
Sat Aug 23, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic and Repos produce errors (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 1284

Re: Synaptic and Repos produce errors

E: Type 'olive' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list E: The list of sources could not be read. Go to the repository dialog to correct the problem. E: _cache->open() failed, please report. This is the error I'm getting. I have no problem opening a...
by philliegp
Sat Aug 23, 2014 3:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic and Repos produce errors (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 1284

Re: Synaptic and Repos produce errors

I have i same problem and i think this will fix it but I don't know how to delete it. Can you give me the command to be able to edit the line?

Thanks
by philliegp
Wed Apr 28, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: VMware Workstation
Replies: 1
Views: 404

VMware Workstation

I have installed VMware Workstation and created a Windows 7 vm with no problems. When I try to install the VM ware additions it tells me that they can't be installed because I'm running "Easy Install" and it tells me to exit easy install and then install additions. How do I do that? I've r...
by philliegp
Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:09 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install VMware Player in Mint 8 (solved)
Replies: 4
Views: 1119

Re: How to install VMware Player in Mint 8

No luck. I have tried "sudo sh vmware....file" to no avail. "Cannot open file". I have tried various configs of sudo, su, sh, install, run. When I just double click on the file on the desktop and select "run in terminal" the terminal opens and says the vmware installer ...
by philliegp
Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:36 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install VMware Player in Mint 8 (solved)
Replies: 4
Views: 1119

Re: How to install VMware Player in Mint 8

I'm running 32-bit Mint 8, dual booting with Windows 7. I downloaded the file VMware-Player-3.0.1-227600.i386.bundle. In properties I've made the file executable. When I doubleclick on the file I get 4 choices. I choose to run first and I get a message saying I have to be root. I log in as root and ...
by philliegp
Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:16 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install VMware Player in Mint 8 (solved)
Replies: 4
Views: 1119

How to install VMware Player in Mint 8 (solved)

I have downloaded VMware player bundle to my desktop and I cannot install it. If I double click the file it asks me 4 things to do. I select run in terminal and it says I need root. I really need to get this thing installed any help would be greatful.
by philliegp
Mon Dec 28, 2009 11:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Launcher command in AWN
Replies: 1
Views: 377

Launcher command in AWN

When I want to add a launcher in AWN it asks for a command. Where do I find this command to launch the app? Also where would I find an Icon to include in it?

Thanks
by philliegp
Thu Jul 02, 2009 11:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Backing up and reinstalling in Gloria 7
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Re: Backing up and reinstalling in Gloria 7

Fantastic, thanks a lot. I think I can do this. I've only got an 80gb hard drive and I'm upgrading to a 360gb. This ought to do the trick.
by philliegp
Thu Jul 02, 2009 6:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Backing up and reinstalling in Gloria 7
Replies: 3
Views: 392

Backing up and reinstalling in Gloria 7

I plan on upgrading my hard drive to a larger one and need to know how to backup my disk and how to reinstall on the new hard drive. Can i use mintbackup or should I use something else? What is the sequence? On the new disk do I install Gloria 7 then restore backup? Not really sure where start on th...
by philliegp
Tue Jun 16, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install VMware player in Mint 7
Replies: 4
Views: 13944

Re: How to Install VMware player in Mint 7

I actually thought it was the Mint release also until I backed up and tried to install the previous VMware bundle 126130 which installed without a hitch. ?? Have no clue what the problem was but I'm a happy camper now. I might not be running the current bundle but everything is great at the moment. ...
by philliegp
Tue Jun 02, 2009 11:02 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to Install VMware player in Mint 7
Replies: 4
Views: 13944

Re: How to Install VMware player in Mint 7

I've tried this but to no avail. Previously I was running ubuntu 8.10 and had no problems installing Player. When Mint 7 was released I decided to install and love it but I need to get Player working. Any other suggestions? All current updates have been installed. I checked the "Allow executing...
by philliegp
Wed Jan 07, 2009 7:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: cairo dock install
Replies: 2
Views: 4411

cairo dock install

Hello all, I've been trying to install Cairo dock, I like AWN but it can sometimes be problematic. I've installed the package through Synaptic and it says that it's installed but it doesn't show up in the menu of applications. I've uninstalled it and reinstalled it to no avail. I'm somewhat of a new...

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