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by sadhu
Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED how to install usbmodeswtch without internet connection
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: how to install usbmodeswtch without internet connection

I thought I had killed this post, 'cause I figured out a way. Thanks Jeremy. Thanks GM10. I didn't know about the command apt-get download, so I went the long way around. :mrgreen: Solution: I went to ubuntu.pkgs.org and downloaded the proper usb-modeswitch and usb-modeswich-data .debs for ubuntu 16...
by sadhu
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED how to install usbmodeswtch without internet connection
Replies: 3
Views: 52

SOLVED how to install usbmodeswtch without internet connection

My laptop/notebook running LM18.3 only occasionally recognizes the Huawei E3276 920 Broadband 4G Dongle. Obviously it was recognized during installation, and a couple of times thereafter, but not today at all. Sometimes if I insert the dongle and wait an hour or two, or continually re-insert it, the...
by sadhu
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: login applet appears twice, and neither accepts password
Replies: 0
Views: 23

login applet appears twice, and neither accepts password

subject says it all. How to fix?

I have removed lightdm and installed mdm, if that make any difference. I had to install mdm in order to select or change the login screen background,

TYVM
-Sadhu
by sadhu
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED can't figure out why sed isn't working
Replies: 2
Views: 47

Re: can't figure out why sed isn't working

<<sound of palm slapping forehead>> :mrgreen:
by sadhu
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED can't figure out why sed isn't working
Replies: 2
Views: 47

SOLVED can't figure out why sed isn't working

I've got an html file with html entities representing Pali diacritical characters in the old Times_CSX font. I've been trying to create a sed conversion script but keep getting strange errors. I finally created a script file with individual sed commands, and still it is dying #!/bin/bash sed -i -e's...
by sadhu
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: cannot rsync to root but can rsync to user
Replies: 0
Views: 36

cannot rsync to root but can rsync to user

I just bought a new notebook, and have connected it to my desktop back-to-back using null modem ethernet cable. IP addresses are set properly, as each machine can ping the other. I have installed openssh-server on both machines. I can rsync from note both to and from desk with no problems. rsync fro...
by sadhu
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED google talkplugin not signed
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: google talkplugin not signed

Thanks!

That seems to have fixed it. I no longer see the error when I run sudo apt-get update.


-Sadhu
by sadhu
Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED google talkplugin not signed
Replies: 2
Views: 45

SOLVED google talkplugin not signed

Apt-get update now giving this message: E: The repository 'http://dl.google.com/linux/talkplugin/deb stable Release' is no longer signed. N: Updating from such a repository can't be done securely, and is therefore disabled by default. N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user con...
by sadhu
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: internet connection sharing broadband gsm dongle
Replies: 0
Views: 79

internet connection sharing broadband gsm dongle

I have two lm-18.3 machines connected back-to-back on a null modem cat-5 cable. I have set up different ip addresses on both machines. The mobile broadband connection is on the desktop machine, ip addr 192.168.0.114, and the laptop is 192.168.0.51. Both machines have netmask etc set to 255.255.0.0 a...
by sadhu
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:31 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: error when copying/cloning partition
Replies: 1
Views: 57

error when copying/cloning partition

I have a spare partition on my laptop into which I want to place a cloned image of LM17-64 from my desktop. The desktop and laptop are connected via LAN. Both machines are running LM18 and have their LM 17 partitions mounted using nemo. On the laptop, I did rsync twice, because I notice that some fi...
by sadhu
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED getting nemo actions to work
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: getting nemo actions to work

tyvm
by sadhu
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED Thunderbird not opening links in browser
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: SOLVED Thunderbird not opening links in browser

Final update Then I discovered it was opening http links but not https. Strange. it was necessary to go to Preferences > Attachments and delete the handlers for http and https. Deleting http and https from attachment handleres was referred to obliquely in the middle of the last paragraph on the Mozi...
by sadhu
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED getting nemo actions to work
Replies: 2
Views: 123

SOLVED getting nemo actions to work

I finally got my nemo action to work by putting it in the /usr/share/nemo/actions folder. However, I had thought that they would work for me if they were in ~/.config/nemo/actions, but appaently not. Also I had to chmod them as executable. Two questions: Is there a way to cause nemo to check for act...
by sadhu
Fri Jun 08, 2018 3:20 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED Thunderbird not opening links in browser
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: SOLVED Thunderbird not opening links in browser

I should have read the ENTIRE page of instructions: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/hyperlinks-in-messages-not-working What I forgot to do is restart TBird in safe mode: links worked. Then I restarted in regular mode and disabled some add-ons until I found the one(s) that caused the trouble. No...
by sadhu
Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED Thunderbird not opening links in browser
Replies: 2
Views: 139

SOLVED Thunderbird not opening links in browser

These things I have done: Set firefox as default html handler (in attachments tab of preferences -- don't know where else to set it) Set firefox as default browser. All relevant entries in about:config are set to TRUE (network.protocol-handler...) This just started happening when I accidentally set ...
by sadhu
Wed May 23, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED descriptive text colors in gnome-terminal
Replies: 2
Views: 80

Re: descriptive text colors in gnome-terminal

Found the answer: I changed the.bashrc file.

After restoring the old one, the colors came back.
by sadhu
Tue May 22, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED descriptive text colors in gnome-terminal
Replies: 2
Views: 80

SOLVED descriptive text colors in gnome-terminal

I've been using the green-on-black terminal screen. for some time. Somehow the descriptive colors have disappeared, so I no longer get different colors for directories, executables, etc. My home directory got scrambled, but I've been able to re-create it, and the color setup seems to have disappeare...
by sadhu
Tue May 15, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: <solved> how to add lmddgtfy.net to list of firefox/chrome search engines
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: how to add lmddgtfy.net to list of firefox/chrome search engines

sdibaja PS: Pardon me for the Irony/Humor. I consider these things rather rude.[/quote wrote: Yeah, I chuckled, too. But then I noticed that the search results were for 'duck duck go' (which is my default search engine), not lmddgtfy.net.

-sadhu
by sadhu
Tue May 15, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: <solved> how to add lmddgtfy.net to list of firefox/chrome search engines
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: how to add lmddgtfy.net to list of firefox/chrome search engines

Hoser Rob wrote:
Tue May 15, 2018 10:26 am
Tried searching "firefox manage search engines"?
yeah. negative result.
by sadhu
Tue May 15, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: <solved> how to add lmddgtfy.net to list of firefox/chrome search engines
Replies: 4
Views: 184

<solved> how to add lmddgtfy.net to list of firefox/chrome search engines

I just ran across this website lmddgtfy.net (let me duck duck go this for you dot net) It's kind of cute.

How to add it to the list of search engines in FF and Chrome?

Thanks

-Sadhy

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