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by panorain
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Google Chrome 32 bit
Replies: 9
Views: 9553

Re: Google Chrome 32 bit

Thank you everyone for your help so far. Yes it would be great if this was a 64 bit laptop. When I first posted I was wrong about my operating system installed on the pc. I have installed Chromium via synaptic and here are the chromium packages listed in dpkg: ii chromium-browser 65.0.3325.181-0ubun...
by panorain
Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: can't find it's sound card
Replies: 29
Views: 387

Re: can't find it's sound card

alsamixer will not simplify it nor fix it.

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by panorain
Sun Mar 11, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: I hate Kernel Upgrades
Replies: 27
Views: 787

Re: I hate Kernel Upgrades

This is Windows Xp all over again without a 'group' session.
by panorain
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'? [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 345

Re: 4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'?

You're above suggestion actually worked. Amazing; I removed the 111. ii linux-headers-4.4.0-109 4.4.0-109.132~14.04.1 all Header files related to Linux kernel version 4.4.0 ii linux-headers-4.4.0-109-generic 4.4.0-109.132~14.04.1 amd64 Linux kernel headers for version 4.4.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP ii linu...
by panorain
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'? [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 345

Re: 4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'?

3 kernel updates to many huh? 1 shot big helper guy.
by panorain
Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'? [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 345

Re: 4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'?

Will not cause 18.1 Serena runs fine on a 32 bit with a .116 Talk talk ? ii linux-firmware 1.127.24 all Firmware for Linux kernel drivers ii linux-headers-4.4.0-109 4.4.0-109.132~14.04.1 all Header files related to Linux kernel version 4.4.0 ii linux-headers-4.4.0-109-generic 4.4.0-109.132~14.04.1 a...
by panorain
Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'? [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 345

Re: 4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'?

The machine is encrypted. paul@Paul-Lenovo-m57p /boot $ ls -lah total 192M drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 1.0K Mar 11 13:37 . drwxr-xr-x 24 root root 4.0K Mar 3 21:17 .. -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1.2M Jan 9 17:19 abi-4.4.0-109-generic -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1.2M Jan 15 11:13 abi-4.4.0-111-generic -rw-r--r-- 1 ...
by panorain
Sun Mar 11, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'? [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 345

4.4.0-116-generic Fails installation 'Extras'? [Solved]

4.4.0-116-generic < -- will not completely install dpkg -l | less -- > reports the following -- > iF linux-image-extra-4.4.0-116-generic 4.4.0-116.140~14.04.1 amd64 Linux kernel extra modules for version 4.4.0 on 64 bit x86 SMP apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade -- > Reading package lists... Don...
by panorain
Sun Mar 11, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Google Chrome 32 bit
Replies: 9
Views: 9553

Re: Google Chrome 32 bit [Solved]

Yes, I have tried log-off. I think now maybe it's only for 32 bit computer? My computer is 32 bit right now.
by panorain
Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown
Replies: 27
Views: 965

Re: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown

uname -a uname -a paul@Paul-Lenovo-m57p ~ $ uname -a Linux Paul-Lenovo-m57p 4.4.0-109-generic #132~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jan 9 21:46:42 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux paul@Paul-Lenovo-m57p ~ $ grep isolation /var/log/syslog Binary file /var/log/syslog matches paul@Paul-Lenovo-m57p ~ $ gre...
by panorain
Sun Jan 21, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown
Replies: 27
Views: 965

Re: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown

Output of --> grep CONFIG_PAGE_TABLE_ISOLATION=y /boot/config-`uname -r` && echo "patched" || echo "unpatched" This is over and I sincerely hate Intel for abusing people who care about computers. All now are junk I want a decent thing I did not come to MINT for war you pieces of trash being paid 100...
by panorain
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown
Replies: 27
Views: 965

Re: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown

I did ----> No idea - you have reboot into it? <---- reboot the Compaq machine. After ugh the kernel update to ---> 4.4.0-109 <--- which I feel upset about - - -> dmesg | grep isolation not being reported . <-- on the Compaq . Should I just leave the entry's displayed below / installed as the follow...
by panorain
Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown
Replies: 27
Views: 965

Re: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown

@thx-1138 --> thank you once again . Question 1 . How can I 'see / tell' the --> kernel loaded microcode is from 10 / 2010 ' on the Lenovo ? Please excuse my misunderstanding . Please respond . That is my underlying issue is with the 'microcode version' that is / has been installed . Question 2 . Wh...
by panorain
Sun Jan 21, 2018 1:26 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Receiving notifications on Mint forum user posts via email?
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Re: Receiving notifications on Mint forum user posts via email?

Thank you very much for your reply! I think I figured it out with your help. The following options seemed to have helped my situation; I have included screenshots also [far below] *Username* <---- panorain User Control Panel Board preferences Edit posting results Notify me upon replies by default --...
by panorain
Sat Jan 20, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown
Replies: 27
Views: 965

Re: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown

@thx-1138 Thank you very much for your response and noting to me the 4.4.0-109-generic can be easily found within Update Manager [which I missed]. Please respond if you have time sometime. :o I have to say again I appreciate all the persons on these forums alot for the time they have given me helpin...
by panorain
Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Receiving notifications on Mint forum user posts via email?
Replies: 3
Views: 277

Receiving notifications on Mint forum user posts via email?

What is the correct way I can adjust the Linux Mint forums settings to notify me via email when a message has been sent in response to a post that I create? I ask this question because forever [for me] before the Mint forums were even compromised a while back; I was never able to receive email notif...
by panorain
Sat Jan 20, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown
Replies: 27
Views: 965

Re: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown

I really appreciate all you help and responses. The changelog is somewhat confusing to me on the intel-microcode package I have located and installed in Synaptic Package Manager. I will uninstall the intel-microcode package on Computer 1 as suggested by michael louwe . Computer 1: paul@Paul-Lenovo-m...
by panorain
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Skype not working anymore Updated
Replies: 8
Views: 387

Re: Skype not working anymore Updated

Thanks for that suggestion also.
by panorain
Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Skype not working anymore Updated
Replies: 8
Views: 387

Re: Skype not working anymore Updated

That would be great but I do not seem to have a test call button for that right now.

I have no contacts and the audio / webcam buttons are shaded.

Perhaps I am missing something.
by panorain
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown
Replies: 27
Views: 965

Re: Installing microcode to protect against Spectre/Meltdown

How can the updates not apply to my CPU because my CPU is listed on the intel website as being available for microcode update? I do not understand that. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27431/Linux-Processor-Microcode-Data-File?product=30783 dmesg | grep microcode [ 1.407247] microcode: CPU...

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