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by phd21
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Easy to use encryption software?
Replies: 28
Views: 244

Re: Easy to use encryption software?

Hi "thevenerable", and Everyone Else, Since one of the best installation options for easily installing the superb "qTox" (Qtox) multi-media messenger, the "openSUSE" repository recently shutdown, I decided to create a post on installing qTox in the link below. FYI: qTox...
by phd21
Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: FYI: qTox (Qtox) secure messenger installation
Replies: 0
Views: 22

FYI: qTox (Qtox) secure messenger installation

Hello Everyone, People who use superb secure multi-media messenger qTox (Qtox), a great alternative to Skype, or are Interested in installing this, may have noticed that within the past few days the previous software repositories and or installation instructions may not be working. I have been on th...
by phd21
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Stellarium crashes on boot [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 182

Re: Stellarium crashes on boot [Solved]

Hi "Joe2Shoe", You are welcome ... I think Stellarium and Kstar are both excellent. I always install both of these. I have had some issues with Stellarium because of older computer hardware like older video cards. FYI: There are also some additional Kstar packages inthe "Synaptic Pack...
by phd21
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Easy to use encryption software?
Replies: 28
Views: 244

Re: Easy to use encryption software?

Hi "thevenerable", You are welcome... - So, do you have qTox installed now? Users can also install "uTox" and or other tox clients which also work interchangeably. I personaly prefer "qTox". I am in contact with the developers of qTox through their GitHub account now tr...
by phd21
Tue Nov 21, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Easy to use encryption software?
Replies: 28
Views: 244

Re: Easy to use encryption software?

Hi "thevenerable", That's why you can ask the knowledgable people here. 1.) "qTox" is my favorite multi-media messenger (text, voice, video) and Skype alternative. But, there are various installation options. One of the problems is that "openSUSE" which held wonderful o...
by phd21
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Easy to use encryption software?
Replies: 28
Views: 244

Re: Easy to use encryption software?

Hi "thevenerable", I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well. It would help to know more about your system setup. If you run " inxi -Fxzd " and " lsusb " from the console terminal prompt, highlight the results, copy and paste...
by phd21
Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Content blocking extension plausibility?
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Re: Content blocking extension plausibility?

Hi "CaseyMarie", What about these options? 1.) Youtube Comment Filter by Cawdabra https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/youtube-comment-filter/ 2.) How to hide annoying comments on YouTube automatically https://www.ghacks.net/2015/01/17/how-to-hide-annoying-comments-on-youtube-aut...
by phd21
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: I want to so bad switch to Linux but I feel like I can't right now. I hope I'm wrong.
Replies: 11
Views: 259

Re: I want to so bad switch to Linux but I feel like I can't right now. I hope I'm wrong.

Hi "jc0481", I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well. It would help to know more about your system setup. If you run " inxi -Fxzd " from the console terminal prompt, highlight the results, copy and paste them back here, that should p...
by phd21
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello, New anti-windows person here
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Re: Hello, New anti-windows person here

Hi "Looptux",

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum !
by phd21
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Continuous monitoring of internet download speed SOLVED
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Continuous monitoring of internet download speed SOLVED

HI "bicky", Great link on this "WharfRat", thank you ... It is sadly a common occurrence for your local Internet Service Provider (ISP) to "throttle" down your access speeds if they detect that you are streaming multi-media content like videos, downloading a lot of stuf...
by phd21
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Stellarium crashes on boot [Solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 182

Re: Stellarium crashes on boot

Hi "zeddiegain", Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum ! It would help to know more about your system setup. If you run " inxi -Fxzd " from the console terminal prompt, highlight the results, copy and paste them back here, that should provide enough...
by phd21
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Error installing Discord on AMD architecture
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: Error installing Discord on AMD architecture

Hi "howlinmadcoyote", You are welcome... The command is run without quotes... You can install "inxi" if for some reason it is not installed, by running the command below. sudo apt-get install inxi There should be a welcome screen in your menus, where at the top it will tell you a...
by phd21
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Trouble with an AppImage program
Replies: 18
Views: 226

Re: Trouble with an AppImage program

Hi "Brew01",

You are welcome from all of us that responded...
by phd21
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Check USB pendrive in Windows 10 for errors
Replies: 3
Views: 96

Re: Check USB pendrive in Windows 10 for errors

Hi "Bolle1961", I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well. How to Run chkdsk to Check & Repair Drive in Windows 10/8/7 https://www.easeus.com/partition-manager-software/run-chkdsk-to-check-repair-drive.html How to Run CHKDSK in Windows 10 ht...
by phd21
Sun Nov 19, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello..... yes that's right, another newbe
Replies: 13
Views: 185

Re: Hello..... yes that's right, another newbe

Hi "Wildbill",

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum !
by phd21
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Failing hard drive
Replies: 6
Views: 120

Re: Failing hard drive

Hi "registereduser", I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well. You can check drives using the partition managers and console terminal commands, If there is nothing on drive you can format it, and that should cover bad sectors and maybe the driv...
by phd21
Sun Nov 19, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Problem with CMakeLists.txt
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Problem with CMakeLists.txt

Hi "varuma", You did not answer any of my questions??? If you tried compiling and installing Nvidia drivers, then you might be able to boot into recovery mode, select "root" and type in: sudo apt-get purge nvidia* reboot After restarting, if it comes up, install the Nvidia driver...
by phd21
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Problem with CMakeLists.txt
Replies: 5
Views: 87

Re: Problem with CMakeLists.txt

Hi "varuma", Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum ! It would help to know more about your system setup. If you run " inxi -Fxzd " from the console terminal prompt, highlight the results, copy and paste them back here, that should provide enough inf...
by phd21
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Trouble with an AppImage program
Replies: 18
Views: 226

Re: Trouble with an AppImage program

Hi "Brew01", You should definitely be running a 64-bit Linux Mint on that newer i7 computer. The one Etcher appimage is 32-bit, so not sure why that would not work on your system. Etcher works on my system. Also, your video would work better by installing the nvidia GeForce 610M video driv...
by phd21
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Error installing Discord on AMD architecture
Replies: 5
Views: 100

Re: Error installing Discord on AMD architecture

Hi "howlinmadcoyote", Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum ! It would help to know more about your system setup. If you run " inxi -Fxzd " without quotes from the console terminal prompt, highlight the results, copy and paste them back here, that s...

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