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by phd21
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to create "shortcuts" to an Appimage ?
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: How to create "shortcuts" to an Appimage ?

HI MintyMorkyMindy, Yes, and it is simple to do. I create a new folder underneath my home folder called "apps" for all applications like AppImages, Java apps, self-contained software that runs from a folder, etc... to be stored. Copy all your AppImage software into that folder. AppImages need to hav...
by phd21
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Media Server - What to use?
Replies: 17
Views: 234

Re: Media Server - What to use?

HI lsemmens and Anyone Else Interested, FYI: I updated my last reply to include 5 quick and simple steps for installing and configuring the Universal Media Server (UMS) which should only take a few minutes and should work on any edition of Linux Mint. If you click the Web Interface button on top of ...
by phd21
Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Media Server - What to use?
Replies: 17
Views: 234

Re: Media Server - What to use?

HI lsemmens You are welcome from all of us that replied... A lot to take in, thank you gentlefolk. I did note in this thread here that there were issues with network shares? Is this something I need worry about, given that i have a home network that consists of 5 PCs all running Mint. Most of my con...
by phd21
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Media Server - What to use?
Replies: 17
Views: 234

Re: Media Server - What to use?

HI lsemmens, Plex is not in the Software Manager or Synaptic Package Manager (SPM), but it is easy to install. Good info "smurphos", what is the web address for accessing the web interface, and did you have to add a firewall rule for incoming, if so what port(s)? As I stated before, if all you want ...
by phd21
Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB bluray drive unable to mount
Replies: 2
Views: 54

Re: USB bluray drive unable to mount

Hi scubamut, 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 " and " lsusb " from the console terminal prompt, highlight the results, copy and paste them back here, that should provide enough informatio...
by phd21
Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Media Server - What to use?
Replies: 17
Views: 234

Re: Media Server - What to use?

HI lsemmens, I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well. There are many good posts on this topic of media servers available in this forum. If all you want is a simple media server that uses very little computer resources, I recommend "UMS (Ultimate Media S...
by phd21
Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi from Ohio
Replies: 11
Views: 207

Re: Hi from Ohio

Hi bobalooie,

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum!
by phd21
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can't click menu items in several programs - KDE 18.3
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Can't click menu items in several programs - KDE 18.3

HI Endeavour

It would help others if you could provide those links you used to repair the now broken "mesa" packages by installing the previous version(s). And, obviously Linux Mint 18.x users would have to remember to not update the mesa packages until another update comes along that works.
by phd21
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Want Mint 19 but still want KDE? Have 18.3 KDE installed? Read on!
Replies: 11
Views: 1160

Re: Want Mint 19 but still want KDE? Have 18.3 KDE installed? Read on!

Hi Everyone, FYI-1: In case it was not obvious, but these instructions are only for people who already have KDE 18.3 installed and want to upgrade to Linux Mint version 19. I have tried various methods for installing Linux Mint 19 Xfce and then adding the KDE Desktop which works, but requires a fair...
by phd21
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Sound is low compared to my windows 10.
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: Sound is low compared to my windows 10.

HI faisal95, Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum! 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, hig...
by phd21
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing the Krita application
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: Installing the Krita application

HI "Pascal Illustrator", You did not state which edition version of Linux Mint Cinnamon that you are using, 17.x, 18.x or 19.x and it matters. Like most software, especially popular software, there are various installation options. Krita is in the Software Manager or Synaptic Package Manager (SPM) a...
by phd21
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing the Krita application
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: Installing the Krita application

HI "Pascal Illustrator", I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well. Krita is usually in the Software Manager or Synaptic Package Manager (SPM) which I would still recommend installing from there along with any recommended and suggested packages you may wa...
by phd21
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: I'm having a problem burning an .iso image to a blank disc
Replies: 8
Views: 122

Re: I'm having a problem burning an .iso image to a blank disc

Hi Punchy71, 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 them back here, that should provide...
by phd21
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Fax Software
Replies: 3
Views: 67

Re: Fax Software

Hi share3141, I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well. Can you tell us what kind of fax machine you have? I have an ancient HP multifunction printer (MFP) and Linux Mint automatically recognizes it as a printer and a fax. And, there are various MFP soft...
by phd21
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can't click menu items in several programs - KDE 18.3
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Can't click menu items in several programs - KDE 18.3

HI ShakaZ, kentchristopher, & Anyone Else interested,

Okay, I just updated my Linux Mint 19 xKDE with all the updates including the Mesa updates and Firefox still works with the KDE compositor enabled using OpenGL.
by phd21
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can't click menu items in several programs - KDE 18.3
Replies: 18
Views: 336

Re: Can't click menu items in several programs - KDE 18.3

Hi kentchristopher, That's interesting the compositor using its default of "openGL" is now a problem when it has worked very well for years before and is required for all the wonderful KDE special effects and some applications as well. I have been testing Linux Mint 19 all editions, including Xfce w...
by phd21
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM 18.3 KDE - menus not appearing in several applications
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Re: LM 18.3 KDE - menus not appearing in several applications

Hi entchristopher,

You are welcome...

FYI: I tried the "Audacity" audio editor and the "DeadBeef' music apps and they are working for me using the 'QtCurve"...
by phd21
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: KDE edition upgrade options
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: KDE edition upgrade options

Hi "Luis Manson", Linux Mint 18.3 is supposed to be maintained until 2021 (LTS = Long Term Support). For people who want to install the KDE Desktop in Linux Mint 19.x, there are a couple different methods for doing this. It is recommended to use Linux Mint 19 Xfce or Mate, not the Cinnamon edition. ...
by phd21
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM 18.3 KDE - menus not appearing in several applications
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Re: LM 18.3 KDE - menus not appearing in several applications

HI "kentchristopher", See this recent post - Can't click menu items in several programs - KDE 18.3 - Linux Mint Forums https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=272789 Using the QtCurve Window Decoration will resolve this for most applications, supposedly, but it did not with Firefox for me....
by phd21
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings from Denmark
Replies: 5
Views: 75

Re: Greetings from Denmark

Hi JustAnotherLinusUser,

Welcome to the wonderful world of Linux Mint and its excellent forum!

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