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by jrmwalsh
Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunderbird - losing profile
Replies: 9
Views: 1398

Re: Thunderbird - losing profile

Kevin, Have you solved this yet? If not, I have solved it by doing the following: I recently migrated my wife to Linux Mint from Windows XP. I split her HDD to create room for a Linux partition then installed Mint on the second partition, and allowed GRUB to be the boot manager. This allowed her to ...
by jrmwalsh
Sun Jun 15, 2014 9:17 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't add new PPAs because of JSON error
Replies: 14
Views: 26147

Re: Can't add new PPAs because of JSON error - SOLVED

I received the error message "Cannot add PPA: 'No JSON object could be decoded'." when trying to add the Daniel Richter repository, so that I could install Grub-Customizer. I tried it about half a dozen times but kept getting the same error. I was very puzzled, because I have used this command so of...
by jrmwalsh
Wed May 07, 2014 12:27 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Auto Mount Partitions on Boot (also Windows partitions)
Replies: 122
Views: 152292

Re: Auto Mount Partitions on Boot (also Windows partitions)

My great thanks to Fred for his original tutorial. I managed to get connected by following his very clear directions, with the appropriate modifications for my (wife's) computer, Finch. Finch used to be an XP-only machine, but with the demise of XP support, I am migrating her to Linux Mint, which sh...

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