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by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Jan 12, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)
Replies: 26
Views: 1019

Re: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)

Thanks again Folks. Have my screen back to normal colors. Menu square still need work but I will work on getting that back. Right now it is a dull greyish background.

Thank You, Thank You for all the help.
by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)
Replies: 26
Views: 1019

Re: File being ignored on start up

How in the $#@& did that file change from this: -rw------- 1 harvey harvey2 Jan 7 20:11/home/harvey/.dmrc To this: This is what I get this time. -rw-rw-rw- 1 harvey harvey 2 (Date & Time) /home/harvey/.dmrc All of my ubuntu machines regardless of DE have it set to 644 just like the error message su...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)
Replies: 26
Views: 1019

Re: File being ignored on start up

,Open terminal and enter: ll ~/.dmrc Paste the output here. Here is my findings: -rw------- 1 harvey harvey2 Jan 7 20:11/home/harvey/.dmrc I took another look at this and found something, what I overlooked at the first time. :oops: The group association for the file .dmrc is harvey2, not harvey (wh...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Jan 12, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)
Replies: 26
Views: 1019

Re: File being ignored on start up

Nothing happened Does this mean that the permissions didn't change? Or did you just didn't see any message returned from the shell? If the latter, it was successful. Let's find out... ls -ld ~/. Joe The message comes back correct: drwx-xr-x 23 harvey harvey Jan 12 11:28 /home/harvey/. Now I shut th...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Jan 12, 2016 1:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)
Replies: 26
Views: 1019

Re: File being ignored on start up

chmod 0755 /home/harvey Sorry for the delay. Not sure why I entered this thread since Cosmo knows more than I do so I just went off to do something else. This thing with samba and the home directory happens so much that my intrusion was instinct. Entered chmod 0755 /home/harvey Nothing happened tri...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)
Replies: 26
Views: 1019

Re: File being ignored on start up

Finding :

drwxrwxrwx 23 harvey harvey 4096 Jan 12 06:28 (Dark Green Highlight) /home/harvey/.
by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)
Replies: 26
Views: 1019

Re: File being ignored on start up

I will admit that unlike Cosmo's rational suggestion to get the facts mine is just a flat out guess but ..... The only thing I have done that may be causing the problem I have been setting up my network between two home computers. Are you running Mint Cinnamon? YES And did you share your home folde...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)
Replies: 26
Views: 1019

Re: File being ignored on start up

Cosmo. wrote:Are you able to log in?

Open terminal and enter:

Code: Select all

ll ~/.dmrc
Paste the output here.
Here is my findings:
-rw------- 1 harvey harvey2 Jan 7 20:11/home/harvey/.dmrc
by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Jan 12, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)
Replies: 26
Views: 1019

File being ignored on start up (SOLVED)

I am using Mint 17.3 I have been going along fine now tonight I start getting this message on start up.: User's $Home/.dmrc file is being ignored. This prevents the default session and language from being saved. File should be owned by user and have 644 permissions. User's $Home directory must be ow...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:54 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Canon MG5520 change to wireless !
Replies: 1
Views: 332

Canon MG5520 change to wireless !

I have the Canon MG5520 connected via the USB cable. I am wondering if I can get this printer working wireless. I have a Gateway DX4850-41C Computer and I am using the Zonet ZEW2502 USB wireless adapter. So far I have not bee able to figure out how to make the printer talk to the computer without th...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Sun Feb 01, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Canon 9950F Scanner Driver.
Replies: 3
Views: 975

Re: Canon 9950F Scanner Driver.

YES ! It would be for he Windows, but I was just thinking maybe there was a way to work with or around it.. Thanks.
by HarrisCreekCentral
Fri Jan 30, 2015 12:56 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Canon 9950F Scanner Driver.
Replies: 3
Views: 975

Canon 9950F Scanner Driver.

I have the Canon 9950F Scanner. I am using Linux 17, and I am wondering if there is any way I can get this scanner working for me. I do have the original Set-up CD But I am lost as to how to make it work for me. Besides having the larger (8 1/2 x11) Scanning area, I can also scan negatives and slide...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Sun Jan 25, 2015 12:22 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Linux Driver for Canon MX512 "SOLVED" Thanks
Replies: 22
Views: 2373

Re: Linux Driver for Canon MG5520 "SOLVED" Thanks

Thanks pdc_2.... Printer Number ONE is now able to be started from the Desktop.. Everything worked on first try.. I have really really appreciated the help that is available in this forum.. By leaving the original posts on the MX512, I was able to go back and re-configure the codes with the help of ...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Sat Jan 24, 2015 3:58 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Linux Driver for Canon MX512 "SOLVED" Thanks
Replies: 22
Views: 2373

Re: Linux Driver for Canon MG5500.

I am picking up from my old original thread. RE: Canon MX512.. Between these posts and now, both the printers I had obtained the drivers for have died....So I now have the Canon MG5500. I have suceeded in getting the drivers installed, and I have run the "scangearmp" comand from the terminal.. The s...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:55 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Best way to email photo attachments.?
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Re: Best way to email photo attachments.?SOLVED:

Thanks for both suggestions. Once I saw the information, I remembered I had in fact used both methods. My OLD age is creeping up on me.. Thanks for the refresher course:

Harvey.
by HarrisCreekCentral
Fri Nov 21, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Best way to email photo attachments.?
Replies: 3
Views: 377

Best way to email photo attachments.?

I am struggling with getting a program that allows me to email my pictures in well known formats such as jpeg. I tried using dropbox, cloud etc. but the recipient doesn't want to be bothered with outside sources. Is there a package that allows me to keep my images small ie.4x6 inch, and attach them ...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:40 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Driver for Brother MFC-J415W Printer.
Replies: 7
Views: 1309

Re: Driver for Brother MFC-J415W Printer. (Printer Died:

Just got this all up and running and the Print Head packed it in.. I also lost my Cannon printer for the same reason.. Oh Well, !!! Printers come relatively cheap.. I got the Canon MG5520 for $69.00 Canadian. So far I am very happy with it. The driver's loaded without need of any extra help.. Thanks...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Mon Aug 18, 2014 10:36 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 17 freezes on shutdown or reboot
Replies: 8
Views: 5029

Gateway DX4850-41C does not shut off computer on quit.

With reference to this posting: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...it-4175511458/ In a nutshell, here was my problem. Linux Mint17 Qiana Mate 64bit, when shutting down, would not shut off the main computer.. The desktop closed but I had to manually hold the stop button until it shut down. Now, I...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:20 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Driver for Brother MFC-J415W Printer.
Replies: 7
Views: 1309

Re: Driver for Brother MFC-J415W Printer. (SOLVED)

* Did you get your driver(s) from here: Just to inform you: Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu which itself is based on Debian. Debian, and therefore Debian-based distro's like Mint, uses packages with the extension .deb. If you download the driver, make sure it ends with .deb => {packagename} .deb . Th...
by HarrisCreekCentral
Mon Aug 04, 2014 1:14 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Driver for Brother MFC-J415W Printer.
Replies: 7
Views: 1309

Re: Driver for Brother MFC-J415W Printer.(SOLVED)

THANKS, to your good people for steering me in the right direction.. I have downloaded the Driver's from the Brother's page. Went to my download page, clicked on the driver package and a new box pops up asking If I want to install the drivers.. Clicked on that button in each file and I have now prin...

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