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by crossroads
Sun Aug 16, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: Français (French)
Topic: [RESOLU] Virus, malwares.... et Linux.
Replies: 3
Views: 738

Re: Virus, malwares.... et Linux.

Bonjour,

Vidéo intéressante sur le sujet de virus et de protection contre les malwares pour Linux. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y_lhqg_ ... gest-vrecs

Je l'utilise Sophos Anti-Virus pour Linux. https://www.sophos.com/fairfax/sophosfavicon.ico

Cordialement,
by crossroads
Sun Aug 16, 2015 2:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Want to partition Windows 8.1 OS for Linux Mint 17.2
Replies: 1
Views: 262

Re: Want to partition Windows 8.1 OS for Linux Mint 17.2

check this thread out http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=163126 you might consider using a bootable USB drive that is not configured to launch via UEFI. Rufus might remedy the problem by selecting "GPT partition for UEFI computers" when creating the USB. After you are back into the Min...
by crossroads
Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dual boot Windows 10 Fresh install with LM 17.2
Replies: 4
Views: 705

Re: Dual boot Windows 10 Fresh install with LM 17.2

Found an answer from a Microsoft post that might be helpful. I struggled with dual boot scenario myself. n a Dual-Boot Scenario, Windows Technical Preview must be installed on the second or third partition of the Hard Drive, since it is the newer operating system. Regardless, of what partition you i...
by crossroads
Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: hi all
Replies: 7
Views: 542

Re: hi all

Hello, Welcome. I've used Linux Mint for over two years. Some quick tips: Install a good restore program, which is great when you are experimenting with your core machine and end up screwing things up so badly you are forced to do a clean install. I use Timeshift. It takes a snapshot of a previous g...
by crossroads
Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (SOLVED)How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux
Replies: 14
Views: 1571

(SOLVED) Re: How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux

I have a legit license for both windows 7 and windows 8.1 pro from purchases I made for two Lenovo laptops. One (this one) which I'm using virtualbox and does not have a CD. Short and skinny. I got it to work. The solution was simple (as are most with Linux Mint). Apparently my original .iso was cor...
by crossroads
Fri Aug 07, 2015 2:42 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (SOLVED)How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux
Replies: 14
Views: 1571

Re: How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux

The following error message occurs when I attempt installing the .iso from my hard drive.

Load drive -- A required CD/DVD device driver is missing ....
by crossroads
Fri Aug 07, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (SOLVED)How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux
Replies: 14
Views: 1571

Re: How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux

Thank you, and I am looking to run windows 8 in Virtualbox. Wayne128, I actually found your original post and attempted that solution. The older version of UNebootin would not install, and I believe the newer versions of Gparted and Unebootin will format to NFIS. Fred Barclay, I've assigned myself a...
by crossroads
Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (SOLVED)How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux
Replies: 14
Views: 1571

Re: How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux

Mr. Barclay, I've read your posts in this forum in the past. To say the least, I'm grateful for your comments and help. My last attempt was to use Gparted to format my stick to NTSF, mount and flag for boot then copy the .iso to the USB. Didn't work. Set myself up in groups, etc, Virtualbox sees the...
by crossroads
Thu Aug 06, 2015 8:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (SOLVED)How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux
Replies: 14
Views: 1571

(SOLVED)How to Make a Bootable Windows 8 USB in Linux

I'm going to college in the fall to finish a B.S. in Geomatics Engineering, and I need windows to run auto cad, and mathematica, etc. I've been trying for better than a week to use Virtual box and VMware to install windows 7 and 8. I can't seem to make a bootable windows stick that is recognized by ...
by crossroads
Fri Jul 31, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED]Can't update: package update error message dh-python
Replies: 0
Views: 243

[SOLVED]Can't update: package update error message dh-python

Whenever I attempt any kind of update, I get the following error message. Seems to be connected with a missing or corrupted dh-python file. Can I manually download, and extract this file somehow? If so where? I cannot find /var/cache/apt/archives files. Synaptic reports it is a restricted binary fil...
by crossroads
Mon Jul 27, 2015 4:00 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Any reason to upgrade these old computers?
Replies: 25
Views: 2612

Re: Any reason to upgrade these old computers?

Not unless you are looking to scrape a few unnecessary dollars off your client's dinner plates, which you are not. Therefore, the question is honest, and fair. The responses to this question, in my opinion, are also reasonable. However, I too was perfectly satisfied with an old (10 year ++) Dell lap...
by crossroads
Mon Jul 27, 2015 3:29 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Computer repair shop won't fix mine because I use Linux
Replies: 45
Views: 6421

Re: Computer repair shop won't fix mine because I use Linux

by DrHu on Mon Jul 27, 2015 11:09 am I am kinda surprised you wanted to go to shop for that issue, since you knew it was the keyboard --but then, I don't know what you meant by "broke the connection" for the keyboard I had thought you meant damaged the USB jack or plug end.. ' You're correct. And I'...
by crossroads
Mon Jul 27, 2015 12:48 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Computer repair shop won't fix mine because I use Linux
Replies: 45
Views: 6421

Computer repair shop won't fix mine because I use Linux

UPDATE: At 56 years old, I just finished my Associates degree, and I will be attending Idaho State University in the fall to finish a B.S. in Surveying and Geomatics Engineering. Consequently, I retired my old Dell laptop, and now own a Lenovo X140e. as well as an E545. Both machines are using Linux...
by crossroads
Sun Jul 26, 2015 1:49 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: (SOLVED) ImportError: No module named '_sysconfigdata_m'
Replies: 0
Views: 3046

(SOLVED) ImportError: No module named '_sysconfigdata_m'

EDIT: per http://petebachant.me was also able to fix the problem by changing /etc/bash.bashrc to run the script without calling an instance of python: # if the command-not-found package is installed, use it if [ -x /usr/lib/command-not-found ]; then function command_not_found_handle { # check becaus...
by crossroads
Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:58 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Bluetooth not working with bluetooth headset
Replies: 1
Views: 363

Re: Bluetooth not working with bluetooth headset

I recently had the same problem, but was able to solve it. Follow this forum link. http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=192929
by crossroads
Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Hardware-compatibility of Lenovo E540 or E550 w. Mint 17.1
Replies: 4
Views: 2062

Re: Hardware-compatibility of Lenovo E540 or E550 w. Mint 17

I've recently purchased a Lenovo E540, and an X140e. Installed Linux Mint 17.1 on both machines. Install and set-up went flawlessly.
by crossroads
Thu Apr 02, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Blueman not picking up devices
Replies: 5
Views: 714

Re: Sorry-Blueman not picking up devices

Thanks. Strangly enough it fixed another issue I was having with my headphones. Followed the instructions on this forum link (thttp://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=49&t=168079, if that doesn't work try ...LM17 Qiana - Blueman stil not connecting my devices<SOLVED> ) Worked for me. Terminal co...
by crossroads
Sat Mar 28, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Blueman not picking up devices
Replies: 5
Views: 714

Re: Sorry-Blueman not picking up devices

rossroads@crossroads-ThinkPad-X140e ~ $ lscpi -nnk | grep 280 No command 'lscpi' found, did you mean: Command 'lspci' from package 'pciutils' (main) Command 'lscpu' from package 'util-linux' (main) Command 'lscp' from package 'nilfs-tools' (universe) lscpi: command not found crossroads@crossroads-Th...
by crossroads
Sat Mar 28, 2015 7:37 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: What made you switch to Linux Mint?
Replies: 601
Views: 92814

Re: What made you switch to Linux Mint?

I switched to Linux Mint because ... I simply did not know better! Of all the hard things in my life to do, this was by far the easiest thing to accomplish ... make a computer run on Linux. Compared to what? Fix a broken person, a bent communtiy, a lost dried out world? Linux is a no brainless equat...
by crossroads
Sat Mar 28, 2015 6:09 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What was your Linux noob experience like?
Replies: 45
Views: 4269

Re: What was your Linux noob experience like?

To be a "Noob", is to be part of an identifiable group. Bet your left nut, there are are a ton of people, guys and girls, whom are invisible, and have no clue what you do. But whom are here nevertheless ... contributing, silently. To be a noob, is to grasp ... fungi from the forest floor, and ask .....

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