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by bawldiggle
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox ESR v52
Replies: 12
Views: 1301

Re: Firefox ESR v52

@ Schultz :) Thank you for your response. I have been using PMoon for several years and is my favorite browser. Finding PMoon-compatible Classic-Fox extensions is a challenge on the AMO legacy sites. All my PCs are Win-7 + one XP, and the thought of Win-10 is a nightmare. :shudder: I am working on r...
by bawldiggle
Mon Sep 03, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox ESR v52
Replies: 12
Views: 1301

Firefox ESR v52

With the demise of Firefox Classic Extensions I am using Firefox ESR v52.0 on 4 Win-7 machines ... and more than a handful of classic extensions (XPIs) backed up. I have downloaded __ firefox-52.0esr.tar.bz2 __ from https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/52.0esr/linux-x86_64/en-GB/ Q: will...
by bawldiggle
Wed Nov 04, 2015 4:13 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: "Firefox is already running but not responding" ?
Replies: 3
Views: 615

"Firefox is already running but not responding" ?

I have been using Mint on a very casual basis for 9 months (not enough time to get into it full time) All I use Mint for is browsing and emails. Firefox and Thunderbird. - Firefox has been locking up for the last 10 weeks - if I open more than one tab, Firefox UI gets very jittery then self closes o...
by bawldiggle
Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:04 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox is freezing up Thunderbird and Mint
Replies: 7
Views: 817

Re: Firefox is freezing up Thunderbird and Mint

Hi zipidachimp, At least I now know I am not alone :) I was a very early convert to Palemoon (Windows) in its very early days. - presently I have a substantial text file of links to .. 1. uninstall Firefox in Linux Mint 2. install Pale Moon into Linux Mint ... but there is a lot of misinformation on...
by bawldiggle
Sun Oct 04, 2015 3:58 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox is freezing up Thunderbird and Mint
Replies: 7
Views: 817

Firefox is freezing up Thunderbird and Mint

Firefox 28 on my Linux Mint 17 (Qiana) is freezing the entire system - ie, with Thunderbird open --> select one message --> select one link - Firefox opens and the HDD gets very busy and all controls (OS and all open apps) controls are frozen The dedicated Linux PC (an Acer Aspire 5315) has been woe...
by bawldiggle
Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:59 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: PC specs in Signature, how much info ?
Replies: 4
Views: 466

PC specs in Signature, how much info ?

My present Signature contains very basic specs for my dedicated Linux machine SPECS: Acer Aspire 5315 (purchased 2007) | OS Linux Mint 17 "Quiana" -- Mate 32-bit | 2GB RAM | HDD 80GB Is this enough info for technical help, particularly OS problems ? inxi -Fxz in Terminal ... has produced 27 lines of...
by bawldiggle
Wed Aug 12, 2015 8:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox stopped in middle of Mint session
Replies: 2
Views: 316

UPDATE

Rebooted MINT PC - an alert that Firefox is still running, ... "no it is not running" - dismissed the alert then a full 45 seconds of no "Start" button, no task bar ... only the Welcome screen - finally Linux PC restarted. Firefox is now working from eMail links - but why would it stop in the middle...
by bawldiggle
Wed Aug 12, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox stopped in middle of Mint session
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Firefox stopped in middle of Mint session

In Thunderbird emails, when a link to a web page is left clicked (or through the Context menu "Open link in Browser"), an alert is displayed ... Close Firefox Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your sy...
by bawldiggle
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:46 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I update Thunderbird ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1916

Re: How do I update Thunderbird ?

@ Cosmo Thanks for your input :) - over the last 12 hours (sleep in between) it is obvious that my Mint PC is very outdated Once small updates (eg, Thunderbird) are mastered I have every intention of updating as much as is necessary - I look forward to your involvement in my education ;) Thank you :)
by bawldiggle
Tue Aug 04, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I update Thunderbird ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1916

Re: How do I update Thunderbird ?

@ xenopeek By default Update Manager only installs level 1-3 updates. Thank you. Good info :) See edit > preferences where the levels are explained. The only reference to 'Update" I can find in "Preferences" is in ... Preferences (dlg) --> Advanced (page) --> Update (tab) Q1: ... no "Help" links or ...
by bawldiggle
Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:18 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I update Thunderbird ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1916

Re: How do I update Thunderbird ?

Now there are 212 updates listed in "Updates Manager"

Do I install them all ?
- I don't think my Mint is Ubuntu ... ?
- or is it Debian ?

I don't want to screw up :?
by bawldiggle
Tue Aug 04, 2015 5:08 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I update Thunderbird ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1916

Re: How do I update Thunderbird ?

Two offerings ...
1. mint-kernel-info
2. mint-upgrade-info

No options offered ... just hit OK ?
by bawldiggle
Tue Aug 04, 2015 4:49 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I update Thunderbird ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1916

Re: How do I update Thunderbird ?

Hi xenopeek :)

The only program listed on Update Manager (even after using "Refresh") is Linux Mint Update Manager v4.9.2
- Thunderbird is not listed

What do I do now ?
by bawldiggle
Tue Aug 04, 2015 1:55 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I update Thunderbird ?
Replies: 15
Views: 1916

How do I update Thunderbird ?

How do I update Thunderbird in Mint.
- there is no "update now" control on TBird 24.4.0

I am a Linux newbie struggling with TBird ...

Would appreciate any guidance Thank you :)
by bawldiggle
Mon Jul 20, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Which Wine to use ?
Replies: 13
Views: 2375

Re: Which Wine to use ?

Thank you BenchRest, Pierre, and Habitual ... for your responses :) This is what I have found by trying to help myself ... - List of "Wine" choices in Mint - Start –> Software Manager –> Search:= wine - result found 19 "Wine" programs (which one do I install -AND- how Wine playonlinux wine-mono0.0.8...
by bawldiggle
Mon Jul 20, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Which Wine to use ?
Replies: 13
Views: 2375

Re: Which Wine to use ?

What is "the repo" ?
Where do I find it ?
by bawldiggle
Sun Jul 19, 2015 9:53 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Which Wine to use ?
Replies: 13
Views: 2375

Re: Which Wine to use ?

Thanks benchrest for such a prompt reply :) There are lot of "Wines" in Software Manager - for memory "Opera Mail" requires .NET ... I think - I only managed to get portable Opera Mail located onto my Win7 PC last night ... so not a lot of experience :oops: I will check Opera Mail's requirements now...
by bawldiggle
Sun Jul 19, 2015 9:00 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Which Wine to use ?
Replies: 13
Views: 2375

Re: Which Wine to use ?

I just opened the "Downloads" page at Wine.HQ

Now I really know I will need help with "which to download"
by bawldiggle
Sun Jul 19, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Which Wine to use ?
Replies: 13
Views: 2375

Which Wine to use ?

I know nothing about "Wine" Wine HQ are offering two versions of Wine 1. v1.6.2 2. v1.7.47 --- development release ... Is a development release Linux-speak for "beta" version ? I assume from How to Use Wine on Linux (by WikiHow) Wine will be automatically installed onto my Mint PC - I have never ins...
by bawldiggle
Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:39 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: no fan on Acer Aspire 5315
Replies: 4
Views: 1351

Re: no fan on Acer Aspire 5315

@ josweet The fan worked in Vista then in WinXP, up until I installed Linux Mint Mate about 2 months ago. Both Vista and XP are long gone on the Acer ... Vista was OEM, no longer on the Acer. With Digital River ISOs no longer available ... that is the end of a Windows upgrade/repair of the fan manag...

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