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by Compass
Mon Aug 31, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: HELP ..... Forgot Login Username
Replies: 1
Views: 1146

HELP ..... Forgot Login Username

It has been a long time since I logged into my desktop computer and I just realized I have forgot my Username which is asked in the login prompt. I am running 64bit Cinnamon Mint Rafaela. I have searched the internet and have found a few responses referring to getting into GRUB at boot up and then a...
by Compass
Mon Jun 08, 2015 12:08 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: PGP Encryption in Linux Mint 17.1
Replies: 3
Views: 2087

Re: PGP Encryption in Linux Mint 17.1

Thank you both for your replies....Laurent85...I read your reply and went ahead and installed the gnupg2 through the Software Manager. I figured since they recommend doing so, it would obviously be a good idea. In Thunderbird if I go to Enigmail then Preferences, the Basic tab says it is using Gnupg...
by Compass
Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What are your top tips for a Newbie?
Replies: 646
Views: 325702

Re: What are your top tips for a Newbie?

Personally, I would only accept updates through the Update Manager on levels 1,2 and 3. I would stay away from using the "Terminal". This can get you into ALOT of trouble if you are not SURE what you are doing or what trickle down effect those changes may have on the rest of your system. O...
by Compass
Sat Jun 06, 2015 4:20 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: PGP Encryption in Linux Mint 17.1
Replies: 3
Views: 2087

PGP Encryption in Linux Mint 17.1

I have encryption enabled in my Linux Mint via Thunderbird and the Enigmail add-on and all is working well. The version of gnu in my Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.1 is version 1.4.16 GnuPG2 version 2.0.22 is available from the Software Manager. I found on the GnuPGP website that the latest stable version i...
by Compass
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: After Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon Install...?
Replies: 4
Views: 487

Re: After Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon Install...?

Thanks for the replies .Much appreciated. I guess with all the articles I read about Mint always saying that what applies to Ubuntu also applies to Mint I just naturally assumed that with Mint I would have to go through all the sudo apt-get stuff for all I spoke about in my question. I wish some of ...
by Compass
Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: After Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon Install...?
Replies: 4
Views: 487

After Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon Install...?

I have been searching for some kind of answer to this question but no success.....I'm thinking I just don't know how to pose the question....so here goes. I am used to Ubuntu and after an install of Ubuntu I have to spend a good hour copying and pasting in Terminal to get all the codecs, microsoft f...

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