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by Perri 7
Mon Jun 01, 2015 6:18 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partition?
Replies: 29
Views: 1437

Re: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partitio

Hello to all and especially to Cosmo . I apologise for the time it has taken me to report back, but I was occupied by other matters. I am attaching the partition information viewed from Windows 7 (used Acronis disk manager to generate report). Partitions viewed from Windows 7 Using Acronis.png It wi...
by Perri 7
Fri May 29, 2015 11:23 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Tor Browser Bundle
Replies: 14
Views: 1503

Re: Tor Browser Bundle

Thank you Hoser Rob and 1.618 and your advice and assistance. Much appreciated. I think we can mark this solved.

Best Regards,

Perri 7.
by Perri 7
Sun May 24, 2015 10:01 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: <RESOLVED>Too many Password Requests
Replies: 9
Views: 1354

Re: Too many Password Requests

Thanks folks. As I was dealing with a fresh installation of Linux Mint 17.1 I was installing software packages and the like so was engaged in system changes. I was experimenting with what was doable. This likely explains the issue I raised. Let's mark it resolved and move on. Thank you for comments....
by Perri 7
Sat May 23, 2015 11:15 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Tor Browser Bundle
Replies: 14
Views: 1503

Re: Tor Browser Bundle

Hello, Momentarily stop the presses! A new Tor browser is in the offing. Here is a blurb from http://www.dailydot.com/politics/tor-astoria-timing-attack-client/ and additional information can be found here: http://thehackernews.com/2015/05/Astoria-tor-client.html With the threat of powerful intellig...
by Perri 7
Sat May 23, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <RESOLVED>LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 Spellchek Not Working
Replies: 7
Views: 579

Re: LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 Spellchek Not Working

Ok. Thanks. I think we mark this resolved. Regards, Perri 7.
by Perri 7
Sat May 23, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <RESOLVED>LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 Spellchek Not Working
Replies: 7
Views: 579

Re: LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 Spellchek Not Working

Cosmo. wrote:Hyphenation is needed - as the word says - for hyphenating words (word-breaking).
If you want an advanced grammar checker, take a look at LanguageTool.
Thanks, "Language tool" looks interesting. Do I need the "Hunspell SpellChecker?

Let me now.

Perri 7.
by Perri 7
Sat May 23, 2015 12:45 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <RESOLVED>LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 Spellchek Not Working
Replies: 7
Views: 579

Re: LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 Spellchek Not Working

Hi Perri 7, With Synaptic Package Manager (or Software Manager ) install a myspell dictionary, for example... myspell-en-gb Choose preferred language from Synaptic myspell search results. David Thank you David. Did as you suggested and seems to work. Still needs some tweaking I believe. Under Optio...
by Perri 7
Sat May 23, 2015 12:03 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Tor Browser Bundle
Replies: 14
Views: 1503

Re: Tor Browser Bundle

Please see my comments in red underneath your suggestions: Ok this is how i do it, via the gui How is this via the GUI? I thought we needed Videlia? download the correct version of tor browser, you're on 64bit remember Ok done that open my file browser I use mate so mines caja but your using cinnam...
by Perri 7
Sat May 23, 2015 8:23 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <RESOLVED>LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 Spellchek Not Working
Replies: 7
Views: 579

<RESOLVED>LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 Spellchek Not Working

Hello, I feel silly, but I can't seem to get spelling / grammar check to work in LibreOffice 4.2.8.2 under Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon 64bit. I've tried all the settings but nothing seems to work. When I run the checker (or use F7) on gibberish LibreOffice proudly claims there are no spelling errors. (...
by Perri 7
Sat May 23, 2015 7:53 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Tor Browser Bundle
Replies: 14
Views: 1503

Re: Tor Browser Bundle

This talks about installing Tor: http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=157681&p=974152&hilit=fresh+mint+to+nvidia+optimus#p974152 Look at number 20. I keep losing my post when I switch to another screen - why does this happen? In any event, I thought the way to run Tor was to save the bu...
by Perri 7
Thu May 21, 2015 2:23 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Tor Browser Bundle
Replies: 14
Views: 1503

Re: Tor Browser Bundle

... or you can install the tor browser bundle from tor themselves which will give a preconfigured version of firefox with loads of stuff tweaked to hide as much info as possible about you Hello, Thank you for your advice. As a new Linux user, I've read that the safest and recommended method for ins...
by Perri 7
Thu May 21, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Tor Browser Bundle
Replies: 14
Views: 1503

Re: Tor Browser Bundle

It shows up in Synaptic for me, but I think I've got some non-standard repos ... Edit: I am running 17.0 Cinnamon, not 17.1. Thank you for your reply. I've searched the Synaptic Package Manager for "Tor Browser Bundle" and I would estimate around 40 packages were returned! I am knew to Linux and so...
by Perri 7
Tue May 19, 2015 5:57 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED> Tor Browser Bundle
Replies: 14
Views: 1503

<SOLVED> Tor Browser Bundle

Hello, Is there a "Tor Browser Bundle" for Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon 64 bit that is installable via a package by the Software Manager? I looked but could not find one. I know there is a Linux version of the Tor Browser Bundle, but I would prefer to install it in a tried and true way. Thank you all. P...
by Perri 7
Tue May 19, 2015 5:41 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Malware anti virus
Replies: 22
Views: 5258

Re: Malware anti virus

Hello, I am by very far new to Linux and certainly no expert on the existence of Linux viruses or trojans. As I have said in another post, I only have many questions at this stage. One question I did ask which remains open relates to reports that the “Turla Trojan" was found lurking about in the Lin...
by Perri 7
Sun May 17, 2015 6:39 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: <RESOLVED>Too many Password Requests
Replies: 9
Views: 1354

<RESOLVED>Too many Password Requests

Hello, It seems that whenever you want do something in mint a password request is issued. As the only user on my machine, this is becoming an annoyance. Is there a way to disable this function so that a password is required only to log in (or to selectively choose which functions require a password ...
by Perri 7
Wed May 13, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partition?
Replies: 29
Views: 1437

Re: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partitio

Thank you Cosmo . Before I deal with the partition issue, it occurred to me that my second question relating to “Turla Trojan" should probably be posted in a different forum. Do you agree? If yes, I will edit my last parttiion post and create a new post in the appropriate forum for the Turla Trojan....
by Perri 7
Wed May 13, 2015 5:18 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partition?
Replies: 29
Views: 1437

Re: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partitio

I will do some more testing before I mark this question resolved. Good morning, I am happy to report both Linux Mint and Windows are running without any apparent problems. It's a joy to experience. (Although the boot loader screen could be a bit more graphical - it reminds me of a DOS installation ...
by Perri 7
Mon May 11, 2015 1:52 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Problem installing from DVD
Replies: 2
Views: 210

Re: Problem installing from DVD

Hi, I am a Linux Newbie, but am experienced with computers and Windows OSs. Hello, like you I am a Linux newbie but have a lot of experience with Windows. I have two suggestions for you: 1) make sure you have the latest BIOS version for your machine, and 2) if you created the install live DVD from ...
by Perri 7
Sun May 10, 2015 4:35 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partition?
Replies: 29
Views: 1437

Re: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partitio

If you have questions, don't hesitate to ask. Hello Cosmo , Coming to you live from a successful installation of Linux Mint 117.1! I continued with the installation, and the installer added the necessary partitions without any errors. The bootloader seems to be working without any problems. I boote...
by Perri 7
Sat May 09, 2015 5:38 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partition?
Replies: 29
Views: 1437

Re: Why is Mint 17.1 Installer Not Using Free Space Partitio

Hello and good morning Cosmo , I very much appreciate your replying to my latest questions. I know I ask a lot of questions (and have many more to ask) but I know very little about Linux. I was led to believe that installing it in a dual boot configuration was a cake-walk as I knew a lot about Windo...

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