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by JerryF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi there!
Replies: 8
Views: 55

Re: Hi there!

Welcome!
by JerryF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello Everybody!
Replies: 6
Views: 18

Re: Hello Everybody!

Welcome to the forums.
by JerryF
Thu Aug 17, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Switching From Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa To Windows 8...
Replies: 27
Views: 358

Re: Switching From Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa To Windows 8...

MS will legally let you download Windows 10. If you do find your product key for your previous Windows 8 AND it wasn't an OEM version, you should be able to install Win 10.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/software-download/windows10ISO
by JerryF
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:29 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Switching From Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa To Windows 8...
Replies: 27
Views: 358

Re: Switching From Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa To Windows 8...

... I know, I know. Microsoft doesn't value user's privacy, but I can't do anything with Linux. I wanna go back to gaming on Steam. I wanna be able to download (almost) any program and for it to simply work, instead of hoping Wine supports it. I just like Windows' simpler way of doing things. When ...
by JerryF
Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Linux MINT 18.x Does Not Mount BluRay CD-DVD Volume
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: Linux MINT 18.x Does Not Mount BluRay CD-DVD Volume

Did you use file manager or a program in Windows to write/create the files the Blueray disc?
by JerryF
Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Struggling with dual-boot decision
Replies: 5
Views: 110

Re: Struggling with dual-boot decision

I'm in the market for a new laptop. I don't think I will ever need Windows 10, but cannot be certain of that. Assuming I get a Dell Precision w/o Windows, would it be feasible to install Windows 10 at a later date, and then Linux Mint along side it? Presently I am dual-booting Linux Mint 18.2 and W...
by JerryF
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Grateful
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: Grateful

jimallyn wrote:Welcome aboard, Anaconda! Yeah, JeremyB sure knows his stuff on wifi!

+1
by JerryF
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:00 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: No input devices after installation Mint 18.2 Cinammon
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: No input devices after installation Mint 18.2 Cinammon

Wish I knew more about how to help. :(

The reason I posted is that I noticed your CPU results and noticed that all your cores/threads are running at max. That's not usual.
by JerryF
Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Finally, Linux Works for Me
Replies: 6
Views: 164

Re: Finally, Linux Works for Me

Welcome!
by JerryF
Mon Aug 14, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Running Mint from a USB
Replies: 21
Views: 504

Re: Running Mint from a USB

Robint wrote:...
Its taken me weeks to get to this same conscensus of what to do and to brush away all the vested interest guru unicorns that wastes your time - which is why i have a hate for click baiters and am encouraged that the mods here also share my feelings.


:?:
by JerryF
Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:39 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Color rendition
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Color rendition

Replying to my own question, in case someone else runs into the same issue. Problem was that the profile set in menu-preferences-color was 'best RGB'. This is a wide gamut profile, as opposed to my monitor's profile, which is close to sRGB. Setting to the default manufacturer's profile fixed the pr...
by JerryF
Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Installation Woes....
Replies: 11
Views: 165

Re: Installation Woes....

... It's got an Intel 120GB SSD in it which is out of an old laptop (cleaned partitions off it, tested OK). According to your screenshot of Gparted, your partitions aren't cleaned off of the hard disk. You still have an NTFS 1.56GB RECOVERY partition. Because that hard disk is from an another old l...
by JerryF
Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 1. will mint allow me to encrypt home folder via setup? 2. can i use unity?
Replies: 7
Views: 124

Re: 1. will mint allow me to encrypt home folder via setup? 2. can i use unity?

... i've a desktop computer and i need home folder encryption. Please know that there have been several members on this forum that have had home folder encryption and have lost their files because of one reason or another. It is not easy to recover encrypted partitions/folders. Encryption is not fo...
by JerryF
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Epson XP-420 does not print [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 164

Re: Epson XP-420 does not print

lynchm0965 wrote:OK, it's connected via WiFi now, and I could print from the desktop. However, I still cannot scan.

I only gave you a scanning solution, not the printer driver solution.

Attached is a file with both.
by JerryF
Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Running Mint from a USB
Replies: 21
Views: 504

Re: Running Mint from a USB

... Could a linux stick +apps be made like that? See how android has taken off and left M$ in the dust (hence the disastrous panic release of Win8) You can create a Linux Mint USB flash drive that is the same as installing it onto a hard drive. I have one. It's a Sandisk Ultra Flair 3.0 USB 16GB. I...
by JerryF
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Greetings!
Replies: 6
Views: 130

Re: Greetings!

Welcome!
by JerryF
Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] MS office blind to installed printer on Mint Mate 18.2
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: MS office blind to installed printer on Mint Mate 18.2

Glad to hear that!

Could you mark this as solved by going to your original post and editing it, then add [SOLVED] to the beginning of the Subject line?
by JerryF
Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: cannot access encrypted home folder.
Replies: 13
Views: 163

Re: cannot access encrypted home folder.

@WharfRat:

If home is encrypted, doesn't Guyjin have to be signed in as original user so that home is readable?
by JerryF
Sun Aug 13, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Parental software suggestions?
Replies: 14
Views: 311

Re: Parental software suggestions?

... Clearly you don't have children. You can sit down your child and educate and teach until you're blue in the face. That doesn't always work. Nor does a crack on the ass, so to speak. Again, I didn't come here for parenting advice. Either contribute to the question or don't. Don't start bringing ...
by JerryF
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Epson XP-420 does not print [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 164

Re: Epson XP-420 does not print

Attached is a LibreOffice Writer file with what I had to do to get my XP-640 recognized.

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