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by jonnymoon96
Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Ubuntu Snaps and linux Mint
Replies: 5
Views: 1591

Ubuntu Snaps and linux Mint

Will Ubuntu snaps affect Linux mint since Linux mint is based on Ubuntu and its repositories. if so is Ubuntu snaps a good or a bad thing
by jonnymoon96
Tue Jan 10, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Terminal Newbtastic Question <SOLVED>
Replies: 3
Views: 276

Re: Terminal Newbtastic Question

you will not see *******

instead you will see nothing so just type in your password (not seeing a password on the terminal is normal)

then press Enter on the keyboard

and it should go on as you normally would
by jonnymoon96
Mon Jan 09, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Why can't I select text on Facebook from mobile
Replies: 1
Views: 300

Re: Why can't I select text on Facebook from mobile

you may want to change the user agent on your phone browser as mobile browsers often have a feature to request the desktop version of a website to see if that helps by any chance however be aware of any copyright liability you can have in your country
by jonnymoon96
Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Overdrive application for Linux
Replies: 5
Views: 1850

Re: Overdrive application for Linux

I know what you mean about garmin express currently crossover Linux does not support garmin express but I have never tried over drive but if you have zero desire to pay there is always winehq the software but codeweavers does offer a triel version for you to test. Software you want to use and if it ...
by jonnymoon96
Sun Jan 08, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Alternative iTunes on Linux Mint 18.1
Replies: 3
Views: 4653

Re: Alternative iTunes on Linux Mint 18.1

The free software foundation has a fantastic resource for buying DRM Free products including music http://defectivebydesign.org/guide/audio thankfully you are not required to agree with their philosophy to use their resources
by jonnymoon96
Sun Jan 08, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I install rpm-packages?
Replies: 5
Views: 9227

Re: How do I install rpm-packages?

while you can it is not recommend plus there is usually a Ubuntu or debian package for whatever you are looking for usually but on the rare occasion that they are only in RPM then you probably have to compile from source or contact the software developer but please note they are not obligated to sup...
by jonnymoon96
Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:28 pm
Forum: Promotion
Topic: Noob idea to promote
Replies: 9
Views: 6015

Re: Noob idea to promote

word of mouth is generally the best way to promote Linux however abandonware is considered piracy so it would for liability reasons not be recommended to endorse abandonware i also would talk about the advantages and disadvantages of Linux i love using the Linux mint system. it has fulfilled my need...
by jonnymoon96
Thu Mar 03, 2016 2:04 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: All forums user should reset their password
Replies: 129
Views: 15001

help changing password

can you help change my password on this forum
by jonnymoon96
Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:01 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: PIA issue ? (nameservers)
Replies: 2
Views: 328

Re: PIA issue ? (nameservers)

you may want to disable opendns when you use the PIA client if that doesn’t change anything i would recommend getting PIA customer support to look at the issue
by jonnymoon96
Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: y-ppa-manager (Solved)
Replies: 2
Views: 382

Re: y-ppa-manager

you should just be able to just download seamonkey from their website http://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/ i have never found it in the mint software manager and i have not found a PPA for seamonkey though you will usually find a PPA for most Linux programs
by jonnymoon96
Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Firefox flash plugins (adobe + freshplayer)
Replies: 8
Views: 1852

Re: Firefox flash plugins (adobe + freshplayer)

you should be able to uninstall adobe flash player in the mint software manager and then just use the fresh plug-in on firefox
by jonnymoon96
Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mullvad VPN client - How to autostart?
Replies: 1
Views: 718

Re: Mullvad VPN client - How to autostart?

i don’t see why it would require root to run a VPN client i would ask them why it required root usually VPN clients have the option your are talking about in the advanced settings i have never ran mullvad VPN client so i would probably ask mullvad customer support since you are paying them every mon...
by jonnymoon96
Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:32 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: GPG error on apt-get update
Replies: 1
Views: 523

Re: GPG error on apt-get update

I had the same problems what i had to do was reinstall Linux mint also i had problems when i installed gnupg2 that is when the conflict happend my mistake was removing gnupg never do that never remove gnupg because when i removed gnupg i had to reinstall linux mint to fix the problems i had with lin...
by jonnymoon96
Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: browsers
Replies: 6
Views: 987

Re: browsers

I would probably recommend google chrome or chromium from google its the open source version of google chrome but does not have many features such as chrome has pepper flash player chromium does not have any proprietary software with it
by jonnymoon96
Wed Feb 17, 2016 12:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wine
Replies: 3
Views: 478

Re: Wine

you should be able to go to the mint software manager type in wine click remove and then go to wine 1.6 and then click remove wine gecko and click remove and go to wine mono and click remove
by jonnymoon96
Sun Feb 14, 2016 11:05 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [Solved] Antivirus Software for Linux
Replies: 14
Views: 1911

Re: Antivirus Software for Linux

I find anti virus programs for Linux completely unnecessary but there are some anti virus programs for Linux I do not consider Linux invincible you can get viruses on Linux however that scenario is actually very rare. http://www.welivesecurity.com/2015/01/13/really-need-antivirus-software-linux-desk...
by jonnymoon96
Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:42 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint software manager not working
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Re: Mint software manager not working (solved)

it is now fixed i just had to reinstall Linux mint thank you for your service
by jonnymoon96
Sun Feb 14, 2016 10:37 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Adobe flash Player
Replies: 3
Views: 772

Adobe flash Player

Why is adobe flash player included with the Linux mint distribution?
by jonnymoon96
Fri Feb 05, 2016 5:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: VPN on Linux ... Good or Bad?
Replies: 3
Views: 444

Re: VPN on Linux ... Good or Bad?

A VPN is good at Encrypting your internet connection however websites can tell if you are connected to the VPN http://iphub.info/

depending on your needs or wants a VPN may or may not make sense
by jonnymoon96
Fri Feb 05, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint software manager not working
Replies: 3
Views: 324

Re: Mint software manager not working

thank you for your reply i guess i have to reinstall linux mint. thank you for your service

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