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by ThinkingMonkey
Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:24 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Writing scripts, maybe similar to DOS batch files?
Replies: 5
Views: 1200

Re: Writing scripts, maybe similar to DOS batch files?

Hi all, Thank you for the fast responses. Well, 3 votes for shell scripting, so shell scripting it is! Thanks for the multitude of resources. @Habitual If you've personally studied all the resources you listed you must be a Certified Zen Master as well as a BOSS in scripting. lol I found out slowly ...
by ThinkingMonkey
Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:23 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Writing scripts, maybe similar to DOS batch files?
Replies: 5
Views: 1200

Writing scripts, maybe similar to DOS batch files?

Hi all, I realize that this is probably the oldest and most answered question here and I apologize. For a beginner, what do I need to familiarize myself with as far as scripting in Linux? I did search through the forums for this topic but what I was finding was mainly people wanting help with a scri...
by ThinkingMonkey
Tue Nov 17, 2015 11:50 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mint Rafaela 17.2 - No ethernet with onboard Intel I217-V
Replies: 3
Views: 848

UPDATE - Mint Rafaela 17.2 - No ethernet with Intel I217-V

Hi all, This original post was marked as solved but an issue has come up. For those who are dual booting like me with Windows 10 and Linux Mint 17.2 (or any distro, actually), if you used the fix that I posted here, it may have stopped working. The cause is that the newest Microsoft 'Fall Update' th...
by ThinkingMonkey
Thu Nov 12, 2015 6:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mint Rafaela 17.2 - No ethernet with onboard Intel I217-V
Replies: 3
Views: 848

[SOLVED] - No ethernet with onboard Intel I217-V

Hi karichen, I'm sorry about the long delay in replying. I fixed my issue and then attempted to update that fact to the 2 or 3 forums where I had posted this problem. Evidently I missed the most important one, namely, here at linuxmint.com. Thank you for your help. TL;DR Turn off WoL in BIOS and Win...
by ThinkingMonkey
Thu Nov 12, 2015 4:50 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Better to compile locally or just get compiled packages?
Replies: 2
Views: 252

Re: Better to compile locally or just get compiled packages?

Hi,

Thanks for the info and sorry about the misplaced posting. :)
by ThinkingMonkey
Thu Nov 12, 2015 12:31 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Better to compile locally or just get compiled packages?
Replies: 2
Views: 252

Better to compile locally or just get compiled packages?

Hi all, I'm sure this has been discussed since the last Ice Age but I googled and didn't see anything besides fanboy posts saying their method was engraved in granite and was the one and only way to go about it correctly. Does anyone have pro and cons or anecdotal opinions about whether it's better ...
by ThinkingMonkey
Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mint Rafaela 17.2 - No ethernet with onboard Intel I217-V
Replies: 3
Views: 848

Mint Rafaela 17.2 - No ethernet with onboard Intel I217-V

Hi all, As my subject line states, I have recently installed Linux Mint 17.2. It appears to have correctly identified every internal device (except one) and every peripheral device. However, one of the most critical devices of all, the ethernet adapter, won't work. I get a constant message about eve...

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