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by singingotter
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: login after sleep fails "incorrect password", select 'switch user' login with same password works
Replies: 0
Views: 276

login after sleep fails "incorrect password", select 'switch user' login with same password works

often after waking laptop from sleep mode inputting login password to password field on login window fails with message "incorrect password". Sometimes re-entering password will work, other times not after many attempts. Selecting 'change/switch user account' and re-entering the same password for th...
by singingotter
Mon May 09, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: recurring error on update; g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0
Replies: 1
Views: 555

recurring error on update; g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0

error displays at first line of terminal window each time i run software update.
full text;

(synaptic:10044): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid > 0' failed

only one post I found mentions a similar problem with a proposed solution, but no instructions how to implement.
by singingotter
Mon Feb 08, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to implement solution to update problem?
Replies: 0
Views: 222

How to implement solution to update problem?

You were correct. I added netbase to the end of the line and update worked fine. Thank you. I have the same recurring error message. How do you add netbase to the end of the line? I posted this in December but I guess no-one reads it because the problem is 'solved'. Text of the error and solution i...
by singingotter
Mon Feb 08, 2016 12:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa freezing intermitently for LONG periods
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa freezing intermitently for LONG periods

A frequent occurrence (every day or two). System hangs, nothing is responsive, cannot even exit with keystrokes, have to hard shutdown (long hold on power button) or wait (up to 20 minutes sometimes) for drive reads to stop. Drive indicator light glows on or slight flickering. Only program running i...
by singingotter
Tue Dec 22, 2015 12:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cannot get update to work, help please. (Solved)
Replies: 3
Views: 606

Re: Cannot get update to work, help please.

richardsmithson wrote:You were correct. I added netbase to the end of the line and update worked fine.


Thank you.
I have the same recurring error message.
How did you add netbase to the end of the line?

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