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by dimic
Sat Nov 24, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: SOLVED | .desktop file is ignored / no menue entry appears in Mint Menu
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Update .desktop file is ignored / no menue entry appears in Mint Menu

Thanks for your hints! permissions of .desktop file I used the same permissions like some examples in /usr/share/applications, this was not the solution xdg-desktop-menu command seems to do the same like commands desktop-file-install and update-desktop-database, didn't help in my case terminal progr...
by dimic
Wed Nov 07, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: SOLVED | .desktop file is ignored / no menue entry appears in Mint Menu
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Re: .desktop file is ignored / no menue entry appears in Mint Menu

Thanks for your quick reply! Unfortunately, the suggested steps did not help to create a menue entry automatically. The .desktop file still is not recognized. For my own computer, setting up an entry with the Menue editor works fine. But I look for an automated way within the installation of my game...
by dimic
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [SOLVED] Deinstall application from the Mint Menu
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Deinstall application from the Mint Menu

Thanx for the quick and profound reply!!!

So, I can use the deinstall from the menue only with apt packages and flatpacks,
not with self-extracting archives. The users of my game will have to start
a removal script manually.

Best Greetings, Dieter
by dimic
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [SOLVED] Deinstall application from the Mint Menu
Replies: 2
Views: 136

[SOLVED] Deinstall application from the Mint Menu

SYSTEM Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia x64 Cinnamon Kernel 4.15.0-36-generic Ubuntu 16.04.1 Cinnamon 3.6.7 SITUATION In the Mint Menu (Cinnamon main menu), you can right-click an application and click 'Deinstall'. You are asked for the admin password and the corresponding software package is removed. QUESTI...
by dimic
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: SOLVED | .desktop file is ignored / no menue entry appears in Mint Menu
Replies: 7
Views: 251

SOLVED | .desktop file is ignored / no menue entry appears in Mint Menu

SYSTEM Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia x64 Cinnamon Kernel 4.15.0-36-generic Ubuntu 16.04.1 Cinnamon 3.6.7 PROBLEM .desktop file is ignored / no menu entry appears in Mint Menu DETAILS I want to add an entry for a game to the Mint Menu during the installation of the app. After the game has been installed to...
by dimic
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: No cable connection to WiFi router - some hints
Replies: 0
Views: 278

No cable connection to WiFi router - some hints

Hello, if you try to connect your Linux machine to a WLAN router via Ethernet cable without success, check these points: 1. Update the router firmware often solves connectivity problems 2. Check the maximum number of connected devices If you have many devices connected to the router, check the route...
by dimic
Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: WIFi disappeared after kernel upgrade to 4.13.0-26-generic
Replies: 11
Views: 2231

Re: WIFi disappeared after kernel upgrade to 4.13.0-26-generic

Hi, this is no direct reply to your post, but a comment to the subject "WiFi problems with kernel 4.13.0-26". I also have updated to kernel 4.13.0-26 because of the Meltdown/Spectre security advise. With my Asus Vivobook, WiFi works fine after the kernel upgrade. The difference: i have got a differe...
by dimic
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [SOLVED] Mint 18.3 laptop can't connect to WLAN
Replies: 1
Views: 176

[SOLVED] Mint 18.3 laptop can't connect to WLAN

Hello Mint-Users, my problem is already solved, i post it for documentation and your information. SITUATION: Existing WLAN network with Netgear WNR1000v3 router, Mint 18.2 laptop (Toshiba), iPhone 4, Playstation 3 => working fine. Installed Mint 18.3 Sylvia Cinnamon on a new Asus VivoBook => no WLAN...
by dimic
Tue Jan 16, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Function Keys - Toshiba Satellite L50-C - FN key mode
Replies: 1
Views: 463

Re: Function Keys - Toshiba Satellite L50-C - FN key mode

Problem solved!
After update to Linux Mint 18.2, the function keys behave as configured in BIOS. :D
by dimic
Fri Jan 15, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Function Keys - Toshiba Satellite L50-C - FN key mode
Replies: 1
Views: 463

[SOLVED] Function Keys - Toshiba Satellite L50-C - FN key mode

Hi @all, i have got a Toshiba Satellite L50 C 230 notebook. Function keys are working under Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa. But i do not like that i have to press the [FN] key in order to use multimedia keys like [VOLUME UP] or [BRIGHTNESS DOWN]. By default, the normal F1...F12 keys are activated by the funct...
by dimic
Fri Jan 15, 2016 8:17 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Wallpaper suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 1043

Wallpaper suggestions

Hi @all,
how do you like this Mint wallpaper?
https://www.marvinspace.de/download/GreenSun.jpg
GreenSun.jpg 1366 x 768 pixel
I have created it for my brand new Toshiba Satellite L 50 C Mint Rosa notebook,

Greetings from Berlin
Dieter

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