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by sueede
Tue Jul 28, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Data usage monitoring
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: Data usage monitoring

Do you mean Network usage monitor ?
I use this panel one
https://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/applets/view/31
But it's far from perfect.
by sueede
Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: If the daily cron job for TRIM is working why does it take so long to run it manually?
Replies: 11
Views: 302

Re: If the daily cron job for TRIM is working why does it take so long to run it manually?

You can see if it workes with this command in Terminal. It will increase a lot - with the size of the trimmed part of the memory after the Trim. (Change sdaX to your "sda") xed /sys/fs/ext4/sdaX/lifetime_write_kbytes Check once a day , or I think it gives info after manually trim. Edit forgot: And i...
by sueede
Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cannot add Google to Firefox search engine
Replies: 7
Views: 290

Re: Cannot add Google to Firefox search engine

Look around here. Different solutions in this thread.

viewtopic.php?p=1840120#p1840120
by sueede
Sun Jul 05, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: linux mint 20, Firefox 78 and broken add search engine
Replies: 36
Views: 2600

Re: linux mint 20, Firefox 78 and broken add search engine

It worked for me. I have that double bars: one addressbar and one searchbar on top of FF. (It's under settings) Can't get it work at the moment with only ONE bar at the top of FF and get the new searchengine under settings - search. (I'm a newbie) https://www.linuxmint.com/searchengines.php And it o...
by sueede
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: linux mint 20, Firefox 78 and broken add search engine
Replies: 36
Views: 2600

Re: linux mint 20, Firefox 78 and broken add search engine

It is fixed with version 78.0.1 release date july 1 .
It will come to you very soon. I received mine july 3.
by sueede
Sat Jul 04, 2020 2:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't rename files (or folders) by left click mouse. LM20 Cinnamon
Replies: 7
Views: 203

[SOLVED] Can't rename files (or folders) by left click mouse. LM20 Cinnamon

After highlighted the file, I can't rename files left click mouse any more.
I have to right click and choose "rename" in the menu.
A bug or a feature ?
Or just for me ?
by sueede
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Understanding Linux Mint Versions [SOLVED]
Replies: 34
Views: 1031

Re: Understanding Linux Mint Versions

Upgrade one step at a time - 18 and 18.1-> 18.2 18.2-> 18.3
Start down below.
blog.linuxmint.com/?s=upgrade+18.1+to+18.2&submit=Search
by sueede
Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED ] Does the daily cron job for TRIM make a separate log file?
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Re: Does the daily cron job for TRIM make a separate log file?

Why use TRIM once a day ? I changed from weekly to monthly. I don´t write a lot every week and my SSD is just half full. LM18.3 You can see that write data increased a lot on the SSD after TRIM. My 128 GB SSD is half full ,and TRIM increase written data by ca 50GB. Try this in command (tells your to...
by sueede
Wed Jan 31, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: system clock erratic
Replies: 4
Views: 448

Re: system clock erratic

Nice command to check the times is

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timedatectl
And is the battery ok ?
by sueede
Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Recommended podcasts
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: Recommended podcasts

.Sunday Morning Linux Review smlr.us .Mintcast mintcast.org .Ubuntupodcast ubuntupodcast.org .Going Linux goinglinux.com .Late Night Linux latenightlinux.com .Tuxjam (open source) tuxjam.otherside.network .And, majpooper, from Raleigh North Carolina, but not Linux this one www.computers2know.com
by sueede
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Nemo gives black screen
Replies: 12
Views: 595

Re: Nemo gives black screen

Have you tried update the kernel ?

Or upgrade to LM 18.3.
by sueede
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Left click and right click choice?
Replies: 9
Views: 992

Re: Left click and right click choice?

Cinnamon
Menu-> Preferences-> Mouse and Touchpad
by sueede
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to check that SSD TRIM is running? (Mint 18.3)
Replies: 2
Views: 2960

Re: How to check that SSD TRIM is running? (Mint 18.3)

One way to check is like I do. I activate TRIM once a month (cron monthly) Have a 120 GB SSD ,half full. I can see how write kbytes increases with this command (down below), once a day. For me about 3 GB /day. But when the TRIM activates it increases ca 50 GB. It happens ca the 17th of the month. De...
by sueede
Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Boot time excessive 50 seconds
Replies: 11
Views: 794

Re: Boot time excessive 50 seconds

From pressing start button to desktop 56 s with an Intel E7500, benchmark
near your Celeron 3205U Ozo. LM 18.3

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systemd-analyze
Startup finished in 16.650s (kernel) + 8.451s (userspace) = 25.102s
by sueede
Thu Jan 11, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] How to downgrade/change error causing kernel?
Replies: 3
Views: 1030

Re: How to downgrade/change error causing kernel?

On my Oldie (at least 10 years) desktop I use "Esc" during power up
to go to GRUB.
by sueede
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Callouts to time server won't stop. (solved)
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Re: Callouts to time server won't stop.

Have you tried sudo service ntp stop And start sudo service ntp start Or sudo service ntp restart Or /etc/init.d/ntp restart I don´t know if this helps, but my ntp files (all?) are here /etc/ntp.conf /etc/default/ntpdate /etc/default/openntpd /usr/sbin/ntpdate I have had problems with ntp some time ...
by sueede
Thu Dec 28, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Time clock keeps changing
Replies: 5
Views: 357

Re: Time clock keeps changing

Check times with command

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timedatectl
by sueede
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Minor bug ,or a feature ? LM18.2 Cinn. Kernel 4.8.0-58
Replies: 4
Views: 287

Re: Minor bug ,or a feature ? LM18.2 Cinn. Kernel 4.8.0-58

Thanks for testing.

Itś a very small problem, so leave it there.

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