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by Schultz
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: insecure website
Replies: 5
Views: 203

Re: insecure website

I think you rolled back for nothing.
by Schultz
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: What happened? Site was GONE.
Replies: 24
Views: 527

Re: What happened? Site was GONE.

karlchen wrote:
No. This was not the root cause. - This, however, was the root cause:
xenopeek wrote:
Confirmed. Any problems with www or www dot forums is a DNS issue. Our registrar is moving us. Should resolve itself.
Okay, so it was nothing malicious by a third party?
by Schultz
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: What happened? Site was GONE.
Replies: 24
Views: 527

Re: What happened? Site was GONE.

The longer we don't get some sort of announcement of what's going on, the more worried I'm becoming (I've clicked on all those links). :?
by Schultz
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: What happened? Site was GONE.
Replies: 24
Views: 527

Re: What happened? Site was GONE.

I'm getting the same thing as karlchen on both Pale Moon and Basilisk.
by Schultz
Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Usernames
Replies: 23
Views: 376

Re: Usernames

When I (re)signed up here, I was watching reruns of Hogan's Heroes, so I made my user name Schultz, after the character Sergeant Schultz.
by Schultz
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Modern Web UI: Like it or loathe it?
Replies: 25
Views: 356

Re: Modern Web UI: Like it or loathe it?

gm10 wrote:
"Back in my day..." :D
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by Schultz
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: When to update to a new Linux kernel
Replies: 35
Views: 1964

Re: When to update to a new Linux kernel

michael louwe wrote: You should be running Linux kernel 4.4 which is LTS, ie supported by Ubuntu until April 2021. Kernel 4.13 should be nearing EOL or already EOL, ie no longer supported by Ubuntu. Kernel 4.13 reached end-of-life as of August 2018, so I second the idea that kernel 4.4 should be us...
by Schultz
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Puzzles , logic and lateral thinking .
Replies: 48
Views: 534

Re: Puzzles , logic and lateral thinking .

catweazel wrote: Faust wrote: 42 is generally correct of course , in that it's the universal answer to everything ( as all galactic hitch-hikers know :) ) I find it utterly amazing that it had to be explained. Okay, just did some research into "galactic hitch-hikers" and "The Hitchhiker's Guide to ...
by Schultz
Sun Nov 04, 2018 11:03 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Puzzles , logic and lateral thinking .
Replies: 48
Views: 534

Re: Puzzles , logic and lateral thinking .

Hoser Rob wrote:
Cool, you actually got the point of that bit. Few do.
I guess I'm one of the many who don't. How do you arrive at 42?
by Schultz
Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Modern Web UI: Like it or loathe it?
Replies: 25
Views: 356

Re: Modern Web UI: Like it or loathe it?

It must not be lost because it won't let me make a selection, and what I selected before is bolded.
by Schultz
Sun Nov 04, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Daylight Savings Time, Like it or Hate it?
Replies: 110
Views: 4381

Re: Daylight Savings Time, Like it or Hate it?

bassplayer wrote:
Hate DST. Just have just left it alone and not fall back.
I hate it also, but I say don't spring forward. :wink:
by Schultz
Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Modern Web UI: Like it or loathe it?
Replies: 25
Views: 356

Re: Modern Web UI: Like it or loathe it?

Loathe it. Anything from the past 15 years described as "modern" just plain sucks. :!: :? :!:
by Schultz
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:02 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Daylight Savings Time, Like it or Hate it?
Replies: 110
Views: 4381

Re: Daylight Savings Time, Like it or Hate it?

Ahh, finally it's no longer dark at 7:30 am. Back to normal.
by Schultz
Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Has anyone considered BSD
Replies: 6
Views: 251

Re: Has anyone considered BSD

A while ago I downloaded 2 or 3 BSD .isos and ran them from the disc. If I had to choose one, I'd go with Dragonfly.
by Schultz
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: email client Thunderbird alternatives?
Replies: 12
Views: 442

Re: email client Thunderbird alternatives?

Be on the lookout for "Interlink Mail & Newsgroups," an XUL platform application (adapted from Thunderbird).

http://thereisonlyxul.org/#
by Schultz
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Italy-Sardinia
Replies: 4
Views: 319

Re: Hello from Italy-Sardinia

Sardinia, the land of Franco Columbu. Welcome richfxx!
by Schultz
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Receiving updates for chrome even if chrome is not installed
Replies: 6
Views: 170

Re: Receiving updates for chrome even if chrome is not installed

Sounds like it's the codecs Mint uses. For an explanation, see here: viewtopic.php?f=90&t=244564
by Schultz
Mon Oct 29, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Using tags in Linux Mint possible?
Replies: 9
Views: 176

Re: Using tags in Linux Mint possible?

Pascal Illustrator wrote:
I see on the Xnsoft website there are DEB downloads and TGZ downloads. What's the difference?
You want the DEB. Deb files are specifically for Debian and other OSs based on Debian, like Mint and Ubuntu.
by Schultz
Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Security flaw found in systemd
Replies: 36
Views: 982

Re: Security flaw found in systemd

Pjotr wrote:
Security flaws are being discovered, and fixed, on an almost daily basis.
That's true, but are we to see this more often since systemd seems to be hooked into just about everything? (I don't mean that in a carte blanche way, so nobody jump all over me about it.)
by Schultz
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: When to update to a new Linux kernel
Replies: 35
Views: 1964

Re: When to update to a new Linux kernel

rbsudo wrote: Yes, I just checked my old Dell Inspiron 531, running LM 18.3 w/ Cinnamon 64-bit, and Timeshift is pre-installed there. Linux Kernel 4.10.03-38-generic is installed. Just so you know, kernel series 4.10 reached its end-of-life 8 months ago. https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Support?actio...

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