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by slinger1953
Sat Sep 22, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Upgrading to LM19 installing into new Partition
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: Upgrading to LM19 installing into new Partition

Well, I did what I thought would be correct and it turned out fine. LM19 seems to be ok for me but I have found a couple of small things that I am not so happy with at the moment. The Welcome Screen seems to be missing and I found that very handy, like getting to this Web page, A very minor detail,....
by slinger1953
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Upgrading to LM19 installing into new Partition
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: Upgrading to LM19 installing into new Partition

Thank you catweazel,, the machine is about two years old? Aspire-TC-280 ~ $ inxi -b System: Host: djfjgj-Aspire-TC-280 Kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: N/A Distro: Linux Mint 17 Qiana Machine: Mobo: Acer model: Aspire TC-280 Bios: American Megatrends version: P11-A4 date: 04/26/201...
by slinger1953
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Upgrading to LM19 installing into new Partition
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Upgrading to LM19 installing into new Partition

I have a 2TB HD with just LM17 installed. Can I do the following:- Backup LM17 to an external drive Save Bookmarks and Address books to an external drive. Using GParted, Partition 2tb to 750gb and 1250gb just (so that I don't get confused) Install LM19 on new partition with Bookmarks, Address books ...
by slinger1953
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Update from LM17 to LM19
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: Update from LM17 to LM19

Thanks catweazel,
That makes sense, and that is what I'll do!
by slinger1953
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Update from LM17 to LM19
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Update from LM17 to LM19

Hello,

How do I go about upgrading,
Can I update from LM17 to the latest LM (19?) and keep stuff like my Printer settings and my “Home” contents? Without having to reload everything.

Thank you
by slinger1953
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Error mesage - Grub rescue - Solved
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Re: Error mesage - Grub rescue

kc1di, Thank you. I have a spare HD which I installed after removing the faulty drive, after reformatting the new drive, I installed LM18.1, It is now up and running. Using my Docking station and my Windows 10 laptop, I cleaned and reformatted the drive which is now back to normal. It may sound a lo...
by slinger1953
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Drivers for CMOSNC720MG bird box Camera
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: Drivers for CMOSNC720MG bird box Camera

slavko, jimallyn,
Thank you both, sorry for the long delay, I have been away.
I am going to give up on this particular camera and my son is going to return it (28 days), we will have a look at the EasyCap device and I will let you know.

Thank you both for your help and advice.
by slinger1953
Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Drivers for CMOSNC720MG bird box Camera
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: Drivers for CMOSNC720MG bird box Camera

Hello jimallyn,
thanks for responding, here isthe link.

https://www.green-feathers.co.uk/pages/ ... n720mg&p=1

Its the first one and cost £54 it seems (I must have a word with my son :-)) )

Thanks
by slinger1953
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Drivers for CMOSNC720MG bird box Camera
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Drivers for CMOSNC720MG bird box Camera

Hi, I have just been given a spy camera for my Bird Boxes, unfortunately the software only runs on Windows, I have approached the Company "Greenfeathers" but they are unable to help, suggesting that I try and get third party Drivers for LM17, or LM18. Has anyone any ideas, or solved this proble m pl...
by slinger1953
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:34 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Error mesage - Grub rescue - Solved
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Error mesage - Grub rescue - Solved

Hello, I have installed Linux 18 on an old Mac Laptop after removing Apple software. It was a good clean install, I am using Linux Mint 17 at the moment on my PC and I am very happy with that, however support end next year it seems and I want to be ready for a change. I decided to remove LM18 so tha...
by slinger1953
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Upgradin in 2019 Solved
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: Upgradin in 2019

Thank you both, I know there is no rush but you have given me something to think about.
by slinger1953
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Upgradin in 2019 Solved
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Upgradin in 2019 Solved

Hello, I and my friends have been using LM17 since the start. I understand the support will end 2019 for LM17, and am wondering what version we should move to? LM17 has been brilliant for us, as we moved from Windows XP. I have an old Mac laptop, it has been wiped and will now install a new version ...
by slinger1953
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: OAF11D:MATE_PANELTrashApplett
Replies: 0
Views: 50

OAF11D:MATE_PANELTrashApplett

LM 17 I have started to get a window saying "The panel encountered a problem while loading "OAF11D:MATE_PANEL _TrashApplett" at startup, any ideas please?
by slinger1953
Sat Jan 06, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Wireless mouse stopped working Solved
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Wireless mouse stopped working Solved

My wireless mouse stopped working after a while, after spending a whole afternoon trying to resolve the problem on line, following every piece of advice, I found that I had installed the wrong Battery! Yes it was a AAA but not the correct number i.e LR03 as shown on the underneath of the the mouse, ...
by slinger1953
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Bluetooth with Aspire TC-280, LM17
Replies: 1
Views: 170

Re: Bluetooth with Aspire TC-280, LM17

Any advice please?
by slinger1953
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Old MacBook OS X - Can I install Linux as well Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 1323

Re: Old MacBook OS X - Can I install Linux as well

Just to update myself, I have now installed LM18.1 on the Mac and it seems to be running pretty well.
Thanks everyone.
by slinger1953
Fri Dec 29, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Kolourpaint Handbook not available Solved
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Re: Kolourpaint Handbook not available

Thanks BenTrabetere that will do me fine.
by slinger1953
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Kolourpaint Handbook not available Solved
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Re: Kolourpaint Handbook not available

aes2011 - thanks
pete@pete-Aspire-TC-280 ~ $ apt policy khelpcenter
khelpcenter:
Installed: (none)
Candidate: (none)
Version table:

TLMAC - thank you, I will have a look
by slinger1953
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Kolourpaint Handbook not available Solved
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Kolourpaint Handbook not available Solved

Linux Mint 17 Wiana Mate 64 bit,I have just downloaded Kolourpaint 4.13.3. But the Kolourpaint handbook will not open, I get the message "could not find service 'khelpcenter'", any advice please? thank you.
by slinger1953
Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:14 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Network settings at startup Solved
Replies: 2
Views: 361

Re: Network settings at startuo

Thank you deepakdeshp, I am now sorted.

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