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by dnavratil
Wed Apr 17, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to Get Date & Time to Show in Lower Right Corner
Replies: 1
Views: 96

How to Get Date & Time to Show in Lower Right Corner

Newbie David here, This is probable the easiest question you have seen in awhile! When I right click on date/time area of desktop I go into properties for each but can't get either to show up on DT.. I've tried Lock and Unlock on both. The time shows up until I close the time setting screen and then...
by dnavratil
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB Drive and Files Not Showing Up
Replies: 5
Views: 340

Re: USB Drive and Files Not Showing Up

All is working now! Thanks to all responders - David
by dnavratil
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB Drive and Files Not Showing Up
Replies: 5
Views: 340

Re: USB Drive and Files Not Showing Up

david@david-Satellite-C55D-A:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 003: ID 064e:e374 Suyin Corp. Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0bda:0129 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTS5129 Card Reader Controller Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub...
by dnavratil
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: USB Drive and Files Not Showing Up
Replies: 5
Views: 340

USB Drive and Files Not Showing Up

Newbie David here - I have installed LM LTS19.1 on my laptop computer and the operating system is working fine! On my desktop Windows 10 system I use Libre Calc for all my spreadsheets. I want to slowly move away from Windows and to Linux. I copied all my spreadsheet files from my DT onto a flashdri...
by dnavratil
Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Flashdrive not showing in file mgr (Solved)
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Re: Flashdrive not showing in file mgr

WharfRat, I did exactly as you said and worked great! I was worried that I would have to use that Mount command everytime I plug my USB drive in but the drive shows up everytime I plug it in now without the command!! Thanks for the great help!! By the way, is there any screenshots that can show me w...
by dnavratil
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Flashdrive not showing in file mgr (Solved)
Replies: 2
Views: 124

Flashdrive not showing in file mgr (Solved)

Newbie Dave here, I installed LM XFCE 19.1 LTS on Wed. of this week with a flashdrive and everything went fine. My system is a Toshiba Satellite-C55D-A, 4 GB ram, 500 GB HD, AMD Graphics x 2 E1-2100 apu with radeon, 64 bit. I want to use LibreOffice Calc which is what I use on my W10 DT. I copies so...
by dnavratil
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Newbie David Reporting
Replies: 8
Views: 267

Re: Newbie David Reporting

Thanks Wally, Didn't think of that one!! DN

wallyUSA wrote:
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:31 pm
Welcome to the forum! This is a great resource for answers and suggestions to your questions and issues. Please provide your hardware and software info with your questions.

Cheers,
Wally
by dnavratil
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Newbie David Reporting
Replies: 8
Views: 267

Newbie David Reporting

David, Senior Citizen, Retired, Windows10 DT user until last week (Ransomware attack)! Still using W10 as Desktop but installed LM XFCE 19.1 LTS yesterday on the laptop, setting right next to my desktop. I'm a total newbie when it comes to Linux, heard nothing but good stuff about it and watched a Y...
by dnavratil
Sat Apr 21, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Running LM From a Flash Drive
Replies: 7
Views: 299

Running LM From a Flash Drive

Newbie David here and I want to learn Linux!! Long time W10 user with desktop at home. I don't want to install LM on my DT because worried I might mess it up and really need it running. I want to practice learning LM by putting it on a USB flash drive and running it from the drive. Will I be able to...
by dnavratil
Wed Nov 09, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing LM to External Portable Drive
Replies: 3
Views: 221

Re: Installing LM to External Portable Drive

Thanks for the reply and will try it out this week!! DN
FreedomTruth wrote:That should work. If there's a problem with LM not recognizing your external drive or if you need help going through the setup process, just post back here with the details.
by dnavratil
Tue Nov 08, 2016 6:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing LM to External Portable Drive
Replies: 3
Views: 221

Installing LM to External Portable Drive

Newbie David here. Long time Windows user, never have tried Linux!! I have a DT at home with Windows 10 on it (I want to leave it just as it is)! I also have a laptop, Toshiba, 4 GB Ram/500 HD with Windows 10 on it. I want to know if I can install LM onto a 1 TB portable HD and run the system on my ...
by dnavratil
Thu Mar 24, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Newbie Installation Help!
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Re: Newbie Installation Help!

PROBLEM SOLVED!! I got an a-mail from Toshiba Support. It looks like on the keyboard each function key can have 2 uses. There is a function key called "FN" that you can hold down and click each function key for a 2nd usuage. Apparently I had hit the FN key and the "F12" function key which will turn ...
by dnavratil
Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:43 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Newbie Installation Help!
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Re: Newbie Installation Help!

Thanks to all for the quick responses (This is a good site). I went back to my desktop and checked my usb flash drive. It was a new 32 gb 3.0 drive and it was formatted NTSC, I changed that to FAT32 and reformated the usb drive and reinstalled LM back onto it, then plugged usb into laptop and change...
by dnavratil
Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Newbie Installation Help!
Replies: 7
Views: 475

Newbie Installation Help!

David here, I just downloaded LM Cinnamon 7.3 onto my W desktop. I want to install LM onto a Toshiba Satellite C55D a5170 laptop with 4 GBs ram and 500 gb HD. Currently the laptop has W10 on it. I also downloaded unetbootin to put LM onto a USB flash drive to install on the laptop! There was 3 types...
by dnavratil
Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:44 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Newbie Intro
Replies: 8
Views: 334

Re: Newbie Intro

Tks so much for the heads up about the 4 "Flavors" of L Mint.!! Will Download now and keep my fingers crossed! David
by dnavratil
Tue Mar 22, 2016 7:14 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Newbie Intro
Replies: 8
Views: 334

Newbie Intro

Hello good folks, David here. Long time Windows user (Not Power User) and 1st time ready to try Linux!! I joined the forum at LinuxQuestion.org and I got a few suggestions to try Linux Mint for a newcomer. I'm confused already since you have 4 different distros! Any suggestions for a newbie will hel...

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