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by Arch_Enemy
Mon Mar 02, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: First crash in LM 19.1 - Possibly related to Linux Firmware update. Help! (maybe Solved)
Replies: 9
Views: 425

Re: First crash in LM 19.1 - Possibly related to Linux Firmware update. Help! (maybe Solved)

Hmm i have zero in the /var/crash folder? Thatnks! I've had a couple issues since the last update as well, but they flash so fast I can't read them. I did have something in my crash folder, but I knew what it was, just totally forgot about that folder. Now we'll see if the other issue persists.
by Arch_Enemy
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: NOT SOLVED-hp scanner not recognised
Replies: 9
Views: 1023

Re: NOT SOLVED-hp scanner not recognised

Apparently, it's not Mint that's the problem. HP does not support Linux for this all-in-one: https://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-laserjet-pro-mfp-m25-m27-series/9365411/model/9365415/document/c03785459/ "HP Products - My Operating System Is Not Listed If you do not see the version of your operat...
by Arch_Enemy
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: NOT SOLVED-hp scanner not recognised
Replies: 9
Views: 1023

Re: hp scanner not recognised

Hello, aurex12. The trouble usually arises, because a lot of users do not understand that there are 2 mutually exclusive ways of getting their HP MFP devices to function properly on Linux Mint (Ubuntu based): + either you complete the partially preinstalled HP software from the Ubuntu repos only + ...
by Arch_Enemy
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Linux Mint Appreciation Thread. Because it is the best OS on the planet!
Replies: 28
Views: 2981

Re: Linux Mint Appreciation Thread. Because it is the best OS on the planet!

Very interesting take.

Not sure what was used to write the operating "environment" for these, but when I was working in aerospace everything was written using ADA, albeit that was in the 80's.
by Arch_Enemy
Wed Feb 19, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2
Replies: 29
Views: 2527

Re: Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2

Believe me, after more than 12 hours, this was NOT what I wanted to see! Needless to say, at 3:50AM, I am NOT a Happy Camper! I like your stubbornness! 3lzyt9.jpg BWAHAHA! Indeed! That's how I got into the computer field in the first lace! I managed to finally get it done: I installed a basic Mint ...
by Arch_Enemy
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2
Replies: 29
Views: 2527

Re: MINT is PIFSING ME OFF!!!

Well, "Sharon" is kinda cute, but does anyone have an idea of how to make the installer recognize the partition as EXT4 and not ETX2?
by Arch_Enemy
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2
Replies: 29
Views: 2527

Re: MINT is PIFSING ME OFF!!!

<r><QUOTE author="nakednorman" post_id="1738846" time="1578137562" user_id="203751"><s>[quote=nakednorman post_id=1738846 time=1578137562 user_id=203751]</s> "Sharon" Thunberg ? <br/> <br/> see <URL url="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-50989594"><s>[url]</s>https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-e...
by Arch_Enemy
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2
Replies: 29
Views: 2527

Re: MINT is PIFSING ME OFF!!!

Needless to say, at 3:50AM, I am NOT a Happy Camper! I would have just performed a clean install. Twenty minutes total and then your done. Here's the deal: I had a Manjaro install that I "locked" in place, because everything was working pretty much the way I wanted. When I tried to add a couple of ...
by Arch_Enemy
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2
Replies: 29
Views: 2527

Re: MINT is PIFSING ME OFF!!!

a non-journalized EXT4 partition That's interesting: why is it non-journalized? Doesn't care about his data all that much and thought FAT was the best file system ever and is still bummed it cannot be used for a home folder? :twisted: Needless to say, at 3:50AM, I am NOT a Happy Camper! Maybe this ...
by Arch_Enemy
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2
Replies: 29
Views: 2527

Re: MINT is PIFSING ME OFF!!!

Needless to say, at 3:50AM, I am NOT a Happy Camper! Maybe this will cheer you up... I made it just for you. arch.forums.jpg While I was installing upgrades to 17.3 I poked around here and got a real kick out of this one! :lol: Really...when I finally gave up at 4:45 AM I laid down and thought, "If...
by Arch_Enemy
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2
Replies: 29
Views: 2527

Re: MINT is PIFSING ME OFF!!!

I spent TWELVE HOURS trying to load Mint 19, 19.1 or 19.2 on to a munged Manjaro installation And you never bothered to ask a question? Well, about that time I had torn what little of my hair I had left out by the roots, and when I tried to post a bug issue on the blog it wouldn't let me do so. OK:...
by Arch_Enemy
Fri Jan 03, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2
Replies: 29
Views: 2527

[SOLVED] Can't install Mint over Manjaro installation, recgnizes EXT 4 as EXT 2

I tried to post an error to the blog. It told me I was unauthorized! I spent TWELVE HOURS trying to load Mint 19, 19.1 or 19.2 on to a munged Manjaro installation It would NOT recognize a non-journalized EXT4 partition (/home) as EXT4. Kept insisting it was EXT2. When I tried to flag it as EXT2, it ...
by Arch_Enemy
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] VLC could not decode the format "h264"
Replies: 16
Views: 2114

Re: VLC could not decode the format "h264"

BTW, next time you play it, do this:

Click on Tools, then click "Codec information".
by Arch_Enemy
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] VLC could not decode the format "h264"
Replies: 16
Views: 2114

Re: VLC could not decode the format "h264"

Have you updated VLC recently?

I'm having no issues with it, but since I have an nVidia card I loaded all the nVidia codecs as well.

You can get the latest VLC codecs from their website, but that wouldn't really explain the "Run Once" issue.
by Arch_Enemy
Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Linux is Not Windows
Replies: 574
Views: 243849

Re: Linux is Not Windows

I wasn't paying attention. I do that now. Depending on your login manager, there is a down pointing caret, or a "gear" on the login window. You click that and select your choice of WMs. In KDE, on my system, it was in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. It said "Plasma", but when you click it ...
by Arch_Enemy
Wed Oct 02, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Linux is Not Windows
Replies: 574
Views: 243849

Re: Linux is Not Windows

I really miss that "feature" from Mandrake where you could load different window managers and find one you liked. Back in the day, I think I spent more time in KDE than in anything else. KDE was always too "heavy" for me. It looked good, but with a lot of overhead. I settled on Gnome2 a long time a...
by Arch_Enemy
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: lightdm doesn't start, possible GPU driver problem (i915)
Replies: 7
Views: 1503

Re: lightdm doesn't start, possible GPU driver problem (i915)

The Directories mentioned were the ONLY ones move to the SSD?

Did you copy and paste, or did you use some other method to move them?

Have you tried looking on the SSD with Show Hidden Files set to see if there's something that was moved by accident?

And, did you label the SSD as Home?
by Arch_Enemy
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Linux is Not Windows
Replies: 574
Views: 243849

Re: Linux is Not Windows

MurphCID wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 6:20 pm
Understood, I started Linux 1999-2000 with Mandrake 7 which was great, although it had NO real driver support, but it was fun to use. And you could load up lots of different window managers to try out.
Same here. Got it in the back of a book at Staples.
by Arch_Enemy
Mon Sep 30, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Linux is Not Windows
Replies: 574
Views: 243849

Re: Linux is Not Windows

wrote: ⤴ Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:50 pm In 2006, desktop Linux did not work out-of-the-box in some computers and was practically unusable by newbies/noobs and ordinary/average computer users. In 2006, maybe desktop Linux crashed more than Windows (XP).? = requiring reinstalls or replacements. Not sure ho...
by Arch_Enemy
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: We have a visitor from far far away
Replies: 12
Views: 813

Re: We have a visitor from far far away

Portreve wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:26 pm
vansloneker wrote:
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:51 pm
What operating system would they be using?
I'm not sure which distro they use, but I'm pretty confident they're running it on Alienware systems.
You guys are rare today.

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