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by CJC
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Printing problem in Linux Mint 19
Replies: 7
Views: 2295

Re: Printing problem in Linux Mint 19

Thanks PDCurtis. WIll give this a try in the next few days. I reported in detail the issues with Tara(LM19) and the printer sub-system from the very first few days of the beta program and followed it up with more detail info from further testing and as requested to no avail. Sadly despite providing ...
by CJC
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Scanner not detected
Replies: 5
Views: 1111

Re: Scanner not detected

Hi James, I stuffed around for a very long time a couple of years ago trying everything to get my WiFi-only connected EPSON multifunction printer (WF3640) to scan with no luck even though I had no problems printing. In the end I discovered a scanner program called VueScan. It detected the scanner st...
by CJC
Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)
Replies: 22
Views: 3686

Re: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)

My apologies for not posting sooner as promised Unfortunately most of my time has been taken up in the last few weeks with a major on-going family health issue. For the benefit of others I will post a detailed account of my experiences when time permits. In summary, while I have successfully managed...
by CJC
Tue May 17, 2016 8:25 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)
Replies: 22
Views: 3686

Re: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)

Hi Austin and Reorx, Thank you both so very much for your great advice. It is very much appreciated. I am much more confident now about getting a successful outcome. It is now a waiting game for the delivery of the laptop which I am estimating an ETA of about a week. In the meantime, I will carefull...
by CJC
Mon May 16, 2016 11:55 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)
Replies: 22
Views: 3686

Re: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)

Hi Reorx, Well where do I start? Firstly, thank you for your detailed response and particularly your willingness to share your extensive experience. Unfortunately, there were only two Dell Inspiron 15 model to chose from over here in Australia so I chose what I thought was the closest one. I did che...
by CJC
Mon May 16, 2016 8:46 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)
Replies: 22
Views: 3686

Re: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)

Hi Austin, Thanks for your suggestion regarding using the Gparted program that comes with the live Mint DVD. I wasn't aware that it was included. Also your suggestion about using the Windows Disk Manager is probably the safer route to go down considering both my limited experience with Gparted and m...
by CJC
Sun May 15, 2016 2:20 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)
Replies: 22
Views: 3686

Re: [Solved] Help with installation on a new Dell Inspiron 5558 (laptop)

Hi Reorx, Thank you so much for your excellent post. I found it really helpful as I have been planning on getting a new laptop to run Linux Mint. I am quite new to Linux, just a few month playing around with Mint 17 on an old desktop trying to learn as much as I can before committing to suitable lap...

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