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by Alfie_ca
Wed Nov 20, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (SOLVED) Could not install security updates
Replies: 4
Views: 174

Re: (SOLVED)Could not install security updates

Thank you sleeper - that worked - the Update Manager now has a check mark that it is Up to date.
again, much appreciate it, thank you.
Alfie
by Alfie_ca
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: (SOLVED) Could not install security updates
Replies: 4
Views: 174

(SOLVED) Could not install security updates

unfortunately I am unable to find help for this. I regularly run software manager updates when they appear in Update manager. There was several today - the manager went through the motions which took some time and the result was message: "Could not install security updates" Autocleaned, autoremoved,...
by Alfie_ca
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Rapid Photo Downloader not working
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: Rapid Photo Downloader not working <SOLVED>

Thank you for this tip.
Have followed your instructions and got the program working perfect.
much appreciate it.

I am not sure who does the Software manager updates, but would it be possible to have them remove the broken package and replace it with this new one?
Again thank you. :D
by Alfie_ca
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Rapid Photo Downloader not working
Replies: 3
Views: 299

<SOLVED>Rapid Photo Downloader not working

Have Linux Mint 19.2 Tina all up to date. Rapid Photo Downloader package. The first problem is with "missing libmediainfo file" that this program depends on to read the SSG cards time stamp etc. This program is installed through the Software Package Manager, but there is no listing anywhere on any m...
by Alfie_ca
Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: No UEFI after LM 19.1 install
Replies: 2
Views: 116

No UEFI after LM 19.1 install

I am in big trouble. Please help. I hope there is a way to reverse this horrible catastrophy I am in the middle off. I have 4 separate Seagate 2TB HDD in my computer. Had one dedicated to Linux Mint, and 2 for Windows 10 - have only one of each OS hooked up to Motherboard, the 3d one is disconnected...
by Alfie_ca
Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:35 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to change colours of progress bars
Replies: 1
Views: 91

How to change colours of progress bars

This may seem a silly question, but I have real trouble seeing it, all just is blend to me. How do I change the colours of progress bars? Good example is Software manager installation progress bar. (Foreground/background) Light green on dark grey makes it impossible for me to see what is going on. I...
by Alfie_ca
Fri Aug 16, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Program has run before fine, now it will not.
Replies: 3
Views: 171

Program has run before fine, now it will not.

Previously I have installed Windows program with Wine, and it has run fine with a couple of minor glitches. Easy program that run from Windows XP, 7, 8.1 and 10 just fine. It is Visicom Media AceHTML 6 Pro I have license for. I have deleted the desktop icon, and it's directory .wine C:\windows\Progr...
by Alfie_ca
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Installing TOR browser problem
Replies: 0
Views: 331

<SOLVED>Installing TOR browser problem

I have Linux Mint Cinnamon Tessa. Have tried to install TOR browser as the installation instructions seemed straight forward and complete. Here they are: Step 1: Add Tor repository To get the latest release of Tor installed on Linux Mint 19 / Ubuntu 18.04, we will use official Tor Apt repository. Ad...
by Alfie_ca
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'
Replies: 9
Views: 1247

Re: <SOLVED>WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

again, many thanks. I have bitten the bullet and installed Mint 19-Tara - latest DVD I have. Installed just fine, updated everything and then upgraded to Tessa. No more warnings, works fine now. To my surprise it even recognized my Epson scanner but as usual the installing instructions are incomplet...
by Alfie_ca
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'
Replies: 9
Views: 1247

Re: WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

Thank you all for trying to help. I very much appreciate it, and I have learned quite a bit. Unfortunately I can not make use of lots of tips here without real complete commands or examples. Trying to delete the the offending repository I have accidentally deleted all content to my sources.list. Aft...
by Alfie_ca
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'
Replies: 9
Views: 1247

Re: WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

Thank you both. the etc/apt/sources/list is all there. Have checked with File System and the File editor for it's content, here is the terminal output: alfie@alfie-office-machine:~$ sudo touch /etc/apt/sources.list [sudo] password for alfie: alfie@alfie-office-machine:~$ I have used sudo apt-get aut...
by Alfie_ca
Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'
Replies: 9
Views: 1247

<SOLVED>WARNING:root:could not open file '/etc/apt/sources.list'

I am trying to install the .net to my Linux Mint 19.1 - because the StudioTax needs it to run ?? Following the instructions / commands from Jamie Phillips web page https://www.phillipsj.net/posts/linux-mint-19-and-dotnet-development. I have installed the ca-certificate - reinstalled it, and then pas...
by Alfie_ca
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Persistent Error warning from Update Manager
Replies: 11
Views: 416

Re: Persistent Error warning from Update Manager

Thank you for your reply. I had Winetricks installed and installed studiotax with it. That was wine 3. something. Also had to install Microsoft fonts for it to even show the splash screen. With wine 4.0 I got my tax form first page loaded too, but empty. What version of wine have you got it running ...
by Alfie_ca
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Persistent Error warning from Update Manager
Replies: 11
Views: 416

Re: Persistent Error warning from Update Manager

Ihank you all for your help. First here is a follow-up for MrEen Your tip showed me exactly where I can find this offending repository and I was able to delete it. Just tried the Refresh the Update Manager and there was no error. My personal problem is Solved. I wish that I was able to separate the ...
by Alfie_ca
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Persistent Error warning from Update Manager
Replies: 11
Views: 416

Re: Persistent Error warning from Update Manager

Thank you Pierre, phd21, MrEen. There is only one Post reply for all 3 comments from you guys. Thank you very much for your responses. Much appreciate it. Just can't believe the small size of the attachments allowed screen shots. Here is the ant size requested, hope you can read it - it does confirm...
by Alfie_ca
Sat Jun 01, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Persistent Error warning from Update Manager
Replies: 11
Views: 416

Re: Persistent Error warning from Update Manager

My thanks to all of you. MrEen, tought me a new one with the Software Sources. I have found the opensuse.org repository and unchecked and deleted it. I am sure this is a legit repository as it does not resemble the repository I had installed except it is from opensuse.org. I have installed it becaus...
by Alfie_ca
Sun May 26, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Persistent Error warning from Update Manager
Replies: 11
Views: 416

<SOLVED>Persistent Error warning from Update Manager

Have Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon - Tessa. I am updating it as often as are updates available. But as a newbe, I rely of commands I can google, wiki etc. I was trying to install libFSaudio, copy pasted a command line to install the download.opensuse.org/repositoty-ubuntu-18.4 bionic Release - pre-requis...
by Alfie_ca
Sun May 05, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to remove dud entries from Main menu [SOLVED]}
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Re: Unable to remove dud entries from Main menu

Thank you administrollaattori, much appreciate your help.
Typed all commands - and all worked perfectly.
Gracia :D
by Alfie_ca
Sat May 04, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to remove dud entries from Main menu [SOLVED]}
Replies: 2
Views: 111

Unable to remove dud entries from Main menu [SOLVED]}

Have read the previously "Solved" same item. It is not solved for me - this does not apply to my Menu. I have Mint 19.1 Cinnamon Tessa.So it also has the Menu problem. Having previously installed a bunch of WINE programs from the Software package manager, then used the WINE to install few Windows pr...
by Alfie_ca
Sun Aug 19, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED - LM 19 Cinnamon live DVD Important Installation ommissions
Replies: 10
Views: 508

Re: LM 19 Cinnamon live DVD Important Installation ommissions

Thank you for your patience and your advice Michael. Really much appreciate it. For now I got again both Linux 18.3 and Windows booting fine from the separate HDDs. My Linux boots up as default OS, windows I boot from UEFI manually. Should have followed earlier advice and left 18.3 as it is. My begi...

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