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by trytip
Sat May 26, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Changing file timestamps
Replies: 9
Views: 127

Re: Changing file timestamps

you'll need a commander like https://sourceforge.net/projects/doublecmd/ extract and run executable doublecmd>show hidden files>file>change attributes
by trytip
Sat May 26, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: I am having a problem with trying to boot into Windows 10 after installing Linux mint
Replies: 5
Views: 83

Re: I am having a problem with trying to boot into Windows 10 after installing Linux mint

if that doesn't boot your windows10 then try reinstall grub
sudo grub-install /dev/sda
by trytip
Fri May 25, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: I am having a problem with trying to boot into Windows 10 after installing Linux mint
Replies: 5
Views: 83

Re: I am having a problem with trying to boot into Windows 10 after installing Linux mint

you need to post the complete output of terminal when using sudo update-grub do you have access to your windows files when booted to mint?
by trytip
Fri May 25, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Forum will no longer display insecure images
Replies: 14
Views: 635

Re: Forum will no longer display insecure images

imgur is both http/https so when posting here you have to make sure the s in https is there otherwise you will get the image holder only
Image

but shouldn't the link also be disabled?
by trytip
Fri May 25, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Network manager tooltip doesn't display network stats
Replies: 3
Views: 43

Re: Network manager tooltip doesn't display network stats

i was just making sure the icon gives you that option. try changing window managers in Control Center > desktop settings > windows > window manager > marco+compton logout/in
by trytip
Fri May 25, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Network manager tooltip doesn't display network stats
Replies: 3
Views: 43

Re: Network manager tooltip doesn't display network stats

if you right click and Connection Information, does that work?
by trytip
Fri May 25, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: WHITE RABBIT: And when it comes to that fantastic bit where the rabbit bites its own head off
Replies: 19
Views: 300

Re: WHITE RABBIT: And when it comes to that fantastic bit where the rabbit bites its own head off

... shhh it's secret :mrgreen:
search googly for WANNqr-vcx0 (youtube video designation) go down to the 2nd link and hit watch?v=WANNqr-vcx0 the first link is the video in question age appropriate which you need to sign in
by trytip
Fri May 25, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Google Chrome not loading tabs
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: Google Chrome not loading tabs

disable it and see if you get the same results. or could be you delete history and it forgets password or you block cookies. try browsec if it work for your browser but most browser vpn usually have some drawback
by trytip
Fri May 25, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Forum will no longer display insecure images
Replies: 14
Views: 635

Re: Forum will no longer display insecure images

Spearmint2 wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 9:47 am
... I don't understand the purpose of going https for images.
it makes a full HTTPS website be in mixed mode (http/https) causing it to be less secure and have the ability for third party trackers to piggyback on these http links. same concept as using https everywhere addon
by trytip
Thu May 24, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Firejail beta-testers wanted!
Replies: 76
Views: 1510

Re: Firejail beta-testers wanted!

@Fred Barclay first time using firecfg (9.54) , i thought cool most things work with default profile. but then tried to open a video file from different home user directory (same drive) and mpv,vlc,smplayer just closes saying can not access file. i noticed the same behaviour using external tools and...
by trytip
Thu May 24, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Google Chrome not loading tabs
Replies: 3
Views: 58

Re: Google Chrome not loading tabs

https://windscribe.com/faq <<< disable this extension or log into it
by trytip
Thu May 24, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Cannot create disk image - permission denied
Replies: 5
Views: 105

Re: Cannot create disk image - permission denied

this all depends on the format of drive. is it ext4 or something linux can detect ? if you need to enter a password most likely you can't use this drive like you are.
by trytip
Wed May 23, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Distro-hopping: my results and impressions
Replies: 7
Views: 281

Re: Distro-hopping: my results and impressions

OP word count 3244 ? "Ain't nobody got time for that!" :mrgreen: for some reason Deepin Linux the official debian release had great scaling if you managed to somehow to install graphic drivers correctly. in my case i couldn't since every time i used the driver manager to install nvidia i still got a...
by trytip
Wed May 23, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why I no longer use Linux?
Replies: 35
Views: 2180

Re: Why I no longer use Linux?

I no longer use linux, 'cause windoze is so much better..........................................................yeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaah! Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight!!!!!!! Haven't had a BSOD since I installed Linux...... nope, in linux we have a different BSOD (Black Screen of Death (kernel panic or no xsessi...
by trytip
Wed May 23, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Arc, Engrampa, File-Roller, et al
Replies: 4
Views: 66

Re: Arc, Engrampa, File-Roller, et al

do you have a link to some new rared file that can be tested?
by trytip
Wed May 23, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Multiple, basic issues with Mint 18
Replies: 15
Views: 371

Re: Multiple, basic issues with Mint 18

a few things to look at are: .xsession-errors <<< home directory errors if you can make any sense of them dmesg | grep -i "error\|warn\|fail" <<< boot errors systemd-analyze blame <<< how long it takes to boot in part i agree with your rant. most linux desktops have lot's of issues even if you don't...
by trytip
Wed May 23, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: confused over Terminal use
Replies: 13
Views: 272

Re: confused over Terminal use

so if you plug it in and try WharfRat suggestion? when plugged in open file manager and go to /media/mike/ maybe it's under KINGSTON?
by trytip
Tue May 22, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Very simple file encryption
Replies: 15
Views: 282

Re: Very simple file encryption

i didn't mean disrespect, just threw in a comment since we are in a linux forum i assume most people here use linux but i do know what happens when i assume :mrgreen:
by trytip
Tue May 22, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Very simple file encryption
Replies: 15
Views: 282

Re: Very simple file encryption

a7crypt is pretty old software that doesn't need installation and runs executable in any linux.
by trytip
Tue May 22, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Very simple file encryption
Replies: 15
Views: 282

Re: Very simple file encryption

a7crypt works simple enough. i used to use kgpg because it had it all encrypt text and video file, but the latest has bugs where no detection of any files when you try to use kgpg editor to encrypt

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