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by bbobbo
Thu Jul 21, 2016 9:33 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go
Replies: 22
Views: 11240

Re: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go

your apache configuration file in /etc/phpmyadmin is named apache.conf instead of apache2.conf. so this command: sudo ln -s ../../phpmyadmin/apache2.conf phpmyadmin.conf won't work for you. do: cd /etc/apache2/conf-available sudo unlink phpmyadmin.conf sudo ln -s ../../phpmyadmin/apache.conf phpmyad...
by bbobbo
Thu Jul 21, 2016 2:17 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: No software sources
Replies: 21
Views: 924

Re: No software sources

It seems as though you do a lot of switching back and forth between 17.3 and 18. You might want to consider installing both systems to USB drives so that you don't have to keep going through the process of re-installing and re-configuring every time you switch. Or dual-boot, with 17.3 and 18 on sepa...
by bbobbo
Wed Jul 20, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOFA (statistics) - python 2.8 request - unable installation
Replies: 2
Views: 1060

Re: SOFA (statistics) - python 2.8 request - unable installation

taken from the instructions from here: http://askubuntu.com/questions/789302/install-python-wxgtk2-8-on-ubuntu-16-04 echo "deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu wily main universe" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wily-copies.list sudo apt update sudo apt install python-wxgtk2.8 sudo rm /etc/apt/so...
by bbobbo
Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: linux mint 18 ship-in software
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: linux mint 18 ship-in software

which method did you try installing the software--apt-get, synaptic, software manager? do you get any error messages? if so, share them.
by bbobbo
Tue Jul 19, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: linux mint 18 ship-in software
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: linux mint 18 ship-in software

You can install them:

sudo apt-get install adobe-flashplugin vlc
by bbobbo
Tue Jul 19, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go
Replies: 22
Views: 11240

Re: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go

have you read through this thread and tried any of the other suggestions?
by bbobbo
Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: No software sources
Replies: 21
Views: 924

Re: No software sources

The first thing I do before updating is to run "Software Sources" and then click on the Mirrors buttons for "Main" and "Base". It polls the various mirrors in your area and reports the speeds to each, sorting the fastest at the top. Choosing a faster mirror close to you may help prevent errors when ...
by bbobbo
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go
Replies: 22
Views: 11240

Re: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go

no problem. i'm guessing you thought you installed the phpmyadmin package but actually didn't. here are instructions for anyone else who needs to know how to install phpmyadmin:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/ ... untu-16-04
by bbobbo
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go
Replies: 22
Views: 11240

Re: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go

what does

dpkg -l phpmyadmin

show you?
by bbobbo
Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:06 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go
Replies: 22
Views: 11240

Re: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go

did you install phpmyadmin from repository? if so, it seems like the post-installation procedures didn't complete.

i'm going to have a bite to eat now. i'll check back in 30-60 minutes.
by bbobbo
Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go
Replies: 22
Views: 11240

Re: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go

what does

ls -al /etc/phpmyadmin

give you?
by bbobbo
Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:53 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go
Replies: 22
Views: 11240

Re: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go

does /etc/phpmyadmin exist? if so, what are the contents?
by bbobbo
Sun Jul 17, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Disable Touchpad - does this work?
Replies: 2
Views: 298

Re: Disable Touchpad - does this work?

from the command line, run: synclient TouchpadOff=1 then run synclient|grep TouchpadOff to see if the setting changes. if not, then some other process is probably controlling the touchpad device. i ran the synclient command from my command line, and it had no effect on the setting. see: https://bugs...
by bbobbo
Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: LAMP in Mint (MATE) 18
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Re: LAMP in Mint (MATE) 18

you also need to install libapache2-mod-php so apache can talk to php, and php-mysql so php can talk to mysql:

sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-php php-mysql
by bbobbo
Sun Jul 17, 2016 1:07 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go
Replies: 22
Views: 11240

Re: phpmyadmin on Mint 18 is no-go

is the following symlink in /etc/apache2/conf-available : phpmyadmin.conf -> ../../phpmyadmin/apache2.conf if not, create it: cd /etc/apache2/conf-available sudo ln -s ../../phpmyadmin/apache2.conf phpmyadmin.conf is the following symlink in /etc/apache2/conf-enabled : phpmyadmin.conf -> ../conf-ava...
by bbobbo
Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Defining keyboard shortcuts for nemo under Mint 18 Cinnamon
Replies: 1
Views: 1781

Defining keyboard shortcuts for nemo under Mint 18 Cinnamon

I am trying to define a keyboard shortcut for nemo under Mint 18 Cinnamon. I'm trying to define the exact shortcut mentioned in this solution (move a file from one pane to another) for Mint 17 on stackoverflow: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19055794/how-to-add-keyboard-shortcuts-to-nemo for Nem...

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