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by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: My Mint 18.2 is having several problems, for no apparent reason...
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: My Mint 18.2 is having several problems, for no apparent reason...

vladtepes wrote:.
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While powered-off, try unplugging and replugging the SATA drives.
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Unable to Install on Lenovo ideapad Miix 310
Replies: 6
Views: 130

Re: Unable to Install on Lenovo ideapad Miix 310

@ MattC3, ....... . . Modern UEFI computers require 64bit OS and 64bit EFI-bootloaders, besides GPT disks and the Secure Boot feature. So, the Live LM USB/DVD comes with only a 64bit Grub.efi bootloader(eg grubx64.efi and shimx64.efi), ie none for 32bit-EFI. ....... OTOH, 32bit bootloaders are avail...
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

. . . What is Intellectual Property? Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce. IP is protected in law by, for example, patents, copyright and trademarks, which enable people t...
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

thx-1138 wrote:.
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andyO wrote:.
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Maybe, Google should take the Apple route, ie stops licensing her Android and Play Store to the OEMs and be the sole distributor. Then, the Europeans will be happy.?
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cursor freeze on Mint 19
Replies: 4
Views: 40

Re: Cursor freeze on Mint 19

drwho wrote:.
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Your laptop may be too new for LM 19's default kernel 4.15.
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED]Unable to boot after failed mint19 install
Replies: 7
Views: 108

Re: [SOLVED]Unable to boot after failed mint19 install

@ SnowblindOtter, .......
SnowblindOtter wrote:.
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To try to get back Win 10 on the Grub Menu during startup, go to the Terminal of LM 19 and do a sudo update-grub. Reboot.
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

@ andyO, ....... Android is an open-source system, meaning that it can be freely used and developed by anyone to create a modified mobile operating system (a so-called "Android fork"). However, if a manufacturer wishes to pre-install Google proprietary apps, including Google Play Store and Google Se...
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Windows 7 Refugee
Replies: 8
Views: 91

Re: Windows 7 Refugee

. . Yes, some of us here are Windows 7 refugees, or to be exact, Windows 10 refugees who have escaped from the oppressive forces of dictator M$. Welcome to the land of freedom, FOSS and Linux. Fyi, the default setting for Update Manager in LM 19 is all Level 1 to 4 updates will be installed when se...
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: My Mint 18.2 is having several problems, for no apparent reason...
Replies: 6
Views: 73

Re: My Mint 18.2 is having several problems, for no apparent reason...

. . For the Wifi problem, try different positions for your desktop computer. Check the connection of the Wifi adapter card and SATA drives which may have been dislocated by the move from one room to another. Use the Live LM USB/DVD to post the inxi results, ie copy the results to a USB-stick. Can y...
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

@ andyO, ....... I read point 3, ... . . In today's Statement of Objections, the Commission alleges that Google has breached EU antitrust rules by: 1. requiring manufacturers to pre-install Google Search and Google's Chrome browser and requiring them to set Google Search as default search service on...
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

@ smurphos, ....... * made payments to certain large manufacturers and mobile network operators on condition that they exclusively pre-installed the Google Search app on their devices; and * has prevented manufacturers wishing to pre-install Google apps from selling even a single smart mobile device...
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: ATTN!...Intel CPU owners (Spectre & Meltdown flaws)
Replies: 576
Views: 26638

Re: ATTN!...Intel CPU owners (Spectre & Meltdown flaws)

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page= ... 6-32-Lands (Meltdown Protection For x86 32-bit Aligned For The Linux 4.19 Kernel;
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 20 July 2018)
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Suggestion: For Mint 20 to go full Debian
Replies: 17
Views: 370

Re: Suggestion: For Mint 20 to go full Debian

@ KBD47, ....... Debian has become much more user friendly over the past few years. Mint has obviously already thought it a good idea to have Debian as a back up with Linux Mint Debian (LMDE). I would suggest an emphasis on the LMDE release and gradual move toward a complete Debian base for Mint by ...
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <FIXED> Installing Linux Mint 19 from ISO, please read, EFI installs only
Replies: 86
Views: 5064

Re: Installing Linux Mint 19 from ISO, please read, EFI installs only

@ KBD47, ....... . . Your reply does not seem to say that you were running the fully-installed Linux USBs as your daily driver for a long duration of at least a few months. The commenters, Don, Leonardo and Anomaly, at https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/running-linux-usb-right/ said different, ie fully-i...
by michael louwe
Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

@ thx-1138, ....... In particular, Google: has required manufacturers to pre-install the Google Search app and browser app (Chrome), as a condition for licensing Google's app store (the Play Store); made payments to certain large manufacturers and mobile network operators on condition that they excl...
by michael louwe
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Upgrading multi PC to new release
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Upgrading multi PC to new release

I have School lab with more than 20 PC's . I want to upgrade them all to Linux mint 19 , the issue is I have metered internet connection, so upgrading each and every PC alone is a waste of resources, as also fresh install because, I need some other software to be installed Like wine. So my question...
by michael louwe
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

@ thx-1138, ....... https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments ... id_has_90/ So much 'free', that it's generated 655 comments of enthusiasm & still counting.... . Amazon Fire OS is an Android-based mobile operating system produced by Amazon for its Fire Phone and Kindle Fire range of tablets, Echo and...
by michael louwe
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

...i assume then you also liked the Windows Media Player & IE that were forcefully included with Windows. Nowadays, per your description above, Microsoft is also 'offering users free use of software, in return for Digital ad revenue from users' 'eyeballs' and anonymized surfing data ' : that's exac...
by michael louwe
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

The EU does not seem to appreciate the business model adopted by Google, Yes, and rightly so, because Google is forcing this onto everybody. You get Linux Mint for free as well, but if the Mint team decided to add forced tracking of Google proportions into the OS: nobody would use it. Not so easy t...
by michael louwe
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google meets...
Replies: 26
Views: 386

Re: Google meets...

Moem wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:55 pm
thx-1138 wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:46 pm
...imagine if some EU-located company ever came up with it's own alternative...
... Shut up and take my money. :shock:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jolla , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sailfish_OS , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ubuntu_Touch

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