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by michael louwe
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Can't Access Sky Sports in Chile. Help!
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Re: Can't Access Sky Sports in Chile. Help!

Please refer to this link as to why Sky Sports cannot be watched outside the UK ... http://www.watchoutsideuk.com/sky-sports/
by michael louwe
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: system bios recovery in compaq420-Error 500
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Re: system bios recovery in compaq420-Error 500

@ ucma. .......

ucma wrote:.

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Please refer to the CMOS battery fix at ... https://www.wikihow.com/Reset-Your-BIOS
by michael louwe
Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox ESR to Mint Mate 17.3? [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 83

Re: Firefox ESR to Mint Mate 17.3?

@ Akacheebe, ....... Can someone please tell me how to install the Firefox ESR version in Linux Mint 17.3 with the Mate desktop? I've downloaded the ESR versions from the Mozilla site but I haven't been able to find any instructions on how to do this? Thanks . Please refer to this link for the easy(...
by michael louwe
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: INTEL announces vulnerabilities in Firmware
Replies: 12
Views: 204

Re: INTEL announces vulnerabilities in Firmware

@ jimallyn, ....... My system is not vulnerable. Unfortunately, mine is. I unplugged the network cable when I left the house today. . According to this link https://www.howtogeek.com/56538/how-to-remotely-control-your-pc-even-when-it-crashes/ on how to configure computers for Remote Management with ...
by michael louwe
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:42 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Advice on building my own Linux computer
Replies: 2
Views: 93

Re: Advice on building my own Linux computer

@ walterdowis, ....... the Intel I7-8700K, 6 core, 8th generation processor. Linux Mint support for your very new Oct-2017-released chip may not be available until next year. The latest Nov 2017 Linux kernel 4.14 likely does not yet support your chip. The Oct-2016-released Intel 7th-gen Kabylake pro...
by michael louwe
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Intel CPU? Then you're running Minix
Replies: 28
Views: 1020

Re: Intel CPU? Then you're running Minix

@ Portreve, ....... . . "AMD Confirms It Won't Opensource EPYC's Platform Security Processor Code" (July 2017) Read more at https://hothardware.com/news/amd-confirms-it-will-not-be-opensourcing-epycs-platform-security-processor-code#tHoQuaATZTullrTl.99 Intel ME/AMT/vPro and AMD PSP have be...
by michael louwe
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Need to re-install my Mint, a question or two, OK?
Replies: 22
Views: 589

Re: Need to re-install my Mint, a question or two, OK?

@ white stone, ....... . . The Swap partition should only be about 1.5 times RAM size(eg 1.5 X 2GB = 3GB), not 172GB, and should be located at the end of the HDD or end of the Linux partition because it is not often accessed. ... The Swap partition is used for supplementary Virtual Memory for system...
by michael louwe
Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dell Inspiron Mini 1018 boot problems [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: Dell Inspiron Mini 1018 boot problems

@ Luis66, .......

Luis66 wrote:.

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Try username = mint
password = blank or just press Enter.

Or during installation, select "Automatic login".
by michael louwe
Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:28 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Dual boot - Uninstalling windows or mint?
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: Dual boot - Uninstalling windows or mint?

@ Cicero86, ....... Sorry I'm still wondering and I need to understand better. What will happen if windows 7 crashed while I'm having both win and mint on the machine? Will I be simply able to install win 7 by the normal procedures of plugging in the win 7 flash drive then installing? I mean, will t...
by michael louwe
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: I want to so bad switch to Linux but I feel like I can't right now. I hope I'm wrong.
Replies: 12
Views: 348

Re: I want to so bad switch to Linux but I feel like I can't right now. I hope I'm wrong.

@ Pjotr, ....... Wine was "replaced" by the non-free CrossOver program from Codeweavers, which can efficiently run nearly all modern Windows programs on Linux, eg M$ Office 2013, Adobe Photoshop, TurboTax, Quicken, etc. . Nonsense. Development is very active, and a new Wine version was rel...
by michael louwe
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Should I dual boot?
Replies: 6
Views: 144

Re: Should I dual boot?

@ typhoton, ....... However I've also been told I ought to dual-boot, because a lot of things are not compatible with Linux. Is this true, or with some research and patience could I do alright without Windows? . It very much depends on your needs or computer usage, eg most businesses and professiona...
by michael louwe
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: I want to so bad switch to Linux but I feel like I can't right now. I hope I'm wrong.
Replies: 12
Views: 348

Re: I want to so bad switch to Linux but I feel like I can't right now. I hope I'm wrong.

@ jc0481, ....... I hope one day I can just start up Wine and it can run all of my programs without any issues and it will run at native speeds. One day this will happen. The free Wine program is no longer in active development = it can mostly only run/emulate Win XP-era(2000s) Windows programs. Win...
by michael louwe
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dell Inspiron Mini 1018 boot problems [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 128

Re: Dell Inspiron Mini 1018 boot problems

@ Luis66, .......

Luis66 wrote:.

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A Google Search reveals that other Dell Inspirin Mini 1018 users have no problems installing LM 18.x 32bit and 64bit. Maybe, you need to fiddle a bit with the BIOS setting.
by michael louwe
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Turn off "Fast Startup" in Win10 or enjoy discovering "Welcome to Emergency Mode"
Replies: 3
Views: 94

Re: Turn off "Fast Startup" in Win10 or enjoy discovering "Welcome to Emergency Mode"

@ UgotME, ....... . . Yes. The Win 8.x/10 Fast Startup feature copies the Standby feature used on mobile smartphones which gives a fast startup. ... M$ even extended this mobile Standby/Fast Startup feature to their Surface 2-in-1 touchscreen tablets with the Connected Standby feature which abolishe...
by michael louwe
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installation problem on Sony Vaio: HD Not Recognized
Replies: 3
Views: 60

Re: Installation problem on Sony Vaio: HD Not Recognized

@ arthasmx, ....... Maybe, you should set the BIOS setting for the hard-drive to AHCI, not RAID, and install in Legacy BIOS mode(= CSM enabled) since the 320GB hard-drive is in ms-dos mode. ... Installing in UEFI mode requires the hard-drive to be in GPT mode and the use of 64bit bootable OS/softwar...
by michael louwe
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install on Aspire-A114-31
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Install on Aspire-A114-31

@ garbnadia, .......

garbnadia wrote:.

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Please refer to the possible solutions at this link ... search.php?keywords=32gb+emmc+
by michael louwe
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: ASUS T100TAF cannot boot USB with Mint
Replies: 8
Views: 122

Re: ASUS T100TAF cannot boot USB with Mint

@ adrianmdl, ....... . .. I looked up your processor and it is actually a 64-bit processor. The thing with these smaller netbooks that have a intel baytrail is that they often have 64-bit processors but 32-bit UEFI firmware. Basically you need a 64-bit Linux distro with a 32-bit bootloader for it to...
by michael louwe
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Ubuntu compatibility
Replies: 13
Views: 225

Re: Ubuntu compatibility

@ tenzan, .......

tenzan wrote:.

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On my LM 17.3 Cinnamon 32bit and Firefox 52ESR, I can access https://www.home.saxo/ but cannot access https://www.saxotrader.com .
by michael louwe
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: ASUS T100TAF cannot boot USB with Mint
Replies: 8
Views: 122

Re: ASUS T100TAF cannot boot USB with Mint

@ adrianmdl, ....... . . Please refer to the fix at ... http://www.jfwhome.com/2016/01/04/latest-steps-to-install-ubuntu-on-the-asus-t100ta/ The problem is because Asus and M$ had "colluded" to use a "special" 32bit EFI bootloader to install the less-resource-demanding Win 8 32bi...
by michael louwe
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Ubuntu compatibility
Replies: 13
Views: 225

Re: Ubuntu compatibility

@ tenzan, ....... . The first link is only for mobile devices running iOS and Android, especially for smartphone users to do online share-trading while on-the-go or OTG. ... The 2nd link is only for desktop/laptop computers running Windows, MacOS and Linux = mostly immobile devices. Chrome or Chromi...

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