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by wgr
Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED Can't restore from Clonezilla images
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: Can't restore from Clonezilla images

To restore the backed up image you could create a bootable USB thumb drive with clonezilla. The link below is from the clonezilla site that gives a couple of different options for creating a bootable USB drive. https://clonezilla.org/liveusb.php I've used successfully in the past for both creating b...
by wgr
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Teamviewer - sharing the frustration.
Replies: 11
Views: 429

Re: Teamviewer - sharing the frustration.

Read your post with interest as I use Teamviewer to help my parents. I use Teamviewer on Mac to remote desktop to a Windows computer. Teamviewer has been prompting to upgrade on the Mac but have held off so far. Did some research as a result of your post and found this on Teamviewer's web site: What...
by wgr
Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Firejail Google Chrome Default Browser Setting
Replies: 0
Views: 222

Firejail Google Chrome Default Browser Setting

Whenever Google Chrome is started using Firejail, Google Chrome prompts whether to set Google Chrome as default browser. Setting the option for Google Chrome to be the default browser never sticks when using Firejail. Using the following command to start firejail: firejail /usr/bin/google-chrome-sta...
by wgr
Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Update Manager Appears to Fail on Refresh
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: Update Manager Appears to Fail on Refresh

Problem seems to have been resolved. All seem to be updating without any problems.

Thanks for your help today.

73,

Gary
by wgr
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Update Manager Appears to Fail on Refresh
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: Update Manager Appears to Fail on Refresh

Running rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* produced an error of unable to delete due to a directory 'partial'. Ran sudo apt update after the rm command and it seemed better results. Ran thru a lot of updates and indicated 29 packages updated. Tried Update Manager Refresh and no errors produced but watching det...
by wgr
Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Update Manager Appears to Fail on Refresh
Replies: 6
Views: 209

Re: Update Manager Appears to Fail on Refresh

Hi KC1DI - actually not 'totally' new to LM Forums. Posted once before about 18 months ago. Read the forum a lot, but until now LM 18 has been trouble free for me. Guess in hindsight I could have enrolled as wa4twb. :) Thanks for taking the time to respond and attempting to help me with my problem. ...
by wgr
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Update Manager Appears to Fail on Refresh
Replies: 6
Views: 209

[Solved] Update Manager Appears to Fail on Refresh

Running LM 18.0 Sarah. When refresh is attempted on update manager receive the following error message: Could not download all repository indexes Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/xenial/InRelease Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/xenial-updates/InRelease Fa...
by wgr
Fri Jul 07, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mono won't start KeePass from my flash drive
Replies: 7
Views: 359

Re: Mono won't start KeePass from my flash drive

Running KeepassX 2.02 installed on Mint 18.0 Xfce. Runs fine - never had any issues. I've never tried to run from flash drive in Linux.
by wgr
Wed Oct 12, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Linux on Dell Vostro 1510 - Many Qs!
Replies: 12
Views: 2141

Re: Installing Linux on Dell Vostro 1510 - Many Qs!

Installed Mint 18 XFCE on Vostro 1500 with 2 GB of ram which I use daily. Runs fine and very happy with the installation after running Ubuntu for 5+ years. Tried Cinnamon initially and ran into a few performance issues. Performance issues may have been the result of only 2 GB of RAM. Switched to Min...
by wgr
Fri Sep 16, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: CUPS Scheduler
Replies: 0
Views: 418

CUPS Scheduler

New to Linux Mint. Installed Linux Mint 18 XFCE on Dell Vostro 1500 Laptop. Syslog over a 24 hour period will have 100 lines regarding starting the CUPS Scheduler. Is this normal? Reading what I could on the CUPS scheduler suggests it is involved with printing and printing jobs. The LM installation ...

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