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by chazb
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint bar in Firefox
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: Linux Mint bar in Firefox

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This Linux Mint menu bar. At the bottom of the Address bar.
by chazb
Sun Aug 18, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: word processors
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: word processors

I solved the problem. After finding my image, I discovered that I could insert the text with a text box ,and everything goes well, until I have to change what I have writen because i didn't like the way it looked. It was the changing that caused LibreOffice to crash, like six or seven times, till I ...
by chazb
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: word processors
Replies: 7
Views: 184

Re: word processors

rene wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:39 am
LibreOffice can do this. Rightc-lick the image and choose Wrap -> In Background.
Alright i can grasp, wrap in background, but is there a button that allows me to type text over the image?
LibreOffice is a screwy program as it crashed on me twice.
by chazb
Sat Aug 17, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint bar in Firefox
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: Linux Mint bar in Firefox

I don't know what a Linux Mint bar is in Firefox. But to show additional toolbars in Firefox, open the View menu and then go to Toolbars, and see what is ticked or unticked in that list. I don't think it is a Firefox option, but a Linux Mint add on, the bar goes immediately under the address bar an...
by chazb
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint bar in Firefox
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Linux Mint bar in Firefox

LM 18.3 Sylvia Xfce

How do I get the Linux Mint bar in Firefox, like I got the Menu bar but can't find the Linux Mint bar?
by chazb
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: word processors
Replies: 7
Views: 184

word processors

LM 18.3 Sylvia Xfce
Which of the many Linux word processors will allow to type over a image?
LibreOffice failed this simple task.
by chazb
Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Directory question, thunderbird
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: Directory question, thunderbird

kc1di wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 4:31 am
What happens if your try to launch it in a terminal?

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thunderbird
Any error message?
I get this message,,,,,

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charles@charles-Inspiron-1525 ~ $ thunderbird
XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /usr/lib/thunderbird/libnspr4.so:
/usr/lib/thunderbird/libnspr4.so: invalid ELF header
Couldn't load XPCOM.
by chazb
Sat Aug 10, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Directory question, thunderbird
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Directory question, thunderbird

LM 18.3 Sylvia, Xfce
Does Thunderbird have to be in a Directory before it will open?
Thunder is in the file system at,,,,,,var/lib/dpkg/info/thunderbird.
Thunderbird is not executing..
by chazb
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Libre Office problem
Replies: 13
Views: 270

Re: Libre Office problem

I think we need some expert here! P.S. Sorry about the delay. Insurance company waited until closing time on a Friday to tell us our car is going to be written off! Have been scrambling to find a used car as fast as possible. Just for a fender bender, seems rather extreme. Craigslist for used car, ...
by chazb
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Libre Office problem
Replies: 13
Views: 270

Re: Libre Office problem

Have you set up any Timeshift snapshots? Yes,,,,,,,,,but This is what happened: I am running an Inspiron 1525 laptop, and Tuesday to a friends house to do some stuff. The heat that day was like 103 degrees, and having the laptop in a napsack with no A/C fried the laptop screen. But all was not lost...
by chazb
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Libre Office problem
Replies: 13
Views: 270

Re: Libre Office problem

Same error but for different .so files. I was about to ask if you've tried rebooting since this began, but am now afraid to suggest it until someone that knows this stuff comes along. Not sure why all this corruption has started to appear on your system. The reboot may fix some of this, but again, ...
by chazb
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Libre Office problem
Replies: 13
Views: 270

Re: Libre Office problem

I guess we'll need to wait for better help. Sorry. Well it was better than nothing. thanks Would this problem a;so explain why Thunderbird email, not opening? charles@charles-Inspiron-1525 ~ $ thunderbird XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /usr/lib/thunderbird/libnspr4.so: /usr/lib/thunderbird/libnspr4.s...
by chazb
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Libre Office problem
Replies: 13
Views: 270

Re: Libre Office problem

Hit:1 http://mirror.lstn.net/ubuntu xenial InRelease Ign:2 http://reflection.oss.ou.edu/linuxmint/repos sylvia InRelease Get:3 http://mirror.lstn.net/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease [109 kB] Hit:4 http://reflection.oss.ou.edu/linuxmint/repos sylvia Release Get:5 http://mirror.lstn.net/ubuntu xenial-...
by chazb
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Libre Office problem
Replies: 13
Views: 270

Re: Libre Office problem

Hi chazb. I would try apt install -f and/or sudo dpkg --configure -a in the terminal before messing with LO. I tried an update and got the same error message. dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'libreoffice-common' is missing final newline E: Sub-process /usr/bin...
by chazb
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Cannot Uninstall Libre Office
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Re: Cannot Uninstall Libre Office

According to the experts... sudo apt-get remove --purge libreoffice* sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get autoremove ...these are the proper commands to uninstall LibreOffice. I have used them whenever I upgrade to a newer version. I just prefer to remove and replace. In a different thread I am consider...
by chazb
Fri Aug 09, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Libre Office problem
Replies: 13
Views: 270

Libre Office problem

LM 18.3 Sylvia, Xfce Libre Office is preventing my from updating my computer,,, dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'libreoffice-common' is missing final newline E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2) A package failed to install. Trying to recover:...
by chazb
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Updates not working
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Updates not working

LM 18.3 Sylvia, Xfce So I I goto do an update in Terminal or Graphically and I get this error message,,,,,, dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'libreoffice-common' is missing final newline E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2) A package failed to...
by chazb
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: recording, audio, and editing
Replies: 5
Views: 254

recording, audio, and editing

LM 18.3 Slyvia, Xfce Alright this is what I wanna do, I want to record audio in real time, let say from YouTube and then edit out the inevitable advertisement that will be in the middle of the recording. And then play back the file from time to time, as I want to listen to it. I have looked at Audac...
by chazb
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Spotify problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Re: Spotify problem

works Thank You
by chazb
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Spotify problem [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 116

Spotify problem [SOLVED]

LM 18.3 Sylvia, Xfce I downloaded Spotify with Synaptic, didn't like it and completely removed it with Synaptic, or so I thought. Did an update and got a warning,,,,, W: GPG error: http://repository.spotify.com stable InRelease: The following signatures couldn't be verified because the public key is...

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