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by chazb
Fri Jan 03, 2020 12:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Maleware
Replies: 14
Views: 503

Re: Maleware

Recognise this for what it is...apparently the website you opened is trying to entice "Windows" operators to panic at that notification and "scare tactics"...just clear your browsers cache and saved websites etc. and be done with it and never go for the bait of entering your user name and password ...
by chazb
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Maleware
Replies: 14
Views: 503

Re: Maleware

LM 18.3 sylvia, xfce So, today I start my computer and I click Firefox my default browser and it goes to LM Start Page and then I open another and I type in "ripening Bananas" and got to the first selection and I get this screen shot,,,,,[img]file:///home/charles/Desktop/Screenshot_2020-01-02_17-13...
by chazb
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Maleware
Replies: 14
Views: 503

Re: Maleware

Schultz wrote:
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:30 pm
chazb wrote:
and I get this screen shot,,,,,[img]file:///home/charles/Desktop/Screenshot_2020-01-02_17-13-24.png
[/img]
You can't link to an image on your computer. Please upload it somewhere.
I have edited my post to enclude an image of the screenshot.
by chazb
Thu Jan 02, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Maleware
Replies: 14
Views: 503

Maleware

LM 18.3 sylvia, xfce
So, today I start my computer and I click Firefox my default browser and it goes to LM Start Page and then I open another and I type in "ripening Bananas" and got to the first selection and I get this screen shot,,,,,
scsht3.png
It freezes up everything.
by chazb
Sun Nov 03, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: System Messages [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: System Messages

Thank you, cool stuff this Linux Mint.
by chazb
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: System Messages [SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 97

System Messages [SOLVED]

LM 18.3 Sylvia Xfce Occasionally I will get a message from a sub-system of the OS, in the upper right hand corner of the screen in a black box with white letters that will last for about 3 or 4 seconds and then disappears, long before I have an opportunity to actually read it and it is gone. Is ther...
by chazb
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: seeking knowledge, PGP Keys
Replies: 1
Views: 52

seeking knowledge, PGP Keys

LM 18.3 Sylvia,Xfce
Where can find easy to read instructions, on how to use seahorse? Plus easy to read instructions on obtaining PGP Keys and what I can use the Keys for?
by chazb
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: apt and apt-get
Replies: 20
Views: 561

Re: apt and apt-get

So really,,,apt and apt-get are the same thing, BUT. The BUT is when I type in Terminal, man get, I find that "get" is a command line user agent and not an actual command. Which tells me that if I want, "get" xyz program off the web it makes more sense to use, as opposed just,,,,,,apt xyz program. I...
by chazb
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Issue with System Hang
Replies: 8
Views: 152

Re: Issue with System Hang

Run this. And copy and paste the out put.

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inxi -Fxz
by chazb
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: apt and apt-get
Replies: 20
Views: 561

apt and apt-get

LM 18.3 Sylvia Xfce
What is the difference between apt and apt-get?
by chazb
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Issue with System Hang
Replies: 8
Views: 152

Re: Issue with System Hang

home wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 2:59 am
Thank you for replying.

But Issue with LM19.2 is System requirement is Higher Like 2 GB recommended and My system config. is 1 GB Max.
Please help me out with this.
Stick with 18.2 for now, just to learn with.
by chazb
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Issue with System Hang
Replies: 8
Views: 152

Re: Issue with System Hang

So after you installed the OS, did do you a, sudo apt-get upgrade, in the Terminal. Sometimes new people assume they got the the whole system, with whatever installation medium they are using.
by chazb
Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: can not update [SOLVED] I hope.
Replies: 12
Views: 291

Re: can not update

In Software Sources, try clicking 'Restore the default settings'. Thank You, Pat yourself on the back, for me. Restore defaults solved the problem. One day Later. I suppose I should explain why this thread is solved, I will try to be brief. In Software Sources there are two mirrors the Base and the...
by chazb
Tue Oct 08, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: can not update [SOLVED] I hope.
Replies: 12
Views: 291

Re: can not update

Use shift+ ctrl+c to copy something that's in the terminal. (Paste inside the terminal can be done with shift+ ctrl+v). Yes, that's a good thing to write down. Copying and pasting inside a terminal is a very useful basic skill. I know I can copy and paste inside the Terminal but that is not what wo...
by chazb
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: can not update [SOLVED] I hope.
Replies: 12
Views: 291

Re: can not update

sleeper12 wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:30 am
chazb wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:00 am
I tried to refresh the Update Manager and it wouldn't do it. Even changed the main mirror, still nothing. The cash won't update, somet6hing about inrelease failed.
Might help us if you can post that inrelease error here.
Tried that but it wouldn't copy.
by chazb
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: can not update [SOLVED] I hope.
Replies: 12
Views: 291

Re: can not update

I tried to refresh the Update Manager and it wouldn't do it. Even changed the main mirror, still nothing. The cash won't update, somet6hing about inrelease failed.
by chazb
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: can not update [SOLVED] I hope.
Replies: 12
Views: 291

can not update [SOLVED] I hope.

LM 18.3 Sylvia, Xfce
I have solved this problem once before, I guess I am going to have to start writing stuff down, as opposed to hunting for it among my many previous threads.

So I have this big red 'X' in the in the Update shield in the lower right hand corner.
How do I fix it?
by chazb
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Firefox Crashes Daily Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 344

Re: Firefox Crashes Daily Poll

Thanks Guys
by chazb
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Firefox Crashes Daily Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 344

Re: Firefox Crashes Daily Poll

32bit? inxi -Sxxxz will tell us https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=302324 charles@charles-Inspiron-1525 ~ $ inxi -Sxxxz System: Host: charles-Inspiron-1525 Kernel: 4.4.0-165-generic i686 (32 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 (Gtk 2.24.28) info: xfce4-panel dm: lightdm Distro: Linu...
by chazb
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Firefox Crashes Daily Poll
Replies: 13
Views: 344

Re: Firefox Crashes Daily Poll

32bit? inxi -Sxxxz will tell us https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=302324 charles@charles-Inspiron-1525 ~ $ inxi -Sxxxz System: Host: charles-Inspiron-1525 Kernel: 4.4.0-165-generic i686 (32 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 (Gtk 2.24.28) info: xfce4-panel dm: lightdm Distro: Linu...

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