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by chazb
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: printer file not opening
Replies: 0
Views: 15

printer file not opening

Lm 17 Quana, Cinnamon The printer is working, but the file in the Menu which holds the printer queue is not opening, I tried opening it with the terminal and I get a,,,,,,,printers: command not found.,,,,,,,, charles@charles-Inspiron-1526 ~ $ printers printers: command not found New problem seeking ...
by chazb
Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Install OS on encrypted hard drive?
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: Install OS on encrypted hard drive?

Have you considered using a "live" cd or USB stick, that is functional OS on separate media, to do the decryption? If you install the OS you may destroy everything on the hard drive.
by chazb
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: kolourPaint download [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: kolourPaint download

apt install --reinstall libattica0.4 First, I want to Thank You. this fixed the problem. Second, I want to pick your brain, i.e. understand your thinking. Earlier in this thread I installed Libatica-dev which I assumed contained what i needed of Libetica, but apparently not. What was your thinking ...
by chazb
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: kolourPaint download [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: kolourPaint download

You have some OpenJDK PPA Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/openjdk-r-ppa-trusty.list deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/openjdk-r/ppa/ubuntu trusty main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/openjdk-r/ppa/ubuntu trusty main Disable that PPA via Software Sources and then run apt update sudo ...
by chazb
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: kolourPaint download [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: kolourPaint download

E: Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages. To see what packages are held dpkg --get-selections | grep hold Do you use some PPAs? inxi -r I don't have any PPA's and dpkg didn't work,,,,,,, charles@charles-Inspiron-1526 ~ $ dpkg --get-selections | grep hold charles@charles-Inspiron...
by chazb
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: kolourPaint download [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: kolourPaint download

So I tried my idea of installing lidattica-dev and that didn't work either. Still getting,,,,Invalid ELF header,,,,,.

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charles@charles-Inspiron-1526 ~ $ kolourpaint
kolourpaint: error while loading shared libraries: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libattica.so.0.4: invalid ELF header
by chazb
Thu Nov 15, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: kolourPaint download [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: kolourPaint download

Install dependencies apt install libc6 libkdecore5 libkdeui5 libkio5 libkprintutils4 libqimageblitz4 libqtcore4 libqtgui4 libstdc++6 A lot of stuff there, I got some of it but not all of it,,,,,,,, Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation o...
by chazb
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:34 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: kolourPaint download [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: kolourPaint download

Any error messages when opening Kolourpaint via Terminal ? kolourpaint I didn't know I could do that, I learn something new everyday. But here is the result,,,,,, charles@charles-Inspiron-1526 ~ $ kolourpaint kolourpaint: error while loading shared libraries: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libattica.so.0....
by chazb
Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: kolourPaint download [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: kolourPaint download

administrollaattori wrote:
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:21 pm
Via Terminal

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rm $HOME/.kde/share/config/kolourpaintrc
apt install kolourpaint4
Tried synaptic and treid your code, I click it and nothing happens. It is like somewhere deep in the system some sub-routeen is keeping it from opening.
by chazb
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: kolourPaint download [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 232

kolourPaint download [SOLVED]

Lm17 Quana, Cinamon I had this program for a long while and then i dickered with Home folder in anticipation of 18/3, and now the program wont open. So I delete it to re-install it.. I have tried to install it graphically and using the command line, not at the same time, but in either case the progr...
by chazb
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunderbird won't open [SOLVED sort of]
Replies: 11
Views: 145

Re: Thunderbird won't open

So I get the book out do the "ls" command, and I think I have some how made the Thunderbird file inaccessible or deleted it So this is what I know so far,,,Thunderbird the program is in the Home Dir., Thunderbird the Icon is in the Desktop Dir. I tried moving the Icon to the home Dir. but I still wo...
by chazb
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunderbird won't open [SOLVED sort of]
Replies: 11
Views: 145

Re: Thunderbird won't open

bash not even expanding ~/.thunderbird/*.default" seems to say you not only not have a .parentlock file, but no profile directory at all. Shall withdraw; do not understand why you'd type nohup thunderbird-mail when asked to type nohup thunderbird by Spearmint2, and the profile directory seemingly n...
by chazb
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunderbird won't open [SOLVED sort of]
Replies: 11
Views: 145

Re: Thunderbird won't open

rene wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:12 pm

Please retry without that final period, the one at the end of the line.

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charles@charles-Inspiron-1526 ~ $  rm ~/.thunderbird/*.default/.parentlock
rm: cannot remove ‘/home/charles/.thunderbird/*.default/.parentlock’: No such file or directory
by chazb
Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunderbird won't open [SOLVED sort of]
Replies: 11
Views: 145

Re: Thunderbird won't open

rene wrote:
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:29 pm
Probably, with thunderbird not running, rm ~/.thunderbird/*.default/.parentlock.

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charles@charles-Inspiron-1526 ~ $ rm ~/.thunderbird/*.default/.parentlock.
rm: cannot remove ‘/home/charles/.thunderbird/*.default/.parentlock.’: No such file or directory
by chazb
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunderbird won't open [SOLVED sort of]
Replies: 11
Views: 145

Re: Thunderbird won't open

what happens if you try to open in Terminal? nohup thunderbird harles@charles-Inspiron-1526 ~ $ nohup thunderbird nohup: ignoring input and appending output to ‘nohup.out’ The icon is on the desktop. I think what I have done in an attempt to manually create a usb stick backup of my Home Dir., is so...
by chazb
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunderbird won't open [SOLVED sort of]
Replies: 11
Views: 145

Re: Thunderbird won't open

Can anybody give me some ideas, how to fix this? Generally, you look at the error message and act accordingly. In case you don't understand the error post it here. I see point, but I am not well versed in the command line, tho I am certain the solution to my problem is there, perhaps you could assi...
by chazb
Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunderbird won't open [SOLVED sort of]
Replies: 11
Views: 145

Thunderbird won't open [SOLVED sort of]

LM 17 Quana, Cinnamon.
Thunderbird mail won't open, I right click it, the little round thinging gose round and round and nothing happens. Can anybody give me some ideas, how to fix this?
by chazb
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Stuck on login page
Replies: 3
Views: 327

Re: Stuck on login page

When I boot to recovery mode, some script runs on the screen for a few seconds then there is a steady tone. I am a newbe like you, so I browsed the web with your problem, it is Ubuntu but then mint is built on Ubutu so it might work,,,,https://www.linuxslaves.com/2016/05/3-ways-fix-ubuntu-gets-stuc...
by chazb
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Software manager not working [Solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 159

Re: Software manager not working

Software Manager will not work if your computer is not up to date. So do an update.
by chazb
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Slow bootup with Mint 19
Replies: 19
Views: 338

Re: Slow bootup with Mint 19

He is running the same computer I am,,,and his work around for LM 19 won't work in LM 18.3? Should do if you want to give it a try. The reason I suggested the kernel downgrade for you is because that option is avoiding the bug in the kernel entirely rather than implementing a workaround. The kernel...

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