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by Bob M
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update again.
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update again.

Thanks Marziano, that seems to have worked, fingers crossed. :D
by Bob M
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update again.
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update again.

Thanks Karl.

Unfortunately I have no idea how to remove that line.

As you can see I'm as green as grass when it comes to Terminal Commands in Linux. :D
by Bob M
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update again.
Replies: 7
Views: 121

[SOLVED] Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update again.

Well wouldn’t it rock you? The fault considered fixed in thread: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=270922 has resurfaced. So, following the previous instructions this is what I’ve got now. inxi -r bob@bob-desktop ~ $ inxi -r Repos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/...
by Bob M
Tue Jun 12, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update. (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 254

Re: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update. (Solved)

All good this morning, (I'm UTC +12) so I've marked it solved. :D
by Bob M
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update. (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 254

Re: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update.

Thanks very much Marziano and karichen for your time and trouble. Well, the good news is I managed to follow karichen’s instructions and now all is well and updating. Just a little heads-up, the adjustments need a computer restart to take effect. :wink: So thank you both once again, and I’ll sign th...
by Bob M
Mon Jun 11, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update. (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 254

Re: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update.

Ok, the red X on the Synaptic Manager applet on the panel is back, but I’m afraid I’m way out of my depth now and am struggling to get my head around karlchen’s instructions. :oops: It’s not the instructions that are a problem it’s my inexperience. :( Anyway, I’ll read through them yet again and see...
by Bob M
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update. (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 254

Re: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update.

Repos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/audio-recorder-ppa-xenial.list deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/audio-recorder/ppa/ubuntu xenial main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/audio-recorder/ppa/ubuntu xenial main Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-earth.list d...
by Bob M
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update. (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 254

Re: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update.

Hold the phone guys. :D

Having followed Marziano's instructions I now have a tick on the Update Managers Icon. :?: :?:

Still looks like there could be a problem or two looking at the output??

@ karichen Mint Ver is 64-bit.
by Bob M
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update. (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 254

Re: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update.

[sudo] password for bob: Ign:1 http://ucmirror.canterbury.ac.nz/linux/mint/packages sarah InRelease Hit:2 http://ucmirror.canterbury.ac.nz/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 http://ucmirror.canterbury.ac.nz/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:4 http://ucmirror.canterbury.ac.nz/ubuntu xenial-backports In...
by Bob M
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update. (Solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 254

Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update. (Solved)

Now I’m sure this will have been covered before, but I can’t find it, so I wonder if someone could direct me to the thread? :oops: However, in case it hasn’t, the problem is as follows. Synaptic Update Manager can’t refresh the list of updates or download all Repository Indexes. Ok, the Internet is ...
by Bob M
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: eMMC Drive and Mint
Replies: 3
Views: 90

Re: eMMC Drive and Mint

Thanks for that catweazel. I did a quick search and came up with loads of technicalities so thought I'd keep it simple. I think the laptop belongs to yet another party and Win 10 has overwhelmed it, so they are looking for an alternative OS. I'm a Mint fan so thought I'd better not get it any bad pr...
by Bob M
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:35 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: eMMC Drive and Mint
Replies: 3
Views: 90

eMMC Drive and Mint

An acquaintance would like to install Mint on a cheap laptop with a eMMC drive.

Question: Do they play nice together? :D
by Bob M
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Disableing Pointing Stick and Associated Buttons.
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Disableing Pointing Stick and Associated Buttons.

A friend of mine is having trouble with his HP ProBook 6550B notebook in that he keeps hitting the Pointing Stick Buttons as he types. (He’s 87 and nearly blind) So what I’d like to know is if there is a way to turn off the Pointing Stick and associated Two Buttons? Not sure if this should be in the...
by Bob M
Sun Mar 18, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: (solved) MS Office - best way to run this windows suite in Linux Mint?
Replies: 40
Views: 1802

Re: (solved) MS Office - best way to run this windows suite in Linux Mint?

Guy’s & Gal’s, I’ve been watching this thread with great interest and have come up with a couple of query’s of my own. Firstly, I have had success with “Wine” and when that didn’t do the trick, installing “Winetricks” did. Both these programmes play well together and I have a good number of programs...
by Bob M
Sat Mar 17, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: World Timeclock
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: World Timeclock

Sorry I’ve been so long getting back on this, but I’m afraid I can’t choose between them. :( They all work, so I guess it’s up to the individual. When I get a moment I’ll try and find the program I was after that worked without a Internet connection. (I guess it just used a database and the computer...
by Bob M
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: World Timeclock
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: World Timeclock

Thanks very much for your time and effort phd21, it’s appreciated.

It looks like there are some very good options that are internet dependant, to I’ll just work my way through and pick one I like.

Thanks again everyone,

Bob
by Bob M
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: World Timeclock
Replies: 7
Views: 297

Re: World Timeclock

Thanks very much guys. Well it looked like I was spoilt with choice, but they all seem to rely on the Internet. Anyway, here is a screenshot of what I am looking for in Application format. Time Zone Map2.jpg I imagine the old version I’m talking about ran a couple of Databases with Place Names and T...
by Bob M
Tue Feb 13, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: World Timeclock
Replies: 7
Views: 297

World Timeclock

Can anyone suggest a World Time Clock Application that will work with Mint – 18.0 – Cinnamon? I’m looking for one with a World Map that works without an Internet Connection. I had one years ago when the family were traveling, but it was a Windows one running on ME as I recall, and I’ve no idea where...
by Bob M
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SD Card recovery Program.
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: SD Card recovery Program.

Thanks for that I'll follow up.
by Bob M
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SD Card recovery Program.
Replies: 2
Views: 83

SD Card recovery Program.

Is there a data recovery program for recovering files from SD Cards and or Thumb drives that have been deleted or corrupted? A mate of mine seem to have trouble with his camera on occasions and looses pictures which I have always been able to recover using a program on my old XP Computer. So, I thou...

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