Search found 3664 matches

by DAMIEN1307
Wed Mar 03, 2021 5:54 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Off this morning for first covid 19 vaccine jab
Replies: 100
Views: 3459

Re: Off this morning for first covid 19 vaccine jab

(for the record, I also use my ample asset to open doors whenever I can).
I've tried that too, but the sign attached to my butt keeps getting in the way...it says, "Wide Load Ahead"...And then having to hear the back-up beeper...Beep, Beep, Beep...lol...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:42 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Boot hangs at "A startjob is running for monitoring LVM2...etc"
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Re: Boot hangs at "A startjob is running for monitoring LVM2...etc"

A start job is running for Monitoring of LVM2 mirrors No Raid and no encryption. If all of the above is true, just copy and paste the following command into your terminal...When finished, just "X" out of the terminal and then reboot...problem should then be solved...DAMIEN Disable lvm-2-m...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:15 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Only in Texas....
Replies: 98
Views: 5292

Re: Only in Texas....

It almost sounds like that "ENRON" is still alive and well and still operating in Texas...Rolling blackouts and multi-thousand dollar bills anyone???...DAMIEN https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enron_scandal https://www.nytimes.com/2002/05/07/business/enron-forced-up-california-prices-documents...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Feb 21, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Change Grub Timeout in Mint 20.1? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: Change Grub Timeout in Mint 20.1?

I believe the following instructions should also work as well...DAMIEN Change Grub Timeout sudo nano /etc/default/grub Edit the line listed (GRUB_TIMEOUT=10) to read ("arrow" down and then "arrow" over to the number 10) and change it to 0, or whatever number you wish...(GRUB_TIME...
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Feb 19, 2021 1:10 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to update outdated packages in the repository
Replies: 2
Views: 129

Re: How to update outdated packages in the repository

There are many outdated versions of packages in the repository These postings should answer your initial question of outdated packages in the repository...DAMIEN https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=313125&p=1768609&hilit=outdated+repository+packages#p1768609 https://easyli...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Software Manager issues -SOLVED
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: Software Manager issues -SOLVED

Thanks to all, it is fixed!
Tell us all HOW it was fixed so that this thread can be of help to others that may have the same issue...thanks in advance...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Feb 18, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Boot speed problem...
Replies: 34
Views: 808

Re: Boot speed problem...

I think you've got an old laptop (32 bits) coupled with a spinny HDD = not brilliant performance. Hi Andy...I think he has said that he installed an SSD now...Dont know for sure....DAMIEN Stroppy says, Acer Aspire with an Intel Celeron processor and 2gb of RAM = SSD hard drive ... Boot time: 6m 15s...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Cant delete a folder
Replies: 5
Views: 116

Re: Cant delite a folder

Hi I am having some trouble trying to delite a folder The folder is 2GB and uses a lot of disk space to need the space really please see images Your trying to delete a "Locked" folder which means you need to delete that folder using "root" priviledges...However its a Linux 19 Ma...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Boot speed problem...
Replies: 34
Views: 808

Re: Boot speed problem...

Acer Aspire with an Intel Celeron processor and 2gb of RAM = SSD hard drive... Boot time: 6m 15s !!! @stroppy -- I just googled the full specs of that toshiba netbook ( I really must remember to do this first up front lol ) Is it also possible that your CPU is capable of 64 bit???...I say this only...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Boot speed problem...
Replies: 34
Views: 808

Re: Boot speed problem...

The SSD did NOTHING to improve the boot time which was six minutes in duration... Take care...eat well for your pancreas! Heheheheh...I think you confused me with another contributor here...I didnt recommend or refer to an SSD, although i do use them myself, and im not as of yet, having any pancrea...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Feb 18, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Software Manager issues -SOLVED
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: Software Manager issues

Does it help to open the menu (three dots at the right hand top) and click on Refresh the list of packages? Actually, If you open the "Update Manager" and click the refresh tab, that should restore the software manager, and also, sudo apt update copy and paste to terminal. Its been my exp...
by DAMIEN1307
Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Boot speed problem...
Replies: 34
Views: 808

Re: Boot speed problem...

Okay...new data:
OK...lol...now its time to copy and paste the code below to your terminal and post it back here to see what it will tell us...DAMIEN

Code: Select all

systemd-analyze critical-chain
by DAMIEN1307
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Boot speed problem...
Replies: 34
Views: 808

Re: Boot speed problem...

If command line stuff is necessary then, please, can someone walk me through it step by step? Many thanks in advance. Below is a list of things that can be safely disabled from boot-up safely and should reduce boot-up times...DAMIEN List of Items to Disable from Start-Up: just copy and paste comman...
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:56 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to rid myself of flatpak?
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: How to rid myself of flatpak?

You need to remove flatpak after removing any packages or the remotes. any existing flatpaks you may already have installed and they should be purged from your system BEFORE using the codes provided below to remove flatpak access altogether Yes, you should uninstall any Flatpak apps before uninstal...
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to rid myself of flatpak?
Replies: 5
Views: 222

Re: How to rid myself of flatpak?

I am not a fan of flatpak or snap. There are many of us who likewise, also dislike flatpaks or snaps. I know that there is a proceedure to remove any existing flatpaks you may already have installed and they should be purged from your system BEFORE using the codes provided below to remove flatpak a...
by DAMIEN1307
Wed Jan 27, 2021 9:29 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Off this morning for first covid 19 vaccine jab
Replies: 100
Views: 3459

Re: Off this morning for first covid 19 vaccine jab

Where did you get that number? The population of the U.S. is only 330 million.
At two doses per person, 330 million people, that is 660 million doses needed, (660,000,000)...That is over a half billion by 160,000...DAMIEN

Go to advanced search