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by DAMIEN1307
Fri Nov 16, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Root is full
Replies: 10
Views: 185

Re: Root is full

you seem to have quite alot of "media" on your hardrive...94.4% of your entire HD was being used just for "media" before your re-install according to you disk usage analyzer posting.
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Keeping software on your OS..
Replies: 11
Views: 202

Re: Keeping software on your OS..

hi UD6...that is exactly what i do...i keep absolutely nothing but the operating system on my HD...everything else, pics, music, documents, and all the tweaks i use are safely stored on USBs...it something does ever go wrong, all i have to do is take the USB that has the up to date ISO and simply re...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Canonical says 18.04 will now be LTS for 10 yrs
Replies: 20
Views: 413

Canonical says 18.04 will now be LTS for 10 yrs

the title says it all...hopefully this will also be the case for Mint, Peppermint, and other ubuntu 18.04 based versions.

https://www.serverwatch.com/server-news ... years.html
by DAMIEN1307
Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: I am tired and I want to go to bed...
Replies: 19
Views: 376

Re: I am tired and I want to go to bed...

AZg said when she goes, we won't get another cat for a long time i said the same thing too when the first of two cats i had died from old age etc. getting thinner day by day, (both were feral brother and sister that were 16 yrs old), at the end of march in 2016...right after he died, i found 4 aroun...
by DAMIEN1307
Tue Nov 13, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Wifi 5GHz on linux mint 19
Replies: 9
Views: 127

Re: Wifi 5GHz on linux mint 19

are you using a router that is dual band (both 2.4 and 5ghz compatiable?)...if so, have you accessed the router to see what is connecting with each device either 2.4 or 5?
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firejail
Replies: 7
Views: 132

Re: Firejail

i guess you noticed i run a "lean, mean, clean, fighting machine" probably why my problems are exceedingly few in nature...lol.
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED]Remove Logout&Lock Screen but not Quit in Cinnamon menu
Replies: 8
Views: 204

Re: Remove Logout&Lock Screen but not Quit in menu

does right clicking on the "menu" icon on panel bar show you "properties"?...if so click properties and see if it shows you something like "commands" in the top tabs and see if there are boxes to be unticked that could remove these...just a shot in the dark here since im running a "whisker" menu her...
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firejail
Replies: 7
Views: 132

Re: Firejail

thank-you xenopeek, that did the trick...DAMIEN

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damien@damien ~ $ ls -l /usr/local/bin
total 0
damien@damien ~ $ 
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Remove all python and kill linux
Replies: 24
Views: 406

Re: Remove all python and kill linux

the OP wrote... the developers need to look at trying what I did i seriously doubt that the developers are going to actually remove "python" coding language to try to do what you did... you may now be at a point where a fresh install might be your best and only bet....it is best to read up a little ...
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: [SOLVED] Running in software rendering mode
Replies: 17
Views: 196

Re: Running in software rendering mode

hi moem...i noticed the "age" of that computer...

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BIOS: Award v: FI date: 03/07/2008
i think cinnamon is way to heavy on something that is almost 13 yrs old...i would try either mate or xfce for that system.
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Nov 12, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firejail
Replies: 7
Views: 132

Re: Firejail

ok...so i have the same problem about removing other vestiges of firejail since i uninstalled it when i couldnt configure it to work with brave browser...so how "exactly" do i get rid of these entries...is there a sudo remove, autoremove, purge etc command i can use to do so?. damien@damien ~ $ ls -...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Super slow boot :/
Replies: 14
Views: 244

Re: Super slow boot :/

List of Items to Disable from Start-Up: just copy and paste commands one at a time into your terminal and follow the prompts that are given: sudo systemctl disable ModemManager.service sudo systemctl disable NetworkManager-wait-online.service sudo systemctl disable pppd-dns.service sudo systemctl ma...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Dark or Night mode for this forum
Replies: 12
Views: 305

Re: Dark or Night mode for this forum

in the "stores" for chromium based browsers such as chromium, brave, slimjet, or google chrome browsers, there is an extension called "Night Mode Pro"...you can manually toggle back and forth between day and night...also you can use the gradient control to allow just the amount of brightness you nee...
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Usernames
Replies: 24
Views: 414

Re: Usernames

Mine is derived from 2 different sources..."DAMIEN", i originally had named my computer during my early windows days since i had quickly come to believe that that it was absolutely possessed and evil with the inexplicable things it would do and not in control by its owner at all, [some things never ...
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Nov 10, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Update Manager Problem
Replies: 4
Views: 144

Re: Update Manager Problem

copy and paste the command below into your terminal...this should fix the problem...if not using mint, you will need to type "sudo" before "apt update"...google made a change in their corporate structure and that change is reflected in that message you received. also if you downloaded google earth i...
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Other Topics & Open Discussion
Topic: Dropbox's New Rules
Replies: 12
Views: 333

Re: Dropbox's New Rules

i dont use dropbox myself but the article below might be of help to those of you who do and need to find the work around for ext4 etc...

https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/11/h ... -ext4.html
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Nov 08, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: ‘Five Eyes’ governments call on tech giants to build encryption backdoors — or else
Replies: 31
Views: 1141

Re: ‘Five Eyes’ governments call on tech giants to build encryption backdoors — or else

just another reason why i never travel with a computer and have never used or owned a "smart phone" and just use a "stupid phone" that doesnt even have a camera.
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Deactivation of account
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: Deactivation of account

did anyone consider that the OP might have been talking about his own user acct. on his operating system such as guest acct., admin acct. etc?
by DAMIEN1307
Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Teamviewer not found in Software Manager
Replies: 15
Views: 264

Re: Teamviewer not found in Software Manager

teamviewer will install on mint as a .deb found on the page you showed PHD1...thats how i put it on mine...choose the top left one, and choose either 64 bit or 32 bit depending what system your using...much easier and simple to do...almost like a windows install for an .exe file https://www.teamview...
by DAMIEN1307
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: When and how to upgrade
Replies: 9
Views: 543

Re: When and how to upgrade

Systemd provides a standard process for controlling what programs run when a Linux system boots up. While systemd is compatible with SysV and Linux Standard Base (LSB) init scripts, systemd is meant to be a drop-in replacement for these older ways of getting a Linux system running.... so, in essence...

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