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by DAMIEN1307
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:52 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 19 boot taking too long
Replies: 2
Views: 43

Re: Mint 19 boot taking too long

Flush Journald manually by copy and paste into your terminal, (enter password when prompted),...run the second command as many times as it takes for the report to say, Vacuuming done, freed 0B of archived journals from /var/log/journal/ (etc. etc.). ...then reboot system and see if it makes any diff...
by DAMIEN1307
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: [SOLVED] Mint 19.1 + Ubuntu Eoan = something broke. Experts needed.
Replies: 55
Views: 1046

Re: [SOLVED] Mint 19.1 + Ubuntu Eoan = something broke. Experts needed.

hi drugwash...you mentioned "defrag" in your last posting...it usually doesnt accomplish all that much on most users systems, but found in mine, since i do many experimental changes, that it has some modest benefit on my HDD units, (never, ever, run a defrag on an SSD), in any event, the code is pos...
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Jun 17, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: NumLock not activated by default after installation
Replies: 4
Views: 269

Re: NumLock not activated by default after installation

Install Numlockx

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sudo apt-get install numlockx
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Recommend a Mint version for me.
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Recommend a Mint version for me.

hi rocky bennett...i also have the haswell 4th generation cpu...On your desktop if you wish, this should solve your screen tearing problem...DAMIEN Open a terminal and run these commands in sequence: NOTE that this is ONLY for INTEL processors: sudo apt-get install mesa-utils then sudo mkdir -v /etc...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 19.1 Installation Problems
Replies: 23
Views: 398

Re: Linux Mint 19.1 Installation Problems

Installation instructions for Brave Browser, "BIONIC" only...this means LM 19xx series as well as Pep 9, Pep 9 respin, as well as Peppermint 10 series...DAMIEN first you will need to install "curl" via the terminal...just copy and paste to the terminal. sudo apt install curl Next...do these in exact...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Pulseaudio-Equalizer-gtk loads once
Replies: 12
Views: 239

Re: Pulseaudio-Equalizer-gtk loads once

i have the actual "pulseaudio-equalizer_2.7.0.2-5_webupd8_xenial0_all.deb" package in my files to share with anyone that is disatisfied with the so-called updated version in the repositories which just doesnt work right and doesnt seem to allow for "presets"...of course you will need to "ignore" upd...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 19.1 Installation Problems
Replies: 23
Views: 398

Re: Linux Mint 19.1 Installation Problems

hi again jlaut1096...for a low powered system such as my eeepc, i wound up just sticking with peppermint 9 or 10...its on 10 right now and it runs the best with only 55 seconds for boot up and with the brave browser, well all i can say that after using firefox, chromium, vivaldi, opera etc. ..Brave ...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: I don't understand: what is a VPN? Do I need it? Will it work on Mint?
Replies: 16
Views: 389

Re: I don't understand: what is a VPN? Do I need it? Will it work on Mint?

i have done my banking for many years now on linux OS in its many varied flavours...i need only to "harden" the browser im using with such extensions as ublock origin, privacy badger or privacy possum, (possum you have no need to configure things)...i do go way over the top with such things as "tran...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 19.1 Installation Problems
Replies: 23
Views: 398

Re: Linux Mint 19.1 Installation Problems

hi jlaut1096...i have an "experimental" eee pc netbook system with an atom processor and 1 gig ram that i try things out on until they work. cinnamon is way too heavy for what your installing it on and will never work right. the single core atom processor is too under powered and a gig of ram is als...
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Air Conditioner Vs Air Cooler
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: Air Conditioner Vs Air Cooler

hi slipstick...my house is small also...1200 sq. ft...DAMIEN
hi portreve...its really gonna make ya jealous that i heat and cook with gas and my heating bills in winter are also never over 50.00 per month...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Air Conditioner Vs Air Cooler
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: Air Conditioner Vs Air Cooler

hi portreve...ive been to florida and i think the humidity is way too high there for a swamp cooler...the same for my native new england...DAMIEN

PS...i tend to run the unit almost 24/7 in the summer and still have not had an electric bill over 48 dollars a month. this months bill was only 37.00
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Jun 15, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Air Conditioner Vs Air Cooler
Replies: 17
Views: 285

Re: Air Conditioner Vs Air Cooler

Here in Alamogordo, NM, we have very low humidity levels, im using a "Champion" brand swamp cooler i bought last year for about 500.00 plus tax...outside temp right now (1 PM my time) is 90 degrees farenheit, indoor temp is 66 degrees farenheit...had to shut it off because im getting chilled...lol.....
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Jun 14, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Problems installing Brave browser...
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: Problems installing Brave browser...

This instructional is ONLY for LM 18+ editions as well as other Ubuntu 16.04. First, if curl is not already installed, do so first by copy and paste into terminal. sudo apt install curl Then copy and paste codes provided below one at a time in the order given. curl -s https://brave-browser-apt-relea...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Malicious keylogger?
Replies: 9
Views: 383

Re: Malicious keylogger?

Now im really feeling left out...lol...i never get any spam e-mail since i dumped gmail and msn mail and use nothing but protonmail and zoho now...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Disk Usage Analyser reporting incorrect available space.
Replies: 9
Views: 226

Re: Disk Usage Analyser reporting incorrect available space.

The OP brought up an interesting question. On my system, "disk usage analyzer" reports that i have "251.0 GB Total, 207.3 GB Available". "system monitor" reports "251.0 GB Total 194.4 GB Available" and my "disks" reports, "256 GB - 207 GB Free" As far as i can see, there are discrepencies in all thr...
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Huawei Continues To Feel The Screws Tightening...
Replies: 9
Views: 324

Re: Huawei Continues To Feel The Screws Tightening...

Linux OSs you can download/install for smart phones...DAMIEN

https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/linux-sma ... g-systems/
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Task manager alternative
Replies: 8
Views: 246

Re: Task manager alternative

If your looking for a "task manager" (system monitor) that is like what RIH showed in his post and do not yet have it on your system, click open your terminal to install it with the code provided below...DAMIEN

Install System Monitor

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sudo apt install gnome-system-monitor
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Is this happening to anyone else?
Replies: 13
Views: 464

Re: Is this happening to anyone else???

it did happen to me just once about a half an hour ago...lost it for 5 minutes...running kernel 4.15.0-51:53 also using 1.1.1.1 and 1.0.0.1...i would say it was the site and not your system...other than maintenence, the site has been known for intermittent outages...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Download YouTube videos
Replies: 17
Views: 462

Re: Download YouTube videos

Nope Rocky...im a native bostonian from south boston who then resided in california for college for 4 years then back to massachusetts, then rhode island for a few years when i was married, and then new hampshire about a mile from the maine border for 20 years and then moved to NM in july, 2011 when...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Linux Foundation Firings-(Submitted with no comment)
Replies: 3
Views: 172

Re: Linux Foundation Firings-(Submitted with no comment)

No news feeds here, just the old fashoined way of using my book marked pages from my browser...lol...DAMIEN

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