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by dark
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Which Firewall do you use ?
Replies: 25
Views: 738

Re: Which Firewall do you use ?

by dark
Fri Apr 27, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Troubles installing wine
Replies: 25
Views: 514

Re: Troubles installing wine

You can install Lutris from here: https://lutris.net/downloads/ Just copy/paste commands in terminal under "For Ubuntu" and "After setting up the repository". Then install Wine from Lutris Runners. https://www.maketecheasier.com/assets/uploads/2017/07/lutris-install-wine.jpg Watch this video: https:...
by dark
Fri Mar 30, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't get Windows to run after running Linux Mint from bootable USB
Replies: 20
Views: 511

Re: Can't get Windows to run after running Linux Mint from bootable USB

Looks like you possibly have corrupted windows partition. Gparted comes with repair file system feature that might fix it. Right click /dev/sda2 warning partition and click Check.
by dark
Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing a windows program with W.I.N.E
Replies: 8
Views: 286

Re: Installing a windows program with W.I.N.E

If you can't run it in Wine, run it in VirtualBox.
by dark
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Black screen after latest updates...
Replies: 4
Views: 183

Re: Black screen after latest updates...

If the problem is due to kernel update. Try this:
Hold shift to enter grub menu, go to advanced options and boot from older kernel version.
by dark
Fri Feb 23, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Set Up WINE?
Replies: 7
Views: 221

Re: Set Up WINE?

Hoser Rob wrote:
Fri Feb 23, 2018 8:31 am
And are you aware that anything rated less than Gold on that database will run like crap?
Yes but test results on https://appdb.winehq.org can be old so you should always check if the program or game works with latest Wine version.
by dark
Thu Feb 22, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Set Up WINE?
Replies: 7
Views: 221

Re: Set Up WINE?

sudo apt-get install playonlinux
create virtual drive
select latest wine version in playonlinux wine version manager
browse and select .exe to install windows program or game
by dark
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: (solved) MS Office - best way to run this windows suite in Linux Mint?
Replies: 40
Views: 2167

Re: [MS Office] best way to run this windows suite in Linux Mint?

Running MS Office in VirtualBox is the easiest way.
by dark
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I restore back to firefox 56.xxx?
Replies: 7
Views: 268

Re: How do I restore back to firefox 56.xxx?

You can install Waterfox. You get the Firefox 56 look and feel but also security updates from Firefox 57. Installation: Open terminal and copy/paste this: echo 'deb https://dl.bintray.com/hawkeye116477/waterfox-deb release main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/waterfox.list curl https://bintray.c...
by dark
Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Can someone explain Flatpak?
Replies: 20
Views: 500

Re: Can someone explain Flatpak?

If developers from Adobe for example ever ported softwares to Linux, Flatpak is how they can easily deliver it to all Linux distributions. :)
by dark
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New to Linux OS. Having problems with sound
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: New to Linux OS. Having problems with sound

Try pavucontrol.

sudo apt install pavucontrol

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-SzGGbbZ34
by dark
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can't install Wine (Mint 18.3 x64)
Replies: 18
Views: 1765

Re: Can't install Wine (Mint 18.3 x64)

Follow instructions from here: https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu
by dark
Fri Dec 29, 2017 8:29 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Gnome-Boxes vs. Virtualbox - opinions/comments?
Replies: 10
Views: 1093

Re: Gnome-Boxes vs. Virtualbox - opinions/comments?

I think it would be great if someone develops a program that has exact VirtualBox like user interface but uses QEMU/KVM underneath. Virt Manager user interface is not as good as VirtualBox. I like VirtualBox user interface more but want to use QEMU/KVM because performance is much better and if easy ...
by dark
Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Gnome-Boxes vs. Virtualbox - opinions/comments?
Replies: 10
Views: 1093

Re: Gnome-Boxes vs. Virtualbox - opinions/comments?

You can install guest tools from here to improve performance and stuff on Gnome Boxes. https://www.spice-space.org/download.html
by dark
Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: i want to install AutoCAD
Replies: 7
Views: 456

Re: i want to install AutoCAD

Install Gnome Boxes or VirtualBox on Linux Mint, Create VM and install Windows in it, then install AutoCAD.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5e0uS0vxQyk
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRKk64mhK7U
by dark
Wed Dec 20, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Skype does not work on Mint
Replies: 3
Views: 141

Re: Skype does not work on Mint

You can install the Flatpak version from Software Manager.
Click the [Flatpak] button on the bottom right.
Search Skype and install "Skype (flathub)".
by dark
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Consider preinstalling Waterfox starting from Linux Mint 19. Firefox cannot be trusted anymore.
Replies: 19
Views: 1010

Re: Consider preinstalling Waterfox starting from Linux Mint 19. Firefox cannot be trusted anymore.

Have been long time Firefox user, was a loyal Firefox user since 2008 but made the switch to Waterfox due to recent trust breaking events with Mozilla after watching Bryan Lunduke's video. Also cuz i don't like the whole telemetry/data collection stuff in Firefox. Waterfox has telemetry/data collec...
by dark
Tue Dec 19, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Consider preinstalling Waterfox starting from Linux Mint 19. Firefox cannot be trusted anymore.
Replies: 19
Views: 1010

Re: Consider preinstalling Waterfox starting from Linux Mint 19. Firefox cannot be trusted anymore.

Have been long time Firefox user, was a loyal Firefox user since 2008 but made the switch to Waterfox due to recent trust breaking events with Mozilla after watching Bryan Lunduke's video. Also cuz i don't like the whole telemetry/data collection stuff in Firefox. Waterfox has telemetry/data collect...

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