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by thx-1138
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: No irq handler for vector
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: No irq handler for vector

...have a look here, on how to modify boot options.
In this case, instead of passing nomodeset as an option, give a try to pci=nomsi,noaer instead...
by thx-1138
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: split audio/video, process audio, recombine audio/video
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: split audio/video, process audio, recombine audio/video

...on Avidemux, Audio - Select Track, browse to your EQ-ed audio ( 'Track 0 from video' drop-down menu file explorer).
(of course, keep both Video & Audio output in the main interface to 'Copy' to avoid re-encoding)...
Never used Openshot, no idea...
by thx-1138
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: My boot is very slow.
Replies: 8
Views: 196

Re: My boot is very slow.

No, it's perfectly safe.
by thx-1138
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: ATTN!...Intel CPU owners (Spectre,Meltdown,Foreshadow, flaws)
Replies: 586
Views: 27922

Re: ATTN!...Intel CPU owners (Spectre & Meltdown flaws)

...SGX exists only on 6th-gen & afterwards Intel processors, ie. after 2015 - earlier ones don't have such. But even on those newer ones, it's totally non-existent in any Linux 'desktop' so far (personally, i also kinda doubt it will gain considerable attraction any time soon , but who knows...) .....
by thx-1138
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: BSDCan 2018: The Tragedy of systemd
Replies: 21
Views: 359

Re: BSDCan 2018: The Tragedy of systemd

.....................

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDXsw2ijRkw

Surely mr.Knopper's opinion is to be taken seriously - considering that it's probably...
millions of people who were introduced to Linux thanks to his live cd? :wink:
by thx-1138
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (64) on Lenovo Idepad 100s 11IBY
Replies: 10
Views: 159

Re: Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (64) on Lenovo Idepad 100s 11IBY

.......................... ...if the tweaks above still don't do the trick (after rebooting): 1)...the commits in the Github link above are dated May 2018 and done by a Red Hat employee . So, now you know which distro is quite likely your best bet to get it working out-of-the-box (...latest Fedora)...
by thx-1138
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What Standard Tweaks and apps do you always add to a fresh OS install?
Replies: 29
Views: 577

Re: What Standard Tweaks and apps do you always add to a fresh OS install?

........ Also I just checked, my post-install script will currently purge 332 packages........ ...365 packages here, under 18.x (that is without also counting the klingon fonts...). Put the fat cat on a diet...no daily lasagna for Garfield ;-) ...and of course a scintilla-based editor is an absolut...
by thx-1138
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google is STILL tracking you — here's how to limit it
Replies: 17
Views: 380

Re: Google is STILL tracking you — here's how to limit it

...i guess a psychotherapist would classify me as a pessimist... :)
http://www.bbc.com/future/story/2015041 ... do-nothing
by thx-1138
Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (64) on Lenovo Idepad 100s 11IBY
Replies: 10
Views: 159

Re: Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (64) on Lenovo Idepad 100s 11IBY

...first see if copying those files here & rebooting does the trick. Also have a look here (hint: you might need to blacklist HDMI for sound to work, like this): sudo sh -c "echo 'blacklist snd_hdmi_lpe_audio' > /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-snd-hdmi-lpe-audio.conf" ...if nada of the above works, wait f...
by thx-1138
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Exploit.CVE-2015-5097.Gen in jpg files
Replies: 23
Views: 446

Re: Exploit.CVE-2015-5097.Gen in jpg files

...if the 'problem' is in the metadata, exiftool will happily copy them to a clean & innocent. jpg...someone could use such to 'test' the AVs mentioned above... ...if the 'problem' is not in the metadata, your favorite split command / app can be used to split the 'body' in numerous parts...someone c...
by thx-1138
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] LM19 install failure UEFI
Replies: 23
Views: 345

Re: LM19 install failure UEFI

...is Secure Boot turned off? ...did you explicitly used a USB 2 port? Also... AS I was getting the message no video from the monitor, I installed a graphics card and rebooted, and video and straight to a grub prompt. ...your Ryzen 2400G comes with Vega Graphics on-board. It's already a bit of a hea...
by thx-1138
Sat Aug 11, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] How To Uninstall Software Without Software Manager? (LM 19)
Replies: 12
Views: 202

Re: How To Uninstall Software Without Software Manager?

unzip -d ./extractfolder ./nightmares_from_the_deep_the_cursed_heart_en_gog_1_22620.sh This might possibly be of additional help as well (probably re-creating the internal directory / file structure of the binary data contained in there). The rest, gm10 pretty much covered it all ( what you are bas...
by thx-1138
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Failure to clone with dd
Replies: 16
Views: 264

Re: Failure to clone with dd

A manual freeze of the root filesystem is dangerous and is almost never the right tool for the job. ^...Also sprach Zarathustra Eric Sandeen, 2017-07-25 ...(where Eric Sandeen stands for )... Fedora project member and filesystem developer at Red Hat. Occupation: Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat In...
by thx-1138
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] RAM Upgrade
Replies: 11
Views: 177

Re: [Solved] RAM Upgrade

...this dmidecode thread reminded me of: viewtopic.php?p=1438944#p1438944...
by thx-1138
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED - Ignore] I cannot enter short WiFi passwords in Mint-19
Replies: 9
Views: 169

Re: Help: I cannot enter short WiFi passwords in Mint-19

377Ohms wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:33 am
Something else might be wrong. I'm seeing some specifications that in-fact WPA/WPA2 PSK's are 8 characters minimum. I'm going to talk with the management again about this password thing...
https://serverfault.com/a/165102
by thx-1138
Thu Aug 09, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 'xrandr' command (solved)
Replies: 5
Views: 79

Re: 'xrandr' command

...do you by any chance use / run Redshift? Asking because from what i read, it appears to interfere with xrandr / xgamma... ...could you try with xcalib and / or xbacklight? apt install xcalib xbacklight Sample commands... xcalib -gammacor 2.2 -a xbacklight -set 30 Note also that xbacklight appears...
by thx-1138
Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 'xrandr' command (solved)
Replies: 5
Views: 79

Re: 'xrandr' command

...are you certain your monitor is LVDS-1?
xrandr --listactivemonitors
by thx-1138
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Compile nemo master from source - how to ?
Replies: 18
Views: 263

Re: Compile nemo master from source - how to ?

.................... You can do something similar in apps like nemo if you are only modifying .c files. After that initial build and install, if you make a change to one of the c files, you can simply run the classic make, sudo make install .................... ...JosephM, is such the case with the...
by thx-1138
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED: How To Keep My Trackball Wakeup Flag Enabled?
Replies: 15
Views: 196

Re: How To Keep My Trackball Wakeup Flag Enabled?

gm10 wrote:
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:28 am
...why it's only $1/the first parameter we care about here...
...ripped that out of a larger script of mine which handled both parameters...
...thank you gm10 - that's exactly the piece(s) of info that i needed to 'decode' the above :)

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