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by tenfoot
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cinnamon vs Mate
Replies: 17
Views: 520

Re: Cinnamon vs Mate

I was just curious if the OS in Mate is trimmer than Cinnamon is. When I loaded it into VM and saw that it totally lacked any of the features from Cinnamon, ie, a stock set of Office like stuff, helpful apps for images, etc.... I had to assume that it was just the very basics required to make Mint ...
by tenfoot
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cinnamon vs Mate
Replies: 17
Views: 520

Re: Cinnamon vs Mate

Mate all the way :D Adopt Mate and he will become your best MATE :lol: <... runs away before the flames engulf me....> Mate, while good and fairly easy to use, is too simplistic looking. Say what you will about Windows 10....it feels "modern". That's kind of how I feel about Gnome and Pantheon. I a...
by tenfoot
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: LibreOffce v6..0.3
Replies: 3
Views: 131

Re: LibreOffce v6..0.3

I don't really know the answer to that question. Never received a .pub file before.
by tenfoot
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: LibreOffce v6..0.3
Replies: 3
Views: 131

LibreOffce v6..0.3

using LMv18.3 Mate.

Received my first MS Publisher file this morning and delighted to reporte that Libre Office Draw opened it without any problem. The icing on the cake was that the file was editable :D
by tenfoot
Mon Feb 19, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cinnamon vs Mate
Replies: 17
Views: 520

Re: Cinnamon vs Mate

Mate all the way :D Adopt Mate and he will become your best MATE :lol:

<... runs away before the flames engulf me....>
by tenfoot
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: KDE VS Cinnamon
Replies: 4
Views: 126

Re: KDE VS Cinnamon

+1 for Mate.

I've tried them all and, to me, Mate is the most intuitive DE available.
by tenfoot
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse..
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Logitech wireless keyboard and mouse..

LinuxMint v18.3 MATE My Logitech Cordless InternetPro keyboard and mouse, Model No. Y-RAJ56A has served me well for several years. However, the characters on some of the keys have worn off and I'm finding it difficult to see them. Currently I am looking to buy either the Logitech Wireless Wave Combo...
by tenfoot
Sun Feb 11, 2018 1:45 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Linux changes my computer clock
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: Linux changes my computer clock

I notice the OP writes When in Linux the clock in the bottom right corner has the correct time but when I then reboot the computer and restart Windows ( coming out from hibernation mode ) the clock in Windows has to be changed back because it shows London, GMT, time. When I change it it changes back...
by tenfoot
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Forum has been upgraded (report issues here)
Replies: 154
Views: 2574

Re: Forum has been upgraded (report issues here)

xenopeek wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:24 pm
tenfoot, I think you're looking a the bottom of the page? That is as it is supposed to look. The search bar is only shown to the right of the post reply button at the top of the page.
Oh! you are right. I am :oops:
by tenfoot
Thu Feb 08, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Forum has been upgraded (report issues here)
Replies: 154
Views: 2574

Re: Forum has been upgraded (report issues here)

I'm getting two icons partially blocking the "Search this topic" bar. (Flat icons . . . I hate flat icons.) The icons are inherited from phpBB's prosilver. Sorry but we're keeping them. The search bar is indeed looking strange. Here is how it looks for me: https://i.imgur.com/JljvEAc.png and here i...
by tenfoot
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to launch the `Disks` utility from Terminal
Replies: 11
Views: 218

Re: How to launch the `Disks` utility from Terminal

P.S. To see it (for any command) right-click the menu button, select Configure -> Menu -> Open the menu editor, select needed menu point, press "Properties" button, see at "Command" field. Using LMv18.3 Mate and that doesn't work for me. Clicking with right mouse button pressed give me: Preferencec...
by tenfoot
Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] Trying to install my Brother MFC-J625DW
Replies: 8
Views: 182

Re: Trying to install my Brother MFC-J625DW

Have a look at pjotr's

https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/17

Follow the instructions for installing Brother printers. I did and it was completely successful.

And then go to the Home page and find a host of other good tips. It is well worth the visit.
by tenfoot
Fri Feb 02, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Our favorite music
Replies: 32
Views: 568

Re: Our favorite music

by tenfoot
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Bitcoin - cash up...
Replies: 16
Views: 505

Re: Bitcoin - cash up...

Lucap wrote:
Faust wrote:Mad volatility !
Dropping again.
Yes. Since I first posted about this, bitcoin has dropped 59.9% in value!
by tenfoot
Thu Feb 01, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Looking for a simple calendar
Replies: 11
Views: 230

Re: Looking for a simple calendar

Try Osmo. Just one click to display full year. One in that window, it is easy to change years (backward or forward). osmo also has Tasks, Contacts and Notes.
by tenfoot
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: 20 Years To Go: The Year 2038 Problem
Replies: 25
Views: 621

Re: 20 Years To Go: The Year 2038 Problem

Gee! I'll be 107 and still have 4 years to go, because ever since I read The Hobbit I've wanted to hold on until I'm one dub one
by tenfoot
Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Dogs?
Replies: 47
Views: 1156

Re: Dogs?

Good to see the comments regarding feeding dogs. More than 25 years ago I decided to feed my dogs raw food only. So, the diet would include chicken carcass, chicken necks, pigs head, tripe, beef, lamb, horse, bones (beef, lamb). I weigh the food so that they get fed about 1.5% of their ideal bodywei...
by tenfoot
Wed Jan 10, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Bitcoin - cash up...
Replies: 16
Views: 505

Bitcoin - cash up...

A quick question for the knowledgeable folk here.

Hypothetically. Say somebody has 100 Bitcoin. When bought the Bitcoins were valued at $US2.00 each. Currently at $US22,887.00 each. They want to cash them in and retire on the proceeds How do they do this? Is it possible?
by tenfoot
Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Dogs?
Replies: 47
Views: 1156

Re: Dogs?

I've had a variety of dogs over the years - Miniature longhaired Dachshund, Standard Longhared Dachshund, Smithfield, Huntaway (NZ breed), Border Collie. Border Colllie/English Setter X, Italian Spinone. Attached is a picture of Jordan and Albert (Italian Spinone) Jordan is 10 years old. Albert died...
by tenfoot
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: caribou using almost 300mb of RAM?
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Re: caribou using almost 300mb of RAM?

Caribou is an on screen keyboard. It is in Synaptic but not installed by default - well not in LM18.3 Mate I don't know about Cinnamon or xfce.

Which Desktop Environment are you using?

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