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by aamcle
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Update failures?
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Re: Update failures?

Thanks I'll do that.

aamcle
by aamcle
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Update failures?
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Update failures?

Update manager seems to want to update the kernal but has failed to do so on multiple occasions returning the following: - W: Target Packages (main/binary-amd64/Packages) is configured multiple times in /etc/apt/sources.list:3 and /etc/apt/sources.list:5 W: Target Packages (main/binary-i386/Packages...
by aamcle
Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Permissions on USB stick- I think
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Permissions on USB stick- I think

Thanks but I've sorted it on the command line, giving the users ownership isn't ideal but it's all I can do to get em to use the pc let alown remember their own passwords Sigh.......

Thanks aamcle
by aamcle
Thu Nov 09, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Permissions on USB stick- I think
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Re: Permissions on USB stick- I think

Thanks for your help.

Having recovered in part from my recent attack of stupidity, I've remembered the chown command and tested it on my laptop (Mint 18).

I leave a copy of the files in my home and chown a second copy for the user, they are the ones who created and use the documents.


aamcle
by aamcle
Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Permissions on USB stick- I think
Replies: 4
Views: 220

Permissions on USB stick- I think

I have Mint 18 set up on a PC to be used at a charity shop, it's as working as it should but for one thing, I can't load a bunch of files and folders from a USB pen drive into the users folders. This is data I backed up from the old XP box they abused to death, disks over 99% full :oops: :oops:, how...
by aamcle
Wed May 10, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Wireless Connection to HP Envy 5540? SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

Re: Wireless Connection to HP Envy 5540? SOLVED

It's the simple stuff that's so easy to get tripped up on, by the time I posted here I'd spent hours reading threads on various forums and puzzling my way through the CUPS docs.


aamcle
by aamcle
Tue May 09, 2017 5:40 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Wireless Connection to HP Envy 5540? SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

Re: Wireless Connection to HP Envy 5540?

thanks that did it, ........ I'll go sit at the back of the class.


aamcle :)
by aamcle
Tue May 09, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Wireless Connection to HP Envy 5540? SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

Re: Wireless Connection to HP Envy 5540?

Here we are :-

hp:/usb/ENVY_5540_series?serial=TH6BI2Q09C0673

HP Envy 5540 Series, hpcups 3.16.3

It is set shared in CUPS and runs via USB perfectly.


Many Thanks aamcle
by aamcle
Tue May 09, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Wireless Connection to HP Envy 5540? SOLVED
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

Wireless Connection to HP Envy 5540? SOLVED

I finally had to replace my old PhotoSmart, 10+ years it did well :) so I bought a Envy 5540. Installing it on USB was easy and getting a wireless connection not much harder, I can connect to it's built in web server from Mint/Firefox and actually print wirelessly from Win10. I can't print wirelessl...

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