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by richyrich
Wed May 24, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Kernel 4.11.0-041100-generic
Replies: 3
Views: 78

Re: Kernel 4.11.0-041100-generic

Are you SURE that you want to install an Ubuntu kernel in Mint's Debian edition ? :shock:
by richyrich
Tue May 23, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Volume control limited operation
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Volume control limited operation

Have you checked the Master / PCM settings in the terminal: alsamixer ? (keyboard navigation, legend in upper right)
by richyrich
Tue May 23, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Volume control limited operation
Replies: 4
Views: 87

Re: Volume control limited operation

I see you are still using the linux kernel 3.19 series (Mint 17.2). Sad to say, it is not an LTS kernel, and more importantly to your situation, your motherboard is quite new compared to it. I humbly suggest that you install the latest kernel in the LTS 4.4 series using the Update Manager. (reboot r...
by richyrich
Mon May 22, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: The Mint Café
Replies: 1986
Views: 338725

Re: The Mint Café

Welcome ? welcome ? . . Where's my Mint Cafe birthday beverage ? . . BarrTenderrr !!! :lol:
by richyrich
Mon May 22, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Software placement question
Replies: 7
Views: 141

Re: Software placement question

Please correct me if I'm wrong; when you install Blender from the repositories, doesn't it create a hidden blender folder in /home/user's name/ ? Where scripts and such can preside ?
by richyrich
Sun May 21, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] PrintScreen Key Issue?
Replies: 7
Views: 135

Re: PrintScreen Key Issue?

..auto-selected the 'Generic 105-key (International)" layout


Is that the correct number of keys ? If not, is there one in the layout list matching your HP ?
by richyrich
Sun May 21, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: have I installed rednotebook correctly
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: have I installed rednotebook correctly

Have you checked the PPA's website to see if they've got the latest version tested and approved yet for Mint 18.x/Ubu 16.04 ?
by richyrich
Sun May 21, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Screen correctly shown on different monitors
Replies: 5
Views: 154

Re: Screen correctly shown on different monitors

Does it show both displays in Menu > Settings > Display ? Are you unable to make changes there ?
by richyrich
Sat May 20, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Delete windows 10 with a single command ?!
Replies: 12
Views: 220

Re: Delete windows 10 with a single command ?!

I prefer to use a graphical user interface (GUI). The program I would suggest is called Gparted, where you can delete the Win partitions, and create either free space or a Data partition(s) where you can store all your important stuff. :-)
by richyrich
Sat May 20, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Need a Plugin for Banshee Radio
Replies: 11
Views: 166

Re: Need a Plugin for Banshee Radio

Might take me a while to work through these replies! ...snip... A quick search reveals something about Microsoft. I think I get the gist of what you're saying :lol: Thanks for the advice! The main reason I said what I did was that mono-sgen can cause your CPU to go into a race condition, resulting ...
by richyrich
Sat May 20, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Access to NAS
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Access to NAS

Hi Frank , no one will be able to help you because of the lack of information. Please don't take this as rude, but please take the time to read the link in pink above. Then come back here with a reply, and include the much needed information. Thx.

richy :)
by richyrich
Fri May 19, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dhcp server using Wired connection and wireless both
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: Dhcp server using Wired connection and wireless both

An original solution is to have a Router with wireless capabilities hooked up, with your ISP on your Router's WAN port using the one IP address provided from your ISP, and let the Router give internal dhcp addresses to the rest of your (LAN) home network appliances; all sharing and using the one IP ...
by richyrich
Fri May 19, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Need a Plugin for Banshee Radio
Replies: 11
Views: 166

Re: Need a Plugin for Banshee Radio

If you google mono-sgen you will soon decide that you do NOT want to have anything to do with it ! And why is Banshee having problems with something as simple as ? : ..text/html decoder Suggestion : Please do some looking around for an alternative radio player that doesn't require such badly created...
by richyrich
Fri May 19, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Newly converted to Mint.
Replies: 9
Views: 198

Re: Newly converted to Mint.

A big hello catmint57 ! :)

From another ol' retired Net Admin from Canada.

regards, and welcome to the forums,
richy
by richyrich
Thu May 18, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: [solved]Eth0 not working, adapter OK
Replies: 11
Views: 192

Re: Eth0 not working, adapter OK

Question , have you tried turning wireless completely off, and setting each machine with a static IP for ethernet in IPv4 ?
(Eg: 192.168.0.10 , 192.168.0.11)
by richyrich
Thu May 18, 2017 7:02 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint 18.1 fresh install with Chromium already inside?
Replies: 6
Views: 205

Re: Mint 18.1 fresh install with CHROMIUM ALREADY INSIDE?

Send an email to the big cheese himself (Clem) with your questions. As we are all volunteers here at the forums and most all of us wouldn't have a clue why that stuff is there.

root@linuxmint.com
by richyrich
Thu May 18, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: enable hardware encryption/decryption
Replies: 1
Views: 83

Re: enable hardware encryption/decryption

Change the 1 to an 0 or a 2. > cryptmode: > > 0 Use HW crypto engine. Use native WiFi mode Tx/Rx encap > > 1 Use SW crypto engine. Use raw mode Tx/Rx encap > > 2 Supports both SW & HW crypto engine. Use raw mode Tx/Rx encap. Src: https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/6548681/
by richyrich
Thu May 18, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Occasional changing of Login parameters
Replies: 6
Views: 118

Re: Occasional changing of Login parameters

.. again most people are just too lazy to report this..


THAT is an assumption by you ! . . and a pretty low one on your fellow human beings . . :(
by richyrich
Thu May 18, 2017 8:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Thunar with Tree View?
Replies: 3
Views: 97

Re: Thunar with Tree View?

Only for the left pane I think . . Menubar > View > Side Pane > Tree
by richyrich
Thu May 18, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: XFCE Keyboard Shortcuts?
Replies: 4
Views: 108

Re: XFCE Keyboard Shortcuts?

Menu > Settings > Settings Editor.

If you do not have it in the Menu, check Synaptic Package Manager for xfce4-settings-editor. :-)

Edit: Oops forgot about one other place - Menu > Settings > Keyboard > Application Shortcuts tab.

Edit2 : OOps again . . see below. :oops:

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