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by chris_heath
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: this can't be a new idea, right?
Replies: 12
Views: 718

Re: this can't be a new idea, right?

so, is backing up your home directory too simple for an installer to bother with it?

or are there too many different configuration possibilities that it is too hard for an installer to incorporate a home directory backup?
by chris_heath
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: this can't be a new idea, right?
Replies: 12
Views: 718

this can't be a new idea, right?

so, as i understand the current installer, it will automatically recognize the drive chosen for installation as currently possessing an installed operating system we get the option to install beside the current OS(s) or format the drive and install 'fresh' right? ok, so... my suggestion is that a th...
by chris_heath
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM 18 Cin. 64 Bit - No WoL after being in Mint
Replies: 28
Views: 2852

Re: LM 18 Cin. 64 Bit - No WoL after being in Mint

$ sudo systemctl status wol.service ● wol.service - Enable WOL Loaded: loaded (/etc/systemd/system/wol.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled) Active: inactive (dead) since Mon 2019-01-21 13:36:22 EST; 1h 0min ago Process: 698 ExecStart=/sbin/ethtool -s enp0s25 wol g (code=exited, status=0/SUCCES...
by chris_heath
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:38 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Having trouble installing Cisco's PacketTracer? I sure did.
Replies: 0
Views: 1403

Having trouble installing Cisco's PacketTracer? I sure did.

installing cisco's packet tracker application on linux (especially debian based distributions) is apparently sometimes not as easy as it seems .... click here for the tl;dr instant gratification original post on the spanish language linux mint forum (translated): Hi. I have Linux Mint 18.2 64 bits. ...
by chris_heath
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Sleep vs Suspend
Replies: 10
Views: 4803

Re: Sleep vs Suspend

so good stuff so far everyone, but i was kind of hoping that my bringing up this 'tired' issue in this way might start a discussion about what to do about the way that these terms are presented sometimes in tool-tips when they really should be explicitly on screen making it clear up front that sleep...
by chris_heath
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Español (Spanish)
Topic: Problema con packet tracer 7.1 y qt
Replies: 2
Views: 1396

Re: Problema con packet tracer 7.1 y qt

i am on linux mint 18.3 sylvia (64bit xfce) this worked for me after installing the current 7.1.1 version of packet tracer sudo apt install libqt5multimedia5 libqt5scripttools5 libqt5script5 sudo mv /opt/pt/lib /opt/pt/lib.bak sudo mkdir /opt/pt/lib sudo ln -s /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libQt* /opt/p...
by chris_heath
Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Sleep vs Suspend
Replies: 10
Views: 4803

Sleep vs Suspend

:idea: Mint 18.3 Cinnamon i recently decided to go change my screensaver and screen off timings the screensaver lock setting uses the word "sleep" but the power settings do not use the word terminology it says: "suspend when inactive for:" this semantic inconsistency had me spending way too much tim...

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