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by monsterman
Tue Jul 24, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: libre office problems
Replies: 1
Views: 94

libre office problems

I have my accounts and data file in libre office and for months no problem suddenly they are not allowing me to write new data and then save changes or change permissions so I can do so.. only I have access to this computer and nothing I have done to change permmisions but libre office is now is now...
by monsterman
Thu May 31, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: firefox issues again
Replies: 23
Views: 1253

Re: firefox issues again

I think that FF developers are so invested in New features that they have lost sense of reliablity and simplicity that made the early versions so good ,, its been poor for last 3 or 4 years and when you tell them all u get is same old answers , chrome and Edge are shite spybots ,, i dont trust them ...
by monsterman
Thu May 31, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: firefox issues again
Replies: 23
Views: 1253

Re: firefox issues again

Re-installed Restored FF but no bookmarks and also cannot import from Opera or Backup files its just not working reliably like before ,

think I may give up on FF sadly its been my default for years but Opera seems stable and fast and no glitches
by monsterman
Wed May 30, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: firefox issues again
Replies: 23
Views: 1253

Re: firefox issues again

oops , now i have lost FF completely from my system bookmarks as well , using opera but most of the bookmarks were on FF

looks like i have rainbows up bigtime
by monsterman
Tue May 29, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: firefox issues again
Replies: 23
Views: 1253

Re: firefox issues again

many news sites mainly the BBC and Independent newspaper lock the FF up have reset and re installed FF may times, totally standars no hacks no add ons or extras anymore and it still plays up often
by monsterman
Tue May 29, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: firefox issues again
Replies: 23
Views: 1253

firefox issues again

firefox has been my default browser for many years , i have chrome and opera too firefox often loclks up on some sites and then my whole mint setup locks control alt backspace takes up to 10 minutes to respond ,,its only FF that does this and only on certain sites ,, any ideas ,, i have sent many re...
by monsterman
Fri May 18, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: no X-Vid codec
Replies: 8
Views: 3437

Re: no X-Vid codec

that did not work still cant play X-vid codec with VLC or other media players
by monsterman
Fri May 18, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: no X-Vid codec
Replies: 8
Views: 3437

Re: no X-Vid codec

thanks I will do that
by monsterman
Fri May 18, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: no X-Vid codec
Replies: 8
Views: 3437

no X-Vid codec

trying to play some videos but they require the X-Vid codec and VLC and the other Linux mint media players dont have it

tried downloading X-Vid codec but it wont work ????
by monsterman
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: wireless logon issue ?
Replies: 0
Views: 89

wireless logon issue ?

About 2-5 attempts when I siart my Dell laptop it does not connect to the Wireless network and i have to go and restart the router on those ocaissions ,, but other laptops dont have this issue only the MINT one , below is a download of the wireless logs ########## wireless info START ########## Repo...
by monsterman
Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: switching off problem
Replies: 0
Views: 75

switching off problem

sometimes I switch off /logoff linux and the shut down screen goes off as does the computer but when i come back its not actually swithced off properly ,, this happens about 1 time in 5 i then find the battery drained ??as the machune did not actually shut down ,,
by monsterman
Sun Mar 25, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [SOLVED] Network-manager/Wireless issue on Linux Mint 18
Replies: 27
Views: 100464

Re: [SOLVED] Network-manager/Wireless issue on Linux Mint 18

i also find that 2 out of 5 logins the network manager does not connect to my wifi i have to shutdown both router and laptop and it then works but its so frustrating

is there a default cure for thsi issue in Mint 18.3
by monsterman
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Slow
Replies: 11
Views: 372

Re: Slow

thanks guys ,, i will check all that out ,, im begining to get a handle on the terminal ha ha :D
by monsterman
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Slow
Replies: 11
Views: 372

Re: Slow

hi any of the Gurus see anything which might cause the slow responses of MINT ???
by monsterman
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Slow
Replies: 11
Views: 372

Re: Slow

erry@jerry-Inspiron-N5050 ~ $ inxi -Fxz System: Host: jerry-Inspiron-N5050 Kernel: 4.13.0-32-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Machine: System: Dell (portable) product: Inspiron N5050 Mobo: Dell model: 0P0VPW v: A03 Bio...
by monsterman
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Slow
Replies: 11
Views: 372

Re: Slow

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its worse now freezing up on browsers and libre office for 2-3 minutes
by monsterman
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Slow
Replies: 11
Views: 372

Slow

Mint 18.3 has slowed down when clicking any icon like Libre office or firefox it takes 10 seconds to respond same when exiting a page very slow responding
by monsterman
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: slingplayer
Replies: 7
Views: 731

Re: slingplayer

hi thanks for the replies I have a slingbox in UK which i connect to when oevrseas ,, the browser plugins for firefox , chrome etc are no longer operated by slingplayer ,, you have to use their desk top portal software which is a shame i will try the suggestions mentioned other wis e i will have to ...
by monsterman
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: VPN
Replies: 97
Views: 74639

Re: VPN

Hi Guys tool Geerds advive and yes AIR looks to do the job i need u have managed to download and install it and am testing it if it works as i want i will by a long subscription


:D
by monsterman
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: slingplayer
Replies: 7
Views: 731

Re: slingplayer

thanks Ant I will keep trying

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