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by HaveaMint
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Who can maintain Linux for my wife
Replies: 11
Views: 493

Re: Who can maintain Linux for my wife

Kind of a depressing topic, sure it must have been discussed before but can't find anything. Any thoughts on maintaining Linux Mint on my computers when I am gone for my wife? Course no one knows when that day will occur or if I will go first. We are both in our 70's and my wife isn't computer lite...
by HaveaMint
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Approximately how many are we ?
Replies: 26
Views: 626

Re: Approximately how many are we ?

Does a cat laying on the keyboard count as a user?
by HaveaMint
Sun Jun 16, 2019 6:27 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Ride-on mower battery...
Replies: 7
Views: 202

Re: Ride-on mower battery...

I have had batteries go bad on me before and i remove it from the vehicle and cover it with an old towel or the likes then hit it with my 200amp charger. This removed the short internally and was able to use it longer. Sometimes it works and times it doesn't. I leave a battery maintainer on it when ...
by HaveaMint
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Distrowatch stats for LM?
Replies: 19
Views: 701

Re: Distrowatch stats for LM?

There are other Distros?
by HaveaMint
Wed Jun 12, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Cannot login anymore to Mint 19.1
Replies: 14
Views: 462

Re: Cannot login anymore to Mint 19.1

Here is a site that may be of help to you. I haven't ever had your problem before so maybe a read on this might be of some help.

https://linoxide.com/linux-how-to/syste ... mand-logs/
by HaveaMint
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: TIL: Shade Balls In The Los Angeles Resevoir...
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: TIL: Shade Balls In The Los Angeles Resevoir...

" Veritasium: Why Are 96,000,000 Black Balls on This Reservoir?"
Because it is better than Blue.
by HaveaMint
Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Good fathers teach their sons DIY skills
Replies: 24
Views: 522

Re: Good fathers teach their sons DIY skills

"Step 4. Find a large pot to put over the top of the entire facet to control the geyser of hot water that shoots high enough to hit the ceiling. (After 50 years the water stain is still there)"
Use your thumb to spray the rest of the ceiling so it is all stained and claim it as intentional.
by HaveaMint
Sat Jun 08, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Good fathers teach their sons DIY skills
Replies: 24
Views: 522

Re: Good fathers teach their sons DIY skills

"Sixty-one percent would rather hang out with their children than spend that time on DIY, while 49% of millennial dads say they’ve done better than their own dad at spending quality time with their kids." Spending time with your kids can include showing them how to deal with DIY skills. One must hav...
by HaveaMint
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Huawei Continues To Feel The Screws Tightening...
Replies: 9
Views: 324

Re: Huawei Continues To Feel The Screws Tightening...

I wish there was a Linux OS for phones.
by HaveaMint
Wed May 29, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New computer with pre-loaded L.M. or buy one and install myself.
Replies: 12
Views: 325

Re: New computer with pre-loaded L.M. or buy one and install myself.

Initramfsck and Gsmartcontrol suggest my disk is almost dead. Also, it acts like it's slowly going insane. My question is should I buy a new computer with Mint pre-installed or buy one without an OS and install L.M. myself. I had installed L.M. on my old HP pavilion computer that came w/ Win7 with ...
by HaveaMint
Wed May 29, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Partitioining of Hard Drive
Replies: 7
Views: 172

Re: Partitioining of Hard Drive

Dear Concerns, i have a 160 gb hard drive in my pc. i want to use 60 gb linux mint installation and other software while 2nd partion 4 gb i want to use as a swap while remain all partition i want to use as a my personal data. But the problem is i am unable to edit my partition while i have chossen ...
by HaveaMint
Tue May 28, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Transferring Files from Win 10 Maintaining File Ownership
Replies: 14
Views: 229

Re: Transfering Files from Win 10 Maintaining File Ownership

. Place the files/folders where they need to be; yours in your home folder, mom's in hers, son's in his. Once you get it set like you want it to be open the terminal and type sudo chown -R username:username /home/username/ Replace username with yours for your stuff, mom for her things, son's for hi...
by HaveaMint
Thu May 23, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: So new it hurts
Replies: 11
Views: 350

Re: So new it hurts

This does seem a bit high in temps. System: Host: main Kernel: 4.15.0-50-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 (Gtk 2.24.28) Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Machine: Mobo: ASRock model: 970A-G/3.1 Bios: American Megatrends v: P1.20 date: 01/12/2016 CPU: Octa core AMD FX-8350 Eight-C...
by HaveaMint
Tue May 21, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: A Simple Question (I Hope!)
Replies: 4
Views: 237

Re: A Simple Question (I Hope!)

Doesn't it default to /home/user/.steam/asubfolder ?
by HaveaMint
Tue May 21, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox vers. 67 ?
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: Firefox vers. 67 ?

Just got the upgrade and noticed that the radar map (US) does not load. Its just the map. Can anyone verify they are getting the same thing? Just the white map. https://radar.weather.gov/Conus/full_loop.php Shows outages, but your link is all white for me also. Might be an Alien invasion or Gremlin...
by HaveaMint
Tue May 21, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Linux doesn't support AMD Turbo Core Technology on APU ?
Replies: 9
Views: 393

Re: Linux doesn't support AMD Turbo Core Technology on APU ?

My A10 and A12 run fine for me. I haven't run either one with windows that came with them, as soon as I got them home windows was replaced with linux.
by HaveaMint
Mon May 20, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: South Korea says goodbye to Microsoft
Replies: 36
Views: 1208

Re: South Korea says goodbye to Microsoft

Linux admins and support, is this like a Maytag repairman?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXJ0rAyE_mQ
by HaveaMint
Tue May 14, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Tesla and Autopilot crashes...
Replies: 27
Views: 843

Re: Tesla and Autopilot crashes...

https://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-electric-vehicle-fee-illinois-20190509-story.html A proposed hike in Illinois’ annual registration fee for electric vehicles, from $17.50 to $1,000, is being called unfair by current EV owners, and a sales disincentive by manufacturers — just as the ne...
by HaveaMint
Mon May 13, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Tesla and Autopilot crashes...
Replies: 27
Views: 843

Re: Tesla and Autopilot crashes...

I really don't know how self driving autos work but what happens when a bug splats on the window of where the auto looks out for self driving, does it hit the brakes and then you are a bug splat on the inside.

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