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by redlined
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LinuxMint 19.1 Tessa Xfce User Manual
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: LinuxMint 19.1 Tessa Xfce User Manual

I would like to read the user manual. It appears to be only available in German and 2 other non-English languages. Is the only solution to ask my questions on this forum? got link? (i recently added XFCE DE to my mess, I'm new to Linux, but reckless, if not confident about being reckless;)... other...
by redlined
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Freezes A Hint Not to Use MATE?
Replies: 9
Views: 349

Re: Freezes A Hint Not to Use MATE?

was going to respond to this earlier, 2GB ram may be issue for live session and adding other "resource hogs" like web browser to the mix because in live session it all gets loaded into RAM. What I was puzzling was your mention of a steady clicking sound. which sounded like Click of Death stuff (fail...
by redlined
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (Solved) Very Slow Boot
Replies: 56
Views: 1457

Re: Very Slow Boot

lol, there is no need for add "sudo apt" to command I requested you to run. Please run this command in terminal:

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inxi -Fxzd
then copy that result and paste back in next reply in between [ code ] tags, which you create by click the </> icon along the top left edge of your reply edit box. Thanks!
by redlined
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: linuxmint is performing slow
Replies: 12
Views: 569

Re: linuxmint is performing slow

hi manishmeshram51, Your hardware looks good for upgrade to LM19 Mate, I would seek out bios firmware upgrade from Vaio though. I also forgot to see what harddrive space(s) you have available in initial command run. Please run this command in terminal: sudo blkid and copy that result then paste back...
by redlined
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Brave browser ≠ Privacy. big big sigh... (also in the news: IceCat rocks;)
Replies: 31
Views: 1128

Re: Brave browser ≠ Privacy. big big sigh... (also in the news: IceCat rocks;)

Qtox then on, I'm yet to learn that. :lol: phd21 has made installing qTox simple as run a script (I've built it a few times using this script with one mod, changed make install to checkinstall which is largely unnecessary as phd21 did an excellent job ensuring dependencies are covered and build wor...
by redlined
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: linux DNS LEAK?
Replies: 18
Views: 893

Re: linux DNS LEAK?

https://www.cloudflare.com/ssl/encrypted-sni/ Out of Firefox, Waterfox, Chrome and Tor .... Chrome is the best and TOR the worst for Firefox (and waterfox, if FF64+ base, is not available in IceCat nor Tor browser which are FF60ESR base) this is how to get eSNI&trr set: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Tru...
by redlined
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (Solved) Very Slow Boot
Replies: 56
Views: 1457

Re: Very Slow Boot

hi War Horse, yah, your userspace loading is very slow, may be hardware related, but we still need a good report to help determine that. Please open terminal and copy then paste this command and hit enter (no need for sudo apt for any commands this thread) inxi -Fxzd (note the upper case F if you op...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: I dread what is comming
Replies: 22
Views: 991

Re: I dread what is comming

hi ajgringo...you said, One thing, though...didn't Braveheart die right after this quote? ...yea, yea, he did. that goes along with a witicism i love to use... "HEY...how did that one work out for you?" ...lol...DAMIEN something I like to query, while drinking some strange beer, right after they sa...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: linuxmint is performing slow
Replies: 12
Views: 569

Re: linuxmint is performing slow

Here are my questions : 1. If I increase the total space allocated to the Linux.. will it boost the performance? 2. How to boost the performance? 3. Should I update to linuxmint 19 mate hi manishmeshram51! 1. Adding drive allocated space to partitions is fairly simple from live session, but there a...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (Solved) Very Slow Boot
Replies: 56
Views: 1457

Re: Very Slow Boot

hi War Horse! (cool nick, I was a WarDog, long long ago;) 2GB RAM is minimal, and may cause issue depending on what you run. To help forums help you please open terminal and paste this command then hit enter: inxi -Fxz && systemd-analyze blame (hit q in terminal focus to end/exit last part of that c...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Turn off wireless at start
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Re: Turn off wireless at start

hi Joel, Not sure what DE you run, but in Mate left click Network Manager (NM) in systray and untick Enable Wi-Fi. I'm in Mate right now, but iirc- in Cinnamon left click NM select Network connections and toggle Wifi on/off there. If XFCE then will be similar, if KDE I just don't know... :lol: ( inx...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Brave browser ≠ Privacy. big big sigh... (also in the news: IceCat rocks;)
Replies: 31
Views: 1128

Re: Brave browser ≠ Privacy. big big sigh... (also in the news: IceCat rocks;)

hiya Mintymandy34! appreciating your discretion I'll add alternatives for comms (I'm well behaved in pm and chat via tox/qtox, I think I fixed my broke qtox profile finally, address is in my forums profile) btw, cool avatar- noticed it my previous reply. I want one now :mrgreen: edit to add: forgot ...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: I dread what is comming
Replies: 22
Views: 991

Re: I dread what is comming

Now I dread when what is coming - after running Mint with no issues for a few years on basically a door stop he is going to run into all the Windows headaches and start calling me for help. I will be as understanding as I can and not be off putting but he will have to understand that if he wants my...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito (xfce)
Replies: 19
Views: 381

Re: Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito

You're welcome Iggy64! I'm glad I checked in on this thread as I learned plenty too, have a decent and locked down chromium engine to run, and now have 3 DE's to log into for this laptop, which might help me help others better by log in and see what they see (or make it more confused as I have 3 DE ...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito (xfce)
Replies: 19
Views: 381

Re: Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito

If I were to guess it is all based on /usr/share/applications/vivaldi-stable.desktop (which using ~/.local/share/applications/vivaldi-stable.desktop would over-ride (by design) and would keep the file from being over-written on vivaldi upgrades. This may not be the case if you have created a thunar ...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito (xfce)
Replies: 19
Views: 381

Re: Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito

heh, way to sort it Iggy64. I think my last edit was while you were typing your response (we ended with same conclusion thru preferences> other> select vivaldi there and add --incognito (this fixed my attempts to open URL from email client) To get this to work for html files use Flemur's tip, right ...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito (xfce)
Replies: 19
Views: 381

Re: Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito

Thanks Flemur! I was running out of gas :lol: (I've also just installed XFCE DE and don't want to abandon OP, so will continue sharing my findings so far. Iggy64, To recap what I've done and what files are where and what their contents are. Flemur's commands may be the way to just giterdun quick. If...
by redlined
Wed Feb 27, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito (xfce)
Replies: 19
Views: 381

Re: Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito

hi Iggy64, thanks for confirm DE, and for hanging in there. We will get this sorted (no BFR required, which I often resort to by now :mrgreen: It can be done simple with Firefox in settings, vivaldi needs external guidance and I can only imagine that vivaldi knows this, hence the XFCE helper directo...
by redlined
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito (xfce)
Replies: 19
Views: 381

Re: Force Vivaldi Browser to Always Open Incognito

hi Iggy64, at this point I feel conflicts are creeping in and taking over to open vivaldi as normal. Are you running XFCE? if not then let's ignore those directories/files, I have only edit the one file and vivaldi is always open incognito mode now (I did set it as default browser in Preferred Appli...
by redlined
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Brave browser ≠ Privacy. big big sigh... (also in the news: IceCat rocks;)
Replies: 31
Views: 1128

Re: Brave browser ≠ Privacy. big big sigh... (also in the news: IceCat rocks;)

hi Mintymandy34! BLUF (bottom line up front:) I'm a disheveled mess of lessons learned since early-mid90s when it comes to considering security and privacy in the computing world. Trust nothing, question everything, also stay curious, open, and genuinely observe and listen. After that, ima mashup of...

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