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by michael f-w
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: 5 Pertitions in to one
Replies: 7
Views: 201

Re: 5 Pertitions in to one

oh well what do you know, and how about that! i have two drives.... well that has sorted that out i know i brought a referb, but i did not know it had two drives. No wonder i can not get the two run together, you silly old prat, i think i will stick to medieval history, i know what i am doing there....
by michael f-w
Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:18 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: 5 Pertitions in to one
Replies: 7
Views: 201

Re: 5 Pertitions in to one

It seems my hard disk is a mess. Do you know of a way to delete all partitions and start with just one? i have tried to reinstall but it just loads it on the same partition, it may have been like it when i received it, as it is a referb. I have back up my home so i do not mind wiping the lot and sta...
by michael f-w
Tue Sep 01, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: 5 Pertitions in to one
Replies: 7
Views: 201

Re: 5 Pertitions in to one

thank you for your reply looks like i should be happy with 448 Gig.
by michael f-w
Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: 5 Pertitions in to one
Replies: 7
Views: 201

5 Pertitions in to one

SOLVED Dear forum I am In a muck. Could you please help, I have had to get a new pc, one that is old stock but by the look of it new and never used. It has a terabyte drive and an i7 processor, 36 Gib of ram. But the problem is the hard disk is petition in to 5 partitions the first one is 447 Gib, a...
by michael f-w
Tue Aug 18, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: mint 20 font problem
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: mint 20 font problem

now why the **** did i not think of that!! dooo. thank you for you help, i will try ,but i am thinking i may go back to 19.3
by michael f-w
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:52 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: mint 20 font problem
Replies: 2
Views: 94

mint 20 font problem

SOLVED Dear forum i have just got my self a new PC and thought it would be a good idea to put the latest mint on (20 Ulyana) it went ok till i tried to put the "ttf ms core fonts" on the software manager said it is on, but the fonts are not so to the forum i go follow a instruction or two, and i hav...
by michael f-w
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: anti virus on Linux Mint - SOLVED
Replies: 19
Views: 1239

Re: anti virus on Linux Mint

Thank you for your reply.
by michael f-w
Fri Jun 19, 2020 6:42 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: anti virus on Linux Mint - SOLVED
Replies: 19
Views: 1239

anti virus on Linux Mint - SOLVED

Dear forum thank you for the reply's the subject is now SOLVED Dear forum may I resurrect a hoary old subject, antivirus on Linux Mint. 19.3 At the moment I have one windows program running in wine, it is a ‘closed’ program, that is you download it and that is it, there is no contact between my comp...
by michael f-w
Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:46 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Hp printer not working
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Re: Hp printer not working

Thanks for replying I have just now established it is the printer is DEAD.I got an old laptop did the installation and nothing. So go buy a new printer then. :(
by michael f-w
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Hp printer not working
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Re: Hp printer not working

Sorry I should have said I am running Linux Mint 19.3, and the printer is HP envy 5020. It may be that the printer is up the creek, so I will have to get a new one can anyone recommend one for the UK?
by michael f-w
Wed Feb 26, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Hp printer not working
Replies: 3
Views: 683

Hp printer not working

Solved the printer is dead thank you all. hi all i have a problem with my HP envy5020 it just stopped working. Trying to reconfigure in HP device manager it finds the printer but not the PPD file ((Not found. Click browse button to select a PPD file.) as here. When I do that all I get is a list of f...
by michael f-w
Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP 5020 printer/ Scanner. scanner not working
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: HP 5020 printer/ Scanner. scanner not working

Brian. Thanks for the reply, USB and Wi-Fi I have tried both now on USB. Thanks for sticking with me on this two heads are better than one, especially this one at this end. Yours Michael PS what i can not understand is 1 it worked perfectly on 18.3 and on 19.1 but not 19.2???? 2 simple scan works OK...
by michael f-w
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP 5020 printer/ Scanner. scanner not working
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: HP 5020 printer/ Scanner. scanner not working

i have simple scan working now but not xsane? i did scanimage -L and got this. "device `hpaio:/usb/ENVY_5000_series?serial=TH83F5M15F' is a Hewlett-Packard ENVY_5000_series all-in-one device `hpaio:/net/envy_5000_series?ip=192.168.1.192&queue=false' is a Hewlett-Packard envy_5000_series all-in-one."...
by michael f-w
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP 5020 printer/ Scanner. scanner not working
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: HP 5020 printer/ Scanner. scanner not working

Brian & AJGeeny thank for your reply it is on wifi, and it was working OK in 18.3 in the beginning of August i move up to 19.2 i have only just needed to scan something and it did not work it also give the error message 'error during CMS conversion could not open ICM profile but i have simple scan w...
by michael f-w
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP 5020 printer/ Scanner. scanner not working
Replies: 9
Views: 808

HP 5020 printer/ Scanner. scanner not working

Solved it was the way xsane put as defult. if you go to this page https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/499249/error-during-cms-conversion-could-not-open-scanner-icm-profile. you will find that you close the defult for Color Management. :D thank you for your help, Michael Dear forum I have a prob...
by michael f-w
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:02 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: grammar checker
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: grammar checker

Solved it for some strange reason I found that I had more than one copy of Libreoffice on my computer! how?? I remove all and reinstalled a new copy
by michael f-w
Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:08 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: grammar checker
Replies: 4
Views: 275

Re: grammar checker

thank you i will give it a try.
by michael f-w
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: grammar checker
Replies: 4
Views: 275

grammar checker

SOLVED Dear All could you please help me with a problem. My OS is Linux Mint 19 and I am running LibreOffice 6.0.7.3 My problem is with the grammar checker, no matter what I do it will not work. I have been on the help page download Scribens and followed the instructions, to no avail. Could please h...
by michael f-w
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:12 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: wine on 19.1
Replies: 7
Views: 430

Re: wine on 19.1

Thank you all for replying i have windows 7 and the computer was pr- loaded with it, so no disk. i have dual booted but it would be a long way round to keep checking something by booting and rebooting every 5 mins; the program i use works well on 18.3 i may have to wait for wine to catch up. Till th...

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