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by jimgala
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [RESOLVED] Could not download all repository indexes (Java 8 installer)
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: [RESOLVED] Could not download all repository indexes (Java 8 installer)

Hi Madmartigan I have move advice. I recently found out that Java 8 is a long term support release like Ubuntu releases its software. So we are up to Java 11 now but I do not know if it is a long term support. now you will need the ppa to continue getting updates to Java 8 , I think. so even though ...
by jimgala
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Starting Vim from a terminal
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: [Solved] Starting Vim from a terminal

Thanks ajgringo619
It worked.
forget the previous posts I felt a black space in the code where I should'ent.
by jimgala
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Starting Vim from a terminal
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: Starting Vim from a terminal

Hi I could not wait for a reply so I made the change you suggested but got is error when i opened the terminal. -bash: alias: vim: not found -bash: alias: =flatpak run org.vim.Vim: not found jim@jim-HP:~$ this is the entry in the" command" field in the short cut in the menu. And it works to open Vim...
by jimgala
Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Starting Vim from a terminal
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: Starting Vim from a terminal

Hi ajgringo619

The terminal just returns a prompt with no output.
jimgala
by jimgala
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Starting Vim from a terminal
Replies: 4
Views: 116

[Solved] Starting Vim from a terminal

Hi I am having a problem starting vim a flatpak from the terminal. I uninstalled all other versions of vim and followed the reviewers suggestion to input this line of code into the ~/.bashrc file. alias='flatpak run org.vim.Vim' . and log back in, but no luck. I am using Linux Mint 19 xfce. Can anyo...
by jimgala
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi to all
Replies: 4
Views: 246

Hi to all

<t>Hi, my Name is Jim. I use linux mint mainly to write java classes as a hobby. I almost completed a Computer Science degree as a mature student in Australia but was affected by schizophrenia during my studies. anyway I like surfing the web. playing old PS3 games. I also have a windows 10 computer ...
by jimgala
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [RESOLVED] Could not download all repository indexes (Java 8 installer)
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: Could not download all repository indexes (Google Earth/oracle installer?)

I am a newbie and got this problem but i just deleted the PPA's relating to oracle Java 8. As I see it Java 8 will not get any updates as we are on Oracle Java 10 at the moment.Hope this helped.

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