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by richardamer
Mon Oct 12, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Set up on BOOT??
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Set up on BOOT??

Re: Warning: Critical issue in base-files 19.0.2 update Hello all, and I really do need some help and / or direction with this... From my otherwise dead machine I followed Clem's advice (see above Critical Issue Warning) to the letter and the boot problem is now fixed BUT with the additional irritan...
by richardamer
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Warning: Critical issue in base-files 19.0.2 update
Replies: 47
Views: 20911

Re: Warning: Critical issue in base-files 19.0.2 update

Hello... From my otherwise dead machine I followed Clem's advice to the letter and the boot problem is now fixed BUT with the additional irritant that on booting, the American Megatrend logo appears followed by the SET UP program followed again by the normal Linux Mint boot options screen... How do ...
by richardamer
Mon Oct 05, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Warning: Critical issue in base-files 19.0.2 update
Replies: 47
Views: 20911

Re: Warning: Critical issue in base-files 19.0.2 update

Most grateful Clem, many thanks for the 'heads up' and fix... Kindest regards... Richard.
by richardamer
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How does one put 'boxes' around certain words and characters? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 312

Re: How does one put 'boxes' around certain words and characters?

Right on, I'm learning :-) Thanks for your advice and patience... Kindest regards... Richard.
by richardamer
Wed Sep 18, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How does one put 'boxes' around certain words and characters? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 312

Re: How does one put 'boxes' around certain words and characters?

You highlight the text and select one of the symbols above where I'm writing This is quote = " This is code = </> Part of this is c forum.jpg Hi Flemur... Thanks for that... I've been 'playing' and I think that I have 'got it'... BUT how did you generate the BLACK BOX WITH WHITE BOLD TEXT? Ble...
by richardamer
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How does one put 'boxes' around certain words and characters? [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 312

How does one put 'boxes' around certain words and characters? [SOLVED]

Hello all... I'm new to all this stuff and I notice that in a good number of posts there are rectangular 'boxes' around certain words, characters, formulae or commands etc. how is this achieved? Kind regards... Richard.
by richardamer
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Cannot locate software package ALDO [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 315

Re: Cannot locate software package ALDO

Console Warrior OR Continuous Wave = Morse Code :lol: Hello Pierre... Forgive my ignorance :-) but please explain and interpret for me what is meant here in this post? And, how does one put the 'BOXES' around certain characters and / or words? :oops: :oops: Oh! yes... and what is: ./wine ??
by richardamer
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Cannot locate software package ALDO [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 315

Re: Cannot locate software package ALDO [SOLVED]

Grateful thanks to all who responded to my post... Hope to meet you all again... Kindest regards... Richard.
by richardamer
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Cannot locate software package ALDO [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 315

Re: Cannot locate software package ALDO

It's a console application. I.e., open a terminal and fire up aldo . For future reference, dpkg -L aldo also from a terminal shows what the package installs. It in this case also for example shows that a man(ual) page available: man aldo . Hi Rene... Brilliant!! You are a friend indeed! All is now ...
by richardamer
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:23 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Cannot locate software package ALDO [SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 315

Cannot locate software package ALDO [SOLVED]

Hello all... Help!! I downloaded and installed the Morse Code training package ALDO yesterday, the Software Manager informs me that it is installed but after a few hours trying to locate it, I cannot find it anywhere?? I have searched for it using the 'find' command in Terminal but it says 'No such ...
by richardamer
Sun Sep 15, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Learning morse code using the Koch method
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Re: Learning morse code using the Koch method

Hello and thanks for that... I have downloaded ALDO but alas, I cannot find it on my system, and unfortunately I cannot discover what version of LinuxMint I am actually running!? I believe it to be Cinnamon? but I just cannot find this information...

Kindest regards... Richard.
by richardamer
Sun Sep 15, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Learning morse code using the Koch method
Replies: 3
Views: 261

Learning morse code using the Koch method

Hello all... I want to learn morse code using the Koch method. Can anyone advise me on appropriate software to download for Linux Mint? Thanks in anticipation... Richard.
by richardamer
Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cannot access new hdd [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 441

Re: Cannot access new hdd [SOLVED]

Dear Larry, Athi and Deepak... I am really grateful for your invaluable help in resolving this seemingly insurmountable problem... Well, I now have a better understanding of Terminal processes thanks to everyone who responded with both help and encouragement... I also found this website very useful ...
by richardamer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cannot access new hdd [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 441

Re: Cannot access new hdd

Well Deepak... Thanks for your help but no success... Just a double headache! :-) So for tonight I'm off to bed... Perhaps see you tomorrow evening? Kindest regards and blessings... Richard.
by richardamer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cannot access new hdd [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 441

Re: Cannot access new hdd

Dear Deepak... I have a headache! The code 'cp -r $HOME /mnt' returned: Error when getting information for file “/mnt/wwn-0x50024e9200b085e2-part1”: No such file or directory Permission denied
by richardamer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cannot access new hdd [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 441

Re: Cannot access new hdd

How can I tell whether or not the drive is now MOUNTED or not???
by richardamer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cannot access new hdd [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 441

Re: Cannot access new hdd

Hi again Deepak... I have done what you suggest but I get the message... Error when getting information for file “/mnt/wwn-0x50024e9200b085e2-part1”: No such file or directory
by richardamer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cannot access new hdd [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 441

Re: Cannot access new hdd

Hello Deepak... It is sdb drive... Do you mean 'sido mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt' or should that be sudo? Also, I do not understand Copy files first on /mnt ...what does this actually mean please?

Richard.
by richardamer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cannot access new hdd [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 441

Cannot access new hdd [SOLVED]

Hello all... I have just fitted a new 500GB hdd in addition to the 750GB one containing the OS. I have used GParted to create one large partition and I have formatted the new drive ext4 but I cannot write to or read anything on the drive and I am simply told that I do not have permissions on this dr...
by richardamer
Mon Jul 15, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: using cd/dvd drive as storage device any ideas?
Replies: 3
Views: 182

using cd/dvd drive as storage device any ideas?

I previously had an LG CD/DVD drive that came with software that allowed one to treat the drive as a secondary hdd does anyone know of any software package that will allow this operation on a generic drive?

Regards... Richard.

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