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by DrHu
Fri May 20, 2016 7:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Midori Browser
Replies: 8
Views: 613

Re: Midori Browser

It's midori's default HOME page selection

Just go to any web site in the address bar and then open menu (Midori) ->preferences>change entry for Ubuntu to the home page you prefer eg www.duckduckgo.com

The next time you start it won't produce that error..
by DrHu
Fri May 13, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to go about installing Win7 after Mint...
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: How to go about installing Win7 after Mint...

Use Linux partition manager ⋅ Shrink the linux partition ⋅ install winX onto the freed space https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=102901 --Mint forum help with this.. https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=52265 --that might also help you.. http://www.howto...
by DrHu
Thu Apr 21, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Avoid Typing Password
Replies: 12
Views: 581

Re: Avoid Typing Password

I am surprised if the /etc/sudoers file wouln't allow no password for a specific program to run .. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Sudoers http://askubuntu.com/questions/192050/how-to-run-sudo-command-with-no-password http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1132821 --might be a better guide !! Ei...
by DrHu
Mon Apr 18, 2016 2:56 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: OpenVPN Problem
Replies: 1
Views: 297

Re: OpenVPN Problem

You are not on the same network or pings would work correctly <server-ip> 192.168.43.1 255.255.255.255 UGH 0 0 0 wlan1 --from you web (WIFI) phone connection, I think !! Not sure that you don't also need an AP(Access Point) for the wifi connection otherwise how will wifi conect to ethernet It might ...
by DrHu
Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Atom Bay-trail with luks and Full Disk Encryption ?
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Atom Bay-trail with luks and Full Disk Encryption ?

http://news.softpedia.com/news/Petition-Started-for-Intel-Atom-Bay-Trail-Tablets-64-bit-and-Linux-Support-458872.shtml The Intel Atom Bay Trail tablets have been out for a few months already, but none of the hardware vendors is providing 64-bit firmware builds for them, which means that you can't in...
by DrHu
Sat Apr 09, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Is it possible to bridge 2 separate wifi points to a single desktop?
Replies: 1
Views: 253

Re: Is it possible to bridge 2 separate wifi points to a single desktop?

Something like this, but because it is cell phones, it likeky won't be as easy as if it were simply two or more wifi connections (usb dongles or wifi cards in a pc) http://askubuntu.com/questions/53499/how-to-merge-multiple-internet-connections-into-one https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuBondin...
by DrHu
Sat Apr 09, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Swapable Hard Drives?
Replies: 8
Views: 442

Re: Swapable Hard Drives?

That shouldn't work as most modern Linux's (Ubuntu, Mint etc..)make use of UUID device names, and that gets associated with the hard drive in use --so a direct swap shouldn't work. --------------------------- This is for adding a hard drive: I misread your item a bit -------------------------- Yes y...
by DrHu
Tue Apr 05, 2016 11:19 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: ChemSketch? - Alternative?
Replies: 5
Views: 549

Re: ChemSketch? - Alternative?

I did a search on subject molecular modelling program and get these hits https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jmol https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Search&profile=default&search=Molecular+modeling+program+%2B+linux&fulltext=Search&searchToken=cgwcckvdm3z1urjiqxwci1xo8 Gene...
by DrHu
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: NEMO and CP super slow while transferring file
Replies: 11
Views: 576

Re: Nemo couldn't finish to transfer file

Not sure, there do seem to be some issues https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=117647 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_file_managers --comparison of file managers Consider trying another file manager, eg Gigolo http://www.uvena.de/gigolo/help.html Or better yet, a two pan...
by DrHu
Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:05 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Opening Excel XML file with LibreCalc
Replies: 1
Views: 170

Re: Opening Excel XML file with LibreCalc

OK, I don't use that, but there are methods of working with the file (XML format) in order to get it into openoffice/libreoffice
https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/v ... =9&t=10534

Of course it won't be as simple as click 1 2 3 and see the file..
by DrHu
Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How do I view nas music library?
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Re: How do I view nas music library?

I don't know how that part is working, but the NAS won't be connected to the internet --so it couldn't pull in album art or artist info, unless your file already included it There will probably be some tagging software available which would help manage you Album/music file data http://www.makeuseof....
by DrHu
Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problem ripping vcd disc with mencoder
Replies: 9
Views: 347

Re: problem ripping vcd disc with mencoder

Have a look at ARCH info on subject, see if that can help ..
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/MEncoder

I also spot this program
http://tencoder.sourceforge.net/
--unfortunately is a WINE based app
by DrHu
Tue Mar 22, 2016 1:54 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Print PDF
Replies: 19
Views: 2224

Re: Print PDF

You don't say exactly which java application (windows) you are using --governance means to me: simply government rules for taxes If we knew which java application you were using, we may have a better idea of alternatives And of course there are always direct XML editors available, if you need to pul...
by DrHu
Mon Mar 21, 2016 2:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Painfully Slow Mint Installation
Replies: 6
Views: 359

Re: Painfully Slow Mint Installation

Generally-- ⋅  you can eliminate programs or startup services you don't use (don't have devices for: for example bluetooth) ⋅ Don't automatically start services you don't always need, such as WiFI ⋅ You can eliminate some graphic animation features, use a plain backgrou...
by DrHu
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: log file keeps eating all my disk space
Replies: 41
Views: 1269

Re: log file keeps eating all my disk space

There is/was a utility logrotate
--but it seems to have some issues with the latest ubuntu14x(Mint17x)

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/man ... logrotate/
--that's is the way its is supposed to work

log list(s)
http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/ubuntu-lin ... og-viewer/
by DrHu
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: possible virus and DOS attack
Replies: 23
Views: 1352

Re: possible virus and DOS attack

One thing I would suggest when using public WiFi: use a VPN (there are free services available) --that will protect your connection And there are Linux versions of the software for Linux OS's --you can find examples, many of the services are monthly fees; but offer better connections and possibly mo...
by DrHu
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: cursor moving on its own
Replies: 12
Views: 440

Re: cursor moving on its own

It appears not permanently and what is a cause i dont know. Any vibration with a sensitive mouse setting may make the mouse cursor move --that's the first thing to check When the cursor is moving where are your hands and are you shaking/vibration the surface on which the mouse lays (in some manner ...
by DrHu
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: changing the time
Replies: 23
Views: 801

Re: changing the time

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuTime --guide about NTP sync (if you want to use Network Time Protocol) http://souptonuts.sourceforge.net/README_Working_With_Time.html http://askubuntu.com/questions/342854/what-is-the-command-line-statement-for-changing-the-system-clock --in a terminal method...
by DrHu
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:28 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Logging of graphical operations
Replies: 2
Views: 135

Re: Logging of graphical operations

Except for development reasons, an app developer (once the app is offered as a general release--no longer in development or beta modes) would have no reason to include logging for the app user --logging would depend on app developer, and unless they were offering some direct help to a user installin...

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