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by Samarian Sunset
Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:46 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Mint Rocks on Ancient PC
Replies: 19
Views: 969

Re: Mint Rocks on Ancient PC

Mint rocks on my 12 year old PC! A Dell OptiPlex 780 (from 2009), with the old Intel Core2 Duo E8600, 4gb ram, SSD and NVIDIA GeForce GT 330 GPU. I'm still running 19.2 Cinnamon and it runs smooth and fast. I don't do video editing or gaming, but for everything I do it's sweet. I've tried 19.3 from ...
by Samarian Sunset
Sun Jan 10, 2021 2:12 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: do you feel mint forum is a bit too plain and looks boring to beginners ?
Replies: 33
Views: 1184

Re: do you feel mint forum is a bit too plain and looks boring to beginners ?

Friendly is always in style :D I like the function of the board because just like Mint, it works.
by Samarian Sunset
Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2
Replies: 17
Views: 398

Re: Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2

LanceM wrote:
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:51 pm
Out of curiosity, when you run

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mintinstall
in the Terminal, is the output now free of the icon error?
OK I just checked that and I still get the icon unknown error message. Maybe that has something to do with Wine and Photoshop being installed?
by Samarian Sunset
Wed Dec 09, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2
Replies: 17
Views: 398

Re: Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2

First and formost get evowise changed to a different mirror! It's bad news! Does your Update Manager show these updates? If so use it. If not you can run sudo apt dist-upgrade I'd strongly advise creating a Timeshift snapshot first. I just now changed from evowise, then ran sudo apt update and it a...
by Samarian Sunset
Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2
Replies: 17
Views: 398

Re: Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2

I did all of what you suggested in your last post. Software Manager seems to be working fine now. It never froze. So deleting and reinstalling it seemed to work, yeah!
by Samarian Sunset
Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2
Replies: 17
Views: 398

Re: Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2

Could it be a problem with Apt configuration? The reason I ask is, I got an error message like that when using Update Manager. I read that Software manager, Update manager, synaptic and driver manager all use the same backend, which I assume is Apt? When I do this: Update Manager>Edit>Software Sourc...
by Samarian Sunset
Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2
Replies: 17
Views: 398

Re: Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2

If it hangs, launch the System Monitor, click the Resources tab and find any instances of mintinstall in the list, highlight them and click end process. This is better than forcing it some other way. Another thing you can try is opening the Update Manager>Edit>Software Sources>Maintenance>and click...
by Samarian Sunset
Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2
Replies: 17
Views: 398

Re: Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2

Thanks for the help. Here is the terminal output: k@k-OptiPlex-780:~$ sudo apt-get --fix-broken install [sudo] password for k: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: linu...
by Samarian Sunset
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2
Replies: 17
Views: 398

Re: Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2

Cinnamon desktop 19.2. I'm using the default theme, though I did install a theme from Cinnamon spices I didn't keep using it.
by Samarian Sunset
Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2
Replies: 17
Views: 398

Re: Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2

Interesting results, I ran mintinstall in the terminal and it opened up Software Manager which froze, then I had to do a forced shut off. The the terminal said this after I closed Software Manager: mintinstall MintInstall: Detected system architecture: 'x86_64' Installer: User pkgcache is most recen...
by Samarian Sunset
Tue Dec 08, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2
Replies: 17
Views: 398

[SOLVED] Software Manager hangs freezes with Mint Cinnamon 19.2

Mint 19.2 Cinnamon Frequently when I use Software Manager it hangs and I have to use Force Quit as a dialogue box comes up and says Software Manager has stopped responding. Sometimes I can type in a software name or two and go to the results, sometimes it freezes on the first result, sometimes not. ...
by Samarian Sunset
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Need advice on buying a compatible TKL keyboard
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Re: Need advice on buying a compatible TKL keyboard

I take it you mean USB corded versus USB cordless with nano receiver as you really don't want to go near bluetooth instead of USB for a keyboard. In theory any should be fine though just like laptops without number pads. The problem may arise when replacing an existing full size keyboard with the m...
by Samarian Sunset
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Need advice on buying a compatible TKL keyboard
Replies: 2
Views: 84

Need advice on buying a compatible TKL keyboard

Not a specific problem, but I want to buy a TKL 'tenkeyless', no numberpad keyboard to replace my old and very dirty full size Dell keyboard. I don't game but I want a smaller keyboard in width, but still need full size keys for my hands. I'm on Mint 19.2 Cinnamon with an old computer. I'm just wond...
by Samarian Sunset
Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Removing Palemoon tarball completely
Replies: 2
Views: 119

Re: Removing Palemoon tarball completely

MartyMint wrote:
Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:32 pm
You can safely delete that folder.
Thanks, that was easy :D
by Samarian Sunset
Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Removing Palemoon tarball completely
Replies: 2
Views: 119

[SOLVED] Removing Palemoon tarball completely

Mint 19.2 Cinnamon I downloaded the Palemoon browser tarball, extracted it and ran it from the directory it was extracted to. I decided I didn't need Palemoon so I just deleted the extracted Palemoon folder in nemo and sent it to the trash. I just now noticed I still have a hidden folder in home, ca...
by Samarian Sunset
Tue Nov 03, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Why is the website so fugly?
Replies: 49
Views: 2502

Re: Why is the website so fugly?

Count me as a fan of this web site's looks & functions. Sure it's not super slick looking, but then I like the flat default icons on my Mint. This site works well. It has a clean interface that is easy to navigate and its functions are easy to use and well thought out. Maybe the Mint logo & ...
by Samarian Sunset
Mon Oct 26, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] 'Bootup is not yet finished Please try again later' plymouth-quit-wait.service keeps running
Replies: 5
Views: 261

Re: 'Bootup is not yet finished Please try again later' plymouth-quit-wait.service keeps running

Thanks Damien I did as you suggested and so far, all good. So that seemed to work. I'll keep an eye on the boot/shutdown and if no more problems I'll mark this solved. Just for my own curiosity, could any of those cleaning commands that I ran deleted something I needed? Just wondering why this probl...
by Samarian Sunset
Mon Oct 26, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] 'Bootup is not yet finished Please try again later' plymouth-quit-wait.service keeps running
Replies: 5
Views: 261

[SOLVED] 'Bootup is not yet finished Please try again later' plymouth-quit-wait.service keeps running

Mint Cinnamon 19.2 I'm having intermittent slow boot ups and slow shut downs. When I run $ systemd-analyze I'll sometimes get this message: Bootup is not yet finished. Please try again later. Then if I run systemctl list-jobs I get this: JOB UNIT TYPE STATE 105 plymouth-quit-wait.service start runni...
by Samarian Sunset
Sat Sep 05, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't record sound with Kazam screen recorder
Replies: 1
Views: 205

Re: [SOLVED] Can't record sound with Kazam screen recorder

I solved my sound problem, as I described in my 1st post. The solution was so simple I don't even want to mention it :D What I did to fix the 'no sound' in a Kazam screen recording was to run Kazam, then under file>preferences>general tab...next to the Speaker input field, I clicked on the speaker i...

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