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by chopsui101
Thu Nov 19, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install Oracle JRE8 update 11(Solved)
Replies: 10
Views: 1353

Re: How to install Oracle JRE8 update 11(Solved)

thank you i will give it a try when i get back home.
by chopsui101
Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install Oracle JRE8 update 11(Solved)
Replies: 10
Views: 1353

Re: How to install Oracle JRE8 update 11

I tried the suggested terminal installation of JDK. It completed successfully. When I tried to run the application that is my primary objective, I found the same error message as before. My view is there are just too many Linux distributions, too many exceptions as a result, and too much difficulty...
by chopsui101
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: TD Ameritrade Think or Swim can't install
Replies: 0
Views: 74

TD Ameritrade Think or Swim can't install

Trying to add Sink or Swim desktop platform, however when I run the sh installer it tells me that I need Java 8. Java 8 tells me the PPA is no longer supported or that the PPA doesn't support focal. Trying to not have to run it in wine or a VM. Any help or suggestions. Currently on mint 20 cinnamon
by chopsui101
Wed Sep 30, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: veracrypt keeps having locked read only files
Replies: 1
Views: 105

veracrypt keeps having locked read only files

I upgraded from linux mint 19.3 to Linux mint 20.0.1 and now my veracrypt containers are opening in read only mode. I tried rolling back to mint 19.3 but same thing. Also tried removing the files, creating a new container and putting them onto the new container. The USB is formatted in ex4 however t...
by chopsui101
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: backing up a specific file with Rclone
Replies: 1
Views: 65

backing up a specific file with Rclone

Trying to backup a specific file in the Documents folder with Rclone. What would be the terminal command. The folder is Documents and a the folder in Documents is Important docs.... rclone sync ~/Documents-Important-Docs/ pcloude I Get ERROR : : error reading source directory: directory not found
by chopsui101
Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Disc encryption password length
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Disc encryption password length

Is there a password length for disc encryption?
by chopsui101
Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Yubikey personalization tool linux mint
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Yubikey personalization tool linux mint

Hey,

Just bought a yubikey that im wanting to use as a static password and 2fa. However I can't figure out how to download the personalization tool on mint.
by chopsui101
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:14 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Solved]Yet another Yubikey Login Question.
Replies: 2
Views: 221

Re: [Solved]Yet another Yubikey Login Question.

this was posted as solved. Were you able to solve it? Im thinking of doing the same thing.
by chopsui101
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Nordvpn and Firewall
Replies: 1
Views: 409

Nordvpn and Firewall

Everytime I log in I get this message on my nordvpn The active UFW firewall on your system prevents us from setting up our firewall properly. We have disabled UFW for the duration of your VPN connection and enabled our firewall to ensure your online security. Your custom UFW rules are imported to ou...
by chopsui101
Wed Apr 01, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to check email attachment for trackers
Replies: 3
Views: 147

Re: how to check email attachment for trackers

is there a good software to check to see if there is any? Even if i know they won't run. I would like to check each email incoming to see.
by chopsui101
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to check email attachment for trackers
Replies: 3
Views: 147

how to check email attachment for trackers

In linux mint how would someone scann email attachments for malicious software? Is there a program that will do that.
by chopsui101
Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Scanner for Cannon
Replies: 1
Views: 61

Scanner for Cannon

I downloaded a couple scanner apps and the apps show that I have a canon scanner hooked up but it won't scan and I can't figure out why.
by chopsui101
Wed Feb 12, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: printer working but not scanner
Replies: 12
Views: 670

printer working but not scanner

Is there a way to set up my Canon printer/scanner to scan to my linux mint?
by chopsui101
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: anti virus for linux?
Replies: 8
Views: 887

anti virus for linux?

Curious question, i read a lot of ppl don't use virus or malware protection on linux. Is it b/c so few people use linux machines that its not needed that most of the virus's .exe? Is there a way to stop RATS or other phishing types of attacks aimed at linux?
by chopsui101
Sat Jan 11, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Storm last night now laptop won’t stay connected
Replies: 5
Views: 174

Storm last night now laptop won’t stay connected

Had a storm and now the laptop won’t stay connected. If I restart the laptop or disconnected the network it works for a few minutes. The network says it’s connected the entire time
by chopsui101
Sun Jan 05, 2020 1:55 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: reformatted a drive to use timeshift
Replies: 4
Views: 278

reformatted a drive to use timeshift

I was trying to set up timeshift and it said selected drives don't have linux partition. So i went in and i formatted the drive ext4 however now the external hard drive is no longer showing up at all. How can i get it to show back up and how do i partition it so that timeshift will allow me to back ...
by chopsui101
Sat Jan 04, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: good backup program to backup to external
Replies: 2
Views: 114

good backup program to backup to external

I'd like to backup my linux machine to a external drive, looked at a couple program any suggestions to back up that also allows snap shots in case i need to restore from a specific point in time.
by chopsui101
Wed Jan 01, 2020 11:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: veracypt error
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: veracypt error

thank you!
by chopsui101
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: veracypt error
Replies: 2
Views: 109

veracypt error

Whem im trying to download the package and run the deb package I keep getting:

Error. Conflicts with the installed package 'veracrypt-console

How can I get that error message resolved?
by chopsui101
Tue Dec 31, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: veracypt quit working
Replies: 2
Views: 180

veracypt quit working

I downloaded veracrypt, tested it and everything seemed to be working. However today it won't open it. Tried deleting it and redownloading it however nothing is working. It won't open.

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