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by Roodog
Tue May 12, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: <Solved> System Read-only Following Attempted Timeshift Restore
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: <Solved> System Read-only Following Attempted Timeshift Restore

I managed to get into my USD drive and get the original snapshot to work whilst in the Live system. Now back in 19.1 tessa, and will get that up to speed and stay with it.
by Roodog
Tue May 12, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: <Solved> System Read-only Following Attempted Timeshift Restore
Replies: 1
Views: 84

<Solved> System Read-only Following Attempted Timeshift Restore

I initially had a problem on my desktop system trying to upgrade from LM19(tessa) to LM19.3(tricia) so I tried restoring the most up-to-date tessa from a Timeshift snapshot. All went fine until the reboot stage where it has ended up at a log-in page, but won't log in saying the system is now read-on...
by Roodog
Fri May 08, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: <Solved> No Mint Wifi on Dual-Booted Macbook
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: No Mint Wifi on Dual-Booted Macbook

OK, Thanks for trying.
by Roodog
Fri May 08, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: <Solved> No Mint Wifi on Dual-Booted Macbook
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: No Mint Wifi on Dual-Booted Macbook

Would it show the same info if I rebooted to the Mac and run the command?
by Roodog
Fri May 08, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: <Solved> No Mint Wifi on Dual-Booted Macbook
Replies: 6
Views: 290

Re: No Mint Wifi on Dual-Booted Macbook

Koning Mint,
I am typing this on my desktop machine, as I can't get the Mac Linux on line. I have the command up on the laptop, if you say which lines you are interested in I can type here
by Roodog
Fri May 08, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: <Solved> No Mint Wifi on Dual-Booted Macbook
Replies: 6
Views: 290

<Solved> No Mint Wifi on Dual-Booted Macbook

I have installed Mint 19 alongside Mac OS on my Macbook Pro. I am able to access Wifi when in the Mac system, but not able to when in Mint 19. The Driver Manager says drivers cannot be installed. If I reinsert the USB I used to boot, bcmwl--kernel-source is hilit but the Revert/Apply Changes buttons...
by Roodog
Mon Jan 28, 2019 2:35 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED} Reinstall System or Attempt to Resize Partitions
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: [Solved} Reinstall System or Attempt to Resize Partitions

I decided to go the full reinstall. Timeshift was a help, and all is back to normal. VMT for your help, gm10
by Roodog
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:05 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED} Reinstall System or Attempt to Resize Partitions
Replies: 4
Views: 195

Re: Reinstall System or Attempt to Resize Partitions

Yes, I see that now. I think my main concern was whether the timeshift restore would work seeing as it was made on a smaller partition.
by Roodog
Sat Jan 26, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED} Reinstall System or Attempt to Resize Partitions
Replies: 4
Views: 195

[SOLVED} Reinstall System or Attempt to Resize Partitions

My system is a desktop 64bit on which I had Mint 18 and Mint 19 installed side by side, and have decided to go with Mint 19. I have deleted the Mint 18 install and now have a 168 gb blank partition. I would like to have Mint 19 occupy the whole drive. I have current timeshift snapshot, and have copi...
by Roodog
Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:44 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: E-Reader for my laptop
Replies: 5
Views: 585

Re: E-Reader for my laptop

Thanks, installed it. I am not very familiar with e-books. Are there certain types/formats that I will only permitted to use in Calibre? Would hate to pay for something that will not work... For example, I see alot of Kindle editions. Will these work? There is a conversion button in Calibre which w...
by Roodog
Tue Jun 10, 2014 8:02 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Quiana Banshee
Replies: 3
Views: 487

Re: Quiana Banshee

Banshee does not load, did a re-install still will not load. Installed Rhyhmbox same thing will not load. Any ideas why?
My Banshee suddenly stopped working, so I swapped to Rythmbox - so far so good, no probs.
by Roodog
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:22 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Qiana Home screen help
Replies: 8
Views: 885

Re: Qiana Home screen help

Right click on Menu, click on Configure, untick Show recent files. Close
by Roodog
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:15 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: "Bonjour" from France
Replies: 11
Views: 1333

Re: "Bonjour" from France

Bonjour, comment ca va ( I only have un peu de francais) Welcome to the forums, and I hope you enjoy your Mint experience.
by Roodog
Sat May 31, 2014 8:24 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother HL-2140 recognized but won't print
Replies: 25
Views: 3763

Re: Brother HL-2140 recognized but won't print

I'm about done with this sh*t.
OK, we tried ..cya
by Roodog
Sat May 31, 2014 7:58 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: All about HAL
Replies: 12
Views: 2147

Re: All about HAL

I saw HAL 9000 in "2001 - A Space Oddity" - does that count? :D
by Roodog
Fri May 30, 2014 3:21 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Skype x64: video or audio, never both!
Replies: 1
Views: 381

Re: Skype x64: video or audio, never both!

I would be most interested in a solution to this, as I have exactly the same problem.
by Roodog
Fri May 30, 2014 12:01 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: downloading pictures from my cell phone
Replies: 5
Views: 2498

Re: downloading pictures from my cell phone

From a thread in LinuxHospital: Re: Cannot open Android camera JPGs: Failed to open input stream Quote Originally Posted by Mark Phelps View Post Not totally true. Instead of relying on USB Mass Storage Android is now using MTP (Media Transfer Protocol) to transfer media to other systems. (For those...
by Roodog
Thu May 29, 2014 11:33 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother HL-2140 recognized but won't print
Replies: 25
Views: 3763

Re: Brother HL-2140 recognized but won't print

Have you checked the FAQ in Brother Solutions Centre? http://support.brother.com/g/s/id/linux/en/faq_prn.html?c=us&lang=en&prod=hl2140_all&redirect=on Specifically: I'm using Ubuntu 8.04 or greater. I have installed the drivers, but I am still unable to print. Ubuntu 8.04 or greater does...
by Roodog
Thu May 29, 2014 2:38 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: ways to upgrade from Mint 16 to Mint 17
Replies: 92
Views: 17509

Re: ways to upgrade from Mint 16 to Mint 17

I click and enter my password it loops back to the Update Manager screen and nothing happens. Bit strange Once I remembered your instruction re Software Sources and applied it, all good. The cure for that is quick and easy. Open Menu > Administration > Software Sources. Wait for it to load and then...
by Roodog
Tue May 27, 2014 12:44 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: ways to upgrade from Mint 16 to Mint 17
Replies: 92
Views: 17509

Re: ways to upgrade from Mint 16 to Mint 17

Oh well, I guess I'll just have to install again using Method 1, and restore my backup /home. Edit: All done, now running M17 properly, with all my /home stuff present and correct. Had the usual hassle getting my Bro MFC printer working but that was all. I have a reported update to the mintupdate pr...

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