Search found 16 matches

by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

BINGO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That worked. Software Manger is back now. Larry and MrEen thanks so much. Now I will carefully go back and try to install Chrome, keeping this thread bookmarked. I'll go back and read through this thread to try to understand what you guys used in Terminal commands to get things ...
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

OK I just saw the mintinstall comment. Here's the output: dave@dave-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$ mintinstall Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/mintinstall", line 5, in <module> subprocess.call("/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintinstall/mintinstall.py") File "/usr/lib/python3.8...
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

Blast, ran the updates and rebooted. Still no Software Manager when I click on it.
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

Running the updates now.
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

Like I said Update Manager now has a list of 6 updates. Software Manager does nothing when I click on it.
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

Wait, Update Manager is back with a list. But Software Manager still does nothing when I select it. Might a machine restart help?
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

I did the three commands MrEen posted and this is what showed in Terminal. Software Manager and Update Manager still don't work. sudo apt update dave@dave-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list [sudo] password for dave: dave@dave-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$ echo "deb...
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

I just refreshed and saw MrEen reply. Should I be issuing those commands in Terminal now?
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

Nope and Update Manager has" Could not refresh list of updates"
along with "Type Echo is not known on line 2 in source list ect/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list,
The list of sources could not be read"
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

Sorry for the delay, had a router hiccup and had to reboot stuff. Here's the output from the command line you gave me- dave@dave-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/a...
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

Re: Software mgr & repositories messed up?

Thanks Larry, Here we go, its very long. Also sorry for posting another thread thats the same. dave@dave-HP-G60-Notebook-PC:~$ inxi -Fxxxzr System: Kernel: 5.4.0-52-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.6.7 wm: muffin 4.6.3 dm: LightDM 1.30.0 Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana...
by dottney
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?
Replies: 23
Views: 389

[SOLVED]Software mgr & repositories messed up?

While trying to install Chrome using Software manager I encountered a problem with sources or something. I searched the forums for help and followed a couple of instructions about updating repositories using Terminal commands. Then the Software Manager wouldn't open. Now Update Manager is also messe...
by dottney
Mon Oct 26, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HP G60 and Mint19.3
Replies: 10
Views: 302

Re: HP G60 and Mint19.3

On a whim I decided to try Mint 20 before I got deep into installing apps. I also reread my system specs and indeed it is a 64bit dual processor machine. I'm using an external monitor because the monitor on the laptop died and would have been too expensive to repair. Because of this I can't see the ...
by dottney
Sat Oct 24, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HP G60 and Mint19.3
Replies: 10
Views: 302

Re: HP G60 and Mint19.3

I put 19.3 Cinnamon and all seems to be working fine.
Thanks to all of you for your advice.
Dave
by dottney
Fri Oct 23, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HP G60 and Mint19.3
Replies: 10
Views: 302

Re: HP G60 and Mint19.3

Thanks for all the suggestions. I'm just going to 19.3 a try. If it doesn't work out I'll try something else. I can't remember where I read about issues with HP machines.
Again thanks.
Dave
by dottney
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HP G60 and Mint19.3
Replies: 10
Views: 302

HP G60 and Mint19.3

I have been running 17.3 on an HP G60-441US laptop for a couple of years. I just noticed that 17.3 is no longer supported so I was going to update to 19.3 like I have running on a older Dell laptop I just rejuvenated. Then I read somewhere that HP laptops have had problems with 19.X. question 1- wil...

Go to advanced search