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by Pepi
Fri May 18, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: security questions...
Replies: 18
Views: 410

Re: security questions...

Set the root password 1.3. In Linux Mint 18.3, the root password is unfortunately no longer set by default. This means that a malicious person with physical access to your computer, can simply boot it into Recovery mode. In the recovery menu he can then select to launch a root shell, without having...
by Pepi
Thu May 17, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Spectre and Meltdown: Not vulnerable
Replies: 9
Views: 380

Re: Spectre and Meltdown: Not vulnerable

Appears my old IBM computer is getting old :? Linux pepi-HP-Z600-Workstation 4.4.0-124-generic #148-Ubuntu SMP Wed May 2 13:00:18 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux * CPU vulnerability to the three speculative execution attack variants * Vulnerable to Variant 1: YES * Vulnerable to Variant 2: Y...
by Pepi
Tue May 15, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: WaterFox compared to Firefox
Replies: 1
Views: 155

WaterFox compared to Firefox

I know any browser can be hacked but I hate Firefox anymore. Do you think WaterFox is just as safe as FireFox 60? WaterFox runs so much better with the newest Firejail
by Pepi
Tue May 15, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Boring Mint??
Replies: 32
Views: 867

Re: Boring Mint??

Remember when Windows WAS NEVER BORING
by Pepi
Sat May 12, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 60.0 and Firejail
Replies: 44
Views: 1844

Re: Firefox 60.0 and Firejail

I went ahead and loaded Firejail 0.9.54 and Firefox runs now. Only thing I've noticed is ... Sometimes when I launch Firefox I get the blank screen until I relaunch it again :?: Hasn't happen very much though. Tor still doesn't work for me with Firejail. Never has really. I really don't think Fireja...
by Pepi
Sat May 12, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 60.0 and Firejail
Replies: 44
Views: 1844

Re: Firefox 60.0 and Firejail

I commented out these two in my Firefox profile and now it work. I also checked security and it appear to be sandboxing

#seccomp
#tracelog
by Pepi
Fri May 11, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 60.0 and Firejail
Replies: 44
Views: 1844

Re: Firefox 60.0 and Firejail

AZgl1500 wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 3:39 pm
just installed Firejail and it is the latest version, so the fix should be taken care of?
Didn't work for me :?:
by Pepi
Fri May 11, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 60.0 and Firejail
Replies: 44
Views: 1844

Re: Firefox 60.0 and Firejail

FF 60 was suppose to fix the audio problem that FF 59 was having with Firejail :cry: They fixed it all right :mrgreen:
by Pepi
Fri May 11, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 60.0 and Firejail
Replies: 44
Views: 1844

Firefox 60.0 and Firejail

Appears the new Firefox 60.0 won't work with Firejail. I just get a blank screen without any site connections. Run Firefox 60.0 without Firejail and it works fine
by Pepi
Thu May 10, 2018 7:40 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Manjaro overtakes Mint in Distrowatch page-hit rankings
Replies: 55
Views: 1628

Re: Manjaro overtakes Mint in Distrowatch page-hit rankings

I have to admit that I love Peppermint on two of my computers. Just run great on them
by Pepi
Tue May 08, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Manjaro overtakes Mint in Distrowatch page-hit rankings
Replies: 55
Views: 1628

Re: Manjaro overtakes Mint in Distrowatch page-hit rankings

Just remember guys .... Windows is still the leader :lol:
by Pepi
Mon May 07, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 19 codenamed “Tara”
Replies: 131
Views: 21698

Re: Linux Mint 19 codenamed “Tara”

Me NO LIKEY upgrades :mrgreen: Too much fun to start over :wink:
by Pepi
Thu May 03, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Spectre and Meltdown: Next Generation
Replies: 30
Views: 827

Re: Spectre and Meltdown: Next Generation

All most like a 'Soap' on TV :cry: Is the Intel Atom® affected by these? I've got a few of computers with Intel Atom®. So somehow from January the Intel Atoms® have become very much appreciated... Maybe I still have to fix the little broken Atom®-HP. I've got two Toshiba mini laptops that I upgrade...
by Pepi
Thu May 03, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Spectre and Meltdown: Next Generation
Replies: 30
Views: 827

Re: Spectre and Meltdown: Next Generation

All most like a 'Soap' on TV :cry:

Is the Intel Atom® affected by these? I've got a few of computers with Intel Atom®.
by Pepi
Thu Apr 26, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: kde along side cinnamon
Replies: 16
Views: 409

Re: kde along side cinnamon

Trying this led me to losing hair, alcoholism and diabetes :mrgreen:
by Pepi
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Removing Flatpak from Mint 18.3 Cinnamon
Replies: 13
Views: 294

Re: Removing Flatpak from Mint 18.3 Cinnamon

Is it OK to remove all the Flatpak software from Mint 18.3 Cinnamon? I just don't really see a need for this software on my computers. Am I missing something by not using this software??? Instructions from Pjotr support website: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/4#TOC-Consider-remo...
by Pepi
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Removing Flatpak from Mint 18.3 Cinnamon
Replies: 13
Views: 294

Removing Flatpak from Mint 18.3 Cinnamon

Is it OK to remove all the Flatpak software from Mint 18.3 Cinnamon? I just don't really see a need for this software on my computers. Am I missing something by not using this software??? Instructions from Pjotr support website: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/4#TOC-Consider-remov...
by Pepi
Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: SOLVED:: NTFS formatted drive but Windows doesn't see it?
Replies: 5
Views: 173

Re: SOLVED:: NTFS formatted drive but Windows doesn't see it?

Did a good backup of the drive. Changed to NTFS partition and now Windows see the drive and so does Linux 8)
by Pepi
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Running Firejail with a Tor Browser?
Replies: 9
Views: 217

Re: Running Firejail with a Tor Browser?

Oh well :( thanks anyway buddy. I even made my own profile from the main Firefox profile (Like I did for Waterfox) and it still doesn't work. I give up. I'm not sure if I like Tor that well anyway :lol: I get a lot of errors and this site will block me due to the IP address :?:
by Pepi
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Running Firejail with a Tor Browser?
Replies: 9
Views: 217

Re: Running Firejail with a Tor Browser?

This WILL NOT work on two of my computers :( What version of Firejail are you running? Mine is ... firejail version 0.9.38.10 As you can see .... Firejail is running and adding Tor; but it will not work?? boyhowdy@boyhowdy-HP-Z600-Workstation ~ $ firejail --profile=/etc/firejail/tor-browser-en.profi...

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