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by foersu
Wed May 23, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to login after setting the system not to ask the password?[SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 112

Re: How to login after setting the system not to ask the password?

Hi,

thank you very much for the hints.

By means of a tty session I could get access to the system again and correct things.
I will create an user account for this kind of playground experiments :idea:

Regards.
by foersu
Tue May 22, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to login after setting the system not to ask the password?[SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 112

How to login after setting the system not to ask the password?[SOLVED]

Hello, just exploring the possibilities and setup of my system, I changed under Whisker-Menu -> System -> Users and Groups (German: Whisker-Menü -> System -> Benutzer und Gruppen) the settings of a user to not to ask for the password at login time. After that, when I start the computer, the start sc...
by foersu
Tue Jan 30, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: launch command line application at start up time[SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: launch command line application at start up time

@Flemur: thank you very much, your command works! I tried commands like /bin/bash htop also qualifying the path of htop, but I didn't come to the idea, that the application hast to be started in the execution context of the terminal :oops: Normaly I use four workspaces. Can I somehow specify to star...
by foersu
Mon Jan 29, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: launch command line application at start up time[SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 110

launch command line application at start up time[SOLVED]

Hello, I have tried several commands to start htop at start up time, i.e. when I login, until now unsuccessfully. Rem.: I have added an entry under Settings -> Session and Start up Behaviour -> Automatic started Applications (This is my translation because I see following German wording: Einstellung...
by foersu
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Dropbox: how to reach the preferences?[SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 119

Re: Dropbox: how to reach the preferences?

@cottfcfan,

perfect! thanx a lot for the information, I tried it and it works.

Regards
by foersu
Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Dropbox: how to reach the preferences?[SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 119

Dropbox: how to reach the preferences?[SOLVED]

Hello, I installed dropbox from the repositories. In addition I installed the package thunar-dropbox-plugin because Thunar is the file manager of my distribution. The folder dropbox with the respective content was created. I also tested the extension in Thunar to move a file to the dropbox folder, i...
by foersu
Mon Jan 15, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Updatedb.mlocate: what's it good for? how to deactivate it?[SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Re: Updatedb.mlocate: what's it good for? how to deactivate it?

Thank you all for your responses.

@ trytip: indirectly you gave me a very practical way to easily update the db using catfish. I just tried it and it worked! Can I deduce, that catfish is based upon the "locate" Unix/Linux command?

Regards
by foersu
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Updatedb.mlocate: what's it good for? how to deactivate it?[SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 149

Updatedb.mlocate: what's it good for? how to deactivate it?[SOLVED]

Hello, Directly after powering on my notebook I noticed a very intensive activity on the HD which lasted for several minutes. Using htop, I could see that updatedb.mlocate was producing a high CPU load. I did not know this application before and was not aware, that it runs at start up time of my not...
by foersu
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:27 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Has Mint an own apt wrapper (written in Phyton)?[SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 261

Re: Has Mint an own apt wrapper (written in Phyton)?[SOLVED]

Thank you for the responses and explanations. I learned and understood a lot! @deepakdeshp: yes, it definitively does matter! The spirit of the Linux community lives from knowledge exchange, from the curiosity of understanding how things work. Next time please think a second about this kind of answe...
by foersu
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:03 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Has Mint an own apt wrapper (written in Phyton)?[SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 261

Has Mint an own apt wrapper (written in Phyton)?[SOLVED]

Hello, Searching in the web for the difference between apt and apt-geht I found an article where it is mentioned, that Linux Mint developed some time ago an own Python wrapper for apt-get and called this wrapper "apt". Ref.: https://itsfoss.com/apt-vs-apt-get-difference/. Question: when I use apt in...
by foersu
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Two Swap Partitions: one not activ.
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: Two Swap Partitions: one not activ.

Hello, well, as far as I remember, if I select full encryption - a choice presented at the very beginning of the installation - I was not asked any more for a dedicated home encryption later. In my understandind this one would be included, but I am not really sure if I got the choice to select both....
by foersu
Thu Dec 14, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Two Swap Partitions: one not activ.
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Re: Two Swap Partitions: one not activ.

Hello, yes, my whole installation, not only home, is encrypted. The result of swapon -s is>: Filename Type Size Used Priority /dev/dm-3 partition 8277500 0 -1 I wonder why during the installation if full encryption is selected still the not encrypted swap partition is created. Regards
by foersu
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Two Swap Partitions: one not activ.
Replies: 6
Views: 269

Two Swap Partitions: one not activ.

Hello, looking at the application "Laufwerke" (I use Mint in the German language), the swap partition /dev/mint-vg/swap_1 is shown under "Inhalt" (Content) as not activ: Auslagerungsspeicher (Version 1) – Nicht aktiv Another swap partition /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is shown as active: Auslagerungsspeic...
by foersu
Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:08 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: How does SSH offer encryption?
Replies: 2
Views: 207

Re: How does SSH offer encryption?

@catweazel,

thanx a lot for the link. I started reading it and it seems to fully address my questions!

I thought I had "vastly" scanned the web for articles to SSH, but I did not find the one you indicate.

Regards
by foersu
Fri Aug 18, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: How does SSH offer encryption?
Replies: 2
Views: 207

How does SSH offer encryption?

Hello, I have an understanding problem I hope can be cleared by some networking expert in this forum. It refers to SSH. In the very numerous posts and articles to "ssh" in the web it is always mentioned, that SSH provides encryption. Also it is mentioned, that by creating an ssh-key pair and exporti...
by foersu
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Behaviour of file python3.6 under Thonny
Replies: 2
Views: 256

Re: Behaviour of file python3.6 under Thonny

@fungus,

a very clear answer. Thanx!
by foersu
Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Behaviour of file python3.6 under Thonny
Replies: 2
Views: 256

Behaviour of file python3.6 under Thonny

Hello, I installed Thonny (thonny-2.1.11-x86_64.tar.gz) using the Alternative way for installing as described in https://bitbucket.org/plas/thonny/wiki/Linux . Python 3.6 is said to be contained in the package and installed together with Thonny and indeed, I find: me@pc /opt/thonny/bin $ ls python3 ...
by foersu
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Simple Scan does not connect to WLAN Scanner in Mint 18.2
Replies: 2
Views: 738

Re: Simple Scan does not connect to WLAN Scanner in Mint 18.2

Hello Nachoo, thank you for your reply. Your advice is exactly what I did under under MInt 17.3, having problems at that time with scangear. I switched over to Simple Scan because it worked very stable for me, simply doint what it is intended to do: to scan! I would prefer to stay at the on-board li...
by foersu
Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:50 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Simple Scan does not connect to WLAN Scanner in Mint 18.2
Replies: 2
Views: 738

Simple Scan does not connect to WLAN Scanner in Mint 18.2

Hello, I just made a complete new installation of Mint 18.2 64Bits xfce, comming from Mint 17.3. Trying to scan my first document with a Canon MG5300 Series (connected via the home WLAN environment), Simple Scan reported: " Scanning failed. Connection to Scanner could not be achieved " (my free tran...
by foersu
Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: After update today Chromium 58.0.3029.110 closes immediately after start
Replies: 20
Views: 1060

Re: After update today Chromium 58.0.3029.110 closes immediately after start

Update 2017-07-11:
I just performed the regular Mint update, where Chromium was contained. The Chromium version now is: 59.0.3071.109.
It works correctly again.

Thanx a lot to all of you who contributed with informations and hints.

Regards.

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