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by Bolle1961
Sun Jan 14, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: I'm sick of FUD and misinformation regarding Linux Mint
Replies: 55
Views: 1534

Re: I'm sick of FUD and misinformation regarding Linux Mint

Arch_Enemy wrote:I did get a kick out of one guy's tagline, however: "Ubuntu:Old African word for 'too lazy to run slackware'" :D

Or : "Ubuntu : I'm to dumb to install Debian"
:wink:
by Bolle1961
Wed Jan 03, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Debian Edition 3
Replies: 71
Views: 8654

Re: Linux Mint Debian Edition 3

LMDE2 was released even before Debian Jessie was released. So why it has to take so long with LMDE3 I really don't understand.
by Bolle1961
Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother hl-1112 can't print file over certain size
Replies: 12
Views: 240

Re: Brother hl-1112 can't print file over certain size

Made some tests scanning an A4 form Xsane 590 kB Simple Scan and Epson scan program+/- 1MB Vuescan 16 kB (yes sixteen) I don't know what kind of big files you have, I have most of the time pure text files, downloaded invoices or LibreOffice PDF files Scanner : Epson Perfection V350 Photo Printer : B...
by Bolle1961
Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:08 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother hl-1112 can't print file over certain size
Replies: 12
Views: 240

Re: Brother hl-1112 can't print file over certain size

I'm using the Brother driver for my HL-1110 and it's working good. Haveit for almost 2,5 years now
by Bolle1961
Fri Dec 29, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Printer?
Replies: 5
Views: 137

Re: Printer?

Brother HL-1110, less then $100.
I have it my self and works great
by Bolle1961
Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: i want to install AutoCAD
Replies: 5
Views: 278

Re: i want to install AutoCAD

If you need AutoCAD for your work you can ask your employer if he is willing to pay for the BrisCad license, good chance it's even cheaper then Autocad
by Bolle1961
Mon Dec 25, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Oh, you know computers
Replies: 10
Views: 320

Re: Oh, you know computers

About helping people : Some years ago I helped my pedicure with her documents, she uses Windows because she needs some programs that are not available for Linux. She used OpenOffice.org but had problems with sending her documents to insurance companies and sort of crap. So I told her OpenOffice coul...
by Bolle1961
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: adding debian stable main?
Replies: 4
Views: 354

Re: adding debian stable main?

Maybe.
Since* it's possible to upgrade from Linux Mint 17.3 to 18 I think the team will make it possible to upgrade from LMDE 2 to 3 after a couple of weeks after the release of LMDE 3
* before it was not possible to do a decent upgrade.
Just my thoughts ;)
by Bolle1961
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Merry Christmas 2017!
Replies: 24
Views: 469

Re: Merry Christmas 2017!

Feliz Navidad
Feliz Natal
Hyvää Joulua
Merry Christmas
Prettige Kerstdagen
by Bolle1961
Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Very serious kernel+Intel SPI driver bug...
Replies: 46
Views: 1483

Re: Very serious Lenovo (firmware?) bug...

michael louwe wrote:Ubuntu 17.10, a bleeding edge Rolling Release(= not stable LTS)

Ubuntu 17.10 is NOT a rolling release
by Bolle1961
Mon Dec 18, 2017 7:47 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” Xfce released!
Replies: 28
Views: 1857

Re: Linux Mint 18.3 “Sylvia” Xfce released!

Moem wrote:
mingle wrote:No, it was 'tongue-in-cheek' - wishing that xfce was released SOONER :-)

Ah, you want Clem to grow some extra hands... understood. :wink:

Or work 23 hrs a day :roll: :roll:
by Bolle1961
Sat Dec 16, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Virtual machine vs WINE?
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: Virtual machine vs WINE?

An other downside of Wine is that it doesn't work with USB unlike a virtual machine.
by Bolle1961
Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Nederlands (Dutch)
Topic: Installatie Mint 18.3 Verificatie(opgelost)
Replies: 12
Views: 637

Re: Installatie Mint 18.3 Verificatie(opgelost)

Of torrents gebruiken, dan heb je gelijk een foutcontrole
by Bolle1961
Sun Dec 10, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Signal messenger standalone version [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Signal messenger standalone version [SOLVED]

If you want a replacement for skype I suggest Linphone
https://linphone.org
by Bolle1961
Sat Dec 09, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Seeking a quality mouse.
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: Seeking a quality mouse.

I have for years wired optical Logitech mouses and 1 wired optical Microsoft mouse, never had any problems with them
by Bolle1961
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Kids can't use computers
Replies: 67
Views: 2907

Re: Kids can't use computers

austin.texas wrote:I used to like Georgie...

I like his humour :D :lol:
by Bolle1961
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: SoftMaker Office 2018 beta
Replies: 2
Views: 128

Re: SoftMaker Office 2018 beta

I'm not a power user, so I can't really compare those 2.
But what I've heard from other users the compatibity is better with compex MS Office documents.
by Bolle1961
Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: SoftMaker Office 2018 beta
Replies: 2
Views: 128

SoftMaker Office 2018 beta

You can download now dowload the public beta of SoftMaker Office 2018
http://www.softmaker.com/en/softmaker-office-linux

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