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by sdcougar
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: {solved} browser buttons PROBLEM
Replies: 2
Views: 100

{SOLVED}Re: browser buttons PROBLEM

Thank you! Quick and easy fix.

Great quote. Hatred is like a disease, a misery, where you give out at the front what should be left at the back. Goethe
by sdcougar
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: {solved} browser buttons PROBLEM
Replies: 2
Views: 100

{solved} browser buttons PROBLEM

(I am using this laptop again--in hospital--after being dormant some months Have desk pc at home) The browser buttons , term. button, etc are on right side. I don't know if I did something, thought they were on left. AND when I minimize a window it gives me no new button at the bottom. 19.1 Cinnamon...
by sdcougar
Mon Apr 20, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Android emulator? for Instagram?
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Android emulator? for Instagram?

Is there an Android emulator so Instagram can be used from computer?

I am on an IBM T60 laptop, 32 bit, with mint 19.2 xfc
by sdcougar
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Opera Browser
Replies: 2
Views: 155

Opera Browser

I just updated this IBM T-60 which I have not used in two years, from Mint 17 to Mint 19.2 xfc 32 Bit. Mint 17 had Opera in the Software Manger but this one does not. I downloaded form Opera site to open with gbd but would not install it.
by sdcougar
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:11 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Brave Browser [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 917

Re: Brave Browser

Hi sdcougar, Uninstall everything that you have done thus far" sudo apt purge brave-browser* Then, open "update manager", click the "edit" tab...then click "Other Software" tab...Then click on, in order to highlight the entry marked "brave", and click the remove button: From there, use the scripts ...
by sdcougar
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ;SOLVED]installing mint from USB stick
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: ;SOLVED]installing mint from USB stick

Thank you, both.
by sdcougar
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ;SOLVED]installing mint from USB stick
Replies: 3
Views: 123

;SOLVED]installing mint from USB stick

I downloaded mint 19.2 and moved to a usb stick. But boot menu does not recognize an operating system on the stick.

Does it matter if you have other files on the stick?
by sdcougar
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Brave Browser [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 917

Re: Brave Browser

Hi sdcougar, Uninstall everything that you have done thus far" sudo apt purge brave-browser* Then, open "update manager", click the "edit" tab...then click "Other Software" tab...Then click on, in order to highlight the entry marked "brave", and click the remove button: From there, use the scripts ...
by sdcougar
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Brave Browser [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 917

Re: Brave Browser

I tried again as per the immediately preceding post. Here is where it ended up: ... Unpacking brave-browser (1.2.42) ... Setting up brave-keyring (1.8) ... OK Setting up brave-browser (1.2.42) ... update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/brave-browser-stable to provide /usr/bin/x-www-browser (x-www-brows...
by sdcougar
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Brave Browser [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 917

Re: Brave Browser

This is what I did before: Debian 9+, Ubuntu 14.04+ and Mint 17+ If you get gnutls_handshake() errors after adding the Brave repository on Debian 9, you may need to uninstall old conflicting packages. sudo apt install apt-transport-https curl curl -s https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/br...
by sdcougar
Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Brave Browser [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 917

Re: Brave Browser

mike@mike-Lenovo-G50-45:~$ CODE: SELECT ALL curl -s https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.br ... e-core.asc | sudo apt-key --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/brave-browser-release.gpg add -
[sudo] password for mike: CODE:: command not found
by sdcougar
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:14 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Brave Browser [SOLVED]
Replies: 14
Views: 917

Brave Browser [SOLVED]

I just installed 19.1 Cinnamon and want to install Brave Browser. Went to their site and copied and pasted instructionsin terminal. Did not seem to finish. Last 2 lines said something about triggers. I did updates and tried again in terminal and this is what was said: ~$ sudo apt install apt-transpo...
by sdcougar
Wed Oct 02, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Terminal Commands [Solved]
Replies: 10
Views: 360

Re: Terminal Commands [Solved]

Thank you for the help but decided to use this as prime time to update to 19. So, as soon as I get my files transferred to a backup hard drive, I'll just install 19.
by sdcougar
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Terminal Commands [Solved]
Replies: 10
Views: 360

Re: Terminal Commands

Windows key did nothing. But rt click on desk top got me to System Settings. Under Pref. /Applets I clicked 'restore default' ...shows several items with red circle on rt: "Problem loading, check Looking Glass or error log" [panels button only showed , launch new panel or edit panel--which did nothi...
by sdcougar
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Terminal Commands [Solved]
Replies: 10
Views: 360

Re: Terminal Commands

Thank you.

Sorry to be so dumb but how do I get there?
by sdcougar
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Terminal Commands [Solved]
Replies: 10
Views: 360

Terminal Commands [Solved]

What is the terminal command for launching browser (firefox, chromium)? and menu? I lost the buttons at the bottom of the screen. Can only get to browser by going to terminal and clicking "about" button under help. Had a button at bottom that didn't respond (to close browser...'wait or close') when ...
by sdcougar
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New install, 19.1 Cin. How do I change back to 'traditional'
Replies: 2
Views: 193

New install, 19.1 Cin. How do I change back to 'traditional'

Had options after install and missed my chance to pick traditional display instead of modern. Been fishing around but cannot find how to change this setting.
by sdcougar
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 19.1...WHERE is the Menu button? [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 958

Re: 16.1...WHERE is the Menu button?

Have not used anything there yet....just installed/restarted....Am I going to mess anything up by turning it off with the power button??? Don't turn it off with the power button. It looks like you can open a terminal; do that and enter: sudo shutdown now or sudo reboot now after each, enter YOUR pa...
by sdcougar
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 19.1...WHERE is the Menu button? [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 958

Re: 19.1...WHERE is the Menu button? [SOLVED}

Now the menu button shows. Thank you.
by sdcougar
Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: 19.1...WHERE is the Menu button? [SOLVED]
Replies: 23
Views: 958

Re: 19.1...WHERE is the Menu button?

mediclaser wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:59 am
Scroll further down and you will find it.
Thank you, Sorry. There was no scroll bar showing on the side.

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