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by jdashbaugh
Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:25 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Lost Grub
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Re: Lost Grub

Thanks... Ill give it try tomorrow when have time to sit down and locate my Linux installation disk
by jdashbaugh
Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:08 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Lost Grub
Replies: 3
Views: 215

Lost Grub

I have (Had) dual boot. Windows 10 and Mint 17.3. Each installed on different drives with the default boot set to Linux. Windows 10 did a major update. After the update there is no longer grub and boots only to windows. Is there an easy fix?
by jdashbaugh
Tue Jun 14, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: {solved}Mint 17.3 no wifi
Replies: 5
Views: 769

Re: Mint 17.3 no wifi

THanks... it worked although I had to change your spelling to firmware not fitmware. Your help was appreciated
by jdashbaugh
Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:22 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: {solved}Mint 17.3 no wifi
Replies: 5
Views: 769

Re: Mint 17.3 no wifi

john@john-750-114:~ > lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net; dmesg | grep iwl 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wireless 3165 [8086:3165] (rev 81) Subsystem: Intel Corporation Dual Band Wireless AC 3165 [8086:4010] 02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8...
by jdashbaugh
Tue Jun 14, 2016 10:03 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: {solved}Mint 17.3 no wifi
Replies: 5
Views: 769

{solved}Mint 17.3 no wifi

New install on new HP 750 computer dual boot. Can't seem to get Wifi to work. Thanks in advance inxi -Fxz System: Host: john-750-114 Kernel: 3.19.0-32-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 4.8.2) Desktop: KDE Plasma 4.14.2 (Qt 4.8.6) Distro: Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Machine: Mobo: HP model: 2B47 v: 1.04 Bios: AMI...
by jdashbaugh
Mon Sep 07, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED Libre Office problem Help Desperate!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 281

Re: Libre Office problem Help Desperate!!!

Thanks for the report and advice. I couldn't even reinstall Libre Office 5 to get at least the word processor back. I deleted two depends: uno-libs3 & ure which remained on the system after revert attempt and was able to reinstall office 5. I am reluctant to advance to a higher version of Linux as t...
by jdashbaugh
Mon Sep 07, 2015 2:26 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED Libre Office problem Help Desperate!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 281

SOLVED Libre Office problem Help Desperate!!!

I am running Linux Mint 12 on an old 2.6Ghz speed single core processor machine I successfully installed Libre Office 5, however the presentation program kept crashing I attempted to revert following directions here: http://www.webupd8.org/2015/08/install-libreoffice-50-in-ubuntu-or.html Libre Offic...
by jdashbaugh
Sat May 24, 2014 10:15 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Setting default OS in grub
Replies: 2
Views: 312

Setting default OS in grub

I have three operating systems on my HP computer: Mint9, Mint12 and XP. I have attempted setting the default OS by using start-up manager which reports that Mint 12 is default, I have also attempted using command line "sudo grub-set-default 0" (mint 12 appears first on menulist) and using the comman...
by jdashbaugh
Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: blue screen with white window borders
Replies: 7
Views: 2698

Re: blue screen with white window borders

Still can't access Cinnamon. can't read/see contents of any window that opens.
by jdashbaugh
Sun Jan 05, 2014 10:24 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: blue screen with white window borders
Replies: 7
Views: 2698

Re: blue screen with white window borders

I am still experiencing this problem with Cinnamon desktop. So I am still using Lisa and Gnome. I waited since my last post and again tried 13 and experienced the same issue. I get the blue background with menu at the bottom left corner. When I click on menu a pop-up menu appears but its borders are...
by jdashbaugh
Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: off & on problem wireless
Replies: 2
Views: 426

off & on problem wireless

My office computer downstairs connects wirelessly to my router. The problem is that it just will not stay connected (KDE desktop). It connects at first boot, then after about 5 minutes disconnects and refuses to reconnect and acts as though the network password is incorrect. I had a similar problem ...
by jdashbaugh
Fri Sep 28, 2012 4:37 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: blue screen with white window borders
Replies: 7
Views: 2698

Re: blue screen with white window borders

Same problem here on hp small form factor pc
by jdashbaugh
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED]Network shared hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2590

Re: Network shared hard drive

Thanks for your help.
the command
nautilus smb://192.168.1.43

Got me acess and allowed me to save a link
by jdashbaugh
Sun Apr 01, 2012 8:29 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED]Network shared hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2590

Re: Network shared hard drive

Thanks for your reply... The line has been added to samba config here are the rsponses you requested john@john-HP-d530-CMT-DG769A ~ $ testparm -s Load smb config files from /etc/samba/smb.conf rlimit_max: increasing rlimit_max (1024) to minimum Windows limit (16384) Processing section "[printers]" P...
by jdashbaugh
Sun Apr 01, 2012 7:58 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED]Network shared hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2590

Re: Network shared hard drive

Of tried the command and this response john@john-HP-d530-CMT-DG769A ~ $ smbclient -L 192.168.1.43 -U johndb Enter johndb's password: Domain=[MSHOME] OS=[Unix] Server=[Samba 3.0.23c] Sharename Type Comment --------- ---- ------- PUBLIC Disk LINUXACCESS Disk ID72902752 Disk IPC$ IPC IPC Service (WDSto...
by jdashbaugh
Sat Mar 31, 2012 9:52 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED]Network shared hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2590

Re: Network shared hard drive

Thanks for your response: I would like to know if you can confirm that MSHOME is the hostname of your router. YES Do you know its local IP address? router 192.168.1.1 Net Drive 192.168.1.43 A second issue. Do you know the username of SAMBA for accessing to your network disk?. Is that username john? ...
by jdashbaugh
Sat Mar 31, 2012 9:13 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED]Network shared hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2590

Re: Network shared hard drive

Thanks ... this is what I get....

john@john-HP-d530-CMT-DG769A ~ $ smbclient -L MSHOME
Enter john's password:
Connection to MSHOME failed (Error NT_STATUS_CONNECTION_REFUSED)
john@john-HP-d530-CMT-DG769A ~ $
by jdashbaugh
Sat Mar 31, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED]Network shared hard drive
Replies: 10
Views: 2590

[SOLVED]Network shared hard drive

I have several home computers and a router which I use to connect to the internet. All machines are dual boot having widnows xp and Linux Mint (either 9, 11 or 12). Also attached to the router is a Western Digital network hard drive. Samba is installed. On all macines in Mint, I have no problem acce...
by jdashbaugh
Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:47 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (solved) Dual hard drive question
Replies: 2
Views: 443

Re: Dual hard drive question

Thanks... that was easy and worked like a charm.


John
by jdashbaugh
Mon Jan 30, 2012 6:28 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (solved) Dual hard drive question
Replies: 2
Views: 443

(solved) Dual hard drive question

I have two hard drives on my computer. One hard drive utilizes windows XP (80GB), the other Linux Mint 9(500GB). Each hard drive was installed on the computer independent of the other, in other words XP was installed on one drive and at another point was removed with Linux being installed on the oth...

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