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by TopEnder
Tue May 21, 2019 12:08 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Connecting HDMI TV dongle to my PC under LM 19.1 Tessa
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Re: Connecting HDMI TV dongle to my PC under LM 19.1 Tessa

Camelman_1953, You do not mentioned what TV dongle you have. You should check the following site to see if it is supported: https://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_USB_Devices, also it might be worth while checking: /lib/firmware to see if it is listed. The dongle maybe listed under another nam...
by TopEnder
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Problems with my Brother Printer HL-L2340DW
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: Problems with my Brother Printer HL-L2340DW

Titanic1955, Suggest you look at this post: Easy Linux Tips Project: Brother how to install, https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... nters.html and other posts from "pjotr" and "brian_p" should give you an insight on "How to install Brother Printers/Scanners. I have not used Linux Mint - Cinnamo...
by TopEnder
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Installation of Brother 5890CN
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Installation of Brother 5890CN

dannyc75, I have seen "How to clean-up" but can not recall where or in what disco, maybe the Linux Mint experts like pjotr and brian_p can help you when they are awake in their part of the world. Or Search it the Linux Mint Forums. Regards and happy looking, TopEnder
by TopEnder
Thu Apr 18, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Installation of Brother 5890CN
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Installation of Brother 5890CN

dannyc75,
Suggest you look at this post: Easy Linux Tips Project: Brother how to install, https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... nters.html Other posts from pjotr and brian_p should give you an insight on "How to install Brother Printers/Scanners.
by TopEnder
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother HL-8260cdw
Replies: 2
Views: 148

Re: Brother HL-8260cdw

G'Day fron the Top End of Australia, suggest you open this link: https://www.brotherdriver.download/brother-hl-l8260cdw-driver-download/ it should help you in setting up the printer site of your HL-8260cdw printer. If you have problems in installing the Scanner side of the print , post the version o...
by TopEnder
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:47 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Brother printer query [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: Brother printer query

I have an two old Brother Printers installed on a Dell Optiplex 990 Desktop PC 1. Brother MFC9120CN (Printer/Scanner via cable) 2. Brother HL-3075 Wireless Printer Both work flawlessly in Cinnamon 19.1 and LMDE 3 "Cindy" I used the following (gathered the info from various sources especially Pjor's ...
by TopEnder
Fri Nov 09, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Kyocera printer
Replies: 3
Views: 777

Re: Kyocera printer

G'Day,

Found the following link that may be of help to you, I do not know anything about the Kyocera printer range.

https://www.kyoceradocumentsolutions.be ... html#LINUX

Regards, TopEnder
by TopEnder
Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 19 "Tara" Cinnamon released!
Replies: 28
Views: 5085

Re: Linux Mint 19 "Tara" Cinnamon released!

Well Clem, I am not one that is completely happy with Linux Mint 19 release. Blindly the Developers have installed what was thrown at Linux Mint with out checking if all library components worked. I am referring to “libsane1 (1.0.27-1~experimental2ubuntu1)”, how come the developers used it. May of l...
by TopEnder
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: A Replacement for Linux Mint KDE < Solved - Thanks for your Help>
Replies: 9
Views: 1697

Re: A Replacement for Linux Mint KDE

Thanks fellow Aussies, I currently run Cinnamon 18.3 on the Desktop (Dell Optiplex 990) and KDE on an older laptop (Toshiba L500). When or if Linux Mint after the current version no linger is available I would like to install another Disco version of KDE, preferable on the Desktop and Cinnamon on th...
by TopEnder
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: A Replacement for Linux Mint KDE < Solved - Thanks for your Help>
Replies: 9
Views: 1697

A Replacement for Linux Mint KDE < Solved - Thanks for your Help>

I need a suggestion as a replacement for Linux Mint KDE, seeing the current of Linux Mint KDE will be the last (so I believe). I've tried Kubuntu 18.04, did not like it not a patch on Linux Mint KDE. I could not install my Brother Laser Printers/Scanners except if the printer was plugged in when Kub...
by TopEnder
Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Disappearing Firefox
Replies: 4
Views: 695

Re: Disappearing Firefox

Thanks Spearment2, No all opened items (probably the wrong term) in all Workspaces (usually Two) disappeared. It's probable something simple that I have change to suit my preferences. Smokey
by TopEnder
Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Disappearing Firefox
Replies: 4
Views: 695

Disappearing Firefox

G'Day All and thanks in advance, When I use minimize (- top right corner) instead if minimiseing to the Workspace it is removed completely. How cat I correct this problem, I am new to Mate but have a good knowledge of Cinnamon & KDE. Thanks, Smokey
by TopEnder
Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Wind up with 2 devices for Brother printer
Replies: 6
Views: 431

Re: Wind up with 2 devices for Brother printer

G'Day All, I'll put my 2 bobs worth in. I think it's the way the Brother drivers are installed for MFC Printers. To me it treats the printer and the scanner side of the printers a two separate identities. I have had no problems in using either the printer or scanner and it does not effect which one ...
by TopEnder
Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SOLVED - How to change pointer in Cinnamon 18.3? SOLVED
Replies: 6
Views: 3599

Re: How to change pointer in Cinnamon 18.3?

Reasonable easy: Go to System Settings/Appearance/Workspace Theme/Cursor Theme. Bottom Right hand side click on Resolution Dependent and select the size you require.. That's how it works in KDE, Sorry I stuffed up I was on my Laptop which has Linux Mint 18.3 KDE Edition installed.
by TopEnder
Mon Dec 18, 2017 5:39 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: can't see bottom panel
Replies: 7
Views: 355

Re: can't see bottom panel

dron4ik86,
Not sure how to get the Bottom panel back from where you are. You can install Linux Mint by typing install in the "Search Box" and select the option to install.
Smokey
by TopEnder
Tue Aug 08, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Printer Help
Replies: 8
Views: 391

Re: Printer Help

Suggest you have a look at: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/15 by Pjotr, one of Linux Mint experts "Guru". No doubt he will advise and help you on the problem when he is awake, Where is says open "/lib/udev/rules.d/40-libsane.rules" file change it to Open "/lib/udev/rules.d/60-lib...
by TopEnder
Sat Aug 05, 2017 5:58 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [SOLVED] Default .pdf viewer
Replies: 8
Views: 3205

Re: Default .pdf viewer

Jeffex, If you haven't found a solution yet, the right click on a .pdf file , select "Properties", select "Open With", there should be a list of different applications, select "Document Viewer" and "Set it as default". Afet reading your original post, what happens if you un-install "Imagemagic"? do ...
by TopEnder
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother MFC scanner problems
Replies: 7
Views: 1472

Re: Brother MFC scanner problems

Mike,
Suggest you have a look at: https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/15 by Pjotr, one of Linux Mint experts "Guru". No doubt he will advise and help you on the problem when he is awake, I could but I use a slightly different setup procedure. Smokey
by TopEnder
Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: [SOLVED] Recording Over-the-Air TV programs
Replies: 5
Views: 853

Re: Recording Over-the-Air TV programs

Barbados99, Over the years I have used meTV, Kaffeine and VLC, if meTV was maintained I think it would be my preferred option. I use both Kaffeine (easy to use and get the channels for your country/area, I have used it on both KDE and Cinnamon with no problems. VLC work well but you would need w-sca...
by TopEnder
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: <Solved> Desktop Icons - Sizing and moving Icons
Replies: 6
Views: 11281

Re: Desktop Icons - Sizing and moving Icons

Cosmo, What can one say you always come up with the solution, Thanks Smokey

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