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by txtinman
Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Mint 18.3 Wireless not working on kernel 4.15.0 (SOLVED) Dell Latitude Broadcom Wireless
Replies: 6
Views: 2891

Re: Mint 18.3 Wireless not working on kernel 4.15.0

Download http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/restricted/b/bcmwl/bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.271+bdcom-0ubuntu4_amd64.deb Reboot into 4.15 kernel and double click the file to install, then reboot into the 4.15 kernel again Firefox tells me this file is malware or a virus. Is there another place I...
by txtinman
Sat Aug 03, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Mint 18.3 Wireless not working on kernel 4.15.0 (SOLVED) Dell Latitude Broadcom Wireless
Replies: 6
Views: 2891

Re: Mint 18.3 Wireless not working on kernel 4.15.0

Download http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/restricted/b/bcmwl/bcmwl-kernel-source_6.30.223.271+bdcom-0ubuntu4_amd64.deb Reboot into 4.15 kernel and double click the file to install, then reboot into the 4.15 kernel again Firefox tells me this file is malware or a virus. Is there another place I...
by txtinman
Wed Oct 28, 2015 3:22 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Easy way to connect Linux to Windows 7
Replies: 5
Views: 1568

Re: Easy way to connect Linux to Windows 7

OK, I see the Linux shares, so Samba is working. Thank you. I have to go to work now, but I will trouble shoot the problem tomorrow. Thanks again for your help.

Mike
by txtinman
Wed Oct 28, 2015 2:47 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Easy way to connect Linux to Windows 7
Replies: 5
Views: 1568

Re: Easy way to connect Linux to Windows 7

I'm using Cinnamon on Linux Mint 17.2. I have the folder I want to access set to share in Linux so that others can read and write to it. On the Windows laptop I have network discovery on, file and printer sharing on, and sharing turned on so people can access the public folders. When I access the ne...
by txtinman
Wed Oct 28, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Easy way to connect Linux to Windows 7
Replies: 5
Views: 1568

Easy way to connect Linux to Windows 7

I have three laptops in my house running Windows 7 and a desktop running Linux Mint 17.2. I would like to be able to access the drives on the Linux box with the Windows laptops. I've read through several threads that involve configuration files and frankly they're over my head. Is there a tutorial, ...
by txtinman
Fri Apr 19, 2013 10:01 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Strange error while updating pkgs (SOLVED)
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Re: Strange error while updating pkgs

That fixed it for me, thanks.
by txtinman
Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Strange error while updating pkgs (SOLVED)
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Strange error while updating pkgs (SOLVED)

Package updater could not refresh the list of packages. If I run apt-get update I get this: E: Encountered a section with no Package: header E: Problem with MergeList /var/lib/apt/lists/archive.ubuntu.com_ubuntu_dists_quantal_main_i18n_Translation-en E: The package lists or status file could not be ...
by txtinman
Sun Dec 30, 2012 6:15 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Can't see Linux shares with Windows [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1703

Re: Can't see Linux shares with Windows

txtinman@txtinman-System-Product-Name Changing /etc/hosts and /etc/hostname should have fixed it only if you ran the following command: sudo service nmbd restart If that doesn't fix it outright then edit /etc/samba/smb.conf and add a line under the workgroup line: netbios name = something Make sure...
by txtinman
Sun Dec 30, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Can't see Linux shares with Windows [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1703

Re: Can't see Linux shares with Windows

txtinman@txtinman-System-Product-Name ~ $ 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]" Loaded services file OK. Server role: ROLE_STANDALONE [global] server string = %h server (Sa...
by txtinman
Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:46 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Can't see Linux shares with Windows [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 1703

Can't see Linux shares with Windows [SOLVED]

I have a desktop running LM14 and a laptop dual booting LM14 and Windows Vista. I can see and access the desktop from the laptop and the laptop from the desktop as long as both are running Linux. I cannot access the desktop from the laptop if the laptop is running Vista. I can't access the Vista fil...
by txtinman
Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:41 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Evernote Web Clipper not working in Chromium
Replies: 1
Views: 705

Evernote Web Clipper not working in Chromium

I have Chromium installed on Mint 13 and the Evernote Web Clipper extension installed. When I try to use it, a window pops up telling me it is the web clipper extension, but it does not connect to Evernote or even ask me to log in. The extension works fine in Chrome installed on the same machine. I ...

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