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by ibbill
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install LinuxMint on Macbook 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: Install LinuxMint on Macbook 2009

fabien85 thank you Missed the Mac Mini and MacBook apologize to javixo sorry about that. I know for that B43 for wireless on my real old Dell I used the following to install the wireless. This one worked for me On my Dell 1501 sudo apt-get remove bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install firmware-b43...
by ibbill
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:03 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install LinuxMint on Macbook 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: Install LinuxMint on Macbook 2009

Hi javixo there is a site with a tutorial on how to install mint on your computer also notice one on the right side of the page that also explains how. https://www.zealfortechnology.com/2018/08/install-linux-mint-19-on-mac-mini-late-2009.html I would check and see if the computer will handle 32 bit ...
by ibbill
Sat Mar 14, 2020 7:00 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: dropbox and redshift-gtk icons disappeared from tray after upgrading to 19.3
Replies: 1
Views: 160

Re: dropbox and redshift-gtk icons disappeared from tray after upgrading to 19.3

Hi unxed Take a look at this thread especially the bottom post of this thread.

viewtopic.php?f=47&t=307910
by ibbill
Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Change monitor refresh rate
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: Change monitor refresh rate

cOne take a look at this thread. How to change it I am not sure. I checked my refresh rate and the one with the * said it was good.

viewtopic.php?t=294780
by ibbill
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Panel Icon Positions Issue (SOLVED)
Replies: 6
Views: 2003

Re: Panel Icon Positions Issue (SOLVED)

Sorry to hear about your problems moving the icons.I have add a panel to the top and move what ever icons I wanted to the top panel. Note for me locking them is good for me as I may have deleted a few of them with out them being locked. Can windows 7 reset the task bar as easy as it is with Mate? No...
by ibbill
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Audio Muted on Boot up SOLVED
Replies: 2
Views: 338

Re: Audio Muted on Boot up

Not sure how I have rebooted 3 times and now the audio is not muted. Go figure. (ghost of audio strikes again)
by ibbill
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Audio Muted on Boot up SOLVED
Replies: 2
Views: 338

Re: Audio Muted on Boot up

bill@bill-HP-xw4600-Workstation:~$ inxi -Fxz System: Host: bill-HP-xw4600-Workstation Kernel: 4.15.0-76-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 7.4.0 Desktop: MATE 1.20.1 Distro: Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic Machine: Type: Desktop System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP xw4600 Workst...
by ibbill
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Audio Muted on Boot up SOLVED
Replies: 2
Views: 338

Audio Muted on Boot up SOLVED

Audio is muted on boot up so I have to open see pic and turn it on. This just started out of no where. Im baffled.


Screenshot at 2020-02-07 10-20-04.png
by ibbill
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Choose the date format for the clock applet
Replies: 4
Views: 473

Re: Choose the date format for the clock applet

At Ubuntu Mate I knew how, at Mint Mate it seems different: The watch applet in the panel shows date and time like this: "Di, 18 Jun., 09:17" What I want is: 2019-06-18 09:17 or Di 2019-06-18 09:17 (if it goes) I did in vain with Mate Tweak and dconf editor after a Adjustment option sought. Hope thi...
by ibbill
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: I broke Update
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: I broke Update

Hi you may have something terminal synaptic or some other program open causing that error.

Try a reboot and I suggest running the following separate
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
Check this thread out also.https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1853026
by ibbill
Sun May 12, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Minimizing windows closes them. (solved)
Replies: 3
Views: 326

Re: Minimizing windows closes them.

Onno Vocks Right click on the bottom panel and then click add to panel. Then add window list.
by ibbill
Sun May 05, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: (SOLVED)youtube-dl not working
Replies: 9
Views: 3995

Re: youtube-dl not working

Flemur your awesome.

Thanks ever so much. I download the videos for my friends mother (92 years young) who plays them on her TV .via usb stick.
by ibbill
Sun May 05, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: (SOLVED)youtube-dl not working
Replies: 9
Views: 3995

Re: youtube-dl not working

First off thanks for all your help. Just awesome. Flemur followed your instructions and had to log in as root to move the file to /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl tried to download another video same error. RATS Then I ran gm10 suggestion also and I can now download videos from you tube. Problem now yikes ...
by ibbill
Sun May 05, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: (SOLVED)youtube-dl not working
Replies: 9
Views: 3995

(SOLVED)youtube-dl not working

Seems google has made some changes to stop downloading videos on you tube. Then again it may just be me. Anyone else having a problem with the youtube-dl. Here is the result I get when I try downloading the video. HP-Compaq-dc7800-Convertible-Minitower:~$ youtube-dl https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r...
by ibbill
Wed May 01, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: [SOLVED] Mint Mate 19.1. Caja does not display thumbnails of files.
Replies: 4
Views: 531

Re: [SOLVED] Mint Mate 19.1. Caja does not display thumbnails of files.

Excellent well done. Glad it's fixed. Enjoy your computer
by ibbill
Wed May 01, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: [SOLVED] Mint Mate 19.1. Caja does not display thumbnails of files.
Replies: 4
Views: 531

Re: Mint Mate 19.1. Caja does not display thumbnails of files.

by +Linux click on preference -- personal --- File Management ---- Preview tab --- show thumbnails set it to always. Only for files smaller that 4GB.
by ibbill
Wed May 01, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: What is the default font for MATE?
Replies: 2
Views: 472

Re: What is the default font for MATE?

Hi Click on menu - Appearance - Fonts tab and you can set the type you like there.

Default if I remember correctly is Sans, Sans, Sans, Sans Bold Monospace

This how I have mine set. See attachment.
by ibbill
Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Panel icon bug
Replies: 3
Views: 443

Re: Panel icon bug

Not sure what should be shown but I get the clock also.
by ibbill
Sun Apr 21, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mouse freezes using 18.3
Replies: 3
Views: 440

Re: Mouse freezes using 18.3

jackroq From what I have read on HP Compaq EliteBook 8440p. There seems to be a glitch on the mouse or screen freezing every so often.With no fix as of yet. Note these problems have been with windows running on the 8440P. I could not find any one else reporting a problem while running Mint mate. I w...

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