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by xenopeek
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: What would you do?
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: What would you do?

Both desktops should be able to run any Linux Mint edition you want. As for disk space there's only a small difference between the editions. Safely assume the operating system needs about 10 GB for installation. It's really up to you. If you managed to fill up your 60 GB disk it's probably because y...
by xenopeek
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Nederlands (Dutch)
Topic: Harde schijf (intern) aansluiten
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: Harde schijf (intern) aansluiten

Bedoel je dat op de nieuwe harde schijf al bestanden staan? Ik las "nieuw" als nog in verpakking :)
by xenopeek
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox Search issue
Replies: 6
Views: 112

Re: Firefox Search issue

This is very weird and I really can't explain it. It's not present on a default 18.3 install (I no longer have 18.1 here but it's using the exact same Firefox package as 18.3 so useful for this testing). Did you perhaps install Firefox from somewhere else? Run this command and share its output here:...
by xenopeek
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Artwork
Topic: CAD designs for Mint Project
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: CAD designs for Mint Project

The team is always interested in great 3D logo wallpapers. I don't have immediate idea for what we could use an animation for but perhaps one of the forum members will pitch in with an idea. To be clear, I wouldn't know what to do with a 3D model to turn it into a wallpaper. So if turning it into a ...
by xenopeek
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Language learning
Replies: 6
Views: 155

Re: Language learning

Moved here as a more suitable location as this is entirely unrelated to Linux Mint development. I'd suggest Duolingo to get started learning French: https://en.duolingo.com/course/fr/en/Learn-French-Online. Or if you have something similar to what we have here where the municipality sponsors communi...
by xenopeek
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Steam now lets you play Windows games on Linux
Replies: 45
Views: 1417

Re: Steam now lets you play Windows games on Linux

Just keep a timer running when trying any games. To be eligible for refund the purchase has to have been made in the past 2 weeks and you can't have more than 2 hours (120 minutes) of playtime.
by xenopeek
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Artwork
Topic: CAD designs for Mint Project
Replies: 5
Views: 114

Re: CAD designs for Mint Project

Hi, thanks for the offer. Do you have examples of your work?
by xenopeek
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: I can't launch Gparted.
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: I can't launch Gparted.

Googling that error finds other users with the same issue. They have pinned it down to either being because of issue around Wayland compatibility (but Linux Mint doesn't use Wayland yet, it uses X), issues with broken libraries or users having installed GParted from outside the repository. Can you c...
by xenopeek
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Nederlands (Dutch)
Topic: Harde schijf (intern) aansluiten
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: Harde schijf (intern) aansluiten

Aannemend dat je ext4 als bestandssysteem neemt kan je tot 1 EiB groot gaan; dat is ongeveer een miljoen TiB. Aangeraden wordt echter om per bestandssysteem (d.w.z., per partitie op een harde schijf) maximaal 16 TiB groot te gaan. Als je groter gaat dan wordt de blok omvang groter waardoor kleine be...
by xenopeek
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox Search issue
Replies: 6
Views: 112

Re: Firefox Search issue

Strange. Any extension in your web browser that could be adding it? If you're not sure you could share your list of extensions here to see if somebody else has a clue. You can copy the list of extensions by typing about:support in Firefox' address bar and then scrolling down to the Extensions sectio...
by xenopeek
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox Search issue
Replies: 6
Views: 112

Re: Firefox Search issue

Have you installed any Chambers dictionary related programs or browser extensions on your system? If you're not sure try running this command on the terminal to find any files installed to your OS with the word chambers in their name: locate chambers Anything stand out as could be it? Share the outp...
by xenopeek
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 19 FDE across multiple drives—the right way?
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: Linux Mint 19 FDE across multiple drives—the right way?

No, same. It's a very old article but I couldn't find anything recent conclusive specific for Ubuntu/Linux Mint at the time. Perhaps hibernate will work fine if you let the installer handle everything for FDE or even with custom install. Could be my google-fu failing me. On Linux Mint installs I as ...
by xenopeek
Mon Sep 17, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: need for more partitions than default?
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Re: need for more partitions than default?

It doesn't really serve a purpose on its own unless you have a specific need. If you have multiple hard disks obviously. Or if you intend to run a server (though disk quotas should better be used in that case). One use can be to have a separate /home partition. So that when installing a next major v...
by xenopeek
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Steam now lets you play Windows games on Linux
Replies: 45
Views: 1417

Re: Steam now lets you play Windows games on Linux

It will count as Linux sale as Liam from GamingOnLinux got confirmed from Valve: Hey Liam, the normal algorithm is in effect, so if at the end of the two weeks you have more playtime on Linux, it'll be a Linux sale. Proton counts as Linux. As for how it will be shown in the Steam catalog? Not yet cl...
by xenopeek
Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [Solved] How to search in file content?
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: How to search in file content?

It is possible to make it search in file content too but that will take some programming at your end (to implement it :)). Assuming you didn't mean that, you'll have to use a different search tool for deep searches. On the command line you have a plethora of options. Obviously grep but that is rathe...
by xenopeek
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Gah. Your tab just crashed - Firefox 62
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Gah. Your tab just crashed - Firefox 62

I've only had that happen while running Firefox and just having installed an update for it (while it was running). Closing and restarting Firefox was enough to fix it. Didn't happen again.
by xenopeek
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Letgo is not 100% compatible with Linux Mint
Replies: 6
Views: 143

Re: Letgo is not 100% compatible with Linux Mint

I did in fact change location. No problems. Very strange it doesn't work for you but I don't think this is a "they don't support Firefox / Linux Mint" issue.
by xenopeek
Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What we owe to microsoft and apple...
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Re: What we owe to microsoft and apple...

Any thought on what life would be like now if we only had unix/linux and microsoft and apple (and Xerox) had never happened? :shock: If you already know Microsoft and Apple plagiarized the work done at Xerox, what is this topic about :) Here is early 1970's Xerox PARC: https://upload.wikimedia.org/...
by xenopeek
Fri Sep 14, 2018 3:02 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Letgo is not 100% compatible with Linux Mint
Replies: 6
Views: 143

Re: Letgo is not 100% compatible with Linux Mint

It appears to be an issue on your end. I created a fake account on the website and the save changes button on the account data page activates as per expected after changing something in the account data. If you can't get it solved it may be a add-on you're using (like ad, cookie or script blocker). ...
by xenopeek
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Locate executable for newly installed program?
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Locate executable for newly installed program?

That package installs the binary /usr/bin/latex. If the directory /usr/bin is not in your PATH you have a real issue.

Check what is in your PATH:
echo $PATH
Check that the file /usr/bin/latex exists and is an executable:
file /usr/bin/latex

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