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by karlchen
Thu Mar 04, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Uninstall MS Office 2007
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Re: Uninstall MS Office 2007

Hello, Oskar1224. Provided the answer to this question truthfully is, "yes , the only Windows application running through Wine", in this case you can proceed like this: As your answer to the question is, "no, there are more Windows applications running through Wine", you must not...
by karlchen
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Evening All. HP Printer on Mint 19.
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: Evening All. HP Printer on 19.

Apologies wrong section. Moved your thread to "Printers & Scanners".Is this the right section, where you wanted your thread to be? In case you should wish a thread you created to be moved into a different section, please, click the "report" button [!] on your own post and br...
by karlchen
Thu Mar 04, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LM 20.1 Cinnamon - How to change computer name?
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: LM 20.1 Cinnamon - How to change computer name?

Hello, BTCSMS. The string username@hostname:~$ , which is often referred to as command prompt, is defined by the environment variable PS1 . You can find out what the definition of PS1 is by doing an echo $PS1 . On many systems the variable PS1 will expand to username@hostname current_working_directo...
by karlchen
Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Uninstall MS Office 2007
Replies: 3
Views: 87

Re: Uninstall MS Office 2007

Hello, Oskar1224. Is MS Office 2007 the only Windows software, which you installed under Wine and which you used under Wine? Provided the answer to this question truthfully is, "yes, the only Windows application running through Wine", in this case you can proceed like this: Make sure that ...
by karlchen
Wed Mar 03, 2021 7:34 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: I am getting boot errors for Linux Mint 20 Ulyana
Replies: 5
Views: 266

Re: I am getting boot errors for Linux Mint 20 Ulyana

<mod> Cleaning person was here and moved away those posts, which contained personal attacks. Stick to the technical aspects, please. </mod>
by karlchen
Wed Mar 03, 2021 8:24 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Computer Died (Rant Alert)
Replies: 30
Views: 717

Re: Computer Died (Rant Alert)

I know that some people do not want to read other's rants (and I don't have a problem with that) which is why I included it in the title of this thread. If you don't like rants, don't read them when you have been warned. Very sorry, Lady Fitzgerald, because it seems that my reply has given you the ...
by karlchen
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:35 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Permission to update Pale Moon for Linux
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Permission to update Pale Moon for Linux

Hello, marts123. To me the resulting screen output looks good. Now the application directory /home/martin/palemoon including all files and sub-diretories is owned by your own user martin. This should be sufficient to make sure that Pale Moon will be able to update itself, once the next update become...
by karlchen
Tue Mar 02, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Permission to update Pale Moon for Linux
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Permission to update Pale Moon for Linux

Hello, marts123. This is the application directory? /home/martin/palemoon This would be a sub-directory of your own home directory /home/martin. You as user martin should have all rights inside /home/martin. I.e. it should not have been necessary to use root privileges to extract the downloaded Pale...
by karlchen
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Permission to update Pale Moon for Linux
Replies: 8
Views: 200

Re: Permission to update Pale Moon for Linux

Hello, marts123. Where have you downloaded your initial Pale Moon for Linux installation package? How precisely have you installed it? Under which account have you installed it? (with root permissions?) What is the full pathname to the executable file palemoon , please? I suspect you have downloaded...
by karlchen
Tue Mar 02, 2021 5:22 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Computer Died (Rant Alert)
Replies: 30
Views: 717

Re: Computer Died (Rant Alert)

My idiot $3k System 76 laptop just died after having it less than a month (I have case submitted to System 76 but haven't heard back yet). <irony> Here is the appropriate requiem: fa-music All dead, all dead fa-music </irony> (Admittedly, it is mostly the title, which made the song come up to my mi...
by karlchen
Fri Feb 26, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Is it safe to delete my initial user account?
Replies: 3
Views: 104

Re: Is it safe to delete my initial account?

Hello, WadeWayne. It is not possible to give a reliable answer to your questions merely based on the 2 usernames mamun_pw and wadewayne . Reason: The first user created during the installation, mamun_pw will have been a user of type "administrator". This means that mamun_pw e.g. is permitt...
by karlchen
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:00 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What's the name of your pc?
Replies: 23
Views: 4222

Re: What's the name of your pc?

<Goofy on> Where do I find out how my computer has been named? :roll: karl@voyager:~$ inxi -Sx3 System: Host: voyager Kernel: 4.15.0-135-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.2.1 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.2.4 tk: GTK 3.22.30 wm: muffin 4.2.2 dm: LightDM 1.26.0 Distro: Linux Mint 19.2 Tina base: Ubu...
by karlchen
Fri Feb 26, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] NVIDIA Drivers not working on Linux Kernel 5.8.x
Replies: 9
Views: 860

Re: [SOLVED] NVIDIA Drivers not working on Linux Kernel 5.8.x

<mod>
solarbear's post has been split off into a new thread: NVIDIA Drivers for GTX260 not working on Linux Kernel 5.8.x
Reason: different Nvidia card.
</mod>
by karlchen
Fri Feb 26, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Malformed Entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Re: Malformed Entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list

E: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Component) E: The list of sources could not be read. E: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/additional-repositories.list (Component) E: The list of sources could not be read I don't know where...
by karlchen
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Update problem
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: Update problem

Same issue here, not yet resolved. W: Die Datei »http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/python2.7/libpython2.7_2.7.17-1~18.04ubuntu1.3_amd64.deb« konnte nicht heruntergeladen werden 404 Not Found [IP: 141.30.62.23 80] W: Die Datei »http://de.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/p/python2.7/p...
by karlchen
Thu Feb 25, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: OS (LM 19.3) Freezing
Replies: 3
Views: 111

Re: OS (LM 19.3) Freezing

Hello, sudo apt-get Linux , at least to me your inxi report does not reveal any obvious issue. Whenever the system no longer responds, only the mouse can be moved around, even though clicking anywhere does not have any effect, in this situation your whole GUI has stopped responding. You may try pres...
by karlchen
Thu Feb 25, 2021 7:57 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Thunderbird updated and I've lost all my Google events!
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: [SOLVED] Thunderbird updated and I've lost all my Google events!

Hello, jave. Could you inspect the version of the "Provider for Google Calendar" add-on, which is now installed, perhaps, please? I suspect that you uninstalled an outdated version of the "Provider for Google Calendar" add-on, which only worked up to Thunderbird 68.12.0, and then...
by karlchen
Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:11 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Update your computer!
Replies: 18
Views: 1913

Re: Update your computer!

Following Clem's advice, today this computer, where I am typing now, has received a 5.4.0 kernel update plus some more updates. :) $ inxi -Sx3z System: Kernel: 5.4.0-66-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 10.2.1 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.4.8 tk: GTK 3.22.30 wm: muffin 4.4.4 dm: LightDM 1.26.0 Distro:...
by karlchen
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Update your computer!
Replies: 18
Views: 1913

Re: Update your computer!

Today's treat for updating Mint 20/20.1 is Thunderbird 78 at last :wink: Strictly speaking: no, no need to upgrade to Mint 20.x in order to get Thunderbird through Update Manager. Works on my LM 18.1 and 19.3. Has worked since 78.3 or 78.4 here. [1] But I guess permitting Update Manager to do its j...

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