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by karlchen
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Solved]cgmanager fails to start
Replies: 14
Views: 833

Re: [Solved]cgmanager fails to start

Hello, khprakash. I guess you misunderstood Pierr's question. Please, execute each of the first 3 commands and post the screen output which they display: sudo systemctl stop cgmanager.service sudo systemctl disable cgmanager.service sudo apt-get purge upstart libcgmanager0 cgmanager Then reboot. Bes...
by karlchen
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Browser Attack using Chromium
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Browser Attack using Chromium

Hello, panaceajph. What you came across was a scam, a faked Microsoft security webpage. Of course the intention was malicious. What precisely we cannot tell. You did the right thing by klling chromium. My advice will be: + Clear the complete browser cache. + Clear the complete browser history. Wheth...
by karlchen
Tue Oct 23, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [solved] How to downgrade from Thunderbird 60 to 52?
Replies: 8
Views: 197

Re: [solved] How to downgrade from Thunderbird 60 to 52?

Hello, Emma's son. Glad to learn that you managed to return to Thunderbird 52. :) I do understand the plight you were in: The business add-on is business-critical, but it does not support Thunderbird 60.x. So you have no other choice than staying with Thunderbrid 52, until one fine day the business ...
by karlchen
Tue Oct 23, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Upgrade from Mint 17.1 to Mint 19 in-place (experiment)
Replies: 35
Views: 1193

Re: Upgrade from Mint 17.1 to Mint 19 in-place (experiment)

Statement under oath: No cats have been harmed in the course of this exercise. :D I would have expected the result of this exercise to be ... + Clem has decided to join a monastery. + The forum newbies feel completely neglected. + Two third of the experienced forum users have died from boredom.
by karlchen
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Please help me upgrade for 2019
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: Please help me upgrade for 2019

Hello, Johanna Morgan. Welcome aboard the Linux Mint user forum. May I suspect that + Linux Mint 7.3, which you mention, is actually Linux Mint 17.3? + Linux Mint 8.0 and 8.3, which you mention, are actually Linux Mint 18 and Linux Mint 18.3? + Linux Mint 2019 actually is Linux Mint 19? Please, see ...
by karlchen
Mon Oct 22, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: 18.3 upgrade to 19 failed
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: 18.3 upgrade to 19 failed

Hello, administrollaattori. Hello, Catch22. Obviously in mintupgrade has a bug, which causes a fail if locale is not en_something . You could try to set en_US.UTF-8 locale as default and try again. Cannot confirm so. During its whole life, my system has been set to de_DE.UTF-8 . This has not caused ...
by karlchen
Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Could not refresh list of updates - date not known in source list? [SOLVED]
Replies: 12
Views: 74

Re: Could not refresh list of updates - date not known in source list?

Hello, Beeedant. The mentioned 2 files, /etc/apt/sources.list and /etc/apt/sources.list.d/playonlinux.list , hold content, which should not be present in software sources list files. In order to find out what the offending content is, open a terminal window. Execute the comand: cat /etc/apt/sources....
by karlchen
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Wine will not install in LM19
Replies: 4
Views: 90

Re: Wine will not install in LM19

Hello, rc_racer. Wine has never come pre-installed on Linux Mint. At least never since Linux Mint 12. Which was the first Mint release that I installed on one of my computers. On Mint 19, Wine 3.0 can be installed from the official Ubuntu software repositories. No problem. The only nuisance, which a...
by karlchen
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [solved] How to downgrade from Thunderbird 60 to 52?
Replies: 8
Views: 197

Re: How to downgrade from Thunderbird 60 to 52?

Hello, Emma's son. Whenever you have upgraded Thunderbird to a newer version and then launched it for the first time after upgrading, Thunderbird will have upgraded your profile to the new version as well. In a lot of cases, the upgraded profile can still be used by a previous Thunderbird version. B...
by karlchen
Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [solved] How to downgrade from Thunderbird 60 to 52?
Replies: 8
Views: 197

Re: How to downgrade from Thunderbird 60 to 52?

edit: just tried it and no go for lightning. Install xul-ext-lightning from the official Ubuntu repos. It should bring back the Lightning extension to Thunderbird 60.x. -- References: + Solved: Upgrade to T'bird 60.2.1 zaps Lightning Calender add-on + Thunderbird does not support Lightening now
by karlchen
Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Why, actually, was Thunderbird60 released without Calendar when there is a compatible version of the extension?
Replies: 10
Views: 181

Re: Why, actually, was Thunderbird 60 released without Calendar when there is a compatible version of the extension?

Hello, folks. Learnt from my Ubuntu 18.04.1 Mate that they, the Ubuntu Mate makers, distributed Thunderbird together with the package xul-ext-lightning. Initially this was Thunderbird 52.x plus matching xul-ext-lightning. When Thunderbird was upgraded to 60.x, xul-ext-lightning was upgaded, too. Whe...
by karlchen
Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Downgrade from Mint 19 to Mint 18.2 Cinnamon
Replies: 3
Views: 105

Re: Downgrade from Mint 19 to Mint 18.2 Cinnamon

Hello, Crusader. Sorry to learn that Mint 19 does not work to your satisfaction out of the box. In case the scanner problems are the only problems, which make you want to replace Mint 19 by Mint 18.2, then it may be worth the time to let us know + which scanner it is precisely + how exactly you have...
by karlchen
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Upgrade from Mint 17.1 to Mint 19 in-place (experiment)
Replies: 35
Views: 1193

Re: Upgrade from Mint 17.1 to Mint 19 in-place (epilogue)

Epilogue Considering the "Upgrade from Mint 17.1 to Mint 19 in-place" a success. The system is up and running. No hint something fundamental might be wrong. The system works as well as it had done in its initial incarnations as Mint 17.0 Qiana and as Mint 17.1 Rebecca. Both desktop environments see...
by karlchen
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: forced to login twice (every time!)
Replies: 14
Views: 358

Re: forced to login twice (every time!)

Hello, redlined. About the unity-greeter: It can be removed. Removing it will not automatically remove other software. About all the packages marked as "can be auto-removed": Careful with the axe, Eugene. :shock: There are quite a few unity-* software packages. Removing them should have no ill side-...
by karlchen
Sun Oct 21, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: forced to login twice (every time!)
Replies: 14
Views: 358

Re: forced to login twice (every time!)

Hello, redlined. I wonder a bit why there is the (Ubuntu) unity-greeter on your system. Mint 19 Mate and Mint 19 Cinnamon should both use the slick-greeter only. Inside the slick-greeter, you select to launch a Cinnamon session or a Mate session. I could imagine that the in your case both greeters a...
by karlchen
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: error while installing software packages [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 61

Re: error while installing software packages

Hello, redlined. Using synaptic just now to install some programs and it ended with error: W: Download is performed unsandboxed as root as file '/root/.synaptic/tmp//tmp_cl' couldn't be accessed by user '_apt'. - pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied) In this specific case, you may ignore the compl...
by karlchen
Sun Oct 21, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Name of the "Login" application in Settings?
Replies: 7
Views: 67

Re: Name of the "Login" application in Settings?

Putting on my Ubuntu base cap ... This is what dpkg on my Ubuntu 18.04.1 Mate tells me: $ inxi -Sxxx System: Host: unimatrix0 Kernel: 4.15.0-36-generic i686 bits: 32 compiler: gcc v: 7.3.0 Desktop: MATE 1.20.1 info: mate-panel wm: marco 1.20.1 dm: LightDM 1.26.0 Distro: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (Bionic Be...
by karlchen
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Ubuntu Upgrades [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Ubuntu Upgrades

Hello, Justin Time. I'm leery of doing them because I keep getting the following box in the graphic. With the BIG ! in the triangle... that tells me something is not safe. libwoff.png You are misunderstanding the message completely. As a rule, Mintupdate only offers updated software packages for tho...
by karlchen
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to disable red delete button?
Replies: 7
Views: 153

Re: How to disable red delete button?

Hi. You can disable the Delete option in your file browser preferences, on the Behaviour tab. I do not see any option to disable the Delete operation in file-manager Thunar. So I suspect whether or not the Delete operation can be disabled depends on the file-manager, Thunar, Caja, Nemo; and the file...

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