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by irishwoody
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: End of KDE
Replies: 85
Views: 11904

Re: End of KDE

I 'm sad to see end of Mint KDE. I've hopped to Arch with KDE about a year ago from Mint KDE - as I always felt mint KDE edition was the unloved flavour. The other edition I used to use was the Mint Mate edition but Ubuntu mate have now got the mojo here and the user base. Mint was a safe haven sinc...
by irishwoody
Tue Nov 03, 2015 11:04 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: KDE applications launch menu
Replies: 5
Views: 504

Re: KDE applications launch menu

I really love KDE but I hate the application launcher menu. I don't like the standard or classic on KDE. Is there a way to install an application to get a MATE application launcher? Thanks! Or try "homerun launcher" - I use in preference to others mentioned here - set up favourite applications - it...
by irishwoody
Wed Sep 23, 2015 10:40 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Mounting a directory as tmpfs
Replies: 1
Views: 511

Mounting a directory as tmpfs

Not wishing to completely hijack thread but a related note - For those with some extra RAM and who are fine with cleaning/deleting logs at each power cycle / boot You can edit /etc/fstab file to have the following mount point for /var/log as type tmpfs. IN my case I also have similar for /tmp They a...
by irishwoody
Fri Sep 04, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What Linux Distros do you currently use?
Replies: 95
Views: 14998

Re: What Linux Distros do you currently use?

1. Work laptop - mint kde 17.2 2. home desktop ubuntu mate 15.04 3. home tv media player mint maya cinnamon 4. home laptop - on stereo stack - music server and media player - elementary. 5. home raspberry pi 1 - volumio music player - raspbian 6. home - wifes laptop - ubuntu 14.04 7. home - spare la...
by irishwoody
Fri Sep 04, 2015 11:10 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Dolphin fish unmount
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Re: Dolphin fish unmount

How to disconnect/unmount a Dolphin fish server connection, without rebooting? As far as I know all you need to do is exit dolphin - I think dolphin mounts are "internal to" dolphin unlike gvfs mounts in gnome which once mounted can be accessed through shell. Tips 1. You can set-up mount connection...
by irishwoody
Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:42 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Radiotray icon missing in KDE (solved)
Replies: 5
Views: 1425

Re: Radiotray icon in KDE

I'm on 17.2 upgraded since 17.1 and before that previous versions I normally just do an upgrade not reinstall. At one time I had the same missing ICON on the tray - think it looked like "?" or blank square or similar icon. Some other founds they solved similar issue by Changing config.xml file in ~/...
by irishwoody
Mon Aug 31, 2015 11:48 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Shutter editor missing - Mint
Replies: 7
Views: 894

Re: Shutter editor missing - Mint

Think the editor shutter uses is called imagemagik.
I dont know if it is installed as part of shutter (as a dependency ) or whether it needs to be installed separately
by irishwoody
Mon Aug 31, 2015 11:36 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Windows key - ksuperkey
Replies: 5
Views: 1778

Re: Windows key - ksuperkey

+1 for ksuperkey - works a charm
by irishwoody
Mon Aug 31, 2015 11:33 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Radiotray icon missing in KDE (solved)
Replies: 5
Views: 1425

Re: Radiotray icon in KDE

I'm not sure how to associate it - but radio tray icon working on my system so happy to answer specific questions
by irishwoody
Mon Aug 31, 2015 11:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: No wired internet access
Replies: 7
Views: 505

Re: No wired internet access

Open a terminal and run ipconfig and copy response here - then we can tell what network settings are active. you can also see if you can "ping" different machines on internet to see if you have connection. if you are connected try ping 8.8.8.8 -c 4 8.8.8.8 is a google server - if you get a response ...
by irishwoody
Thu Aug 06, 2015 9:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> Is there a flyback or timemachine equivalent
Replies: 4
Views: 737

Re: <SOLVED> Is there a flyback or timemachine equivalent

Timeshift is also worth a look. For system partition .. I use timeshift to make regular backups For home parition I use luckybackup For other data partition also luckybackup. With timeshift I make a backup right before any upgrade or major system change... If it breaks something on my system I cant ...
by irishwoody
Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Best way to share files wirelessly with Android device?
Replies: 8
Views: 1658

Re: Best way to share files wirelessly with Android device?

Must be at least a dozen ways to do this, depending on what you are trying to acheive and how often. So do you want the files shared to be synced ? Which direction are files (in the main going) ? Are the devices up on a LAN wireless ? How often do you want thsi to happen? etc. Please let us know so ...
by irishwoody
Tue Nov 04, 2014 7:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Backup system recovery files in usb
Replies: 3
Views: 577

Re: Backup system recovery files in usb

thaigangmei123 wrote:HELLO, How to backup system recovery file in USB drive.
thanks

I understood he was asking aout backing up the required files to a USB drive to enable a system recovery.

OP should clarify his question I guess
by irishwoody
Mon Nov 03, 2014 4:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Backup system recovery files in usb
Replies: 3
Views: 577

Re: Backup system recovery files in usb

Probably lots of different ways to do this. I use a utility called timeshift there is useful info at http://linuxg.net/how-to-install-timeshift-1-4-2-on-ubuntu-14-0413-1012-1012-04-linux-mint-17161413-and-elementary-os-0-2/ I take snapshots are various times - such as before a large update / upgrade...
by irishwoody
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:52 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: KDE Connect for Mint KDE
Replies: 2
Views: 1788

Re: KDE Connect for Mint KDE

Im using it... Ive mint 17 kde - it works fine
Sorry dont have install instructions - I installed it some time ago..
But it does work with mint kde - notifications appear in Notifier
Woody
by irishwoody
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:46 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: KDE Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 1404

Re: KDE Upgrade

After refreshing the Update Manager I successfully downloaded/installed all packages. I rebooted but the version of KDE did not update. Not sure why not - I've done similar now have KDE. 4.14.2.. You could check using package versions using synpatic - if it did download many packages and install th...
by irishwoody
Tue Oct 21, 2014 8:02 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: KDE Upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 1404

Re: KDE Upgrade

afasik the ppa you shoudl use is the backports ppa
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
woody
by irishwoody
Fri Jun 13, 2014 12:29 pm
Forum: KDE
Topic: Linux Mint 17 KDE?
Replies: 68
Views: 11590

Re: Linux Mint 17 KDE?

Did a clean install and its looking good !
by irishwoody
Wed May 28, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to access files on Windows hdd
Replies: 2
Views: 336

Re: How to access files on Windows hdd

Aaron Souza wrote: Now that I installed it on an external drive, I can't even see the hard drive.

~Aaron

Can you still boot into Windows and see your files ?
by irishwoody
Wed May 28, 2014 10:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Netflix desktop freezes on LinuxMint 17 - Cinnamon .64
Replies: 33
Views: 6625

Re: Netflix desktop freezes on LinuxMint 17 - Cinnamon .64

Hi Iriswoody, Please do share the step on the blog, this way all can learn, I am sure we are not the only ones with this issue.. OK.. I used infomration from http://www.webupd8.org/2013/08/pipelight-use-silverlight-in-your-linux.html and http://fds-team.de/cms/pipelight-installation.html#section_2_...

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