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by tommyb.
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 18x Mate & Calibre Taskbar icon
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Re: Linux Mint 18x Mate & Calibre Taskbar icon

Sorry, it's not what i meant ... I'm always confused what that bar is called aka notification bar?

Calibre puts a one-click icon in that bar when active (open and close w one click) like this under 17x Mate ...
by tommyb.
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 18x Mate & Calibre Taskbar icon
Replies: 2
Views: 107

Linux Mint 18x Mate & Calibre Taskbar icon

Until 17x this worked, however I'm unable to find a solution on google for a while now .... Basically calibre has a feature called "system tray icon" which puts a mni calibre icon in systembar. However since 18x it doesn't work anymore. There must be a crash report, however I forgot where ...
by tommyb.
Thu Dec 24, 2015 5:23 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Dropbox overlay icons visible in Nautilus, but not in Nemo
Replies: 13
Views: 3091

Re: Dropbox overlay icons visible in Nautilus, but not in Ne

In case someone runs into sim prob on Mint 17.3 Mate 64bit: (1) Install first the caja dropbox app from software mgr (2) Then trigger install from that (asks for sudo) from Mint Menu (sym link under Internet tab) (3) Nothing happens (4) Manually trigger dropbox install from Mint Menu (sym link under...
by tommyb.
Thu Dec 24, 2015 3:27 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DNSCrypt
Replies: 38
Views: 24088

Re: How to install DNSCrypt

I just installed DNScrypt a "new" way successfully on Linux Mint 17.3 Mate 64-bit. :D wget https://raw.github.com/simonclausen/dnscrypt-autoinstall/master/dnscrypt-autoinstall.sh chmod +x dnscrypt-autoinstall.sh ./dnscrypt-autoinstall.sh First it will download a bunch of files, then on sec...
by tommyb.
Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:41 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DNSCrypt
Replies: 38
Views: 24088

Re: How to install DNSCrypt

A few minutes ago an updated version of "Howto DNScrypt" on Ubuntu 14.x/L.M. has been published by webup8 ... link:http://www.webupd8.org/2014/08/encrypt-dns-traffic-in-ubuntu-with.html

I just followed the tut, changed my default dns provider, etc and it seems to work.
by tommyb.
Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:40 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DNSCrypt
Replies: 38
Views: 24088

Re: How to install DNSCrypt

Yesterday Andrew from webup8 published a post about DNScrypt incl. PPA (deb). If you like to use newer DNScrypt versions, that s your alternative :) http://www.webupd8.org/2014/08/encrypt-dns-traffic-in-ubuntu-with.html PS: In case you wonder: Yes, it says Ubuntu, but since LinuxMint in its Standard...
by tommyb.
Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:34 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DNSCrypt
Replies: 38
Views: 24088

Re: How to install DNSCrypt

mhinnes wrote:@tommyb I just followed your HOWTO from your Dropbox files and it seems to work on Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon x64 .
Thank You!
yw
by tommyb.
Mon Jul 28, 2014 6:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?
Replies: 19
Views: 2059

Re: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?

Sorry, y' all wrong. This thing came with Xandros Linux version Asus on an 8gb ssd. Worked very well, except no more updates from Asus atter a while. I installed an 16gb ssd for more space and speed. Yes, XP can run too, but i loved Ubuntu s 10.10 on it (no more updates). Hardware is fantastic for h...
by tommyb.
Mon Jul 28, 2014 5:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?
Replies: 19
Views: 2059

Re: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?

??? Asus eeepc 900a
by tommyb.
Mon Jul 28, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?
Replies: 19
Views: 2059

Re: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?

Yes, mini pcie ssd. Dont touch it? I did install it hehehhe and the tweaks are done as see above. Noticed no diifferenc in speed. Processor is also slow :(
by tommyb.
Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?
Replies: 19
Views: 2059

Re: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?

Model STT_FPM16GRSE (0905085)

I did follow the tweaks from the "SSD Howto" here (xenopeek), but since it doesnt seem to support trim and it is encrypted i doubt that what i could do, really will help :)
by tommyb.
Mon Jul 28, 2014 2:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?
Replies: 19
Views: 2059

Re: SSD tweaks needed on Linux Mint 17?

I just installed LM17 Mate 32bit on an older SSD. fstrim doesnt work, i guess it doesnt. Can you explain steps necessary (commands) to keep this SSD at optimum condition please? It s also encrypted (LUKS).

Thsnk you!

Model: STT_FPM16GRSE (0905085)
by tommyb.
Thu May 22, 2014 12:51 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DNSCrypt
Replies: 38
Views: 24088

Re: How to install DNSCrypt

Just tested my downloadable dnscrypt files from dropbox (yes: older .deb files) on Linux Mint 17 Mate 64bit -> seem to work.
by tommyb.
Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: "Maximizing" WINE windows
Replies: 3
Views: 845

Re: "Maximizing" WINE windows

fyi:
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foobar2000, flacdop, monkeyaudio, burrrrn and "exact audio copy" (eac) seem to work
update to wine 1.71 possible ... i had to use package manager, software manager or bash didnt update
by tommyb.
Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Error message with Update Manager LM14
Replies: 6
Views: 797

Re: Error message with Update Manager LM14 [SOLVED]

Hi, folks. Using the well hidden search function of this forum for "update problem" by sheer luck I happened to come across this recent thread: update problem . It might redirect you to a place that explains how to make your updates work properly again. Hopefully. Cheers, Karl Thank you! ...
by tommyb.
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Failure to make flash drive iso - SOLVED
Replies: 5
Views: 803

Re: Failure to make flash drive iso - SOLVED

Thank you for writing this nice help tut. I have had a similiar problem, luckily i knew which disk it was, so removing it from fstab solved this annoying s m question at boot up :)
by tommyb.
Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Error message with Update Manager LM14
Replies: 6
Views: 797

Re: Error message with Update Manager LM14

Mmmh... really nobody an idea?
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sorry to push up again, just annoys me :oops:
by tommyb.
Sun Sep 15, 2013 1:33 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DNSCrypt
Replies: 38
Views: 24088

Re: How to install DNSCrypt

Has anyone gotten this to work on Mint 15? I for the life of me can't get it to work. yes i have (using the instructions right above you on LM15 mate 64bit Well it didn't work for me. Checked with Wireshark and only standard DNS traffic is appearing, nothing encrypted. . Ok, but you get that openDN...
by tommyb.
Sat Sep 14, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Error message with Update Manager LM14
Replies: 6
Views: 797

[SOLVED] Error message with Update Manager LM14

Since a couple days I receive this error message at the end of updating with "Update manager": W: A error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http://packages.linuxmint.com nadia Release: The followi...
by tommyb.
Thu Aug 29, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install DNSCrypt
Replies: 38
Views: 24088

Re: How to install DNSCrypt

ronoverdrive wrote:Has anyone gotten this to work on Mint 15? I for the life of me can't get it to work.
yes i have (using the instructions right above you on LM15 mate 64bit

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