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by antcj
Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: disable guest access from internal disk
Replies: 0
Views: 92

disable guest access from internal disk

Good morning, here anyway.
I hope this not a dumb question.

Mint mate 20.1
I have a disk mounted using the disks app.
How do I disable access from guest login?
by antcj
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Automount Samba Shares with CIFS
Replies: 3
Views: 1654

Re: Automount Samba Shares with CIFS

Oops i posted in wrong area so here it is again Altair using the cifs method you have posted, with systemd automount. I have noticed that if the server is down then i no longer have access to local files on the pc. I cant even open home folder. i have seen this on 2 pc with mint20, after a clean ins...
by antcj
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Samba: On Demand CIFS Mounting of Shares
Replies: 25
Views: 35288

Re: Samba: On Demand CIFS Mounting of Shares

Altair using the cifs method you have posted, with systemd automount. I have noticed that if the server is down then i no longer have access to local files on the pc. I cant even open home folder. i have seen this on 2 pc with mint20, after a clean install. I also noticed it on mint 19.3 Ive obvious...
by antcj
Mon Oct 05, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Samba: On Demand CIFS Mounting of Shares
Replies: 25
Views: 35288

Re: Samba: On Demand CIFS Mounting of Shares

Altair thank you I've seen your posts on this before and never got round to looking into it. Usual story its working so why worry. mistake, should have done it long ago. Today i finally had a look Im blown away. so easy (thanks to your instructions) and speed... My speeds to transfer a 4gb file to m...
by antcj
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: tablet with detachable keyboard to run mint on
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: tablet with detachable keyboard to run mint on

Thank you, my options are either an I pad and as i don't know if this will do the file save back to source bit, it is part of my question. or something else? I didn't realise the surface pro was ARM. live and learn Ill look into convertible notebook thank you for answering So to ask again : can anyo...
by antcj
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: tablet with detachable keyboard to run mint on
Replies: 2
Views: 131

tablet with detachable keyboard to run mint on

I use Linux Mint 19.3 on our pc’s. I have in the last year migrated all our files onto openmediavault, and access such from both pc. My wife no longer wishes to use the pc. She would like to use a tablet. And that creates my current problem I’m hoping for help on. As far as I know, there is no way o...
by antcj
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Caja 1.20.2 rename bug
Replies: 20
Views: 3658

Re: Caja 1.20.2 rename bug

ive just struck this as well
Mint mate 19.1
Downloads folder ,at full screen unable to change name of folder (sub folders no problem)
If i drag the screen smaller then i can rename the folder

had a stab at this
chmod -R 777 /home/user/Downloads/

then killall caja

seems ok now
by antcj
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky and wttr
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Re: Conky and wttr

Ok i found this link https://gist.github.com/tronje/21c4c1ec ... 4336ac3d48
Many thanks to that poster

using that i managed to get this:

http://pix.toile-libre.org/upload/origi ... 884835.jpg

so very happy .
Couldn't have done it without the community support
by antcj
Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky and wttr
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Re: Conky and wttr

[/quote]
${curl wttr.in/Paris ?/t}original
${curl wttr.in/Paris?/t}remove space
${curl wttr.in/Paris?t}remove extra slash
${curl wttr.in/Paris?T}use T parameter not t which is not a parameter

I'll post something after work today.
[/quote]

Any pointers on getting the colours up?
by antcj
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky and wttr
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Re: Conky and wttr

AndyMH wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:30 am
You could always write your own :) my weather conky parsing data from the UK met office in python:
Workspace 1_014.png
sadly ,im not smart enough to do that kind of coding.
The conkys i use are all cobbled together from others, for which i am very grateful.
by antcj
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky and wttr
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Re: Conky and wttr

[/quote] ${curl wttr.in/Paris ?/t} original ${curl wttr.in/Paris?/t} remove space ${curl wttr.in/Paris?t} remove extra slash ${curl wttr.in/Paris?T} use T parameter not t which is not a parameter I'll post something after work today. [/quote] And that works wow. http://pix.toile-libre.org/upload/ori...
by antcj
Wed Jul 10, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky and wttr
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Re: Conky and wttr

Thank you
I put in this
${curl wttr.in/Paris ?/t}

but have the same result.
Maybe if you have a working example i could play and go forward with, may get me on the right track
Im not a coder as you may have guessed by now..
by antcj
Wed Jul 10, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky and wttr
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Re: Conky and wttr

by antcj
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky and wttr
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Re: Conky and wttr

my output from conky looks like this
by antcj
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky and wttr
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Re: Conky and wttr

Thank you all,
ill have a little dig around when i get a moment
by antcj
Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Conky and wttr
Replies: 23
Views: 4703

Conky and wttr

Using mint 19 mate. I used to have GIS as a weather app on my desktop. This no longer seems to work. Ive prob done something wrong... Moving on, I have looked at wttr and have it going in conky but the output is not useable, compared to the terminal. ${curl wttr.in/city} Does anyone know how to set ...
by antcj
Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: SOLVED Brother MFC-8860DN Scanning (Mint 19)
Replies: 6
Views: 3905

Re: Brother MFC-8860DN Scanning (Mint 19)

I've just been through the same issues on mate with mfc8840d networked after much fuss and bother this is what i did. Your mileage may vary, and please mote this is my scanner and you must change files accordingly I installed xsane as the scanner gui I also installed ,previously, the printer scanner...
by antcj
Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: networking the linux way Solved
Replies: 4
Views: 1246

Re: networking the linux way

Thank you yes the smb password was the issue.
I did have other questions in relation to the guest access but of no importance.
Ill mark this as solved then
by antcj
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: networking the linux way Solved
Replies: 4
Views: 1246

Re: networking the linux way

Big thank you for your input. Really priceless. Yes , you are correct re the linux way post link. and correct again re gvfs mount. I changed all entries to gio (gvfs-mount not installed in mint mate) I didnt know about the mdns. So should the "linux way" file be left in place or removed? I...
by antcj
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: networking the linux way Solved
Replies: 4
Views: 1246

networking the linux way Solved

This post is probably for Altair4. Hope you are around I have used networking “the Linux way” given by Altair4 for a few years, on mint 17 mate. I also used the creds file method to mount those shares. (also Altair4 suggestion) My network has an old nas on it as well as 3 mint pc. I have successfull...

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