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by killer de bug
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: Other Topics & Open Discussion
Topic: Is LMDE suitable for business desktop pc ?
Replies: 6
Views: 168

Re: Is LMDE suitable for business desktop pc ?

I would prefer Mint over LMDE - simply because there is more support available for it. and it tends to remain stable after upgrades. just my opinion , others may disagree. Completely disagree. It's the total opposite. LMDE being based on Debian stable has an outstanding support and is rocking stabl...
by killer de bug
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: How to upgrade to Linux Mint 18.2
Replies: 9
Views: 1190

Re: How to upgrade to Linux Mint 18.2

To my understanding, you need to update to 18.1 first and then you can go for 18.2.
by killer de bug
Mon Aug 07, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Update mintupdate not handle 1024x576 display [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: Update of mintupdate does not handle 1024x576 display

Yes this is the standard tip you need to use for all the windows which don't fit in your screen.
by killer de bug
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Other Topics & Open Discussion
Topic: When is Linux Mint Stretch/Betsy out?
Replies: 37
Views: 1649

Re: [URGENT] When is Linux Mint Stretch/Betsy out?

hd_scania wrote:However, I am unlike you, I need to compromise some stability to reach the top security standard and the top bleeding edge, it needs to stand for, Stretch is not yet fit to me, even Jessie is already old-schooled to me, I ultimately need Buster now.


Not compatible in the same sentence.
by killer de bug
Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: Verbindungsprobleme Internt über iPhone 6
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: Verbindungsprobleme Internt über iPhone 6

Mint 16 ist nicht mehr aktiv (seit mehr als 2 Jahre). Bitte Mint 17.x oder Mint 18 benutzen. :wink:
by killer de bug
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Age verification for the internet
Replies: 25
Views: 793

Re: Age verification for the internet

Using openDNS can prevent the visit on a lot of adult related websites. Not all of course, but a fair amount.
by killer de bug
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Age verification for the internet
Replies: 25
Views: 793

Re: Age verification for the internet

- When over 12: internet on their rooms, but with supervision afterwards of the sites they visited. Visiting forbidden sites would mean no internet for a week. Cleaning the internet history of the web browser, would imply infraction. And then it's easy to remove just part of the history. Or to use ...
by killer de bug
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: root password
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Re: root password

Mute Ant wrote:New Mints won't let you do that, there's no root password at all.

Hence my previous message.
by killer de bug
Thu Jul 20, 2017 3:18 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: root password
Replies: 4
Views: 136

Re: root password

I think you should become root first:

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sudo -i
and then you can use passwd.
by killer de bug
Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LMDE2 apt-get upgrade today 06JUL2017 + off + on = boot freeze
Replies: 6
Views: 590

Re: LMDE2 apt-get upgrade today 06JUL2017 + off + on = boot freeze

The best advise to LMDE users: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=198&t=112836&p=632179#p629994 Forget you ever heard of the apt-get upgrade command. That is all. :D 1- it's documented in the wounds and scars we got in the early days of lmde :D 2- it's also documented in the system...
by killer de bug
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: DNS issues when not connected with PIA VPN
Replies: 16
Views: 247

Re: DNS issues when not connected with VPN

I've checked the contents of the /etc/resolv.conf and sure as shooting, when I'm connected to the PIA VPN I get: etc # tail resolv.conf nameserver 209.222.18.222 nameserver 209.222.18.218 and when I disconnect the PIA VPN the /etc/resolv.conf is empty. :( When I close or disconnect pia, the file co...
by killer de bug
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: DNS issues when not connected with PIA VPN
Replies: 16
Views: 247

Re: DNS does not resolved domain names

You should temporary swith to google DNS or to DNS.watch (https://dns.watch/index) and see if it solves your problem. Edit: I have merged your topics together as they are linked. With the new elements, my previous answer is not accurate anymore. :lol: Please investigate this VPN kill switch feature....
by killer de bug
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Question about backing up system
Replies: 8
Views: 206

Re: Question about backing up system

JoeFootball wrote:I do the same, but I use Clonezilla Live to achieve that.

I agree, this is one of the best option. It clones the entire disk and you can restore it exactly as it is.
by killer de bug
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:47 am
Forum: Other Topics & Open Discussion
Topic: Is my LMDE system hosed?
Replies: 1
Views: 348

Re: Is my LMDE system hosed?

Are you sure you have only the normal repo? Are you sure you didn't install anything manually? Or did not add any repo manually? Anyway, if you want us to help you: 1) Post the log of the apt update and apt dist-upgrade if you still have them in your terminal. 2) post the "dependency hell"...
by killer de bug
Thu Jul 06, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: The First Rolling Release Feren OS Distribution Announced
Replies: 6
Views: 391

Re: The First Rolling Release Feren OS Disribution Announced

Hence, it is possible for an OS based on a Fixed Release OS to be Rolling Release, as long as there's a PPA.

:shock:
Wait! What?
by killer de bug
Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine
Replies: 37
Views: 813

Re: Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine

The interesting part is this was all done by commission. No court of law has been involved in this entire procedure. Why? Because no laws have been violated( as the press release states) . This is a typical strategy of accuse and hope they settle with the monies demanded. It objects to the fact tha...
by killer de bug
Wed Jul 05, 2017 11:04 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine
Replies: 37
Views: 813

Re: Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine

Moem wrote:
killer de bug wrote:Google is a search engine (promise!)

That, it is. But it's also a lot of other things. I'm sure you realise that Google offers a lot of different services.

I know this. But the Google who was sued and condemned is the search engine. For the other components, it will come later.
by killer de bug
Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:34 am
Forum: Français (French)
Topic: Mise à jour 18.2
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: Mise à jour 18.2

phil995511 wrote:Y a-t-il un moyen que tu connais pour réactiver su ?

Il faut définir un password pour root.

sudo -i puis passwd
by killer de bug
Wed Jul 05, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine
Replies: 37
Views: 813

Re: Google hit with record 2.4 bn euro EU fine

google is a search engine (one part of it) and is owned by google, it's their site, they can take it down when ever they please,so you search routers google self promotes, you do a search in amazon for routers, it self promotes ONLY, do a search on walmart for routers, it self promotes ONLY. Google...

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