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by atari800
Sun Nov 20, 2016 1:29 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installing Linux MInt 18.0 on an SDD
Replies: 3
Views: 626

Re: Installing Linux MInt 18.0 on an SDD

1. Has any one installed an SSD in a Dell Dimension 9200, or any other machine whose BIOS did not offer a specific option to enable AHCI mode? --yes Dell Inspiron 530 2. Does any one know the answer to the question: "Does the IMSM support AHCI mode? --I believe it does but being such an old machine ...
by atari800
Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:55 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations
Replies: 37
Views: 2200

Re: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations

So you equate bleachbit to a knife and yet don't admit you're anti-bleachbit? I want your help you prove it is bad yet you wont participate Task performed on a machine that does not affect your day-to-day work but you refuse to contribute other than mentioning you had a FireFox vacuum action that mi...
by atari800
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations
Replies: 37
Views: 2200

Re: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations

Do you have a particular wish to cause problems for beginners with Linux? Just asking. No I do not, on the contrary I'd like to prove to them it is destructive with your help. You make it out to be a bomb. Your never going to hear someone come in and say "Hey, Just letting you know UPDATE BUTTON wo...
by atari800
Fri Nov 11, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations
Replies: 37
Views: 2200

Re: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations

So you wont help prove that bleachbit is bad with an example? You have no data to lose, you have no applications to be affected, it wont affect your daily routine other than helping me use BleachBit to damage a system you dont own and have no stake in? I mean this would prove 100% that it can wipe o...
by atari800
Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:10 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations
Replies: 37
Views: 2200

Re: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations

kyphi wrote:The number of comments made by members of this forum is not necessarily related to their level of experience nor an assumption of competence. It merely indicates participation in this forum.........
Nice comment
by atari800
Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations
Replies: 37
Views: 2200

Re: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations

It is anti-bleachbit Here is the response Meet the latest victim of that horrible piece of semi-malware called BleachBit: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=233404&p=1238664#p1238596 BleachBit is a nasty piece of semi-malware .... You've probably cancelled the operation that it was bu...
by atari800
Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations
Replies: 37
Views: 2200

Re: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations

Excuse me! --the experienced users of this site are expounding their experiences and recommendations. Look--most here just choose to do these things manually. I choose to not allow scripts to auto-delete files on my systems. On the other hand such scans can be useful as reminders You are excused. P...
by atari800
Tue Nov 08, 2016 9:41 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations
Replies: 37
Views: 2200

Re: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations

I hope he forgives me.
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by atari800
Tue Nov 08, 2016 8:40 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations
Replies: 37
Views: 2200

Re: Old kernels & Bleachbit cleaning operations

i use bleachbit, so i'm not knowlegdgeable? i have never broke my system with bleachbit but i did break it by using updates. TRUST my friend is not the word you're looking for here. i trust the updates but as we see lately, many users have borked desktops because of the latest nvidia update. leave ...
by atari800
Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:18 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Linux Commands
Replies: 15
Views: 3546

Re: Linux Commands

Rebel Dog wrote:I am looking for a good Command Line book that will help me learn Linux and improve my skills.
What other operating systems are you knowledgeable in? If you are coming from DOS then this would help:
http://www.yolinux.com/TUTORIALS/unix_f ... users.html
by atari800
Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: MATSHITABD-MLT UJ260AF Optical Drive Won't Write CDs
Replies: 6
Views: 403

Re: MATSHITABD-MLT UJ260AF Optical Drive Won't Write CDs

I never liked the CD?DVD burning apps Linux offers. Either limiting or, like you, reporting crazy results and aborting.
I found loading WINE and using ImgBurn (Windows app - free) work beautifully. Never had a problem
by atari800
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where are my favorite programs?
Replies: 23
Views: 1305

Re: Where are my favorite programs?

Meh...he had a few issues.... as I said if an OS does cooperate with you and Windows does, why fight a new OS?
I am thinking he has as something polling his keyboard/mouse hard and screwing up a lot of functionality
by atari800
Mon Sep 05, 2016 5:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where are my favorite programs?
Replies: 23
Views: 1305

Re: Where are my favorite programs?

Yeah - stick with what works for you. Why have an OS that doesnt cooperate with you, right?

Maybe try Zorin Linux (I am messing with it now)
Here is me using SlimJet and Thesaurus in LibreOffice
by atari800
Sat Sep 03, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where are my favorite programs?
Replies: 23
Views: 1305

Re: Where are my favorite programs?

Try LM Mate on a USB....See if choppiness goes away Outside of that - I am not sure what to offer I got a Liva Bat Mini that is way less of a machine that yours with no problems that you are encountering I dont use Opera - so thats as far as I can go here DMX equivilent is built into SlimJet broswer...
by atari800
Fri Sep 02, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where are my favorite programs?
Replies: 23
Views: 1305

Re: Where are my favorite programs?

For JUMPINESS... run system monitor (set to run ON TOP) the launch libre office .... When you get choppiness, do you see any cpu spikes? Does system monitor give any hints? Also, open up a terminal and execute "dmesg".... are there any complaints in there? Also [Radeon R3 Graphics] might be a little...
by atari800
Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where are my favorite programs?
Replies: 23
Views: 1305

Re: Where are my favorite programs?

Okay: I downloaded DXM (Xtreme) Download Manager. I read that you have to turn it on before opening the Opera Browser or add it to the start menu. I tried to add it to the start menu but it opens on the desktop not in a tool bar which I found troublesome so I open it manually before opening the bro...
by atari800
Wed Aug 31, 2016 6:55 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wobbly Windows doesn't do anything?
Replies: 6
Views: 867

Re: Wobbly Windows doesn't do anything?

*Currently NOT in front of a Linux Mint machine but...

In STARTUP APPLICATIONS app, add this
compiz --replace&

*yes include the ampersand
by atari800
Fri Aug 26, 2016 9:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: BleachBit
Replies: 100
Views: 5237

Re: BleachBit

YES or NO
#1 FDISK safe?
#2 VI safe?
#3 RM safe?
#4 GIMP safe?
#5 PLUMA safe?
#6 APT-GET safe?
#7 Is this character sequence safe? :(){ :|:& };:
#8 Is Bleachbit safe?
#9 Is Clementine safe?
by atari800
Thu Aug 25, 2016 8:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: BleachBit
Replies: 100
Views: 5237

Re: BleachBit

Lol - awesome and unfortunately true
by atari800
Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: BleachBit
Replies: 100
Views: 5237

Re: BleachBit

Cosmo already proved this . And I believe him. If people say they have had no problems with BleachBit, I believe them too. And I'm happy for them and they are, of course, free to do as they please. It's their machine. But so far, no one has been able to explain to me why they feel they need this so...

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