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by Flemur
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: youtube-dl gui
Replies: 2
Views: 17

Re: youtube-dl gui

I have youtube-dl gui installed in windows and have it on my Mint ubuntu machines, but have not been able to get it installed on LMde. Has anyone successfully attempted this ? or who knows, maybe no one likes those apps. Try here (I guess "youtube-dl-gui" and "youtube-dlG" are the same thing): http...
by Flemur
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Sound is either in the browser or in the wine.
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: Sound is either in the browser or in the wine.

sakralbar wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:27 am
Does anyone know how to configure simultaneous playback of sound in the wine and in the browser?
You might try

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winecfg
-> Audio tab -> system default
Or if no joy there, try "pulseaudio" rather than default - "pulse" should be the default for the linux OS.
by Flemur
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: sudo vs. gksudo
Replies: 9
Views: 140

Re: sudo vs. gksudo

Instead something which has been there for quite a while now will start taking over, pkexec . pkexec permits a more finegrained approach to granting root privileges when needed than gksudo does. More convoluted crapware from "freedesktop.org": $ pkexec rm a ==== AUTHENTICATING FOR org.freedesktop.p...
by Flemur
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: sudo vs. gksudo
Replies: 9
Views: 140

Re: sudo vs. gksudo

sudo vs. gksudo: A mistake I have committed more than once and I see others have too. The "rule" is generally: use sudo for bash commands, and gksudo for programs with GUIs - although sometimes it's hard to tell in advance. When in doubt, use gksudo (try "gksudo ls"). FWIW, I sort of consider it a ...
by Flemur
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: 3 min boot-time
Replies: 5
Views: 115

Re: 3 min boot-time

cat /etc/fstab | grep -v ^# gives: UUID=b1735ee1-4d8d-44cb-a525-00437d86842f / ext4 errors=remount-ro 0 1 /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 none swap sw 0 0 /dev/mapper/cryptswap2 none swap sw 0 0 anyway I feel this timed out uuid-25a75445\x2d707c\x2d4edf\x2dbdb5\x2da1bcac16f582.device might be the other (not...
by Flemur
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: 3 min boot-time
Replies: 5
Views: 115

Re: 3 min boot-time

└─NetworkManager-wait-online.service @1min 30.484s +5.535s Yeah, disable that. does the following point to problems with swap-partition? It might be swap - this line appears 3 times: Jun 17 05:20:32 HAL systemd[1]: Timed out waiting for device dev-disk-by\x2duuid-25a75445\x2d707c\x2d4edf\x2dbdb5\x2...
by Flemur
Sun Jun 17, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Xfce
Topic: [SOLVED] Desktops
Replies: 6
Views: 154

Re: Desktops

But reading for both of them, I see very often the line "It doesn’t support as many features as Cinnamon or MATE" , so I would like to know which "features" MATE has, that XFCE has not, and how "must have" they are. Bells and whistles, probably. What is it you think you need to do that you wouldn't...
by Flemur
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: WIne software-icons storing in startmenu (Mint 18.3)
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: WIne software-icons storing in startmenu (Mint 18.3)

Edit: you should tell your desktop - Xfce, Mate, Cinn... , maybe even the whole "inxi -Fxz" thing. Is it possible to store Icons, when installing Win-software, in the start menu. There are lost of these little Win-things(mostly astronomical tools) I'd like to install and I do not like all these ico...
by Flemur
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Difference between actors voices and action scenes volume
Replies: 9
Views: 210

Re: Difference between actors voices and action scenes volume

On videos I actually like enough to save, I'll take the time to extract the audio (avidemux, audition or audacity), normalize and customize the audio levels to "majorly" reduce the difference between the loud and quiet portions (audition), then stick the audio back in the video file (avidemux again).
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: grsync wants to copy ~/.wine files all the time.
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: grsync wants to copy ~/.wine files all the time.

You didn't show the most important piece of the puzzle, namely the rsync directive. --modify-window=1 is useful (allowing times to differ by up to 1 second). Thanks, I already have that set (I forget to include it in 1st post): grsync -> File -> rsync command line: rsync -r -t -p -o -g -x -v --prog...
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: grsync wants to copy ~/.wine files all the time.
Replies: 3
Views: 68

grsync wants to copy ~/.wine files all the time.

I have a data partition with ~/.wine on it, and those files get copied ... too often? I run wine programs all the time. If I understand it, the "f..t" means "file" and "time" - if so, why do hundreds of windows files get copied when I "grsync" my data partition? (~/.wine is a link to it). No other f...
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Why is version of linux-kernel-generic lower than actual kernel used?
Replies: 3
Views: 101

Re: Why is version of linux-kernel-generic lower than actual kernel used?

linux-image-extra-4.10.0-38-generic linux-image-extra-4.13.0-45-generic Since I am running kernel version 4.13.0-45, I thought I could remove the packages with 4.10.0-38 in their name. But that results in a warning that linux-kernel-generic will be removed as well. The package linux-kernel-generic ...
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: clean-up of workstation fonts Mint 18.xx
Replies: 1
Views: 40

Re: clean-up of workstation fonts Mint 18.xx

How do I remove fonts that I don't want or need without causing trouble for apps or utils that rely on some font that I'm not aware of? My primary font need is U.S., British, and Austrailian English. I also use fonts for French in Canada, France and Belgium. I have occasional need for fonts for Sou...
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Dell 6400 wireless and Ethernet problems
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Re: Dell 6400 wireless and Ethernet problems

Now the question that I have ,is this is it practical to use a USB wi-fi Dongle to access the net ,or replace the wi-fi and Ethernet card. USB Wifi dongle - sure! I use a Panda PAU06 https://www.amazon.com/Panda-Wireless-PAU06-300Mbps-Adapter/dp/B00JDVRCI0 Supposedly "plug and play" for linux, alth...
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: WiFi Configuration in Mint 18
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: WiFi Configuration in Mint 18

chalao_adda wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:10 am
Card-2: Ralink MT7601U Wireless Adapter
driver: mt7601u usb-ID: 002-003
This is a pretty long post, there *might* be answers in it:
"wifi driver: mt7601u not work on 16.04" (2018)
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1716301
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: **solved** cntrl-d assignedto duplicate. how do I bookmark the page
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: cntrl-d assignedto duplicate. how do I bookmark the page

How do I bookmark a page that has cntrl-D assigned to something? the page is the facebook mange ads page. the browser is chrome. w/FF, Ctrl+D on their ad-pages https://www.facebook.com/business/help/200000840044554 https://www.facebook.com/business/help/144507869019360 makes bookmarks OK. Doesn't c...
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Cannot mount cd/dvd drive
Replies: 4
Views: 61

Re: Cannot mount cd/dvd drive

Have you tried different disks ?

FWIW

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$ sudo mount /dev/sr0 cd*
mount: no medium found on /dev/sr0
[...insert DVD into drive...wait a few seconds...]
$ sudo mount /dev/sr0 cd*
mount: /dev/sr0 is write-protected, mounting read-only
$
$ ls cd*
AUTORUN.INF  JACKET_P  VIDEO_TS  dvd-rom.exe  go.exe
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Recovering contents of an external hard drive inadvertantly written over with dd command
Replies: 19
Views: 312

Re: Recovering contents of an external hard drive inadvertantly written over with dd command

julianvb wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:22 pm
I am attaching the latest post-dd response from fdisk.
Those images are ... almost .. unreadable. How about copying the text from the terminal and pasting it here inside "Code" brackets? ( = the "</>" directly above the forum text box you type into).
by Flemur
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Shutdown takes a long time
Replies: 3
Views: 163

Re: Shutdown takes a long time

I haven't made much progress but I recorded a slow motion video of the shutdown messages and went through frame by frame !! Great idea! to discover that the hanging process was session c2 of user I found a few forum posts which suggest using loginctl session-status c2 > /root/session-c2.txt to find...
by Flemur
Fri Jun 15, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Persistent manual DNS
Replies: 13
Views: 179

Re: Persistent manual DNS

Evoka wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:50 pm
This is the network connection as it is now.
Well, I'm stumped.

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