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by Flemur
Mon Mar 14, 2022 11:17 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: (Solved ) Terminal help not helpful
Replies: 12
Views: 804

Re: Terminal help not helpful

I am trying to use the terminal to perform a chksum on a downloaded iso file. The instructions for doing this state to go to the folder of the file and to enter in the terminal the command: md5sum foxclone_std-50-06.iso . The response is no such file or folder found. I have tried using the command ...
by Flemur
Sun Mar 13, 2022 8:51 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: After failed attempts to install Wine, now Software manager won't open. <SOLVED>
Replies: 22
Views: 1438

Re: After failed attempts to install Wine, now Software manager won't open. <SOLVED>

newling wrote: Sun Mar 13, 2022 2:54 pm wine --version

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wine-3.6 (Ubuntu 3.6-1)
Except I can't access it.
The installations seem to go fine but WIne never appeared.
It was probably installed when you wrote that comment. ^^

And you accessed it when you entered wine --version; wine usually doesn't "appear".
by Flemur
Sat Mar 12, 2022 6:50 pm
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Display problems with Qt applications
Replies: 4
Views: 1392

Re: Display problems with Qt applications

This fixed a lot of QT quirks for me In ~/.profile add export QT_QPA_PLATFORMTHEME=qt5ct Also ocenaudio's fonts were too small, so I launch it like QT_FONT_DPI=128 ocenaudio "$*" < 96 makes fonts smaller; > 95 makes hem bigger Edit: there's also a way of a making qt programs use gtk3 setti...
by Flemur
Tue Mar 08, 2022 1:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED]Audio tresspass!
Replies: 7
Views: 606

Re: Audio tresspass!

Check pavucontrol, "Playback" tab, for a list of programs making noises. (though it might not include those connected to alsa without using pulseaudio)
by Flemur
Tue Mar 08, 2022 8:55 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Resize Home partition on the other side of swap
Replies: 5
Views: 424

Re: Resize Home partition on the other side of swap

Please look at my partitions here, I am dual boot windows. I managed to move the unused partition down next to swap but now i cannot resize it nor the swap to get it next to the home partition ext 4 on /ext/sda9 now I am stuck can someone please help me, thank you. I would - 1 -- make backups (of c...
by Flemur
Sun Mar 06, 2022 7:27 pm
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: firefox problem
Replies: 2
Views: 655

Re: firefox problem

Exit firefox, then try this in a terminal:

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firefox -safe-mode
Edit: I'm not sure that still works...try it anyway.
by Flemur
Sun Mar 06, 2022 7:08 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: application for disk space alert?
Replies: 6
Views: 890

Re: application for disk space alert?

luca72 wrote: Sun Mar 06, 2022 6:53 pm thanks, just what I was looking for, a popup, it seems a bit complicated, I have to study it, I'm almost a year that I use linux
Put this in those scripts instead of the mail command:

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zenity --warning --text "Disk Full"
You can fancy-it-up by adding info to the message.
by Flemur
Sun Mar 06, 2022 6:03 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Best way to migrate programs to new drive?
Replies: 10
Views: 838

Re: Best way to migrate programs to new drive?

I'd really like to avoid figuring out what's on the old drive and reinstalling everything from scratch... That's actually pretty easy: just get a list of all your installed packages and use that list to install them on the new OS. synaptic: File->Save Markings, sudo apt list --installed dpkg -l
by Flemur
Sun Mar 06, 2022 11:55 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: pipewire DSP: replace easyeffects w/ jamesdsp
Replies: 1
Views: 2211

pipewire DSP: replace easyeffects w/ jamesdsp

I've been running pipewire and easyeffects, just for a headphone EQ, but easyeffects has been flaky in several ways, so I was lucky enough to find jamesdsp to replace it. (sometimes james-dsp ) Install on jamesdsp ubuntu: https://github.com/Audio4Linux/JDSP4Linux#debianubuntu Just start jamesdsp ( j...
by Flemur
Sun Mar 06, 2022 8:50 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: application for disk space alert?
Replies: 6
Views: 890

Re: application for disk space alert?

exist an application for alert when disk space its full? There are a bunch of example on the insectnet, like: https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/tech-tip-send-email-alert-when-your-disk-space-gets-low I'd change the "mail" warning/command to a zenity warning: https://help.gnome.org/user...
by Flemur
Fri Mar 04, 2022 9:47 am
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks & Widgets
Topic: Why use Conky?
Replies: 54
Views: 7522

Re: Why use Conky?

Lol just messing - I'm a no to desktop launchers as-well. I see no point when I can tuck them away nicely in a panel or launch apps with keyboard shortcuts, but an informational desktop item, particularly one you can tweak so completely with regards to the information shown and how it actually look...
by Flemur
Thu Mar 03, 2022 9:55 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Install Software from Source Code
Replies: 7
Views: 1365

Re: Install Software from Source Code

Hi I have install via : sudo apt install wireshark Anyway in the case i need install a software then provide only source code, i need to check the "INSTALL" file and then run: ./configure make sudo make install Right? You don't have to click/open "INSTALL" (but you probably shou...
by Flemur
Thu Mar 03, 2022 9:34 am
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks & Widgets
Topic: Why use Conky?
Replies: 54
Views: 7522

Re: Why use Conky?

Conky tells me which OS I booted.
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by Flemur
Tue Mar 01, 2022 10:04 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: <SOLVED>How to randomise music files
Replies: 18
Views: 2462

Re: How to randomise music files

How can I sort all 8,000 of them into a random order? Would this do it? (foobar2000) shuffle-tracks.jpg Edit: Oops nevermind the above...although you might be able to create a playlist with the files in a random order using 'shuffle'. Make a list of your files ( find -iname "*mp3" > file-...
by Flemur
Tue Mar 01, 2022 7:06 pm
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: How Exactly Do I Install This through Terminal?
Replies: 1
Views: 366

Re: How Exactly Do I Install This through Terminal?

kh2b1 wrote: Tue Mar 01, 2022 6:56 pm Would I run each line separately? I would enter the first line, run it, then enter the second line, run it, etc.?
Yes, there's no point in running all the commands a"at once" if the first one(s) don't work
by Flemur
Tue Mar 01, 2022 1:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Snapshot tool for a pdf viewer?
Replies: 19
Views: 1905

Re: Snapshot tool for a pdf viewer?

I use foxit pdf viewer in wine (works great); here's what it produces with a 'snapshot': foxit-snapshot.jpg Here's what you get with a screen-shooter (scrot) set to capture the active window: window-screenshot.jpg Both are rather a PITA because you need to crop the screen-shot file from scrot to rem...
by Flemur
Mon Feb 28, 2022 10:07 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED aMule: where are the download files?
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: aMule: where are the download files?

Luk123 wrote: Mon Feb 28, 2022 11:28 am I find the download files in "Incoming", but I can't open them.
So you know where they are, and the title of your post is incorrect.

In a terminal, cd to that directory and do:

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ls -al
file <one of the filenames you can't open>
by Flemur
Mon Feb 28, 2022 9:57 pm
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: How to update software
Replies: 1
Views: 505

Re: How to update software

I downloaded exodus wallet from the software manager, but now the wallet software needs an update. You downloaded it or installed it? They're not the same. If you installed it, you should update thru the regular apt/synaptic/sw-manager software. When you run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade...
by Flemur
Mon Feb 28, 2022 8:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Stuck at terminal screen on boot
Replies: 4
Views: 1550

Re: Stuck at terminal screen on boot

It showed me a pretty broken login screen, it looks like it may have been trying to load the login screen styles from my previous Plasma theme. Hopefully I’m able to fix it and it all looks good again. You probably have to install a lightdm-*-greeter; there are a few, I dunno which one is the defau...
by Flemur
Mon Feb 28, 2022 3:53 pm
Forum: Suggestions & Feedback
Topic: pipewire support please
Replies: 17
Views: 11604

Re: pipewire support please

FWIW, I had installed pipewire on an Arch distro a year or more ago, and it used considerably more CPU than pulseaudio (IIRC, around 10% total for pipewire+pipewire-pulse, vs .8% for pulseaudio), so I removed it. Just tried it again and pipewire* is using about 2% (on arch), so I'm leaving it instal...

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