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by linuxtothebone
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Richard Stallman Gnu Fsf compliant respective Mint?
Replies: 40
Views: 2685

Re: Richard Stallman Gnu Fsf compliant respective Mint?

Well it turns out there is an option for those of us who wish to not be information farmed by whatever organisation has the inclination to do so. It comes in the form of a distro called Pure OS. In this distribution anyone who would actually like to benefit from the percieved non participation in th...
by linuxtothebone
Wed May 29, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Richard Stallman Gnu Fsf compliant respective Mint?
Replies: 40
Views: 2685

Re: Richard Stallnman Gnu Fsf compliant respective mint?

Thank you Everybody How about Debian (the official version)? Since there is Debian version which includes "non-free" software, I've been in the impression that the official version is compliant to the principle of FSF. Is that correct? Yes it appears you are correct. Debian can be considered FSF com...
by linuxtothebone
Mon May 27, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Richard Stallman Gnu Fsf compliant respective Mint?
Replies: 40
Views: 2685

Re: Richard Stallnman Gnu Fsf compliant respective mint?

Thanks for your suggestions Yes the link https://www.fsfla.org/ikiwiki/selibre/linux-libre/ you provided to the fsf is what I'm taking about. Particularly the statement "essential freedoms" Propriety/non free software has no obligation to be transparent. Lack of that could mean compromised systems o...
by linuxtothebone
Mon May 27, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Richard Stallman Gnu Fsf compliant respective Mint?
Replies: 40
Views: 2685

Re: Richard Stallnman Gnu Fsf compliant respective mint?

Thanks for your answer. I'm aware mint at this stage isn't compliant though was not sure whether the potential for free as in freedom had ever before been considered achievable with the mint user space. Many people clearly value the mint desktop. Wouldn't it be a good idea to be able to provide a ve...
by linuxtothebone
Mon May 27, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Richard Stallman Gnu Fsf compliant respective Mint?
Replies: 40
Views: 2685

Re: Richard Stallnman Gnu Fsf compliant respective mint?

I don't understand what you mean?
by linuxtothebone
Mon May 27, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Richard Stallman Gnu Fsf compliant respective Mint?
Replies: 40
Views: 2685

Richard Stallman Gnu Fsf compliant respective Mint?

Hi there Does anyone know if a fsf qualifying version of mint can be achieved? I joined Linux based on the philosophies of the fsf long before I even knew about the organisation. I really enjoy mint and have used it exclusively as my go to for about ten years or more. If it would be possible to have...
by linuxtothebone
Fri May 17, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Install Shotwell Latest 0.30.0 or 0.30.1
Replies: 1
Views: 154

Install Shotwell Latest 0.30.0 or 0.30.1

Hi There,
How can, if I can, install the latest version of this software on my pc.
running mint cinnamon 19. Latest version installed at the moment is 0.28.4

Thanks for any help
by linuxtothebone
Fri Mar 15, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Draw shapes to Scale
Replies: 1
Views: 98

Draw shapes to Scale

Hi There, I want to be able to draw shapes or plans for a structure I am making out of bamboo. I would like to draw it to scale to get accurate measurements to help reference dimensions when assembling it. Its not complex just an irregular octagon. Two of the opposing sides are double in length comp...
by linuxtothebone
Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: ProjectLibre
Replies: 2
Views: 289

ProjectLibre

For the life of me I cannot seem to get ProjectLibre to start up it always fails with the following .. care@care-HP-EliteBook-8560p:~$ projectlibre Java auto-detection... Checking java Java version: 10.0.2 NOK, version < 1.6 Checking /usr/lib/jvm/default-java/bin/java Java version: 10.0.2 NOK, versi...
by linuxtothebone
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how can I install VYM 2.6.0 on mint
Replies: 9
Views: 514

Re: how can I install VYM 2.6.0 on mint

Thanks for the replies, still no luck. I have downloaded and unpacked the file from github, gone into that folder and run the following commands qmake make vym This is the result: care@care-Vostro-200 ~/Downloads/vym-2.6.11 $ qmake Project MESSAGE: Compiling with DBUS Project MESSAGE: Installation d...
by linuxtothebone
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how can I install VYM 2.6.0 on mint
Replies: 9
Views: 514

Re: how can I install VYM 2.6.0 on mint

hey thanks for the reply I saw on the github VYM wiki people were having issues with using alien to convert the RPM packages see the conversation on this link... https://sourceforge.net/p/vym/wiki/Home/ The last post in this is from the developer in regards to problems with the release... In Silmari...
by linuxtothebone
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how can I install VYM 2.6.0 on mint
Replies: 9
Views: 514

Re: how can I install VYM 2.6.0 on mint

Hi Pierre, thanks for the reply. The only .sh file I found was start-test and it did nothing. on the source forge site it talks about compiling it but the commands listed dont work on terminal. To compile and install vym from the sources: download the sources need to have QT4.7 (or newer) from Nokia...
by linuxtothebone
Thu May 31, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how can I install VYM 2.6.0 on mint
Replies: 9
Views: 514

how can I install VYM 2.6.0 on mint

can anyone help me to install VYM 2.6.0 on Linux Mint 18.3... It may be a simple question but one I do not know the answer to. It is not packaged with a .deb download and there is no ppa links. The version in the Repositories is pretty old 2015. Also is there some risk with the new one is that why t...
by linuxtothebone
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Compiling Heimdall Latest Release Github <Solved>
Replies: 10
Views: 2680

Re: Compiling Heimdall Latest Release Github

thanks a s!#t load I followed you insructions about compiling from source and was able to flash TWRP to my samsung s5 its a g900i. I then installed resurrection remix 5.8.5 following the procedure I have used before for my s3 It worked, awesome, thankyou very much I dont install gapps by default and...
by linuxtothebone
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Compiling Heimdall Latest Release Github <Solved>
Replies: 10
Views: 2680

Re: Compiling Heimdall Latest Release Github

Thanks heaps for your time. I havent compiled yet but will try asap. here is the output of the commands you suggested celt@celt-HP-EliteBook-8560p ~ $ inxi -Fxzd System: Host: celt-HP-EliteBook-8560p Kernel: 4.13.0-36-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3)...
by linuxtothebone
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Compiling Heimdall Latest Release Github <Solved>
Replies: 10
Views: 2680

Compiling Heimdall Latest Release Github <Solved>

Hi there, Any help would be much apprecieated. I am trying to flash my galaxy s5 with TWRP custom recovery. I do not use windows so need to use a package called Heimdall to do this. My issue is that the latest version of Heimdall 1.4.2 with the correct fixes for this model phone is not available in ...
by linuxtothebone
Tue Mar 20, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Clementine Overloading Overheating CPU
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: Clementine Overloading Overheating CPU

thanks for the reply,

any ideas about how i can envestigate its cpu processing greed.

yes I have checked the fan its pretty clean though would be a good idea to redo the thermal paste
by linuxtothebone
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Clementine Overloading Overheating CPU
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Clementine Overloading Overheating CPU

Hi There, Clementine consistently overloads my cpu. HP8560p i5 4gb Ram. when running it the temperature is around 80 deg C sometimes 87! when I shut Clementine down it sits around 50/60 deg C. firefox can increase things a little but only when watching media, generally around 60 deg C. Latest Clemen...
by linuxtothebone
Tue Feb 27, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Clementine "Your GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in."
Replies: 3
Views: 5169

<SOLVED> Re: Clementine "Your GStreamer installation is missing a plug-in."

Hi, thanks for your advice. god only knows what did it but it seems to play them now, I have ffmpeg 2.8... I installed plenty of codecs today though did not seem to make any difference. The last thing I did was update the linux kernel and some firmware package, rebooted, then it seemed to work?! Tha...

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