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by catweazel
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Happy to join here at Linux Mint
Replies: 7
Views: 57

Re: Happy to join here at Linux Mint

Welcome aboard!
by catweazel
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Motherboard Gigabyte A320M-S2H
Replies: 5
Views: 63

Re: Motherboard Gigabyte A320M-S2H

Pablinux wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 11:46 pm
AMD RYZEN 3 2200G
After updating the BIOS, make sure you install the latest and greatest kernel. You need at least 4.11 though I think 4.14-4.16 are in the repos.
by catweazel
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Software to remap mouse buttons?
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: Software to remap mouse buttons?

Fawlty_Turrets wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:29 am
any ideas anyone?
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MouseCustomizations
by catweazel
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.
Replies: 51
Views: 1052

Re: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.

jimallyn wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:42 pm
catweazel wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:36 am
Who in their right mind would want a wood burning stove on their computer?
Well, computers run on smoke, you know, and where do you think that smoke comes from?
My smoke comes from a pipe :mrgreen:
by catweazel
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: "Invalid Protocol" when searching files with Dolphin
Replies: 3
Views: 60

Re: "Invalid Protocol" when searching files with Dolphin

phil_n wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:51 am
I use LM 18.3, Cinnmon 3.6.6 and have installed Dolphin as file manager.
Well, of course you get errors. Dolphin is a KDE file manager. It isn't integrated into Cinnamon so it doesn't work correctly.
by catweazel
Tue Jun 19, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: enjoying this!
Replies: 6
Views: 107

Re: enjoying this!

Welcome aboard!
by catweazel
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.
Replies: 51
Views: 1052

Re: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.

InkKnife wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:17 am
Mint is as reliable as a wood burning stove and that is what I want on my computer.
Who in their right mind would want a wood burning stove on their computer?
by catweazel
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello!
Replies: 11
Views: 115

Re: Hello!

Welcome aboard!
by catweazel
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED -partially-] Correct video driver not working in VirtualBox/W7 on HP Probook 407 G0
Replies: 20
Views: 201

Re: Correct video driver not working in VirtualBox/W7 on HP Probook 407 G0

Chriske wrote:
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:11 am
So I'm stuck...dam...
You've been told several times now that you need to install the guest additions.
by catweazel
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Peculiarity installing LM18 in Vbox+EFI
Replies: 2
Views: 49

Re: Peculiarity installing LM18 in Vbox+EFI

MikeF90000 wrote:
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:31 pm
Virtualbox 5.1.34
Download and install a newer version from Oracle, including the extension pack.
by catweazel
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:40 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Nvidia settings patch and save
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: Nvidia settings patch and save

Hello. I installed Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon beta and the nvidia driver is version 390.48 Where is the right patch to "X configuration file"? I have change my monitor refreshrate and want to save that so it works all the time. nVidia settings > X Server Display Configuration > Save to X Configuration ...
by catweazel
Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.
Replies: 51
Views: 1052

Re: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.

http://www.dictionary.com/browse/nerd Using that to refer to people that have an opinion one strongly disagrees with comes across to me as having been meant as an insult. Whereas if someone were to call me a nerd, I wouldn't be insulted. https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Nerd An indiv...
by catweazel
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: 3 min boot-time
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: 3 min boot-time

gorgonzolase wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:57 pm
└─NetworkManager-wait-online.service @1min 30.484s +5.535s
systemctl disable NetworkManager-wait-online.service
by catweazel
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 17.3 to mint 18.3 with separate home and boot partitions
Replies: 5
Views: 95

Re: mint 17.3 to mint 18.3 with seperate home and boot partitions

I have Mint 17.3 installed on 50 GB / partition and Home/ is separate partition. I want to put mint 18.3 on the / partition and not format or change the Home/ partition so I can keep the apps I have installed. Is this possible or feasible? There is also a 16GB swap partition. Yes, it's possible. Si...
by catweazel
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms
Replies: 26
Views: 349

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

WharfRat wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:50 pm
You returned inxi -s which is pretty much useless in this context - use a capital -S with inxi -S

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lenny@lenny:~$ inxi -S
System:    Host: lenny Kernel: 4.15.0-23-generic x86_64 bits: 64
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.4  Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara
by catweazel
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update again.
Replies: 7
Views: 133

Re: Synaptic Packet Manager won’t update again.

E: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/moka/stable/ubuntu/dists/xenial/main/binary-amd64/Packages 403 Forbidden Wonder what's causing the problem this time? First, please don't post reams of text like that. Enclose output in-between [ⅽode] and [/ⅽode] code markers by selecting </> from the min...
by catweazel
Sat Jun 16, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.
Replies: 51
Views: 1052

Re: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.

We are on vacation in our travel trailer enjoying the mountains of Colorado.... Mint to the rescue! On my last trip to Indonesia (January this year), I didn't take any electronics other than my phone. My kids couldn't believe that I didn't take at least a laptop. I'm not taking a computer on the tr...
by catweazel
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.
Replies: 51
Views: 1052

Re: Nerdy types dismissing Linux Mint.

I can't look past your use of "nerdy types" slang to apparently belittle and ridicule enthusiasts sharing an opinion opposite yours. Something must have got lost in the translation because the expression 'nerdy types' does not convey notions of either belittlement or ridicule, nor does it convey or...
by catweazel
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Backing Up on Cinnamon, Restore on MATE?
Replies: 3
Views: 100

Re: Backing Up on Cinnamon, Restore on MATE?

dominimmiv wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:37 pm
I really don't want to manually reinstall everything again....
Take a look at Aptik.

http://www.teejeetech.in/p/aptik.html
by catweazel
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Why Linux Mint?
Replies: 23
Views: 421

Re: Why Linux Mint?

whm1974 wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:59 pm
Mint is also for people who just want a working system without having to fiddle around after installation.
Nonsense. If that were true then these forums wouldn't be full of posts asking for assistance.

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