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by cheZ
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 73 not responding [solved by re-installing LM]
Replies: 12
Views: 504

Re: Firefox 73 not responding [closed]

hi zebbeman ~ thank you for offering a bit more clarity on what the eventual outcome was for you, much appreciated. for the sake of others who may encounter this random issue with a Firefox 73 auto-update whilst still using an older version of Mint, your revised information will be helpful i am sure...
by cheZ
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 73 not responding [solved by re-installing LM]
Replies: 12
Views: 504

Re: Firefox 73 not responding [closed]

not sure why this thread was closed frankly. at any rate, i just wanted to mention (for anyone out there who may have also had an issue with this latest Firefox 73 upgrade) that i too also suffered a major issue when updating (thru Firefox's built-in auto-updater) to Firefox 73. the upgrade was prom...
by cheZ
Mon Jun 16, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: mintBackup - broken?
Replies: 3
Views: 601

Re: mintBackup - broken?

this should help out > http://www.teejeetech.in/2014/01/introducing-aptik.html > http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2014/01/aptik-simple-tool-backup-packages-ubuntu/ > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IeyxPBHZuMA > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eC4AkFvo46g *** NOTE : there seems to be a problem wi...
by cheZ
Fri Jun 13, 2014 6:31 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: ways to upgrade from Mint 16 to Mint 17
Replies: 92
Views: 15810

Re: ways to upgrade from Mint 16 to Mint 17

in reading that some people (on this thread & others ) might be having some problems / glitches etc doing an upgrade , and also have some problems / glitches using the Mintbackup tool ( version 2.0.9 Olivia ) and even though i have not tried using the Mintbackup tool for backup purposes ( ever since...
by cheZ
Wed Nov 06, 2013 2:08 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [SOLVED] gedit / libreoffice menu font size in Linux Mint 15
Replies: 9
Views: 5468

Re: [SOLVED] gedit / libreoffice menu font size in Linux Min

hi caribriz ~ thanks so much for that :) i had a feeling that you would crack the problem , without any problem :P i sent you a PM about this , please check when you have a spare moment. all the best & thanks again !
by cheZ
Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:22 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [SOLVED] gedit / libreoffice menu font size in Linux Mint 15
Replies: 9
Views: 5468

Re: [SOLVED] gedit / libreoffice menu font size in Linux Min

excellent tip , works really great , thanks caribriz & janthree :) was wondering , since it works in gedit , gimp & bleachbit ....would there be a way to have this work in bleachbit as administrator (root ) too ?
by cheZ
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Persistent Screen Brightness FIX Mint 15 Question
Replies: 4
Views: 4273

Re: Persistent Screen Brightness FIX Mint 15 Question

hi wanderer7 ~ thanks for the reply , i was beginning to think that i was the only one with this specific problem :) are you also on a Lenovo y580 laptop ? glad to hear that you had some success with this. can i ask you > did you change the Intel setting back after you first try ? and also , which a...
by cheZ
Tue Oct 22, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Persistent Screen Brightness FIX Mint 15 Question
Replies: 4
Views: 4273

Persistent Screen Brightness FIX Mint 15 Question

Following the instructions for solving the Persistent Brightness setting in the 'Mint Tips & Tricks Guide' posted by member bimsebasse ( [url]http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=86813[/url] ) , i came upon something confusing. bimsebasse states in the guide ( based on a tip by user este...
by cheZ
Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:24 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Use the 'HOT CORNER' for Xscreensaver ?? [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 635

Re: Use the 'HOT CORNER' for Xscreensaver ??

much thanks goes to caribriz , who figured out this most excellent solution ! Postby caribriz on Tue Oct 22, 2013 5:33 am I had a go with xscreensaver :) The Hot Corner custom command ; xscreensaver-command -activate seems to work. I push the mouse into the corner and it slowly fades and my chosen ...
by cheZ
Tue Oct 22, 2013 6:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 6653

Re: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ? [SOLVED]

LOL , you are amazing caribriz ( and a true asset to all Mint users :) it works perfectly ! i can't tell you how appreciative i am that you cracked that one ....as now i don't have to be so self-consciously embarrassed by my overly cluttered desktop when i walk away from the 'puter , now can just ea...
by cheZ
Tue Oct 22, 2013 4:08 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 6653

Re: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ? [SOLVED]

ahh ...ok , thanks much for the reply anywayz :) just to follow up along the lines of what we discussed above as far as the 'Desktop' folder in the panel , i wanted to mention that i ran across this very new Applet on the Cinnamon blog called 'Places' ( [url]http://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/appl...
by cheZ
Tue Oct 22, 2013 1:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 6653

Re: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ?

hi caribriz ~ you are absolutely correct , both methods work perfectly ! im thrilled that i now actually have 2 great ways to get to the home folder quickly and easily as i am one of those users who always has way too many windows open which tends to block most everything on the desktop , thanks so ...
by cheZ
Mon Oct 21, 2013 5:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 6653

Re: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ?

i just double-checked in 'work spaces' in system settings , and although we do have that particular prefs window , i don't see any setting for that specific feature you mention called 'gestures' , unless i am misinterpreting something. i also checked 'hot corners' prefs , and although we are given t...
by cheZ
Mon Oct 21, 2013 4:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 6653

Re: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ?

sounds really convenient , but unfortunately that is not available for those of us on Cinnamon , although i wish it was ! thanks for the input :)
by cheZ
Mon Oct 21, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 6653

Add Folder Launcher to Panel Mint 15 Cinnamon ? [SOLVED]

by default Mint 15 Cinnamon places a folder ( Files ) in the panel ( on the left side on bottom ) which is essentially your Home Folder and contains it's contents. i would like to replace that default folder with the folder 'Desktop' ( which resides in the Home Folder ) if at all possible ( the reas...
by cheZ
Mon Oct 21, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Xscreensaver Set-up question / issues [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1447

Re: Xscreensaver question / issue

yes ... very much so , thanks again :) i agree , that is a truly an excellent tips thread from bimsebasse ( [url]http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=86813[/url] ) , only hope that someone knowledgeable 'bout all the inner workings ( much like him at 'guru level' ) posts another thread l...
by cheZ
Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Use the 'HOT CORNER' for Xscreensaver ?? [SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 635

Use the 'HOT CORNER' for Xscreensaver ?? [SOLVED]

wondering if anyone might have come up with an innovative way to do this , as i tried using the normal straight-forward approach one might take , but to no avail ;

[img]http://i.imgur.com/yanwfs5.jpg[/img]

any ideas ??
by cheZ
Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to Remove Icon Themes from Mint 15 [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 1403

Re: How to Remove Icon Themes from Mint 15

hi InkKnife ~ thanks for the excellent suggestion , your advice lead me to check in Synaptic , and i saw that i was able to remove from there as well. also i noticed , that since this was a PPA install that i did via the Terminal , i could also remove the entry from Software Sources too , as no poin...
by cheZ
Mon Oct 21, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Xscreensaver Set-up question / issues [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 1447

Re: Xscreensaver question / issue

hi gold_finger ~ thanks so much for the detailed reply , very helpful :) i was finally able to get it all worked out based on your helpful advice , and by reading this thread ( [url]http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=86813[/url] ) which had some great information as well ; [img]http://...
by cheZ
Mon Oct 21, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to install software on Linux Mint
Replies: 156
Views: 404688

Re: How to install software on Linux Mint

hi chroma601 ~ quick question , when you do your install ( from a live CD/DVD or a USB Flash Drive ) , are you making sure that you are plugged in to a live LAN ( ethernet connection ) ....im guessing you would be as you have done the installs before , but just wanted to mention that using the lates...

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