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by Curtrey
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:47 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: wifi
Replies: 3
Views: 173

Re: wifi

Sorry Doctor but I don't understand the second part of your answer

The screen does not come up. The terminal screen does not move

Yours sincerely

Curtrey
by Curtrey
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: wifi
Replies: 3
Views: 173

wifi

I have recently bought a used Optiplex 780 computer. I successfully reduced the windows 10 partition, and have installed LMDE 3 and LMDE2. I have used my wifi dongle to run the internet on Lmde 2 but it will not run on LMDE3. I installed LMDE2 because after hours of trying to get internet on LMDE 3 ...
by Curtrey
Sun Mar 24, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Tor Browser for LMDE
Replies: 7
Views: 1955

Tor Browser for LMDE

I have very little understanding of computer use. I have been trying to download and install Tor Browser but none of the many instructions on the internet work. Some get as far as the final instruction which produces reaction of multiple dimensions which require the system to be shut down to stop th...
by Curtrey
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3
Replies: 20
Views: 3943

Re: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3

I have opened the NetworkManager.conf and appended "wifi.scan-rand-mac-address=no". I shut down the system and reopened and the appendment remained as I had hoped. But it made no difference. The USB adapter stills sees the networks but won't connect. Should I be configuring the additional command in...
by Curtrey
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: LMDE3 and WIFI
Replies: 0
Views: 650

LMDE3 and WIFI

My WiFi dongles work on two of my machines running LMDE2 but I am devoid of WiFi with LMDE3. I have searched high and low for fixes but none work. The dongles seem to be RT2870 Hours of investigations and attempts have been fruitless. There seems to be advice in the Mint forums that investing in new...
by Curtrey
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3
Replies: 20
Views: 3943

Re: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3

Thought I would just press-on.
After typing the command you suggest in a terminal the response was as before

> ( I put in my root password but only got another)
>

so I am stuck again

Curtrey
by Curtrey
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3
Replies: 20
Views: 3943

Re: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3

yes. I'll have to close this Betsey and open Cindy. Will revert to you tonight.

Thank you

Curtrey
by Curtrey
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3
Replies: 20
Views: 3943

Re: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3

Thank you but having copied your command line and pasted it into the terminal, I don't know what to do next. The response was to ask me for my password and when I gave it nothing more happened as it seems to expect a further command
Curtrey
by Curtrey
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3
Replies: 20
Views: 3943

Re: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3

Please tell me how to alter the networkmanager.conf. As I am not the owner it will not allow me to make additions

Thank you

Curtrey
by Curtrey
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: LMDE 2 "Betsy" Archive
Topic: Release notes
Replies: 3
Views: 1535

Re: Release notes

The release notes I referred to are the current release notes for LMDE 3. Attention is drawn to these release notes at boot of LMDE3
by Curtrey
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: LMDE 2 "Betsy" Archive
Topic: Release notes
Replies: 3
Views: 1535

Release notes

The release notes concerning PAE support in 32 bit kernel the command lines were apt update apt install linux-headers-686-pae linux-image-686-pae I tried many times and confirmed my reading of the entries. The "install linux-headers..." part of the command produced the response of "has no installati...
by Curtrey
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] usb wireless new install lmde3
Replies: 20
Views: 3943

Ralink RT2870

The above USB adapter works well on both Betsie and windows 7. As I had some spare room on my Hard Disk I downloaded Cindi (LMDE 3). Installation was no problem but I can't get the WiFi to work. It sees the networks including the one I use (TalkTalk) but as soon as I try to log on it closes when I p...
by Curtrey
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: LMDE 2 "Betsy" Archive
Topic: rlt8192eu.ico SOLVED/ABONDONED
Replies: 4
Views: 1122

Re: rlt8192eu.ico

Thanks Jerry. I have decided that these adapters which don't work first time are best for the garbage bin. I have wasted too much time solving adapter installation.

Best wishes

Curtrey
by Curtrey
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: LMDE 2 "Betsy" Archive
Topic: rlt8192eu.ico SOLVED/ABONDONED
Replies: 4
Views: 1122

Re: rlt8192eu.ico

Thanks very much. I have decided to abandon the rtl8192. I will go for an adapter which is proven to work on Debian

Best wishes

Curtrey
by Curtrey
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: LMDE 2 "Betsy" Archive
Topic: rlt8192eu.ico SOLVED/ABONDONED
Replies: 4
Views: 1122

rlt8192eu.ico SOLVED/ABONDONED

Please, has anyone installed the above driver for a usb wifi adapter. Nothing seems to work for me. The cd with the adapter seems useless. Two days I have been trying to get the driver installed on my LMDE but go luck. I am not a computer wizard and can just about put in command lines. I like the LM...
by Curtrey
Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: LMDE 2 "Betsy" Archive
Topic: No sound, no analog sound device on Dell Optiplex 5050
Replies: 6
Views: 5293

Re: No sound, no analog sound device on Dell Optiplex 5050

I had a problem with sound a few years back. I solved it by chance by installing linux-image-686 linux-headers- 686-pae. However I am trying to install LMDE and install the 686 image on one of my machines and am unable to do it either through synoptic package manager or terminal. has anyone got any ...
by Curtrey
Tue May 26, 2015 2:00 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Scanning from my printer
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: Scanning from my printer

Thanks chaps. Simple Scan works a treat. Just what I needed.

Curtrey
by Curtrey
Mon May 25, 2015 3:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Scanning from my printer
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Scanning from my printer

I have a Canon MP270 printer. Works very well on Betsey.

Please would some kind person tell me how I can get the printer to scan and save to documents.

Thank you

Curtrey
by Curtrey
Mon Jan 19, 2015 2:38 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Moving Grub
Replies: 3
Views: 391

Re: Moving Grub

I tried that but it replied that block lists are unreliable!!!

Would still like grub on Mint partition, but is it impossible?

Curtrey
by Curtrey
Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:30 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Moving Grub
Replies: 3
Views: 391

Moving Grub

I have installed the latest Mint to one of the partitions on my hard drive. I use GAG but GAG will not work unless Grub for Mint is in the Mint partition not MBR.

Please would some kind person let me know the command lines to use to move Grub from MBR to Mint partition

Thank you

Curtrey

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