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by jungle
Fri Feb 13, 2015 6:31 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Getting OpenVPN Files <SOLVED>
Replies: 4
Views: 556

Getting OpenVPN Files <SOLVED>

Dear Colleagues I am working with LinuxMint 17.1 and am using the instruction in document at the link below to set up OpenVPN (with PurePVN). i.e. http://support.purevpn.com/customer/portal/articles/1616167-openvpn-configuration-guide-for-linux-mint- As per the instructions I have been able to use t...
by jungle
Wed Dec 24, 2014 7:53 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Package Removal Problem <SOLVED>
Replies: 4
Views: 695

Re: Package Removal Problem <SOLVED>

Hi again Xenopeek, that's brilliant. It has removed the troublesome brscan and I can now update as prompted. Many thanks because I love using Linux Mint and all of the packages that are so good to use. A very Merry Christmas to you from Western Australia. Regards jungle See below for the terminal tr...
by jungle
Wed Dec 24, 2014 7:39 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Package Removal Problem <SOLVED>
Replies: 4
Views: 695

Re: Package Removal Problem

Hmm, thanks for the suggestion. Tried it (see below) but brscan is still showing in Package Manager. ungle@belinda ~ $ sudo dpkg --force-all --purge brscan [sudo] password for jungle: (Reading database ... 225079 files and directories currently installed.) Removing brscan (0.2.4) ... rmdir: failed t...
by jungle
Tue Dec 23, 2014 7:16 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Package Removal Problem <SOLVED>
Replies: 4
Views: 695

Package Removal Problem <SOLVED>

My Brother multifunction printer/scanner has a new scanner driver which I have downloaded and installed OK (brscan 0.4.3) and my scanner is working. I tried to remove the superseded package (brscan 0.2.4) but it has remained in a 'mark for removal' state and all subsequent efforts to remove it don't...
by jungle
Mon Oct 27, 2014 12:15 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Password Protected PDF - printing problem <SOLVED>
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Re: Password Protected PDF - printing problem

Thanks for the advice. In the meantime i have used the Linux mint Software Installer to dowload Okular and it prints both the text and the template of my password protected pdfs so I am happy with that for now. Okular is a KDE platform application but it works OK on my MATE platform so far. Will kee...
by jungle
Sun Oct 26, 2014 7:52 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Password Protected PDF - printing problem <SOLVED>
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Password Protected PDF - printing problem <SOLVED>

Document Viewer 1.8.0 as supplied with Linux Mint 17 (64 bit version) opens password protected pdfs OK, but I can't get it to print the full document (using my Brother MFC-J825DW printer). I receive pdfs which have a background format and which have data entered later. I enter the password OK and Do...
by jungle
Wed Jun 04, 2014 2:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Libre Office Document Recovery
Replies: 1
Views: 261

Libre Office Document Recovery

Can anyone help me please? I have spent all day redrafting a Libre writer document but instead of saving the document I hit 'don't save'. The document is is not in the trash but gone completely it seems. I cannot find any advice regarding document recovery in Libre Writer Help but hope that there is...
by jungle
Sun May 19, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Reinstallation Query - LinuxMint 13 MATE 64 <SOLVED>
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Re: Reinstallation Query - LinuxMint 13 MATE 64

Thanks Karl. It is just brilliant that you have been so helpful and so quick to help. I will keep you advice for future reference and I imagine your advice will be very helpful to lots of other novices like me. Will do this after work tonight (here in Western Australia). Once again thanks. Regards J...
by jungle
Sat May 18, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Reinstallation Query - LinuxMint 13 MATE 64 <SOLVED>
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Re: Reinstallation Query - LinuxMint 13 MATE 64

Hi Karl Thanks for your advice. As you can see I am something of a complete novice. So what you are saying is that in doing manual partitioning that I need to use the drop down box to redefine each partition as it is now (eg. swap, ext 4 etc and appropriate mount point in each case and keeping the s...
by jungle
Sat May 18, 2013 2:42 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Reinstallation Query - LinuxMint 13 MATE 64 <SOLVED>
Replies: 6
Views: 642

Reinstallation Query - LinuxMint 13 MATE 64 <SOLVED>

I have a dual boot computer with separate hard drives for LinuxMint and Windows 7 (still need Windows to work the scanner in my multifunction Brother fax/printer/copier/scanner). Recently I added some packages to get bluetooth working in LinuxMint Maya with my new Philips bluetooth headset. Got ever...
by jungle
Tue Jun 12, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Scanning - 'Simple Scan' Command Needed <SOLVED>
Replies: 6
Views: 1642

Scanning Problem - Mint 13 and Brother MFC-J825DW

Yes that advice is provided by the Brother Solutions Centre and I did make that exact change, and rebooted but to no avail. I am also trying to make direct contact with Brother to see if they can offer any advice. I have been using Linux Mint now since Mint 6 (Felicity I think) and each time I have ...
by jungle
Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Scanning - 'Simple Scan' Command Needed <SOLVED>
Replies: 6
Views: 1642

Re: Scanning - 'Simple Scan' Command Needed

Yes. Typo in the forum post. Sorry. Good news is that I now know what the Command is in Launcher properties. It is simply the name of the application. For Simple Scan it is simple-scan and for xsane it is xsane. Elementary stuff I am sure for those who know. So now I have both scannning applications...
by jungle
Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:43 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Scanning - 'Simple Scan' Command Needed <SOLVED>
Replies: 6
Views: 1642

Scanning - 'Simple Scan' Command Needed <SOLVED>

I am trying to get 'Simple Scan' and 'Xsane' to work with the Brother MFC-J825DW printer/copier/fax/scanner. Have downloaded and installed scan driver and scan key tool from Brother Solutions Centre and followed the instructions to scan as a 'normal user'. When clicking on Simple Scan I got an error...
by jungle
Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:27 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wireless USB adapter install - Billion BiPAC 3011N (SOLVED)
Replies: 9
Views: 3190

Re: Wireless USB adapter install - Billion BiPAC 3011N (SOLV

OK despite the advice received which was very much appreciated I was not able to get this adapter to work with Julia (Linux Mint 10). I have just upgraded the operating system to Maya (Linux Mint 13) because it will be maintained for the next five years and lo and behold my Billion BiPac 3011N wirel...
by jungle
Sat Apr 21, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wireless USB adapter install - Billion BiPAC 3011N (SOLVED)
Replies: 9
Views: 3190

Re: Wireless USB adapter install - Billion BiPAC 3011N

Hi Albert Long time since I looked at my posts. Have reloaded Mint 10 (Julia) which is based on kernel 2.6.35-22 generic. Would like to have another go at getting the Billion BiPAC 3011N to work. Have checked and I can see that 'r8192s usb' is in the kernel (below). Can you help me to get my wireles...
by jungle
Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:47 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wireless USB adapter install - Billion BiPAC 3011N (SOLVED)
Replies: 9
Views: 3190

Re: Wireless USB adapter install - Billion BiPAC 3011N

I have moved on from trying to install the Billion BiPAC 3011N wireless adapter with Linux Mint 10. My computer has two operating systems on separate hard drives Linux Mint 10 and Windows XP). My Linux system (Mint 10) has had no trouble finding and connecting to my Billion N7800 modem router via th...
by jungle
Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: bootloader query - SOLVED
Replies: 2
Views: 611

Re: bootloader query

Well I searched far and wide and tried many suggestions but none of them worked for me. So it was back to basics. I backed up my Linux Mint software selection and data. I formatted both hard drives and then unplugged the hard drive I would use later for Linux. I installed Windows XP on the connected...
by jungle
Sun Jan 29, 2012 4:02 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 10 and Windows XP Setup Query - SOLVED
Replies: 8
Views: 1309

Re: Linux Mint 10 and Windows XP Setup Query - SOLVED

Well folks. I searched far and wide and tried many suggestions but none of them worked for me. So it was back to basics. I backed up my Linux Mint software selection and data. I formatted both hard drives and then unplugged the hard drive I would use later for Linux. I installed Windows XP on the co...
by jungle
Thu Jan 05, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 10 and Windows XP Setup Query - SOLVED
Replies: 8
Views: 1309

Re: Linux Mint 10 and Windows XP Setup Query

Hey Guys Thanks for the suggestions and help. It all looks promising.

I am back at work (unfortunately) and at home I am doing backups and restore functions (two and a half days later and still going!) before following up on your advice.

Will let you know how things work out.

Regards

Jungle
by jungle
Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:02 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 10 and Windows XP Setup Query - SOLVED
Replies: 8
Views: 1309

Re: Linux Mint 10 and Windows XP Setup Query

Thanks for the advice. When I set the bios to boot from the Windows XP hard drive, it boots into XP with no option to get Linux. If I disconnect the XP hard drive it boots OK into Linux. I did this and updated grub as suggested. Then I shut down, plugged in the XP hard drive and started up again, bu...

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