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by 52ROSt
Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: How to add a links to files and folder into Cinnamon panels [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 572

Re: How to add a links to files and folder into Cinnamon panels [SOLVED]

For now, it seems we are just going to have to get used to the icon for the internet browser be a red and white V2-style rocket! The V2-rocket style launcher icon can in Cinnamon be replaced pretty easy with right click and properties and selection of any icon. So far I found always an icon. For sp...
by 52ROSt
Sat Aug 15, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Warpinator vs Bluetooth [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Warpinator vs Bluetooth

@RamBurner

Thanks for your helpful reply and especially for the link to the documentation.
by 52ROSt
Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how to import passwords into firefox? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: how to import passwords into firefox?

Thanks for all your replies! Today I found the solution in my own installation notes for LM17.1. When installing this version a few years ago, I transferred all information with the profile of Firefox. That I forgot this note, has to do with LM. It is simply "install once and use until the end ...
by 52ROSt
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: how to import passwords into firefox? [SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 185

how to import passwords into firefox? [SOLVED]

LM 20 This sounds like a question to be better asked for Mozilla support but it has also to do with LM. In the internet I found a way to import passwords from other browser into firefox. Thus I installed Opera. From my old Firefox (LM17.3), I could get all my passwords bookmarks into Opera on LM20. ...
by 52ROSt
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:28 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to change file type icons permanently in LM20 Cinnamon?
Replies: 3
Views: 126

Re: how to change file type icons permanently in LM20 Cinnamon?

@ spamegg
Thanks for your information.
If this is the only way to do it in Cinnamon, it is a bit cumbersome and dangerous.
by 52ROSt
Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to change file type icons permanently in LM20 Cinnamon?
Replies: 3
Views: 126

how to change file type icons permanently in LM20 Cinnamon?

In LM 19 KDE (Dolphin file manager) I changed the file type icon like described here https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=240590 In LM20 Cinnamon (Nemo file manager) I did the equivalent: - Right click on icon > properties > on tab "Basic", double clicked icon > select new...
by 52ROSt
Sat Jul 25, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can older Timeshift files be deleted?
Replies: 12
Views: 696

Re: Can older Timeshift files be deleted?

First thanks to all you for giving answers to my question. @SteveR You hit my concerns. Timeshift does an incremental backup of the system files, which means that if you delete an intervening back-up it may screw-up subsequent backups How can I recognize which of the BU I can delete and which not? T...
by 52ROSt
Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:11 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can older Timeshift files be deleted?
Replies: 12
Views: 696

Can older Timeshift files be deleted?

LM 20 Cinnamon Timeshift data format: RSYNC I am new to Timeshift and like it the way it works. Restoring an older version is easy and functions well. I did it already once during my current new installation. It seems that automatically created backups reduce themselves according to the settings. Fr...
by 52ROSt
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Warpinator vs Bluetooth [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Warpinator vs Bluetooth [SOLVED]

LM 20 Cinnamon As I don't find a manual/guideline for Warpinator in the web, please let me ask a few questions here. Except for the larger distance between 2 PC in a WLAN environment compared to the about 10m for Bluetooth, what is the Warpinator's advantage over Bluetooth? In case of 2 PC in the sa...
by 52ROSt
Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:02 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: How to add a links to files and folder into Cinnamon panels [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 572

Re: How to add a llinks to files and folder into Cinnamon panels

@smurphos Thanks for detailed explanations. I got closest to what I need using the Option 2 with the Panel Launcher applet. I could create links to files and folders. It is indeed a bit cumbersome to create such "links" to certain folder/files but it works. I also checked the various "...
by 52ROSt
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: freemind installation in LM 20 Cinnaomon
Replies: 0
Views: 55

freemind installation in LM 20 Cinnaomon

Freemind is one the most often used application in my 17.3 KDE installation. In order to get it in LM 20 I downloaded freemind-src-1.0.1.tar.gz next I run the command tar -zxvf freemind-src-1.0.1.tar.gz What was wrong with this approach? I see many freemind folders and files in /proc/.... However I ...
by 52ROSt
Fri Jul 24, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: kfind is instaleld but not visible in menu [SOLVED}
Replies: 5
Views: 140

Re: kfind is instaleld but not visible in menu

@Kadaitcha Man

Thanks for your helping comment. Kfind runs now like any other program. I am happy!
by 52ROSt
Fri Jul 24, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: kfind is instaleld but not visible in menu [SOLVED}
Replies: 5
Views: 140

Re: kfind is instaleld but not visible in menu

@Hoser Rob - Thanks for your explanations. It is a pity that LM did walk away from KDE. For me the KDE version was absolutely great. Now as I like LM still a more than kubuntu, I am using Cinnamon. I liked the Kfind because I used it for years in LM KDE. Easy to use and running fine, I might ask a f...
by 52ROSt
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:37 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: How to add a links to files and folder into Cinnamon panels [SOLVED]
Replies: 6
Views: 572

How to add a links to files and folder into Cinnamon panels [SOLVED]

LM 20 Cinnamon I LM KDE I used to have links to about 10 files and folders in a panel. In LM 20 Cinnamon, I don't find a way to get links to files/folders into a panel. Is it not possible to add links to files an folders to a Cinnamon panel or how can I add such links into a panel? Thanks for your h...
by 52ROSt
Wed Jul 22, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: kfind is instaleld but not visible in menu [SOLVED}
Replies: 5
Views: 140

kfind is instaleld but not visible in menu [SOLVED}

I just installed LM 20 I added from the Software Manager kfind. The SW Manager shows that kfind as installed and I can launched from there. However, kfind is not included in the menu. I restarted my PC several times, still kfind does not show up in the menu. What do I need to do to see the kfind in ...
by 52ROSt
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:33 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: windows pdf reader which can open okular notes
Replies: 2
Views: 152

Re: windows pdf reader which can open okular notes

@Kester

Your are right, Is was typo and should have been "pdf". Corrected now. Thanks.

Thanks also a lot for the "Foxit Reader information". I will give it it try.
by 52ROSt
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: windows pdf reader which can open okular notes
Replies: 2
Views: 152

windows pdf reader which can open okular notes

in my LM I use and like the Okular pdf reader. I am getting now pdf-files from Windows user in which in need to add comments in pop-up notes. They are using Adobe pdf Reader and this reader does show the pop-up notes and thus cannot open them. Is there Windows pdf reader which can see and open the O...
by 52ROSt
Sat Jan 25, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Backup Of AndroidPhone data on Linux Mint PC
Replies: 2
Views: 1240

Re: Backup Of AndroidPhone data on Linux Mint PC

This is a solution I found and used to back-up my data. https://www.maketecheasier.com/back-up-android-data-adb-ubuntu/ I found several links explaining the ADB tool but the above link gave me the key information on how to open the developer. Explanations work like a recipie. I have neither tried to...
by 52ROSt
Sat Jan 25, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Backup Of AndroidPhone data on Linux Mint PC
Replies: 2
Views: 1240

Backup Of AndroidPhone data on Linux Mint PC

I still running 17.3 KDE 64 bit and want to make a backup on my PC (not the Google cloud) Searching in the web I found: https://www.android-recovery.de/bq-handy-backup.html#mode2 but this is for windows. Searching the Linux MInt Software Manager, I did not find a suitable application or I might have...
by 52ROSt
Mon Apr 08, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: KeePassX - synch with android phone
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: KeePassX - synch with android phone

Thanks for both helpful replies.
I will now see what is the best way for me.

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