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by jameskga
Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:03 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history" [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 965

Re: Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history"

If the suggestions come from the bookmarks is very easy to see: In this case there is a star on the right end of the line with the suggestion. A shot in the dark: Do you use firefox sync? If not, click the menu icon (the 3 lines) -> help icon -> restart with deactivated add-ons. I do not use Firefo...
by jameskga
Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history" [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 965

Re: Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history"

How - on which place - did you clean the history? Are those suggestions possibly bookmarks? Cosmo, thanks for your response. I checked my bookmarks and I only have a few, none of which include the websites Firefox is suggesting. I cleared my history using the Firefox history button (I click the non...
by jameskga
Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history" [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 965

Re: Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history"

Don't ever use that software wrecking ball. It can demolish your system. So I've read, but that doesn't answer my question. Also, anywhere I read this no one bothers to explain how it destroys systems. But thanks anyway, I guess? You're welcome. I guess. There are numerous examples of wrecked syste...
by jameskga
Sat Jul 16, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history" [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 965

Re: Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history"

Pjotr wrote:
jameskga wrote:run bleachbit, too.
Don't ever use that software wrecking ball. It can demolish your system.
So I've read, but that doesn't answer my question. Also, anywhere I read this no one bothers to explain how it destroys systems. But thanks anyway, I guess?
by jameskga
Sat Jul 16, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history" [SOLVED]
Replies: 21
Views: 965

Firefox still "guessing" or suggesting websites from my history after "clear history" [SOLVED]

When I go to type a web address into the address bar - after clearing Firefox history and restarting - it still suggests websites I either own or visit, in spite of the fact I've cleared my history from within Firefox and run bleachbit, too. I use the following add-ons or extensions: Better Privacy ...
by jameskga
Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:51 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164] (solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 2020

Re: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164] (solved)

I followed the above steps shankar@shankar-Lenovo-Z51-70 ~ $ tar xf backports-4.2.6-1.tar.xz shankar@shankar-Lenovo-Z51-70 ~ $ cd backports-4.2.6-1/ shankar@shankar-Lenovo-Z51-70 ~ $ make defconfig-wifi shankar@shankar-Lenovo-Z51-70 ~ $ make shankar@shankar-Lenovo-Z51-70 ~ $ sudo make install shank...
by jameskga
Sat Jun 25, 2016 4:21 pm
Forum: Desktop Screenshots
Topic: All Desktop Screenshots - 1st Half of 2016
Replies: 51
Views: 32331

Re: All Desktop Screenshots - 1st Half of 2016

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Linux Mint 17.3

Link to desktop background:
http://i.imgur.com/y3TMinS.png

Do you like it?
by jameskga
Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:13 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164] (solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 2020

Re: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164] (solved)

In the future try looking/searching through my post history. I have the same notebook as you Lenovo G50-45, though perhaps with diff divers?... and have gone through various issues. All working fine now. Btw, just installed the Mint 18 beta and it seems to be working without any modifications. Agai...
by jameskga
Sun Jun 05, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164] (solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 2020

Re: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164]

Thanks, that worked. I don't know enough about Linux yet to comment on my experience, but thank you very much Jeremy. You rock!

I'll try to edit my title to say "solved"
by jameskga
Sun Jun 05, 2016 3:04 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164] (solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 2020

Re: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164]

james@h4x ~ $ modinfo ath10k_pci; dmesg | ath10k filename: /lib/modules/3.19.0-32-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/ath/ath10k/ath10k_pci.ko firmware: ath10k/QCA988X/hw2.0/board.bin firmware: ath10k/QCA988X/hw2.0/firmware-3.bin firmware: ath10k/QCA988X/hw2.0/firmware-2.bin firmware: ath10k/QCA988...
by jameskga
Sun Jun 05, 2016 2:55 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164] (solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 2020

Re: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164]

Hey Jeremy, thanks for the reply, and thanks for all you do here. I see you are a major contributor to the community. I put those commands into terminal, and nothing went wrong, but even after rebooting the wifi adapter still isn't recognized. More background: I am new to linux, and I've been learni...
by jameskga
Sat Jun 04, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164] (solved)
Replies: 14
Views: 2020

Wifi adapter doesn't show up (but bluetooth does). New solution needed. [Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164] (solved)

Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6164 Machine: Lenovo G50-45 Hello! I can't get Mint 17.3 "Rosa" to recognize my wireless adapter. When I open Driver Manager (connected via ethernet), I don't see the wireless adapter (as others see in their solutions I've googled), but the service w...

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