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by dave8671
Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:56 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Sound disapperaring in Linux Mint 18
Replies: 13
Views: 1102

Re: Sound disapperaring in Linux Mint 18

Hi welcome to the fourm You might want to ask for help before installing any software which could cause more issues. That said you could have tried right clicking the sound icon on the panel and checking the levels settings. I suggest removing the change your did by installing that package I am sure...
by dave8671
Fri Oct 14, 2016 2:05 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Playing dvd movies
Replies: 1
Views: 608

Playing dvd movies

This is not for me I am help a member of linuxquestions.org He can not play dvd movies but can play dvd like lesson dvd video. He system is a desktop Aspire XC-603 if this helps anything. Running linux mint 18. I compared what I have installed to what he has to be able to play dvds and we found a in...
by dave8671
Mon Aug 15, 2016 9:55 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Upgraded to 18, cant get bluetooth to work
Replies: 10
Views: 1593

Re: Upgraded to 18, cant get bluetooth to work

What packages are installed look in synaptic type bluetooth see what is installed. See if this is package below is installed
If not install it and try again.

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bluez-hcidump
by dave8671
Sun Aug 14, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: HP laserjet CP1025 on Mint 18 installation problem
Replies: 8
Views: 744

Re: HP laserjet CP1025 on Mint 18 installation problem

The installed version of hplip [3.16.3 is above what this printer needs to work according to the links. The fact that this printer has to have the most recent version is odd. It must be cause this is a laser printer not a inkjet which must need extra plugin that is not installed by default. The page...
by dave8671
Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:42 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: HP laserjet CP1025 on Mint 18 installation problem
Replies: 8
Views: 744

Re: HP laserjet CP1025 on Mint 18 installation problem

HPLIP is already installed in mint 18. When I stared using Linux again I tried using hpsetup because I read that on a ubuntu howto and it always states not compatible with my OS. and I never got by printer install till I stopped using it, now I have my printer HP5530 setup now printing and scanning ...
by dave8671
Wed Aug 10, 2016 8:16 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: WD external HD won't automount
Replies: 1
Views: 1052

Re: WD external HD won't automount

Hi I am no expert but have you tried gparted to look at this disk see if this app can read it? what is on this disk anything you really need? look in synaptic for gparted. see if it can see all the partitions on this disk. This for example is your primary HDD Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 by...
by dave8671
Wed Aug 10, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Update Installer hangs pc, must re-boot
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Re: Update Installer hangs pc, must re-boot

Try opening synaptic and click the refresh than mark all updates. Might need to check your repositories see if they are loading.
by dave8671
Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:40 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic messages after removing or installing software
Replies: 4
Views: 3614

Re: Synaptic messages after removing or installing software

This seems to be a bug from reading lauchpad has posts like this.

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+sour ... ug/1570141

All the operations I have done succeed none have failed. I only get them though synaptic not if i use the cl.
by dave8671
Tue Aug 09, 2016 7:54 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: How to install wireless printer - Mint 18??
Replies: 11
Views: 14567

Re: How to install wireless printer - Mint 18??

This might help https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/1538 Basicly you need to setup the printer wirelessly not connected by usb.. In the add printer window click add than click network printer the setup should scan for network printers and install a driver. If the about driver is not instal...
by dave8671
Tue Aug 09, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic messages after removing or installing software
Replies: 4
Views: 3614

Re: Synaptic messages after removing or installing software

Hmm I am using the account I created when i installed the OS. I have been clicking on synaptic and seach for software installing it. Since I am confused how should I be using synaptic? Created another account?
by dave8671
Tue Aug 09, 2016 11:50 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Synaptic messages after removing or installing software
Replies: 4
Views: 3614

Synaptic messages after removing or installing software

I been getting these messages when I install or remove software, though not always. I was wondering what this means? Removing simple scan W: Can't drop privileges for downloading as file '/root/.synaptic/tmp//tmp_sh' couldn't be accessed by user '_apt'. - pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied) Inst...
by dave8671
Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux doesn't go to sleep when closing screen. [Solved]
Replies: 6
Views: 2549

Re: Linux doesn't go to sleep when closing screen. [Solved]

I am not ready to test macbook yet. Once I do I will update. I really did not have a problem I had a inquiry. I will have to test anyway this macbook pro is not going to be able to use the new macOS in the fall. though I will use a new post since this one is solved.

thanks
by dave8671
Tue Aug 02, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: posting hardware compatibility
Replies: 3
Views: 1120

Re: posting hardware compatibility

Thanks that will help. My desktop build was a former win7 WMC four years ago. I decided to test it with linux. So far Mint 18 has found all the hardware. Even my old Trendnet 802.11 G PCI adopter installed the driver on install. This card has been a work horse been in 3 builds still ticking.
by dave8671
Mon Aug 01, 2016 12:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux doesn't go to sleep when closing screen. [Solved]
Replies: 6
Views: 2549

Re: Linux doesn't go to sleep when closing screen.

Hi RyDale I have a macbook pro mid 2009 5.5. I did read this tutorial below. I am not ready yet to install linux on my mac as yet. I am interested on what you needed to configure after installation comparing the guide below. what works and what does not. Thanks Dave https://community.linuxmint.com/t...
by dave8671
Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: posting hardware compatibility
Replies: 3
Views: 1120

posting hardware compatibility

Where is it the best place to add this information?
by dave8671
Fri Jul 29, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Mint 18 - Avidemux and Virtualbox
Replies: 9
Views: 12055

Re: Mint 18 - Avidemux and Virtualbox

Avidemux right now though it does not work on mint 18. For what I use avidemux for You will have to
install kdenlive to get the same editing tools though much different interface. I have kdenlive installed on mint 18 and I can after a manual read edit files and transcode mp4 files.
by dave8671
Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:38 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HP Deskjet
Replies: 3
Views: 320

Re: HP Deskjet

HP envy 5530 Installs without issue with the default hplip on mint 17.3 and mint 18. Install xsane to scan wirelessly. the key for this print to be detected by xsane is the IP address picked. In printer setup when scanning for network printers. click the advanced arrow wait till the system scans the...
by dave8671
Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Avidemux won't open
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Re: Avidemux won't open

I have it on mint 17.3 but playing a HD video the audio is very choppy. But it will transcode just not play the sound great. I thought maybe a plugin would fix this not tried as yet. From what I have read on the various web searches which suggest there are backends that have no maintainer or broken ...
by dave8671
Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Avidemux won't open
Replies: 4
Views: 568

Avidemux won't open

[ split from https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=222783 by admin ] Hello all I am running mint 18 and I was looking for this program I use it on windows. Since I am in the process of leaving windows, I used the ppa from above link and tried to install avidemux and it does not want to lo...

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