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by grumpy_geek
Tue Feb 14, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Increasing size of drive - Solved.
Replies: 16
Views: 533

Re: Increasing size of drive

mstracyfromnc wrote:So what am I doing that these isos are not working?
How to set up GParted Live on a USB flash drive using either Windoze or Linux
by grumpy_geek
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:45 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Windows 7 HDD failing backup
Replies: 5
Views: 315

Re: Windows 7 HDD failing backup

Is there a better tool for inspecting this HDD? Probably (available from your Linux system's repositories): http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk . I've attempted drag-and-drop (in Nemo) I'd rather cp -v those files from within a terminal (if only to get more details about what's going on).
by grumpy_geek
Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SD Card Reader not mounting properly
Replies: 3
Views: 1081

Re: SD Card Reader not mounting properly

If I insert an SD card in the SD Card reader of my Asus UX32VD Zenbook, it won't mount. BUT, if I plug my Seagate Portable Drive via USB, and while that is connected, thenI insert the SD card in the SD card reader, it will mount and run properly. Did you try all of this with a terminal showing the ...
by grumpy_geek
Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Resolved] screensaver with static image
Replies: 7
Views: 978

Re: screensaver with static image

What I want to achieve is using a screenshot of my desktop when empty. Then having the image stay static. As silly as worth a try 8) How about selecting glslideshow as (single) screen saver, then adapting /home/[user]/.xscreensaver , in particular changing glslideshow -root to something along the l...
by grumpy_geek
Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Downloading and Using software designed for "linux"
Replies: 13
Views: 1119

Re: Downloading and Using software designed for "linux"

DavidDavid wrote: https://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/linux/
This shows its supported for "other systems" [...]
Actually, it's the Debian / Ubuntu package you're looking for :wink:

Following TeamViewer's own install instructions worked for me.
by grumpy_geek
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Resolved] screensaver with static image
Replies: 7
Views: 978

Re: screensaver with static image

GranPaSmurf wrote:How can I set my screensaver to use only one of my own images?
Did you try putting a single image into a separate folder, then pointing xscreensaver to that (Advanced > Image Manipulation > Random Image > [folder]) ...?
by grumpy_geek
Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: OpenOffice statt LibreOffice?
Replies: 6
Views: 1360

Re: OpenOffice statt LibreOffice?

ich würde lieber lieber OpenOffice statt LibreOffice nutzen Tu' ich auch 8) die "Rückstellung" sollte eine Sache von Minuten sein: 0. LibreOffice entsorgen (der Ordnung halber): # testen (!) sudo apt-get --simulate purge libreoffice* # ausführen sudo apt-get purge libreoffice* 1. OpenOffice (DEB, d...
by grumpy_geek
Tue Feb 07, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: manual mounting works ok, via fstab doesn't
Replies: 6
Views: 531

Re: manual mounting works ok, via fstab doesn't

Thomsterdam wrote:

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192.168.178.23:/home/thomsterdam /home/thomsterdam/Thomsterdam01/ nfs _netdev,auto 0 0
I'd run with a slightly different set of options...

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192.168.178.23:/home/thomsterdam /home/thomsterdam/Thomsterdam01/ nfs defaults,_netdev 0 0
by grumpy_geek
Mon Feb 06, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: apt-get reports "write error"
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Re: apt-get reports "write error"

the df command shows that none of my filesystems are totally full And still, your system feels stuffed, as indicated by its emergency mount of an «overflow» [sic] file system: Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on overflow 1024 884 140 87% /tmp Did you apt-get clean </var/cache/apt/ar...
by grumpy_geek
Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How can I detect and possibly remove bootkits and other malicious software on linux
Replies: 4
Views: 1155

Re: How can I detect and possibly remove bootkits and other malicious software on linux

/usr/share/mime/mime.cache PUA.Win.Exploit.CVE_2012_0110-1 Probably a false positive . /usr/lib/libreoffice/share/basic/Gimmicks/ReadDir.xba PUA.Doc.Tool.LibreOfficeMacro-2 /usr/lib/libreoffice/share/basic/Template/Autotext.xba PUA.Doc.Tool.LibreOfficeMacro-2 /usr/lib/libreoffice/share/basic/Depot/...
by grumpy_geek
Sat Feb 04, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Compiling from tarball help
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: Compiling from tarball help

Tarballs are alsa-lib-1.1.3.tar.bz2 and alsa-plugins-1.1.1.tar.bz2 from alsa-project.org The tarball alsa-lib-1.1.3.tar.bz2 contains a file labeled INSTALL , starting with: For installation [from tarball] you can use these commands: ./configure make install Cf.: "How do I install the ALSA driver fr...
by grumpy_geek
Fri Feb 03, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Scripts & Bash
Topic: Security: Writing "shutdown" into sudoers file
Replies: 11
Views: 1010

Re: Security: Writing "shutdown" into sudoers file

Apache wrote:In Gnome-Terminal it seems to save/remember the "sudo"-pw, but for how long? If I want to run the long-time-command without sudo, but the shutdown command needs sudo, what should I do?
How about making the sudo session last longer (- not sure this works in Mint, though).
by grumpy_geek
Fri Feb 03, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: [erledigt] Linux Mint und Schulbetrieb
Replies: 6
Views: 1229

Re: Linux Mint und Schulbetrieb

Lazman wrote:Gibt es ein Linux das dafür besser geeignet ist
Möglicherweise: Edubuntu

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