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by Lord Boltar
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] How to delete outdated users?
Replies: 2
Views: 103

Re: How to delete outdated users?

If you are signed in as another non-root user with sudo privileges, you can type: where "username" is the name of the account you want to delete sudo deluser username If, instead, you want to delete the user's home directory when the user is deleted, you can issue the following command as root sudo ...
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SD Card mounting issue
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: SD Card mounting issue

If you start up the computer with an SD card inserted

The following rescan will hopefully find the SD card.

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sudo su -l

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echo 1 > /sys/bus/pci/rescan
hope this helps
by Lord Boltar
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SD Card mounting issue
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: SD Card mounting issue

Probably formatted to exfat - open your Synaptic Package Manager and search for exfat - two things should come up one is exfat-fuse and the other is exfat-utils if they are not installed you can right click it and mark for installation once both are marked click the apply button to install - after i...
by Lord Boltar
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: I want to move my USB boot drive among many PCs
Replies: 14
Views: 487

Re: I want to move my USB boot drive among many PCs

There is another option to consider - once you have your current Mint install all upgraded to how you like it - you can use Pinguy Builder to create a new ISO with all the current software and updates you have just done you can get it from the below website - I would also make sure your home folders...
by Lord Boltar
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Best Podcast App?
Replies: 2
Views: 146

Re: Best Podcast App?

Steps to access Android Devices in Buntu based OS FUSE file system for MTP enabled devices mtpfs use your Synaptic Package Manager to get the following files go-mtpfs libmtp9 - most likely installed already jmtpfs Once installed plug in your Android device using USB cable in From the Drop down menu ...
by Lord Boltar
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: WiFi not working after SSD implant on another notebook
Replies: 3
Views: 129

Re: WiFi not working after SSD implant on another notebook

You can also try

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sudo apt-get install firmware-misc-nonfree
by Lord Boltar
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Google services display as mobile version of site
Replies: 1
Views: 60

Re: Google services display as mobile version of site

One possibility is to reduce the zoom level when on Google and see if that works - because it is adjusted based on the zoom level, as part of Firefox's becoming a "DPI-aware" application. 1260 physical monitor pixels will be reported as a lower number if your zoom level is higher than 100%. For exam...
by Lord Boltar
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't update firefox on linux mint 19
Replies: 5
Views: 298

Re: Can't update firefox on linux mint 19

To fix broken Packages sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt autoremove sudo apt clean sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade I also see this E: Impossible d'ouvrir le fichier verrou /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (13: Permission non accordée) E: Impossible de verrouiller le répertoire /var/lib/apt/lists/ Usu...
by Lord Boltar
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: No Option for burn to USB. Need Help. SOLVED
Replies: 35
Views: 771

Re: No Option for burn to USB. Need Help.

If you are using Windows you can also use Rufus which you can get from here

https://rufus.ie/
by Lord Boltar
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: updated Mint version for laptops
Replies: 6
Views: 318

Re: updated version for lap tops

What are the Specs of your laptop?
by Lord Boltar
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: usb modem - internet connection cut off by mode switch
Replies: 29
Views: 782

Re: usb modem - internet connection cut off by mode switch

do you have an '/etc/ppp/pap-secrets' file? I found that pppd would die unexpectedly (code 16 in fact) if that file is not present when running kppp; if you are not using pppd proper, that file can be blank, but it must be present (and only root-readable). Do 'touch /etc/ppp/pap-secrets; chmod 600 /...
by Lord Boltar
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: I want to move my USB boot drive among many PCs
Replies: 14
Views: 487

Re: I want to move my USB boot drive among many PCs

Larry78723 wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:28 pm
Lord Boltar, I believe he's looking to boot and run 19.1 Cinnamon from a persistent flash drive, not just install from it.
Yep you are correct - my bad - I did post about MKUSB later
by Lord Boltar
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: I want to move my USB boot drive among many PCs
Replies: 14
Views: 487

Re: I want to move my USB boot drive among many PCs

(Edited for clarification, no changes in the request. - Mike) Hi Clem and All: Subject says most of what I'm asking for. I want it all. I want a USB transportable, up-gradable Linux Mint Cinnamon on a USB drive I can use (not install) on all of my machines. One USB drive production usable carried f...
by Lord Boltar
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:43 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: [SOLVED] VPN PPTP
Replies: 2
Views: 215

Re: VPN PPTP

PPTP PassThrough should work after adding to /etc/sysctl.conf

net.netfilter.nf_conntrack_helper = 1

and then by adding the module with:

modprobe ip_nat_pptp
by Lord Boltar
Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: I want to move my USB boot drive among many PCs
Replies: 14
Views: 487

Re: I want to move my USB boot drive among many PCs

Once you make a 64bit Live/Install USB Thumb Drive it will stay that way until you reformat it, no matter how many machines you install it to - the machine has to be 64 bit compatible is all

Hope this helps

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