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by Lord Boltar
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Cannot mount DVD drive [Solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 134

Re: Cannot mount DVD drive

Generally you do not have to change the order in your bios to boot - tap the F12 key on startup the menu should popup and just select the drive you want to boot - that is if your bios is capable of it. Most newer ones are. These are media DVDs or data DVDs? You typically don't mount media DVDs that ...
by Lord Boltar
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Videolan display size doesn't scale in lm19
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: Videolan display size doesn't scale in lm19

VLC issue had the same problem in VLC go to tools preferences and uncheck resize interface to video size and save the configuration, now resize VLC to the size you want. It will stay that size and use the maximize button to watch video.
by Lord Boltar
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Welcome Update Manager
Replies: 2
Views: 113

Re: Welcome Update Manager

Open your Synaptic Package Manager then go to Settings then Repositories then Other Software to see if the cdrom has a check-mark in it if it does uncheck it should work

Hope this helps
by Lord Boltar
Tue Jul 31, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: fingerprint logon
Replies: 7
Views: 17766

Re: fingerprint logon

Try Fingerprint GUI sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fingerprint/fingerprint-gui sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install libbsapi policykit-1-fingerprint-gui fingerprint-gui Also have a look here https://mintguide.org/tools/257-fingerprint-gui-authorization-using-fingerprint-scanner-on-linux-mint.html
by Lord Boltar
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Need help installing a package with .tar extention
Replies: 5
Views: 179

Re: Need help installing a package with .tar extention

A tar file is similar to a zip archive you have to extract the contents and either you have to build the contents using build essential or cmake also look to see if it has an install.sh file or a deb file once extracted - it would help if you give the name of the tar file
by Lord Boltar
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Professional Users on Mint?
Replies: 14
Views: 595

Re: Professional Users on Mint?

"The mouse in is unresponsive many times and clicking on icons suffers delays almost always." this could be a graphic card issue are you using nVidia Card by chance? If so do the following open terminal and copy paste the below sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa then push enter and sel...
by Lord Boltar
Mon Jul 30, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Three Second Hitch
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Re: Three Second Hitch

You could run

sudo apt update

the run

sudo apt upgrade

to see if there is an update for Cinnamon
by Lord Boltar
Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Evolution, failure to open contacts: birthdays, etc
Replies: 1
Views: 47

Re: Evolution, failure to open contacts: birthdays, etc

As with IMAP mails are stored centrally on the server, you can see all mails from all IMAP clients. You can automatically store sent mails to a "Sent" folder (instead of only send them and not storing them), which is configured on a per-client basis. I cannot tell for your desktop clients how to do ...
by Lord Boltar
Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Add screen resolution 1920x1080 permanently
Replies: 13
Views: 26148

Re: Add screen resolution 1920x1080 permanently

First you want to run the CVT Tool In terminal type in cvt 1920 1080 or whatever resolution you desire You should see an output similar to this 1920x1080 59.96 Hz (CVT 2.07M9) hsync: 67.16 kHz; pclk: 173.00 MHz Modeline "1920x1080_60.00" 173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync +vsync N...
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound-solved
Replies: 15
Views: 793

Re: Handbrake doesn't convert MOV files with sound-solved

Another option you could try is OpenShot Video Editor
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jul 29, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Three Second Hitch
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Re: Three Second Hitch

Try to update your nVidia Drivers nVidia Drivers open terminal and copy paste the below sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa then push enter and select yes to add sudo apt-get update then push enter wait for it to update then close the terminal Then go to your Driver Manager and update t...
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Waterfox not opening maximized
Replies: 13
Views: 438

Re: Waterfox not opening maximized

If the above did not work for you - you might want to look here

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Toolbar_custo ... on_startup

Hope this helps
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Waterfox not opening maximized
Replies: 13
Views: 438

Re: Waterfox not opening maximized

Another way is when you get it maximized hold down the left Ctrl key then File and quit - Also found all my xulstore.json files had to put sudo in front of the file search command access was denied - Duh :oops:
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Waterfox not opening maximized
Replies: 13
Views: 438

Re: Waterfox not opening maximized

Strange I do not have a profile folder in Waterfox only a profile.ini file - a search on my laptop only shows the xulstore.json in TOR and nowhere else
by Lord Boltar
Fri Jul 27, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Netbook screen resolution too low for Mint
Replies: 14
Views: 2401

Re: Netbook screen resolution too low for Mint?

Now to set the resolution 1280x800 or whatever resolution you desire on , I would execute the following First you want to run the CVT Tool In terminal type in cvt 1280x800 or whatever resolution you desire You should see an output similar to this # 1280x800 59.81 Hz (CVT 1.02MA) hsync: 49.70 kHz; pc...
by Lord Boltar
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Waterfox not opening maximized
Replies: 13
Views: 438

Re: Waterfox not opening maximized

xulstore.json is associated with TOR Browser not Waterfox this file does not exist for Waterfox I also been using Waterfox for a long time I have never had to create a shortcut it is in the Internet section by default if you use the PPA. Did you download from the Waterfox site or use a PPA to instal...

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