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by Lord Boltar
Mon Jun 03, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linx Mint 19.1 Nvidia failed then found a solution installation notes.
Replies: 1
Views: 116

Re: Linx Mint 19.1 Nvidia failed then found a solution installation notes.

To add the Proprietary GPU Drivers PPA in Ubuntu or Linux Mint and update the software sources, use the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt update Close terminal then open All - then Driver Manager and install latest nvidia drivers which should be 430 hope t...
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Internet speed / System monitor discrepancy
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Internet speed / System monitor discrepancy

MBps and Mbps Mib - may sound like the same thing, but there is a huge difference in speed between them. This terminology confuses a lot of people simply because the only visible difference between both words is just that one B is capitalized and the other b is not capitalized. First things first – ...
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Latest version of Boot-Repair Live CD
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: Latest version of Boot-Repair Live CD

You have to create the Live USB first then add the PPA to the live USB you can use usb-creator-gtk from the synaptic package manager to create a live USB from an image once the USB has been created boot with that - once booted then add the PPA to the live usb and install boot repair to it. Be advise...
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Persistent Error warning from Update Manager
Replies: 11
Views: 399

Re: Persistent Error warning from Update Manager

That's really strange I can get to the website just fine - do you have 32bit architecture enabled - do you have Winetricks installed? I believe StudioTax is a 32Bit program and will not run in WINE 64 you have to install the 32Bit. StudioTax is closed source, and running it requires closed-source li...
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: VPN Issue: Can't Flush iptables - Permission Denied (you must be root)
Replies: 10
Views: 492

Re: VPN Issue: Can't Flush iptables - Permission Denied (you must be root)

have you tried putting pkexec at the start of your script? example Exec=sh -c "pkexec --user root script_that_needs_root.sh" Thanks ...not sure if I'm doing this correctly - get an error: $ pkexec /usr/local/bin iptables-flush Error executing command as another user: Request dismissed Try Exec=sh -...
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: acer nitro 5 suspend not working properly
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Re: acer nitro 5 suspend not working properly

you can turn off your nitro 5 in the bios then put the modified string back to original and see if that helps - other then that I have no more ideas - some Acer models do not play well with linux
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: acer nitro 5 suspend not working properly
Replies: 5
Views: 166

Re: acer nitro 5 suspend not working properly

pci=noacpi which stands for No Advanced Configuration and Power Interface which might be the reason why sleep doesn't work properly, - Have you check to see if there is a BIOS update?
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Latest version of Boot-Repair Live CD
Replies: 4
Views: 185

Re: Latest version of Boot-Repair Live CD

How To Install And Use Boot Repair Tool In Linux ​You will need a live bootable USB drive or DVD of your installed OS, so at least you can install the application and use it. Boot into your OS and open terminal and enter the following commands - sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair ...
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Strange problems playing audio CDs.
Replies: 1
Views: 91

Re: Strange problems playing audio CDs.

the last couple of upgrades to VLC seems a bit glitchy to me and I have since moved to SMPlayer might want to give it a try and see if it helps
by Lord Boltar
Sun Jun 02, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: kernel update problems - due to sophos antivirus
Replies: 10
Views: 507

Re: kernel update problems

if you are not running an antivirus you can also try this will remove bad or corrupted DEB files in archives could be a bad file in there causing your issue

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sudo rm -v /var/cache/apt/archives/*.deb
by Lord Boltar
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED>Persistent Error warning from Update Manager
Replies: 11
Views: 399

Re: Persistent Error warning from Update Manager

You might want to have a look here to get your StudioTax working

http://pnijjar.freeshell.org/2018/studiotax/
by Lord Boltar
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Eclipse won't start, pops error message
Replies: 3
Views: 153

Re: Eclipse won't start, pops error message

You might want to have a look here

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/341 ... ipsestarte

you may need to install Java to get it to work - in synaptic package manager search for openjdk-8-jdk and openjdk-8-jre
by Lord Boltar
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] HP Notebook 15-db0030 and internet
Replies: 4
Views: 223

Re: HP Notebook 15-db0030 and internet

Need some spec on your machine post back from

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inxi -Fx
by Lord Boltar
Sat Jun 01, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: kernel update problems - due to sophos antivirus
Replies: 10
Views: 507

Re: kernel update problems

I would do as WharfRat suggest first then we can update your Grahics Driver you can also try this will remove bad or corrupted DEB files in archives could be a bad file in there causing your issue sudo rm -v /var/cache/apt/archives/*.deb On to your graphics I am seeing this Graphics: Device-1: Intel...
by Lord Boltar
Fri May 31, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: kernel update problems - due to sophos antivirus
Replies: 10
Views: 507

Re: kernel update problems

can you post back from

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inxi -Fx
may need to update your graphics driver first then the kernel
by Lord Boltar
Fri May 31, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Linux Mint network configuration
Replies: 2
Views: 94

Re: [SOLVED] Linux Mint network configuration

Can you use the terminal and see if ping works - ping www.google.com
by Lord Boltar
Fri May 31, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Thunderbird 60.7 ( SOLVED )
Replies: 6
Views: 276

Re: Thunderbird 60.7

You can set it up and upgrade Thunderbird and Firefox with these commands:

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sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa

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sudo apt-get update

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sudo apt-get upgrade
by Lord Boltar
Fri May 31, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Copying files to an MTP device in the terminal
Replies: 2
Views: 260

Re: Copying files to an MTP device in the terminal

Since it is and Android make sure you have the following files installed - open your Synaptic Package Manager and search for go-mtpfs and jmtpfs if it is not installed install them Now plug in your Android device using USB cable From the Drop down menu on your Android device select "Conneted to USB ...
by Lord Boltar
Fri May 31, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: [SOLVED] Weird NTFS Message
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: Weird NTFS Message

looks like it is looking for NTFS-3G check the synaptic package manager and make sure it is installed - in the search block just type in ntfs-3g

Hope this helps
by Lord Boltar
Fri May 31, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]: kernel update problems - due to sophos antivirus
Replies: 10
Views: 507

Re: kernel update problems

Looks like you cleaned it correctly from what I can tell - did you reboot after cleaning? which you probably do not need to do but it won't hurt and instead of running sudo apt-get install -f - I do not think the -f command will work since you cleaned the broken packages prior there is nothing for i...

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