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by DAMIEN1307
Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: have an interesting situation here
Replies: 5
Views: 563

have an interesting situation here

hi guys ...hope you can add to my knowledge base here...checked my NAT firewall/router activity and found the following "SYN with Data from IP 210.44.14.14 port 51927 to IP 69.128.xxx.xxx port 1433 dr"...this has been found in the firewall section of my router firewall as being blocked 2 t...
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Oct 27, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Skype Installation (latest version)
Replies: 14
Views: 767

Re: Skype Installation (latest version)

hi cozski...i would wait for more replies just to see if someone else has better info then i have at this moment or maybe a work around...64 bit will not work on a 32 bit system...other then that, all i could say is that 32 bit is on its way out and 64 bit has been around now for about 10 or 12 yrs ...
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Skype Installation (latest version)
Replies: 14
Views: 767

Re: Skype Installation (latest version)

cead mile failte, cozki...greetings from new mexico usa via way of south boston, my home town...to my knowledge, in july 2017 when newest version of skype for linux was released it was only for 64 bit systems with only POSSIBLE future support for 32 bit...their resoning was that 32 bit systems are g...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Oct 26, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: flatpack, snap, appimage etc
Replies: 10
Views: 1452

Re: flatpack, snap, appimage etc

ok...so is it possible then, that since it has all its own dependencies pre-packaged within the download, that there is a possibility of malicious dependencies that could also find its way into the package container as well, thus compromising the package and becoming a security risk in its own rite,...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: flatpack, snap, appimage etc
Replies: 10
Views: 1452

Re: flatpack, snap, appimage etc

hi moem...i did read clems blog as well as quite a few more in other ubuntu based forums etc...flatpack does seem more skewed towards Monodevelop though...if i didnt know any better id swear it was moving towards the direction of Microsofts binary executable installer model where people will be temp...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: flatpack, snap, appimage etc
Replies: 10
Views: 1452

flatpack, snap, appimage etc

OKaaaay...i realise im probably throwing a live grenade here but lets go...lets see if i really understand this as i ought...flatpack, snap, appimage, etc and all of its ilk are basically designed to enable those using MONO and hence wine and play on linux on there computers so they can have an easy...
by DAMIEN1307
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: what are the packages safely deleted to produce a minimum linux mint os for scientific work only?
Replies: 10
Views: 544

Re: what are the packages safely deleted to produce a minimum linux mint os for scientific work only?

bsmile...i have no idea how much slimmer you think you can take LM18.2...5.2 gigs? that is exactly what i have right now on this system...i store everything on USB drives and there is zero as in absolutely nothing more than the bare bones operating system on my main computer...considering that micro...
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: am i being way too redundant?
Replies: 18
Views: 1503

Re: am i being way too redundant?

just ran panoptical on slimjet browser w/ startpage search engine etc.i have of course fine tuned them to allow nothing including no 3rd party cookies, session cookies only etc. etc. panopticlick reports strong protection with no canvasing detected which i know is almost impossible to fully stop und...
by DAMIEN1307
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: what are the packages safely deleted to produce a minimum linux mint os for scientific work only?
Replies: 10
Views: 544

Re: what are the packages safely deleted to produce a minimum linux mint os for scientific work only?

hi bsmile...here is a list of what i have no use for myself...the choice is yours of course...just copy and then paste the sudo commands into the terminal command if you decide these following are not necessary for your purposes...DAMIEN Purge Indexing sudo apt-get purge apt-xapian-index Purge Thund...
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:02 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: am i being way too redundant?
Replies: 18
Views: 1503

Re: am i being way too redundant?

waarom dank je moem...ik vind je houding ook leuk...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Oct 22, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: am i being way too redundant?
Replies: 18
Views: 1503

Re: am i being way too redundant?

hi moem...its always a pleasure to hear from you...i kinda thought this was the case with renes' comment but was really trying to give him the benefit of the doubt...in latin we would just say...non illegitimus carborundum est...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: am i being way too redundant?
Replies: 18
Views: 1503

Re: am i being way too redundant?

hi catweazel...thank you for your response on this...i kind of figured that what one might not cover, another one would...DAMIEN

this was renes' response "yes. http://www.worldometers.info/world-population/"
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: am i being way too redundant?
Replies: 18
Views: 1503

Re: am i being way too redundant?

i dont get it rene...what does world population stats etc. have to do with my question lol?...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: am i being way too redundant?
Replies: 18
Views: 1503

am i being way too redundant?

im wondering to myself and now put it out to the community if I, as well as others are being way too redundant in the use of similar possibly overlapping extentions on our web browsers...in my case im using ublock origin with its ublock origin extra...privacy badger...disconnect...disconnect for fac...
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Oct 13, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Searching for ways to speed up slow system
Replies: 19
Views: 5209

Re: Searching for ways to speed up slow system

hi freedomtruth...i use slimjet browser with startpage as the search engine on 1 gig ram, 1.66 ghz atom processor experimental machine and works great...chose the .deb package under ubuntu/debian versions, either 32 bit or 64 bit depending on your system https://www.slimjet.com/en/dlpage.php ...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Computer beeps when started
Replies: 11
Views: 741

Re: Computer beeps when started

hi PoetApe...One beep is usually just at the end of computer self testing on boot or reboot and usually just means "all systems clear"...when there are a series of beeps then there is a problem...DAMIEN
by DAMIEN1307
Sun Oct 08, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Linux is secure…right?
Replies: 51
Views: 5225

Re: Linux is secure…right?

did anyone take note that trendmicro is talking about LINUX SERVERS here?...linux servers in major corporations and their web servers DO use some forms of anti-malware security mostly because though they may be MOSTLY immune to infection problems themselves, they serve up info to non-linux systems t...
by DAMIEN1307
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Chromium/Flash updating problem
Replies: 19
Views: 736

Re: Chromium/Flash updating problem

hi melissa...i agree with administrollaattori...peppermint linux is the way to go with low powered system...my test netbook is a 10 yr old EEE PC from asus and similar specs to yours with 1.66 ghz atom processor, 160 gig HD and only 1 gig of ram...i installed peppermint 8 on it since its the newest ...
by DAMIEN1307
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Security updates on linux mint.
Replies: 26
Views: 4445

Re: Security updates on linux mint.

hi revian, hi folks...pjotr has made a resonable request and answer to him IS applicable to this threat...pjotr is one of the best sources of newbie info through his easy linux site as well as his help here in the forums...i should state that there was only one "tweak" i tried that didnt w...
by DAMIEN1307
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Firefox 57...Quantum
Replies: 60
Views: 5865

Firefox 57...Quantum

hi folks...as some of you know already in replies to other posts i have made on the forums, i have always replied to users of firefox browser that complain of slowness that i have also experienced the same on many new installs i do for others and just simply replace it with Slimjet browser using Sta...

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