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by wutsinterweb
Tue Jul 03, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Samsung ML-2010: Supported on 19.0?
Replies: 1
Views: 129

Samsung ML-2010: Supported on 19.0?

I'm still rocking a Sammy ML-2010 Laser Printer that is totally adequate for me and I wanted to find out, HOW to find out if it is supported by default in Mint 19.0 Cinnamon?
by wutsinterweb
Fri Jun 29, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Monthly News – June 2018
Replies: 12
Views: 1585

Re: Monthly News – June 2018

I cannot express my gratitude for all of you that make this happen nearly adequately. I will donate again as soon as I am able. What, you, Clem and everyone bring to the table with all of this is such a blessing. I will wait to upgrade/update once the instructions for going from 18.3 becomes availab...
by wutsinterweb
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]

I overlooked it because I forgot it wanted the password. Thank you for the help that fixed things once I realized.
by wutsinterweb
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]

[solved this, sort of, read ahead here] I was right to suspect that having the UEFI in my computer set to "Secure Boot" even with the install option of LM 19.0 enabled could have to do with my problem. When I had tried to install the VB DKMS part, it would ask for the Secure Boot Password, even when...
by wutsinterweb
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

Possible important factor I've realized: When I installed LM 19.0 I manually partitioned and chose the option to allow OS to run with secure boot enabled. Now when I initially used the software manager to install Virtualbox it asked for my secure boot password, and I didn't have one so I entered my ...
by wutsinterweb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

Ok, I will do so and reinstall when post beta is out and do without VB for a while. Thank you for trying so hard and for your dedication.
by wutsinterweb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

lenny@lenny:~$ %CPU COMMAND TIME NI %MEM bash: fg: %CPU: no such job lenny@lenny:~$ 14.7 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -c 06:23:29 0 8.7 14.7: command not found lenny@lenny:~$ 10.5 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox 04:34:55 0 9.1 10.5: command not found lenny@lenny:~$ 4.9 cinnamon --replace 02:08:46 0 4.4 4.9: c...
by wutsinterweb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

lenny@lenny:~$ ps -eo %cpu,command,cputime,nice,%mem --sort=-%cpu|head %CPU COMMAND TIME NI %MEM 14.7 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -c 06:23:29 0 8.7 10.5 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox 04:34:55 0 9.1 4.9 cinnamon --replace 02:08:46 0 4.4 2.9 /usr/lib/firefox/firefox -c 01:15:51 0 4.6 1.4 /usr/lib/xorg/Xorg -...
by wutsinterweb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

running the latter brings no result it goes back to a prompt and the cursor stops flashing.
by wutsinterweb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

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enny@lenny:~$ strace -p $(pidof dkms)
strace: option requires an argument -- 'p'
Try 'strace -h' for more information.
lenny@lenny:~$ 
by wutsinterweb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

CTRL-C didn't seem to work, I think I had to literally hard shut the terminal itself. I will try that, however, thank you.
by wutsinterweb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

I tried this, it is stuck as you can see: lenny@lenny:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall virtualbox && sudo apt-get install virtualbox-dkms E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. lenny@lenny:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a Setting up virtualbox...
by wutsinterweb
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

I ran the first two lines successfully, then tried running the 3rd line with this result: lenny@lenny:~$ sudo apt-get install --reinstall virtualbox && sudo apt-get install virtualbox-dkms E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. lenny@lenny:~$
by wutsinterweb
Sun Jun 17, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

Yes, as I posted above, it gets stuck in the process.

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lenny@lenny:~$ dkms --version
dkms: 2.2.1.0
lenny@lenny:~$ 
by wutsinterweb
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

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lenny@lenny:~$ sudo apt-get purge virtualbox-guest-dkms && sudo apt-get install virtualbox-dkms
[sudo] password for lenny: 
E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem. 
lenny@lenny:~$ 

which I tried to do and it hangs, as per posts above.
by wutsinterweb
Sun Jun 17, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

Mint running in laptop bare metal and trying to run a VB of Windows 10, throwing up the errors. Desktop: Cinnamon 3.8.4 Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara lenny@lenny:~$ apt search virtualbox|grep ^i i A virtualbox - x86 virtualization solution - base binarie i virtualbox-ext-pack - extra capabilities for V...
by wutsinterweb
Sat Jun 16, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

No, I did do that, after making a mistake with s, I did it with S, please look again.
by wutsinterweb
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

lenny@lenny:~$ dkms status bcmwl, 6.30.223.271+bdcom, 4.15.0-20-generic, x86_64: installed bcmwl, 6.30.223.271+bdcom, 4.15.0-23-generic, x86_64: installed virtualbox, 5.2.10, 4.15.0-23-generic, x86_64: built virtualbox-guest, 5.2.10, 4.15.0-23-generic, x86_64: installed (original_module exists) len...
by wutsinterweb
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms

Left the terminal going all night and this morning it's still stuck at that same spot.
by wutsinterweb
Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2582

troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]

I have solved (sort of) the problem, see my submission later in this thread. My terminal seems stuck at this after running a purge: lenny@lenny:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a Setting up virtualbox-dkms (5.2.10-dfsg-6) ... Removing old virtualbox-5.2.10 DKMS files... -------- Uninstall Beginning -------...

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