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by tenfoot
Sun Aug 12, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from WNY
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: Hello from WNY

I think he means Father in-law.
by tenfoot
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: MessengerPro email client... (SOLVED)
Replies: 0
Views: 55

MessengerPro email client... (SOLVED)

Using LinuxMint v19.0 Mate. My email client of choice is MessengerPro which is a available for RiscOS, Windows, Mac, and Linux. The Linux version is downloaded as a .deb file and is easily installed using gDebi. I have been using this program and its predecessor since 1985, without any problems. How...
by tenfoot
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Slow boot - analysis... (SOLVED)
Replies: 7
Views: 341

Re: Slow boot - analysis...

As far as the video card goes, did you look at the documentation ? No, I hadn't read the documentation. My bad :oops: However, see below. As far as apt-daily.service, according to this site the service shouldn't be run at boot and should be run some time later. Check the first answer for a workarou...
by tenfoot
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Slow boot - analysis... (SOLVED)
Replies: 7
Views: 341

Re: Slow boot - analysis...

Thank you thx-1138 , richyrich and greerd for your prompt replies. thx-1138 39 secs on kernel is...very excessive even on the slowest hardware i can think of - ...you're not by any chance on kernel 4.15.0-24? (if yes, try 4.15.0-29) Active kernel is 4.15.0-29 ...also, is that a clean install or an u...
by tenfoot
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Slow boot - analysis... (SOLVED)
Replies: 7
Views: 341

Slow boot - analysis... (SOLVED)

Using LMv19.0 Mate Was previously using v18.3 Mate and boot times were only seconds. Now boot time is over a minute. I realise that other members have even slower boot times but I would like to know the reason for the change, and I have followed xenopeek's suggesting and used the systemd analyse com...
by tenfoot
Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Finding a PIM
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Re: Finding a PIM

+1 for Osmo. Been using it since I discovered Linux Mint at v3.0 Cassandra.
by tenfoot
Sun Jul 29, 2018 4:00 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] App to print out labels
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: App to print out labels

I'm using Linux Mint v19.1 Mate with a Brother MFC-J5730DW printer. After you have created your label, go to File-Print and select Labels, The window which appears gives you a choice to print the Sheet or Labels. Select Labels and then choose the number of labels you wish to print. In your case you ...
by tenfoot
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Moving and merging unallocated space...(SOLVED)
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Re: Moving and merging unallocated space...

Thank you Joe2Shoe and rule no onna, Did what you suggested and the task is accomp,lished.

The attached screenshot says it all!
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by tenfoot
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Moving and merging unallocated space...(SOLVED)
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Moving and merging unallocated space...(SOLVED)

/device/sda is a SSD of 256GB. As will be seen in the attached image, /device/sda has three partitions. and three unallocated spaces, one below sda1 (58.39Gib), one below swap (3.10GiB) and the last below sda3 (9.77GiB) fParted partitions.png I want to increase the size of sda3 but, at present can o...
by tenfoot
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Best choice for a used/refurbed Linux friendly laptop?
Replies: 10
Views: 355

Re: Best choice for a used/refurbed Linux friendly laptop?

+1 for Thinkpads. Bought an ex-lease T450s several years ago and it hasn't missed a beat!
by tenfoot
Fri Jul 20, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Trisquel to Mint
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Trisquel to Mint

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s. Almost immediately after I hit the button to boot the machine, a message is displayed "To interrupt normal start up press ENTER". Doing so will display several options. Pressing F12 will lead you to a screen which allows you to choose how to boot from a CD or USB driv...
by tenfoot
Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Internet Speed Meter [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 461

Re: Internet Speed Meter

In Mate. Click on the Panel (right mouse button), choose Add to Panel, Select "Network Monitor" and that's it.
by tenfoot
Sun Jun 17, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: On-Line banking
Replies: 11
Views: 509

Re: On-Line banking

Give KMyMoney a try. Just install it from Synaptic.
by tenfoot
Wed May 23, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Desktop Screenshots
Topic: All Desktop Screenshots of 2018
Replies: 95
Views: 15888

Re: All Desktop Screenshots of 2018

My current desktop.
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by tenfoot
Mon May 21, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: China and need to buy new laptop. How to guess which one is Linux friendly?
Replies: 28
Views: 848

Re: China and need to buy new laptop. How to guess which one is Linux friendly?

I have Sparky Linux v5.3, Linux Mint v18.3 and Windows 7 installed on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450s. Each of these systems run without any problems.
by tenfoot
Tue May 08, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Problems installing on extended partition...(SOLVED)
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Re: Problems installing on extended partition...

Thank you to all who responded to my request for information. After reading all the suggestions, I decided that, at this stage, I would be most comfortable with extending /dev/sda6 and that the modification should be done through Windows, as it was formatted with the ntfs filing system. So, I booted...
by tenfoot
Sun May 06, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Problems installing on extended partition...(SOLVED)
Replies: 6
Views: 300

Problems installing on extended partition...(SOLVED)

Lenovo Thinkpad T450s. On this computer, Sparky Linux is my default o.s. However, I wish to install LinuxMint v19.0 Mate when it becomes available, using the unallocated space shown in the attached screenshot. However, I get an error message that it is not possible as no more than 4 partitions are a...
by tenfoot
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: 14'' laptop for Linux Mint
Replies: 27
Views: 1640

Re: 14'' laptop for Linux Mint

I'm another user advocating the Lenovo Thinkpad. Been using a T450s i5-5300u with 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM and a display of 1920x1080. It's never missed a beat!

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