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by brvcf
Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: suspicious bug report response email
Replies: 3
Views: 1311

Re: suspicious bug report response email

I don't remember doing a search rather than going through linuxmint.com, but that's what must have happened. I caution people against searching for support contacts all the time. This time I apparently got to a legitimate site for another product, but wha usually happns is someone searchs for help w...
by brvcf
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Manufacturer affirms that cannot release Linux driver due to copyright. How is that possible?
Replies: 15
Views: 4222

Re: [SOLVED] Manufacturer affirms that cannot release Linux driver due to copyright. How is that possible?

So what if they don't want to provide open source drivers? They could still provide proprietary drivers that a user can download and install. Not all software for Linux has to be free open source and available in some FOSS repository. The end user has a choice as to whether to install non-open sourc...
by brvcf
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: suspicious bug report response email
Replies: 3
Views: 1311

suspicious bug report response email

So I submitted a bug report to what I though was the official channel. (don't ask me the details because I don't remember but I think I just followed the links on linuxmint.com until I got to a page where I could submit. Here's the reply I got: From: noreply@salesforce.com [mailto:noreply@salesforce...
by brvcf
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:28 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Auto-login one user on Mint 18.2 XFCE - lightdm prob?
Replies: 5
Views: 4072

Re: Auto-login one user on Mint 18.2 XFCE - lightdm prob?

??? There is no such file /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf on my system
by brvcf
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: What is Live 18.2 DVD screensaver password.
Replies: 6
Views: 507

Re: What is Live 18.2 DVD screensaver password.

does not work, at least not reliably. if I futz around enough maybe I can get it to unlock. Last time I got it to work I used the on-screen keyboard. this makes no sense because I can see that I've typed "mint" for the user, and I know I just pressed return for the password. and since the ...
by brvcf
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: What is Live 18.2 DVD screensaver password.
Replies: 6
Views: 507

What is Live 18.2 DVD screensaver password.

18.2 XFCE 32 bit live DVD If screensaver activates it asks for username and password. Other posts say user is mint and password is blank I have tried all kinds of combinations, none work. can't recall but pretty sure same problem on 64 bit as well yes I have checked sha256 sum of iso files this same...

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