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by Joe2Shoe
Fri Nov 03, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] Not printing in 18.02
Replies: 32
Views: 3935

Re: Not printing in 18.02

Try this HP Printer Installation Tutorial.
HP printers (Laserjet and Deskjet): how to install them in Linux Mint and Ubuntu

https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/14
by Joe2Shoe
Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Lock after waking up from suspend with "rtc_cmos" message
Replies: 5
Views: 2966

Re: Lock after waking up from suspend with "rtc_cmos" message

RTC is the Real Time Clock or the CMOS battery, whick store the hardware settings via the BIOS chip. The RTC/CMOS battery only lasts about 3-5 years. Some are rechargeable, most are not. Most laptops/desktops use a CR2032 3volt "nickel" battery, often wrapped in plastic coating with a red ...
by Joe2Shoe
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] Not printing in 18.02
Replies: 32
Views: 3935

Re: Not printing in 18.02

In Software Manager, is the HP Printer Postscript drivers installed?
Printer-driver-postscript-hp
If so, it will have a green check on the icon.

If not, install it via Software Manager
OR
via the Terminal:
sudo apt-get install printer-driver-postscript-hp
by Joe2Shoe
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: [SOLVED] Not printing in 18.02
Replies: 32
Views: 3935

Re: Not printing in 18.02

Installing CUPS:
sudo apt-get install cups-pdf

When you try to print a document and the Print window appears, are you selecting the correct printer (ex. HP)?
by Joe2Shoe
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Long Live Linux
Replies: 9
Views: 781

Re: Long Live Linux

Thanks everyone, for the welcomes. Yep, Linux has come a long, long way, and with so many Linux OS Distros, the choice is sometimes overwhelming to newbies. But, Linux Mint is by far the most user-friendly with all the features I like. It does everything that Windows does, even more, and even better...
by Joe2Shoe
Tue Oct 31, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Long Live Linux
Replies: 9
Views: 781

Re: Long Live Linux

https://www.dropbox.com/s/r2eb2u0p0j96xex/Insp_1501_4.13.0-16-generic.png?dl=0 10 year old Dell Inspiron 1501 running LM18.2 Cinnamon Sonya 64-bit 4.13.0.16-generic. https://www.dropbox.com/s/40rh1h34dxd11f6/Lat_D620_4.11.0-14-generic.png?dl=0 10 year old Dell Latitude D620 running LM18.2 Cinnamon ...
by Joe2Shoe
Tue Oct 24, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Long Live Linux
Replies: 9
Views: 781

Re: Long Live Linux

Linux does get virii, as you have experienced. SOPHOS AntiVirus CLI for Linux is free. No file transfer here.
Thanks for the reply.
by Joe2Shoe
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Long Live Linux
Replies: 9
Views: 781

Long Live Linux

I have been using PCs before Win95, before Win3.1, back in the Terminal days. I used to program in Fortran, Cobol, Basic and RPG(?)...haaaaaaaa, it's been quite a while since then, too many bridges crossed & corners turned. I have found that Linux Mint Cinnamon 64-bit works for me. I have 4 Dell...
by Joe2Shoe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LiveCD - Trying to get Wifi on a Dell latitude D620
Replies: 5
Views: 1665

Re: LiveCD - Trying to get Wifi on a Dell latitude D620

Dell Broadcom BRCM94311 DW-1390 WiFi Adapter Driver Install I have 4 Dell laptops running Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya 64-bit, 2 of them have Broadcom wifi adapters and 2 have IntelPRO/Wireless adapters. I hope this helps anyone using a Broadcom WiFi adapter. The Broadcom drivers must be downloaded for the...

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