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by snowflake
Sun Sep 30, 2018 3:48 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Japanese entry keyboard
Replies: 11
Views: 414

Re: Japanese entry keyboard

Hi I assume you have already installed Japanese language support if not: you can install new language support via Settings=>input method tab=>Language support=> Japanese install All you have to do now is choose Fcitx or iBus (its right there at input method option) & logout re-log, select it in lang...
by snowflake
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: SOLVED downgrade mint from 18.3 to 18.2
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: downgrade mint from 18.3 to 18.2

Hi
in my limited experience, attempting a downgrade will cause more harm than good, sometimes only harm & nothing good, & yeah i think a fresh install is a better solution
I suggest stating the problem that caused you to consider downgrading, maybe its not that bad..
by snowflake
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Install dual bootable Mint on a Win7 computer with no access to BIOS
Replies: 16
Views: 283

Re: Install dual bootable Mint on a Win7 computer with no access to BIOS

Hi Here is a less adventurous solution that worked for me in the past: -start Windows 7, download & install EasyBCD (the Non-commercial version is free, just hit "register" & give them a fake email lol) -launch EasyBCD, go to: "add new entry" tab -select "BIOS Extender" tab ,then hit "Install Plop",...
by snowflake
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What is your favorite internet search engine and why?
Replies: 58
Views: 1851

Re: What is your favorite internet search engine and why?

DAMIEN1307 wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:49 am
also take note that firefox has a new bug that can freeze not just the browser but the entire OS...DAMIEN
Given the alternative, I'll take my Firefox buggy lols
by snowflake
Sun Sep 23, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Which movie about computers is your favorite?
Replies: 11
Views: 404

Re: Which movie about computers is your favorite?

I think Die hard 4 ,& yeah i believe it is about computers, that & blowing s$#* up
Adding "War Games" to my to-watch list
by snowflake
Sat Sep 22, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: desktop launcher problem - Mint 18.3
Replies: 3
Views: 130

Re: destop launcher problem - Mint 18.3

Lets say I have a "snow.exe" app located in "/home/snowflake/snowapp"folder, to make a desktop launcher I..: Right click in the Desktop & "Create a new launcher here..", In the name box i type in "snow", in the command box I type in wine '/home/snowflake/snowapp/snow.exe' & thats it. sometimes an ap...
by snowflake
Fri Sep 21, 2018 5:03 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Firefox Toolbar Disappears
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: Firefox Toolbar Disappears

If you actually mean the menubar, just right-click the Titlebar, and click "Show Menubar" to add a checkmark beside it. There the toolbar list appears above the main bookmarks menu list. I believe he means the "Boookmarks toolbar" so If you actually mean the "Boookmarks toolbar", just right-click w...
by snowflake
Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why are programs allowed to overtake processor and memory to the point of stalling the system?
Replies: 4
Views: 339

Re: Why are programs allowed to overtake processor and memory to the point of stalling the system?

Though I generally wonder why it's allowed to happen. I'm guessing to pressure you into upgrading so that hardware manufacturers make more money to prevent you from running anything else so you have to stay in YouTube but its most likely because occasional intense labor will help your system build ...
by snowflake
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Firefox Home page?
Replies: 13
Views: 1159

Re: Firefox Home page?

I've already tried that mate and was't successful. Do all the boxes show the same? Not just the homepage but the other boxes? Custom URLs? no apparently, I'm getting the same problem, just updated from 61 to 62 so this could be related to the update, you can set custom URLs, so just set Homepage to...
by snowflake
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Firefox Home page?
Replies: 13
Views: 1159

Re: Firefox Home page?

Davyn wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:45 am
Hiya richyrich
Have already done as you suggested and no luck! Firefox displays the Linux Mint search page.
yeah that's weird lol
try custom

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about:welcome
Good luck
by snowflake
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wine doesn't appear on my menu
Replies: 11
Views: 1172

Re: Wine doesn't appear on my menu

Hi Trying to install Wine (to run some simple Win apps- especially Treepad) and it doesn't appear on my menu anywhere. is this not a linux version of Treepad ? it should show up when it's needed... meaning, when you are trying to launch a .exe file. Once you have a program installed through Wine, th...
by snowflake
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Linux equivalent of MS Task Manager
Replies: 19
Views: 481

Re: Linux equivalent of MS Task Manager

Hi I love Task Manager, I really do, on my windows system, I keep it up all the time. On my Linux laptop I fire up HTOP as soon as I boot. Is there something out there that has the same functionality/ease of viewing as Task Manager? I love Task Manager too, I've tried em all at some point, for monit...
by snowflake
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What do you use as a Downloader?
Replies: 16
Views: 652

Re: What do you use as a Downloader?

& ehm, dont say wget wget Hmm... https://i.imgur.com/O3GXsOa.jpg my bad, think i banned everyone from posting there :twisted: uGet is great. yeah, there was a time when i used it, then ya know, while distro-hopping i guess I forgot to add it, its light don’t mind having it around Hi snowflake, The ...
by snowflake
Sun Sep 16, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] mint 19 startup screen
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: mint 19 startup screen

terminal

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mintwelcome
tehehe :D
by snowflake
Sat Sep 15, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What do you use as a Downloader?
Replies: 16
Views: 652

Re: What do you use as a Downloader?

I don't use one. I download things through my browser, it works fine. Can you explain why a specific downloader makes things better for you? better file management, better speed, skips captchas, saves time when on a "which one is the download link" sites, saves ram? because you have to keep web bro...
by snowflake
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: What do you use as a Downloader?
Replies: 16
Views: 652

What do you use as a Downloader?

Hey
just, curious, what do you guys & gals use as a download manager, I've been using jDownloader for a while now, on a good day its great, sometimes it fails, on a bad day it crashes, nothing a relaunch cant fix
& ehm, dont say wget
by snowflake
Sat Sep 15, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Why
Replies: 48
Views: 2161

Re: Why

I guess there is nothing to see here, moving along
aw btw, Windows is better than linux, & y'all are mad
by snowflake
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: how to add language on ibus ?
Replies: 1
Views: 322

Re: how to add language on ibus ?

Hi should be easy, Settings==>iBusPreferences=>input method tab=>add..& select the language & input method if the iBus Preferences cant be found, just open terminal & ibus-setup however if your question is that; the language/input method you want isn't there, you can install new language support via...
by snowflake
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screen flicker and tearing
Replies: 38
Views: 2163

Re: Screen flicker and tearing

Hi I fixed the tearing in many distros before by editing, creating if doesnt exist the file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf xed /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf or any text editor paste in: Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver "intel" Option "TearFree" "true" EndSection save, reb...
by snowflake
Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Disks and bookmarks
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: Disks and bookmarks

I have a problem with file manager, or maybe with my disks. Whenever I start the system, I have to open every disk separately, so that bookmarks can work properly. Hi Bookmarks made in folders within your disks will not work before their respective disks are mounted, when you open a Disk you mount ...

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