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by pascal111
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Personal thoughts
Replies: 63
Views: 3139

Re: Personal thoughts

I think this topic is more appropriate to be included in General Linux Chat forum, if the moderator liked that, I'm learning Linux via Linux Mint for that may be I supposed that this forum the appropriate one. Anyway, let's continue my thoughts. I've read more about Linux past two weeks, one of poin...
by pascal111
Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Personal thoughts
Replies: 63
Views: 3139

Re: Personal thoughts

Speaking of personal Thoughts. I have been receiving hundreds of spam and political e-mails daily for the last year or so. Only 1 or 2 do I actually look at and NOT send to the junk folder. I decided to check the typed of OS the sender was using and over 95% came from Microsoft OS. I made up a stan...
by pascal111
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Personal thoughts
Replies: 63
Views: 3139

Personal thoughts

After using Linux Mint for sometime - I'm still learning - I found myself with two characters, the person of Windows and the other of Linux. In Windows life I'm familiar to search in Google for anything I seek, I've an assumption that Internet is an open world that has millions of users and sites, y...
by pascal111
Wed Mar 27, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to install software on Linux Mint
Replies: 159
Views: 425457

Re: How to install software on Linux Mint

I've read Linux Mint 17.3 User's guide for mate edition - https://linuxmint.com/documentation.php -, my current Linux on my PC is 19.1 mate, I've read about Software Center, Package Manager and "apt" command, I've read to the 1st post of this topic. I've no Internet connection now at home and I'm us...
by pascal111
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where to make my folders [solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Re: Where to make my folders [solved]

I talked about the apparent view to me of the Windows, I've no idea about what it's happening behind Windows scenes, it's not necessary to have so similarity between Windows and Linux, it won't too make me to say if one of 'em is better than the other, the difference I found between 'em made me to f...
by pascal111
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where to make my folders [solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Re: Where to make my folders

Thanks Neil and Pippin. should I make my folders inside "/home" to save my videos and eBooks, or how can I organize that. ... I don't know if you are multibooting with Windoze or not, but if you are, you can have a partition for data that both Linux and Windoze can read and put there the data that y...
by pascal111
Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Where to make my folders [solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 250

Where to make my folders [solved]

Everything in Linux is called by a path that ends to the root, in Windows, I know usually that "C:" is the part ion that has my OS and other partitions of the hard disk I'm free to make my own folders and save my files on 'em like videos and games, but where to do the same in Linux, should I make my...
by pascal111
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New to Linux
Replies: 15
Views: 857

Re: New to Linux

Although I've no idea yet about networks in Linux but I think I'm agreeing with your opinion because I've liked the order of the filing hierarchy of Linux.
by pascal111
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New to Linux
Replies: 15
Views: 857

Re: New to Linux

It's nice, it's like if in Windows Rome is on "C:" and "D: F: ..." are other states, but in Linux, the all follows Rome, the root "/". Once before I read that C was developed in Unix lab or something like that I don't remember, and you may notice that C in some parts looks to devices as files, I'm n...
by pascal111
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New to Linux
Replies: 15
Views: 857

Re: New to Linux

I think you're in more advanced level than me, what I know in Windows is something so close to DOS system, the apparent part to me, partitions are made for the hard disk, and any data you can see as a file, there's files and directories you deal with, a partition is like a logical way to divide the ...
by pascal111
Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install Playonlinux [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 5369

Re: How to install Playonlinux

I found two commands: sudo apt install playonlinux sudo apt install wine playonlinux the 1st one worked with me, but another problem I faced is the wine, 2 web pages gave details and I solved wine problem with it but really I didn't get yet what I did but after that Playonlinux worked good and I suc...
by pascal111
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install Playonlinux [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 5369

Re: How to install Playonlinux

What's the problem if someone used both of Linux and Windows, or decided to use one of 'em. I liked the way that user did in his video to install IDM in Linux, it's smart, it dosen't seem VM to me, it's like normal thing that becomes in harmony with Linux, it's not of wisdom to make things happen no...
by pascal111
Thu Mar 07, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install Playonlinux [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 5369

Re: How to install Playonlinux

Not bad, it's not only for IDM, suppose for any other reason you decided to try something that works under Windows and with some way can work under Linux,it's important to find solution for your desirable purpose.
by pascal111
Thu Mar 07, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to install Playonlinux [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 5369

How to install Playonlinux [solved]

I'm planning to install Internet Download Manager in Linux Mint 19.1 mate 64bit, I saw a YouTube and read a page about that and they tell that I need to install Playonlinux but I saw more than kind of instructions, and I want to be sure of what I should type in the terminal.
by pascal111
Thu Mar 07, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New to Linux
Replies: 15
Views: 857

Re: New to Linux

Ladies and gentlemen, thank you, yes learning process is endless, individual keeps learning new things everyday, I'm of kind that cares in new things, it's not necessary to have problem in Windows to learn Linux, it can be one of reasons, but to me let's try something new, Linux, why not? Linux has ...
by pascal111
Wed Mar 06, 2019 4:36 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New to Linux
Replies: 15
Views: 857

New to Linux

Hello everyone, I'm from Egypt, I'm Windows user, my knowledge in Windows isn't so bad, it's so familiar environment to me, I lean on Windows in anything I plan to, today, I installed Linux Mint, I heard it's good for beginners, and my first successful step I did, the three partitions I made "/ /hom...

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