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by cpedretti
Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)
Replies: 14
Views: 620

Re: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)

absque fenestris wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 8:13 pm
When I look out of the window, I see you (... maybe)


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Greetings from further south and welcome.
Thanks absque fenestris :)

I love Swiss Apenzeller and grisons meat :D

I'm from the North of Alsace, not so far from the German border.
by cpedretti
Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)
Replies: 14
Views: 620

Re: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)

kelevra wrote:
Sun Jul 12, 2020 5:17 pm
Hi cpedretti, welcome. Your region looks very picturesque.
Thanks kelevra :D

There are also beautiful regions in Canada ;)
by cpedretti
Sun Jul 12, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: [Solved] Winesteam doesn’t work on LM20/LMDE4
Replies: 2
Views: 327

[Solved] Winesteam doesn’t work on LM20/LMDE4

Linux Gaming Folks i need your help :) Before i open this topic i search long times on the web and in this forum, but can't found a solution to my issue. To install winesteam i use this topic how-i-got-the-winesteam-runner-to-work-properly-under-lutris , no any problem with the installation. Having ...
by cpedretti
Sun Jul 12, 2020 11:31 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)
Replies: 14
Views: 620

Re: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)

bob466 wrote:
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:19 pm
Welcome to the Forum. :D
Thanks bob466 :D

How are the bulldog ants in your country? :P

Nice avatar, The Itchy and Scratchy Show #lovesimpson's
by cpedretti
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: How to setup LM20 to Gaming without POL
Replies: 0
Views: 197

How to setup LM20 to Gaming without POL

Hi Linux Gamer folks! I found a nice Youtube Channel who explain it how to setup Ulyana to Gaming with Stean and no Steam Games natively. Here the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CyCQdPhPYU Here the link to check on PROTONDB if your games are supported: https://www.protondb.com/ Enjoy! :D
by cpedretti
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)
Replies: 14
Views: 620

Re: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)

Pierre wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:43 am
Hi cpedretti,
welcome to our forum.
:D

it would seem that there is lots of folks, that have made the winding road from the World of Windows .. to LinuxMint.
Thanks Pierre,

but not enough switch to Linux because Gaming and the Office Suite...
by cpedretti
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:52 am
Forum: Español (Spanish)
Topic: Youtube-dl desaparecido tras actualizar a LM 20 (SOLUCIONADO)
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: Youtube-dl desaparecido tras actualizar a LM 20

En este enlace puede encontrar un tutorial que explica cómo instalar la última versión de youtube-dl sin python 2.7

viewtopic.php?f=42&t=324194

buena suerte para el futuro
by cpedretti
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:40 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)
Replies: 14
Views: 620

Re: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)

kc1di wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 8:26 am
Hello cpedretti,
Welcome to Linux Mint Forums, enjoy! :)
Thank you kc1di :wink:

Maine would not be the region of giant cats like the Maine Coons :P
by cpedretti
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LMDE4 ca-certificates
Replies: 5
Views: 344

Re: LMDE4 ca-certificates

This was the response of the terminal : ~$ sudo update -ca-certificate [sudo] password for sofia: sudo: update: command not foun The given command is functional, your LMDE4 install are corrupt. Make a new fresh install with taking care to check the ISO before creating the bootable media. The link t...
by cpedretti
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: Upgrade LM 19.3 (Tricia)> LM 20 (Ulyana) deutsch
Replies: 10
Views: 1260

Re: Upgrade LM 19.3 (Tricia)> LM 20 (Ulyana) deutsch

Hi :) Das Versions-Upgrade von Linux Mint LM 19.3 (Tricia)> LM 20 (Ulyana) ist ab sofort möglich :) https://www.ehlertronic.de/linux/tipps-tricks.html Dazu habe ich u.a. eine deutsche Anleitung verfasst.. enjoy :) Und hier den original Linux Mint link zum upgrade tutorial: https://community.linuxmi...
by cpedretti
Fri Jul 10, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)
Replies: 14
Views: 620

Re: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)

murray wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:55 pm
Greetings cpedretti and welcome to the forum!
Thank you murray,

you can give a kiss from me to the sheep, kiwi and all the maori :roll:
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Xfce
Topic: [SOLVED] Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu
Replies: 26
Views: 1207

Re: Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu

Forget the gksu stuff. Running graphical applications as sudo or gksu (kdesudo) has been abandoned in most Linux distros and with good reason. Most Ubuntu based distros now use policykit to manage elevation of privilages for GUI applications. The proper way to start synaptic is to open a terminal a...
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Xfce
Topic: [SOLVED] Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu
Replies: 26
Views: 1207

Re: Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu

Personally I have never encountered this kind of situation, I always go through a clean installation. With the upgrade of an operating system, any packages and paths can get lost along the way ...or not. the joys of IT. cpedretti You have a language barrier, or you did not finish reading the origin...
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Xfce
Topic: [SOLVED] Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu
Replies: 26
Views: 1207

Re: Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu

You can replace "gksu gedit" command with "gedit admin://", make a try. What gedit or any other text editor may have to do with refusing GParted and Synaptic to run from the Start menu ? Other method are to reinstall the broken programms like: sudo apt install --reinstall packag...
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Xfce
Topic: [SOLVED] Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu
Replies: 26
Views: 1207

Re: Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu

Here you can find your answer with this link: https://askubuntu.com/questions/185755/synaptic-package-manager-doesnt-launch-from-the-application-menu Make the same with all programs who are broken in the Start Menu. Thank you, but the solution described there requires "gksu" which isn't i...
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: When to use Guest Additions from WITHIN Mint Software Mgr?
Replies: 3
Views: 275

Re: When to use Guest Additions from WITHIN Mint Software Mgr?

Folks, Have my virtual LM 20 machine mostly humming along on Win 10 host / VBox 6.1.10 + matching 6.1.10 Guest Additions iso (now seemingly combined with the extensions .iso). Was poking around in the official Software Manager and found a software package called "Virtualbox-guest-dkms". Q...
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Xfce
Topic: [SOLVED] Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu
Replies: 26
Views: 1207

Re: Synaptic doesn't start from Start Menu

Here you can find your answer with this link:

https://askubuntu.com/questions/185755/ ... ation-menu

Make the same with all programs who are broken in the Start Menu.

Good luck :)
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Upgrade to Mint 20 broke steam
Replies: 11
Views: 856

Re: Upgrade to Mint 20 broke steam

I was upgrading my 64 bit Mint 19.3 Cinnamon to version 20, following the instructions given by the webpage linked in mintupdate. The update broke Steam so I need help getting Steam back up and running and wanted to also document my upgrade issues in case others had similar issues. General issues: ...
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [Howto] Install latest youtube-dl on LM20
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

Re: [Howto] Install latest youtube-dl on LM20

Here's another method you could also try: $ wget -O - https://yt-dl.org/downloads/latest/youtube-dl | sudo tee /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl >/dev/null $ sudo chmod a+x /usr/local/bin/youtube-dl Check the current version and upgrade (if outdated): $ youtube-dl --version $ sudo youtube-dl -U I do this m...
by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)
Replies: 14
Views: 620

Hi the Mint Community! Greetings from an Alsatian :)

hello community, after a few topics I finally come to introduce myself. Computer science has been my passion since 2004 and I made it my profession by being a IT technician. I have known the Unix world since 2005 with Mac OS X, started my experiences with a Mac Mini G4 , later PowerMac G5 Dual and t...

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