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by cpedretti
Thu Jul 09, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [Howto] Install latest youtube-dl on LM20
Replies: 3
Views: 1078

[Howto] Install latest youtube-dl on LM20

youtube-dl are a program in command line to download video from youtube and many other sites. Source youtube-dl needs the python-pip package for upgrading it, but since January 1st 2020 Python 2.7 reaches end of life after 20 years of development. ( Source ) This is the error message after classic i...
by cpedretti
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:08 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Cinnamon Themes
Replies: 207
Views: 205091

Re: Cinnamon Themes

Here my theme:

System > Themes > add > CBlue

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Menu:

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Wallpaper Lightning from Mac OS X:

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by cpedretti
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How to install Waterfox in 5 simple steps
Replies: 9
Views: 18439

Re: How to install Waterfox in 5 simple steps

ron69 wrote:
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:55 am
Beside that, I wouldn't recommend Waterfox, since it was sold to some spam-distributor
Effectively waterfox was sold to System1 on 02/14/2020:

https://www.waterfox.net/blog/waterfox- ... d-system1/

bad, bad, bad...
by cpedretti
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: MATE on LMDE4
Replies: 10
Views: 1393

Re: MATE on LMDE4

Cinnamon is nice, but if you would like the option to log into MATE, this gave me the full MATE desktop in all its Minty goodness: sudo apt install mate-desktop-environment-extras Just choose MATE from the little icon at the top of your login menu in the drop down choices. To purge cinnamon desktop...
by cpedretti
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [Howto] rkhunter invalid scriptwhitelist
Replies: 0
Views: 997

[Howto] rkhunter invalid scriptwhitelist

rkhunter is an rootkit hunter software in cli output. Source Useless or not, i got an issue on LM20 with this message: "Invalid SCRIPTWHITELIST configuration option: non-existent pathname: usr/bin/egrep" "Invalid SCRIPTWHITELIST configuration option: non-existent pathname: usr/bin/fgr...
by cpedretti
Wed May 27, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Français (French)
Topic: Vignette inactives sur Thunar
Replies: 14
Views: 782

Re: Vignette inactives sur Thunar

Et en réinstallant xfce4?

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sudo apt install --reinstall xfce4
Après un périphérique ou un câble endommagé peuvent aussi générer des troubles.
by cpedretti
Tue May 26, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LMDE3 to LMDE4 Upgrade - Can I stay with MATE?
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: LMDE3 to LMDE4 Upgrade - Can I stay with MATE?

LMDE3 MATE currently running on EeePC 1000HA – I would like to upgrade to LMDE4. Can I stay with MATE via the upgrade (done per https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/2475) or will I need to switch to Cinnamon? If must switch, how/when? Result test on an VM: I add the Mate Desktop and purge ...
by cpedretti
Mon May 25, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LMDE3 to LMDE4 Upgrade - Can I stay with MATE?
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: LMDE3 to LMDE4 Upgrade - Can I stay with MATE?

You can keep both or delete one of them. To install Mate: sudo apt install mate-desktop-environment -y To purge cinnamon, make first an snapshot to prevent fails or data loss then: sudo apt autoremove --purge cinnamon nemo cinnamon-screensaver cinnamon-control-center -y After reboot you'll see just ...
by cpedretti
Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:36 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: delete
Replies: 2
Views: 1139

delete

delete
by cpedretti
Sun Mar 29, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [Tutorial] How to scan to Computer with AIO HP Printers
Replies: 0
Views: 730

[Tutorial] How to scan to Computer with AIO HP Printers

[Tutorial] How to scan to Computer with AIO HP Printers The Mint HPLIP software does not offer this facility. ( Sources ) Option 1 Creating pdf with multiple files. - Advantage: you can create queued pdf files. - Disadvantage: you need to send the scan from your iDevice to your computer. At first w...
by cpedretti
Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:32 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: [Tutorial] How to scan to Computer with AIO HP Printers
Replies: 0
Views: 359

[Tutorial] How to scan to Computer with AIO HP Printers

[Tutorial] How to scan to Computer with AIO HP The Mint HPLIP software does not offer this facility. ( Sources ) Option 1 Creating pdf with multiple files. - Advantage: you can create queued pdf files. - Disadvantage: you need to send the scan from your iDevice to your computer. At first we need to...
by cpedretti
Sat Mar 21, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Add Microsoft fonts to LibreOffice
Replies: 4
Views: 1266

Re: Add Microsoft fonts to LibreOffice

Hi people I share my found to add diverse MS fonts into LibreOffice. first adding the mscorefonts: sudo apt-get install ttf-mscorefonts-installer Then we can add the MS Clear Type Fonts: fontforge is required to convert TTC files into TTF: sudo apt-get install fontforge wget https://gist.github.com/...
by cpedretti
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Sophos - For Beginners
Replies: 9
Views: 1881

Re: Sophos - For Beginners

Hi Folks, Thought I would post this excellent YouTube tutorial link for any beginner/newbie who is thinking of installing Sophos for Linux. It is very simple - must be if I can understand it! :) Yes, yes, I know, Linux never gets any viruses including Corona Virus! But some like to stay on the safe...
by cpedretti
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Many jpg/pdf files not recognized
Replies: 9
Views: 688

Re: Many jpg/pdf files not recognized

...Shit happens says Forrest Gump! :P Forrest Gump never said that. He said, "It happens" and some idiot misheard it. The expression comes from the fact that we had to walk in the only poop there is, I have no idea of the deformation of this one or of the eponymous film by Steven Spielberg.
by cpedretti
Fri Mar 13, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Many jpg/pdf files not recognized
Replies: 9
Views: 688

Re: Many jpg/pdf files not recognized

Because of the Mac: are you still using the old HFS+ file system or are you at some point, e.g. with the SSD, switched to the new Mac file management? The old HFS+ is easily readable by Linux devices - however, the new Apple file management is no longer easily accessible. Nope on my Mac had the HFS...
by cpedretti
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Many jpg/pdf files not recognized
Replies: 9
Views: 688

Re: Many jpg/pdf files not recognized

After importing my data into Mint, I noticed that many jpg and pdf files were no longer recognized and could not be used. Could also be a half-broken hard disk that's dying ... If the data transfer was surprisingly fast, you can assume that practically nothing was transferred. That was the behavior...
by cpedretti
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Many jpg/pdf files not recognized
Replies: 9
Views: 688

Re: Many files not recognized

A couple of things to try in a terminal that might give a clue as to the underlying issue. Try to interrogate the file type with the command file and review any errors reported in the output E.g file "/path/to/some/jpg" Example steve@steve-Inspiron-5580:~$ file "/home/steve/Pictures/...
by cpedretti
Fri Mar 13, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Add an new SSD/HDD
Replies: 3
Views: 931

Re: Add an new SSD/HDD

Thanks for reading ;) The tutorial makes far too many assumptions. For starters it assumes that the SSD is formatted. UUID="my_new_drive" /media/"drive_label" "your_filesystem" That is full of undocumented assumptions and without any description. Better tutorials can b...
by cpedretti
Fri Mar 13, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Many jpg/pdf files not recognized
Replies: 9
Views: 688

Many jpg/pdf files not recognized

Hi the Community! I switch from Mac OS X 10.11 to Linux Mint 19.3 XFCE. Configure my new OS and backup all my data from my Mac. After importing my data into Mint, I noticed that many jpg and pdf files were no longer recognized and could not be used. Most of this jpg are screenshots made with with co...
by cpedretti
Wed Mar 11, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Add an new SSD/HDD
Replies: 3
Views: 931

Re: Add an new SSD/HDD

Edit

I make this tutorial under a Debian Sources Linux Distro and not Mint

In Mint we have Gnome-Disk-utility, smoother than cli management.

Just an share of my work.

Thanks for reading ;)

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