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by hayden
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Change my username on cloned system
Replies: 74
Views: 1943

Re: Change my username on cloned system

how did you remove them? right-click and remove?
by hayden
Mon Oct 19, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Change my username on cloned system
Replies: 74
Views: 1943

Re: Change my username on cloned system

I had deleted them. Now there is none of them folders in the sidebar Ok, re-add them. go to your /home/adler folder in the file browswer, click and drag the Documents, Desktop etc.. back over to the pane Not sure i guess adler, not fourth... Do you know what went wrong there? still not sure what yo...
by hayden
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Change my username on cloned system
Replies: 74
Views: 1943

Re: Change my username on cloned system

things seem to be cleared up So all is ok? you're not getting the orange triangles anymore in the folder pane in the file browser? kut and third are leftovers from changes i made before doing the last snapshot restore. Don't know why they appeared again?! snapshot is probably newer than you think i...
by hayden
Mon Oct 19, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Opinion... VPN?
Replies: 5
Views: 211

Re: Opinion... VPN?

VPN's are a good choice if you want to be anonymous on the internet. or for personal/business site-to-site remote connections. The IP that changes is your WAN IP, or external IP. It will present the IP that your vpn provider is presenting since you will be essentially tunneling through the vpn provi...
by hayden
Mon Oct 19, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Change my username on cloned system
Replies: 74
Views: 1943

Re: Change my username on cloned system

they don't show up in 'users and groups' How get ride of that? sudo rm -rf /home/kut sudo rm -rf /home/third In the last picture, who are you logged in as? Also, in the output of ls of /home you can see permissions are screwed up. the kut directory is owned by adler:adler, and third is owned by fou...
by hayden
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Change my username on cloned system
Replies: 74
Views: 1943

Re: Change my username on cloned system

It's giving you permission denied because you are trying to cat the file as the user third, which this user does not have read permissions to that file. If you want to read it as third, then you will have to use sudo which temporarily elevates your access to files owned by root. use: third@old-HP:/h...
by hayden
Sun Oct 18, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Change my username on cloned system
Replies: 74
Views: 1943

Re: Change my username on cloned system

you also need to change group and shadow files, not just passwd
by hayden
Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Change my username on cloned system
Replies: 74
Views: 1943

Re: Change my username on cloned system

An admin account in Mint is essentially is adding a user to the sudo group in linux and other unix-like operating systems. It's just made easy-to-use by using the word "admin" to make it easier to understand for beginners. I'm not knocking it, but that's how it is.
by hayden
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Connect Linux Mint with a NAS
Replies: 6
Views: 250

Re: Connect Linux Mint with a NAS

1. How do I permanently connect my laptop to a NAS via wifi? This depends on what protocols the NAS can handle. If the NAS allows you to create NFS mounts on it and then that would be ideal. If not you can use cifs shares. 2. Are there any NAS devices that work especially well with Linux? Yes, ones...
by hayden
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> private messages takes long time in Outbox on this forum
Replies: 6
Views: 130

Re: <SOLVED> private messages takes long time in Outbox on this forum

ok thanks. i know how forums work in general, i just didnt know the pm part. Im not trying to argue with anyone.
by hayden
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> private messages takes long time in Outbox on this forum
Replies: 6
Views: 130

Re: private messages takes long time in Outbox on this forum

They stay in the outbox until the recipient reads them. Perfect. This is the info I was looking for. Thank you. Do not PM or e-mail forum members for support questions without prior consent. Those who help do so in their free time, and prefer to respond to topics of choice rather than being singled...
by hayden
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> private messages takes long time in Outbox on this forum
Replies: 6
Views: 130

Re: private messages takes long time in Outbox on this forum

karlchen wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:18 pm
Hello, hayden.

P.M.s are no e-mails. They do not have to be sent out anywhere, because sender and recipient are registered forum members.
Please, find how P.M.s work in the following 2 threads: Karl
Thanks
by hayden
Thu Oct 15, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: <SOLVED> private messages takes long time in Outbox on this forum
Replies: 6
Views: 130

<SOLVED> private messages takes long time in Outbox on this forum

Is that normal? How long should it take? Anyway to send right away?
by hayden
Tue Oct 13, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: sudo vs su
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Re: sudo vs su

What Flemur said. And also, when you are using su to switch user, you should be doing su - . The - bring over environment viriables. Using sudo temporarily elevates your user account to be able to run commands as the root user. Using su means switch user, so you are technically switching to a differ...
by hayden
Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Change my username on cloned system
Replies: 74
Views: 1943

Re: Change my username on cloned system

Hello. Yes you are correct, I didn't see that. Apologies. Yes that is probably a better way to do this as my method is more manual and tedious.
by hayden
Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: HP printer no longer recognized on network [SOLVED}
Replies: 3
Views: 218

Re: HP printer no longer recognized on network

remove the pinter and readd it, not using the ddns discover, but using app socket/ jet direct. then use the printer IP as socket://192.168.10.178
use hp or generic pcl driver.
by hayden
Mon Oct 12, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Sonarr error message: Folder is not writable by user root
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Sonarr error message: Folder is not writable by user root

Can you please post screenshots of where you add a folder or error message to see what you're seeing.
by hayden
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Change my username on cloned system
Replies: 74
Views: 1943

Re: Change my username on cloned system

pbear wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:41 am
Sigh. Surely rene's procedure (linked above, fifth post in the thread) is a lot simpler.
That talks about changing the computer name (hostname), which is different from what OP is asking help with. OP is asking how to change his username.

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