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by jimwg
Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:04 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Re: Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition

OK, I'll play Please post the output of these commands: cat /etc/fstab id jimwg@spacepad2 ~ $ cat /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid' to print the universally unique identifier for a # device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name devices # th...
by jimwg
Fri Sep 30, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Re: Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition

Oh lord, a "Disks" user...... [1] Unmount a partition: sudo umount /mnt/01D204A2BAB4F480 [2] Edit fstab: gksu gedit /etc/fstab [3] Add another option to that thing: /dev/disk/by-uuid/01D204A2BAB4F480 /mnt/01D204A2BAB4F480 auto nosuid,nodev,nofail,x-gvfs-show ,uid=jimwg 0 0 [4] Then remount using th...
by jimwg
Fri Sep 30, 2016 2:16 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Teamviewer Alternatives with Sound
Replies: 5
Views: 641

Re: Teamviewer Alternatives with Sound

Thanks for all the helpful feedback -- FAR more than Teamviewer ever returned me!

My goal is to simply also hear whatever presentations or videos my partner throws up on his screen without paying a cent to do it!

I'll keep you all abreast of my progress!

Jim in NYC
by jimwg
Thu Sep 29, 2016 5:46 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: Teamviewer Alternatives with Sound
Replies: 5
Views: 641

Teamviewer Alternatives with Sound

Greetings! After some trial and error I managed to have Remmina and OpenSSH make my remote desktop alternative to Teamviewer, whose support sites won't come clear whether their app does sound between Linux machines as I've failed to do. If I could wrangle sound from Remmina I'd dump Teamviewer in a ...
by jimwg
Thu Sep 29, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Re: Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition

Greetings! Hope this does it! jimwg@spacepad2 ~ $ sudo blkid -c /dev/null -o list [sudo] password for jimwg: device fs_type label mount point UUID ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- /dev/sda1 ntfs System (not mounted) 3ABCE2EEBCE2A41B /dev/sda2 ntfs Windo...
by jimwg
Thu Sep 29, 2016 7:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Re: Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition

o Can you really use the Delete option, or is the NTFS actually mounted Read-Only? Yes. I have deleted many files from the Main (NTFS) partition, just can't trash. Permission properties are root read and write down the line. Everything works in it except trash for which I'm seeking a solution for if...
by jimwg
Wed Sep 28, 2016 11:14 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition
Replies: 11
Views: 589

Can Delete But Not Trash Files in NTFS Partition

Greeting! I Googled up a 1001 solutions and guesses to the topic of being unable to trash files but can delete but not in Mint to a NTFS partition, so than risk my HD I'm getting a solution from the horses' mouth from the seasoned Mint mavens here! In a nutshell, I got a second-hand Thinkpad z61t wi...
by jimwg
Thu Jul 28, 2016 5:07 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Need To Get Xubuntu Back From Dual-Boot
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Need To Get Xubuntu Back From Dual-Boot

Greetings All! No solutions from Ubuntu community! To see whether I can improve performance on R31 Thinkpad installed with Xubuntu 16, I just installed Porteus 3.1 on the same only partition for dual booting. It works, all my Xubuntu files totally untouched, only thing now is the machine keeps only ...
by jimwg
Thu Jun 30, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Need Mesa Drivers To Run WOW Via Mint CrossOver
Replies: 0
Views: 345

Need Mesa Drivers To Run WOW Via Mint CrossOver

Greetings: The message below is an exchange between me and one of the Linux techs at Crossover. The issue is self-explanatory. Basically I'm requesting the suggestions and leads of tech mavens for a source to the drivers concerned. The closest related issue my Googling has found is at: http://ubuntu...
by jimwg
Tue Mar 15, 2016 6:35 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Backgrading to Maya from Rosa on old PC
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: Backgrading to Maya from Rosa on old PC

Again, thank you very much for your assist! It's jams like mine for which forums are born for! Truly appreciate the help!!

Jim in NYC
by jimwg
Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Backgrading to Maya from Rosa on old PC
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Backgrading to Maya from Rosa on old PC

Greetings and my sympathies and support to LinuxMint against these malicious and juvenile and cowardly attacks. After using Rosa on my heirloom R31 Thinkpad, I decided to return to Maya due (somewhat anticipated) sluggishness and speed issues with SWAP and without. I'd like to backup my Home folder ...
by jimwg
Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: XP Remote Desktop With Mint 17.3 PC
Replies: 2
Views: 535

Re: XP Remote Desktop With Mint 17.3 PC

Thanks, Jimallyn Teamviewer works, but it also uses a lot of disk memory in my heirloom R60e Thinkpad and I'd like to see if there also more disk-space frugal alternatives, but you provided a great fallback! The frustrating thing here is that when I use Bitvise SSH client,I do long into my Mint 17.3...
by jimwg
Fri Jan 29, 2016 6:46 pm
Forum: Other networking topics
Topic: XP Remote Desktop With Mint 17.3 PC
Replies: 2
Views: 535

XP Remote Desktop With Mint 17.3 PC

Greetings All! Before I go into details how to get my XP PC to remote desktop with a Mint 17.3 PC, I'd like to know if anyone already has such a configuration running and what apps you're using. My XP PC is a partitioned machine whose other half is Mint 17.3 and it connects remote desktop (under ssh...
by jimwg
Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:54 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Getting Gnome Commander on remote server
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: Getting Gnome Commander on remote server

Hello, Jim. Have you made sure that you installed gnome-commander plus libgnomevfs2-extra ? There should be a menu item "Connections" where you can add "New connections ..." or select from the list of already configured "Remote servers..." http://i.imgur.com/K4ml5F4.png (Click on image to enlarge. ...
by jimwg
Fri Jan 22, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Getting Gnome Commander on remote server
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Getting Gnome Commander on remote server

Greetings: I'm able to access a remote server via Nautilus because it has a clear-cut "Connect to Server" menu option and box but I can't find a way to do similiar with Gnome Commander (which I use because it offers a two-panel display unlike Nautilus and Thunar). Any hints much appreciated! Jim in ...
by jimwg
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Using Python To Global Search LibreOffice Files
Replies: 8
Views: 377

Re: Using Python To Global Search LibreOffice Files

but I am clueless just how to use it. I put loook.py on a command line but I just get command not found. Any assist much appreciated! Well, this is what got so far... Which version have you downloaded? If it the one where python 3 is used, then start it like this python3 loook.py jwg@Spacepad1 ~ $ ...
by jimwg
Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:53 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Fully Running Mint On Flash Drives
Replies: 10
Views: 1122

Re: Fully Running Mint On Flash Drives

I don't know if this is still relevant three years after the fact but anyone wanting to run Mint on a flash drive might find this item on Amazon of interest... http://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Extreme-Flash-Drive-SDCZ80-016G-X46/dp/B007YXA5S8/ref=cm_rdp_product In particular, read the review that was ...
by jimwg
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:22 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Fully Running Mint On Flash Drives
Replies: 10
Views: 1122

Re: Fully Running Mint On Flash Drives

That link says that the program (f2fs-tools) used to create a f2fs file system is available in the arch repository. The f2fs-tools program is also available in the Mint repository (actually the Ubuntu repo - but that is not relevant). It is not installed in Mint by default, but you can install f2fs...
by jimwg
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Using Python To Global Search LibreOffice Files
Replies: 8
Views: 377

Re: Using Python To Global Search LibreOffice Files

but I am clueless just how to use it. I put loook.py on a command line but I just get command not found. Any assist much appreciated! Which version have you downloaded? If it the one where python 3 is used, then start it like this python3 loook.py Thanks for the reply! I'll check this out! Jim in NYC
by jimwg
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:18 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: ImageMagick Dissolve Transition Problem
Replies: 0
Views: 119

ImageMagick Dissolve Transition Problem

Greetings: If it seems off-topic I apolgize. I'm asking this on the fly composting this on the command line in Mint 17.2 since I can't Google up a more direct simpler solution: All I want to do is dissolve transition from one image frame to another (turning 3 images into an animated gif). I can easi...

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