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by Fornhamfred
Sun Jul 08, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: World Cup 2018
Replies: 84
Views: 3228

Re: World Cup 2018

Huh ;) Always thought football was 11 a side.
by Fornhamfred
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: World Cup 2018
Replies: 84
Views: 3228

Re: World Cup 2018

England, England. Great game today 2-0 win over Sweden.
by Fornhamfred
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Wireless printer issues
Replies: 12
Views: 327

Re: Wireless printer issues

I've run the script several times. I can print via USB but not WiFi. I think I may need to specify the ip address of the printer but I have no idea how to find this. I set the printer to WiFi print in Mint and it was straight forward. Have you tried following this link from Brother: http://support....
by Fornhamfred
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX fund-drive
Replies: 44
Views: 1793

Re: antiX fund-drive

Done. Years of great work, thank you.
by Fornhamfred
Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: One reason that I use Linux
Replies: 7
Views: 812

Re: One reason that I use Linux

A brief explanation of Timeshift is at https://www.ghacks.net/2017/10/04/installing-timeshift-into-linux-mint-18-2-non-btrfs/ Thanks for the link. Can the system cope with root and home on separate partitions and also what size snapshot partition would you need if backing up hourly with the two par...
by Fornhamfred
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Total beginner looking for LiveCD instructions
Replies: 51
Views: 2007

Re: Total beginner looking for LiveCD instructions

Remember that a Live CD only loads MX in a generic session (root/demo) with the system updated to the time it was created. You could run Synaptic to update everything, install codecs via MX tools, use MX Time Settings etc. Perhaps enable/add an add blocker to Firefox....although you need to repeat ...
by Fornhamfred
Wed Jun 27, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Wireless printer issues
Replies: 12
Views: 327

Re: Wireless printer issues

I have the latest mx set up on a rather old laptop. Works very well. I have a brother HL1212W printer which I want to print to via wifi. If I go to add network printer it 'sees' the Brother on the network straight away and installs the driver but when I come to print something it does not print and...
by Fornhamfred
Wed Jun 27, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Can scan with simple scan but not gscan2pdf (SOLVED)
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Re: Can scan with simple scan but not gscan2pdf

In the Edit -> Preferences menu of gscan2pdf there is a dropdown for Frontend . Switch from libsane-perl to scanimage and you should be able to scan. Changed the preferences as suggested but although both scanners worked there were no options displayed in gscan2pdf, however changing to scanimage-pe...
by Fornhamfred
Tue Jun 26, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Can scan with simple scan but not gscan2pdf (SOLVED)
Replies: 3
Views: 148

Can scan with simple scan but not gscan2pdf (SOLVED)

I have two printer/scanners installed, a HP envy 5540 wirelessly and a Epson DX4850 on usb. Both scanners work with simplescan but if the HP is off and the Epson is on Gscan2pdf locks up with the message; Error opening device:opening device "hpalo:/net/ENVY 5540 series ip= Error during device I/O
by Fornhamfred
Wed May 30, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: MX Updater spasmodic startup (SOLVED)
Replies: 12
Views: 959

Re: MX Updater spasmodic startup

OK So it would seem there is a problem with the file: /etc/xdg/autostart/ [Desktop Entry] Categories=Qt;KDE;Utility;X-KDE-Utilities-Desktop; Name=MX Updater Name[am]=MX ማሻሻያ Name[ca]=MX Updater Name[cs]=MX Updater Name[de]=MX Updater Name[el]=MX Updater Name[es]=MX Actualizador Name[fr]=MX Mise à jo...

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