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by Ghstryder
18 Apr 2016 16:22
Forum: Installation
Topic: Home folder back up could be utilized in a new installation?
Replies: 6
Views: 1615

Re: Home folder back up could be utilized in a new installation?

I agree. My laptop can hold two drives, so I have the system on a SSD and my data on a conventional drive. I'd use a separate partition if I had to, but I much prefer to have it on a separate drive. Once I'm happy that things are running I add the data drive to fstab and create links in /home. I do ...
by Ghstryder
09 Mar 2016 13:21
Forum: Networking
Topic: Adding a network Printer (Solved)
Replies: 4
Views: 1440

Re: Adding a network Printer

I don't remember what mine asked for, but CUPS has always wanted the root user. If you are putting in your user, try "root".
by Ghstryder
26 Feb 2016 00:44
Forum: News & Anouncements
Topic: Forum updated
Replies: 31
Views: 5218

Re: Forum updated

That function lives under the "Quick Links" button now.
by Ghstryder
22 Feb 2016 06:08
Forum: Open Chat / General Discussion
Topic: Linux mint cinnamon 17.3 downloads was breached.
Replies: 11
Views: 2642

Re: Linux mint cinnamon 17.3 downloads was breached.

The email Zero Angel received was from haveibeenpwned.com. One can opt-in for a notification email if they have an account on a compromised site.
by Ghstryder
14 Feb 2016 17:56
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hi All at Solydxk
Replies: 5
Views: 1337

Re: Hi All at Solydxk

I do basically the same thing, and have for some time. I keep my data on a second hard drive, including my dropbox folder. Once dropbox is installed, I simply point it to the correct folder. i haven't tried it on this (my laptop) machine with multiple Linux distros - but it works just fine in conjun...
by Ghstryder
27 Jan 2016 23:34
Forum: Open Chat / General Discussion
Topic: What's the use of --force-yes in apt-get?
Replies: 10
Views: 13196

Re: What's the use of --force-yes in apt-get?

Fargo, I'm guessing that you are assuming that -f and --force-yes are the same command. They are different. As you state, -f can correct broken dpendencies, where --force-yes will force the Y command to be issued without showing any possible warning conditions. Like you I'm not comfortable enough wi...
by Ghstryder
16 Jan 2016 21:04
Forum: Testing Zone
Topic: Breakages and News tracking Debian Testing
Replies: 973
Views: 165447

Re: Breakages and News tracking Debian Testing

apt (1.2~exp1) experimental; urgency=medium [ Automatic removal of debs after install ] After packages are successfully installed by apt(8), the corresponding .deb package files will be removed from the /var/cache/apt/archives cache directory. This can be changed by setting the apt configuration op...
by Ghstryder
12 Jan 2016 19:50
Forum: Networking
Topic: Two linux laptops, huge connection speed difference
Replies: 18
Views: 4807

Re: Two linux laptops, huge connection speed difference

Edit - I should have said it is my belief that the wireless cards are not really generic, not made an absolute statement that they are not. I tried to put a Wireless N card removed from a DV7 into my Pavilion DV9000 - it didn't see it. I then tried a couple of Dell cards I had lying around with the ...
by Ghstryder
12 Jan 2016 01:58
Forum: Networking
Topic: Two linux laptops, huge connection speed difference
Replies: 18
Views: 4807

Re: Two linux laptops, huge connection speed difference

The wireless card is easily replaced in a Pavilion DV6700. If nothing else, I would remove the cover and make sure both antenna wires are in place. The wireless card is beneath the memory module cover. It is held in place with 2 screws. There is often a sticker with the "HP Spares" Part Number on th...
by Ghstryder
07 Jan 2016 21:14
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Underlined letters in K menu
Replies: 12
Views: 3936

Re: Underlined letters in K menu

Ok - I booted the current Stable version from a USB Stick This is KDE 4.14.2 1 - I switched from the Application Launcher Style Menu to the Classic Menu - at that point I see the underscores with no further action on my part 2 - I opened System Settings 3 - I opened Application Appearance 4 - Style ...
by Ghstryder
07 Jan 2016 19:30
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Underlined letters in K menu
Replies: 12
Views: 3936

Re: Underlined letters in K menu

Google Translate: snabbtangenter = shortcuts Grafisk komponentstil = Widget Style Accelerators=Accelerators I'm using Plasma 5. From the Ctrl + Tab exercise, I know the Plasma 5 / KDE 4 menus are somewhat different. I don't have time now, but I'll boot to something with KDE4 and see what it says. He...
by Ghstryder
07 Jan 2016 18:44
Forum: KDE specific (SolydK)
Topic: Underlined letters in K menu
Replies: 12
Views: 3936

Re: Underlined letters in K menu

Was the setting for 'shortcuts' or for 'accelerators'?
by Ghstryder
05 Jan 2016 17:13
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab
Replies: 35
Views: 5279

Re: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab

the behaviour is defined differently in every application so that the result will vary depends on 'what app' and 'what desktop'. XFCE due to it's simplicity doesn't have system wide setting for this behaviour. firefox is using ctrl+tab while terminal is using ctrl+pgup etc. I'm not sure if KDE have...
by Ghstryder
04 Jan 2016 01:16
Forum: Hardware
Topic: MY HY PRINTER DOES NOT WORK
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

Re: MY HY PRINTER DOES NOT WORK

I could translate, but the mods wouldn't like me very much.
by Ghstryder
03 Jan 2016 22:50
Forum: Hardware
Topic: MY HY PRINTER DOES NOT WORK
Replies: 10
Views: 1788

Re: MY HY PRINTER DOES NOT WORK

Personally, I'd blame the Printer Manufacturer, not the distro.

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by Ghstryder
03 Jan 2016 18:22
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab
Replies: 35
Views: 5279

Re: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab

Ouch. Sorry, I'm out of ideas.
by Ghstryder
03 Jan 2016 17:48
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab
Replies: 35
Views: 5279

Re: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab

Settings > Workspace Appearance > Window Decorations

Note - while it shouldn't hurt anything, remember what you did just in case something odd rears it's head down the road.
by Ghstryder
03 Jan 2016 17:15
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab
Replies: 35
Views: 5279

Re: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab

I hate to say "works here", but it does. 1 - I dragged the windows in by dragging with the middle mouse button. 2 - Alt-Tab will bring up the switcher view and repeated presses will walk through the thumbnails by default. 3 - In settings, I set Ctrl-Tab to switch tabs, it is not set by default. 4 - ...
by Ghstryder
03 Jan 2016 17:05
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab
Replies: 35
Views: 5279

Re: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab

The KDE default for switching desktops is Ctrl-F1, F2, etc. I can also roll the mouse wheel to change.
by Ghstryder
03 Jan 2016 16:48
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab
Replies: 35
Views: 5279

Re: Switching between tabs with Ctrl+Tab

Is this what we are talking about? A window with multiple tabs, or am I misunderstanding what you are after?

I can use Alt-Tab and walk through the windows with the switcher. I set Ctrl-Tab as a shortcut and that will switch tabs.

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