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    Mint 18 Sleep Mode

    Thanks for your help/ advice something else to think about.
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    Mint 18 Sleep Mode

    No problem, My reason for asking this is I think my PSU is on the way out. After being switched off overnight i push the on button and nothing. If i pull the power lead out of the back of the computer and let the green light on the back discharge for 20 seconds and go off then put the lead back...
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    Mint 18 Sleep Mode

    I have had Mint 18.0 installed on my Tower PC for a few weeks now and pleased with the move from Windows 7. My problem is i want to be able to send the computer to sleep as i did with Windows. I click on the Mint logo select suspend and it switches the machine off, tried Hibernate and the same...
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    Cache-Temp Files- defrag ETC

    Thanks again. Amazing You truly are. The Real Deal!!
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    Cache-Temp Files- defrag ETC

    Recently install Mint 18.0 and Ubuntu 18.3 on both of my computers, moved most of what i want saving across now and using Linux much more daily . I have been installing then deleting various programs also lots of Browser usage. If i had been on Windows i would by now be using something like...
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    qBittorrent Mint 18.0 update from 3.3.1

    Excellent news and thank you for your support.
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    qBittorrent Mint 18.0 update from 3.3.1

    Found qBittorrent website and looking for Mint upgrade my version 3.3.1 at the bottom of page Select operating system: click Linux but nothing for Mate is it possible to use one of the other versions or would i be better off staying with this version. running 4.1.7 on another machine with Ubuntu...
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    qBittorrent for Mint 18.0

    Installed qBittorrent and have noticed version is 3.3.1. Is it possible to update to 4.1.7 which i guess is the latest and have running on Ubuntu 18.4 laptop Thank you.
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    Thunderbird problems- Mint 18.0

    Hi Condobloke. Read this information earlier but!! Followed directions but it couldn't read anything just said no files. At the moment i have windows 7 installed on my computer. Mint 18.0 is on an EX HDD i can only boot one or the other at a time or thats what i think anyway. If you can tell me...
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    qBittorrent for Mint 18.0

    Great Thanks.
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    qBittorrent for Mint 18.0

    In the process of setting up my computer from Windows 7 to Mint 18.0 as recommended because of the specs. Is qbittorrent available for Mint !8.0, also have it on my laptop running Ubuntu 18.04. and find it works well. Thank you.
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    Thunderbird problems- Mint 18.0

    Thank you all for your replies. I set up Thunderbird with pop3 and yes it worked but googled how to add folder which didn't work. Sent emails were going to local folder So deleted account started again, this time clicked on my Gmail account name and a drop down box came with add folder...added...
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    Thunderbird problems- Mint 18.0

    Just installed Mint 18.0 on my Tower PC, Because of its spec this was recommended by members of this site and pleased with the outcome. Set up Thunderbird as my client, had to add Sent Folder but mail not going into folder after sending. Google search shows this seems to be a recognized...
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    Next Computer Please

    poorguy your answer worked like a dream. thank you.
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    Next Computer Please

    Thank you Gentlemen.
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    Next Computer Please

    As i say above downloaded Mint 18.0 64 bit XFCE and booting from my Ex HDD all seems well. One concern is, i selected updates as a mid user not novice, came back with over 200 updates which i just gave the OK for now wondering if as poorguy mentioned about kernel ( (The reason I suggest this...
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    Next Computer Please

    poorguy. i have used Mint 18.0 64 bit from your list via USB boot and works fine with Firefox and see it is supported for the next couple of years or so. I remember being told about installing Linux to an ex HDD so found instruction how to do this on YouTube. seems straightforward enough . (as...
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    Ubuntu-TV via HDMI

    Thank you for all of this information. I will try it and get back.
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    Ubuntu-TV via HDMI

    Looked on HP site / Forum. seems they do not support Linux, just mention using open source driver. Big companies do not seem to be helping you guys out much!! (probably following the money)
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    Ubuntu-TV via HDMI

    poorguy was just posting that i had Googled the phrase and it seems that was a Windows link and not supported on Linux. good try and thanks anyway.
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