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  1. 70 Tango Charlie

    Learning 'C'.

    @captain-sensible Hey Cap, I learned what you posted to me concerning 'g++' and 'clang'. From what I can tell, those two items are used in 'C++'. I have been trying to learn 'C'. I learned 'gcc' for compiling. That's why those two terms did not ring a bell with me. 'clang' is still beyond my...
  2. 70 Tango Charlie

    Shim-Signed update.

    Hello everyone, I have an update sitting in my update manager called Shim-Signed. Is this thing important to update? So far, I have not done anything with it. It looks like a lot of gobbledy gook to me. Thanks for your help. Old Geezer, Tango Charlie
  3. 70 Tango Charlie

    Great Read For New Linuxers

    Greetings Everyone, This is especially for newbies but, I imagine some 'old timers' would gain some knowledge they might not have had before. This book is free to download. Then you can read and digest it at your own pace. When you get to this website take a look around at some of the other...
  4. 70 Tango Charlie

    Printer problem

    Hello Everyone, I started having a problem printing with my HP Office Jet 3830 when the last update driver was installed. Is there a way to revert back to the previous driver which was working fine? Linux Mint 19.3 Old driver was 3.15.7 New one is 3.20.3 Or, is there a way to fix it. It still...
  5. 70 Tango Charlie

    Virtual Box Install Problem

    Hi everyone, I have been trying to install Virtual Box 6.1 on Linux Mint 19.3. While the download went fine, when I went to install it I got the error message about 'dependency not satisfiable', shown in screen shot. I have tried installing the libc6 but must be doing something wrong as per...
  6. 70 Tango Charlie

    Virtual Box

    Hi all, I seem to be having trouble installing Virtual Box on my Linux Mint 19.3 OS. I've attached the INXI screenshot. The download goes fine, but when I go to install it, I get the message about "Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: libc6 (>=2.28)" I have read about the different install...
  7. 70 Tango Charlie

    Substitute For VM

    @wizardfromoz @Vrai @captain-sensible @Nik-Ken-Bah Hello everyone, I've been thinking quite a bit lately about VMs and have come to this semi-conclusion. Do you have an old cp laying around that you don't use much anymore? You do? Great! Make it your substitute for a VM. By using Gparted you...
  8. 70 Tango Charlie

    Relax, and take your time.

    Hello everyone,@wizardfromoz @captain-sensible @Condobloke @Rob @atanere Being a new Linux convert has been a most pleasant and unpleasant experience for me. That might seem like a contradiction, but I assure you that it is not. Let me explain. I'll start with the 'most pleasant' part first...
  9. 70 Tango Charlie

    Format Second Hard Drive

    Hi all, I have an experimental laptop on which I have two hard drives installed. My question is: how to I format one of the hard drives; wipe it completely of all partitions. I want to delete everything that's on it now, and start fresh. It has nothing but empty partitions on it now, as per the...
  10. 70 Tango Charlie

    When you have time.

    @wizardfromoz Wiz, I would like to have a PM with you if that's possible. If it is, please tell me how to go about it. There is no rush - let's wait til your shoulder heals some. Charlie OG TC
  11. 70 Tango Charlie

    How To Dual-boot Linux With Windows 10

    MODERATOR NOTE - THIS THREAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION - FINISHED SOON ______________________________________________________________________________ How To Install Linux Mint to Dual Boot With Windows 10 by Charlie Corder 3-5-2020 This tutorial is demonstrating the installation of Linux Mint 19.3...
  12. 70 Tango Charlie

    Best Distro for Photography

    Hi everyone, I have a friend who wants to become a Linux convert - IF - I can steer him to the most suitable one for doing photographic work, I know that GIMP is the main app for working on photos, but is there one distro that is better than the rest for that. I do thank you in advance. Old...
  13. 70 Tango Charlie

    Dual Monitors

    Hi All, I have this goofy idea that I would like to hook up another monitor that is not being used right now. I would like to see both of them on at the same time - with different screens. Is this possible? Thanks a bunch in advance. Old Geezer TC Here are the particulars on the machine: The...
  14. 70 Tango Charlie

    Seagate Expansion 3 TB External HD

    Greetings all, I have a new Seagate Expansion Ext. HD I just bought. Now I see that it only comes with Windows support or Apple. Is there any way I can get this to work on Linux Mint 19.2? Or any distro of Linux? Thanks for any and all replies. Old Geezer TC
  15. 70 Tango Charlie

    Gparted questions

    Greetings from the Old Geezer, I started using Gparted to make some changes in the partitions on my 'experimental laptop'. I put the Gparted live on a stick and booted from there. Everything went well. I was able to free up a lot of space in the 'unallocated' sections. The system is a little...
  16. 70 Tango Charlie

    De-frag hard drive?

    Greetings everyone, Seeing that I was a Windows guy for lots of years, de-fragging the hard-drive every so often was recommended. Since coming to Linux, I have not seen anything at all about de-fragging. Am I coming to the right conclusion that there is no need to de-frag; and is this because of...
  17. 70 Tango Charlie

    Great Grandpa!

    Good mornin' everyone {at least in the northern hemisphere}, The wife and I received some of the greatest news a 'young' couple could receive - "Hello Grandpa and Grandma, we have a surprise for you; you are going to be great-grandparents!!!" It's a boy - 8 lbs 4 oz. and 21" long. Mother and...
  18. 70 Tango Charlie

    Webcam not recognized

    Hello All, Hope this is the right place to post this. I bought an Asus netbook a few weeks ago and dumped Win 10 and immediately installed Linux Mint 19.2 Tina. Everything works fine except for one thing - the installed webcam. It does not show up in Devices, Computer or any place except Skype...
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