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General Discussion / Re: 32 bit Petition
« on: June 25, 2019, 11:59:58 am »
FWIW.

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/06/ubuntu-reverses-decision-will-now-support-32-bit-apps

Update.

I find a few things in this article particularly interesting.

https://itsfoss.com/ubuntu-19-10-drops-32-bit-support/


I doubt any of this will affect me although I may be wrong but if it should I'll just migrate back to Debian.

I'm beginning to understand why Clem Lefebvre and the Linux Mint Devs is placing a lot of emphasis on LMDE as it's all beginning to make sense now.

https://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=3633

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General Discussion / Re: 32 bit Petition
« on: June 25, 2019, 01:23:31 am »
OK that makes sense.

Thanks  :)


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General Discussion / Re: 32 bit Petition
« on: June 25, 2019, 01:00:47 am »
So would dropping all 32 bit everything effect all users or just certain users as I'm still somewhat confused as to exactly what would change.


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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint 10
« on: June 16, 2019, 04:33:53 pm »
Can't help you with what changed it I'm afraid.
Oh well.
That's Cool.

It's all working good.
I don't mind DuckDuckGo for my search page.

 :)

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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint 10
« on: June 12, 2019, 06:33:17 pm »
Hello PCNetSpec,

I wonder what caused it to change.

The first install I did choose the minimal install choice which you said is inactive.

I did a normal install on the second desktop without any changes.

Both times the standard default Firefox page.

Everything works good on both desktop computers.


Thanks

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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint 10
« on: June 12, 2019, 06:41:12 am »
Sorry for the delay in posting what you asked for.

thomas@hp-pavilion-500-054 ~ $ ls ~/.mozilla/firefox
'Crash Reports'   installs.ini  'Pending Pings'   peppermint.default   profiles.ini   xrdc0rxp.default-release
thomas@hp-pavilion-500-054 ~ $


thomas@hp-pavilion-500-054 ~ $ cat ~/.mozilla/firefox/profiles.ini
[Install4F96D1932A9F858E]
Default=xrdc0rxp.default-release
Locked=1

[Profile1]
Name=default-release
IsRelative=1
Path=xrdc0rxp.default-release

[Profile0]
Name=default
IsRelative=1
Path=peppermint.default
Default=1

[General]
StartWithLastProfile=1
Version=2

thomas@hp-pavilion-500-054 ~ $


thomas@hp-pavilion-500-054 ~ $ ls /etc/skel/.mozilla/firefox
peppermint.default  profiles.ini
thomas@hp-pavilion-500-054 ~ $



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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint 10
« on: June 02, 2019, 11:06:35 am »
The Peppermint Start Page should still be the default homepage when you open Firefox (or Chrome/Chromium) .. did you keep a home folder from a previous installation ?
https://start.peppermintos.com
Nope clean raw fresh install.

Oh well just was curious that's all.

it's working good so will leave it as is.

Thanks. :)

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General Discussion / Peppermint 10
« on: June 02, 2019, 09:33:55 am »
Hello forums,

Just installed Peppermint 10 have a couple of questions.

Does the Minimal Install option work as that is what I chose however seems to have installed as a full although uncertain.

What happened to the Peppermint Start Page that was used in previous Peppermint versions as I noticed the standard default Firefox page.

The install and updates went without problems and then a few bits of additional software installed using Synaptic Package Manager.

Everything seems to be working.  :)

Peppermint 10 installed on a 2007 HP Pavilion I put together from spare parts.

Spoiler (click here to view / hide)

xxxxxx@hp-pavilion ~ $ inxi -Fxz
System:    Host: hp-pavilion Kernel: 4.18.0-20-generic x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0 Desktop: N/A
           Distro: Peppermint Ten
Machine:   Device: desktop System: HP-Pavilion product: GN556AA-ABA a6200n serial: N/A
           Mobo: ECS model: Nettle2 v: 1.0 serial: N/A BIOS: Phoenix v: 5.12 date: 06/11/2007
CPU:       Dual core AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ (-MCP-) arch: K8 rev.F+ cache: 2048 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 svm) bmips: 11251
           clock speeds: max: 2800 MHz 1: 2800 MHz 2: 2800 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Park [Mobility Radeon HD 5430] bus-ID: 02:00.0
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.1 ) drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1152x720@59.97hz
           OpenGL: renderer: AMD CEDAR (DRM 2.50.0 / 4.18.0-20-generic, LLVM 7.0.0)
           version: 3.3 Mesa 18.2.8 Direct Render: Yes
Audio:     Card-1 Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Cedar HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 5400/6300/7300 Series]
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 02:00.1
           Card-2 NVIDIA MCP61 High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:05.0
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.18.0-20-generic
Network:   Card: NVIDIA MCP61 Ethernet driver: forcedeth port: ec00 bus-ID: 00:07.0
           IF: enp0s7 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 82.3GB (10.1% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: Hitachi_HDS72168 size: 82.3GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 75G used: 7.8G (11%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 44.0C mobo: 18.0C gpu: 53.5
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: 866 fan-1: 1658
Info:      Processes: 173 Uptime: 53 min Memory: 708.0/5960.5MB Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.4.0
           Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56
xxxxxx@hp-pavilion ~ $

[close]


Thanks

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My Intel Pentium Dual E2220 processor don't have hyper-threading so perhaps a plus on the hyper-threading issue.  :-\

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General Discussion / Screwed again by Intel.
« on: May 17, 2019, 09:26:19 am »
Looks like Intel screwed us again.

https://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-vs-zombieload/

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News and Reviews / Re: Firefox Certificate Issues - Extensions etc
« on: May 05, 2019, 12:53:48 pm »
Your extensions should work in Firefox's ESR edition.  I installed Firefox ESR on a friend's computer yesterday using the Mozilla team's PPA..  Firefox ESR is kept up to date in regards to security. ;)
I completely removed the one and only extension I ever use ublock origin and I have zero extensions and zero adds.  :) ;D

I've never been a big fan of extensions / add ons and never found any need for any however ublock origin is nice to have on my non Firefox ESR browsers.

I'll wait until Firefox gets everything working again as I'm covered for now using Firefox ESR.

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News and Reviews / Re: Firefox Certificate Issues - Extensions etc
« on: May 05, 2019, 08:51:27 am »
I'm using Antix 17.4.1 and Firefox ESR 60.6.1 and removed ublock Origin and I have zero adds showing up.
Hi 151tom,

It's been published that the ESR version of Firefox is immune to this problem.

Regards,

-- Slim
I don't know about that as my ublock origin was disabled and I'm unable to install any add ons.
I believe old versions of Firefox ESR uses a  different type of signature which may have something to do with it.


Somewhere in this link says that Firefox ESR has to get a separate fix for this.

https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2019/05/04/update-regarding-add-ons-in-firefox/

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News and Reviews / Re: Firefox Certificate Issues - Extensions etc
« on: May 04, 2019, 10:49:00 pm »
I'm using Antix 17.4.1 and Firefox ESR 60.6.1 and removed ublock Origin and I have zero adds showing up.

I'll be using Antix 17.4.1 until Firefox gets this problem solved.

What a bummer Firefox let this happen.

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GNU/Linux Discussion / Re: The popularity of Peppermint...
« on: April 29, 2019, 12:14:13 pm »
Agreed.  :)

I should have said I don't want Linux to rule the world on the home desktop user base.

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