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Software & Applications / Re: password fail
« on: April 01, 2020, 08:32:18 am »
ok fine.
was not aware this would possibly cause problems.
maybe someday an easy recovery will be an alternative.

thanks for the help.

Software & Applications / Re: password fail
« on: March 31, 2020, 06:42:38 pm »
thanks for responding.

yes i did and now realize i should not have.
this is a fairly new install so i am ready for the worst.
if a new install is the easiest route then so be it.

what do you think?

Software & Applications / password fail (SOLVED)
« on: March 31, 2020, 11:26:12 am »
Lenovo T480s running P10
the extra level of security was setup at installation so at initial boot-up i have a boot password then login password.

the laptop shutdown due to low power on battery.
i connected ac adapter and booted up.
i entered the 'boot' password but it failed so i re-entered the password.
again, it reported 'failed password'.

the error '60 seconds going to sleep' came up so i powered the laptop off, waited 10 seconds and powered up.
now all i get is a repeat of the above scenario.

i have been able to get to a terminal input type 'unix command  input' that states the following:
No key available with this passphrase.
cryptosetup (nvme0n1p3_crypt): cryptosetup failed, bad password or options?
Please unlock disk nvme0n1p3_crypt:
how do i get around this? i don't need the extra level of security so it can be removed.

Software & Applications / Re: PULSE-SERVER error -
« on: March 24, 2020, 05:10:23 pm »
yes sir, worked like a charm.
rebooted after changes made.

thank you so much.
have a great evening and a great day tomorrow.

Software & Applications / Re: PULSE-SERVER error -
« on: March 24, 2020, 07:45:22 am »
hey murraymint, thanks.

i typed in ( start-pulseaudio-x11 ) and got:

Connection failure Connection refused
pa_context_connect() failed Connection refused

Software & Applications / PULSE-SERVER error - (SOLVED)
« on: March 23, 2020, 06:21:48 pm »
still a Noob after all these years. have to ask for help from the gurus.

Peppermint 8 running on a Lenovo Thinkpad W500

was having problems with sound quality using Bluetooth portable speaker.
this message popped up and after a number of failed attempts i am unable to resolve the issue.

error message:   run start-PULSE-AUDIO x11

thanks much...

Software & Applications / noob- help needed (SOLVED).
« on: December 31, 2019, 06:18:58 pm »

i need a photoshop type application.
went to Synaptic Package Manager and tried to get all related packages related to Gimp installed but my ignorance has hindered me.
i have downloaded, marked, applied  the files but can't figure out how to have them installed.

appreciate any input.

thanks to all.

Development / Re: AVG or Gallon Browser
« on: October 24, 2019, 05:46:07 pm »

Development / Re: AVG or Gallon Browser
« on: October 24, 2019, 05:44:25 pm »
i appreciate the help.

Development / AVG or Gallon Browser (SOLVED).
« on: October 22, 2019, 09:40:17 am »
have seen some comments here regarding Gallon Browser. not necessarily AVG.
am interested in changing to one of these.
ease of use, privacy, and interface/configuration issues?
recommendations please.
thank you all.

Software & Applications / upgrade from P8 to P10 (SOLVED).
« on: October 21, 2019, 08:04:04 am »

i am an amature Linux user at best.
i have been using Peppermint 8 now for two years. i had wanted to be free from the Microsoft ball and chain for years before finally pulling the trigger to go fully Linux. i absolutely love it and will not look back.

like i said, i am an amature. i do not write code, i am not into gaming or graphics. just a ordinary home user searching the web and email user.

so my question is: should i upgrade to Peppermint 10?
what are the advantages to doing so?

any thoughts or input from the Peppermint user group and or Guru's is much appreciated.

thanks much to all...

New Users / Re: Youtube Video Recording
« on: December 30, 2018, 11:51:51 am »
junior-video    1.24Ubuntu1      Debian Jr. Video

New Users / Youtube Video Recording (SOLVED).
« on: December 30, 2018, 07:45:44 am »
i searched within Synaptic Package Manager and found what appears to be a package to record youtube videos.
not sure what i should do next to get this to download and install.
need help from the Peppermint crew.


Software & Applications / Re: iphone 5SE connection (solved)
« on: June 10, 2018, 11:37:55 pm »
thanks much for the help.

i did nothing to fix the issue.
it just started working.
may be a cable problem.

Software & Applications / iphone 5SE connection - SOLVED
« on: June 10, 2018, 05:49:19 am »
good morning.
i'm using Peppermint 8 64bit.
my iphone will not connect to my laptop.
plugged into usb port i get nothing.
need help.

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