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    website design

    I want to design my own website. Does Mint repository have such a program? I am not easily intimidated and am not worried about any learning curve. Anyone have an opinion.
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    hard drive recovery

    I had an awkward moment and my back up hard drive is no longer readable. I did not reformat it nor did I knowingly erase/delete anything. It happened when I was attempting to install Puppy Linux...
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    Ubuntu general question

    I have used Ubuntu since it's inception and have always liked it but now something has happened that worries me. I read that it was purchased by Facebook. Is this true? If so I may change to...
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    Intreresting. Does this mean that if I first...

    Intreresting. Does this mean that if I first logout and login again as "root" that I can simply type: "--poweroff" or "--reboot" or "shutdown", etc ect? of do I still have to specify the complete...
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    Linux Commands

    Trying to learn the command line and right off the bat I am stymied.

    Back in '82 I had a Commodore 64 and learned Basic. It was easy. I never had any but the smallest of problems even when...
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    Hummmm.... I thought it would be hard to do but...

    Hummmm.... I thought it would be hard to do but that seems straightforward enough. I always have two computers set up. i experiment on one before "doing" on the one I use all the time in case I...
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    updating firefox...

    I would to try to use Debian 9 as my primary OS. It's perfect for me except that I insist on having the latest Firefox. Can I add a more up to date repository? Anyone know? Or how about doing...
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    Yeah I think Ubuntu did that too. Now I think...

    Yeah I think Ubuntu did that too. Now I think that. Before I didn't have a clue. Being almost deaf can be a *****. Since reading some replies here I started looking closer at other distros too....
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    Thanks I'll give them a try.

    Thanks I'll give them a try.
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    Ubuntu setup menu...

    Gnome under Ubuntu has an option I've not seen in any other Linux OS. None! Under the setup menu, "sound", one has the option of "more than 100 percent volume". It works! It's great! But no...
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    Gnome 3.xxx

    I am using Ubuntu 17.10. Not because I like it. I don't. Ubuntu is moving in a Microsoft direction with it's data mining for marketing BS. No sensible person would agree with that. I use Ubuntu...
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    It just so happens that I have an OEM copy of...

    It just so happens that I have an OEM copy of Windows XP both 32 and 64 bit versions. They will install easily but how to activate them?

    It's funny to realize that big companies like Fry...
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    The same thing happens if I bypass the "live" prg...

    The same thing happens if I bypass the "live" prg and install from the splash menu.

    I give up.... I have burned and booted no fewer than 18 flavors of Linux in the past few days. All on the...
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    Here is a copy of the error message that I keep...

    Here is a copy of the error message that I keep getting when I install PCLOS. It happens with both Mate and KDE versions. I am using my Dell Opti plex 780. Intel 8400 series with 4 GB ram. ...
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    Still trying to find a way to copy and paste that...

    Still trying to find a way to copy and paste that error message.

    I tried the install on another old computer of mine. Dell Optiplex 780. Same thing happened. The very same Grub error.

    I...
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    Yeah I know. I'm going to let the installer...

    Yeah I know. I'm going to let the installer format however it wants.
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    I would have to copy the error message manually. ...

    I would have to copy the error message manually. It was about 12 lines. Or maybe take a photo of it. Before doing that I will try the install once again. I'll format to NTFS and let the...
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    I am installing PCLOS Mate on a ten year old...

    I am installing PCLOS Mate on a ten year old Lenovo Thinkpad that has been Linux only since I've owned it. I used Gparted (I always use Puppy linux when I want to be root) and formatted almost the...
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    PCLOS and Grub...

    I wanted to try PCLOS so I burned two versions and tried to install them to an old HD. Both of them went into error when trying to write the GRUB routine at the end of the install routine. This...
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    LMDE2 question...

    I was under the impression that LMDE2 was a rolling release in which updates kept the OS current. But when I installed it today from a fresh download I noted that it was using Firefox 50.x.x. ...
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    Thanks I'll try that. Why do you suppose those...

    Thanks I'll try that. Why do you suppose those who programmed file managers never think of this? It seems obvioous that many times one may want to move a file without such hassle. :cool:
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    Thanks I'll try that. The dev types who do Nemo...

    Thanks I'll try that. The dev types who do Nemo are going to hearing from me soon...
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    Nemo File Manager Question

    Just installed LMDE and have a question about the file manager. I am reorganizing thousands of files from various sources and am getting a little frustrated.

    I don't want to "copy" a file. I...
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    Yeah I know about the Mint forum but thought this...

    Yeah I know about the Mint forum but thought this one was better populated. You're right about the locked screen. It's a royal pain made up by those who seem to think all computer operators are in...
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    Help for another newbie please

    Mint Cinnamon is great but here are some questions.

    1. I do not want my computer to go to a sleep screen after a few minutes if, to turn it back on, I have to enter a password. I live by myself...
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