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  1. Re: GUI backup software that allows restoration of specific user specified files

    I have been using grsync for years and never an issue. It is really fast. I backup around 300GB in a few minutes (after first run of course). You can save permissions and many other options. I backup...
  2. [ubuntu] Re: On a quest for my utopian music player - specific sorting options & metadata

    I like VLC works, no hassles
  3. Re: Reliability of dist-upgrade/do-release-upgrade and best install strategy on new P

    Realize you can update from 18.04 to 20.04 but if you go to 19.10 you have to do each incremental release ie- 18.04 to 18.10 to 19.04 to 19.10
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    Re: Cannot install Wine

    I didn't realize you had it installed in a virtual box. If so then go into the virtual box and do the commands from within it. If not please explain how you ave it installed.
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    Re: Cheap tablet that linux can run

    pine tab is coming out soon and will be Linux from the get go the pinebook is already available and cheap

    https://www.pine64.org/pinetab/

    https://www.pine64.org/pinebook/

    Here's the price...
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    Re: Cannot install Wine

    Wine is always confusing to install and the ubuntu software store and synaptic make it more confusing because there are different files. Try this real clear (I hope!) explanation and let me know if...
  7. Thread: caps lock

    by cmcanulty
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    caps lock

    I have successfully disabled caps lock however I still get caps lock if I hit "caps lock + shift" together which happens often as I am a terrible typist. Is there a way to make shift+caps lock not...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Two users at the same time - one in background

    It is simple once set up. If you want the whole explanation I would be happy to post it.
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Two users at the same time - one in background

    I do it all the time with Remmina. The vnc type connection goes with whomever is logged in but the rdp option lets you log in without affecting the other logged in user. Of course I do it from...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Can I Backup Entire Configuration To USB Stick? Does Size Matter?

    I hope someone can explain how to set up timeshift to save all the pkgs and configs and no personal files. I tried it and found it quite complicated to set up the options. I use grsync to backup...
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    Printer options

    Is there a way to make printer options always show. This used to be the case but now every time I want to print I have to click on printer options to see print which pages etc. So I would like it to...
  12. Re: [lubuntu] Executables close immediately

    You have to install wine in order to run windows executables. Some work fine with wine some don't.
  13. Thread: ram question

    by cmcanulty
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    Re: ram question

    The reason I am confused is I went to crucial and entered the patop model and it shows DDR3L-1600 SODIMM which is not even close to the ram installed now which is 2Rx8 PCL 12800S
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    Re: My savings using Linux

    I've been running 13 xubuntus at our local library for 10 years and a bunch at home. Your math sounds good and adding the benefit of not needing therapy every time a windows update sets me back...
  15. Thread: ram question

    by cmcanulty
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    ram question

    Someone gave me an old very nice laptop. I need to add ram and my question is:
    to add to the existing ram which is: 2Rx8 PCL 12800S 4GB can I use any PCL 12800S or does i also have to have the...
  16. [SOLVED] Re: Can't get New Brother Laser printer/scanner to scan

    this is not a fix for the specific issue but may help people with scanning problems. It has fixed mine on several computers. Make sure you are a member of scanner group in: users and groups-scanner...
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    Re: Partition Issue

    maybe I'll just leave it then, I'm just used to sda 1 & 2 for / and home, thanks all
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    Partition Issue

    I recently deleted win 10 parttions from my double boot. Everything was successful. However I have weird partition names now. I would like to change the setup so I have just 2 partitions both...
  19. [SOLVED] Re: Screen Sharing option missing from Gnome settings

    I am running xubuntu and have vino installed but I don't get any screen sharing option. I also tried vino from menu and from terminal and no result. I am looking in settings-session and...
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    Re: Gaming Advice

    OK thanks for that advice. I am techy but knew nothing about pc games.
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    Re: Gaming Advice

    Thanks I will try those. He is a young adult but not all there mentally
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    Gaming Advice

    I am not a gamer at all. So I need help on a project. I have an old XP computer I want install Lubuntu on and set up and donate to a disabled boy. His main interest is playing games. The issue is he...
  23. [ubuntu] Re: linux 16.04 and Brother HL-3070CW can't print .html file

    If you are using firefox you can just go to Tools-AddOns and then search for print to pdf or print friendly and add one . Then there is an icon in the address bar and click on it and print. You can...
  24. [ubuntu] Re: linux 16.04 and Brother HL-3070CW can't print .html file

    I would suggest never trying to print a web page . Instead use a simple addon like print friendly or print to pdf. You will use a lot less paper and ink and the important parts will be there without...
  25. Thread: vnc issue

    by cmcanulty
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    vnc issue

    I have an issue with one of our library computers running xubuntu 18.04. I can access the admin account (librarian) via vnc when that account is logged in but I can't connect to the non admin account...
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