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  1. [SOLVED] Re: "hplip-3.15.7.run" file blocked for download by uBlock Origin due to Badware risk

    I think that the settings may be a part of the issue. I'm still learning how to use uBlock, I am very new to this add-on and will continue to research it.

    I took your advice and went directly to...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: "hplip-3.15.7.run" file blocked for download by uBlock Origin due to Badware risk

    I wasn't aware of that. But I have heard that sourceforge has been responsible for the propagation of some "undesirable" and malicious programs. I don't know if that is true or not but I don't like...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: "hplip-3.15.7.run" file blocked for download by uBlock Origin due to Badware risk

    That's good advise oldfred. Thank you.
    I did try going to HP's web site originally but wasn't able to find a link to the driver that I needed; but, I was in a hurry at the time and didn't make much...
  4. [SOLVED] "hplip-3.15.7.run" file blocked for download by uBlock Origin due to Badware risks?

    Greetings all.
    I am attempting to download the printer drivers for my HP Officejet Pro 6230 printer but when I attempt to download hplip-3.15.7.run from http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net I am...
  5. Re: Why do I need a ubuntu one account to download apps

    For what it's worth, fdcvgdfvshfdg. I agree with you in terms of the whole privacy aspect of the issue that you originally posted about. Linux, in general, has always been different than the main...
  6. Re: Program starts immediatly from repository download.

    Thanks oldos2er.

    Sorry 'bout that. I reall wasn't sure where to put this thread.

    Thanks for the move.

    Cheers
    Patriot56
  7. [Mepis] Program starts immediatly from repository download.

    Greetings Forum. I am posting here because of the potential security issue.

    I suppose this thread could have been opened in the Gaming & Leisure area but because of its potential as a security...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: Error: mount: can't find /dev/sdb in /etc/fstab.....after attaching external USB

    Solved this problem by following the instructions in the following two links:

    https://www.linuxliteos.com/manual/install.html#ext4
    ...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: Error: mount: can't find /dev/sdb in /etc/fstab.....after attaching external USB

    Short answer? (And at the risk of potentially "derailing" this thread).... I want to load the drive with Movies, Videos, Music, etc., and share it on a LAN. Eventually!!!--- Maybe!!!---
    ...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: Error: mount: can't find /dev/sdb in /etc/fstab.....after attaching external USB

    In every way that I can imagine, that makes perfect sense and I have thought that all along. However, I am still learning how everything works in Linux so I don't take anything for granted.


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  11. [SOLVED] Re: Error: mount: can't find /dev/sdb in /etc/fstab.....after attaching external USB

    In an attempt to mount the drive I have tried the following:


    mount /dev/sdb
    mount /dev/sdb1
    sudo mount /dev/sdb
    sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt

    Though I have included each of these commands in...
  12. [SOLVED] Error: mount: can't find /dev/sdb in /etc/fstab.....after attaching external USB HDD.

    Greetings forum.

    I am posting here for this issue because I couldn't find another area that I thought was appropriate.

    I have a 1 TB. USB HDD (a WD My Book) that I am trying to use on a Linux...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Printer problems? Epson Workforce 630, was working, now is not!

    Thank you pdc for your resopnse and suggestions.

    Though I have only been using Linux for about 3 years now, I have learned a great deal about the OS and I really love this OS. I do prefer to work...
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    [ubuntu] Epson Workforce 630 printer

    Greetings Forum. I am posting here because I wasn't sure where else to post this issue. I am using Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS - Precise. The printer installed is, as mentioned in the subject, an Epson...
  15. Re: Some advice please - elderly laptop needs some TLC in the form of a suitable dist

    It looks to me like your CPU does not support PAE.
    If you can get to a Terminal on this machine, and type the following:

    cat /proc/cpuinfo ; cat /proc/meminfo then post the output here.
    This...
  16. Re: OS=Linux Lite-1.0.4 - Surround sound problems.

    I finally found a solution to this issue.
    It seems that getting full, and true, 5.1 surround sound working on Linux is not as easy as you might imagine. See here.

    In an attempt to help anyone...
  17. OS=Linux Lite-1.0.4 - Surround sound problems.

    Greetings forum.

    As the title alludes to, I am using Linux Lite 1.0.4 and I am having problems getting the sound to work properly.

    My sound card is a PCI - "Creative Labs, Sound Blaster Live...
  18. Re: Computers, likely from the Paleolithic Period

    That's a fun idea, though I can't think of any friend that is big (strong) enough to chuck one of these monsters. ;)
  19. Re: Computers, likely from the Paleolithic Period

    Sorry that I haven't responded before now. Busy, busy times this whole week. Appointments, dead-lines, etc.

    I have to agree with you though. I believe in a line of demarcation when it comes to,...
  20. Re: Computers, likely from the Paleolithic Period

    I had a thought.

    SeijiSensei suggested CentOS 6 in his post and I have since downloaded it but haven't had a free moment to install it yet but, I started thinking. He mentioned....
    and I...
  21. Re: Computers, likely from the Paleolithic Period

    Nope, no CD ROM's. Strictly floppies.:(

    And, thanks for the blog link. I checked it out and I am intrigued.
    I wish I would have learned about his blog a couple of years ago.
    It would have...
  22. Re: Computers, likely from the Paleolithic Period

    Thank you so much for your response.
    This is exactly what I was hoping to hear.
    I understand that these computers are very old and I respect others comments about recycling them. I'm just not...
  23. Re: Computers, likely from the Paleolithic Period

    I would just like to take a second to say thanks to all of you that have responded so far.
    Your comments and suggestions have given me some food for thought.
    But I really wanted to single out one...
  24. Computers, likely from the Paleolithic Period

    Greetings forum.
    Please forgive me if this thread is in the wrong area. To be honest, I'm not sure it even has an appropriate area.:)

    As the title implies, I have some very, very old computers. ...
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    Re: Help installing legacy Intel drivers

    Thank you MarcoDePollo.
    Your help in this matter was greatly appreciated.

    When I installed the drivers from the xorg-edgers PPA it was the first time I had tried anything like that and, well, to...
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