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Forum: Linux 26. Mar 2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By danielson
As usual, things are not always as...

As usual, things are not always as straightforward with Linux as one would expect.

Not that it is necessarily Linux's fault.
Forum: Linux 25. Mar 2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By danielson
Looks like UEFI my DELL has, makes it more...

Looks like UEFI my DELL has, makes it more complicated.

Something about boot/efi.

And the search goes on...
Forum: Linux 25. Mar 2021, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By danielson
From Fedora's beta release notes: BTRFS...

From Fedora's beta release notes:

BTRFS transparent compression

After Fedora Linux 33 made BTRFS the default filesystem for desktop variants, Fedora Linux 34 Beta enables transparent...
Forum: Linux 25. Mar 2021, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By danielson
That's good. I'm no geek, so will go for...

That's good.

I'm no geek, so will go for ext4.

Want to test their alternative to PulseAudio (PipeWire).
Forum: Linux 25. Mar 2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By danielson
Thank you MC! ;) Must pursue my...

Thank you MC! ;)

Must pursue my investigation to do their now default BTRFS setup to see how that fares.
Forum: Linux 25. Mar 2021, 02:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 465
Posted By danielson
Need a tip to finish dual booting Fedora with Win10

Have created the extra free space.

Just not sure on that next step in Fedora after selecting hard disk.
Forum: Linux 22. Feb 2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,921
Posted By danielson
Have tried many distros on desktops and laptops,...

Have tried many distros on desktops and laptops, and none compare to graphic quality on monitors as on Windows.
Forum: Linux 25. Jan 2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,390
Posted By danielson
After 120 views of your post... Computers...

After 120 views of your post...

Computers are fun, but when they don't work!
Have an HP printer that won't install its driver on Win10 but can on FerenOS (and other Linux)...

Would suggest the...
Forum: ChitChat 22. Jan 2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,047
Posted By danielson
Question Weebly, Joomla, WordPress... best free option?

A friend of mine wants to get off Facebook.

What are the best free options for a newbie who would like to build a free commercial webpage?

Lockdown has been very hard for small enterprises...
Forum: Linux 18. Jan 2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By danielson
Unhappy Can't print more than one text at a time.

Most of the time, i just have one copy of a document to print.

But when on Linux, can only print one copy, even if 2 or more are selected.

Have tested with LibreOffice and OnlyOffice and both...
Forum: Linux 01. Jan 2021, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 524
Posted By danielson
Would like to make bootable KDE Neon on SSD via USB

With help from MX friends, did managed to install MX KDE onto an SSD connected via usb (bootable from any computer):

"MX Install" to external drive with enabled UEFI and BIOS booting.

Boot in...
Forum: General Computer Support 11. Dec 2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,664
Posted By danielson
Oddly enough, even after bouncing around to other...

Oddly enough, even after bouncing around to other browsers, haven't seen anymore popup notifications to make Firefox default.

- - - - -

Don't want to make this a Windows thread, but the way it...
Forum: General Computer Support 11. Dec 2020, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,664
Posted By danielson
Wonder why www.yippy.com (security oriented...

Wonder why www.yippy.com (security oriented search engine) still recommends Firefox over others?

Windows Defender is my go to.
If it weren't so, i would probably be always on Linux by now.
Forum: General Computer Support 09. Dec 2020, 01:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,664
Posted By danielson
Could be the "always check if Firefox" bit, but i...

Could be the "always check if Firefox" bit, but i usually leave that feature enabled for all browsers in case i get frustrated with the one that is.

No, this time it was different.
Instead of it...
Forum: General Computer Support 07. Dec 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,664
Posted By danielson
Thumbs down Firefox asking to be back as default on Win10?

Funning this a.m.

Have been using Edge as default for the last few days and surprise, a popup at the bottom right corner appeared, asking if i wanted to set Firefox back as reset! Ha! ha! ho! ho!...
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 27. Nov 2020, 03:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,038
Posted By danielson
It's always good to know about alternative ways.

It's always good to know about alternative ways.
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 26. Nov 2020, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,038
Posted By danielson
Don't know if it's in Gizmo's list of freeware,...

Don't know if it's in Gizmo's list of freeware, but just discovered Disk Genius and it did the trick for me: https://www.diskgenius.com/
Forum: I Want a Freeware Program that ... 26. Nov 2020, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,038
Posted By danielson
Too many boot entries on UEFI Dell desktop

Looking for an app. that can easily remove duplicate BIOS entries in UEFI Dell desktop.
Forum: Internet, Web Apps and Networking 25. Nov 2020, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,650
Posted By danielson
Vivaldi is incorporating Mail, RSS and Calendar...

Vivaldi is incorporating Mail, RSS and Calendar to its browser!

https://vivaldi.com/blog/vivaldi-mail-technical-preview/

Ex-die-hard Opera fans will be glad to hear about this.
Forum: Linux 17. Nov 2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 610
Posted By danielson
Question Installing ArcoLinux - bios, UEFI settings

After listening to DT give his top 5 for 2020, ending up with ArcoLinux, i was curious to see what was so special about this Arch based system.

On this page about BIOS and UEFI settings in dual...
Forum: Linux 16. Nov 2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,658
Posted By danielson
It's funny that DT (on Youtube) chose Antix 19.3...

It's funny that DT (on Youtube) chose Antix 19.3 as one his personal top 5 for 2020.

Even if they will never update to latest Plasma, users might appreciate a stripped down version of their KDE...
Forum: Linux 01. Oct 2020, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By danielson
Quark is still much a beta - Debonaire theme...

Quark is still much a beta - Debonaire theme isn't too bad (compromise between dark and light.

So far, after setting up Dropbox with files synced and OS file search having completed its inventory,...
Forum: Linux 30. Sep 2020, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By danielson
I'm sure they will. LibreOffice icons fail...

I'm sure they will.

LibreOffice icons fail to show (or barely visible) in dark themes.
https://snipboard.io/pcZXkn.jpg

Otherwise, the system grows on you (minus Win$ like theme).

The...
Forum: Linux 30. Sep 2020, 02:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By danielson
You have to take some and leave some. At least...

You have to take some and leave some.
At least Distrowatch gives us an idea of what's going on in the Linux world.

Curious as i am... just had to take Quark out for a spin.
At first, i thought i...
Forum: Linux 29. Sep 2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,255
Posted By danielson
AverageLinuxUser has apparently adopted KDE Neon...

AverageLinuxUser has apparently adopted KDE Neon as his main driver now.

Think the one advantage Q4OS Quark has over it, is the fact that you can get the ol' Trinity (KDE3) version installed in...
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