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  1. 70 Tango Charlie

    Best Distro for Photography

    Hi everyone, I have a friend who wants to become a Linux convert - IF - I can steer him to the most suitable one for doing photographic work, I know that GIMP is the main app for working on photos, but is there one distro that is better than the rest for that. I do thank you in advance. Old...
  2. 70 Tango Charlie

    Dual Monitors

    Hi All, I have this goofy idea that I would like to hook up another monitor that is not being used right now. I would like to see both of them on at the same time - with different screens. Is this possible? Thanks a bunch in advance. Old Geezer TC Here are the particulars on the machine: The...
  3. 70 Tango Charlie

    Seagate Expansion 3 TB External HD

    Greetings all, I have a new Seagate Expansion Ext. HD I just bought. Now I see that it only comes with Windows support or Apple. Is there any way I can get this to work on Linux Mint 19.2? Or any distro of Linux? Thanks for any and all replies. Old Geezer TC
  4. 70 Tango Charlie

    Gparted questions

    Greetings from the Old Geezer, I started using Gparted to make some changes in the partitions on my 'experimental laptop'. I put the Gparted live on a stick and booted from there. Everything went well. I was able to free up a lot of space in the 'unallocated' sections. The system is a little...
  5. 70 Tango Charlie

    De-frag hard drive?

    Greetings everyone, Seeing that I was a Windows guy for lots of years, de-fragging the hard-drive every so often was recommended. Since coming to Linux, I have not seen anything at all about de-fragging. Am I coming to the right conclusion that there is no need to de-frag; and is this because of...
  6. 70 Tango Charlie

    Great Grandpa!

    Good mornin' everyone {at least in the northern hemisphere}, The wife and I received some of the greatest news a 'young' couple could receive - "Hello Grandpa and Grandma, we have a surprise for you; you are going to be great-grandparents!!!" It's a boy - 8 lbs 4 oz. and 21" long. Mother and...
  7. 70 Tango Charlie

    Webcam not recognized

    Hello All, Hope this is the right place to post this. I bought an Asus netbook a few weeks ago and dumped Win 10 and immediately installed Linux Mint 19.2 Tina. Everything works fine except for one thing - the installed webcam. It does not show up in Devices, Computer or any place except Skype...