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    Upgrading FireFox Challange

    UPDATE: My friend gave me the wrong procedure that did not "work". That is why I posted this "thread" (post). He later discovered his error and informed me to select "Administration" in main menu. Next, scroll down to "Update Manager". After I did that, I had NO trouble getting the updates...
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    Upgrading FireFox Challange

    I have Mint Cinnamon V20.4 on 64 bit Dell Latitude E5430 laptop. Firefox V95.* My Windows 7 desktop PC has FF V102.5. I tried to update FF on Linux laptop via Software manager, but it seems an update is not available! I launched FF, looked at "Help"' "About FireFox" and saw (besides version)...
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    Mint Cinnamon 19.2 32bit Slow Bootup after Installed

    UPDATE, PROBLEM SOLVED: Thanks to the responder(s) for suggesting I install the Mint 20.3 64 bit. I did and BY GOLLY! the boot up time is FAST!!! Also, THANKS to everyone, JohnN3AOF
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    Mint Cinnamon 19.2 32bit Slow Bootup after Installed

    In Terminal, I tried "apt-get install inxi" (without quotes). Results: "Could not open lock file.....(13: Permission denied)". What about an app I saw in Software Manager called "Check Install"? Could this be helpful? Thanks in advance, JohnN3AOF
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    Mint Cinnamon 19.2 32bit Slow Bootup after Installed

    Hi, I received an error when I tried to reply regarding using "systemd-analyze blame" in Terminal. I hope this Reply "works". Note: This is a Dell Inspiron 1520 32BIT laptop that had Windows XP (did NOT take long to boot). Pages of "actions" were listed. The time for each action amounted to 32...
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    Mint Cinnamon 19.2 32bit Slow Bootup after Installed

    At terminal, I typed "systemd-analyze blame". Pages with lines of "actions" displayed with duration for each. The longest duration was 32.* seconds. There may have been about 4 actions that took that long. Most actions took milliseconds. Some took 1-9 seconds (I think). I also have another...
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    Mint Cinnamon 19.2 32bit Slow Bootup after Installed

    Hi, I installed Mint Cinnamon 19.2 on a Dell Inspiron 1520 32bit laptop. It has 3G memory and 1.5GHZ CPU. It takes about 7 minutes to get booted up. Note: First installed on a 120GB HD. I tried a 240GB SSD, but it did not make any improvement on the bootup speed. Anyone have a suggestion...
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