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  1. Vrai

    Frustrated, as in steam pouring out of my ears!

    Try writing down the password. The password MUST be entered exactly as when it was created. Upper and lower case must be correct. Empty spaces are very much frowned upon. You do not mention which version of Linux Mint Cinnamon you are working with but I think I recall reading something...
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    Greetings Fellow Linux Enthusiasts!

    IRC Many Linux distros make use of Internet Relay Chat. Check it out. https://fedoramagazine.org/beginners-guide-irc/
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    Help an old fart!

    My thoughts exactly @f33dm3bits ! I'm not doing their homework for them.
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    can i immediately install os such as linux for example after use DBAN to wipe all my data ?

    Yes you can. The drive you wiped with DBAN will likely need to be formatted & re-partitioned but the installer application of your Linux distro of choice should offer to do this during the installation process.
  5. Vrai

    Post a screenshot of your Desktop

    I like it. Kind of 'other-worldly' with a bit of misty mystery. Very nice! :cool:
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    Post a screenshot of your Desktop

    I like a dark theme because it is easier on my eyes. :cool:
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    The screen is shaking on an old laptop

    Actually, this is a good point. Try plugging in an external monitor and see if the issue persists.
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    Curtin Hooks (Not Misspelled)

    Yes, it is very eye-catching! Sorry I do not have an answer :(
  9. Vrai

    Display DNS cache

    Excellent question about DNS Cache! Thanks for bringing it up. I don't have an answer - but an observation. When you visit a site from a month ago, is it possible that your machine reaches out to the nearest DNS Resolver and refreshes the local DNS Cache? This would happen very quickly...
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    Linux Privacy Manager is needed

    Yes. There is. It is called "the user".
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    Can't Delete Downloaded Files

    How much (or little) free space is there on that hard drive? The first screenshot you posted shows "Cannot move file to trash, do you want to delete immediately? The file "Jami" cannot be moved to trash." Have you tried selecting "delete immediately" from that dialog box? Also, what does the...
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    Commands log format - Has the commands log been edited?

    Yes. But we had to start somewhere as there in not enough information provided. This would be a very good place to start also. It would seem that you really do not have enough information to start making accusations. Step by step through a process of elimination is how I would approach it.
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    Commands log format - Has the commands log been edited?

    Try running users and see what is returned
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    LastPass

    Do you mean like "emotional support" ? ;)
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    New build - linux distros crashing in live usb environment

    Some Linux kernel versions are known to have issues with the Ryzen 5. I think it is the 5.4.* series of kernels but don't quote me on that. May be worth looking into.
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    Staying on Kernel 5.4.0

    I don't use FerenOS and cannot answer your question regarding reverting to an older kernel (although I suspect it would be a similar process as many other Linux distros). But, I would like to add, I believe it is not necessary nor recommended to update the kernel just because a newer kernel...
  17. Vrai

    booting da win

    P.S. I am about ti install a third drive in that box. A 1 Terabyte Samsung 860 EVO. Wish me luck! Will report back with anything interesting. :oops:
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    booting da win

    That is how I did it for a long time because I did not want anything to mess up my Windows boot loader. Then one day, for no particular reason, I decided to update grub. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Yes. I sometimes wonder if anyone truly understands the whole UEFI/BIOS/GPT/MSDOS/ CPM/LEGACY blah. What a mess...
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    LastPass

    I've been trying Bitwarden on my iPad but I can't seem to get comfortable with it yet. I searched for a password manager for iPad which DID NOT sync to the cloud and seemed trustworthy. It is rather difficult to find one which meets those criteria. Bitwarden sounds pretty good though from what I...
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    How to install *.zip font packs (SOLVED).

    Good to know! That is exactly why I asked the question. And perhaps another Linux user may benefit from the answer ;)
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