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Forum: Off Topic - Computers 09-25-2020, 04:18 AM
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Posted By tupper
It helps tremendously to use a browser plugin...

It helps tremendously to use a browser plugin such as NoScript and/or uBlock Origin.

Not only can such plugins prevent malicious scripts, but they also prevent ads and can make browsing very...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 08-08-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,988
Posted By tupper
Okay. Did it occur to you to search for another...

Okay. Did it occur to you to search for another video that starts from scratch among the countless videos on how to change permissions in Windows 10?

Here is a video on changing permissions that...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 08-08-2020, 03:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,988
Posted By tupper
Do you know which operating system you are using?...

Do you know which operating system you are using?

If so, please let us know what it is.
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 08-06-2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,988
Posted By tupper
All of the prompt and helpful information that...

All of the prompt and helpful information that you have provided has helped us quickly narrow down the problem to these few questions:

1. After you clicked the "Advanced" checkbox, did you get an...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 08-04-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,988
Posted By tupper
Quite a few results appear when this error...

Quite a few results appear when this error message is web searched. From a quick scan of the listings, your problem is related to permissions or the the LibreOffice program was moved or deleted, or...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 08-02-2020, 02:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,988
Posted By tupper
I don't log on at all. I just turn it on and it...

I don't log on at all. I just turn it on and it starts.[/QUOTE]

I didn't make it clear, but as long as you are using your programs, you are logged-in as some user -- even if you don't know it.
...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 08-02-2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,988
Posted By tupper
More details could help solve your problem. ...

More details could help solve your problem.

However, it's likely that this is a typical permissions problem, and all you need to do is to fix your folder's permissions as shown in the video that I...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 08-02-2020, 04:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,988
Posted By tupper
Seems like a difficult way to compute. ...

Seems like a difficult way to compute.




Sounds like a simple permissions problem, which has nothing to do with LibreOffice.

Did you (or did a program) create the folder as an...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 09-06-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,326
Posted By tupper
Do you mean that your dual boot setup somehow...

Do you mean that your dual boot setup somehow affected your wifi driver for Windows?

Not sure how that would happen.

By the way, Peppermint is a cloud based distro, so it is significantly...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 08-29-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,326
Posted By tupper
Most of the active Linux distros are listed at...

Most of the active Linux distros are listed at https://distrowatch.com/

To the right of the page, you'll find a popularity ranking of distros.

Again, you might try Mint Linux or possibly MX...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 08-29-2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,326
Posted By tupper
You might not realize it, but you actually...

You might not realize it, but you actually installed Linux onto your computers. However, you've installed what is possibly a privacy intrusive, less secure Linux derivative, that can cost money.
...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 10-11-2018, 03:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By tupper
What's running off of the DVD is an OS. It...

What's running off of the DVD is an OS. It certainly sounds like that OS is seeing/accessing the drive in question.



Hmmm... not sure why the install would stop then. Did you double-check the...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 10-05-2018, 03:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By tupper
So, the problem doesn't seem to be with the BIOS...

So, the problem doesn't seem to be with the BIOS nor OS seeing the drive, as they both can access it and the OS can even partition it.

Could be some other install problem. Do you remember at what...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 10-05-2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By tupper
It will probably run faster than the typical hard...

It will probably run faster than the typical hard drive.

At any rate (literally), installing a smaller Linux distro should make the machine more responsive and snappy.
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 10-05-2018, 12:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,217
Posted By tupper
More details would be nice, but the problem could...

More details would be nice, but the problem could be a simple bios setting (https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?pid=1626103#p1626103). It is unlikely that the problem involves a "driver."

Did...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 09-12-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By tupper
Well, it's good that you figured it out, because...

Well, it's good that you figured it out, because that problem (along with your solution) is the last thing that would have occurred to any of us. :rolleyes:

As others here have indicated, you...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 09-09-2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,308
Posted By tupper
Does this problem occur only when you type? ...

Does this problem occur only when you type?

If so make sure that your thumbs or any other part of your hand or sleeve is not touching the track pad (or keyboard). As a test, try typing gently...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 07-20-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 654
Posted By tupper
Might want to try LibreOffice...

Might want to try LibreOffice (https://www.libreoffice.org/). It's a fork of OpenOffice (https://www.openoffice.org/) (originally StarOffice).

Most of the OpenOffice developers went to...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 05-02-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,097
Posted By tupper
Whatever you do, DO NOT FORMAT THOSE FLOPPIES! ...

Whatever you do, DO NOT FORMAT THOSE FLOPPIES!

Never format a disk that has data or software on it, if a Windows OS (or Mac OS) tells you to do so!

As I understand it, DOS programs cannot run...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 03-31-2018, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,889
Posted By tupper
Clock is ticking.

I'll just leave this (https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/29/technology/microsoft-reorganizes-to-fuel-cloud-and-ai-businesses.html) here.
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 12-15-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,192
Posted By tupper
First of all, it is probably best to avoid the...

First of all, it is probably best to avoid the Geek Squad and the "Genius" Bar. They are not that knowledgeable and experienced, and they are generally interested in generating a profit for...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 12-05-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By tupper
If you are trying to parse a PDF file, there are...

If you are trying to parse a PDF file, there are many programs that do so.

You might first try the demo web page of PDF Parser (https://www.pdfparser.org/demo).
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 12-01-2017, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,257
Posted By tupper
NoScript initially disables all javascript by...

NoScript initially disables all javascript by default, so some sites won't have full functionality until you start enabling scripts. You can easily enable everything, or some things and not other...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 12-01-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,257
Posted By tupper
No problem here with videos autoplaying -- I use...

No problem here with videos autoplaying -- I use NoScript on Firefox and uMatrix on Chrome/Chromium.

With such browser add-ons/extensions, one can completely disable javascript (hence, video...
Forum: Off Topic - Computers 12-22-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,962
Posted By tupper
Adblock Plus and NoScript/uMatrix should...

Adblock Plus and NoScript/uMatrix should eliminate those problems.
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