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by j2mcgreg
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Website
Topic: Why are the repos displayed in reverse order? (fixed)
Replies: 4
Views: 367

Re: Why are the repos displayed in reverse order?

It looks like they are sorted instead by date modified IE: newest to oldest
by j2mcgreg
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Printer M2022 doesn't work
Replies: 1
Views: 433

Re: Printer M2022 doesn't work

Samsung printers use a propriety printing language that is not well supported in CUPS. You likely will have a better chance of success if you use Samsung's own linux driver which can be found here:

by j2mcgreg
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Site Help
Topic: Every time I come to the forum it has logged me out.
Replies: 6
Views: 792

Re: Every time I come to the forum it has logged me out.

Same thing happened to me in July 2018 when I mistakenly allowed Chrome to sync my bookmarks and it installed the settings from a pc that no longer exists. If you are using Chrome Sync too, here's what you have to do: Turn off Sync in Chrome --> delete any quick links, bookmarks etc that you have fo...
by j2mcgreg
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which door do I take?
Replies: 34
Views: 1991

Re: Which door do I take?

Maybe it's like Cockney rhyming slang: loo = Waterloo = water, short for water closet. Not cockney, certainly slang. It is used all over the UK (and as far as I know also in Australia). There are three main theories of how 'loo' originated and a corruption of Waterloo is one of them but in that cas...
by j2mcgreg
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which door do I take?
Replies: 34
Views: 1991

Re: Which door do I take?

Why is it called a bathroom in America, there are no baths in it! They are lavatory pans or toilets not bathrooms. Because the facility most people here use the most is the one in their home. Bathrooms here consist of either a three piece -- sink, bath tub / shower combo, and a toilet or a four pie...
by j2mcgreg
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: My computer upgrade
Replies: 53
Views: 3594

Re: My computer upgrade

Assuming this is the same case you had prior to the cpu upgrade, it's logical to also assume that its existing cooling was designed for the original cpu. In post # 36, the upper interior picture shows a space for an exhaust fan directly left of the cpu and I think that would be your best option.
by j2mcgreg
Wed Aug 21, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: The year-long rash of supply chain attacks against open source is getting worse
Replies: 1
Views: 394

Re: The year-long rash of supply chain attacks against open source is getting worse

Just another 'the sky is falling' type article. We all know that computer attacks are on the increase. What's interesting about the article is what's missing in its content: -- there's no mention oh how the attackers were able to get access to the original code of the packages in order to make their...
by j2mcgreg
Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: System Keep Freezing (Solved)
Replies: 12
Views: 786

Re: System Keep Freezing

Based on this from your system info: Processes: 237 Uptime: 20m Memory: 3.66 GiB used: 1.36 GiB (37.1%) Init: SysVinit runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 6.3.0 Shell: bash v: 4.4.12 inxi: 3.0.33 I think that your best chance at improved performance would be to add more ram to your system. This page from th...
by j2mcgreg
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: Interesting
Replies: 16
Views: 1593

Re: Interesting

Addressing people normally when you have a complaint with forum staff helps a lot. If the mod had given their name instead of cowardly hiding behind the word 'mod', a normal complaint could have been addressed. How are we supposed to know which 'mod' is writing? Let's see. In your first post you as...
by j2mcgreg
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: 4k Monitor: does it make sense?
Replies: 6
Views: 1384

Re: 4k Monitor: does it make sense?

Based on this review: https://www.rtings.com/monitor/reviews/hp/27f I would pass on the HP. A wobble due to a flimsy stand would drive me crazy. Also keep in mind that HP doesn't manufacture monitors rather they re-brand them for the retail market. I think that you'd get a better deal by buying from...

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