Mint 18.3 is my Desktop OS of choice

I have always ran Windows as my primary Desktop OS of choice and used mint on most of my other machine. Tonight my most used Windows 10 machine would not start . I eventually got it going but it ran awful and the HDD was running at 100%.  I solved this but it got me …

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Mint 18.3 update and midlife crisis ideas requests

5 of the 6 computers on which  i run Linux Mint I have now updated  to version 18.3 Its gone smoothly on every machine so far. Its just a matter of getting the time to do them all.   I have way to many computers, but whilst I keep collecting them from friends and family I …

gnome-keyring-daemon still running – solution

This solution worked for me  - my Mint versions have not shut down properly for ages.   Updating to version 18.3 did not solve it.   This link gives the solution that worked for me. https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=251965 basically  I had to purge my old kernel versions -   As i had chose to upgrade my kernal. sudo apt-get install …

Firefox Quantum –now on Linux mint.

The new Firefox. Fast for good. Today we’re thrilled to introduce you to our brand new browser — Firefox Quantum.   Well that what was announced tonight when I turned Firefox on my windows 10 machine  I have very recently changed it to my default browser, as Chrome was giving me some issues using WordPress,  …

Ubuntu 17.10 Unity EXTERMINATED

Ubuntu has released version 17.10. Not big news, but Unity has gone. Unity being there horrible GUI interface. They have finally gone back to Gnome.  So I am going to give it a try again, I have Linux mint running on  6 of my computers,  So initially I will try on a virtual machine then …