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9th Dec 2022, 17:01
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By rans6andrew

stuff in .pdf missing after document printing?

Win8 laptop. I downloaded a standard letter in the form of a .pdf. The bulk of the text is locked as I don't have either a full version of Acrobat or access to the document password. The document...
4th Dec 2022, 16:22
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By rans6andrew

I guess the browser requires quite a lot of...

I guess the browser requires quite a lot of memory space to work, any idea how much?

Rans6.................
4th Dec 2022, 13:23
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By rans6andrew

ps I went to the playstore and tried to install a...

ps I went to the playstore and tried to install a different browser. It accessed the store apparently OK and appeared to download Brave but it failed to install it, no error was flagged up, it just...
4th Dec 2022, 12:26
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By rans6andrew

Samsung Phone browser tabs crashing

My wife is struggling to access the internet via the Samsung Internet browser on her phone. All of her tabs crash after a min as they fail to refresh upon opening. The issue seems to be just with...
13th Oct 2022, 20:55
Replies: 12
Views: 810
Posted By rans6andrew

Internet location erratic.....

Does anyone know exactly how websites being accessed figure out where one is, this is on a wired in desktop computer not an out and about portable device?

The reason I ask is that the location...
4th Oct 2022, 15:51
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By rans6andrew

Le P, the 32 OS is a bit of a default accident. ...

Le P, the 32 OS is a bit of a default accident. When I acquired the computer I didn't know what spec it was and, as it didn't wake up when plugged in due to various issues I didn't know how to...
2nd Oct 2022, 21:03
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By rans6andrew

further; there is nothing intrinsically wrong...

further; there is nothing intrinsically wrong with the computer, I have been able to get video material from the BBC website with no more hassle than logging in and selecting the programme.

R6
2nd Oct 2022, 19:25
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By rans6andrew

Watching ITV hub on desktop computer

I wanted to keep one eye on the live snooker while we were watching the Singapore GP highlights this evening. On going to the website I logged in and was faced with a message advising that I need to...
21st Jul 2022, 19:17
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By rans6andrew

Thanks Prop and sealo0, we stumble around in the...

Thanks Prop and sealo0, we stumble around in the menus for FF and eventually clicked on something similar to suggested and voila! All working again.
Rans...........................
21st Jul 2022, 10:11
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By rans6andrew

on line card game broken?

After joining a Canasta group (weekly meetings in a hotel bar - what's not to like?) we are learning to play the game. As a learning/practice aid we found that you can play the game on line against...
4th Jul 2022, 19:15
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By rans6andrew

I can't post a link to the previous live stream...

I can't post a link to the previous live stream of either of the webcams at present, I replaced my bookmarks with the new ones as soon as the old became "private link" (or some similar error) when I...
2nd Jul 2022, 20:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By rans6andrew

I remember when I installed Mint on this machine...

I remember when I installed Mint on this machine that Firefox 84.0.2 was the latest version available as the machine is only 32 bit. I don't think there are any updates to be had......

I am back...
17th Jun 2022, 19:44
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By rans6andrew

pps I run Firefox in private mode as a matter of...

pps I run Firefox in private mode as a matter of course.
17th Jun 2022, 19:43
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By rans6andrew

Depending upon whether the page you are...

Depending upon whether the page you are requesting has been fetched in the current session or a new tab requests the page the failure is either a timeout after much spinning of the hourglass...
16th Jun 2022, 23:46
Replies: 11
Views: 1,004
Posted By rans6andrew

I think the problem is Firefox but..........

I have an interesting problem which has shown up several times in the last few days. While using Firefox on Linux Mint I am finding that it stops getting a connection to websites in a number of open...
26th May 2022, 22:26
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By rans6andrew

golfbananajam, while hunting around the www...

golfbananajam, while hunting around the www tonight I came across an interesting snippet of info. Apparently, if your Fire is version 5.3.1.1 or later you can install Google Play without rooting it....
26th May 2022, 20:14
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By rans6andrew

Erm, there will be a bit of a delay at this...

Erm, there will be a bit of a delay at this point, a mate who understands the Rooting and reprogramming process has more serious things on his plate at the moment as he is receiving chemotherapy...
26th May 2022, 10:27
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By rans6andrew

And more. After some playing I was prompted to...

And more. After some playing I was prompted to update some of the OS and, wary of the issues with failing to connect to Tesco server, I relented and let it update stuff. This included newer...
25th May 2022, 22:37
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By rans6andrew

Further info. The unit boots up and generally...

Further info. The unit boots up and generally operates except that there is some issue with the internet connectivity. The WiFi fan shows a full 5 bars when close enough to the router (signal is...
25th May 2022, 19:12
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By rans6andrew

A bit, thanks. I followed the suggested fix for...

A bit, thanks. I followed the suggested fix for the WiFi connecton and got the unit alive BUT, anything associated with internet browsing falls over as the date/time is wrong and, for some reason...
25th May 2022, 14:40
Replies: 8
Views: 857
Posted By rans6andrew

re-using a Hudl - bricked by Tesco!!!

We have a Hudl tablet computer which has been well and truly shafted by Tesco (they sold the device as their own brand product). What transpired is that when the machine reboots it needs to connect...
26th Mar 2022, 14:10
Replies: 6
Views: 2,823
Posted By rans6andrew

Beccles Fatal 24 Mar 22

Saw this on the BBC News website a couple of days ago but nothing on here?

Beccles light aircraft down (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-60866839)

Has anyone any further info?
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22nd Mar 2022, 20:56
Replies: 6
Views: 691
Posted By rans6andrew

Broadband router niggles

We have a couple of router niggles.

1) a brand new Asus laptop will not log onto one of the wireless routers in our southern headquarters. The router is picked from the list and the password...
20th Mar 2022, 20:14
Replies: 48
Views: 4,843
Posted By rans6andrew

When do you lose the ability to fly your aircraft?

For one reason or another I find that my flying hours have dropped to very few over the last 2 years. What with covid lock downs, airfields being slow to re-awaken, fighting the neighbours from hell...
22nd Nov 2021, 21:30
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By rans6andrew

Thanks Prop Swinger, well spotted, fancy thinking...

Thanks Prop Swinger, well spotted, fancy thinking that trying to save a bookmark that is already saved would offer a different menu........

Anyway, that has fixed my first issue.
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22nd Nov 2021, 20:45
Replies: 2
Views: 606
Posted By rans6andrew

Firefox 84.0.2 bookmarks quirks

two issues with the bookmarking on this version of Firefox, I believe this is the latest for Linux Mint 18.3 ........

when you bookmark a web URL it doesn't ask where you want to save the bookmark...
27th Oct 2021, 19:31
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By rans6andrew

I guessed it was something like that but I failed...

I guessed it was something like that but I failed to find any "Man" entries relating to this. No explanation as to the meaning of 2 or 3 in this context.......

Happy that the machine seems to be...
26th Oct 2021, 13:48
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By rans6andrew

I have tried all of the suggestions netstruggler,...

I have tried all of the suggestions netstruggler, some time ago. All suggested a complete loss of connection. It doesn't make any difference if the ethernet wired connection is enable or not but if...
25th Oct 2021, 21:54
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By rans6andrew

Thanks Jhieminga, good suggestion. I plugged in...

Thanks Jhieminga, good suggestion. I plugged in a USB WiFi dongle and enabled it in the network manager, disabling the built in Wifi at the same time. After not very long the network connection...
24th Oct 2021, 13:18
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By rans6andrew

Wifi connection locking up - Mint 18.3 laptop

I installed Linux Mint 18.3 onto an old laptop PC which had some serious issues with the original Win OS, I forget which version, the machine was gifted to me to play with. The installation went...
12th Sep 2021, 20:30
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By rans6andrew

The Trek UK website still works on my lowest...

The Trek UK website still works on my lowest performance Linux Mint machine, an ancient Dell laptop. This machine is running a slightly newer version of Mint, 18.3 than the other two machines so...
7th Sep 2021, 21:01
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By rans6andrew

Website is OK on mobile phone but US on desktop

my desktop machine(s) running Linux Mint 18.2 and Firefox browser won't open the website for Trek Bikes UK properly. I have tried disabling all of the Ad-Blockers and Popup Blockers I usually run...
21st Aug 2021, 20:38
Replies: 61
Views: 11,085
Posted By rans6andrew

I had a hearty conversation, recently, with a...

I had a hearty conversation, recently, with a gentleman who already has an electric powered GA training aircraft in operation. The aircraft has a one hour duration with a one hour charge time which...
16th Aug 2021, 21:57
Replies: 0
Views: 626
Posted By rans6andrew

Popham overcharging for trade fair entry!!!

If you went to the Popham Microlight trade fair over the weekend and paid by card at the gate you might want to check your card statement, we were double charged for our entrance fee. The lady in...
11th Aug 2021, 19:47
Replies: 98
Views: 18,510
Posted By rans6andrew

It will be a bit like when Beeching closed half...

It will be a bit like when Beeching closed half of the railway stations/lines, the knock on effect came as a surprise in that the busy stations had a fall in numbers because travelers were not able...
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