- Testing Development Versions of LibreOffice
- Changing Icons in Android Pie
- Waking up the Moto G3 under Android Pie
- Upgrading to Android Pie on the Moto G3
- Modifying the Netflix key on an Nvidia Shield TV remote control
- Updating the GRUB2 boot menu
- Verifying a Linux Mint ISO file with a GUI
- The Recycle Bin in Asus File Manager
- Removing a “missing” PPA
- LineageOS 14.1 receiving OTA updates again!
Category Archives: Bash script
Upgrading Linux Mint to Version 19.1 (Tessa) seems to have broken the ability of a read command at the end of a bash script to pause the script so leaving the terminal window open. Such scripts work correctly when run … Continue reading
In a previous post (Safely removing a USB flash drive) I noted that, when removing an external USB drive, Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya) provided a message indicating that “It is now safe to remove the drive”. However, I sometimes noticed … Continue reading
I have always included a “read” command at the end of a bash script if I wanted to pause the script, and keep the terminal window open, after the pre-programmed command sequence terminated. Recently, instead of running a script by … Continue reading
After a recent set of updates, booting into Linux Mint produced a (transient) pop-up message box indicating that “The virtualbox kernel service is not running”. My immediate reaction was that there must be some problem that was preventing VirtualBox from … Continue reading
I recently wanted to have a bash script file stop at the end of the command sequence so that I could check which disk directory was then active. There are at least two ways to achieve this.
Linux Mint 16 doesn’t seem to want to auto-mount a 4TB external USB drive, even though it is perfectly happy to do so for a 1TB unit.
Have you ever had the problem where you double click on a script file and it opens in the editor rather than executing? One problem might be that the execute bit on the file (Properties – Permissions – Allow executing … Continue reading
My recent encounter with system log files eating up disk space (see Low disk space warning) has me second guessing how much disk space is in use around my system. So, a recent how-to article entitled “5 ways to check … Continue reading
The previous set of posts have dealt with getting anacron and, in particular, Back In Time to run a daily backup job in the event that the computer is turned off when a scheduled task is set to occur. The … Continue reading