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General Discussion / Email Clients are they free
« on: November 14, 2017, 01:07:30 pm »
 I need a bit of help here about email I will call them clients, i.e.  Thunderbird and Evolution ,first let me explain a friend of my has an email address with AOL as we all know they closing down so he wants to moved over to a new client, so as he understands it AOL will not support the messaging service indefinitely so he choose Thunderbird, but if he requires a new email address will he have to purchase this, which is how it appears to me.

General Discussion / Administrator or User
« on: September 11, 2017, 04:01:47 pm »
So is it better to use your favorite Linux Distro as a Administrator or a User, is it safer in one than the other,and if it's User what setting should you change if any so that a User can run the Linux Distro on an ever day basis. Or should you even care about whether your a Administrator or a User.

General Help & Advice / Linux Mint 18.2
« on: July 25, 2017, 04:36:24 pm »
These last couple of days I have had a problem where My desktop PC will not shut down, it just hangs with the Linux Mint icon and the flashing green lights below the icon,
I have tried a selection of Kernels and also tried disconnecting everything from the PC, reconnecting one by one, have tried leaving but some hours later it's still hanging
My Desktop is a Gigabyte model: F2A58M-HD2 with a Radeon HD 5750 graphics card, 8GB Ram, AMD Athlon X4 760K CPU,   work fine up until a few days ago no problems at all, any on have any ideas.

General Discussion / Linux in the Windows Store
« on: May 14, 2017, 07:37:22 pm »
I have to says when I was reading Gadgets360,( ) I was pleased to see that Microsoft has allowed Ubuntu into the Windows Store, and at a furture date Fedora and SUSE will be in the store, OK I know  for  visualized environment, but then why is Microsoft allowing Linux Distros, OK so iTunes is also going to be there but why are they doing this for Linux. Can’t help but feel something just no right here.

General Help & Advice / The address wasn't understood
« on: January 02, 2017, 08:56:06 pm »
Hi, I'm using Firefox 50.1.0 on Linux Mint 18.1, on trying to watch sky- go I get the following message,
The address wasn't understood

Firefox doesn't know how to open this address, because one of the following protocols (skygo) isn't associated with any program or is not allowed in this context.

    You might need to install other software to open this address.

I been watching sky-go for well over a year no problems, on Linux Mint 17.3 and more recently on Linux Mint 18.1, I get netflex OK and silverlight5.0 is working this has just happen in the last couple of days skygo works fine on windows 10 with Firefox.
I have tried reseting Firefox, and reinstalling Firefox, any one got any ideas on how to fix this.

General Help & Advice / Screen Magnifier for Linux Mint 17.3
« on: July 31, 2016, 08:03:02 pm »
Can anyone help here, is there or can you get a screen magnifier for Linux Mint 17.3, I been unable to turn the default one on, or perhaps is there a better one.

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