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Re: Fingerprint scanner
« Reply #15 on: July 30, 2013, 11:47:27 pm »
Be sure to read your original article again then .. it said something about having to reinstall policykit-1-gnome or something.
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« Reply #16 on: July 31, 2013, 05:54:40 am »
Ok unfortunately I went ahead and un-installed fingerprint-gui  without having first reinstalled policykit-1-gnome and now i cant sudo into anything

any ideas ?

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I tried installing policykit-1-gnome for the recovery consol and now it wont boot at all so I've just decided to reinstall from scratch






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Re: Fingerprint scanner
« Reply #17 on: July 31, 2013, 11:26:12 am »
Ooops .. I'll bet you won't be in a hurry to do that again ;)

At least reinstalling isn't the chore it is in Windows.

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« Reply #18 on: July 31, 2013, 11:44:55 am »
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Ooops .. I'll bet you won't be in a hurry to do that again

No I wont but what I really need is to learn not to be so impetuous and read things properly (in other words change the habits of a lifetime) that may prove more difficult

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At least reinstalling isn't the chore it is in Windows.

All done in around an hour including running updates, installing the programs and configuring everything the way she wants, probably as much as a days work in Windows
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Re: Fingerprint scanner
« Reply #19 on: July 31, 2013, 02:09:18 pm »
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No I wont but what I really need is to learn is not to be so impetuous and read things properly (in other words change the habits of a lifetime) that may prove more difficult

Tell me about it .. you're not the only one, I seem to spend half my life digging holes for myself and the other half figuring out how to get out of them .. but really I consider that fun :)

I also hear you on the time a reinstall takes .. reinstalling WIndows is a pull your hair out affair, by comparison reinstalling Linux (the very few times I've screwed up that bad I need to) is more of a minor inconvenience .. not to mention in Windows you occasionally have to reinstall for no reason other than to get the machine to run quickly again.

People bitch about things like having to reinstall Peppermint annually (if you want the latest version), kinda forgetting they had to reinstall (the same version of) Windows every 6 months if they wanted it to run properly.
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