I’ll wait until 19.10 comes out give it a few weeks to make sure nothing is ‘broken’ then get the latest update/upgrade
Might be the best idea. I think it is due out at the end of the month if I remember this week’s newsletter from @abhishek You are using Ubuntu as you mentioned 19.10 which is a Ubuntu number. You’d have to wait a very long time for 19.10 in Mint, because it will never go that far and the next version is 19.3
Oop’s. Wasn’t paying enough attention. The next stable mint update.
i realize it is a bit off-subject (hopefully @1crazypj won’t mind too terribly since a solution has already presented itself ), but is .3 about as high as mint release numbers get? just wondering since 18 will be supported for a while longer. really more of a trivia question curiosity than anything as distro naming/numbering conventions can be a bit tricky to pick up on.
That’s okay - it is easy to do. The current stable release in Mint is 19.2, 19.3 may be out at the end of the year as it usually follows a couple of months after the Ubuntu one - sometimes longer. At present the 18 series are supported until April 2021 and the 19 series until 2023 - Yes I know this is off topic, so I’ll give myself a smack hand for doing it. Oh and I couldn’t have done my previous edit correctly on this - have a nice day
I don’t tend to worry about ‘off topic’ the way my mind works everything is just a continuation. 18 being supported until 2021 is OK with me. I don’t like sudden change
Oh but is my job not allow too far a stray so as long as it is not too far otherwise my OCD will click in
As long as it is just OS you’re talking about then if it ain’t broke don’t fix otherwise a change is as good as a rest
LOL, Now I have a working terminal, I just open Guake because I can. .
Sorry for the real late reply, grandson has been hyperactive for the last month or so, I haven’t managed to check e-mails for days (weeks) at a time. He’s great fun though but playing ‘Christmas’ every day does get old (particularly at 3~5:00 am) Telling me your age gives me a lot more hope that I can get back to ‘playing with motorcycles’ when Jaxon grows out of his current state . He want’s to ‘help’ with everything but has attention span of less than 2 mins before he drags me off to do something else LOL
Great stuff thanks,its good exercise lol i hope you all have a wonderful 2020 best wishes
From the Desktop right click then choose open in terminal.
To make things ‘execute’ open file manager click on desktop. Single click on one entry.
Click on edit and choose preference under general check don’t ask questions on launch.
Thanks for reply, however, it doesn’t do anything. I get menu box, open in terminal - nope don’t even get the little ‘wheel’ showing it trying
What happens when you click open in terminal?
It must do something.
Nope, nothing seems to happen anywhere?
Is it possible to have the Guake terminal open showing running processes and then try it?
===> Is it possible to have the Guake terminal open showing running processes and then try it?
Never used Guake.
If you bring up the main menu and look under system
you should see terminal in there…
Yep, tried that. little 'wheel spins about 5~6 seconds then goes away. I’ve pretty much given up on it as Guake is working for the times I need terminal.
At present I have way too many things going on to spend much time on repairing my Mint install, often I can’t even check e-mail for 4~5 days and Facebook maybe 2~3 weeks. Grandson seems to have gotten back into some sort of routine, hasn’t played ‘Christmas’ for almost a week and seems to be sleeping better (longer) so isn’t making me quite as exhausted
Subject: Re: [It’s FOSS Community] [Linux Mint] Cannot open Terminal
I tried Guake on both Linux Mint 19.3 and Ubuntu Mate 19.10. Ubuntu ran
without a problem. Mint had errors both starting and exiting. Within the
Guake window typing ‘exit’ locked the application. I had to do a ‘killall guake’
from another terminal to shut it down. In either case I could still start another
terminal from menu/system tools/desired terminal. One thing you could try
is opening a terminal sesssion via quake or what ever and install a fresh
mate terminal. sudo install mate-terminal.
If you are running this in a guest VM to send an F12 you have to press FN/F12
to wake guake up.
Tried that and got this message
install: missing destination file operand after ‘mate-terminal.’
I’m out of ideas. Perhaps someone will jump in and help.
Maybe try :
sudo apt install mate-terminal
one of the main reasons I run ZSH and “oh my zsh” - ZSH can finish “apt install …” for you…
e.g. (press “tab” to autocomplete and get suggestions) :
╭─x@tenrji ~ ╰─➤ sudo apt install mate mate-accessibility-profiles mate-desktop-environment mate-menus mate-screensaver mate-themes mate-applet-appmenu mate-desktop-environment-core mate-netbook mate-screensaver-common mate-tweak mate-applet-brisk-menu mate-desktop-environment-extra mate-netbook-common mate-sensors-applet mate-user-guide mate-applets mate-desktop-environment-extras mate-notification-daemon mate-sensors-applet-common mate-user-share mate-applets-common mate-dock-applet mate-notification-daemon-common mate-sensors-applet-nvidia mate-user-share-common mate-backgrounds mate-equake-applet mate-optimus mate-session-manager mate-utils mate-calc mate-hud mate-panel mate-settings-daemon mate-utils-common mate-calc-common mate-icon-theme mate-panel-common mate-settings-daemon-common mate-window-applets-common mate-common mate-icon-theme-faenza mate-polkit mate-settings-daemon-dev mate-window-buttons-applet mate-control-center mate-indicator-applet mate-polkit-bin mate-sntray-plugin mate-window-menu-applet mate-control-center-common mate-indicator-applet-common mate-polkit-common mate-system-monitor mate-window-title-applet mate-core mate-media mate-power-manager mate-system-monitor-common mate-desktop mate-media-common mate-power-manager-common mate-terminal mate-desktop-common mate-menu materia-gtk-theme mate-terminal-common