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Re: message @ install with usb install

I don't know why but my install stops at the installation type using both the usb and the cd/cvd.

thanks,
Nate
by tbrownarcher2
on Wed Jul 01, 2015 9:11 am
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

thanks for the help .... can't get it to go past the install type either with the cd or the usb .... a new download via the torrent
good night
thanks,
Nate
by tbrownarcher2
on Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:40 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

I restarted and the drive light is blinking again this time ... maybe it's going . i had a cd/dvd from the RC iso. in the machine and even though the order of boot was supposed to be usb then cd/dvd and i think it bypassed the usb and loaded the cd/dvd ... don't kknow why but this time without the c...
by tbrownarcher2
on Tue Jun 30, 2015 10:16 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

nothing ! the hard drive light is not blinking ... it's a little light the size of a pinhead. Nothing

Thanks .

I burned a cd/dvd so maybe i should try it ?


Thanks,
Nate
by tbrownarcher2
on Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:46 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

sigh! starting to feel like a hand fed parrot. I am using a usb stick to install . USB image writer told me it did it 's job but I don't know what to expect. All of this has been a slight bit different. I'm at the window called . Ereae disk and install linux mint in select drive it identifies my dri...
by tbrownarcher2
on Tue Jun 30, 2015 9:15 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

Penn: I saw that about the stable release earlier I have it on my system or not so ... i meant in my download directory ...and i'm getting ready to make both a cd/dvd and a usb device . I have been using f10 to get to the boot menu options. F10 works you get many options and bios and uefi are among ...
by tbrownarcher2
on Tue Jun 30, 2015 7:52 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

I'm sort of trying what you said .... I am running the cd/dvd i made before maybe i should download and remake either cd/dvd or usb. i ran the cd and got to the time zone screen after telling the machine to proceed with the first option erase and install @ the time zone window (where are you) it loo...
by tbrownarcher2
on Tue Jun 30, 2015 6:07 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

gonna write out those messages i could not get the picture to post terminal output mint@mint ~ $ ls /sys/firware acpi efi memmap mint@mint ~ $ gparted output /dev/sda1 ! ntsf WINRE 512.00 MiB 254.46 MiB 145.54 MiB boot /dev/sda2 ext4 461.6 GiB 454.24 GiB /dev/sda3 linux-swap 3.60 GiB 4.00 Kib 3.60 G...
by tbrownarcher2
on Tue Jun 30, 2015 12:26 am
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

I was trying to upload a pic of my screen. I had to take a pic with my phone and send it to my email then put it in my other computer's picture directory. then i tried using the "upload attachment" command/link you gave here under the window i'm typing in and i got that message that the *....
by tbrownarcher2
on Mon Jun 29, 2015 5:03 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

i tried the upload attachement or whatever it says and i got
the picture you tried to attach is invalid .
it's a *.jpg . do i need somethig else?
thanks,
Nate
by tbrownarcher2
on Mon Jun 29, 2015 3:28 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

Penn : I got to the part in the tutorial / help file that asks me to go to gparted. I have pictures of a warning message and a bug that gparted generated and a picture of the present partition table which i only partly understand even after all these years. I have them in my own email and don't know...
by tbrownarcher2
on Mon Jun 29, 2015 1:11 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

Penn: I have my doubts now about recovering windows but i do hope there is hope. I went to http://community.linuxmint.com/software/view/usb-imagewriter . and clicked on something that said USB image writer and it said it is virtual. I have no idea what that means. http://community.linuxmint.com/soft...
by tbrownarcher2
on Sun Jun 28, 2015 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: message @ install with usb install

Thanks Penn: What has happened is i was totally caught off guard when i determined (maybe prematurely ) that my windows was gone. I have been running linux since lm cinnamon 12 i think. Nothing like the destruction of my windows system had ever happened that i remember except once with a ver of lm 1...
by tbrownarcher2
on Sun Jun 28, 2015 2:10 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

message @ install with usb install

Ok I seem to have lost my windows 8.1 so i'm just installing linux mint 17.2 and i"m running into trouble . it would not install with a dvd. got about 1/3 done maybe and then it said it could not find a file to remove . So I decided to try a usb boot from a usb i made from unetbootin. here is t...
by tbrownarcher2
on Sat Jun 27, 2015 8:46 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: message @ install with usb install
Replies: 27
Views: 403

Re: installing 17.2 linux mint cinnamon 17.2

Ashamed of myself i need to get 8.1 back on the computer but the only way i could do that is the recovery folder/ directory ... no idea how to access it now if it still exists. I did the option of something else but I thought it would ask me if i want to use it or go back and quit .it did not .. I'm...
by tbrownarcher2
on Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:30 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: installing linux mint 17.2 RC cinnamon
Replies: 8
Views: 261

installing 17.2 linux mint cinnamon 17.2

I am having trouble installing lm cinnamon 17.2 when i get to the partition window i get this This computer currently has no detected operating systems. What would you like to do? Erase disk and install linux Mint and then it asks if i want encrypt the new linux install use LVM and then it asks or s...
by tbrownarcher2
on Fri Jun 26, 2015 8:48 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: installing linux mint 17.2 RC cinnamon
Replies: 8
Views: 261

installing linux mint 17.2 RC cinnamon

i just posted my macine to the signature but if it's not there here it is. HP 2000 Notebook PC windows 8.1 I just purchased this machine last month and have been trying to put linux mint cinnamon 17.2 on it today. I downloaded via torrent the iso file for lm 17.2. I burned the file to a dvd and made...
by tbrownarcher2
on Fri Jun 26, 2015 6:28 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: installing linux mint 17.2 RC cinnamon
Replies: 8
Views: 261

17.2 download available????[SOLVED]

I c that linux mint 17.2 is out. the RC version. I though, cannot find any place to download it ??? Can someone help?

Thanks,
Nate
by tbrownarcher2
on Fri Jun 26, 2015 2:39 pm
 
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: 17.2 download available????[SOLVED]
Replies: 1
Views: 114

network with linux mint 17.1 and windows

using lm 17.1 with wireless networking I'm having trouble getting the two computers to talk one is win 8.1 the other is linux mint 17.1 cinammon . the linux computer has samba i'm not sure how to use it. I don't really know how to ask this question so sorry if i left something out My 2 win computers...
by tbrownarcher2
on Fri May 29, 2015 5:42 pm
 
Forum: Wireless
Topic: network with linux mint 17.1 and windows
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Re: erratic network operation

Jeremy I bought a new/used computer an acer aspire and it's been working well. Today though it did exactly the same thing with the same message that the network was turned off. I rebooted and it came back on but stay tuned ... if it happens once it will happen again .... just not when you drive it t...
by tbrownarcher2
on Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:22 pm
 
Forum: Wireless
Topic: erratic network operation
Replies: 16
Views: 672
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