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by dhopley
Fri May 18, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Dual Boot 17.1 and 18.3 corruptions on 18.3
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Dual Boot 17.1 and 18.3 corruptions on 18.3

Dear Forum , Thank you for your advice deepakdeshp , which I will bear in mind , however my installation of the latest recommended release seems stable , and to be working fine with all of my peripheral devices through the HDMI audio port . My OpenGL Renderer is : $ DRI_PRIME=1 glxinfo | grep "OpenG...
by dhopley
Wed May 16, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Dual Boot 17.1 and 18.3 corruptions on 18.3
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Dual Boot 17.1 and 18.3 corruptions on 18.3

Dear Forum , Thank you for your reply deepakdeshp , however I still have problems after successfully loading Linux Mint 18.3 MATE . My OpenGL Renderer is : $ DRI_PRIME=1 glxinfo | grep "OpenGL renderer" OpenGL renderer string: AMD ARUBA (DRM 2.50.0 / 4.13.0-39-generic, LLVM 5.0.0) . In my previous L...
by dhopley
Sat May 05, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Dual Boot 17.1 and 18.3 corruptions on 18.3
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Re: Dual Boot 17.1 and 18.3 corruptions on 18.3

Disk checked out OK Num Test_Description Status Remaining LifeTime(hours) LBA_of_first_error # 1 Short offline Completed without error 00% 32370 Loaded up 18.3 in Recovery Mode and it's lost sound . Maybe the problem stems from the lack of an appropriate graphics driver for my AMD system which used ...
by dhopley
Fri May 04, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Dual Boot 17.1 and 18.3 corruptions on 18.3
Replies: 7
Views: 581

Dual Boot 17.1 and 18.3 corruptions on 18.3

Dear Forum , Hi , I am using Linux Mint 17 happily since 14/10/13 , but a recent generic release upgrade caused me to lose my TB6280 PCI-E tv tuner card . Using the open source loader I was unable to get the git update to work with incompatible Linux Headers , and so I reverted my system to Linux Mi...
by dhopley
Thu May 18, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Samba: On Demand CIFS Mounting of Shares
Replies: 22
Views: 24940

Re: Samba: On Demand CIFS Mounting of Shares

Dear Altair , Hi , using your helpful guide I managed to set up access to my Plusnet Hub 1 router USB (I believe equivalent to the BT HH5a) , for use with the Gentoo systemrescueCD 'live' disk for backup . Unfortunately I found that the router USB 2.0 was far too slow to make such a backup method pr...
by dhopley
Thu Feb 19, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother DCP-197C - Scanner Function
Replies: 5
Views: 1083

Re: Brother DCP-197C - Scanner Function

Hi , using http://support.brother.com/g/s/id/linux ... =on#u13.04 alone with a DCP-197C under Linux MInt 17 Mate this worked perfectly for me . Thank you
by dhopley
Mon Jan 19, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: MS Silverlight + BT Sport
Replies: 2
Views: 637

Re: MS Silverlight + BT Sport

I followed the instructions shown here and they worked EXACTLY as shown . Thank you ,
by dhopley
Wed Oct 22, 2014 6:29 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint17 always boots to Grub CLI
Replies: 1
Views: 490

Re: Mint17 always boots to Grub CLI

Dear Forum , Hi , I have a : inxi -Fxz System: Host: tv Kernel: 3.10.25-std400-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 4.4.7) Desktop: N/A Distro: Linux Mint 17 Qiana Machine: Mobo: MSI model: FM2-A55M-E33 (MS-7721) version: 2.0 Bios: American Megatrends version: V11.3 date: 07/16/2013 CPU: Quad core AMD A10-680...
by dhopley
Fri Mar 07, 2014 11:22 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: List of support TV tuner card on Linux mint and How to
Replies: 113
Views: 231500

Re: List of support TV tuner card on Linux mint and How to

After quite a bit of messing around with loading Linux Mint 16 Mate onto my new AMD quad core PC I have managed to make it operational with the v140210 TBS6280 driver . Live TV is most easily accessed by a 'vlc channels.conf' command on the terminal command line and the picture is good , and sound t...
by dhopley
Tue Nov 27, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello
Replies: 3
Views: 896

Hello

Hi , I'm British senior citizen using Ubuntu since 2007 and most recently on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS . The Linux Mint Maya installation DVD worked a treat without a single hiccup and the Gnome desktop is such a relief after Ubuntu's recent tablet like OS developments . The one oddity was a restricted range...

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