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by jdabbott51
Sun Jun 14, 2015 10:39 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: HP Stream 13 running Linux Mint 17.1
Replies: 2
Views: 4739

Re: HP Stream 13 running Linux Mint 17.1

I found this post after wondering how linux would perform on stream. I once encountered a similar problem you're reporting when installing linux mint on an old gateway computer. I'd boot and just before the splash screen it would hang in the terminal screen and never initiate. I always equated it to...
by jdabbott51
Wed May 15, 2013 10:42 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Wow. LM 14 Nadia just won't boot to save my life.
Replies: 3
Views: 1147

Re: UPDATE (several months later)

Just wanted to do a follow up to this, just in case another poor mad soul finds themselves with the same machine and the same predicament. Just to correct from above, FlexNet is not the problem. I figured out the problem which is due to APIC. I figured this out when trying to boot Knoppix, and the i...
by jdabbott51
Mon Dec 03, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Wow. LM 14 Nadia just won't boot to save my life.
Replies: 3
Views: 1147

Re: Wow. LM 14 Nadia just won't boot to save my life.

Well you're a seasoned noobie since I think your observation on the FlexNet is right on. :) The sad thing is that the work around for flexnet, and that darned data in sector 32, is a bit too precarious to go trying to erase without making me a little nervous. I did have a feeling it was something ow...
by jdabbott51
Sun Dec 02, 2012 10:54 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Wow. LM 14 Nadia just won't boot to save my life.
Replies: 3
Views: 1147

Wow. LM 14 Nadia just won't boot to save my life.

Hey all, I'm a firm supporter of open source software and while I've spent a great deal of reading on Linux, it's history and it's subsequent future, I've always been reluctant to install it. I use fedora in a virtual box environment to mess around with the gedit program trying to teach myself progr...

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