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by Gandalf the White
Sun Jun 02, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Installing a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU in LM
Replies: 4
Views: 118

Re: Installing a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU in LM

Hay guys, I got it to work. Don't ask me how. but I know that your advise helped. Many Thanks
by Gandalf the White
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Installing a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU in LM
Replies: 4
Views: 118

Re: Installing a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU in LM

How do I find the enue entry?
How do I "Selct the driverm click ibnstall"?
Can you please be more specific?
Also, did you have typos in your reply?

Thanks
by Gandalf the White
Sat Jun 01, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Installing a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU in LM
Replies: 4
Views: 118

[SOLVED] Installing a GeForce GTX 1060 GPU in LM

I tried installing a GeForce GTX 1060 3GB 192 Bit GAMING Graphics Card HDMI For NVIDIA PCI-E GPU - note I have no GeForce installation CD. I downloaded the driver NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-367.44.run During the driver installation, the following appeared on the Terminal: You appear to be running an X serv...
by Gandalf the White
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] sudo apt-get upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 236

Re: sudo apt-get upgrade

Thanks, pal.

Code: Select all

sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Fixed it find.

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gandalf@MiddleEarth ~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
by Gandalf the White
Tue Nov 10, 2015 11:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] sudo apt-get upgrade
Replies: 2
Views: 236

[Solved] sudo apt-get upgrade

gandalf@MiddleEarth ~ $ sudo apt-get upgrade [sudo] password for gandalf: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... Done The following packages have been kept back: linux-kernel-generic 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove ...
by Gandalf the White
Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Resolved] apt-get update
Replies: 3
Views: 270

Re: apt-get update

Thanks Karl for the explanation. Isn't often nice to understand the reasons for things.
I'm still learning (check pulse). Yea, still learning. :lol:

Have a fun Halloween.
by Gandalf the White
Thu Oct 15, 2015 5:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Restart error messages
Replies: 8
Views: 487

Re: Restart error messages

I don't know why, but the error messages have stopped appearing during reboot.
I know. I am jinxing myself.
by Gandalf the White
Thu Oct 15, 2015 5:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Resolved] apt-get update
Replies: 3
Views: 270

[Resolved] apt-get update

The following output from sudo apt-get update shows Hit(s) and Ign(s). Is this proper? Is there a procedure to convert the Ignores to Hits or should I just leave it as it is? Thank in advance... gandalf@MiddleEarth ~ $sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for gandalf: Ign http://packages.linuxmint.com...
by Gandalf the White
Sat Sep 19, 2015 6:20 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Resolved]Linuxmint 17.2 install issues
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: Linuxmint 17.2 install issues

Click on the link... fingers crossed... I've never used Postimage before.

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by Gandalf the White
Sat Sep 19, 2015 5:46 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Resolved]Linuxmint 17.2 install issues
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: Linuxmint 17.2 install issues

Hope this one works...

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by Gandalf the White
Sat Sep 19, 2015 5:24 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Resolved]Linuxmint 17.2 install issues
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: Linuxmint 17.2 install issues

I do not know what you mean by "on the Mint DVD".
If this is not what you need, please specify the command to use.

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Thanks
by Gandalf the White
Sat Sep 19, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Resolved]Linuxmint 17.2 install issues
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: Linuxmint 17.2 install issues

Thanks, Pjotr A friend installed 17.1 for me, but I'm not comfortable that the partition configuration is correct. Is this the correct configuration for 17.2? gandalf@MiddleEarth ~ $ sudo fdisk -l [sudo] password for gandalf: Disk /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track,...
by Gandalf the White
Sat Sep 19, 2015 3:18 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Resolved]Linuxmint 17.2 install issues
Replies: 9
Views: 516

[Resolved]Linuxmint 17.2 install issues

I currently have LM 17.1 Cinnamon installed. Trying to install 17.2. I have BIOS indicating CD drive as first boot device. Burned 17.2 onto a CD. Shutdown PC then booted with CD in drive. PC boots via HDD, not CD drive. How do I make PC boot via CD Drive to install new OS? If additional info needed,...
by Gandalf the White
Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LinuxMint 17.2 with 2 harddrives
Replies: 11
Views: 588

Re: LinuxMint 17.2 with 2 harddrives

Thanks for the instructions.
I conclude that the second drive was never mounted in the current configuration, because sda is the only device selectable.
by Gandalf the White
Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: GPU recognition
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Re: GPU recognition

How do I remove repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates
by Gandalf the White
Sun Feb 22, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: GPU recognition
Replies: 4
Views: 394

Re: GPU recognition

Update: I found ... http://askubuntu.com/questions/149206/how-to-install-nvidia-run Implemented ... sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-current Driver Manager identifies nvidia-304 I rebooted, but still no GPU recognition at einstein.ph...
by Gandalf the White
Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: GPU recognition
Replies: 4
Views: 394

GPU recognition

I tried for help from BOINC, but it didn't help so I am hoping for aide from LM. I am trying to download WUs into LinuxMint 17.1 Cinnamon 64-bit with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 GPU. None of the Projects recognize the NVIDIA GPU. Everything I have tried resulted in reinstalling LM. Since I am not a Linux...
by Gandalf the White
Tue Jul 15, 2014 3:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Update errors Linux Mint 14
Replies: 4
Views: 3412

Re: update errors Linux Mint 14

Thank you. Will install Linux Mint 17 ASAP. Can you provide a link so I get the correct download.

Thanks
by Gandalf the White
Tue Jul 15, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Update errors Linux Mint 14
Replies: 4
Views: 3412

[Solved] Update errors Linux Mint 14

How do I fix these update failures? Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-security/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91.189.91.13 80] Failed to fetch http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/quantal-security/restricted/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [IP: 91....
by Gandalf the White
Fri May 02, 2014 6:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mint linux package maintainer
Replies: 2
Views: 310

mint linux package maintainer

I do Distributive Computing and I have found that searching for BOINC, in the Synaptic Package Manager, results in a Boinc Manager that is not the latest and greatest. While I can download the latest from http://boinc.berkeley.edu/download_all.php , I can not get the same software via the package ma...

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