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by Pierre
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Battery died during "mintupdate" update in 18.3
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Re: Battery died during "mintupdate" update in 18.3

the Same Rule applies for Both the Windows & the Linux Systems:
- when applying any updates - ensure the machine is Mains Powered ..

from that Live LM19 usb, can you use the Gparted program,
and paste a screen_shot of the SSD partitions - back here ?
by Pierre
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: No Wi-fi enabled
Replies: 2
Views: 36

Re: No Wi-fi enabled

Open terminal and run

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wget -N -t 5 -T 10 https://github.com/UbuntuForums/wireless-info/raw/master/wireless-info && chmod +x wireless-info && ./wireless-info

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cat wireless-info.txt | nc termbin.com 9999
Post the result URL from terminal - - back here.
by Pierre
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: DVD reads in Mint17, won't write. Reads & Writes in Win 8
Replies: 1
Views: 17

Re: DVD reads in Mint17, won't write. Reads & Writes in Win 8

that Windows System works by having an Driver for Everything .. ... but the Linux System does not have that many Drivers, in fact very few are needed. so, what you may need to do, is to boot using an Different Kernel,, and see if the Read / Write issue remains, or is fixed. - you may need to try mor...
by Pierre
Wed Jul 18, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Need info for laptops that will install a dual boot mint /windows system
Replies: 3
Views: 36

Re: Need info for laptops that will install a dual boot mint /windows system

it was usually HP / Dell that gave the most issues when trying any Dual_Boot out. the Lenovo / Toshiba / Acer did seem to be okay, when trying any Dual_Boot out. at least, that is what I've found .. the thing is, that Before you attempt any Dual_Boot - - you should Test All that Hardware: - in the L...
by Pierre
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Extraordinarily slow
Replies: 15
Views: 246

Re: Extraordinarily slow

in general, if the machine has less than, say, 2Gb of ram, and / or the CPU is less than 2GHz and / or there is an older style HDD: then any combination of those - can make the Installation Very Slow indeed. if you are booting an Disk instead of an usb stick - then that can be somewhat slower, as we...
by Pierre
Wed Jul 18, 2018 2:16 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to get out of "grub rescue" prompt?
Replies: 21
Views: 379

Re: How to get out of "grub rescue" prompt?

that Dell Optiplex 7010 does have a DVD drive & so it should be able to read DVDs but, if it doesn't do that, then it may well be a faulty laser in it. ... however, what happens when you first switch on the Machine ? - does it boot up okay ?. - does it get to the log-in screen okay ?. do you fail at...
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Linux Mint and GPL license Violation
Replies: 101
Views: 26798

Re: Linux Mint and GPL license Violation

It is Not Generally a good move to Revive an Really Old Thread,
about an issue that was current in Years Gone By, as that issue is Now History.

IE: this is usually Frowned Upon, by the Forum.Team.
:mrgreen:
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Where is Login??
Replies: 6
Views: 134

Re: Where is Login??

when you move that mouse, or even before that:
- is there the User-Name for the machine - showing on the actual greeter-screen ?.
that you can then click on ?.
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How can I track events during Shutdown?
Replies: 7
Views: 100

Re: How can I track events during Shutdown?

it would depend on the actual error:
For X-related errors, files of interest are:
/var/log/Xorg.0.log

You may also find useful information about various errors (not only X) in:
/var/log/pm-powersave.log

Note: that some of these Files are a Binary Files & not a plain text file.
:(
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: LinuxMint tara cinnamon edition world mirrors not working
Replies: 2
Views: 41

Re: LinuxMint tara cinnamon edition world mirrors not working

did you try searching for the Fastest & Local Mirror for your location: - Click on Update Manager - Edit Software Sources On the Official Repositories Tab: - Click on Both Mirrors - - Main & Base - - in turn, and then select the Fastest Mirror that is also the Closest Mirror to you location. then Cl...
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 19
Replies: 2
Views: 76

Re: Linux Mint 19

which version of LinuxMint are you using?
- - Cinnamon or Mate ?.
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Problem upgrading to linuxmint 19
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: Problem updating linuxmint 19

can you try setting the update repository back to Default: - click on the Update Icon on the Taskbar - edit - software sources On the Official Repositories Tab: - Click on 'Restore the default settings'. then click on 'update cache" Icon to refresh the repository. then wait , for a few minutes, and ...
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to get out of "grub rescue" prompt?
Replies: 21
Views: 379

Re: How to get out of "grub rescue" prompt?

so Noodlecakelol said that they had replaced that win-7 with that copy of LinuxMint, and so that windows 7 repair disk won't install Win-7 or Repair Grub Loader, either. what is needed is the boot-repair-disk & A rescue disk that includes the Boot Repair tool : ttps://sourceforge.net/projects/boot-r...
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Extending root partition
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Extending root partitian

and which can be found in Administration section of the Cinnamon Desktop.

( don't like the new version of Baobab, but that's just me )
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Extending root partition
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Extending root partitian

on this Mate based machine - that is called "mate-disk-usage-analyzer" and is available in System Tools.
8)
that can help, in determining which directory is taking the most disk-space.
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: System will not halt
Replies: 13
Views: 159

Re: System will not halt

yeah - - it would help to know, which kernel, it is that you are using,
you can determine this from the Boot Menu, and before you hit Enter to bypass the Boot Timer.
- assuming that you are getting some Boot Menu - - if not, hold down the Shift Key during the boot-up.
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Extending root partition
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Extending root partitian

well, to move that SDd2 which is the /swap partition, could take, maybe Five Minutes, but for the other two, as SDd3 is a resize & SDd1 is also a resize - - that could take 40 - 60 Min for each . . it's depends a little on the speed of your CPU & just how SDD is connected to the machine: - usb cable...
by Pierre
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installation falls on ASUS VivoMini PC Vm45 (Ошибки при установке)
Replies: 2
Views: 32

Re: Installation falls on ASUS VivoMini PC Vm45 (Ошибки при установке)

lets start with the Basics:
- did you check that the ISO checksum was correct:
https://linuxmint.com/verify.php
which version did you obtain ? the Cinnamon or the Mate version ?.

since you can't yet get into a Live Desktop - - what is the Hardware Spec's of that ASUS VivoMini PC VM45 ?
by Pierre
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Suggestion: For Mint 20 to go full Debian
Replies: 16
Views: 302

Re: Suggestion: For Mint 20 to go full Debian

so, if the project went to Full DEBIAN, then any software from the Ubuntu system, wouldn't necessary be incorporated into the LinuxMint project. :) however, the current LMDE project should get maintained into the for-see-able future. 8) it is obviously up to the LinuxMint.Team to take on board, any ...
by Pierre
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Extending root partition
Replies: 10
Views: 147

Re: Extending root partition

Yes - - you can move the LHS of SDd 3 to the right, and then allow some time for the data to be shifted across, & then move SDd 2 to the right as well, and allow a bit of time for that Data to be moved, then finally, extend the RHS of SDd 1 to the right & then allow some time for the data to be shif...

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