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by kc1di
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:04 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: ThinkPad t420 Wi-Fi HELP
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: ThinkPad t420 Wi-Fi HELP

Hello Boebs and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
Good to have your here.
I believe Charlie has already given you the answer. You need to turn on the card with the hardware switch.
Good Luck :)
by kc1di
Tue Feb 20, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Realtek Wifi Install Help
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: Realtek Wifi Install Help

Did you have the wireless usb stick plugged in ? because it's not finding it .
Please plug it in and type this command:

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lsusb
post results.
What usb stick is it? if may not be compatible with Linux.
by kc1di
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Realtek Wifi Install Help
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: Realtek Wifi Install Help

Hello mpa215 and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums, All you've shown us is the Ethernet connection not your usb dongle Please make sure the usb wifi stick is plugged in them execute this command in a terminal and post the output here: inxi -Fxz (please place the output in code tags) then we will go from ...
by kc1di
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux mint mate wont boot after a full installation (single boot)
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Re: Linux mint mate wont boot after a full installation (single boot)

Most Nvidia cards will work well once the propritory drivers are in place but the open source drivers don't always work. Because of license problems Mint can not ship with the propritory drivers. They have to be installed which is very simple once you get to the desktop. go to the page I gave you in...
by kc1di
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Desktop Background setting question
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: Desktop Background setting question

Hi Shane,
Which desktop are you using? if it's mate or Cinnamon you can use variety to do a slide show.
You can install it from here:
http://peterlevi.com/variety/how-to-install/
by kc1di
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux mint mate wont boot after a full installation (single boot)
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Re: Linux mint mate wont boot after a full installation (single boot)

Hello nooobody and welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
Sorry your having problems. I believe your problem is the Nvidia video card.
Please go to the notes found here and scroll down to solving freezes and boot problems.
https://linuxmint.com/rel_sylvia_mate.php
If you need more help just ask.
by kc1di
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Dropbox Menu Tray Not Appearing In the Panel of LM 18.3
Replies: 3
Views: 56

Re: Dropbox Menu Tray Not Appearing In the Panel of LM 18.3

you need to do the first command and get the dropox Icon to show, once you have it click on it and go to properties and uncheck the box that start dropbox automatically (or something like that, I don't have xfce intstalled at the moment so can tell you the exact wording) once you've done that go to ...
by kc1di
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Español (Spanish)
Topic: Cambiar orden aplicaciones en MintMenu
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: Cambiar orden aplicaciones en MintMenu

¿Qué versión de menta estás usando? y que escritorio?
by kc1di
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello :)
Replies: 11
Views: 221

Re: Hello :)

Hello leucocyte and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
Great to have you here :)
by kc1di
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install woes
Replies: 23
Views: 184

Re: Install woes

Linux Mint is a Live .iso so you should end up with a full desktop the install icon is on that. are you sure your booting to the live usb?
by kc1di
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install woes
Replies: 23
Views: 184

Re: Install woes

Does the machine boot to the login page. It will automatically enter the user name even if you left it blank. If you entered a user name when you did that install
you will have to use it. since you did not enter a password leave it blank it should login.
by kc1di
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Italiano (Italian)
Topic: libreoffice 6.0 con ambiente java
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Re: libreoffice 6.0 con ambiente java

Ciao,
Come hai installato Libreoffice? Se usi questo ppa java dovrebbe essere aggiornato e funzionante.
https://itsfoss.com/libreoffice-6-0-released/

dice che 6.0 non è lì ma è ora.
in bocca al lupo.
by kc1di
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 17.3 Live DVD Loads, Won't Install
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: Mint 17.3 Live DVD Loads, Won't Install

Hi,
How much ram does that machine have?
you may be better off running puppy or antix on that old of a machine.
by kc1di
Fri Feb 16, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi Not Working On Mint 17.3
Replies: 11
Views: 509

Re: Wifi Not Working On Mint 17.3

Hi, I certianly would not disagree with Chilli555 he's an expert in such things. However I have a 4312 card in this very machine. and Have found that since Mint 16.x the sta/wl driver works better and is more stable than the b43. b43 will work but is unstable at least on my machine. The mint driver ...
by kc1di
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: KDE
Topic: Preparing for Mint to drop the KDE distro
Replies: 36
Views: 828

Re: Preparing for Mint to drop the KDE distro

Though I find nothing wrong with Cinnamon and Mate even xfce4 I've tried several KDE distros since the October Announcement. If for no other reason just to see which ones I like and could recommend to others. Here's my list in order of preference with a few notes on pluses and minuses. 1. Neon - + u...
by kc1di
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Wireless printer looses IP address when powered off
Replies: 4
Views: 72

Re: Wireless printer looses IP address when powered off

you should set your printer to a static IP address on your network, which is outside the normal range for other devices. for instance mine is set in the .250 range which will never interfere with any other device. With HP it's possible to do it from the HP control panel, I do not know if that is pos...
by kc1di
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Serbia
Replies: 6
Views: 145

Re: Hello from Serbia

Hello MrIggy and Welcome to Linux Mint Forums,
good to have your here :)
by kc1di
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi Not Working On Mint 17.3
Replies: 11
Views: 509

Re: Wifi Not Working On Mint 17.3

There seems to be a problem for some reason building the module against that 4.4 kernel not sure why exactly as i've built on 4.4 machines before.
at this point I would install the 4.13 kernel or upgrade your system to 18.3.
Then try again.
by kc1di
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: installation DVD does not work on my system
Replies: 6
Views: 113

Re: installation DVD does not work on my system

Is it possible for the installer to recognize that there's a video card which needs the ‘nomodeset' switch? I would suppose it to be possible, but you'd have to take that up with the Ubuntu installer team as Mint basically use Ubuntu's installer system. I'm not sure how complicated that would be. B...
by kc1di
Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: installation DVD does not work on my system
Replies: 6
Views: 113

Re: installation DVD does not work on my system

The problem is not the installer but the video card driver which is propitiatory and the manufacturer though they support lInux quite well will not release their drivers for open source to be able to work on them and thus because of license issues they can not be installed by default. and Not all ca...

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