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by squigish
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:55 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Laptop Touchscreen - No longer Working?
Replies: 2
Views: 269

Re: Laptop Touchscreen - No longer Working?

I've had exactly the same experience, with an Acer Aspire M5-583P, except it happened over the course of an hour.
by squigish
Wed Mar 12, 2014 12:14 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: First mint install, brightness controls aren't working
Replies: 3
Views: 606

Re: First mint install, brightness controls aren't working

You don't always have to enter your password when you run something with sudo, that's just the default. By editing the sudoers file, you can configure rules that allow specific users and/or commands to run as root without a password. Be very careful when doing this. If done incorrectly, it could pot...
by squigish
Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:40 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (bug reported) root filesystem dirty after every shutdown
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: root filesystem dirty after every shutdown

You are not the only one experiencing problems because the root file system is not umounted cleanly and therefore requires recovery on every reboot. Please, have a look at this thread, Mint13-14 Latest Kernel Version Causing EXT4-fs Errors , and at this Launchpad bug report, Latest Kernel Version 3...
by squigish
Sun Feb 03, 2013 8:09 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (bug reported) root filesystem dirty after every shutdown
Replies: 4
Views: 848

Re: ext2 root filesystem dirty after every shutdown

I converted the root filesystem to ext4, and it still has the same problem.

I don't even know where to begin to troubleshoot this. Any ideas?
by squigish
Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:20 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (bug reported) root filesystem dirty after every shutdown
Replies: 4
Views: 848

(bug reported) root filesystem dirty after every shutdown

Hi there. I'm upgrading from Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid to Mint 14 MATE, and I've run into a couple of bumps. Every time I boot into mint 14 MATE, it tells me that my root file system is dirty/was not cleanly unmounted, and it needs to run fsck. If I let it run (without pressing c to cancel), it often finds...
by squigish
Sat Jan 26, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: [Solved] FSCK from script at bootup
Replies: 3
Views: 768

Re: FSCK from script at bootup

sudo blkid will display a list of all your hard drives and partitions, along with their label (if any), their device file (/dev/sdXY), UUID, and filesystem type. If that's not enough to identify the partition you want to run fsck on, you can look at the /etc/mtab (all currently mounted file systems...

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