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by Acromarts
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:42 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Mint randomly freezes, but I can still move the mouse cursor
Replies: 2
Views: 1665

Re: Mint randomly freezes, but I can still move the mouse cu

The keyboard shortcut worked indeed :).

I haven't had any crashes except forr just once after I posted this topic.

Many thanks!
by Acromarts
Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Mint randomly freezes, but I can still move the mouse cursor
Replies: 2
Views: 1665

Mint randomly freezes, but I can still move the mouse cursor

Hello! I am using a Linux mint 14 (32-bit) USB boot-drive. I booted up, made an account, established wifi and installed some progams. The problem is that Mint will randomly freeze upon performing an action. The first time it happened, it was when I tried to add GIMP to the panel. The second time, wa...
by Acromarts
Tue Mar 12, 2013 1:06 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: I use a USB boot-drive. Can I install new packages on it?
Replies: 2
Views: 368

I use a USB boot-drive. Can I install new packages on it?

Hello. I have made a USB boot-drive for Linux Mint 14 32-bit. There is a 1.5 GB Persistent file on it, though I haven't really found out what it is used for yet. I had installed some new packages, but when I clicked the icon of Blender 3D and selected 'add to panel', it did that but then suddenly al...
by Acromarts
Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi does not work on HP Pavillion dv7
Replies: 5
Views: 2903

SOLVED!

I am sending you this reply from a fully working Linux Mint-booted computer :). WiFi works like a charm!
The driver was easily found and installed using the method you described.

Many thanks!
by Acromarts
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:04 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi does not work on HP Pavillion dv7
Replies: 5
Views: 2903

Re: Wifi does not work on HP Pavillion dv7

Sorry for the late response. I had to resolve a disk mounting issue first. The lspci command gives a huge list, and these are the model numbers for the internet modules: 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01) 03:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconduc...
by Acromarts
Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:36 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Wifi does not work on HP Pavillion dv7
Replies: 5
Views: 2903

Wifi does not work on HP Pavillion dv7

Hello! I have an HP Pavillion dv7 notebook that came with Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit. it is about 3.5 years old. I tried to use Linux Mint 14 using a boot-USB drive. The problem is that my Wifi does not activate. When I use TAILS, the wifi does activate and I can select a network from the lis...

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