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by hcentaur13
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: AV Free for Mint Recommendations, Please / Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 195

Re: AV Free for Mint Recommendations, Please

The really best antimalware is the person in front of your display. Linux is nearly immun agist malware because linux does ignore exensions like .exe, .cmd or .dll it can not run such things. It needs a flag set that is marked: allow this user to execute that file. Adownload kiss that flag, so nothi...
by hcentaur13
Thu Mar 21, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Graphics card driver
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: Graphics card driver

The craphic card has to be in the 1. PCIe slot that is wide. It will use all 16 lanes available there. No other slot has this avaliability. It is the only choice to get maximim throughput CPU <-> GPU. You have to change the kernel to 4.18.x and the most current nvidia driver. You'll get graphics ppa...
by hcentaur13
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: New graphics card not recognised
Replies: 8
Views: 151

Re: New graphics card not recognised

Don't install anything from WEB it will be malware.

You finds the ppa here https://launchpad.net/~graphics-drivers ... ubuntu/ppa

Read the doku!
by hcentaur13
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Resizing partition, creating 2 additional small partitions for testing, learning to do multi-boot properly
Replies: 19
Views: 391

Re: Resizing partition, creating 2 additional small partitions for testing, learning to do multi-boot properly

It is simple: in UEFI install the installer will install grub in /efi/ubuntu for pass 1 that presents any bootable system AND in /boot/grub to boot up the in pass1 selected installed system. Mint installs itself as ubuntu because it uses the secure key in UEFI to get secure install working. So only ...
by hcentaur13
Thu Mar 21, 2019 5:18 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] booting Linux Mint 19.1 live system
Replies: 9
Views: 307

Re: help required booting Linux Mint 19.1 live system

When you W10 is installed to boot UEFI you must boot your live system into UEFI too. That is needed because any installed OS needs to boot the same way because compatibility mode is incompatibble to UEFI as it means compatible to classic old DOS BIOS not UEFI. The mode you boots too is the mode the ...
by hcentaur13
Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: System fails to boot with \EFI\BOOT\mmx64.efi - Not Found
Replies: 10
Views: 1334

Re: System fails to boot with \EFI\BOOT\mmx64.efi - Not Found

The UEFI partition contains number of directories whereas eeach directory is a directory containing subdirectories holding bootloaders: [perry@erde:~$ sudo fdisk -l Festplatte /dev/nvme0n1: 477 GiB, 512110190592 Bytes, 1000215216 Sektoren Einheiten: Sektoren von 1 * 512 = 512 Bytes Sektorgröße (logi...
by hcentaur13
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Slow boot due to timed out waiting for SWAP
Replies: 11
Views: 246

Re: Slow boot due to timed out waiting for SWAP

When you remove a püartition its UUID gets left off too. When you creates a partition it gets a new, different UUID. You have to sudo swapoff delete the old partition create a new one sudo swapon to activate swap again with a new ID to get a new UUID for the swap. Untilk that it will fail while tryi...
by hcentaur13
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux kernels & update manager [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Linux kernels & update manager [SOLVED]

A kernes has a version, a sub version, and more levels of subbuversions. Each subsubversion is increased when a kernel gets a ubdate. A subversion upgrade means some high level update that may or may not deliver a risk of stabilitity. For Mint 19 that is4.18 to 4.18. This step is done never without ...
by hcentaur13
Wed Mar 20, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Tessa Update Manager recommends strange upgrades
Replies: 36
Views: 726

Re: Tessa Update Manager recommends strange upgrades

The update manager has to do 2 different jobs: 1. hold the descriptions of the packages including version numbers on current level. 2. reinstall installed packages when theyr descriprions changed. It has nothing to do unless a server holding a mounted repository delivers a change of a descriprion of...
by hcentaur13
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Install Wine while Installing Mint
Replies: 1
Views: 128

Re: Install Wine while Installing Mint

No, because wine is NOT windows. When I have to use windows apps the risk that wine does not work is high. play on linux instead may (or may not) work. It is more comfortable to boot windows to play with windows. You can uns a virtual mashine to play with it. The riks to catch windows malware in win...
by hcentaur13
Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Best storage solution for Linux Mint, with 25GB SSD and 300GB HDD?
Replies: 11
Views: 246

Re: Best storage solution for Linux Mint, with 25GB SSD and 300GB HDD?

You would spend 30 GB for /. That would be enough to install any program you needs. You may hold /home too on your SSD and mount some of your user diurectories, e.g. ~/Documents, ~/Music..... ino partitions on the hard disk. You can use the harddisk as big room for mass of data, like music or whatev...
by hcentaur13
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Optimize SSD's for Longer Lifespan
Replies: 18
Views: 2124

Re: Optimize SSD's for Longer Lifespan

Increase your RAM size to 8 or 16 GB and you'll need swap only as cheap extend of real RAM for the rare case that existent RAM needs to be extend a bit. Current SSDs have in default less live time than the best existent server drives. They run with guarantee more than 5 years 24h 7d/week. Ony 3 or m...
by hcentaur13
Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: hdds showing up in file explorer as root with the drives disconected
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: hdds showing up in file explorer as root with the drives disconected

Unmounted drive can - mount, when partitioned. - partitioning with e.g. gparted, drives or in terminal using parted or gdisk Partitions must be mounted befor one can access them during mountpoins. Whereas a single mountpoint can monted only to a single partition in a time. A mountpoint is a director...
by hcentaur13
Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to give a user access to folder on a external drive ? [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 204

Re: How to give a user access to folder on a external drive ?

As systemadmin should you have a bit knolede of ownership. Ownership is the key to security police of linux. Linux knows nothing else than files. Each and anything is a file. Even devices and directories are files. Whereas files of different type exists. So is a device a file of type device falls in...
by hcentaur13
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Live USB file size question
Replies: 10
Views: 231

Re: Live USB file size question

The live system is a 4GB stick. That forgots anything after end because it boots for play around and install an installed system on hd or dvd or USB device. The live system boots from stic onto RAM and runs complete in RAM with no hd/ssd. The installer in it is the only that accesses the medium to i...
by hcentaur13
Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: Windows 10 Installations Stick mit LinuxMint erstellen
Replies: 7
Views: 195

Re: Windows 10 Installations Stick mit LinuxMint erstellen

Mit Lunux habe ich noch nie ein W10-Image bootfähig schreiben können. Mit Windows (egal welches - auch das PE, Installations/Notfall-Fenster) klappt das einfach. Es braucht nur das https://www.microsoft.com/software-download/windows10downloadtool zum runterladen und Erstellen eines Sticks/DVD.
by hcentaur13
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:59 am
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: Zugriff auf zweite Festplatte
Replies: 7
Views: 242

Re: Zugriff auf zweite Festplatte

Als Systemadministrator solle man swenigstens Grundkenntnis von der Benutzerverwaltung haben, ist diese doch der Schlüssel zu Systemsicherheit. Du BIST nicht root! Du hast als Installationsnutzer nur das Recht vorübergehend root zu werden. Normale Benutzer haben dieses Recht nicht - es sei denn root...
by hcentaur13
Fri Mar 15, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: Passwort-Schleife mal wieder
Replies: 7
Views: 187

Re: Passwort-Schleife mal wieder

Eine eigene Partition für /home empfiehlt sich, weil in der Hektik einer Neuinstallation /home damit saubere vom System getrennt ist. / will formartiert werden um ein sauberes System zu bekommen. /home sind Benutzerdaten, die mit einer Systeminstallation nichts zu tun haben. Die saubere Trennung wir...
by hcentaur13
Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Deutsch (German)
Topic: Mint 19.1 - Grub2 Problem Installation
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: Mint 19.1 - Grub2 Problem Installation

Voraussetzug UEFI: Partitiontabelle Typ: GPT UEFI Bootpartition: Typ: EF00 Formattyp: FAT32 Flags: boot, esp gdisk ist ein fdisk das auf GPT spezialisiert ist. Es kann Partitiontabellen nacxh GPT konvertieren. Die Konvertierung kann nur im RAM durchgeführt werden. Danach muß das explizit auf die Pla...

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