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by obreel
Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:06 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: <SOLVED>Udate =Encountered a section with no Package: header
Replies: 3
Views: 822

<SOLVED>Udate =Encountered a section with no Package: header

I've seen a few posts regarding problematic Synaptic updates, but I haven't seen my problem addressed. I"ve just tried the solution in: [SOLVED] MintUpdate not installing packages, just reloads. No luck, these are my results: sudo apt update && sudo apt install --reinstall synaptic Hit http://repo.s...
by obreel
Mon Sep 01, 2014 11:34 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Bios setting caused my new Mint 17 install to lose MBR
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Bios setting caused my new Mint 17 install to lose MBR

Greetings, I change my bios from UEFI to CSM on my Mint 17 KDE so I could boot a USB copy of Linux Tails. When I switched back to UEFI I had lost my MBR on an encrypted LVM 8/29/2014 install of Linux Mint 17 KDE. I used Boot Repair and got this feedback: http://paste.ubuntu.com/8206969/ Do I have to...
by obreel
Sat Aug 16, 2014 1:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: can i use gnome software on mint kde
Replies: 2
Views: 210

Re: can i use gnome software on mint kde

Thank you, I appreciate your help!
by obreel
Sat Aug 16, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: can i use gnome software on mint kde
Replies: 2
Views: 210

can i use gnome software on mint kde

I'm not sure about which software i can use without possible future stability problems. I was advised never to use gnome software on a SolydK Debian/KDE system because of potential future problems. Does this also apply if I want to install gnome software on Mint KDE? When asking about installing sof...
by obreel
Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:54 am
Forum: KDE
Topic: Linux Mint 15 KDE and time synchronization
Replies: 20
Views: 9965

Re: Linux Mint 15 KDE and time synchronization

Greetings,

I had the same problem open a terminal as root then enter:

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata


Then adjust to your local time zone instead of UTC. :wink:
by obreel
Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:27 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 8 - Mint KDE dual boot - lost ability to boot Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 1546

Re: Win 8 - Mint KDE dual boot - lost ability to boot Window

*UPDATE* Obtained Windows 8 recovery disc (Majorgeeks.com), utilized boot tools and was informed I had indeed deleted my EFI system partition, disc was unable to repair. Retried my (recently updated to Windows 8.1) usb recovery flashdrive and was informed: unable to boot, missing boot partition :evi...
by obreel
Fri Nov 01, 2013 11:03 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 8 - Mint KDE dual boot - lost ability to boot Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 1546

Re: Win 8 - Mint KDE dual boot - lost ability to boot Window

Thanks! I deleted the fat 32 partition trying to follow Boot Repair's advice on fixing the situation. I thought it told me to flag it also, but it was about 1 AM and I had been up since 4:30 AM so who knows what it really said. :roll: I thought I probably messed up the boot partiution. I'll try and ...
by obreel
Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Win 8 - Mint KDE dual boot - lost ability to boot Windows
Replies: 3
Views: 1546

Win 8 - Mint KDE dual boot - lost ability to boot Windows

Greetings all, I am a noob in Linux. After attempting to set up a 64 bit Win 8 - Mint KDE dual boot, I've lost ability to boot (or see) Windows 8. I've used Boot-Repair (http://paste.ubuntu.com/6340954) being my last attempt, but no Windows bootloader is located. I can boot to Mint when I change fro...

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