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by svaens
Wed Jul 04, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]
Replies: 31
Views: 2821

Re: troubles getting vbox to work dkms [UPDATE-Solved]

This fixed it for me too. When installing linux mint 19, I did NOT choose the secure boot option. Nonetheless, with 'secure boot' 'Activated' within the BIOS, the dkms process would apparently freeze forever at the line: Building initial module for 4.15 0 24 generic and I was unable to get the Virtu...
by svaens
Tue Mar 27, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: After todays update-->initctl: Unable to connect to Upstart
Replies: 122
Views: 15329

Re: After todays update-->initctl: Unable to connect to Upstart

Mint 18.3 here, also affected. Solution//Workaround (page 2) of removing the guest related packages of virtualbox enabled me to enter a cinnamon graphical session once more. As requested: $ inxi -SGxx System: Host: oldhack Kernel: 4.4.0-53-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7 (...
by svaens
Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: New concept for user feedback requests / focus stealing
Replies: 3
Views: 269

New concept for user feedback requests / focus stealing

Hi all, I am wondering if anyone has been doing work, or is aware of work being done, towards a new concept for user notification and requests for information to avoid focus stealing. This is mostly a rant about focus stealing by pop-up dialogs, and windows in general, in ... .well.... all desktops ...
by svaens
Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: How to dismiss notifications?
Replies: 2
Views: 193

Re: How to dismiss notifications?

Hi, and thanks for this solution. It is a nice shortcut. Interestingly, after I'd wrote this post, in clicking before mentioned notifications, .... they were disappearing instead of bringing up their associated app. hmmm.. I'm still trying to figure out why and when. But in any case, I will use the ...
by svaens
Fri Mar 02, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: How to dismiss notifications?
Replies: 2
Views: 193

How to dismiss notifications?

Hi all, I am disturbed by the apparent inability to dismiss notifications that appear in the top right hand corner of the screen. The notifications themselves are fine. I want to see them. And the location is, generally, fine. However, sometimes I may not be interested in the notification.... I may ...
by svaens
Tue Feb 28, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Dual monitor problems since mint 18
Replies: 1
Views: 2220

Dual monitor problems since mint 18

Hi all, I hope this is the best place to post this. Since updating from Mint 17.3 to Mint 18, I've been having Dual monitor problems. This I have noticed since installing, and continues until now. No updates have effected either positively or negatively. Machine details: NVidia card (nivea driver) o...
by svaens
Fri Jan 03, 2014 6:23 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: CIFS wont' load. ERROR: could not insert 'cifs': ...
Replies: 4
Views: 697

Re: CIFS wont' load. ERROR: could not insert 'cifs': ...

Thanks very much anyway for looking!
If I come across the fix, I will post it here.
by svaens
Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: CIFS wont' load. ERROR: could not insert 'cifs': ...
Replies: 4
Views: 697

Re: CIFS wont' load. ERROR: could not insert 'cifs': ...

Hi, thanks for the reply. Yes, I had already installed cifs-utils, and Yes, I have an entry in my fstab. It looks like this: //zeus/d /mnt/remoteDrive cifs uid=1000,credentials=/home/sean/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8,sec=ntlm 0 0 ( I am user 1000) And,, as per advice (see below link) I created a c...
by svaens
Fri Jan 03, 2014 5:02 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: CIFS wont' load. ERROR: could not insert 'cifs': ...
Replies: 4
Views: 697

CIFS wont' load. ERROR: could not insert 'cifs': ...

Hi all, I am having trouble with cifs. My windows shared folder wouldn't mount suddenly, I can't remember anything having changed, and i'm a bit at a loss. I'm currently up-to-date, mint 16, uname -r 3.11.0-12-generic Google searches turn up one interesting page: http://askubuntu.com/questions/14089...

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