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by Cris70
Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:50 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Unable to login after boot on usb linux mint 17.1
Replies: 8
Views: 3020

Re: Unable to login after boot on usb linux mint 17.1

Same problem here. I boot Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon in "live" mode, after writing the ISO to a USB key using dd. I get to a login screen (which, if I understand correctly, should not be the case). If I try to enter "mint" as user and nothing as password (i.e. I just press ENTER) I...
by Cris70
Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:57 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon and black windows
Replies: 7
Views: 3130

Re: Cinnamon and black windows

I guess nobody really cares for our old hardware :(
That's a pity, because Linux is usually really a good way to squeeze more life from old HW, and I feel my T40 is still more than capable of doing useful work.

Bye
Cris
by Cris70
Thu Jan 09, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon and black windows
Replies: 7
Views: 3130

Cinnamon and black windows

Hi all, I have an old Thinkpad T40 on which I installed Linux Mint 13 LTS 32bit, since this PC does not support PAE. I have downloaded and installed the Cinnamon edition, but I have always been using MATE since Cinnamon is completely unusable. The problem is that all windows are completely black. Ic...

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