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by Norbert
Sun Apr 21, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Opening certain sites leads to crackling on audio
Replies: 11
Views: 635

Re: Opening certain sites leads to crackling on audio

Wow, didn't think I'd see someone else with this issue, [...] Hm, I've actually had this problem with Linux (Mint) for years... It's one of those things where I'm wondering why it still hasn't been fixed. I'll try the fix/workaround mentioned in this thread, and I'll add it to my list of things to ...
by Norbert
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Major resolve problems since upgrade to Mint 19
Replies: 17
Views: 1381

Re: Major resolve problems since upgrade to Mint 19

I've been able to fix the problems! :)

I always use a /home/norbert/.hosts file with ln -s to /etc/hosts.
(Personal preference, related to how I (frequently) edit the file.)
Apparently Mint 19 doesn't like this set up.
As soon as moved back ~/.hosts to /etc/hosts the problems disappeared.
by Norbert
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Major resolve problems since upgrade to Mint 19
Replies: 17
Views: 1381

Re: Major resolve problems since upgrade to Mint 19

For some reason it seems the network connection needs constant wake-up calls. If in the last second or so you haven't accessed the Internet, it needs a single call to get started. For example, ping google.com will fail, but then immediately ping yahoo.com will work, even though it's a different doma...
by Norbert
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Major resolve problems since upgrade to Mint 19
Replies: 17
Views: 1381

Re: Major resolve problems since upgrade to Mint 19

I have the exact same problem with a fresh install - so no upgrade - of Mint 19 Xfce edition.
Is there a solution?
by Norbert
Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:06 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: 17 Cinnamon Feedback
Replies: 0
Views: 595

17 Cinnamon Feedback

Recently, two buddies of mine and I installed 17 Cinnamon on our PCs. Here's some feedback, some of which may be useful to improve future versions. We three have very different computers, but for all of us the install system picked this keyboard by default: Keyboard layout: English (US) | English (U...

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