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by jimlp1
Wed Aug 26, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 17.2 "Mate"... Installation...
Replies: 0
Views: 284

Linux Mint 17.2 "Mate"... Installation...

Hello everyone; I've had a very unique experience installing Linux Mint 17.2 "Mate" over the last 3 days... I tried a year ago and had problems on the same Desktop. However, I ditched Windows 7 64-bit, and downloaded Mint's .ISO file, with Startup Disk Creator, I put the .ISO on a USB Stic...
by jimlp1
Wed Aug 26, 2015 11:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Re: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....

Problem Solved, I went back Windows 7.....
by jimlp1
Sun Sep 14, 2014 6:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Re: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....

*Spearmint2* I'm back: I did all that you suggested, with Maelstrom game here's the result: mint@mint ~ $ sudo apt-get install maelstrom; maelstrom Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following extra packages will be installed: libsdl-net1.2 T...
by jimlp1
Sun Sep 14, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Re: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....

Spearmint2: I'm running Gigabyte MOBO, GA-A75M-UD2h w/AMD A8-series 3870-Quad-APU, 8GB of DDR3 RAM, 1-128GB ssd, 2-500GB HDD's, USB-2.0/3.0 ports, Windows 7-64-bit, SP1... All runs just fine in Windows..! I was reading this morning some of the apps/programs in Mint. I came across: USB-MODESWITCH, it...
by jimlp1
Sun Sep 14, 2014 2:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Re: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....

Spearmint2: Hello: thanks for the reply, I rebooted to Linux Mint to try your inxi -Nn, I ran Integrity check at boot, I guess it was ok cuz it stopped and said, "press any key to re-boot", which I did. On reboot Mint came up but my Mouse died, its an optical Mouse, shortly after that my K...
by jimlp1
Sat Sep 13, 2014 8:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Re: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....

Falconus: mint@mint ~ $ lspci -vvv 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 12h Processor Root Complex Subsystem: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 12h Processor Root Complex Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B- Di...
by jimlp1
Sat Sep 13, 2014 5:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Re: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....

Hello again; Today the Linux Mint was downloaded, MD5 checked, burned w/InfraRecorder, Booted to DVD. Mint came up, running LiveDVD, no Internet Access.... In MINT.... I do find solutions on the Net w/Windows 7 Internet Access, but all require Mint to have Internet connection like this one: The Belk...
by jimlp1
Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Re: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....

As for Ubuntu Install, it doesnt matter now, Its un-installed. For Wine & Cube64, I downloaded from internet in Windows (only way to have Internet access) copied .zips to Flash Drive after virus checks, then copied into ubuntu Home, opened terminal and ran the creators instructions for install, ...
by jimlp1
Fri Sep 12, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....
Replies: 18
Views: 1237

Newbie Considering Linux Mint-17-64bit Install .....

Hello Everyone; James here, from NM, I just spent the last 4-5 days fighting with Ubuntu 14.04 install on my AMD A8-3870 Quad APU, w/Gigabyte mobo, 8GB DDR3 memory, Windows 7-64-bit. I read posts, read books, read advice from others, tried.... and tried again to make Ubuntu work, Nothing,,,! The Mai...

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