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by gwheadon
Sat Apr 28, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Hp Scanjet 5520 firewall rules for scanning
Replies: 0
Views: 123

Hp Scanjet 5520 firewall rules for scanning

I found this info here for hp scanjet firewall rules for scanning
https://laptops.lu/en/blog/hp-photosmar ... -linux-n48

Thought it may help others.
by gwheadon
Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Google chrome latest installed mint - Plex Media Studio
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Re: Google chrome latest installed mint - Plex Media Studio

I fixed this by applying my own fix to a previous post on tearing on x1 carbon

viewtopic.php?f=49&t=241790
by gwheadon
Sat Dec 16, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Google chrome latest installed mint - Plex Media Studio
Replies: 1
Views: 123

Google chrome latest installed mint - Plex Media Studio

Hello. I am running a NAS server at home, (FREENAS) with plexmedia studio installed. Google chrome in windows 10 works fine. Its not a major problem but when I click on the music section within plex in Linux mint 18.2 the screen flickers while playing on a lenovo x1 carbon generation 2. Has anyone s...
by gwheadon
Thu Jun 08, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 18.2 “Sonya” MATE – BETA Release
Replies: 1
Views: 274

Linux Mint 18.2 “Sonya” MATE – BETA Release

HI there, I have noticed when trying to install 18.2 asus h81m plus motherboard, nvidia gtx 970, wont install 18.2 beta sonya without enabling onboard gpu and switching display cables 17.1 through to 18.1 installs fine without changing onboard gpu settings and having to get up to swap cables somethi...
by gwheadon
Mon Mar 20, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: ICC Colour Profile Reset Linux Mint
Replies: 0
Views: 371

ICC Colour Profile Reset Linux Mint

May need to set it as default manually. First find your display: colormgr get-devices-by-kind display You'll see an "object path" that should have your display. Like mine(note yours will be different: /org/freedesktop/ColorManager/devices/xrandr_Virtual1 You should have the profile saved in /usr/sha...
by gwheadon
Sat Mar 18, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Lenovo x1 carbon hd 4000 gpu screen tearing firefox
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Re: Lenovo x1 carbon hd 4000 gpu screen tearing firefox

using a cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log

shows that screen tearing was enables as false when you check the log file.
by gwheadon
Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Intel GMA 965 Macbook Air 2008 Intel Graphics Tear Fix LM 17.1
Replies: 0
Views: 137

Intel GMA 965 Macbook Air 2008 Intel Graphics Tear Fix LM 17.1

sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/ echo -e 'Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver "intel" Option "TearFree" "true" Option "SwapbuffersWait" "true" Option "AccelMethod" "uxa" EndSection' | sudo tee /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf or make sure theres a file called 20-intel.conf in the d...
by gwheadon
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: 2008 Macbook Air First Gen Intel gma 95 gpu
Replies: 1
Views: 307

Re: 2008 Macbook Air First Gen Intel gma 95 gpu

Yes Install Linux Min 17.1 on it. 64 bit it works!!!!!!
by gwheadon
Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Lenovo x1 carbon hd 4000 gpu screen tearing firefox
Replies: 2
Views: 406

Lenovo x1 carbon hd 4000 gpu screen tearing firefox

Cinnamon 18.1 Linux Mint Intel hd4000 gpu lenovo carbon x1 1st gen 377u intel core i7 3rd gen Hi I had some problems with screen tearing in linux mint 18.1 took a while to fix. Here is the relevant info. It was especially noticeable in firefox. if you do a cat /var/log/Xorg.0.log in terminal you wil...
by gwheadon
Sun Mar 12, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Lenovo x1 Carbon wifi fix 377u cpu model 1st gen
Replies: 0
Views: 151

Lenovo x1 Carbon wifi fix 377u cpu model 1st gen

Mint 18.1 runs on systemd. Try the following: sudo systemctl restart network-manager.service If this works, you can create a script to automate it. Open a terminal and type the following: sudo nano /etc/systemd/system/wifi-resume.service Now paste the script in there with a right click. Exit with CT...
by gwheadon
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Logitech Unifying Support Linux Mint 18.1
Replies: 1
Views: 1616

Logitech Unifying Support Linux Mint 18.1

To install Support for Logitech Devices Open a terminal to install Solaar

Linux Mint 17.1, use the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:trebelnik-stefina/solaar
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install solaar
by gwheadon
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mousr & USB Logitech stop working ofter some minutes
Replies: 2
Views: 232

Re: Mousr & USB Logitech stop working ofter some minutes

Lohitech Support You could try and install this http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/12/logitech-unifying-receiver-linux-solaar This will install support for unifying reciever an may sort out your problem let me know if is does this works on 18.1 to over install the xenial error Linux Mint 18.1, use the ...
by gwheadon
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Installing NVIDIA Drivers Not Working
Replies: 17
Views: 2772

Re: Installing NVIDIA Drivers Not Working

From driver manager in mint I would select nvidia driver 340 version see attached
by gwheadon
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Nvidia GTX 560ti
Replies: 0
Views: 107

Nvidia GTX 560ti

Nvidia GTX 560ti Works best with nvidia 340 driver see attached image. Any other will cause problems
So select 340 from driver manager.
by gwheadon
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:31 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Insync Linux Mint 18.1
Replies: 0
Views: 305

Insync Linux Mint 18.1

:evil: Do not install this google drive syncing software it will really mess with your mint
https://forums.insynchq.com/

It causes mint to freeze while syncing your files to google drive hideous very unreliable bit of software I installed it as test, may work better with base ubuntu install.
by gwheadon
Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:04 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: 2008 Macbook Air First Gen Intel gma 95 gpu
Replies: 1
Views: 307

2008 Macbook Air First Gen Intel gma 95 gpu

Hi all I installed 18.1 cinnamon on an original 1st gen macbook air, when the system comes out of resume screen goes black, cant do anything.
Any ideas on how to fix please?
by gwheadon
Sun Jan 15, 2017 1:37 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Black Widow 2016 Keyboard Linux Mint 18.1 Install
Replies: 0
Views: 422

Black Widow 2016 Keyboard Linux Mint 18.1 Install

From the PPA This also allows the drivers to stay up-to-date when new versions are released. From the terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:terrz/razerutils sudo apt update sudo apt install python3-razer razer-kernel-modules-dkms razer-daemon razer-doc NOTE: If you get dependency errors when trying ...
by gwheadon
Sun Jan 08, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Lenovo X1 Carbon Type 3460 CF2 Dim display from suspend, screen brightness dull.
Replies: 0
Views: 155

Lenovo X1 Carbon Type 3460 CF2 Dim display from suspend, screen brightness dull.

Had a problem when resuming from suspend with a Lenovo X1 - Carbon Model 3460, when resuming from suspend, linux mint 18.1 Serena the screen brightness would take the On battery, dim screen when inactive settings from the power options within 18.1 To fix this simply Turn off the option in Power mana...
by gwheadon
Thu Dec 08, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Bluetooth speaker can't connect
Replies: 32
Views: 2759

Re: Bluetooth speaker can't connect

all these issues appear to have been fixed in linux mint 18

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