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by perdomot
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:59 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Slow install from Libre Office?
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Re: Slow install from Libre Office?

Post output of inxi -Fxz in code tags. Install latest kernel version, reboot and test. To install the latest kernel, install mainline program. Are things apart from LO operating at good speed? This was in a VM and it was an install so you can't do what you suggest. Testing out an install of Pop OS ...
by perdomot
Wed Oct 07, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Slow install from Libre Office?
Replies: 3
Views: 175

Slow install from Libre Office?

Was testing out the newest xfce version on a VM and l noticed that the libreoffice-help-language files are going very slowly and increasing install time a lot. Is anyone else experiencing this? I have a newer Ryzen 5 3600 cpu with a B550 mobo and wasn't sure if this might be a factor.
by perdomot
Fri Jul 03, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

From what I read the Intel ax200 should be supported in kernels newer than 5.2. It has been used in x570 boards. Considering X570 motherboards with faster lan have been out for a while, I would have thought the driver was included too. So far, most distros I've looked at only support the wifi befor...
by perdomot
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet after install?
Replies: 5
Views: 1950

Intel® I225-V 2.5Gb Ethernet after install?

Noticed that on my new B550 mobo, most distros lack a driver for the faster ethernet out of the box and you have to connect via wifi. Wanted to ask if AFTER the install, there are drivers available for the wired connection or if you are stuck on wifi? Thanks.
by perdomot
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

All three mint flavors use the exact same kernel. Cinnamon can give trouble if your graphics drivers are borked, which may be the case in a live cd environment since the Nvidia drivers don't load automatically always. Don't understand why Mate is give you trouble because by default Marco uses a cpu...
by perdomot
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

All three mint flavors use the exact same kernel. Cinnamon can give trouble if your graphics drivers are borked, which may be the case in a live cd environment since the Nvidia drivers don't load automatically always. Don't understand why Mate is give you trouble because by default Marco uses a cpu...
by perdomot
Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

What is the rest of your hardware? This nothing inherent to b550 boards that are radically different from b450/b350 boards. Running a Ryzen 3600 with an Asus B550 Gaming F mobo, 16GB Corsair 3200 ram and a GTX 1060 card. I assumed it would be OK because I just replaced my B450 mobo and never had a ...
by perdomot
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:32 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

Edit: OOps thats for winblows https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=291093 Well, the new ISO for 20 Cin has the same issues, although it did boot slightly faster at 93 seconds. Out of curiosity, I DL the 19.3 Cin, burned it to USB and it booted in 21 seconds and work perfectly excep...
by perdomot
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

HaveaMint wrote:
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:40 pm
I can't see it making a difference between the two DE's, perhaps you had a bad download or install with cinna
I've burned the same iso twice so I'm gonna download it again and try it a third time. I'll let you know how it goes.
by perdomot
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

No problems here. System: Kernel: 5.4.0-39-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2 tk: Gtk 3.24.13 wm: xfwm4 dm: LightDM Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal Machine: Type: Desktop Mobo: ASRock model: B450M-IBW serial: <filter> UEFI: American Megatrends ...
by perdomot
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

No problems here. System: Kernel: 5.4.0-39-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2 tk: Gtk 3.24.13 wm: xfwm4 dm: LightDM Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal Machine: Type: Desktop Mobo: ASRock model: B450M-IBW serial: <filter> UEFI: American Megatrends ...
by perdomot
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

UPDATE: Booted the XFCE 20 on my thumb drive in 18 seconds and everything seemed to work fine except for the fact that it does not detect that my ethernet cable is attached and makes me sign in to my wireless. I burned the Cinnamon ISO back onto the thumb drive, ran it and again experienced the same...
by perdomot
Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

Anybody with a new B550 mobo should wait a bit for these bugs to get cleared out. Rather than blindly blaming 'bugs' with Linux Mint and a whole series of motherboards, why not use your experience from 120+ forum posts to detail the problem properly and ask for assistance. My original post details ...
by perdomot
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

Re: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

What is the rest of your hardware? This nothing inherent to b550 boards that are radically different from b450/b350 boards. Running a Ryzen 3600 with an Asus B550 Gaming F mobo, 16GB Corsair 3200 ram and a GTX 1060 card. I assumed it would be OK because I just replaced my B450 mobo and never had a ...
by perdomot
Mon Jun 29, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20
Replies: 20
Views: 2811

B550 motherboards not OK with Mint 20

Just finished trying out Mint 20 Cin from a fast USB drive and noticed some serious issues with slow performance. Boot up took over 3 minutes and the desktop was sluggish with apps taking several seconds to open. Altering window sizes was also slow at first. Shutting down did not work properly eithe...
by perdomot
Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?
Replies: 12
Views: 924

Re: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?

I did save the config and rebooted but didn't check to see what the file said. After the reboot, I opened up the Nvidia panel after noticing the frame rate was still off and it had reverted to the previous settings. It said it saved the config but didn't do it. Think I'm going to switch to the XFCE ...
by perdomot
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?
Replies: 12
Views: 924

Re: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?

Near as I can tell, nothing happens when I hit apply on the Nvidia panel. I immediately tested the frame rate and nothing had changed. I tried all the different drivers without results. I've test the same hardware with Elementary OS and Manjaro Gnome images I have on my rig and there are no issues w...
by perdomot
Mon Apr 13, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?
Replies: 12
Views: 924

Re: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?

Just tried removing the Nvidia drivers and going with Xorg and that seems to improve the frame rate to its near correct level. Odd that the drivers from Nvidia don't seem to play nice with Cinnamon. Gonna check out how XFCE does and compare.
by perdomot
Mon Apr 13, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?
Replies: 12
Views: 924

Re: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?{UPDATE]

Well, it looks like it didn't work after all. I realized something was wrong with the refresh rate when I was watching some videos that are normally very smooth at 60 fps and checked only to discover that the framerate was set at 30 fps. I tried changing it on the Nvidia panel to no avail as things ...
by perdomot
Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?
Replies: 12
Views: 924

Re: Cinnamon display refresh rate setting?

In Nvidia-settings, click on X Server Display Configuration, and you see it similar to below. Click on the monitor you want to adjust in the Layout section, then on the line "Resolution:", if the second dropdown box says Auto, click on it, and your available choices will be listed. You'll...

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