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by ddmiller42
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What to do if you can't login to Linux Mint 18.x
Replies: 62
Views: 34246

Re: What to do if you can't login to Linux Mint 18.x

When I enter Ctrl Alt F1 I get a blinking cursor in the upper left hand corner of the screen and nothing happens. Now what? You can try Ctrl+Alt+F2 as well. I think it will give you the same result. If you have Timeshift installed and configured on your system I'd suggest you boot from the Linux Mi...
by ddmiller42
Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Software manager issues
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: Software manager issues

Here is from the system log when I attempt to run Software Manager after I run my password. Oct 20 15:48:44 ddmiller-G31M-ES2L kernel: [183899.564030] ata4.00: exception Emask 0x0 SAct 0x0 SErr 0x0 action 0x0 Oct 20 15:48:44 ddmiller-G31M-ES2L kernel: [183899.564036] ata4.00: BMDMA stat 0x25 Oct 20 ...
by ddmiller42
Wed Oct 19, 2016 6:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Software manager issues
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Software manager issues

Since my Software Manager is not working, (Was for awhile, but now stops -Software Manager screen does not open after I enter my password.) should I install this new kernel? Currently have the original (-21) that installed when I installed Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon 32-bit. Tried to re-install Software ...
by ddmiller42
Tue Oct 20, 2015 6:41 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Update Manager Problem? or?
Replies: 3
Views: 348

Re: Update Manager Problem? or?

Thanks Chris. I was able to remove wine-1.7.50 with the software manager. Also I discovered part of my problem, in that I was attempting to install a developmental version of wine. wine-1.6.2 is the stable version. While attempting to learn "Linux" I add a ppa:wine to the update manager. However, I ...
by ddmiller42
Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Update Manager Problem? or?
Replies: 3
Views: 348

[SOLVED] Update Manager Problem? or?

Using Cinnamon Mint 17.2, 32-bit version, kernel 3.16.0.38. Had Wine version 1.6.2 installed and working OK for 2 programs, but not 1 other program. Update manager called for a new version of Wine (1.7.50), so I installed (updated) it and the Update Manager shows Wine version 1.7.50 as installed. Ho...
by ddmiller42
Fri Sep 11, 2015 2:02 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED]Black screen showing (Initramfs) _
Replies: 1
Views: 717

[SOLVED]Black screen showing (Initramfs) _

Dual booting with Windows XP and Linux Mint Cinnamon v 17.1 (LTS) was planning to remove Windows XP this coming Jan after getting some experience with Mint Cinnamon. I was working in XP when the power shut off for about 1/2 second. Restarted in XP again to finish task ok. Completed task so ran resta...

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