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by Oreally
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Why does Linux Mint not work, on this one machine ?
Replies: 11
Views: 968

Re: Why does Linux Mint work when others don't?

Ubuntu put a lot of work into having wide hardware support and Mint is based on Ubuntu. However, I have found that Mint worked on hardware that Ubuntu did not . This. MInt has been stable and simple easy install for me since 17.1, on all our hardware at home (2006 and newer) , that Ubuntu just was ...
by Oreally
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Games with Steam Play
Replies: 11
Views: 1612

Re: Games with Steamplay

I got the Call of Duty Warchest bundle on sale, it's the orginal CoD, CoD UO , and CoD2. After some searching around, got all 3 old games running great. Fun for me, i remember waiting for the orginal CoD to be released. CoD - (for Nvidia cards) added this line to set launch options in steam (no quot...
by Oreally
Fri Aug 25, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Connect Linux Mint with Windows Phone.
Replies: 3
Views: 1362

Re: Connect Linux Mint with Windows Phone.

hi, have the Nokia Lumia 520 with Windows Phone 8. we only use it for photos, has great camera, plus was only $30 when i connect with with usb cable,phone shows in file manager and desktop , but i have to right click mount volume, then it mounts like an external device and we copy/move the photos to...
by Oreally
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [Solved] NVIDIA gpu not detected by software
Replies: 8
Views: 4120

Re: NVIDIA gpu not detected by software

[quote="ldhaney"] Doesn't look like nvidia driver is loaded and nouveau failed. your's Graphics: Card: NVIDIA GM107 [GeForce GTX 750 Ti] bus-ID: 01:00.0 Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) FAILED: nouveau Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on NV117 GLX V...
by Oreally
Thu Aug 10, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Going from W10 to LM18.2
Replies: 8
Views: 458

Re: Going from W10 to LM18.2

Welcome.
Ditched win7 2 years ago, have not looked back. Now all computers are running Mint at home.
Enjoy!
by Oreally
Sat Aug 05, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Update Manager Problem
Replies: 10
Views: 2007

Re: [SOLVED] Update Manager Problem

Pjotr wrote:This should fix it with a new key from google.com:

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wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
this fixed it for me
Thank you!
by Oreally
Sat Jul 29, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: What made you switch to Linux Mint?
Replies: 601
Views: 89449

Re: What made you switch to Linux Mint?

long time windows user,gamer, tech & admin (since 95). did not like where win 10 was going.. fall 2015 i tried mint 17.2 cinnamon on an old gaming PC i had (EVGA 680i motherboard from 2007 with a GTX 260 video card), just for fun/test. I was impressed because 1 of the fastest and easy installs from ...
by Oreally
Thu Jul 27, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Cinnamon Crashes Since Upgrade to 18.2
Replies: 25
Views: 6303

Re: Cinnamon Crashes Since Upgrade to 18.2

I did a fresh clean install of 18.2 cinnamon 64bit and it's been very stable. maybe something in the upgrade path ? I understand you probably just want a functioning system but having the patience, when within the bounds of what an individual sees as reasonable, can help the entire project make imp...
by Oreally
Wed Jul 26, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Cinnamon Crashes Since Upgrade to 18.2
Replies: 25
Views: 6303

Re: Cinnamon Crashes Since Upgrade to 18.2

I did a fresh clean install of 18.2 cinnamon 64bit and it's been very stable.
maybe something in the upgrade path ?
by Oreally
Wed Jul 26, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Monochrome Laser Printer ?
Replies: 12
Views: 1376

Re: Monochrome Laser Printer ?

have 2 HP LaserJet Pro P1606dn at home. Just works on Mint. My girl (she prints more than me) uses her with the built-in metwork card, i use the USB when i have a need to print. Cheap For a network laserjet they were on sale $99 bucks few years back, not sure available now, we got them when we used ...
by Oreally
Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:38 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: What's your favorite native Linux game?
Replies: 64
Views: 12291

Re: What's your favorite native Linux game?

Did not see it mentioned, but War Thunder has had a native linux client for awhile. (64 bit only)
https://warthunder.com/en/news/2608-war ... n-linux-en
also
OpenRA (Command & Conquer,RedAlert)
http://www.openra.net/

other games on steam-
Day of Infamy
Team Fortess2
by Oreally
Sun Mar 06, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Very newbie thinking about switching to Linux Mint from Windows.
Replies: 10
Views: 1179

Re: Very newbie thinking about switching to Linux Mint from Windows.

hi, newbie here myself. windows guy over 20 years, IT work and personal. Just try it out, only way to know. I started with the Live CD of Mint 17.2 in Sept 2015 when my old winxp had hard drive failure. Booted up the LIve CD and liked it, found spare harddrive and installed it, was easy install. Nev...

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