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by AndyMH
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Home partition during installation
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Re: Home partition during installation

I'm not sure what the Mint installer does with swap these days
By default it sets up a 2GB swap file.
Are these values efficient? Or do I need to choose manually partition to get efficient values?
Depends on whether you are booting UEFI or legacy?
by AndyMH
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LM20 blinking cursor on startup
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: LM20 blinking cursor on startup

Desktop booting UEFI, laptop booting legacy or the other way round?

nvidia graphics, later gen CPU requiring a later kernel?

See here:
viewtopic.php?f=17&t=83444
particularly item 5, if you can post an inxi for both the desktop and laptop.
by AndyMH
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: 4,6 Gb of kernel.log with 99,9% of the same line!
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: 4,6 Gb of kernel.log with 99,9% of the same line!

RemonK wrote:
Sat Jun 19, 2021 11:49 am
I have a conky that trails the kernel log so i can keep an eye on it!
Interested, what does it do?

Does it happen with the galaxy A70 plugged in before boot or after boot (not that I have any suggestions for how to fix).
by AndyMH
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:20 am
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: 4,6 Gb of kernel.log with 99,9% of the same line!
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: 4,6 Gb of kernel.log with 99,9% of the same line!

The reason I asked was googling the error came up with hits on users who had phones plugged into a usb port. None of the pages I read had an answer.
by AndyMH
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:16 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Converting to Linux...kind of
Replies: 13
Views: 509

Re: Converting to Linux...kind of

mikeflan wrote:
Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:22 pm
I find this is not permanent, but does work temporarily.
That's the second time I've seen that (was it you?). It should be permanent, so don't understand why you had a problem (was it an ext4 partition)?
by AndyMH
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:13 am
Forum: Storage
Topic: Udisks prompts for password on resume.
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Udisks prompts for password on resume.

You need to edit usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.UDisks2.policy as root. If it doesn't work first time, try setting <allow_inactive>auth_admin</allow_inactive> to yes as well.
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:50 pm
Forum: Networking
Topic: Edimax EW Dual-Band with linux mint 20.1
Replies: 10
Views: 228

Re: Edimax EW Dual-Band with linux mint 20.1

Command 'git' not found, but can be installed with:

sudo apt install git
did you install git?
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:46 pm
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] awake from sleep mode hang bug
Replies: 14
Views: 403

Re: awake from sleep mode hang bug

SMG has given you sound advice, cinnamon is the most resource hungry of the linux mint DEs and your laptop has neither a powerful enough CPU or enough memory to run cinnamon well. I assume you are using the default swap file (I think the default size is 2GB), it isn't big enough. I would create a sw...
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:28 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: Udisks prompts for password on resume.
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Udisks prompts for password on resume.

I can give you a fix, but it is papering over the root cause of the problem (other than it is related to what you did with the nvidia systemd service, don't know what it is). I had a look in /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.UDisks2.policy and the defaults for <action id="org.freedesk...
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:04 pm
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: 4,6 Gb of kernel.log with 99,9% of the same line!
Replies: 5
Views: 157

Re: 4,6 Gb of kernel.log with 99,9% of the same line!

Details!
viewtopic.php?f=17&t=83444
item 5.

Are you booting off an eMMC drive or had a phone plugged in?
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: KDE and Flatpack Packages
Replies: 11
Views: 355

Re: KDE and Flatpack Packages

Somewhere in PATH, I'd choose /home/you/bin, but you can put it anyway as long as you specify the full pathname to run it. In a terminal echo $PATH to find out what it is.
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:09 pm
Forum: Open Chat
Topic: Only in Texas....
Replies: 165
Views: 11528

Re: Only in Texas....

The wrong side? There's a reason why the right side of the road is called the right side. :wink: You do understand the serious risks you are exposing yourself to? Next time you are riding down the road on horseback and are approached by a villain and you draw your sword to defend yourself you will ...
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Storage
Topic: No recycle bin on second hard disk [solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: No recycle bin on second hard disk [solved]

ntfs does not have the same permissions as linux filesystems, e.g. ext4, so linux simulates them. Setting uid=1000,gid=1000 is assigning ownership of the mount point to you. The first user created in mint is assigned a uid of 1000, if you create another user that will be 1001 and so on. In addition,...
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:26 pm
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: How to multi-boot via multiple drives on UEFI?
Replies: 30
Views: 1149

Re: How to multi-boot via multiple drives on UEFI?

And this despite me using the 'something else' option! I wonder if the switching off of the esp and boot flags on the sda's ESP partition or the 'something else' option itself is the reason for the installer (or the firmware ?) to erase the access to the older Linux Mint installation. (Or could it ...
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: Open Chat
Topic: Only in Texas....
Replies: 165
Views: 11528

Re: Only in Texas....

Worst place I been was Beijing, refused point blank to drive, took taxis. In North America, wasn't impressed with Montreal. Doesn't help that you all drive on the wrong side of the road :)
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Boot drive full
Replies: 23
Views: 576

Re: Boot drive full

LanceM wrote:
Fri Jun 18, 2021 11:18 am
The installer will only create one root partition. That's the easiest and best way for simple.
Unfortunately, if booting legacy, mint will create a useless EFI partition and then put the / partition in an extended partition. It works, but not elegant.
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 11:12 am
Forum: Open Chat
Topic: Only in Texas....
Replies: 165
Views: 11528

Re: Only in Texas....

MurphCID wrote:
Fri Jun 18, 2021 11:10 am
drivers in Dallas are crazy.
Ever driven in Paris?
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:18 am
Forum: Beginner Questions
Topic: Honey I've shrunk the menus!
Replies: 6
Views: 179

Re: Honey I've shrunk the menus!

What! You mean I have to go out and buy a pencil? I have a launcher on the desktop pointing at a simple text file. Whenever I change something I make a timestamped note of it. Whenever you screw something up you should have a backup to restore to a known working system. Timeshift helps for the syst...
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: And so it begins! (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: And so it begins! (UK)

That said I am already faced with my first two challenges a non working Bluetooth, Wireless Network and non-working audio - which I thought would be a little easier to get working I'll admit, I haven't even started throwing random packages at it yet! - maybe refine me down to 5%! **Any thoughts wel...
by AndyMH
Fri Jun 18, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Storage
Topic: No recycle bin on second hard disk [solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 153

Re: No recycle bin on second hard disk

Code: Select all

sudo chown -R $USER:$USER /directory
is the correct syntax, note USER uppercase, and the second for the group.