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by 658Blue
Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: No desktop after update to Mint 18.2
Replies: 1
Views: 258

No desktop after update to Mint 18.2

After recent update from Mint 18.1 to 18.2 using the update manager, I have no desktop after a reboot of the laptop. I get the mouse cursor, graphical login screen for Name and Password okay, I get the popup that I have connection to the internet, and then the screen stays black. Only the mouse curs...
by 658Blue
Sat Mar 26, 2016 3:32 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: Anyone run Windows in a virtual environment?
Replies: 36
Views: 4337

Re: Anyone run Windows in a virtual environment?

I run WinXP in VirtualBox on 2 machines, this Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop that came with Vista running 17.2 Cinnamon , and an older ASUS P4PE home-built workstation that spent many years as an XP machine, now with 17.3 Xfce. 17.3 Mate was just too slow on that one. I've allocated 840 MB RAM out of 3GB...
by 658Blue
Sat Mar 26, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: USB ports stop working
Replies: 3
Views: 319

Re: USB ports stop working

I had a similar problem, and I used dmesg to solve it. I was using a USB extender hub (powered from the USB port), and with a USB stick inserted, the USB stick would disconnect and reconnect intermittently. I removed the USB extender hub from the computer's USB port. I rebooted the machine. Before d...

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