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by MaxL
Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Getting Mint live to Mount a hard disk with a frozen Windows boot
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Getting Mint live to Mount a hard disk with a frozen Windows boot

I am having a similar issue, my USB 3.0 SATA enclosure would not mount on Linux Mint 17.3. Would like to try to mount read-only the way Laurent suggested. Question: since, unlike in Steve's case, my USB enclosure does not even show up on Mint, how do I figure out the Partition ID needed for the "sud...
by MaxL
Thu Jun 09, 2016 12:39 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: 64 Gb Micro Sdcard wont mount
Replies: 12
Views: 9419

Re: 64 Gb Micro Sdcard wont mount

My "old" Thinkpad T500 is able to use 64GB SDXC SD card There is a limitation to 32GB to SDHC FAT32 (vfat) partitions, so 64GB sdcard (SDXC) are using exfat partitions. Fuse is installed by default on Mint, you just need to install the following packages: exfat-fuse exfat-utils I succesfully used a...
by MaxL
Sat Jun 04, 2016 2:06 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Laggy windows move since Cinnamon 2.8 / Mint 17.3
Replies: 7
Views: 1190

Re: Laggy windows move since Cinnamon 2.8 / Mint 17.3

Actually, just found what worked for me: Control Center -- Desktop Settings -- Windows: Set the Window Manager to something that does not use Compositing or Compton. You'd get some jagged edges of the windows when you move them around your desktop but it is not as annoying as the lag that comes with...
by MaxL
Sat Jun 04, 2016 1:31 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Laggy windows move since Cinnamon 2.8 / Mint 17.3
Replies: 7
Views: 1190

Re: Laggy windows move since Cinnamon 2.8 / Mint 17.3

Hi there, I have just installed Linux Mint 17.3 with MATE desktop, and am seeing the same weird lagging behavior when dragging app windows around the desktop. Tried playing with the window size, and it seems like it is only annoying when the application's window is relatively large in size. For smal...

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