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by trytip
Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 18.1 and Windows 8
Replies: 15
Views: 305

Re: Linux Mint 18.1 and Windows 8

if you haven't worked with partitions before i would recommend you not try to install in a 4 partition drive as surely you will format something you don't want deleted partitions look different in linux they are sda1 sda2 sda3 or sdb1 sdb2 sdb3 each drive gets a letter assigned to it drive 1 is sda ...
by trytip
Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Videos buffer a lot and make the OS freeze
Replies: 14
Views: 452

Re: Videos buffer a lot and make the OS freeze

rename your .config/google-chrome to config/google-chromeA let's say and start chrome. this will generate a new config/google-chrome ... try youtube and see if issue is the same. does it happen in live boot? you can delete config/google-chrome and rename your folder as before to revert back the way ...
by trytip
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screen Dim During Dark Movie Scenes
Replies: 8
Views: 199

Re: Screen Dim During Dark Movie Scenes

the hardest part about fixing something is giving a good enough explanation of the issue at hand. so far i have never encountered anything you described. does it happen in live usb? since it's not just videos but also browsers sounds like a monitor setting . or not enough power for your video card? ...
by trytip
Sat Feb 11, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Disable admin password
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: Disable admin password

he he, now it's at 101 times a day. i just typed it in even though i didn't need to use it
by trytip
Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: need to download games for install to another pc
Replies: 4
Views: 103

Re: need to download games for install to another pc

you put them on a flash drive and then take that flash drive to your friend TIP: download a game from synaptic (reinstall it if you have it cause you need that .deb package which you will copy to your flash drive) after the game was installed go to var/cache/apt/ and you can use the files in there a...
by trytip
Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Disable admin password
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: Disable admin password

I am not "hacker-hysteric" ... but enter the password several time is a risk ... it is then verry simple, to get the password, trough a keylogger. Windows expert: Linux is not Windows. Windows assumes you're stupid. Linux demands proof. IF they have installed a keylogger, the password doe...
by trytip
Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Disable admin password
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: Disable admin password

@trytip ... Where I can change pkexec synaptic to gksu synaptic ? This way seems to be a solution then i only have to type the password once a session! Please explain me where ... thanks, brainstuff in the menu editor change the command to gksu synaptic or if you have a launcher on your panel you r...
by trytip
Fri Feb 10, 2017 2:47 am
Forum: Graphic Cards & Monitors
Topic: Nvidia Driver Install and Update
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Re: Nvidia Driver Install and Update

you should use the driver that is recommended in your Driver Manager that way everything is done for you
by trytip
Fri Feb 10, 2017 1:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screen Dim During Dark Movie Scenes
Replies: 8
Views: 199

Re: Screen Dim During Dark Movie Scenes

install caffeine see if that does anything or disable screen lock
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: How to install intel graphic driver on linux mint 18.1?
Replies: 11
Views: 1725

Re: How to install intel graphic driver on linux mint 18.1?

what exactly is the issue with the way things look.

attempting to force install a driver may break your installation.
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Understanding screen tearing
Replies: 10
Views: 513

Re: Understanding screen tearing

all i can say is that for me in mint/mate/17.3x64 nvidia-340 control center/desktop settings/windows/marco+compton resolves the issue but i did have to create a blank .config/compton.conf paste http://twily.info/.compton/compton.conf changed a few lines for my nvidia i can also use compiz but that h...
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Understanding screen tearing
Replies: 10
Views: 513

Re: Understanding screen tearing

screen tearing is caused by your window manager ... use compiz or compton it has nothing to do with your monitor or how much RAM your graphics has or what drivers you use
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Kodi wont update
Replies: 7
Views: 415

Re: Kodi wont update

debian ??? why not use the official kodi instructions http://kodi.wiki/view/HOW-TO:Install_Kodi_for_Linux
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: How to install intel graphic driver on linux mint 18.1?
Replies: 11
Views: 1725

Re: How to install intel graphic driver on linux mint 18.1?

FIRST you open driver manager and see if you get any drivers to install
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Is Mint Xplayer better quality than VLC ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1355

Re: Is Mint Xplayer better quality than VLC ?

no ... i hate totem video with a pasion MINT should have based it on a better player like mpv
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Hide Folders/drives
Replies: 6
Views: 197

Re: Hide Folders/drives

if you open a terminal and type ??? you get nothing cd cache but if you type in cd .cache that DOT does more than just hide a folder it ADDS to the name of that directory so YES you can hide Documents or Pictures with a DOT (provided you are not showing hidden files in file manager) but you can't hi...
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED]Peer to Peer Messaging on home intranet?
Replies: 10
Views: 207

Re: Peer to Peer Messaging on home intranet?

if you have a google account more than likely your kids do to ... use google hangouts
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screen Dim During Dark Movie Scenes
Replies: 8
Views: 199

Re: Screen Dim During Dark Movie Scenes

you have way more power than me an i5 and gtx so i'm gonna take a wild guess and say your monitor is going bad if it's flickering dark to light
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Disable admin password
Replies: 32
Views: 572

Re: Disable admin password

there are too many linux admin operations to have no password bug you

try one thing at a time ... what do you want to not ask you for a password

i personally changed pkexec synaptic to gksu synaptic this way i only have to password once a session but i don't go as far as entering in a keyring
by trytip
Wed Feb 08, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Installed Mint 18, now cannot boot Mint 12
Replies: 5
Views: 99

Re: Installed Mint 18, now cannot boot Mint 12

boot to your mint 18 then try
sudo grub-install /dev/sdX <<< replace X with your mint 18 partition then
sudo update-grub

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