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by michael louwe
Thu Apr 26, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint cannot boot after installation
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Re: Linux Mint cannot boot after installation

@ Mattjod, ....... . . What is your netbook brand, model and specs.? Or, from the Live USB, post the Terminal output for inxi -Fxz Intel Atom processors and lack of peripheral device drivers for Linux can be problems. Netbooks with slow processors and 2GB or less of RAM should run the light-weight L...
by michael louwe
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Support for older versions
Replies: 8
Views: 180

Re: Support for older versions

GratisLPG wrote:
Wed Apr 25, 2018 12:11 pm
In my opinion in the homepage must have a information - core supported until 2021, environment supported 2 years. Current information misleads users.
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Please refer also to ... https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... hree-years
by michael louwe
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: UEFI with GPT Partition style Tool in Linux
Replies: 16
Views: 313

Re: UEFI with GPT Partition style Tool in Linux

@ jemmy7776, ....... . . For more info about UEFI vs BIOS installation, please refer to ... https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=268036 The "Force UEFI installation" message seems to be saying that you have Windows already installed in Legacy BIOS mode but now you want to install LM alo...
by michael louwe
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can using older kernel cause security issues ?
Replies: 2
Views: 72

Re: Can using older kernel cause security issues ?

@ Tenida, ....... . . LM is based on Ubuntu. So, LM support is based on Ubuntu support by Canonical Inc. LM 18.x LTS and Linux kernel 4.4 LTS is supported by Canonical Inc until April 2021, in terms of security updates. Non-LTS kernel 4.8(= LM 18.2) and 4.10(= LM 18.3) are to cater for newer hardwar...
by michael louwe
Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Linux Mint 18.3 crashes during boot (GTX750Ti + GTX1060)
Replies: 7
Views: 124

Re: Linux Mint 18.3 crashes during boot (GTX750Ti + GTX1060)

@ TraxXavier, .......
TraxXavier wrote:.
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To fix the Nvidia graphics card booting problem, please refer to ... viewtopic.php?f=46&t=122257
https://linuxmint.com/rel_sonya_cinnamon.php
For Nvidia, if still unsuccessful, try modprobe.blacklist=nouveau
by michael louwe
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!
Replies: 25
Views: 423

Re: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!

There go light emitting diodes, artificial limbs, heart transplant ventricular assist, dust busters, land mine removal, Nike, Adidas et al running shoes, aircraft anti-icing, powdered lubricants, HACCP food safety, chemical and molecular explosives detection, ear thermometers, jaws of life, foil bl...
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint semi-freezes on boot after latest kernel update
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: Linux Mint semi-freezes on boot after latest kernel update

@ diandmj, ....... . At the Grub menu, >Advanced options and select the previous stable kernel for booting. Once booted into LM, go to >Update Manager >View >Linux kernels and remove the newer unstable kernel. At the same time, install another older kernel as a backup kernel. By default, LM will boo...
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!
Replies: 25
Views: 423

Re: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!

@ catweazel, ....... . . Other NASA programs highlighted in the Coburn report, and their costs, were: Advanced Food Technology , $947,000. In this project, paid volunteers will live in a simulated martian surface environment on Hawaii’s largest island and eat foods intended for astronaut consumption...
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!
Replies: 25
Views: 423

Re: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!

@ catweazel, ....... NASA is mostly a liberal waste of taxpayers' money. There go light emitting diodes, artificial limbs, heart transplant ventricular assist, dust busters, land mine removal, Nike, Adidas et al running shoes, aircraft anti-icing, powdered lubricants, HACCP food safety, chemical and...
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!
Replies: 25
Views: 423

Re: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!

@ catweazel, .......
catweazel wrote:.
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https://nypost.com/2017/10/21/the-other ... snt-cover/ (Former NPR CEO opens up about liberal media bias - 21 Oct 2017)
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!
Replies: 25
Views: 423

Re: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!

@ catweazel, ....... CNSNews.com was launched on June 16, 1998 as a news source for individuals, news organizations and broadcasters who put a higher premium on balance than spin... CNSNews.com, clearly demonstrate a liberal bias in many news outlets – bias by commission and bias by omission... . Th...
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!
Replies: 25
Views: 423

Re: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!

@ catweazel, ....... . . http://www.thefiscaltimes.com/Articles/2013/12/26/NASA-Makes-Coburn-s-List-Wasteful-Spending (NASA Makes Coburn’s List for Wasteful Spending - 26 Dec 2013) $3 million to study Congress. $400,000 to create “the Little Green Ninja". $360,000 for “Pillownauts" $240,000 to study...
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19
Replies: 20
Views: 544

Re: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19

@ catweazel, ....... M$ is using free open-source Linux software for some of her own operations, in order to save costs and still make profit$ = no need to spend money to create her own similar proprietary closed-source software, eg Azure Cloud servers. ....... Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, etc, ...
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!
Replies: 25
Views: 423

Re: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!

@ catweazel, ....... . . https://www.cnsnews.com/mrctv-blog/katherine-rodriguez/sen-coburn-nasa-wastes-more-3-billion-pork-projects-golf-club-testing Coburn listed seven instances where NASA wasted taxpayer money to the tune of $3,086,432,000: Golf Club Testing, Elementary School Experiments Aboard ...
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!
Replies: 25
Views: 423

Re: GPS is dead! Long live GPS!

NASA is mostly a liberal waste of taxpayers' money.
by michael louwe
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19
Replies: 20
Views: 544

Re: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19

@ Josue, ....... I'm most concerned about the future of Mint and and the OpenSource World. All that Micro$oft love for Linux gives me the shivers! Did Canonilcal already sold their souls to them? I hope not but seeing all the missing packages and apps in Ubuntu 18.04 makes me feel suspicious (specia...
by michael louwe
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: No bootable device found issue
Replies: 4
Views: 95

Re: No bootable device found issue

Fyi, nearly all OEM computers that came preinstalled with Win 8.x/10 are UEFI and have the Secure Boot feature.

UEFI computers are backwards-compatible with Legacy BIOS install mode, ie by enabling CSM(= Compatibility Support Module) or Legacy BIOS in BIOS Setup.
by michael louwe
Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [Solved] Need Help Setting Boot Drive
Replies: 8
Views: 153

Re: Need Help Setting Boot Drive

@ JerryC58, .......
JerryC58 wrote:.
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To mark your thread as Solved and appear so at the Index page, edit the first post.
by michael louwe
Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18 won't boot Acer e15
Replies: 6
Views: 149

Re: Mint 18 won't boot Acer e15

@ owen_wade, ....... . . AFAIK, Secure Boot has to be enabled and a Supervisory Password set, in order to access "Select an UEFI file as trusted for executing". After Linux has been successfully installed, Secure Boot can be disabled without any problem in booting. The Boot Order in BIOS Setup is ju...
by michael louwe
Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19
Replies: 20
Views: 544

Re: Worried about the future: Linux Mint 19

M$ has been integrating or preinstalling profitable apps and features into non-free Win 10 and removing seldom-used features and apps used by power-users = more profit$ for M$ ahead of benefits for users. This is an unfair trade, ie M$ is double dipping. ....... Similarly for Mozilla's free Firefox....

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