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by michael louwe
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:31 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations
Replies: 43
Views: 1083

Re: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations

@ CaptainKirk, ....... If Mint wants to remove or disable this functionality and Canonical tells them they have to leave it as is or not use Unbuntu as the Mint base OS, then Canonical is selling the data or has plans to expand the collection in the future and sell it. Based on the GNU Licensing ter...
by michael louwe
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitions SSD64 + 1TB hdd with docs from Win7
Replies: 13
Views: 166

Re: Partitions SSD64 + 1TB hdd with docs from Win7

@ MyM, .......
MyM wrote:...
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What is the brand, model and other specifications of your computer.? Or post the Terminal output for inxi -Fxz and sudo parted -l from the Live LM USB.
by michael louwe
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Is it possible to install Linux onto the hard disk without deleting Windows Vista?
Replies: 15
Views: 331

Re: [SOLVED] Is it possible to install Linux onto the hard disk without deleting Windows Vista?

@ Matthew_Wai, ....... ... . The HP Pavilion v7078hk is a 64bit computer but the NVIDIA GeForce 7300LE graphics card requires the following fix, in order to be booted ... https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=122257 https://linuxmint.com/rel_sonya_cinnamon.php For Nvidia, if still unsucc...
by michael louwe
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Windows 10 alongside Mint 18.3
Replies: 11
Views: 237

Re: Windows 10 alongside Mint 18.3

@ bushyiii, ....... I created an ISO of the WIN10 drive ... How did you do this.? ... https://www.howtogeek.com/131907/how-to-create-and-use-a-recovery-drive-or-system-repair-disc-in-windows-8/ You created an OEM Factory Image Recovery Win 10 USB flash-drive by using the built-in OEM Recovery Backup...
by michael louwe
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:35 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installing Mint 18.3 on separate internal hard drive
Replies: 2
Views: 63

Re: Installing Mint 18.3 on separate internal hard drive

viewtopic.php?f=17&t=83444 (READ: How To Get Help!)

Eg we need to know whether you have a UEFI or Legacy BIOS computer or Win 10/8.x or Win 7 installed.
by michael louwe
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitions SSD64 + 1TB hdd with docs from Win7
Replies: 13
Views: 166

Re: Partitions SSD64 + 1TB hdd with docs from Win7

@ MyM, ....... @ MyM, ....... ... In your case, assuming you are doing the install of LM on the 64GB SSD with the 1TB HDD unplugged, you should manually create the / or Root partition = about 45GB, the Swap partition = 1.5X RAM and the Home partition = about 10GB. Such a small SSD may not allow you ...
by michael louwe
Sun Feb 18, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installation on external Drive not possible
Replies: 12
Views: 261

Re: Installation on external Drive not possible

@ linux-krause, ....... But, what I don't understand now: why can I boot the Live system whithout any problems? . AFAIK, the UEFI standard requires the OEMs to pre-load a standard or common EFI bootloader(= bootx64.efi.?) for the various removable bootable devices, eg USB-drives, DVD-drives, network...
by michael louwe
Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: I installed Linux Mint 18.3 and I can not boot my computer unless it's from the usb drive.
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: I installed Linux Mint 18.3 and I can not boot my computer unless it's from the usb drive.

@ elrichc137
elrichc137 wrote:...
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Normally, after you have done the install of LM, during Restart, you should go into UEFI-BIOS setup's Boot menu by pressing one of the F-keys, in order to reset the 1st Boot device from the USB-drive to the internal hard-drive. Did you do this.?
by michael louwe
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install woes
Replies: 23
Views: 173

Re: Install woes

@ leeemerson, .......
leeemerson76 wrote:
Sat Feb 17, 2018 2:35 pm
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Try ...
username = mint
password = ____ or blank or just press Enter.

Did you make an error during the install process.?
by michael louwe
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitions SSD64 + 1TB hdd with docs from Win7
Replies: 13
Views: 166

Re: Partitions SSD64 + 1TB hdd with docs from Win7

@ MyM, ....... ... . If you want to do future reinstalls of LM and keep your personal settings, you will need to manually create a separate Home partition = only format the / or Root partition during the reinstall. ... In your case, assuming you are doing the install of LM on the 64GB SSD with the 1...
by michael louwe
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Is it possible to install Linux onto the hard disk without deleting Windows Vista?
Replies: 15
Views: 331

Re: [SOLVED] Is it possible to install Linux onto the hard disk without deleting Windows Vista?

@ Matthew_Wai, ....... ... . Since March 2016, Google stopped supporting 32bit Chrome for Linux. Some websites do not support Chrome 42 or older. Try Firefox or Slimjet 32bit(= a Chrome clone). Otherwise, you will have to use 32bit Chrome for Windows or MacOS. If your computer is 64bit(= post-2005),...
by michael louwe
Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations
Replies: 43
Views: 1083

Re: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations

@ thx-1138, ....... Michael, i don't recall data collection & selling of them being much of a thing in 1991, 1996, 2001...and actually, not even until few years ago. Those years were the era of the Desktop OS when M$'s business model trumped over Apple's more evil or greedy business model of selling...
by michael louwe
Fri Feb 16, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations
Replies: 43
Views: 1083

Re: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations

@ catweazel, ....... Indeed, and the choice available with Linux distros puts the lie to the need to collect and sell personal data. . And all those tens of very-private and free Linux distros, collectively, has only a world Desktop OS market share of < 2% since 1991. This has resulted in the lack o...
by michael louwe
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitions SSD64 + 1TB hdd with docs from Win7
Replies: 13
Views: 166

Re: Partitions SSD64 + 1TB hdd with docs from Win7

@ MyM, ....... Assuming you have a pre-2012 Legacy BIOS computer, you should use the manual "Something else" install option for your two-drives configuration. Proceed to partition the SSD and install LM on it, ie without touching the 1TB HDD. Ensure that the "Device for boot loader installation" is ...
by michael louwe
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations
Replies: 43
Views: 1083

Re: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations

@ Lucap, .......
Lucap wrote:
Thu Feb 15, 2018 4:13 am
Just tick the opt-out option ?
And later, Canonical Inc-Ubuntu will remove the opt-out option.?
by michael louwe
Thu Feb 15, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations
Replies: 43
Views: 1083

Re: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations

@ Drygar_2016, ....... ... . Seems, Popcon or Popularity contest has been a part of Ubuntu since 2011 ... https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuPopularityContest . ... Apport or automatic Crash reporting has also been a part of Ubuntu since 2012 ... https://askubuntu.com/questions/139424/is-it-saf...
by michael louwe
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint installation does not end: black screen when starting
Replies: 5
Views: 151

Re: Mint installation does not end: black screen when starting

@ PahanCafa, ....... ... . No need to use the Rescue CD 2011 to pre-partition the 100GB hard drive. Just clean install Win 7 by wiping the hard drive. Then install LM alongside Win 7. The Nvidia graphics card may give a blank screen problem = ... https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=122...
by michael louwe
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations
Replies: 43
Views: 1083

Re: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations

@ catweazel, ....... I wouldn't. Microsoft's advertising and installing unwanted propmotional apps was one of the reasons I gave it the boot. M$'s Win 10 is basically a paid OS. For them to also display ads and app promotion in the OS and impose user data collection is an unfair trade. About 70% of ...
by michael louwe
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Unable to install Mint: "grub-efi-amd64-signed package failed to install into /target/"
Replies: 3
Views: 71

Re: Unable to install Mint: "grub-efi-amd64-signed package failed to install into /target/"

@ Josbaron2, ....... ... . Likely, the problem lies with the level of hardware support in LM 18.3's kernel 4.10 and Ubuntu 17.10's kernel 4.13, wrt the non-mainstream Dual core Intel Core i7-7Y75 (-HT-MCP-), arch: Kaby Lake rev.9 cache: 4096 KB. Maybe, you need to wait for LM 19.0's kernel 4.15 in M...
by michael louwe
Thu Feb 15, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations
Replies: 43
Views: 1083

Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Ubuntu-18.04-Stats-Plan (14 Feb 2018 - Canonical Pursuing A Hardware/Software Survey For Ubuntu Installations) Will Linux Mint follow suit.? So, how did Canonical Inc get their Ubuntu Installer to work right for Ubuntu 16.04/14.04/12.04, etc.? ... ...

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