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by michael louwe
Sat Aug 18, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Debian vs Ubuntu base bugs
Replies: 20
Views: 306

Re: Debian vs Ubuntu base bugs

. . About Ubuntu kernels vs upstream/mainline Linux kernel from Linus Torvald(= kernel.org), please refer to ... https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/MainlineBuilds https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/KernelPatches https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam So, AFAIK, there are the root/upstream/mainline Linux ke...
by michael louwe
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint and laptops
Replies: 50
Views: 1228

Re: Linux Mint and laptops

Intel developed the EFI specification, not Microsoft. Yes, but who mandated UEFI in modern OEM computers.? Someone has to make the first move otherwise we'd all still be using rocks and abaci. So says someone who is using open-source software. . Modern UEFI firmware is a closed-source, proprietary ...
by michael louwe
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint and laptops
Replies: 50
Views: 1228

Re: Linux Mint and laptops

catweazel wrote:Intel developed the EFI specification, not Microsoft.
Yes, but who mandated UEFI in modern OEM computers.?

Linus Torvald developed Linux. Who mandated the Anti-Fragmentation Agreement for Android, a Linux derivative, in modern OEM smartphones and tablets.? Who trademarked Red Hat Linux Enterprise.?
by michael louwe
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How can I go back to 18.3 from 19. Giving up on 19!
Replies: 1
Views: 96

Re: How can I go back to 18.3 from 19. Giving up on 19!

. . Roughly, ... 1. Boot the Live LM 18.3 Mate USB/DVD and proceed with the install. 2. Select the manual "Something else" install method. 3. Click on the /sda5 - ext4 - Linux partition. Ensure that the Win 7 - ntfs - partition is not clicked whenever you click on something. 4. Click "-" or minus t...
by michael louwe
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: HELP PLEASE! Mint 19 install killed my computer [SOLVED]
Replies: 9
Views: 205

Re: HELP PLEASE! Mint 19 install killed my computer

. . Your problem is likely related to ... https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=273058 (<FIXED> Installing Linux Mint 19 from ISO, please read, EFI installs only) . If so, you can ... 1. download the new LM 19 v2 ISO and reinstall with the Internet connected. 2. use the same Live LM 19 USB/D...
by michael louwe
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Advice For Linux Newbies - 7 Principles
Replies: 36
Views: 504

Re: Advice For Linux Newbies - 7 Principles

That brings up a great point. In the past it was my go-to suggestion as well, but it seems like there are more and more posts that a user points out the live environment worked fine, but once they installed Linux everything went sideways and it no longer worked like the live iso. . Wrt the testing ...
by michael louwe
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Having Trouble Booting Linux Mint 19 from Computer after Installing on USB
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Having Trouble Booting Linux Mint 19 from Computer after Installing on USB

. . For some guidance on dual-booting LM alongside Win 10/8.1 in UEFI and GPT-disk mode, please refer to ....... https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=163126 (Tutorial for dual-booting UEFI computers) http://linuxmint-installation-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ https://ubuntuforums.org...
by michael louwe
Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: ATTN!...Intel CPU owners (Spectre,Meltdown,Foreshadow, flaws)
Replies: 586
Views: 27916

Re: ATTN!...Intel CPU owners (Spectre,Meltdown,Foreshadow, flaws)

https://news.softpedia.com/news/ubuntu- ... 2335.shtml (ubuntu-debian-rhel-and-centos-linux-now-patched-against-foreshadow-attacks - 16 Aug 2018)
by michael louwe
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install of Linux Mint Cinnamon Failed
Replies: 4
Views: 75

Re: Install of Linux Mint Cinnamon Failed

@ goodacreng, ....... . . For some guidance on dual-booting LM alongside Win 10/8.1 in UEFI and GPT-disk mode, please refer to ....... https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=163126 (Tutorial for dual-booting UEFI computers) http://linuxmint-installation-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ htt...
by michael louwe
Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Low Disk Space on "Filesystem Root"
Replies: 7
Views: 112

Re: [SOLVED] Low Disk Space on "Filesystem Root"

w7fzy wrote:.
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You should have 2 installed Linux kernels that are both functional, ie one older one for backup. ... https://sites.google.com/site/easylinux ... el-updates
by michael louwe
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Low Disk Space on "Filesystem Root"
Replies: 7
Views: 112

Re: Low Disk Space on "Filesystem Root"

w7fzy wrote:.
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From the Live LM USB/DVD, please post the Terminal output for sudo parted -l and inxi -Fxz.
by michael louwe
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install of Linux Mint Cinnamon Failed
Replies: 4
Views: 75

Re: Install of Linux Mint Cinnamon Failed

goodacreng wrote:.
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The Win 8 partitions should be unmounted.

Mounted = is active.
by michael louwe
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: No dual boot option in installation type
Replies: 7
Views: 90

Re: No dual boot option in installation type

. . Legacy BIOS install mode normally uses MBR/ms-dos disks or Partition Table which is limited to 4 Primary partitions. So, Win 10 has likely taken up all 4 Primary partitions = you need to delete one of the non-essential Primary partitions, eg by using GParted. The OEM Recovery partition(= about ...
by michael louwe
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Upgraded Mint 19 won't boot w/ secure boot on
Replies: 6
Views: 146

Re: Upgraded Mint 19 won't boot w/ secure boot on

DazedInDunwoody wrote: .
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Try manual reinstall Grub.efi ... https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/6
by michael louwe
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Improvements to laptop and installation of LM 19...
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Re: Improvements to laptop and installation of LM 19...

. . Please refer to ... https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2147295 (UEFI Installing - Tips; see Two Drives Install) [For installing Linux on an external USB hard-drive, a workaround is to unplug the Win 8.x/10 internal hard-drive and install LM on the external USB hard-drive together with it...
by michael louwe
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Win10 over-rode my settings to prevent Updates
Replies: 21
Views: 305

Re: Win10 over-rode my settings to prevent Updates

. . Since early 2018, the windows10upgrade.exe file or Upgrade Assistant updates KB4023057, KB4023814, KB4056254, KB4284874 and KB4284880 will re-allow all blocked/disabled Windows Update = the not-up-to-date Win 10 computers will be forced auto-upgraded to the latest version, eg to Win 10 Version ...
by michael louwe
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:43 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install not working
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Install not working

. . "Detecting file system" = maybe something is wrong with the file system, which should be ext4, ie not ntfs or exfat. How did you do the install.? Single-boot or dual-boot.? Which program did you use to burn/write the LM ISO file.? Did you use the automatic "Erase disk and install LM" method.? E...
by michael louwe
Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:34 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Black screen on new install
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Black screen on new install

Dillon0071 wrote:.
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https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/KernelBootParameters
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BootOptions

LM 17.x = use sudo gedit as the text editor.
LM 18.x or 19 = use sudo xed as the text editor.
by michael louwe
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Intel or AMD for Linux desktop
Replies: 13
Views: 268

Re: Intel or AMD for Linux desktop

With the latest Nvidia graphics cards, LM users can opt to install the proprietary Nvidia drivers to make use of advanced features. LM users cannot do the same for the latest AMD graphics cards because AMD has stopped supporting Linux since 2016, likely due to Linux's tiny world marketshare or lack...

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