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by Kevinfallas01
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: upgrade and dist-upgrade caused terminal to stop working and Wifi to drop
Replies: 4
Views: 514

Re: upgrade and dist-upgrade caused terminal to stop working and Wifi to drop

went ahead and downloaded the iso and installed without deleting my /home. inxi -Fxz now returns System: Host: Kevin Kernel: 4.10.0-38-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.6 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Machine: System: Hewlett-Packard (portable) product...
by Kevinfallas01
Sun Jun 17, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: upgrade and dist-upgrade caused terminal to stop working and Wifi to drop
Replies: 4
Views: 514

upgrade and dist-upgrade caused terminal to stop working and Wifi to drop

After a bit more than a month of not using my Mint install, today I did an sudo apt-get upgrade && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade . After that my wifi has been dropping randomly and i cannot connect unless i restart my PC. Wifi will just randomly disconnect, if i try to view all possible connections only...
by Kevinfallas01
Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Howto: Snapchat and other android apps on Mint
Replies: 1
Views: 7940

Re: Howto: Snapchat and other android apps on Mint

sorry for taking this thread out of the grave, but im not able to load snapchat, i got everything working, i can load the test app but dont know how to install snapchat
by Kevinfallas01
Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing
Replies: 16
Views: 663

Re: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing

decided to wipe everything, installed windows 10 for school and now i have a fresh install on mint 18 running nicely and dual boot working perfectly.

thanks for the help
New install.png
by Kevinfallas01
Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing
Replies: 16
Views: 663

Re: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing

If there is no important data on the Windoze side BE SURE that you back up all the data on SDA7 BEFORE attempting anything that COULD change the partitioning in any way. Clear? I believe you CAN use that recovery partition but I don't know exactly what the result will be. If you have documentation ...
by Kevinfallas01
Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing
Replies: 16
Views: 663

Re: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing

best recommendation would be to salvage the data how would i go about doing this? all my important files are in /sda7 is there a way i can use that recovery on /sda9 to basically restore my system to only windows 8.1 but keeping /sda7? i say this so that i can later make a proper install of linux m...
by Kevinfallas01
Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing
Replies: 16
Views: 663

Re: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing

According to your screenshot, sda6 is not the right one - at least it does not have the boot flag. The boot flag is on sda4 Please post the result of sudo os-prober kevin@kevin-Mint:~$ sudo os-prober No volume groups found /dev/sda6:MS-DOS 5.x/6.x/Win3.1:MS-DOS:chain /dev/sda9:Windows Recovery Envi...
by Kevinfallas01
Wed Sep 21, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing
Replies: 16
Views: 663

Re: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing

austin.texas wrote:Please post the results of the Boot Repair, or the Boot Repair url, preferably.
forgot to mention, after i used the windows boot repair, if i try to open the ubuntu boot repair it gets stuck at "scanning systems. this might take a few minutes"
by Kevinfallas01
Wed Sep 21, 2016 4:39 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing
Replies: 16
Views: 663

Re: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing

its a mess, im not even sure why theres all that unallocated space
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by Kevinfallas01
Wed Sep 21, 2016 1:13 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing
Replies: 16
Views: 663

Windows 8.1 Dual Boot - boot repair doing nothing

My first post, im going to try to keep this simple, bought a HP laptop about a year ago, windows 8.1 came preinstalled, i went ahead and installed Elementary OS on another partition, (it was a pain in the ass because of UEFI and it being the first time i ever used linux, i managed to get grub to wor...

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