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by pierofrancesco
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] update manager bug?
Replies: 2
Views: 114

Re: update manager bug?Solved

Everything is allright now. But your answer surprise me...but who knows? I didn't used a CD ROM but a small HD of 5GB ( yes such a thing exists and is perfect for install new version). I had this grub problem and applied the usual strategy related to grub repair....but why this failure? Up to my kno...
by pierofrancesco
Thu Jan 30, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] update manager bug?
Replies: 2
Views: 114

[SOLVED] update manager bug?

After the problem I had installing Mint Cinnamon 19.3 because of grub refusing to be installed....I encountered another difficulty with the update manager.....refusing to installl the updates with a message like: Release i386 20191215 bionic Release' does not have a Release file. What the hell is th...
by pierofrancesco
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 19.3 cinnamon 32 bit failure of bootloader install
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Re: mint 19.3 cinnamon 32 bit failure of bootloader install SOLVED

the previous problem solved.....you finish the install without boot loader. then you go back to your install drive....and mint you procede through the following command in the terminal sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y boot-repair && bo...
by pierofrancesco
Thu Jan 30, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 19.3 cinnamon 32 bit failure of bootloader install
Replies: 1
Views: 73

mint 19.3 cinnamon 32 bit failure of bootloader install

I installed mint cinnamon 19.3 64 bit on two of my computers without any problem. This is not the case for the 32 bit version on a Thinkpad T60 with a SSD. Everything was OK till the install of the bootloader which was refused with a fatal error. None of the different solution was accepted. I though...
by pierofrancesco
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] after 19.2 installation black screen kernel problem
Replies: 2
Views: 373

Re: after 19.2 installation I get a black screen

As I said in another post....this is easy to solve. Just install Linux Mint Cinnamon 19 and then upgrade to 19.2 but for that upgrage just do not allow in the list of the upgrade manager an upgrade of the kernel proposed to keep the kernel of the version 19 for 32 bit....There are in the 19.2 versio...
by pierofrancesco
Fri Aug 09, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] install mint cinnamon & xfce 32 bit failed
Replies: 4
Views: 191

Solved install mint cinnamon & xfce 32 bit failed

I solved the problem with installing Mint cinnamon 19 and upgrading to 19.2. But during the upgrade among the list proposed by the update manager I JUST FORBID THE UPGRADE to the last Kernel proposed 4.15.0.50-60......the uname -r command give me 4.15.0-20 generic. Therefore the problem is simple th...
by pierofrancesco
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] after 19.2 installation black screen kernel problem
Replies: 2
Views: 373

[SOLVED] after 19.2 installation black screen kernel problem

I would like to know at what state of the start phase in 19.2 I may have access to the bootloader grub menu in order to switch to a previous kernel: 1-when the thinkpad logo appear giving access to the Bios? 2-when the mint waiting logo underlined by five dots greening in sequence is on the screen 3...
by pierofrancesco
Thu Aug 08, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: after 19.2 installation I get a black screen
Replies: 1
Views: 146

after 19.2 installation I get a black screen

I would like to know at what state of the start phase in 19.2 I may have access to the bootloader grub menu in order to switch to a previous kernel: 1-when the thinkpad logo appear giving access to the Bios? 2-when the mint waiting logo underlined by five dots greening in sequence is on the screen 3...
by pierofrancesco
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] install mint cinnamon & xfce 32 bit failed
Replies: 4
Views: 191

[SOLVED] install mint cinnamon & xfce 32 bit failed

I have been using mint for quite a while, mainly on old thinkpad T60. Today I installed mint 19.2 on a t60 with a core 2 duo 64. It worked. Then I tried....but failed to install mint 19.2 on a t60 with an old core duo. After a restart the waiting mint logo appeared briefly....but the screen return t...
by pierofrancesco
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: The last updates
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: The last updates

I did exactly what is sugested by the link: https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.c ... html#ID5.1 That is disabling the "bells and whistles" related to the graphic evolution of Mint 19.1 As I suspected....this is of no effect. Just after disabling the items....just after the first bios screen....I ...
by pierofrancesco
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: The last updates
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: The last updates

Well, I am not entirely satisfied by your answer First....till yesterday this machine was working perfectly before the updates as old as it is. Second....personally I love these machines ( Thinkpad T60): one of the best keyboard and screen you can get.( matte screen, 4/3, IPS 1200x1900) I am not alo...
by pierofrancesco
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: The last updates
Replies: 6
Views: 272

Re: The last updates

Here is the list, If I understand correctly this describe the complete hardware configuration....Thanks for the suggestion System: Host: piero-ThinkPad-T60p Kernel: 4.15.0-48-generic i686 bits: 32 compiler: gcc v: 7.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.0.10 Distro: Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic...
by pierofrancesco
Sun Apr 28, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: The last updates
Replies: 6
Views: 272

The last updates

I have problems with the last updates. when I start my Thinkpad T60 with Mint 19.1 32 bit three things might happen...apparently randomlyfor the time being 1-the screen stays black 2-the grub choosing panel appears and if I choose the first item everything goes well 3-the mint logo appears...twice ....
by pierofrancesco
Thu Feb 02, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (SOLVED) fresh install..but do not boot (conflict of 2 internal disks)
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: (SOLVED) fresh install..but do not boot (conflict of 2 internal disks)

By Jove! The solution is damn simple and your last post gave me the clue....Many Thanks! When you make an install on a laptop with two internal disks, for reasons unknown to me, the bootloader is situated on one disk ( in my case the HD in the ultrabay which replace the CD reader) and the system is ...
by pierofrancesco
Wed Feb 01, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (SOLVED) fresh install..but do not boot (conflict of 2 internal disks)
Replies: 5
Views: 297

Re: fine fresh install....but T60p lenovo do not boot

Many thanks You'r right.....I have a second drive and may be there is a conflict. Before repairing grub I will try to reboot after extracting the 2nd drive in the ultrabay. The problem is I installed Mint many times....but last time some month ago. I have the impression that I repeat doing something...
by pierofrancesco
Tue Jan 31, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: (SOLVED) fresh install..but do not boot (conflict of 2 internal disks)
Replies: 5
Views: 297

(SOLVED) fresh install..but do not boot (conflict of 2 internal disks)

I have installed Mint on Lenovo's may be 30 times, with no problem. But with my T60 p and Mint 18.1 32 bit it does not work. I made a Usb disk with "disk"in "preferences" from the Mint menu on my desktop...."restore image..." with a Mint 18.1 32 bit iso. Then used that usb for install...this works p...

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