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by thx-1138
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:19 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Well I give up
Replies: 16
Views: 219

Re: Well I give up

^ ...you too can Join The #ToastArmy - same poem every day...
by thx-1138
Sun Oct 21, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: forced to login twice (every time!)
Replies: 13
Views: 254

Re: forced to login twice (every time!)

apt-get --simulate remove unity-greeter
It will only run a simulation of what it's gonna do.
by thx-1138
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED - Linux Mint 19 UEFI issue and boot problem
Replies: 11
Views: 114

Re: Linux Mint 19 UEFI issue and boot problem

...the very first errors in your very first picture are TPM related. Start with that, tell us how it goes.
by thx-1138
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:53 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED - Scanning for Btrfs - slow Bootup - started today
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Re: SOLVED - Scanning for Btrfs - slow Bootup - started today

...indeed, my fault for reading the above too quickly,
blk update request I/O error, dev sr0, sector 4 was a dead give-away, not a btrfs issue.

You can always simply copy/paste the inxi -Fxz output from the terminal here as well instead of .odt files by the way.
by thx-1138
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED - Scanning for Btrfs - slow Bootup - started today
Replies: 3
Views: 45

Re: Scanning for Btrfs - slow Bootup - started today

sudo apt-get remove btrfs-tools && sudo update-initramfs -uk all

Btw, your 4.10.x kernel version is long time now unsupported.
by thx-1138
Sun Oct 21, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED - Linux Mint 19 UEFI issue and boot problem
Replies: 11
Views: 114

Re: Linux Mint 19 UEFI issue and boot problem

...besides Secure Boot, try disabling TPM in your UEFI's settings. Seems, the French Linux-Shop has pre-installed LM 19 Cinnamon in Raid disk mode using the btrfs file system which is not mainstream and is now borked. ...wrong - his filesystem is ext4. But that's besides the point at the moment at l...
by thx-1138
Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] qbittorrent interface is odd
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: qbittorrent interface is odd

melvincv wrote:
Sat Oct 20, 2018 10:26 am
...find a setting to remove the text and only show the button icon...
Screenshot.jpg
Right-click in the bar...
by thx-1138
Sat Oct 20, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Wifi adapter not detected on Thinkpad
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: Wifi adapter not detected on Thinkpad

...open Control Center - Driver Manager, see if it lists bcmwl-kernel-source, enable it.
If not, try: sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source
by thx-1138
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Ubuntu publish 18.04 user statistics
Replies: 16
Views: 218

Re: Ubuntu publish 18.04 user statistics

............................
It appears that only Tony in Topeka in the USA and Mary in Montreal in Canada use Ubuntu.
According to Canonical's todays' publication of stats:

- hi, i'm Tony from Topeka, USA.
  • btw, i use arch
:lol: :mrgreen:
by thx-1138
Fri Oct 19, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Ubuntu publish 18.04 user statistics
Replies: 16
Views: 218

Re: Ubuntu publish 18.04 user statistics

...i would think that the June data are 'relatively' correct (within a margin of error - considering the timezone detection vs ip logging...).
'More representative' maybe would be a better term.
Because the newer graph is almost like they run imagemagick with the -negate option... :)
by thx-1138
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Ubuntu publish 18.04 user statistics
Replies: 16
Views: 218

Re: Ubuntu publish 18.04 user statistics

...compare Ubuntu users over the world with 4 months ago : https://blog.ubuntu.com/2018/06/22/a-fi ... op-metrics
by thx-1138
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Cannot start linuxmint 18.3[SOLVED]
Replies: 3
Views: 73

Re: Cannot start linuxmint 18.3

...at the prompt, try: fsck -yv /dev/sda7

And what Moem said: backing-up you stuff first via using a live stick / cd,
it's always the wisest & safest choice, no matter what.
by thx-1138
Thu Oct 18, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Emergency mode, failed mount /home I can not recover my data
Replies: 10
Views: 224

Re: Emergency mode, failed mount /home I can not recover my data

e2fsck 1.42.13 (17-May-2015) /dev/sda6 has unsupported feature(s): metadata_csum e2fsck: Get a newer version of e2fsck![/i] Any solution? All my data is there !!! ...i think what MuteAnt refers (more or less) is this: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/e2fsprogs/+bug/1365874 ext4 receives ne...
by thx-1138
Thu Oct 18, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: want to buy a laptop but first i want to know if it uses BIOS or UEFI. How to check?
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: want to buy a laptop but first i want to know if it uses BIOS or UEFI. How to check?

................ You won't find a recent decent device without UEFI... ...small typo fix :) Fun & exaggeration aside, googling reveals there were some problems with it & Bumblebee in the past , something you might wanna take this account & research it further online. But I don't think personally yo...
by thx-1138
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: want to buy a laptop but first i want to know if it uses BIOS or UEFI. How to check?
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: want to buy a laptop but first i want to know if it uses BIOS or UEFI. How to check?

linuxcar wrote:
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:19 am
i cant find this info anyware, also not in the specs.
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by thx-1138
Thu Oct 18, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (64) on Lenovo Idepad 100s 11IBY/SOLVED
Replies: 14
Views: 580

Re: Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (64) on Lenovo Idepad 100s 11IBY/SOLVED

...aaah....nothing better than reading a judgemental post containing ranting, along with my morning coffee. :) ...is the solution ideal? Maybe not. Could someone that knows better than me & michael provide a better alternative? Sure. We certainly don't pull rabbits out of our magic hats. But if you ...
by thx-1138
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Upgrade to i7-8086K causes linux to freeze eventually
Replies: 21
Views: 248

Re: Upgrade to i7-8086K causes linux to freeze eventually

...the instructions themselves will work for whatever Mint version - your brand new motherboard from March 2018 & Coffee Lake processor as a 'whole' won't perform as it should though under 18. 18.x => will give you headaches down the road (due to having older xorg / mesa packages not getting updates...
by thx-1138
Wed Oct 17, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Should I update my Bios?
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: Should I update my Bios?

My view in regards to BIOS updating...=> https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?p=1503478#p1503478 My view - reloaded™ in regards to BIOS updating in this day & age...=> https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?p=1509029#p1509029 Plus...as AscLinux very nicely put it... you get to keep the too...

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