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by EdgeSync
Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Anyone else get flickering desktop backgrounds and windows periodically on NVIDIA cards in Cinnamon?
Replies: 41
Views: 9486

Re: Anyone else get flickering desktop backgrounds and windows periodically on NVIDIA cards in Cinnamon?

Smells like a driver issue or some sort of problem with Muffin + NVIDIA drivers, but every now and then, very rarely, will I get the background turning black and/or flickering, and sometimes various windows will do this as well. It's very rare as I said, and moving the mouse will get it to go away....
by EdgeSync
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time

catweazel wrote:
Wed Apr 11, 2018 1:36 am
EdgeSync wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:27 am
What is the vt in debug=vt for? What does it mean?
It essentially tells the kernel to send all output to the terminal.
Ah okay - cool. The more I learn about linux the more I realize I don't know hehe.

Appreciate the help catweazel. I owe you a beer.
by EdgeSync
Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:27 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time

Try that and see how you go. Thanks for the ongoing help - it is definitely appreciated. That post was good, really helped me understand where to make the changes. So here's what I've done so far, in hopes it helps other people understand where to make the changes. 1. Powered on, held down shift, o...
by EdgeSync
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:28 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time

That doesn't mean the fix is not the same. I 100% agree - but not going to just willy nilly change my grub setup incase i botch my install - i just don't understand the change he mentions well enough to implement it. Please post the output of this terminal command: cat /boot/grub/grub.cfg Here you ...
by EdgeSync
Fri Apr 06, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time
Replies: 9
Views: 640

Re: Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time

Did you try the fix mentioned in that thread? Well that thread is similar - but not the same issue. Initally the user in that thread noted if they switch screen with ALT+F* they can see the password being entered. This isn't so in my case. The other fix mentioned is to edit grub.cfg - and "rep...
by EdgeSync
Wed Apr 04, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time
Replies: 9
Views: 640

[SOLVED] Can't enter Encryption Password 50% of the time

Hey all, I'm running Mint 18.2 Cinnamon on a laptop. The drive is encrypted from the mint install process. When i turn on the laptop, half the time i get this screen: http://i67.tinypic.com/2zi21rt.jpg I can't type anything at all into this screen. Laptop's inbuilt keyboard, and usb keyboard do noth...

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