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by dencassmint
Fri May 03, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: can't get the laptop internal mic working
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Re: can't get the laptop internal mic working

Thanks for the help Mr Een.
I just tried your F6 suggestion and Alsamixer is working the way it did before.
cheers,
Denis
by dencassmint
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up
Replies: 17
Views: 1250

Re: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up

Hi, thanks for reply and here's the output of ' inxi -Fxz' I copied the file to a USB memory using a Thinkcentre - the mouse quit after 2 minutes, system is very unstable/unpredictable. denis@denis-ThinkCentre-M57p ~ $ inxi - Fxz CPU~Quad core AMD Ryzen 3 1200 (-MCP-) speed/max~1550/3100 MHz Kernel~...
by dencassmint
Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up
Replies: 17
Views: 1250

Re: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up

Hi All AMD replaced the Ryzen CPU, which I just changed out. It ran for an hour but the system con't load any web pages. Message is ' Problem loading Page' although this laptop that I'm replying on right now is running fine. I tried disconnecting the internet cable from the problematic computer and ...
by dencassmint
Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up
Replies: 17
Views: 1250

Re: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up

Hi Guys I ran MEMTEST86 and tested the 4 GB ram sticks individually for a couple days with no errors. Next test - ran MEMTEST86 on both sticks for 361 hours/ 250 passes and it had no errors. I ran the OS off a 1TB disk with nothing else on it, but Linuxmint 18.2 with the patched kernel, and the moth...
by dencassmint
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up
Replies: 17
Views: 1250

Re: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up

Hi Guys, thanks for the suggestions regarding running Memtest on the RAM...began testing yesterday...suppose it will take a week so will keep reply with results....more strange behavior - last week the internet connection dropped out by itself 3 times for whatever reason although GUI indicated conne...
by dencassmint
Tue Oct 03, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up
Replies: 17
Views: 1250

Re: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up

Can you tell me the command to check disk space please. I did a default install on a 1 TB disk.
thanks.
by dencassmint
Mon Oct 02, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up
Replies: 17
Views: 1250

Re: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up

Hi Guys thanks for the help regarding this computer. Just to clarify, I never meant to imply this fault is Linux related. I posted here to get help suggestions, not to bad mouth Linux. I tried the new BIOS and the overall performance is slightly worse, it froze up again this morning/day 5, requiring...
by dencassmint
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up
Replies: 17
Views: 1250

Re: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up

HI catweazel
thanks for your suggestion regarding loading the new BIOS
It was installed 2 days ago and has been running ever since,
but is a little sluggish.
Time will tell.
cheers,
Denis
by dencassmint
Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up
Replies: 17
Views: 1250

System runs OK for 6 days then freezes up

Hi everyone, my system: ASrock AB350M-HDV Mobo Ryzen 3 1200 CPU, 8 GB RAM, Zotac Geforce GT710 gpu freezes up like clockwork after 6 days uptime with these symptoms: dead keyboard and mouse, hard drive thrashing, and frozen display. Upgrading the kernel to 4.11.12 last month made a tremendous improv...
by dencassmint
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mint 18.2 freezes, only cursor moves
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Re: Mint 18.2 freezes, only cursor moves

Hello, I checked the mobo site: http://www.asrock.com/support/cpu.asp?s=AM4&u=539 for a newer bios version, present version is 1.30 A new BIOS version is available today with a CPU smart fan. so downloaded version 3.20, a zip file. Here's the notes: 3.20 9/8/2017 BIOS  5.97MB 1.Update AGESA to 1.0....
by dencassmint
Fri Sep 08, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mint 18.2 freezes, only cursor moves
Replies: 2
Views: 653

Mint 18.2 freezes, only cursor moves

Hi All, my computer has been running continuously for a week but it just now froze up. No response from the keyboard only the cursor would move. It had to be switched off to restart. I'm running mint Sonya 18.2 with the 4.11.12 kernel patch on this hardware: ASrock AB350M-HDV Mobo Ryzen 3 1200 CPU, ...
by dencassmint
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Alternate workspace switcher for LM18.2
Replies: 3
Views: 1294

Alternate workspace switcher for LM18.2

Would anyone know if there is a way of switching workspaces by holding CTRL key and pressing F1, F2, F3 etc like the old days. I can't get used to having the mouse pointer going to hot corners to make the switch, and it's confusing when the mouse touches a corner by mistake. It seemed easier 5 years...
by dencassmint
Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3
Replies: 10
Views: 918

Re: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3

SOLVED Hi All, I got it to run as a user after fresh OS install. I have a Ryzen CPU and Nvidia GPU so first had to patch the kernel to 4.11.12 - detailed howto in an earlier post. The patch needed installation on a non - Linuxmint 18.2 machine so used an Intel cpu machine. I tried patching several t...
by dencassmint
Thu Aug 31, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3
Replies: 10
Views: 918

Re: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3

Here's some more places I looked for solutions denis@denis-ThinkCentre-M57p ~ $ lsusb Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 003 Device 003: ID 046d:c077 Logitech, Inc. M105 Optical Mouse Bus 003 Device 002: ID 413c:2003 Dell Computer Corp. Keyboard Bus 003 Device 001: ID...
by dencassmint
Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3
Replies: 10
Views: 918

Re: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3

yes, my name shows up in the groups list for scanner
by dencassmint
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:30 am
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3
Replies: 10
Views: 918

Re: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3

thanks for the Pjotr's Easy Linux Tips, I followed
instruction 10 to 16, and can run the scanner with
gksudo simple-scan
but scanner won't work when I'm not root.
typo: mint version is 18.2 not 18.3
by dencassmint
Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3
Replies: 10
Views: 918

Re: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3

just deleted the DCP7060D printer entry and printer
works OK but still no scanner.
by dencassmint
Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3
Replies: 10
Views: 918

Re: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3

I just tried Xsane and it won't run either, returns: 'Failed to open device Br....Invalid argument' Mypast experience is they both worked, or neiter worked. I noticed in Admin/Printers that there are 2 printers listed; DCP-7060D and DCP7060D. I will try delecting second and see if that works. cheers...
by dencassmint
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3
Replies: 10
Views: 918

Brother DCP-7060D USB scanner mint 18.3

Hi All can't get a DCP-7060D usb scanner working in Linux mint 18.2 I used the Brother installer tool to load the printer and scanner drivers - printer works OK, but 'Simple Scan' complains with ' failed to scan ' and unable to connect to scanner. It's always worked before by adding the 2 appropriat...
by dencassmint
Tue Aug 29, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: 18.2 64 bit Need help with nvidia drivers.
Replies: 11
Views: 1267

Re: 18.2 64 bit Need help with nvidia drivers.

I can attest that I have no problem with Nvidia GeForce GT710 GPU on my AMD Ryzen build
after upgrading to 4.11.12
Only fault now is that screensaver locks up, so I disabled it

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