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by BKM
Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What are swap partitions and its uses ? Can I merge 2 swap partitions ?
Replies: 3
Views: 259

What are swap partitions and its uses ? Can I merge 2 swap partitions ?

I am running a Dell Vostro 1014 on Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2 (Sonya). Recently my laptop was unable to bootup, so I had re-installed the whole OS along with Dual-Booting it with Windows 7 Ultimate with the help of an technician. Today, as I wanted to create more sub-partition on my Windows 7, I got t...
by BKM
Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

As I didn't get proper help in Linux Mint Forum, which I didn't expect I had to re-install my the whole Linux Mint Cinnamon OS from the beginning which cost me around ₹500 i.e., ($7.743).. :(
by BKM
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

I tried burning the .iso and booting through U.S.B.. But it shows something as boot error and when I press any key, it keeps on repeating in every line.
by BKM
Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

Actually, I don't have my PC nearby and my PC is spoilt. So, I wanted to know how can I burn .iso files in to my U.S.B. drive using Andriod ? Is this possible in any way ?
by BKM
Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

I have downloaded the '.iso' file and am confushed about the burning process. How can I burn the file into my USB for booting up ?
by BKM
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

Actually, I wanted to know how can I get those files without booting up ?
by BKM
Thu Nov 09, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

Can you also tell me how to perform a backup of my data ?
by BKM
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

I guess, I don't have that drive.
Can you brief explain me in a simplest way of how to re-install Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2 using U.S.B. drive ?
by BKM
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

The error your saw is correct.
I don't remember deleting anything besides swap partition.
Further, it has been around 4 months that I have installed Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2 through a U.S.B drive. As I didn't have any knowledge of this, it was done by my cousin.
by BKM
Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

Yes, that was what I meant.

I remember deleting the swap partition through the app 'GParted'.
by BKM
Wed Nov 08, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

I tried the following but there was no hope of improvement. So, I needed more help on this issue.
by BKM
Wed Nov 08, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

Actually, I remember deleting my swap file data of 1 G.B. or so and the next time I boot up I get this screen. Can't this issue be resolved without a 'Re-install. What might be the reason for this issue ?
by BKM
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Re: Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

Sorry, first of all I am not getting what are you trying to say and secondly I am a complete newbie to this world of OS. Can you please explain this in a simplest way possible ? I am getting a screen like this in the image and when I enter my credentials, it shows something like shown in the image. ...
by BKM
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2 (Sonya)

I am not able to startup my Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2 'Sonya' and am struck in this login page as below. (Note: This is even I told the wrong password) After that, when I type the required credentials, it shows something like this. Welcome to Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya (GNU/Linux 4.10.0.35-generic i686) *...
by BKM
Sun Nov 05, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2
Replies: 29
Views: 899

[b]Solved[/b]Can't bootup my laptop running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2

Hello ! I am using a Dell Vostro 1014 running on Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.2 (Sonya) . I remember messing up with my swap file data this afternoon. Now I am unable to bootup my laptop and this is my first boot after messing up with the swap file data . Whenever I try to start up ; everything is normal ...
by BKM
Sun Oct 01, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Unable to mount Hardrive.
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Re: Unable to mount Hardrive.

But how can I excess my File system like I used to excess on my 'Windows 8'. Is there any alternate file manager app to this where I can get back my old style of accessing files ?
by BKM
Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:58 am
Forum: Mounting Partitions
Topic: Unable to mount Hardrive.
Replies: 5
Views: 808

Unable to mount Hardrive.

Hello everyone ! I am a newbie in terms of Computer as well as in Linux. With the help of my cousin, I had replaced my previously Windows 8.1 by Lint Mint Cinnamon 18.1 (Sanya) . Now, whenever I click on 'My Computer' then I get these 3 drives in which the first one is 'SAMSUNG HM120JI' [attachment]...

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