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by Iprovidence
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitioning advice [Solved]
Replies: 13
Views: 389

Re: Partitioning advice [Solved]

Thanks I think I have at staring point from here. Appreciate the help
by Iprovidence
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitioning advice [Solved]
Replies: 13
Views: 389

Re: Partitioning advice

Thanks to everyone who responded. Awesome! Your responses have pointed out two things, 1 - I obviously don't really understand how this all works (partitioning) 2 - I should have asked for advice from another angle, which i will do this go around I am only using my laptop for web surfing and Plex me...
by Iprovidence
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Partitioning advice [Solved]
Replies: 13
Views: 389

Partitioning advice [Solved]

I think my goal is to have around 20g of space allocated for distros, 2g for swap, and the rest for programs that remain untampered with when i'm ready to try anew DE or distro.
Is this setup conducive to that goal?
Is there a better recommendation?
It is an ssd if that matters

Thanks
by Iprovidence
Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: Graphics Issues. Not smooth.
Replies: 1
Views: 300

Graphics Issues. Not smooth.

I just installed Xfce 18.2 on my Asus laptop and when i scroll up and down on my web pages that are ope it seems to "catch" It also happens when i play a movie I'm guessing it has something to do with my video card but i have the driver already installed any help would be appreciated. Thanks Sorry i...
by Iprovidence
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: can't install Xfce 18.2 on my Asus laptop
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: can't install Xfce 18.2 on my Asus laptop

Ok I got it
used modprobe.blacklist=nouveau

installed and everything is up and running now to get rid of windows!!
by Iprovidence
Sat Nov 18, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: can't install Xfce 18.2 on my Asus laptop
Replies: 1
Views: 134

can't install Xfce 18.2 on my Asus laptop

I keep getting stuck on splash screen during boot up and from all my looking around it's because of the NVidia issue but all the links that have been posted as responses all lead to videos that don't work. I am brand new to Linux and I can't connect the dots. I can get to Grub menu and press e to ed...
by Iprovidence
Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Brand new to Linux here hello community!
Replies: 5
Views: 335

Brand new to Linux here hello community!

So I am having issues already getting Linux mint cinnamon on my Asus but I'm learning how to really navigate the forum to find the resolution. But I am having a good time trying to solve it.Look forward to diving in and ditching windows!!

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