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by linuxwhatthe
Wed Dec 20, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: USB Boot on Netbook - keyboard locks up, with external monitor
Replies: 2
Views: 168

Re: USB Boot on Netbook - keyboard locks up, with external monitor

"Could be a bad cable or bad port at either end of the HD15 cable." Definitely not. The monitor works fine, with other operating systems. For example, I have FreeDos on a flash drive, and the there's no locking up. I suggest the following tests: "1) Disconnecting the HD15 cable at the Netbook end (a...
by linuxwhatthe
Mon Dec 18, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: USB Boot on Netbook - keyboard locks up, with external monitor
Replies: 2
Views: 168

USB Boot on Netbook - keyboard locks up, with external monitor

Hi, Using an HD15 monitor and cable, and a usb keyboard on a Toshiba Netbook; and booting from a usb drive - Whenever the monitor (tv, in this case) is connected, the keyboard locks up. I can't click on anything, from the external keyboard, or from the Netbook keyboard. As soon as I disconnect the m...
by linuxwhatthe
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Bootable Mint USB drive, loses changes after reboot
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Re: Bootable Mint USB drive, loses changes after reboot

All set. the Universal USB Installer worked like a charm. Unfortunately, I didn't work like a charm. I neglected to follow some of the advice here, and had to repeat 2 times. So, for example, I first re-formatted the flash drive in Windows, as NTFS. But I still neglected to check NTFS Format Drive, ...
by linuxwhatthe
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Bootable Mint USB drive, loses changes after reboot
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Re: Bootable Mint USB drive, loses changes after reboot

No go, so far. For whatever reason, they made French the default language for MultiSystem. So after installing it on another bootable USB with MultiSystem and running that, everything comes up in French. I can change the language of the MultiSystem utility to English easily enough, it's right there ...
by linuxwhatthe
Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Bootable Mint USB drive, loses changes after reboot
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Re: Bootable Mint USB drive, loses changes after reboot

Ah, interesting.

Ok, thanks admin.


Regards,

lw
by linuxwhatthe
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Bootable Mint USB drive, loses changes after reboot
Replies: 10
Views: 325

Bootable Mint USB drive, loses changes after reboot

Hi, I installed Linux Mint on a USB drive, about a month ago. I installed several applications, including Double commander and some text-based browsers. They all worked fine. But when I reboot, all of the installed applications are gone. Last night, I tried installing just one application, Double Co...

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