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by TomPisciotta
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't empty Trash in 19.1
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Can't empty Trash in 19.1

Just updated to Tara and can't empty the trash. Tried the different suggestions to use via the terminal. Nothing. Can't even get a list of what's in the trash. Only symptom is the progress bas appears but doesn't move. When trying to delete individual items from trash I get an "Unable to delete" mes...
by TomPisciotta
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:12 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Cant boot [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 371

Re: Cant boot

After a LOT of troubleshooting I found the problem. It wasn't a software problem at all. There was a hairline crack in the motherboard!!! with vibration it would cause temporary opens in the circuits. Trashed the computer and rebuilt my old Optiplex. FYI LM HAS NO TROUBLE WITH THE 2T HD in this mach...
by TomPisciotta
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Cant boot [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 371

Re: Cant boot

Tomgin5 wrote:
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:51 pm
Offhand. Try reseating your HDD, Make certain all of your cards are fully plugged in. Note your inxi -Fxzd does not include your HDD info.
Installed a new 2T HD Installs 19 but won't book. Keeps giving Grub Recover. Tried all the suggestions I found for Grub recover. None helped.
by TomPisciotta
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Cant boot [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 371

Re: Cant boot

Won't reinstall keeps crashing halfway through
by TomPisciotta
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Cant boot [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 371

Re: Cant boot

System: Host: mint Kernel: 4.15.0-20-generic x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0 Desktop: MATE 1.20.1 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1) info: mate-panel dm: lightdm Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara Machine: Device: desktop System: LENOVO product: 10110 v: Lenovo C540 serial: N/A Mobo: LENOVO model: INVALID v: Win8 STD MM DP...
by TomPisciotta
Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Cant boot [SOLVED]
Replies: 13
Views: 371

Cant boot [SOLVED]

HELP! I've did a clean install of Mint 19 Mate on my Lenovo All-In_one desktop, model number 10110. Previously had Mint 18.3 and worked fine. It has a 1T Seagate HD 1G2030 CPU 4g ram It will boot the first time after installation. After that if I power down it will not reboot. Gives a read_Error. It...
by TomPisciotta
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Screen Saver
Replies: 0
Views: 333

Screen Saver

I just installed MATE 19. The Screen Saver does not start at all. I don't use the screen lock function. Any Ideas?
by TomPisciotta
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Linux Mint 18.3 Backgrounds
Replies: 14
Views: 1956

Re: Linux Mint 18.3 Backgrounds

I'm having the same problem. When I go to set the desktop background, it shows the jpegs, but doesn't allow me to select any of them.

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