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by spearmint
Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: CD & DVD Burning?
Replies: 10
Views: 588

Re: CD & DVD Burning?

Hi spearmint, You are welcome... Linux Mint and this forum are excellent. My older computers only had IDE/PATA drive interface no SATA connections, so I had problems because the DVD/CD drives wore out, and I could only find SATA DVD/CD burner writer drives, so I had to get the SATA to IDE/PATA adap...
by spearmint
Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: CD & DVD Burning?
Replies: 10
Views: 588

Re: CD & DVD Burning?

Hi spearmint, You are welcome... You used the console terminal command correctly, nicely done. Unfortunately, your DVD/CD is only a player with no writing or "burning" ability at all which is unusual because even on older machines the DVD may be a player only, but would still be able to burn/write ...
by spearmint
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: CD & DVD Burning?
Replies: 10
Views: 588

Re: CD & DVD Burning?

Hi spearmint, I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well. First, help us to help you by providing more information: It would help to know more about your system setup and to see if your Linux Mint system recognizes the CD/DVD drive. If you run " inxi -Fxz...
by spearmint
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: CD & DVD Burning?
Replies: 10
Views: 588

Re: CD & DVD Burning?

Cosmo. wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:33 am
jimallyn wrote:
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:40 am
As far as I know, all versions of Mint come with burning software.
Not more since 18.2.
With that said ... what would you all suggest I do? Thank you :( SM
by spearmint
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:27 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: CD & DVD Burning?
Replies: 10
Views: 588

CD & DVD Burning?

Just getting my feet wet using LM 18.3 - Have downloaded Xfburn however I get the response when I open it that "no burners are currently available". Version I have is 0.5.4. What do I have to do to accomplish multimedia/video burning that is available for LM 18.3? Thank you very much! SM
by spearmint
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Re: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP

installing LinuxMint along side of an existing win-xp - - is usually quite straight-forward. 8) just use the Default options, that are available on the LinuxMint Installer itself. this will give you a basic, but standard installation of the LinuxMint system. the actual size of the LinuxMint partiti...
by spearmint
Fri Apr 20, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Re: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP

spearmint, If you want to see some information about the newly installed system, open the terminal and run inxi -Fzxx That I'll do as I slowly get familiar with menus. terminologies, browsers, etc. Interesting hopefully I can open the terminal an apply the command. Thanks for taking the time to men...
by spearmint
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Re: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP

spearmint, If you want to see some information about the newly installed system, open the terminal and run inxi -Fzxx That I'll do as I slowly get familiar with menus. terminologies, browsers, etc. Interesting hopefully I can open the terminal an apply the command. Thanks for taking the time to men...
by spearmint
Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Re: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP

spearmint, If you want to see some information about the newly installed system, open the terminal and run inxi -Fzxx That I'll do as I slowly get familiar with menus. terminologies, browsers, etc. Interesting hopefully I can open the terminal an apply the command. Thanks for taking the time to men...
by spearmint
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Old SC Linux Intro
Replies: 8
Views: 470

Re: Old SC Linux Intro

Hello spearmint http://af-templates.s3.amazonaws.com/images/smilies/sp/hello.gif Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :) I hope you know that all Linux distros are freely available to download - no need to purchase. This site https://distrowatch.com/ might interest you Good luck and enjoy...
by spearmint
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:29 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Old SC Linux Intro
Replies: 8
Views: 470

Re: Old SC Linux Intro

jimallyn wrote:
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:36 pm
Welcome aboard, spearmint!
Thank you! SM USAF 62-66
by spearmint
Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Re: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP

@ spearmint, ....... . . Which install method for LM did you use.? Is LM already installed alongside Win XP on your desktop.? http://linuxmint-installation-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ If you use the automatic "Install LM alongside Windows" method, the LM Installer will do the installation and d...
by spearmint
Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Re: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP

Hello spearmint http://af-templates.s3.amazonaws.com/images/smilies/sp/hello.gif Welcome to Linux Mint and the Linux Mint forum :) It probably would help if I knew what dev sda was pertaining to? Linux references disks and partitions much differently than Windows. In short /dev/sda would be your pr...
by spearmint
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Old SC Linux Intro
Replies: 8
Views: 470

Old SC Linux Intro

Greetings all - This SC Just came across this Forum. Hope you all may understand I haven't the foggiest idea concerning Linux. Only explanation I can give is that I'm having one of those senior moments. Purchased Linux Mint 18.3 - 32 Bit - Cinnamon from ShopLinuxOnline.com off ebay. Also have a few ...
by spearmint
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:00 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP
Replies: 15
Views: 567

Dual Booting Linux Mint 18.3 with Windows XP

Just a senior citizen linux beginner that hasn't the foggiest idea of how to install linux mint alongside xp and then have the choice which to load upon startup. I purchased the Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon CD/DVD? and would like to install it to my desktop. OS is XP and I changed the Bios to boot mint ...

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