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by tgwilt
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mint 19.2 - Grub problem with dualboot disks
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: Mint 19.2 - Grub problem with dualboot disks

Actually, there is a veritable treasure trove of information. Try using your favorite search engine and input something like:
GRUB How To
by tgwilt
Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Mint 19.2 - Grub problem with dualboot disks
Replies: 3
Views: 152

Re: Mint 19.2 - Grub problem with dualboot disks

Here is a link to a pretty comprehensive GRUB2 tutorial. Hope it helps

https://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/grub-2.html
by tgwilt
Fri Aug 16, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB
Replies: 9
Views: 358

[SOLVED] Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB

I have decided to close the question or mark it solved. Nothing I have done has worked, nor have any of the suggestions. Review of problem. I decided to upgrade the SSD in a Hewlitt Packard Probook 670B from 256G to a 1 TB drive by the same manufacturer, Samsung. After receiving the 860B drive, I in...
by tgwilt
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB
Replies: 9
Views: 358

Re: Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB

athi wrote:
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:45 pm
Sadly, I have Win10 installed and dual boot. If restart is selected when leaving Win10, there is no problem.
Is Win10 Fast Startup disabled?
Yes
by tgwilt
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB
Replies: 9
Views: 358

Re: Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB

Looks like some of the post was truncated. Here is the rest Current SSD Firmware is RVQ01B6Q, Fast boot is disabled in BIOS as is EUFI. The problem is more of an annoyance than anything else. I can always choose shutdown, then wait for power off and turn the laptop on again. Mint is installed on /de...
by tgwilt
Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB
Replies: 9
Views: 358

Re: Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB

tgwilt@HP-ProBook-6570b:~$ sudo inxi -Fxz System: Host: HP-ProBook-6570b Kernel: 5.0.0-23-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 7.4.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.2.3 Distro: Linux Mint 19.2 Tina base: Ubuntu 18.04 bionic Machine: Type: Laptop System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP ProBook 6570b v: A1029D11...
by tgwilt
Tue Aug 06, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB
Replies: 9
Views: 358

[SOLVED] Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB

OK, here I am again, hat in hand, wondering if anyone can help me out with this issue. I have an HP ProBook 670b which I bought with Linux Mint 19.1 pre-loaded. I replaced the 256G Samsung SSD with a 1T Samsung SSD 860 QVO just because I wanted more storage available. Ever since replacing that HD, a...
by tgwilt
Fri Jul 05, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: {SOLVED] hp probook 670B HD upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 164

Re: [SOLVED] hp probook 670B HD upgrade

Thank you very much for both the answer to my question and the link for the tech service manual.
by tgwilt
Thu Jul 04, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: {SOLVED] hp probook 670B HD upgrade
Replies: 3
Views: 164

{SOLVED] hp probook 670B HD upgrade

Hello all, It's around 96 degrees F (that's around 34 C or so). On to the question. I recently purchased an HP Probook 670B laptop with Mint pre-installed. It works very well and I would recommend it to anyone who wants a laptop that has Mint pre-installed. The only problem is that I am running out ...
by tgwilt
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Looking for WebRTC HOW-TO
Replies: 1
Views: 88

Looking for WebRTC HOW-TO

Well, I have some bacterial or viral infection that, in addition to making my voice sound like a foghorn, is really messing with my ability to think. I am trying to figure out how to get WebRTC working on Linux Mint 19.1. with Google Chrome Version 73.0.3683.103 (Official Build) (64-bit). I have sea...
by tgwilt
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: dazed and confused
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: dazed and confused

of course, I can't find the edit tool when I need it. In the original message, it looks like I mistyped the path. That was just a finger fumble. I had a stroke a few years ago that destroyed some of the pathways from my brain to my fingers. Not asking for sympathy, just trying to explain what happen...
by tgwilt
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:35 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: dazed and confused
Replies: 4
Views: 200

Re: dazed and confused

That was a type on my part. I meant to type /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/default-wifi-powersave-on.conf
Thanks for looking, anywho.
by tgwilt
Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: dazed and confused
Replies: 4
Views: 200

dazed and confused

Hi, Having a bit of perplexion here. I reinstalled Mint 19.1 Cinnamon and now, no matter what, I cannot get the powersave to turn off. I have edited the /etc/Network-Manager/conf.d/default/default-wifi-powersave-on.conf to read as follows: [connection] # Values are 0 (use default), 1 (ignore/don't t...
by tgwilt
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: "Refresh" Linux Mint while keeping work files? [solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: "Refresh" Linux Mint while keeping work files?

here is what I have done in similar circumstances. 1. purchase 2 USB memory sticks. 2. Copy the folders that have important documents to one of these USB sticks, or to a backup drive if you have that. 3. Download the image file for the version of Linux Mint that you wish to install. Using Disk Image...
by tgwilt
Sat Dec 22, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Cinnamon 19.1 - Install xscreensaver
Replies: 7
Views: 5066

Re: Cinnamon 19.1 - Install xscreensaver {SOLVED]

Thanks for the info. I don't worry about locking my computer.
by tgwilt
Fri Dec 21, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Mint 19.1 cinnamon screensaver stuff
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Mint 19.1 cinnamon screensaver stuff

Ok, I just upgraded my Mint 19 to 19.1. The upgrade went smoothly, and I experienced no major issues. In the upgrade instructions, it said that the xscreensaver stuff no longer works with the cinnamon screensaver, so I followed the instructions to remove the xscreensaver, and the screeensavers that ...
by tgwilt
Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Timeshift won't use zfs_member - how to change?
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: Timeshift won't use zfs_member - how to change?

you might try gparted, a GUI partition tool. i have had the occasional issue with gparted not working, and have downloaded the iso image of Hiren's Boot Disk, which contains gparted. Using Hiren's, I boot the CD, then navigate through the menus to get to gparted, and launch it. For me, it seems to w...
by tgwilt
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can the printer settings icon (located in system settings) [SOLVED] be placed on the Cinnamon Desktop?
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: Can the printer settings icon (located in system settings) be placed on the Cinnamon Desktop?

smurphos wrote

>Right click in menu - select add to desktop. No need for animal sacrifice...

Well DUH. I never checked the menu to see if Printer was there. To think I ordered a gallon of blue mud on ebay.

Thanks,

Tom
by tgwilt
Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can the printer settings icon (located in system settings) [SOLVED] be placed on the Cinnamon Desktop?
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Can the printer settings icon (located in system settings) [SOLVED] be placed on the Cinnamon Desktop?

Subject says it all. I would like to be able to access the printer settings without having to open the system settings. I have tried dragging it, CTRL-dragging, ALT-dragging. Pressing the right mouse button to drag, and anything else I could think of doing. I even emptied the cat's litter box (cat b...
by tgwilt
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Logiteck C270 and Skype
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Logiteck C270 and Skype

Hello again, I replaced a cheap POS webcam with a Logitech C270,' The good: It is recognized by Mint and works with Cheese and gucview The bad; While it seems to work with Skype, the person calling cannot see any video. In the test audio and video section in Skype, The Webcam does not shoe up, inste...

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