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by tallyrand
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Locate executable for newly installed program?
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Locate executable for newly installed program?

That package installs the binary /usr/bin/latex. If the directory /usr/bin is not in your PATH you have a real issue. Check what is in your PATH: echo $PATH Check that the file /usr/bin/latex exists and is an executable: file /usr/bin/latex Thank you. I ran the installation command again then used ...
by tallyrand
Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Locate executable for newly installed program?
Replies: 3
Views: 80

[Solved] Locate executable for newly installed program?

Hi, I'd like to use latex at the command line on mint. I issue the command 'latex' and am told Command 'latex' not found, but can be installed with: sudo apt install texlive-latex-base I issue the suggested command and latex appears to install successfully. However, re-entering 'latex' then just lea...
by tallyrand
Wed Sep 12, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] No dual boot option in installation type
Replies: 8
Views: 1355

Re: No dual boot option in installation type

. . Legacy BIOS install mode normally uses MBR/ms-dos disks or Partition Table which is limited to 4 Primary partitions. So, Win 10 has likely taken up all 4 Primary partitions = you need to delete one of the non-essential Primary partitions, eg by using GParted. The OEM Recovery partition(= about ...
by tallyrand
Thu Aug 16, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] No dual boot option in installation type
Replies: 8
Views: 1355

Re: No dual boot option in installation type

. . Legacy BIOS install mode normally uses MBR/ms-dos disks or Partition Table which is limited to 4 Primary partitions. So, Win 10 has likely taken up all 4 Primary partitions = you need to delete one of the non-essential Primary partitions, eg by using GParted. The OEM Recovery partition(= about ...
by tallyrand
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] No dual boot option in installation type
Replies: 8
Views: 1355

Re: No dual boot option in installation type

did you also read the section: - - Disabling Secure Boot : & Disabling Fast Startup ?. as they will also cause the Linux Installer to *not* see the already installed win-10 system, & thus offer to 'Erase disk and install LinuxMint' OR 'Something else' with no option to install LinuxMint alongside w...
by tallyrand
Thu Aug 16, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] No dual boot option in installation type
Replies: 8
Views: 1355

Re: No dual boot option in installation type

do have a read of this Tutorial: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=163126 it's written for win-8x, but does apply to win-10 as well. take note of the section: Preparing Windows for the Linux Installation: Thanks for pointing me to the tutorial. It allowed me to establish that my pc ...
by tallyrand
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] No dual boot option in installation type
Replies: 8
Views: 1355

[SOLVED] No dual boot option in installation type

Hi, I'm making my first ever attempt to install a linux distro alongside windows. After live booting mint 19-xcfe from usb and initiating the installation process, the 'installation type' screen states 'This computer currently has Windows 10 installed', but then shows me only options to 'Erase disk ...

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