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by ScottMayo
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: remote mount of usb disk always yields The location is not a folder
Replies: 0
Views: 42

remote mount of usb disk always yields The location is not a folder

From my laptop (and eventually other places), I want to be able to freely access an external usb drive on lachesis, a server. Both are running mint 19.1. Both are up to date and upgraded as of recently. The laptop has an empty directory on the desktop as a mount point: root@.....:~# ls -ld /home/sco...
by ScottMayo
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Safely Remove USB Drive does not display message
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: Safely Remove USB Drive does not display message

So, I'll just say it - this is a bad design. When I right click on a device and select Safely Remove Device, three things happen: Short delay and the icons for the device vanish from the desktop. Then, a short delay and the wewooweet USB disconnect sound-effect happens. Then, a (good) few more secon...
by ScottMayo
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux 19.1 - Screen Blinks...
Replies: 24
Views: 4176

Re: Linux 19.1 - Screen Blinks...

Recently installed Mint 19.1 on a laptop. I7 processors, Intel HD Graphics 530 graphics. No nvidia here. Flickering and rectangular blackouts are nearly nonstop on the second monitor. The irony is, I'd finally told all my friends that Linux was finally ready for prime time and they could all dump Wi...

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