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by BretAB
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon crashes to Fallback mode on startup[SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 13117

Re: Cinnamon crashes to Fallback mode on startup

OK, I pulled my Dell Inspiron 1501 out from under the bed, it has the same video chipset as yours. BTW, this laptop is running LM19 Mate 64-bit without any problems whatsoever. The laptop starts up with vertical colored lines & will not successfully boot into LM and boots to Fallback mode. This is ...
by BretAB
Fri Feb 15, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Realtek RTL8812BU AC1200M Wireless NIC - Install for Mint 19.1 .
Replies: 3
Views: 3791

Realtek RTL8812BU AC1200M Wireless NIC - Install for Mint 19.1 .

Hi, I have one of the inexpensive AC1200M USB 3.0 NICs (aka Realtek RTL8812BU Wireless 802.11ac), as seen here: https://www.ebay.com/itm/AC1200Mbps-USB3-0-Dual-Band-2-4G-5G-Wifi-Adapter-802-11ac-Wireless-Network-Card-/153141393245?hash=item23a7f0375d > The NIC is plugged into a USB 2.0 port on my tr...
by BretAB
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.

Hi. Thanks for your post and I'm sorry for the late reply. I'm not quite sure what you mean by "vby". Maybe just a typo of "by"? Anyway . . . I saw the -av switch (a for "all" and v for "verbose). I can see the NTFS partition in MATE's file manager "Caja". The problem is that I don't believe the NTF...
by BretAB
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.

Attn Moderator:

Perhaps this thread should be moved to the Hardware forum?

Please advise.
by BretAB
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.

And closer, "TRIM is enabled to run weekly by default in 18.04. It is a systemd service managed via systemctl, not CRON." (from https://askubuntu.com/questions/1034169/is-trim-enabled-on-my-ubuntu-18-04-installation ) And closer (from same article), "For reference, the when is controlled by /lib/sys...
by BretAB
Wed Feb 06, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.
Replies: 5
Views: 252

Re: How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.

Ok, I had no takers on my OP, so I'm going to do some live research/training here. Hopefully this will help other Newbies. If someone doesn't think this thread is in the correct forum, please let me know. Imho, the concept of "Newbie" is relative, based on experience in various related fields. So fo...
by BretAB
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Cinnamon crashes to Fallback mode on startup[SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 13117

Re: Cinnamon crashes to Fallback mode on startup

OK, I pulled my Dell Inspiron 1501 out from under the bed, it has the same video chipset as yours. BTW, this laptop is running LM19 Mate 64-bit without any problems whatsoever. The laptop starts up with vertical colored lines & will not successfully boot into LM and boots to Fallback mode. This is ...
by BretAB
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.
Replies: 5
Views: 252

How to mount an NTFS partition for TRIM.

Hi Linux Mint Forums, In a Mint (via Grub) "Dual Boot" environment, I see that Linux Mint v19.1 Mate is able to TRIM a NTFS partrtiton, if ... it is mounted. Here's a fstrim for ntfs example: sudo fstrim /media/<username>/WinXP - v What I'm trying to do is add a couple lines of code to the cron job ...

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