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by dorsetUK
Sat Oct 24, 2020 12:33 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: BIOS No Boot option
Replies: 10
Views: 269

Re: BIOS No Boot option

Hello Kadaitcha Man Thanks for the suggestion I just tried that still no option to boot from USB. Regards Karl Hi Karl. If your "ASUS UX533F" is actually an Asus Zenbook UX533F then if you have a look at p68 et seq of the manual https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/nb/UX433FA/0409_E14245_UX333_433_53...
by dorsetUK
Fri Oct 23, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Trackpad not working
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Re: Trackpad not working

Hi Bla642 and welcome to the forum. First of all - thanks for the inxi - it's really good to get that. As you say, you're running; Kernel: 5.8.0-23-generic x86_64 bits so this may be a bit hit or miss, but from the Release Notes https://linuxmint.com/rel_ulyana_mate.php have a look at Touchpad drive...
by dorsetUK
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: sudo apt-get update error
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: sudo apt-get update error

:oops: Sorry.
by dorsetUK
Thu Oct 22, 2020 5:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: sudo apt-get update error
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: sudo apt-get update error

let's concentrate on this: Err:10 https://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu wily-getdeb Release Certificate verification failed: The certificate is NOT trusted. The certificate issuer is unknown. The certificate chain uses expired certificate. Could not handshake: Error in the certificate verification. [IP...
by dorsetUK
Mon Oct 19, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Brightness and Gamma applet - [Solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Brightness and Gamma applet - [Solved]

warrickguy wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:50 am
The applet is working fine. This was massive user error.
Hi warrickguy.

Could you explain the error in case someone else makes it.

Cheers.
by dorsetUK
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Brightness and Gamma applet - [Solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 138

Re: Brightness and Gamma aplplet - Broken?

... Cinnamon Spices Brightness and Gamma applet ... Hi warrickguy It hasn't been updated for 9 months whereas Cinnamon has been, so I guess it's out of date. I don't use it myself but I wonder if Redshift would help? (Should already be installed). https://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/applets/view/...
by dorsetUK
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LM20C on a Dell 5593 (Ice Lake) laptop - intermittent GRUB failure [solved]
Replies: 6
Views: 218

Re: LM20C on an Ice Lake laptop - intermittent GRUB failure...

... "ERROR, COMMAND FAILED" followed by "You need to load the kernel first" followed by "Press any key to continue". - Reo - Hi Reo I'm wondering if it's TPM and or Secure Boot. These aren't identical, but do show your error. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2/+bug/1883785 https://bugs...
by dorsetUK
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:21 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Virtual Reality & Linux
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Re: Virtual Reality & Linux

Greetings all, When I got the computer I currently use, I specified that the motherboard be compatible with running a VR headset. I didn't get the video card that would have been needed for VR. I'm wondering if someone would direct me to a site that discusses using a VR headset with Linux Mint [I'm...
by dorsetUK
Fri Oct 16, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do new people give up on Linux?
Replies: 1058
Views: 195529

Re: Why do new people give up on Linux?

I wonder if it's to do with expectations, and maybe language? To quote olo ... I have a 20 GB partition for Linux since it says 15 at least. To quote https://linuxmint-installation-guide.readthedocs.io/en/latest/install.html ... Linux Mint requires one partition to be mounted on the root / directory...
by dorsetUK
Thu Oct 15, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: sudo apt-get update error
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: sudo apt-get update error

Hi ginaspur and welcome to the Forum. From the info you’ve supplied you have both Tricia and Bionic sources which suggests that you’ve mixed Mint 19 and 20. Then you’ve got https://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu which leads to a WARNING. I think that for someone to help you you need to read How to get he...
by dorsetUK
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing Linux Mint 20
Replies: 8
Views: 288

Re: Installing Linux Mint 20

Good Afternoon I have been running mint 19.3 on this machine (Sony Vaio SVE1512M1EW) for some time and decided to upgrade to mint 20 as I had not been offered the option via software updates I followed instructions given on this website https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2020/07/upgrade-to-linux-mint-20 ....
by dorsetUK
Thu Oct 15, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: {SOLVED} Cannot mirror my laptop to my TV
Replies: 4
Views: 177

Re: Cannot mirror my laptop to my TV

Hi everyone. I’m a reasonably new Linux user and new to the forums, currently using Mint 20 with a cinnamon desktop. [details below] I have searched high and low to find an answer to my problem but no go. I am trying to get my laptop to mirror to my TV, but having great difficulties. My TV is detec...
by dorsetUK
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: installing Mint on HP M010F
Replies: 3
Views: 120

Re: installing Mint on HP M010F

I'm thinking of getting an HP M01-F desktop to replace an old HP Pavilion that has given up the ghost on me. HP M01-Fs are all going to have Windows 10 installed on them - are there any problems with replacing the Windows OS completely with Linux? Hi DougB. Unless someone else has the identical com...
by dorsetUK
Wed Oct 14, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Atom and Celeron (Cherry Trail and Apollo Lake) 720p+1080p videos playback problems with Celluloid player
Replies: 9
Views: 274

Re: Atom: 1 file, 5 video players - the good, the bad and the ugly

Hi I'm not sure how scientific this, but my somewhat aged i3 3110M gets a score of 1569. https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Core+i3-3110M+%40+2.40GHz&id=763 Your, much more modern, Atom x5-Z8350 manages 925. https://www.cpubenchmark.net/cpu.php?cpu=Intel+Atom+x5-Z8350+%40+1.44GHz&id=2774...
by dorsetUK
Sun Oct 11, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Program to drawings
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Re: Program to drawings

I know is graphvis, but are other? hi AndrzejB A good place to start is https://alternativeto.net/software/graphviz/ Back in the day, when I had to do 'flowcharts' I had loads of 'graphics' that I inserted into an Excel worksheet - and it looked pretty much the same as your examples. It took a long...
by dorsetUK
Fri Oct 09, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Probable bug for screenshot feature on cinnamon
Replies: 6
Views: 268

Re: Probable bug for screenshot feature on cinnamon

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System:
  Kernel: 5.4.0-48-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0 
  Desktop: Cinnamon 4.6.7 Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana 
I wonder if it might be your keyboard as when I hold the PrntScrn key down 'continuously' I get multiple instances of Screensaver.
by dorsetUK
Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: WLAN Card not detected (Linux Mint 20 XFCE and Noob user)
Replies: 10
Views: 330

Re: WLAN Card not detected (Linux Mint 20 XFCE and Noob user)

Hello, I recently installed Linux mint 20 on my Asus transformer book T 200 TA. Hi Mathilda and welcome to the forums. Thanks for trying to solve your problem, but a bit more info is needed. Larry78723 does it very well. Please post the results for each of the following commands. Here is how: Open ...
by dorsetUK
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [SOLVED] zRam and swap
Replies: 6
Views: 230

Re: zRam and swap

Not exactly sure where this should go but my question is do I need a swap file if zRam is configured? I have recently installed linux on two low RAM machines. I used the zRam config script with no problem. The question comes up because in researching zRam I found a How To configure zRam manually an...
by dorsetUK
Mon Sep 28, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Should advice be to replace the harddrive with a SSD?
Replies: 67
Views: 1606

Re: Should advice be to replace the harddrive with a SSD?

Eleven yr old Acer Aspire One with 2 Gb RAM and a 5400rpm HD. Perfectly usable, so long as I’m patient. Ten year old Dell Latitude with a 3rd gen i3, 2Gb RAM and a 5400rpm HD. Well, it’s quicker than my Acer. Old advice – increase the RAM – solves all known problems. 8Gb in the Dell – Well, this is ...

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