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by Moth
Wed Feb 24, 2021 1:35 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Dedicated Wifi Card Detected But Not Connecting
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Dedicated Wifi Card Detected But Not Connecting

Hi, I have decided to install Linux mint on an old PC that I have rescued and got it up and running. One thing that is troubling me is the dedicated wifi card, mint detects that the card is present and even shows the signal strength but every time I try to connect it I get the error messages either ...
by Moth
Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:18 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Proton - Steam
Replies: 9
Views: 468

Re: Proton - Steam

All, if looking to resolve please review the post by ugly further up the thread, this worked a charm for me the games are now loading and also retropie (emulation station) is still working. I noticed a few differences , the games were slower to launch ( don't worry they run just fine, if you have be...
by Moth
Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Proton - Steam
Replies: 9
Views: 468

Re: Proton - Steam

Thanks for your reply, I have removed the driver and it has gone back to the old one by default I will see if I can get it working. I found out last night by accident that the graphics driver update although working just fine for games had broken retro pie.. I have reverted and retro pie is now work...
by Moth
Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:02 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wireless Netowrk Card Wont Connect To Wireless Network
Replies: 1
Views: 69

Wireless Netowrk Card Wont Connect To Wireless Network

Hi, I have been using linux mint for a while now and rebuilt an old PC rather than running on a laptop like before. The computer has a wireless card in ( not on board an actual card), it will not connect to the wireless network at all and I am out of my depth in how to troubleshoot the issue. This c...
by Moth
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Proton - Steam
Replies: 9
Views: 468

Re: Proton - Steam

I was talking abut the drivers that I downloaded from the Radeon website. Basically there were two install scripts but only one would run. As you say it was a driver issue, however I have now moved on to Lurtis and am having a blast running lots of games, I thought this would be a headace but was de...
by Moth
Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Proton - Steam
Replies: 9
Views: 468

Re: Proton - Steam

Hi , I am still having issues but I am now at least being able to load some of the games, I ignored the driver manager for Radeon syying you don't need to update and downloaded and installed from the website following the ubuntu instructions. There are two scrips an install and an install pro, the o...
by Moth
Sat Feb 13, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Proton - Steam
Replies: 9
Views: 468

Proton - Steam

Hi All, I am aware that linux is not the go to platform for gaming but I have resurrected and old PC that was faulty and it is still a decent spec. I have installed linux mint on it 20.01 ( I am familiar with mint etc) , but my question is do any of you have any reconsiderations for using proton to ...

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