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by austin.texas
Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install Linux Mint alongside Windows 8
Replies: 15
Views: 165

Re: Install Linux Mint alongside Windows 8

abufoysal wrote:What will happen if I try to install it again ?
Probably no improvement.
by austin.texas
Thu Feb 23, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install Linux Mint alongside Windows 8
Replies: 15
Views: 165

Re: Install Linux Mint alongside Windows 8

Did you try the rEFInd boot manager? Try the rEFInd boot manager rEFInd boot manager intro by srs5694 rEFind for UEFI Windows dual boot by srs5694 How to use rEFInd & Dual-boot With Windows 10 - by srs5694 rEFInd tips Also, see this post by fabien85 :arrow: https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic...
by austin.texas
Thu Feb 23, 2017 6:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install Linux Mint alongside Windows 8
Replies: 15
Views: 165

Re: Install Linux Mint alongside Windows 8

In Mint, open a terminal.
Enter this command, and post the result:

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sudo parted --list
by austin.texas
Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How To Install Mint to a SSD/SATA Combination?
Replies: 20
Views: 488

Re: How To Install Mint to a SSD/SATA Combination?

KamenRiderNecro wrote: the 3TB SATA HDD has mounted itself--but the SSD is showing as unmounted.
I am not sure what this means. Partitions are mounted - not drives. Your root partition is on the SSD - so that is mounted.
by austin.texas
Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: old home to new machine
Replies: 5
Views: 178

Re: old home to new machine

Bozwell, it would be best to start a new thread with your question, rather than attaching a new question to an old discussion.
by austin.texas
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: can not install linux mint [SOLVED]
Replies: 58
Views: 657

Re: can not install linux mint

Ok, you see the Done line: Done. Compare the previous generated number with these original numbers - So look at the previous line - that is the number generated b99f4b98a1b41737ded072dc1a7060ca32224e23236074790d4fc86b51009e3c *linuxmint-18.1-cinnamon-64bit.iso Then, as it says, compare that with the...
by austin.texas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Learning to share...
Replies: 14
Views: 262

Re: Learning to share...

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it? The lock error message could be due to having Software Sources or Synaptic open at the same time you are running the c...
by austin.texas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 18.1 and Windows 8
Replies: 15
Views: 240

Re: Linux Mint 18.1 and Windows 8

Yes, thank you Now, please, how do they do it? How do they delete one partition, or even extend it? Please. As I said, i wish to install linux on drive D which is empty (drive D under windows) You are asking a question which is out of my area of expertise - simply because I don't use Windows, and h...
by austin.texas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Learning to share...
Replies: 14
Views: 262

Re: Learning to share...

SayCheeze wrote:I also know I've screwed something up, because the software mgr, or synaptic mgr, takes 20 minutes to load up...

That would be best in a new thread, I think.
Include the results of

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inxi -r

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sudo apt-get update
by austin.texas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: Learning to share...
Replies: 14
Views: 262

Re: Learning to share...

You have to be careful which instructions you read, because Samba usage has changed from Mint 17.2 to the current Mint 18.1
You can use this guide. HowTo: Samba Browsing Problems Checklist - by altair4

And more tips
by austin.texas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mount.ntfs and CPU %
Replies: 11
Views: 121

Re: mount.ntfs and CPU %

The next time the problem occurs, try to get the results of the command:

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mount

I am guessing that you have some ntfs partitions in addition to the linux partitions. Right?
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sudo parted --list
by austin.texas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mount.ntfs and CPU %
Replies: 11
Views: 121

Re: mount.ntfs and CPU %

Please post the result of

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inxi -Fxz
by austin.texas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint BCOD
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Linux Mint BCOD

Check the driver manager for a Recommended driver. It sounds as though you might need a graphics driver installed.
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inxi -Fxz
by austin.texas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: USB Key Quality
Replies: 4
Views: 153

Re: USB Key Quality

Lexar JumpDrive and SanDisk Extreme both provide lifetime warranties. That should make them front-runners.
by austin.texas
Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: mount.ntfs and CPU %
Replies: 11
Views: 121

Re: mount.ntfs and CPU %

Are you accessing an external drive? USB or LAN?

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