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by rosswmcgee
Fri Oct 24, 2014 10:15 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Ubuntu
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Re: Ubuntu

Yes I cannot find anything on Mint Qiana 17 surprised it does not work. I have run all the software updates. It worked in Maya.
by rosswmcgee
Fri Oct 24, 2014 4:58 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Ubuntu
Replies: 2
Views: 462

Ubuntu

I am running mint Qiana mate. In synaptic I installed ubuntu desktop. I also installed Kubuntu desktop. When I try to log in with ubuntu the screen just goes

black and nothing happens. Mate works, Kubuntu works. What do I need to do??
by rosswmcgee
Tue Sep 02, 2014 10:23 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Boot device not found
Replies: 5
Views: 3251

Re: Boot device not found

Hello rosswmcgee - After reading the information you provided on the other thread, it appears that you do have Linux Mint installed on your hard drive and your problem is it will not boot. A question here, did you disable Secure Boot in the machine's BIOS settings? Try doing this and see if the mac...
by rosswmcgee
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:24 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: UEFI Install and missing files ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1317

Re: UEFI Install and missing files ?

/dev/sda/1 fat32 512mb used 4.36mb 507.64mb boot is the first line then /devsda2/ ext4 925.56 gib then /dva/sda3 linux swap. If I click on device it says a new partition cannot be created when there are active partitions etc. Hello sgroves92 - I'd like to make a suggestion, but it is based on this p...
by rosswmcgee
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: UEFI Install and missing files ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1317

Re: UEFI Install and missing files ?

I am reading all this and thanks, but terminal is out I have no operating system now.
by rosswmcgee
Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:05 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: UEFI Install and missing files ?
Replies: 10
Views: 1317

Re: UEFI Install and missing files ?

I am just trying to install Linux mint. I have no use for windows, but mint already erased windows so I just need to figure out how to boot up.
by rosswmcgee
Mon Sep 01, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Boot device not found
Replies: 5
Views: 3251

Boot device not found

I recently bought an HP Pavilion slim line desktop computer with windows 8.1. with AMD64 1tb hd and 6gb ram I wanted to get rid of windows and install mint Mint Qiana 17. I have done this many times on other computers, but this time this is what I get after install. Boot device not found, please ins...
by rosswmcgee
Sat Aug 30, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Qiana mate vs. windows 8.1
Replies: 21
Views: 7145

Qiana mate vs. windows 8.1

I am a long term linux user, hence long time use of old computers. However the computers with 1.8GB hard drives just do not work as well so I bought a new computer with no operating sys, and installed Qiana Mate, and love it. Then I bought another computer with windows 8.1 on it. I cannot believe th...
by rosswmcgee
Tue Jul 29, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Driver Education
Replies: 1
Views: 380

Driver Education

Hi! I am ignorant when it comes to drivers. I am using an older amd athlon computer 1.8gb running qiana mint mate. The driver set with the install is xserver-xorg nouveau 1.10.10. this is not the recommended driver in the driver manager. When I have tried to use the recommeded driver it crashed the ...
by rosswmcgee
Mon Jul 28, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What desktop to buy?
Replies: 11
Views: 1942

Re: What desktop to buy?

If you don't want Windows, and want to avoid problem with UEFI and secure boot, look here: https://system76.com/ After looking at Windows 8.1 I realized Just why l love Linux. My mint quiana mate 17 Using the opera browser which is also an email Client provides a similar desktop. And a clean Deskto...
by rosswmcgee
Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:25 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What desktop to buy?
Replies: 11
Views: 1942

Re: What desktop to buy?

PatH57 wrote:Hi,


don't go for the latest but something that has been around for a moment and chek what other people have experienced so far.

http://community.linuxmint.com/hardware

Thanks for the help here. This is very good.
by rosswmcgee
Sat Jul 26, 2014 5:52 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What desktop to buy?
Replies: 11
Views: 1942

Re: What desktop to buy?

killer de bug wrote:If you don't want Windows, and want to avoid problem with UEFI and secure boot, look here: https://system76.com/

Glad you noted that I saw that once before but had forgotten. Wild dog or Ratel?
by rosswmcgee
Sat Jul 26, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What desktop to buy?
Replies: 11
Views: 1942

Re: What desktop to buy?

Hey this is great info, I will look into what you posted here. True I have never used a 64bit computer all 32 i386 computers. I don't need to be in a hurry either. This is what I was looking at: I think with windows 8.1 you have to get a new monitor to use some of the features. Dell - Inspiron Deskt...
by rosswmcgee
Sat Jul 26, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: What desktop to buy?
Replies: 11
Views: 1942

What desktop to buy?

We have three computers, one runs ubuntu 12.04lts, one mint maya and one mint qiana. All three are older AMD compters with 1.8gb . Now everything works well except qiana. Qiana works fine if I just use the opera browser. I had tried the ubuntu14.04lts and could not get a good install period, quiana ...
by rosswmcgee
Wed Jun 11, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Quiana Banshee
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Re: Quiana Banshee

Interesting Banshee will not load. Neither would Rhythmbox, which I installed via synaptic. So I went to the software manager installed banshee still a no go.

However using the software manager instead of synaptic, rhythmbox did load, Weird?
by rosswmcgee
Mon Jun 09, 2014 6:35 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Quiana Banshee
Replies: 3
Views: 473

Quiana Banshee

Qiana mate 17 i386 32 bit amd computer. Banshee does not load, did a re-install still will not load. Installed Rhyhmbox same thing will not load. Any ideas why? So four crashes today 2 for trying Banshe, one for Rhythmbox and one for firefox. I have learned with Qiana to be very careful what I do in...
by rosswmcgee
Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Driver to use
Replies: 8
Views: 751

Re: Which Driver to use

This advice crashed the system, will have to do a new clean install. Do not change the installed driver.
by rosswmcgee
Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Driver to use
Replies: 8
Views: 751

Re: Which Driver to use

I will bet if I change
the system will die we shall see, and
thank you.
by rosswmcgee
Mon Jun 02, 2014 5:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Which Driver to use
Replies: 8
Views: 751

Re: Which Driver to use

Graphics: Card: NVIDIA C61 [GeForce 6150SE nForce 430]
X.Org: 1.15.1 drivers: (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) FAILED: nouveau Resolution: 1280x1024@60.0hz
GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on NV4C GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 10.1.

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