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by msnthrp
Sat May 07, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Hardware sub-headings
Replies: 1
Views: 301

Re: Hardware sub-headings

@helterskelter

I am having the same problem with USB2 also on the GA-970A-DS3P board. What was the GRUB entry you used to fix the problem? Tnx.
by msnthrp
Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:30 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: I want to use sudo but with a separate password - LMDE
Replies: 5
Views: 923

I want to use sudo but with a separate password - LMDE

I've been using Linux since 2000 and love it. In those days and even now, there was a user password and a root password - and never the twain should meet. Using Linux Mint (currently Debian edition), I gradually began to see the benefits of sudo and I like the timer element that turns it off after s...
by msnthrp
Sun Sep 12, 2010 10:41 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Mint Debian
Replies: 714
Views: 233974

Re: Mint Debian

I installed LInux Mint Debian today. How Sweet It IS!!! I had my hard drive extended partition configured with the logical swap partition first, then the root logical partition (and three more logical partitions in the extended one). The installer froze when trying to install with that configuration...
by msnthrp
Fri Aug 06, 2010 2:24 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Solution for random shutdown on some laptops when installing
Replies: 6
Views: 7858

Re: Solution for random shutdown on some laptops when instal

My old laptop does much the same. Machine is a Compaq V2030US circa 2005. CPU 1.5GHz Celeron, 1.2GB of RAM. I was running LM8 nicely but the 60GB hard drive was failing - kept getting a message on bad sectors. (The OEM machine had WinXP which I blitzed and replaced with LM8). I replaced the HD with ...
by msnthrp
Tue Feb 09, 2010 10:16 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Simple problem on dual-booting and the simple solution
Replies: 1
Views: 438

Simple problem on dual-booting and the simple solution

Using Linux Mint 8 (64-bit) dual-booting with WinXP. My wife likes XP and I like Linux. The grub2 default boot is to Mint. To maintain domestic tranquillity, I needed the default to be XP. Searched for the solution but did not find it in this forum or others. Solution: Open etc/default/grub with ged...

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