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by wewa
Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] How to install .tar.gz files
Replies: 10
Views: 34591

Re: [SOLVED] How to install .tar.gz files

One of the many disappointing portions of linux.
+1 for windoz...
by wewa
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: If your Linux machine is lost or stolen is there anything like what Apple has?
Replies: 6
Views: 467

Re: If your Linux machine is lost or stolen is there anything like what Apple has?

I think the best theft security is to not have your stuff stolen. You should not be so dismissive. Until it happens to you, you won't know what its like. Sometimes its not under your control. I am here because someone I know had their home broken into, and valuables stolen, like their laptop. Be mo...
by wewa
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Solved - Restarting Network service
Replies: 6
Views: 7971

Re: Solved - Restarting Network service

LM 19 live usb. Broadcom driver added via Driver Manager and all 3 suggestions on this thread has not worked. To run a command as administrator (user "root"), use "sudo <command>". See "man sudo_root" for details. mint@mint:~$ sudo service smbd restart Failed to restart smbd.service: Unit smbd.servi...
by wewa
Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: No wi-fi after upgrade to 19
Replies: 14
Views: 4516

Re: No wi-fi after upgrade to 19

Thats what I always do with a new live usb trial.

still no wifi.

how do you restart networking?
maybe i did that wrong?
by wewa
Sat Aug 27, 2016 3:08 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: HDMI + Sound + Mint 18
Replies: 56
Views: 53844

Re: HDMI + Sound + Mint 18

Yes. I have this exact problem too.
Fix please.
by wewa
Sat Aug 27, 2016 3:08 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: HDMI + Sound + Mint 18
Replies: 56
Views: 53844

Re: HDMI + Sound + Mint 18

hatalar205 wrote:Same problem. This is very annoying.
Yes. I have this exact problem too.
Fix please.
by wewa
Sat Aug 27, 2016 3:07 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: HDMI + Sound + Mint 18
Replies: 56
Views: 53844

Re: HDMI + Sound + Mint 18

Yes. I have this exact problem too.
Fix please.
by wewa
Sat Aug 27, 2016 3:04 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: HDMI + Sound + Mint 18
Replies: 56
Views: 53844

Re: HDMI + Sound + Mint 18

Yes. I have this exact problem too.

Fix please.
by wewa
Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:16 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: 17.2 Alert sounds HDMI; other sounds from laptop speakers?!
Replies: 0
Views: 193

17.2 Alert sounds HDMI; other sounds from laptop speakers?!

Where do I go to check settings or config for why this is happening? I had NO sound for months, and did so many suggestions online, so I need to go and see what may be mixed up multiple settings in alsa or pulseaudio and everything else. lspci 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Se...
by wewa
Sun Aug 30, 2015 9:35 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 17.1 No Sound
Replies: 33
Views: 51034

Re: Mint 17.1 No Sound

Yes, I too, am months without sound. Can't do google hangout, view youtube, not even any webinars. this is crippling. Considering going back to Win XP. LOL. That's how desperate I am. Used Ubuntu 5 years, til it got crappy, than Mint the last 3. Reminds me of my love of Firefox, until it got crappy ...
by wewa
Tue Aug 18, 2015 3:06 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: No SOUND !!
Replies: 21
Views: 9245

Re: No SOUND !!

Its now a dead link: The support for this method of upgrading your ALSA drivers has been discontinued. Please refer to Upgrading Alsa instead. after my last post I did some more digging and found something that seems to make it work properly! see here - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Audio/InstallingLinuxA...
by wewa
Sat Aug 08, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: SOLVED- Mint 16 - no HDMI Output sound (Acer Aspire 6930g)
Replies: 17
Views: 49081

Error when executing: apt install oem-audio-hda-daily-dkms

$ apt install oem-audio-hda-daily-dkms Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be upgraded: oem-audio-hda-daily-dkms 1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 68 not upgraded. Need to get 255 kB of archives. After this...
by wewa
Mon Jun 22, 2015 2:31 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SSD TRIM in Mint 17.1
Replies: 6
Views: 3352

Re: SSD TRIM in Mint 17.1

Contents 1 Avoid exaggerated measures 1.1 Alignment is not necessary anymore 2 BIOS and UEFI: set it to AHCI 3 Check for updated firmware 4 Avoid quick wear: reduce write actions 5 Optional: reserve seven percent for overprovisioning 6 During installation: select EXT4 7 After the installation: noati...
by wewa
Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SSD TRIM in Mint 17.1
Replies: 6
Views: 3352

Re: SSD TRIM in Mint 17.1

That post is from 2011-2013 so still looking for an answer to OP initial question. I would like to know also. Here is some great information for SSD - http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=90&t=79503#p461796 EDIT: UPDATE: According to this command, my 17.1 Mate 32 bit does support it: $ sudo h...
by wewa
Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:26 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Edimax EW-7811Un 802.11n Wireless Adapter
Replies: 6
Views: 2743

Re: Edimax EW-7811Un 802.11n Wireless Adapter

Wow! Thank you JeremyB! How do you figure these things out? As a longtime user, I wonder. Not only did it make my connection stable, but it improved reception from 78% 3 bars, to 4 bars 91% at the same exact location distance from my wireless router. I stuck in the 7811 USB and it immediately showed...
by wewa
Mon Jun 22, 2015 9:25 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: [SOLVED] BCM4311 802.11b/g Not Working on Linux Mint 17 RC
Replies: 7
Views: 2455

Re: [SOLVED] BCM4311 802.11b/g Not Working on Linux Mint 17

Hello. I have the same problem. http://i.imgur.com/bBSDnl2.png I have re-installed LM 17.1 32 bit Mate on my Acer Aspire 9410z three times now from the DVD over one week, after trying too many broadcom 4311 suggestions online. Had Ubuntu 8.10 working on this laptop for about 5 years (replacing the b...
by wewa
Sat Jun 06, 2015 10:19 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Bigfoot Networks Killer Wireless-N 1103 or 1202 Support?
Replies: 3
Views: 1233

Re: Bigfoot Networks Killer Wireless-N 1103 or 1202 Support?

I have the 1202 and trying to determine if 17.1 will support it or if there is a driver manager non-free version.
by wewa
Tue May 26, 2015 10:48 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't remove LXDE in Linux Mint 17.1
Replies: 2
Views: 537

Re: [SOLVED] Can't remove LXDE in Linux Mint 17.1

Even easier.

Just run Software Manager from the main menu, and then type in

lxde

press enter

click the

Uninstall

button.

Done.
by wewa
Sun May 24, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Xfce
Topic: How do I switch my desktop environment to XFCE or another?
Replies: 12
Views: 17394

Re: How do I switch my desktop environment to XFCE or anothe

So crunchbang is dead.

Have you guys gone back to LM or using something else?
by wewa
Mon May 04, 2015 3:19 am
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: LM 17 / 17.1 intermittent sound in left channel
Replies: 16
Views: 2096

Re: LM 17 / 17.1 intermittent sound in left channel

Using LM 17.1 64bit and alsamixer does not show me any unbalanced channels.

screenshot
http://i.imgur.com/nvp6qMb.png

sudo alsamixer
press F6 to select sound device you want to adjust
press F5 to show all items
press B to balance all channels
press Escape to save settings

Did not work for me! :(

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