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by mint-me
Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Software Manager repeats dialogs - caching issue?
Replies: 0
Views: 35

Software Manager repeats dialogs - caching issue?

I'm on the new Linux Mint 19 XFCE 64bit and it all works great! The only small issue I have found, is with the Software Manager. When installing an application, it can ask for a password 2 or more times. Also dialogs that appear asking if its ok to install additional files may appear 2 or more times...
by mint-me
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Ethernet
Topic: [SOLVED-sorta] Linux Mint v18.10 cannot see other computers on LAN
Replies: 3
Views: 1955

Re: [SOLVED-sorta] Linux Mint v18.10 cannot see other computers on LAN

On the default hosts file in Linux Mint, the machine name IP is 127.0.1.1 which is different to that of localhost 127.0.0.1
I would use that on your Mint machines.
by mint-me
Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Updating to the newest drivers crashes cinnamon
Replies: 42
Views: 4305

Re: Updating to the newest drivers crashes cinnamon

How can I make it stop paying attention to nvidia -304 updates?
Too easy...

Open the "Update Manager" from panel
Menu: Edit > Preferences
Click "Ignore Updates" tab
Click "+Add" button
Enter "nvidia-304" (without quotes)
Click "OK" button
Click "Apply" button

Done!
by mint-me
Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Suddenly soundcards don't work
Replies: 6
Views: 341

Re: Suddenly soundcards don't work

for alsa, open a terminal and command

Code: Select all

alsamixer
check the levels there..

good luck!
by mint-me
Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:23 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Suddenly soundcards don't work
Replies: 6
Views: 341

Re: Suddenly soundcards don't work

Hi, I'm not on KDE, but in Mate or Cinnamon, the first place to check is the Sound applet Preferences > Sound Check the "Output" tab for multiple devices, and see if there is an option to disable the unpreferred device/s (could be interferring). Normally the switching of graphics and sound on an Opt...
by mint-me
Fri Nov 04, 2016 4:42 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Updating to the newest drivers crashes cinnamon
Replies: 42
Views: 4305

Re: Updating to the newest drivers crashes cinnamon

I got mine fixed. With the new nvidia-367 driver I could not get the nvidia card to de-activate, so ran hot. Reverting to nvidia-340 using Driver Manager didn't do the trick. This process worked for me, dirty approach: 1. Use Driver Manager to select nouveau (default) driver 2. Issue command "sudo a...
by mint-me
Thu Nov 03, 2016 9:19 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Updating to the newest drivers crashes cinnamon
Replies: 42
Views: 4305

Re: Updating to the newest drivers crashes cinnamon

I have had similar problem today upgrading to nvidia-367. Trying different things to get Cinnamon to work properly again.
Hope someone comes up with a solution, I will post if can get it to work again.
by mint-me
Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:12 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Problem with login into the forum
Replies: 37
Views: 1270

Re: Problem with login into the forum

I still get insecure (mixed) content, the console shows its the avatars with http urls not https. To solve this I would allow avatar uploads, which will display as https, or use a service that provides https avatars.
by mint-me
Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:10 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Problem with login into the forum
Replies: 37
Views: 1270

Re: Problem with login into the forum

Strong security usually needs a bit of tweaking at the beginning, to get it just right...
by mint-me
Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Problem with login into the forum
Replies: 37
Views: 1270

Re: Problem with login into the forum

I also had same problem as you guys, upon my second visit/login. Looks like the firewall is getting triggered...
by mint-me
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:22 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Problem with login into the forum
Replies: 37
Views: 1270

Re: Problem with login into the forum

Some more feed back for Linux Mint webmasters: I logged in for first time since the hack. I then proceeded to change password as requested. After saving the change, normally I should get logged out, but instead got redirected to: https://forums.linuxmint.com/ucp.php?i=ucp_profile&mode=reg_details wh...
by mint-me
Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Chromium overheating CPU
Replies: 4
Views: 518

Re: Chromium overheating CPU

Hi whiteEagle, sometimes Chromium runs a bit hard especially when its using one of its plugins - usually Flash. Try this to reduce resource usage: Chromium: Click (top-right button) Menu > Settings Scroll down and click link Show advanced settings... Privacy > Content Settings (click button) Scroll ...
by mint-me
Sun Nov 29, 2015 11:31 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Nemo is too slow opening folders with a lot of files
Replies: 2
Views: 321

Re: Nemo is too slow opening folders with a lot of files

Check Nemo settings:
Edit > Preferences
click the Preview tab
Make sure the setting "Show Thumbnails" is "Local Files Only".
by mint-me
Thu Jul 30, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Dual monitors on a Dell T7500 with latest MATE desktop
Replies: 5
Views: 419

Re: Dual monitors on a Dell T7500 with latest MATE desktop

I have seen this issue in Mate, and changed it using dconf-editor. Dconf-editor allows modification of desktop features, behind the scenes - this means plenty of extra settings to play with! Install it from Software Center or by command: sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Open it from Menu > System T...
by mint-me
Thu Jul 23, 2015 5:01 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Optimus Graphics works great - Mint 17.2
Replies: 24
Views: 14471

Re: Optimus Graphics works great - Mint 17.2

I hadn't noticed that was a new feature from 17.2, since I just upgraded from 17.1 ans was already using nvidia-prime with prime-indicator. But since I did upgrade to 17.2, I am now unable to switch GPU, it's always on the Intel GPU, but always shows the nvidia logo in the "system tray". I'm no Lin...
by mint-me
Mon Jul 13, 2015 8:05 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Linux Mint 17.2 Prime Applet
Replies: 3
Views: 726

Re: Linux Mint 17.2 Prime Applet

Try
System Settings > Applets
by mint-me
Sat Jul 11, 2015 6:40 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Optimus Graphics works great - Mint 17.2
Replies: 24
Views: 14471

Re: Optimus Graphics works great - Mint 17.2

If upgrading, try these commands to clear old stuff and make way for the new. sudo apt-get purge bumblebee sudo apt-get purge bbswitch sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get autoclean Then go ahead and install Nvidia driver from Driver Manager. Reboot. PS: * Check to make su...
by mint-me
Fri Jul 10, 2015 6:14 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Optimus Graphics works great - Mint 17.2
Replies: 24
Views: 14471

Re: Optimus Graphics works great - Mint 17.2

Yes, these are the differences, and the user has choice. Another thing I noticed with the new implementation, on Intel graphics now my machine runs a few degrees cooler. Its winter here now, summer will be the real test. One more tip for running good stable high-performance graphics: CPU Scaling Dri...
by mint-me
Fri Jul 10, 2015 5:20 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Optimus Graphics works great - Mint 17.2
Replies: 24
Views: 14471

Re: Optimus Graphics works great - Mint 17.2

The difference - can run entire desktop on Nvidia!

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