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by timcowchip
Wed Dec 03, 2014 4:47 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon released!
Replies: 48
Views: 14378

Re: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon released!

Not a dumb question, but a better question might be when can we upgrade from version 17? From the the Release Notes Upgrade instructions: If you want to upgrade from Linux Mint 17, please wait for a few days while we release a new version of the Update Manager to you. In the meantime, you do not nee...
by timcowchip
Mon Dec 01, 2014 4:16 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE released!
Replies: 33
Views: 8152

Re: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” MATE released!

Upgrade instructions: If you want to upgrade from Linux Mint 17.1 RC, simply launch the Update Manager and install any Level 1 update available. If you want to upgrade from Linux Mint 17, please wait for a few days while we release a new version of the Update Manager to you. In the meantime, you do...
by timcowchip
Wed Jun 13, 2012 1:31 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: The MDM user 'mdm' does not exist. Please correct MDM config
Replies: 9
Views: 4083

Re: The MDM user 'mdm' does not exist. Please correct MDM co

Try

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ctrl alt F2
then enter the commands at the prompt.

The console I am referring to, isn't a little window, it is the prompt on a blank screen. If there is no prompt, then you're only other option is try LinuxMint Cinnamon. It uses GDM instead of MDM.
by timcowchip
Tue Jun 12, 2012 11:17 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: The MDM user 'mdm' does not exist. Please correct MDM config
Replies: 9
Views: 4083

Re: The MDM user 'mdm' does not exist. Please correct MDM co

I ran into this same error after installing MDM. This is what worked for me: sudo groupadd -r mdm sudo adduser mdm you'll need to give a password for the user "mdm" sudo gpasswd -a mdm mdm Write down on a piece of paper the commands in the code blocks above. After clicking "OK" on the error dialog,...
by timcowchip
Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:18 pm
Forum: LMDE 1 Archive
Topic: [solved] USB-sticks, CD are opened with VLC
Replies: 3
Views: 784

Re: USB-sticks, CD are opened with VLC

System Tools > dconf Editor > org > gnome > media-handling > "autorun-x-content-start-app"
by timcowchip
Mon Jun 11, 2012 1:56 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: The MDM user 'mdm' does not exist. Please correct MDM config
Replies: 9
Views: 4083

Re: The MDM user 'mdm' does not exist. Please correct MDM co

jaishakarh wrote:my issue is even before install when i want to boot to live cd to install mint.
so i cannot input those commands right ?

so what do i do ?

thanks again
You can create users and groups while running the live cd. They just won't persist through a reboot.
by timcowchip
Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: The MDM user 'mdm' does not exist. Please correct MDM config
Replies: 9
Views: 4083

Re: The MDM user 'mdm' does not exist. Please correct MDM co

I ran into this same error after installing MDM.

This is what worked for me:

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sudo groupadd -r mdm

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sudo adduser mdm
you'll need to give a password for the user "mdm"

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sudo gpasswd -a mdm mdm
by timcowchip
Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How to install Mint from USB
Replies: 8
Views: 4843

Re: How to install Mint from USB

Try this to fix your USB flash drive: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb bs=512 count=4096 Then, using a partitioner like gparted, create a partition table and a 8GB FAT32 partition on it. I would use unetbootin to make a USB installation disk, its the easiest way and it doesn't alter your USB's formatting...

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