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by laforey
Sat Jun 24, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Building new AMD FX computer, need suggestions
Replies: 8
Views: 709

Re: Building new AMD FX computer, need suggestions

My only advise: stay away from motherboards with a VIA USB chip. Trouble to make them work in Linux. Ex:"Gigabyte".

https://bugs.launchpad.net/linuxmint/+bug/1353050
by laforey
Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: VIA VL805 USB3 controller not functioning
Replies: 3
Views: 4401

Re: VIA VL805 USB3 controller not functioning

Problem persistent in Mint 18 Sarah x64 Thankfully solution is still the same. In my case for Gigabyte 990FXA-UD3. Must edit the GRUB file then reboot and disable the "IOMMU" setting in BIOS for the VIA VL805 to work with 64b Kernel "Quote" Here is my updated fix First enable iommu in the uefi by re...
by laforey
Sat Aug 24, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Can't set Adobe Reader as default application
Replies: 16
Views: 7506

Re: Can't set Adobe Reader as default application

I solved by: Install acroread. Open "/usr/share/applications" in Nemo File Browser(open as root). Right click Adobe Reader, select "Properties". In "Command:" change to "acroread %f" Close Right-click your PDF file, select Properties. select "Open With",If "Adobe Reader" does not appear, select "Sho...
by laforey
Sat Jun 16, 2012 6:41 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Only a few screensavers for LM 13 Mate???
Replies: 6
Views: 4183

Re: Only a few screensavers for LM 13 Mate???

Enter in terminal to get more screensavers:

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sudo apt-get remove gnome-screensaver
    sudo apt-get install xscreensaver xscreensaver-gl-extra xscreensaver-data-extra
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