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by Jarew
Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install Blues
Replies: 4
Views: 210

It;s Cinnamon

The problem i have been having is cinnamon. Xfce boots to live with install option. I did not install because I prefer cinnamon but might change after studying about xfce HDI support.
by Jarew
Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install Blues
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Re: Install Blues

kyphi What I mean by log on screen is the one you see after installing mint where it asks for your password. When I boot the live install disk it never shows the live screen that includes the install option,but the log in screen as if Mint is installed. This is documented in the forms and the sugges...
by Jarew
Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Install Blues
Replies: 4
Views: 210

Install Blues

My attempts to install mint 19.1 has been unsuccessful and frustrating. The upgrade route gives terrible screen flicker and after reading the forms and trying some of the suggested fixes I just gave up going this way. So a fresh install was next. Unfortunately the install disk just booted to a login...
by Jarew
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux 19.1 - Screen Blinks...
Replies: 24
Views: 2440

Re: Linux 19.1 - Screen Blinks...

Same problem with screen blinking after 19.1 upgrade. Nvidia GT1030 graphics card. Thank goodness for timeshift.
by Jarew
Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:28 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: extremely slow file copy to USB
Replies: 25
Views: 16485

Re: extremely slow file copy to USB

Have the same problem with slow transfers to network and usb drives. Transfer fly with windows so don't tell me it's the drives, etc.. How about Mint telling the truth and admitting it's the operating system.
by Jarew
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: USB insertion starts VLC
Replies: 2
Views: 214

Thanks all41

That worked, Thanks.
Took a moment because I have desktop icons turned off and thought it would be the same thing as starting Nemo instead of from the computer icon.
Question. Seeing all the usb devices that have started with VLC do I have to set each one to avoid VLC again?
by Jarew
Tue Dec 06, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: USB insertion starts VLC
Replies: 2
Views: 214

USB insertion starts VLC

mint 17.1 video program starts when inserting usb thumb drive. I have all the settings to "ask what to do" under program preferences. Is there a setting I am missing?

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