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by thanosfrag
Tue Dec 17, 2013 8:40 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing updates 'Warning'[solved]
Replies: 11
Views: 1116

Re: Installing updates 'Warning'

Authentication key also installed :D

Thanks a lot for your help mate.

Cheers!
Thanos
by thanosfrag
Tue Dec 17, 2013 8:28 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing updates 'Warning'[solved]
Replies: 11
Views: 1116

Re: Installing updates 'Warning'

Oh, I see. Line removed. Repos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ maya main upstream import deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise main restricted universe multiverse deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates main restricted unive...
by thanosfrag
Tue Dec 17, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing updates 'Warning'[solved]
Replies: 11
Views: 1116

Re: Installing updates 'Warning'

Thanks a lot Xenopeek. I did follow your advice step by step. Here is the 'inxi -Sr' command output Kernel: 3.2.0-23-generic i686 (32 bit) Desktop: Xfce 4.10.0 Distro: Linux Mint 13 Maya Repos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ maya main upstream im...
by thanosfrag
Tue Dec 17, 2013 7:19 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing updates 'Warning'[solved]
Replies: 11
Views: 1116

Re: Installing updates 'Warning'

Yes, I did install R to my system. Here is the output System: Kernel: 3.2.0-23-generic i686 (32 bit) Desktop: Xfce 4.10.0 Distro: Linux Mint 13 Maya Repos: Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ maya main upstream import deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubu...
by thanosfrag
Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing updates 'Warning'[solved]
Replies: 11
Views: 1116

Re: Installing updates 'Warning'

Hi Xenopeek,

as far I remember, I haven't added any key. I guess I have to add one, isn't it? Do you know how to do this? (Sorry I am just a newbie!)

Thanks
Thanos
by thanosfrag
Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:20 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help!Installation Barry to Linux Mint
Replies: 2
Views: 382

Re: Help!Installation Barry to Linux Mint

Many thanks for your suggestion Yadoyisnow. However, it did not really solve my problem. I finally solved the issue via Virtualbox.

Best
Thanos
by thanosfrag
Tue Dec 17, 2013 5:59 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing updates 'Warning'[solved]
Replies: 11
Views: 1116

Installing updates 'Warning'[solved]

Hi guys, I just need your help on the following matter: I tried to install earlier this morning the automatically recommended updates by clicking on the update manager icon - you know the usual process. After a few seconds, however, I got the following warning message, which is attached below (scree...
by thanosfrag
Tue Dec 17, 2013 5:50 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Help! Can't boot anything anymore after failed install!
Replies: 5
Views: 2799

Re: Help! Can't boot anything anymore after failed install!

Hi guys, I just wanted to let you know that I have successfuly dealt with the issue described above. I did format my hard drive and did install linux mint via live CD as suggested. So far so good, everything works perfectly well. Thank you very much for your help. It is much appreciated! Best Thanos
by thanosfrag
Wed Nov 13, 2013 6:46 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help!Installation Barry to Linux Mint
Replies: 2
Views: 382

Help!Installation Barry to Linux Mint

HI guys, I have been trying all evening to install Barry application (a software for connecting blackberry phones to PCs) to my Linux Mint 13 XFCE, however unsuccessfully. Could anyone offer some advice? Here is the link for the barry application (http://sourceforge.net/projects/barry/). Thanks a lo...
by thanosfrag
Mon Nov 11, 2013 5:18 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Help! Can't boot anything anymore after failed install!
Replies: 5
Views: 2799

Help! Can't boot anything anymore after failed install!

Hi guys, I have a quite old SOny Vaio Laptop with Windows XP OS. Bios does not recognise USB and CD drive is not working properly. However,I found the following suggestion useful (http://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/171) which I only implemented the first stage. Then I rebooted my system an...
by thanosfrag
Fri Nov 08, 2013 1:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem

Hey NullVector,

Guess what? Wireless connection is on! :D Your 'looks promissing' suggestion works perfecty well!

Thanks a lot buddy!

All the best

Thanos
by thanosfrag
Fri Nov 08, 2013 9:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem

Hi NullVector, update done. Problem remains: Network: Card-1: Atheros AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) driver: ath5k IF: wlan0 state: down mac: 00:1d:d9:7b:2b:8d Card-2: Marvell 88E8039 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller driver: sky2 IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full ...
by thanosfrag
Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:53 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem

Hi NullVector,

I did try it. Problem persists. Frustrasting!

Thanks anyway!
Thanos
by thanosfrag
Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:16 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Bios does not recognise USB
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: Bios does not recognise USB

Hi Karl,

Thanks for your response. The problem is that the CD/DVD Writter does not function properly on my vaio. Hopefully, another Vaio user might comment.

Thanks

Thanos
by thanosfrag
Fri Nov 08, 2013 8:13 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem

Hi NullVector, I just tried your suggestion. Unfortunately wifi card is down Network: Card-1: Atheros AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) driver: ath5k IF: wlan0 state: down mac: 00:1d:d9:7b:2b:8d Card-2: Marvell 88E8039 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller driver: sky2 IF: eth0 state: ...
by thanosfrag
Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:39 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Bios does not recognise USB
Replies: 4
Views: 667

Re: Bios does not recognise USB

Hi Karl, Yes, the usb stick is techically allright.I did use it on other machines as well as I do also use on my xp machine USB sticks on a daily basis. It is quite frustrating, BIOS Boot recognises everything else (e.g. internal hard disk drive, internal optical drive, floppy disk drive, and networ...
by thanosfrag
Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem

Hi guys, NullVector was right to assume that the wireless card was switch off, though accidentaly in the moment I typed command 'inxy-n''. The following text is the 'inxy-n' command result with wifi card physically switched on. Network: Card-1: Atheros AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-E...
by thanosfrag
Thu Nov 07, 2013 4:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Re: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem

Hi Reorx, This is the output: Network: Card-1: Atheros AR242x / AR542x Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) driver: ath5k IF: wlan0 state: dormant mac: 00:1d:d9:7b:2b:8d Card-2: Marvell 88E8039 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller driver: sky2 IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: 00:1a:8...
by thanosfrag
Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem
Replies: 14
Views: 808

Linux Mint 13-Wireless Connection Problem

Hi Guys, I recently installed Linux Mint 13 Xfce on my Sony Vaio Vista Laptop. Everything works perfectly well, appart from the wireless connection, NOT CONNECTED. I have tried everything I know, of course as Newbie not much, but the problem still persists. In Windows Vista, the wireless connection ...
by thanosfrag
Thu Nov 07, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Linux Mint 13-Installation Problems
Replies: 6
Views: 885

Re: Linux Mint 13-Installation Problems

Hi Karl,

I did install the 64bit version, instead.

Thanks,

Thanos

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