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by natchezjohn
Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:37 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED: Will not install
Replies: 22
Views: 994

Re: Will not install

jimallyn wrote:You might also try booting to compatibility mode. If I remember correctly, you hit enter when you see the countdown.
Tried that - no help
by natchezjohn
Mon Feb 01, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED: Will not install
Replies: 22
Views: 994

Re: Will not install

No, I don't. I can't even figure out how to boot to bios (tried esc. f2, f3) where I suspect the problem is. The pc is some "custom" made thingee. The boot is almost instantaneous with no discernible instructions displayed as is usually the case. Tap the Pause key on the keyboard when you...
by natchezjohn
Mon Feb 01, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED: Will not install
Replies: 22
Views: 994

Re: Will not install

No, I don't. I can't even figure out how to boot to bios (tried esc. f2, f3) where I suspect the problem is. The pc is some "custom" made thingee. The boot is almost instantaneous with no discernible instructions displayed as is usually the case.
by natchezjohn
Mon Feb 01, 2016 2:12 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED: Will not install
Replies: 22
Views: 994

SOLVED: Will not install

A friend has a desktop pc with windows 7 preinstalled. The pc is about 5 years old. I installed mint on his laptop and he loves it and wants it on his desktop. How ever trying 17.3 it boots to the icon and hangs up there. I tried installing mint 13 within windows and it "installs" but on r...
by natchezjohn
Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:54 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15
Replies: 8
Views: 431

SOLVED Re: Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15

Thanks gold, I disabled "Secure Boot" in BIOS and now have usb stick as a choice in f9
by natchezjohn
Thu Nov 05, 2015 3:37 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15

Thank you, but hp 15 won't boot to usb drive.
by natchezjohn
Wed Nov 04, 2015 10:37 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15

A REAL BIG-UGLY BUG: made Mint 14 LTS 64 bit dvd - same thing. Sheesh!!
by natchezjohn
Wed Nov 04, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15

Must be a 17.2 bug. I have installed ubuntu and made a 64 bit gparted - both work fine.
First time for a minty BUG
by natchezjohn
Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:19 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15
Replies: 8
Views: 431

Re: Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15

There is an error message before the boot screen:
"Error Message could not boot/EFI/boot/fallback/efl14"
by natchezjohn
Wed Nov 04, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: SOLVED Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15
Replies: 8
Views: 431

SOLVED Mint 17.2 DVD won't work in HP 15

Just bought an HP 15 laptop. D**n thing doesn't recognize 32 bit dvd on boot -- SOOOO I downloaded and burned Mint 17.2 64 bit and it recognizes it and shows selection window but won't load when clicked(blank screen). What to do - what to do??

It did permit a flawless installation of Ubuntu-Mate
by natchezjohn
Tue Nov 03, 2015 3:57 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Duplicity backup
Replies: 2
Views: 392

Re: Duplicity backup

Thanks deja WORKED!!
by natchezjohn
Tue Nov 03, 2015 10:43 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Duplicity backup
Replies: 2
Views: 392

Duplicity backup

I installed duplicity with the software center. Doesn't show up on Menu and isn't recognized in terminal. When I search file system THERE IT IS in usr/bin but I can't open it.

What to do -- What to do?
by natchezjohn
Thu Apr 30, 2015 7:10 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: mint 17 1 software manager won't search
Replies: 3
Views: 300

[SOLVED] Re: mint 17 1 software manager won't search

It is a NEW install. After the MEGA mb updates the problem went away.
by natchezjohn
Wed Apr 29, 2015 7:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: mint 17 1 software manager won't search
Replies: 3
Views: 300

mint 17 1 software manager won't search

When I click the search icon it only highlites the entry. Does nothing else. :roll:
by natchezjohn
Wed Apr 29, 2015 11:30 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Software Manager DOWN?
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: Software Manager DOWN?

I surrender - I like mint too much. Downloading 17 and will run side by side.
by natchezjohn
Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:11 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Software Manager DOWN?
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: Software Manager DOWN?

Switchin to ubuntu since I'd have to download a BIG thingee either way. Might as well get the Daddy.
by natchezjohn
Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:26 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Software Manager DOWN?
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: Software Manager DOWN?

SUCKS!!
by natchezjohn
Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:12 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Software Manager DOWN?
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Software Manager DOWN?

I have mint both ver 16 and ver 14 in both when I try to install a prog it goes to 0% downloaded and refreshes. Agin and again

It seems you can't install on the terminal

What's happening???
by natchezjohn
Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:25 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Linux setup TP-LINK TD-8616
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Re: Linux setup TP-LINK TD-8616

Thank you, thank you

Very clear - that should do it.

John
by natchezjohn
Tue Jun 03, 2014 5:38 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Linux setup TP-LINK TD-8616
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Re: Linux setup TP-LINK TD-8616

Thank you VERY much.

Using Mint 14 Mate. Please give me the manual ip address setup guidence as I'm not at the subject pc now and won't know if I need it till I get there.

john

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