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by Fredashay
Sat Sep 03, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18 hangs after "dots" screen. Mint 17 says, "Graphic drivers not found, using software rendering."
Replies: 3
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Re: Mint 18 hangs after "dots" screen. Mint 17 says, "Graphic drivers not found, using software rendering."

I spent the past few hours trying different Linux distros. This post may be a bit long winded, but maybe it'll shed some light on my problem for you Linux gurus out there. As I said, I downloaded all the ISOs on a Win 7 machine, and tried to install them on the target machine described in my first p...
by Fredashay
Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:25 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18 hangs after "dots" screen. Mint 17 says, "Graphic drivers not found, using software rendering."
Replies: 3
Views: 1534

Re: Mint 18 hangs after "dots" screen. Mint 17 says, "Graphic drivers not found, using software rendering."

Thanks. I tried that several times. This time: - Pressed down arrow and chose Compatibility Mode - Lots and lots of diagnostic messages - Linux Mint 18 Sarah mint tty1 Mint login: - More diagnostic messages - Spinny icon on a black screen for about a minute - Mouse pointer on a black screen for abou...
by Fredashay
Tue Aug 30, 2016 6:27 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint 18 hangs after "dots" screen. Mint 17 says, "Graphic drivers not found, using software rendering."
Replies: 3
Views: 1534

Mint 18 hangs after "dots" screen. Mint 17 says, "Graphic drivers not found, using software rendering."

I'm trying to install Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon 64 bit on new hardware. I downloaded the ISO (from two different mirrors) and burned them onto DVDs using a Windows 7 machine. When I boot either CD on the target machine, the following happens: 1.) It counts down to the desktop 2.) It then shows the Linu...

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