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by jsb
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: SD Card Reader not mounting properly
Replies: 3
Views: 1212

Re: SD Card Reader not mounting properly

I had a recently reformatted usb flash drive that would not mount, but no problem with an external HDD. I never tried plugging both in like you did, though. The usb drive would show up in disks as "kingston...". I searched and trying a number of things. One thing I saw said a name was needed, but I ...
by jsb
Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: lock computer [SOLVED]
Replies: 15
Views: 574

Re: lock computer

I'm using XFCE but also had the screen not locking despite settings telling it to do so. I also had some other sleep/wake issues. I thought it might be conflicts between screen saver and power manager. I have set screen saver mode to "disable" and then used power manager to set sleep mode, and check...
by jsb
Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:58 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: C-states
Replies: 2
Views: 320

Re: C-states (solved)

Thanks. "Most newer Linux distributions, on systems with Intel processors, use the “intel_idle” driver (probably compiled into your kernel and not a separate module) to use C-states. This driver uses knowledge of the various CPUs to control C-states without input from system firmware (BIOS). This dr...
by jsb
Sat Feb 11, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: C-states
Replies: 2
Views: 320

C-states

Hi, new mint user but have been on linux for about 3.5 years. Started on Peppermint and most recently Xubuntu. A couple years ago, I also did get my wife to give Mint a try, when her windows got messed up to the point that we would have to reinstall anyway. She's never wanted to go back since. Anywa...

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