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by Black Swordsman
Tue May 15, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Error when trying to update cache
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Error when trying to update cache

I have been trying to update the cache in order to follow https://sites.google.com/site/easylinuxtipsproject/mint-cinnamon-first in getting the weather and I keep receiving An error occurred while accessing the server. Please try again in a little while. Details: <urlopen error EOF occurred in viola...
by Black Swordsman
Sun May 13, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New computer [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 162

Re: New computer

That helped out :D Thank you so much
by Black Swordsman
Sun May 13, 2018 7:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: New computer [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 162

New computer [SOLVED]

I just got a new computer from a friend that I decided to put Linux Mint 18.3 onto it inxi -Fxz raun@raun-System-Product-Name-Invalid-entry-length-16-Fixed-up-to-11 ~ $ inxi -Fxz System: Host: raun-System-Product-Name-Invalid-entry-length-16-Fixed-up-to-11 Kernel: 4.13.0-41-generic x86_64 (64 bit gc...
by Black Swordsman
Sun Apr 15, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: .Torrent help
Replies: 3
Views: 282

.Torrent help

Is there a free, open source method for converting direct download links into .torrent files so that I can actually get some files downloaded? I am using a mobile hotspot for internet and it is making downloading any file that I want to get painfully slow (and sometimes I dont even get the download ...
by Black Swordsman
Fri Apr 06, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Multisystem Help [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Re: Multisystem Help

these 2 articles may be of help...i do not know if it can be done with image writer but the articles point to utilities it can be done with...DAMIEN https://itsfoss.com/multiple-linux-one-usb/ https://fossbytes.com/how-to-put-multiple-iso-files-in-one-bootable-usb-disk-create-multiboot-usb-disk/ ht...
by Black Swordsman
Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Multisystem Help [SOLVED]
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Multisystem Help [SOLVED]

I am working on following this tutorial https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=229086 to work on making a USB that has different distros on it so that I can try out the different types of linux to figure out which one I like, my only problem is that the tutorial seems to only focus on put...
by Black Swordsman
Thu Mar 29, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Dream computer and Mint
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Dream computer and Mint

I have a 'dream build' for a future computer but I was wondering, would I have any problems running Mint on it?

Link to the build https://pcpartpicker.com/list/rRVGGG
by Black Swordsman
Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Busybox-please help {SOLVED}
Replies: 14
Views: 1664

Re: Busybox-please help

I apologize, It did end up booting. Is there a terminal command to download those programs or can I find them in Synaptic? sudo apt-get install smartmontools gsmartcontrol gsmartcontrol is a gui front-ent to smartmontools. As of right now gsmartcontrol says that the driver is in good condition
by Black Swordsman
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Busybox-please help {SOLVED}
Replies: 14
Views: 1664

Re: Busybox-please help

I apologize, It did end up booting. Is there a terminal command to download those programs or can I find them in Synaptic?
by Black Swordsman
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Busybox-please help {SOLVED}
Replies: 14
Views: 1664

Re: Busybox-please help

I would conclude that that device is on the out - ready to fly south. There's nothing else you can do at this juncture except cross your fingers and try to boot. Also it's time to transfer any important files to another media and prepare to replace that disk and reinstall. So my main problem is my ...
by Black Swordsman
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Busybox-please help {SOLVED}
Replies: 14
Views: 1664

Re: Busybox-please help

Try running fsck on that partition sudo umount /dev/sda1 then sudo fsck -fvCy /dev/sda1 When done try to boot. Here is the output for doing those two terminal codes mint@mint ~ $ sudo umount /dev/sda1 umount: /dev/sda1: not mounted mint@mint ~ $ sudo fsck -fvCy /dev/sda1 fsck from util-linux 2.27.1...
by Black Swordsman
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Busybox-please help {SOLVED}
Replies: 14
Views: 1664

Re: Busybox-please help

"...due to my computer not meeting minimum specs..." It does. Not new, but not obsolete. "cpu: 56.0C" A bit warm, but it's a portable, they do run a bit warm. "bmips: 6400" Totally adequate... roughly double the minimum. "Memory: 2458.6/3692.9MB" This total is a bit... odd. More than (3.5*1024MB) b...
by Black Swordsman
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Busybox-please help {SOLVED}
Replies: 14
Views: 1664

Re: Busybox-please help

Boot the live media and paste back the results of sudo tune2fs -l /dev/sda1 | egrep 'state|behavior|Mount\ \count|Last\ checked|Maximum' Here it is mint@mint ~ $ sudo tune2fs -l /dev/sda1 |egrep 'state|behavior|Mount\ \count|Last\ checked|Maximum' Filesystem state: clean with errors Errors behavior...
by Black Swordsman
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:51 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Busybox-please help {SOLVED}
Replies: 14
Views: 1664

Busybox-please help {SOLVED}

I have had problems earlier with busybox before and have since tried a fresh install of LM 18.3 cinnamon and have since had a boot to busybox before having a chance to install any updates. I was wondering if anybody might have knowledge as to why that might happen? info -Fxz of computer having probl...
by Black Swordsman
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Problems after BusyBox
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Re: Problems after BusyBox

and an example of when I installed pcsxr Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: pcsxr 0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. 6 not fully installed or removed. Need to get 0 B/882 k...
by Black Swordsman
Fri Mar 23, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Problems after BusyBox
Replies: 1
Views: 153

Problems after BusyBox

Ok so I recently had a problem with rebooting my computer and it going into BusyBox, I ended up getting it fixed but ever since then my sound has not been working, I looked online and found https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=188943 and tried some of the things on here but none of it has wo...
by Black Swordsman
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:36 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Please help - Reboot ends in busybox [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Please help

WharfRat wrote:
Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:31 am
Also it might help if you mounted your linux partition to /mnt and check /mnt//var/log/apt/history.log and term.log to see the update/install activity just prior to your problem.
How would I do that so that I can post the logging problems if something like this happens again?
by Black Swordsman
Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Please help - Reboot ends in busybox [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Re: Please help

inxi -Fxz and this one lsblk -f It'll give us a better idea of your system set up. This link may help https://askubuntu.com/questions/769397/how-can-i-debug-why-ubuntu-boots-to-busybox inxi -Fxz output System: Host: raun-Aspire-4520 Kernel: 4.13.0-36-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinn...
by Black Swordsman
Sat Mar 17, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Please help - Reboot ends in busybox [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 249

Please help - Reboot ends in busybox [SOLVED]

Not sure if this is the tight area to put this but I went to restart my computer and received this BusyBox v1.22.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.22.0-15ubuntu1) built-in she'll (ash) Enter 'help for a list of built-in commands. And help gives me . : [ alias break cd choir command continue echo eval exec exit export f...
by Black Swordsman
Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] qBittorrent
Replies: 2
Views: 120

[SOLVED] qBittorrent

How do I set up qBittorrent to automatically receive magnet links? I downloaded it from software manager and I am running LM 18.3 Cinnamon

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