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by SamLearnsLinux
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!
Replies: 36
Views: 726

Re: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!

I select the option 'Start Linux mint 19 Mate 64 bit' and the screen goes blank. Nothing loading sign, no mint logos, nothing. It has booted in only 2-3 times so far since yesterday what happens, then, if on the Live Media - - when you select the 2nd Boot Option: - usually an video compatibility mo...
by SamLearnsLinux
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!
Replies: 36
Views: 726

Re: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!

I select the option 'Start Linux mint 19 Mate 64 bit' and the screen goes blank. Nothing loading sign, no mint logos, nothing. It has booted in only 2-3 times so far since yesterday It sounds like your machine has gone toes up, shuffled off its mortal coil. If you know someone with a computer, try ...
by SamLearnsLinux
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:40 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!
Replies: 36
Views: 726

Re: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!

Before reinstalling like Pierre said, I would first address the issue behind the crash. If it was a user error, then OK, don't do again. But if it was a hardware problem, a hard disk change is in order before something worse happens. If the machine itself won't boot but the disk is OK, then use ano...
by SamLearnsLinux
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!
Replies: 36
Views: 726

Re: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!

But how do I do that when I cannot even boot into my live usb? What happens when you attempt to boot into the live session? I select the option 'Start Linux mint 19 Mate 64 bit' and the screen goes blank. Nothing loading sign, no mint logos, nothing. It has booted in only 2-3 times so far since yes...
by SamLearnsLinux
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!
Replies: 36
Views: 726

Re: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!

Hi there Sam, quite seriously - - it's probably much Quicker to actually re-install that LinuxMint System: - - than it is to actually Repair that LinuxMint System :shock: as I've been there & done that - - on Both the Windows System & on the Linux System. :roll: so, unless you just want to Learn So...
by SamLearnsLinux
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!
Replies: 36
Views: 726

Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!

I was facing a major issue yesterday and did a boot repair based on one of the reddit commenters suggestion. Since then I cannot boot in. Nor into a live usb or the system on the hard disk. Here's the entire thread https://www.reddit.com/r/linuxquestions/comments/b4stmd/computer_has_stopped_working_...
by SamLearnsLinux
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to prevent image viewer from auto-opening every image I download?
Replies: 3
Views: 174

Re: How to prevent image viewer from auto-opening every image I download?

Quetzal wrote:
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:40 pm
Assuming you don't mean that it opens any image you download without you selecting it and pressing 'Enter'?
That is exactly what I mean. It opens any image I download without me clicking on it or pressing Enter. And I would want to know how to stop this
by SamLearnsLinux
Sat Mar 09, 2019 2:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to prevent image viewer from auto-opening every image I download?
Replies: 3
Views: 174

How to prevent image viewer from auto-opening every image I download?

Mint xfce 19 here. Image viewer auto-opens every image i download from chrome. How do I stop this?
by SamLearnsLinux
Fri Feb 15, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to enable VPN only for Spotify?
Replies: 3
Views: 117

Re: How to enable VPN only for Spotify?

trytip wrote:
Thu Feb 14, 2019 3:05 am
change your dns to https://1.1.1.1/ if you don't mind using the browser page spotify. you can also use browsec or zenmate or other vpn extensions
How and where do I change the DNS? And what are downsides?
by SamLearnsLinux
Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:20 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How to enable VPN only for Spotify?
Replies: 3
Views: 117

How to enable VPN only for Spotify?

Linux Mint 19 XFCE user here. I'm outside of USA and need to use spotify using a VPN. I am okay with using the web version or the desktop app of Spotify or a third party spotify app. But I want to know a way such that the VPN is enabled only for Spotify and is enabled automatically when I start Spot...
by SamLearnsLinux
Sat Feb 02, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Recommend me a simple video creator app?
Replies: 5
Views: 210

Re: Recommend me a simple video creator app?

Thank you for the suggestions everyone. I tried imagination but it was not picking up the audio file. So I went ahead with openshot and it works well. Thank you :)
by SamLearnsLinux
Fri Feb 01, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Recommend me a simple video creator app?
Replies: 5
Views: 210

Recommend me a simple video creator app?

I need a simple video creator that let's me add 10-15 jpeg images as slideshow with music playing in the background. Looking for an simple app which will let me do this. I have no use for heavier functionalities. I'm on mint xfce 19.
by SamLearnsLinux
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:56 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to split create zip files?
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: How to split create zip files?

I want to split it at creation itself and not after I create it. man zip Thank you! I used this out on my local machine I was able to split create zips with pause using zip -sp -s 5m -r example.zip foldername/ and got the output as example.z01 example.z02 example.z03 example.zip I am struggling to ...
by SamLearnsLinux
Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to split create zip files?
Replies: 3
Views: 217

How to split create zip files?

I am on a digital ocean VPS and using SSH to create a zip file for backup. The folder I am trying to zip is a little over 13 gb and I have only 9 gb space on my VPS. I am using this command to create the zip. zip -r foldername.zip foldername/ Is there any way I can split create this zip? Such that I...
by SamLearnsLinux
Thu Nov 01, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to copy paste in terminal without having some characters being changed?
Replies: 2
Views: 90

How to copy paste in terminal without having some characters being changed?

Mint XFCE 19 here. I'm doing some bulk rename work like and have the rename list ready in a text file mv '001 folder name' '001 new folder name' mv '002 folder name' '002 new folder name' . . . etc But whenever I paste this into the terminal the text automatically gets converted to mv 001\ folder\ n...
by SamLearnsLinux
Fri Sep 28, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: What application should I use to open .mobi files?
Replies: 4
Views: 269

What application should I use to open .mobi files?

Libreoffice is returning gibberish and document viewer is not able to open it either. I am on Mint xfce 19
by SamLearnsLinux
Fri Sep 14, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Redshift has stopped working. What to do?
Replies: 5
Views: 515

Re: Redshift has stopped working. What to do?

do you have a Timeshift snapshot to go back to before this troubles started? if you make changes to permissions in root what did you change and why? what do you get when you run redshift-gtk in Terminal? Yes I do have a timeshift snapshot but I don't want to revert just due to redshift because my o...
by SamLearnsLinux
Wed Sep 12, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Redshift has stopped working. What to do?
Replies: 5
Views: 515

Redshift has stopped working. What to do?

Mint XFCE 19. Redshift has stopped working since a few days. Here are some things that may have caused it: -My wifi died a few days ago and my internet has been wobbly and troublesome since. Made a post on this as well -Changed root permission for some networking stuff -Installed regular updates ava...
by SamLearnsLinux
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Is there any way to rename files from a spreadsheet?
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: Is there any way to rename files from a spreadsheet?

One way to rename a file: mv OldFile NewFile As long as you have both OldFile and NewFile in your spreadsheet it's probably as easy as adding a third column "mv", arrange them as above and just copy & paste the whole thing into a terminal. ;) Anyway, you get the idea, I'm sure you can figure it out...

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