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by gatorade
Fri Mar 04, 2016 10:56 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot
Replies: 14
Views: 850

Re: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot

this is what happens when I try to re-boot
screenshot3.JPG
by gatorade
Fri Mar 04, 2016 12:34 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot
Replies: 14
Views: 850

Re: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot

I was still getting errors , so I tried to install it again, I noticed an error while it was trying to install. I was wondering if that's what is causing the problem with grub .
installer error.jpg
by gatorade
Thu Mar 03, 2016 6:54 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot
Replies: 14
Views: 850

Re: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot

terminal.jpg
here's what it said. I will re-boot and see if the problem is solved.
by gatorade
Thu Mar 03, 2016 8:44 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot
Replies: 14
Views: 850

Re: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot

here's what gparted looked like before I hit the install button
gparted 4.jpg
by gatorade
Thu Mar 03, 2016 8:43 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot
Replies: 14
Views: 850

Re: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot

I don't know if I did everything correctly , but I'm still getting the same error. I followed the instructions , and it seemed like everything was working , but upon re-boot I get the same "grub rescue error" please tell me if I followed your instructions correctly. gparted.jpg gparted 2.j...
by gatorade
Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:13 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot
Replies: 14
Views: 850

Re: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot

I tried what was recommended here https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=217483 but something went wrong and I am getting an error that says : file not found grub rescue Heres a screenshot from Gparted Gparted.jpg So, I deleted the grub2 somehow , I'm assuming, or didn't set it up the...
by gatorade
Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot
Replies: 14
Views: 850

Re: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot

Gparted.png
here's the gparted screenshot I took
by gatorade
Mon Feb 29, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot
Replies: 14
Views: 850

trying to upgrade mint 11 to 17.3 on a dual boot

Hi guys, I was wondering if you could help me out with another dual boot , windows 7 /mint17.3 problem. It's the same asus laptop , this hard drive was the one I had set up with dual boot previous to the one i was seeking help with in the thread you responded to. https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtop...
by gatorade
Sun Feb 28, 2016 8:39 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing[SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1677

Re: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing

ok, great .

thanks again guys. :D
by gatorade
Sun Feb 28, 2016 6:56 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing[SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1677

Re: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing

I'm happy to report that I haven't experienced any crashes since updating the driver. I am getting an error msg , though, it says "5420311 ACPI PCC probe failed" what does this mean , and how can I fix it? Do I really need to do anything ? The computer boots fine and I haven't noticed anyt...
by gatorade
Sun Feb 28, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing[SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1677

Re: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing

ok, got the Nvidia driver installed, I will test it and post back if I'm still having issues.

Thanks a lot guys. :D
by gatorade
Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:40 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing[SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1677

Re: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing

And, here's the results of the second code dc@dc-N82JQ ~ $ ubuntu-drivers devices == /sys/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:03.0/0000:01:00.0 == modalias : pci:v000010DEd00000CAFsv00001043sd00001342bc03sc00i00 model : GT215M [GeForce GT 335M] vendor : NVIDIA Corporation driver : nvidia-340 - distro non-fre...
by gatorade
Sun Feb 28, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing[SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1677

Re: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing

I didn't install the fgirx driver, I was not aware that I needed to. Here's what I got when I entered that code dc@dc-N82JQ ~ $ inxi -Fxz System: Host: dc-N82JQ Kernel: 3.19.0-32-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 4.8.2) Desktop: Cinnamon 2.8.6 (Gtk 3.10.8~8+qiana) Distro: Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa Machine: Mob...
by gatorade
Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:22 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to dual boot mint 17.3 and windows 7 [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 1216

Re: trying to dual boot mint 17.3 and windows 7 [SOLVED]

I've been experiencing a lot of crashes with the new installation. I'll have a couple windows open , and then everything just freezes up , and after about a minute the computer will shut down and re-boot. If anyone can help diagnose this , please advise what the next step for me would be. here's a l...
by gatorade
Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:11 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing[SOLVED]
Replies: 10
Views: 1677

mint 17.3 cinnamon keeps crashing[SOLVED]

I've recently installed mint 17.3 cinnamon to my Asus laptop , dual booted it with windows 7. Here's the link to that thread https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=216979 I'm experiencing issues with Mint , it keeps freezing up , and crashing , then it will re-boot. This is the most t...
by gatorade
Fri Feb 19, 2016 12:41 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: problem pasting passwords , using keypass[SOLVED]
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: problem pasting passwords , using keypass

this has nothing to do with keepassx or keepass2. some sites like paypal will not allow you to copy and paste passwords when changing your password or login, which is retarded. there are tutorials in how to disable this feature in firefox, like this one below try it. let us know if that fixes the p...
by gatorade
Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to dual boot mint 17.3 and windows 7 [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 1216

Re: trying to dual boot mint 17.3 and windows 7 [SOLVED]

ok, just thought I'd ask , maybe prevent it in the future.

It's all good , working now.

thx again.
by gatorade
Thu Feb 18, 2016 8:06 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to dual boot mint 17.3 and windows 7 [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 1216

Re: trying to dual boot mint 17.3 and windows 7

hey , thanks for the help dude! :D

working great now. Any idea why it wasn't recognizing the windows install?
by gatorade
Thu Feb 18, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: trying to dual boot mint 17.3 and windows 7 [SOLVED]
Replies: 17
Views: 1216

Re: trying to dual boot mint 17.3 and windows 7

i don't see a grub menu.

this is what I got when I ran the code in terminal

No volume groups found
/dev/sda1:Windows 7 (loader):Windows:chain

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