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by oobetimer
Sat Jun 05, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: start up time is looong
Replies: 5
Views: 510

Re: start up time is looong

okay well while it is shorter what else can i do to improve it as it still long in my opinion, but it is alot shorter then what it was before but what are some other tweaks i can to so when i enter the pass it starts up quick with out me have to wait on it to load all the things. You can try some o...
by oobetimer
Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:00 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Disk Drive error while booting.
Replies: 2
Views: 3498

Re: Disk Drive error while booting.

Hi, i've recently installed Mint 9 x64 aside Windows for the first time. Everything was going well, untill the last kernel upgrade. Now everytime i try to boot into Mint, the disk check comes up and i get this error: "Serious errors were found while checking the disk for drive /home" and it freezes...
by oobetimer
Fri Jun 04, 2010 6:51 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: How-To change Mount permissions???
Replies: 2
Views: 1431

Re: How-To change Mount permissions???

Hello, i need help changing the permissions of a new disk i made using GParted. I added a second hard disk, formatted it, and made a Label for it, and it mounts perfectly, but when i try to make a new folder using File Browser, i don't have access. A look at the properties shows root is the owner, ...
by oobetimer
Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:09 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: start up time is looong
Replies: 5
Views: 510

Re: start up time is looong

hello , so i recently installed the mint 9 isadora and everything feels nice and smooth. Also i am dual booting it i have xp and mint i dont know if thats the problem but in mint it takes a long time to start up. while it restarts fast and boots up fast then i enter my pass and then it drags and ta...
by oobetimer
Fri Jun 04, 2010 2:01 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installation on USB disk drive failed
Replies: 3
Views: 633

Re: Installation on USB disk drive failed

Dear all, Last couple of weeks I have been installing Isadora Mint on several systems, usually with success, sometimes with unwanted side effects. I also installed Isadora on an external (USB) drive with success so that I could start up from that disk whenever it was plugged in on my pc. However as...
by oobetimer
Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Mint4win. Won't boot into Mint.
Replies: 3
Views: 948

Re: Mint4win. Won't boot into Mint.

Cheers. Looonnngggg time lurker. Forgot my login and password and had to create another. Anyway... I've loaded Mint 9 on my Dell 1525 laptop without problems. (Originally purchased from Dell with Ubuntu 8.04 on it so it was easily upgradeable.) My daughter's Dell 1525: I've tried to load Mint 9 wit...
by oobetimer
Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: FAILED TO CREATE A FILE SYSTEM
Replies: 2
Views: 868

Re: FAILED TO CREATE A FILE SYSTEM

Please help me , i got this error when i'm trying to install Linux Mint 9 . Here's the screenshots : http://i648.removed/albums/uu207/devilmawz/Screenshot1.png and this I'm so hopeless and stuck at this step . Any helps will be very appreciated . Thakss In the Mint's disk-management has a bug, but ...
by oobetimer
Thu Jun 03, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: New Mint8 install, blinking text
Replies: 4
Views: 525

Re: New Mint8 install, blinking text

I am not a programmer. You are going to have to walk me through this. So I press F4, it takes me to the screen with the option of recovery mode but I then press "Shift" as directed but it does nothing. Help me!!! My mistake..I'm sorry .. :oops: When the computer is starting-up, choose the recovory ...
by oobetimer
Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: New Mint8 install, blinking text
Replies: 4
Views: 525

Re: New Mint8 install, blinking text

I have the same exact problem as this user here http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=41414&f=46#p283625 , and mine is not SOLVED! I am a new user, and I have no idea what to do to... There is no troubleshooting guide for this.. Anyway after 2-3 hours of searching the net, I figured out that ...
by oobetimer
Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:40 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Installation Problem
Replies: 2
Views: 399

Re: Installation Problem

So, I'm totally new to Linux but I was so excited to try my first install. A few days ago my wife's Lenovo 3000 N100 laptop had hard drive failure and of course I never had gotten around to making a boot disk with the Lenovo utilities and since the hdd is cooked the recovery partition does little t...
by oobetimer
Thu Jun 03, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Grub rescue
Replies: 2
Views: 398

Re: Grub rescue

I had WinXp and Linux Mint "Gloria" on the same Hard disk dual booting. Both were booting ok for sometime. Then linux stopped booting. Win-XP was booting ok. Like an idiot, I used disk management from Windows and recovered & converted the linux partitions to NTFS. Since then, Win XP won't boot. Whe...
by oobetimer
Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:18 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Can I make a startup disk to CD?
Replies: 6
Views: 529

Re: Can I make a startup disk to CD?

Ive download it no buy it.I downloaded Linux Mint. It is free .. :D You can make your own version .. 8) iso.tar.gz = rakennuspaketti omaa bootti-CD:tä varten http://sites.google.com/site/bootcdoobetimer/iso.tar.gz?attredirects=0&d=1 mkisofs -R -b boot/grub/stage2_eltorito -no-emul-boot \-boot-load-...
by oobetimer
Thu Jun 03, 2010 8:09 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: LM9: minor problem when running fsck at boot
Replies: 60
Views: 11802

Re: LM9: minor problem when running fsck at boot

In LM9, when running fsck at boot, the checking process goes through quickly, but then the system doesn't go on to boot to the desktop in the normal way; this can only be brought about by hitting "C" on the keyboard - the same move that can be made to cancel the check. Any ideas on how to fix this,...
by oobetimer
Thu Jun 03, 2010 1:11 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Can't find previously installed OS
Replies: 6
Views: 698

Re: Can't find previously installed OS

Well Gparted didn't see anything either, and on the windows side when I partition a piece off my HD. Mint still couldn't see any partition at all. Weird Fdisk can help you .. :roll: http://forum.ubuntu-fi.org/index.php?topic=30620.msg236619#msg236619 http://translate.google.fi/translate?js=y&prev=_...
by oobetimer
Wed Jun 02, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: [solved]Linux mint 9 DVD won't boot.
Replies: 9
Views: 1199

Re: [solved]Linux mint 9 DVD won't boot.

mr519 wrote:Well, if it's a hardware problem, then I have the same one.. Wouldn't call it solved though.. :?
K3b is much better burner than Brasero .. :wink:
by oobetimer
Wed Jun 02, 2010 5:06 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Run Linux Mint and Mandriva as dual-boot - How ?= Solved
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: Run Linux Mint and Mandriva as dual-boot - How ?

mick55 wrote:
oobetimer wrote:Grub 2 is unable to launch mandriva
Grub2 can boot anything that grub or LILO can boot.

Grub2 has no problem booting any of my Linux distros, including Slackware,
Debian, Mint, Sidux, Mandriva and many others.
In my computer grub2 causes the kernel panic to Mandriva and PClinuxOS, so ...
by oobetimer
Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:14 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Run Linux Mint and Mandriva as dual-boot - How ?= Solved
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: Run Linux Mint and Mandriva as dual-boot - How ?

Hey there Linux Mint Forum I would like to ask if it is possible to run Linux Mint and Mandriva 2010 as dual boot? In what order shall the systems be installed? Have a formatted PC, where nothing yet is installed. Greetings Scandi-Navian Grub 2 is unable to launch mandriva, so you should install it...

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