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Re: Linux Mint 19 “Tara” Xfce – BETA Release

Post by HaveaMint » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:52 am

Has anyone else noticed that in Thunar open as root doesn't work? I did post this in the blog, was just wondering if any others were seeing this.
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Re: Linux Mint 19 “Tara” Xfce – BETA Release

Post by kc1di » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:09 am

PLEASE post bug reports Here not in the forums: for XFCE for MATE for CINNAMON
this will be a great help to the Devs as they try to fix bugs for Final release and will help all of us.

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Re: Linux Mint 19 “Tara” Xfce – BETA Release

Post by HaveaMint » Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:50 pm

Well I put the Main PC back to 18.3, too many bugs in 19 for now. I should have listened to @Moem on being a user not an explorer. Or however she said it. :D
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Re: Linux Mint 19 “Tara” Xfce – BETA Release

Post by wrighch » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:41 pm

Running with the following configuration:

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charlie@WINBOOK:~$ inxi -Fxz
System: 	Host: WINBOOK Kernel: 4.15.0-23-generic x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 7.3.0 
		Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 (Gtk 2.24.31) Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara 
Machine: 	Device: portable System: WinBook product: TW700 v: 0.1 serial: N/A 
		Mobo: WinBook. model: TW700 v: FAB1 serial: N/A 
		UEFI: Phoenix v: 1.00 IA32 date: 11/04/2014 
CPU: 		Quad core Intel Atom Z3735G (-MCP-) 
		arch: Silvermont rev.8 cache: 1024 KB 
		flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 10662 
		clock speeds: max: 1832 MHz 1: 955 MHz 2: 823 MHz 3: 499 MHz 4: 499 MHz 
Graphics:	Card: Intel Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display 
		bus-ID: 00:02.0 
		Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.6 ) 
		drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) 
		Resolution: 800x1280@60.00hz 
		OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Bay Trail 
		version: 4.2 Mesa 18.0.0-rc5 Direct Render: Yes 
Audio: 		Card-1 Intel HDMI/DP LPE Audio driver: HdmiLpeAudio 
		Card-2 bytcr-rt5640 driver: bytcr-rt5640 
		Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.15.0-23-generic 
Network: 	Card: Ralink RT5370 Wireless Adapter 
		driver: rt2800usb v: 2.3.0 usb-ID: 001-003 
		IF: wlxc83a35cca8b7 state: up mac: <filter> 
Drives: 	HDD Total Size: NA (-) 
		ID-1: /dev/mmcblk1 model: N/A size: 15.6GB 
		ID-2: /dev/mmcblk2 model: N/A size: 62.7GB 
Partition: 	ID-1: / size: 13G used: 6.0G (49%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/mmcblk1p2 
		ID-2: swap-1 size: 1.01GB used: 0.06GB (6%) 
		fs: swap dev: /dev/mmcblk1p3 
RAID: 		No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present 
Sensors: 	System Temperatures: cpu: 44.0C mobo: N/A 
		Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A 
Info: 		Processes: 190 Uptime: 2:15 Memory: 372.9/922.1MB 
		Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: 7.3.0 
		Client: Shell (bash 4.4.191) inxi: 2.3.56 
The system appears to function mostly nominally with the following issues:

1) Install from Live USB fails just after the "Configuring Hardware" step. Alert dialog says "GRUB installation failed." After powering off the system, was able to boot by manually entering the "linux" and "initrd" commands to boot the installed image by using the USB stick grub menu. Once booted, I used apt install Grub-efi-ia32 to allow boot directly from the device's efi.

2) Boot from the device's efi requires "nomodeset" or "acpi_osi=" and then often requires mutiple attempts before the boot completes. Otherwise, the screen goes black and the boot hangs approximately at the point where the kernel attempts to switch from the BIOS video driver to the kernel's embedded inteldrmfb code during the boot sequence. /var/log/kern.log indicates:

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	fb: switching to inteldrmfb from EFI VGA
	[drm:pwm_setup_backlight [i915]] *ERROR* Failed to own the pwm chip
3) Touchscreen works, but both X and Y axes are inverted. Touching lower-right positions the cursor at upper-left. Moving down-right drags the cursor up-left. Setting xorg.conf.d/10-evdev.conf "Option "InvertX" "true" worked in Mint 18.3-xfce but does not work in Mint-19-beta. kern.log indicates:

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	Goodix-TS i2c-GDIX1001:00: ID 911, version: 1050
	input: Goodix Capacitive TouchScreen as /devices/platform/80860F41:03/i2c-3/i2c-GDIX1001:00/input/input4
4) No sound. kern.log indicates:

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	Baytrail Audio Port: AsoC: no backend DAIs enabled for Baytrail Audio Port
5) Camera not recognized.

6) Accelerometer not recognized.

7) Driver Manager loads its cache, then displays a completely blank (white) window with no menus or buttons of any kind.

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