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AChesh
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Only boots when in recovery mode!

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Hello,

After installing Linux onto my 1TB HDD, I went to boot and it got to the loading screen with the logo and the dots. When all of the dots are green the laptop became frozen. I then tried it in recovery mode and it booted as normal, if not a little bit slow. This keeps happening and I can find no way to stop it.

Does anyone know how to fix this issue?


Thanks,

Adam.

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Re: Only boots when in recovery mode!

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Hello AChesh and Welcome to Linux Mint,

We need to know what video card your machine is using. But I suspect it may be Nvidia
if so got to this page https://www.linuxmint.com/rel_serena_cinnamon.php and scroll down to the section name Solving freezes and follow the instructions there.
Good Luck.
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Re: Only boots when in recovery mode!

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I managed to install the NVIDIA Driver and it boots as normal. However, once I've logged on I get the 'Cinnamon has crashed' message.

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Which version of Mint are you using, 18.1 /17.3 ?
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Re: Only boots when in recovery mode!

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I am using the newest release of Linux Mint. I installed the NVIDIA Settings Panel and it is working fine now with all the drivers installed.

Thanks for your help!

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Glad you got it going, Enjoy :)
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