you have to put the iso onto the boot media in an appropriate manner. IN theory if you formatted a HD with Ventoy https://www.ventoy.net/en/faq.html
in that case after for formating you could just drag and drop an intact iso an
d boot from that drive. That would if chose "try" get Mint live up...
does clicking on unlock icon ask for sudo privilege ?
when clocks change i re-set mine via command line.
What output do you get if you type :
$sudo date --help
in case you get a response this is how i set my date and time if i were to do it at 19.58 greenwich meantime on 22 january 2020 :
my trash is at :
if i cd to /home/andrew/.local/share/Trash
then ls --color i see sub directories of :
expunged files info
to remove stuff from sub-directory "files" in main trash directory i use:
bash-5.0# rm -r files/*
i.e or for you sudo rm -r...
the download should have given you an .iso file in the downloads directory. First step verify the download. The iso file has everything you need to get a distro running live BUT you can't just place that onto a usb. Ventoy is one approach https://rufus.ie/ is another "appropriate" way to put...
i good test for hardware compatibility is to boot a Linux OS from a usb stick. you can try Mint xfce https://linuxmint.com/download.php 3rd in list.
you can use Winsows version of ventoy https://www.ventoy.net/en/download.html
to format a usb stick say 4gig or more. After format drag and...