Search results

  1. brickwizard

    MSI Laptop Screen Stays at Bios

    all explained in this article https://www.howtogeek.com/363735/what-is-a-checksum-and-why-should-you-care/
  2. brickwizard

    MSI Laptop Screen Stays at Bios

    your welcome, please edit the title of your first post to include "solve" Bwiz
  3. brickwizard

    Which s correct ?

    Run inxi -S
  4. brickwizard

    Australia - The Land Down Under

    Australians have been named the heaviest drinkers in the world that explains a lot of things :D
  5. brickwizard

    How to install windows based software not in software manager

    addendum.. just looked again and i have listed all I have installed
  6. brickwizard

    How to install windows based software not in software manager

    if you put wine in the software manager of mint, then in order they appear on the list, these are the components i have installed.. Play on linux wine microsoft compatibility layer wine stable [not the one that appears first on the list] wine staging wine stable amd64 wine staging amd64...
  7. brickwizard

    How to install windows based software not in software manager

    Have you tried using the Wine windows loader ? just tested it on my mint drive and it appears to load ok [I say appears as I didn't try to use it] [oh and my wine is set up for winXP] Bwiz
  8. brickwizard

    [solved] My laptop's screen is blank but my external monitor works just fine

    excellent welcome aboard please go to your first post and edit the title to include "solved" thanks
  9. brickwizard

    Which graphics card is better AMD or Nvidia ?

    this looks like it may be the problem as for AMD graphic cards all but the latest have good support in linux
  10. brickwizard

    Which graphics card is better AMD or Nvidia ?

    welcome to the forums can you open a terminal and enter inxi -G and paste back the results if you haven't got inxi then try sudo apt install inxi in the terminal
  11. brickwizard

    Accidentally uninstalled my GUI (Xfce 4.14.4)

    your right Im getting old brain gets fuzzy towards bed time ..... so the only diffrance is to install xfce from terminal in Debian is sudo apt-get install xfce4
  12. brickwizard

    Accidentally uninstalled my GUI (Xfce 4.14.4)

    I am not up on Arch, but normaly as you switch on press and hold Ctrl + Alt + F2 should get you to a prompt and sudo pacman -S xfce4 should load the desktop or to change sudo password this usualy works Type the following command as a sudo user in the Terminal to change the root...
  13. brickwizard

    Hello all, my name is john

    Welcome to the forums be prepared for a bit of a steep learning curve
  14. brickwizard

    Access to an HDD on Linux Mint 20.0

    inxi is a very powerful tool, we use it often to look for problems, try and remember it.. the most common ones I ask people to use are inxi [space] -A for Sound -D for Drives -G for Graphics -N for Network -P for Partitions -S for System -Fnxz for a full profile [if its for...
  15. brickwizard

    Access to an HDD on Linux Mint 20.0

    I you run in a terminal inxi -D it will tell you what drives you have and where they are mounted [but not partitions]
  16. brickwizard

    What do i do? (Installing Windows to USB while on Linux)

    Welcome to the forums Linux lite is a good medium weight linux, and has certain tools available from the repository, thankfully I don't often get involved in re-installing windows these days, but when I do, I usualy use a DVD-r , you failed to tell us what the box is [make & modle number] or...
  17. brickwizard

    MSI Laptop Screen Stays at Bios

    once you decide on your distribution [ depending on the age and spec of your machine] you will need either a16gb pendrive or a clean DVD-R you will need access to a second computer that you can use to download your distribution and Burn it as an iso bootable medium Make your ISO installation...
  18. brickwizard

    MSI Laptop Screen Stays at Bios

    welcome to the forums, what is the full model number of your lappy
  19. brickwizard

    How do I grant USB disk access to other apps?

    I take it you can see the drive , have you tried right click and open with, then choose the app you want to open the contents with
  20. brickwizard

    Linuxgruven survivor with a mission!

    Welcome to the forums
Top