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    So @wizardfromoz , I was just looking at my System Information, and the only thing I can see that says RAM says 'Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB'. Is this what you were looking for?
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    @LorenDB I was just looking at your earlier post (#18), and I don't have any external hard drive to back Windows up to. Should I get one before I proceed further? Also I just downloaded the dd tool you suggested. I'll try googling to see how to use it. Also, what does it mean to 'reflash'...
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    @wizardfromoz Ah, ok. I have some thinking to do then. Would dual-booting cost me any operating speed? Like, would it slow down a bit? Also, I can't honestly say I understand very much about specs. However, I believe I've found the model I own here...
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    @Condobloke I have been running it from the USB. @wizardfromoz I would like to dual-boot, so that I still have both available, but I'm totally open to installing Mint as well. I have no important files saved on Windows, so I wouldn't be losing much if I installed Linux. To install you would...
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    Thanks for the help you guys! @Condobloke I read your link and tried the command line and it worked this time! :D Now, I've noticed that whenever I shutdown, everything I've saved or done (pics saved, settings changed) gets lost and it's completely reset every time I reboot. Is there a way to...
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    @Condobloke Whenever I look in the Software Manager it just says 'not available'. @captain-sensible I tried Synaptic Package Manager, but it didn't work. I clicked on anything that at least looked relevant and it won't install. I keep getting this: Whenever I look in the 'All' section under...
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    Ok, first I go to the download screen on the Gimp website. Then I clicked the download button and saved the file. After that I went to the location the file was saved to and double-clicked it to install. Which then brought up this screen: After that, this happened: On the website it...
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    Also perhaps you guys could help me with one more thing... I've been trying to download Gimp (an art program available for Linux) to Mint, but I keep getting an error message. I'm on my phone right now, but I'll post pics of the error in a few minutes when I can get on my laptop.
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    @LorenDB Ah, so that's the button you mentioned. I wondered what that was. Thank you!
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    My problem is, I can't figure out which button will open the boot menu at startup. I've probably tried about four different buttons (including F9) and nothing works, it just continues loading and goes to my lock screen. I've also tried Esc, either F10, F11, or F12, and maybe F2. Maybe I should...
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    @Alexzee I haven't tried to do it with Ubuntu since the last time when I did it incorrectly. I may do that later, but for now I'll play around with Mint. :) MODERATOR'S NOTE - SO JUST FOR CLARIFICATION, folks, the OP is now using Linux Mint 19.3 'Tricia' with the XFCE DE (desktop environment)...
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    Ok, so first: I apologize for the quality of the pics; I started to take screenshots, but found that it would be much less time-consuming taking pics from my phone instead of going back and forth saving multiple pics. First on Windows, I inserted my usb stick. Then I used the search bar on the...
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    Thanks to everyone! I'm excited to say I've finally got Linux Mint running! @LorenDB I actually couldn't find the submenu you were referring to, so I didn't get the controller setting changed. But I've somehow got it running anyway? I'll have to come back later with screenshots of how I did it.
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    @70 Tango Charlie Thank you so much for the information! However I've already formatted my USB stick to Ventoy :) I would be interested to know the advantages/disadvantages of each method you guys have showed me. What I guess I mean is, how are they different? @captain-sensible I downloaded the...
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    It looks to be 64-bit (Is that what 'x64-based PC' means?). And where do I download them to? Straight to the usb stick or just into my downloads on Windows? Thank you so much for your advice and help!
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    I'm so sorry I wasn't more clear on my first post. I downloaded the file directly from ubuntu.com onto the flash drive, and I'm using their tutorial. I intended to wipe Windows and replace it with Ubuntu. Also, I'm afraid to say, but I don't understand how to do what you suggested; I'm a...
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    Hello! I am completely new to Linux (currently running Windows 10). I'm trying to install it as the tutorial said but having some difficulty... I downloaded Ubuntu to a flash drive and tried inserting it and then restarting. I also tried shutting down completely, inserting the flash drive, and...
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