linux mint

  1. Ant-Eye-Matter

    Grub Hates Me.

    I've been installing as many distros as I can on an old laptop of mine. After about three operating systems, Grub starts imploding. I've topped out at 4. Is there an alternative to Grub that I can use to fix this?
  2. loubard

    Keyboard doesn't stop repeating letters when I press Ctrl key (linux mint)

    Hello everybody! May God bless you abundantly. I have a problem with my keyboard. Today, the keyboard started to press touches itself with repetition after using the Ctrl key. When I press for example a touchs like "w" before pressing Ctrl, it becomes to repeat "w" until I press another key...
  3. T

    Crashes almost every day on two machines, three distros and four WMs/DEs

    Hi all, I come here hoping to find out what's going wrong with my PC. It crashes almost every day, unpredictably (not obviously load-related) and the only symptoms are repeating one to two seconds of audio if music or a video was playing and a total freeze requiring a reboot. This has happened...
  4. I

    Help needed.

    Hello, I have installed a copy of Linux mint onto an external 1tb hard drive. Made by Seagate. I can boot into the hard drive on the pc I used to install it to the external hard drive. But I plugged the hard drive into another computer but it does not show up on my boot list. I disabled secure...
  5. G

    Device For Bootloader Installation(Disk or Efi partition?)

    I'm new to Linux Mint. In Linux Mint,at Installer partition manager,there is "Device for bootloader installation.I'm not sure which is the correct one to fill in the space,disk device or efi (ESP)partition. After reading a few posts on this subject matter,there is conflicting advice & no...
  6. B

    What Linux distribution is best suited for Ansible AWX?

    I´ve got 3 options to work with as controller: -LinuxMint -Rocky -Redhat I like Ubuntu based distributions and if it possible I prefer go with LlinuxMint (Probably not best suited for Ansible AWX, but I wanna know for sure) Really appreciate your answer and experience
  7. L

    Not able to install GRUB to /dev/sda (LinuxMintXFCE20.2)

    hi I installed linux mint with a cd on the laptop and the installation process was almost done and then I got this error message(translated from german, I am german): "Not able to install GRUB to /dev/sda. " And then there was a dropdown menu where I could install it somewhere else, but I...
  8. N

    Can't choose between distros

    So I'm thinking about switching from Windows to Linux and I'm searching for distributions. Currently I have checked out Linux mint but then I found Zorin OS so I'm so confused what distro am I supposed to pick. I'm also worried about my PC specs. It's Amd Ryzen 5, GTX 1050. I tried out live...
  9. K

    Unable to acess bios screen

    I was trying to install a newer version of Linux Mint from a USB Stick. Linux Mint 19.2 to Linux Mint 20.2. I was unable to upgrade using the update manager, so burned an ISO to a USB Stick. No matter what I do, I am unable to access the bios screen. I believe I have UEFI on this PC. I...
  10. U

    What does Pop!_OS Have that Linux Mint doesn't?

    Hi, I'm relatively new to linux although I've been using it (and FOSS software) for about a month now, currently I'm running Pop!_OS and it's done me great service, I can play all the games I need using Steam Play and other than that it's pretty much what it is. However recently I've wanted to...
  11. L

    Linux vs FreeBSD - memory managemen

    Hi guys, does anyone know the differences between these operating systems (Linux vs FreeBSD) in terms of memory management? P.S. Thanks in advance.
  12. W

    Fallback Mode after switching graphics card (Linux Mint)

    I recently switched graphics card to a VGA D33A27. The VGA/DVI displays work but when booting up Linux Mint goes into fallback mode. I have tried installing a fresh version of mint but same issue. Do I need to get propriety drivers? Or change BIOS settings? Any ideas much appreciated.
  13. D

    Ethernet doesn't work after dual-booting

    Recently, I dual-booted W10 and LM 19.3 Cinnamon (both 64-bit). After dual-booting, ethernet works only on LM, while on W10 it says that it's not connected. I saw a few topics with a similar problem but all of them had no connection on LM, not W10. Feel free to ask for more info and thank you in...
  14. H

    [SOLVED] Linux mint 20 font error

    After upgrading to Linux mint 20. This has happened: I have tried many times to restart it but it doesn't seem to help :confused:
  15. Kuojin

    Linux Mint 19.3. Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 14 Laptop. Unable to get webcam or fingerprint reader working.

    Hey guys, I've been having a bit of trouble, as described in the thread title, and have been hoping someone might have some ideas on how to resolve this. Other than the problems mentioned above, the laptop works flawlessly. So, I'm wondering if Linux is just not recognizing the hardware, either...
  16. F

    File Sharing

    I have linux mint on my laptop and have recently made a home pc desktop linux mint as well. I am new to this field and do not know what to search for such a question... 1) I would like to configure my home pc desktop in such a way that everything I save to my laptop will also save to my home...
  17. D

    Set display manager at login

    I want to set up linux mint on my old laptop so that it uses chromium instead of xfce. This is easy. There is plenty of advice out there. In linux mint you can edit the desktop file in /usr/share/xsessions so it executes linux-chromium insted of startxfce4. This works well. Users can't do...
  18. Mastabruce

    Linux Mint 19.2 "Tina" is now available

    Since I haven't seen a thread here, Linux Mint version 19.2 "Tina" is now available. A guide on how to upgrade from 19.1 is available on linuxmint.com that will help you upgrade based on your current desktop environment.
  19. M

    Linux mint

    Hello I want to install Linux mint on my virtual box I downloaded the ISO file for mint website but when I try to use it gives me this message ( fatale error no bootable medium file )
  20. T

    Get the error "The 'grub-efi-amd64-signed' package failed to install into /target/" in Mint 19 [Solved]

    Hey, nice to meet yaw! I'm new but not to Linux. Ok, I got the error "The 'grub-efi-amd64-signed' package failed to install into /target/. Without the GRUB bootloader, the installed system will not boot." Well, here goes... I love Linux Mint, tried others always came back to Mint. Mint 18.3...
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