• We had to restore from a backup today after a failed software update. Backup was from 0000 EDT and restored it at 0800 EDT so we lost about 8hrs. Today is 07/20/2024. More info here.

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  1. Freepoorman

    I installed Linux Mint XFCE on my sister's laptop.

    My sister's laptop was running very slow. It has an i5 CPU and 8gb RAM, but still has an HDD as the boot drive. After seeing how fast my (similar spec) laptop is running Xubuntu, she asked if I could install Linux but keep it as user-friendly as possible for her. She's only ever used Windows, so...
  2. J

    Computer Refuses to Boot

    I'm new to Linux (mint) and I have been using it for about 4 months now but ever since I installed it I had issues with my NVIDIA card and it seems to be causing multiple problems. My PC doesn't boot sometimes and boots into emergency mode 70% of the time where it sometimes boots and sometimes...
  3. R

    Wifi not working on Asus vivobook 16

    I have bought a new Asus Vivobook 16 and installed Mint 21.2. I was able to fix most issues but the wifi and bluetooth. I can live without bluetooth. I dont see a wifi(wireless) option at all. From the information its a Mediatek wifi card. I am pretty new to linux driver world. I have updated...
  4. D

    Solved title bar make me angry

    title bar yeah=very big and it use a lot of space for sure i wonder there are anyway to close it or at least minimize it Microsoft edge
  5. D

    Solved help me!!! my linux is down

    I just install kde desktop on linux mint then I try to run it but fail sao I delete kde and then I remove "Lightdm" then my computer shutdown i try to turn it on but fail Note:i have a snapshot,can i use it to restore
  6. tinfoil-hat

    [solved] Revert Auto Login Option

    Hi, I chose Login without password in Mint installation and want to make it ask for password again. my /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf
  7. T

    Dell latitude xt mouse buttons not working *please help

    having issues with linux on my latitude xt where the buttons below the touchpad dont work, but the buttons above do (has similar trackstick setup to thinkpads) im able to use the mouse this way just fine but its just annoying not being able to use the full function of the laptop, and not having...
  8. Linuxen100

    Linux Mint Cinnamon Edition - Laptop Cannot Wake Up From Sleep

    Hello there, It's a pleasure to be apart of the Linux community. I just installed Linux mint yesterday and this is my first time ever using linux. I appreciate anyone who can help me resolve my issue. I have updated everything and am currently up to date. The issue I am facing is when I put my...
  9. S

    USB extender not working properly (CLOSED).

    Hi All, Purchased one of those cheap and cheerful EBay USB extenders. The kind you plug into an existing USB port, that then offers in this case, another x3 ports to connect to. Oddly it recognises one of my external devices, a USB powered speaker, but not my keyboard or mouse. I wondered if...
  10. N

    Weird booting issue with Linux Mint

    I'm new to Linux, but I've been taking an IT course and realized what I've been missing. You'll have to forgive my ignorance. I installed Linux Mint xfce on an old HP notebook using a flashed USB and ran into issues. At first, the OS wasn't booting at all after installation. After enabling...
  11. E

    Linux Mint Cinnamon freezing to death (needs hard reset) with graphical artefacts

    Hello, I've recently installed Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon on my [laptop: https://termbin.com/7d25] (first time user) and it's been going fine, except it tends to freeze sometimes, never crash, just freeze. I've tried everything from ctrl+alt+escape, to the reisub method, but it needed a hard reset...
  12. G

    <SOLVED> Bluetooth not working on a Toshiba Satellite

    I unistalled blueberry when I first set up linux mint due to it not even being able to detect a speaker. I then installed blueman and everything worked fine until about a week later, when it started getting unreliable. Sometimes it starts up normally upon boot-up and works perfectly fine, but...
  13. Confused_nerd

    Wi-fi not working.

    Hello, so I use linux mint 20.2 Uma, cinnamon version. Recently, my wifi has stopped working, like it shows connected but I can't do anything that requires internet. It DOES NOT show connected, no internet. It shows connected. I know the problem is in the linux part because wifi is working...
  14. D

    what 64 bit OS to choose on this computer

    Hi, I need a 64 bit version OS. I tried with windows 10 64 and it doesn't work. Windows 10 x32 works fine. PC specifications Processor - Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU 3.00GHz 3.01GHz RAM - 4GB (3.25 usable) was 3gb but 1gb was added 32-bit operating system, x64 based processor Video card i thinks is...
  15. Jabirkt99

    [Solved] No speaker sound but wired headphone working! Help

    My Lenovo G50 just installed linux before windows, i have no speaker sound but if i connect wire headphones working. Speakers not working. I am newbie to linux mint 20.
  16. L

    Accessing non-OS drive using Mint.

    Hi, I wanted to try out Linux and installed Linux Mint on a USB. During booting process I select USB from the menu and Mint just works. As a developer I can not express the feeling of joy I had when it loaded the desktop. No less than magic :) I have been using it for over a month now and the...
  17. B

    Solved: Bluetooth Adapter Is Not Detected

    Hello, I bought a bluetooth usb adapter (Miilink BT501) i tested it in windows so i know it works. When i boot in Linux Mint it is not detected. I go to the default bluetooth app, it looks like it turns on the bluetooth but it does not detect my adapter. I run Linux Mint 20.1 x86_64, Kernel...
  18. Confused_nerd

    [Solved] Having trouble with update manager.

    Hello, I'm using linux mint 20.1 (ulyssa) version. A few days ago, I was checking for updates using the GUI update manager. I clicked refresh button on the top toolbar, then it opened up a window like it always does. While it was doing its thing, the wi-fi went down midway, then the window...
  19. Confused_nerd

    The Mint 2016 hack?

    I was a reading a book, and it mentioned "the linux mint 2016 hack". I looked it up and apparently some hackers put a backdoor to the system. Does anyone know more about this? I would also like to know how the sha256sums work(I verified mine before installing), cause like why couldn't the...
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    nvm solved

    ... I don't know how to delete a post
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