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    Battery overuse in Mint Cinnamon

    I am using Linux Mint Cinnamon on my Lenovo Ideapad 151 since past 6-months. I have noted that since I installed Mint on my system its battery run out time has decreased. Initially I thought it was because my battery was getting older but the other day I read that it was a known problem with...
  2. UldSkull

    Linux installation problem

    I came here, humbly, to submit you my problem : I tried, many times, to install different Linux distros, in cohabitation with Windows 10, on a Dual boot, without success. I try to install these distros on a 500 GB SDD. The Windows partition is 60 GB. It can be less, I know <3 I'm french, so I...
  3. 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 )
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    Turn/Keep Backlight Off or Brightness ALL THE WAY Down

    I've replaced my screen with "special" screen (Pixel Qi) that when the backlight is off, basically doubles as e-paper so it is visible in sunlight. The Fn+F6 shortcut works great to turn the backlight off while keeping the LCD active (which is exactly what I need). The problem is that the...
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    VPN Not Working

    Hi, I have 2 VPN (Opera Built-in and Google cloud openvpn). I succesfully connected to my VPN, IP and traceroute adress changed but still i can't enter banned web pages. I tried reinstall Mint 2 times, and yes, problem solved, but after 5-10min, Mint install something in background and this...
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    Mint 19.1 installs but starts painstakingly slow on HP laptop

    Hi folks, I have question. Maybe someone can give me a hint where I went wrong. On one of my desktops I run Ubuntu, but I can't say that I am very experienced with Linux. With the upcoming end of WIN7 support I decided to install Mint on my rusty trusty HP 6910p laptop. The CPU is T7300 with...
  7. MWE

    Brand New To Linux

    Ok...So I'm a techie. I've owned lots of Mac's and Windows systems but never Linux. The thing that draws me back to wanting Linux every time is all of the bloat that the other two systems put on for the "masses" like Cortana, Siri, Maps, Messaging, Microsoft Bloat, Dell Bloat etc etc etc etc...
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    move the evo960(the complete system is installed here) to a new nuc7i7bnk

    Hello I have linux mint 18.02 installed on a intel nuc5i7ryh and it has worked fine for a little over a year. This machine runs apache2 and serves some hourly reports. From time to time it will lock up meaning that the screen freezes web server stops severing it's pages I replaced the memory...
  9. Alboy1975

    Mint xfce v cinnamon, why does latter cripple cpu

    Hi I'm a noobies to linux and i have bought this https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lenovo-Thinkpad-Ultrabook-Helix-11-6-Touch-i7-8GB-256GB-SSD-Windows-10-EU-KEYB/153120834786?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649as (got mine for £170) as a linux machine. have tried the following...
  10. Edward W. Hood

    Zip Utilities on Mint

    I need to use a zip utility for use on Mint. Does anyone have any recommendations?
  11. Edward W. Hood

    Using Kite on Linux Mint

    Has anyone had any success using Kite for programming with Python on Linux Mint?
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    Hi everyone!

    Hi there, Name's David Longfield. Glad to join the Linux community. I use various distros (Ubuntu, Mint, CentOS, Fedora, Manjaro, Parrot, etc.) Hope to help some of you out and hope you can help me out. By the way, for anyone who's interested, we've created an online course about how to...
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    New install Kali linux, screen is completely messed up and crazy. I have tried mint and same results

    Hi Folks, I've used linux distros for years, but ran into a new problem. I currently have been attempting to install linux on an older machine, e-machine T3418, AMD Sempron 3400+, NVidia GE Force 6100 GPU, 160gb hd, 512 MB DDR Ram. I have it hooked up to a large "tv" through a serial port. Ok...
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    wifi not working on Thinkpad x201 running Mint

    Did not see anything like this in the forums so here goes. Just purchased a Thinkpad X201 that came installed with Mint. Great laptop. I was able to connect with guest password on my home network (did not have my network password). Then did an update and wifi stopped working. Ethernet works...
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    AMD R7 M440 driver for linux mint, Help

    I have HP note book 15-AY102NJ that comes with AMD Radeon R7 M440 2GB. Unfortunately Mint doesn't recognize my video card. Please Help me! specs: Intel® Core™ i7-7500U Processor 2.7GHz AMD Radeon R7 M440 2GB Linux shaykopf-HP-Notebook 4.4.0-70-generic #91-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 22 12:47:43 UTC...
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    Cannot connect to WIFI after driver patch

    Hello all, Preface; I'm new to Linux. After installing Linux Mint 18 on a new build and patching the driver source code in order to use a Linksys AE6000 wifi adapter, I still cannot connect to my network. The wifi adapter lights up as if it is on, but after lspci shows no network controller...
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    Mint 18 or Korora 24

    Hey folks, I want to install Linux parallel to Windows on my laptop, and I narrowed down my choices to the following two options: Mint 18 Cinnamon Korora 24 GNOME The question is: can you tell me, which one might suit me best in the long run (to maybe replace Windows someday)? What I'd need...
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