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Creating virtual hosts on Apache in Linux Mint 17.3

I am working Linux Mint 17.3, and trying to create virtual hosts on Apache 2.4. I have followed the following procedure, but I still can't browse the site. Create two new virtual hosts. sudo cp /...
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Troubles with the internet connection once in a while

I'm using linux mint on a mac book pro. It runs quite well. The only thing is that I have once in a while (1-5 times a day) a problem with the wireless lan connection. The problem only appears when I'...
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I booted puppy from usb, now I cant go back to mint. Everytime I try to boot it it goes to a command line (no GUI)

Wanted to try out puppy . And when I shut it down and tried to go back to Mint Cinammon 17.1 Rosa (my default OS), it just asked for my username and password and then showed me a command line. ...
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Linux has horrible battery life on high end laptop [duplicate]

I'm running 64 bit mint 17.3 cinnamon on my lenovo yoga 2 pro (4th gen i7, 8 gb ram, ssd). It has a quad hd 3200x1800 resolution display. I realize this is most likely bottle necking my battery life. ...
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Nothing happens after clicking “install packages” in Linux Mint

On a new installation of Mint 17.3, I'm getting a problem when I try to install packages. After clicking "install packages" and inputting the admin password, nothing happens. No errors, nothing. I ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 and Ubuntu 15.10 Both freeze after USB live boot

After booting into live USB after several seconds everything freezes I can't even open the terminal (CTR+ALT+F1), Looked for a solution and found out that putting acpi=off on the boot menu should make ...
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Bluetooth trouble after upgrading to Linux Mint 17.3

I recently upgraded to LinuxMint 17.3 from 17.1 and bluetooth appears not to work correctly. When I try to search for devices to pair, my CPU usage gets to 100% and my HP-Notebook PC freezes for some ...
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Change wlan channel

I have 2 Wlan Routers with the same SSID. One on the channel 6 and one on the channel 11. By default I am connected to the one on the channel 6. How can I connect to the one on channel 11? (Of course ...
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Not able to do sudo apt-get update after installing Mongo DB

I tried installing MongoDb on my linux mint Rosa 17.3 system from the following link https://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/ However when I type and run sudo apt-get ...
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Driver Manager through Proxy

I'm having some issues getting drivers through the Driver Manager on Linux Mint 17.3. I am currently behind a corporate proxy and do have my system variables setup appropriately e.g. http_proxy & ...
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Is it possible to persist linux session between reboots?

I use Linux Mint 17.3 x64. Is it possible to make linux remember state of all opened applications and terminals so after shutdown/restart of my machine, all mentioned would open in same position and ...
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How to recover encrypted /home/ folder in Linux Mint 17.2

The issue: I changed my password earlier today, but I must've made a typo, because I couldn't log in afterwards. I booted into the Grub menu and started a passwordless root shell to reset my password. ...
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How to swallow up 15 MB of unallocated disk space into Linux Mint

I just got Linux Mint and I was playing around with the disk space (I partitioned out some space in Windows first and then accidentally lowered the disk space by 15 MB when installing Linux) and I'm a ...
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Problem installing Fedora 23 in VM using KVM on Linux Mint 17.2

I'm unable to install Fedora-Live-Workstation-x86_64-23-10.iso into a QEMU2 VM using virt-manager on Linux Mint 17.2. I've verified that the SHA256 checksum on the ISO is correct, and I can install a ...
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Linux Mint Login Errors

I have had no past problems with linux, but seemingly (to me) at random when I booted up, it went to the login screen, then when I typed in my password it just put my mouse in the center off a black ...
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Linux Mint Quiana 17 xfce 32 bit - recent update has disabled internet but skype works

After a recent update from Linux Mint, firefox no longer connects and nor do other things like the updater itself! However, skype still works. After looking on some other forums and asking the same ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 Stuck In Software Rendering Mode on MacBook Pro

I've been happily running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro for awhile now. Recently I was forced to wipe my computer so I thought I'd give Linux Mint a try. While everything is installed and running ...
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How to add the location of websocketd to your PATH variable?

I'm new to Linux environment (Mint), and recently I was trying to create a websocket for my HTML web app. Eventually I came across websocketd. As per installation steps, I'm supposed to add this ...
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Gnome Terminal error with VT100 cursor movement codes

I've got an ansi escape issue with Gnome Terminal. What could be causing and how do I fix an issue like this? Since I cannot describe the issue very well I have a screenshot to show it off. When I ...
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Audio over HDMI (NVIDIA)

Hi Im using Linux Mint 17.3, my graphics cards are integrated intel and NVidia GT 650M (with HDMI output). Im using nvidia-352 driver. So the problem is that i cant get sound over hdmi working (works ...
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How to open a program on linux?

I've recently downloaded tor by using the command: sudo apt-get install tor I run Linux Mint 17.3 "Rosa" and I have no idea where this file destination is. Could someone please tell me where it ...
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How to resize modal window in Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa (Cinnamon)

I can't resize top modal (and not modal) windows. Please look at smart data window screenshot attached. I can't resize it in order to make a single screenshot containing all properties. I noticed ...
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how to run Stronghold.deb game?

i downloaded Stronghold.deb file from this link https://sourceforge.net/projects/strongholdcrusaderhdforubuntu/ I installed it on Linux mint It is installed, but when I run it, it asks for admin ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 doesn't load on Asus K501UX from USB

I tried to boot from Live USB with Linux Mint 17.3 on my Asus K501UX. To create a USB drive I used tool called Rufus. I created GPT partition. I disabled Secure Boot and Fast Boot and enabled CSM ...
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Can I remove my password?

I have to input my password when I try to download something and when I open Software Manager. Is there any way that I can skip that? edit: I was using the command line to download f.lux, and it was ...
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How do I download Chromium? [closed]

http://www.chromium.org/developers/how-tos/get-the-code epot_tools - this is our bootstrapped collection of utils that will help you checkout, compile, run and submit changes to the code src -...
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Plymouth respawn failing causing Boot to hang - Mint 17.3

I've posted on here before that booting Mint 17.3 was often hanging mid boot. With the help of the fellow member here, I identified what I thought was the problem, but it soon returned. After going ...
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What user is shown on linux login screen?

On linux mint mate 17.2, oracle-xe created a user oracle with uid = 1001, its password part in /etc/shadow is *, which means disable for login I guess. But the user oracle still shows in the login ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.3 (Rosa) Not Booting after Restart

I am having some serious issues. I am trying to run Linux on my HP Pavillion g6 laptop which has a AMD A10-4600M. I first tried Ubuntu, ultimately I was unhappy with that, but experienced the same ...
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Mount .img created by ddrescue-gui

I'm trying to recover data after formatting my hdd. I installed ddrescue-gui and performed the following tasks: Select source (formatted hdd), no log, destination (img file inside separate hdd) and ...
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Linux: How to mount a drive from command line

I normally mount my drives just by opening it from filesystem. It automatically mount when I open/click on a drive. But I wanted to mount a drive from command line. I did ran this command sudo mount -...
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Can not run executable files from a mounted drive

I have downloaded eclipse and rubymine and previously placed in home folder. Then I used to open both programs by double clicking on eclipse.sh and rubymine.sh. Now I moved these two folders in a ...
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Linux Mint Login Fail [closed]

I am running Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa with the cinnamon desktop. Linux Mint has been working fine for me for quite a while, but recently after trying to login to my user account, with the correct password,...
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How to install i915_bo driver in Linux Mint

The chosen answer in this post mentions the installation of the i915_bo driver. I have the same OS (Linux Mint 17.3), but I'm running the i915 driver. Can someone please tell me where do I find it ...
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Couldn't update or install using apt-get [duplicate]

My system is linux mint 16 - 64 bit when I run sudo apt-get update, it ends with the following errors: Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/dists/saucy-updates/restricted/binary-i386/...
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Kabini Radeon HD 8330 on Linux mint 17.2 Rafaela jumpy video

I have a Zotec zbox with the afore mentioned graphics card and I am running Linux mint 17.2 cinnamon on this machine. I have fglrx drivers installed version 2:15.200-0ubuntu0.6 and for the most part ...
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HP deskjet 3050 only puts in queue, no processing

My HP deskjet 3050 j610 doesn't print anything. I use Linux Mint last version. I installed hplip yesterday and the printer worked fine but I ran out of ink so I had to change the ink box. Today when ...
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Only crackling instead of sound when using USB headset on Linux mint

I have installed Linux Mint 17.3 'Rosa' Cinnamon 64-bit on my PC but I also tried with Kubuntu 15.10. I have a Jabra GN2000 headset connected via a Jabra Link 280 that does not output sound but only ...
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Evolution hangs for 10-30 seconds after replying/writing new email

I'm running linux mint 17.3 and I recently switched to using Evolution(v3.10.4) with the EWS plugin to handle my work emails. Most everything was working fine, and it was a much easier setup than ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 not connecting to the internet when in terminal but able to connect using firefox, and i'm using proxy

I have installed Linux Mint 17.3 Mate on VirtualBox and have added a proxy, When using firefox I'm able to load webpages but when I try to run update of the system or to ping it fails , The update ...
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How to fully delete files bypassing the trash?

Using Linux Mint with Cinnamon. I deleted some files using ShiftDel, so that they wouldn't go to the trash, but hoping they would be deleted immediately. However, the files are still there, they have ...
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How to make an iso of my installed system

I'm re-posting this here because it's off topic on Askubuntu. I installed Linux Mint 17.3, customized the theme, removed and added packages, made many changes to the file manager etc. I want to know ...
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OpenCL with NVIDIA - Segmentation Fault

I've been struggling to get OpenCL working on my Linux Mint x64 machine. Specifically, any OpenCL program that I write or use seems to encounter a "segmentation fault" during certain methods that come ...
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Dolphin GUI not loading in Cinnamon

I recently reinstalled my Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon. I've been trying to set it up how it was before and reinstall applications. I used to use Dolphin as my file manager prior to the reinstallation. ...
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How to solve weird bug when launching Google Chrome?

I just reinstalled my Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon, because I wanted to clear up any potential clutter in my system. When I am now using Chrome, whenever I launch Chrome, my GUI "shakes" strangely. Some ...
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Some trouble with mounts

I have some trouble with my disk setup here. Basically I recently reformatted my windows disk and wanted to add it's space in. Therefore I divided the disk into 3 partitions and mounted them into my ~...
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Stuck in failsafe xterm session

When I log in through the login screen, I'm presented with the following message: This is the failsafe xterm session. To get out of this mode type 'exit' in the window in the upper left corner ...
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Graphical issues installing Linux Mint

I'm trying to install Mint on a desktop and I'm having some issues getting it to cooperate. When I run from the Live DVD and allow it to start automatically, I get this on the screen: If I select ...
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How to edit lock screen Cinnamon?

In my Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon, the lock screen and the login screen are vastly different (unlike in Ubuntu Unity). I like aspects of both. For the login screen, I like the pretty design and the ...
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ClamAV installation not working in Linux Mint

I am trying to install ClamAV in my Linux Mint Rafaela. I first installed from the repositories. However, it turns out this version is massively outdated, and that is the most recent version in the ...