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I didn't want to disable Intel(R) Smart response Technology as it does offer performance improvement. Changing the BIOS to get rid of the raid setup would have done just this. The bulk of my resolution came from this Super User answer here. how-do-i-install-windows-7-with-intel-rst-and-linux-to-dual-boot-on-a-dell-xps Mine differed in a few ways though - ...


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here is a hack I use to make it work. add the folowing to your .bashrc file. # hack to launch bicon if not launched if ! [[ "$(ps -p $(ps -p $(echo $$) -o ppid=) -o comm=)" =~ 'bicon'* ]]; then bicon.bin fi this should also work for new tab. strange behavior happens when you try to open bash inside bash, don't do that.


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As long as you patch your bash shell you should be okay :) For more information on securing and patching the BASH shell check out this website: https://shellshocker.net/ You can first try upgrading bash sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade bash If no upgrades are available I suggest compiling it yourself, we will start off ...


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In Mate you can set additional timezones. Go to Clock Preferences -> Locations -> Add. Once finished, click the clock to change the current timezone. The weather report should get updated accordingly. (source) Alternatively, you can try a different weather applet. indicator-weather from ppa:weather-indicator-team/ppa seems to have the feature you're ...


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This how you can install java manually: Download java step 1: Download java for your system (i.e for 32 bit or 64 bit machine) step 2: Open Terminal and go to path where java is downloaded. it may be in downloaded to ~/Downloads. so cd ~/Downloads step 3: now we will create directory called ‘java’ in /usr. sudo mkdir /usr/java step 4: Now we will move ...


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Zorin is made specifically for your scenario. On an older machine you'll probably want their lightweight variant. But have you considered Lubuntu or Xubuntu? Both of these are based on Ubuntu so you'll feel more at home with how they work. Personally, I like XFCE for older machines, which is what Xubuntu uses. But a lot of people recommend LXDE, which is ...


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I had the same problem and fixed it complete - without overriding anything! The problem is not in /etc/environment or /etc/default/locale or any other system partition / directory. It lies in the KDE settings. I used a "grep -r "language=en" in my home directory after I searched every other linux configuration file on my system with the same method and all ...


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The question here is where exactly you want to install linux mint. The only drive you can use to do that is your current C: drive. The problem is, that all of the space on it is currently being used by windows. What you need to do, is shrink that partition from within windows (No problem since currently 79% of it are not used) and once that space is freed ...


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This is more of a windows question than an unix one, but heres how you can recover the windows bootloader: Boot into a Windows 7 install or recovery disk. You should be able to find a recovery iso online or on the Microsoft website. Once in, open up a command prompt and run the following: bootrec.exe /fixmbr This will reinstall the Windows bootloader, and ...


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I had the same problem, and I found a page in portuguese that explains a workaround. Before running the Intel Installer change your /etc/lsb-release and input those contents: DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Linux Mint 17 Qiana" Install the drivers and revert the changes on the file. After a reboot: $ ...



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