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If you want the list of all dependencies sorted by name you can use this command apt-rdepends --show=depends apt | grep -v '^ ' | grep -v apt| sort For the package apt, the output will be debian-archive-keyring dpkg gcc-4.9-base gnupg gpgv install-info libacl1 libapt-pkg4.12 libattr1 libbz2-1.0 libc6 libgcc1 liblzma5 libpcre3 libreadline6 libselinux1 ...


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To be able to use USB in your VM your user must be a member of the vboxusers group. To achieve this open a terminal window (in the host) and type sudo adduser <youruser> vboxusers Then log out and log in again.


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So this is only sort-of supported in Mint. I eventually found out that you can use this: gsettings set org.cinnamon.desktop.interface gtk-key-theme 'Emacs' Although Emacs keybindings don't work in a lot of cinnamon apps (like the file browser for example), they do work in Chrome and the text editor. See the thread on github for more information: ...


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tried it in fedora also...Same problem Simple: there is no problem on your machine. You're trying to fix a problem which does not exist, at least not where you're trying to fix it. As you know, when using a proxy, you change your network transaction from... YOU <===> INTERNET <===> TARGET ... to... YOU <===> INTERNET ...


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from what I see on the net, it seems to be related to cinnamon. If you try xfce you will find that it is much faster. Give it a try and report back please Regards Frank


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I recently had this same issue with Mint 17.1 Cinnamon. I was able to fix the issue with a kernel update. My old kernel was 3.13.24 and since updating to 3.16.30, my internet connection is back up to 100% and no longer taking forever to load a page or dropping the connection. Prior to the update, my internet connection was around 83% and that was right ...


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Ah, yes. The fun of dependencies, a necessary evil. You might want to try using dpkg instead of apt. In certain contexts debian packages are reluctant to install using gdebi or software center [also apt & synaptic] due to dependencies problem. In that case, you can install .deb file using following command, dpkg --force-all -i PackageName e.g. dpkg ...


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If the problem is just with that one package you could download a newer version directly from Oracle. The version in the Mint repository is couple versions back.


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I have read rave reviews of Mint but have never got on with it - suffice to say my user name was "is-mint-pants?" and my password was "mintispants" (and you must remember that in the UK what the Americans call "pants" we call "trousers"; "pants", over here, are an undergarment worn to protect the "fundamental" areas of the trousers' groin & buttock from ...


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Look for a duplicated nm-applet.desktop in /etc/xdg sudo su - cd /etc/xdg rm nm-applet.desktop


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This worked for me in Mint 17.1 Create a desktop launcher & name it appropriately. Edit the launcher using a text editor as follows: [Desktop Entry] Comment=CPUFreq Indicator Icon Terminal=false Name=Indicator-CpuFreq Exec=indicator-cpufreq Hidden=false NoDisplay=false Type=Application Icon=gnome-panel-launcher X-GNOME-Autostart-enabled=true Copy the ...


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(This would be a comment, but I do not have enough reputation) re: hdgarrood 's answer, setting cron to run notify-send actually turned out to be painfully finicky. (I think crontab -e does persist across reboots by default, fortunately). I followed several guides, I'm not sure what exactly fixed it in the end, but here is my full setup for running the ...


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You might want to look at FreeOffice Presentations, which is a free version (somewhat restricted) of a commercial product. In my experience their compatibility with Office documents is much higher than LibreOffice or OpenOffice.


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Your applet is installed here /usr/share/applications/alarm-clock-applet.desktop. You need a panel though to run it.


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You can use Libre Office Impress (or Open Office Impress), which are very powerpoint alike. If you want a pointer then go for any USB, all of them are recognized out of the box in Linux (as a mouse).


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From everything I've read, it seems to come down to having initramfs "embedded into the kernel and loaded at an early stage of the boot process."1 For Mint you will have to configure /etc/crypttab, then make use of update-initramfs.2 From what I understand, this should serve as a guide to creating the initramfs image after installing Mint, which you ...


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It doesn't really answer your question "how", but should give you a bit of insight - and it's too long for a comment. First of all, you can't boot of an encrypted partition. Simply because a the boot chain does understand encryption only fairly late in the process: hardware loads firmware - typically BIOS of UEFI (on x86 platform). The hardware as such is ...


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After discussion with the poster on chat, starting http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/20047753#20047753, it turned out the poster's machine is missing /usr/lib/python2.7, see http://chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/20052960#20052960. This accounts for most of the poster's problems. In particular, the errors: Could not find platform ...


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I used this https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/howto-wireless-wpa2-enterprise-connection.39557/ and needed to add an route add default wlan0


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I have the same kind of problem (with Mint 13 LTS), but do not remember exactly for what cause, and find no way to fix it. I try to reinstall lot of package, but nothing works. Sorry, I do not take note of all the actions. As a turn around, on the login screen, I log as root, then type 'mdm', and that start -let's say- normally the login screen. Hope ...


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It seems like you have changed lsb-release.. replace it with the original file


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I discovered /var/log/apt/history.log and found the following entry to do with removing fortunes: Start-Date: 2015-02-09 09:54:18 Remove: mint-artwork-gnome:amd64 (2.6.36), fortunes-husse:amd64 (1.0.2), mint-meta-cinnamon:amd64 (2014.12.09), mint-meta-core:amd64 (2014.12.09), fortune-mod:amd64 (1.99.1-7), mint-artwork-common:amd64 (1.8.4), mintsystem:amd64 ...


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If it helps anybody, I did manage to install the nVidia drivers using nomodeset at first, and then trying several drivers to see which one would stick. My macbook pro 2008 has an nVidia GTM 8600. The driver I used was nvidia-173. You can select this from Administration -> Driver Manager. Each time a driver failed I would be pushed to the terminal. From ...


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If your system experiences a kernel panic, you wont see this in log, as interrupts aren't available anymore, so no data can be written to HDD. Basically catching a random kernel panic is tricky. Either keep you system in text mode console until the problem appears (Be sure to switch off all display energy saving mechanisms, as a suspended screen may not ...


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Yes it is possible to change partitioning under any of GNU/Linux OS with gparted without reintstalling the OS. You will need to download from gpated web site Live CD/USB image, make a bootable media with it and load machine from there. If you have enough free space before or after the partition you can easily resize it in particular enlarge. Save any ...


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You should look at which packages depend on openjdk-7-jre being instaleld and use apt-rdepends -r openjdk-7-jre to remove these together with the openjdk-7-jre. You might however find this impractical, I once thought I could get rid of of Java and Perl on a Linux server machine and couldn't without expecting to break the system.


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I have had a similar problem on Debian before. I found a few ways to try to fix it. The first is to disable all Ethernet connections and make sure no start up script initiates any Ethernet connections. Then setup WiFi on start-up to automatically connect to your WiFi endpoint. You could try this in a start-up script: service network-manager restart ...


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May be it's not very original, but I think list of topics from LFS101x.2 Introduction to Linux course could help: Chapter 01: The Linux Foundation (not very useful) Chapter 02: Linux Philosophy and Concepts Section 1: Linux History Section 2: Linux Philosophy Section 3: Linux Community Section 4: Linux Terminology Section 5: Linux ...


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Could you use the installation DVD as a live session? If so, find /boot/grub/grub.cfg and have a look at lines including something like linux /boot/vmlinuz-3.5.0-17-generic root=UUID=9[etc]6 ro recovery nomodeset initrd /boot/initrd.img-3.5.0-17-generic and see if the files referenced there are actually present? It wouldn't have to be a Mint LiveDVD, ...


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Try installing in a Pen USB (Pen Drive)/USB, then boot the usb or penusb/pendrive from the boot menu. Does it work? Also, try unetbootin. And a blinking underscore on the top left corner means that the os was not found, but if it is stuck in there, it just cant find any os. os = operating system.


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Well because of nVidia Optimus, you cannot directly install the nVidia drivers off the nVidia site. This is cause your laptop dynamically switches from the Intel Video Card to the nVidia Card as and when needed. You will have to install Bumblebee or IronHide, I use Bumblebee and have no problems with it and recommend that. To install Bumblebee follow the ...


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If I understand you correctly, you want to remove a package that other packages depend on, without removing those other packages as well. Bearing in mind this might not be a good idea, you can do this with. dpkg -r --force-depends foo for removal of a package (conf files are not removed). dpkg -P --force-depends foo for purge of a package (conf files ...


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I use my mouse - hold right button and roll the wheel up/down. From my Keyboard settings I found out that CTRL and (shift)TAB scroll right or left... and from here I tested and found that CTRL works with PgUp and PgDn too. I love the shortcut used in Chromium (mouseover and roll wheel) and used EASYSTROKE to make it a system wide mousegesture/shortcut. ...


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I'll just point out what the manpage of zip says about encryption (see description of --password): .... (And where security is truly important, use strong encryption such as Pretty Good Privacy instead of the relatively weak standard encryption provided by zipfile utilities.) File Roller (the GNOME application whose variant/fork/whatever-you-call-it ...


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Call your PC manufacturers support Support. I too inadvertently wiped out Win 8.1 installing Linux Mint 17.1. My screw up as I didn't pay close enough attention when the option for dual boot came up. Mine is a Dell and the Dell Rep walked me through the process of getting Win 8.1 back up through Command Prompt. Make sure he/she knows if you changed any of ...


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As mentioned in @kirill-a's answer, /etc/debian_version should be present in any Debian derivative. Another useful approach to find out information on the current Debian-based distribution and its "ancestry" is dpkg-vendor; for instance, dpkg-vendor --derives-from Debian should succeed on any Debian derivative (and on Debian itself), dpkg-vendor ...


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Yes, as in any Ubuntu derivative, this file is present.


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Hi Thanks for your messages, In the end what allowed me to get access to all my old partitions was this command: sudo dmraid -E -r /dev/sda It was the RAID that was interfering with all the recovery attempts. After running this command all the boot disks started to run the recovery properly. First, I recovered windows and then linux using boot-repair ...


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I'm not an expert for boot-problems, but i'm afraid you are right and messed up the installation of the bootloader (GRUB) with the efi-partition! I never had a problem with the installation on devices with efi. Just read the Release Notes and turn off secureBoot! I would advise you to install GRUB with SuperGrubDisk in the MBR of the harddisk (in your case ...


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I'm not an expert for this kind of problems, but it seams you don't have a usable bootloader (like GRUB) installed! I also guess that you finally killed your bootloader with the "recovery disk for windows"! --> for the future: If you don't use only Windows forget the tools from Microsoft! They ignore every other system than Windows and so for the most time ...


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I just installed virtualbox on Linux Mint 17. Just go to 'software sources' (which you can find on the menu), open it, and type in 'virtualbox'. Then, when it comes up, just double-click on it and hit 'install'. Your second question: how to run virtual machines. You can find most of those answer online. But in short, you can install any os you want from a ...


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linux mint is an ubuntu derivative, you should have no problem following these instructions Vbox installation


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Are the users local users or vsftp users ? Try the following: grep local_enable /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf That should be set to YES and the users should log in with local accounts for this to work. If you do not want this or already have this set, please paste your /etc/vsftpd/vsftpd.conf here.


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Do you get to the grub menu, I assume you do not. I also assume that you do not get to a Windows 7 boot menu because you mention "no operating system" message. I would boot into a Linux live CD, run sudo fdisk /dev/sda and toggle boot bit on the sda2 partition. You have two partitions that are bootable when you should only have one, reboot. You should now ...



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