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Questions tagged [linux-mint]

Linux Mint is a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu aiming to be more usable out-of-the-box

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PDF reader with andvanced option to search multiple words at the time/match any of the words

Are there any PDF readers with advanced search options - searching several words at a time to be exact? Adobe has it by the name match any of the words as explained here. Regular (standrad) search ...
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Downloading software for Outdated Linux Mint

Supposedly I have an outdated Linux Mint edition whose corresponding Ubuntu version has been discontinued i.e. it has reached its end-of-life. How will I download software for the same outdated Mint? ...
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Ubuntu & Linux Mint (Ubuntu Based) software availability?

Since Linux Mint is Ubuntu based, does this means that most of the softwares and commands for software installation & updation will be same? For eg. sudo apt-get install vlc ? For eg. Will ...
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System created desktop icon won't access zfs mirrored pool

I had my Linux Mint 19.1 installation put icons (links) to my filesystem and removable drives by right-clicking the Desktop, clicking Desktop Settings > Icons tab then checking Removable Devices in ...
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Incorrect partition set up at install? Not enough room on root?

I followed some standard Linux Mint install instructions and partitioned my disks like so: /    –   10 G /swap –   4 G /home – 450 G As I am using the system and install applications, I am told I ...
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How do I get WiFi to work on Linux Mint 18.3?

I've been having issues with WiFi connectivity for a while, but lately it's gotten so bad that I must use a cable if I want stable internet. When I click on the network button on the toolbar (or go ...
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my question is based on bash script on files [on hold]

what is the bash script to divide input files which has name end with string"out_root" and script should take input file name and number of output files and number of output files generated should ...
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Trouble getting a PS/2 “Keyboard” to work under Linux Mint

I'm trying to get an old handhold barcode reader to work under Linux Mint 19.1, which is connected over PS/2 as a keyboard. Every time you scan a barcode it send the barcode text like you entered it ...
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Unable to boot after installing selinux [on hold]

I installed selinux in my PC (running Linux Mint) then rebooted it, it shows boot the kernel first and some other commands(vmlinuz.......) but didn't booted.First I tried to fix it with Arch Linux(...
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mpv not using embedded fonts for subtitles

How it is supposed to look. How it looks. I can see in mpv's log that it does call for Murga, the right font embedded in the mkv file, but it ends up falling back to BitstreamVeraSans-Roman. [sub/...
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How to permanently set CPU governor without `cpufrequtils`?

Hardware: Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7577, model number 7577-92774. System: I am on Linux Mint 19.1; based on Ubuntu 18.04. Processor: I have an Intel Kaby Lake CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ. I have read ...
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Oracle Java 8 installation Not Found (404) Error [duplicate]

I wanted to install oracle-java8-installer and after adding the repository, give the command sudo apt-get install oracle-java8-installer. First the screen appears that is about agreement, after ...
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How to find out if a given shortcut combination does something, other than trying it?

I'm using Linux Mint 19.1, and noticed that the shortcuts alt+shift+up and alt+shift+down stopped working on Sublime Text 3. I checked the app configuration, and it is correct, so I suspect that this ...
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+ Create a new launcher here

I'm not exactly sure why, but the create launcher function has stopped working for me on Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon 4.0.9. I created one yesterday to a website, it took me a bit to figure out that I ...
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Errors where encountered while processing and mint is weird - Linux mint [closed]

Linux mint is weird on my pc. Links are print screens showing why my mint is weird. https://imgur.com/a/lRhHlSC https://imgur.com/a/zN0tpUp The output of "sudo apt-get -f install": Reading ...
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wine-staging unmet dependencies Linux Mint

I just installed Linux Mint on my PC beacuse I want to ditch Windows for good and I want to play some games on it through Lutris. The problem is that I'm struggling installing wine staging for 32-bit ...
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Wireless adapter doesn't work [closed]

I installed linux mint and can't get my wireless adapter to work(mercusys mw300um). I run sudo iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. wlxc8e7d8a7060a unassociated Nickname:"<WIFI@REALTEK&...
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Mint19.1- USB Boot error - vesamenu.c32: not a com32R image [closed]

I downloaded the latest Torrent version of Linux mint cinnamon 19.1 ,from its official website here , (a 1.8gb file) on my Windows10(64bit )machine. I tried creating a bootable usb via Rufus but it ...
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Linux Mint 18 installed on Intel NUC then moved SSD to different NUC where it fails to boot from SSD

Linux Mint 18 was installed on an Intel NUC5i7RYH computer. That PC has a hardware problem so I moved the Samsung EVO 960 SSD to a new NUC7i7BNK, but the second NUC does not boot from the EVO SSD. It ...
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Disable right mouse button event / disable context menu in Linux Mint

I am currently working on a way to create some kind of thinclient environment under Linux Mint. So the user should only be able to double-click on the shortcut on the desktop and connect via RDP on a ...
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Linux Mint Desktop Icon won't show

I am running a new install of Linux Mint 19.1. I have created a desktop icon added to my Linux Mint menu. I have then went into the desktop file, and manually added an icon. My problem is that the ...
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How many states can show a mouse cursor on Linux?

Usually when using Windows people have several mouse states and each state have an icon and means something different. I'm testing a Mint 19 and I'm not able to see the states "application starting" ...
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What is the difference between tiling and snapping windows on Linux Mint cinnamon

I am using Linux Mint 19.1. When I enter window tiling settings it is described as... Enable Window Tiling and Snapping In addition is has the settings.... Show snap on-screen display ...
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ReadWrite access to W10 partition in dual-boot

Installed LinuxMint 19.1 alongside W10. In Linux I cannot access files in ReadWrite mode on the Windows partition - this was possible all along up to Windows 7. I used to keep my data on the Windows ...
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Linux Mint 19 vfio PCI-Passthrough call causes freeze when booting

Goodday, For PCI-Passthrough I need to enable IOMMU support from the BIOS on my motherboard. After that I need to tell Grub to enable IOMMU by adding: intel_iommu=on into /etc/default/grub's ...
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Unable to edit panels in Mint 19.1 (Tessa)

I have recently upgraded from Mint 18.3 to 19.1 Cinnamon, by a two-stage process. I had to install 19.0 first. Since upgrading, I cannot edit panels. The following commands on the panel context menu ...
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fsarchiver taking ages to backup and restore

Using Linux Mint 19.1 bootable USB Ext4 filesystem Processor 8600k Ram 16gb By default fsarchiver uses zstd compression Earlier when I used the following two commands, each command individually took ...
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Linux Mint and glibc

Today I needed to install a new version of sage, to overcome a problem with the Latex functionality in sage. The Linux Mint distribution contains a version of sage, but that one is even older than the ...
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Linux mint Tara 19 problems with Nvidia Drivers [MX150]

I am trying to get my system to use the mx150 graphics card Problem: Nvidia x Server settings show blank The driver manager shows that i'm using nvidia-driver-390 and also says "No proprietary ...
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Krusader - progress window for copy/move not showing

I have just installed Linux Mint 19 "Tara" (Ubuntu Bionic derivative) and Krusader is not working as in 18.2 "Sonya" (Ubuntu Xenial derivative). Progress bar for copy/move is not showing and I see ...
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Is it safe to disable apt-daily.service?

I use Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon. I found this question indirectly relevant: How to disable `apt-daily.service` on Ubuntu cloud VM image? My question is: Is it safe to disable apt-daily.service? ...
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Minimize button loses window Linux Mint 19.1 Mate

I've installed Linux Mint 19.1 with the Mate desktop. When I click on the minimize button on any window, the window disappears and I can't find how to return it to the screen. Any running process, ...
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Low framerate in games (Linux mint) [closed]

I tried to play a few games but I am getting terrible performance. I have installed the proprietary drivers from the driver menu and installed proton. I am running an i5-6600 and a GTX 960. The games ...
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how to stop noise by using aplay [closed]

I'm trying to play .mp3 or .wav files by using aplay , I tried various flag formats to stop noise, such like -f S16_LE -c2 -r44100, -f S16_BE -c2 -r44100, -f S16_LE -c2 -r48000 -f cd 16 bit little ...
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Wired ethernet disconnect after first webpage

I have an issue with my wired ethernet : After i plug it, the internet connection seem to be ok (ping at google.com --> OK), **but when i go to a website, after loading the first page, the connection ...
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Signing a key via mokutil

After successfully installing Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon for the first time, I went through the recommended steps to take after the installation. Here I also upgraded my system (after checking for and ...
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Delete and reinstall of Linux Mint on dual boot laptop with locked windows partition

After installing Linux mint 19.1 cinnamon alongside windows 10 on my newly partitioned C: drive a few days ago, windows 10 suddenly required a BitLocker key which I don't have, since I never willingly ...
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Hibernation not working on Linux Mint 19

I'm currently on Linux Mint 19.1 and it uses swap file by default instead of swap partition. Everything including suspend works fine. But resume after hibernation is not working. I have following ...
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CPU throttling at too low temperature

I'm running linux mint and trying to get a virtual machine to work, but my CPU keeps throttling. I'm tried to run sudo /sbin/vboxconfig but around the "build packages" part it seems like my computer ...
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Linux Mint. How to set the terminal password to be invisible?

I change to Linux Mint about 2 days ago. And I feel uncomfortable when I put the 'sudo password', because I used to see nothing and now I saw "*****".
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How do I determine whether components of an array where numbers and letters are combined succeed each other on the basis of the numbers?

I have an array with contents: ${array[0]}="h4", ${array[1]}="q2", ${array[2]}="s7", ${array[3]}="r1", ${array[4]}="h3" and i want to determine if the numbers in those arrays (4, 2, 7, 1, 3) succeed ...
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What is the proper way to declare the built-in microphone as mono?

I had some strange issues with the built-in microphone on a Lenovo IdeaPad 310-15IKB laptop under Linux Mint 19.1. For example, it was not working with Skype, but was working with Gnome Sound ...
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Wrong amdgpu drivers installed and unable to uninstall it

I have linux mint, equivalent to ubuntu 16.04. I changed my graphic card and I uninstall the nvidia drivers to install the amd ones, but I installed drivers for ubuntu 18.04 instead of 16 and now I ...
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how to mount linuxmint hard drive on linuxmint laptop

I want to mount linuxmint hard drive using other linuxmint laptop, this is display of lsblk command on my linuxmint : NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 465,8G 0 disk ├─...
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Required plugin could not be found (audio/x-gst-fourcc-mp3_decoder)

I've been using the latest Linux Mint 19 (Mate, 64-bit) and I've got a video file that can be played fine with VLC, but, if I try to reencode it with handbrake, I can't get the audio.  So I tried a ...
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Set mouse acceleration on linux

I am trying to set my mouse acceleration on linux mint 19.1. I used to be able to use... xset m 14/5 10 Where 14/15 is the accel ratio and 10 is the threshold in pixels per 10 ms. Now in Linux ...
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My Linux MInt will not send print jobs to my Brother HL4150 CDN

My brother laser printer needed its second drum replacement. The replacement was simple BUT now nothing will print. I downloaded the drivers and reinstalled them. Still nothing. I have changed out ...
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Linux Mint 19.1 “Could not download all repository indexes”

I upgraded my Linux Mint from 19 to 19.1 and tried to refresh the package information. Here is the message I got. What do I need to do here?
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Is Ultimate Edition 6.3 real?

Ultimate Edition's a kinda Linux based on Ubuntu, the version listing on Ultimate Edition home page http://ultimateedition.info/ is 5.8, but the newest download from https://sourceforge.net/projects/...
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Linux mint files color changed in terminal

I am using Linux Minter 19.0 on two machines. I have a src and destination folder. My src folder is on my local machine, and the dest folder is on a remote machine. I ran rsync to move files from ...