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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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Directly play input sound (Mint)

I recently set up a Linux Mint 18 machine, which has an electric piano plugged into it via a USB sound card. Now, the input works: we can record sounds from the piano; and the output works as we can ...
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Ethernet Connection issue after upgrading gnome-settings-daemon

So basically, I was trying to install something and it said that I had a broken package and I opened pkexec synaptic which said that the broken package was: gnome-settings-daemon. Anyways, after I ...
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read 9th column from text file and replace 11th column to the same file

I want to read 9th column of text file with '~' delimiter and need to retrieve data from for the corresponding 11th column which resides in a table. that data i need to replace in 11th column of the ...
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Linux Mint cannot access USB drive from an admin accout. Drive is detected and works fine in other accounts on the same machine

I have a weird problem on a Linux Mint 18.3 Serena Mate install. USB drives (I have tried a few) are detected and appear on the desktop but cannot be accessed in this account. The account has admin ...
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Swap partition and swap file at the same time?

I've added the swap file while having the swap partition: NAME TYPE SIZE USED PRIO /swapfile file 4G 6M -1 /dev/dm-0 partition 1,9G 0B -2 The size of RAM is 4GB. I'm on ...
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Update Manager- problem

OS - Linux Mint 19 Kernel - 4.15.0-38-generic. Update Manager shows one update available - google-chrome-stable. I click on option to "Install updates". File downloads OK, but installing software ...
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How to disable ALT + HOME shortcut? Linux Mint 18

My notebook keyboard seems pressing random times the shortcut ALT + Home. Is bad because when I'm in, e.g., browser, I go to home page.
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Problems with linux mint boot

I had already this problem with sparkylinux. Trying to install this other distribution I broke windows, so now I'm trying to install Linux Mint using a USB. It all works but when the installation ends ...
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Error with Linux Mint 19 and QEMU not booting up [on hold]

I am running qemu on Windows on a 64-bit computer. I am trying to run Linux mint iso with Qemu in powershell. This is my command to run it in powershell. .\qemu-system-x86_64 -boot d -cdrom E:\...
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Freshly installed Wireshark with enabled non-root listen users is not able to listen

I have Linux Mint 19 64-bit Cinnamon. I have just installed wireshark-gtk with: sudo apt-get install wireshark-gtk while installing I was asked this: Answering Yes as you can see, as I am the sole ...
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Error when starting linux mint in QEMU

i get this error when starting qemu on my computer WARNING: Image format was not specified for 'E:\linuxmint-19-cinnamon-64bit-v2.iso' and probing guessed raw. Automatically detecting the ...
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Linux Mint cannot launch or remove IPython3 through software manager

I tried to launch ipython3 from Software Manager, but got the following errors, There seems to be a programming error in aptdaemon. This is the software that allows you to install/remove software and ...
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Slow boot on Mint 19 [on hold]

I struggle to find something to work on my old Lenovo 3000N200 and Samsung NC10.The main problem is the very slow boot(over 6 min).Last os.Linux Mint 19,works well after booting (32 bit version).But ...
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Better to install Linux distro on an external hard drive or just use linux through Virtualbox? [closed]

I want to install linux mint and use Cinnamon. For a beginner is it better to install linux mint on an external hard drive or is it better to use virtualbox? Any advice? Also, does anyone have a ...
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Understanding Debian versus LinuxMint, finding version numbers

As I understand it LinuxMint is built on top of Debian. Mint seems not to give me the most up-to-date version of the Haskell compiler GHC, but to download the binaries for the most recent stable ...
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Libreoffice not responsive / slow on Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon

After a fresh install of Linux Mint on my system, Libreoffice feels slow and unresponsive. Every time I type something, there is a significant delay before the text comes up. This is especially ...
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Broken installation

Currently I would like to install Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64 bit and am stuck here in GUI installer: Whether I click on "Continue" or "Go Back" nothing happens. The window can't be even closed. ...
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Ranger will not preview images or text

I have tried sudo apt-get purge ranger and then reinstalling it, but I have not been able to find anything that works. My python version is 2.7.
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How to disable the PBAP Bluetooth profile on Linux Mint?

I'm running Linux Mint 18.3 which is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I connect a Bluetooth headset, Jabra Elite 65t. The connection works well, both A2DP and Headset work properly, I can listen to music ...
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Top Panel Mint 19

Linux Mint Cinnamon has no top panel. I right click the lower panel, choose Modify Panel > Move Panel. Result is a left and right panel to choose from, but no top panel. How can I get one to appear? ...
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SVN and VS Code

I'm running VS Code on Linux Mint. I get an error: 'SVN not found. Install it or configure it using the svn.path setting'. SVN is installed. Anyone know where to configure this setting?
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Using clamav efficiently when timeshift snapshots are present

As from the question title, I am searching for a simple way to perform a full system scan using clamav on a machine that also has Timeshift based snapshooting enabled. As suggested by this answer on ...
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Linux Mint stuck after Upgrade [closed]

After a standard apt-get update apt-get upgrade I am stuck with this situation: laurent@ThinkPad-T470:~$ sudo apt-get --fix-broken install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Closing the lid didn't put the notebook on sleep with external monitor on xfce

I'm running Linux Mint 19 Tara. When I'm running cinnamon with connected external monitor and I close the lid, notebook goes to suspend mode. This is my expected behavior. But running xfce, closing ...
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linux mint: psmouse serio1: elantech: failed to query capabilities

my linux mint just booted into emergency mode showed me this error. [1.712072] psmouse serio1: elantech: elantech_send_cmd query 0x02 failed [1.712072] psmouse serio1: elantech: failed to query ...
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Why my computer goes to sleep when I connect any USB device?

I have a Linux Mint 19 laptop model Gateway NV51M. It happens when I connect ANY device, from USB Pen drives to USB Printers, in any USB port. The problem started a few months ago, I didn't touch ...
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GParted incorrectly shows Linx Mint HDD completely used

In short, the title. I have a 1000gb drive, and GParted is showing the drive is using 1000gb, when in reality I have about 36gb of data. In long, my goal is to completely copy this drive to a ...
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VirtualBox use problems due to disk space issues.

I have linux mint but want to play a few games that I need windows to make work properly. So, I tried to install VirtualBox. I can actually install VirtualBox, this isn't a problem. The problem is ...
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super+space alternates modifier key and typing a space

In Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon I have a program called "tilda" which is a drop-down terminal with a keyboard shortcut to show/hide it. If I set this shortcut to Super+Space, it only works every other time. ...
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Linux Mint 19 no login screen

I have just created a bootable Linux USB and added three accounts: My Account, My brothers account and a Guest account. every time i boot Linux up it used to log me straight into the "mint" default ...
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ctrl alt shift not working on external keyboard

using latest mint cinammon 64bit dual boot with windows. So, whenever i use my laptop regularly everything works fine, but when i try to use my external keyboard(when i use a bigger monitor etc..), ...
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Civilization IV turns into a black screen after revealing map

I'm running Linux Mint 19 on a laptop Gateway NV51M and I have installed Civilization iv on Steam using Proton. The game runs out of box. But after I (or the PC) build Stonehenge wonder (Important: ...
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Low-level format of a WD external hdd

I am running Linux Mint 19, and have an external 1TB WD hard-drive, that I wish to reformat. What is a tool I can use to accomplish this. (Since this is for a hobby user, I do not wish to spend money ...
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Load entire live system into RAM?

If I boot Linux without installation (i.e. from live DVD), how can I load the entire disc into RAM in order to be able to re-use the drive? It is possible with PartedMagic already. How can I do it ...
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How to list versions of the same package in Linux Mint (Debian) by command line

In OpenSuSE via Yast you can choose the version of a package to install it. How could I do the same in Linux Mint?
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Duplicated intellij Idea menu entries

I was installing and removing several versions of Intellij Idea. Something gone wrong and I ended up with old, dangling entry in the menu as shown in the picture below. As You can can see there are ...
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Linux Mint desktop displays different files from ls command again [closed]

Running Linux Mint 18.1 Cinnamon 64-bit, Cinnamon version 3.2.7, Linux Kernel 4.4.0-53-generic. There are 3 monitors. When I change current directory to Desktop and then do command ls, I see many ...
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Run a script when bluetooth device is connected

I'm trying to run a script automatically right after a certain bluetooth device is connected. To do so, I tried to create a new UDEV rule. The problem I encounter is that my rule doesn't execute upon ...
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3x2560x1080 with linux and a docking station

My old Lenovo Carbon X1 has two monitor outputs: HDMI and DP. The USB3 Docking station from Lenovo supports 2x DVI with a max of 1600px wide. My three 27" monitors are all 2560px wide. The laptop ...
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How do I add a colleague's calender in Evolution from Exchange?

I know it works, because I have 10 calendars, all marked with ews, that somehow I added when I setup Evolution a gazillion years ago. Now we got 2 new colleagues and I'm at total loss how to add them ...
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Sync UI Updates with Terminal

I've noticed that when I see the update icon on my Linux Mint 19 machine that it doesn't go to the check sign after running: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get upgrade $ sudo apt-get autoremove ...
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Overheating while running Linux in Laptop

I've been running into issues while running Linux Mint MATE 19 64-bit in my laptop (Toshiba L750). It's installed in a SSD drive and there are 16GB of RAM installed. I purchased a SSD to move to ...
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Mint apt showing old packages

I currently have Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64-bit installed. When I search for an app with apt (apt show [package name]) it often happens that the version available is outdated, even though apt says it'...
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Is an audio equalizer available for Linux Mint 18.3?

I have Googled myself into near exhaustion trying to find an audio equalizer for Linux Mint 18.3. The only advice I've found is for older versions of LM or Ubuntu, none of which work for me. I ...
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(Linux Mint) C compiler cannot create executables

I'm trying to install xbindkeys, but I keep getting the error "C compiler cannot create executables" when I use ./configure: checking whether the C compiler works... no configure: error: in `/home/...
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How do I format a hard drive EXT4 with lowest possible inode disk usage (for 1 Dir and 1 Massive File)?

I am trying to prepare a hard drive for burst mining on linux and want to maximize the hard drive space available for the plot file. So for this I need to set the inodes to the minimum possible that ...
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Bought new laptop and installed mint but mic only picks up static

i recently bought the laptop Lenovo - IdeaPad 330 /w Windows 10 installed I decided i wanted to start using linux so i set up a dual boot system installed the latest version of Mint following a guide....
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Correctly (in terms of aspect ratio) map wacom graphics tablet to two monitors

I am using a wacom bamboo graphics tablet in a dual monitor setup on Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon. My combined screen has a significantly different aspect ratio then the graphics tablet. When I draw a ...
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nginx: Can't bind to port (already in use) although no tasks running on that port [closed]

i just chose nginx for my webserver and I did follow this tutorial: https://github.com/groovemonkey/hands_on_linux-self_hosted_wordpress_for_linux_beginners However, I just can't connect to my ...
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Moving Linux partition from C:/

I'm trying to switch to working on linux permanently and keep my windows drive for gaming in my spare time. I have a 40GB partition on my C:/ drive where I've installed Linux Mint, the rest of the ...