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Guake keeps disappearing from startup applications

I want to have guake started at the startup of my 21.3 Cinnamon 64bit. I keep adding it to the list of startup applications with the help of the program called "Startup Applications" (see ...
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Does Mintupdate have a open source license

I have forked mintupdate (mintupdate repository), but when I looked I could not find a license. Is this code open source and if so, where can I find the license? I plan to use some of its code to ...
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Linux in a reboot cycle after installation

I tried installing Linux Mint (the latest version) on an old laptop I have, a Samsung NP300V4A. The installation, at first, went well. Then I had to restart the laptop. It restarted, removed the USB ...
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PulseAudio not recognizing USB headphones as having surround sound

I've been hammering away at this for the better part of 6 hours, and I'm completely stumped. I have a Logitech Pro X headset, and having just switched back to Mint from Windows (you're not jamming AI ...
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Slow Ubuntu boot from live USB on ThinkPad L13 due to unclean file system issues

I have a Thinkpad L13 that has been running Windows 11 and Linux Mint with no problems. I decided to try Ubuntu after about 10 years absence, so I made a live USB stick, and it boots OK on my desktop, ...
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Unmet dependencies and broken packages after installing libstdc++6

When trying to use screenshare with audio on vesktop, I got an error from the app that read "your c++ library is too old to run venmic", which prompted me to try and update it. I followed ...
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Inconsistent results from du on an encrypted system

I am getting confusing results from du on an encrypted system. I used sudo everywhere in case there are any inaccessible files, but that did not help. I am using Linux Mint 21.3. I cannot tell if my ...
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Where do I find the fingerprints gpg keys used to sign Linux Mint software?

Where do I find the fingerprints of the gpg keys used to sign the ISO images of the Linux Mint? Linux Mint packages? I would like to find a place where I can download them using a secured method (...
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Noveau drivers force discrete GPU

I am on linux mint. My hardware is an intel CPU and discrete Nvidia GPU running noveau drivers. However, these don't seem to be great at knowing when to switch between the integrated GPU and discrete ...
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Copy Linux Mint boot area from external SSD drive

I'm sorry if this question is not on topic. I am moving from Windows to Linux and had the idea to use a bootable Linux Mint external SSD to slowly download and integrate all the software I use, while ...
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High CPU Usage and lag in LinuxMint: performance Issues and Solutions

I open some programs (maybe limited to games, or maybe the problem lies deeper) on my Linux Mint, and when I check their status using the top command in the terminal, I see that they completely use 3 ...
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USB over IP speed much lower than it could be

I am working on a project that uses Linux USBIP to work with USB devices connected to a remote server. So far, the server and the client are computers connected to the same router. The problem is that ...
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My USB ports stopped working in Linux. Both Mint and Arch. What is causing this and how do I fix it?

It was about half a year ago when after an update My USB ports while using Arch stopped working. They work in the UEFI settings so I know it's not a problem with the hardware. I tried turning off auto-...
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7.1 Audio option disappears and re-appears seemingly at random

Sound occasionally stops working, so I made a script that configures things the way I like after restarting pulseaudio. It includes the following two lines: pactl set-card-profile alsa_card.pci-...
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PCI Mouse Keyboard and trackpad stop working after few seconds

I've asked this question on redit already, but did not get any help there. I have a ThinkPad Yoga 1 with Linux Mint installed. Every time after a full reset (battery empty or removed) my mouse and my ...
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Package 'snapd' has no installation candidate on Linux Mint when wanting to update it [duplicate]

This is after installation using apt-get on my Raspberry Pi 4B running Debian Bookworm: root@rpi4:/root# apt-cache policy snapd snapd: Installed: 2.57.6-1+b5 Candidate: 2.57.6-1+b5 Version table:...
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Restarting keyboard driver without rebooting system

I have an issue where my keyboard stops functioning periodically after getting stuck on repeat keys. All keys become unresponsive until I reboot. This is a linux specific issue (never happens on ...
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Volume of Bluetooth devices isn't saved across sessions

Issue I run Linux Mint on my Satellite P55W-C laptop, and what I've observed was that the Bluetooth volume for my ear buds starts at 80% whenever I connect to this Bluetooth device after closing and ...
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How to copy file in two places at once?

I have two external HDDs with enough space to accommodate a 2TB device file. I never tried to copy a file in two places simultaneously... I have a very fast NVMe disk drive and want to make a backup ...
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Move /home partition from separate drive to same drive as root

My Linux Mint install currently has my /home directory set up as a separate partition on a second drive mounted at /home. I see a lot of tutorials for switching /home to another drive, but I'd like ...
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geoclue "Failed to query location: Not Found"

I have noticed that redshift does not work anymore on my machine with Linux Mint 21.3. I am sure that about half a year ago it was still working (that could be under Linux Mint 21.2 though). Trying to ...
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Create a Offline Repository for Linux Mint

In our environment we have handful of Linux Mint 21.3 Machines which are recently deployed that will be used with PAM Solution , Unfortunately Cyber team disallowed access to Linux website to get the ...
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How to set-up password-less `updatedb` on Linux Mint (21.3)?

After setting a password-less updatedb, I am presented with an error: $ updatedb /var/lib/plocate/: Permission denied How can I fix it? That is just an example error I got latest. I got more of ...
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How to change Linux Mint sounds?

I would like to know how to change the sounds in Linux Mint, such as startup, notifications and shutdown. How could I change these settings?
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Linux Mint doesn't recognize HDMI

After switching to Linux Mint 21.3, I noticed that the system does not recognize the HDMI cable when it is connected to a TV. Even when I open the monitor settings window, it doesn't show any options ...
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Setting up KOMA-Script for use in Emacs org-mode

I have Linux Mint and want to use KOMA-Script in Emacs org-mode. When running a simple sample template from here it generates a number of errors, particularly "Unknown LaTeX Class 'default-koma-...
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Korean input with fcitx inputs ideographic space (U+3000)

I'm using fcitx to type Hangul(Korean), but the space bar inputs U+3000 (ideographic space) instead of the normal U+0020. Is there a way to change this? Linux Mint 21.3 Cinnamon Cinnamon 6.0.4 Linux ...
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Do I have to register an app website?

I use Linux Mint. The "About" panel in all apps has a website link. Do I have to register on this site? Will it be against the user's terms and conditions if I don't?
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Sennheiser Presence not pairing with Linux Mint 21.2

I have a Sennheiser Presence earpiece that I've successfully paired with Android and macOS devices. However, it's not pairing on Linux Mint. It's invisible to blueman-manager, and when I attempt to ...
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Unable to access DNS on Linux Mint 20.1 [duplicate]

I have a secondary computer that runs as a file server on my local network. I can access it via ssh with no difficulty as it has a fixed IP address. Problem is through that server, I can't access any ...
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How to uninstall software from linux mint?

From the terminal I install (Blender). now I am trying to uninstall it But I can't. After shut down it comes back again. Not only this software, every software that I installed from terminal.
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Unable to load into installed linuxmint os

I currently have Windows and Arch Linux installed on a drive with a GPT partition and grub. I am now trying to install Linux Mint alongside these two. I am installing Mint on a second HDD (same PC) ...
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How to remove Titlebar in CSS for a selected theme in Cinnamon

I am currently customizing a theme in Cinnamon and I would like to remove the titlebar from windows. Could you please guide me on how to achieve this using CSS? Specifically, I need to know which CSS ...
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Unable to connect using Remmina and wireguard on linux mint

I want to connect to another machine(probably windows server) using wireguard . they have provided a RDP file to connect. I have installed wireguard and sudo wg show gives me thw right parameters ...
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nvme timeout issues on new Intel 7-155H laptop - kernel 6.5 OEM

I have a new laptop with an Intel 7-155H processor and an nvme SSD. I'm running Linux Mint 21.3 and having storage issues. On initial installation the entire system was very slow to do all operations. ...
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Network unclaimed Linux Mint 21.3

this is my first time building a computer and I've run into a problem, even though the motherboard I'm using a B550 Aorus Elite AX v2 is supossed to have on board wifi, I can't connect to the wifi ...
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mod_deflate Logging on Apache/2.4.52 (Ubuntu) does not work, why?

I am running my Apache/2.4.52 (Ubuntu) on Linux Mint 21.3. I recently enabled mod_deflate: # a2enmod deflate Considering dependency filter for deflate: Module filter already enabled Module deflate ...
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suddenly very slow, high cpu for many normal tasks

My Linux Mint Lenovo Thinkpad e14 is unrecognizable after booting today. Many simple tasks take 5+ times longer than they used to, and my CPU is much much higher than it used to be for the same tasks. ...
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Mint "display zoom" with just mouse (one-handed)

I got nothing useful a few years ago when I asked about Simulate keyboard input using mouse, but I eventually cracked that one myself with input-remapper. I now have input-remapper dummying up the ...
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openCL with Intel GPU in Linux Mint

I am trying to get openCL to recognize my GPU, in order to use the software katago (go AI), but I'm stuck. After several tries following what I found online, clinfo is not empty anymore, it returns ...
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Ensuring no sensitive information is left unencrypted on disk after editing text file

I used a bootable Linux Mint USB to open a sensitive text file and add sensitive information to it. This text file is encrypted by Veracrypt and was only opened and edited while I was offline. After ...
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What keycodes can be used for keyboard shortcuts in Nemo file manager?

In the Nemo file manager (the default in Linux Mint), what keycodes can be used to specify non-alphabetic keyboard keys? Specifically, I want to assign Ctrl+; to a built-in Nemo function. I have no ...
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How to go about moving my webserver data onto a (tmpfs) RAM disk? (experiment)

For How to go about moving my webserver data onto a (tmpfs) RAM disk? (experiment), I formulated some ideas, notes, and stuff around. Need to hear if my whole idea is sound and solid, and that such ...
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Better understanding accels/nemo file syntax to add keyboard shortcuts for custom Nemo scripts

I carefully followed the instructions to add keyboard shortcuts to custom Nemo scripts as explained in this Ask Ubuntu answer and this Stack Overflow answer. Although this technique works great to ...
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How to remove residual user and group fwupd-refresh after purging fwupd from Linux Mint 21.3?

I have removed fwupd from my system by running: sudo apt-get purge 'fwupd*' I am unsure why, but there seem to be some residual user & group named fwupd-refresh. $ id fwupd-refresh uid=128(fwupd-...
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Keyboard after connecting still not working

I connected my keyboard in linux mint: but strangely i can't still type with the keyboard. Can someone help me?
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Failed to get releases for UEFI dbx: No releases found: Not compatible with org.freedesktop.fwupd version 1.7.9, requires >= 1.9.1

I run Linux Mint 21.3 Cinnamon 64-bit, and I get strange error which I seemingly am unable to solve: Failed to get releases for UEFI dbx: No releases found: Not compatible with org.freedesktop.fwupd ...
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Can I safely remove fwupd* packages from Linux Mint 21.3 desktop?

# apt-get --simulate remove 'fwupd*' ... The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required: libfwupdplugin5 Use 'apt autoremove' to remove it. The following packages will ...
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No external access to my internal data after power failure

I have configured a Linux-Mint 21.3 Cinnamon computer so that I can access certain shared files via the Internet. The whole thing runs via a Fritzbox 7530AX and the external DNS service DNSHome. The ...
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Can I safely use "Erase disk and install" to install Linux Mint on a second ssd on my laptop?

I recently decided I would like to switch from having a WSL installation on windows to dual booting. I work in the Linux environment but need Windows for games, and since I recently got a second SSD ...
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