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

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Install Zoom: cannot find package libxcb-xtest0

My OS Linux Mint 18.3, xfce, 64 bit. Have tried e.g. this: Have also tried to install Zoom from application center and also from zoom website. I have also tried the suggested solutions here. Can ...
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Kdenlive installed with snap have permission problem

-Linux Mint 19.2- I installed kdenlive from snap with "sudo snap install kdenlive", that was my first time using snap to install something. Kdenlive got installed properly, can open it up from ...
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Give GRUB Control To Another OS

i have triple boot Windows-10,Mint 19,Parrot Linux. after the last install (parrot) the grub menu got updated to parrot GRUB menu style which i believe parrot got control of the boot menu (that's what ...
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Unable to create bootable windows usb from linux mint

I'm currently running linux mint but want to install windows and run dual boot. But having difficulties create a bootable usb. What I did: format usb to NTFS (also tried FAT32) burn iso to usb with ...
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Erasing Linux Mint on PC that has ssd with secure erase is the right choice?

I have the need to erase the operating system with all the data on it but the most important thing is that I want to get back the pc to the fabric state without breaking anything internally ...
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Which source code do I need to edit and recompile to make my cursor go slower?

I have Linux Mint 19.3 (MATE x64), and I have a Logitech G402 mouse I would like to use with it. Using the default settings, my cursor moves exactly 50 times faster than I would like it to move. I ...
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Screen tearing issue after using nvidia proprietary driver in Linux Mint

I've installed recommended nvidia proprietary driver(nvidia-driver-435). After the installation and restarting, screen tearing start to happen. I searched in the internet, everyone trying to different ...
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Cannot boot Windows after I Installed Linux Mint 19.3 on a Separate drive

Even when I choose The drive that includes Windows at the boot options, it still boots Mint
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Only Ubuntu works, everything else (aside from windows) dies

Until recently, I've been using Windows 10, and experimenting with Linux systems within VMs. Today I made the switch to Ubuntu. I decided soon after that I wanted to try Debian and Mint. In both of ...
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Elementary OS -> installing Linux Mint

I've recently installed ElementaryOS but due to a mistake it won't boot cleanly (only with manual intervention through the BIOS). I've decided I want to replace it with Linux Mint but I'm stuck. I ...
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apt kernel upgrade caused dkms build error - “Compiler version check failed”

Ran apt upgrade which installed the 4.15.0-91-generic kernel. During module rebuild, the video driver build failed with the following error: DKMS make.log for nvidia-430.50 for kernel 4.15.0-91-...
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Mint: Executable: Command not Found

Let me preface this by mentioning that I am a total Linux newbie. I built a linux machine a few months ago that hosts a few applications and game servers and everything was working fine. I had to ...
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Environment variables are not set when redirect echo through a pipeline at a function [closed]

This command: echo '18' | source meta-cmf-raspberrypi/setup-environment Not set the environment variables as instead happened with a simply: source meta-cmf-raspberrypi/setup-environment With "18" ...
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Help Needed Diagnosing Linux Mint Crashes

The issue I have been experiencing is a series of crashes on my new Linux Mint system (Details Below). System: Host: ngatesh-desktop Kernel: 5.3.0-45-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 7.5....
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Linux Mint 19.3 (x64) Host - VirtualBox 6.1 - No x64 Guests

I have spent the last 2 days googling this issue and nothing seems to be working. Env: Linux Mint 19.3 updated fully Virtualbox 6.1 (Installed using instructions here https://www.itzgeek.com/how-tos/...
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How to scroll in Software Manager using keyboard

How can one scroll in Software Manager using only the keyboard?
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HP Spectre X360-15t (2018) overheats on idle with Linux Mint 19.3 and fans do not start

I am a new Linux Mint user currently using version 19.3 with Cinnamon Desktop (installed with MATE but switched). I have observed that my laptop has been running very hot even on tasks like browsing ...
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Linux Mint: One user having graphics issues, no other users affected

I have a multi-user Linux Mint machine running Cinnammon that is having a really strange graphics issue with regards to one user only, which I have not been able to find an answer to in scouring Stack ...
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Blank screen after Nvidia-340 install. Linux Mint XFCE 19.2

I've been using UBUNTU for the last 10 years. For the first time, I'm using Linux Mint XFCE 19.2 in a laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad T61) with NVIDIA graphics card (G86M - Quadro NVS 140M). I wanted to ...
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Thinkpad X220 will not boot Kernel 5.3.*

My Thinkpad X220 runs Mint Linux 19.3 Tricia. it's not dual boot. When I tried to upgrade recently the new kernel was 5.3.0-42 but it won't boot that so currently using 5.0.0-32. I get error messages ...
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Stop PulseAudio from switching devices?

I just updated to Mint 19.3 from 19.1. I have an issue now where, if I pause a youtube video and restart (for example) when it starts back up again, the sound is playing through a different sound ...
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LVM volume can be mounted but not bootable after physical drive moved from internal to USB

I have a laptop with 2 physical drives, an on board SSD (128 GB) and an evo850 SSD (1 TB). I configured LVM to span them as one logical volume. I now have a hardware failure on one of the cables ...
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Can't install VirtualBox. dpkg error (Linux Mint)

I'm fairly new to Linux and have chosen Linux Mint as a starter. The thing is I'm trying to install VirtualBox through the Gdebi package installer. I'm getting an error again and again. I'll be ...
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Second Monitor detected but displays “No signal”

I'm trying to connect my Laptop (Mint 19.1) to a second monitor (EIZO) with a VGA (for the monitor) - HDMI (for the laptop) cable. The monitor is detected in the Display panel but it's showing "no ...
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Install PHP in Linux Mint 19.1

I am new in Linux Mint. I installed Linux Mint 19.1. Now I would like to install PHP7.2 in Linux Mint. I found a way in this tutorial and another way in this tutorial. I got another way in this ...
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How to get 5.4+ Kernel on Mint 19.3?

I just upgraded to a 3rd gen Ryzen processor for rendering and I can't monitor CPU temps. Apparently, support for this is added in Kernel 5.4. Update Manager says the system is up to date, but I'm on ...
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Linux Mint System wont boot :( Fsck clean - Any suggestions?

I've just made some changes to my PC which now won't boot. I am attempting to install a new graphics card, and so have installed a RAM upgrade and I have also connected up a new hard drive, which is ...
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Nvidia driver installation error

I'm new to the Linux world and I have a problem that is ruining my experience right now. I have installed Linux Mint 19.3 on my Laptop and immediately noticed a lot more battery drainage compared to ...
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Bizarre connectivity issue

I just got the most bizarre connectivity issue. WiFi connects and also cable. I can ping and even connect to a VPM (forticlient), but the browser can't reach any page. It throws "server not found" ...
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How to enable discards on encrypted root

I have installed system on ext4 filesystem on lvm (vg name encrypted, root is called encrypted-root) on luks. When I'm trying to run fstrim /, I get fstrim: /: the discard operation is not supported. ...
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Space allocation for Linux Mint

I am going to install Linux Mint 19.1. My RAM is 4 GB and Hard Drive is 500 GB. In this case how much space should I allocate for swap,'/','/home' and 'EFI' partitions ? Thanks
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Brother MFC-7420 not working on Linux Mint, syslog: unhandled action 'bind' -> kernel: usblp0: removed

I try to print on my brother MFC-7420 from Linux Mint, with the driver installed via Brothers 'Driver Install Tool' following the instructions from https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Drucker/Brother/ ...
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Linux doesn't boot: I changed the location of usr/sbin

This is a follow up to my previous question but I will explain it better here, since I now know exactly the problem. EDIT: The command that screw everything up: /usr sudo mv sbin local I ...
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Interernet is not available in Browser

I am using Linux Mint 19.1. I am getting internet in Laptop but I am not getting internet in Browser. My laptop suddenly shut down after that I am not getting internet in my Browser.
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Linux Mint doesn't boot - I accidently sent user folder to /usr/local/sbin

I accidently sent the user folder to /usr/local/sbin, trying to move a script file from the user to the sbin folder. When I send the script, I did not run it or anything, I just sent it with ...
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Problem with gaming in Linux Mint

I am using Linux Mint and trying to play Half Life 2: Episode One. But, glitches happening in the game. Here's my computer specs: CPU: Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core i7-4510U bits: 64 ...
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Write image on sd-card whithout recreate partitions

Balena-etcher recreate partitions during write process, but I want write an image on SD-CARD with preconfigured partitions. How can I do?
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Using Gnu/Linux laptop as extended screen from a MS-Windows PC

I'd like to use my Linux Mint (Debian based) laptop as a second monitor for my MS-Windows 8.1 PC. I know how to extend the Windows display over to another screen. When connecting the VGA cable from ...
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Android Studio Error | Emulator: emulator: ERROR: VkCommonOperations.cpp:496: Failed to create Vulkan instance

As the title shows I have an issue with Android Studio on my Linux Mint 19.3. I've tried to install Android Studio via the official download page, the Software Manager and now latest via snap. The ...
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Virtualbox installation problem

sudo apt-get install virtualbox Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: libgsoap-2.8.60 ...
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How to scale up specific application?

I've set up Charles on my Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon installation but it is insanely small-scaled in comparison to the rest of the apps on my computer. I've tried ctrl+plus and looked in the settings ...
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Startx not running due to missing shared libraries

I was deleting some files and accidentally deleted a shared object file libXdmcp.so.6. Now startx won't run. Is there a way I can recover the system from the terminal. I am using Linux Mint.
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NTP Unexpected origin timestamp

I can't start NTP service, so the time of the machine is wrong. Mar 14 11:36:25 ntpd[27956]: receive: Unexpected origin timestamp 0xe2174e4d.523af1e4 does not match aorg 0000000000.00000000 from ...
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Removed program still shows up in the start menu on Mint

I tried uninstalling XDM and after the install the program still shows up in the start menu. Tried purging, but that cant find the process. Help me to completely remove the program
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linux mint black screen with cross cursor at start up

I have devbox with installed linux mint. Usually I use it via ssh, that's why I have no idea when this problem started: when I add second GPU or when I updated linux kernel. But yesterday I found that ...
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Why are there screenshots taken automatically?

I used to have Linux mint installed on a USB stick for some time because my laptop's HDD broke (2013). The stick stopped working and after trying again 7 years later it suddenly worked. No data was on ...
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Error while checking integrity of Live USB: Initramfs unpacking failed: LZMA data is corrupt

I want to install a new Linux distribution on my laptop but I am getting the following error when I try to check the integrity of the media (USB stick) from the Live Distro menu: [2.002848] Initramfs ...
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Is sigprocmask() not working correctly?

(Sorry for the long post but I wanted to be as accurate as possible) I was trying to print the signal mask of the main thread while writing a C program, when I came across something strange regarding ...
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networkmanager-strongswan vpn - routing specific ip through VPN

I'm trying to setting a VPN on Linux Mint 19.2. I'm using the network-manager-strongswan so I added this file named VPN under /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/ [connection] id=VPN uuid=...
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Linux mint is showing main desktop panel on the wrong display

I have a projector connected to a laptop. I selected the laptop screen as the "Primary monitor": However the start menu is on the projector screen. That's not desired. Is there a separate setting for ...

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