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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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WARNING: amdgpu dkms failed for running kernel

put amdgpu-pro 18.50. I do not understand, it was established, but does not work? If the error is related to the kernel, then what is the reason? My kernel is the latest version 5.0.9. WARNING: ...
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error installing amdgpupro 18.50 driver on linux mint 19.1

Ru linux user segment did not help me, so I appeal to you. (Everything is translated in the translator, I hope correctly). Previously installed amd-gpu-pro and solved the problem with the fact that ...
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Unable to login for graphical session on Mint + Not available space on filesystem

I've been trying to start a graphical session with all users on my system but I've been always reverted to the login screen. After initiating a terminal with (Ctrl+Alt+F1) from there, I've been able ...
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Can't load kernel

I'm a Mint user. I was trying to solve a problem, which is that when I suspend my PC I can't resume. I found on stack exchange Ubuntu an answer saying to use "ukuu" in order to upgrade the kernel. ...
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CDROM drive and isofs filesystem support

I am trying to create a custom live disk using Linux Live Kit based on my current Mint 19.1 installation running in VMWare. I am having basically the same problem as this guy, here: https://github....
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Install UniversalMediaServer on Linux Mint 19.1

How do I install UniversalMediaServer on Mint? The instructions are somewhat unspecific and long not tested, do I have to take care of certain specialties on Mint? Or should I use the instructions ...
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How to disable network-connectivity-check on linux mint?

(Virtualbox OS: Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa) I am trying to disable the network-connectivity-check on Linux Mint. This website shows how to disable it in the GUI for Ubuntu 17.10. Unfortunately in Mint ...
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Timeshift not restoring configurations and customizations

I am using Mint 19 and I have a 250 GB SSD dual boot, but the Windows install has corrupted.  Since I don't use it anyway, I am trying to set up a 120 GB SSD as a Linux-only system. I was able to do ...
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Xfce4 terminal input buffer issues

I have a fresh install of "linux mint" on a modern but quite limited PC. On this box the terminal in xfce terminal fails to print a character from the keyboard but it is in the buffer. So on the next ...
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Linux mint 19.1 not recognizing dedicated GPU

I would like to use my Radeon R9 M375 GPU on my Lenovo Z51-70 When I tried $ lspci -v | grep VGA it gave me this 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 5500 (rev 09) (prog-...
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Does changing Linux username give any problems?

I've installed Linux Mint on my old laptop. I created a username with the temporary use in mind so it is not that good name and I want to change it. I know how to change username and rename the ...
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Git init in wrong directory? How to recover? (theoretical situation)

This is completely theoretical, but I'm new to Git and Linux so I want to know. If I accidentally manage to do git init inside e.g Desktop or Home directory, how to prevent any possible disaster from ...
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Wireless adapter is detected, but no options to create a wireless network

I have a wireless adapter (the Panda 300Mbps PAU05) plugged in to a USB port on my Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa desktop computer (my kernel version is 4.15.0-47-generic). Yesterday, I had it plugged in to ...
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Mint 19.1: No POST screen visible with new graphic card

My work computer (i7-7700, 64GB RAM) runs Linux Mint 19.1 and Windows 10 in dual boot. This used to work fine, it normally booted Mint unless I pressed F12 during startup and told it to boot windows. ...
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Failed finding GRUB drives of recently installed distros on another drive, edit device.map?

I am running Linux Mint 19.1 on a Samsung 860 EVO 500 GB (dev/sdb) along with Windows 10 on it and recently added a Crucial MX500 1TB (dev/sda) to try out and use more distros, both of them are ...
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Why does the access permissions for a file change in Linux os but not in Windows? [closed]

I extracted a csv file from a zip in both windows (using WinZip) and Linux (using archive manager.) I was able to open the CSV file in Windows and wasn't in Linux. It took me a while to figure out ...
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External display error/ glitch on Linux mint 19.1

When I plug in my external display (HP L1908W) with resolution 1440x990 to my lenovo Z51-70 notebook (it has native Full HD resolution) it results me a weird graphical bug. When I restart my computer ...
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How to increase root partition with extra hard disk space?

I have a linux mint running in openstack controller. I have added 200GB of storage. It is showing under /dev/sr0. My root space is just only 8 GB. I want to add this 200GB storage to root partition ...
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Linux Mint 19.1 GRUB menu not showing?

So I have Linux Mint 19.1 installed on one SSD (SSD 1), and Windows 10 installed on another SSD (SSD 2). In my BIOS settings, if I choose SSD 1 as the boot priority, it launches Linux Mint, but doesn'...
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PlayOnLinux seems to append two slashes in the path of my installed Wine version

I am using Mint and I installed PlayOnLinux and several Wine versions. All of them had the same issue of crashing out of nowhere when setting up a new hard drive after selecting the options to choose ...
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Cannot get loadkeys to change key mappings

The man page for keymaps(5) includes this quote: Here's an example to bind the string "du\ndf\n" to the key AltGr-D. We use the "spare" action code F100 not normally bound to any key. altgr ...
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Installed new Linux on HDD having a second Linux on SSD - possible sharing of root/swap partitions?

I got a bit confused after installing Linux Mint again, this time on my HDD instead of the SSD. I have not deleted the old (on the SSD) yet because I am worrying that "root" and "swap" might be shared ...
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linux mint 19 cinnamon cpu temerature goes crazy!

I've just installed the mint 19 cinnamon on my acer aspire 5830TG as a second OS alongside with win7 and immediately have a very high temp readings: $ sensors coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter ...
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Changing settings of the Cinnamon desktop in an unattended fashion

I'm a big fan of using configuration management and deployment tools like Ansible. Not only do they allow to keep things consistent across systems, they also speed up otherwise dreadful manual tasks ...
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Linux Mint screen resolution is low as I removed nouveau

I installed Linux Mint to Asus GL553VW laptop. I found the computer was unable to install Mint directly so I disabled nouveau from parameters. I see that I can use my laptop now but my screen ...
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A bash script to make Linux Mint bootable stick

Is the a bash script that downloads and installs linux mint to USB stick? I was unable to find a proper command to see if my stick is on drive sbd3 or not?
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Linux Mint: Rotating external 4k screen causes extreme system sluggishness

Note: I've included every system detail I can think of including at the bottom of the question. I've been dealing with symptoms of systems sluggishness for a couple weeks on my laptop when docked ...
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what is the usage of sudoers file in Linux? [closed]

What are usages of sudoers file included in Linux ?
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Firefox Quantum 66 ignoring CSS styling in dropdown menu

I have noticed in my Firefox browser running on Linux Mint 18.2 that Firefox will ignore CSS stylings for dropdown menus, and instead defaults to what looks like system themes. This issue is not ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies: lsphp72 : Depends: > libjpeg62-turbo (>= 1.3.1) but it is not installable

I'd like to install PHP for Litespeed on Linux Mint. After I run: sudo apt install lsphp72 lsphp72-curl lsphp72-imap lsphp72-mysql lsphp72-intl lsphp72-pgsql lsphp72-sqlite3 lsphp72-tidy lsphp72-snmp ...
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Linux Mint error: “Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/lst_debian_repo.list (Component)”

In Linux Mint, when I run the command sudo apt-get update I receive the error: Malformed entry 1 in list file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/lst_debian_repo.list (Component) I see the following in that ...
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Cannot launch GUI with startx: Module i915 not found

I have installed Linux Mint version 18 on my PC. In the past, I have been able to get the desktop to launch by typing startx at the terminal. After I did a few upgrades, this command stopped ...
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Problem creating SSH tunnel on linux

I'm following this guide to setup VNC on my DigitalOcean droplet. Everything works fine up to step 3. When I try to create an SSH connection on my local computer using ssh -L 5901:127.0.0.1:5901 -C -...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop Zoom (Magnify) no mouse wheel

I'm using Linux Mint 19 with Cinnamon version 3.8.9. I noticed in my system's settings the ability to enable desktop zoom (magnifier) under the Accessibility settings. However, it seems like this can ...
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Control Pulseaudio LineOut/Headphone volume separately

The default PulseAudio behavior is as follows: First we connect something to the back panel of our MOBO, normally this would be speakers, then we connect something to the front panel, normally ...
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Expanded a partition to fill empty space, but empty space is at the start of the partition and unuseable

I've been using Mint 19 with Cinnamon. I deleted the Windows partition and was able to expand the Mint partition to fill the empty space. However, / is in the middle of the partition as Windows was ...
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Nemo file manager is completely ignoring `_` at the beginning of directory name, when sorting

Ex. suppose some directories are named absorbing appreciate arrive connect depend drop few fold littlel popcorn shrill sticky In Windows, if I put _ before the directories, it would be at the top, ...
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IMWheel creates jittery scroll when using touch-pad

Mouse scroll performance is poor in Linux and there is no built-in method to control the same. Hence, I did some digging and came across IMWheel. I followed this tutorial How to Adjust or Increase ...
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Trouble configuring the ant_sel option for low WiFi signal on HP laptop, Linux Mint

As is known, some computer manufacturers include just one antenna in their laptops, but failing to flash the ROM accordingly. So these computers with Realtek network adaptors have the problem that ...
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How do I know if my graphics driver is installed on Mint?

I'm trying to set up Linux Mint 19.1 on an older system of mine. It has a Radeon R9 290. I tried a few commands I read and I'm not sure what's wrong or if it's installed. I tried lspci and I got this ...
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How can i fix Linux Mint 19.1's GNOME terminal not TAB-autocompleting file names in apt?

I have a .deb package downloaded that i want to install using apt. When i wanted to TAB-autocomplete the following command nothing happened. $ sudo apt install ./pa[TAB] However, when i tried $ ./...
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Software repository issues [duplicate]

A couple of months ago, I added the kali linux repository onto my computer to install software that runs on kali linux. It was a script that I ran on my Linux Mint 19 computer. Yesterday, I ran an ...
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In Linux Mint, How do i let applications open in the appropriate screen?

I am a novice to linux and i've installed Linux mint 18. Currently i have 2 screens that both have a taskbar, each having the same 4 application shortcuts. I want application windows that started/...
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LSB codename isn't a valid LM codename, cannot install Wine

Just installed Linux Mint 19 Xfce yesterday and am now trying to get Wine installed but always the command sudo apt-add-repository 'deb https://dl.winehq.org/wine-builds/ubuntu/ bionic main' returns ...
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Mint - disk is full (prevents login)

I had 0 bytes free and even when I deleted something the number of free bytes stayed still zero. So I tried to restart it and I can't login now. I tried console Ctrl+Alt+F1, but I don't know login. I ...
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How do I merge two ext4 partitions?

I have the following setup: sda7 is my /home (Linux Mint) that I want to merge with sda8 (which I cut out of Windows). I read here that I can't combine two partitions that are not adjacent and that ...
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Pulsaudo: playback on two streams

I want to pay the sounds from chromium-browser on two audio streams: to a null-sink and to my headphones. What is the best way to do this? I created the null-sink using: pactl load-module module-...
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repository not signed error with sourcelist

I am getting this weird error when I'm trying to execute apt update on linux mint. Any recommendations how i can fix this? Reading package lists... Done E: The repository 'http://www.sourceslist....
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Installation errors when trying to build atom from source, Linux Mint 17

I am trying to build Atom from source in Linux Mint 17.3 and have almost finished the build process. I am following this tutorial: https://www.tecmint.com/atom-text-and-source-code-editor-for-linux/ ...
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Shrink existing Windows partition to extend Linux home one?

I have one drive with dual boot. I split it evenly between Windows and Linux Mint, but right now almost never use Windows. I want to keep Windows for gaming/Office, but move some of its disk space ...