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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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How to completely remove a keyboard driver in Linux Mint

I am currently on a Linux Mint Cinnamon and I have some typing issues with my keyboard. My several keys (like arrow keys, number keys) keep getting pressed that is giving me problems. For that matter, ...
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How to make the touch pad normal/minimal in Linux Mint?

I have bought a ASUS Vivobook S510U and installed linux Mint. The mouse is behaving abnormally. For example, it simulates the middle/scroll key of the mouse when I click in the middle of the right ...
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Paliate key sending wrong keycodes

After a waterspill over my laptop's keyboard the left arrow and the up arrow send grabled keycodes which correspond to several other keys. I can live without those keys since I can remap other keys ...
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Boot Error -> ipmi:dmi : Invalid offset : 0

I'm having the following error when booting my OS (Linux mint19 - mate): ipmi:dmi: Invalid offset : 0 I would appreciate if someone has more information about this. There's a ubuntu user here on ...
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Trying to recover linux encrypted home directory

I installed a Linux Mint 18 distro with user, password and encrypted home directory in a hard disk. I didn't login for a while. Currently, I get an error when I login. If the key encryption is fine ...
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Linux Mint - add file type to “new file” context menu category

I am trying to add a new file extension to cinnamon's new file menu right click create new document I would like to add entries in this list I remember that I have done this before based on a ...
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Why my Linux Mint 19 does not see my (Windows) NVMe drive?

Hardware: Dell Inspiron 15 Gaming 7577, model number 7577-92774. Question: Why my Linux Mint 19 does not see my (Windows) NVMe drive? I read on ArchWiki: The Linux NVMe driver is natively ...
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Missing menu bar on Cinnamon desktop on CentOS 7. Where are the Cinnamon settings located in CentOS 7?

I got Cinnamon 3.6.7 on my newly installed CentOS Linux release 7.5.1804 (Core). The menu bar on the bottom is missing and I have been failing to find a solution on Google. I haven't even found where ...
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How to enable/disable autoruns in Linux Mint 19 when a USB drive is plugged in?

I am running Linux Mint 19, and I would need the system to avoid opening any windows when I plug in a USB drive. I can't seem to find anything in the System Settings to configure this behavior. I have ...
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Linux kdump does not boot second kernel when kernel is crashing?

I am running Linux Mint 19 on my notebook. I have a problem with btrfs which crashed the system (no further IO possible). I would like to make kdump work to help debugging this problem. I already ...
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Stuck in Linux Mint VirtualBox grub rescue

I have a Linux Mint on my VirtualBox within Windows 10. I also had like 7 perfectly healthy snapshots, so I decided to delete couple of old ones. I don't know if that's related, but after I did that, ...
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Linux Mint 19 Thunar doesn't list samba shares

I'm using Linux Mint 19 Xfce 64 bit and I'm connected to a network with a Samba server. But the shares are not listed in Thunar network. I can list them with smbtree but findsmb doesn't find the ...
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Problems in running eclipse

When I download and run Eclipse using $sudo apt install eclipse It shows these errors as in this question. But when I run eclipse photon from their website it works fine. What's the difference ...
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How can I get a .desktop launcher to use an environment variable?

This is for the program git-cola, although I think the question is more general. It is also using LM Cinnamon 18. The environment variable I want to set is SCALE_GIT_COLA=2 so that the program looks ...
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How to properly dismount VeraCrypt volumes in Linux Mint?

I am attempting to properly dismount two VeraCrypt volumes from Linux. Alas, it doesn't work. Every subsequent boot into Windows I am prompted to check the file system as it allegedly hasn't been ...
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Can't login after upgrading Linux Mint 18.3 to Linux Mint 19 [closed]

I had upgraded my Linux Mint 18.3 to Linux Mint 19. I followed the instructions provided by the Linux Mint blog. When I finished the installation process and rebooted the system, I am unable to login! ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work on Linux Mint 18.2 [closed]

I did not use bluetooth on a Linux system before, but I would like to use it right now. I tried to use it and it didn't work at all. Here are some information: dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 21....
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Creating from scratch a bootable M2 disk with backed up image of lvm partition with Linux Mint

I had created an dd image of lvm volume and I would like to restore it on a new pc. The older one is not available right now. On my old computer, I had 120Gb ssd with something like this: /dev/sda1 ...
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USB tethering with Android fails

I just recently noticed that I cannot connect to the internet using USB tethering on my Moto G6 phone. It just keeps attempting to connect, to no avail, when I plug my phone into my laptop and enable ...
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Linux Mint Cannot Write to Windows Partition (NOT HIBERNATED)

System: Linux Mint (with windows 10 dual boot) Problem: Cannot write to mounted windows partition from linux, all attempts met with "No such file or directory." Attempted solutions: Ensure Windows ...
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Can I set at what battery level I should be notified in linux mint 18.2? [duplicate]

I'm currently using Linux Mint Mate 18.2 on my laptop and I get notified that I have low battery level when its around 10% of full charge. I much prefer to be notified when my battery is at 30% of ...
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Changing program used to open file based on file extension

For a college class, I have to download and open .rkt files. In order to open them with the correct program I have to right-click > open with, and if I set a default program, it becomes the default ...
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Restore middle click in Debian 9.5 & Mint 19.0

Does anyone know how I can restore the middle click capability in Debian 9.5? With version 8.5, I could hold down the middle mouse button, or both mouse buttons together, to drag a document or file ...
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Sound not working - mint 19

Couple days ago, I installed linux mint 19 alongside windows 10, everything worked perfectly, until I plugged in headphones (while I was using win10). When I rebooted notebook, I was not able to hear ...
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Set icon for file type, Linux Mint

I want the files with the extension .api to have some chosen SVG icon in the File Manager. Assume, we have a file: /usr/share/icons/HighContrast/scalable/apps/utilities-terminal.svg I add a new MIME ...
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How to install pgAdmin 4 on Linux Mint

I'm running Linux Mint 19 Tara, and trying to follow the instructions here with the goal of installing pgAdmin4 as a desktop app. There seems to be a problem involving the authentication of the ...
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Surface pro 3 with Linux Mint shutting down after ~30min?

I have a fresh install of Linux mint 19-Cinnamon on a (fairly old) Surface pro 3. I simply want to use it for reading and annotating pdfs. After about 30min of use, however, it always shutdown (...
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How to install a specific version of Monodevelop to Linux Mint 19?

How one can install Mono Development 5.0 to Linux Mint 19? In a programming course I had to install just that version. apt gives just a newer version.
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How to associate *.md files with my editor? [closed]

I want to open markdown files by double clicking on them in Sublime Text. I tried every possible way, but I could not achieve it. I created the mimeapps.list file with this content: [Default ...
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How to configure integrated numpad on keyboard, using linix mint?

As you can see one the link below, that pc has an integrated numpad on the keyboard. But, Linux Mint 19 doesn't recognize de key 'fn' to change from number pad to the actual letter. Is there any ...
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libreadline dependency related Error while installing an app, “seedsync”

I was trying to install Seedsync. I followed the instructions on their github Download the deb package from the latest release Install the deb package: sudo dpkg -i <deb file> ...
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Matebook X PRO and Nvidia drivers with Mint 19

Once installing nvidia-390 drivers (or other versions) in my MBXP, I experienced a black screen after the boot. I managed to resolve the problem going in tty and purging all the Nvidia drivers and ...
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Refreshing SMART data on my external HDD boosts slow transfer speed

I'm working on Linux Mint 18.3, and I have a Seagate Backup Plus 2TB external HDD. I've had a few minor problems with the drive which I was able to fix, but I've hit a really problematic snag. ...
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HDMI not recognized after Nvidia driver/Linux kernel update

I recently was working very nicely with: Linux kernel 4.13.0-41 Nvidia driver 384.111 and the update manager installed: Linux kernel 4.15.0-33 Nvidia driver 384.130 I had the Nvidia driver ...
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Is there a way to install other OSes with Linux from from an ISO, without a CD drive? [migrated]

VtR reviewers: the question is about interoperability of Linux with other OSes. Check the first comment, yes it has a very Linux-ish answer. Suppose I don't have any USB/CD/DVD etc. I only have an ...
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Dpkg cant purge AMD-graphics package; read-only file system (Mint)

For reasons regarding the other question I asked on here I want to purge the package xserver-xorg-v from my Linux Mint from the root shell. I get the following Error: dpkg -P xserver-xorg-v dpkg: ...
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Mint wont boot after AMD-Graphics installation, X-Server problems

Tried to install AMD Radeon HD 7870 Ghz graphics drivers and now Linux Mint doesnt want to boot. I installed the generic "Linux x86_64" driver from this https://www.amd.com/en/support/graphics/amd-...
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Weird problem with Dwarf Fortress install

Here's the thing. I'm running Mint 19, relatively fresh install. I heard a lot of hype about Dwarf Fortress, and installed it once; then, needing to leave in a hurry, closed it with Control-C. Ever ...
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Linux 'Mint' Boot Problem

I'm new to linux based systems i guess mint is based on ubuntu. I hope it's a right place for this question. I have a old laptop and it was really slow so i decided to install mint. I have single ...
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How To Remount Raid 1 Array After OS Disk Failed [duplicate]

Have a workstation that has an SSD for the boot drive (Linux Mint) and (software) Raid 1 array for data storage. The SSD died, and I've replaced it and reinstalled Mint. How do I get the OS to ...
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How to run a script file

Using Mint Linux 19 here. I have a script file called test.sh. This script-file is located in a path e.g. /home/shyam/Mi A1/tissot, and I use it to flash Android system on my phone. The script ...
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Linux Mint asks an enroll if I haven't used it for some time [duplicate]

My Linux Mint asks for password if I haven't used system for some time. How can I modify it that it won't ask it? I tried to look display and desktop properties but I couldn't find it.
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Switch to another input method

I can't find anything clear of how linux is handling the keyboard. (system based configurations not gui) My problem is : I installed ibus on a linux mint with several languages but it just doesn't ...
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Software bootable raid 10 fails to boot into linux mint

I was flowing this guide. I'm using Linux Mint but it's Ubuntu based so it shouldn't be too much of a difference. Anyways it all goes well until I needed to chroot and reboot, after I run apt-get to ...
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Scribbleton doesn't run on Linux Mint 19

I am trying to install and run Scribbleton on Linux Mint 19, but when I do ./run_scribbleton.sh nothing happens. Talking to the support, they asked me to modify the run_scribbleton.sh script to print ...
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Linux Mint Fresh Install: Mouse Sensitivity Too Low

I just installed Linux Mint 19 Cinammon and I'm having issues with my mouse sensitivity being too low. I went to the options and tried to increase it but the slider is already at the "max" position. I ...
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How to create a bootable, persistent Linux OS that doesn't lock up?

I'm trying to create a bootable, persistent Linux OS that I can run off a USB flash drive but I'm having no luck. I made a bootable Mint USB with no problem, and I booted into it. Seemed flawless up ...
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Certificate validation failure while using cisco anyconnect with pfx certificates

I have installed cisco anyconnect secure mobile client 4.2.01022 (+all required packages) on Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia (kernel 4.17.9). Then added .pfx certificates to gnone2-key storage. Then I ...
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Can't switch layout with Win + Space after enabling extra typographic characters

I'm not sure if it is Mint specific (Mint 19, Cinnamon), but after enabling extra typographic characters feature in keyboard settings I can't switch layouts with hotkeys. I tried left win, shift + ...
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How to save settings for Synaptic (Graphical package manager)?

I have dotfiles where I store the settings from all the programs that I use. I mean files with the extension .conf, .cfg, .rc and etc. But I cannot find a place where the Synaptic keeps its settings. ...