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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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Nemo cross-mouse/icon bug

Whenever I start Cinnamon (using Nemo) or Nemo itself for the first time in the session, the file icons won't show up, and the mouse pointer is some kind of cross, either a 'single-line-cross' or ...
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How to set up an Internet Connection in Linux Mint?

My machine has wired Internet connection with Windows 7 OS. In connection properties I see service name : ispone obtain IP address automatically obtain DNS server address automatically How do I step ...
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Trying to run Kile gives a segmentation fault on Linux Mint 19

With the latest version of Kile installed, trying to run it crashes with a segmentation fault: $ kile qt5ct: using qt5ct plugin Invalid Context= "Apps" line for icon theme: "/usr/share/icons/Mint-Y/...
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Need write permissions to install themes on Linux Mint 17 “Rebecca” Mate

Just installed Linux Mint 17 "Rebecca" Mate. I'm trying to install a new theme and am directed to http://gnome-look.org/index.php?xcontentmode=167 I've downloaded a couple and their instructions ...
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NVidia drivers on Macbook Pro (2008) Linux Mint?

Ok. I am literally installing it from scratch and tracking my process here and now. I've been fighting this for so long. Macbook Pro, 2008 I believe. ~200GB HD. I'm not dual booting. Mint and only ...
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error installing amdgpupro 18.50 driver on linux mint 19.1

Previously installed amd-gpu-pro and solved the problem with the fact that the firewood on Ubuntu was not installed on my Mint, giving an error about the wrong OS. With that question, I figured it out....
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Firefox address bar suggestions are shown on the second monitor

I am currently using Linux Mint 19.1 $ cat /etc/os-release NAME="Linux Mint" VERSION="19.1 (Tessa)" ID=linuxmint ID_LIKE=ubuntu PRETTY_NAME="Linux Mint 19.1" VERSION_ID="19.1" HOME_URL="https://www....
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Shortcut for “Show all windows”

Can I set a shortcut for "Show all windows" feature in hot corners? In Ubuntu this feature is more advanced, there you can type name of the window to select it.
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What is hotkey in Linux Mint for “Show All Windows”?

I noted it is possible set a number of hotkeys in Linux Mint 17.1 using the keyboard application, but there's not possibility to set the hotkey "Show All Windows"; you can only set a button using ...
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Why isn't svn using my credentials when run within a shell script?

I have a collection of a dozen directories which are all separate working copies of different svn repos. They are configured the same way on all my machines so I can work on any of them at any time. I'...
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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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Dual Boot Windows - Linux Mint grub menu not appearing at startup

I have Windows 10 operating system on HP Pavilion laptop not very old. I have installed Linux Mint on another partition and both the operating systems work fine (I am able to use both of them). My ...
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Bluetooth Mouse does not automatically reconnect on reboot

My mouse connects easy enough after booting up on Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon. Dell 3147, The mouse is a Logitech M557. But when I reboot of power off and log back in I have to repair the device even ...
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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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DNSMASQ refuses to start with “unknown interface error” even though the interface is up

A bizarre problem that I haven't found anywhere else on the internet, hinting it's probably me f'ing something up, but what? Trying to start dnsmasq.service, no matter if on boot or from user session ...
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Linux Mint jdb2 continuous writing to disk

Captured disk activity from last 2 days using below command but unable to find out why it is writing so much (426MB) on root partition iotop -oPa -d 2 Total DISK READ : 0.00 B/s | Total DISK ...
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Invert color of a specific window on linux mint

I'd like to invert the colors of a specific application on Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon. I've tried the solutions at ask Ubuntu; How to trigger a color inversion effect for one window? and the the ...
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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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No thumbnails on Linux Mint?

I have a VeraCrypt volume mounted from an external hard drive and the thumbnails for >90% of the files don't seem to load. Only the first few load then the rest show a clock icon. When I open the file,...
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How to stop Rainlendar from hiding on the Linux Mint desktop?

Rainlendar is a great tool to keep events and tasks on the desktop (I did not find a better solution yet). The problem is that the application completely hides if you press: The "Show Desktop" ...
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How to make a bootable usb from commandline?

The question is common, but I am not able to solve it with the explanations I found here. Situation: 4GB usb stick Manjaro operaing system iso image file of linux mint First, I did: lsblk # and ...
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Caja - how to reload desktop programmatically

I can reload the Caja desktop by clicking anywhere on the desktop pressing F5. Is there any way to do this programmatically? For example, I have a user script copies some files to the $HOME/Desktop ...
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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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Installing Anaconda on Linux Mint without messing up preinstalled Python?

I've used on Anaconda with Python 3.x on Windows for years now. It has tons of features that out of the box that I use every day that cannot be easily installed on the bare-bones Python 2.7 that Linux ...
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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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I'm being held against my will on a Jetty (server)!

I'm running Linux Mint 18.2. For some strange reason, systemd is spawning a Java process running jetty, on localhost:8080. Browsing there, I get the default "Welcome to Jetty 8 on Debian" static page. ...
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Making the move from Win to Linux [closed]

I need to make the move from Windows to Linux. I just need an OS that installs fast, has the same (or almost the same) feel and design as Windows (Xp, Vista, Win 7, or even Win98 doesn't really ...
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Diagnosing a mdm/Cinnamon freezing problem?

I use Linux Mint 16 64-bit Cinnamon. I've just deployed it on two computers and (again) suffer from spontaneous freezing of the graphics terminal. Fortunately the rest of the system seems to be ...
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How to install i915_bo driver in Linux Mint

The chosen answer in this post mentions the installation of the i915_bo driver. I have the same OS (Linux Mint 17.3), but I'm running the i915 driver. Can someone please tell me where do I find it ...
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Setting up internal Bluetooth card on Linux 2.6.38

I have a laptop that has a Bluetooth card in it, a Gateway NV series one. I'm trying to get it to turn on, as it currently isn't. The first time I booted after I wiped my drive and installed Linux ...
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Install UniversalMediaServer on Linux Mint 19.1 [on hold]

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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Linux Mint Cinnamon 18 - In what file are the keyboard shortcuts saved?

In what file are the keyboard shortcuts saved in Linux Mint Cinnamon 18 ? I want to backup the shortcuts so if I know the file where the shortcuts are saved, I can simply create a symlink to the ...
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OpenELEC : “cp: can't stat '/flash/SYSTEM'”

I'm buidling an HTPC and would like to multi-boot it with OpenElec + Mint; with EFI boot. I use the OpenElec 7 Beta 1 (OpenELEC-Generic.x86_64-6.95.2.img.gz) as my Intel NUC6I3SYH is not supported ...
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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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PROLINK WN2001 driver for LinuxMint 15

I just installed LinuxMint 15 and have a desktop that I have installed a PROLINK WN2001 Wireless USB onto. The installation disk has only Windows drivers and now I am looking for a driver for ...
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Unable to run Teamviewer on Linux Mint

I seemed to install it successfully, but when I attempted to launch it kept throwing errors: Ran with su then got this: Init... CheckCPU: SSE2 support: yes XRandRWait: No value set. Using default. ...
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How to Change Size of Desktop

UPDATE: It appears my icons are appearing below my screen. This is part of a screenshot, but I cannot see it on my monitor: I am running Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon. I changed the size of my panel, and ...
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Linux Mint 15: Oliva can't wake from suspend/hibernate?

As most issues people have had, I can't wake my laptop from suspend or hibernate mode. The computer goes to the lock screen and then freezes up to the point where the mouse won't move, forcing me to ...
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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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Linux : Very slow internet connections through proxy

I am experiencing very slow Internet connections for applications like apt-get and Firefox browsing through proxy (download speed in Firefox is pretty normal). My Internet connection uses a proxy ...
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How to restore casper-rw file to a casper-rw partition

New to Linux and using Mint 17.2. Started with persistent Live USB that ran out of space after a week. So made a backup of everything (entire filesystem) including the casper-rw file, created new Live ...
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Moving postgresql data folder on Mint 19.1

I want to move my data folder from my SSD do HDD on my Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon. I have install postgresql from https://www.enterprisedb.com/downloads/postgres-postgresql-downloads version Linux x86-...
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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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Upgrading Linux Mint 17.3 KDE edition to 18.2 KDE in situ

Officially, upgrading the KDE version of Linux Mint 17.3 to 18 is not supported, because "Linux Mint 18 KDE will use a new and different desktop called Plasma". I presume this means that the KDE4 to ...
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Wifi regularly stops working on Linux Mint 18

After upgrading to Linux Mint 18, my wifi has randomly stopped working. When I turn the wifi off and back on repeatedly from the wifi applet (or put my laptop to sleep and back repeatedly), at some ...
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How to install Skype on Linux Mint

I downloaded the installer from the website. When I run it, I get the following error: Your system has broken dependencies. This application cannot continue until it is fixed. To fix it, run "...
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Error from Mint - repository does not have a Release file

I'm getting an error every the time when I open the "Updates manager", trying to update some Drivers, Controllers (It talks about something of the way to download some data from repositories) on Linux ...
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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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Mint 17.2 Synaptic Package Manager

I recently installed Mint 17.2 (Rafalea) on a HP-255 G1 laptop. It was one of the smoothest installs I have ever done. However I have found a major issue with the Synaptic Package Manager. Whilst it ...