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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 do I get xinputrc to work for login screen?

I have the following lines in /etc/X11/xinit/xinputrc to tame my mouse sensitivity: xinput --set-prop 9 "Device Accel Constant Deceleration" 4.5 xinput --set-prop 9 "Device Accel Velocity Scaling" 1 ...
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Unattended Linux Mint Install

I am trying to create a Linux Mint 17.1 development box (in a virtual machine) but I'd like to automate the process. The instructions on how to perform an unattended installation are pretty out of ...
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Mate custom shortcut for keyboard layout in Linux Mint 18 (Sarah)

Coming from OSX and Windows 7, I want to try to keep the same keyboard shortcuts so that I do not get confused when I switch between them. I have mapped the CTRL key in Windows 7 and Linux Mint to be ...
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syndaemon won't disable touchpad while typing

I am trying to use syndaemon to disable my touchpad while I type. I know that the GUI for this doesn't work for many people but all the posts I've seen online suggest that using syndaemon from the ...
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Linux Mint 16 randomly freezing and freezes always after suspend wakeup

I've just installed Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon on Dell Latitude E6420. During an hour of use the desktop would become unresponsive and I was unable to access any TTY. It just froze up. The same thing ...
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Btrfs super-recover says all superblocks are good but mount disagrees

I have an external drive formatted with BTRFS that seems refuses to mount: $ sudo mount -vs -t btrfs -o ro,recovery,errors=continue /dev/sdb2 /media/user/dir mount: /dev/sdb2: can't read superblock ...
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macbook-like multitouch trackpad on Linux Mint Cinnamon with touchegg

I'm trying to get macbook-like multitouch trackpad gestures working on my linux machine. Currently working on Linux Mint 18, trying to get touchegg working, though I'm open to another multitouch ...
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Scaling only HiDPI display with xrandr in dual monitor set-up

I recently installed Linux Mint 18 on my ThinkPad T460p. Having a dual monitor set-up with a internal HiDPI display and a full HD external display connected via Display Port, I tried to adjust the ...
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cannot install in linux mint rebecca

I have a problem to install new packages/software in linux mint rebecca. My OS: > userubuntu@Oracle ~ $ uname -a Linux Oracle 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:30:01 UTC 2014 i686 ...
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How to connect to a wireless display (my Smart TV) with Linux Mint

I'm new on Linux. I've installed Linux Mint 17 and I don't know how to connect wirelessly to my Smart TV. With Windows is so easy: connect to a wireless display -> select your device, done. How can ...
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Linux Mint not using full screen, menubar gone

I seem to have entered some strange "mode" in Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon that I don't know how to exit. It persists between reboots. This results in the following changes: The desktop is only usable in ...
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On Linux Mint 18, how can I update WINE to 1.9.x?

I'm using WINE for a few applications. Recently, I've needed to update the WINE package that was installed via the software manager. The version I have is 1.6.2, while the latest dev release, ...
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Why is my cpu overheating when i use i3wm?

I've got a laptop running linux mint cinnamon 17.3 I'm currently playing with/learning/considering to switch to i3wm. When I'm on cinnamon, the cpu temp is around 40-45°C (104 - 113 F) But when I use ...
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Linux Mint fails to boot if unable to mount (shared) device listed in fstab

I have a dual-booted system of Mint and Win7, both of which share an external drive storing non-essential files. I listed the drive in /etc/fstab/ UUID=693E145023EB681E /media/External_HDD ntfs-3g ...
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Where can I set advanced settings (like fast_reauth) in network-manager?

Is there any possibility to change "advanced" default settings in Linux Mint's network-manager (like fast_reauth=0)? I can see that there are config files in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/, ...
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How can I find and edit the input classes reported by “xinput list --long”

I found these configurations and "classes" using the xinput utility on Linux Mint. Hours of documentation-crawling and googling yielded no information about them. Can anyone tell me what they are, ...
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Install Linux on Chromebook with failed TPM module?

I have a Samsung XE303C12 Chromebook which apparently has a failed TPM module. It won't boot into ChromeOS, and when I try to recover the OS, I'm told that an error has occurred. I hit Tab and the ...
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LVM Encrypted Partition without Partition Table

I have the following Problem. My Laptop is fully encrypted with LVM I know the Passphrase, but the partition table is broken. I booted from an USB Stick in this Case sdb1. Is there any hope to get /...
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Unmet dependency after linux mint distribution update

I have recently updated to Linux mint rebecca. I am getting unmet dependencies for apt-get when I am trying to apt-get install a package named monodevelop-nunit monodoc-nunit-manual then this happens....
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Cannot Boot New Linux From USB

Recently, I got a new laptop, the MSI gx60. I grabbed a usb and loaded the Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon image onto it, tested it on my old laptop and desktop, where it worked. However, when I try it on my ...
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System freezes upon executing any boot option in a live USB installation of Mint

Problem I'm trying to install Linux Mint 16, 64-bit, MATE using a live USB. The boot option menu itself is responsive and work as expected. However, when I execute any of said boot options, the ...
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Linux Mint Wifi

I'm running Linux Mint 15 Xfce on a Compaq Presario desktop from 2009. I can't seem to get the wifi working. Rather than ask a general question, here's a simple question: If $ iwlist wlan0 scanning ...
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How to setup networking for Linux Mint - VM when host machine uses a PAC file?

My host is a Windows 7 x64 machine. The office network uses a PAC file for the LAN settings. So, under Internet Options -> Connections -> LAN Settings, I have Use automatic configuration script with ...
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Mint 13 bug that prevents right clicking on desktop icons and numerous other symptoms

I use Mint 13 with Gnome Shell 3.4. For the last month or two I have had an issue that randomly occurs, and once it does only logging out or rebooting fixes it. I randomly have a problem that causes ...
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Mint Linux Wireless Issues

My problem started yesterday, when I installed LMDE for the first time. Everything ran smoothly, up until I got to configuring my wireless. The first wireless network was a breeze to configure. I was ...
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No sound with Mint 12 and Realtek ALC892

Installed Mint 11 last week and I've got no sound. I've read around, went through the trouble shooters. Poked and prodded. Still no sound. It worked right out of the install with this hard ware in ...
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What is the proper way to declare the built-in microphone as mono?

I had some strange issues with the built-in microphone on a Lenovo IdeaPad 310-15IKB laptop under Linux Mint 19.1. For example, it was not working with Skype, but was working with Gnome Sound ...
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Linux Mint 18.3 XFCE Open File Dialog specify file/folder path by Default

In the 'Open File' Dialog box, Is there a way to specify file/folder path directly by default? Ex. /somefolder/somefile.png Ideally, I would be able to copy/paste the above example in a text field,...
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How can I debug why a specific kernel crashes when waking from suspend?

I am running Linux Mint 17 with the 3.x series kernel. Today I remembered that a recommended upgrade to the kernel had been sitting around for some weeks, so I thought it might be worth upgrading (in ...
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How do I hide an app icon in the indicator plugin for xfce4 while keeping the network indicator?

Distribution: Mint Picture of the icon I want to get rid of (the problem). I have restarted the computer, logged off then in, restarted the panel with xfce4-panel --restart. When I go into the ...
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is it possible to modify GUI mount options?

I'm using Fedora 25 with Cinnamon as a DE and I wonder if there is a way to modify mount options that are triggered when clicking on a partition name in the GUI. precisely I want to know: What is ...
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Mouse sensitivity not working on Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64-bit

I've just installed Linux mint, but found while I was configuring things that the mouse sensitivity was far too high. I've tried: Editing it in the "Mouse and Touchpad" settings. It didn't work. ...
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How can I stop my USB hub from crashing my computer when it gets un-plugged?

Every time the power goes out or I blow a fuse, my system crashes. That would be normal for a desktop, but I have a laptop with a fully-working battery. In fact, I can unplug my laptop without issue ...
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Why does Linux Mint starts in runlevel 5 even though DEFAULT_RUNLEVEL is set to 2?

When studying about Linux runlevels I came across something I was unable to explain to myself while trying to change the DEFAULT_RUNLEVEL. When I boot Mint, it starts in runlevel 5, even though it ...
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Running linux mint with only free software?

Is it possible to strip down linux mint to only use free software and replace the proprietary software with free software and would doing this even make sense?
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Wireless Indicator/LED Linux Mint

I have an HP Envy M6 Sleekbook/Laptop. It originally came with Window$ 8.1, x64 and is now dual boot with Linux Mint. It has an integrated Ralink Wireless 802.11bgn + Bluetooth 3.0 Combo RT3290 ...
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How to change keyboard layout with a game controller

I'm going to copy this largely from a post of mine on reddit, because I'm inhibited by a broken wrist on my dominant hand: Due to that broken wrist I've been reduced to one-handed hunt'n'peck. And ...
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How to setup a Belkin USB Wireless Adapter (F5D7050A)? (Linux Mint 18.1 Xfce)

i just started using linux and i've been trying to setup my old Belkin Wireless G USB Network Adapter with no luck. The system detects the device and Network Manager shows the option to turn wifi on/...
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cinnamon resize window to default size by hotkey

I'm using mint 18.1 and searching a way to resize of opened window and center it by hotkey (resize to default value that set up). In cinnamon keyboard preferences I found in shortcuts a way to set ...
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How to customize the Linux Mint's session buttons?

I have Linux Mint 18 with Cinnamon, and set up a dual-boot with (1) Linux Mint, and (2) Windows 7. I would like to have a custom button that allows me to reboot directly into Windows from Linux Mint. ...
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Wireless gives error deauthenticating : (Reason: 3=DEAUTH_LEAVING)

I ran the wireless debug script but I am not very Linux savvy to understand the output. Can someone point me in the right direction to solve this problem? I am using Linux Mint 17. The lspci command:...
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Linux Mint Intel Integrated Graphics Not Working

My computer setup has three monitors, an ASUS motherboard and a NVidia GTX-970 with Linux Mint 18.1 installed on it. Two monitors are connected to the GTX, one through a HDMI connection and the other ...
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apt-get update updates every time

I just got Linux Mint 17.02 Cinnamon on my desktop, and the first time I ran sudo apt-get update it asked me something about interfering with files, but I told it to skip over some for whatever reason....
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Maximize window on secondary screen

I am running Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon 64 bit on a laptop with an Nvidia Geforce GTX 1060. I am extending the desktop to an external display and am having an annoying issue. Every time I attempt to ...
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Cannot rotate one of my two displays with xrandr

I use Linux Mint 18.1 on a PC with (inxi -G output): Graphics: Card-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller Card-2: NVIDIA GK106 [GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost] ...
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Linux Mint 18 Secure Bluetooth

I have this angst that bluetooth on my Linux Mint 18 laptop isn't secure by default. There is a "Mobile Network" nearby called "t'cry'la" that keeps reappearing in my network connections (bluetooth). ...
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How to remove the entire ubuntu-desktop package?

I use linux Mint 18 cinnamon. While I am working I always have a lot of different softwares running and I wanted to try Unity to see if the left-side bar would be more confortable. So, as I found ...
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The T on my keyboard auto's to caps

When I use the T key on my keyboard, it capitalizes all and any letter keys that follow. This appeared after I had installed Wine on my Dell Inspiron 630m. Is there a fix?
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Might any damage have been caused when cancelling the update manager in Linux Mint during an update?

My Linux Mint Update Manager was running an update - a very big one. It was in the middle of downloading package files, and it was taking way too long and I had to stop it, so I clicked Cancel. When I ...
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Cinnamon hot corners on second display

I have two displays. I was able to add a second panel on the new display but my hot corners are not carrying over. I don't see any option anywhere to enable this functionality. Linux Mint 17.2 ...