Questions tagged [lmde]

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How to setup passkey authentication in Linux?

I have setup the PAM module pam_u2f.so for FIDO2 as the primary authentication method on my LMDE 5 (based on Debian 11) machine. Is there a way to integrate passkey support with this PAM module or ...
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Do my installed distro and live distro have to match when doing repairs? (eg. bootloader)

Can I use an LMDE-Mint live USB to repair my installed Garuda distro? I broke my Garuda install after updating, and after restoring a snapshot it still won't boot, which, as I understand, is a result ...
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How to start spyder from desktop on LMDE5?

I would like to start spyder from a .desktop shortcut. I am unfortunately unable to start it directly from AnacondaNav, as it stops with a Exit code: 134 message. As an alternative, I installed spyder ...
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How to get under Linux Mint LMDE5, the path of a launcher through bash commands stored in the launcher?

Linux Mint LMDE5 is a Debian derivative. On the desktop you can create launchers p.e. via GUI, with which you can not only link something, but also store smaller bash code in it. After creating, the ...
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Mint :give root password for maintenance [duplicate]

And yes: for a few days i have problems with one of systems on my PC -LMDE. Recently i got repaired there one thing as shown here : ("Mint" - a bunch of errors in boot). Now i have yet ...
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"Mint" - a bunch of errors in boot

Some time ago I made my own „OS” based on mint(Debian Based distro). About u week ago I deleted 3rd partition with Ubuntu. Before this weekend I got BSOD on windows, so I'm stuck on mint. And here is ...
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Opening multiple application instances from panel shortcuts

In Linux Mint Debian Edition 4, is it possible to open multiple instances of an application by clicking multiple times on its panel shortcut? Currently, I can only open one instance and clicking on ...
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Webcam not working in browser

Using LMDE4 on Aspire 5630-6091, with with 046d:0896 Logitech Orbicam (gspca_vc032x driver), the webcam works fine in softwares like cheese or guvcview. But it does not work when trying to use Firefox ...
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dependency problems prevent configuration of kicad-dbg V5 in linux LMDE

I have downloaded the KiCad V5 from here in my Linux OS (LMDE 3 "Cindy" - Cinnamon (64-bit)) like this : $ uname -v #1 SMP Debian 4.9.168-1+deb9u4 (2019-07-19) but when I want to install it by ...
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How to install kicad V5 when apt install only find V4 of it? (on linux mint LMDE)

I need to install KiCad V5 but when I use apt command it only could install Version 4 like this: notebook:/media/so/ACAC8B5FAC8B2346/Elasa/Softwares/Linux's/Electronic/Kicad/Libraries/kipi-0.2.1$ ...
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suddenly wifi internet disconnection [duplicate]

I have sometimes internet disconnection from my wifi connection to my home wifi modem. I have one Linux LMDE OS into my Lenovo IdeaPad 310 laptop, so in regular times I have this: so@notebook:~$ ...
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How to change the system cooling policy on Linux Mint Debian laptop

How may I slow down or turn off my fan in Linux Mint Debian? In Windows 7, it had a function called 'System Cooling Policy' and I had set for passive cooling, so the laptop's fan wouldn't spin up. ...
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Dropbox is not letting me move its storage off the (small) eMMC

I'm having problems with a fresh install of LMDE on an acer Travelmate (TMB117 M C587) that has a 32gb eMMC drive and a 1tb hdd. specifically, I can't move dropbox's storage off the eMMC onto the 1tb ...
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enable HSP/HFP on LMDE 2 with Dell Wireless 380

I am using LMDE 2 on my Dell Latitude e6430. I want to use a Bluetooth headset for voice calls but my Plantronics Voyager 5200 connects only as an A2DP device. How can I enable HSP/HFP profiles on my ...
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Cannot get wireless interface to work

I cannot get my WiFi adapter to work on LMDE2 (fresh install with btrfs). # lshw -c network *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: WiFi Link 5100 vendor: ...
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No menu LMDE Betsy

I just ran an update on LMDE Betsy MATE. After restart I can neither see the start menu or the icons on the desktop. I can only press ctrl+alt+del to restart of poweroff. I can not even start the ...
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How to sync comic books from LMDE 2 to iPad mini

I have LMDE 2 and I'm wondering if there is any practical way to sync my comic books over to my iPad Mini running iOS 9 so I can read them on YACReader or a similar app. I've messed around with ifuse ...
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Adding LibreOffice Official Repository for Updates

I use Linux Mint LMDE2 64bit OS. The version of LibreOfice that is installed on my PC is 4.3.3.2. Even with sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade I don't get any updates. I know ...
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On LMDE 2, why is my screen dimming after only a few seconds?

I'm running LMDE with Cinnamon 2.4.7 and I cannot get the screen to stay on (undimmed) for longer than a few seconds of inactivity. What setting am I missing?
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LMDE2 does not work on my laptop after being installed from Live CD/DVD

I have installed LMDE 2 on my Samsung laptop and when I try to start the system, I get this: I have to insert the LiveCD in order to start the system. When I finally use the LiveCD, I can see the ...
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LMDE 1 Stuck on Terminal after Login

Currently running LMDE 1 with Mate for 6 months now and still acquainting myself with it. I had installed VirtualBox but after restart and successful log in I am stuck on Terminal. I have updated and ...
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Linux Mint Debian Edition: GRUB Error: file '/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found

I installed LMDE on my computer using LMDE official live usb image. I made /, /home, /swap, something about booting. The installation was very successful, there was no any errors while installing. But ...
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Apply keyboard buttons combination on release

I installed LMDE2 Mate, with repos pointing on Debian testing. In Pycharm(Jetbrains IDE) I have to press Shift+Alt+E in order to call python console. My problem is, when I am pressing Shift+Alt ...
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Problem with GRUB for dual-boot installation of LMDE 2 (and Windows) on encrypted luks-lvm (truecrypt)

I'm trying to install LMDE 2 'Betsy' 64-Bit dual-booting with Windows 8.1 and both systems encrypted separately, Windows with truecrypt and LMDE with luks. When booting I want to be asked for the ...
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Tmux displaying quotes/messages on startup

I have installed tmux on Linux Mint Debian Edition and every time I start it or create a new pane/window it displays a random quote or message above the prompt. It's driving me crazy and I cannot seem ...
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uninitialized constant XML::SaxParser / Error retrieving bug reports from the server

I use an old LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition) installation that went through several repository changes. I've originally tracked LMDE's repositories, then at one point switched to Debian Testing (...
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LMDE2 / MATE locale charset inconsistency

I have a machine with Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 "Betsy" (installed as RC, with all available updates applied) and MATE desktop environment. My problem is that in some applications special characters ...
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Switch from Debian Jessie to LMDE

I don't like what GNOME applications, such as Gedit, came to be and how they look now in Debian Testing. These colorless and borderless windows with unfamiliar layout are totally unusable for me. I ...
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LMDE - Blank terminal on boot, no input

I was having an issue where my machine was continuously accessing the hard drive but was stuck and totally unusable for an hour. After forcing it down, it starts up and shows the GRUB menu and the LM ...
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Wine and parallel processing

I am running LMDE on my machine. I was wondering if wine can support the parallel processing needs of some software. Anyone knows any performance benchmarks for wine?
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Disable error: nouveau unknown i2c port and unknown status

I am running Linux Mint Debian Edition, and I am getting the following errors: Jul 25 10:23:39 mhost kernel: [ 36.775380] [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: unknown i2c port 57 Jul 25 10:23:39 mhost ...
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privoxy blocks all traffic on browser configured to use 127.0.0.1:8118 proxy url

I'm in the process of distro hopping and in the past configuring privoxy has been a simple task. This time I am using LMDE 201403 (essentially a debian wheezy system). I've installed and started ...
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KVM can't access iso o raw images outside /var/lib/libvirt/images

I'm using Linux Mint Debian Edition (Up. 8) when tryng to start a virtual machine from libvirt (either from commandline or using virt-manager to local qemu-kvm) I get this error when I use an image ...
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DVD not mounted automatically in Linux Mint Debian Edition

I just installed LMDE on a brand new laptop. When I inserted a movie-dvd for the first time, it was loaded not causing any trouble. But since then, there seems to be no automatic mounting of dvds ...
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Installing packages from LMDE on debian wheezy

I downloaded thunderbird from LMDE repo and tried to install it on my debian wheezy machine, using apt-get install I get a ton of this garbage output; Note, selecting 'iceape-l10n-cs' for regex '.' ...
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