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Since the system runs OK with a Live USB, please reinstall the OS on a replacement drive (SSD or HDD).


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Fixed, at least for my setup, external monitor over HDMI. I fixed it by going to Menu > Preferences > General, enabling vblank, allowing compositing for full-screen windows, logging out of cinnamon and logging back in.


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As noted in the comments, the simplest solution is to just connect an external keyboard, which might be via USB, bluetooth, or an onscreen one operated by a mouse. The OP says that he doesn't have another keyboard available. If it is possible to break in at the grub prompt (or whatever bootloader is being used) then you can append init=/bin/bash to the ...


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Yes, you could do this with TimeShift but using CloneZilla Live would be a better option as that will clone your system while it's shut down (cold snapshot) instead of TimeShift's warm snapshot: Download CloneZilla live "Burn" it to a USB stick Boot the (now live) USB stick Use the Device to Image option Attach the external HDD when CloneZilla asks you to ...


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The solution I found was to add dns=dnsmasq in the [main] section of /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf


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MS-Windows sets the execute bit on every file. (One of the reasons for its poorer security). noexec is the option to disable excitability. Using the umask will stop directories from being traversable, because directories need execute permission. Therefore mount with option noexec.


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You could simply add the ro mount option, which stands for "read-only". More information can be found by typing man fstab and man mount.


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There is a slightly better, still hacky, workaround. Set your display resolution higher than maximum then use the Double UI scaling to scale it back up to a sensible size. This is pretty much bug free, except possibly for the mouse pointer and for using external displays, both of which are fixable within settings. First, determine which display device you ...


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Ansible will perform the three tasks you outlined above, and provides multiple examples of how to configure their playbooks of actions you can apply to all devices, or selectively based on conditions.


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I went to Windows and discovered that both of them were Dynamic Disks. I turned them into basic and now they are running with no problems.


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/dev/sdc is a Microsoft Dynamic Disk, which "is a proprietary format of Microsoft developed together with Veritas". There exists a tool for Linux called ldmtool that advertises that it can be used to manage Windows dynamic disks. I haven't tried it. There is an error in your fdisk command: the leading slash in /dev/sda is missing.


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I've used CTRL+ALT+BackSpace which is the key combination to terminate the X-server, this is the graphical driver for the user interface.


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In Linux Mint 19.1 transferring large numbers of photos can easily be done by activating Developer Options, and the going into the Android phone 'Settings' 'Developer Options,' 'USB Configuration." Then choose PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol) instead of MTP. Now photos will transfer at lightning speed just using the file explorer.


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*fsck failed with with exit status 4. Exit status 4 from the fsck command means "filesystem contains errors that could not be corrected". *Failed to start File System Check on /dev/disk/by-uuid/2ad686b0-e77b-47da-bb44-5934b5fa6541. And on another filesystem, the filesystem check did not even start successfully. The above messages suggest the system disk ...


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Well I found my answer. We need to install lxappearance which changes the gtk style (which I believe controls the menu style etc) and then run it and change the settings just like in xfce4-appearance-settings.


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I frequently want to hide apps like nemo, but not have them fill up the window list panel (hide but not minimize). To accomplish this, I wrote a quick script I assigned to a hotkey so now I just press "alt+n" and the app disappears and then I press "alt+n" again and it reappears exactly as it was before. I mainly use this for my note taking app: Cherrytree ...


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According to its man file, Nemo has a --geometry command line option. Examples noted in the source file https://github.com/linuxmint/nemo/blob/master/src/nemo-main-application.c include: nemo --geometry=+100+100 nemo --geometry=600x400 nemo --geometry=600x400+100+100


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I installed Linux Mint 19.1 (Tessa) onto VMware ESX 5.5 in a virtual machine, allocating 30g HDD, 2g memory, (resource manager shows Mint using 10g HDD and 900k memory). After installing the VMwareTools (to get a bigger screen), I got a message saying that "Cinnamon desktop has crashed, would you like to restart it". If you say Yes, then it crashes again in ...


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You're seeing these error messages: xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/jacob/.Xauthority xauth: timeout in locking authority file /home/jacob/.Xauthority You can try and reproduce the problem by running xauth list on the command line. If it produces the same message, you probably have a stale lock file. (If this command runs without problems, ...


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I had 3 lingering mate-display-properties processes running. Killing all of them fixed the issue.


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Since your connect() syscall returns EACCES (errno==13), based on connect(2) there are two possibilities: "The user tried to connect to a broadcast address without having the socket broadcast flag enabled"; or "the connection request failed because of a local firewall rule". The first one would require weird and unlikely entries in /etc/hosts or an even ...


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I've found that it only works for USB if I use the cable supplied with that device or a similar device. The USB cable from my defunct Samsung tablet works fine with my Android Onix replacement. The only thing that works for my phone is that cable that came with it. Other USB charging / transfer cables don't work or not fully: won't copy .mp3 files for ...


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I've found a solution for Qt apps at least, and it turns out both Zoom and Insync are built with the Qt widget toolkit. Setting a QT_SCALE_FACTOR environment variable to 2 made both of those apps look good to me. According to the Qt docs, setting QT_AUTO_SCREEN_SCALE_FACTOR=1 (a different environment variable) will make Qt respect the system DPI, but this ...


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build-essential and gfortran were missing.


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I would suggest that you check your currently installed packages and make sure that the kde-runtime Linux package is installed (apt list kde-runtime). This package should contain the KDE kuiserver service (/usr/bin/kuiserver). This package will install the /usr/bin/kuiserver file and create a service file in the /usr/share/dbus-1/services directory called ...


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Important Notice Disclaimer: This solution has been verified and tested only on one Ubuntu 18.04 based system. If you have an older one, DO NOT FOLLOW; use caution on newer versions too. Solution for Ubuntu 18.04 based systems This solution utilizes V-Sync (Vertical Synchronization). If you don't like using it, this solution is not for you. Thank you, ...


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As Linux does not support Secure Boot as of yet (without some kernel modification), there is no significant consequence of doing this. is using this "insecure" mode somehow making me more susceptible to any "attacks" or the like Maybe if you're using Windows, but if you care about security, then you wouldn't be using Windows in the first place. Linux is ...


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Since secure boot only allows the computer to use trusted operating systems and drivers, protecting against rootkits, disabling it would allow malware to hide in the boot loader and make itself difficult to detect. While secure boot does not protect against malware, it attempts to prevent malware from getting a deeper foothold on the system. That being said, ...


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I wasn't able to get the graphical tools to respect the ssid change, I was able to find a way to setup a wifi access point directly like so: nmcli dev wifi hotspot ifname wlp4s0 ssid test password "test1234" credit: https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/384513/61349


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Run this first, Solution root@vdesk:~# for FILE in $(dpkg-divert --list | grep nvidia-340 | awk '{print $3}'); do dpkg-divert --remove $FILE; done Then install it from ppa, sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa sudo apt update sudo apt install nvidia-390


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Yes, Mint (and Ubuntu, and Debian) will allow you to have multiple drives with different partitioning, e.g., LVM on one physical drive and ext4 on another. It's just another partition; LVM coexists with ext4 just like ZFS can coexist with a different device formatted for ext4. The Debian link in the first line here shows LVM co-existing with non-LVM /boot, ...


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This looks possible but comes with a list of prerequisites. You'll need : the full list of files you're downloading. Each entry must be the exact file name, as it'll appear on your computer once the download is done. They sometimes have long and complex names like "title.of.whatever.-.Name.of.Release.team.-.2019.-.....fileextension" the full size of each ...


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The change in sudo behavior is actually mentioned in the release notes of Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa: To prevent you from typing your password into the wrong window (and sending it online by mistake), sudo now shows asterisks when you type your password. What is not mentioned, however, and I'm not sure whether this was intended, is that it was automatically ...


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Note before starting: This functionality depends on both your hardware and software. If your hardware doesn't support fan speed controls, or doesn't show them to the OS, it is very likely that you could not use this solution. If it does, but the software (aka kernel) doesn't know how to control it, you are without luck. Install the lm-sensors and ...


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Depending on : your hardware your GNU/Linux distribution the tools / settings vary to achieve what you're trying to do. As you probably know, the higher the CPU frequency, the more heat it produces (and the faster it drains the battery too). Something you should have a look at is the CPU FREQ Governors, which is basically a policy defining how the CPU ...


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Have a look at this script: https://github.com/kstenschke/xmchord/blob/master/bin/actions/utils/splitDesk.sh It originally implemented tiling, i extended it to work on My setup of three Monitors.


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Had this problem with Mint 19.1. Noticed I had 2-sec freezes, which got steadily worse with time but upon testing, it affected my account only. So I deleted ~/.cinnamon from the command line. A process list simply had too much to bother isolating the offending program but at any rate, system works perfectly now.


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Depends on your system, but maybe this will help Do which java, and it should get you where the os is looking for it. Your PATH setting should be working. Do ls -al /bin/java, and it might be a link to somewhere else. These links (again, depending on your OS version/distro) might get screwed up. Follow the links and see if the end of the yellow brick ...


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