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Linux Mint

Forum discussion tagged with Linux Mint.
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    Solved! No OS is able to be installed

    The situation is the following, as I try to install any OS on the said laptop it always seem to be able to get me an error message or a black screen, most OSes don't even go past the "loading black screen" and even if some manage to do it, like Windows, it gets to a part where I get a corrupted...
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    Solved! Asus s56ca-xxo15h Reboot

    I have the same problem. Asus s56ca-xxo15h Linux Mint Cinnamon 19 Ran for several weeks then crashed. Cannot rescue boot. It will not boot via USB. Help please.
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    linux mint on dvd

    i am trying to find linux mint 18.3 32bit on a dvd is this actually something that is for sale as i have an old pc which does not allow a boot from usb but does allow boot from dvd any version of mint will do really but i need it to be 32 bit does anyone have suggestions
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    please help LINUX/ windows 7

    hello all, Last night I tried Linux Mint from my PC through a bootable usb, this AM when I tried to log on to windows i recieved the message, "Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or software change might be the cause. to fix the problem... its asks to insert installation disc which of...
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    I cannot boot my notebook from usb - HP

    Hello, a week ago I installed on my notebook Linux Mint but now I want to reinstall w10 because I did not know that I was able to have Linux portable. The problem is that when I try to reboot my HP notebook pressing F9 it just blink and do nothing. It used to do after I installed Linux. My...
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    new battery recognation on Acer Aspire 3023WLMi with Linux Mint 18.1 Serena

    My new battery does not load. resetting by pushing the turn-on knob for 30 secs without the battery and no power does not resolve the problem. What can I do more
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    windows 8.1 cant find certain wifi but linux mint can

    im using hp notebook 15 laptop. i dual boot windows 8.1 and linux mint. windows has a problem of not detecting certain wifi for some reason. it can detect all other wifi except the one i wnt to use and it is also the closest. and yes i have already disabled airplane mode and it is a fresh...
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    Updated MacBook Pro and now it won't boot at all

    I have a 13" 2013 MacBook Pro that has El Capitan and Linux mint. I decided to update my MacBook and when it finished updating I restarted it. It ended up booting up Linux. I held alt to go into the boot menu and it only showed one disk and every time I booted it it was Linux mint. I went into...
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    My Laptop boots into a weird black screen which turns white on boot.

    My laptop is Hp 450 It has Pentium 2020M It is currently running on Linux Mint 17.3 I have had this problem for quite some time now. When i press the power button , My laptop boots into a black screen . This black screen turns white slowly in a grid like pattern. And even after waiting for...
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    Laptop does not boot. HD overwritten accidentally.

    Laptop's hard disk with dual boot W7Pro & LinuxMint17 overwritten accidentally with a program called winimage.exe. It has been "inserted" an image of a floppy disk (1.44 mb). Now the laptop does not boot. I've been testing and trying so hard to recover it by using TestDisk. At last I can see the...
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    linux mint on aspire e5 573 does not boot

    hi, i have a new laptop acer aspire e5-573. (with latest bios version) I want to install Linux mint on it. (ubuntu works with legacy mode) This is what I did: 1. Make a USB stick with rufus; gpt UEFI 2. select in bios UEFI; Disable in bios secure boot 3. Install mint (erase the disk and...
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    Putting OS on HDD

    Hey guys so I have a second hard-drive hooked up to my computer at the moment and I have a iso file of linux mint that I want to put on there so that I can boot from that hdd on another computer. So do I just put the iso file on it or the contents of the iso?
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    Installed Linux Mint 17.1 on a External HDD, but Now Laptop Won't Run the OS

    So my Laptop's (Toshiba Satellite; forgot the detailed description) internal HDD decided to get corrupted, so I decided instead of parting out the rest of it or to go out and buy a new HDD I decided to use an External HDD I had lying around and install Linux on it in place of my internal one...
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    Re-Install Windows 7 , Keeping exisiting Linux Mint

    Hi Friends, I am currently running a multi boot system which I installed Windows 10 Technical Preview version then loaded Linux Mint to make it a good working multi boot system. All are running good except that Windows 10 technical preview expired on 15th April. ( I still can login but they...
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    Acer Aspire 7551 Laptop/Linux Mint Update/Factory Settings

    I have a Acer Aspire 7551 laptop, its originally Windows 7 but after I updated it to Linux Mint something went wrong with the installation and now everytime I start my laptop up it tells me "Cinnamon just crashed. You are currently running in Fallback Mode." When I start it up to press F12 the...
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    3.5mm laptop audio jack not working on windows.

    Laptop: Dell Vostro 3500 I'm having 2 O.S. installed viz. windows 7 and linux mint 17.1. The 3.5mm audio jack is working fine with linux mint but not with windows (which it did a few days ago). Normal audio output through laptop speakers are okay though. I tried re-installing the audio drivers...
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    Surface Pro 3- i5 vs i7 for virtual machines?

    I am thinking of getting a Surface Pro 3. Considering support for Linux (particularly Ubunut/Linux Mint) is not perfect yet particularly with keyboard support, I figured I can buy a Surface Pro 3 with very high specs (i5/i7 with 8GB of RAM) and run Linux as a virtual machine. I primarily want...
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    Surface Pro 3 and Ubuntu/Linux Mint

    I am strongly considering getting a Surface Pro 3. However, the past two years I have increasingly become fond of Linux, and been messing around with Ubuntu and then Linux Mint. While I don't mind Windows 8, but Linux is where I'm more comfortable now and feel like I can do more. I'm hoping my...
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    I have been running a laptop of a usb

    hey guys so i have a laptop that for like 2 months has been running linux mint 17 and it feels slower and i have shut it down all the time. Is the usb wearing out? Is it a software issue. Is it just because i've been running this off a usb thanks
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    HELP! Trying different Operating systems and now. No bios, just turns on, Toshiba icon then blank.

    Any Ideas would be very much appreciated! Toshiba Satellite p855 s5102 w/ 1 TB SSHD List of events- I had windows 8.1 but clean installed Ubuntu 13.10, tried to Duel Boot Linux mint 16(fail). Clean install with Windows 8.1 and 4xx GB unallocated partition(assumed it went fine). Attempt to...
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    enter HDD/SSD password ...?

    Hello! so I've got a Toshiba Satellite L855D for almost a year now and recently uptdated from linux mint 14 to 15, but I didn't backup my data correctly. I ran testdisk to start a file recovery but when it finished running the computer rebooted and from then on it's been asking me for a pasword...
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    Easy to carry Laptop for school

    1. What is your budget? Target is ~$500 USD, can be stretched if necessary. 2. What is the size of the notebook that you are considering? Small, 15" is way too big 3. What screen resolution do you want? So long as it's not a real funky resolution, something closer the more standard resolutions...
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    Linux mint asus e35m1 hdmi sound problem

    Hi everyone, I just fired up a brand new HTPC based on the ASUS 35M1-I DeLuxe motherboard. I have installed Linux Mint 11, and everything works well, except that i the HDMI sound does not work at all. I have tried different settings both in linux and in the bios setup environments, but none...