Linux Mint is a Debian-based open-source Linux distribution.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
12 views

I have installed android studio on linux mint but I don't know where it is?

I have installed android studio on linux mint and I run it for the first time and worked fine.But, then I close it and now I don't know where it is. I tried to find it from menu but it is not there. I ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

How to add fonts in Libreoffice

I run Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon and added several fonts through Software Manager, for specific example we will say the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package, but after installing the package successfully ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Trying to install Owncloud client on Linux Mint Rosa Fails

I'm running a brand new Linux Mint Rosa (17.3 Cinnamont 64-bit), and I'm having way too many problems to install the owncloud client on it: Given that the package on the mint repo seems to be ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Computer get hot with Linux Mint

So recently I had installed Linux Mint (ROZA) on computer and I dual boot it with windows 10. With windows there is no problem, it does not get hot for example if I get into YouTube or something not ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Stuck in BIOS after restarting laptop?

Good day! I restarted my laptop today after it hung up on me. When it booted, it greeted me with the BIOS screen. Of course I tried to reboot again and the same thing happened. I looked at the boot ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

Cannot use ownCloud sync client on Linux Mint 17.3

I'm trying to use the official ownCloud client on Linux Mint 17.3. The version I'm using, version 2.2.1, has stopped working. When I try to launch it from the command line, it gives the following ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Is there any effect on performance when using the Cinnamon desktop environment in Ubuntu instead of Unity?

Cinnamon is a famous DE stick with Linux Mint. People say Linux Mint's performance is better than Ubuntu on under-powered system. I am using laptop Dell Vostro 2420 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed, ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

install linux on a separate drive from within windows without rebooting

Is it possible to install Linux on a separate drive without rebooting to the live DVD? My setup is I have a 500GB internal HDD with windows and a bland 480GB internal SSD on which I would like to ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

dual boot total mess, what ways to continue?

I have a macbook pro and I wanted to switch to linux (mint, mate). I have rEFInd installed and working, but everything is a total mess now. So here are some questions. In the rEFInd boot menu I have ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Virtualbox: Windows 7 Host, Linux Mint Guest - Shared Folder Mounting Woes

For the love of me, I can't seem to manually mount my raid array as a shared folder into a Linux Mint guest. Another internal hard drive mounts just fine, but this particular item has been damned ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

DDD is going haywire on my computer, how to fix it?

I am fairly new to DDD, and to Linux at all to be honest. On my university lab I use DDD to debug the code, it works quite well. That's not the case in my own personal laptop. For starters, I don't ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Laptop screen flickers and freezes

I have a Toshiba Satellite L50 laptop, less than one year old. It runs Linux mint 17.3, 64 bit. It has 8GRam, 2.6 GHz on turbo, VGA Intel Corporation ValleyView Gen7, 430GB free out of 500. I am ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

How do I reset proxy settings on Linux Mint?

My issue is that I've been unable to have the terminal command sudo apt-get upgrade to not run on the proxy. I've tried unset {http,https,ftp}_proxy and unset {HTTP,HTTPS,FTP}_PROXY to no avail. I've ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Disabling Wifi When Tethered

I'm on a Linux Mint laptop that has a rather weak wifi. If I have it next to my netbook, I connect the two via a USB2USB cable and have my Internet connection routed through the netbook (automatically ...
0
votes
2answers
10 views

How do I resolve hostnames on the local network in Linux Mint?

Nothing on Google, other questions on the stack websites or anywhere else seems to answer my question. Let's pretend that my Windows laptop is using the device name mylaptop. Other Windows' devices ...
1
vote
0answers
23 views

Updating the kernel on a Linux Mint Live USB

I'm following this guide: https://community.linuxmint.com/tutorial/view/1784 to update a Linux Mint ISO. Specifically, I'd like to update the kernel of this version of Mint to 4.4.8. For kernel ...
0
votes
1answer
20 views

SSH remote problems - ongoing issue: Besides ssh not running on the Linux host or firewall running on that host, what other issues could it be?

Regarding the firewall: Linux Mint uses UFW by default. I disabled it with sudo ufw disable. Regarding the SSH Server service not running: I started it after I got a "Connection refused", leading ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Where is my firewall?

Using Linux Mint 17 and logged in as root... When I enter the command more /etc/sysconfig/iptables I get the error /etc/sysconfig/iptables: no such file or directory When I enter the command ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

How do I use my laptops wifi connection on my desktop?

I recently acquired a pretty decent desktop which I installed windows 10 onto, the only fallback is the wifi card isnt very powerful so it keeps dropping its connection while my laptop continues fast ...
-1
votes
1answer
40 views

How could I oversee remotely a Linux computer with my MacBook Pro using SSH?

I equipped Linux Mint on every computer that my coworkers have for all those times that I would like to jab them in the kisser, but I need to supervise their computers for when my boss yells and needs ...
-2
votes
1answer
24 views

Synergy 1.6.2 on raspberry pi not compatible with v1.4 on Mint Now what?

Why does every distro have a different version of Synergy? This does not work and needs a fix. Synergy 1.6.2 on raspberry pi is not compatible with v 1.4 on Mint Now what? Mint 17.1 synergy wont work ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

My vm reset each reboot

I got windows 10 and the free vmplayer. I have virtual machine of windows 7 and it works well. I just installed LinuxMint on this vmplayer as well. Each time i reboot this machine it goes back to it ...
0
votes
2answers
37 views

Can I use rdesktop to acces windows from linux on the same computer?

I have windows 10 and linux mint 17.3 installed on my computer (disk partitioned). I use linux the most, but I need to access some specific programs (fireworks, dreamweaver, spss, for example). I ...
-3
votes
0answers
26 views

It is a 6 core AMD motherboard, running mint 17.3 Rebecca

When applying upgrades, they all install ok, except I get this message, it tries to install a new kernel:- gzip: stdout: No space left on device E: mkinitramfs failure cpio 141 gzip 1 ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

“Missing operating system” when booting from external HDD with Linux Mint

I installed Linux Mint 17.3 on an internal laptop HDD using a live USB stick. I now want to boot it externally on different PCs using a USB adapter. This works on the laptop I installed it on, but ...
0
votes
2answers
54 views

CPU (with integrated GPU) UPGRADE with Linux Mint (from old Pentium G620 to i7-3770)

I have a system based on Linux Mint working very well, I am really happy of it but I am a newbie with Linux, only 2 years I use it and I cannot solve every problem simply like I was able with my old ...
1
vote
0answers
32 views

Linux mint computers blackscreen and beeping sound

After starting my computer my computer goes black and starts beeping. I have installed mint on to my computer recently. I wondering if this problem was related to mint or if it is a hardware ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Im using lubuntu with no dual boot, it has had a fatal crash and needs to be completely removed

So my lubuntu OS v. Willey 14.04 has had a melt down the initial cause was a rewrite of the chown file and has grown from there, I can currently only access the terminal or an unusable desktop, I need ...
-3
votes
1answer
50 views

How do I make the Linux Mint Cinnamon desktop more rigid?

I am running Linux Mint Cinnamon, and my desktop is currently very loose and hard to manage. Windows, however, has a desktop with a very rigid structure, with the icons in preset imaginary "boxes" on ...
0
votes
2answers
33 views

How do I get gedit to open VirtualBox?

I've downloaded VirtualBox and am receiving this message: Could not open the file /home/mike/Downloads/vir...16-105871-Linux_amd64.run. gedit has not been able to detect the character encoding. ...
1
vote
3answers
100 views

Upgrading to Windows 10 with EFI dual boot

I have Linux Mint and Windows 8 installed on my Lenovo laptop side by side (on different partitions of the same HDD) and booting in UEFI mode. I usually boot Windows from GRUB but I can also get it to ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

WIFI BLUETOOTH soft and hard block

0: hp-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: yes 1: hp-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: yes 2: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: ...
-2
votes
1answer
28 views

Need help making file(s) smaller, losing disk space

I am running Linux Mint 17.3 (64-bit, I think) Cinnamon, and I barely have any disk space left. It's probably because there's this one folder I have with a bunch of files I downloaded from the ...
0
votes
0answers
88 views

Broken suspend-to-ram mode

How it looks like: laptop goes suspend, but when awoken, boots from scratch. OS: Linux Mint 17.3 x64 Cinnamon Laptop: ASUS UX32LN, EFI boot How it happened: I was switching to SSD. Removed old HDD, ...
1
vote
1answer
86 views

Touchpad not working on Linux Mint

I searched for a very long time and I can't find anything that fixes the issue. My issue is not only that my touchpad doesn't work, but that it isn't detected. The command from the debian wiki ...
1
vote
1answer
13 views

can't zip folder under linux mint on external ext4 hdd -no permission

I can't zip a external hdd even if i set the permission to my username. I tried sudo chown -R user:user /folder/in/media, but i still have no permission to zip via the gui of the system. i even have ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

Unstable MTP mount Android device on Linux

I have Linux Mint 17.1 (rebecca) MATE edition and a HTC One mini 2. My computer is able to mount the device, and I sometimes get access to both the internal memory and the SD card in the phone. ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

Linux Mint - No Sound

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa and when I installed it in the first place months ago the sound and everything worked fine. It still does in fact, the problem is that none of the system sound ...
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Backed up Mate ISO image over takes my primary Linux Mint O/S

Have 2 hdd drives not raided or connected to each other .Switch manually.Have Mate 16.04 on a 1 Terra-byte. Linux 17.2 on a 3 Terra-byte . Backed up Mate onto my Linux drive with iso.. Now Linux won't ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

In Linux Mint, what do I do to fix dependency problems?

Linux Mint 17.3 (Lenovo G50-80 [same unmodified hardware as from factory] I installed a game (The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings - Enhanced Edition) from a .sh file, and whenever I try to open it, a ...
2
votes
2answers
86 views

Installing Linux in Lenovo G40 with Windows in EFI mode

I bought a Lenovo G40 and it came with Windows 10 uses UEFI to boot. I am trying to install Linux Mint on an empty partition in order to dual boot. At first I had succeeded. However, after an update, ...
0
votes
1answer
328 views

Install Virtualbox on Linux Mint 17.3 with upgraded kernel 4.4

Fresh Linux Mint 17.3 install on a Thinkpad T460. Upgraded kernel from 3.19 to 4.4.0-15 to get WiFi working. Now can't get Virtualbox to run. I need Virtualbox to run Vagrant. Error! Bad return ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Download apt get to a repo

is there a possibility to download all the packages i need to a specific repo which i could bring it to another offline linux system. I would need to download apt get packages in Linux mint and ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Linux Mint 17.3 Problems with composition on vmware

I am using Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon as a guest OS under vmware workstation. Host OS is Windows 10. I have a pretty good configuration of my host PC (i7-6700K and nvidia 9600), but overall experience ...
1
vote
1answer
20 views

Install Linux Mint on Encrypted WIN7 SSD?

Is it possible to install Linux Mint on top of a preexisting win7 os. Basically I want to put mint install on usb. Change boot to the usb and then format/wipe the entire windows partition during the ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Mint and Android 5.1.1 doesn't detect ad-hoc network of Parrot AR Drone

So I'm trying to run the example Linux program for my Parrot AR Drone 2.0 on my Linux Mint 17 cinnamon laptop, but my laptop can't detect the ad-hoc network set up by the drone in order to communicate ...
1
vote
2answers
35 views

Root user can't remove folder

There is a folder /mnt/shared which root user can't access/modify or remove. # ls -lai /mnt total 4 16662 drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 0 Mar 27 14:30 . 2 drwxr-xr-x 23 root root 4096 Mar 27 14:26 ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Cannot login to Linux Mint

I downloaded this thing Ext2Fsd to access my Linux partition from Windows. Then when I try to boot in my Linux first it asks me to login, then it brings me to a black screen for about 2 seconds, then ...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

System load indicator (CPU/memory/io) in Linux Mint Cinnamon?

Can I place a system load indicator in the taskbar? Something similar to this: https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/saucy/indicator-multiload/ but for Linux Mint. Ideally, it should display ...
1
vote
1answer
30 views

Accidentally deleted lots of things from root-direct(/), how to rescue?

My laptop runs linux Mint 17.3. I was coding, while there was a bug in target clean of my Makefile. As I run 'make clean',GNUMake tries to delete everything from root-path(without sudo). I found and ...