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

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Linux Mint is showing month name in a language other than English

I have a Linux Mint installation with English language interface, but the month name in the console is in Hebrew. How do I make it show the month name in English?
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Dual monitor on a non-dual motherboard

Can one install a PCIe graphics card on an Intel motherboard with E5700 processor without dual monitor support and run dual monitors on that PCIe card? If it is possible, then how much of the main ...
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Mount windows hibernated partition in R/W mode

i have a dual boot system with a NTFS partition (C:) dedicated to the windows 8 OS files, an EXT4 partition dedicated to Linux Mint 17 and another NTFS partition (E:) which i would like to use for ...
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Package manager error, cant install new packages

When trying to install any package i get the following error, I am using linux mint sudo apt-get install gtk-recordmydesktop Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Installation DVD not showing up as an additional software repository

I recently installed Mint 17 on my Macbook Pro. I have zero internet access as the wifi is not working at all and the wired ethernet is refusing to connect. I've looked and I think I found a solution ...
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Failed to fetch http://archive.canonical.com/dists/qiana/partner/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found

I installed Linux Mint 17 Qiana (Cinamon). When I run sudo apt-get update, I got output: Err http://archive.canonical.com qiana/partner amd64 Packages 404 Not Found [IP: ...
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How do I change the color of Firefox's menu bar?

I upgraded from Linux Mint 16 to 17, and in the process Firefox was upgraded from 30 to 33. Now the text in the menu bar is black, which conflicts with my Firefox theme (that I've been using forever): ...
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Do i need UEFI system for installation Linux mint 17 . I need to dual boot Windows 8 and Linux mint 17 . What can i do ? [on hold]

I have tried to instal Linux mint from the boot device option . i did not choose UEFI ,then its showing me that X server not found ( graphical user interface is not compatible ) . SO is it reason ...
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PHP site doesn't work on Linux Mint

I started using a Linux Mint and I'm having a little problem. I have a project, where the main folder contains PHP files, and inside this folder there are other folders with images, JS files and CSS ...
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Change login screen after screen lock/suspend in mint 17

Is it possible, and i that case how, to change login screen after I have suspended my mint 17. The problem is that after I have locked/suspended I get just black screen. To get the login manager i ...
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Dual boot Win8.1 and Linux mint messed up

I have the following setup: sda: 1 partition for win programs (NTFS), 1 partition for data (NTFS), 1 partition for Linux Mint (ext4), 1 swap partition sdb: 64gb SSD with W8.1 ...
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Not able to create a user account in Linux Mint 17 Qiana with Mate desktop

Recently I installed Linux Mint 17 Qiana with Mate desktop, downloaded from the Linux Mint website. All works fine but I am not able to create new user in "Users and Groups" GUI tool. Opened "Users ...
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Linux Mint 17 (Cinnamon) doesn't discover the windows workgroup in Nemo?

I can scan the network via arp-scan and find the IP's of all the machines on the network but it doesn't resolve to the file manager. In Windows my machine is also not visible. I am able to connect to ...
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Black screen when loading google web store on chrome browser

pc screen goes black and have to reboot when selecting web store on chrome browser 39.0.2171.19 beta and Linux 17 mint, other pages are ok, only has happens when loading web store (every Time) and you ...
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Why no ethernet after shut down?

I installed Linux Mint 17 and had Ethernet connected. I shut down the computer and the Ethernet connection vanished. BTW, I had the same experience with Ubuntu. If the OS can see the Ethernet ...
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Text mode install for Linux Mint

I've downloaded the ISO for Linux Mint Live Install (Qiana), and I don't see any option for text-mode install. The installer menu which appears on boot basically has (1) Install and (2) Install in ...
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What should happen next on init scripts?

I've been using a Linux Mint 13 live system on my memory stick and I decided to put it on my hard drive. It already had several scripts to uninstall software and optimize it, scripts that I had to ...
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Linux Mint Cinnamon: Launch a website as if it were its own app (abstract the browser layer)

I'm looking for a command that will let me launch a website as if it were its own native app and hide all of the browser UI. I'd like to be able to do something along the lines of: Spawn a new ...
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Shutdown on BURG

I'm using BURG in my computer with 2 partitions: a Windows 7 and a Linux Mint 17 as well as the Sora theme. Everything works perfectly, except the shutdown button. When using the halt command, it ...
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What to pick in Software Sources when installing Software using Linux Mint 17?

What to pick in Software Sources when installing Software using Linux Mint 17? For example, when I type Virtual Box, lots of results come out in long list, all having the keyword, I just find it ...
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Regarding uninstalling Linux Mint 17, is deleting the partition will work with no bad effects?

Regarding uninstalling Linux Mint 17, is deleting the partition will work with no problem? I have a dual boot (Windows 8 and Linux Mint 17). When I'm in Windows, I can see from the hard disk ...
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Unable to mount location after installing Linux Mint

I have been using Ubuntu for a while, but I decided to move to Linux Mint. I removed everything and clearly installed it. After the installation there are two parts which are File System and Toshiba. ...
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How can I turn-off my laptop screen immediately if I want to? [duplicate]

How can I turn-off my laptop screen immediately if I want to? Laptop: Lenovo Thinkpad (Dual Boot) OS1: Linux Mint 17 OS2: Windows 8 I know there is power management, but it is not immediately. Need ...
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Is possible to access the clipboard Linux Mint through Photoshop?

I have Linux Mint 17 installed and am using Photoshop CS6 through Wine but the clipboard does not work, if I try to copy an image in the browser and then paste in Photoshop directly does not work, I ...
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Why does my pc recognize only half of my ram when booting from a LiveCD? [closed]

My system contains 1 GB of RAM. After I boot from a LiveCD, it shows only 465MB available. That is not sufficient to do certain tasks. For example, downloading a large file crashes the system. Why ...
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Please how can I install a 3rd operating system, I already have Windows 8 and Linux Mint? [duplicate]

How can I install a 3rd operating system and have option from bootup to choose which one of the 3 OS? I already have Windows 8 and Linux Mint. I want to start over and achieve the ff in order: Main ...
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My Linux Mint 11(64-bit) does NOT let me install Adobe Flash Player (Flash Player 11.2)

I am using a Linux Mint 11 to play games. 99.99% of my games require the hellish FLASH PLAYER. I installed Adobe Flash Player on my Linux. Now, the problem is that it apparently requires some files ...
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Linux Mint switch between windows of same application

Alt + Tab circles through all the open windows. But I'd like to reduce that choice to those windows of the application I'm currently in. For instance, if I'm looking at a directory using Nemo, the ...
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Mint: Ram not running up to speed

Here is my RAM, and here is my motherboard. The Ram is rated to 1600 MHz, and the motherboard supports that speed. However, according to sudo dmidecode --type 17, The chips are only running at 1333 ...
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GRUB: no such device

I had to reinstall Mint recently and after reinstalling, I get an error in GRUB: error: no such device: *hex-hex-hex* Entering rescue mode... grub rescue> I have tried a bunch of things, such as ...
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Can't access website on one computer, but ok on another

I was able to access aescryp.com the other day. The I was trying to view/download the user guide found here: https://www.aescrypt.com/documentation/ (on Windows). Right after that I couldn't get ...
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Can't start Sublime Text with gksu

Sublime Text 3 is my primary text editor. I run it as a regular user, but once in a while I need to start is as root to edit some system files. I am used to having edit as root in my context menu on ...
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Mint - can't click anything

My problem in Mint 17 is that, on occasion, I will suddenly lose the ability to click anything. The mouse still moves, and hovering works fine, but the buttons don't do anything. The only way to fix ...
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Chromium menu padding too large

I am running Linux Mint 13 Maya (LTS) I have recently updated my Chromium to 37.0.2062.94 from official repository. New menus absolutely ruin usability with oversized padding between items. This ...
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How to focus a Chrome window, potentially changing Linux workspace

I'm using chromix to focus a tab (and possibly reload it), using the following function which checks the requisite background 'server' process is running (in communication with a browser extension ...
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Is it safe to download and burn a disc image on an infected PC?

My PC is infected. If I download and burn linuxmint.iso on the infected PC, will the CD become infected also?
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changing nvidia settings on Mint

I'm trying to improve the FPS in a game on my Mint machine, and I found a guide online. I'd like to give it a shot, but the guide seems to be written for a windows machine, and I can't figure out how ...
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gksudo unable to set permissions

I am new to Linux, running Linux Mint 17 and am having trouble updating scripts and changing default lists using the terminal. When using the command gksudo gedit to edit a script, after saving the ...
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Linux Mint installation and partitions restore

I tried to install Linux Mint and accidentally selected to install over other OS. After that it imediatly transfered me to where I must select my time zone. I aborted install, restarted PC and looks ...
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Sharpkeys program alternative for linux?

Sorry it's the second time that I post this question because till now I can't found solution : My keyboard is damaged, the keyboard key [é] is always pressed and it prevents me from working on ...
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Install recent linux version in old computer?

I have tried to install several distros and versions of linux (Ubuntu and Lubuntu, from 13 to 14.04, and Mint 17) without success. Everytime the system blocks while loading the installation. I can ...
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Time desklet with time zone different than system timezone in linux

I want two desklets on my desktop, one showing system clock's time and other showing time at a different time zone. I tried searching for such a desklet where I can configure its time zone but ...
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cannot set JAVA_HOME

I'm running Linux Mint Quiana. I want to run Android Studio and this requires me Java. Since i needed NetBeans i decided to install NetBeans with Java 8 bundle from oracle's website. I tried for days ...
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Should I scan infected Windows files before moving them to a Linux machine?

My friend's laptop is running Windows. His laptop has infected (spyware, trojan, virus etc). He wants to install linux mint. First he wants to copy his files from Windows in external device. After ...
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AltGr makes Ctrl stuck on Linux Mint running in Virtual Box under Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 and have installed VirtualBox 4.3.14 to run Linux Mint 17 Xfce in it. Pressing AltGr in the virtual Linux Mint makes it think that the Ctrl keys is pressed down until I hit Ctrl ...
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VMware Player “Bridged” networking no longer works - host=win8.1 guest=Mint 17 Linux

Basic background tech info: Host: Windows 8.1 Guest: Linux Mint 17 VMWare Player version: 6.0.3 build-1895310 Host hardware: ASUS Laptop with broadcomm wifi chipset In the past (earlier versions ...
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Linux Mint Wireless Connectivity Issues

I'm currently dual-booting Linux Mint 17 and Windows 8.1. My ISP provides internet advertised at 50 mbs and I use a wireless connection. When I use speedtest to check my connection speed for Windows, ...
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Linux Mint 17 cannot connect to wired connection

I have just installed the latest Linux Mint after running into this problem with Ubuntu and thinking that was the culprit (Linux Mint 17, Cinnamon 64bit and Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS were what I have been ...
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Grub menu dosent appear. Boots directly to windows 8.1

I have been struggeling with a problem for a couple of hours. It feels like I have tried everything but nothing works. I installed linux mint 17 alongside with windows 8.1. I turned off fast boot and ...
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Make windows font work in linux Mint and vice versa

Before begin : I Know that some windows font are under licenses So, as a java website maker I have on my computer Linux Mint 17 and Windows 8.1 I switch very often between the two and also I try to ...