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Linux Mint “PPA does not support trusty”

ta to the repostitories list in Linux Mint 17.3 but cannot seem to get it to add! I get the error: 'This PPA does not support trusty' Cannot add PPA: ''This PPA does not support trusty' I have ...
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PulseAudio Equalizer randomly stops functioning

My problem is just as the title says. I'm using Linux Mint KDE 17.3. The only predictability that I can get from it is that it shuts off when everything goes silent for at least a second, but that ...
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Linux Mint Proxy Issues

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 ...
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Can I delete ppa of an appli after installed it?

I'm using Mint 17. With command line, I added some ppa to install some apps. Now these apps are installed and work fine, can I delete ppa? What are the risks to face of after uninstall ppa? Except no ...
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VirtualBox fails to attach driver when starting VM

I have three VirtualBox VMs on my Windows 10 host, one Linux Mint 17.3 and two Ubuntu 14.04.4. Often when I start any of the VMs I get the following error message at launch: Failed to open a ...
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Installing KDE 5 in Linux mint 17.3

I have been trying to install KDE 5 on linux mint 17.3 Rosa I know I need to add a PPA to do this first, I have been trying both sudo add-apt-repository ppa:neon/kf5 and sudo add-apt-repository ...
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linux - headphones and speaker works only AFTER resume from sleep

Good day all For quite some time I have had this issue, not distro specific, I assume it is a kernel related issue. aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], ...
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copy a pc file to VM env/linux

I have a file on Desktop 'Test1.py'. I want that file to run on saltmaster VM and am trying to copy that file through scp commands. I hit this command scp Test1.py ...
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Linux Mint autoupdates [duplicate]

Under mac and Windows, the updates can be done automatically. For certain people, this is great. In Linux Mint 17, I can't find an option to enable the updates automatically. I know there is a ...
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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 ...
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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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Linux Mint 17 Windows network shares

I have installed Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon on my desktop in an effort to migrate from Windows (and only keeping a VM with Windows) but soon I discovered that I can't see any workgroups after I click on ...
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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 ...
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On Linux, is it safe to use an external USB hard drive for the /home mount?

So I'm going to give Linux Mint a whirl. As I understand it, /home is where users' content like documents, downloads, and media will be stored. Because my SSD hard drive is small, I'd like to use a ...
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How do I make my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer work on linux?

I have a Lenovo Y50 laptop which has a subwoofer integrated that works only on Linux Mint 17.2, if I download HDA Analyzer and change with it: PIN 0x17 -> Widget Control -> Check OUT PIN 0x17 -> ...
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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 ...
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Ethernet issues in Linux mint.

After a hardrive crash I installed mint 17 LTS with many attending woes related to lack of drivers (two of my 8 usb ports can actually recognize devices plugged into them). I'm currently attempting to ...
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Wifi very slow on Linux Mint 17, works fine on Windows

My wifi is working just fine on Windows in my new ASUS X450L notebook but is unbearably slow (often becoming unresponsible) on my dual boot Linux Mint 17. I believe it is a problem with the drivers. ...
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Linux Mint Wifi keeps disconnecting at random times and asks for wifi password

I have a fresh install of linux mint 16 cinnamon edition. I have a Netgear wireless dongle model: WNA1000M. Is there any command i should run to get more details? Wifi drops about: 15min to 1hr.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Unable to get Samba server to work in Linux Mint 17.1

There are two folders AFolder and .AFolder which I want to share through a Samba server. I am not able to get it to work. shivanand@Pattanshetti-home /etc/samba $ cat smb.conf [global] server string ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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Switching to systemd on Linux Mint

I have linux mint 17.1 running on a laptop which takes forever to boot. To speed up the boot I want to switch to systemd. How can I switch to systemd?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Linux Mint livecd does not recognize Windows 8 partition

My system has two SSDs. I re-installed Windows 8 onto the disk0. I want to install Linux mint on the other SSD. Secure-boot is disabled, fastboot is disabled, csm is enabled I run Linux Mint 16 x64 ...
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Connected to Wifi router but no internet access

Problem Connected to my wireless router at home won't give me internet access. What happened Several days ago I was connected to the Wifi router at home and everything works like a charm. Then I ...
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Sublime 3 install, “breaks existing package”

Attempting to install using the debian package under Mint produces the following error. I also have sublime 2 installed.
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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 ...
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How can I run 3 monitors (2 video cards) on Linux Mint 15?

I am trying to switch my PC from Windows to Linux Mint 15. I have three monitors that work very well in Windows. After installing Mint (and seeing that it naturally only uses 1 monitor) I tried to ...
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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 ...
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Need to boot Linux Mint install DVD on MacPro 1,1

I have been banging my head on this one for a long time. I can't get any of the ISOs provided by Linux Mint to boot on CD. USB is not an option for a MacPro this old. The only thing I've been able ...
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Run ethtool after boot

I'm running lmde 2, and My net card doesn't seem to be able to work with my modem unless I set it to work with 10 mbps. Currently I'm using the command: sudo ethtool -s eth0 speed 10 duplex full ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Change screen dpi in Linux Mint 15?

I just installed Linux Mint 15 Cinnamon in a VM on my Retina Macbook Pro. It all works just fine, but I'm currently bound to running it at 1280x800 because otherwise all the text becomes illegibly ...
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Linux Mint 14 and wireless connection issue

I have a Dell E1505 with Windows XP. I decided to install Linux Mint 14 to learn more about Linux as part of my programming job. So I downloaded Mint 14 (Cinnamon), installed it, and it works fine ...
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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 ...
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Find log files of Linux Mint after system turned frozen

My system freezes regularly, more than once a day, sometimes right after the start of X. I have not been able to reproduce the error deterministicly. After rebooting, where do I find the old files? ...
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Gnome and Cinnamon loads in fallback mode only

So I have been using linux mint for a while now. A few months ago my Gnome shell crashed and I was unable to use the full 3d features and loaded into fallback mode only. From that day (around 2 months ...
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How do I change X resolution on Linux mint 13?

I have an old Sony Vaio system with linux mint 13 (Mate desktop). For the life of me I can't recall how to change the screen resolution. The widescreen monitor is set to 1920x1080 but it won't do ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...