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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 ...
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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 ...
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Linux mint not running

I have Linux mint installed on a usb drive and it will boot and display a menu with boot options. When I select Linux mint, the computer screen goes blank and my monitor looses connection like it ...
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Error Empty Response when accessing apache virtual host from another machine on local network

So, pretty newbie in linux, I followed several tipps & tricks from SO and others. I can't get access to a locale website from another machine (Mac) on the LAN. My server: Apache Server version: ...
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Using onboard graphics card instead of dedicated one on linux mint

My dedicated graphics card (Radeon 6470) seems to have broke and I want to use the on board Intel graphics instead, but I can't figure out how to switch to it. The bios on my laptop (HP pavilion dm4) ...
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What are the syntax options for displaying the date and time on the Linux taskbar?

Example: If I do %a %B %y %m %M %S It will display Thu March 16 03 52 33 It displays the time in 24 hour format. I want the 12 hour format instead. Are there any options I can do to make it ...
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Linux Mint LAN Connecting But Not Working [duplicate]

I am new to Linux and working on Linux Mint 17.2 on my laptop. I am able to connect using LAN wire (i.e. on the right bottom it shows connected) but not able to access the internet. It works great on ...
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I am redirected to a router that is not part of my provider's configuration

Whenever I try to access a website with a .com domain it shows the 'unable to connect page' but when I access a site with my country's domain I get redirected to a Tenda 11N wireless router. I called ...
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Configure Opera to permanenty use pac proxy config

Is there a way to configure Opera to use .pac file proxy config? When I click "Change Proxy Settings" in Settings there is only info how to achieve it via command line params: --proxy-pac-url=URL ...
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How to determine max supportable display resolution?

I'm trying to determine what is the highest monitor resolution that will be supported by a computer. System Win XP-era Compaq Presario SR1750NX that contains Radeon Xpress 200 integrated graphics ...
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Problems with asus z97k boot order

I have a z97k motherboard and connected to it a 120Gb SSD (with windows installed) and a 3Tb HDD (with a 500Gb partition with linux mint and the rest is NTFS for storage, also the mint bootloader is ...
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Linux doesn't detect Fn + F6 (toggle touchpad) combination on Lenovo V580 laptop

Though there is "toggle touchpad" secondary function on F6 button of my laptop currently this shortcut doesn't work. xbindkeys -mk command doesn't show any info when I press Fn + F6. I couldn't find ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 with touchegg

I'm trying to integrate touchegg with my newly-installed Linux Mint on Acer Aspire V5-573G. At default, all the multi-gestures like two-finger scrolling, three-finger wheel click works. I want to ...
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Image tagging solution for files on external hard drive on windows/linux dual boot pc?

I have a Windows 10/Linux Mint 17.3 dual boot PC with an NTFS formatted external hard drive. I have a lot of image files (probably a few GBs) on the external HD I use for art reference (mostly png, ...
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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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How to have bootable linux mint with persistent storage and windows applications in one usb-flash-drive

I've been trying to create a usb with windows applications (like Portable Firefox) along with a bootable copy of Linux Mint with persistent storage larger than 4GB. I've been trying this on a USB 3.0 ...
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Intel 6280 WiFi Linux driver

I've recently bought a new notebook, which has an Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (802.11 ac/a/b/g/n, 2x2 Dual Band, Wi-Fi + Bluetooth combo) installed. Neither Linux Mint nor Ubuntu (which is ...
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Using External Harddisk as an internal desktop SATA Harddisk

I have a 2TB Western Digital MyBook Essential External Hard-disk. I wanted to use the Hard-disk as an internal hard-drive for my PC running Linux Mint. So, I dis-assembled it, and took out the SATA ...
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Upload periodically drops off when transferring data over LAN

I recently built a FreeNAS box with the intention of using it to store all of the digital junk I've accumulated over the years. It's been doing that pretty well, however when transferring files over ...
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Making Photoscape Default Photo Viewer in “Open With” Menu on Linux Mint 17.3

I placed a similar question on other sites but never had the problem solved. I am a basic computer user and started using Linux Mint 17.3 recently. I wanted to place Photoscape in the "Open With" menu ...
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Install Linux Mint On Macbook (*Not dual or multi-boot*)

I have a Macbook Pro 15-inch, Early 2011 running OS X (10.7.5). I no longer want OS X installed (hated it from day 1 back when the system was new) and would like to replace it with Linux Mint 17. I ...
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how to retrieve deleted folder from linux mint server

A few students in our IT class delete their personal folders from our Linux mint student server occasionally. Is there any way of retrieving deleted file folders? We run a network with a windows 7 ...
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mintupdate attempts to install already installed program updates

I'm currently running Linux Mint 17.3, or Rosa. For a while now my mintupdate client continuously tries to update programs that had already been successfully updated, and I'm rather puzzled why it ...
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Linux Mint 17.3 wifi keeps disconnecting

As title says my wifi connection keeps dropping, sometimes after 10 minutes, sometimes after a few hours after connecting. I have searched for the solution and looks like it's the common problem on ...
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Installing Unity 3D on Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon

ref: http://unity.ubuntu.com/getinvolved/development/unity/#build-nux While trying to install the build dependencies, I get: "E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list" Anyone know how ...
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Created unusable partition via Windows 10 for Mint dual boot, how can I recover the partition?

I wanted to dual boot Windows 10 and Mint 17.3 Cinnamon (Debian, I think). Years ago I did dual boots with Windows and Ubuntu easily. But this has been a huge hassle, I am in over my head. Now, I ...
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Can my Linux-mint become vulnerable after updating?

According to Linux Mint's blog post: The website of linux-mint is hacked and some ISOs are replaced with backdoored operating system. I am installing my operating system from a few weeks ago. ...
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Linix Mint Live CD: DNS not working, but will ping out fine

I am running the Linux Mint (Cinnamon) 64-bit Live CD with VirtualBox on my Windows 8.1 Host computer. The guest can ping 63.84.3.27 (Google) just fine, but cannot access the web. I tried changing ...
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Lagging keybord; missing keystrokes

I'm on Mint 17.3 on Toshiba Satellite L500, and all of a sudden (possibly following an update), my keyboard started to act really quirky. Some keystrokes are received with a lag, some are not, and ...
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Cloned Linux Mint Root parition to a new disk - won't boot

I used gparted and dd to clone a failing drive's root & swap partitions to a new drive. First I used gparted to copy and paste the root partition into a larger partition, gparted said it resized ...
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How to upgrade linux-mint(LMDE version) which version is two years ago

I installed a machine by Linux Mint. I'm trying to upgrade it. Here is my command, but failed sudo apt-get update, I guess the major problem is caused maybe old packages was phased out, old key ...
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Linux mint - Yellowish tint to the display

I am using Windows 10 and the screen display looks perfect. But I wanted to try few Linux OS. So when I tried Linux mint, white color looks like it has some yellowish tint. This didn't happen with ...
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Photoshop CS2 doesn´t work on Linux Mint 17 via Wine (initializing tools forever)

Currently trying to install Photoshop CS2 via Wine on an Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon 64-Bit x86_64. ---------------------------------what I tried so far---------------------------------- I tried ...
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How to connect two different OS machines using Ethernet cable for file transfer?

I have Linux Mint (Similar to Ubuntu). When we try to connect two Windows PCs through an Ethernet cable, we can directly transfer the files. But when we replace one machine with a Linux-based PC, it ...
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Install openjdk 8 on Mint 17.3

I am trying to install openjdk 8 on my Mint 17.3 It is based on Ubuntu 14.04 which does not have openjdk 8 in its repositories. Although, I was able to find a link where someone just says that it is ...
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print lines containing limited words in the second field

I have a symbol table of the form M07UP49A0870I422.wav <s> haraa keelaa <bn> </s> M07UP49A0870I423.wav <s> <horn> jau <babble> </s> ...
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Stuttering sound, Cinnamon Mint 17.3, Dell Dimension T3500

This overpowered six-Xeon, 12GB ECC machine with Cinnamon Mint 17.3 installed on two 7200 rpm Barracudas (160GB and 1TB), suffers from s-s-s-severe stuttering sound playback. Chipset: Intel X58+ ...
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Installing linux on an imac

I am trying to get my new (purchased in 2016) iMac to boot Linux Mint Debian Edition 2. I have tried Booting from usb/cd drives, initiating a new fresh partition table per tecmints instructions ...
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Get correct Windows partition back in Grub

Model: HP Compaq Mini 32 bit. Device: Samsung Evo SSD 120 GB. OS: Dual boot --> Linux Mint 17.1 Xfce & Windows 7 Starter. TLDR: Fixed Grub + got Mint back using parted rescue; win7 reboots or ...
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Requirements to install cx_oracle

I'm trying to install cx_oracle on Mint 17.1. At first, I got an error "cannot locate an Oracle software installation". I then attempted to install Oracle 11g, but the installer failed. There was a ...
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Upgrading gcc, ghostcript and aliases

My problem has multiple faces and I will really appreciate if anyone can help me sort it out. The origin of the problem can be traced here: High memory usage of eps file So, I thought I better ...
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USB drive not recognised on windows 10 or linux

I have a usb drive that is not showing up in windows 10 or linux mint which leads me to believe that it is the drive that failed and not both of my computers. lsusb does not show the drive and it does ...
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Mdadm raid gone after reboot

Mdadm raid gone after reboot. Will gdisk work on 6TB HDD's? Will some describe how to use "parted" to write "fd00"? Rephrased better
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Linux-mint MATE installation failure

Question Looking for guidance on next steps from the current situation. Read on... Issue #1 Getting error when installing Linux Mint MATE. No number/code is provided. It simply says that it was ...
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Wireless keyboard/mouse not recognized in Linux Mint

I'm trying a friend's keyboard/mouse combo that's recognized by lsusb thusly: Bus 001 Device 008: ID 0461:4d7a Primax Electronics, Ltd It works straightaway, no drivers needed, in Windows 7 and, ...
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Create, connect and disconnect a PPPoE connection

What I'd like to do is create a PPPoE connection and than have the possibility to connect and disconnect them changing IP. I was able to make this thing using Windows: I created a simple PPPoE ...
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Unable to open android studio IDE on Linux mint

This is the problem: # A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment: # # SIGILL (0x4) at pc=0x00007f4c71aa89e7, pid=2765, tid=139964951590656 # # JRE version: Java(TM) SE Runtime ...
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netcat shell bind with mac (command -e not found)

I can successfuly use the command nc 192.168.. 5442 to connect to a listening device. The device listen using the: nc -lvp 5442. Everything works, I can send messages and receive some. I wanted to ...
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PlayOnLinux - gnome-keyring-pkcs11.so: No such file or directory

While trying to launch a game with PlayOnLinux it crashes and I find this in the debugger: [01/28/16 09:20:18] - Running wine-1.9.2-LeagueOfLegends5 lol.launcher.admin.exe (Working directory : ...
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Linux Mint not recognizing Windows 10 for dual-boot installtion

I was trying to install Linux Mint on a friend's Dell Windows 10 machine: He wants to have a dual-boot (both Windows 10 and Linux Mint 17.3). I created a bootable usb drive, disabled secure boot on ...