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Linux Hibernate after a Stand By period

I've been trying to find a way to emulate the windows xp behavoir regarding hibernation/stand-by. In windows xp the system first goes to stand-by and, after a designated period of time, it wakes-up ...
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How to uninstall GRUB and get windows 7 bootloader back?

I have windows 7 home premium currently installed and I have just recently installed Linux Mint and it has replaced my MBR with GRUB. Is there any way I can restore the normal Windows 7 Boot Loader ...
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Where does Linux Mint mount an iPod touch?

When I connect an iPod Touch to Linux, it is automatically mounted and recognized. Rhythmbox is able to play music on it. However, I cannot find where in the filesystem it is mounted. I looked in ...
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How do I install GRUB to a partiton and not MBR?

I am trying to dual boot Windows and Linux. I would like to continue using the Windows bootloader in my MBR. I installed Windows 7 first. During the install I left some unallocated space that I ...
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Can't access the internet on my virtual machine using VMWare

On my physical laptop I have Windows 7 installed along with VMWare 7. Now I create a virtual machine and installed Linux Mint 9 on it and everything works on the virtual machine. When I try to access ...
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Allowing VNC connections into Linux Mint

Do any programs need to be installed that aren't included in the default install of Linux Mint in order for it to allow VNC connections?
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Linux Mint 9 On HP Mini 110 - External Monitor Stuck At Native Resolution Of Netbook Running @ 1024 X 600

As you'll have gathered from the title of my post I have a HP Mini 110 on which I have recently installed Linux Mint 9. The native resolution of the netbook is 1024 X 600 and when I connect my ...
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How to diagnose WiFi connection failures

I'm having trouble connecting to the WiFi in my new house. I'm sure I'm getting everything right - right network ID, right password type, right password (copied directly from the router's config page ...
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Linux Mint 9 installation on separate physical drive

I am about to embark on my first ever Linux installation. I have read pages upon pages of installation instructions. but the only burning question I have that I cannot yet find an existing answer to ...
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How to remove entries in linux mint boot loader

How do I remove unwanted entries in linux mint boot loader?
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Force quitting the software manager causes Linux Mint 9 windows to turn black and white

Whenever I force quit an application such as the software manager it causes my taskbar previews to turn black and white and the mint menu turns black and white. Most system applications and ...
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How to remove other boot loaders

I installed windows 7 on my laptop. Then installed Ubuntu 10.04(Not the wubi installation). I installed 10.04 by directly booting into the cd. Then here comes linux mint 9. I installed it inside ...
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how to enable visual effects in virtual box guest os

I have linux mint 9 as guest os in virtual box. With windows 7 as host. Is it possible to enable the rich visual effects of linux mint 9 inside virtual box?
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Use Synergy+ Server on headless computer

I have a headless (kind of) Linux Mint computer with Synergy installed and a MacBook. Is there any way I can use the headless computer as a Synergy server for the MacBook so I can use the Linux's ...
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How to change the PDF reader of Chrome on Linux

It seems Chromium uses xdg-open to open PDF files. How do I change it to another PDF reader? I'm using Linux Mint 8 LXDE.
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Is Flash typically slow on Linux?

Specifically, I'm running Mint 8 (Helena). I'm extremely new to Linux, and was searching for a solution that was user-friendly and GUI oriented. The box won't be used for much other than web browsing ...
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Linux on Sony Vaio VPCEB1S1E

I bought Sony Vaio VPCEB1S1E and I was able to surf on net. Then I tried to install Ubuntu 9.04 and Linux Mint on it but neither allows me an access to the Internet. How can I configure Mint so that I ...
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Weird video problem with Linux variants

I decided recently I wanted to give Linux a go so I first download a Ubuntu boot CD. The boot menu came up fine, and then a glowing Ubuntu logo was in the middle of the screen for a while. Then the ...
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mplayer timestamp not disappearing

I'm using Linux Mint 8 64bit with Google Chrome Unstable (same problem with beta). When a video is playing, the time elapsed and total time stay on the screen: Is there a way to make this ...
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Playing sound on local computer after command in SSH connection

I'm in a ssh connection and I would like to play a sound after a command completes (not on the server where I connected). Something: ssh me@somewhere.com make && play-sound-local I have ...
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Input not supported message when monitor is powered off then back on

I've been getting a message on my monitor where "Input not supported" is floating around. This only happens when I manually turn the monitor off and then later turn it back on. Leaving the monitor on ...
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Linux applications to enhance the tablet user experience?

I have Mint 8 installed on an HP TX 2000 tablet laptop, and the touch screen works (pen only) out of the box! Can anyone recommend some good linux apps for tablets (on screen keyboard, handwriting ...
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how to install stuff on Linux Mint?

I have this tar.gz package, which contains just some files, no explaination to install or so. How can i install it, so i have like shortcuts, and it is in my Menu, etc.
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Problems with Moonlight on Linux Mint

I am just started to using Linux Mint. I wanted to view a Microsoft Silverlight page, but, i needed Microsoft Silverlight. Microsoft redirected me, with my FireFox on Linux Mint, to Moonlight. I ...
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Panel Bar deleted in Linux Mint Gloria

I'm new with linux and by accident I deleted my panel, because it was kinda messed up, and I thought if I deleted it, I would get later another option to put it back, well no! And now I have no access ...
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Forcing LinuxMint Gloria to upgrade to Ubuntu Karmic

I tried the Karmic Live CD, and it made me want the new kernel from Karmic. It solves a couple of issues I'm having with the Jaunty/Gloria kernel (particularly display driver issues). I tried to ...
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Creating Files/Folders With Nautilus in List View

When Nautilus is in list view (more like treeview) when I right-click on a Folder, there's no option to create a File/Folder. When I right-click on a file within the folder, it also gives no option to ...
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“AMD Unsupported Hardware” watermark in Linux Mint

I just setup my new computer that has onboard video and Installed Linux Mint. I installed the "ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver" from Hardware Drivers and now I have a watermark on the bottom ...
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LInux Mint Gloria 7 (Ubuntu Jaunty 9.04) - Memory woes - Memory RAM is not cleared or Leak

I have HP ProBook 4310s loaded with Linux Mint 7 Gloria (Jaunty 9.04) with all the latest updates and ATI Proprietary driver (for ATI Mobility Radeon 4330). I can't identify the culprit of the leak ...
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How do I install fonts on Linux Mint?

I have some external fonts called Eaglefeather (Frank Lloyd Wright fonts) and I want to install them on to my Linux machine running Linux Mint 7 (Ubuntu based). I can't seem to get them to install ...
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Slow wlan0 compared to eth0?

Note: DNS: using OpenDNS Wireless NIC: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Kernel module: iwl3945 uname -r 2.6.28-11-generic Release: Distributor ID: LinuxMint Description: Linux ...
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How to disable ipv6 in Linux Mint

Note: ip a | grep inet6 inet6 ::1/128 scope host inet6 fe80::21c:bfff:fe76:32ec/64 scope link lsb_release -a Distributor ID: LinuxMint Description: Linux Mint 7 Gloria - Main Edition Release: ...
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Computer starts muted (ubunutu + Xfce)

I don't know if this is a linux problem or an xfce one, Default installation (mint 7) came with Gnome and I don't remember this problem happening then. It only occured after I switched to Xfce, ...