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Updating gcc 4.8 arm cross compiler to 4.9 on Mint 17.2

While cross compiling a linux kernel (4.1) using gcc-arm-linux-gnueabihf on Mint 17.2 (equivalent to Ubuntu 14.04 trusty) I get an error: Your compiler is too buggy; it is known to miscompile kernels ...
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Install Windows after Linux [duplicate]

At first i installed Linux mint on my hard drive. This disk is splitted up into two partitions. After i installed linux i formatted the 2nd partition and deleted and created it new. It's the ...
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Linux Mint 17 can't connect to library wifi

I have some troubles with connecting to library wifi NTK-Simple. I can connect to this NTK-Simple with my mobile, also I can connect with this mint laptop to wifi at my home, my mobile hotspot etc. It ...
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linux - shutdown from mate only logs out (back to display manager)

I am using Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 with MATE desktop, and I upgraded it to Debian testing repository. When I press Shutdown or Restart from within MATE desktop, it only logs out, and goes back to ...
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How to reset Mate-Terminal default-profile-settings?

While setting up an old laptop with Mint for a friend, I(being a bit cheeky and smart) ticked the "Run a custom command instead of my shell", The custom command being; echo and some rather rude text. ...
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Dual boot system with Linux and Windows: No internet connection under Linux

So I installed Windows 7 on my PC first, then Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon onto the same hard drive. Then I installed the LAN driver under Windows 7 because it didnt't recognize the interface at first. ...
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GPT Windows 10 and Linux Mint 64 bootloader error

I have recently upgraded (via clean install) to Windows 10 Professional 64bit and installed it as my main OS. For the purpose of my thesis I have also installed Linux Mint 17 64bit. Both of them are ...
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Old computer, new install : ethernet and wifi not working

I got an old (5-6y at most I guess) computer from my company. They erased everything and just installed LMDE on it. Problem is, I can't seem to get any internet connection on it. I searched a few ...
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How to disable time synchronization in Linux Mint

My system: Linux Mint 17.2 MATE 32-bit My settings: Menu -> Administration -> Time and Date -> Configuration = Manual (that means do not connect to internet time servers) I do NOT have ntp ...
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Running mpd with local config on Linux Mint

I'm trying to set the mpd daemon to run as the local logged on user under Linux Mint (Cinnamon). I have set the following folder structure: $ cp /usr/share/doc/mpd/mpdconf.example ...
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Ridiculously slow read/write between two SSDs (Linux)

So I have a Kingston SSD (120Gb HyperX 3K; SH103S3/120G) that is about two years old and just picked up a new Kingston SSD (240GB SSDNow V300; SV300S37A/240G) to go along with it. I’m trying to ...
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How do I fix Linux Mint splash logo and Plymouth settings?

I've recently upgraded a Linux Mint x64 from Petra (16) to Rafaela(17.2), using apt-get dist-upgrade. After finally resolving all dpkg errors, I rebooted. At bootup, instead of showing the Linux ...
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WiFi dropping with realtek card on Linux Mint

I'm on a fresh install of Linux Mint 17.2. Since I've installed I've noticed my WiFi connection drops but doesn't disconnect. The WiFi works fine on Windows. I'm unable to ping any server or load any ...
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Partitioning worries

So, my laptop currently runs a dual-boot of Windows 10 and Linux Mint. I want to add Kali to that list. I've got my USB set up and ready to roll, but when I went to partition my drive, I started to ...
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Installing Linux Mint on free space

I have a 1TB hard drive which is mostly empty. I've shrunk the partition in Windows Disk Management by about 200GB which I want to use for my Linux Mint installation. The installer looks like this: ...
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Pulse audio sound overflow & 3D games lags

Generally my sound is a little too raggy, noticeable when i play flash player music. But the main issue is when i play 3D games on wine. After some time, especially when there's a lot of sound ...
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Installing BeEF Mint-17.2

I want to install BeEF, but when following their steps there is some errors. 1) - RVM is not installed. 2) doing source ~/.rvm/scripts/rvm gets an error: raph@raph-xxxxxxxxx ~/beef $ source ...
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Dual boot system: Grub doesn't detect Windows 10

I have a dual boot system on a Lenovo G50-45 laptop with Windows 10 and Linux Mint 17.2. It worked fine briefly but after upgrading Linux, something broke it. Below, please find my boot-repair log. ...
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Invalid partition table after triple boot

My setup was running fine with windows 7, Linux mint 17.2 and Kali linux. I was using mint's grub2. Only one HDD. Then I reinstalled Kali (due to changing partitions stucture a bit: created an ...
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How to disable power saving on my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer audio pins?

Follow-up from: How do I make my Lenovo Y50's subwoofer work on linux? To cut things short, I have a Lenovo Y50 that has an integrated subwoofer, that only works on Linux Mint if I set some ...
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After shutting down & turning on, laptop doesn't recognize Ethernet cable on Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon-64bit

So after shutting down my laptop and turning it on the day after, Linux Mint 17.2 doesn’t recognize my Ethernet cable connection. I have read a possible answer here. So my questions are simple: Is ...
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Internet connections work on Linux Mint system, but Intranet connections fail

As the title states everything is working fine but when I try to connect to any of our Intranet servers I get “server cannot be found.” If I put the IP address of the server in the browser it connects ...
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Mint-17.2 --Sudo apt-get update error package error 404

Following the steps to install xplico (a program): sudo bash -c 'echo "deb http://repo.xplico.org/ $(lsb_release -s -c) main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list' sudo apt-key adv --keyserver ...
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Accumulating supposedly deleted files - Mint

Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon 64-bit 2.6.13 Linux Kernel 3.13.0-37 generic Processor AMD A8-5500 APU with Radeon HD Graphcs x 2 Memory 7.7 GiB Hard Drives 450.2 GB Graphicx Card AMD Seymour (Radeon HD ...
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Failing installation in virtualbox for Linuxmint

I am facing an issue while installing Linuxmint using virtualbox. I started the virtualbox and started automatic boot in 10 seconds and also tried other safe compatibility mode... I have attached the ...
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TightVNC with Linux Mint & LXDE xstartup config

I have a Linux box running Linux Mint 17.2 x64 with xfce. For the life of me, I cannot get a proper GUI interface running when I log in to a new session via tightvnc. I always have a grey screen with ...
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Can i run visual studio and SQL Server for ASP.NET inside a virtual machine in Linux Mint 17.2?

I have linux mint 17.2 and windows 7 on my dell inspion n5050 laptop.As , I am a linux enthusiastic I love linux mint very much. Currently, windows 7 is occupying 167GB, linux mint is of 167GB, ...
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Different font in Linux Mint KDE affecting Google search and Gmail: why, and how to customize?

In Linux Mint KDE 17.2 (KDE4) the Google search fonts are different than in other systems. In Linux Mint Xfce 17.2 (that is, the same OS, different DE), it is normal one, that is the one that I ...
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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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Is there any way to squeeze more performance out of a vintage Itronix GD8000 laptop PC?

Shorter question: I am attempting to use an Itronix GD8000 laptop with 4GB of its 8G RAM given to a Mint 17.2 guest OS under Windows 10 host for an open-source Django development environment, but ...
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Nvidia Graphics Driver for system with Dual GPU, GTX670MX and Intel Onchip Graphics Installation for Linux Mint (aka: Hybrid Graphics)

I appear to have broken my system by following various instructions on the web on what graphics driver I should or should not be installing on my system. I recently installed (or thought I had ...
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wlan0/wlan1 wont show up with ifconfig

I'm running linux mint (virtual machine) and wifi0/wifi1 interface simply wont show up. Wifi is working properly. I have internal wireless card (not USB or anything). Is there a problem with drivers ...
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Unable to change screen settings on Linux Mint (SettingsDaemon was not provided by any .service files)

I'm trying to set up a second screen on my laptop. I plugged the screen using the VGA port and go to Preferences -> Display. The screen is correctly detected, but when I try to activate it, an error ...
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MATE DE — dump and restore all keyboard shortcuts (as defined via mate-keybinding properties)

I would like to edit my keyboard shortcuts via a text file instead of mate-keybinding-properties. How can I dump all my MATE DE (MATE Desktop Environment) keyboard shortcuts into an editable textfile ...
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KDE - wrong screen resolution

I just installed Linux Mint 17.2 with KDE. The default screen resolution is 1280x1024. I cannot change it to 1920x1080, which is the resolution of my monitor. Is this normal? Is there any way to ...
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deleted linux mint from windows 8 dual boot reinstalled linux can't make it work

I have a lenovo g710 laptop with windows 8.1 preinstalled.I made a dual boot with linux mint and everything was ok.Then i did something in linux terminal and when i restarted the pc linux wouldn't ...
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LMDE 2 - Unstable Wifi Connection

It seems to run well for about 20 seconds, especially after freshly reconnecting. After those 20 seconds are up, it ceases all incoming and outgoing network activity for about two minutes. This is a ...
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Display not fully loading with Linux mint 17.1

I've been trying to fix this problem for a couple of days. I've been through numerous debugging threads. With Linux mint: The login screen graphics load. After logging in to a graphical terminal, the ...
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Linux Mint draining power, VGA errors

I have a Dell laptop, with Core i7 processor, radeon r7 dedicated vga. In windows, everything is fine, battery can hold up to 7 hours (im amazed). In Linux (which i must use for specific jobs) the ...
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Add Chakra to Grub (installed by Mint)

I have 4x30G partitions on my SSD. I installed Mint to the first one. Mint installed grub2 with it, which recognizes Win7 on a HDD as well, so I thought I keep this boot loader. I installed Chakra to ...
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Strange filesystem issue on Linux Mint - Deleted large file, no additional disk space avalable

I believe I have found a problem with Linux Mint. (Version 17? - How do I check this?) I have a program which has been running for several days and has produced an output file several hundred ...
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Developer tools for cinnamon extensions (applets, desklets)

Are there developer tools for cinnamon applets and desklets? The only thing I could come up with is removing the desklet folder from ~/.local/share/cinnamon/desklets/{desklet} copying the new one and ...
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Touchpad unresponsive until X restart

I'm on a Netbook with Mint 13 (Ubuntu-based). It has a touchpad which gets stuck every now and then (it's quite rare actually, but it does happen -- a few times a day). Restarting X fixes the ...
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tcp_outgoing_address: cannot connect to website

I have a LinuxMint running in a virtual box. I have installed a squid3 proxy server and it is working. However, if I want to add a tcp_outgoing_address it is not working. I am using the default ...
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How to get really rid of uninstalled Linux applications?

I uninstalled docky, now I got this message in xsession errors: cinnamon-session[2256]: WARNING: Failed to start app: Unable to start application: Failed to execute child process "docky" (No ...
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Linux Mint - Deleted Bottom Panel - How To Un-Delete?

So, being the explorer I am, I accidentally clicked the wrong thing. The Panel at the bottom of the screen on Linux Mint using Cinnamon Desktop, I right clicked and selected either delete or remove ...
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Why doesn't Linux detect my windows OS?

I wanted to install Linux Mint alongside Windows 10 (with Windows 10 already installed); but the moment I was going through installation process, I got stuck at the command that I have to erase my ...
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Install Mac drivers on Linux

I have been able to install Linux Mint onto my 2015 MacBook Pro. I want to know this because I cannot right click at the moment as well as scrolling up and down webpages/terminal etc. Also it would ...
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Freeze During New Linux Mint Installation

I just tried to install the latest edition of Linux Mint, but was unable to because the install froze midway. I tried again in compatibility mode, but it just froze again. There was a wall of text ...
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How to format my pendrive?ade it bootable by power iso

I made my pendrive bootable by poweriso and loaded centos on it. But now my pendrive cant be formatted. First it was showing the in this pc but when i tried to format it there was an error and now i ...