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

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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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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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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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TeamViewer doesn't catch Alt+Tab in Linux Mint (Mate)

When I run Teamviewer on Windows, when I press Alt+Tab, TeamViewer catches it and sends it to the remote OS, which then switches its windows. But when I'm running Teamviewer on Linux Mint (Mate) and ...
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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 ...
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Installing Linux Mint on a PC with Windows 8 and dual boot

How do I install Linux Mint 17 on the same computer that is running Windows 8 and then make it dual boot?
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Battery charge management - lenovo

I have a Lenovo Ideapad P500 with Linux Mint installed. For some reason the battery only charges up to 59% and then it stops. I've seen similar problems solved for Windows, but not for Linux Mint. Is ...
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Cannot login in linux mint

I made some changes in var/www folder and when I restart my laptop, before login, the message below appears: "Server Authorization directory (daemon/ServAuthDir) is set to /var/lib/mdm but this does ...
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Windows Mount Timeouts

I have a Windows Vista share mounted onto a Linux Mint 17 laptop. If I go too long without using the share, the mount times out and I can no longer access any files from the Windows machine. The ...
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Tally Installation on Linux

I am trying to run Tally ERP9 on my Linux Mint desktop. I am a novice with Linux, but I think I have done all the necessities. I have install the Tally software through wine and I have successfully ...
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Grub Bypassed (Dual Boot, Dual Disk System)

My system has 2 disks. (/dev/sda and /dev/sdb) I am dual-booting Linux Mint 13 and Windows 7. Windows 7 is on /dev/sda1 Linux Mint's / is on /dev/sda6 Linux Mint's /boot is on /dev/sda5 I just ...
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Dual partition Linux Mint/OS X. Mint booted fine at first and now fails.

I'm attempting to dual boot my MacBook Air (1.3 ghz intel core i5) into OS X (v 10.8.5) and Linux Mint ("Quiana", Xfce edition). I installed rEFInd, rebooted and installed Mint from a USB, and ...
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Linux Mint 17 - Boot Up Mint Icon Becomes Purple Ubuntu Screen After Removing Packages

I just installed Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon. The first few times it booted up, the Mint icon was displayed while booting up. I then removed some applications using the Software Manager (e.g. ...
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How do I restore 3D Acceleration after I possibly broke it in Linux Mint 16 KDE?

Here's my system: PROCESSOR: CPU - Intel® Core™ i3-2367 Processor (CPU Cache: 3 MB L3) LCD SIZE: 12.5" / 1366 x 768 SYSTEM MEMORY: 4GB DDR3 STORAGE: 500GB GRAPHICS: Chipset - Intel® HD Graphics 3000 ...
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Linux Mint: Keep bluetooth active even when bluetooth device isn't

I have a bluetooth bar-code scanner that I use with Linux Mint 17. The problem is that when the scanner powers off Linux turn the device off, making me have to go into settings and turn it back on ...
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Errors running rebol-view 2 on Linux Mint 16

Downloaded rebol-view-278-4-3.tar.gz from here, unzipped, cd'd to rebol-view, and ran ./rebol. Got: ** User Error: Bad face in screen pane! ** Near: size-text self (Is it making fun of me?) How ...
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sshfs freezes my whole system during upload

I'm using linux mint 17, cinnamon with sshfs and fuse installed. in my fstab i have added the sshfs entry without automount. my problem: i'm editing the files directly from the server mount, and ...
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How to recover Windows Boot Manager after a Mint installation gone wrong

Yesterday, my cousin wanted me to install Linux Mint onto his Windows 8 Lenovo laptop so he could dual-boot Linux Mint and Windows 8 so he could get some hands-on experience with Windows 8. I've ...
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Unable to run a gerris file (.gfs) on Linux Mint

I have installed gerris on Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon(32-bit). But whenever I say gerris2D file.gfs it gives me gerris: file `file.gfs' is not a valid simulation file file.gfs:0:0: `B I have verified ...
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Linux Mint Constantly freezing on Dell XPS L502X

I recently partitioned my hard drive to dual boot the existing Windows 7 with Linux Mint because I am tired of using Windows, especially the lack of terminal. I want to eventually remove Windows 7 and ...
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10 (count 'em) x-caja-desktop windows open upon Mint 16 login, often

Running Linux Mint 16 Petra on an HP Mini 1101, up-to-date. Since install, sometimes when I log in (as either of two users) exactly ten (at least the last two times, I counted) x-caja-desktop (file ...
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Word Realms won't start from the Menu anymore on Linux Mint 16

Installed Word Realms on Linux Mint 16 per its included instructions. It worked fine launching from the OS menu, for a time. Now when I try to launch it, same way as always, nothing happens: no ...