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Mysterious invisible files cannot be viewed or used during program installation

I have tried to do some poking around on the Internet. Maybe this sounds kind of stupid, but I don't really know where to even start looking. I tried to install a 2004 computer game on Linux Mint 17....
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Verifying linux mint iso image

I wanted to try linux mint on my computer so I downloaded the iso file from the official website https://www.linuxmint.com/edition.php?id=217 via torrent. The computer I used to download it runs ...
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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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Getting BAD Signature when verifying Linux Mint .iso image

I've been attempting to install Linux Mint 18 on a hard drive for a while now, but I continuously run into an error when I try to use gpg --verify. The exact error is as follows: $ sudo gpg --verify ...
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Can't boot from verified bootable USB stick. Can't access BIOS with USB stick in

I have a PC which is around 10 years old, the motherboard is ABIT AN52(MCP65) which I cannot boot with a bootable USB memory stick inserted. The PC boots fine usually, and I am using it to write this ...
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Can't boot into Linux Mint partition after gnome 3 uninstall

I have a partition for Linux Mint Cinnamon 17.3 rosa installed and I decided to install Gnome 3. I decided 5 minutes into it that I did not like it, so I removed it using the command sudo apt-get ...
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How can I increase the A2DP bitpool on Linux?

I recently bought a Bluetooth headset (Philips SHB4000), and got it to stop sounding like a phone after I told Linux (Mint) to use A2DP rather than HSP/HFP. However, there's still an annoying ...
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Linux Mint 18, Windows 10, UEFI, dual boot, where to install GRUB?

I have a Dell XPS with pre installed Windows 10 and UEFI. I need to install Linux Mint 18 near Windows 10 (I don't want to remove Windows, I need to keep it). I've already disabled Secure Boot and ...
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Temporary change letter with another lookalike [Linux Mint]

Recently, I was succesfully changed letter o with some looklike letter. Now I wanna also change my letters a and e with this one ᶏ & ҽ, using xmodmap. (than I will create script to enable/ disable ...
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grub2 failed to install into /target/

I am having MAJOR problems installing Linux on my computer. Windows 10 came pre-installed. I then installed Zorin OS 10 alongside Windows to create a dual-boot computer. Everything went according to ...
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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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My microphone does not work with Flash Player in Mozzila while I have a bluetooth speaker plugged in

My operating system is an up to date Linux Mint Debian Edition 2. This is really just Debian Jessie with an additional repository. I use Flash to broadcast myself. Flash registers my microphones. ...
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How can I install mdk3 on linux mint?

Every website that I look at has a different explanation and none of them seem to help me get this utility installed. Here are the best instructions I found and what went wrong. They are from the kali ...
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Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox

I am trying to figure out why Ubuntu and Linux Mint only run in Software Rendering Mode on Virtualbox. My motherboard supports hardware virtualization and it is turned on, and I have installed the ...
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Linux Mint Menu is Overflowing

My Linux Mint Cinnamon’s menu is growing bigger than the usual. How to edit it because I couldn’t find any menu editor apps.
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E: Package 'libtool-bin' has no installation candidate

due installing the prerequisites for a software, which is explained step by step here , when I enter this command: sudo apt-get install libtool-bin I get this error: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Linux Mint not detected

I dual-booted Linux Mint and Windows 10 on my computer this morning. It was going fine until I rebooted the computer. Windows 10 booted straight in instead of Linux. I checked the BIOS for an entry ...
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How can I maximize free blocks at end of disk on XP?

I would like to know how to take an XP machine, defragment and (I'm not sure what is the right term here--compress, maybe?) move things around so as much of the end of the partition can be partitioned....
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Deleted Linux partitions on dual-boot computer but GRUB screen appears

I had Linux installation alongside Windows 10 on my dual booted laptop. I wanted to remove the Linux partition so I followed guides online so I deleted the 3 partitions associated with my Linux Mint ...
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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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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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Linux Mint wired networking strangely restricted by a captive portal

First, I apologize in advance: I may not be know the correct terminology so I will explain the problem in detail. I have two PCs running Linux Mint and connected to the internet on a wired network. ...
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Tshark. List all traffic between two IP's?

I am learning to use Tshark. I am trying to retrieve a list of all conversations between two IP addresses using Tshark. The two IP's are: 192.168.1.158|64.12.24.50 In Wireshark I am able to see the ...
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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 there a way to have a `focused window border` in Cinnamon like there is in xmonad?

My colleague uses Arch Linux with xmonad and he has this awesome red border thing around the active window: Is there a way to have something similar in Linux Mint's Cinnamon to have a better visual ...
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Horizontal lines during playing video Linux Mint Nvidia 920M

after installation of Linux Mint I'm suffering with constant horizontal lines during playing video in browsers/players. I have Geforce 920M card and Intel Core i7 CPU. I tried to play with ...
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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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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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Nested virtualization - running Hyper-V on Windows 10 guest under KVM with Linux Mint 18 as host

I'm trying to do nested virtualization in different hypervisor environments. Virtualbox does not support nested virtualization "out-of-the-box" according to my experience. VMWare Workstation Player 12 ...
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Linux Mint 18 Scroll Direction Stuck

I just installed Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon, 64 Bit. I can't seem to get touchpad scrolling to be "normal" (instead of "natural"). In System Settings, I've tried toggling the "Reverse scrolling direction" ...
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Linux Mint Ra-Link Wi-Fi driver issues

So, the default drivers on the USB stick I used to install Mint seemed to work ok, but after I got booted into the installed OS and started updating stuff, it seems to have broken. My google-fu showed ...
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“FATAL: Could not read from the boot medium! System halted.” in VirtualBox

I have downloaded a Linux Mint ISO file from online and I've configured VirtualBox to boot from that ISO. It can start the guest OS correctly the first time. But when I try to restart the guest OS ...
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Have to hold down power button to trigger powerbtn.sh in Acer laptop but that powers it down

I am running Linux Mint on an Acer Aspire E 5 574G. The problem I am facing is, I have to press and hold the power button for a bit to trigger the lock screen or suspend or whatever option I have set ...
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Making the discrete AMD GPU the default GPU in a Mux-less setup with an integrated Intel GPU in Mint 18

How do I making the discrete AMD GPU the default GPU in a Mux-less setup with an integrated Intel GPU in Mint 18? What I've gleaned / attempted so far: Information from lspci: 00:02.0 VGA ...
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VLC: How to delete file on disk

I download videos from Youtube to watch later. I use VLC to watch the videos and when I am done watching a video I would like to remove the file on disk directly from VLC. I have found several guides ...
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Neither Linux mint nor Ubuntu can be installed on Alienware m14x r2

I have bought a laptop from Alienware a few years ago and recently have tried to switch to Linux. However, I have had so many issues with any version of Linux installing that I may be forced to use ...
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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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Chromium went monochrome in Mint 17

The installation of an ad blocker has seriously changed my Chromium (Version 51.0.2704.79 on LinuxMint 17.3 (64-bit)) browser. Now, no pictures show at all, and everything is monochrome. Color appears ...
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Linux Mint 18: Suspend only happens after unlock

I'm running Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon, I wanted to set it so that, when my laptop's lid is closed, it is suspended. Obviously, I set this in the power settings. However, what ends up happening is that ...
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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 touchpad....
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How can I install Linux Mint in a VMware Fusion VM? It fails to boot

I have downloaded linuxmint-14-kde-dvd-32bit.iso and tried to install it, selecting "Linux" and "Ubuntu" for the installation as that looked like the closest match for Mint. Upon attempting to boot, ...
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Issues with linux mint installation on vmware player

I downloaded the iso image of Linux mint 17.1 cinnamon and then burned it to a dvd.I get this strange message from VMware player. Even when I instead use the iso image itself instead of the dvd,I get ...
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In Bash, how to randomly select a file from a static list?

I have this bash script while true ; do for i in * ; do cp "$i" ~/slideshow.jpg ; echo $i ; sleep 5 ; done ; done How can I randomize this process?
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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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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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How do I switch desktop enviroments with out logging out?

I have recently had an issue with Cinnamon and am using Mate. What I want to know is, is there a way to switch back and forth between gui environments with out logging out? This is a Linux mint ...
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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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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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Linux Keyboard Injector (Python or shell) [closed]

I'm wondering if it's possible (and if so, how) to simulate keystrokes on a keyboard using a python or shell script. I'd prefer to not have to download anything or install anything, and just want to ...
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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 ...