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Questions tagged [linux-mint]

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

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GPG Missing keys error on LinuxMint 19

i'm using linuxmint 19 Tara on an Acer Aspire E1-471 and can't seem to fix missing keys errors. After google search, remember I've tried using 'sudo apt-get install -f', 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' and ...
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What is the most efficient virtual software for Windows VM on Linux? [closed]

I am looking for most efficient VM software to run Windows machines on Linux - Mint** at the moment. *Virtualbox is ok, however, I have difficulties to properly assign video memory to my machine. VM ...
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No boot menu is show during bootup

My laptop DELL PRECISION 3530 has 1 TB SSD. I installed 3 OS. First Windows 10, then Linux mint 19 and then Ubuntu 18. During the installation I had to straggle in the BIOS option. This laptop has ...
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How to configure a conky file?

How can I change the conky theme? I have the text(code) for conky vision but I have no idea what to do with it, or where to put it? I'm running Linux Mint btw
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Epson Perfection V39 Scanner Driver for Linux Mint 19

The Epson Perfection V39 Scanner driver for Linux Mint 19 is not available yet in the Epson website. Does anyone know how to install or to get the scanner working?
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Mint Linux can't find unallocated ssd disk sapce

My laptop DELL PRECISION 3530 has 1 TB SSD. First I installed Windows 10 in 300 GB, and left the rest unallocated. I planned to install Mint Linux in the rest of the space. When I boot Mint Linux by ...
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Setting up passwordless SSH auth from linux client to windows side of dual booting host. ssh-copy-id fails

My end goal is to get ssh access to my dual boot desktop from my laptop running mint no matter the desktops state (off,on, windows 10, mint 19, etc) I have ed25519 auth set up between my laptop(mint) ...
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Accidentally changed my user role from Administrator to Standard in Linux Mint. Now root password doesn't match anymore

I have changed my root user in Linux mint from Administrator to Standard in Users and Groups menu. And now I can't do any operations that needs a root privileges simple because of my previous password ...
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Linux USB problems on Ubuntu/Mint

After some updates (4.4.0 kernel, Linux Mint 18) I realized that older USB memory sticks are having troubles while new highspeed USB sticks, e.g. 32GB work well. Using one of my older USB sticks (...
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Why font is changed automatically in LibreOffice for Linux?

I'm using LibreOffice 6.1 on Linux Mint 17. I would like to create a presentation using Impress. I set the font to Droid Arabic Naskh. Then, I save and close the file. When I open it again, the font ...
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Not enough space in /var/cache/apt/archives/

I attempted to install the texlive package, but it could not finish the installation properly. When I then tried to continue on, it almost finished installing everything, but the texlive-publishers-...
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Shell not running or DBus service not available

I am using a Linux Mint 19 Tara and I installed the gnome-tweaks-tool and when I tried to open it with gnome-tweaks I encountered the following error: WARNING : Shell not installed or running ...
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Linux Mint 19 - only boots in recovery mode

I recently installed Linux Mint 19 (Tara) on a computer, but some problems occured: The computer only boots in recovery mode and no graphics drivers are found. My graphic card is a AMD Radeon HD 6670....
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How to reset .profile in Linux Mint 19

I'm running Linux Mint 19 Bionic, and I messed around with the .profile to do some custom stuff. While it all works it triggers a warning about errors in the script. After figuring out that the task I ...
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Trouble satisfying dependencies while installing powerline for vim

I have already gotten the powerline fonts working in zsh, but I am having issues satisfying the dependencies listed on this page. I can install almost none of the packages. I have tried apt and pip, ...
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How do I give my root partition (/dev/sda9) all the unallocated space?

I'm runing Linux Mint 19 on a Lenovo z70 Laptop. After shrinking my Windows volume so I can give my linux volume more space, I opened Gparted to find it more complicated than I'd thought. I want to ...
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Windows says I need to format FAT32 parition

I was recently trying to move some of my files on my USB drive (Kingston DT Elite G2) from NTFS ot FAT32 using a Linux Mint 19 system. What I did was: make a FAT32 partition copy some files from the ...
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trying to install 64 bit mint 19 onto a Asus Prime X399-A motherboard

MB uses a threadripper 2990WX, with 128 GB memory. at usb install bios upgraded to 0808 [ 0.000000] [Firmware Bug] : AMD-Vi:10APIC [130] not in IURS table [ 0.000000] [Firmware Bug] : AMD-Vi:...
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Is this some type of malware?

I ran chkrootkit on my Linux Mint system, and it complained about several processes like this one: scott 31745 0.0 0.3 1206060 120352 ? Sl Oct03 0:15 /usr/share/atom/atom --type=...
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Display Thumbnails In Icon View But Not In Compact View

I use the Nemo file manager on Linux Mint 19 Tara. Usually I only work with the compact view without thumbnails (see image A), but occasionally I switch to icon view with thumbnails (see image B). To ...
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How do I enable/disable VMware Tools at whim?

I have Mint 19 running inside VMware Player. VMware Tools is already installed. Is there a way to enable and disable the VMware Tools without uninstalling it or shutting down the machine? Can I do ...
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Why can't I install rust-doc?

I just installed rustc successfully, and saw, apt suggested I got rust-doc also. $ sudo apt install rust-doc Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information......
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Identify source of phantom screen locker in Mint + KDE via Kubuntu

Background I'm experimenting with running KDE on Linux Mint 19 (no longer offered). I followed the instructions in this post to add the Kubuntu KDE desktop to Mint: Started with a fresh install of ...
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Need to use the 2 IP of my 2 routers

I need to access to my WiFi in one terminal while the other terminal is running through the Ethernet so is there any way you can help me with this?
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cpu heavy usage linux mint 19 samsung chromebook 3

Recently, I installed Linux Mint 19 on my chromebook, and after installation, the cpu usage spikes whenever I interact with essentially any application. I tried uninstalling packages, installing tools,...
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Faster Way to access Windows Files from Linux?

I'm running Linux Mint 19, and I previously had Windows 10 Installed. I was wondering if there is a faster way to access my Windows Files than through the built in File Manager (Which loads it as if ...
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grub unable to add windows to boot menu

Problem: unable to add win 10 to grub2 menu and can't boot to win 10 directly either. Setup: 5 disks: samsung 250GB ssd for win10 kingston 120GB ssd for Linux Mint intel 180GB ssd as fast storage (...
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Linux Mint 18.2 (Sonya) Laptop Crashes (But Stays On) When the Power Goes Out

I have a laptop running Linux Mint 18.2, and it works great ... until something interrupts the power. When that happens the entire system hard crashes and kicks me out to a console-like screen with ...
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How to get VPN options in netwrking applet in Mint Linux 19?

I have just upgraded from Mint Linux 17.3 to Mint Linux 19. Now I am having trouble setting up a VPN the same way as in 17. In 17 I somehow had it that connecting to the VPN was an item on the menu ...
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Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon - Login Screen

I was running Mint 18 Cinnamon which allowed me to run a slide show of images at the login screen. Mint 19 Cinnamon does not seem to have this feature (I am informed this is due to the enhancements ...
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Can I upgrade Windows 10 Home to Pro on a system running a dual boot with Windows 10 (Home) and Linux Mint?

I have a system running a dual boot setup with Linux Mint and Windows 10 Home. Linux Mint is my daily driver but I want to do some stuff on Windows which requires Windows 10 Pro. I already have a new ...
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Need right-click on MacBook with Linux Mint 19 (Intel mid-2010)

Command+Click on a newly installed Intel MacBook (Mid-2010) often fails after installing both Xubuntu and Linux Mint; instead the Menu pops. I can't invoke a context menu to get to Properties and ...
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Bluetooth suddenly stops working on Linux Mint

I'm running Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon on a Gigabyte Brix GB-BKi3HA-7100. Surprisingly, Bluetooth worked perfectly out-of-the box. I was able to simply click the Bluetooth icon in the task bar, it ...
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boot-repair fails with mysertious shim-signed error

For various reasons, I had to move my linux mint boot partition on a dual-boot drive with mint and win7. This naturally broke grub2. So I created a bootrepair live-USB, booted onto it, and connected ...
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Installing Intel Graphics Driver on Linux Mint

I've setup a newly purchased Gigabyte Brix GB-BKi3HA-7100, and I have installed Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon (version 3.8.8). The graphics card I have is an Intel HD Graphics 620. I've connected the ...
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How does copy work in Linux Mint

I've noticed that there seems to be potentially three pastes: 1) The default Right click -> paste 2) SHIFT + INSERT 3) Highlight and middle mouse click But how do they work? I tried ...
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grub-efi-amd64-signed won't install to USB drive

I've been trying to install Linux Mint to a 20GB partition on a USB drive (Kingstion DT Elite G2 - 64GB) on a laptop (HP Pavilion 10 TS Notebook PC) but have always gotten the following error message: ...
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How can I give the root (superuser) the ability to log in to a desktop like all the other users?

I used to be able to login to a desktop environment in Linux Mint even as the root superuser until I had a partition disaster and had to re-install it. Now I can't remember the terminal command I ...
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Linux: Soundcard not being released by some application

so I have a computer running Linux Mint and to play loss-less audio-files I use DeaDBeeF, which I have configured to not use ALSA up-sampling in order to listen to allow my external Audio Interface(...
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Can't delete file as root

Routine system update (Linux Mint 19) failed with an error about not being able to make a backup of a file. File has very weird owner and group and odd lsattr behavior. Can't delete the file as root. ...
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Launching Firefox leads to system freeze

I'm running Linux Mint 19 on an Acer Travelmate, so definitely not a high-end device. Since switching to LM19, I don't detect any problems whatsoever, except for this one: Starting Firefox is ...
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Linux Mint, Apple Magic Mouse middle scrolling stopped working

Im using linux mint 18.3. linux kernel 4.15.0-29-generic. Seemingly randomly a while ago the middle mouse scrolling on my Apple Magic Mouse stopped working. It works on a Mac so I'm sure it's not the ...
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Docker.service takes 1 minute and 30 seconds causing slow boot

i'm on Linux Mint 19 using Cinnamon 3.8.8 i have an Nvidia GT740 and 8GB RAM i'm on : Docker version 18.06.1-ce, build e68fc7a docker-machine version 0.14.0, build 89b8332 docker-compose version 1....
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Linux Mint hardware support for MSI B360 MS-7B22

On a whim, I tried dual booting Linux Mint 19.1 alongside my Windows installation on my gaming machine. After tweaking BIOS and grub settings (BIOS was set to fast-boot Windows and grub had Linux Mint ...
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Linux Mint 18.3 Single click to open configuration

I am trying to create a post install script. One of the things I want to do is to set "single click to open items" automatically, but I cannot find the configuration to do this. I can do it via the ...
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friendly-recovery is broken, keeps returning exit status 1

I have Windows Subsystem for Linux running Ubuntu 16.04 (but with Linux Mint 19 packages). At one point, I made the mistake of installing a different kernel, which also installed grub-pc and friendly-...
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Move Linux tmp folders

I have Mint 19 installed on a fairly old machine, where the performance isnt great. I was able to move the swap partition to a ZFS pool with these instructions. However, I want to move the /tmp and /...
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Linux Mint 19 - mirror iPhone

I have been doing some googling to figure out a way to mirror my iPhone in Linux Mint 19, using either USB or WiFi-direct (AirServer-ish). I've been trying several work-arounds, e.g. Linux' Totem (...
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How can I is32-libs on Linux Mint 19 64bit?

I have fresh Mint 19 64bit install. I want to install 32bit libs to run 32bit applications. uczen@abix-free-desktop-19:~$ uname -a Linux abix-free-desktop-19 4.15.0-30-generic #32-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jul ...
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How to lock microphone boost to a fixed setting

I am having trouble setting up microphone boost (permanently) in Pulseaudio. Setup is Toshiba Satellite laptop with Linux Mint Sylvia/Xenial 64bit. Pulseaudio insists on merging volumes (volume = ...