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Questions tagged [linux-mint]

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

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What are the risks to turn off firewalld on Linux Mint?

I have my macbook pro monopolized by Linux Mint 19. How ever there is a issue keeps bothering me, the firewalld can not be stopped everytime I try to shutdown or restart the OS. To solve this, I ...
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Python3 and dev are broken. Cant uninstall, reinstall, or fix, Linux Mint 19 XFCE

I cant install any programs or packages that require python-3. It says the package is broken, however no matter what I do I cannot repair it. Uninstalling it doesnt work, and forcing things dont help ...
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Path for GDAL in linux-mint

I have installed GDAL in linux-mint. but everytime i am running a software file which is in python it returns me following . Traceback (most recent call last): File "procs1gmt5sar.py", line 52, ...
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this package is broken python3-dev

Whenever I install something that requires python3-dev it shows this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: python3-dev: Depends: python3 (= 3.6.7-1~18.04) but 3.6.7-1~18.04 is ...
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Right click button on surface pen (linux mint)

I've installed linux mint 19 on my surface pro 2017. I also bought this pen because it was half the price on the offical microsoft pen and it was stated that it was fully compatible. It actually works ...
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USB being read only after created usb boot

I've created usb boot using write click iso instead launch an application I'm using linux mint cinnamon. So I thought this may cause of problem. I tried many ways but it falis. I tried fdisk ...
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syslog-ng destination plugin elasticsearch2 not found

I have Linux Mint 19. syslog-ng --version: options { threaded(yes); use-uniqid(yes); }; source s_syslog { syslog(); }; destination d_elastic { elasticsearch2( index("syslog-...
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Linux mint boot fails.CPU not responding

My Linuxmint system fails to boot when i restarted my system after some software installations,specifically nginx,passenger,ruby,rails and mongodb. I did'nt remember whether i have removed any system ...
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How to take multiple screenshots in a row in Linux Mint

I needed to take multiple screenshots of various things on a webpage. I went into Start Menu > Screenshot and took one. I noticed that after taking it, it only gives an option to Save or Close - not ...
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SOLVED: WF-3520 won't print in Linux Mint

OS: Linux Mint 19 Tara Printer: Epson WF-3520 USB connection Printer tested and works with other systems. lpstat -a EPSON-WF-3520-Series accepting requests since Mon 07 Jan 2019 06:50:37 PM EST ...
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Linux Mint 19.1 Cinnamon Wifi password not saved

On a fresh new Cinnamon install I need to re-enter my wifi password after each reboot. As advised here How to automatically connect WiFi In Mint 18.3 KDE? I selected 'Store the password for all ...
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Scons crashes due to i586-mingw32-g++

Okay so i tried to install fceux 2.2.3. I tried to run the debian-crossbuild.sh. I ran the scons and the scrons install but if i try to execute it with bash debian-crossbuild.sh but then it prints: ...
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Notepad++ has sticky tabs in Linux Mint

Running Notepad++ I want to rearrange the tab bar. On my Windows machine a long click and drag works fine. Using Linux Mint if I long click on the tab it becomes sticky to the mouse cursor. I can't ...
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Why am I getting a “they apparently meant well” popup when I try to highlight a URL?

I'm running Linux Mint 18.3, and after software installation have a lightbox-themed popup that offers four things to do with a URL if I highlight a URL either in Chrome or Firefox, but not LibreOffice....
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Xorg two AMD/ATI cards and four monitors works in square, but not next to each other

I have two AMD/ATI Radeon X1300/X1550 video cards and four Iiyama 22 inch monitors with a resolution of 1680x1050 working together on Linux Mint Debian Edition with a simple script that runs on ...
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Boot Order is changing automatically

My laptop is a Lenovo Yoga 720 15IKB that is set up to dual boot between Mint [Linux] and Windows 10. The system came with Windows 10 pre-installed and the partition Windows 10 is on was shrunk to ...
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Wirelessly connect laptop sound (Linux Mint) to Desktop PC (Win 7)

I'd like to watch Netflix on my Laptop and have the sound output done over the sound system that is connected to my desktop PC. How can I realize this wirelessly?
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Added command to path won't execute

Okay so i tried to install NBFC. I added the command to the $PATH permanently. But if i say nbfc the shell doesn't know it. I use the bash shell. I added in the .bashrc file following export PATH=$...
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Linux boot fails after booting Windows: root partition in use. How to resolve?

I try to setup a Linux Mint 19 and Windows 10 dual-boot. (both in BIOS mode) Windows is installed on /dev/sdc, Linux is installed to /dev/sdb Besides Linux there is a NTFS partition on /dev/sdb too. ...
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How to remap a preconfigured keyboard shortcut under linux mint XFCE from a bourne shell script?

TLDR: I am trying to configure a keyboard shortcut from a script (on linux mint XFCE), but the preconfigured key binding gets in the way. I have an installation script that installs apt packages, ...
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Virtualbox Two Main windows open on Log in Linux Mint XFCE

I'm running VB 5.10 on my Linux Mint XFCE Bionic laptop. Whenever I log in, two Virtualbox windows open. I can't find VirtualBox in the startup options, how can I stop them from doing this?
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Linux Mad Catz R.A.T.3 Mouse not working

UPDATE As for now, I am 100% the issue is my mouse. I connected another mouse and everything works just fine. Here is the mouse I am using that doesn't work: https://www.amazon.com/Mad-Catz-Optical-...
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Converted to GPT with gdisk, lost ability to boot whole hard drive

I had a 4 TiB MBR disk with dual-boot Windows 7 Home Premium and Linux Mint on it. Just in case if this is important, I use GRUB2 (probably obvious considering I am using Linux Mint). I wanted to ...
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Linux Mint Debian - Change terminal title to servername

I am using the standard terminal and i want to change the terminal title after connecting via ssh to a other server. Is there a possible way? Thanks ya!
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Alfa Wi-Fi Adapter AWUS036H not working the Managed Mode

I have tried the Wi-Fi-Pumpkin Framework for WIFI Auditing and tried to connect my Alfa Network Adapter.  It is an AWUS036H and has the Realtek RTL8187, but the framework tried to use the adapter as ...
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How do I use the InScript layout in Linux Mint Tara?

I have added the "Indian" keyboard layout in Keyboard Settings. When I select it from the panel icon for "Input Method" it works only in Firefox or LibreOffice. It does not work in Mint's default text ...
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Move/Resize Partition

I had dual boot on my computer run W10 and Linux Mint, so after test Linux to programming, I decided to remove the partition where contains w10. So far so good. Now the partition stays on left, and I ...
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Why did ctrl + shift + 'char' shortcuts not working on lmde3?

I have set shortcut for changing keyboard layout to ctrl + shift. When I press any shortcut keys (ctrl + shift + 'char'), they do not work. For Example: when I click ctrl + shift + D in Sublime Text ...
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Why does my compose key not work after a reinstall?

mapped Alt Gr to Compose. If I use Alt Gr in combination with another key, then it behaves like a modifier, like Shift or Ctrl, but if I press it and release it, then it behaves like a Compose key. I ...
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How to install Windows while Linux is already installed? (Dual Boot) [duplicate]

i've got Linux Mint on my machine and need Windows to be installed. Is there a way to install Windows without overwriting the bootloader? Also I couldn't find any guide how to backup/recover the ...
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How to install the standalone Nvidia driver on linux mint?

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers on Linux Mint 17 using the .run file that is downloaded from Nvidia website. I receive this error: ERROR: You appear to be running an X server; please exit X ...
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Install Package (.Net Core) on Linux Mint

I'm trying to install the .NET Core packages, but I have an issue and I do not know how to solve it. I followed the steps on this page, but I get the below error: https://dotnet.microsoft.com/...
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Make Link missing in 3.8.6. Nemo in Linux Mint Cinnamon 19?

So the thing I wish to do is create a symbolic link/shortcut to a destination not directly on a hard drive, but an external one. In order to do this, I want to select Make Link from the right click ...
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Automatic removal of black bars in VLC on Linux

I have an 21:9 ultra-wide monitor I want to watch my movies on. Unfortunately, in most movies are formatted as a 16:9 image with hard-coded black bars on top and bottom. I know VLC has the feature to ...
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Loss of DP signal when other devices get connected

I have a Dell U2415 connected to my Lenovo ThinkPad T460p as an external monitor via Mini DisplayPort, and I encounter the following issue: when I connect, for example, an external hard disk via USB ...
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Linux Mint Slow boot time

I'm a noob to Linux Mint OS. my laptop was booting very fast when i installed mint. but now after about 1 week of usage its taking long time to boot up my laptop. Can you guys give any suggestion to ...
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Group of keys are not working in laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 7567 laptop which I bought about 6 months ago. It was working just fine until about a month ago when the LCtrl button suddenly stopped working. I pressed it a few times and it ...
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Software rendering mode in Mint 19 even with VirtualBox Guest Additions installed

I can't for the life of me figure this out... I've installed Mint 19 with Cinnamon on VirtualBox 5.2.22 (latest version I believe) and after installation, I then installed VirtualBox guest additions ...
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Bus error (Core dumped)

info: im using linux Mint when i want to install leksah(http://leksah.org/) via: cabal update cabal install leksah I get the error: Bus error (core Dumped) and in the following i get the same error ...
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linux mint 19 installer restarting

as a project I have been building a supercomputer cluster out of old(ish) computers. I decided to use Linux mint and successfully installed it on two out of 5 computers however on the 3rd computer I ...
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How to prevent programs stealing focus in Mint Linux 19?

I would like to prevent programs from stealing window focus in Mint Linux 19. I have tried changing the "Prevent focus stealing" option in the Windows preferences dialog (see screenshot below), but it ...
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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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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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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-...