Questions tagged [linux-mint]

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

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Can't see wifi or wireless network anywhere in linux mint?

I was using my linux mint for coding as a regular day using wifi too but i made a mistake and change my root permission in file manager for myself (USER) then i start getting problem of sudo can't be ...
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permanently mount Samba version 4 share on linux

I want to permanently mount a Samba share on a newly set-up Linux Mint 20.1 system. I'm running Samba version 4.10 on FreeNAS 11.3. I can mount in the current session by running in the terminal (from ...
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Linux Mint not booting on dual boot

I have a dual boot PC with Windows and Mint. Selecting Mint causes the system to reboot, then reboot again and display the OS menu. It will keep doing this as long as I keep selecting Mint. My PC ...
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Linux mint doesn't show on bootmgr, directly boots to Windows

I have Windows 10 and Linux installed on separate partitons, but my PC goes directly to Windows without displaying the OS menu. How do I fix this?
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Incorrect Monitor resolution linux mint 19.3 32 bit

When I installed linux mint 19.3 on 32 bit system the monitor resolution was fine and everything worked as normal. But suddenly yesterday the monitor resolution has shrunk down to 4:3 aspect ratio and ...
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dpkg : dependency error Or install .deb error

A few Month Ago I Mistakenly removed my dpkg or something And Now I Can't Install any deb files or can't install from the apt command. Plz Plz Plz Help Me Sorry My English Is not so good I tried this ...
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Mouse pointer flickering on external monitor with HiDPI Scaling on

A few days ago I switched from macOS to Linux Mint, and first everything was just fine. But today, I connected an external display to my MacBook Pro Early 2015 "13 and turned on HiDPI Scaling. ...
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Macbook pro 2015 mic not working with Linux Mint

I installed linux mint on my 2015 macbook pro laptop, and my microphone doesn't work for zoom meetings or anything. help is much appreaciated
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What is module aes-i586?

I'm using LMDE4 with LVM on LUKS and recently I've been getting these cryptic error messages at boot: modprobe: module aes-i586 not found in modules.dep Volume group "lvmlmde" not found ...
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Sound works on Linux Mint but not on Windows 10

I have a problem where sound isn't working in windows. I got home from school one day and my sound was weird so i rebooted it and there was no sound. before the audio was working. I installed all sort ...
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Cursor and keyboard input periodically lags/stutters for 3 hours after startup

When I start up my computer the keyboard input and cursor will lag and jitter once every second for exactly 3 hours. What this means is the cursor will pause for about a few miliseconds while being ...
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Thinkpad T14s Gen 1, Mint 20.1, Webcam doesn't work

I have a new Thinkpad T14sGen1 laptop (HW list). The audio and video drivers work, but the webcam does not. cheese runs, but there's just no video. It appears to have the uvcvideo drivers/module in ...
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Linux Mint: Change screen brightness using the keyboard

On Linux Mint, I know that I can change the brightness by using menu -> power managment, see Linux Mint 15 screen settings(brightness control). On Windows, my keyboard would work using F11 for &...
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Install newer version of linux mint in place of older one and restore data from a backup primary partition

Noob question but decided to ask just to make sure I do not mess anything up. I have a computer with windows 7 and linux mint 19.1 installed. Also I have a primary partition named "Backup" ...
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Browser showing PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

I am using Fire fox in Linux Mint. I am facing PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR issue when I am browsing https://medium.com . How can I solve it ?
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My screen does not match my tv size in my Linux desktop

I've got a Dell Desktop connected to a TV. Borders doesn't work well in the desktop. Check the photos: TV: LG 55UM7100PB (https://www.lg.com/sg/tvs/lg-55UH615T-uhdtv) DESKTOP: DELL Precision T7400 (...
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Ethernet adapter causing network problems

I have a laptop that when I plug it into a 5-port unmanaged Ethernet switch, it randomly kills the network for all devices connected and its own connection. Here is what I've tried: Deleting network ...
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Why Does Linux Mint hyper-v vm not boot after upgrade

I run Linux Mint Ulyana 20.1 64 bit guest on a Windows 10 Pro build 20H2 host. I start the Linux Mint VM and all is fine. I run sudo apt update and sudo apt upgrade inside the mint VM and all is still ...
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Linux Mint 19: reset user password from grub bash on a MacBook Pro 2010

I'm running Linux Mint 19 on a MacBook Pro 2010 as the sole OS on the machine. I need to reset my password but the grub menu doesn't show up. I can only access the grub minimal bash shell by keeping ...
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Linux Mint Tricia CTRL+Home Scroll to Top Not Working

I used to use CTRL+Home button in any window to scroll to the top. It did not work in google chrome's pdf viewer but I 'thought' it worked elsewhere in the system and it was chrome's fault. However, ...
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Swapping machine OS with VM OS

For several months I've been playing around on VirtualBox with Linux Mint 20.0 installed on it and have tweaked the OS just the way I now want it. This VB resides inside of main bare metal Windows 7 ...
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Booting Linux mint from USB - device not listed

I've recently gotten a new Linux box (HP Z4 G4 Workstation) and I'm trying to boot up Linux (Mint cinnamon 1.9) from a USB and I cannot get it to work. I used rufus portable (https://rufus.ie/) to ...
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HP wireless mouse stopped working on Mint 20.1

I'm on Mint 20.1 Xfce and recently my HP wireless mouse stopped working despite being shown as detected in hwinfo --mouse. Works fine on a different Windows laptop. Replacing battery with a brand new ...
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gpg --clearsign of latex-based pdf is damaged/corrupted

I am trying to digitally sign a pdf which was compiled in LaTeX. Following the suggestion to use gpg --clearsign given here the output signed pdf is--for some reason--corrupted/damage. Here is a MWE ...
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Sound not working in dell inspiron 7000 in linux mint

I had Linux Mint 19.3 (Cinnamon) in which Internal Microphone Built-in-Audio (Default Mic) stopped working. So not being able to fix it, I installed Linux Mint 20.1, still I am facing the same issue. ...
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Acer Aspire no Post beep, no Bios splash screen (GPU issues?)

I have an Acer Aspire AX3400 desktop PC. It originally came with Windows 7, But I dual booted it with Linux Mint 20.1. After have used the computer for about a year, (It's from 2012 I think, I got it ...
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Autokey error, not apparently related to my script

I have written a small Autokey script to start Firefox full-screen with a certain URL. The script has worked well for a couple of years. Since a system upgrade, it has started producing a Python error ...
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How to default nemo to forget LUKS password?

I just finished encrypting all my drives with LUKS. Right now I boot Mint 20.1 off an ssd and have a 6TB hdd. Both drives are now encrypted with LUKS. In the nemo file browser when I click on my ...
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No grub on dual boot linux mint 20.1 and window 10 install - Lenovo T440s

I am getting no grub/boot menu on my dual boot installation of Linux Mint, it just loads Windows 10 straight away (machine is Lenovo T440s Thinkpad) Formatted drive, fresh windows 10 install, followed ...
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VirtualBox shared folders error [duplicate]

I want to setup a shared folder on Windows 10 host and Linux Mint guest to transfer files on VirtualBox. But when I Go to Devices/ Guest Additions, this error pops up. Anyone has any idea what is ...
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Is there a way to crop videos using Pix app on Linux?

I was wondering if there were any ways to crop videos using Pix for Linux. I am currently using Linux Mint.
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Is it possible to install a chosen version of Linux Mint in a Docker container?

I am a beginner at Docker on WSL2. I am working on a project that was built entirely on Linux Mint 19.2. To be fully aligned with the project, I try to run a docker container with that OS. I am ...
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Linux Mint: External monitor (HDMI) works with the open source nouveau drivers but not nvidia-driver-460

I've been having trouble getting my external monitors set up, and I finally got one to work by switching from the proprietary nvidia drivers to the open source ones. I'm on a Razer Blade 15 which is ...
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Independent pulseaudio virtual output volume

Is there a way to separate the volume for a PulseAudio virtual output device from the main output device? I would like to record something on the virtual device without hearing it play. If I turn down ...
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Trouble with imlib2 while installing Tint2

I'm trying to install Tint2 dock through its git repository on, Linux Mint. Following the instructions, i got to the cmake .. part, ran it, and received this output after a while: -- Checking for ...
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Linux Mint - USB Ethernet Adapter Shutting Off Under Load

I've recently installed Linux Mint on my desktop computer. Whenever I begin download something over the internet using my TP-Link USB to Ethernet adapter, my connection shuts off after about 10 ...
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why end Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exit code=0x00007f00?

This message is displayed when I tried shutting down the system. end Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exit code=0x00007f00 what is wrong? Why did it fail to shutdown?
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Oracle database on virtual box

Happy New Year to Everyone! My OS is linux mint. What I want to do: I want to install oracle database on virtual box and interact with it using the oracle sql developer installed on host os (mint). ...
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Network devices manipulation when making a call via Microsoft Teams app

I am having an issue with the installation of the Microsoft Teams app on my work notebook Linux mint 19.3 Cinnamon (5.4.0-54-generic #60~18.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Nov 6 17:25:16 UTC 2020 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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want to dual boot linux mint , but it doesn't detect my ssd

I want to get in the Linux world with dual booting Linux mint20 alongside my windows10 ,but when I want to install it, it doesn't detect my SSD drive as an option for dedicating a partition to it. ...
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Linux Mint 20 freezes randomly on NVIDIA with nouveau

I have an old machine with this config: System: Kernel: 5.4.0-56-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0 Desktop: Cinnamon 4.6.7 Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal ...
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What do I need to get rid of Permission denied error on Linux?

I have tomcat installed in /opt/tomcat and would like to get access to sub-folders for user 'mck'. mck@hp15-pc:/opt/tomcat$ ls bin ls: cannot open directory 'bin': Permission denied mck@hp15-pc:/opt/...
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Using ffmpeg to change camera settings on Linux machine

I am very new to ffmpeg but I have been following this tutorial to fix my camera settings on my Windows machine ever since the built in advanced settings disappeared. Recently the webcam on my Linux ...
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AnyDesk 6.0.1, keyboard Alt Gr combinations does not work from linux to linux

From any Linux Distro to any Linux Distro, with AnyDesk 6.0.1 and older versions, Alt Gr combinations does not work, for example is not possible to write: "€@#[]{}". In my specific case I ...
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How to use Linux Live Kit with Ventoy?

I'm not sure whether this is an issue with Ventoy or Linux Live Kit or somehow Mint, but here's what I did: I customized Linux Mint by making an ISO of my hard drive using Linux Live Kit. It ...
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Is it safe to migrate a NVMe SSD to a new computer?

I'm running Linux Mint 20 from a Samsung NVMe SSD on a Intel system (Broadwell CPU, H97 mainboard). My plan is to make the switch to a AMD Ryzen system. I checked the kernel compatibility with the new ...
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How to add .exe switches/parameters in Linux?

In windows, it's simple "c:\path\to\exe\program.exe" -option1 -option2 I'm installing and running games through Lutris to make using WINE for gaming easier. I'm trying to play SWAT 3. ...
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Linux Mint - Typing backtick on UK keyboard makes accented characters in Xed, Atom

I recently noticed that typing a backtick character "`" in some applications (notably Atom and Xed, which is a Mint fork of Gedit) causes a grave accent to be added instead, sometimes to the ...
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Cinnamon just crashed. You are currently running in fallback mode

I get an error when login to Linux. It returns the message Cinnamon just crashed. You are currently running in fallback mode. Do you want to restart Cinnamon? I selected Yes, but it had still returned ...
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boot from linux liveCD to a Pavillion zv5000 withwinXP

I have a HP Pavillion zv5000 (pentium 4, ram 1,25GB, winXP), and I can't boot from a live CD (tried both q4os and linux mint). Cd is bootable (checked) Thanks in advance!

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