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Recent Installed Pipelight Mint 16 — Two version of Flash Issue [on hold]

I recently installed Pipelight in Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon and now I have two version of Flash. I only have Firefox 28 and no other browser. I followed the instruction from the FDS-Team ...
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Can't load X server Mint 15 [migrated]

I've already spend nearly 10 hours trying to solve my problem. After I've installed nvidia-current package and reboot, system shows Mint logo and stacks on it, whithout any output. Because of the ...
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Switching off environment cinnamon

I have Linux Mint with cinnamon environment. I want to switch off it and leave only terminal. How to do this? kill id (where id is number of cinnamon process does not work. Cinnamon has several ...
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Driver Nvidia 96.43.23 for Quadro 4 wont stay installed [migrated]

No matter how many times I re-install my driver it will be uninstalled after restart. I select and install the correct driver using Device Driver Manager by Mint I restart as prompted It comes back ...
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No internet Connection on KDE Network Manager

Added Connection DSL -> Entered servicename,username,password -> OK after that no connection seen in this dialog box! Some how did connection with sudo pppoeconf but it takes sometime reboot. ...
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If one was to install cinammon on ubuntu, what differences would stand?

Latest ubuntu size: About 880mb. Latest mint size: About 1.2gb. What gives? Searching, i found that almost all the differences mentioned are regarding cinammon vs unity. Theoretically if one was to ...
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my screen resolution change wil not save?

I have a destop with 12.10 installed. I haved install all det drivers at it work fine to edit the resolution om my screens. but teh problem is, when I log in to a spacific use user, the resolution ...
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Cant get ubuntu usb to boot

I recently had Linux Mint installed on my new laptop with windows 8.1. I had problems booting to Mint so i installed rEFInd and managed to get Windows and L+Mint to boot correctly. I decided i wanted ...
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How do I get a complete list of files in my hard drive in a convenient format? [closed]

My hard drive is about to fail and I'm about to get a new one. Most of my files are not really personal and is mostly downloaded off from the internet. So as a countermeasure, I wanted to get a ...
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Cannot boot LiveUSB or ISO [closed]

I am trying to dual boot some Ubuntu-based distro alongside Windows 7 and I'm getting all kinds of weird problems with no clear solutions just booting in. The first thing I tried was installing Linux ...
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Unable to locate package conky-manager [closed]

I want to install conky manager,I use 3 command to install it, sudo apt-add-repository -y ppa:teejee2008/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install conky-manager for the first command, ouput is: ...
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Is the a way to make hp-scan or scanimage to automatically select de right area to scan?

I'm trying to make an non network scanner to work with linux running via command line and hiding it with php/html. The commands to scan hp-scan and scanimage are working well but they don't ...
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Installing Mint and completely removing Ubuntu [closed]

I was able to successfully install Ubuntu along with Windows using boot repair. Now I've decided to betray ubuntu and start using Mint. So I want to install Mint and completely remove Ubuntu. I don't ...
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3G Modem visible only on fresh start

I'm experiencing very weird behaviour with my 3G modem (USB). It works only if I will plug it when my computer is turned off and then turn it on. If I do so, the modem works perfectly fine. When I ...
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Switching from Linux Mint 13 to Ubuntu 12.04 - Saving Programs

I am still fairly new to Linux, and I was planning on switching from Linux Mint 13 (which I'm currently using) to Ubuntu 12.04. I have quite a few programs that I installed on Linux Mint outside of ...
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How to install Linux Mint's Mate Fork on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

The Title explains itself. I want to install Linux Mint's Mate, but I want to keep Ubuntu. Is it possible to get it? And if so, how?
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Unable to install MobilePartner dashboard for Tata Photon Plus

I have been trying for many days to install Tata Photon Plus in my Ubuntu 12.04 and Mint 13 without any success. Finally I was able to use usb_modeswitch to detect the data card in Network Manager. ...
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Black screen while installing kubuntu

I'm trying install kubuntu 13.10 using usb flash. But after selecting Try Kubuntu it hangs with black screen. I also tried Xubuntu 13.10 and Mint 16 Cinnamon but result the same. Please give advice. ...
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Invalid argument - Brother scanner not working after upgrade (brscan2 driver)

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy). Scanning via my MFC-420CN had been working in Ubuntu and Linux Mint installs up though Olivia and Oneric. However once I upgraded from these, scanning ...
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Problems with libmysqlclient

pisio@pisio-laptop ~ $ sudo dpkg -i --force-all /var/cache/apt/archives/libmysqlclient18_5.5.34+maria-1~quantal_amd64.deb dpkg: error processing ...
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How to select option in “Configuration grub-pc” menu

I would like to select /dev/sda in the "Configuration grub-pc" menu that popped up in my terminal while upgrading my distro version. However, I have no idea how to select it! Every key I press either ...
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How to change the app icons of Linux Mint to defaults? [closed]

The icons of Firefox, GIMP, Inkscape etc. are different. How to get back the original icons? Can it be done together (for all apps)? Linux Mint icon: Original icon:
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How to define shortcut-keys for executing certain applications? [duplicate]

How can I define shortcut-keys for executing certain applications? Like opening Terminal when pressing Ctrl+t or opening gedit when pressing Ctrl+g.
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How to have Dedicated Graphics (AMD) working on Raring 13.04/Linux Mint 15

I am using a HP Pavillion g6-2215tx. It features an AMD HD7670M DGPU and Intel HD 4000 IGPU. After installing all the Catalyst 13.4 drivers correctly, I was met with a TTY terminal informing me ...
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How to recognize an optimus laptop?

kellogs@kellogs-K52Jc ~ $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 18) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Core Processor ...
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Straight into bios after starting windows 8 on asus zenbook [closed]

I have a strange problem for which I hope anyone here has the answer. I recently bought a Zenbook prime UX31A. I installed Mint 15 (based on Ubuntu 13.04) after I switched of the secure boot in the ...
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Optical S/PDIF activate rear output

I'm trying to use the optical audio output of my motherboard to send the sound to my AV Receiver. I only see the front channels received by my AV. Indeed rear channels don't seem to be activated. ...
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Ubuntu with window manager for longest battery life

I have used Linux Mint mate for a year now and want to try out Ubuntu. I have a HP touchsmart notebook, 1.3 Ghz Dual Core 4 GB RAM But since switching to linux mint from win7 battery life was never ...
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Partition problems : HDD seen twice

I am a litle to no experienced with linux, so please be kind :). I have a problem with all linux distributions.What i am trying to do is just install Ubuntu/Mint. Same problem on all. What exactly my ...
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Install 32-bit java along with 64-bit [duplicate]

While I was trying to connect a network I got a message that I should install 32-bit java with update-alternatives. I have 64-bit java already installed. How can I do this?
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Uninstall Linux OS's with GRUB

Is there a way to uninstall my 3 Linux OS's: Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Pear OS (Pear OS's Partition somehow got formatted, just the partition, not the OS) With GRUB so I can install everything freshly? I ...
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Installing Ubuntu on HP Pavilion g6

We have recently had a virus scare in my house. I'm already on Linux Mint, so I didn't have to worry about it, (it was for Windows). I convinced my mom to try Ubuntu on her laptop because I think it's ...
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Add Apache2 Vhost at home

I just installed Apache2 on mint 15. I am able to see the localhost and so decided to add virtual hosts for my projects. I have added the hostnames at /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 eclipse I also added ...
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Can I play a game that's installed into Mint OS in Ubuntu?

Recently I installed Linux Mint OS 15 into my laptop. (I have both Ubuntu 12.04 and Mint 15 in my hard drive) The question is: can I play a game thats installed into Mint OS in Ubuntu? Example: I ...
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Nvidia HDMI audio - Device not shown

Nvidia HDMI audio is a widely asked topic, but I've not been able to find the answer for my case. Card displayed by lspci $ lspci ... 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.04 while having win-7 and linuxmint installed

The complete question is, I have Windows 7 installed as primary/default OS on my PC and i have installed linuxmint using wubi under windows. And now I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 so that I can start ...
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Can anyone tell me if there is a way to use lubuntu with a linux mint flavour/theme?

I have tried before to use ubuntu with linux mint theme/icons...it worked pretty well. Is there a way to use linux mint themes/icons with lubuntu and enjoy its stability and speed?
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Can't start ubuntu installation

I downloaded the ISO from the official Ubuntu site, burnt the ISO to DVD and on restarting, I get the following error- start booting from usb device syslinux 3.82 I've tried to install 13.04 and ...
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Replacing Mint 15 With Ubuntu gnome 13.04

Is there a way of replacing Mint 15 with Ubuntu Gnome 13 and keeping all my files?
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Can you run Linux Mint in a virtual box on Linux Mint? [closed]

Ok, so to clarify, say I was running Mint 14, and I made a VBox, could I have the VBox run Mint 14? The reason I am asking this is because I am trying to run different GUIs on Mint, currently I'm ...
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how to uninstall any other OS without uninstalling Lubuntu [duplicate]

i have installed 2 OS on my computer. Linux Mint and Lubuntu 13.04 ( No windows ) now how do i uninstall Linux Mint ? keeping in mind i've no windows OS so no bootloader issue i guess.
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How to get moonlight drm working on ubuntu?

I have a site with moonlight videos like this: http://tvnplayer.pl/ When i run it under Ubuntu it gives me an error about DRM and movies are not played. The strange thing is that Linux Mint (which ...
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How can I prevent Ubuntu from shutting down immediately when hitting shutdown key? [closed]

I quite often let my computer run, lock the screen and let it download something while I'm away. When I come back, I often forget that my notebook is still running, so I press the key to turn it on. ...
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Unexpectedly lost speaker output. Headphone output works fine [closed]

Yesterday when I opened my laptop I noticed that I no longer had sound from the built-in speakers. I carefully checked settings in Sound Preferences, and then dropped to shell and looked in ...
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Cinnamon settings are not default after installing Cinnamon in Ubuntu 12.10

I tried out Cinnamon UI in Ubuntu 12.10 today and found that Cinnamon settings were not default (like when right-clicking desktop > change background, it shows the Ubuntu settings window not Cinnamon ...
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A more feature filled mintmenu like applet for Xubuntu 12.04

I do not want to install the mintmenu. I am requesting anything that is XFCE NATIVE. I'd love to see something like Mintmenu written for XFCE. I can't install MintMenu because the Mate desktop ...
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esata docking station mint cinnamon or ubuntu

Try to use a docking station with either Mint/Ubuntu and I have no luck on it showing up using dmesg. Motherboard has esata on it. Custom built pc. Plug hard drive and it does not show up like usb ...
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Looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab

As the title says, I'm looking for a screen monitoring program for a high school computer lab that works with either Mint 14 or Lubuntu 12.04. I can't seem to find anything in the software ...
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Not able to apt-get install any software [closed]

I am using linux mint 9. Recently I have been facing this problem, when ever I want to install any software through sudo apt-get install it does not succeed. It shows E: Malformed line 12 in source ...
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Can't boot Ubuntu after installing Mint

Just installed Mint and Ubuntu won't boot. It hangs after "Checking battery"; also, I can drop to shell with Alt+F2 and access the system from the command line. What might be the problem?