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    addendum: It's been a week now, and...

    addendum:

    It's been a week now, and nothing's improved. And I haven't gotten any replies to this thread(???) OK, so let's go this route. Since no one wants to help with the "issues" I've posted...
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    RE: CarterCox; Always appreciate your...

    RE: CarterCox;

    Always appreciate your response(s). I apologize for taking so long to reply. I never did figure out the persistence issue and have now moved on to 19.1. I must say I no longer...
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    Problems w/ LM 19.1

    Last Wednesday I installed LM 19.1 to a PNY 16Gb (2.0) pendrive. After 3 days, I'm still getting lagging/freezing issues. It took just shy of 3 mins. for it (LM 19.1) to boot, then about 1 and half...
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    Problems w/ LM 19.1

    Last Wednesday I installed LM 19.1 to a PNY 16Gb (2.0) pendrive. After 3 days, I'm still getting lagging/freezing issues. It took just shy of 3 mins. for it (LM 19.1) to boot, then about 1 and half...
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    Adding persistence to 'live"

    Hey:

    Been running into some difficulties adding persistence to LM 18.3X LIVE.
    First: tried to create an extended partition and for whatever reason(s) GParted wouldn't allow it. So, thought I'd...
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    RE: CaterCox Apolgies: the question would...

    RE: CaterCox

    Apolgies: the question would be what must be done to set up a 'live" distro w/ persistence. MORE INFO:: I've tried 2 different methods and both failed. If you wish futher...
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    Installing distro to USB

    I used to have LM 17.2 'live" on a flashdrive. Decided to upgrade to LM 18.3 and now, cannot get O.S. to run properly. I've tried 5 distro's of the Linux/Ubuntu family and all have the same issue of...
  8. Thread: command line

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    Just a little F.Y.I. I went back through a number...

    Just a little F.Y.I. I went back through a number of my posts. As I've suspected, nihili has NEVER offered any good advice, given or suggested even one good solution and nowhere have I seen nihili...
  9. Thread: log-in issue

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    [SOLVED] Don't know how/why this worked...but it did and I...

    Don't know how/why this worked...but it did and I discovered it by accident. Seems the only time it required me to "log-in" was after it went into 'hibernation" mode. What I did was type in mint and...
  10. [SOLVED] The problem...it SEEMS(?) lies with the program...

    The problem...it SEEMS(?) lies with the program used to create the live flashdrive. As stated in my thread starter, I used pendrivelinux to create the O.S. on the flashdrive. Was suggested I use/try...
  11. [SOLVED] issues with grossly excessive lagging (LM 18.3x)

    Evening:

    Although the title says LM18.3x, this actually applies to a number of Ubuntu/Linux distros I've tried. First, you must understand I'm running distros "LIVE". OK, that said, I wanted...
  12. Thread: log-in issue

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    [SOLVED] Re: peteh As far as I aware, YES,...

    Re: peteh

    As far as I aware, YES, Mint/Ubuntu are structured pretty much the same. I believe they both use root passwords as well(?) Anyways, I think you either misread or just missed my...
  13. Thread: log-in issue

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    [SOLVED] RE: nihili Uhm... no I don't know that. I...

    RE: nihili

    Uhm... no I don't know that. I have 4 Gb's persistence on the drive....so "no" it should not be gone.
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    [SOLVED] log-in issue

    running LM18.3X "live". I never needed to login before, however, after "upgrading", log-in is required? Well, never had a log-in/password so...can't "open" 18.3X. How do I get around this?...
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    RE: sgosnell LOL "What says it's write...

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    LOL "What says it's write protected". Gee, IDK...maybe the fact that when mounted it reads "this device is write protected"
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    I don't know how to mark this thread 'closed" but...

    I don't know how to mark this thread 'closed" but not solved. The pendrive was replaced by Lexar...although that solved my problem, that's not an answer to most of the 'drives" that experience "write...
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    [SOLVED] Geez....this was SO simple: sudo apt-get...

    Geez....this was SO simple: sudo apt-get update
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    [SOLVED] I've found Fairstars cannot be used in Linux...

    I've found Fairstars cannot be used in Linux (unless Wined). To bad, it's a very good, easy-to-use "ripper". .ape is not a weird format. Segfault, you really need to get in the game. To install...
  19. Thread: command line

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    addendum: Perhaps it's best to I should...

    addendum:

    Perhaps it's best to I should post the "terminal" response: "Failed to fetch cdrom://Linux Mint 18.3 _Sylvia_ - Release amd64 20171213/dists/xenial/contrib/binary-i386/Packages ...
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    [SOLVED] I've had 2 self-proclaimed "GURU's" spew their...

    I've had 2 self-proclaimed "GURU's" spew their rhetoric then suggest I accept it as gospel. I'm closing this thread and going elsewhere...hopefully to a forum where there are intelligent responses.
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    command line

    I need to run the command apt-cdrom to make cd-rom recognized by APT. BUT, in this case, it's not a cd-rom but rather a "live" pendrive.

    Rick
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    [SOLVED] EVERYONE Appreciate your responding....

    EVERYONE

    Appreciate your responding. Ahm...I'd had 'enough", so wiped 17.3x and went to 18.3x. So far(???) it seems to be operating as it should. Let's hope it stays that way! Should it also...
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    [SOLVED] Mint/Mate 17.3 issues

    Re: CarterCox

    I did forget to mention Ubuntu (latest distro). #2. Through both terminal and "pkg installation mgr." #3. Is a 2.0 Lexar slow? Comp is a Dell and it's working fine...if you consider...
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    [SOLVED] I've tried 17.3 XFCE, 17.3Mate, 17.2XFCE:confused:

    I've tried 17.3 XFCE, 17.3Mate, 17.2XFCE:confused:
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    [SOLVED] Mint/Mate 17.3 issues

    I'm trying to run 17.03 Mate 'live" and it's gone nuts. Cannot open my e-mail from Opera browser, tried to install Firefox and it says "no internet connection" which is B.S. (it's connected) And VERY...
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