Tag Archives: Linux

Have Linux access Windows hard drive again

In Windows 8 and 10, Microsoft added a “Fast Startup” feature that saves a state of the computer to disk. This is like Hibernation, which for a while has prevented Linux from mounting a Windows partition. This new feature makes … Continue reading

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Picking a Linux Distro for a Server

An old laptop that is going to be running a home server is going to be limited on computing resources, so it is worth looking into running your server with as little overhead as possible. I was looking for the … Continue reading

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Eclipse Luna Dark Theme on Linux Mint

Update 2 (4/6/2015): The best theme that seems to work flawlessly is “delorean-dark”. Be sure to select it for Desktop and Control in the Themes section. There are many themes are close but this one seems the best all around. … Continue reading

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Hard Drive from Linux (Disable Hybrid Shutdown)

On dual-boot computers, Linux computers are usually able to see and have write access to the Windows hard drive. This is useful for transferring files between the operating systems. With Windows 8 and 8.1, Windows added a quick boot feature … Continue reading

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Owncloud complaining that “You don’t have permissions to upload files here”

There are few likely reasons for this to happen because I have actually seen this issue a few times in differ situations. It is frustrating because OwnCloud might have had the permissions previously or it has access to the files … Continue reading

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Mounting encrypted Linux hard drive with Live USB

Your MOUNT pass-phrase is the one we just got. Enter it! Continue reading

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Upgrading from Linux Petra to Qiana

If you followed my previous blog post of going from 15 to 16, well I am back with 16 to 17! https://manandkeyboard.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/upgrading-from-linux-mint-15-to-16/ This time I am following another great blog posted online: http://www.yourownlinux.com/2014/06/how-to-upgrade-to-linux-mint-17-qiana-from-linux-mint-16-petra.html Do your backup of files. The author … Continue reading

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