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How to dual-boot Linux Mint 17.2, Windows 10, Windows 8.1 on a PC with UEFI firmware

How to dual-boot Linux Mint 17.2, Windows 10, Windows 8.1 on a PC with UEFI firmware

This tutorial shows how to dual-boot Linux Mint 17.2 and either Windows 10 or Windows 8.1 on a single hard disk drive and on a computer with UEFI firmware. Two test computers were used: One is an OEM laptop upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. The other is a self-built desktop with a fresh installation of Windows 8 Pro […]

August 18, 2015 · 2 comments · Mint, Tutorials/Tips

Solution for crashing KDE applications on Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon

On one of my test systems, I have Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon installed. However, I still like to use KSnapshot, the screenshot application for KDE. And that’s because it’s better than the equivalent application in Cinnamon. The only problem is it crashes anytime I want to save a screenshot. And because Linux Mint Cinnamon does not have a bug reporting […]

How to install Prey on Linux Mint 17.1

How to install Prey on Linux Mint 17.1

Prey is a cross-platform (Android, Linux, iOS, Mac OS X, and Windows desktop) anti-theft tracking software that, when installed and activated on a supported device, makes it possible for the owner to remotely locate, lock, wipe and recover it, if it’s stolen or missing. If Prey is news to you, read the introduction at How to integrate Prey into the […]

March 7, 2015 · 4 comments · Mint, Tutorials/Tips
Triple-boot Windows 7, Linux Mint 17.1, Kali 1.1 on a PC with UEFI firmware

Triple-boot Windows 7, Linux Mint 17.1, Kali 1.1 on a PC with UEFI firmware

What you’ll read in this tutorial is simple: How to triple-boot Windows 7 (or Windows 8), Linux Mint 17.1, and Kali Linux 1.1 on a single hard drive and on a computer with UEFI firmware. This article is, in a sense, a continuation of how to Dual-boot Linux Mint 17.1, Windows 7 on a PC with UEFI firmware, which was […]

February 28, 2015 · 5 comments · Kali Linux, Mint, Tutorials/Tips
Dual-boot Linux Mint 17.1, Windows 7 on a PC with UEFI firmware

Dual-boot Linux Mint 17.1, Windows 7 on a PC with UEFI firmware

After Linux Mint 17 was released back in mid-2014, I published How to dual-boot Linux Mint 17 and Windows 8 on a PC with UEFI firmware. Now that Linux Mint 17.1 has been released, it seems that many users are stumbling in their attempt to use the tutorial to dual-boot it and Windows 8 on a computer with UEFI firmware. […]

February 27, 2015 · 42 comments · Mint, Tutorials/Tips
How to upgrade the Linux Mint 17.1 kernel from version 3.13 to 3.16

How to upgrade the Linux Mint 17.1 kernel from version 3.13 to 3.16

This short tutorial shows how to upgrade the kernel in Linux Mint 17.1 from version 3.13 to version 3.16. If you upgraded your copy of Linux Mint 17 to Linux Mint 17.1 or you installed a fresh copy of Linux Mint 17.1, your awesome Linux Mint 17.1 desktop will have Linux kernel 3.13 inside. If you’re happy with that, great, […]

December 6, 2014 · 4 comments · Mint, Tutorials/Tips