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Installation / Loose p10 after running updates
« on: December 25, 2019, 04:59:08 pm »
Hi I have a Acer laptop I have dual boot with Windows 10 and pepermint10. Twice now after running updates p10 disappears and will only boot into w10 with empty p10 partition.  Have p10 on 4 other machines and don't have any problems.Will try another fresh install with latest version and see what happens. Cheers   

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Networking / Re: TP-link ac600 archert2u drives
« on: November 17, 2019, 03:38:45 am »
Thanks mate for your help. Will get one of those.

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Networking / Re: TP-link ac600 archert2u drives
« on: November 16, 2019, 03:33:51 pm »
It appears that this adapter only works with a lower kernel in the 2. range. If there is no work around as my kernel 4.15.0-70 what adapter would you suggest? Thanks
 


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Networking / Re: TP-link ac600 archert2u drives
« on: November 16, 2019, 02:27:28 pm »
This is the results

peter@peter-251-a12a ~ $ rfkill list
peter@peter-251-a12a ~ $ iwconfig
enp3s0    no wireless extensions.

lo        no wireless extensions.

peter@peter-251-a12a ~ $ sudo iwlist scan
[sudo] password for peter:
enp3s0    Interface doesn't support scanning.

lo        Interface doesn't support scanning.

peter@peter-251-a12a ~ $ sudo lshw -C network
  *-network                 
       description: Ethernet interface
       product: RTL810xE PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller
       vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:03:00.0
       logical name: enp3s0
       version: 07
       serial: ec:b1:d7:2d:19:5c
       size: 100Mbit/s
       capacity: 100Mbit/s
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi pciexpress msix vpd bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp mii 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd autonegotiation
       configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=r8169 driverversion=2.3LK-NAPI duplex=full firmware=rtl8106e-1_0.0.1 06/29/12 ip=192.168.0.3 latency=0 link=yes multicast=yes port=MII speed=100Mbit/s
       resources: irq:24 ioport:e000(size=256) memory:d0804000-d0804fff memory:d0800000-d0803fff


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Networking / Re: TP-link ac600 archert2u drives
« on: November 16, 2019, 01:35:14 pm »
Thanks for that . Everything worked you bute, but for some reason cant get any life out of the adapter. Pluged it into another desktop running peppermint with no response, rebooted into windows and indicator light on adapter light straight up. Even though it says its linux friendly maybe its linux version particular. Might have to take it back and get another breed of adaptor, their a bit scarce here in Aussie.

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Networking / TP-link ac600 archert2u drives
« on: November 16, 2019, 04:59:37 am »
Hi just bought a TP-link ac600 archert2u was told it would work with linux peppermint. cant find drivers for it. Can anyone point me in the right direction. The ones listed by TP-link seem to be outdated. Thanks

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Installation / Re: Change from Mint to Peppermint
« on: March 12, 2017, 04:36:19 pm »
Oops thanks was in a hurry earlier on way to work. But thanks for letting me in ......I mean join. Have had a lot of positive things happen with Mint over last couple of years  but the kids that don't live at home have a bit of trouble being used to Win10. I've let them have a test drive with peppermint on test machine and they like it a lot. So here's hoping thanks again. Hotcahoona.

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Installation / Re: Change from Mint to Peppermint
« on: March 12, 2017, 02:48:31 pm »
Thanks for that I thought it might be, it was going to be plan B but didn't know if there was a more professional  way. Will tackle this soon .

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Installation / Change from Mint to Peppermint
« on: March 12, 2017, 02:09:44 pm »
Hi just wondering what would be the easiest way to replace mint18 with peppermint7. The two systems I would like to do this with are both dual boot with win10. What would be the best backup program to use and will it restore into peppermint without loosing too much ? I was thinking to just format partitions and do a fresh install and restore from a backup. Grub should remain the same? Thanks
I have trialled peppermint on laptop and it seems to be a more user friendly specially with multipliable users more in-tuned to win10 .

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