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Can't get audio from anything run via cron/crontab in Linux Mint

I am using Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon 64-bit (Version 3.6.6), and I can't get any audio from ANYTHING run via cron. That includes command-line audio file players, TTS apps like espeak or festival, etc. ...
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How to set cinnamon preferences in command line?

I am using LinuxMint 17 (Qiana) with Cinnamon, and I am creating a script to re-create my system in case my computer dies or I need to migrate computers.Its easy to make a script to install/remove ...
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Unable to get Samba server to work in Linux Mint 17.1

There are two folders AFolder and .AFolder which I want to share through a Samba server. I am not able to get it to work. shivanand@Pattanshetti-home /etc/samba $ cat smb.conf[global]server string ...
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How to copy admin protected user-1 data to user-2 or to an external pendrive in LinuxMint18.3? [on hold]

How to copy or backup user1 data which is password protected to user-2(login access available) or to a pendrive in linux? I tried to change the password but didn't work due to some bash script issue...
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Linux Mint 17 Windows network shares

I have installed Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon on my desktop in an effort to migrate from Windows (and only keeping a VM with Windows) but soon I discovered that I can't see any workgroups after I click on ...
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Linux Mint 18 upgrade breakes firefox and chromium? Needs vbox?

I've updated my firefox to latest version with apt on Linux Mint 18 Sarah. It now won't launch the browser gui. Starting from the terminal and using safe mode does not show any errors. Process ...
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Gnome and Cinnamon loads in fallback mode only

So I have been using linux mint for a while now. A few months ago my Gnome shell crashed and I was unable to use the full 3d features and loaded into fallback mode only. From that day (around 2 months ...
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Linux Mint locale

I'm pretty new in Linux desktop environment so probably the issue is already solved but I haven't found it yet. I run Linux Mint 19 with Gnome 3.28.1. I use English interface but want to have ...
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How to restore sudo privilege with Linux live CD?

I'm running Linux Mint 11 and I lost the privilege to use sudo, apparently the result of accidentally removing myself from the admin group.When I use the groups command to list the groups I'm in, it ...
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Dual Monitors in Linux Mint 18 Not working

I am very new to Linux and I'm having issues getting dual monitors to work in Linux Mint 18. I know that others have had issues with dual monitors and Linux, and I've scoured the forums and tried ...
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Keepassx does not work with Hotmail

I am using Keepassx on a Linux computer to manage my passwords. Most of the time when using auto-type to get my Hotmail password, Keepassx types in a password that is 7 digits to long.
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System-wide socks5 proxy

I am trying to get my server to run entirely through TOR proxy settings.I have TOR installed it works when I do it from Mint's GUI by setting the socks host to 127.0.0.1:9050.That way, all my ...
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linux mint corsair k70 keyboard not connecting for crypto setup password

OS: Linux mint 18.3keyboard: corsair k70 luxdrivers: not sure, something from git. As the title suggests, my keyboard does not work in the Linux Mint splash screen, so I wait wait for the crypto ...
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Wiimote on linux mint – recognised perfectly as event in /dev/input, but not as js

I spent the day trying to get my wiimote to work on my linux mint machine. The results are mixed. Using xwiimote or rather xwiishow I could determine that every sensor and button inside the device ...
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Linux Mint connect to VPN using sudo from Network Manager UI?

I have two VPNs configured using OpenVPN. I can connect fine from the terminal but only when using sudo, e.g.: sudo openvpn ~/my-vpn/client.ovpnWhen I do not use sudo, I get the following error:...

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