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Old 01-29-2016, 12:07 AM   #16
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It's a laptop with nothing special added. When I do sudo blkid, all of the options would show up right?
all your devices would show up and what inode (/dev/sdX) it is at.

unless your hard drive is doomed but it should give you an error.

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Old 01-29-2016, 09:45 AM   #17
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It's a laptop with nothing special added. When I do sudo blkid, all of the options would show up right?
it show you HDD's

Code:
%userx@voided ~>>$sudo blkid
/dev/mmcblk0p1: UUID="7EE4-AA6E" TYPE="vfat" PARTUUID="0004dc97-01"
/dev/sdb1: LABEL="data" UUID="8dd0fcbe-9526-428c-8760-104d7f3dde45" TYPE="ext4" PARTUUID="24f545a6-01"
/dev/sda1: UUID="f79f684e-c079-4daa-8eb7-570890855ef9" TYPE="swap" PARTUUID="6147b2c4-01"
/dev/sda2: UUID="aa6520d6-bf65-4039-abd1-4b55bf95b551" TYPE="ext4" PARTUUID="6147b2c4-02"
/dev/sda3: UUID="cd01a154-f459-4b13-b867-1e4dbc86d677" TYPE="ext4" PARTUUID="6147b2c4-03"
/dev/mmcblk0: PTUUID="0004dc97" PTTYPE="dos"
/dev/sdc1: LABEL="WD3TB" UUID="89f35fb4-9578-42ca-9244-0f4b5ef1604d" TYPE="ext4"
so now you'll know what to use to mount off of...

try sudo cat /etc/fstab

just to be sure it is or is not there.
 
Old 01-29-2016, 09:49 AM   #18
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It says "mount: can't find all in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab"
it is
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sudo mount -a
not mount all...

by the error message it is telling you that it cannot find ALL within fstab .. not that fstab is not there....

because mount all is like telling it to mount all, using the word "all" as a device address, not a switch, mount -a is what he meant to say. it means mount all, but written "mount -a".

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Old 01-29-2016, 09:57 AM   #19
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I was playing a game with playonlinux that stopped responding. I couldn't click on anything so I did a hard reset. The Linux mint logo came up, then a black screen with just the mouse pointer was showing. I was able to open the terminal, but I don't really know what the problem is or how to fix it. I have searched the internet for various sokutions, but nothing seems to work.[
did this repeat itself when you tried playing that game again?

did you reboot your system? it is not working now at all because of it?


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The first think I tried was sudo apt-get update. This seems to fail. It's shows a bunch of lines that start with err then lines with w: failed to fetch then lists various things. It almost seems like the update can't connect to the internet to update anything. Can anyone help me get my computer usable again?
"failed to fetch" means something is wrong with your connection, bad internet connection, or your repo address is calling to a server that is down, or backed up or bad address to it, so it cannot connect to it, or your source list is malformed.


if you can get to a terminal within the system -- try removing the game, reboot, then see if it starts up proper like.

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Old 01-29-2016, 11:51 PM   #20
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I do have access to all of my files if that changes anything.
 
Old 01-30-2016, 12:00 AM   #21
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Do an fsck on your hdd.
 
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Okay, for some reason your posts weren't coming through until after I posted again. When I run the fstab command, it says command not found. After the computer froze and I rebooted it by holding down the power button, it has not booted back up. On the bright side, apt get update has started working again.
 
Old 01-30-2016, 12:17 AM   #23
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When I started to do the fsck, it says the drive is mounted, and it will cause severe damage...
 
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I think it may be best if you boot from a live disk then do the repair without mounting it.

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Old 01-30-2016, 12:22 AM   #25
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It seems like there is something wrong with cinnamon itself. It is saying that it is not found. What repair are you talking about? The hard drive seems to be working as I can access all of my files.
 
Old 01-30-2016, 12:35 AM   #26
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Live disc.
 
Old 01-30-2016, 12:45 AM   #27
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Okay just a quick update, I found something about reinstalling cinnamon, and it worked! I think it didn't work last time because I wasn't connected to my network for some reason, but it is now working! Thank you so much for your time
 
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Glad u got it working.

Np
 
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