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    SOLVED: Kill command confusing

    I uninstalled the VPN via command line and internet is back. Marked this thread as solved. Thanks guys
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    SOLVED: Kill command confusing

    This is a great guide. Thanks for your help, however its telling me that the firewall is already disabled, both in terminal and gufw gui
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    SOLVED: Kill command confusing

    Trying to do Kill ivpn To end the process
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    SOLVED: Kill command confusing

    Ivpn . the error is: Failed to connect to service. Failed to connect to ivpn daemon. (Does ivpn daemon/service running?) Dial TCP 36649: connect: connection refused. Please restart 'ivpn-service' I tried: Ivpn firewall Kill ivpn Ivpn disconnect
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    SOLVED: Kill command confusing

    So I got a VPN with the kill switch on and the VPN is malfunctioning and won't start. So my internet is cut off now because I can't even get to turn off the VPN kill switch. I want to use the kill command to end this. When I do kill -l like the man page, its gobblegook
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    (SOLVED) Pc wont start except mint logo

    Hey so it turns out the problem was the monitor cable port. It was sending signal to a broken output with no screen, thus black screening me. Why it was able to send to all ports the Linux mint logo or mint boot log is beyond me. But the situation is resolved now. So much thanks so everyone...
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    (SOLVED) Pc wont start except mint logo

    Hey thanks to everyone who replied. I am having a friend who is more comfortable with helping me do these hardware analysis points take a look. I will have an update when I know more
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    (SOLVED) Pc wont start except mint logo

    I want to make sure I'm understanding you correctly. I'm to open up the desktop case, disconnect the hard drive and attach it to a different computer via the flat cables. And see if I can boot from there?
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    (SOLVED) Pc wont start except mint logo

    Yeah normally the motherboard screen comes up at boot telling me F10 can boot. Now its just black screen till mint logo I just tried a few times starting with f9, f10, f2, del
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    (SOLVED) Pc wont start except mint logo

    I have the same live mint USB from install. But f10 or 12 at boot won't let me use it. Nor can I get command line
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    (SOLVED) Pc wont start except mint logo

    I'm hitting F10 and F12. (I remember f10 got boot from USB last time)... But this time it doesn't display anything. Black screen till mint logo
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    (SOLVED) Pc wont start except mint logo

    Many green ones. This one in red twice, then finally goes green... Failed to start coTURN STUN/TURN Server This in green, Finished GRUB failed boot detection. Does the last one on the list before it goes dark matter? Its spice-agent which has been modified to go on startup for VMs. But...
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    (SOLVED) Pc wont start except mint logo

    Ok thanks. Any idea what caused this? Is there risk of making things worse if I run this and it isn't the source? I have timeshift backup as an option too.
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    (SOLVED) Pc wont start except mint logo

    I got dual boot mint/windows. I was using mint and a program froze. So I rebooted the PC. Now it skips the bootloader, skips asking me mint vs windows. Just goes right to a mint logo, then the monitor says no signal. So essentially no access to anything for no reason.
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    Help! Password wont work

    So if Desktop environment is reinstalled , it doesn't change any files? Just useful to know for future errors
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    Help! Password wont work

    Yes!!!!!!! Woooooioo!!! I fixed it!!!! The problem was that Linux mint GUI login assumes the encryption password is the same as the user password. When I reset the user login via passwd earlier in this thread, I never changed ecryptfa password which was done using the wrapped file. Other...
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    Help! Password wont work

    These are the steps I have to take to log in, 1) At password screen of GUI press control alt f3 2) at black screen terminal enter username then new password 3) type "ecryptfs-mount-private" then my OLD password to decrypt it 4) CD /home/user 5) Ls -la 6) sudo chown user:user .Xauthority...
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    Help! Password wont work

    OK so I logged in, used OS terminal to remove it like you said, did "Ls -LA" and its gone. Reboot and same thing. It is recreated but have to chown it everytime
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    Help! Password wont work

    I appreciate your insight. However I have to re-enter recovery terminal and redo the commands each time I boot up. Is there a way to permanently chown this .Xauthority file? also what caused this?
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    Help! Password wont work

    You saved the day! We are in!!!!! I am able to get into GUI OS now. This was the command to fix it... Sudo chown user:user .xAuthority I am thrilled to be back with my files/OS. However confused and nervous how this happened. And what can be done to prevent it
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