Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby jerkins on Sun May 20, 2012 9:00 am

ppyo wrote:Regarding 1c, screensaver:

I uninstalled gnome-screensaver and installed xscreensaver in Mint 12 Lisa w/Cinnamon, and it works well, except for the panel lock screen button, the favorites menu lock screen button, and the keybinding Ctrl-Alt-l. How can I fix that?

Thanx in advance! :)



I have the same problem - can anyone offer a solution? What I really need are the names of the file that associate commands with the menu items, so that I can the existing command with 'xscreensaver-command -lock'.

(Good set of tips, BTW! :) )
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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby jerkins on Sun May 20, 2012 5:27 pm

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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby dupko on Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:02 am

jerkins wrote:Found the answer!

http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=11418175&postcount=6

It seems to work, too :)


Yes it IS! :!: 8)
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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby makecoldplayhistory on Wed Jul 04, 2012 10:23 pm

Absolutely awesome guide!

Thanks for all of your hard work.

I'm crossing my fingers that you'll do something similar / update this for Mint 13!

Thanks again
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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby cowsquad on Wed Jul 04, 2012 11:46 pm

Great info. On this thread :o

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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby paramesh on Thu Jul 05, 2012 2:34 am

It is Really coooooooooool. Thanks for your stuff...
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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby bimsebasse on Sat Jul 07, 2012 10:22 am

makecoldplayhistory wrote:I'm crossing my fingers that you'll do something similar / update this for Mint 13!


That was the plan but all my PC spare time is spent making themes these days, which is more fun for me :D

I'm also mainly using Pangolin and spend most time with Gnome Shell though still enjoying and following Cinnamon.

A project like this is really best done as a community effort with a few knowledgeable editors rather than a one man forum post with user suggestions and additions, but currently there is no official wiki or something similar where a comprehensive community built guide could be maintained :(

If my creative itch gets a bit less itchy I'll put together a Mint 13 Cinnamon Tips & Tricks Guide.
Thank you for this thread. That’s all I can say. You most definitely have made this forum into something special. You clearly know what you are doing, you’ve covered so many bases. Thanks!
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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby edu_g on Wed Jul 11, 2012 10:07 am

Thanks, great collection of little tricks.
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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby btsuyuki on Fri Jul 20, 2012 8:51 pm

is there one for mint 13 yet? i loved this one...
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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby grandtheft_jiujitsu on Tue Aug 28, 2012 12:21 am

aaaaaaaaaaand bookmarked! Great post.
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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby ozdroggy on Wed Nov 21, 2012 2:57 am

Great advice; many thanks. Although I will soon move to Mint 13 I am sure much will still be relevent.
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Re: Mint 12 Tips & Tricks Guide (updated Jan 10)

Postby alin1994 on Sun Dec 16, 2012 1:32 pm

Very useful , thank for the tutorial :)
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