[SOLVED] Annoying pop-up

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[SOLVED] Annoying pop-up

Postby aparigraha on Sat Dec 29, 2012 7:37 am

I use Cinnamon, Mint 13. And I have this highly annoying warning sign pop-up, appearing all over the place. See image below.

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Please, what is it and how do I get rid of it?
Google gives me nothing.

thanks
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Re: Annoying pop-up

Postby Orbmiser on Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:19 am

Check your Firefox>Addons>Plugins

Missing anything like flash? java?,ect...?

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Would be the first place I would look.
When does it happen? Particular sites?
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Re: Annoying pop-up

Postby aparigraha on Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:31 am

Thanks for the reply, but I forgot to mention, it is not browser related.
It will appear even if I only see the Desktop, and no browser is running.

Any other ideas? Could it be network related?
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Re: Annoying pop-up

Postby Orbmiser on Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:41 am

Don't know myself. But would imagine someone else is familiar with the problem and will chime in.
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Re: Annoying pop-up

Postby daveinuk on Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:57 am

That looks similar to the volume indicator in my cinnamon but it's not actually for the volume by the looks of it, the size shape and position's the same but I don't know what you'd call the one on your desktop. I didn't know there were any other notifiers like this for anything else, be interesting to find out what it is . . . . . sorry i can't help though !
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Re: Annoying pop-up

Postby abnvolk on Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:16 am

Indeed it's a volume - brightness - touchpad - media... notification. Perhaps you accidentally hold a multimedia key?
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Re: Annoying pop-up

Postby aparigraha on Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:25 am

Aha... sounds possible.

I'll replace the keyboard and see what happens. Reporting back later.
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Re: Annoying pop-up

Postby aparigraha on Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:08 pm

I didn't have a keyboard with any settings buttons, but it might have been a button combo-error. The keyboard was at least 6 years old.
Replaced it a few hours ago. No pop-ups yet, and I had hundreds before. Marking this as solved.

Thanks for your input.
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