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by alizee
Thu Jul 11, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Shortcut to Terminal
Replies: 6
Views: 951

Re: Shortcut to Terminal

Just to add: under LMDE Cinnamon the shortcut did not work unless I created it into the "System Setting" dialog (the one for gnome) It was already enabled in the "Cinnamon Setting" dialog but with no effect...

Yours,
Antoine
by alizee
Thu Jul 11, 2013 5:36 pm
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Turbo boost not available when no multi threaded task
Replies: 2
Views: 1458

Re: Turbo boost not available when no multi threaded task

Thanks for the reply. Nevertheless, I'm looking for something more high level than the bios. Specifically, the load balancing feature I'd like to tune is apparently implemented at the OS level. I don't see this constant redistribution of the load between the cores when I dual boot with windows for i...
by alizee
Wed Jul 10, 2013 1:49 am
Forum: LMDE Archive
Topic: Turbo boost not available when no multi threaded task
Replies: 2
Views: 1458

Turbo boost not available when no multi threaded task

Hi guys, I hope I am not redundant with some other posting... I searched but did not find anything directly relevant! So here is the problem that I want to submit to you: I bought an intel 6 cores with turbo boost that theoretically enable jumping from 3.2 to 3.8 Ghz when up to 2 cores are used, and...
by alizee
Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Please give me decent reason to stick with Linux
Replies: 35
Views: 7059

Re: Please give me decent reason to stick with Linux

I must agree with the assessment of the initial poster, taken the two following points into account : 1. Windows 7 is a great OS . We cannot say that much of Xp, Vista, or even W8, but to my mind, yes, Windows 7 is running smoothly, is user friendly, and works out of the box - of course*. 2. There i...
by alizee
Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:02 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Only 256 MB VRAM available on 1GB VRAM card
Replies: 3
Views: 2289

Re: Only 256 MB VRAM available on 1GB VRAM card

Hi guys, I have the exact same problem, though I cannot really check it the way jcs did but rather through Menu > System tools > System profiler and benchmark. It seems to lead to the exact same thing though. Here is what I get : FirePro.png I am running LMDE 201303 64 bits with Cinnamon. My card is...

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