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by tom_berg
Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't login to another tty console (ctrl+alt+f1) [SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Can't login to another tty console (ctrl+alt+f1) [SOLVED]

I get a login prompt, type my login name, press enter, then it's like enter is continually pressed automatically somehow so I can't enter my password.

using cinnamon 19.1
by tom_berg
Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:09 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to get back login screen after installing SteamOS [SOLV]
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: How to get back login screen after installing SteamOS [S

Turns out i didn't need SteamOS... found the option 'big picture mode' in the steam client app.
by tom_berg
Sun Oct 25, 2015 2:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to get back login screen after installing SteamOS [SOLV]
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: How to get back login screen after installing SteamOS

fixed by hitting ctrl+alt+f1 editing mdm.conf to disable auto login then restarting mdm.

Now to figure out a way for simple switching between sessions.

read something about launching steamos from xbmc/kodi, will investigate.

Thanks
by tom_berg
Sun Oct 25, 2015 2:04 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to get back login screen after installing SteamOS [SOLV]
Replies: 2
Views: 255

How to get back login screen after installing SteamOS [SOLV]

My intention was to install SteamOS so I could choose it as a session from the mint login screen. I followed instructions listed http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=388020830 from step 3. basically just installed libudev0 steamos-compositor and steamos-modeswitch-inhibitor then I l...
by tom_berg
Fri Apr 10, 2015 3:49 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Anyone tried mint on Alienware Steam Machine?
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Anyone tried mint on Alienware Steam Machine?

Any chance that it wouldn't install or there be driver issues?
by tom_berg
Wed Dec 03, 2014 4:31 am
Forum: Releases & Announcements
Topic: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon released!
Replies: 48
Views: 14301

Re: Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon released!

This might be a dumb question, how do you update from version 17?
by tom_berg
Fri Oct 24, 2014 8:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mint menu, arrow keys to select left side column of icons
Replies: 5
Views: 485

Re: Mint menu, arrow keys to select left side column of icon

Thanks roblm, that is very helpful.

When getting to the favorites icons by pressing SUPER then TAB then LEFT ARROW, the highlighted icon is not obvious when viewing from a distance. Is there a way to change this?
by tom_berg
Fri Oct 24, 2014 6:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mint menu, arrow keys to select left side column of icons
Replies: 5
Views: 485

Re: Mint menu, arrow keys to select left side column of icon

Thanks for the suggestion.

I am using a Rii mini keyboard that does not have an END button.
http://www.riitek.com/product_Info.asp?id=77
by tom_berg
Fri Oct 24, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mint menu, arrow keys to select left side column of icons
Replies: 5
Views: 485

Mint menu, arrow keys to select left side column of icons

E.g. I would like to be able to select "Quit" by pressing Super, then up arrow then enter.

Is this possible?

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