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by inersha
Tue Jul 14, 2015 6:08 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Using xinit instead of MDM - can't connect.
Replies: 0
Views: 189

Using xinit instead of MDM - can't connect.

Hello there, I've edited /etc/default/grub so that my computer boots directly to the console (instead of using the MDM display manager). I then run the xinit command to run the window manager of my choice. I like to use nm-applet to connect to my wifi. I have no problems with connecting to wifi when...
by inersha
Thu Jan 08, 2015 6:43 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Change system keyboard layout to Colemak?
Replies: 2
Views: 963

Re: Change system keyboard layout to Colemak?

Found the answer: I had to edit the /etc/default/keyboard file, then restart. I changed it this part: XKBMODEL="pc105" XKBLAYOUT="gb" XKBVARIANT="" XKBOPTIONS="" To this: XKBMODEL="pc105" XKBLAYOUT="gb" XKBVARIANT="colemak" XKBOPTIONS="" These links got me looking in the right direction: https://wik...
by inersha
Thu Jan 08, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Change system keyboard layout to Colemak?
Replies: 2
Views: 963

[SOLVED] Change system keyboard layout to Colemak?

Is it possible to set Colemak as the default system keyboard layout? I have it set as the keyboard layout in my desktop (XFCE) through the keyboard settings, but when I switch on my computer the login window uses qwerty. So it seems as though I've changed the keyboard layout for my desktop environme...
by inersha
Wed Dec 31, 2014 7:30 am
Forum: Artwork
Topic: MDM HTML5 Themes
Replies: 383
Views: 159372

Re: MDM HTML5 Themes

Is there a basic HTML5 login window theme available for Linux Mint? I'm looking for something very basic with only the essential HTML+JS needed for a working login screen. I've looked at the files for Mint-X and Clouds, but I was hoping that there might be something much simpler to help get me start...
by inersha
Mon Dec 08, 2014 6:20 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Best way to recover data if system won't start?
Replies: 2
Views: 388

Re: What is the best way to recover data if system won't sta

Your data can be recovered, but since your home is encrypted you will have to run /usr/bin/ecryptfs-recover-private from the live media with the partition mounted which will mount your /home to /temp. Okay thanks, this worked a treat. For anyone else reading and is a noob like me: 1. Put a Linux Mi...
by inersha
Sun Dec 07, 2014 2:11 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Best way to recover data if system won't start?
Replies: 2
Views: 388

[Solved] Best way to recover data if system won't start?

Hi there, Background: I attempted to install the game "slingshot" through the package manager. However, the installation froze about half way through. I think it got stuck at installing some python dependencies, but I can't be sure. Anyway, I used xkill to force the package manager to quit. Probably...

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