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by Quetzal
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Integrated cam not working
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Re: Integrated cam not working

The T490 manual says there is a privacy slider covering the lens.

I suppose you HAVE checked that it's open?

OK, OK, - I'm GOING!!! - No need for that kind of language!!!

I mean, you did ASK if anyone had any ideas? Sheesh! :oops:
by Quetzal
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:27 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Touchpad not working after upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 58

Re: Touchpad not working after upgrade

According to the sort of 'generic' ASUS manual on their website, the touchpad is switched on/off by keying Fn + F9.

https://dlcdnets.asus.com/pub/ASUS/nb/U ... _525_D.pdf (Page 41)

Have you tried that? - 'Spect you have but....
by Quetzal
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: password
Replies: 3
Views: 110

Re: password

Just in case it applies in your case - if you're using English - and if your password contains " or @ then check that your computer is currently using the British or American language setting that you expect, (that you were using when you set the password), as the " and @ key symbol positions are sw...
by Quetzal
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Can't change 24 hour Format to 12
Replies: 9
Views: 230

Re: Can;t change 24 hour Format to 12

If you're talking Desktop taskbar? In my LM18.3 Cinnamon - Right-click on calendar/time (Bottom right of taskbar) > select Configure > 'Use a custom date-format' (switch ON) > Select format of choice from list in "Show information on date format syntax" - (or roll your own). The bottom of the list u...
by Quetzal
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Keyboard backlight control in Cinnamon?
Replies: 3
Views: 1409

Re: Keyboard backlight control in Cinnamon?

If you're still talking MacBook Air, that computer manual says screen brightness up/down is Fn + F1/F2, or keyboard light brightness up/down is Fn + F5/F6.
Worth trying - or tried it already?

If other model check your own computer manual.
by Quetzal
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Always eject wrong password?
Replies: 1
Views: 90

Re: Always eject wrong password?

Just a thought - have you maybe changed from UK English to US English or vice-versa recently, as there are a couple of differences in the US and UK keyboard layouts that might screw up your password. The " and the @ symbols swap places for instance. You could perhaps check that the language setting ...
by Quetzal
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Time and date (Solved)
Replies: 5
Views: 268

Re: Time and date

Click on 'Menu' (bottom left of panel) > look for 'Applets' in 'Preferences' or 'All Applications' > then look for 'Calendar' and install it.
by Quetzal
Mon Apr 08, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Can't delete folder in /opt directory
Replies: 4
Views: 395

Re: Can't delete folder in /opt directory

You could open the OPT folder as Root, by right clicking it and entering your admin password when prompted.
Don't forget to close it when done.
by Quetzal
Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!
Replies: 36
Views: 775

Re: Unable to boot into live usb or system. Completely locked out. Help!

Just a thought from remembering Windows fault finding:- Maybe check that the RAM modules are firmly seated in their slots - (easy to check anyway when running out of ideas). If loose, that could give an intermittent fault - though on more remembering - perhaps that used to give a "No operating syste...
by Quetzal
Sun Mar 10, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Russian language installation in Linux Mint Cinnamon
Replies: 1
Views: 105

Re: Russian language installation in Linux Mint Cinnamon

As you have had no feedback so far, perhaps you might try the Russian language section of this forum? It's right at the very bottom of the main 'Board Index' under 'Other Languages'. (I'm assuming you speak Russian of course). Anyway this reply will give your question a 'bump' so it might catch more...
by Quetzal
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: How to prevent image viewer from auto-opening every image I download?
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Re: How to prevent image viewer from auto-opening every image I download?

Assuming you don't mean that it opens any image you download without you selecting it and pressing 'Enter'? ~ If you mean you just want an alternative to image viewer then: Menu > Type 'Preferred Applications' (or probably just 'pref') in the box Open Preferred Applications > 'Photos' and change to ...
by Quetzal
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Nemo date options
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: Nemo date options

How about:

Install 'Dconf-editor' from Software Manager

then

Open ‘dconf editor’

org > nemo > preferences > 'date-format' and change 'value' to desired format of 'locale', 'iso' or 'informal'.

Personally I prefer 'ISO' as it's naturally sortable but YMMV.
by Quetzal
Mon Feb 18, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [Solved] Verifying ISO
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: Verifying ISO

Like rickNS I just use the terminal - and for the same ease of use reason - assuming the website provides the original SHA256 hash reading to check against. Open terminal and type sha256sum [drag your ISO or other file here] - after the space Press 'Enter' and check the result against the original h...
by Quetzal
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Very Slow
Replies: 17
Views: 3568

Re: Linux Mint Very Slow

@bassman59 If you look around that Crucial site there's a quite a lot of additional information on memory how's and why's, e.g. https://uk.crucial.com/ (Memory finder for computer make/types) https://www.crucial.com/usa/en/support-memory-speeds-compatability http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/answers/id-...
by Quetzal
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Very Slow
Replies: 17
Views: 3568

Re: Linux Mint Very Slow

@bassman59 I believe so - if you can get it cheaper somewhere else. The larger units on the lower part of the page DO seem pretty expensive. Been a few years since I bought any memory - think it'll probably stay that way too! :) EDIT - I usually stuck with Crucial though as I didn't do it often, but...
by Quetzal
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux Mint Very Slow
Replies: 17
Views: 3568

Re: Linux Mint Very Slow

@bassman59

In case you're still looking for compatible memory:-

https://uk.crucial.com/gbr/en/compatibl ... 960-series

You can select your country by clicking on the flag in upper right.
by Quetzal
Thu Dec 20, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: "gnome-keyring-daemon not responding"
Replies: 14
Views: 17017

Re: "gnome-keyring-daemon not responding"

@allanr I've inadvertently found a reliable workaround (at least for me) for the "gnome-keyring-daemon not responding" issue. My wife wanted a simpler / more direct way to shut down her laptop and I found the Session Manager applet fitted the bill nicely. Trying out the applet on my PC first, I real...
by Quetzal
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Microsoft Wireless Mobile (USB) Mouse 4000
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: Microsoft Wireless Mobile (USB) Mouse 4000

Well according to this MS page your mouse works on Windows, Mac OSX, and Android, but not on iOS - it makes no mention of Linux. https://www.microsoft.com/accessories/en-us/products/mice/wireless-mobile-mouse-4000/d5d-00001#specsColumns-os Maybe that's it? - though I understand Android is based on a...
by Quetzal
Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: A more appropriate Mint screen-shot
Replies: 44
Views: 2220

Re: A more appropriate Mint screen-shot

"Rants"?

Hardly a 'rant' I think. Maybe just an attempt at a lengthy explanation.
Not everyone on these pages is a native English speaker either.
by Quetzal
Mon Aug 20, 2018 5:15 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mouse stutter/stops - LMCinnamon 19 x64
Replies: 4
Views: 151

Re: Mouse stutter/stops - LMCinnamon 19 x64

Then riddle-me-this Catweazel:-

Where did she say it was NOT?

p.s. You may want to cut down on the catnip mate - I can see from your photo that you're overdoing it.

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