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by magnus7
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: default keyboard layout problem
Replies: 1
Views: 55

Re: default keyboard layout problem

This feature is unstable.
Your keyboard layouts are identical except for rupee symbol, you can remove English [US].
by magnus7
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:10 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Getting umlauts on a UK English keyboard? - SOLVED
Replies: 10
Views: 267

Re: Getting umlauts on a UK English keyboard?

Ideally, I would like that AltGr-a produces the ä, shift-algr-a produces Ä and so on for o and u. The keyboard layout map must be getting that data from somewhere and I wonder if editing whatever that is might persuade the umlaut to appear with simply altgr + a|o|u (i.e. remove the compose key) Key...
by magnus7
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: other languages
Replies: 6
Views: 188

Re: other languaguages:

by magnus7
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: problem with new keyboard layout
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Re: problem with new keyboard layout

To change your default layout chosen during installation run this command in terminal and restart the computer:

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration
by magnus7
Thu Dec 26, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Xfce
Topic: Panel is messed up with flexible space on extreme right.
Replies: 27
Views: 937

Re: Panel is messed up with flexible space on extreme right.

lonely_llama wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:10 pm
Instead, I have the separator in the center with wasted empty space to its right (as in the second screenshot)
That space is not wasted, it's flexible.
lonely_llama wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:10 pm
how do I get it to behave like it did earlier in 19.2
Create Linux Mint 19.2 Live USB drive and check how it works.
by magnus7
Wed Dec 25, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Xfce
Topic: Panel is messed up with flexible space on extreme right.
Replies: 27
Views: 937

Re: Panel is messed up with flexible space on extreme right.

Already tried that, it doesn't work. It ends up looking like this - https://imgur.com/TzYqCJl.png As you can see, the separator expands in both directions. All I want is a fixed size notification area on the right without this idiotic extra padding, so that the additional space gets allotted to the...
by magnus7
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:22 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Window List will not fill available space.
Replies: 2
Views: 189

Re: Window List will not fill available space.

Move the Window List from the centre zone to the left zone:
Right-click on the Panel
Panel edit mode: On
Drag the Window List to the left until icon x disappears
by magnus7
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:15 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Upcoming "Tricia" release: What are you most looking forward to about 19.3?
Replies: 32
Views: 1318

Re: Upcoming "Trisha" release: What are you most looking forward to about 19.3?

Pjotr wrote:
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:56 pm
But 19.3 will have a 5.0 kernel as default.
I thought it changed.
clem wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:31 am
This fix is also on master, in preparation for 5.5.6 which is what we're planning to use in 19.3.
by magnus7
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Live USB cant see hard-drive
Replies: 6
Views: 315

Re: Live USB cant see hard-drive

I used this solution for my Dell Inspiron and it worked perfectly:
SOLUTION: Switch Windows 10 from RAID/IDE to AHCI operation
by magnus7
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Keyboard. Language setting missing after installation
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Re: Keyboard. Language setting missing after installation

In Keyboard > Layouts the name of the layout is German (Switzerland).
Run this command in terminal and restart the computer:

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sudo sed -i '6s|.*|XKBLAYOUT="ch"|' /etc/default/keyboard \
&& sudo dpkg-reconfigure xkb-data
by magnus7
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Keyboard. Language setting missing after installation
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Re: Keyboard. Language setting missing after installation

It would be useful to know exactly which Swiss layout do you need.
by magnus7
Mon Oct 07, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [19.2] More than 4 languages?
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: [19.2] More than 4 languages?

XKB configuration: comparing XFree 4.3.0 and 'classic' configuration schemes The most significant usability issue caused by the protocol itself is the fixed maximum number of 4 groups which can be used at once without XKB reconfiguration, due to the fact that there are only 2 bits allocated in the ...
by magnus7
Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:02 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [19.2] More than 4 languages?
Replies: 5
Views: 231

Re: [19.2] More than 4 languages?

It is not possible to have more than four keyboard layouts enabled.

Run this command in terminal to change your default layout and restart the computer:

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration
by magnus7
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Maltese fonts
Replies: 1
Views: 81

Re: Maltese fonts

All Maltese characters are included in Maltese keyboard layout. Check diagram in Keyboard > Layout
Third and fourth level of characters can be accessed by AltGr and Shift + AltGr keys.
by magnus7
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Key remapping <SOLVED - again>
Replies: 15
Views: 1379

Re: Key remapping <SOLVED - again>

On 2019-09-02 an update of xkb-data package reversed mappings to defaults. Kernel update is innocent. :D
by magnus7
Sun Aug 18, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Wrong keyboard layout after login
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Wrong keyboard layout after login

Running this command in terminal and restarting the computer sometimes helps:

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sudo dpkg-reconfigure xkb-data
by magnus7
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: how to remap key?
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Re: how to remap key?

Remapping can be reversed by reinstallation of xkb-data package:

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sudo apt-get install --reinstall xkb-data
by magnus7
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: ANSI Keyboard Layout Missing in 19.2?
Replies: 1
Views: 118

Re: ANSI Keyboard Layout Missing in 19.2?

Run this command in terminal and restart the computer. It will remap your tilde key to what it should be:

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sudo sed -i '7s|.*|key<LSGT>{[grave,asciitilde]};|' \
/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/pc && sudo dpkg-reconfigure xkb-data

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