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by absque fenestris
Wed Jan 16, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Recommended CPU
Replies: 23
Views: 413

Re: Recommended CPU

Only on condition that we only have fun with our antiquated equipment: Kernel: 4.15.0-33-generic i686 (32 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: MATE 1.18.0 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Machine: System: Acer (portable) product: Aspire one v: V1.25 Mobo: Acer model: Aspire one v: V1.25 Bi...
by absque fenestris
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Recommended CPU
Replies: 23
Views: 413

Re: Recommended CPU

I don't know exactly how an Atom processor compares to your AMD Athlon XP 3200+ - but just by looking at the many numbers I think your processor needs to be much, much stronger.
Maybe your processor is too clever - and my processor is stupid enough to run under mint 18.3 without any problems...
by absque fenestris
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Desktop too big/off screen
Replies: 7
Views: 92

Re: Desktop too big/off screen

VGI works? HDMI obviously doesn't???
Well, then - Good night... :mrgreen:
by absque fenestris
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Desktop too big/off screen
Replies: 7
Views: 92

Re: Desktop too big/off screen

Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 2944 x 1080 , maximum 8192 x 8192 HDMI-1 connected primary 1920x1080+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 708mm x 398mm I have referred to your XRandr settings (current 2944x180) - and they are obviously wrong. If your screen settings are correct - wha...
by absque fenestris
Wed Jan 16, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Desktop too big/off screen
Replies: 7
Views: 92

Re: Desktop too big/off screen

There we have a legacy of the old cathode monitors: what was common with them looks stupid on an LCD monitor.

I guess: you have a 1080 x 1920 LCD monitor.
Your current setting is 2944 x 1080.
Correct and save this in your screen settings.
by absque fenestris
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: Need to " Align to Grid " - [ Solved by accident ]
Replies: 5
Views: 103

Re: Need to " Align to Grid " - [ Solved by accident ]

I changed my personal laptop to 960 dpi instead of the normal 1366 dpi
Indeed, every smartphone looks antiquated... :mrgreen:
by absque fenestris
Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Why doesnt space bar work on browsers?
Replies: 11
Views: 216

Re: Why doesnt space bar work on browsers?

Just tried it with Firefox, Vivaldi and Slimjet - all three work fine with Spacebar.
But I prefer the arrow keys or the scroll wheel...
by absque fenestris
Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: why use Thunderbird at all? (SOLVED)
Replies: 8
Views: 290

Re: why use Thunderbird at all?

RickM wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:26 pm
wow absque fenestri - it sounds like you have no computer

How are you posting here?
I can also ask: Do you have your own computer or just a terminal?
by absque fenestris
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: why use Thunderbird at all? (SOLVED)
Replies: 8
Views: 290

Re: why use Thunderbird at all?

I am new but simply don't understand the value of a mail app I access Outlook (one click) through a browser and have all mail history in the cloud What could be simpler? Please enlighten me No Outlook... No browser... No cloud... What could be simpler? There are other mail clients - e.g. Sylphed wi...
by absque fenestris
Tue Jan 15, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Xfce
Topic: Does anyone here know how to change the task bar to be like a Mac?/
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Does anyone here know how to change the task bar to be like a Mac?/

The Mac OS doesn't have a taskbar - and never has. Mac systems - since System 6 probably - has a menu line (with the amazing apple menu in earlier systems...) and since OSX (without a reasonable apple menu) the dock. If the Mac doesn't run "any" program, you're in the Finder - that's a difference to...
by absque fenestris
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: MATE
Topic: Mint Mate 18 has some nonsense incomprehensible symbols
Replies: 4
Views: 318

Re: Mint Mate 18 has some nonsense incomprehensible symbols

EverGreen wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:42 pm
like "apperance interface". No symbol here makes sense to me.
Did you batch replace them? And if how?
If there is no answer to my question, I cannot offer any suggestions.
Symbols or icons (?) can be exchanged easily and - at least until the next UpGRADE - the system can be set up comfortably...
by absque fenestris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Ugly font rendering with anti-aliasing disabled
Replies: 9
Views: 247

Re: Ugly font rendering with anti-aliasing disabled

As a lover of fonts, the presentation on the screen as well as on paper is essential for me. On paper I don't argue - the best is good enough - on the screen I accept that every user has his own preferences. Your question has triggered a lot of trial and error and I have to say: you're right - a bit...
by absque fenestris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Other topics
Topic: sub-folder
Replies: 11
Views: 270

Re: sub-folder

Whether in any Linux, Windows or Mac operating system - the right mouse button is a miracle.
This from a lazy, die-hard mouse lover... :mrgreen:
by absque fenestris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Virtualization
Topic: (Solved) How can I enable Wi-Fi on guest Android in VirtualBox on Mint on a PC?
Replies: 3
Views: 192

Re: How can I enable Wi-Fi on guest Android in VirtualBox on Mint on a PC?

Just to be a little malicious: Ask Google!
Take your screenshot to heart and say Ok Google and wait and see what happens...
by absque fenestris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Non-technical Questions
Topic: Why does Linux Mint work when others don't?
Replies: 7
Views: 36

Re: Why does Linux Mint work when others don't?

Last year I made a trip to a rolling release of openSUSE: WOW! well done animation in the start sequence, all the latest graphics and photo programs installed, KDE to create my own personal desktop... It would be nice - but after about a week my dreams were in the bucket... where are the beloved Min...
by absque fenestris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] Forum Search Tips
Replies: 10
Views: 184

Re: Forum Search Tips

Yes, sometimes a Google (or Startpage, DuckDuck...) search works better than the search function on the forum page.

By the way: the thing is called KERNEL... :mrgreen:
by absque fenestris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Evolution, GOA and Hotmail ...
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: Evolution, GOA and Hotmail ...

My Evolution on Mint is linked to my smartphone gmail account. Google really does a bit lot of work - I just want to get e-mails, but it mercilessly transfers everything from my country-specific calendar settings to Evolution on my Linux system - more than I have ever activated in my smartphone. I t...
by absque fenestris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Screen Chattering in Browser Again
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: Screen Chattering in Browser Again

I expected as much. I will have to review those specs against mine and see if there is anything interesting. When we're a bit off topic - the Intel Atom processor and graphics have always been blamed mercilessly - but the thing is very easy to maintain and unbeatable from a security point of view. ...
by absque fenestris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Screen Chattering in Browser Again
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: Screen Chattering in Browser Again

That's not what I said. And, this don't seem to happen with everyone, how I don't know, because it happens every time I try it since 18.0 on so many occasions I can't count. 1. Open File Manager. 2. Minimize File Manager to Panel. 3. Open Menu and close it. 4. Click on File Manager in Panel to Maxi...
by absque fenestris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Screen Chattering in Browser Again
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: Screen Chattering in Browser Again

Thanks for the advice, but Mate has an issue that the File Manager gets stuck in the Panel all the time with me. In fact every time you Open the Menu while the File Manager is Minimized it will get stuck in the Panel , until you open another piece of software, then it seems to be unstuck. Not the b...

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