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by ColdBootII
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: MATE
Topic: Get XFCE-like Contextual Menu on Right Click or Super_L
Replies: 4
Views: 1208

Re: Get XFCE-like Contextual Menu on Right Click or Super_L

elqanah wrote:
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:32 pm
Can someone point me in the right direction on how to display a full applications menu like the one you find in XFCE
Hi,

FWIW pressing Alt+F1 brings up standard MATE application menu appearing wherever your mouse pointer happens to be.

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by ColdBootII
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: gm10's Linux Mint Tools PPA
Replies: 757
Views: 80144

Re: gm10's Linux Mint Tools PPA

Perhaps indeed, and I wasn't attempting to suggest that updates are required. Simply, the tool set had seen somewhat regular development, of which now not seen for nearly three months . True that. Well, he was clear regarding the future of the PPA, that he may abandon it at any time and that is wha...
by ColdBootII
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:44 am
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: gm10's Linux Mint Tools PPA
Replies: 757
Views: 80144

Re: gm10's Linux Mint Tools PPA

^Since it's working seamlessly, perhaps it doesn't require an update. :mrgreen:
by ColdBootII
Fri Apr 03, 2020 5:40 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Bodhi Linux 5.1 has been released: the smartest lightweight
Replies: 2
Views: 788

Re: Bodhi Linux 5.1 has been released: the smartest lightweight

For all of you feeling adventurous, I can attest that Moksha desktop is usable on top of Mint:
https://www.bodhilinux.com/w/adding-bod ... ntu-18-04/

The only caveat for me was Caja occasionally stealing the desktop if I forgot myself and used it.
by ColdBootII
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: QBittorrent should be the torrent default.
Replies: 5
Views: 883

Re: QBITTORENT should be the torrent default.

@OP

I shared your opinion but since the latest libtorrent-rasterbar upgrade from few days back is causing app to not start, I no longer think it is commendable.
by ColdBootII
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Computer slowness (often experienced when waiting for a folder to open)
Replies: 41
Views: 3561

Re: Computer slowness (often experienced when waiting for a folder to open)

Today, a folder that was slow to open had all text files and 1 PDF. The PDF did have a diagram in it. Yes, well, I don't think that preview thumbnails are generated for text files at all, so it might be what smurphos suspected; that by running several browsers simultaneously and Windows 10 in VM, y...
by ColdBootII
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Other topics
Topic: Computer slowness (often experienced when waiting for a folder to open)
Replies: 41
Views: 3561

Re: Computer slowness (often experienced when waiting for a folder to open)

Regarding folder opening slowness, maybe you should clear the thumbnails cache, if those are enabled? I found limiting and lowering thumbnails cache size and age is useful. From Pjotr's tips: https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.com/p/clean-mint.html#ID3 Edit : and if the folders that open noticeab...
by ColdBootII
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:13 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I fix/reset the graphics software stack?
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: How do I fix/reset the graphics software stack?

^Yes, forgot to mention that. I sometimes wonder if it would be better to keep Compiz settings in a flat file format.

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by ColdBootII
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I fix/reset the graphics software stack?
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: How do I fix/reset the graphics software stack?

If all was working with a different profile then you could rename back and use that old compiz-1 settings folder. I don't understand why would you want to use --replace if it hasn't crashed. I use it very rarely and only when it happens that windows decorations are gone and sometimes even that is no...
by ColdBootII
Sat Mar 21, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I fix/reset the graphics software stack?
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: Ho do I fix/reset the graphics software stack?

I've never heard of a timeshift snapshot. Is that something that would have had to have been done before the problem ocured? Unfortunately, yes. If it is not a Flatpak version of Krita, try purging it. And if it is strictly a Compiz problem, you could either try loading the mint profile https://i.i...
by ColdBootII
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: How do I fix/reset the graphics software stack?
Replies: 9
Views: 341

Re: Ho do I fix/reset the graphics software stack?

Hi,

By rolling back to working OS from a Timeshift snapshot.
by ColdBootII
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File size, divide by 1000
Replies: 18
Views: 958

Re: File size, divide by 1000

Caja is the same other than it doesn't ofer the long format - the option highlighted by ColdBootll just switches from decimal with decimal notation (MB) to binary with binary notation (MiB) Yes, but it does display 95621118 B to appear as 91.19 MB when IEC is on. MiB or MB is immaterial. https://i....
by ColdBootII
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: File size, divide by 1000
Replies: 18
Views: 958

Re: File size, divide by 1000

As noted, you should definitely look for it in Nemo's preferences.

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This is not Nemo, but I doubt it lacks the feature to display sizes either way.
by ColdBootII
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Community Projects
Topic: gm10's Linux Mint Tools PPA
Replies: 757
Views: 80144

Re: gm10's Linux Mint Tools PPA

Today I've noticed that I cannot access the MintMenu Preferences window. Tried reloading it, changing WM (thinking it could be a Comiz thing) and none of that helped. How do I reset it to its default settings? Turns out, no need for reseting anything. It appears that MintMenu doesn't like Yaru them...
by ColdBootII
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Linux Mint Needs To Urgently Enable Support For Snaps
Replies: 18
Views: 2674

Re: Linux Mint Needs To Urgently Enable Support For Snaps

There is also an official Appimage version of Remmina weighing just 19MiB. http://www.remmina.org/appimage-test/x86_64/ I am a big advocate of AppImage, but I am not sure this AppImage is the best way to go. It dates to 2017, and there have been several updates since it was released. My bad, sorry.
by ColdBootII
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Linux Mint Needs To Urgently Enable Support For Snaps
Replies: 18
Views: 2674

Re: Linux Mint Needs To Urgently Enable Support For Snaps

Well, I for one am very glad that flatpak is supported. I have been encountering more and more situations where the only way I can get something to work in linux mint is to use the flapak version of a program. I don't understand religion very much. I think instead anything we want to be able to wor...
by ColdBootII
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:45 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: A Very Strange Dream...
Replies: 13
Views: 1000

Re: A Very Strange Dream...

Regarding Spanish, I find that difficult to believe since you live in Florida. I'm neither English or Spanish speaker and yet I've found out striking language similarities because, just from knowing a bit of English, once I decided I wanted to be able to read a particular book which was, incidentall...
by ColdBootII
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: How i entered the world of linux
Replies: 11
Views: 1225

Re: How i entered the world of linux

Enjoy,

Cheers! :D
by ColdBootII
Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED]Rename video-files to something efficient
Replies: 5
Views: 308

Re: RENAME video-files to something efficient

(in MATE's Caja file manager, there is probably a similar thing): Yes, MATE's Caja file manager likewise offers bulk renaming when several files are selected. Edit: not part of official Mate 1.22.0. I installed it from Robert Tari's PPA(cajarename) https://launchpad.net/~robert-tari/+archive/ubuntu...
by ColdBootII
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: automatically get txt extension-SOLVED
Replies: 8
Views: 611

Re: automatically get txt extension

Pepper-Mint-Patty wrote:
Thu Mar 12, 2020 11:44 am
CLEVER! LOVE IT!!! :D (did the same with .ods + .odt)
Next how get rid of the 'Empty file' in the same menu, can't see it in templates
Sorry, from what I could see, it is hard-coded into Caja.

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