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by mi2501
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: Help Macbook Pro users - can anyone post their monitors.xml file?
Replies: 4
Views: 186

Re: Help Macbook Pro users - can anyone post their monitors.xml file?

<monitors version="1"> <configuration> <clone>no</clone> <output name="LVDS"> <vendor>APP</vendor> <product>0x9c57</product> <serial>0x00000000</serial> <width>1440</width> <height>900</height> <rate>60</rate> <x>0</x> <y>0</y> <rotation>normal</rotation> <reflect_x>no</reflect_x> <reflect_y>no</re...
by mi2501
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: random appearing glitch in text and windows
Replies: 12
Views: 389

Re: random appearing glitch in text and windows

here it is an example of window bar corruption
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by mi2501
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: random appearing glitch in text and windows
Replies: 12
Views: 389

Re: random appearing glitch in text and windows

sig wrote:I see we are both using "Apple" Products, mine being a 2006 iMac using the same graphics.
Are you ok with your keyboard mapping?
Can you post your settings, please?
thank you
by mi2501
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: random appearing glitch in text and windows
Replies: 12
Views: 389

Re: random appearing glitch in text and windows

System: Host: marco-MacBookPro Kernel: 4.10.0-42-generic i686 (32 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.6.7 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) Distro: Linux Mint 18.3 Sylvia Machine: System: Apple (portable) product: MacBookPro1 1 v: 1.0 Mobo: Apple model: Mac-F425BEC8 v: PVT Bios: Apple v: MBP11.88Z.0055.B08.0...
by mi2501
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: random appearing glitch in text and windows
Replies: 12
Views: 389

Re: random appearing glitch in text and windows

the window borders theme I'm using is Mint-X
by mi2501
Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: random appearing glitch in text and windows
Replies: 12
Views: 389

Re: random appearing glitch in text and windows

sig wrote:Is this what you are seeing?

viewtopic.php?f=208&t=261118
no, the cut hedge is in windows
by mi2501
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: random appearing glitch in text and windows
Replies: 12
Views: 389

random appearing glitch in text and windows

I randomly experience system widely the corrupted display of one text character and, not linked, the disappearing in the window header of 2 of the 3 handling little buttons, more precisely close and minimize, cutting a little rectangle form the last part of the bar and letting see the underlying ima...
by mi2501
Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Sylvia-Cinnamon distro and MacBook Pro
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: Sylvia-Cinnamon distro and MacBook Pro

Is there anybody out there actually using a macbook pro with this linux whom can say it is working correctly? That the keyboard configuration is matching the underlying hd? if Yes can he write down here the 4 configurations [ model layout variant option ] used? I am interested in the [ english inter...
by mi2501
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

Already done. When you reinstalled xkb-data the whole /usr/share/X11/xkb/ directory was replaced. Is it normal that I do not have a xorg.conf file but only xorg.conf.d/? Yes. marco@marco-MacBookPro ~ $ setxkbmap -variant ,mac-intl Error loading new keyboard description marco@marco-MacBookPro ~ $ se...
by mi2501
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

I do not know/remember the names of the files all the utilities and commands have touched while trying, as I was following the various guys suggestions found in the web on the matter (...) I'm afraid your "configurations" are the problem you have to get rid off. We tried partial re-installation (xk...
by mi2501
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

Your system seems broken and a cure for that is re-installation of Linux Mint. XKB is essential part of Linux Mint and handles keyboard codes in all desktops. All files with key mappings are here: /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/ A quite radical cure, is there any way to get just a part re-installed or ...
by mi2501
Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

First try same safe combination: MacBook/MacBook Pro (Intl) English (UK) English (UK, Macintosh international) - that layout is matching your keyboard except for a key with number 3 , instead of # is £ (it can be easily corrected) The default for the keyboard layout - modifier to access the third a...
by mi2501
Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

I'm using cinnamon, There are no such a profiles, So do it in terminal and restart the computer: sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration these are the options I selected to the various prompts: MacBook/MacBook Pro (Intl) English (US) English (US) - English (US, alternative international) Left ...
by mi2501
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Sylvia-Cinnamon distro and MacBook Pro
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: Sylvia-Cinnamon distro and MacBook Pro

First issue detected after a proper distro installation startup and configuration run has been this one, builtin camera not detected I solved it by downloading AppleUSBVideoSupport (from anywhere in the web or the osx dvd distro or other mac) and installed with these commands e.g. if downloaded in t...
by mi2501
Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

Have you chosen correct keyboard model? In Mate I can choose: Keyboard > Layouts > Keyboard Model > Apple > MacBook/MacBook Pro or MacBook/MacBook Pro (Intl) I'm using cinnamon, There are no such a profiles, I can only find macintosh or macintosh (intl), anyway, I repeat, there is none working prop...
by mi2501
Thu Jan 04, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Open chat
Topic: Sylvia-Cinnamon distro and MacBook Pro
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Sylvia-Cinnamon distro and MacBook Pro

I would like that any owner of macbook running mint in this forum help to gather in this topic all useful info for smoothing run a Linux Mint distro (and more precisely the one mentioned in the title) on a macbook (in my case the pro 1,1 model, thus a 32bit distro) Actually I'm facing 3 issues: the ...
by mi2501
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

the actual state is the following: now files are reset and no error messages appearing at login, well, but when selecting a layout in keyboard of system settings I cannot find a suitable configuration matching my keyboard (as was before), I tried almost all the english, french and italian layouts, t...
by mi2501
Wed Jan 03, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

I've the bootable dvd from which I installed the distro I'm using, which are the folders where I've to look into for all the keyboard related stuff? I do not know/remember the names of the files all the utilities and commands have touched while trying, as I was following the various guys suggestions...
by mi2501
Tue Jan 02, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

deepakdeshp wrote:
While trying to set-up the right configuration for my keybord I messed-up with the configuration files and mapping
These are the files I was referring to.
Sorry but I'm a newbie in linux, you should tell me the full paths source and target along with the commands
by mi2501
Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout
Replies: 25
Views: 602

Re: Help! macbook pro keyboard layout

deepakdeshp wrote:You may get that file on the live boot media from which you can copy it back to the disk if you have deleted or modified the disk file.
Which file are you referring to? Could you please write down exactly where can I get it back from?

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