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by HollyMullvad
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Nvidia Optimus challenge! [solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Re: Nvidia Optimus challenge! [solved]

After many timeshif restores, the right combination was: nvidia-prime + nvidia 340 driver.
thanks anyway
by HollyMullvad
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Nvidia Optimus challenge! [solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Re: Nvidia Optimus challenge!

bump
by HollyMullvad
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Brightness resets on reboot
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: Brightness resets on reboot

Hey , sorry for the late reply.
thanks for the tips. I rarely reboot or shutdown my laptop. Always suspend, so.. its not as annoying. I wonder if this will ever be fixed :)
by HollyMullvad
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Nvidia Optimus challenge! [solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Re: Nvidia Optimus challenge!

Anyone?
What if we install nvidia-prime form synaptic, will it make a difference?
by HollyMullvad
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Nvidia Optimus challenge! [solved]
Replies: 3
Views: 205

Nvidia Optimus challenge! [solved]

Hey there. I got a challenge in hands. Maybe some of you guys could give me a hand? this should be fun. So, my brother dumped windows 7 of his old Asus laptop, and installed linuxmint 19.3 cinnamon. Problem: After installing nvidia from driver manager and reboot,blackscreen after logo. Important inf...
by HollyMullvad
Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Brightness resets on reboot
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Brightness resets on reboot

Hey guys, Screen brightness resets between reboots. is there something i can do to prevent it? its just a minor annoyance, anyway it would be nice to fix it :) Some system info: OS - Linuxmint 19.2 Kernel - 5.0.0-36-generic Graphic card - GeForce GTX 1070 (discrete) Graphic driver - 440.26 let me kn...
by HollyMullvad
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Nemo change bookmark icons
Replies: 14
Views: 2122

Re: Nemo change bookmark icons

Nevermind, i found a solution.
editing: ~/.config/gtk-3.0/bookmarks
by HollyMullvad
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Nemo change bookmark icons
Replies: 14
Views: 2122

Re: Nemo change bookmark icons

Hey guys, i don't mean to hijack this thread in no way, but..i'm kinda having this issue now. Have you figured a solution? I moved all my home folders(except desktop) to a different drive, and created symlinks to them. Then i removed the shortcut arrows to make a cleaner experience. The only thing i...
by HollyMullvad
Tue Mar 12, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] HP Brightness controls
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: HP Brightness controls

Try this: 1. Make sure you're on the latest kernel: Update Manager - panel: View - Linux kernels Install the latest kernel from the 4.18 series . Then reboot. 2. No avail? Then try this progressive scheme: https://easylinuxtipsproject.blogspot.com/p/display.html#ID4 (item 4 and further) Thanks a lo...
by HollyMullvad
Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] HP Brightness controls
Replies: 3
Views: 149

Re: HP Brightness controls

I should probably add some usefull info: Graphic card: Nvidia GTX 1070 (discrete) Laptop: hp omen (2018 edition) OS: LinuMint 19.1 cinnamon edition My system is all up to date, including kernel. i'm affraid of installing manually a newer kernel because of the nvidia drivers, as if everything goes bl...
by HollyMullvad
Mon Mar 11, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] HP Brightness controls
Replies: 3
Views: 149

[SOLVED] HP Brightness controls

Hey guys, I got a brand new hp OMEN, and i'm trying to get linux running here. So far everything is working, except brightness controls ( pressing FN and the corresponding key..does nothing) I tried it with the default noveau driver, and then i managed to install nvidia-390 with the help of a graphi...
by HollyMullvad
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Netflix on linux
Replies: 9
Views: 5431

Re: [SOLVED] Netflix on linux

Allright guys, after much testing, i came to a conclusion: No matter how much i tweak "mbfan", the fans will become too much noisy when watching video. Too much for me to handle at night. Now, if i was single...absolutely no issue for me. However if my wife is already asleep, she will wake up with t...
by HollyMullvad
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Netflix on linux
Replies: 9
Views: 5431

Re: Netflix on linux

Thanks so much guys!!! i managed to enable hardware decoding on chromium, and i also got netflix working by using an agent switcher extension to make it think i'm on chrome.
Anyway, the temperatures are down, really really thanks :)
by HollyMullvad
Mon Sep 03, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Netflix on linux
Replies: 9
Views: 5431

[SOLVED] Netflix on linux

Hi there, I'm using linuxmint 19 on my macbook pro 11,2. I have made a bunch of tweaks to increase battery time and decrease temperature. I'm also using mbfan. Anyway, the fans are usually quite, until i decide to watch a movie on netflix or youtube. Using Psensor, i watch the temp increasing from 5...
by HollyMullvad
Mon May 07, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screen flickering
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Screen flickering

Hey hollymullvad :) maybe this could help check the download page https://ark.intel.com/products/83505/Intel-Core-i7-4770HQ-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_40-GHz Never install that kind of thing from a mfr's site. Or drivers. They may work but they are usually buggy and/or the wrong versions I know tha...
by HollyMullvad
Mon May 07, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screen flickering
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Screen flickering

Hey hollymullvad :) maybe this could help check the download page https://ark.intel.com/products/83505/Intel-Core-i7-4770HQ-Processor-6M-Cache-up-to-3_40-GHz Hey buddy, thanks for the reply. You're talking about the microcode firmware? Linuxmint itself has that one in the driver manager section how...
by HollyMullvad
Sun May 06, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screen flickering
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Re: Screen flickering

Tried one more trick: gksudo xed /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf Press Enter. Now Xed opens with an empty text file. Add the following text (use copy/paste to avoid errors): Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver "intel" Option "TearFree" "true" EndSection Save the modified tex...
by HollyMullvad
Sun May 06, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Screen flickering
Replies: 6
Views: 1091

Screen flickering

Hey there guys. So today i installed linuxmint 18.3 cinnamon from scratch, i was hoping if you can help me figure out whats happening. Issue: When i drag nemo windows, or when i scroll webpages on firefox, i notice lag. It seems like it lacks performance from video card What did i try: Previously i ...
by HollyMullvad
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: someone translate me this syslog
Replies: 1
Views: 160

someone translate me this syslog

Hey guys, need a little help figuring this out. From time to time (it can happen once a day), when i open my laptop lid it wakes up but a second later turns the monitor off again...and won't wake up. What i usually do is closing the lid again, wait some seconds, then re-open the lid..and everything ...
by HollyMullvad
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:36 am
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Macbook pro 11,2 - suspending on lid close [Solved]
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Re: Macbook pro 11,2

prestonR wrote:I've had a similar issue on Mint17.3 with a mbp 5,4 a while ago, fixed by updating to a newer kernel. With my particular model I've never had a problem with newer kernels. Maybe time to move to 18.
Exactly how i fixed it :)
thanks buddy

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