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by Johannes33
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Attach keyboard shortcut to launcher. LM19, cinnamon3.8.8
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: Attach keyboard shortcut to launcher. LM19, cinnamon3.8.8

Interesting and educational.
Thanks for the input and the information that I'm not alone with the ctrl-alt "bug"
:D
by Johannes33
Fri Mar 29, 2019 4:11 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Attach keyboard shortcut to launcher. LM19, cinnamon3.8.8
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Re: Attach keyboard shortcut to launcher. LM19, cinnamon3.8.8

So thank you for your suggestion. I googled what you meant and used the "command" from the properties of the launcher and used it in the "command" box in the "add custom shortcut" dialog. I still would like to know what was going on. Why it did not work that is. Should I not be able to make a launch...
by Johannes33
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Attach keyboard shortcut to launcher. LM19, cinnamon3.8.8
Replies: 4
Views: 310

Attach keyboard shortcut to launcher. LM19, cinnamon3.8.8

Hi. I'm having troubble using <shift>-<printScr> to do a screenshot. Nothing happeneds. So I found a workaround using a .sh script. I did a launcher to the script to avoid the nag of choosing the run from the dialog all the time. now I would like to use a keyboard shortcut to start the launcher but ...
by Johannes33
Sun Oct 21, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: run as root/administrator in right click menu
Replies: 11
Views: 1299

Re: run as root/administrator in right click menu

Thanks for all the input! It was interesting to see all the examples. Now I did see a lot of examples from you smurphos that does not exist in my DE. Do you have a link to a tutorial or other information on how to get the extra menu items? e.g. switching workspaces, bulk rename, Media properties, sc...
by Johannes33
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: run as root/administrator in right click menu
Replies: 11
Views: 1299

run as root/administrator in right click menu

Hi, I have a couple of applications that I would like to run as root. Most important are emacs and nemo. I have launchers at the desktop but can not find a convenient way to run them as root other than using the command line. Thinking about windows where you can right click and run as administrator ...
by Johannes33
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: getopt package for GIT?
Replies: 1
Views: 179

getopt package for GIT?

Hi I would like to install GIT from source.
To do so I would need a package called getopt.
I wonder which package is the getopt git is referring to.
That is what is it called in linux mint?
by Johannes33
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Problem with shortcut to program. (is it called a launcher?)
Replies: 8
Views: 208

Re: Problem with shortcut to program. (is it called a launcher?)

Sorry. did not mean be a jerk to you or to anyone for that matter. The "straight forward" part was more directed to the "vulcan mind meld" Why I did not post the whole inxi -Fxz was because the rest was just about my hard ware and it seemed unimportant to scroll through for the reader. I actually di...
by Johannes33
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Problem with shortcut to program. (is it called a launcher?)
Replies: 8
Views: 208

Re: Problem with shortcut to program. (is it called a launcher?)

Sorry I thought it was straight forward. I did not think executing something from the shell prompt and with a symbolic link / launcher without any arguments would yield different results. So from what I understand it is a question of environmental variables being different in the gui and in the term...
by Johannes33
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Problem with shortcut to program. (is it called a launcher?)
Replies: 8
Views: 208

Problem with shortcut to program. (is it called a launcher?)

Hi, I'm frairly new to linux and have a problem. I installed a program and had to edit some files for it to run. I get warnings when I start it. It is not a big deal since the program itself works just fine. When I installed the program I got an icon in the menu. If I start the program by clicking t...
by Johannes33
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Sound lags after paus. Youtube videos in Chrome,
Replies: 0
Views: 65

Sound lags after paus. Youtube videos in Chrome,

Hi, I use chrome as my main browser and have a little problem that is quite irritating. I use chrome to watch a youtube videos. I pause the video and all is fine but when I start the video again the video starts but the sound is absent. I have timed the absent sound to between 2-4 seconds. I watch a...
by Johannes33
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Advanced keyboard layout with .xkb file?
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Re: Advanced keyboard layout with .xkb file?

Thanks a lot for the help!
I have not had time to try it but it sounds good.
Perhaps if I do not understand everything you could give me a push in the right direction when I get around fixing my keyboard layout? :)

/Johannes
by Johannes33
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: Advanced keyboard layout with .xkb file?
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Advanced keyboard layout with .xkb file?

Hi, I'm on linux mint 19 cinnamon. I would like to add a keyboard layout and be able to switch between it and the others in the bundled app keyboard (cinnamon-settings keyboard) like it was any other bundled keyboard layout. I have a file named arensito-kinesis.xkb and a filename arensito-kinesis.xm...

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