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by msj305
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Are there region restrictions for playing dvds
Replies: 7
Views: 445

Re: Are there region restrictions for playing dvds

Great,that sounds like it is region free.Much better than windows,they allow a limited number of region changes until the count reaches 0. Then it can't be changed no matter if windows is reinstalled. . On Win 7, I used the VLC program to play VCDs and DVDs, and had no problems with Region-restrict...
by msj305
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Are there region restrictions for playing dvds
Replies: 7
Views: 445

Re: Are there region restrictions for playing dvds

Great,that sounds like it is region free.Much better than windows,they allow a limited number of region changes until the count reaches 0.
Then it can't be changed no matter if windows is reinstalled.
by msj305
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:45 am
Forum: Chat about Linux Mint
Topic: Are there region restrictions for playing dvds
Replies: 7
Views: 445

Are there region restrictions for playing dvds

Just wondering if there are region restrictions for playing dvds in Linux Mint.Or is it region free.
by msj305
Sat Oct 27, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: [SOLVED] Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19
Replies: 11
Views: 4015

Re: Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19

Thank you for the response,this has resolved the screen resolution problem.It now has a 1280x1024 resolution.
Done a few test restarts and looks to be holding firm,so this has done the trick.
by msj305
Fri Oct 26, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: [SOLVED] Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19
Replies: 11
Views: 4015

Re: Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19

Normally the 640x480 resolution is the only option available and cannot be changed but strangely some higher resolution options became available. I've seen this happen once before but when I rebooted it didn't hold and was back to 640x480.Can you guys take a look at the specs again. Is there a way t...
by msj305
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: [SOLVED] Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19
Replies: 11
Views: 4015

Re: Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19

Thanks for the response but it is only for 64 bit,mine is 32 bit so I can't proceed.Are there any other possible workarounds.
Or does it require pulling out the graphics card.What graphics cards are supported these days.
by msj305
Wed Oct 24, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: [SOLVED] Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19
Replies: 11
Views: 4015

Re: Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19

There weren't any drivers available.Here is result from terminal: Aspire-SA90:~$ inxi -Fxz System: Host: Aspire-SA90 Kernel: 4.15.0-20-generic i686 bits: 32 gcc: 7.3.0 Desktop: MATE 1.20.1 (Gtk 3.22.30-1ubuntu1) Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara Machine: Device: desktop Mobo: Acer model: F671CR v: R01-B1 s...
by msj305
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: [SOLVED] Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19
Replies: 11
Views: 4015

[SOLVED] Screen resolution problem for linux mint 19

Hi,I recently installed Linux Mint Mate 19 32bit on an old windows vista machine.It initially looked good as a live disk so I installed & replaced vista. Now it only gives a small screen resolution which can't be changed.I have since found that the graphics card isn't supported which is a SIS graphi...

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