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by mintiscool
Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: problem with mechanical keyboard's super key
Replies: 0
Views: 92

problem with mechanical keyboard's super key

hello, recently i started using cmstrom trigger and for the most part, it works just fine, except that super key does not register. i go to system settings, keyboard, layouts, highlight the keyboard layout on the left hand side, which is dvorak, then click on the keyboard icon at the bottom to see a...
by mintiscool
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: SANE and HP scanjet 5300C - Mint 19.1
Replies: 9
Views: 1683

Re: SANE and HP scanjet 5300C - Mint 19.1

thanks for the info. i followed your instruction but no luck. to be fair, i'm using 19.2 if that makes any difference. simplescan sees the scanner, but won't scan.
thanks anyway. i think it's time to either buy a cheap dell computer from craigslist or a new scanner.
by mintiscool
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Printers & Scanners
Topic: SANE and HP scanjet 5300C - Mint 19.1
Replies: 9
Views: 1683

Re: SANE and HP scanjet 5300C - Mint 19.1

i have the same scanner. can you walk me through the steps you took to make it work? in the beginning, i have the same issue. simplescan sees the scanner but it doesn't scan. then i installed vuescan and it works, so i can rule out that it's hardware failure. however, after i installed vuescan, simp...
by mintiscool
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: how to remap key?
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: how to remap key?

sorry, i went to system settings/keyboard/layouts/options to make the change.
by mintiscool
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: how to remap key?
Replies: 5
Views: 486

Re: how to remap key?

thanks for the reply. i stumbled upon a software that allowed me to swap super key with caps lock key. it was using ubuntu before and i believed that key mapping was much easier within ubuntu. the problem with your method, i feel, is i wouldn't know how to reverse it. however, thank you for your sug...
by mintiscool
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: [SOLVED] Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB
Replies: 9
Views: 1418

Re: Interesting problem with Samsung SSD 860 QVO 1 TB

ok. so you have 2 OSes installed within the same drive. did the problem come up after you installed the second OS? this boot up problem is very common because when you install the second OS, it always seem to mess up with boot file. the last time i encountered strange boot up problem after installin...
by mintiscool
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: how to remap key?
Replies: 5
Views: 486

how to remap key?

i have an old keyboard that's missing the Windows key. is there a way to enable that key with Pause or Scroll Lock?
i'm running Linux Mint 19.2 Cinnamon.

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