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by frijsdijk
Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:49 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Increase time before screen dimming - Mint 12
Replies: 11
Views: 6486

Re: Increase time before screen dimming - Mint 12

I get the impression i'm missing something stupidly obvious, but my laptop screen dims after 10 seconds on battery power and I can't find an option within GNOME to increase that time? Found an option to toggle screen dimming on/off, but I still want the screen to dim, just not after 10 seconds. Hel...
by frijsdijk
Thu Mar 04, 2010 5:03 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Mint: a great OS, but ...
Replies: 25
Views: 8091

Re: Mint: a great OS, but ...

Well yeah. I work for a security company. Should have said that before perhaps?
by frijsdijk
Sun Feb 28, 2010 2:05 pm
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Mint: a great OS, but ...
Replies: 25
Views: 8091

Re: Mint: a great OS, but ...

I don't get the point of these reasons not to encrypt a hard drive. - Social Engineering? there might never be an opportunity (I could forget it somewhere, it could be a drive-by, or part of a larger robbery) - Thief dumps HDD? Perhaps. If there IS valueable data on the HDD, would you want to take ...
by frijsdijk
Sat Feb 27, 2010 4:53 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Mint: a great OS, but ...
Replies: 25
Views: 8091

Re: Mint: a great OS, but ...

I don't get the point of these reasons not to encrypt a harddrive. - Social Engineering? there might never be an opportunity (I could forget it somewhere, it could be a drive-by, or part of a larger robbery) - Thief dumps HDD? Perhaps. If there IS valueable data on the HDD, would you want to take th...
by frijsdijk
Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:22 am
Forum: Suggestions & New Ideas
Topic: Mint: a great OS, but ...
Replies: 25
Views: 8091

Re: Mint: a great OS, but ...

For me the topic says it all. I haven't found an OS that matches Mint, but I'm missing the full disk encryption. It's a pitty since it's in the alternate installer of Ubuntu. Perhaps a howto how to 'convert' an Ubuntu install to a Mint install? I know about truecrypt and all, but I still want the fu...

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