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by bradwww
Tue Jan 08, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: screensaver
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: screensaver

perfect fix - thanks!!
by bradwww
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: screensaver
Replies: 2
Views: 137

screensaver

hi i have a dell laptop recently rescued from windows to linux mint - thanks it works very smoothly! the internal memory disk failed so i'm using a 16gb sd memory card which the laptop has a slot for. this machine (and not others) pulls up a screen saver lock on closing the lid even though i have to...
by bradwww
Mon Aug 13, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Cinnamon
Topic: How to disable screen locking on lid closed in Cinnamon in Linux Mint 19
Replies: 14
Views: 5479

Re: How to disable screen locking on lid closed in Cinnamon in Linux Mint 19

it looks like i need this fix too - can you dumb down the instructions to fix? what do you mean by edit? thanks.
by bradwww
Mon Jul 05, 2010 5:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: port issues on remote desktop
Replies: 2
Views: 592

Re: port issues on remote desktop

thanks for the help - the page you refer to gives only cryptic instructions for x11vnc - i tried to intall it in mint and it says " failed to start - maybe someone is on that port" - i tried several numbers. I already disabled the remote desktop. can you help me get it running? thanks

brad
by bradwww
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:52 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to use custom keyboard shortcuts
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

Re: how to use custom keyboard shortcuts

are there any purchasable keyboard shortcut programs i can use in liniux mint?? thanks

brad
by bradwww
Mon Jul 05, 2010 2:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: port issues on remote desktop
Replies: 2
Views: 592

port issues on remote desktop

i hope this is a simple question - trying to use remote desktop calling from VNC/windows. i have noticed that most VNC servers use port 5800/5900 so i have forwarded those in the router and used dyndns to setup the ip address translate. However - may things i have seen indicate that VNC server on li...
by bradwww
Mon Jun 14, 2010 4:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to use custom keyboard shortcuts
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

Re: how to use custom keyboard shortcuts

yea, i tried exactly that, did not work in chrome - when i use a keyboard macro replacement utility, it works across all applications, even if they use another key.

if anyone can help me find a way to get keys recorded and played back - let me know.
by bradwww
Mon Jun 14, 2010 3:46 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to use custom keyboard shortcuts
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

Re: how to use custom keyboard shortcuts

I just tell Firefox or the website to remember my credentials when I log-in to a site. yes but many sites don't let you save the login - like bank sites, and i use other applications like gmail and my database where i need to enter email addresses all the time, so the browser is not really a soluti...
by bradwww
Mon Jun 14, 2010 1:31 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to use custom keyboard shortcuts
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

Re: how to use custom keyboard shortcuts

Pilosopong Tasyo thanks so much for the response, i am really new to linux (first day). i looked for the apps you mention, found them to be bits and peices. frankly it is hard for me to believe that, having used a macro recorder for 10 years on windows, that such a simple technology does not yet exi...
by bradwww
Sun Jun 13, 2010 7:19 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: how to use custom keyboard shortcuts
Replies: 8
Views: 1865

how to use custom keyboard shortcuts

i have read this doc: http://library.gnome.org/users/user-guide/stable/prefs-keyboard-shortcuts.html but it is not clear - it tells you to enter a "command" without definition. i try to enter a custom keyboard shortcut (macro) i want the shortcut to type the following letters into the current applic...

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