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by ultraviolet
Fri Sep 20, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Xorg 1.19.x
Replies: 6
Views: 866

Re: Xorg 1.19.x

is there a way to change any of the settings of Xorg ?
by ultraviolet
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Gaming on Linux Mint
Topic: Tool for FPS monitoring (and showing what API currently in use)
Replies: 1
Views: 634

Re: Tool for FPS monitoring (and showing what API currently in use)

If your using cinnamon I think there’s a few desktop widgets which you can get to show some of those things
by ultraviolet
Sat Dec 29, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint 19 - Screensaver
Replies: 12
Views: 4018

Re: Mint 19 - Screensaver

I downloaded xscreensaver and I'm now using it, all runs perfectly. I followed the instructions in the link a few posts above and it's all great
by ultraviolet
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint 19 - Screensaver
Replies: 12
Views: 4018

Re: Mint 19 - Screensaver

So like I said above, why change to a more recent and supported screensaver We did. It the current Cinnamon lock screen. Things like xscreensaver no longer exist as far as I know. They are no longer needed with modern monitors and most people don't want them. They serve no purpose other than using ...
by ultraviolet
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint 19 - Screensaver
Replies: 12
Views: 4018

Re: Mint 19 - Screensaver

Excellent! Thanks for the info :-) Surely wouldn’t it be better to replace a program which isn’t working rather than remove parts of its key functionality To be fair, support for the ancient and unsupported xscreensavers is hardly key functionality. So like I said above, why change to a more recent...
by ultraviolet
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint 19 - Screensaver
Replies: 12
Views: 4018

Re: Mint 19 - Screensaver

Excellent! Thanks for the info :-)


Surely wouldn’t it be better to replace a program which isn’t working rather than remove parts of its key functionality
by ultraviolet
Sun Dec 02, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: Mint 19 - Screensaver
Replies: 12
Views: 4018

Re: Mint 19 - Screensaver

If you know your way around the xscreensaver config file you can edit it directly. It's a hidden file in your home folder - ~/.xscreensaver If not then apt install xscreensaver , then run xscreensaver-demo . Click through the warnings about xscreensaver not being active and then amend settings as y...
by ultraviolet
Sun Jul 09, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: unable to burn an audio CD on Mint 18.2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: unable to burn an audio CD on Mint 18.2 [SOLVED]

Rocky Bennett wrote:Good to hear!!! Persistence pays off.

Rocky
Yeah it was the mint meta codecs; restarting my system didn't have the same effect as switching it off and on again, because this morning after turning it back on all is ok. Weirdness :-)

Thanks for trying to help
by ultraviolet
Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:57 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: unable to burn an audio CD on Mint 18.2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: unable to burn a audio CD on Mint 18.2

solved!

not sure what it was, but, tried again today and all is working again :-)
by ultraviolet
Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:38 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: unable to burn an audio CD on Mint 18.2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: unable to burn a audio CD on Mint 18.2

Rocky Bennett wrote:And you are 100% sure that your file meets the redbook standard?
I have converted audio files before, and burnt CD's , it's not just the burning wav files it's also the problem I have adding mp3's to k3b and converting them in that program before burning (so I don't have to use two programs)
by ultraviolet
Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:12 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: unable to burn an audio CD on Mint 18.2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

Re: unable to burn a audio CD on Mint 18.2

Mint, as of Mint 18, no longer includes codecs when you install due to possible licensing issues. Some people thought that including them was a big selling point but I didn't ... not including them is more the norm. So what I'm getting at is you should open SYnaptic Package Manager and searching fo...
by ultraviolet
Sat Jul 08, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: unable to burn an audio CD on Mint 18.2 [SOLVED]
Replies: 16
Views: 1157

unable to burn an audio CD on Mint 18.2 [SOLVED]

[i've tried the search function trying to find the answer to this with no luck] i've just tried to burn a audio CD and every program i've used has said "unsupported file format", i've had no problems in the past when i've converted mp3's to wav [which i can still do] i'm just not able to p...
by ultraviolet
Tue Feb 28, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] is it possible to get the Repository list back to default settings?
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: is it possible to get the Repository list back to default settings?

Try this: sudo rm -v /etc/apt/sources.list.d/itchio.list What have you been doing to your system that this itchy stuff got in at all? i was just trying to follow the instructions posted on their website: https://itch.io/docs/itch/installing/linux/ubuntu-and-debian.html as i can't play Steam games o...
by ultraviolet
Mon Feb 27, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] is it possible to get the Repository list back to default settings?
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: is it possible to get the Repository list back to default settings?

Try this: Go to Software Sources and click PPAs and temporarily disable all the entries, then click Additional Repositories and temporarily disable those as well. Click the Update Cache button. After that completes try your updates again. Once your system is updated you can re-enalbe the ppas and a...
by ultraviolet
Mon Feb 27, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] is it possible to get the Repository list back to default settings?
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: is it possible to get the Repository list back to default settings?

you didn't say which Desktop that you are using, but usually, if you click on that White Shield that is in the RHS of the Taskbar, - then on Edit - Software Sources - - type in your Password, then on that main screen 'Official Repositories' tab & down the bottom of that screen, - click on the b...
by ultraviolet
Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:50 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [solved] is it possible to get the Repository list back to default settings?
Replies: 7
Views: 492

[solved] is it possible to get the Repository list back to default settings?

hi, i recently today tried to add the deb file for 'ich.io' desktop app and failed miserably and i now can not refresh the list of updates in the update manager. i've looked at the list of authentication keys / additional repositories / PPA's and the one i tried to add is not on there, but i'm now g...
by ultraviolet
Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:20 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Colors are not displayed properly by some applications
Replies: 2
Views: 463

Re: [SOLVED] Colors are not displayed properly by some applications

i'm getting this problem in xviewer, but i have no way of updating my AMD graphics drivers on mint 18.1
by ultraviolet
Sat Nov 12, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: changing the text colours in Mint Y Dark theme?
Replies: 0
Views: 136

changing the text colours in Mint Y Dark theme?

hi, i was just wanting to know if its possible to change the text colours in theMint Y Dark theme? as i'm finding some of them hard to read
by ultraviolet
Tue Oct 25, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: open source ATI driver settings?
Replies: 0
Views: 153

open source ATI driver settings?

just wondering if there was any way to change the settings on the open source ATI /AMD driver which come with Mint 18 ?
by ultraviolet
Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: [SOLVED] Problem with Banshee 2.6.3 and LM18 Cinnamon
Replies: 9
Views: 3380

Re: [SOLVED] Problem with Banshee 2.6.3 and LM18 Cinnamon

i've been thinking it was just the amount of songs i have on my system.

so glad of this fix! :-)

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