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by Neolander
Wed Nov 07, 2012 4:44 pm
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Font rendering
Replies: 2
Views: 4685

Re: Font rendering

Most typography-conscious Linux users which I know of like the look achieved by using the Infinality Freetype patches : http://www.infinality.net/blog/infinality-freetype-patches/ There aren't pre-built packages for Debian distros to the best of my knowledge, but I've found this PPA which does make ...
by Neolander
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Initial tweaks when installing Mint 13 Xfce
Replies: 23
Views: 17534

Re: Initial tweaks when installing Mint 13 Xfce

My own list is mostly made of power management-related items since I use a laptop... 1. A few cosmetic and usability tweaks like adding a few frequently used program launchers, increasing panel size, switching the theme to Adwaita, changing the wallpaper and enabling compositing 2. Since blueman see...
by Neolander
Sun Nov 04, 2012 2:21 pm
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Mint 13 Xfce seems excessively sensitive to disk activity
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

Re: Mint 13 Xfce seems excessively sensitive to disk activit

Right. Good to see it's not overheating, though you won't be cold with this on your lap I think. Considering how quiet this machine can get when the fan has been freshly cleaned, I wouldn't be surprised the tiniest bit if the mobo was set up in firmware to keep the fan spinning very slowly until th...
by Neolander
Sun Nov 04, 2012 12:18 pm
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Mint 13 Xfce seems excessively sensitive to disk activity
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

Re: Mint 13 Xfce seems excessively sensitive to disk activit

Sorry, there you go: System: Host: minty-graloufotron Kernel: 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Xfce 4.10.0 Distro: Linux Mint 13 Maya Machine: System: ASUSTeK (portable) product: N61Jv version: 1.0 Mobo: ASUSTeK model: N61Jv version: 1.0 Bios: American Megatrends version: 224 date: 01/26/20...
by Neolander
Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Mint 13 Xfce seems excessively sensitive to disk activity
Replies: 4
Views: 1399

Mint 13 Xfce seems excessively sensitive to disk activity

Hello everyone ! I am passing by because I recently gave Mint 13 Xfce a try on my laptop, and it is overall a very pleasant ride except for one thing: I experience major responsiveness issues, including temporary application freezes that can last several seconds, as soon as something is stressing th...

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