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by zaileion
Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds
Replies: 67
Views: 1708

Re: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds

it doesnt work. :-( I tried this command canberra-gtk-play -i device-added and it does indeed play the sound. here is my udev output. My phone requires me to "allow" connection this the removal and reconnection. I connect and it bonds, then i click allow on the phone, it unbinds then rebinds... $ ud...
by zaileion
Fri Nov 01, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds
Replies: 67
Views: 1708

Re: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds

simple sounds great! udev rules, i saw that in a script somewhere, ill check it out. thanks again for the assistance, and research!
by zaileion
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds
Replies: 67
Views: 1708

Re: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds

ok. thank you. it seems that several sound events do not work in Mate. I wish they did... I wonder how to edit the operating system code to enable these events. I use operating system code for lack of a better term. If I could find directions that provided some idea how I would try... I did a quick ...
by zaileion
Fri Nov 01, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds
Replies: 67
Views: 1708

Re: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds

Thank you for the help!! Yes, finny thing, i found that post from several years ago and did follow the instructions. I also found this post https://www.debugpoint.com/2018/08/how-install-sound-themes-ubuntu-linux/ it does work when i connect/disconnect power cord but window, switch, and device conne...
by zaileion
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds
Replies: 67
Views: 1708

Re: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds

Anyone? Any help would be very much appreciated, very much indeed!
by zaileion
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: {SOLVED} Linux Mint Sounds Not Working
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Re: {SOLVED} Linux Mint Sounds Not Working

So i would like to activate more sounds. I posted the question here viewtopic.php?f=90&t=304577&p=1708266#p1708266 but have yet to receive a response. any suggestions?
by zaileion
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: How To: TimeShift restore to new same size / larger HDD/SSD
Replies: 0
Views: 613

How To: TimeShift restore to new same size / larger HDD/SSD

So here is a quick tutorial how to restore from TImeShift backup to a new Drive (SSD or HDD) that is the same size or larger than original drive. 1. Complete a TImeShift backup. a. You need to do this to an external drive or a different drive than you are replacing... b. I use an external USB 3.0 4T...
by zaileion
Thu Oct 31, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds
Replies: 67
Views: 1708

Linux MInt 19.x Mate Sounds

I want to add some system sounds, or activate existing but disabled system sounds. Primarily the USB device connection sound but others also. I don't know which other ones because I don't know which options are available. I have done my due dilligance and searched for this but have not found anythin...
by zaileion
Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: timeshift - recover on new hard drive
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: timeshift - recover on new hard drive

Ok. I am waiting for the delivery of the new drive. I'll give'er a shot and write up a walkthrough in a new post.

Thank you.
by zaileion
Tue Oct 01, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: timeshift - recover on new hard drive
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: timeshift - recover on new hard drive

Great question. Always good info here on Linux Mint Forums. I have gained so many answers from here, prob more so than from any other site over the years... I have one follow up. I have a 250GB drive and its almost full. I want to replace it with a 1TB drive. Will TimeShift accommodate the larger dr...
by zaileion
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:23 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Compiling the latest kernel vs installing via .deb packages
Replies: 2
Views: 110

Compiling the latest kernel vs installing via .deb packages

So I installed kernel 5.2 using the .deb files available. I usd this guide https://www.tecmint.com/upgrade-kernel-in-ubuntu/ I did this trying to get the fingerprint sensor working on a Dell Latitude 7480. Not that it is needed, I'm just tinkering... So I did a little more reading and found instruct...
by zaileion
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: {SOLVED} Linux Mint Sounds Not Working
Replies: 5
Views: 214

Re: Linux Mint Sounds

MrEen wrote:
Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:57 pm
I'd suggest installing PulseAudio Volume Control. On the Playback tab you can set the Systems Sounds volume and hopefully that one will make it stick.
that worked... thank you.
by zaileion
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: {SOLVED} Linux Mint Sounds Not Working
Replies: 5
Views: 214

{SOLVED} Linux Mint Sounds Not Working

So if I go into the sound preferences in control center there is sound theme and a enable windows sounds check box all under the sound effects tab. I select Linux Mint since its set to No Sounds and I increase the alert volume slider to max. I go through all the other tabs to make sure everything is...
by zaileion
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: PlymouthHD runs at 100% CPU After Login
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: [SOLVED] PlymouthHD runs at 100%

So it wasnt the kernel, but i just used time machine to shift back before i modified the plymouth boot animation and evertything is running fine. So it looks like LInux Mint Mate 19 and modifications to Phymouth boot logos is broken...
by zaileion
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Change Mint Menu Background
Replies: 2
Views: 1128

Re: Change Mint Menu Background

oops. my bad. Mate

Linux Mint Mate 19.

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by zaileion
Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: PlymouthHD runs at 100% CPU After Login
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: PlymouthHD runs at 100%

So it looks like it was the 5.2.2 Kernel. I switched in GRUB to the 5.0 kernel and it seems to be working just fine. I removed the 5.2.2 kernel and so far, so good...

I will mark this as Solved
by zaileion
Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Installation & Boot
Topic: PlymouthHD runs at 100% CPU After Login
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: PlymouthHD runs at 100%

inxi -Fxz System: Host: Dell-Latitude-7480 Kernel: 5.2.2-050202-generic x86_64 bits: 64 gcc: 9.1.0 Desktop: MATE 1.20.1 (Gtk 3.22.30) Distro: Linux Mint 19 Tara Machine: Device: laptop System: Dell product: Latitude 7480 serial: N/A Mobo: Dell model: 00F6D3 v: A00 serial: N/A UEFI: Dell v: 1.12.2 da...
by zaileion
Sat Sep 21, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Using Compz WIndow Placement
Replies: 0
Views: 1180

Using Compz WIndow Placement

Sooo... Compiz "Place WIndows" has "Smart" Centered" "Cascade" "Pointer" and others... Smart always puts windows in the top left corner... Centered always puts them in the center. Both over lap unless I move them... I want to be able to place my windows centered and cascaded or at laest start in the...
by zaileion
Sat Sep 21, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Compiz, Conky, Docks, & Widgets
Topic: Compiz Window Shade Animations Don't Work
Replies: 0
Views: 1048

Compiz Window Shade Animations Don't Work

On Linux MInt 19 and up the Compiz window shade animations don't work. I have tried random, and specific (curved horizontal and roll) with multiple different animation speeds and I hve installed 19 and 19.2 on 2 different laptops and 1 tower and the result is the same. Not a big deal but figured i w...
by zaileion
Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Themes, Icons, & Wallpaper
Topic: Change Mint Menu Background
Replies: 2
Views: 1128

Change Mint Menu Background

Several years ago the Mint Menu had a metallic background to it. It was super cool with the textured background. It could also be solid colours and could be customized etc.. but i would like to be able to put like a carbon fibre background, or a honeycomb or some other cool techie backgrounds or ima...

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