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by gothmog123
Thu Nov 10, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: Others
Topic: Lightweight LXDE
Replies: 20
Views: 7851

Re: Lightweight LXDE

Actually the notifications are not in the autostart file, you can remove it by running: sudo apt-get remove notify-osd Perhaps there is a better way to do this as it installs a new file but I don't know. I tried to remove it but it wants to take gnome power manager with it. I need that. Thanks for ...
by gothmog123
Thu Nov 10, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Lightweight LXDE
Replies: 20
Views: 7851

Re: Lightweight LXDE

I removed notifications by removing the line from the autostart file and by removing "notify-osd" from the system with apt-get. Don't know a better way. It might be the LM 11 thing again, but I couldn't find the notifications in the normal autostart file, which is /etc/xdg/lxsession/Mint-LXDE/autos...
by gothmog123
Thu Nov 10, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: Others
Topic: Lightweight LXDE
Replies: 20
Views: 7851

Re: Lightweight LXDE

Trying to make my Mint 11 LXDE lighter, I've attempted to remove the PCManFM layer from the desktop but it messes up the graphics of the desktop (it doesn't refresh - imprints of applications stay there after closing). Can anyone help me with this? Also how do you lower swappiness and remove ttys an...
by gothmog123
Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:06 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: laptop buying nightmare
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: laptop buying nightmare

Rivenathos, Thanks, these are US companies right? I'm in Eastern Europe. I went through their lineups and it seems like they prefer the Intel HD/GMA. However the Serval Professional includes an Nvidia GTX 460. I wonder how that works, as it should have Optimus by default, which would make it impossi...
by gothmog123
Thu Apr 28, 2011 12:11 pm
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: laptop buying nightmare
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: laptop buying nightmare

Thanks for the reply viking.

Optimus is this:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nvidia_Optimus

Allegedly, it makes most of their newer cards unusable in Linux.

So if you laptop doesn't have it then I guess going for one of these non-cutting edge models could be one of the solutions.
by gothmog123
Thu Apr 28, 2011 11:34 am
Forum: Graphics Cards & Monitors
Topic: laptop buying nightmare
Replies: 5
Views: 715

laptop buying nightmare

Hi guys I'm newbie to LInux but I'm already having so much fun with LMDE that I can't believe it. Now I will be buying a new laptop in the near future but after a lot of research this has turned out to be a tough call, as: 1) optimus practically negates the possibility of having an nvidia card in yo...

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