10" monitor

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10" monitor

Post by ron22 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:29 am

I run old Pentium Atom mini laptop with 10.1" monitor. There is no way to scale software manager (splash and editor's picks are visible).
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Re: 10" monitor

Post by Moem » Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:31 am

If you press and hold the ALT key, can you then drag the window to see what you want to see?
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If your issue is solved, kindly indicate that by editing the first post in the topic, and adding [SOLVED] to the title. Thanks!

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Re: 10" monitor

Post by Hoser Rob » Sat Apr 07, 2018 9:47 am

It's pretty normal AFAIK to have to move windows with ALT on netbook screens.

You should also post better system info ... copy/paste this to the terminal and copy/paste the text output here:

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inxi -Fxz

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Re: 10" monitor

Post by Cosmo. » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:12 am

I bet the screen resolution is 1024 x 600, just as here. The statement of the developers in a discussion about such problems was: The user missed to read the minimum system requirements. As a consequence there is only a workaround possible, either alt-mouse_move or alt-F7.

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Re: 10" monitor

Post by Hoser Rob » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:09 am

Cosmo. wrote:
Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:12 am
I bet the screen resolution is 1024 x 600, just as here. ....
I was thinking that too. System details will show. I just hope it's not Poulsbo/Cedarview graphics.

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Re: 10" monitor

Post by BG405 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:12 am

It's the Super (Win) key on LM17.x Cinnamon & I assume LM18.x also. I'm surprised that isn't mentioned in the release notes, unless I've missed it?
Hoser Rob wrote:
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:09 am
I just hope it's not Poulsbo/Cedarview graphics.
Probably an Intel GMA950 (IIRC) or similar.
Dell Inspiron 1525 - LM17.3 CE 64-------------------Acer D255E 2GB - Manjaro KDE, LM17.3 KDE 32
Toshiba NB305 - Manjaro KDE------------------------K7S5A AMD 1.2GHz - LM17.3 Xfce 32 & WinXP-Pro
Acer Aspire E11 ES1-111M - LM18.2 KDE 64 ----Dell PII 350 64MB - Puppy 4.3 & Win98-SE

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Re: 10" monitor

Post by Cosmo. » Sat Apr 07, 2018 5:31 pm

BG405 wrote:
Sat Apr 07, 2018 11:12 am
It's the Super (Win) key on LM17.x Cinnamon & I assume LM18.x also.
Not by default. In all versions of Mint / Cinnamon the alt key for moving is the default. This can be changed in the window settings, but in this case the user is expected to know, that he changed that.

If I see, how tiny a 10'' screen really is, I am not astonished, that there are hard limits.

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