I am seeing weird dots on my desktop?

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Monsta
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Re: I am seeing weird dots on my desktop?

Post by Monsta » Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:32 am

dclement wrote:Just noticed the dots seem to be present on [url=http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2346]LMDE's official screenshots![/url] (top of screen) :)
Do you suggest considering them a feature then? :lol:

Getafix
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Re: I am seeing weird dots on my desktop?

Post by Getafix » Wed Jan 29, 2014 3:20 am

Came across this on lmde + update pack 7 which has a new kernel. Simple workaround is to disable splash screen which will stop Plymouth from working. This is if you are okay with seeing boot messages and require no splash screen at boot. I don't see the dots now.

I think thats also better because it will patch the problem and will will stick to the release. Imho.

Open a terminal and run

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sudo gedit /etc/default/grub
Remove that word splash from the line GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to make it GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet" and save the file.

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sudo update-grub
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cmost
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Re: I am seeing weird dots on my desktop?

Post by cmost » Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:05 pm

LMDE User: "I am seeing weird dots on my desktop..."

LMDE Help Desk: "Have you seen a doctor?"

LMDE User: "No, just dots..."

Sorry, couldn't resist!! :lol:
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