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Re: Retro gaming on Peppermint
« Reply #15 on: October 21, 2015, 08:23:07 pm »
Except Linux never liked that one wireless keyboard I had.  It was a Logitech.  That's why I went back to wired.   >:(

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Re: Retro gaming on Peppermint
« Reply #16 on: October 21, 2015, 08:55:06 pm »
Do wireless keyboards work flawlessly on Linux? without any sort or driver installation?

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Re: Retro gaming on Peppermint
« Reply #17 on: October 22, 2015, 01:00:37 am »
I don't see why not, since they're supposed to be plug and play compatible.

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Re: Retro gaming on Peppermint
« Reply #18 on: October 22, 2015, 12:19:55 pm »
Everything works out of the box on Linux. my USB modem needs driver installation to work on Windows. On Linux, doesn't need anything. Just one terminal command "eject /sr1" and the modem gets detected automatically within seconds :)

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Re: Retro gaming on Peppermint
« Reply #19 on: October 22, 2015, 02:22:24 pm »
And people say Windows is "easier"  ::)
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« Reply #20 on: October 22, 2015, 08:39:24 pm »
And people say Windows is "easier"  ::)

People are afraid of things they don't understand. ;)

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Re: Retro gaming on Peppermint
« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2015, 02:03:51 am »
The only driver I have to install on Linux is my display driver, because I use Nvidia on my desktop and AMD on my laptop.  Everything else just works.  On Windows, i had to install drivers for a lot of stuff.  So, no, Windows isn't easier.  It's only easier for people when it comes preinstalled and the company that built the PC already did all of that work for them.

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Re: Retro gaming on Peppermint
« Reply #22 on: October 23, 2015, 11:39:31 am »
I didn't have to install any driver on Peppermint but I guess installing those graphics card drivers must be piece of cake. I remember downloading about 300-400 MB of stuff from ASUS website when I lost my driver CD

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Re: Retro gaming on Peppermint
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2015, 12:44:51 am »
All you have to do in Peppermint is have your repositories updated, hit "Additional Drivers" in the "Preferences" menu, select your driver and hit "Apply."  It will do the rest.

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Re: Retro gaming on Peppermint
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2015, 01:47:51 pm »
All you have to do in Peppermint is have your repositories updated, hit "Additional Drivers" in the "Preferences" menu, select your driver and hit "Apply."  It will do the rest.

I know :D I didn't have to install any additional drivers ;)