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Installation / Re: Login Screen Resolution Not Correct
« on: June 26, 2020, 04:26:18 pm »
Hi vynny001,
Glad you are getting some resolution (not to make a pun) to your issue!  While not solving my problem with the login screen resolution, I have adjusted my settings to auto login and this, of course, as you know, skips the login screen.  While this didn’t solve the issue, it did at least give me a work around if you will. As now my laptop boots up to the proper resolution without going through the login screen.  I would, however, prefer to have the login screen working with the proper resolution.

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Installation / Re: Login Screen Resolution Not Correct
« on: June 23, 2020, 02:09:12 pm »
Thanks for taking a look Joseph...

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Installation / Login Screen Resolution Not Correct
« on: June 22, 2020, 01:46:13 pm »
After installing a new SSD on my old Dell Latitude 820 laptop, and doing a clean install of Peppermint 10 Respin... the screen resolution is not correct on my login screen. After I login, my screen resolution is ok.  But when I shutdown and reboot, the issue is still there of a small login screen with black space all around it.  Any ideas what I should try to correct this? Thanks...
Fred

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fred@fred-Latitude-D820 ~ $ inxi -Fz
System:    Host: fred-Latitude-D820 Kernel: 5.3.0-59-generic x86_64 bits: 64
           Desktop: N/A Distro: Peppermint Ten
Machine:   Device: portable System: Dell product: Latitude D820 serial: N/A
           Mobo: Dell model: 0GF470 serial: N/A BIOS: Dell v: A10 date: 01/27/2010
Battery    BAT0: charge: 60.9 Wh 100.0% condition: 60.9/73.3 Wh (83%)
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core2 T5500 (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB
           clock speeds: max: 1667 MHz 1: 1265 MHz 2: 1273 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Mobile 945GM/GMS 943/940GML Express Integrated Graphics Controller
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.8 )
           drivers: intel (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1280x800@60.00hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel 945GM version: 1.4 Mesa 19.2.8
Audio:     Card Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Def. Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k5.3.0-59-generic
Network:   Card-1: Broadcom and subsidiaries NetXtreme BCM5752 Gigabit Ethernet PCIE
           driver: tg3
           IF: enp9s0 state: down mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network Connection
           driver: iwl3945
           IF: wlp12s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 240.1GB (3.4% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: KINGSTON_SA400S3 size: 240.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 220G used: 7.7G (4%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda1
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 42.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 158 Uptime: 12 min Memory: 571.9/3235.4MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56
 

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Announcements / Re: New Peppermint webhost in progress
« on: June 21, 2020, 06:06:17 am »
Yes indeed...I want to add my kudos!  Thank you josephd for your work.

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It’s been a while since I have been active on the forum but I trust it’s not too late to add my sincere condolences to the family and many friends of Mark aka PCNetSpec. He was always helpful in the interactions I had with him in dealing with Peppermint “how to do” items. More than his knowledge which was tremendous, his spirit imparted to this community was so generous and genuine.  It made me not only want to use Peppermint but to also be a part of this kind of community.  I pray his dear ones are finding comfort and peace during these months following his passing.  May Marks spirit continue to guide those who are now endeavoring to give leadership to this project and may God bless...

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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint OS project status
« on: June 20, 2020, 08:03:13 am »
I join many who have been saddened by the loss of PCNetSpec and just want to say thank you to those who endeavor to keep his vision for Peppermint going. I am not a programmer but I do enjoy using Peppermint and have received help from this community on occasion.  As much as I appreciate the Peppermint os I likewise appreciate the spirit of this forum and the willingness to help others along who are not quite so computer proficient if you will. I do hope Peppermint and this community continues to prosper. Thanks again to those of you who are working diligently on things to keep the lights on for the Peppermint community. May God bless you all.

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General Discussion / Re: Hi from a new member
« on: June 20, 2020, 07:47:53 am »
Welcome and best wishes!

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General Discussion / Re: Dropbox Notice (31-May-2020)
« on: June 20, 2020, 07:41:59 am »
Yes VinDSL it happened to me as well. I had to prioritize which machines I really needed Dropbox on in order to keep my free account.

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Artwork, Themes, and Icons / Re: Now I feel better --- Thank you !
« on: June 27, 2018, 10:10:05 am »
Nice!  Good job...

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Welcome to Peppermint land mcsorens!
 8)
Fred

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General Discussion / Re: Birthday Greetings.
« on: February 14, 2018, 07:44:11 pm »
Happy birthday PCNetSpec and Slim and Graeme. Like a fine wine, you are not getting older, you are getting better!   Well, you are getting older...and better and wiser and...
 ;)
Best wishes,
Fred

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General Discussion / Re: The 'obligatory' forum members Introduction topic
« on: February 14, 2018, 07:37:13 pm »
Welcome goody211 and williamthe1st!  Great group here,  very helpful and supportive.
All the best...

Fred
Tennessee, USA

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Software & Applications / Re: Radio Player Recommendations
« on: February 14, 2018, 07:09:27 pm »
Got GRadio installed and its working beautifully...
Thanks!
Fred

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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint ISO Size
« on: February 12, 2018, 05:11:52 am »
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Given a lot of XP based PCs I've come across run with 512M or less of RAM, seems I may also be hitting a wall with not only the size of the ISO's but the weight of the O/S

Hello again zElwin...
The cost of ram has come way down from what it was years ago.  If you are working on fixing up PCs for your family, it may be well worth installing another stick of ram, to get those systems up and running better.  If you can't find ram locally, Internet auction sites are one of many low cost sources for ram. Just a suggestion...

All the best,
Fred

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General Discussion / Re: Peppermint ISO Size
« on: February 11, 2018, 05:23:23 pm »
Hello zElwin and welcome.  Just wondering...Do these old PCs have a usb port?  If so, you could install the latest version of Peppermint via usb thumb-drive instead of using a CD.
Best wishes...
Fred

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