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General Discussion / Re: 32 bit Petition
« on: June 24, 2019, 10:07:27 am »
I'm sure the dev's here already are, but it's never too early to plan for disaster recovery so we are ready should the worst happen.

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General Discussion / Re: 32 bit Petition
« on: June 24, 2019, 09:47:24 am »
Ok, I'm sure this would have been mentioned if it was an issue, but it needs to be asked...  If they do cut 32bit support, would this effect Peppermint running steam and the like?

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Software & Applications / Re: Auto Start xScreenSaver-Demo (SOLVED)
« on: June 20, 2019, 04:47:02 am »
thanks.  top advice as always  :D

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Software & Applications / Re: Auto Start xScreenSaver-Demo
« on: June 17, 2019, 01:38:41 pm »
Sorry that was a bit rubbish of me, I should have said that in the first post.  The message when you load it is...

The XScreenSaver daemon  doesn't seem to be running on display ":0.0". Launch it now?

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Software & Applications / Re: Auto Start xScreenSaver-Demo
« on: June 17, 2019, 04:51:03 am »
When I first installed it, it worked ever boot up.  Now is doesn't.  To be honest I am not sure whether it is an intermittent problem as my wife isn't too clear on the details!  All I know is that when I try to start it  and it tells me that it hasn't started.

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Software & Applications / Auto Start xScreenSaver-Demo (SOLVED)
« on: June 14, 2019, 11:52:35 am »
Hi all,
We have installed this and it gives some amazing screensavers.  But every now and then on re-boot it doesn't auto-load and I have to manually load it.  Any ideas how to get it to auto load?

Thanks

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Hardware / Re: Mouse & Keyboard stop working
« on: June 06, 2019, 12:01:19 pm »
I haven't tried a different one yet as it seems strange that both stop working at the same time.   I will swap usb port on the keyboard and see if this helps.

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Hardware / Re: Mouse & Keyboard stop working
« on: June 06, 2019, 06:09:02 am »
we tried that, it didn't make a difference.  The only way to get control back is to long press the power button to turn off and then turn back on again.
It seems to be happening every day or so.  I just hope it doesn't put the wife off Peppermint!

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Hardware / Mouse & Keyboard stop working
« on: June 03, 2019, 02:18:20 pm »
Argh, it was all going so well on my wife's PC and then her mouse and keyboard stopped working.  >:(

 We did a hard re-boot and all was fine.... for a few hours and then both of them stopped working again.  The keyboard is a standard USB one and the mouse is bluetooth, but is plugged in to charge most of the time.

Help!!!  :'(

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What are you running Peppermint on? / Re: Wife at last!
« on: June 02, 2019, 12:34:34 pm »
My wife to bees (buzz) excuse is that she does not want to learn how to use another OS.

I just mentioned this to my wife and she said "but there's nothing to learn, it's just so easy to use".
Feel free to use that tag line  8)

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What are you running Peppermint on? / Re: Wife at last!
« on: June 02, 2019, 03:28:01 am »
Of course we know when we will have hit mainstream when the posts are "I have just got my husband to switch to Peppermint".  It's all rather one sided here  :D

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What are you running Peppermint on? / Re: Wife at last!
« on: May 31, 2019, 01:24:48 pm »
ooo thanks Zeb.  I actually copied and pasted the code via facebook messenger between my wife's pc and mine so did realise that i would lose the code.  nice job in making it nice and tidy for me, much appreciated.

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What are you running Peppermint on? / Wife at last!
« on: May 31, 2019, 12:55:03 pm »
After a couple of years of trying I have finally managed to persuade by wife to install Peppermint on her PC instead of Win10.  Her PC was starting to really crawl so in the end it was an easy win.  P10 is flying and she absolutely loves it!

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System:    Host: xxxx-Lenovo-C540 Kernel: 4.18.0-20-generic x86_64 bits: 64
           Desktop: N/A Distro: Peppermint Ten
Machine:   Device: desktop System: LENOVO product: 10110 v: Lenovo C540 serial: N/A
           Mobo: LENOVO model: INVALID v: Win8 STD MM DPK IPG serial: N/A
           UEFI: LENOVO v: I0KT30AUS date: 05/16/2013
Battery    hidpp__0: charge: N/A condition: NA/NA Wh
CPU:       Quad core Intel Core i5-3330S (-MCP-) cache: 6144 KB
           clock speeds: max: 3200 MHz 1: 1596 MHz 2: 1596 MHz 3: 1596 MHz
           4: 1596 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller
           Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.20.1 )
           drivers: modesetting (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Ivybridge Desktop
           version: 4.2 Mesa 18.2.8
Audio:     Card-1 Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Family High Def. Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel
           Card-2 Z-Star Micro driver: USB Audio
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.18.0-20-generic
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter driver: rtl8192ce
           IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter>
           Card-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCIE Gigabit Ethernet Controller
           driver: r8169
           IF: enp5s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 1000.2GB (19.9% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: ST1000DM003 size: 1000.2GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 361G used: 9.5G (3%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda9
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 29.8C mobo: 27.8C
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 190 Uptime: 8:36 Memory: 2830.2/3839.8MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.56

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my pleasure.  I have trained Google news to tell me about Linux stuff and these articles keep popping up lately.  It's all good  :D

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News and Reviews / 10 Best Linux Distros to Install on a USB Stick
« on: May 22, 2019, 05:31:46 am »
Lots of press lately.  We are 3rd out of 10.  Brief but good write up.

https://www.fossmint.com/best-linux-distros-to-install-on-usb/

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