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Hardware / Re: can i adjust the sensitivity off the touchpad?
« on: May 21, 2019, 08:20:43 am »
well, i have made the change in de synaptics.conf en will try it out for a longer time and will report back.
thanks for the help  ;)

Hardware / can i adjust the sensitivity off the touchpad?
« on: May 19, 2019, 10:20:42 am »
i have some problems with my touchpad. jumpy cursor syndrome.
especially when typing the cursor suddenly is in another sentence/line and i am typing somewhere else.
it is a problem with more types off Dell laptops (look for jumpy cursor Dell and you find many topic in de windows corner after going up in windows versions)
so can i adjust the sensitivity off the touchpad?

this is the output of
toplab@toplab--E6320 ~ $ xinput --list
⎡ Virtual core pointer                       id=2   [master pointer  (3)]
⎜   ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer                 id=4   [slave  pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ HID 04d9:0499                              id=10   [slave  pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad           id=13   [slave  pointer  (2)]
⎜   ↳ AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint Stick              id=14   [slave  pointer  (2)]
⎣ Virtual core keyboard                      id=3   [master keyboard (2)]
    ↳ Virtual core XTEST keyboard                id=5   [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Power Button                               id=6   [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Video Bus                                  id=7   [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Power Button                               id=8   [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Sleep Button                               id=9   [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ Dell WMI hotkeys                           id=11   [slave  keyboard (3)]
    ↳ AT Translated Set 2 keyboard               id=12   [slave  keyboard (3)]
toplab@toplab--E6320 ~ $

Software & Applications / pinta keeps craching
« on: March 23, 2019, 11:27:01 am »
Hello All
until now i am very satisfied with peppermint 9, but one thing i still don't have a solution
on windows i used photofilter free for simple adjustments.
like size, and putting some text onto it.
gimp is to much, and pinta seemed perfect, but it starts up, can load a picture but when i choose , for example, the text icoon, the program craches.

maybe someone can point me to a program like pinta that will work with peppermint, that would be a option to
hope someone has a solution

Software & Applications / Re: outlook mail certificate problem
« on: February 05, 2019, 01:53:03 am »
because i could not use the laptop on internet i accepted the changes that thunderbird showed and the laptop worked again

Code: [Select]
sudo update-ca-certificates

gave me this
Updating certificates in /etc/ssl/certs...
0 added, 0 removed; done.
Running hooks in /etc/ca-certificates/update.d...

Updating Mono key store
Linux Cert Store Sync - version
Synchronize local certs with certs from local Linux trust store.
Copyright 2002, 2003 Motus Technologies. Copyright 2004-2008 Novell. BSD licensed.

I already trust 133, your new list has 133
Import process completed.

Software & Applications / outlook mail certificate problem
« on: February 04, 2019, 04:24:14 am »
when peppermint showed there were updates i let it update but after a reboot thunderbird mail and firefox had problems.
thunderbird gave a message that the certificate from outlook was outdated and if i would overwrite the settings.
at that time, i wanted to look on internet what this was, i could not establish a connection .
i did a search, that went well, but when i clickt on a website the connection was block t.

after i agreed with the overwriting settings all was normal again.

from the 3 peppermint machines there was only 1 with this problem after the recent updates
(all use thunderbird mail and firefox, all are peppermint 9 64 bits)

did i do something wrong with accepting the overwrite?

Hello All.
today i had a kind of BSOD in my mind.
one off my dual boot with win10 and in this case Ubuntu gave me a grub problem after the 1809 update from windows.

tried to boot with a other lightweight distro and found out that the Linux partition had no label than empty unused space.
bugger  :o
i was planning to remove the ubuntu for a peppermint 9, but not now.
so the pc is installing peppermint 9 right now, but this makes me wonder, is there a rescue cd/usb option somewhere in peppermint?
ore what do you use to be ready for these kinds of problems?
i have another pc that will have the win10 update to, again with dual boot and in this case peppermint.

so what can i do to make sure that when win10 messes the system up i can recover from that?

Hardware / Re: usb mouse selects without touching select button
« on: December 01, 2018, 01:57:28 am »
well, the problem is almost gone.
made my laptop from dual boot to a full peppermint machine with a complete new install and that seems to have solved it, but i will keep you posted when it would start again

Hardware / usb mouse selects without touching select button
« on: November 28, 2018, 05:21:13 am »
my dell 6320 has only 1 usb port.
when i work with the mouse sometime it selects everything the mouse pointer goes over without touching the left mousebutton.
clicking will not stop it, only touching the touchpad ore clicking with the left touchpad button
i suspect somekind of irq problem with the usb and touchpad, but i can't put the mouse in a other usb port.
i have to find and try another mouse, but maybe someone recognizes this?

GNU/Linux Discussion / Re: can we prevent recommending Linux Mint?
« on: November 23, 2018, 07:52:34 am »
i don't know if you know win10 but that is a disaster and sure from the 1803 and up version.

what i meant is that the system did not warn for the lack off hd space it needed for the update.
i need my laptop on daily basis so have to find time to make it a total peppermint machine.

GNU/Linux Discussion / Re: can we prevent recommending Linux Mint?
« on: November 23, 2018, 04:06:48 am »
don't get me wrong, but i would love a Linux version with the look and feel off windows XP ore 7.
their are a lot of people that would change because they grew up with that, and made a pc to work for them (except the BSOD off course  :'( )

am a distro hopper as well but no distro could hold as long as peppermint at this moment.
but sometimes you get a bit disappointing like when software form the  software manager app does not work.
wanted to us a simple graphic program like pinta.
starts up and when using it it crashes.
i know their is this forum that will help, but it is sad that these things occur and dent the trust you have in a distro

just like that i had to update, restart and came in some kind of boot loop to the login screen again and again
i later found out that i had not enough space on the hd to go to the updating process.
i did not got a popup that it needed more space before the updates.

so these things can back off potential Linux users and thats a shame.

thank you, that was the winning answer  ;D
at first i did not understand all the different themes, like blue dark, blue mix etc. but that i could see the differences.
(using peppermint-blue-mix now)

i tried some
but all the fonts under the documents and maps /files stay black

i have the same problem with the color of the text under the icons on the desktop.
what theme will give me white fonts?
i got a little lost in the Gtk3 story, i am sorry   :'(

Installation / Re: ceneric installation problem with 18lts versions
« on: October 08, 2018, 02:27:35 am »
9 installed without a problem and that is great!.
to bad i don't know what the problem was because i think not all the older systems will have updates to solve the boot problems.
peppermint 8 is a good alternative, but i mist the integration of the MS office online

Installation / Re: ceneric installation problem with 18lts versions
« on: October 07, 2018, 10:06:01 am »
this is the outcome:
System:     4.15.0-36-generic x86_64 (64 bit)
           Desktop: N/A Distro: Peppermint Eight
Machine:   System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP Compaq dc5800 Small Form Factor
           Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 2820h
           Bios: Hewlett-Packard v: 786F2 v01.60 date: 10/26/2015
CPU:       Dual core Intel Pentium Dual E2160 (-MCP-) cache: 1024 KB
           clock speeds: max: 1800 MHz 1: 1321 MHz 2: 1209 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel 82Q33 Express Integrated Graphics Controller
           Display Server: X.Org 1.19.6 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1280x1024@60.02hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Q33 GLX Version: 1.4 Mesa 17.0.2

Info:      Processes: 164 Uptime: 4 min Memory: 485.8/3864.8MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.2.35

but after a strange event.
at first peppermint would not start with the previous kernel that was updated the last time, same kernel panic.
in Win10 i could find a bios update for the computer, installed it and then could boot peppermint again.
it than had the update ready for the shown kernel 4.15.0-36-generic x86_64 (64 bit)

i am now downloading peppermint 9 again 64 bits and try again booting and installing it

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