2 years of bugged screenshotting in Mint / Cinnamon

Open source tends to get into these sorts of situations… https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=202909 https://github.com/linuxmint/Cinnamon/issues/3981 https://bugs.launchpad.net/linuxmint/+bug/1620318 The workaround is to do this: Command: sh -c ‘sleep 0.1; gnome-screenshot -a’ I think what it does is force the computer to wait 0.1 second, and then activates the usual command. No idea why this works. man pages:

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Getting Logitech G502 to work on Linux Mint 18.1

So, Logitech software only works for Windows. Unfortunately, the sensitivity is extremely high by default, making the mouse much less useful. The extra buttons also have no function, which is annoying. So, I wanted to fix this. The mouse actually saves the setting on itself, meaning that the settings are plug-and-play-able. Meaning that my G502…

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Linux Mint stuck in fallback mode?

I have the problem that many people have: Virtualbox refuses to increase the so-called dynamic disk. The result is that at some point one runs out of space and one can be unlucky about the timing! I was in the middle of installing Rodeo (this is a Python clone of RStudio) and its dependencies when…

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Numlock problems in Virtualbox linux Mint

My situation is this: I run linux Mint from Windows 8.1 using Virtualbox. I have disabled the numlock (and the other *lock keys) in Windows by rebinding my keyboard using The Microsoft Keyboard Layout Creator. Windows boots up with numlock on so my numpad works. In Virtualbox, Mint boots up without numlock on. Cannot turn…

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