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Poll Results: How long have you been using your current, main installation?

 
  • 24% (50)
    less then a month
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post #2301 of 4043
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Originally Posted by Cpt.Teacup View Post

I don't know... Describe snapping to me. Terminology in Linux has always been the most difficult thing for me to wrap my mind around.
Whatever this feature is, I have just been calling it resistance because when I open my Openbox rc.xml this is the setting that controls it:
Code:
<resistance>
  <strength>100</strength>
  <screen_edge_strength>200</screen_edge_strength>
</resistance>

I always thought snapping was the term that described how an edge of a window will jump into alignment with the edges of other windows or the screen when moving or resizing the first window. And the other part of snapping is when you drag a window to the side or corner of the screen, that window will automatically tile to fit the area of that side or corner.

I could be wrong on this (or possibly different WM call it different things?) but that's what I always took "snapping" to mean.
post #2302 of 4043
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I always thought snapping was the term that described how an edge of a window will jump into alignment with the edges of other windows or the screen when moving or resizing the first window. And the other part of snapping is when you drag a window to the side or corner of the screen, that window will automatically tile to fit the area of that side or corner.

I could be wrong on this (or possibly different WM call it different things?) but that's what I always took "snapping" to mean.

That's exactly how I understand it, although I can't recall using any WM that had snapping to other windows. Openbox doesn't do what you described, if you have those settings turned up then when you move or resize a window the edges of other windows and the workspace will literally "resist" your window, like walls, there's no "jumping" or automatic tiling involved. I've tried several WM's and some of them have snapping functionality like you described, but Openbox is the only WM I've encountered that has this "resistance" thing, which is surprising since I find it to be extremely useful no matter what I'm doing.
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post #2303 of 4043
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Especially since this is OCN, where if nothing else is absolute, the need for proper cooling is absolutely certain. I strongly suggest you not just leave this up to software to get it only "cool enough to keep chugging". If you have any electromechanical skills at all or know someone who does, it just isn't that hard to disassemble a laptop just far enough to improve airflow, if nothing else. Even just cutting away some bare section(s) of the plastic case to improve availability of air intake can help a lot. It also extends the life and efficiency of fans to not be forced to suck on what amounts to a partial vacuum.

Ideally, improve the heatsink/fan combo or at least check for good, solid contact and proper thermal grease. Most often for ease of assembly manufacturers use really thick pads, saturated with mediocre silicone grease but also with double-side adhesive films on each side. There are numerous ways to improve the thermal transfer at this commonly compromised location. There are even videos on YouTube and elsewhere for many specific models as well as generic. It is common to get at least a 10C improvement and that is by no means trivial.

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Like enorbert2 said some can be very simple to get to. I've also seen laptops die from the heatsink clogged with dust and overheat. It's worth it to get in there and check it out.

I had linked the other thread because that is exactly what I had done, save for chopping it up, and did not feel like restating it.

I had noticed an entire penny's width worth of gap between the GPU and heatsink. I stuffed a penny in there, TIM included, and it works like new.

So, I have 2 obstacles in front of me: Increasing airflow, and proper software, as it's running Win 7 Ultimate 32-bit.
    
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post #2304 of 4043
Anyone know how to add windows to gummiboot? I've got windows installed on it's own HDD along with it's own bootloader.
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post #2305 of 4043
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Anyone know how to add windows to gummiboot? I've got windows installed on it's own HDD along with it's own bootloader.

Do you already have gummiboot installed? If not, then I'd suggest just using GRUB or syslinux (whatever you already have Linux booting from) instead.
post #2306 of 4043
Yes I already have it installed, the Arch wiki says it should have picked up windows but it hasn't.
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post #2307 of 4043
Than manually add it. It's easy enough smile.gif

Which are you using, GRUB or syslinux?
post #2308 of 4043
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Than manually add it. It's easy enough smile.gif

Which are you using, GRUB or syslinux?

Neither just gummiboot, need to search around to find out how to manually add it.
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post #2309 of 4043
oh right, I thought gummiboot was some 3rd party tool rather than part of the Linux base install. Hadn't heard of it before now redface.gif
post #2310 of 4043
It's a boot loader, only boots UEFI. Pretty new I should look up when it was first released. Grub was always a pain with UEFI for me.
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