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by bookewyrmm
Thu Jun 08, 2017 13:10
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Solid state drive or no? [Solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 4565

Re: Solid state drive or no? [Solved]

also, it would seem, to my regret, Seagate has almost completely stopped supporting/producing the hybrid drives I like :cry:
by bookewyrmm
Mon Feb 13, 2017 22:02
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: if you encounter issues connecting to "free wifi"
Replies: 1
Views: 2772

if you encounter issues connecting to "free wifi"

Some "free wifi" hot spots require SSL redirect to authenticate that you are a genuine user, and for you to agree to not abuse their good graces. I have encountered some hotspots that will not redirect from my https homepage to their auth page. What I have found are 2 tricks that inevitably do work,...
by bookewyrmm
Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:28
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Solid state drive or no? [Solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 4565

Re: Solid state drive or no?

My employer has moved to all SSD and M.2 SSD for laptop deployments. We are a Dell shop running another OS ( :roll: ) but, we have had a very low failure rate even running full disk encryption. I personally just can't justify the cost/performance ratio for what I do at home. As I mentioned above, I ...
by bookewyrmm
Sun Feb 12, 2017 3:50
Forum: 3D Desktops and Window Managers
Topic: Desktops - Show Off Your Desktop
Replies: 629
Views: 194875

Re: Desktops - Show Off Your Desktop

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just a little "hero worship..." lol
by bookewyrmm
Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:31
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Solid state drive or no? [Solved]
Replies: 9
Views: 4565

Re: Solid state drive or no?

I generally use SSD only where performance is an issue, but as Stupot pointed out, Linus has stated his opinion... I like hybrid drives, you get most of the performance increase AND the drive volume of HDD without the cost of SSD.
by bookewyrmm
Sun Feb 12, 2017 1:23
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Installing Nvidia GeForce 945M Driver
Replies: 8
Views: 2601

Re: Installing Nvidia GeForce 945M Driver

I'm not sure if this will be relevent since you are working with a laptop, but I was recently seeing the same issue after doing a clean install of sabayon 17.1 (I have been trying to get a 3rd monitor on a different video card to work) Anyway, on my clean install I was seeing the same issue you are ...
by bookewyrmm
Thu Jan 26, 2017 3:12
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: snap packages and flat packages
Replies: 1
Views: 618

snap packages and flat packages

I know that Sabayon supports Docker images, is there any plan to support either Flat or snap packages in the future? The main reason I ask, is I recently heard a podcast with the creator/maintainer of Solus OS and he has just adopted Flat packages into his OS for the sole reason of making it easier ...
by bookewyrmm
Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:20
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 3rd display configuration
Replies: 2
Views: 1613

Re: 3rd display configuration

I have tried enabling multiple virtual desktops, to no avail, I have tried the standard ctrl+alt+f1-12 and all I get is a terminal on monitor #1

KDE System settings only sees the 2 monitors connected to the Nvidia card
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by bookewyrmm
Tue Jan 24, 2017 16:32
Forum: Hardware
Topic: 3rd display configuration
Replies: 2
Views: 1613

3rd display configuration

I have been playing around with my desktop hardware and decided to add a 3rd monitor. All 3 monitors are Dell 2011H models. Primary monitor is on the left. Left and middle monitors connect to my Nvidia GTX730 by DVI and work great under KDE PLASMA !WOOT! also using Sabayon daily image! The new monit...
by bookewyrmm
Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:27
Forum: The Gamers Shed
Topic: unable to launch steam [Solved]
Replies: 12
Views: 6424

Re: unable to launch steam [Solved]

That did it, I'm in and updating my games... Many thanks