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by duane
Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Testimonials
Topic: Makeuseof review
Replies: 11
Views: 360

Re: Makeuseof review

After using Linux exclusively for a number of years it is hard to put myself in a windows users mindset. Using Linux since around 2002 I think it was. I just don't think like that anymore. I purposely left windows because I did not like Microsoft. So yeah it is hard to remember when I was still tied...
by duane
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: gparted won't launch from the program list
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: gparted won't launch from the program list

Launches same as always here.
Requires a root password for first use as it should.
Have you made any changes to your computer?
by duane
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IBM PC story
Replies: 2
Views: 116

IBM PC story

by duane
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved: Different display same conky
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Solved: Different display same conky

I found I can use most of the mx wallpaper except SartheOak which is what I was using.
It only fits this monitor with the zoomed setting. The image is not wide enough.
However the zoomed setting caused the system info to not show up in the conky.
Now using a different picture and all is fine.
by duane
Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved: Different display same conky
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Different display same conky

OK. I have discovered that it is the display settings for this monitor that are causing the problem. If I change those the system info show in the conky but conversely when that shows up the display is the wrong size. So it appears there is no fix that will work with this monitor. Thanks for the sug...
by duane
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved: Different display same conky
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Different display same conky

From a live usb the conky shows the system info as it should.
When doing a shut down from the hard drive the system info shows up in the conky for a brief time just before shutdown.
by duane
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved: Different display same conky
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Different display same conky

For some reason I get a syntax error when trying to run the awk command you show and I am not sure what the problem is.
I can't see anything wrong with the files the conky is using.
I am going to print them both and see if I see anything in a side by side comparison.
Thanks duane
by duane
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved: Different display same conky
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Different display same conky

The only thing that stands out as different is the display cables. One being vga the other being display port to HMDI.
Looking as I have time.
by duane
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved: Different display same conky
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Different display same conky

Thanks for the reply and suggestions.
I am taking care of my wife who is down with an injured knee.
So that is taking quite a bit of my time.
So I am going to look at it more as I have time.
Thanks,
Duane
by duane
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Solved: Different display same conky
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Solved: Different display same conky

First let me say that is not something that the devs need to run down. I know it is getting that time of year when you are getting busier working on new versions. I just noticed something that I can't figure out. I wonder if anybody has an idea how this could be? I started getting tired of the wallp...

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