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Hot keys in Mandriva 2009

Posted 10-16-2008 at 08:19 AM by Bengan

I downloaded and installed the official distribution of Mandriva 2009 as an update to 2008.1. I can't get the hot keys to work, specifically the PrintScrn hotkey to ksnapshot. I have browsed around and found files with references to PrintScrn as well as Ksnapshot, and everything seems to be enabled. There must be something I have missed! What?
On the positive side: I am over the moon about the new KDE and the way it lets me group different shortcuts together. Some things takes...
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How do I make the serial port available for Wine apps?

Posted 05-13-2006 at 05:31 AM by Bengan

I have a HP C200 digital camera. The software for Linux doesn't realise that the camera in fact is connected and turned on, so I have to go to Windows to unload the images. Now, I have installed the Windows programs under Wine in Linux, but that software complains about the serial port not being available. Hmmm... Is there a fix?


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I can't change my password in Mandriva 2006

Posted 03-26-2006 at 02:45 AM by Bengan

I have tried to change my password several times, but get the comment that my selected new password is a dictionary word. That is a lie - I enter a random combination of letters and digits. What's up with that, and what can I do about it?

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