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PostPosted: Mon Jan 06, 2014 1:00 am 
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CF-53JULA21M Nine second boot from dual boot menu with Intel 335 SSD. (Total 15 seconds from startup) W7 64bit boots in 10 from the dual boot menu.

Run Mint 16 with the following:
Install updates and upgrades after initial install.
For the Touchscreen:
sudo mkdir /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d
#leave this terminal open.
Super Key type syn [enter]
From Synaptics package manager install xinput-calibrate.
Super Key type cali [enter]
Touch the x'es.
In the terminal you left open:
sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/99-calibration.conf

Cut and paste calibration information into the blank editor and [save]
Close terminals and editor. You are supposed to have all three open at one time.:D
You are now calibrated and 99-calibration file will be read each time machine boots.

The 53 needed no other tweaks. If gedit is missing from any distro I:
sudo apt-get install gedit

This code works on Ubuntu and others using XORG.
note: Super key is between [Fn] and [Alt]

Jeff :salute:

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:02 pm 

Joined: Wed Nov 16, 2011 8:01 pm
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Location: New England
Thanks Jeff...will give her a try when I get the 52 in my grubby hands...I know why you like Mint 15 & 16....
It's the "Favorites" tab under menu that is allows you to save your favorite programs :salute:

CF-53 Mint LMDE3
CF-30 MK2 SSD LMDE2 Betsy, MK2 Navigatrix, Fundraiser for TbT
(NICE) Thanks Sadlmkr
CF-M34 MicroWattR8 Thanks Sadlmkr
CF-M33 MicroWattR8 Thanks Springfield
CF-29 MX-16 (https://mxlinux.org/) Thanks Morgan
CF-28 MK3 MX-14.3 & MicroWattR8

PostPosted: Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:29 pm 
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Location: Edmonton, Alberta
I installed Mint 16 XFCE 64bit onto a 180GB Intel ssd that is in a CF-19KCRAG6M. I did not have to do any calibration for the digitizer, it is spot on out of the box, but will have to calibrate the touchscreen as it is about 1/2" off.

Thanks for the writeup.


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