Linux Mint Tips and Tricks

I use Linux Mint, based on Ubuntu, almost exclusively. Here are a few tips and tricks I’ve picked up along the way: To get a panel from one monitor to the other, hold down alt while dragging the panel with the mouse. To connect to a Windows using remote desktop, use the Terminal Server Client application. To make Terminal Server Client capable of connecting to VNC hosts, install the...

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Fixing the digitizer on a Samsung Rogue

Fixing the digitizer on a Samsung Rogue

My touch screen on my wife’s Samsung Rogue U960 recently stopped working. There were no cracks or other visible damage, but it didn’t recognize touches on the left third of the screen. Because the phone was designed to be used almost exclusively by touching the screen, this made the phone pretty much useless for anything other than receiving calls or calling people already in her...

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