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Dual monitors on Bodhi Linux

Dual screen on intel GPU:
xrandr --output LVDS1 --auto --output VGA1 --auto --right-of LVDS1
Simple and easy command, which will allow to connect monitor to your laptop, since be default it used as clone, but after this it will be used as extension. Of-course you first must know your names of screens and output.

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Cinnamon: best applets and extensions

This is only personal list of applets and extensions which I think are best. Cinnamon from the start comes with number of applets, but these mentioned bellow were not included with Linux Mint 13: Cinnamon version. So let’s begin, instead of explaining how to install them, I will list them with links (which contain instructions) and explain why I like them.

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Linux Mint 13: Cinnamon

Currently in almost all major distributions there are lots and really lots of unneeded changes, which almost forces to search for alternatives. Ubuntu gone for Unity, it is good if only think you do is browse or watch movies, but for working it is quite complicated, they are now trying to fix it with HUD, who know how it will by. Windows also gone for different interface, which is more suited for tablets, and having two interfaces on one OS kick you in resources place. Only shiny and waited OS is Bodhi 2.0.0 but is not released yet. But maybe there is something else…

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