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    [other] Re: Star3 multicolour "test pattern" screens

    This has been happening intermittantly every few weeks.

    ctrl+alt+delete followed by enter almost always shuts down the machine so I deduce Linux is still running minus the display. I think that...
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    [gnome] Re: Star3 Disable mouse by window

    Step by step instructions to toggle just the Sentelic mouse click instead of all mouse functions:

    1/ make Sentelic touchpad config system files user writeable
    /sys is a virtual file system that...
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    [gnome] Re: Star3 Disable mouse by window

    On the Star3 the Sentelic settings files are actually in /sys/devices/platform/i8042/serio2/ instead of /sys/devices/platform/i8042/serio1/ that shows up via Google for other computers.

    chmod o+w...
  4. [other] Re: Sentelic Touchpad Linux drivers released under GNU GPL!

    I was able to toggle the write bit on flags using

    chmod o+w flags

    from a root prompt.

    Then update flags from a user prompt. This should allow me to write a script to toggle settings.
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    [gnome] Re: Star3 Disable mouse by window

    I don't want to disable clicking and scrolling permanently.

    The Sentelic Finger-sensing Pad configuration (fspc) utility has the function that I was asking for. I.e. it can switch off clicking...
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    [gnome] Re: Star3 Disable mouse by window

    I just realized that my problem with the mouse on the Star3 is only with the "mouse wheel", (the right side of the touch pad) and with mouse clicks generated by accidentally pressing the touch pad....
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    [gnome] Re: Star3 Disable mouse by window

    X11 looked like a huge learning curve so I solved the problem in jEdit by disabling the mouse wheel scroller which was causing the text area to scroll up and down and disabling mouse presses which...
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    [gnome] Star3 Disable mouse by window

    For keyboard intensive applications, I have to disable the trackpad on the Star3 to avoid extraneous clicks. My text editor, jEdit, supports almost complete navigation by keyboard so I use it with...
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    [other] Star3 multicolour "test pattern" screens

    I got the Star3 in August and it's been half way around the world with me and generally working well since then.

    One or two times at power on I've had multicolour flashing screens that look like...
  10. [other] Re: Star3 6 cell battery indicator goes red at approx 30%

    Only the Gnome battery indicator is red not the hardware indicator light.

    I used the Starling at home continuously playing Spider solitaire (no wifi, or vide0) till the red light came on. uptime...
  11. [other] Re: Star3 6 cell battery indicator goes red at approx 30%

    Specifically, the red shading showed up in the Gnome applet battery indicator. I will also check the front indicator light the next time this happens.

    Greg
  12. [other] Star3 6 cell battery indicator goes red at approx 30%

    I noticed the Star3 battery indicator went red at around 30%.
    This is with the 6 cell battery. I figure the 6 cell battery is probably good for 8 hours of light use (hard to tell exactly because I...
  13. Thread: System backups

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    [ubuntu] Re: System backups

    I don't care too much about my system data because that can be recreated. I only do an aptitude search '~i' and pipe the results to a file on the backup external hard drive in the hope this would...
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    [SOLVED] Re: New Starling battery options

    I got the Star3 with the Intel 40G SSD instead of the hard drive.
    Weights are:
    Chassis with no battery: 855g
    (I left a few grams of packing material on the cover)
    3 cell battery: 165g...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Star3 undocumented keys and indicators

    Thanks for the quick response.

    for 4/ I will investigate http://www.webupd8.org/2010/07/indicator-keylock-displays-keyboard.html or similar solution in Gnome
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    [SOLVED] Star3 undocumented keys and indicators

    Found http://knowledge76.com/images/Star3_welcome_front.pdf thanks.

    Doesn't document:
    1/ key to access bios - it flashes by too quickly to read
    2/ the 4 front left indicator lights. There are...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Starling 3 universal AC Adapter?

    The Starling 3 arrived today and the power adapter is universal.

    LiteOn
    Model PA 1300-04
    Input 100-240V~1.0A 50-60Hz
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    [other] Starling 3 SD card protrudes 11mm

    The Starling 3 just arrived today, a few days earlier than promised!

    So far I'm generally pleased. The biggest issue I wasn't expecting is that the SD card protrudes about 11mm out of the card...
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    [ubuntu] Re: System76 Starling Review

    I just got a Starling 3 today. It read an AData 8GB SDHC (for EEE PC) just fine, although there is only 1 or 2 GB of data. perhaps you have a defective reader.

    The SD card protrudes about 11mm...
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    [SOLVED] Starling 3 universal AC Adapter?

    I'm expecting to take the Starling 3 abroad. Will the AC Adapter handle 100-240V and 50/60Hz? (I have the plug adapters already)

    thanks,
    Greg
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    [SOLVED] Re: New Starling battery options

    Hi Thomas,

    The website doesn't mention a sleave or a case for the Star3. Does the Star3 come with a case?

    If I have to buy my own case I'm wondering if the 6 cell battery sticks out of the...
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    [SOLVED] Re: New Starling battery options

    Thanks,

    In that case is it possible to order the Star3 with no extra battery and later, if the 3 cell turns out to be insufficient, to order an additional 6 cell battery separately?

    Greg
    p.s....
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    [SOLVED] Re: New Starling battery options

    Hi isantop,

    Sorry, I'm a bit confused now. Does this mean the 6 cell battery does not fit in the Star3 chassis?

    I can understand that the 6 cell battery might appear on the web as an additional...
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    [other] New Starling with Pixel Qi display?

    I sometimes use my existing EEE 701 outside to read maps or on the bus where the sun happens to be shining through the window onto the screen. The Pixel Qi display would be helpful in these...
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    [SOLVED] New Starling battery options

    Today options for an additional 3 cell battery or an additional 6 cell battery appeared on the Starling page. Is it possible to order the Starling with a built-in 6 cell battery INSTEAD of the 3 cell...
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