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GeneralRe: "Cloud" and Skynet PinprofessionalSmart K827-Aug-14 9:44 
GeneralRe: "Cloud" and Skynet PinprofessionalMike Hankey27-Aug-14 10:11 
GeneralRe: "Cloud" and Skynet PinmemberPhilLenoir27-Aug-14 11:00 
GeneralLaptop - part 2 PinprofessionalRage27-Aug-14 7:17 
As a follow-up to this post[^] :
 
I have begun to use the latptop (Lenovo X240).
It comes with a 150Gb SSD drive, 88Gb are used for standard programs (20Gb alone for windows, rest for standard "company" SW I will never probably never use) which leaves me with 50Gb, so exactly 1/20th of what I had so far. But OK, I can access it faster...
 
Interesting keyboard layout: Natively, "End" and "Insert" are on the same key, and "Insert" is coupled with the F-keys, leaving "End" with the usual useless shortcut keys (for changing volume, brightness, firing up the browser, etc..) as you can toggle between F-keys and useless keys with F-Lock OMG | :OMG: . Which means that I can either use the F-keys, or the "End" key, but not both at the same time, unless combining the F-keys with the Fn key. To close a window, hit Fn+Alt+F4. Debug, hit Fn+F5.Unsure | :~
So I mapped the Insert key on the End key using SharpKeys[^], which means I cannot use "Insert" anymore, but I can live with that. ( I also remapped the obsolete SHOUTING Caps Lock key on Shift).
This is the second time the keyboard layout designer needs to be killed though.
 
The mouse/touchpad is quite terrible as well...
 
Apart from that, it runs nicely. Smile | :) The speed is awesome, even with twice as less memory than before ; SSDs are definitely huge improvements for the global performance.
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GeneralRe: Laptop - part 2 Pinmemberkmoorevs27-Aug-14 9:14 
GeneralRe: Laptop - part 2 PinmemberMarkTJohnson27-Aug-14 9:51 
GeneralRe: Laptop - part 2 PinsitebuilderAndy Brummer27-Aug-14 9:39 
GeneralRe: Laptop - part 2 Pinmember Shelby Robertson 27-Aug-14 10:27 
GeneralRe: Laptop - part 2 PinprofessionalRage27-Aug-14 22:29 
GeneralRe: Laptop - part 2 PinprofessionalValery Possoz27-Aug-14 10:32 

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