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by Siles
Fri Apr 26, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: thunderbirrd replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 1014

Re: thunderbirrd replacement

Thanks for the suggestions.Will try them out and see what i Like best.

Siles
by Siles
Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: thunderbirrd replacement
Replies: 15
Views: 1014

thunderbirrd replacement

I am looking for a replacement for thunderbird. Do not want a full suite, just a mail reader. any suggestions/

Running MX18.2 on a dell precision 6400 8GB memory

Siles
by Siles
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Insulin question (Solved)
Replies: 11
Views: 1111

Re: Insulin question

I can't answer for cats, but as a long term insulin user (type 1 for 28 years) I have found that all types of insulin and brands lose about 1% in strength per month after the 28 day period if kept unrefrigerated. Refrigerated it will keep its strength. However as the syringe warms up to room tempera...
by Siles
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: can't add theme to Plymouth
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: can't add theme to Plymouth

Thanks D.O. You were right I followed your clues and found it was really a KDE Plasma screen. It is too old to find the original post ot my full zip file, so I am giving it up, It seems as though I woul have to install KDE-full and some other files to make it work (?) in MX18 with the latest kernel....
by Siles
Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: can't add theme to Plymouth
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: can't add theme to Plymouth

I have used it for 4 or 5 years, but I had Mepis and MX with KDE installed. This gives me a clue and I will try to find and install KDE ksplash Love the screen as it is my coffee cup with ahe stages showing a little steaming cup of coffee. ( I am knowen in the family for love of that drink. Thank Yo...
by Siles
Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: can't add theme to Plymouth
Replies: 5
Views: 536

Re: can't add theme to Plymouth

Thank you. I put file simplycpz on dropbox.
Here is the linkhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/hjyhdgcpr7krp07/simplycpz.tar.gz?dl=0

Siles :dancingman: :party5:
by Siles
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: can't add theme to Plymouth
Replies: 5
Views: 536

can't add theme to Plymouth

I am trying to install an old theme, simplycpz. It worked for me on MX16 and MX17 and is still working on MX16 on my wife's computer. I have the simplycpz.tar.gz installed in /usr/share/plymouth/themes. I have rewritten theme.txt (originally theme.rc as simplecups and description.txt as script.scrip...
by Siles
Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Firefox keeps asking to be default btowser
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Re: Firefox keeps asking to be default btowser

Jerry,

That seems to have worked.
Thanks
Siles
by Siles
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Firefox keeps asking to be default btowser
Replies: 5
Views: 468

Firefox keeps asking to be default btowser

Running MX 18 upgrade from MX17 with updates through this PM. Both Firefox 16.4 and Firefox ESR keep asking to be default browser even though preferences show it already is. Do not have the KDE preferred applications, and MX preferred applications show Firefox(either one that I have loaded) is alrea...
by Siles
Fri Dec 07, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX-17 to MX-18 update testing
Replies: 68
Views: 6766

Re: MX-17 to MX-18 update testing

I upgraded the kernel per instructions and everything is still working. The only non-working item is Plymouth customization on boot, I expected that as it is a combination of two images. I agree with Richard, MX18 seems a little faster to me but I have no objective measurements. Great job by the Dev...

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