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by towwire
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:44 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Intel finds critical holes in secret Management Engine
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Intel finds critical holes in secret Management Engine

from The Register
Lenovo was quick off the mark with patches for its gear ready to download.

https://pcsupport.lenovo.com/us/en/downloads/ds112240
by towwire
Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Intel finds critical holes in secret Management Engine
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Intel finds critical holes in secret Management Engine

From The Register http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/11/20/intel_flags_firmware_flaws/ and from Intel: Purpose The INTEL-SA-00086 Detection Tool will assist with detection of the security vulnerability described in INTEL-SA-00086. Read the for more information. Linux* tool is here: https://downloadce...
by towwire
Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: OpenCpn
Replies: 5
Views: 470

Re: OpenCpn

I used it on a trip from Reedsport, OR All the way up the Yukon River to Tanana, Alaska. Worked great.
by towwire
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: upgrade packages kept back
Replies: 2
Views: 272

upgrade packages kept back

The package shown here as kept back {mx-apps (17.05.03 => 17.09.01mx16)} has been that way for a month now. Is there a reason or do I need to do something else? apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... The following packages have been kept bac...
by towwire
Mon May 15, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: MX 15/16 Repository: The GPSD thread
Replies: 20
Views: 2561

Re: MX 15/16 Repository: The GPSD thread

Towwire, Can you try a different dongle? I find the "U-blox7 GPS/GLONASS" works well with openCPN, and it was not expensive. Example on ebay:- http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-VK172-G-MOUSE-USB-GPS-GLONASS-USB-GPS-Receiver-for-Windows-10-8-7-VISTA-XP-/291989821619?hash=item43fbf318b3:g:1H0AAOS...
by towwire
Sun May 14, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: MX 15/16 Repository: The GPSD thread
Replies: 20
Views: 2561

Re: MX 15/16 Repository: The GPSD thread

I do not have GPSD installed and this is what I received, Opencpn still no go. towwire@mx16Laptop:~ $ dmesg | tail [ 5728.765428] usbcore: registered new interface driver usbserial_generic [ 5728.765446] usbserial: USB Serial support registered for generic [ 5728.775440] usbcore: registered new inte...
by towwire
Sun May 14, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Can't Config Wine
Replies: 5
Views: 621

Re: Can't Config Wine

I did this and the winecfg came up but when I tried to test the sound it disappeared. Nothing created in my home and I could not fine what the output said it created. root@mx16Laptop:/opt/wine-staging/bin# winecfg bash: winecfg: command not found root@mx16Laptop:/opt/wine-staging/bin# bash winecfg w...
by towwire
Sun May 14, 2017 12:43 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Can't Config Wine
Replies: 5
Views: 621

Re: Can't Config Wine

timkb4cq wrote:Open a terminal & type:

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winecfg
That will create the hidden ~/.wine folder.

I tried that.

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towwire@mx16Laptop:~
$ winecfg
bash: winecfg: command not found

I even trid it as root, same results
by towwire
Sun May 14, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Can't Config Wine
Replies: 5
Views: 621

Can't Config Wine

I installed Wine-Staging and Wine-Staging-amd64 from test and I don't have the other menu to config wine. I show the wine files in /opt/wine-staging but no files in my home. How do I do the config of wine?
by towwire
Sat May 13, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: GPS not Connecting
Replies: 12
Views: 957

Re: GPS not Connecting

I just unplugged from the laptop and plug into usb port on my desktop, $ inxi -F System: Host: mx16 Kernel: 4.7.0-0.bpo.1-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Xfce 4.12.2 Distro: MX-16_x64 Metamorphosis 12 December 2016 Machine: Device: desktop System: Gigabyte product: N/A Mobo: Gigabyte model: F2A88X-UP...

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