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by tascoast
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Ollee L14HTC6HPWA 14.1-inch Laptop [Solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Re: Ollee L14HTC6HPWA 14.1-inch Laptop

Not so far from Australia but thanks for solving the mysterious origins of this brand. I appreciate the advice to consider a refurbished laptop. I have upgraded RAM in several such older machines. |The ability to perform maintenance and repair seems worthwhile, besides a singnificant saving in cost,...
by tascoast
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Ollee L14HTC6HPWA 14.1-inch Laptop [Solved]
Replies: 4
Views: 141

Ollee L14HTC6HPWA 14.1-inch Laptop [Solved]

Does anyone know anything about this brand and model? I am curious if it would be worth getting and relegating the MS portion to a small dungeon, and running MX on it? The alternative is trying to get a used laptop, but I wonder about weight, battery life and longevity of hardware and if new is bett...
by tascoast
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Mighty mouse, cannot drag & drop
Replies: 25
Views: 714

Re: Mighty mouse, cannot drag & drop

Posting the output of inxi -F is requested when new users seek help or specific hardware/software issues arise. It allows the many generous and supportive MX users and developers to assist those with questions and troubleshoot on behalf of those asking for assistance. My system specs are posted free...
by tascoast
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: resizing partitions
Replies: 7
Views: 388

Re: resizing partitions

I agree that Gparted is typically reliable, when used cautiously. I currently have 12 partitions and resized/moved several times successfully. The suggestion to create a snapshot of your system is a good one and worth the experience. I have developed a babit of using a 'data' partition. Backing up a...
by tascoast
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: Remove country flag icon from panel
Replies: 3
Views: 401

Re: Remove country flag icon from panel

I'm pretty sure I uncheck the highlighted to eliminate the country flag keboard layout panel icon:
by tascoast
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Read-only USB issue
Replies: 2
Views: 410

Read-only USB issue

I have had issues with a 1TB USB drive that I regularly copy media from (via set top DTV box). Having to unmount and remount after copying files to the desktop has been the workaround, since deleting files throws up the read-only message. I have recently begun using a 16GB USB stick and for a couple...
by tascoast
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: MX-19 Beta 1 Feedback
Replies: 417
Views: 16516

Re: MX-19 Beta 1 Feedback

I had a simple and fast install. A couple of small changes, in the choice of location for Grub, option two seeming to correspond to a root location given I wanted to retain my existing Grub manager. A slight change to the password entry was the only other difference I noticed. I was slightly confuse...
by tascoast
Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which door do I take?
Replies: 34
Views: 2028

Re: Which door do I take?

Actually, it is called a dunny (indoors or out, the latter possibly a long drop) here, or loo, or toilet if you insist......
by tascoast
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Which door do I take?
Replies: 34
Views: 2028

Re: Which door do I take?

I would assume door left was a skirt and door right was suggesting muscular shoulders, based upon the symbols I am familiar with. People Downunder are still a bit anxious about non-binary gender allocation, although single cubicle unisex toilets are common in public locations, perhaps maximising ava...
by tascoast
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: How to Send Text Messages From Your PC
Replies: 9
Views: 1020

Re: How to Send Text Messages From Your PC

Perhaps FB/Messenger could provide a solution but generally speaking, spoofing a phone ID and generating a text is something reserved for nickel magnates and marketers right? :happy: But, since Messenger and regular text can be handled by the same app on a smart phone and become somewhat indistingui...

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