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by Gordon Cooper
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How to change the language system wide?
Replies: 6
Views: 124

Re: How to change the language system wide?

Welcome, williamdosa. In recent months there have been several users from Turkey downloading MX. Hopefully one may read this forum thread and
be able to provide more language help.
by Gordon Cooper
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The qBittorrent Thread
Replies: 22
Views: 1605

Re: MX 17 Repository: The qBittorrent Thread

Version 4.1.3 is behaving well and suggest it could to up to main.
by Gordon Cooper
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The Thunderbird Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 4134

Re: MX 17 Repository: The Thunderbird Thread

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:40 am
Where are the release notes, I get directed to this thread ;)
Same here, on the other side of the world
by Gordon Cooper
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: (SOLVED) mx tool to manage users
Replies: 3
Views: 61

Re: mx tool to manage users

I had a similar problem years before I had heard of MX Tools. Most of my computer work is on an old desktop with an Ausus mobo that can accomodate 3 hard drives, and with a powered USB hub another half dozen drives could be added. So I use a 1 terabyte connected through the hub and just backup every...
by Gordon Cooper
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Testimonials
Topic: Makeuseof review
Replies: 11
Views: 242

Re: Makeuseof review

Some of the commentators may have been blindfolded?
by Gordon Cooper
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Combine Several .doc Files to One?
Replies: 12
Views: 173

Re: Combine Several .doc Files to One?

If you are aiming to produce E-books you should give some thought to the final format too. For example .EPUB, which is a fairly popular format uses archives of html files, not text or .doc. The method suggested by Jerry, using Libre Office, also has the advantage of being able to Export in EPUB. Wha...
by Gordon Cooper
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Flatpaks descriptions
Replies: 11
Views: 194

Re: Flatpaks descriptions

WaltH wrote: "I did not find or see that"

I did not find it either. All I saw was an endless screen of blue circles being drawn/erased with the caption "Loading", and no further progress.
by Gordon Cooper
Tue Oct 09, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-17.2 released
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Re: antiX-17.2 released

I'm using qbitTorrent which shows a row of flags indicating where the download is coming from. There were several from UK in each of the four Antix-17.2's I set up. At present there are 43 seeds for the full 64 bit version 37 for full 386, and 20 & 24 for Antix 17.2 Base. Think that Europe has colle...
by Gordon Cooper
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-17.2 released
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Re: antiX-17.2 released

Thanks anti... Have updated my torrent files and activity is picking up slowly. Most of the seeds for my downloads were Europe and Russian Federation.
by Gordon Cooper
Mon Oct 08, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-14
Topic: About "Packages being worked on......."
Replies: 0
Views: 63

About "Packages being worked on......."

Some 24 months ago, Stevo started a new thread saying : "I thought I'd start this thread to let other packagers know what's going on, so we won't collide. " Most of us here respect that statement and leave that thread clear for the packagers to use as their communications channel. Even so, the threa...

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