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by ptlivestock
Sun Jul 01, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Thunderbird asking for Password (Solved)
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Re: Thunderbird asking for Password

Thanks guys,

Have done it and am back in service ;-)

Something got altered somewhere in the mix duh

Regards
Peter
by ptlivestock
Sun Jul 01, 2018 6:13 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Thunderbird asking for Password (Solved)
Replies: 3
Views: 344

Thunderbird asking for Password (Solved)

Apologies if I have brought up this subject previously some years ago, I cant remember sorry. Ive been using Thunderbird on MX16 ever since I installed MX16 when new. I have never as far as I know set a password. Upgrades have been done using Synaptic and I noted several weeks back that the copies o...
by ptlivestock
Wed May 09, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Youtube Downloader
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Re: Youtube Downloader

Thankyou, I tried to update the NZ repo as you advised but got the same result so switched to the Los Angeles repo and was successful. Just a note I have had odd troubles in the past with NZ repos, sometimes they load sometimes they dont, even though we are close to NZ. Only on MX15 off my wifes old...
by ptlivestock
Wed May 09, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Youtube Downloader
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Youtube Downloader

Using an MX15 and trying to download a youtube downloader and am getting message "W: Failed to fetch http://mx.debian.nz/antix/jessie/pool/m ... +1_all.deb
404 Not Found" , Is there an alternative repo I can use or alternative file

Regards
by ptlivestock
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: [Solved] After Lock Screen do not recognize password
Replies: 3
Views: 1165

Re: [Solved] After Lock Screen do not recognize password

I have today experienced the same problem for unknown reasons, and entered the following into a terminal with the result below and the xscreensaver unlocks with the password as it should. ptlivestock@mx1:~ $ su Password: root@mx1:/home/ptlivestock# sudo chown root:shadow /etc/gshadow root@mx1:/home/...
by ptlivestock
Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX16.1 Point Release Upgrade Notes
Replies: 56
Views: 11569

Re: MX16.1 Point Release Upgrade Notes

Thanks for the advice and hiccup solved. I think I did the particular upgrade unattended, or distracted by something else so it may have proceeded to the NO default.

Regards
by ptlivestock
Sun Jun 11, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX16.1 Point Release Upgrade Notes
Replies: 56
Views: 11569

Re: MX16.1 Point Release Upgrade Notes

1. Do a regular apt-get dist-upgrade (apt-notifier, synaptic, or apt-get dist-upgrade). You will be asked about accepting the lightdm configuration. Answering Yes should get you the mx16.1 lightdm theme. Answering No (or default) should keep the exisitng theme, with the alternate written into anoth...
by ptlivestock
Sun May 14, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Drive sdb2 is owned by ROOT
Replies: 5
Views: 1251

Re: Drive sdb2 is owned by ROOT

tascoast wrote: This happened to me with internal partitions but is something to check.
My sdb2 is a separate physical hard drive formatted in NTFS . Its not on my MX-16 hard drive
by ptlivestock
Sun May 14, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Drive sdb2 is owned by ROOT
Replies: 5
Views: 1251

Drive sdb2 is owned by ROOT

I have MX-16 in a 1Tb drive with all my files stored on a second drive sdb2 formatted in NTFS. (pending purchase of a new 2Tb drive to hold MX-16 plus my files) Any new files generated are either generated on the sdb2 or transferred from my MX-16 drive to sdb2. Today I have noticed that the whole sd...
by ptlivestock
Sat May 13, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Repository Will Not Update
Replies: 1
Views: 582

Repository Will Not Update

Ive just tried to reload package information and I am advised ;- W: An error occurred during the signature verification. The repository is not updated and the previous index files will be used. GPG error: http://mx.debian.nz jessie Release: The following signatures were invalid: KEYEXPIRED 148935957...

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