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by skidoo
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How can i Compress videos fast in MX
Replies: 4
Views: 138

Re: How can i Compress videos fast in MX

here's a few websearch results: https://askubuntu.com/questions/471687/avconv-on-multiple-threads https://superuser.com/questions/538164/how-many-instances-of-ffmpeg-commands-can-i-run-in-parallel http://www.akpdev.com/articles/2014/11/24/batch-media-processing-ffmpeg-python.html
by skidoo
Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:50 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Transferring photos via camera better than directly from CF card?
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Transferring photos via camera better than directly from CF card?

meaning, e.g., that photo software would get, for example, additional information from the camera itself which is not stored in the files on the CF card. Either method yields an identical result. There's no "additional information" to be had ~~ the metadata is contained within the header ...
by skidoo
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Is it possible to remove policykit-1?
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Is it possible to remove policykit-1?

Although the inquiry (and the wording, mentioning "the ruler") may seem like "Barking at the moon"... In the same spirit as respecting that some folks choose a "libre" kernel, we should respect that some folks wish to replace the package with a non-systemd-encumbered eq...
by skidoo
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback
Replies: 330
Views: 7355

Re: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback

lowercase, and a less "stylized" font would improve readability
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by skidoo
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Is it possible to remove policykit-1?
Replies: 4
Views: 172

Re: Is it possible to remove policykit-1?

is possible to remove it?

without-systemd.org wiki page How to install systemd-independent udisks2 and policykit
by skidoo
Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback
Replies: 330
Views: 7355

Re: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback

entropyfoe wrote:skidoo, I installed audacity with synaptic.

I have an entry for audacity under the multimedia sub menu.
You were looking in the multimedia tab?


oops? idunno. {blush} It was a late, late night testing session.

Yeah... what he said -----v

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by skidoo
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: [SOLVED] shutdown hangs when stopping rsyslogd
Replies: 7
Views: 180

Re: shutdown hangs when stopping rsyslogd

I've got no idea what you're talking about. Yeah, it's a two-way street. In the context of what seems like a close-knit "eveebody knows yer name, yer background" community, it's understandable that folks are prone omitting seemingly-redundant details when posting each new topic. By taking...
by skidoo
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback
Replies: 330
Views: 7355

Re: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback

mentioning because audacity seems to me like a high-profile {didn't check popcon stats} application Installed via MX PackageInstaller, no audacity entry appears in the XFCE menu. (tested: same result if installed via synaptic) a .desktop file is installed, an associated imagefile icon is installed,...
by skidoo
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback
Replies: 330
Views: 7355

Re: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback

hard-coded in src/polkitgnomeauthenticationdialog.c It's probably not a package I should try to modify and rebuild Please do (and post to xfce.org to announce its availability) It's a several-years-long outstanding bug, and affects all of debian downstream XFCE, Cinnamon, and Unity (as acknowledged...
by skidoo
Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback
Replies: 330
Views: 7355

Re: MX-17 Beta 3 Feedback

i couldn't find anything like themes in MX package installer i think some one in the dev team told me that we will include them opendesktop.org 800+ XFCE themes Would be helpful to split this from the beta-testing topic, into a topic dedicated to reporting: themes folks have test-installed (to conf...

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