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by skidoo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:03 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Dual boot Ubuntu and MX Linux
Replies: 6
Views: 196

Re: Dual boot Ubuntu and MX Linux

I created one as root, but then I needed to chose to run:

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sudo curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_12.x | sudo bash -
sooner or later (usually sooner) embracing the curl sudo bash paradigm does not end well
by skidoo
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: [SOLVED]Is there anyway in MX to go back before an update?
Replies: 27
Views: 383

Re: [SOLVED]Is there anyway in MX to go back before an update?

I tested this case just now there was a yes or no question to answer (to proceed with install) after test repo was enabled, but you said no, and MXPI didn't disable test repo source and reload sources, but just discontinued your initial action? immediately after responding "n" (and MXPI is still run...
by skidoo
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Porgram installation[Solved] thanks!
Replies: 6
Views: 150

Re: Porgram installation

piqued my curiousity, so I tried it. Before the install operation is performed, we have an opportunity to see what else will also be installed. I noticed that rhythmbox-data will be automatically installed... but not the -doc package The following additional packages will be installed: gstreamer1.0-...
by skidoo
Mon Jun 17, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: [SOLVED]Is there anyway in MX to go back before an update?
Replies: 27
Views: 383

Re: [SOLVED]Is there anyway in MX to go back before an update?

Is it a bug? "design flaw" or "design weakness" would probably be a better description That might have led to an incomplete state with the test repo not turned off yet. The MXPI program defers disabling testrepo until atexit. Therefore, winding up with "incomplete state" is inevitable if the progra...
by skidoo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Better notification plugin
Replies: 10
Views: 601

Re: Better notification plugin

Yep, you found a bug ! Good news -- it has already been reported, and has been fixed upstream in a recent version: https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=14073 . https://git.xfce.org/apps/xfce4-notifyd/tag/?h=xfce4-notifyd-0.4.2 Version 0.4.2 (01 March 2018): This is a bugfix release. Bugs fixed:...
by skidoo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-19-b1-full (64 and 32 bit) available
Replies: 57
Views: 1700

Re: antiX-19-b1-full (64 and 32 bit) available

the automount-antix uses devmon to provide the automounting of removable media.

the defaults do indeed utilize noexec on removable media. we could possible add an option to override that.
{ skidoo cringes }


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by skidoo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-19-b1-full (64 and 32 bit) available
Replies: 57
Views: 1700

Re: antiX-19-b1-full (64 and 32 bit) available

^---- that's a dicey (roll the dice, subject to being changed) approach toward enforcing a strict security policy, unless you also pin the package that installed that file. Otherwise, its permissions will be automagically changed back to 755 when you next update its package.
by skidoo
Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Better notification plugin
Replies: 10
Views: 601

Re: Better notification plugin

That file doesn't mention anything about preferred application Right, and we shouldn't expect it to. where-do-i-set-my-preferred-applications-in-xfce xfce4-notify abides the "freedesktop notification specification" https://developer.gnome.org/notification-spec/ The example you mentioned suggests th...
by skidoo
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-19-b1-full (64 and 32 bit) available
Replies: 57
Views: 1700

Re: antiX-19-b1-full (64 and 32 bit) available

for some reason connman sets a local nameserver, not sure why
connman functionality provides (includes) a DNS proxy
by skidoo
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How to reset Firefox home page?[SOLVED]
Replies: 2
Views: 256

Re: How to reset Firefox home page?[SOLVED]

How to change for your (one) user: 1) type "about:config" in the firefox addresbar 2) search filter: browser.startup.homepage 3) right-click the line displaying that preferenceKey, edit the value to "about:newtab" (no quotes) 4) (optional) search filter: newtab (you may want to additionally change v...

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