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by skidoo
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Package Requests / Status
Topic: Request: "A Widget Factory"
Replies: 8
Views: 339

Re: Request: "A Widget Factory"

I've been using it on antiX 17 (stretch). Should still work with MX/antiX 19 (but I haven't tested)

by skidoo
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: xfce 4.14 released
Replies: 43
Views: 4635

Re: xfce 4.14 released

https://www.xfce.org/about/news/?post=1565568000 As always it's also time to say goodbye to some older unmaintained or deprecated projects. (Luckily our projects only go to the attic aka the archive on git.xfce.org when they die.) With a salty teardrop of sadness we bid farewell to: ... thunar-acti...
by skidoo
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: How to read MX Help w/o internet?
Replies: 4
Views: 1552

Re: How to read MX Help w/o internet?

AFAIK, each MX utility calls mx-viewer to display its helpdoc. If the deb file for each of the utilities would install a local copy of its helpdoc, mx-viewer could be modified to try//catch, try pinging mxlinux.org & if currently unavailable, load instead the file:///usr/share/doc/ local copy. The i...
by skidoo
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: Thunar open as root
Replies: 11
Views: 4276

Re: Thunar open as root

Is there a way to change this so it is the same as MX? The separate root PW is my preference . $ man sudoers The sudoers security policy requires that most users authenticate themselves before they can use sudo. A password is not required if the invoking user is root, if the target user is the same...
by skidoo
Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-17.4.1 now out
Replies: 46
Views: 11947

Re: antiX-17.4.1 now out

right, that's a great question... and has been previously discussed (repeatedly, and in great depth)
and doesn't fit here in the "antiX-17.4.1 now out" thread

by skidoo
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: How-to convert antiX to an XFCE4 based Distro (tutorial)
Replies: 30
Views: 8222

Re: How-to convert antiX to an XFCE4 based Distro (tutorial)

Is there a simple way in Antix to only change the Menu to something else that includes a "search box" ? (and leave the rest the same) I meant something like MX's without the need to change the whole DE. sudo apt install kupfer It is a finder/launcher that provides a search as-you-type filtering. He...
by skidoo
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: Lightdmon Antix 19 Beta
Replies: 5
Views: 2678

Re: Lightdmon Antix 19 Beta

not a lightdm fan, but I tested just now get lightdm working In antix 19 without breaking the system? fresh antiX19b1 virtualbox instance: sudo apt update sudo apt install lightdm (during install chose lightdm as the default login manager) sudo killall slim at TTY login prompt, login as root//root a...
by skidoo
Sat Jul 06, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Defining the jump from noob to Linux User
Replies: 24
Views: 5020

Re: Defining the jump from noob to Linux User

when I visit github. I have no idea about the site, or the terminology it uses. I've been meaning to sit down, and learn how to use the site. Just haven't done it yet. It was my last visit there which prompted my question. I think that if I learned, and understood how to use github I would be much ...
by skidoo
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Tips&Tricks
Topic: Mozilla Hardening And Enhancement Guide
Replies: 11
Views: 2906

Re: Mozilla Hardening And Enhancement Guide

. "any way one could get rid of that InstallDateTime string?" As a practical matter, no. "installDateTime" was intended as a generic term. Timestamps are stored into (sqlite databases and) multiple prefkeys, the most suspicious of which (IMO) is "browser.laterrun.bookkeeping.profileCreationTime". Wh...

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