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by skidoo
Wed May 23, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Mx Live Usb Maker
Replies: 21
Views: 535

Re: Mx Live Usb Maker

clicktician, in case you haven't yet noticed, the cli version of live-usb-maker provides many advanced features which are not evident when using the GUI version. For instance, one of its onscreen menus invites you to select "Percent of usb-device to use (default 100)" Also, in case you prefer to aut...
by skidoo
Tue May 22, 2018 12:57 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Appimage Collection failures
Replies: 11
Views: 240

Re: Appimage Collection failures

antiX forum › Tips and Tricks › topic: how to troubleshoot and solve an "AppImage fails to run" scenario (March 2018) https://www.antixforum.com/forums/topic/howto-to-troubleshoot-and-solve-an-appimage-fails-to-run-scenario/ https://github.com/AppImage/AppImages/blob/master/excludelist # This file l...
by skidoo
Mon May 21, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: is it possible to have different filetype associations per DE
Replies: 10
Views: 185

Re: is it possible to have different filetype associations per DE

Except yeah, except it wouldn't be particularly useful to me because half or more of my chosen applications don't utilize the xdg mimeapps list, nor gvfs, nor recently-used.xbel... If you typically work from within a file manager (I do), thunar CustomActions or spacefm custom comands via "design mo...
by skidoo
Mon May 21, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: need to remind myself which MX version I'm in (SOLVED)
Replies: 8
Views: 145

Re: need to remind myself which MX version I'm in

here are a couple visual clues use:
-- include version detail in conky output
-- adopt a convention of using memorable wallpaper or solid color background specific to each flavor
(e.g. antiX16 dark teal, antiX17 burgundy-ish, MX-16 darkblue, MX-17 stock wallpaper...)
by skidoo
Mon May 21, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: SOLVED - Synaptic - Remaining / Complete Packages - Where are they?
Replies: 15
Views: 263

Re: Synaptic - Remaining / Complete Packages - Where are they?

Crazy thing is that if I wait a couple of days after the first updates, then everything becomes available suddenly. I'd like to enable whatever it takes to make everything show up in Synaptic right away, immediately after installing MX ... That describes the "normal" behavior / scenario across vari...
by skidoo
Sun May 20, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX Snappshot tool - create a small ISO -file
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: MX Snappshot tool - create a small ISO -file

fehlix, that one-liner is pretty slick, but I have a question: Shouldn't we also preserve the content of the "C" locale subdirectory? Across years, I've used a very granular cleaning script & have incrementally modified it. The locales portion currently looks like this: ### preserve only "C", "en", ...
by skidoo
Sun May 20, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Read access to linuxfs and rootfs from Windows
Replies: 2
Views: 62

Re: Read access to linuxfs and rootfs from Windows

thomasl, thanks for the tip. Not old hat for me, in fact it's like Tip-of-the-Week useful!
by skidoo
Sat May 19, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: 64-bit Newbies
Topic: How to change passwd safe?
Replies: 7
Views: 129

Re: How to change passwd safe?

Open the antiX ControlCenter and look for command launcher labeled Manage Users ("Gestionar Usuarios" en Español) or you can launch directly, via commandline: gksu user-management The user manager application provides a UI for accomplishing various tasks, including set/change password. For "safety" ...
by skidoo
Sat May 19, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX Screenshots
Replies: 54
Views: 6618

Re: antiX Screenshots

can't gauge from the tightly-cropped screenshot whether that "line" belongs to an element within conky, or the conky window, or... If you are running the (antiX default) non-Lua legacy version of conky, configuration docs are available here: https://github.com/brndnmtthws/conky/wiki/Legacy-Documenta...
by skidoo
Sat May 19, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX Snappshot tool - create a small ISO -file
Replies: 11
Views: 383

Re: MX Snappshot tool - create a small ISO -file

I used bleachbit [...] but there is nothing to remove. as a prerequisite step: issue the command "sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales" and in the dialog UI, ensure only the locales you are interested in are ticked. Afterward, launch bleachbit(AsRoot) and tick "localizations" ~~ tick no other line item (n...

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