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by sunrat
Thu Jan 24, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently
Replies: 28
Views: 594

Re: Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently

Google is shutting down Hangouts,.. Sorry, not true. https://www.androidcentral.com/google-hangouts-reportedly-shutting-down-2020 Google+ will be killed off in April though: https://www.pocket-lint.com/apps/news/google/145970-google-is-finally-shutting-down-google-for-good-following-security-breach
by sunrat
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 185
Views: 13255

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

DW needs a way to rate ratings. :p
by sunrat
Wed Jan 23, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently
Replies: 28
Views: 594

Re: Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently

Hosts file blocking is what I used in the dark ages and afaik it still works. This one seems well-maintained, was updated yesterday: https://someonewhocares.org/hosts/ I'm a confirmed Firefox user and still think it is more secure than any Google browser. uBlock Origin will continue to work there ho...
by sunrat
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Recommendations on password manager
Replies: 19
Views: 317

Re: Recommendations on password manager

correcthorsebatterystaple
by sunrat
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I've noticed that the MX forum is as busy as the Manjaro forum
Replies: 32
Views: 993

Re: I've noticed that the MX forum is as busy as the Manjaro forum

Busy forums are NOT a good thing. Ubuntu, Mint, whatever, there are no quick answers to new questions. Youse folks here (us'n's?) are still a small community giving every one decent attention. Once that's lost, so is the heart and soul. I have to agree with that. I used to read almost every questio...
by sunrat
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Application start up time. [Canceled]
Replies: 17
Views: 362

Re: Application start up time.

Adrian is right, it will help you immensely if you try to understand what the command means. You asked for advice on something which is only possible using a short command string, perhaps one of the simplest command strings you might encounter. Your world will open to greater possibilities if you un...
by sunrat
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Application start up time. [Canceled]
Replies: 17
Views: 362

Re: Application start up time.

Replace the word "command" with the actual name of the program you wish to start.
by sunrat
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Application start up time. [Canceled]
Replies: 17
Views: 362

Re: Application start up time.

You can use sleep to delay. To delay command for 5 seconds:

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sleep 5 && command
by sunrat
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: is there a way to permanently force optirun on a program?
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: is there a way to permanently force optirun on a program?

You could make a custom launcher and/or .desktop file.
by sunrat
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I R annoyed
Replies: 7
Views: 266

Re: I R annoyed

ironic|silly|sad: Brillo's act of venting about the kdocker 'gotcha' in an MX forum topic is far more likely to benefit future kdocker users than (filing a bug ticket, or writing/submitting patched docs and checking back periodically to watch it grow mold) There is truth in what you say. Kdocker is...

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