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by Belham
Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Can Stevo/Dolp/Fehl/Chris help me understand this, plz?
Replies: 8
Views: 955

Re: Can Stevo/Dolp/Fehl/Chris help me understand this, plz?

Thanks everyone & especially Dolphin---what you wrote finally made the lightbulb ( i.e. as to why systemd is included, er, I mean 'tolerated' and the ifconfig example ) go off in my head. Also, I laughed and not in a good way, when you said " systemd and vacuum... ". Why? I happen to know one of the...
by Belham
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:05 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Can Stevo/Dolp/Fehl/Chris help me understand this, plz?
Replies: 8
Views: 955

Re: Can Stevo/Dolp/Fehl/Chris help me understand this, plz?

Hi Fehlix, Thanks for responding. But what you wrote is already a given. You're missing the point---ufw, saned, they were examples. Root (or sudo or su) has nothing to do with what I am describing, for if they were, then MX would not have included in the .bashrc in the /home/ directory the following...
by Belham
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Can Stevo/Dolp/Fehl/Chris help me understand this, plz?
Replies: 8
Views: 955

Can Stevo/Dolp/Fehl/Chris help me understand this, plz?

I tried posting about this here (got no reply): https://mxlinux.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=104&t=49466&sid=1e75dc5294960b9370e062f50de8b04c Following up, below are two pictures: they should be self-explanatory. Why is the firewall terminal feedback different? No other distro I test and use (which is ...
by Belham
Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:48 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: $service --status-all vs #service --status-all bug/problem?
Replies: 1
Views: 284

$service --status-all vs #service --status-all bug/problem?

Hi MX/AntiX gang, First, just want to say: all the little touches & innovations (i.e. especially the making of ISOs and then putting that on a USB stick) is just an absolute stinking pleasure to use. It still makes me laugh when other Linux users fire up MX for the first time, and I hear the "Hot Da...
by Belham
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails
Replies: 13
Views: 1609

Re: MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails

Hi again, Fehlix, [UPDATE to the above] Found the problem: Intel BIOS-related. MX-Linux_x64.iso boots like a champ now. i imagine even the snapshots will (will try that later). Almost wishing I'd never bought this NUC.....among the many problems (like this one) incredibly it seems near impossible to...
by Belham
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails
Replies: 13
Views: 1609

Re: MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails

@Fehlix, For NUC8i5, all Ubuntu(s) I've tried (Ubuntu 18.04 & above, Kubuntu, etc, etc) boot using their ISO dd-ed to a USB. LinuxMint too. Also Fedora. All install quickly and with no problems I've encountered. But, using the MX-18_x64.iso dd-ed to the exact same USB stick used for the above, it wi...
by Belham
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails
Replies: 13
Views: 1609

Re: MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails

I posted here (below link) in leix26's thread how I solved this problem with a bandaid shell maneuver coming into the shell from lightdm that won't boot into the user. Things are working presently and I'll see if the situation holds up as I use programs, run updates, etc, etc over the next week: htt...
by Belham
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: MX boots to login screen only
Replies: 13
Views: 1290

Re: MX boots to login screen only

Hi liex26/skidoo, I finally got MX-18 to boot into my (already) saved user account. At first, I noticed .Xauthority and .ICEauthority somehow would end up with root ownership when I'd upgrade from 17 to 18. Not sure what is happening there, because it did this from a fresh install (this morning) of ...
by Belham
Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails
Replies: 13
Views: 1609

Re: MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails

Hi everyone, Apologies I didn't reply sooner....just got back home. Need first to do my husband & Dad duties, and then I am going to look at this more in-depth. Thanks everyone for responding. And, yes, liex26, I entirely entertain "user stupidity", haha, always the first thing I think when somethin...
by Belham
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails
Replies: 13
Views: 1609

MX-18 (w/ lightdm) log in as user fails

Hi MX Gang, First, MX is still overall the best distro out there. Have expounded the virtues of both Antix and MX on many a forum. One of those is the Puppy Linux forum, where I am a regular contributor and sometimes a Puppy OS Developer. I have to ask: have you guys been noticing an occassional dev...

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