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by Mauser
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: newbie help with software install
Replies: 6
Views: 119

Re: newbie help with software install

As Linux becomes more popular the more an antivirus would be a good idea. At this point in time Linux users have been doing O.K. without an antivirus or using ClamAV or ClamTK. It would be wise to come out with an active scanning Linux antivirus especially since Microsoft is becoming more and more i...
by Mauser
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Screen timesout after 10 minutes
Replies: 2
Views: 66

Re: Screen timesout after 10 minutes

Welcome. Got to Settings > Power Manager > System > When inactive select Never. > Display > make sure you put a check in Handle display power management. Set everything to Never.
by Mauser
Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Unable to play YouTube videos
Replies: 8
Views: 503

Re: Unable to play YouTube videos

That's strange. I just tried playing a YouTube video using Chromium and it worked fine. I recommend clicking on Quick System Info in the Whisker menu and post the results to help aid solving the problem you are experiencing.
by Mauser
Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Systemd
Replies: 4
Views: 165

Re: Systemd

MX Linux will stay SystemD free.
by Mauser
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Testimonials
Topic: MX hit #6 spot on Distrowatch.
Replies: 3
Views: 181

MX hit #6 spot on Distrowatch.

Congratulations to the MX Linux team. MX Linux is now at the #6 spot on Distrowatch. :celebrate:
by Mauser
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Finally De-Googled
Replies: 85
Views: 3075

Re: Finally De-Googled

I don't object the forum rules but what I find amazing is how posters tip toe through the mine field of the forum rules on this subject without blow up the "no politics mine". If I would post what I really think about this subject I would set off a "forum rules mine" on the first step. :lipsrsealed:
by Mauser
Sat Jun 23, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Formatting USB drive
Replies: 51
Views: 1607

Re: Formatting USB drive

We just could redefine by a simple changing of an option within a polikit-rule, that a user would not need to enter a password for USB-formating. I wouldn't recommend this. Here's a scenario: Father sits at his computer showing his son how to use MX Linux. Phone rings. Father leaves room. Son decid...
by Mauser
Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Finally De-Googled
Replies: 85
Views: 3075

Re: Finally De-Googled

piperdan wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:54 am
Came back to firefox with start page. Not quite as fast,but good enough, even opening with firejail.
Now type about:config in the browser address field and scroll down to tool kit and disable all of the telemetry.
by Mauser
Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: World Cup 2018
Replies: 84
Views: 2838

Re: World Cup 2018

At least Germany showed up to play this time. I didn't get to watch it with all the pain I am in because of the weather. Congratulations to Germany on the big win today.
by Mauser
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Formatting USB drive
Replies: 51
Views: 1607

Re: Formatting USB drive

sunrat wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:32 pm
Mauser wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:54 pm
It does work well once you figure out how to use it.
You could say that about most things in life. Including how to use life itself! ;)
Lucky you because I mostly can't say that. :frown:

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