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by galen
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: rkhunter no long updating under MX Linux
Replies: 2
Views: 151

Re: rkhunter no long updating under MX Linux

thanks that did the charm.
I had the question over at LQ
https://www.linuxquestions.org/question ... ost5904332
by galen
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: rkhunter no long updating under MX Linux
Replies: 2
Views: 151

rkhunter no long updating under MX Linux

Any ideas what is going on? rkhunter --update Invalid WEB_CMD configuration option: Relative pathname: "/bin/false" sudo rkhunter -V Rootkit Hunter 1.4.6 sudo rkhunter -c This is System checks summary ===================== File properties checks... Required commands check failed Files checked: 143 S...
by galen
Fri Jul 27, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: Request: Jitsi text / voice / video chat program
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Re: Request: Jitsi text / voice / video chat program

I do have a master password added to jitsi, that might be different than your install
by galen
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:11 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: Request: Jitsi text / voice / video chat program
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Re: Request: Jitsi text / voice / video chat program

More information Audio: Card-1: AMD SBx00 Azalia driver: snd_hda_intel Card-2: NVIDIA High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.13.0-1-amd64 jitsi ALSA lib confmisc.c:767:(parse_card) cannot find card 'M5461' ALSA lib conf.c:4528:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_ca...
by galen
Thu Jul 26, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: Request: Jitsi text / voice / video chat program
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Re: Request: Jitsi text / voice / video chat program

I can't get Jitsi to run after installing from https://desktop.jitsi.org/Main/DebianRepository either stable or nightly. I'm a longtime Pidgin user and it's voice / video chat is broken for all my machines (STUN/NAT issue or bug); Jitsi works well despite being Java You mean this one: jitsi-2.10.25...
by galen
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: Request: Jitsi text / voice / video chat program
Replies: 7
Views: 437

Request: Jitsi text / voice / video chat program

I can't get Jitsi to run after installing from
https://desktop.jitsi.org/Main/DebianRepository
either stable or nightly.

I'm a longtime Pidgin user and it's voice / video chat is broken for all my machines (STUN/NAT issue or bug); Jitsi works well despite being Java
by galen
Wed Jul 25, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Package Requests / Status
Topic: REQUEST: Zim Desktop Wiki
Replies: 2
Views: 547

Re: REQUEST: Zim Desktop Wiki

The version in the Debian repo is quite old. In fact, so old, that some things are not compatible with the current version. Since I sync notebooks via Dropbox with other OS, I cannot use Zim on MX at the moment. I'm late to this discussion but I recall having trouble upgrading 0.60 (repo) to 0.65 (...
by galen
Wed Jun 27, 2018 8:03 am
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: MX16-64 broken by nvidia updates
Replies: 1
Views: 320

MX16-64 broken by nvidia updates

My MX16-64 was updated May 21st and nothing broke. The updates that I had applied on June 26th broke X windows. kern.log ... Jun 26 12:40:21 jersey-mx kernel: Kernel command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.8.0-2.1-liquorix-amd64 .. ... Jun 26 22:51:31 jersey-mx kernel: NVRM: API mismatch: the clien...
by galen
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Multi-boot Linux installation - some questions
Replies: 24
Views: 2722

Re: Multi-boot Linux installation - some questions

much wisdom in these posts,
yes place your biggest partition first (since it is easier to resize move smaller partition)
mbr grub will get replaced when you add a distro,

Zorin Linux is optimized for slower machines and in my testing it outperforms antiX, Zorin is light on included packages.
by galen
Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Need an Usb stick fomatting tool in MX17.
Replies: 26
Views: 2416

Re: Need an Usb stick fomatting tool in MX17.

what is the final filesystem required? if you are creating a boot USB stick using unetbootin then FAT32 is a must (I've run into problems using tuxboot to create a MX boot stick) Sparky creates an UDF filesystem (remember write on the fly CDRWs) gparted uses FAT32 dd creates a linux files system and...

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