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by NFT5
Thu Dec 07, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Any manage to install Waterfox?
Replies: 37
Views: 5893

Re: Any manage to install Waterfox?

Check that you have libgcc1 and libstdc++6. If not, install them. They were already in my MX16 installation. As was curl, but Debian just got an update so check that you have that. Then re-run the last command. I've just installed in Debian 8.9 and ran across one small hitch with a missing protocol ...
by NFT5
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Any manage to install Waterfox?
Replies: 37
Views: 5893

Re: Any manage to install Waterfox?

Yes, just run each command in a terminal. They're Ubuntu based, explaining all the "sudo's" but work fine, except that in MX you need to run the last one as root. I do understand the risks, which is why I did it first on a non-production machine. Installing that way means that everything is in its p...
by NFT5
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Any manage to install Waterfox?
Replies: 37
Views: 5893

Re: Any manage to install Waterfox?

Do have one (actually two) issue with Waterfox. Suggestions for searches in url box does not work and... after typing a link in url box, must click on the arrow all the way over to the right. Just installed on another machine with MX16 and this problem is not happening. Possibly related to the way ...
by NFT5
Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Any manage to install Waterfox?
Replies: 37
Views: 5893

Re: Any manage to install Waterfox?

There is an unofficial Ubuntu repo at https://bintray.com/hawkeye116477/waterfox-deb/waterfox Installed from this using apt-get on another machine and it worked flawlessly in MX16. I've not really been happy with the way that Firefox has been heading and the recent update borked all my add-ons. Wate...
by NFT5
Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:10 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Flash player installed, not working. **SOLVED**
Replies: 6
Views: 1195

Re: Flash player installed, not working. **SOLVED**

Because I had already burned the disc and figured it would do the update automatically anyway as soon as I did a dist-upgrade, which is usually the first thing I do with a fresh install.
by NFT5
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:46 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Flash player installed, not working. **SOLVED**
Replies: 6
Views: 1195

Re: Flash player installed, not working.

Ha! Problem solved. :happy:

Thanks asqwerth.

Never even thought to use the Package installer, always preferred Synaptic or apt-get, thinking in the Debian mindset that anything other was inferior. Proven wrong again and happy about that.
by NFT5
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Flash player installed, not working. **SOLVED**
Replies: 6
Views: 1195

Flash player installed, not working. **SOLVED**

So, over the weekend i decided to reorganise my SSD, tidying up and reallocating space more efficiently. That meant removal of all partitions, creation of new ones and fresh installations of MX-16 and Debian (8). Not too big a task for someone that's done more than their share of Linux installations...
by NFT5
Wed Jun 28, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Request Please Home folder separate?
Replies: 41
Views: 6661

Re: Request Please Home folder separate?

Separate, with Data on separate HDDs. For those interested I run a triple boot with Debian 8, MX-16 and Debian 9, plus Swap on an SSD. WinXP and Win9 in Virtualbox VMs on a separate partition on one of the HDDs and a common My Documents partition for the Windows VMs. Root partitions are 20GB each an...
by NFT5
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: MX 15/16 Repository: The MATE Desktop 1.16 Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 2885

Re: MX 15/16 Repository: The MATE Desktop 1.16 Thread

I think that is an XFCE-only setting. I believe so. You need to choose any displayed "theme" in main window, click on "customise" button, and then you'll see a 2nd dialogue window from which you can choose adwaita-xfce-dark-thick gtk theme from the "widgets" tab, Yes, I should have been more clear ...
by NFT5
Fri Mar 17, 2017 12:54 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: MX 15/16 Repository: The MATE Desktop 1.16 Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 2885

Re: MX 15/16 Repository: The MATE Desktop 1.16 Thread

Installed on a fairly clean MX-16 instal. No problems with the installation. The same issue with the compositor recurs, as detailed here . The Window Buttons app appears in Control Centre, but doesn't even start. Tries a few of the MX Tools. They seem to all work. Adwaita theme doesn't work, as note...

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