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by uncle mark
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Very Interested in helping with testing and troubleshooting.
Replies: 9
Views: 278

Re: Very Interested in helping with testing and troubleshooting.

I'm happy to help with any troublecausing.
by uncle mark
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pdf reader for win 7 (Solved)
Replies: 8
Views: 340

Re: pdf reader for win 7

j2mcgreg wrote:
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:35 pm
My sister needs windows for her job and Acrobat Reader DC has imploded on her laptop IE: it was uninstalled by the Adobe uninstaller and now can't be reinstalled because the Adobe install routine insists that a newer version already exists.
https://labs.adobe.com/downloads/acrobatcleaner.html
by uncle mark
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: General
Topic: BIG HUGS! - I really missed this community! (Mepis)
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: BIG HUGS! - I really missed this community! (Mepis)

anticapitalista wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 6:15 pm
MX is way better than MEPIS. It's alive!
There is that...
by uncle mark
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: BIG HUGS! - I really missed this community! (Mepis)
Replies: 9
Views: 802

Re: BIG HUGS! - I really missed this community! (Mepis)

Adrian wrote:
Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:15 pm
Cheers, we like to think MX works better than MEPIS :)
Let's not get carried away now...
by uncle mark
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: First time user of SSD. Help!
Replies: 7
Views: 389

Re: First time user of SSD. Help!

The transplant of a new WD Blue 250 GB SSD occurred on Wednesday. It was followed by a brand new install of MX Linux with the default options taken. Here are my concerns as a first time user of a SSD: 1) My understanding is that MX is already setup to handle SSDs and I don't have to worry about tri...
by uncle mark
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Firefox now "insecure" on Chase
Replies: 8
Views: 462

Re: Firefox now "insecure" on Chase

There's always the User Agent Switcher add-on.
by uncle mark
Sun Oct 07, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: External HDD is 'locked'; Can only read files, despite having read and write permissions
Replies: 12
Views: 546

Re: External HDD is 'locked'; Can only read files, despite having read and write permissions

penguin wrote:
Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:05 pm
In your MX Linux install ntfs-3g as follow.

sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g.
Then run the ntfsfix command on your NTFS partition.
ntfs-3g isn't included in MX to begin with? For reals???
by uncle mark
Wed Oct 03, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Linux programmers opposed to new Code of Conduct threaten to pull code from project
Replies: 27
Views: 1319

Re: Linux programmers opposed to new Code of Conduct threaten to pull code from project

Mauser wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:50 pm
anticapitalista wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:42 pm
Mauser wrote:
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:34 pm
I guess you never heard of Fake News.
Can you prove it is fake?
Can you prove it's not Fake?
Okay, now it's getting political.
by uncle mark
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Microsoft building universal open source package format?
Replies: 12
Views: 661

Re: Microsoft building universal open source package format?

Windows provides integrity for applications (Tamper protection, policy controls)
Yeah, right. That makes me feel all better.
by uncle mark
Sat Sep 29, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Microsoft building universal open source package format?
Replies: 12
Views: 661

Re: Microsoft building universal open source package format?

They used to make a really good mouse, I can't remember its name now, but it was the best I ever had - had a few of them over the years... It was big & optical, had a cord though. Microsoft Intellimouse. I still use one. Found several on eBay somewhere several years ago and bought three. https://ww...

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