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by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system

@chrispop99: (...) Using UK prices, a rough calculation is that the WAP would pay for itself in around 9 months when compared to running a PC just for that task. (...) Indeed, using a full-scale PC looks like oversizing at first sight. However, the PC is not just there for this task (see https://for...
by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system

@Richard, @clicktician: I agree 100% that heading for a specialised Linux distribution would be the most obvious solution. However, this wouldn't be feasible here. My friend has only just started transferring his home automation infrastructure to MX-17.1. He wouldn't wish to install and maintain an ...
by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Re: Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system

@clicktician:
clicktician wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:52 am
I have built a router/firewall as part of a project for a Network Security Cert class I once took. Yes, it was a very interesting project.
Congrats!
clicktician wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:52 am
What your friend wants to accomplish is quite doable.
Thanks for your assessment.


Greetings, Joe
by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: [SOLVED] MX-17.1: How do you switch off Thunar's horizontal auto-jump feature?
Replies: 4
Views: 211

Re: MX-17.1: How do you switch off Thunar's horizontal auto-jump feature?

In case anyone dislikes this feature, too, and has a means of communicating this to the Thunar team: Please do it. Would be great do have it deactivated by default. Greetings, Joe
by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Are PoE surveillance cameras ("CCTV") really unsafe? Is USB better?
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Are PoE surveillance cameras ("CCTV") really unsafe? Is USB better?

There have been many discussions about security leaks in Wi-Fi based surveillance cameras . The main (but not the only) problem seems to be that when you connect them directly to an internet-connected Wireless Access Point, you cannot control whether they phone home, or whether they are being intrud...
by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: General
Topic: Interesting free apps for Android devices (all from the "F-Droid" non-store)
Replies: 5
Views: 136

Re: Interesting free apps for Android devices (all from the "F-Droid" non-store)

@turtlebay777:
turtlebay777 wrote:
Sat Aug 18, 2018 7:08 am
... I have replaced the standard Google browser with the new free Android version of Waterfox. (...)
Did you remove the standard browser from your system? Greetings, Joe
by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system
Replies: 7
Views: 87

Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system

A friend of mine has an old DSL router that provides Ethernet only (no Wi-Fi ). Now he'd like to add Wi-Fi functionality to it. He'd like to connect a standard PC running a Linux-based distribution that is to do the Wi-Fi part to the DSL router (via Ethernet). Let's call that to-be-configured machin...
by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The Featherpad Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 1139

Re: MX 17 Repository: The Featherpad Thread

@Stevo: We now have Featherpad 0.9.0 in the test repo. (...) Very cool , thanks! Just tested it. I have a problem with the search function of that version: The "Ctrl+f" key kombination no longer makes the mouse cursor jump into the newly opened search window bar . So when you type in the search stri...
by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: New inxi feature, /sys based usb data
Replies: 23
Views: 600

Re: New inxi feature, /sys based usb data

@h2-1:

Thanks for your in-depth explanation.


Have a nice weekend, Joe
by MX-16_fan
Sat Aug 18, 2018 5:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Interesting free apps for Android devices (all from the "F-Droid" non-store)
Replies: 5
Views: 136

Re: Interesting free apps for Android devices (all from the "F-Droid" non-store)

@xali: (...) two friends of mine gave me a good review of this one https://f-droid.org/en/packages/com.github.axet.maps/ but i never tried it myself since i like osmand. if you try it please give a review I remember looking at this, "Maps", and finding it interesting at first glance. However, it's b...

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