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by colin_b
Tue Aug 20, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: VLC Media Player 3.0.8 Released with 13 Security Fixes
Replies: 1
Views: 75

VLC Media Player 3.0.8 Released with 13 Security Fixes

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/s ... ity-fixes/
VideoLan has released VLC Media Player 3.0.8 and it is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This release fixed 13 security vulnerabilities as well as providing improvements to video playback.
by colin_b
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: VLC skins plugin
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: VLC skins plugin

JmaCWQ wrote:
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:21 am
If you right-click in the select file window you should get the option to show hidden files :cool:
That did the trick - skins tried.

:number1:

It would be useful if the location of the VLC skins was set when they are downloaded by MXPI.
by colin_b
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17/18
Topic: Audacious Media Player - outdated package (3 years old)
Replies: 16
Views: 1313

Re: Audacious Media Player - outdated package (3 years old)

Uh, check the date on that, I think. You're right :eek: I assumed that release 3.3 would be more recent than 3.10.1 - numbering schemes generally do a simple increment, and this would result in v3.9 moving on to v4. Audacious confused things by going from v3.9 to v3.10 - I didn't realise this. I'll...
by colin_b
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17/18
Topic: Audacious Media Player - outdated package (3 years old)
Replies: 16
Views: 1313

Re: Audacious Media Player - outdated package (3 years old)

Audacious 3.3 released https://audacious-media-player.org/news/16-audacious-3-3-released Audacious now saves the current position within a song when you start playing a different playlist. To resume from where you left off in a playlist, simply double-click on the tab for that playlist. Various impr...
by colin_b
Mon Aug 12, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: VLC skins plugin
Replies: 5
Views: 406

Re: VLC skins plugin

~/.local/share/vlc is where I find the skins2 folder, installed via Synaptic I think. A belated thanks for the info. I couldn't get VLC to choose the skin because the select file window that appeared didn't show hidden files. Anyway, I'm not concerned about it as I'm happy with the default skin.
by colin_b
Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: VLC skins plugin
Replies: 5
Views: 406

VLC skins plugin

I have just downloaded vlc-plugin-skins2 from the stable repo using MXPI. I then opened VLC preferences and on the interface settings selected "use custom skin". The problem is it is now asking me where the skins are located, and I haven't got a clue. I can see this happening to a lot of people, so ...
by colin_b
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 328
Views: 46093

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

Version: 18.3 Rating: 6 Date: 2019-08-03 Votes: 0 One simple test of the width of a distro is to install the office suite, if it's not default installed. I think the ones that pick-up your language tools, thesaurus, spell-check etc, have the right depth and breadth for joe bloggs. Of the two instal...
by colin_b
Thu Jul 25, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 328
Views: 46093

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

2014, apparently: https://en.wikichip.org/wiki/amd/microa ... ic_islands Good detective work :happy: From this I've found the GPU used is an AMD Radeon Rx 300 series. From what I can see it should work: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AMD_Radeon_Rx_300_series Free and open-source graphics device driv...
by colin_b
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 328
Views: 46093

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

Version: 18.3 Rating: 8 Date: 2019-07-24 Votes: 0 I installed it on two machines, it runs without issues on my old Quad-Core system from 2007 which sports an NVidia card. The proprietary drivers were a cinch to install. On my laptop, which is AMD, things are a little wonkier. I have to boot into sa...
by colin_b
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: VLC missing - didn't uninstalled it
Replies: 17
Views: 1423

Re: VLC missing - didn't uninstalled it

I expectantly had a look at my history, and when I did there was nothing there.

I then remembered that I ran MX cleanup earlier today :duh:

I am assuming this cleans out the update history. If this is the case could it skip this file as it can be useful in problem solving.

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