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by bigbenaugust
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: [SOLVED] Difference between antiX and MX
Replies: 24
Views: 1502

Re: Difference between antiX and MX

Openbox antiX? That would be great! antiXbang? crunchX? I did once run the BunsenLabs (bunsenlabs.org) install atop an antiX install. Everything worked except the custom exit dialog, which depends on systemd. That would just be a matter of rewriting the openbox config to use its own exit command.
by bigbenaugust
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: The Future ?
Replies: 34
Views: 2366

Re: The future ?

In our house, all of the textbooks all stay at home-- but then, so do the kids. :) The thing about ebooks is in that BBC article up there-- unless you download them from the Gutenberg Project, you don't actually own them. They belong to Amazon/MS/B&N/whomever and they can be erased anytime. It's lik...
by bigbenaugust
Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Cisco Anyconnect VPN
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Cisco Anyconnect VPN

Ok I probably need more info from my system at work but when I go to connect , after I put in my password from my connection at work I get this box: https://i.imgur.com/u2H4BFU.png I put in my root password but it doesn't work. I don't know what password it is looking for? I get this message when s...
by bigbenaugust
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Cisco Anyconnect VPN
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Cisco Anyconnect VPN

One vpnc package is usually required by openconnect. Is the vpnc-scripts package installed?
by bigbenaugust
Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Cisco Anyconnect VPN
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Cisco Anyconnect VPN

Sorry, I was confusing my distros for a minute.
by bigbenaugust
Wed Jan 30, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Cisco Anyconnect VPN
Replies: 15
Views: 782

Re: Cisco Anyconnect VPN

You need to install openconnect and network-manager-openconnect-gnome. sudo apt install openconnect network-manager-openconnect-gnome (it might be in MXPI somewhere... but I've never used it.) and after a logout/login, there should be an option under NetworkManager (where the wifi/wired net icon is)...
by bigbenaugust
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Adding to the /etc/hosts file <resolved>
Replies: 28
Views: 2716

Re: Adding to the /etc/hosts file <resolved>

Yeah, definitely use the one that comes with antiX/MX. I wrote the one on GitHub for stuff like openSUSE and Arch and Debian that aren't blessed with such an /etc/hosts generator already.
by bigbenaugust
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: Forum How-to's
Topic: Live MX-18 image on USB fails to boot on iMac
Replies: 50
Views: 5392

Re: Live MX-18 image on USB fails to boot on iMac

I'm running MX-18 32bit (updated from 17.1) on a really old (2006) MacBookPro 1,1. Works like a champ, and I don't remember having any trouble installing it.
by bigbenaugust
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently
Replies: 55
Views: 5197

Re: Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently

Hosts file blocking is what I used in the dark ages and afaik it still works. This one seems well-maintained, was updated yesterday: https://someonewhocares.org/hosts/ I have a script for this: https://github.com/bigbenaugust/make_hosts that I have used for many distros. But the block-advert.sh in ...

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