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by paul1149
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Near death experience -Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Near death experience -Solved

dolphin_oracle wrote:you can try removing the xorg.conf file.


Yes, that was part of my remediation to get back up. I saw it had specified "nvidia driver".
by paul1149
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Near death experience -Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Near death experience -Solved

I don't recall directly, but it looks like 375.82-1, from most of the remnants I can see in cache.
by paul1149
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Near death experience -Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Near death experience

Ok, that worked well. That's a lot more direct than chroot.

Thanks very much. I'll mark this solved, but if anyone has any other pertinent ways to deal with the original problem, I'd like to hear them.
by paul1149
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Near death experience -Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Re: Near death experience

Typing 3 didn't do anything.
by paul1149
Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:05 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Near death experience -Solved
Replies: 10
Views: 178

Near death experience -Solved

On MX17 x64, I was getting a touch of screen tearing on heavy text pages in Vivaldi. Nothing bad, but I decided to try the proprietary Nvidia driver. Interested to see if it changed anything, I rebooted, only to end up with the infamous blinking cursor on a black screen. The grub menu was set to 0 s...
by paul1149
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Streamlining MX17
Replies: 16
Views: 272

Re: Streamlining MX17

The main problem I've had with the lenovo is youtube video playback. In that regard I've found that Chromium is the best browser for the machine, and so far puppy, surprisingly, has noticeably better video. But the sound is weak, and it has given me other problems, and it's also an odd setup. MX rea...
by paul1149
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: Adding gnome-calculator version 3.10
Replies: 10
Views: 192

Re: Adding gnome-calculator version 3.10?

qwertyblahblah wrote:It was 3.10.3 I liked over this 3.10.2, but oh well it's close enough I'll live with it.


Did you see the mother page? http://snapshot.debian.org/package/gnome-calculator/
by paul1149
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Streamlining MX17
Replies: 16
Views: 272

Re: Streamlining MX17

So how is MX-17 working from a CD (USB)? Not bad at all. Just allow for the loading time of each app as you invoke it, and once it's in RAM you get a good idea of the working. I did find that the machine has 2GB of RAM, which helps, but the CPU is quite weak. I've worked on many n270s, and I think ...
by paul1149
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Streamlining MX17
Replies: 16
Views: 272

Re: Streamlining MX17

It's a single core atom, probably n270, with 1gb of ram I believe. But this unit seems weaker than the specs would suggest. I am currently downloading and will give it a live go.
by paul1149
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Streamlining MX17
Replies: 16
Views: 272

Re: Streamlining MX17

Yes, I did run Anti-X from a CD. I was pretty impressed, but the experience wasn't quite as smooth as I wanted it to be. Can't remember the specifics at this point, unfortunately. I might go back to it though before the final decision.

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