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by bbfuller
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: When did you start using Linux and why?
Replies: 25
Views: 662

Re: When did you start using Linux and why?

Back in 1998 a UK computer magazine was reviewing Windows 98 and said that Microsoft had now made networking so easy that if you had two machines it was pointless not connecting them. So I did that. (Co-axial cable, t-pieces and terminators anyone) Then I thought, two machines could be a special cas...
by bbfuller
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [SOLVED] Thunderbird & Server Question
Replies: 6
Views: 120

Re: Thunderbird & Server Question

As no-one else has responded to this, here's my thoughts. As far as I'm aware your e-mail is going through the servers of whoever supplies the e-mail You can easily check that by observing the e-mail pass through the webmail interface of your provider. If Thunderbird is doing POP e-mail, ensure it's...
by bbfuller
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: [Solved] Problem with MX 17 and HP nx6125
Replies: 6
Views: 487

Re: Problem with MX 17 and HP nx6125

I thought I recognised that model number, so it prompted me to excavate mine from the back of a cupboard. So far it's installed MX without any problem and is now working through all of the accumulated updates. I can confirm that processor usage is high while it's doing that, according to Conky it ap...
by bbfuller
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: MX-17: Doesn't identify touchpad correctly, very jumpy behaviour (roda Rocky III+ = RK886EX)
Replies: 22
Views: 1291

Re: MX-17: Doesn't identify touchpad correctly, very jumpy behaviour (roda Rocky III+ = RK886EX)

I'd suggest using: cat /proc/bus/input/devices to try to identify your touchpad. If you are still having trouble with scrolling in the terminal (and there will likely be a lot of output from that command) I'd suggest sending the output to a text file and reading that. cat /proc/bus/input/devices > /...
by bbfuller
Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?
Replies: 86
Views: 20880

Re: How many of you need a 32 bit distro?

Need it, possibly no.

Use it, quite possibly yes.

I have a couple of Atom netbooks that I might just bring back from the dead with it.

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