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Search found 144 matches

by Artim
Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: MX Linux vs Debian
Replies: 18
Views: 906

Re: MX Linux vs Debian

Choose a Distro, and you're also choosing: Repositories A community of users Support Stability/Reliability or the lack of it Your distro's philosophy about software And these choices run the whole gambit from huge, vast repositories and super stability to small repositories of cutting-edge, experim...
by Artim
Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: Dedo reviews Xfce apps
Replies: 15
Views: 423

Re: Dedo reviews Xfce apps

Jerry3904 wrote:
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:02 pm
... I do think Xfce Devs themselves have muddied the waters with various apps that they have let languish.
Midori used to be an Xfce project, didn't it? Did they have an e-mail client too? Other than Thunar and "Xfce-goodies," I'm not aware of any Xfce apps at all.
by Artim
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Errors I saw with updates today
Replies: 1
Views: 84

Re: Errors I saw with updates today

It's all okay! That's a systemd thing. It's "there" as a dependency but unused in MX. All is well.
by Artim
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: Where do you store your Timeshift backup?
Replies: 3
Views: 123

Re: Where do you store your Timeshift backup?

I always keep a Snapshot and the Timeshift stuff on a separate HDD.
by Artim
Wed Feb 13, 2019 5:22 am
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: Monitoring CPU, HDD and RAM on MX 17/18 desktop
Replies: 8
Views: 258

Re: Monitoring CPU, HDD and RAM on MX 17/18 desktop

The Xfce panel offers some goodies for that too. Not as fancy as the Conky, but out of the way and efficient.
by Artim
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX wins Live Distribution Of The Year
Replies: 9
Views: 399

Re: antiX wins Live Distribution Of The Year

:number1: Yaaaaaay!
by Artim
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Spying Browsers?
Replies: 45
Views: 1777

Re: Spying Browsers?

I try to stay away from "social" networks as long as I don't need them (And I really don't. I never used Facebook nor Twitter). A lot of people are concerned about privacy and about intellectual property rights. My "social network" is Diaspora , which is kinda sorta like Fakebook (macroblogging), a...
by Artim
Mon Feb 11, 2019 5:03 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: No reboot after installation
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Re: No reboot after installation

Hello, welcome! My mistake the first time was removing the installation media before rebooting. I was like, "Wellllll?!? C'mon, boot already!" Duh. Don't worry about mistakes the first few times when you're brand new at it. The beauty of Linux in general, and MX-Linux in particular, is that do-overs...
by Artim
Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: New User
Replies: 10
Views: 359

Re: New User

Welcome! Not only is MX the bestest, most wonderfulest and awesomeful Linux distro in the history of ever, but this community is very supportive of responsible newbies (and technophobes like me). You will learn about Linux in spite of yourself, and if you make a mistake (like I did yesterday, omygo...
by Artim
Sun Feb 10, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: [SOLVED] Second HDD Vanished!
Replies: 5
Views: 163

Re: [SOLVED] Second HDD Vanished!

I wondwer why I didn't even think of using GParted! That worked, thanks so much!

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