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by fehlix
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: how to stop apt from deleting downloaded packages
Replies: 4
Views: 32

Re: how to stop apt from deleting downloaded packages

Seems apt and apt-get do behave differently when it comes to keep installed deb packages: See here: Install with apt as example take the geany text editor: sudo apt purge geany geany-common sudo rm -vi /var/cache/apt/archives/geany*.deb sudo LANG=C apt install geany Reading package lists... Done Bui...
by fehlix
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: How-to: Generate full-page screenshots of web pages, using Pale Moon
Replies: 1
Views: 36

Re: How-to: Generate full-page screenshots of web pages, using Pale Moon

In case anyone knows where to find documentation of the "screenshot" command, please post the link here if you wish. Yes, here a nice article from Martin Brinkmann: https://www.ghacks.net/2012/11/02/take-screenshots-straight-from-firefoxs-developer-toolbar/ which is valid for palemonn too. The comm...
by fehlix
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: newbie help with software install
Replies: 20
Views: 254

Re: newbie help with software install

So how do I get it to work with thunar & supply the gtk+ dependence. Is it even possible with a xfce desktop? Here how I would do it on a MX17.1 64bit: open terminal in the folder you have the installer Within the terminal window run the following commands: check you are in the right folder by just...
by fehlix
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: truncated test repo
Replies: 10
Views: 194

Re: truncated test repo

Tor and Privoxy is in the popular packages section of the Package Installer. Neither was in the testrepo. Thanks Tim. I might go and check both the Tor/Privoxy and the tor-browser bundle, to see if tor-browser bundle is easier to handle for the user. If so I might issue a package request for the to...
by fehlix
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Problems with VLC after update
Replies: 9
Views: 141

Re: Problems with VLC after update

keos wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:15 pm
Nope ...
You better select the testrepo first. It's not within popular apps.
Have a look on my attached picture within the last post again. :happy:
by fehlix
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: newbie help with software install
Replies: 20
Views: 254

Re: newbie help with software install

Welcome to the forum.
Can you point us where you got this file from?
Thanks
by fehlix
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Problems with VLC after update
Replies: 9
Views: 141

Re: Problems with VLC after update

keos wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:02 pm
there is nothing even close to 'testrepo version' in MXPI neither at synaptic
r u sure, what about this ...
mx-testrepo-vlc.jpg
by fehlix
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Monthly snapshot announcement
Replies: 68
Views: 5376

Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

MX-17.1 July snapshot available http://bit.ly/mx-monthly Get Your MX17.1 Linux July Snapshot with ZSYNC NOW Attchached find the scripts ZSYNC_MX-17.1_July_x64.sh / ZSYNC_MX-17.1_July_386.sh which will download latest July snapshot from nearest sourceforge server. Place the script in the same direct...
by fehlix
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: New instal login password not accepted
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Re: New instal login password not accepted

Hi-just had another go at installing MX.Carried out a system update,also checked what was typed in the user field (typing correct).Installed,tried to login and the same problem again.Will install Bunsenlabs again for the time being.Thanks for your help. Can you log in via VT-console Ctrl+Alt+F1? Go...
by fehlix
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Problems with VLC after update
Replies: 9
Views: 141

Re: Problems with VLC after update

From MXPI-> testrepo version 3.0.3-1~mx17+1 is available.
Which version do you use?

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