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by turtlebay777
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Soon you can have a Windows subscription
Replies: 13
Views: 340

Re: Soon you can have the 'joy' of a Windows subscription

Mod note Please moderate your comments. From our Forum Rules. You can talk about other distros here (talk or discuss, not bash for any reason) Hey Richb, Since when has Windows been a distro? If it were a distro it would be available for download on Distro Watch, which it isn't. WIKI of Distro = ht...
by turtlebay777
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Discussion about Bible software
Replies: 32
Views: 697

Re: Discussion about Bible software

I have a friend who is a missionary in Japan who told me he got the Windows E-sword program working with Wine. He uses Fedora though so maybe a different version of Wine?
by turtlebay777
Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mozilla to Disable Flash in Firefox 69 [News]
Replies: 17
Views: 425

Re: Mozilla to Disable Flash in Firefox 69 [News]

What this really means is that sites that are using flash better get on the ball about using something else. No sir, what this really means is are you going to provide a means of reading internet sites that use Flash or are you going to follow the rest of the sheep and refuse to support your users!
by turtlebay777
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Package Requests / Status
Topic: QBittorrent 4.1.5 update
Replies: 10
Views: 187

Re: QBittorrent 4.1.5 update

BobbieAN wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:08 pm
I'll Transmission for a while. Version 2.92 on MX is kinda old, can I safely update to 2.94? No bugs?
I always use Deluge and have zero problems with it. It's in the repos.

I never use Transmission since there's no magnet availability.
by turtlebay777
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: General
Topic: I've noticed that the MX forum is as busy as the Manjaro forum
Replies: 28
Views: 815

Re: I've noticed that the MX forum is as busy as the Manjaro forum

A phenomenon not unknown to the Mint team who have discovered that being a very popular distro means that a lot of their newbies are converts from Windoze, who don't really understand the differences between 'Doze and Linux. They may have been Windoze power users but only realise their lack of exper...
by turtlebay777
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: [SOLVED] gave up waiting for root file system device
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: gave up waiting for root file system device

rgnr wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:52 am
Guess the topic can be closed. :)
@rgnr

Congrats. It is normal here for the OP to close the thread themselves by editing the original #1 post by adding [SOLVED]to the subject line.
by turtlebay777
Fri Jan 11, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: MX-18 won't boot up (cancel)
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: MX-18 won't boot up (cancel)

I've never had a virgin unformated HHD. Nor a virgin anything! Really?? Virgin harddrives are sooo good. The formatting for the first time.. everything like you want it.. the slick feel of the... *looks around left and right, seeing people watching her drool* Ehmm... :bagoverhead: That's virgin on ...
by turtlebay777
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: MX-18 won't boot up (cancel)
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: MX-18 won't boot up (cancel)

I've never had a virgin unformated HHD.

Nor a virgin anything!
by turtlebay777
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Dump nvidia updates
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: Dump nvidia updates

Yeah that's what mine wanted to do when I tried removing nvidia detect from Synaptic, it wanted to force removal of: dd-mx mx-apps That's why I asked. [code] System: Host: mx Kernel: 4.15.0-1-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 6.3.0 Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 Distro: MX-18_x64 Continuum March 14 2018 ...
by turtlebay777
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Dump nvidia updates
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Dump nvidia updates

My laptop does not use nvidia 'anything' hardware but I often see nvidia updates in my updater. How can I rid my MX18 system of nvidia please?

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