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by DEBIANUSER
Tue May 01, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 82
Views: 5317

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

Maybe one more thing to make the position more clear: it is kind of problematic to tell people 'based on Debian' and then deliver something that has two major things broken that run just fine on Debian. Don´t know how many of them will draw false conclusions about Debian, because regressions implant...
by DEBIANUSER
Tue May 01, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 82
Views: 5317

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

Missing full disk encryption is the first thing mentioned here - don´t be blind on that, please. It is a major bummer - I know at least five people who have seen MX and would like to try, but went away because of that. Also nvidia BS is still a major problem because it leaves the user with a black s...
by DEBIANUSER
Tue May 01, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Possible to add mx repos to debian stable and 'crossgrade' to MX?
Replies: 1
Views: 358

Possible to add mx repos to debian stable and 'crossgrade' to MX?

The absence of full disk encryption makes the installation procedure of MX unusable for me, but I would like to try it anyways as there are interesting things.

Is it possible to 'crossgrade' from a Debian Stretch by just adding the MX Repos?

Thanks!
by DEBIANUSER
Tue May 01, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: No Full Disk Encryption in installer is a step back from Debian
Replies: 2
Views: 270

No Full Disk Encryption in installer is a step back from Debian

Hi, MX looks really very interesting! However - distros that build on other distros should ADD features and not remove essential things. Full Disk Encryption is such an essential thing - this is totally needed in many environments, I just can not understand why you remove that from the debian base. ...

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