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by PPC
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 307
Views: 33856

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

I found 2 "precious" reviews (or reveiws) I have to share here: 1- "Works good. Tried out several non-systemd distros, MX is middle of the pack. Void and Devuan are better. However, came to complain about one thing: conky. Both antiX and MX put conky on the desktop by default. Who wants this monstro...
by PPC
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: How to add shortcut on taskbar
Replies: 4
Views: 81

Re: How to add shortcut on taskbar

How do I add a shortcut to Firefox or any app to the taskbar or desktop. I tried one instruction from help files but it didn't work. To add a shortcut of any app that you have in the menu to your desktop: - click the menu -navigate the menu until you see the app you want to add to your desktop. -Le...
by PPC
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-19-b1-full and tsplash tests needed.
Replies: 9
Views: 447

Re: antiX-19-b1-full and tsplash tests needed.

I just tested "splasht=f" on B1 32 bits on virtual box- the boot process looks way better for non techie users. Everything looks simpler. One of these options should be the standard for antiX 19... "splash=v" probably should be used only for debugging any problems. I know even when the system boots ...
by PPC
Thu Jun 13, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Anyone else think Gnome is useless?
Replies: 19
Views: 717

Re: Anyone else think Gnome is useless?

I haven't really used Gnome in many, many years (I guess I used it when I tested ubuntu, in the long gone time it came in free cd-roms shipped to my home by canonical). But I believe it's a bit harsh to say it's "useless"- I tried via distrotest.net and it looks "cool", and also makes some sense to ...
by PPC
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: antiX-19-a2_x64.iso xdelta patch
Replies: 44
Views: 2714

Re: antiX-19-a2_x64.iso xdelta patch

Not sure if this is the right place to post about this but: Regarding wi-fi connection problems with connman: I've been using antiX19A2 via USB Live, but last week end did a frugal install with root and home persistence- every single time I turned my pc on, no wi-fi was detected. I realized that if ...
by PPC
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Synaptic
Replies: 13
Views: 620

Re: Synaptic

hi. Maybe users should not drink "Jack Daniels" and post :-) If I had to guess I would say the user is asking why didn't MXinstaller automatically installed the new version? But people here should not have to guess what the question is... Tips for new users: please post a direct question, also suppl...
by PPC
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: JWM in antiX 19A2 looking great (without installing anything)
Replies: 7
Views: 876

Re: JWM in antiX 19A2 looking great (without installing anything)

@ppc (Paulo) Here are some itty bitty window managers that might be fun to explore on antiX: https://www.reddit.com/r/unixporn/comments/4tfdzu/ram_usage_of_small_window_managers_a_comparison/ Here is another place to save RAM... have you tried these to see if any will help you in your causse? https...
by PPC
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: MX Package Installer feature(?) request
Replies: 6
Views: 553

Re: MX Package Installer feature(?) request

Is there a way to force the MX Package Installer to always show what will be installed AND ask for confirmation before proceeding ? If I see this correctly it installs right away if there are no further dependencies. That can be a nuisance if expected dependencies are not included. I can only talk ...
by PPC
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: JWM in antiX 19A2 looking great (without installing anything)
Replies: 7
Views: 876

Re: JWM in antiX 19A2 looking great (without installing anything)

@Manyroads: Hi again, Mark/Manyroads, I also replied to you in the antiX forum - screenshots (no point repeating here)... Maybe this forum is the more appropriate place for me to talk about RAM consumption by the Desktops... And say that, in my particular case - one netbook with 1 Gig of shared RAM,...
by PPC
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: JWM in antiX 19A2 looking great (without installing anything)
Replies: 7
Views: 876

JWM in antiX 19A2 looking great (without installing anything)

Hi everyone! It just came to me that after tweaking Fluxbox and JWM, I never put any of my screenshots here… So, here it is: JWM running after altering just 2 configuration files (I have a thread on antiX forum, on that, even a newbie can do it- but read all the way till the last post to understand ...

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