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by PPC
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 316
Views: 39374

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

Another curious DW review: "The best choice from MX Linux will be versions 17.1 and 18. Subsequent versions have worsened. Of these, 18.3 the most unsuccessful. This is the opinion of my hardware on an old 9 year old desktop. And I agree with my computer." I wonder why the reviewer said this: if the...
by PPC
Wed Jul 03, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Documentation and videos
Topic: 18.3 Manual updated 06014
Replies: 6
Views: 1011

Re: 18.3 Manual updated 06014

Maybe, in the new 4.3 section, about Office applications, also mention WPS (the only other office suite directly available in MX, via flatpak) and, eventually also abiword worprocessor?

by PPC
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: icwm configuration
Replies: 16
Views: 1114

Re: icwm configuration

hi! answers to your questions: has any one here used icewm ? Yes, all the time, in antiX. Very low RAM usage. I prefer JWM.... has any one managed to move the panel ? No, I never tried to do it... has any one managed to add to the tool bar ? Yes, all the time. how was this done ? As far as I know th...
by PPC
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: Do any of ya'll play the free Linux games?
Replies: 45
Views: 2988

Re: Do any of ya'll play the free Linux games?

I tested Steam when I installed Mx 18, many months ago and it ran just fine the game I tested ( I think it was the Doom demo), even on my very modest desktop... So I recommend Steam, if you want to play games in MX. If you are into board games and dig around the internet in general and Sourceforge i...
by PPC
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 316
Views: 39374

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 in antix 19 beta
Replies: 12
Views: 1768

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: 1874

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: 2495

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: 4607

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: 939

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...

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