Welcome!
Important information
-- Required MX 15/16 Repository Changes
-- Information on torrent hosting changes
-- Information on MX15/16 GPG Keys
-- Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities

News
-- Introducing our new Website
-- MX Linux on social media: here

Current releases
-- MX-18.3 Point Release release info here
-- Migration Information to MX-18 here
-- antiX-17.4.1 release info here

New users
-- Please read this first, and don't forget to add system and hardware information to posts!
-- Here are the Forum Rules

Search found 165 matches

by dphn
Thu May 02, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: MX Modified
Topic: MX18-LMDE Respin
Replies: 29
Views: 5847

Re: MX18-LMDE Respin

This respin is good, but I didn't managed to re-create a workable snapshot after upgrading to 18.2. The network doesn't connect. Also tried by changing kernel antix-4.9 to 4.19 and adding extension modules. https://forum.mxlinux.org/viewtopic.php?p=476327#p476327 Instead of modifying the respin, I ...
by dphn
Sun Apr 28, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: MX Modified
Topic: MX18-LMDE Respin
Replies: 29
Views: 5847

Re: MX18-LMDE Respin

Hi rasat, thx for testing my respin. Have done this to provide a different software selection. The base for this is the antiX-core image with a lot of tweaks, so I'm using antiX kernels for older machines per default. You didn't find desktop-defaults packages from MX on this respin, so the the deskt...
by dphn
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX Linux 18.1 - Can't Play DVD Videos
Replies: 11
Views: 917

Re: MX Linux 18.1 - Can't Play DVD Videos

it's part of mx-codecs and the TE had installed the packages. The only reason for deb-multimedia.org on MX I think.
by dphn
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's your experience with WINE?
Replies: 24
Views: 1955

Re: What's your experience with WINE?

I'm using two Windows apps on one of my machines via wine. foobar2000 and the great burning application AnyBurn. Both works great but CD-Ripping via foobar is not possible. In my opinion there are no native Linux programs good replacements for that apps. For example I'm ripping Audio CDs with asunde...
by dphn
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: MX Modified
Topic: MX Cinnamon respin / remastering not possible
Replies: 29
Views: 4289

Re: MX Cinnamon respin / remastering not possible

with Cinnamon DE it's easier you use LMDE3, add MX-repos and install some MX-Tools. It's a systemd system. Wait a minute. Even though MX Linux uses SysV as its init software, you're saying the Cinnamon desktop environment itself also installs systemd to replace it? Please tell me I misunderstood yo...
by dphn
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: File /etc/machine-id Security and Privancy Concern
Replies: 39
Views: 3061

Re: File /etc/machine-id Security and Privancy Concern

on my MX System dbus-uuidgen is working, so the file /var/lib/dbus/machine-id created at first boot. /etc/machine-id not exists in regular MX-ISOs. This file not created at first boot; /etc/machine-id is a systemd thing only. For compatibility to systemd it's better there is a symlink to /var/lib/db...
by dphn
Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:10 am
Forum: Deutsches Forum
Topic: Leider bin ich wieder von MX Linux weg
Replies: 16
Views: 3541

Re: Leider bin ich wieder von MX Linux weg

Hi Uwe, hey, ich freue mich, wenn ich hier mal muttersprachlich schreiben darf... Hast ja ne ganz ähnliche "Linux-Karriere" wie ich. So lange bin ich noch gar nicht bei Linux, aber die Faszination trägt mich immer weiter. Ich habe auch zeitnah angefangen, mir meine eigenen Systeme zu bauen, da ich s...
by dphn
Mon Mar 11, 2019 3:56 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: File /etc/machine-id Security and Privancy Concern
Replies: 39
Views: 3061

Re: File /etc/machine-id Security and Privancy Concern

deleting /var/lib/dbus/machine-id is correct for a fresh iso. /etc/machine-id is a 0-byte file in Debian ISOs, so the system create the id at first boot via dbus-uuid. After the creation the files /etc/machine-id and /var/lib/dbus/machine-id have the same content. On antiX/MX regular ISOs there is n...
by dphn
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: The Best Linux Distros for Laptops in 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 1548

Re: The Best Linux Distros for Laptops in 2019

+1 in this reason for deepin. I will give it a try. deepin is more leigthweight since version 15.7. Only a few apps and their own DDE stuff pre-installed. Actual version 15.9 looks very clean and the system has an improved touchscreen support. There is no live iso availabe but only the grub entry fo...
by dphn
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Package Requests / Status
Topic: Request: gcc & g++ 8 in MX18
Replies: 18
Views: 2570

Re: Request: gcc & g++ 8 in MX18

For a while I have included Debian Buster repo in my MX 18 test system and I have purged gcc-6/g++-6. apt replaced this with gcc-7/g++-7 from Buster Repo automatically, not gcc-8/g++-8 but this is available too. Note: It's an experiment. This system runs stable so far but it isn't recommandable to d...

Go to advanced search