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by Stevo
Sun May 26, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Tips&Tricks
Topic: Trying to revive a Sempron SI-42 with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3100
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Trying to revive a Sempron SI-42 with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3100

You could also try using one of the external players for the online videos, such as mpv with youtube-dl, SMTube, QMplay2, VLC, and so on. Usually they are more efficient with higher resolution videos than watching them in the browsers.
by Stevo
Sun May 26, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: System fails to load after installing nvidia drivers
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: System fails to load after installing nvidia drivers

Seems to be a problem laptop across many distros: https://www.reddit.com/r/archlinux/comments/9w7ewt/taming_optimus_on_asus_strix_scar_ii_gl504gm/ even after the Arch user patched his BIOS. At least MX seems to work better with the Intel GPU only than Arch did. Maybe the kernel developers will have ...
by Stevo
Sun May 26, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: after installing nvidia - Error: Services(s) returned failure plymouth
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: after installing nvidia - Error: Services(s) returned failure plymouth

You could also try installing the legacy drivers next time from the main repositories instead of stretch-backports.
by Stevo
Sun May 26, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: freeze
Replies: 6
Views: 139

Re: freeze

Some users with somewhat older hardware like yours have reported and fixed freezes by installing and using the stock Debian 4.9 kernel, using MX Package Installer.
by Stevo
Sun May 26, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: black screen on boot. Nvidia Optimus live boot
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Re: black screen on boot. Nvidia Optimus live boot

What model laptop do you have?
by Stevo
Sat May 25, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: MX 15/16 Repository: The Bleachbit Thread
Replies: 1
Views: 409

Re: MX 15/16 Repository: The Bleachbit Thread

I'm sending up Bleachbit 2.2 to the test repo but you can nab it here earlier: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Up4vq0qyXvJXfutq1LMZIKvDyXEwPH2m Improvements in this release (not yet in upstream Debian) include: To shred paths from the clipboard, open your operating system's file browser, and copy ...
by Stevo
Sat May 25, 2019 4:51 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Help! AMD/ATI Video Card problem....
Replies: 5
Views: 202

Re: Help! AMD/ATI Video Card problem....

Those kernels can easily be installed with the MX package installer, for newbies...
by Stevo
Sat May 25, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: [SOLVED]What software do I require to cut mp3s for my phone?
Replies: 11
Views: 325

Re: [SOLVED]What software do I require to cut mp3s for my phone?

To see VLC's advanced controls, including the Record button, it's View/Advanced Controls.
by Stevo
Sat May 25, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: MX Modified
Topic: MX Beowulf (Devuan) Respin
Replies: 29
Views: 1069

Re: MX Beowulf (Devuan) Respin

Yup, those are going to have to switch to pkexec for buster, apparently.
by Stevo
Fri May 24, 2019 9:43 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: [SOLVED]What software do I require to cut mp3s for my phone?
Replies: 11
Views: 325

Re: What software do I require to cut mp3s for my phone?

You can set VLC to show its advanced GUI, which has a Record button. Record a clip of the show that has just the audio you need. Since I use Dolphin, I find pacpl very handy to turn a video clip into an mp3 file, but there are a multitude of other audio convertors that can so the same thing, both GU...

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