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by Stevo
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How to upgrade from MX-16.1 to MX-17?
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: How to upgrade from MX-16.1 to MX-17?

You can also install and use Aptik to create a list of your installed programs, then restore them from that list after the new install.
by Stevo
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The Pale Moon Browser Thread
Replies: 5
Views: 418

Re: MX 17 Repository: The Pale Moon Browser Thread

I've since found out that the builds on Ubuntu 17.10 and Debian testing against gcc-4.9 were failing because of a bug in libc6 2.26. I tried again today and was successful on Buster because of a fixed libc6 that has rolled into testing, but 17.10 is stuck with the bugged version. So I'm going to add...
by Stevo
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Suggestions for Future Versions
Replies: 47
Views: 1096

Re: Suggestions for Future Versions

Yes...don't know where the month or so time frame is coming from, though. The next major release bump will be a Debian Buster-based version, and that will be some time after Buster is released---not in the near future. It's been possible to update MX in-place for lesser releases that were still base...
by Stevo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: CR Discussion
Topic: Packages being worked on by the Repo Team
Replies: 831
Views: 65633

Re: Packages being worked on by the Repo Team

Mike has been hit by the Chunder from down Under, (aussie flu), so I'm trying Debian's Wine 3.0 from Buster for MX 17. This will need a manual install, since the package installer installs wine-staging. I will also see if I can build it for MX 15.

Done: clipgrab 3.6.8 and Liquorix kernel 4.14-28.
by Stevo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Removing samba also removes mx-apps and mx-system packages.
Replies: 12
Views: 214

Re: Removing samba also removes mx-apps and mx-system packages.

Hmmm...we could add the explanation that they are generally safe to remove in their long description the next time we update them. They've also allowed us to make migration to a new MX point release a lot easier in the past, so removing them would probably break that.
by Stevo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: ACPI errors [solved]
Replies: 17
Views: 241

Re: ACPI errors [solved]

Beginners probably don't know how to search a file for a text string quickly; on the command line for /var/log/boot, it would be

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cat /var/log/boot | grep acpi


to display the lines with the string "acpi". Since the dmesg command already outputs text, it's simpler

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dmesg | grep acpi
by Stevo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: kernel options
Replies: 104
Views: 3028

Re: kernel options

Yes, it looks like they add their changes to the vanilla kernel source, then do a manual config and deb package. I don't see their config file or any debianized source anywhere like we get with the Liquorix kernel.
by Stevo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What's the meaning behind the codenames for MX and antiX?
Replies: 26
Views: 563

Re: What's the meaning behind the codenames for MX and antiX?

heh, can't win. Nothing's safe. All the good words are taken (or tainted). FYI, 'round hereabouts, "bandicoot" matches the top definition found in urbandictionary https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Bandicoot "Crash" Bandicoot is the first thing that came to my mind....
by Stevo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How to add to the path? (solved)
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: adding to the path (solved)

Maybe try setting those in /etc/environment?
by Stevo
Tue Feb 20, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: kernel options
Replies: 104
Views: 3028

Re: kernel options

You should be able to search the kernel config for any kernel you have installed for the setting. The config file will be in your /boot folder, and is the config file that the kernel used for its build. In other news, people have also mentioned that the XanMod kernel works on MX/antiX: https://xanmo...

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