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Search found 31 matches

by srq2625
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:47 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: update frequency? removing unused programs
Replies: 7
Views: 623

Re: update frequency? removing unused programs

I update some time shortly after the notifier turns green, usually right away. I think the longest I allowed it to wait was about 2 hours and that was because I was in the middle of something that I couldn't stop just then. Unlike some responders above, I reboot whenever the update includes a new ke...
by srq2625
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: What was your first Linux distro?
Replies: 37
Views: 1768

Re: What was your first Linux distro?

Started in 2003 with openSuse (or whatever it might have been called back then), just to dabble and experiment. I was so very impressed with the update process; the only thing I had to compare it to was Windows. Dropped Linux for quite a while as I was less than impressed with what it could do (or c...
by srq2625
Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Website
Topic: Ever lost a post because your login timed out!
Replies: 9
Views: 755

Re: Ever lost a post because your login timed out!

Another way to preserver what you've typed is to click the "Preview" button every once in a while. This will reset the session timer for you and preserve the content of your work-in-process. Basically, you just have to have an exchange with the forum server once in a while to let it know you're stil...
by srq2625
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: <SOLVED>MX Updater not turning green
Replies: 9
Views: 624

Re: <SOLVED>MX Updater not turning green

Jerry3904 wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:55 pm
OK - now I feel just a bit less intelligent than I did just ten minutes ago.
Nope, you just joined a very large group of MX users!

:hitmyhead:
There was supposed to be a :happy: at the end of that line. I "fursur" didn't intend to make like I was in any way upset with your response.

Cheers
by srq2625
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: <SOLVED>MX Updater not turning green
Replies: 9
Views: 624

<SOLVED> MX Updater not turning green

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by srq2625
Mon Mar 04, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: <SOLVED>MX Updater not turning green
Replies: 9
Views: 624

Re: MX Updater not turning green

And <cough> in the MX Updater Help file available via the ever-so-useful right click. OK - now I feel just a bit less intelligent than I did just ten minutes ago. I did the right-click and saw/read the synaptic help file but glanced right over the MX Updater help file. And, you're right - just RTFM...
by srq2625
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: <SOLVED>MX Updater not turning green
Replies: 9
Views: 624

Re: MX Updater not turning green

Thanks for the response - appreciate it. Interesting .... I have Linux Mint installed on my wife's computer and the update notifier triggers about 30 or 60 seconds after a reboot - after the system has a chance to settle a bit. I guess I kinda expected a similar behaviour with the MX Updater. But, m...
by srq2625
Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: <SOLVED>MX Updater not turning green
Replies: 9
Views: 624

<SOLVED>MX Updater not turning green

Reading the beta documentation that comes with the MX install, section 3.2.1, indicates that the notifier should turn green when updates are available. It doesn't. However, it will turn green shortly after I open a terminal widow and run sudo apt update It would appear that there is something missin...
by srq2625
Sun Mar 03, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Missing firmware warnings during update - Nvidia, nouveau
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Re: Missing firmware warnings during update - Nvidia, nouveau

Hey, thank you for being brave tester :wink: No so brave. I have backups and if things had gone pear-shaped, I would have done a re-install. I have most of my configurations scripted so, for me, it's only about 20 minutes from clean-slate to fully operational. The morale of the story is that one sh...
by srq2625
Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Missing firmware warnings during update - Nvidia, nouveau
Replies: 4
Views: 917

Re: Missing firmware warnings during update - Nvidia, nouveau

I get the same error and, with the below hardware, I can assure you that my computer successfully restarted .... $ inxi -IG Graphics: Device-1: NVIDIA GF106 [GeForce GTS 450] driver: nouveau v: kernel Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.2 driver: nouveau unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa resolution: 1600...

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