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by smilliken
Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: Update Request: NixNote 2.0.2
Replies: 9
Views: 655

Re: Update Request: NixNote 2.0.2

Nice find. I'll give it a drive and see how it works. So far, not too bad.
by smilliken
Thu Oct 18, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The qBittorrent Thread
Replies: 45
Views: 2782

Re: MX 17 Repository: The qBittorrent Thread

libtorrent-rasterbar9 on my computer is 1.1.7+git20180527.6ec6c1b340+patched-configure1-1~mx17+1
by smilliken
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The qBittorrent Thread
Replies: 45
Views: 2782

Re: MX 17 Repository: The qBittorrent Thread

I'm having problems with this package as well. The search tab functions and the window populates, but when the download button is clicked on, the download window pops up and it hangs on retrieving the metadata. Nothing populates in the Transfer tab. If I click on another source in the search tab, a...
by smilliken
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The qBittorrent Thread
Replies: 45
Views: 2782

Re: MX 17 Repository: The qBittorrent Thread

I'm having problems with this package as well. The search tab functions and the window populates, but when the download button is clicked on, the download window pops up and it hangs on retrieving the metadata. Nothing populates in the Transfer tab. If I click on another source in the search tab, an...
by smilliken
Fri Oct 05, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Black Screen of Death
Replies: 15
Views: 711

Re: Black Screen of Death

So far the new installation seems to be working. I reconnected the 2 other hard drives up to the system. Then tried to open Disk Manager, but nothing would happen other than the RAM would bounce up to 100%. Disconnected one of the drives and Disk Manager opens and works. Perhaps a bad drive. Wouldn'...
by smilliken
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Black Screen of Death
Replies: 15
Views: 711

Re: Black Screen of Death

This morning, I gave the mouse a wiggle and the desktop appears from the black screen. I had the new memory installed, but only 4 GB. It can be very important to use matching RAM. I once bought some Kingston HyperX DDR2 to upgrade the currently installed RAM. It had exactly the same brand and specs...
by smilliken
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Black Screen of Death
Replies: 15
Views: 711

Re: Black Screen of Death

I'm using one of the wallpapers that comes with the OS. Waterfall and water wheel house?
by smilliken
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Black Screen of Death
Replies: 15
Views: 711

Re: Black Screen of Death

When your screen blacks out, have you tried switching to a text console (Ctrl-Alt-F1), then back to the graphical desktop (Ctrl-Alt-F7) ? This forces a switching of graphical mode which sometimes re-initialises a misbehaving GPU... No, never thought to try these commands. Thanks for the tip. I did ...
by smilliken
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Black Screen of Death
Replies: 15
Views: 711

Re: Black Screen of Death

I'll go back to the basics. Download another image check the hard drive and start with my new memory.

Thanks for some starting points.
by smilliken
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Black Screen of Death
Replies: 15
Views: 711

Re: Black Screen of Death

Did you install MX Linux with known good RAM?
Now that is a good question. I'm not sure. I wonder I should re-install with the new memory I just purchased.
Also does moving the mouse of clicking the mouse take you out of that black screen?
No, nothing seems to help. Keyboard or mouse.

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