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by dolphin_oracle
Tue Mar 19, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: General
Topic: Any security risks for the boot drive not being encrypted?
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Any security risks for the boot drive not being encrypted?

Not as long as you aren't storing any information. On the boot partition.
by dolphin_oracle
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:44 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installing MX18 without updating GRUB
Replies: 9
Views: 130

Re: Installing MX18 without updating GRUB

The remedy is to disable secure boot which you did. Sn installed Mx system cannot boot on a secure-boot enabled uefi system.
by dolphin_oracle
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: [solved] apt-notifier problem
Replies: 5
Views: 110

Re: apt-notifier problem

we have been migrating apt-notifier to use pkexec in lieu of gksu, since gksu is not in debian buster. I suspect your i3 arrangement is not loading a policykit authentication agent. under Xfce we use policykit-1-gnome, which despite its name is just a gtk based authentication agent. (gnome actually ...
by dolphin_oracle
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: EXPKEYSIG error and fix
Replies: 30
Views: 1396

Re: EXPKEYSIG error and fix

@all: My general question would be whether there would be some safer way of handling situations like that (from a user perspective) – safer than downloading new keys via the open internet. I remember that there were similar situations with MX-16 or MX-17, and similar advice was given then. Unfortun...
by dolphin_oracle
Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Reinstalled MX and encrypted /home and /root... and now it's saying the update repository is not signed...? (SOLVED)
Replies: 6
Views: 101

Re: Reinstalled MX and encrypted /home and /root... and now it's saying the update repository is not signed...?

no its because the antiX repo had its gpg key expire.

luckily we have a duplicate of their keyring package in our repo, so once do updates, and apt-get update again, the expired key message should be resolved.
by dolphin_oracle
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Updates for packets from Backport
Replies: 20
Views: 316

Re: Updates for packets from Backport

if the user wishes, they could use the following procedure to utilize the libreoffice provided by debian stable repo. 1. apt-get purge libreoffice* (this should remove all the libreoffice packages) 2. make a file in /etc/apt/preferences.d called libreoffice-stable-override with the following content...
by dolphin_oracle
Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Updates for packets from Backport
Replies: 20
Views: 316

Re: Updates for packets from Backport

It should not update automatically for the reasons shown in post #13. You must have installed the backport. It is also unlikely that the true stable version will update unless our packagers choose to do so. I think what the user is saying is that the version is debian (5.X) does automatically recei...
by dolphin_oracle
Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Skip options
Replies: 6
Views: 191

Re: Skip options

I believe the OP is talking about this part of the installer setup. 1.jpg The workgroup field pre-populates the smb.conf samba configuration file with the name of a network share workgroup. If you aren't hosting files, it doesn't do anything whether the value is present or not. "workgroup" is the de...
by dolphin_oracle
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boot splash and login screenshot... how? [solved]
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Re: Boot splash and login screenshot... how?

you can use the preview function in mx-boot-options to see the plymouth boot splash.
by dolphin_oracle
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Desktop Environment
Topic: change language
Replies: 6
Views: 2515

Re: change language

On the command line at the prompt.

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