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by dolphin_oracle
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How can I downgrade Libreoffice from 6.0 back to 5.4
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: How can I downgrade Libreoffice from 6.0 back to 5.4

before you do that, try what is suggested in this thread.

viewtopic.php?p=432750#p432750
by dolphin_oracle
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX 17 February 2018 Snapshot
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: MX 17 February 2018 Snapshot

not likely to be one as we move toward a new MX17.1 release in early march.
by dolphin_oracle
Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: MX-17: No network with the live system.
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: MX-17: No network with the live system.

what about

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rfkill list
by dolphin_oracle
Wed Feb 21, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: MX-17: No network with the live system.
Replies: 3
Views: 89

Re: MX-17: No network with the live system.

try

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sudo service network-manager restart


we have seen at least one other occasion where network-manager's backend service did not start for some reason.
by dolphin_oracle
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Why does MX Screw Up on Every single install?
Replies: 4
Views: 128

Re: Why does MX Screw Up on Every single install?

Usually that means there the clock used to update the fileystem superblock is not in sync with the system/bios clock, probably off by UTC vs. timezone. So its possible that during the install, your clock is set several hours ahead of your system/bios clock upon reboot. The liveMEDIA is not supposed ...
by dolphin_oracle
Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Removing samba also removes mx-apps and mx-system packages.
Replies: 11
Views: 181

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

Mx-apps gets removed because the system-config-samba tool is a depend of it.

Not sure about mx-system. Have to look at that one.

Both are "safe" to remove. We use mx-apps to push out new mx tools when they are available and mx-ssytem is for miscellaneous updates.
by dolphin_oracle
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:18 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Can't upgrade Live Persistent USB stick
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Can't upgrade Live Persistent USB stick

New MX Linux fan here... A few days ago I installed MX17 on a 64GB USB sick, with root persistence. It works great. Fast when run from RAM. I've tested the waters with other distros on persistent sticks, and MX17 is the first that seems to be stable enough to work really well and be reliable enough...
by dolphin_oracle
Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Synaptic keeps wanting to reinstall libreoffice
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Re: Synaptic keeps wanting to reinstall libreoffice

probably uno-lib3 is still installed. we just updated it to fix a different problem and its probably pulling in libreoffice.

uno-lib3 should be safe to remove but pay attention if it wants to remove anything else at the same time. I have no idea about wps's depends.
by dolphin_oracle
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: ACPI errors [solved]
Replies: 17
Views: 239

Re: API errors

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dmesg


may shed some light.
by dolphin_oracle
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: language problem in mx 17
Replies: 4
Views: 70

Re: language problem in mx 17

try from a terminal

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sudo update-locale LANG=en_GB.utf8


then logout/login.

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