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by GuiGuy
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: CR Discussion
Topic: Packages being worked on by the Repo Team
Replies: 1347
Views: 140691

Re: Packages being worked on by the Repo Team

Stevo wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:57 pm
Audacity 2.3.0

Gramps 5.0.0
Gramps 5.0.1-1 runs very well on MX15/16.
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(Got it as "all-deb" from the Gramps website.)
by GuiGuy
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: General
Topic: why does my MX-17's grub say it is MX-18?
Replies: 22
Views: 488

Re: why does my MX-17's grub say it is MX-18?

anticapitalista wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:26 am
Please note the spelling of antiX - thanks.
Is the capitalization important?
by GuiGuy
Wed Jan 02, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: antix-mx derivative
Replies: 14
Views: 716

Re: antix-mx derivative

oops wrote:
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:42 pm
... It's a good idea.
I disagree: it just proves that debian packages are still debian packages even when they are hosted on MX servers - no surprise to me.
by GuiGuy
Sat Dec 22, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Freedom is the key to success with any distro
Replies: 75
Views: 2559

Re: Freedom is the key to success with any distro

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Sat Dec 22, 2018 2:28 pm
.........
.. stick with this team and whatever distro they make because they are the best :happy:
You can say that again - I would even shout it (but you would disallow that ;)).
by GuiGuy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Unable to play DVDs [Solved]
Replies: 29
Views: 889

Re: Unable to play DVDs

....... To automaticaly play a Video DVD after inserting the DVD into the PC do this: Open Whisker-Menu -> Settings -> Removable Drives and Media -> Tab: Multimedia -> Video CDs/DVDs: Click to enable: "Play video CDs and DVD#s when inserted -> Command: vlc %d -> Click Close The above settings will ...
by GuiGuy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fragmentation is Why Linux Hasn’t Succeeded on Desktop: Linus Torvalds
Replies: 21
Views: 1009

Re: Fragmentation is Why Linux Hasn’t Succeeded on Desktop: Linus Torvalds

I hope that Linus will discover MX one day.
Of course he would not want to use it himself, but his family would probably like it.

Any distro that tries to look like android or chromebook deserves to fail.
by GuiGuy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: libreoffice
Replies: 22
Views: 726

Re: libreoffice

Thanks for that interesting information, fehlix.
I will try the freeware version.
by GuiGuy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: libreoffice
Replies: 22
Views: 726

Re: libreoffice

anticapitalista wrote:
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:01 am
please delete spammer above
In fact he is not a spammer: he is just pointing out that the software in question is non-free and expensive.
I reported his post before I realized that it was really OK, and I see no way to cancel my report.
by GuiGuy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Unable to play DVDs [Solved]
Replies: 29
Views: 889

Re: Unable to play DVDs

......... I managed to get vlc to open after inserting a dvd. I still had to select Open Disc and Play. It seems that human intervention is going to be required somewhere along the way. ....... Confirmed: on MX14,15,16 and 17 vlc can open and play a DVD. Could the human intervention be replaced by ...
by GuiGuy
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Firefox deserves the boot!
Replies: 79
Views: 5165

Re: Firefox deserves the boot!

hello everyone do not hang your hat on seamonkey suite; the seamonkey forum announced months ago [July] that there will be No more official releases of the seamonkey browser after version 2.49.4 [firefox52.9]. I have had a wonderful seven years of seamonkey as a favorite, but it is ended. I_ri, are...

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