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by Adrian
Mon Oct 15, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Monthly snapshot announcement
Replies: 114
Views: 10304

Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

You cannot replace it it's a different ISO with different name and md5 sum. Don't see a solution here, people need to choose to download the snapshot -- I mean the best thing probably would be to update a previous ISO using zsync.
by Adrian
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Disabling the Test, Experimental and Multimedia repositories
Replies: 15
Views: 269

Re: Disabling the Test, Experimental and Multimedia repositories

Except that it appears to have caused some conflicts based on some recent forum posts where some users apparently left MX Test or Backports enabled by accident when they closed MXPI before updates/installs were completed. I have done this, not intentionally, and only realised it when a large number...
by Adrian
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Disabling the Test, Experimental and Multimedia repositories
Replies: 15
Views: 269

Re: Disabling the Test, Experimental and Multimedia repositories

Yes, highly unlikely breakage will occur from the MX test repo. The confusion I was referring to was with the MX Package Installer/MX Test Repo. At least two reviewers have conflated the it with the Debian test repo. We had a long discussion on dev forum about how to call it to make it clear(er), w...
by Adrian
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Monthly snapshot announcement
Replies: 114
Views: 10304

Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

October snapshot is up on the server http://bit.ly/mx-monthly
by Adrian
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:00 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Disabling the Test, Experimental and Multimedia repositories
Replies: 15
Views: 269

Re: Disabling the Test, Experimental and Multimedia repositories

Are you sure the Debian Experimental repo is even in the list of sources (albeit disabled) by default ? As in, you shouldn't see it at all in sources.list nor in Synaptic under the "Repositories" setting. And I thought for more recent releases/snapshots of MX17, deb-multimedia repo (which is NOT an...
by Adrian
Mon Oct 15, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: Static Persistence Live USB
Replies: 5
Views: 140

Re: Static Persistence Live USB

If you remaster does it preserve that change?
by Adrian
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Disabling the Test, Experimental and Multimedia repositories
Replies: 15
Views: 269

Re: Disabling the Test, Experimental and Multimedia repositories

arky217 wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:37 pm
In the sticky post, "How to break your system", it says to leave the
Test, Experimental and Multimedia repositories permanently disabled.

How do you do that ?
Normally they should be disabled and you should not do anything, what's you "inxi -r" result?
by Adrian
Thu Oct 11, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: General
Topic: ​Microsoft open-sources its patent portfolio
Replies: 9
Views: 225

Re: ​Microsoft open-sources its patent portfolio

Wow, this is indeed huge.
by Adrian
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: IBM PC story
Replies: 2
Views: 97

Re: IBM PC story

I enjoyed the video, thanks!
by Adrian
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: distrowatch ranking panel is missing
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Re: distrowatch ranking panel is missing

GuiGuy wrote:
Fri Oct 05, 2018 10:03 am
Yes, DW seems to have been hijacked by a special-purpose commercial distro called 3CX.
Shocking that DW is letting this happen.
What do you mean by that? Do you have a source?

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