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by richb
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:33 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Safe to use apt and Package Installer?
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Safe to use apt and Package Installer?

phil_n wrote:Considering that MX has it's own package installer is it safe to use apt/apt-get/synaptic/aptitude/dpkg etc and MX Package Installer?

Yes.
by richb
Sun Jul 23, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Any One can help Me with Compton Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 126

Re: Any One can help Me with Compton Problem

To present the text as I edited it in your post. highlight the text you want in the scroll-able box and click on "Code" tab at the top of the editing block.

To attach it as a file copy and paste into a text editor and use the Attachment feature available at the bottom of the editing block.
by richb
Sat Jul 22, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Any One can help Me with Compton Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 126

Re: Any One can help Me with Compton Problem

Moderator @vamsi A suggestion: It would be better forum etiquette to attach long configuration files as a text file. Users who have interest or feel that they can help with an issue are then able to download it. Edit: Or you can enclose all the text in code tags which will put it in a smaller scrol...
by richb
Sat Jul 22, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: MX-16 package proposal: Offline WYSIWYG BBCode editor (WysiBB or SCEditor)
Replies: 12
Views: 724

Re: MX-16 package proposal: Offline WYSIWYG BBCode editor (WysiBB or SCEditor)

- It is unidirectional. You'd need an additional importer to import text to LibreOffice, in order to e.g. prepare a reply. You could use copy from forum post block, paste into LO. In any case it is still awkward as far as editing. As I said in an earlier post seems easier to just use the forum BB c...
by richb
Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:38 am
Forum: MX KDE
Topic: KDE shutdown [solved]
Replies: 16
Views: 228

Re: KDE shutdown [solved]

That is not Stevo's community MX-KDE respin, which is a complete iso image where Stevo configured KDE4 to run nicely on the MX15/16 base. If you start with that one, things might be easier. The link below gives you info not just on the respin, but also some guidelines if you want to install KDE4 ma...
by richb
Sat Jul 22, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX-15/16
Topic: MX-16 package proposal: Offline WYSIWYG BBCode editor (WysiBB or SCEditor)
Replies: 12
Views: 724

Re: MX-16 package proposal: Offline WYSIWYG BBCode editor (WysiBB or SCEditor)

You just need to highlight the text you want BB code for and then follow the instructions that Jerry linked in this post labeled "on this site"

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by richb
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Repositories
Replies: 34
Views: 519

Re: Repositories

The Debian repos always are out of Wisconsin for me a frontiernet.net mirror. I am a Frontier customer.
by richb
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: MX KDE
Topic: KDE shutdown [solved]
Replies: 16
Views: 228

Re: KDE shutdown [solved]

I found it quite easy to configure. But I have a lot of experience with KDE. (had that is).
by richb
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Repositories
Replies: 34
Views: 519

Re: Repositories

Ten minutes later it flipped back to Utah.
by richb
Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Repositories
Replies: 34
Views: 519

Re: Repositories

Try this one on for size. I usually get Utah or LA when I use the test. This time it gave me NZ. I am in Upstate New York.

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