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by richb
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Apt Repositories
Replies: 11
Views: 188

Re: Apt Repositories

hmmh. When you have installed software from the backports I think it's better you leave backports enabled. No regular updates comes via backports. The backports repository is pinned at 100 by debian, so you can only install via apt with apt-get install -t stretch-backports. For installed software f...
by richb
Sun Dec 16, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: Deutsches Forum
Topic: MX17 -> MX18, apps_installed.txt
Replies: 1
Views: 35

Re: MX17 -> MX18, apps_installed.txt

Yes, right click on MX Updater and choose history. Packages installed, uninstalled and upgraded will be listed.

Ja, klicken Sie mit der rechten Maustaste auf MX Updater und wählen Sie den Verlauf aus. Installierte, deinstallierte und aktualisierte Pakete werden aufgelistet.
by richb
Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: [SOLVED] drupal7 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR error message
Replies: 6
Views: 87

Re: drupal7 XDG_RUNTIME_DIR error message

I saw a message about drupal7 no longer being needed and do apt-get remove when I went to run the updates, so I did that. However, after that, I picked a random package to install and got a message that I had unmet dependencies and do apt-get -f install which I did. It tried to configure the databa...
by richb
Sat Dec 15, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Debian Social Contract & Code of Conduct
Replies: 15
Views: 279

Re: Debian Social Contract & Code of Conduct

The closest thing we have is the Forum Rules. As Eadwine said we have an active group of moderators and full discussions when threads go a bit awry. A link to the Rules is in my signature block.
by richb
Fri Dec 14, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: DE's and Ram use
Replies: 21
Views: 2172

Re: DEs and Ram use

A workaround that saves space on our server is to upload the image to a third-party site like postimg and just post the thumbnail link here. No, I refuse to do that. It's too antiquated. And you have no control over these image sites - forums are full of posts with disappeared images due to such li...
by richb
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Problems with big December package update
Replies: 57
Views: 1177

Re: Problems with big December package update

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:04 pm
Fehlix: don't forget there were a number of users who upgraded before any of the instructions came out.
True, but instructions for a fix was posted shortly thereafter.
by richb
Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Clear sans fonts
Replies: 4
Views: 115

Re: Clear sans fonts

zorzi wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:50 pm
Hello,

I really liked these fonts on SolydX distro. But I don't know where to find it/how to install.

If someone knows...

Thanks.
I will not vouch for the site but they are available here:

https://www.1001fonts.com/clear-sans-font.html
by richb
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: DE's and Ram use
Replies: 21
Views: 2172

Re: DE's and Ram use

To attach an image, at the bottom of the post is Attachments. Click on that and "Add Files. Navigate to your image and open it. It will start uploading to the Forum. There are limits of 300 kb for image file size.
by richb
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: DE's and Ram use
Replies: 21
Views: 2172

Re: DE's and Ram use

Timmbits wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:26 pm
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(I wanted to upload a printscreen of the table, but it appears that this forum only allows to link, not upload images)
We do allow image uploads.after a user has 5 posts.
by richb
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: [SOLVED] Need help with updater
Replies: 21
Views: 473

Re: Need help with updater

I had the same issue in a previous MX 17 install. Right click on MX Updater did not bring up the menu. Never could get it solved.

https://forum.mxlinux.org/viewtopic.php ... 70#p458670

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