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by m_pav
Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Transfer Windows 8 installation to a new drive
Replies: 26
Views: 484

Re: Transfer Windows 8 installation to a new drive

sunrat wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 9:19 am
It is good but it costs ~50 bucks. Not worth it if you just want to use Clonezilla occasionally.
No it doesn't, $11 to download the most recent version, $49 to get a years worth of access.
by m_pav
Wed Sep 19, 2018 3:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Transfer Windows 8 installation to a new drive
Replies: 26
Views: 484

Re: Transfer Windows 8 installation to a new drive

Before you do anything, kill all the unnecessary restore points to regain oodles of space before you start. The Windows 8 defaults to an exceedingly large percentage of available space for system restore points, I've seen values like 40%, installed size 24GB with Office and plugins, then restore poi...
by m_pav
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: General
Topic: Security/surveillance camera & compatible software
Replies: 16
Views: 897

Re: Security/surveillance camera & compatible software

I used motion for 2 years in my computer shop running up to 3 cameras. Don't know what people are referring to with command line, almost everything can be done by simply editing config files in place through Thunar and a regular text file. Only real issue I had was I forgot to set the PC up to use l...
by m_pav
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Testimonials
Topic: Article on zdnet, Hands on with MX Linux
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Article on zdnet, Hands on with MX Linux

Found this news snippet in my Chrome news feed. The authors biggest issue was localisation, and it appears very clear to me they posted this without really looking too deeply into what we really provide and without spending any time here in the forums. They do make a valid point re localisation from...
by m_pav
Sat Sep 01, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Remote Access testing
Replies: 7
Views: 238

Re: Remote Access testing

ssh-conduit-antiX +1 smallest footprint I have built it into my personal remaster and all of our home systems run it. Requires each machine to have either a fixed IP address, or the Router/AP have a rule to provide a fixed IP address to each specific MAC address (my preferred method) plus port forw...
by m_pav
Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: A view of managing System Maintenance
Replies: 25
Views: 766

Re: A view of managing System Maintenance

Yeah, I did wonder how that KISS would be taken and hoping the tone of my response would lean more towards the sweetheart as it was certainly not intended in the negative. The comment about falling in love was intended for you, not the world at large. Usually, passion such as yours provides the cata...
by m_pav
Fri Aug 31, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A view of managing System Maintenance
Replies: 25
Views: 766

Re: A view of managing System Maintenance

@boombaby, the very thing you are looking for was provided for a closed source system where a single entity controlled all and every aspect of what would be presented to their users and by and large, most of all that it did was modify existing registry keys for the single controlling database on whi...
by m_pav
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Random lockups - possibly only Intel CPUs
Replies: 22
Views: 634

Re: Random lockups - possibly only Intel CPUs

From what I read so far, I'd put the most likely cause for the total freeze lockups in the lap of your graphics hardware before the Intel Chipset. Have a real good look at what improvements each available kernel has and try the one that appears to have the most beneficial fixes. You could also try m...
by m_pav
Wed Aug 29, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Random Scroll Wheel Speed?
Replies: 7
Views: 251

Re: Random Scroll Wheel Speed?

I have found Microsoft wireless pointing devices are the most frequent offenders in this regard and it's well known the remedy when a microsoft mouse scroll is out of control, (like a page at a time), simply unplug and reconnect the USB dongle, issue solved. As for problem solved, it ain't gonna hap...
by m_pav
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system
Replies: 11
Views: 278

Re: Setting up MX-17.1 to work as a PC-based Wi-Fi router system

Why not virtualise your router using MX as the host. If you have the hardware, you have what it takes, provided the hardware is supported through the VM. A routers footprint is very small compared to a full blown desktop and you could and should run it headless too, logging into the routers webGUI u...

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