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by timkb4cq
Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: Yandex
Replies: 3
Views: 65

Re: Yandex

The license for the Yandex browser does not allow us to add it to our repositories, however if you are running the 64bit version of MX (Yandex doesn't offer an i386 version) you can just click the Install button on this page: https://browser.yandex.com/ and select Linux Version (deb, x64) to downloa...
by timkb4cq
Thu Aug 16, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: The end of spinning rust...
Replies: 30
Views: 562

Re: The end of spinning rust...

My main machines use SSD for the OS, but I have collected a lot of data over the last 20+ years.
The 3TB drive in my daily driver is 2/3 full, so I'll still have spinning rust for a while...
by timkb4cq
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Logitech MX Ergo wireless trackball mouse (yes, MX is the real name ;) )
Replies: 18
Views: 314

Re: Logitech MX Ergo wireless trackball mouse (yes, MX is the real name ;) )

I can't even get solaar show to work *giggle* $ solaar show /usr/share/solaar/lib/solaar/gtk.py:33: PyGIWarning: Gtk was imported without specifying a version first. Use gi.require_version('Gtk', '3.0') before import to ensure that the right version gets loaded. __import__(module) usage: solaar [-h...
by timkb4cq
Tue Aug 14, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: New inxi feature, /sys based usb data
Replies: 21
Views: 518

Re: New inxi feature, /sys based usb data

No, I don't normally run with three USB nics. :p I just plugged in some of the inexpensive (<$15) ones I've picked up over time. None of them are actually connected, but they all work. $ pinxi -xxxzAN --usb Audio: Device-1: AMD SBx00 Azalia vendor: Gigabyte driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00...
by timkb4cq
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: MX Can't see video camera.
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: MX Can't see video camera.

Apart from the hubs, which are not relevant here, we have: Barcode Scanner - Bus 008 Device 002: ID 13ba:0018 PCPlay Barcode PCP-BCG4209 Generic Mouse - - -Bus 007 Device 003: ID 0581:0101 Racal Data Group Flatbed Scanner - -Bus 007 Device 002: ID 04a9:220d Canon, Inc. CanoScan N670U/N676U/LiDE 20 U...
by timkb4cq
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: How to tell what packages are broken..[Solved]
Replies: 12
Views: 315

Re: How to tell what packages are broken..

Your main problem seems to be that you have python3 from debian sid installed, but were trying to install glances from a different repo.
Did you update python and then disable the sid repo?
by timkb4cq
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)
Replies: 6
Views: 132

Re: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

And that one also works correctly. Stevo packaged the repaired version for MX-15/16.
by timkb4cq
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)
Replies: 6
Views: 132

Re: Featherpad, (can't apply the selected font)

What version of MX & what version of Featherpad are you using?
We had this problem during MX-17 development and the issue was fixed upstream. I just tested again (MX-17, Featherpad 0.8 from the MX main repo) and font changes are working correctly here.
by timkb4cq
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: MX Can't see video camera.
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: MX Can't see video camera.

The usb adapter you mention is a form of video capture card . Some of them have good Linux drivers, some don't. Some need firmware. With the usb adapter plugged in, open a terminal and run: lsusb and paste the output back here so we can see exactly which adapter you have. Also let us know if there i...
by timkb4cq
Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Trying to work the AUDIO problem...
Replies: 12
Views: 435

Re: Trying to work the AUDIO problem...

When a piece of hardware is not working, and installing a similar piece of hardware then removing it causes the first piece to work the most likely cause is that inserting the new hardware has triggered either a kernel module or firmware to be loaded. {Your intel internal audio probably uses the snd...

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