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by timkb4cq
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [Solved] Stretch Repository Errors
Replies: 8
Views: 214

Re: Stretch Repository Errors

Looking around for an explanation, I saw several places where users who had the same Read error (-5: DATA_ERROR_MAGIC) message were able to recover by removing everything in /var/lib/apt/lists , including the partial directory. apt-get update worked properly after that. Every once in a while that er...
by timkb4cq
Fri Feb 23, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Forum en Español
Topic: Repositorio inválido
Replies: 2
Views: 30

Re: Repositorio inválido

Ese mensaje significa que el espejo ftp.cl.debian.org no está actualizado.
Por lo general, eso se soluciona en 12 horas, el tiempo ordinario entre las actualizaciones espejo. Puede usar MX Tools -> Repo Manager para elegir otro espejo Debian si el problema persiste.
by timkb4cq
Thu Feb 22, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Creating zip compatible with Windows
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: Creating zip compatible with Windows

I have never had a zip file fail in Windows that I created with Select files -> Right click ->
Compress -> zip
in Thunar. Do you have any examples that fail for us to inspect?
by timkb4cq
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX17, upgrades (did debian take over the numberings again?)
Replies: 8
Views: 174

Re: MX17, upgrades (did debian take over the numberings again?)

No, this is the debian security patching debian packages. The deb9u+1 shows it comes from Updates or Security repos. If it were updating an MX version, the first version in each line - the one being replaced - would look like (version 6.3.0-18mx17+1) instead of (version 6.3.0-18).
by timkb4cq
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: aptx support
Replies: 2
Views: 67

Re: aptx support

As best I can tell, the Aptx codec is a proprietary one which is not offered as a software component for any Linux OS. However it is built into a number of Bluetooth dongles using CSR brand chipsets like this one: Amazon Product Link I have not tested any of these dongles and just pointed to the fir...
by timkb4cq
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: dist-upgrade LO 5.4 or wait for LO 6?
Replies: 8
Views: 132

Re: dist-upgrade LO 5.4 or wait for LO 6?

Sorry, didn't realize that was in a dev-only forum. Here's the info: Apparently the the setup of tzdata doesn't like our default live /etc/timezone and /etc/localtime settings (these are modified post install during the build-iso process). rebooting with a timezone actually explicitly selected and t...
by timkb4cq
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: dist-upgrade LO 5.4 or wait for LO 6?
Replies: 8
Views: 132

Re: dist-upgrade LO 5.4 or wait for LO 6?

The tzdata bug appears running from Livemedia when a timezone hasn't been selected. It's not too hard to fix. See here:
viewtopic.php?p=435747#p435747
by timkb4cq
Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: [Solved] Removing samba also removes mx-apps and mx-system packages.
Replies: 13
Views: 264

Re: Removing samba also removes mx-apps and mx-system packages.

Yes, there is a page for selecting which services run on startup. It still leaves the package installed but not running just as the rc-update disable command leaves things
by timkb4cq
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: [SOLVED] Dvb-T
Replies: 6
Views: 299

Re: [SOLVED] Dvb-T

Thank you for reporting back. It's always good to add a new bit of knowledge to the toolkit. I hadn't thought of adding the required modules to intramfs.
by timkb4cq
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How can I downgrade Libreoffice from 6.0 back to 5.4
Replies: 2
Views: 115

Re: How can I downgrade Libreoffice from 6.0 back to 5.4

Except that you don't have to install the libreoffice-gnome package from backports. The one in the main repository is the same one.

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