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by Gaer Boy
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: What init system do you use on MX, the default (sysVinit) or systemd?
Replies: 44
Views: 2570

Re: What init system do you use on MX, the default (sysVinit) or systemd?

I voted sysVinit - I have booted sytemd a few times to see what difference it made. I found nothing significant.

Phil
by Gaer Boy
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Good old (*new) MX
Replies: 22
Views: 1101

Re: Good old (*new) MX

richb wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:15 pm
Stevo wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 6:12 pm
Darn, that would have made a good Youtube video.
We could have Mr and Mrs. Dolphin make one and have a disclaimer, "Actors are playing the parts". ;)
But how do you persuade Windows to update on cue, instead of when MS chooses?
by Gaer Boy
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Website
Topic: Missing info
Replies: 1
Views: 265

Missing info

Looks like an omission on the new website:
newwebsite.png
by Gaer Boy
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How access Word docs on dual boot machine?
Replies: 15
Views: 791

Re: How access Word docs on dual boot machine?

If you've set up shares to data folders, then virtually no risk. Mounting a system partition read/write in another system invites errors. I have done it in the past but for one-off file operations. I wouldn't have the partition mounted on a regular basis.

Phil
by Gaer Boy
Tue Feb 26, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How access Word docs on dual boot machine?
Replies: 15
Views: 791

Re: How access Word docs on dual boot machine?

I have all my data files on two data partitions, one NTFS, the other ext4. I can access these from any of my OSs. I have two NTFS partitions for a similar purpose (a small one encrypted, the other one really big but not encrypted) and refrained from using ext4 for that because I found no reliable w...
by Gaer Boy
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How access Word docs on dual boot machine?
Replies: 15
Views: 791

Re: How access Word docs on dual boot machine?

If this is more than a one-off requirement, it doesn't make sense to access your C: drive for the files. (Accessing a system disc from another system is a recipe for disastrous mistakes.) So if your Word files are on the C: drive you would be advised to move them to another Win7 partition (a data pa...
by Gaer Boy
Fri Feb 01, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: How did Antix and Mempis get together?
Replies: 19
Views: 1301

Re: How did Antix and Mempis get together?

Jerry3904 wrote:
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:57 am
I remember starting it with a statement something like: "I've always wanted to do an Xfce version but don't think I have the chops." But I can't find that any more.
I think that was in 2013 and topics with no posts after 2013 seem to have disappeared. We need an archivist!!
by Gaer Boy
Fri Feb 01, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Tips&Tricks
Topic: Tutorial(s): Thunar Custom Actions--- simplify what you do
Replies: 21
Views: 1928

Re: Thunar Custom Actions--- what do you use & like

I only make one change. I edit the Symlink Custom Action to:

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ln -s %f $(yad --width=640 --height=480 --center --file --directory --filename=%f --save --confirm-overwrite=oops)	
Thanks to kmathern!

This makes it much easier to create my 20-odd data symlinks on installation.
by Gaer Boy
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Themes and Screenshots
Topic: MX-18 Screenshots
Replies: 176
Views: 14255

Re: MX-18 Screenshots

As some know, I was not a fan of the wallpaper that became the MX-18 default, but I have come to appreciate it more and more, and downright love it with MX-CoreBlue conky under the wave (maybe more for decoration than actual information). I loved the wallpaper and wasn't a fan of Conkys, but this c...
by Gaer Boy
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: MX-18 beta 1 feedback
Replies: 365
Views: 16636

Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

I set the timezones, clicked next, and the installer vanished ! (not sure what happened, did I press a wrong button??!!?!?) Possibly an installer crash, it never happened to me at that step though... not sure what's went on. This also happened for me the first time, but I was distracted by conversa...

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