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by BitJam
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: Are you a writer?
Replies: 94
Views: 2972

Re: Are you a writer?

LOL! BTW: more on semicolons here: Was Kurt Vonnegut Right to Hate Semicolons? Also: Do not join independent clauses by a comma. If two or more clauses, grammatically complete and not joined by a conjunction, are to form a single compound sentence, the proper mark of punctuation is a semicolon.
by BitJam
Sun Feb 17, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: TDK stick not making ISO correctly
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: TDK stick not making ISO correctly

Thanks for the log turtlebay777! It helps emensely. [...] Warning, had trouble writing out superblocks. Error: Could not make ext4 file system on /dev/sdb1. Perhaps try --force=makefs live-usb-maker took one minute and 48 seconds. I Googled( Warning, had trouble writing out superblocks ). Sometimes ...
by BitJam
Sun Feb 17, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: antiX
Topic: make freedos flash stick to update Dell Optiplex 980 bios
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: make freedos flash stick to update Dell Optiplex 980 bios

1st I used Unetbootin to create a FreeDos live-usb that would not boot. 2nd I formatted the 2gig flash drive and followed your instructions extracted files from zip - copied FD12LITE.img to home and in a terminal sudo dd-live-usb -f FD12LITE.img it created the Flash Drive. Tried to copy the bios ex...
by BitJam
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:53 am
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: Are you a writer?
Replies: 94
Views: 2972

Re: Are you a writer?

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:40 pm
Good news! I am going to get published.

I have to take a few errors out of the manuscript of course, and they're going to be doing back and forths with me till it's all perfect. But it is gonna happen :D So happy. Got REALLY awesome critiques. :D
:number1: EXCELLENT! :number1:
by BitJam
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: TDK stick not making ISO correctly
Replies: 7
Views: 142

Re: TDK stick not making ISO correctly

There should be clues in the file /var/log/live-usb-maker.log.
by BitJam
Sat Feb 16, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Fresh MX ISO downloads
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Fresh MX ISO downloads

The distrowatch torrent is on this page: Torrent Archive . Here is a direct link to it. I get that error message from archive.org too with some bittorrent clients such as rtorrent. The problem is some clients don't support webseeding. The transmission client worked for the archive.org torrents but r...
by BitJam
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Intel Rapid Storage mount on MX Linux
Replies: 8
Views: 141

Re: Intel Rapid Storage mount on MX Linux

Come on, why are you so serious, I'm joking)) Sorry! I didn't read the whole thread. I just saw your question and answered it. We put a lot of thought and work into making a very safe live-usb. So when I saw a question about it I jumped in to answer it. I'm sorry if my answer was inappropriate.
by BitJam
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Color Log Files
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: Color Log Files

How does one view the log files that have embedded color codes in the bash shell? I use: less -R $LOG_FILE I use this so often that I put this line into my .bashrc file: LESS="-R -i" so I don't have to remember the -R option. That might already be in your .bashrc in which case you can just use: les...
by BitJam
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: make freedos flash stick to update Dell Optiplex 980 bios
Replies: 4
Views: 91

Re: make freedos flash stick to update Dell Optiplex 980 bios

Here is the page with instructions: Updating the Dell BIOS in Linux and Ubuntu Environments . If your F12 boot menu shows a "BIOS Flash Update" option then just copy the bios .exe file to a normal fat32 usb stick, plug it into the machine and select that option when you boot. If you don't have a fat...
by BitJam
Sat Feb 16, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Intel Rapid Storage mount on MX Linux
Replies: 8
Views: 141

Re: Intel Rapid Storage mount on MX Linux

Thanks, do I need to encrypt the flash drive to be completely safe? Safe from what? An encrypted live-usb will make it very hard for someone to get to your data/system if they get their hands on your live-usb (when it's not running) but it won't make it and safer from internet attacks. If you are n...

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