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by towwire
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Email programs with MX Linux 17.1 and Linux in General
Replies: 57
Views: 2719

Re: Email programs with MX Linux 17.1 ..

Go here and scroll down to see a comparison. https://www.ritlabs.com/en/products/thebat/ My old version is the Pro but I never tried the portable version as I just had a copy installed on both my laptop and my desktop. The one thing that I did not like was their mail ticker which I disabled. What I ...
by towwire
Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Email programs with MX Linux 17.1 and Linux in General
Replies: 57
Views: 2719

Re: Email programs with MX Linux 17.1 ..

Hi wulf, well, I guess I should say upfront that this has kind of morphed into a different topic - eMail for Linux. Yes, there is something about/in thunderbird that always twist me the wrong way. I always end up uninstalling it. I'm sure they all have there ups and downs. I tend to like the progra...
by towwire
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX-Workbench Community Respin
Replies: 52
Views: 9681

Re: MX-Workbench Community Respin

I posted a 18.8 version https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-linux/files/Snapshots/Community_Respins/ Use the zsync-respins.sh to get the ISOs it will save you a lot of time and bandwidth if you have an older ISO. Changelog: - updated 174 packages - added attr, rename, mx-boot-options packages - rem...
by towwire
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: CR Discussion
Topic: Packages being worked on by the Repo Team
Replies: 1346
Views: 140510

Re: Packages being worked on by the Repo Team

Stevo wrote:
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:02 pm
Intel-microcode 20180703.2 for test repos, which is supposed to address more Spectre exploits.

Latest 4.17.4-based Liquorix kernel.

vym-2.6.11

Calibre 3.27.1
Where is Calibre 3.27.1? I checked the MX TestRepo and not there, and the full apt shows 3.26.1.
by towwire
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: [SOLVED] MX-17.1: GPG-verification of ISO outputs "BAD signature"
Replies: 15
Views: 780

Re: MX-17.1: GPG-verification of ISO outputs "BAD signature"

Cut By the way: On https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-linux/files/Final/MX-17.1/, the file is offered by the name "MX-17.1_x64.iso". That entry is linked to https://sourceforge.net/projects/mx-linux/files/Final/MX-17.1/MX-17.1_x64.iso/download. However, when I actually download the file, it is nam...
by towwire
Sun Apr 22, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX and my problem
Replies: 29
Views: 2250

Re: MX and my problem

Jerry3904 wrote:The old MX ISOs are on Source Forge, though not the MX-14 releases. No idea about the old Mepis ones, but you can snoop around the mirrors on that website.
They are here:
http://distro.ibiblio.org/mepis/released/
by towwire
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Wine 3.0 from testrepo error
Replies: 2
Views: 703

Re: Wine 3.0 from testrepo error

Stevo wrote:Most of our users seem to be happy with winehq-staging instead of the standard Wine; would that work for you?
I removed it and installed winehq-staging, just wanted to what was different. I had problems installing it too. Did the old version and then updated which went fine.
by towwire
Sun Apr 01, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: Wine 3.0 from testrepo error
Replies: 2
Views: 703

Wine 3.0 from testrepo error

Here is the error: $ winecfg it looks like wine32 is missing, you should install it. as root, please execute "apt-get install wine32" wine: created the configuration directory '/home/towwire/.wine' 0012:err:ole:marshal_object couldn't get IPSFactory buffer for interface {00000131-0000-0000-c000-0000...
by towwire
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: New to the party - a few basic questions
Replies: 31
Views: 2760

Re: New to the party - a few basic questions

In Conky is it possible to select which HDD to show? Yes. Here is some text from MX-Gotham_rev1_default_rev. #bottom line ${voffset 1}${offset 20}${font Roboto-Light:pixelsize=15}${color5}USED: ${offset 15}${color3}home${offset 9}${color4}${fs_used /home} / ${fs_size /home}${offset 15}${color3}mem ...
by towwire
Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Restart and Shutdown error
Replies: 0
Views: 335

Restart and Shutdown error

When I want to restart, it starts the process but stops at '[info] Will now restart' but it doesn't. Have to use the power button and shut the machine down and then power up. If I want to shut down it goes to '[info] Will now halt [ 139.021990] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: fifo: DMA-PUSHER -CH 0 [DRM] get ...

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