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by towwire
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Need to Change Resolution [Solved]
Replies: 23
Views: 1597

Need to Change Resolution [Solved]

The resolution does not fit the monitor which is 1680x1050. How do I change it. $ inxi -F System: Host: mx17b Kernel: 4.15.0-1-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 Distro: MX-17.1_x64 Horizon March 14, 2018 Machine: Type: Desktop Mobo: Gigabyte model: GA-970A-UD3 v: x.x serial: N/A BIOS: Award...
by towwire
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Desktop link to Command [Solved]
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Re: Desktop link to Command

Jerry3904 wrote:If you know the command, then just right-click an empty space on the desktop > Create Launcher, and fill it out.
Thanks Jerry just what I needed.
by towwire
Fri Mar 23, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Desktop link to Command [Solved]
Replies: 2
Views: 147

Desktop link to Command [Solved]

On my wife's computer the DVD player will not open sometimes when you push the button. It can also be hard using a paper clip and the little pin hole. I know I can use a terminal and "eject dvd=open" or "eject dvd -t=close". How do I place two links on her desktop that she can click to open or close...
by towwire
Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: antiX
Topic: inxi / pinxi 2.9.00 beta testers!
Replies: 159
Views: 9108

Re: inxi / pinxi 2.9.00 beta testers!

towwire@mx17a:~ $ sudo inxi -U Starting inxi self updater. Using tiny as downloader. Currently running inxi version number: 2.9.02 Current version patch number: 00 Current version release date: 2018-03-20 Updating inxi in /usr/local/bin using main branch as download source... Successfully updated t...
by towwire
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The Calibre Thread
Replies: 18
Views: 2018

Re: Re:djvu plugin does not work

bled wrote:stevo. thanks.
i installed djvu, but it does not convert to djvu...
can you make that works?
You might have better help on Calibre's forum with people who use.
https://www.mobileread.com/forums/forum ... .php?f=166
by towwire
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX17 Repository: the claws-mail thread
Replies: 10
Views: 747

Re: MX17 Repository: the claws-mail thread

What are the chances of getting the fancy-plugin for this version. Could not find in the Test Repo. It was pulled for 3.16. The last release that had it was 3.15 and we only have it for MX15 in the MX test repo. edit: I had backported the one from buster and it's not in the one from sid either. - m...
by towwire
Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX17 Repository: the claws-mail thread
Replies: 10
Views: 747

Re: MX17 Repository: the claws-mail thread

What are the chances of getting the fancy-plugin for this version. Could not find in the Test Repo.
by towwire
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: [SOLVED] MX-17.1: How do you switch off Thunar's horizontal auto-jump feature?
Replies: 4
Views: 303

Re: MX-17.1: How do you switch off Thunar's horizontal auto-jump feature?

Go to "View>Configure Columns uncheck box "Automatically expand columns.
by towwire
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The wine-staging thread
Replies: 31
Views: 3956

Re: MX 17 Repository: The wine-staging thread

You may have a stuck package limiting you. Is your system fully updated? Maybe completely completely remove the wine-staging 3.3 you mentioned earlier, updating completely, then try installing winehq from mxpi again. Made sure anything to do with wine was gone. System was just installed on Sunday a...
by towwire
Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Package Requests/Status - MX 17
Topic: MX 17 Repository: The wine-staging thread
Replies: 31
Views: 3956

Re: MX 17 Repository: The wine-staging thread

Just tried again and still get this. Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable distribution that some required packages have not yet been created or been moved out of Incoming. The following information may he...

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