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by kmathern
Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: woogaloo (beta): GUI for performing hodgepodge system tasks
Replies: 25
Views: 1494

Re: woogaloo (beta): GUI for performing hodgepodge system tasks

Clearing the system logs does not seem to affect MX Updater's history feature. It does affect it if there's more than a month's worth of logs. It (woogaloo) uses the following command to find candidates for removal: find /var/log -type f \( -iname \*.gz -o -iname \*.0 -o -iname \*.1 \) 2>/dev/null ...
by kmathern
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: woogaloo (beta): GUI for performing hodgepodge system tasks
Replies: 25
Views: 1494

Re: woogaloo (beta): GUI for performing hodgepodge system tasks

A note about cleaning the logs. MX Updater (apt-notifier) greps the /var/log/dpkg.log* logs to show 'History' of upgrades, installs, removals, etc. If you remove ("clean") the /var/log/dpkg.log* log files you end up losing most of the package management history with the exception of the most recent ...
by kmathern
Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:16 am
Forum: Installation
Topic: {SOLVED} Boot and install MX17 manually
Replies: 21
Views: 1291

Re: {SOLVED}: Boot and install MX17 manually

soupbone wrote:
fehlix wrote:To be sure let inxi show us the PAE-capability of the CPU

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 ~ $ inxi -Cx
CPU:       Single core Intel Celeron CPU (-UP-) cache 128 KB flags (sse sse2) bmips 5382.31 clocked at 2691.157 MHz
Probably doesn't matter now, but inxi -f will show all the flags, the -Cx option only shows some of them
by kmathern
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: {SOLVED} Boot and install MX17 manually
Replies: 21
Views: 1291

Re: Boot and install MX17 manually

Stevo wrote:I'd say that if it can run Mint, it can run MX.
It was Mint 12 though. I don't know what the minimum requirements were for it. (btw what version is Mint up to now?)
by kmathern
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: {SOLVED} Boot and install MX17 manually
Replies: 21
Views: 1291

Re: Boot and install MX17 manually

You say the Compaq desktop is a 386, by that I assume you mean it's a 32-bit machine. If it really is a i386 class cpu, it won't run on MX-17. Do you know what cpu it uses? Also we discussed this in the Dev Team forum and came to the conclusion that it probably needs to be a i686 class cpu, even tho...
by kmathern
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: New name for the mx-installer
Replies: 63
Views: 4013

Re: New name for the mx-installer

Adrian wrote:ww-installer (Warren Woodford's installer, since he wrote it first time).
That was a name I sort of had in mind.

And since some of the names now being proposed don't even include the word "installer", maybe call it "warren" or "woodford".
by kmathern
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: qt4 stuff as autoremovable, is this right?
Replies: 10
Views: 491

Re: qt4 stuff as autoremovable, is this right?

Stevo wrote:Yes, the system is working as it's supposed to. Nobody wants any orphaned packages hanging around their system, asking for more gruel with big sad puppy eyes.
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by kmathern
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: qt4 stuff as autoremovable, is this right?
Replies: 10
Views: 491

Re: qt4 stuff as autoremovable, is this right?

If any other packages/apps still need the qt4 stuff, they should have them listed in their control files as dependencies and that should keep them from being classified as "autoremovable".
by kmathern
Mon Apr 09, 2018 9:04 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: qt4 stuff as autoremovable, is this right?
Replies: 10
Views: 491

Re: qt4 stuff as autoremovable, is this right?

The apt-notifier was the only mx app still using qt4 & python-qt4, it's been converted to use qt5 so it's okay to remove those qt4 packages. The python-pyqt5 package that gets installed during the upgrade will pull in whatever qt5 packages it needs, their qt4 counterparts might not have very similar...
by kmathern
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: MX-17: Apps icons on "Notification Area" has random glitches (xfce4-panel)
Replies: 8
Views: 399

Re: MX-17: Apps icons on "Notification Area" has random glitches (xfce4-panel)

MX Updater icon still come up small for me. A panel reset always resizes it. Occasionally HP gui gets mangled. Have you tried the Qt5 MX Updater (apt-notifier) version yet? I had Tim move it to the repo earlier today. The icon stays at a large size for me with the Qt5 version, where it used to boun...

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