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by kmathern
Sun Mar 11, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: what was the first linux distro you used
Replies: 64
Views: 2646

Re: what was the first linux distro you used

I believe it was Mepis 2003.10, an October release. I think that was the first Mepis version I tried too. I first read or heard about it in early 2004. It was the one I started getting an understanding about how things linux related worked. The Mepislovers forum that CBlue (Donna?) set up around th...
by kmathern
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: New To MX Linux Some Observations
Replies: 9
Views: 439

Re: New To MX Linux Some Observations

$ apt-cache show nvidia-xconfig Package: nvidia-xconfig Version: 384.111-1~deb9u1 Installed-Size: 236 Maintainer: Debian NVIDIA Maintainers <pkg-nvidia-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org> Architecture: amd64 Depends: libc6 (>= 2.14) Pre-Depends: nvidia-installer-cleanup Recommends: libgl1-nvidia-glx-any...
by kmathern
Sun Mar 11, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Having a choice for OpenOffice and PaleMoon
Replies: 16
Views: 633

Re: Having a choice for OpenOffice and PaleMoon

I created a OpenOffice installer script: #!/bin/bash # get the current version of Apache OpenOffice aoover="$(wget -qO- https://www.openoffice.org/download/ | grep announce | grep [1-9][.][0-9.]+ -Eo | head -1)" # get $LANG setting and convert it to the format Apache OpenOffice uses (i.e. change the...
by kmathern
Sun Mar 11, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Update issue?
Replies: 37
Views: 1245

Re: Update issue?

I get it too. Going to blame it on the switch to daylight saving time (and then I'm going back to bed).
by kmathern
Sat Mar 10, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: what was the first linux distro you used
Replies: 64
Views: 2646

Re: what was the first linux distro you used

I first started with Mandrake back in 2000 or 2001, but I couldn't really figure out how things worked linux-wise, so went back to Win98SE.

A year or two later I decided to give Linux another try, first with Lindows and then a 2003 version of MEPIS. Have stayed with MEPIS and MX since then.
by kmathern
Sat Mar 10, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Debian 9.4
Replies: 14
Views: 716

Re: Debian 9.4

That is probably the same as I experienced. With a 17.1 install I used MX Updater> Check for updates, and the third time they showed up. Yeah, I think it was just coincidence that the updates showed up after I fiddled with the setting in the /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades file, it just r...
by kmathern
Sat Mar 10, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Debian 9.4
Replies: 14
Views: 716

Re: Debian 9.4

Yeah, worth waiting until things settle down. I don't get why Synaptic worked and Updater did not. Maybe Updater needs Tim's command in there somewhere. With the auto-update disabled in MX Updater, it looks to me like the default unattended-ugrades setting, Unattended-Upgrade::Origins-Pattern:: "or...
by kmathern
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX 17 won't recognize nor use my GPU
Replies: 15
Views: 663

Re: MX 17 won't recognize nor use my GPU

I have a RX 550, which MX doesn't even seem to detect properly. For instance, here's inxi -G: Graphics: Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] Device 699f Display Server: x11 (X.Org 1.19.2 ) drivers: modesetting,ati (unloaded: fbdev,vesa,radeon,amdgpu) Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz OpenGL: renderer...
by kmathern
Fri Mar 09, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX Updater: Full vs. Basic Update?
Replies: 24
Views: 931

Re: MX Updater: Full vs. Basic Update?

I have this in the current Manual: • dist-upgrade: the default action, and recommended for newcomers. Will upgrade all packages that have updates, even those where an update will result in the automatic removal of other existing packages or cause new packages to be added to your installation in ord...
by kmathern
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: MX Updater: Full vs. Basic Update?
Replies: 24
Views: 931

Re: MX Updater: Full vs. Basic Update?

dolphin_oracle wrote:a tooltip is a good option, and doesn't mess up existing translations...they can just be added
How's this? I mostly used the wording form your post earlier. Is it too long/detailed?
apt-notifier-upgrade-tooltip-1.png

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