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MX 15/16 Mate

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KBD
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Re: MX 15/16 Mate

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Post by KBD » Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:59 pm

Good to know.
Thanks!

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Re: MX 15/16 Mate

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Post by Stevo » Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:59 pm

I keep thinking about maybe making a MATE respin, but I don't know where the DE keeps its configuration files to put into /etc/skel. Maybe I should look at how Ubuntu MATE does it, or see if the /etc/skel script part of the Respin project can do that automatically for me: https://github.com/ch1x0r/LinuxRespin/b ... n-skelcopy

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Re: MX 15/16 Mate

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Post by dolphin_oracle » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:09 pm

Stevo wrote:I keep thinking about maybe making a MATE respin, but I don't know where the DE keeps its configuration files to put into /etc/skel. Maybe I should look at how Ubuntu MATE does it, or see if the /etc/skel script part of the Respin project can do that automatically for me: https://github.com/ch1x0r/LinuxRespin/b ... n-skelcopy
check out my video series building a custom mate spin using antiX-17 net iso.

the settings for mate in that version were stored in a dconf database file. Look around minute 8 in part 5 https://youtu.be/H_L5loC9dd4
http://www.youtube.com/runwiththedolphin
lenovo ThinkPad T530 - MX-18
lenovo s21e - MX-18, antiX-17.3.1 (live-USB)
FYI: mx "test" repo is not the same thing as debian testing repo.

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Re: MX 15/16 Mate

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Post by KBD » Mon Jun 12, 2017 9:39 pm

MATE is a nice desktop, especially on a large monitor. I like Xfce on my laptops better though. MATE is only slightly heavier on old hardware than Xfce.

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