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totfit
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MX-15 Wow

#1 Postby totfit » Sun Jan 03, 2016 1:59 pm

Have been using Linux for several years now. Dabbled a bit prior to Ubuntu coming out and have dual booted with windows for years, sometimes as my default and sometimes not. Have stuck with primarily Debian based distros including a good run with Mepis. I have been running Mint for a while and just switched back to Ubuntu, when I caught wind of MX-15. I was intrigued so I installed over my Ubuntu partitions and it has been a truly pleasant experience.

I was expecting to have to edit grub post install, or for something to go wrong that I would have to troubleshoot, but it was the easiest install I think I have done. It was flawless. Have not done much with xfce, so it is not totally new, but just re-aligning myself. I really love the quickness/responsiveness of the default desktop and the system tools are all inclusive and pretty amazing to use. Guess I need to knock on wood as "everything" has worked as I wanted. I use the financial program Moneydance and sync with with dropbox (which is a must for me) and installed both and set the sync up with no problem at all.

This distribution has been a joy. Unfortunately, right now my major issue is that I need to get away and do other things, but can't seem to stop pecking around with it. Thanks to all that contributed to my now favorite Linux Distribution.

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Re: MX-15 Wow

#2 Postby Paul.. » Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:06 pm

Welcome, totfit!! :popcorn:

Daily: MSI 890FXA-GD70 | AMD Phenom II X6 1055T | GeForce GTX 750 Ti | 8G
Test: Dell Inspiron 20 3043 | Intel quad N3530 | Intel Atom Graphics | 4G
Test: Thinkpad T431s | Intel i5-3437U | Intel 3rd gen Graphics | 4G

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Re: MX-15 Wow

#3 Postby Jerry3904 » Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:08 pm

I need to get away and do other things
That's something of an issue in this house as well...
Production: 4.7.0-0.bpo.1-amd64, MX-15 RC1, AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core, GeForce GT 630/PCIe/SSE2, 8 GB, Kingston SSD 120 GB and WesternDigital 1TB
Testing: AAO 722: 3.16-0-4-686-pae. MX-15, AMD C-60 APU, 4 GB

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Re: MX-15 Wow

#4 Postby Eadwine Rose » Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:22 pm

Hi and welcome Totfit!
mx16-1_x64 SMP MX 4.7.8-1mx16+3 2017-2-23 ext4 Xfce 4.12 * AMD Asus M4A785TD-V EVO AM3 * ASUS GeForce GT640-1GD5-L * AMD Proc. Athlon II X4 635, sAM3 * HDA ATI SB VT1708S Analog * 2x4Gb DDR3 1600 Kingst * 22" Samsung SyncMaster P2250 * HP DeskJ F2280

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Re: MX-15 Wow

#5 Postby entropyfoe » Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:55 pm

Totfit, welcome

Glad you remember the Mepis days. Like you, I am impressed with the MX-15, for its Mepis-like stability and the "most stuff just works".
It carries on that great lineage. Warren's betas were better than a lot of other distro's finals. I over wrote my Mepis 11.92 (12?) fully updated and usable, but getting on 3 years old. So MX-15 it is.

I am still learning the xfce stuff, though I may dabble with the KDE on top of MX, already there is a probable fix for my sound issue.
I like KDE, but as I tweak and learn more on xcfe, I wonder what part am I missing, and that is less and less.

My samba works easily, and bringing in k3b with all its baggage is a familiar and well like program.
Asus Prime 370X-Pro
AMD Ryzen 1600X (6 cores @ 3.6 GHz)
16 Gig DDR4 3200 (G Skill)
Nvidia -MSI GeForce GT 710 fanless
Samsung 960 NVMe SSD nvme0n1 P1,P2, and P3=MX-16, P4=antiX-17 beta 2
2TB WD sda1= data
on-board ethernet & sound

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Re: MX-15 Wow

#6 Postby simgin » Wed Jan 06, 2016 10:49 am

Wellcome totfit, sounds like you have the same positive experience with MX15 as I have had.
Fantastic distro and a fantastic community here :number1:

cheerio
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Re: MX-15 Wow

#7 Postby KernSpy » Wed Jan 06, 2016 12:12 pm

Welcome to the forum .. totfit & simgin

I agree .. MX15 is Super. The folks who do it and put it all together, deserve a huge amount of credit. :smile:
Acer Aspire M3800, Intel Pentium dual-core E6600, Intel 4 Series Graphics, Intel Audio, 4 GB Ram, XFCE 4, MX15 Fusion. Lenovo G560 Laptop - 4G Ram, Dual-Pentium, MX15 Fusion.

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Re: MX-15 Wow

#8 Postby whell » Wed Jan 06, 2016 2:20 pm

KernSpy wrote:Welcome to the forum .. totfit & simgin

I agree .. MX15 is Super. The folks who do it and put it all together, deserve a huge amount of credit. :smile:


Ditto that. Its a great extension of Warren's legacy. Thankfully we have talented folks here who can pick up the ball in the form of antix / MX and continue to offer a terrific distro.


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