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Post by 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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Post by Paul.. » Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:06 pm

Welcome, totfit!! :popcorn:

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Post by 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...
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Post by Eadwine Rose » Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:22 pm

Hi and welcome Totfit!
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Post by 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.
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Post by 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:


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Post by 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:
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Post by 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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