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substitute migration. replace. inject. can't wait to show Oma.

Here you can post about what you did to get MEPIS to work right with your computer or if hardware worked right out of the box for you. This is for the computers and/or hardware that is normally hard to get working right in Linux or MEPIS.
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substitute migration. replace. inject. can't wait to show Oma.

#1 Post by i_ri » Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:12 pm

A young man of ten years with notebookpc his grandMother gifted the Vista dell to him. He has used a mac at home and microsoft for schoolwork. We discussed that a currently available microsoft system simply will not install on his device. Twenty minutes later he was anxious to leave with it. He had a game running on MX-16. "Before you go let me show You how to hook up to the internet" says me.
"Oh I know how to do it" he beams.
"Whoa. think about that. on a system you have never seen? linux? Well if it is just a matter of you think you can find the proper icon and do it the same as your computers at home, well good luck then."
He paused with his new MX-16 pc. He said "you showed me how to do it on my windows computer." he clicked the proper icon. he found it. chose it. "what's your password?"
I told him the password.
"Look there it works!" he said. "I can't wait to show this to grandMother." gone.

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#2 Post by Jerry3904 » Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:44 pm

Great story!
Production: 4.15.0-1-amd64, MX-17.1, AMD FX-4130 Quad-Core, GeForce GT 630/PCIe/SSE2, 8 GB, Kingston SSD 120 GB and WesternDigital 1TB
Testing: AAO 722: 4.15.0-1-386. MX-17.1, AMD C-60 APU, 4 GB

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#3 Post by Eadwine Rose » Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:52 pm

Now THAT is what we want :D *thumbs up*
MX-17.1_x64 Horizon 14-3-2018 * 4.15.0-1-amd64 ext4 Xfce 4.12.3 * AMD Asus M4A785TD-V EVO AM3 * ASUS GF GT640-1GD5-L NVIDIA 384.130 * AMD Proc. Athl II X4 635, sAM3 * HDA ATI SB VT1708S An * 2x4Gb DDR3 1600 Kingst * 22" Samsung SyncM P2250 * HP F2280

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#4 Post by i_ri » Tue Apr 03, 2018 9:41 pm

The usual all upgrades and a new game. finished.

his latest: The young man is mighty proud of the wallaper slideshow of downloaded pictures of silver fox. he now does google hangouuts video chat with his grandMother. his pc has no camera. he talks while seeing her. She is using her smartphone. he figures it out and he has never asked for the administrative password. MX linux is brilliant.

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#5 Post by Artim » Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:08 am

That's one of the best things about MX - and the modified Xfce desktop it uses. Very intuitive, easy for a kid to just "start using" without really having to go to "Linux school" first. The only thing I would change might be the names of some applications. Or at least offer in the menu some sort of description.

For example, "Nomacs? What is that? What does it do?" I may never know, because this kid isn't brave enough with technology to go clicking on stuff I don't recognize.

Other than that I'm loving my new MX!
Greetings from the Bakoo!

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