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MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#1 Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:27 am

Beta testing is all about the Community's involvement, so we hope to see lots of people posting in this thread.

The Announcement is here:

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Re: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#2 Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:37 am

I'd like to keep these two topics separate, please:

1) The Users Manual has been revised for Sections 1-3 only. I will post a thread for its review.

2) The conkies in the default collection still need basic revision, and it would be much easier as we head toward Final if we use the existing thread for feedback.

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Re: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#3 Post by chrispop99 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:38 am

When live or installed on a desktop machine, an ugly yellow Power Manager icon is shown in the Notification Area. This doesn't happen live or installed on a laptop. This seems counter-intuitive. Do we need the Power Manage to show in the NA at all? If so, can we replace the garish icon?

I understood we were going to default the User Image setting in LightDM GTK+ Greeter settings to 'On'?

(The default wallpaper/backgrounds for this release are great; nothing to offend the eye!)

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Re: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#4 Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:42 am

an ugly yellow Power Manager icon is shown in the Notification Area
Not here installed on my testing laptop in sig; I just see the usual battery. Maybe on a desktop only?
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Re: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#5 Post by chrispop99 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:06 am

Jerry3904 wrote:
an ugly yellow Power Manager icon is shown in the Notification Area
Not here installed on my testing laptop in sig; I just see the usual battery. Maybe on a desktop only?
'This doesn't happen live or installed on a laptop.'
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Re: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#6 Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:11 am

Why didn't you say so in the first place??!!
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Re: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#7 Post by CaputAlista » Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:40 am

Thanks, you. it would be so kind in beta 3 or end to configure in the initr the write permissions for any user (guest) to the live folder as it was in the mx-15 version. :frown:
I boot the iso in live hd with an antix folder in a partition with grub4dos
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Re: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#8 Post by azrielle » Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:06 am

I have not had a chance to try this on something yet, but the included browser wasn't mentioned in the announcement...what version of FF? 56 or 57?
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Re: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#9 Post by richb » Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:15 am

azrielle wrote:I have not had a chance to try this on something yet, but the included browser wasn't mentioned in the announcement...what version of FF? 56 or 57?
Thank You.
It is 56. But likely next release will be 57. 57 is available in the test repo.
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Re: MX-17 Beta 2 Feedback

#10 Post by Kestrel » Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:51 am

Jerry3904 wrote:Why didn't you say so in the first place??!!
He did. Hence the quotation marks in his second post.

But afaik any panel icon can be removed by the user if it offends their eyes. Thats why xfce is great.
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