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Test Repo Suggestion

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Richard
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Re: Test Repo Suggestion

#11 Post by Richard » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:10 pm

MX strives to take end-users by the hand and offer a Linux (Debian) system that's easy and simple to use. One must ALWAYS take into account the need of the end-user and their abilities. Many of them come from other platforms and are using Linux for the very first time and need assurances that they won't end up doing something silly ... without the flashing lights and sirens of course. Grandma and Grandpa first-timers should have absolutely NO problem fulfilling their computer needs after an MX install
NO. I don't agree with that.
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Nowhere do I see that you can add, delete repos, install weird stuff and it is MX fault & responsibility to clean up your mess!

PS: I probably should just delete this, but I'll leave that task to our moderators.
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Re: Test Repo Suggestion

#12 Post by skidoo » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:43 pm

thanks, MisterZ, for this followup "user advocacy" food-for-thought topic.

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Re: Test Repo Suggestion

#13 Post by richb » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:50 pm

It seems to me we are plowing the same ground over and over. I am sure the devs have monitored this thread and will take all suggestions under advisement. Cane we move on?
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Re: Test Repo Suggestion

#14 Post by Richard » Sun Nov 25, 2018 9:51 pm

Yes, thanks.
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Re: Test Repo Suggestion

#15 Post by MisterZ » Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:35 pm

@Richard
"Nowhere do I see that you can add, delete repos, install weird stuff and it is MX fault & responsibility to clean up your mess!"
First of all, I've never made a mess I coouldn't fix myself or through this forum, Secondly, if you have ever gone through my posts, you'll find that I.ve never faulted MX for anything ... in fact have helped users and even provided the odd tutorial. Yes, you should have deleted your obnoxious post and gone to bed, Due to your disrespectful mouth, I.ve come to MY limit ... Please remove my posts and my login credentials from this snobbish hell-hole. Good-bye and good luck to all the civil folks, devs, and mods who do a great job ... except for loud-mouth!

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Re: Test Repo Suggestion

#16 Post by arjaybe » Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:47 pm

MisterZ wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:35 pm
@Richard
"Nowhere do I see that you can add, delete repos, install weird stuff and it is MX fault & responsibility to clean up your mess!"
First of all, I've never made a mess I coouldn't fix myself or through this forum, Secondly, if you have ever gone through my posts, you'll find that I.ve never faulted MX for anything ... in fact have helped users and even provided the odd tutorial. Yes, you should have deleted your obnoxious post and gone to bed, Due to your disrespectful mouth, I.ve come to MY limit ... Please remove my posts and my login credentials from this snobbish hell-hole. Good-bye and good luck to all the civil folks, devs, and mods who do a great job ... except for loud-mouth!
I think because Richard was talking to you in that post, you thought he was talking about you. Simple mistake. Shake it off and come back.-)
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Re: Test Repo Suggestion

#17 Post by richb » Sun Nov 25, 2018 11:09 pm

OK, I requested we move on and it is obvious we cannot. Since this thread has served its purpose and now has become personal I am locking it.
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