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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#161 Post by freefreeno » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:18 am

It works the same as on MX-17. You can turn all the functions on or off, but the 'Edit Profile' checkbox function may not be doing what you expect. It doesn't remove the 'Mugshot' icon, it toggles the ability to edit profile information by clicking that icon.

It's something that puzzled me when I first came across it
Well that works kinda weird but thanks for letting me know that it doesnt do what the rest of them do by default. Weird though. I do not like this little rinky dink volume control in panel. I like the ones that open the little menu not just a little tiny slider.

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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#162 Post by asqwerth » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:24 am

freefreeno wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:18 am
... I do not like this little rinky dink volume control in panel. I like the ones that open the little menu not just a little tiny slider.
There is a separate xfce pulseaudio applet for the panel that you can add to said panel. The fancy version of the applet used to be in Test Repo, but it may have since been moved to Stable Repo. Check Test Repo first.
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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#163 Post by chrispop99 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:03 am

Today's update to MX Welcome has reverted to the MX 17 "Horizon" title.

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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#164 Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:18 am

chrispop99 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:03 am
Today's update to MX Welcome has reverted to the MX 17 "Horizon" title.

Chris
Really? I thought I fixed that. The new version is in the dev repo. Or t least I thought so.
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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#165 Post by chrispop99 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:03 am

dolphin_oracle wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:18 am
chrispop99 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:03 am
Today's update to MX Welcome has reverted to the MX 17 "Horizon" title.

Chris
Really? I thought I fixed that. The new version is in the dev repo. Or t least I thought so.
You had, but updates done in the last few hours included MX Welcome, and it now shows the MX 17 title. To be sure, I just updated 3 other machines, and they all went from 18 to 17.

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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#166 Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:31 am

chrispop99 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:03 am
dolphin_oracle wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:18 am
chrispop99 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:03 am
Today's update to MX Welcome has reverted to the MX 17 "Horizon" title.

Chris
Really? I thought I fixed that. The new version is in the dev repo. Or t least I thought so.
You had, but updates done in the last few hours included MX Welcome, and it now shows the MX 17 title. To be sure, I just updated 3 other machines, and they all went from 18 to 17.

Chris
can you give me the version number on the mx-welcome? (apt-cache policy mx-welcome)
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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#167 Post by Jerry3904 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:42 am

I just updated, welcome was not in today's pkgs. History shows last update 3 days ago (18.11). The problem is not only the word "Horizon," it's just the wrong one altogether (no FAQs, etc.).
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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#168 Post by chrispop99 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:50 am

dolphin_oracle wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:31 am
chrispop99 wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:03 am
dolphin_oracle wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 7:18 am


Really? I thought I fixed that. The new version is in the dev repo. Or t least I thought so.
You had, but updates done in the last few hours included MX Welcome, and it now shows the MX 17 title. To be sure, I just updated 3 other machines, and they all went from 18 to 17.

Chris
can you give me the version number on the mx-welcome? (apt-cache policy mx-welcome)
On a machine that was updated this morning via MX-Updater, I double-checked it was updated by apt dist-upgrade; there was nothing to upgrade. The version number of mx-welcome is 18.11.

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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#169 Post by rej » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:53 am

I have found a work-around for this and am posting in case any of it is helpful. This pertains only to installing on an external hard drive or partition on an internal hard drive and has most likely already been resolved...

Currently running the 18 beta1 on a T60p ThinkPad, T420 ThinkPad, and external USB 320gb Hard Drive. It seems to run flawlessly so far. Had a problem with Grub though -

Grub did not want to install to external USB HD. "Ok to install Grub bootloader at ?" - then failed. Just a question mark - no sda#. Same on a partition on internal HD. Able to boot on the internal drive because MX17.1 is the controlling grub. Could not boot from the ext USB HD - even after several tries at re-installing bootloader from MX17 USB flashdrive snapshot and original MX18 USB install media. [Hope all this is complete and makes sense]

Ran live USB install media:

Installed updates-then MX Tools-reinstall grub [to the ext HD that is missing grub]-no longer is there a question mark-tried loading grub to MBR [which I never select on Ext HD...] and then root [2 separate attempts]

-reboot each - same result:

black screen with:

GNU GRUB version2.02[tilde]beta3-5+deb9u1

Minimal BASH-like line editing is supported. For the first word, TAB lists possible command completions. Anywhere else TAB lists possible device or file completions.

grub>
=================
Have no idea what all the output means after tabbing:

"extract_entries_configfile extract..............."

====================
Made a snapshot on the fully configured installed partition - same ThinkPad T60p and installed on same external HD - no grub problem at all.

Installed T60p Snapshot on T420 ThinkPad partition. Went to MX17 partition with controlling Grub after install to configure. Have 4 partitions with antiX and 2 others with MX. MX18 partiton could not be found, until I viewed the "Removed items", and there it was.

Also, the default conky is somewhat scrambled.

Aside from Grub, I would not know it was beta. It is excellent, as usual.

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rj@mx18:~
$ inxi -Fz
System:    Host: mx18 Kernel: 4.19.0-1-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 
           Distro: MX-18b1_x64 Continuum December 3  2018 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 8742AL9 v: ThinkPad T60p serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 8742AL9 serial: <filter> BIOS: LENOVO v: 7IET30WW (1.11 ) 
           date: 07/13/2007 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 15.4 Wh condition: 15.7/56.2 Wh (28%) 
CPU:       Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core2 T7400 bits: 64 type: MCP L2 cache: 4096 KiB 
           Speed: 998 MHz min/max: 1000/2167 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 998 2: 998 
Graphics:  Device-1: AMD RV530/M66 GL [Mobility FireGL V5250] driver: radeon v: kernel 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.2 driver: ati,radeon unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa 
           resolution: 1680x1050~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: ATI RV530 v: 2.1 Mesa 18.2.6 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.0-1-amd64 
Network:   Device-1: Intel 82573L Gigabit Ethernet driver: e1000e 
           IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network driver: iwl3945 
           IF: wlan0 state: up mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 327.00 GiB used: 10.69 GiB (3.3%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Samsung model: HM321HI size: 298.09 GiB 
           ID-2: /dev/sdb type: USB vendor: PNY model: USB 2.0 FD size: 28.91 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 28.71 GiB used: 7.07 GiB (24.6%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda9 
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 7.81 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda5 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 40.0 C mobo: 27.0 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 2976 
Info:      Processes: 174 Uptime: 7m Memory: 2.93 GiB used: 429.6 MiB (14.3%) Shell: bash 
           inxi: 3.0.25 
rj@mx18:~
$ 
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rj@mx18:~
$ inxi -Fz
System:    Host: mx18 Kernel: 4.19.0-1-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 
           Distro: MX-18b1_x64 Continuum December 3  2018 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 42365MO v: ThinkPad T420 serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 42365MO serial: <filter> UEFI [Legacy]: LENOVO 
           v: 83ET79WW (1.49 ) date: 09/05/2016 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 27.6 Wh condition: 27.6/47.5 Wh (58%) 
CPU:       Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core i5-2540M bits: 64 type: MT MCP 
           L2 cache: 3072 KiB 
           Speed: 797 MHz min/max: 800/3300 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 797 2: 797 3: 800 4: 849 
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics driver: i915 
           v: kernel 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.2 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa 
           resolution: 1600x900~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Sandybridge Mobile v: 3.3 Mesa 18.2.6 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel 6 Series/C200 Series Family High Definition Audio 
           driver: snd_hda_intel 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.0-1-amd64 
Network:   Device-1: Intel 82579LM Gigabit Network driver: e1000e 
           IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] driver: iwlwifi 
           IF: wlan0 state: up mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 698.64 GiB used: 5.39 GiB (0.8%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Seagate model: ST750LX003-1AC154 size: 698.64 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 38.20 GiB used: 5.39 GiB (14.1%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda12 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 41.0 C mobo: N/A 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 0 
Info:      Processes: 191 Uptime: 3h 35m Memory: 7.68 GiB used: 480.2 MiB (6.1%) Shell: bash 
           inxi: 3.0.25 
rj@mx18:~
$ 
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[External 320gb USB hard drive on T60p:]
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rj@mx18:~
$ inxi -Fz
System:    Host: mx18 Kernel: 4.19.0-1-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce 4.12.3 
           Distro: MX-18b1_x64 Continuum December 3  2018 
Machine:   Type: Laptop System: LENOVO product: 8742AL9 v: ThinkPad T60p serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: LENOVO model: 8742AL9 serial: <filter> BIOS: LENOVO v: 7IET30WW (1.11 ) 
           date: 07/13/2007 
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 15.4 Wh condition: 15.7/56.2 Wh (28%) 
CPU:       Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core2 T7400 bits: 64 type: MCP L2 cache: 4096 KiB 
           Speed: 998 MHz min/max: 1000/2167 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 998 2: 998 
Graphics:  Device-1: AMD RV530/M66 GL [Mobility FireGL V5250] driver: radeon v: kernel 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.19.2 driver: ati,radeon unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa 
           resolution: 1680x1050~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: ATI RV530 v: 2.1 Mesa 18.2.6 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio driver: snd_hda_intel 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.0-1-amd64 
Network:   Device-1: Intel 82573L Gigabit Ethernet driver: e1000e 
           IF: eth0 state: down mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan] Network driver: iwl3945 
           IF: wlan0 state: up mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 596.18 GiB used: 5.24 GiB (0.9%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda vendor: Samsung model: HM321HI size: 298.09 GiB 
           ID-2: /dev/sdb type: USB model: CLOVER CN-M320MBB E361M8E320G6N234 size: 298.09 GiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 280.80 GiB used: 5.24 GiB (1.9%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sdb1 
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 11.80 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sdb2 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 38.0 C mobo: 22.0 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 0 
Info:      Processes: 180 Uptime: 1m Memory: 2.93 GiB used: 409.7 MiB (13.6%) Shell: bash 
           inxi: 3.0.25 
rj@mx18:~
$ 

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Re: MX-18 beta 1 feedback

#170 Post by Jerry3904 » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:56 am

<corrected the use of the code tag>
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