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Suggestion - MX Setup

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Artim
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Re: Suggestion - MX Setup

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Post by Artim » Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:21 am

Still scared of technology, I'm not much into CLI either. But, I have discovered it's amazing power to do some things really fast and really quick! It's an awesome "secret weapon!" In the right hands, that is. But, being a technophobe, I only use it when I have to.

That being said, though...

There's already so many supercool setup tools in MX, I don't know how it could be made simpler by making a whole 'nother one, or by combining them all into one super-setup tool. And far be it from a technophobe to say, "read the freakin' manual," even so: Use the excellent, superb, awesome, manual for cry'n out loud. Sorry, jus' say'n.

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Re: Suggestion - MX Setup

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Post by duane » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:10 pm

So most people wouldn't want to change MX and some of us use the command line sparingly.
I agree.
The terminal is our friend when we need to find out the cause of a problem.
It is human nature to approach it with some trepidation at first.
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Re: Suggestion - MX Setup

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Post by manyroads » Wed Dec 26, 2018 10:25 am

I don't know how it could be made simpler by making a whole 'nother one, or by combining them all into one super-setup tool.
The challenge with all such things is that "what is simple for one, may be ..."

Here is an interesting take on the topic: https://www.infoq.com/presentations/Simple-Made-Easy

And of course there is always Einstein's quote: "Everything should be a simple as possible, but no simpler."

https://championingscience.com/2013/11/ ... o-simpler/

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Re: Suggestion - MX Setup

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Post by Buck Fankers » Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:46 am

Mauser wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:08 am
...that still can't make sense of the Gibberish of the command line which I first experienced back in 1982 and still doesn't make sense in 2018. Not lazy as I worked so hard that I became crippled from it...
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I just noticed your username icon. I like it ;-)

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Re: Suggestion - MX Setup

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Post by Mauser » Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:50 am

Buck Fankers wrote:
Wed Dec 26, 2018 11:46 am
Mauser wrote:
Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:08 am
...that still can't make sense of the Gibberish of the command line which I first experienced back in 1982 and still doesn't make sense in 2018. Not lazy as I worked so hard that I became crippled from it...
OT
I just noticed your username icon. I like it ;-)
Thanks.
I am command line illiterate. :confused:

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