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Re: Why is MX Linux so successful and popular?

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Post by Eadwine Rose » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:19 pm

manyroads wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:50 pm
Well and then there is the humor... :bagoverhead:
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Post by BitJam » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:22 pm

Sparky wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:55 pm
paul1149 wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:13 am
I think ultimately MX's success is due to a very talented and dedicated group of devs who also are willing to help out the user base. Hard combination to beat.
Yep, that is the formula for Linux MX's success.
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Yes, so in a way, our success is based on our prior lack of success. We had a chance to improve the system and work out many kinks before getting overwhelmed with users.
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Re: Why is MX Linux so successful and popular?

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Post by Sparky » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:31 pm

BitJam wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:22 pm
Sparky wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:55 pm
paul1149 wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:13 am
I think ultimately MX's success is due to a very talented and dedicated group of devs who also are willing to help out the user base. Hard combination to beat.
Yep, that is the formula for Linux MX's success.
:toast:
Yes, so in a way, our success is based on our prior lack of success. We had a chance to improve the system and work out many kinks before getting overwhelmed with users.
So now you have to pay the price of success. You will be overwhelmed by many more users in the coming months! :number1:
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Post by Gordon Cooper » Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:41 pm

A two part answer (a) MX works and (b) an excellent Help system.
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Post by Stevo » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:28 pm

Sparky wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:31 pm
BitJam wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:22 pm
Sparky wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:55 pm

Yep, that is the formula for Linux MX's success.
:toast:
Yes, so in a way, our success is based on our prior lack of success. We had a chance to improve the system and work out many kinks before getting overwhelmed with users.
So now you have to pay the price of success. You will be overwhelmed by many more users in the coming months! :number1:
Hopefully we'll get some of the new users helping to answer the tough tech questions--fehlix comes to mind as an example. And some to answer the easy ones in the manual, like "how do I install a deb file?", to take the load from the techy guys, without the "RTFM" response.

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Post by Mauser » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:55 pm

MX Linux is so popular because it just works and is solid as a rock! MX Tools and Tweak makes live easy. The support you receive is top notch. The moderators do an excellent job of keeping the MX forum civil thanks to the forum rules set in place.
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Post by zoli62 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:02 pm

Stevo wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:28 pm
Sparky wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:31 pm
BitJam wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:22 pm

Yes, so in a way, our success is based on our prior lack of success. We had a chance to improve the system and work out many kinks before getting overwhelmed with users.
So now you have to pay the price of success. You will be overwhelmed by many more users in the coming months! :number1:
Hopefully we'll get some of the new users helping to answer the tough tech questions--fehlix comes to mind as an example. And some to answer the easy ones in the manual, like "how do I install a deb file?", to take the load from the techy guys, without the "RTFM" response.
Otherwise, reading the manuals I have to say that it is easy to understand and detailed.

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Post by Mauser » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:04 pm

Stevo wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:28 pm
Hopefully we'll get some of the new users helping to answer the tough tech questions--fehlix comes to mind as an example. And some to answer the easy ones in the manual, like "how do I install a deb file?", to take the load from the techy guys, without the "RTFM" response.
:rofl: Best comment on this thread so far. :number1:
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Post by zoli62 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:06 pm

Mauser wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:55 pm
MX Linux is so popular because it just works and is solid as a rock! MX Tools and Tweak makes live easy. The support you receive is top notch. The moderators do an excellent job of keeping the MX forum civil thanks to the forum rules set in place.
The simplicity of MX Linux seems to be its greatness.

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Post by Mauser » Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:13 pm

zoli62 wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:06 pm
Mauser wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:55 pm
MX Linux is so popular because it just works and is solid as a rock! MX Tools and Tweak makes live easy. The support you receive is top notch. The moderators do an excellent job of keeping the MX forum civil thanks to the forum rules set in place.
The simplicity of MX Linux seems to be its greatness.
Yes, that too. It's the whole package.
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