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Re: MX Linux hit #10

#11 Post by anticapitalista » Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:57 pm

Devuan is not Debian-based at all. It is its own separate project with its own repositories and seeks to replace Debian.
It is about as much Debian-based as Ubuntu is.
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Re: MX Linux hit #10

#12 Post by lonesomepoint » Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:42 pm

Sorry, I misinterpreted https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devuan to mean it was Debian-based. or it's simply incorrect.

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Re: MX Linux hit #10

#13 Post by lonesomepoint » Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:08 pm

Unless the article is mistaken, I think this is hairsplitting the meaning of "-based." It says Devuan is a fork of Debian; that's what I meant, whether or not "-based" can mean "fork of."

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Re: MX Linux hit #10

#14 Post by asqwerth » Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:10 pm

As far as I can understand it, they are like an almost-clone of Debian where all systemd packages and dependencies are removed from all the packages. But trying to replace the whole catalogue of Debian's packages must be a huge task.
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#15 Post by antiX-Dave » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:14 pm

antiX reviews may be high however unlike MX a number of reviews do go along the line of "antiX is great but..... some issue here" which are worth considering.

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Re: MX Linux hit #10

#16 Post by sunrat » Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:45 pm

Now you got me reading DW reviews. This one about Ubuntu :
Version: 17.10
Rating: 1
Date: 2018-01-03
Votes: 1


A friend suggested I should try this os, the installation was easy enough, he did the work. Used gnome desktop as told it was not so easy to change from windows to linux with a lot of configuration needed. He said gnome is ready for anyone to use. So good so far, seemed not so much different to Windows. Very slow on my old computer.
Im writing this from MX Linux which a classmate suggested, it is far more enjoyable to use as well as really easy to install. feels much faster too.

Proudly did it on my own although Im not so bright in computer stuff, really amazed my boyfriend.
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Re: MX Linux hit #10

#17 Post by kernelkurtz » Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:24 pm

Version: 17.10
Rating: 1
Date: 2018-01-03
Votes: 1

... I have a secret, I Learnt how from you tube.
When it comes to learning MX/AntiX on YouTube, the real secret weapon is Mr. (and lately Mrs. too) dolphin_oracle. Having someone who is integrated into the development of the distros--and also a skilled user---and also a good teacher with a public face--is an awesome thing that no other distro can offer. Or at least not with the same depth and longevity.

As I try to get better and more skilled myself, I keep going back and rewatching things like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSVd1cRIWAI .

It's priceless for learning. Thanks, man.

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Re: MX Linux hit #10

#18 Post by BitJam » Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:17 pm

Run with the Dolphin! :number1:
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Re: MX Linux hit #10

#19 Post by nomad » Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:20 pm

Oh No! It'll be time for me to move soon..

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Re: MX Linux hit #10

#20 Post by Klabusterbär » Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:41 pm

Thanks to all the People where created this nice Distro. I'm using Linux for so many years, but i have dont see so one complet and simple distro before ! My Grandma can install this on a PC ;-)
MX Linux listet on Distrowatch under the 10 most interested distros, and i must say : It's not a wonder ! I installed on my Desktop PC, my Laptop, and on my Notebook and all overall its working fine.
Its very simple to create a own MX Linux with the snapshoot tool - fantastic !!!
Sorry for my bad englisch, and many greatings from a happy MX Linux user from germany

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