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by tascoast
Thu Nov 01, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 121
Views: 9110

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

I've been considering adding Fedora to a spare partition on my SATA HDD. Not a big deal when I added Mint recently, avoiding any Grub changes along the way. Mint is , well, minty fresh and dull but quite functional if you like that sort of thing and are happy with fresh and dull. But Fedora's instal...
by tascoast
Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Greetings from Australia!
Replies: 14
Views: 596

Re: Greetings from Australia!

Don't forget to support the troops deployed to PNG to repel the swarms of suspect drone cameras and cheap android phones. :wink:

I use the closest node, LA I think, since the Tasman Sea cable became disgruntled by the state of Trans-Tasman mateship and the shenanigans of intergalactic media barons.
by tascoast
Thu Sep 20, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Greetings from Australia!
Replies: 14
Views: 596

Re: Greetings from Australia!

G'day from Gippsland
by tascoast
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Ideas for a "Quick Start" document
Replies: 73
Views: 8218

Re: Ideas for a "Quick Start" document

I did order things in a 'first boot' fashion and can see a more general to specific style being more engaging initially. Adding am/pm to the clock might also be good. It isn't that hard to make an animation or rearrange things. I did once do this using full screen shots and a bit more on demonstrati...
by tascoast
Wed Sep 19, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Can't get bluetooth to work
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Re: Can't get bluetooth to work

Sometimes, I need to check the mixer, which displays a drop down list of other audio output devices and volume controls for applications like music and video players.
by tascoast
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ideas for a "Quick Start" document
Replies: 73
Views: 8218

Re: Ideas for a "Quick Start" document

This animated Gif is 1.6MB so I provide a link to Drive. It highlights various MX features with relatively concise captions, to help someone new to MX and xfce to locate key features and settings. https://drive.google.com/open?id=17uIKRDbvy6o9cNZYKjcZWxtu9GEsyyLR Best saved locally and opened with a...
by tascoast
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Can't connect to the internet via public library connection
Replies: 7
Views: 306

Re: Can't connect to the internet via public library connection

Many libraries now make you go through a terms and conditions page in the browser after connecting before you will be able to connect to the Net. If the browser doesn't bring up the page automatically, try going to neverssl.com to see if that brings it up. Or are you asking how to scan for and conn...
by tascoast
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ideas for a "Quick Start" document
Replies: 73
Views: 8218

Re: Ideas for a "Quick Start" document

Having watched the development of MX tools and tweaks it is clear that many focus upon desktop functionality and key system settings, making it easier to get up and running. This is on the back of an excellent installation experience that accommodates a vast array of hardware, making it stand out fr...
by tascoast
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Ideas for a "Quick Start" document
Replies: 73
Views: 8218

Re: Ideas for a "Quick Start" document

I've been working on this page the past few days (with ongoing editing and streamlining) bringing together many of the desktop and general tweaks that typically occur post-install. I'm sure there are a few others I've overlooked and will edit into the mix but for now, in somewhat incomplete form: ht...
by tascoast
Sun Sep 16, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: How can I deactivte my Bluetooth applet?
Replies: 4
Views: 206

Re: How can I deactivte my Bluetooth applet?

Is Turn Bluetooth Off/on in the blueman panel notification icon menu (default right-click of mouse) not suitable for your requirements?

I believe there may be a desktop keyboard shortcut, or switch on laptop computers available too.

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