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by uncle mark
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Unable to log into my user
Replies: 13
Views: 1247

Re: Unable to log into my user

I would strongly suggest you forget about using an antivirus in desktop Linux. You don't need it. This isn't Windows. Ok, thanks for the advice, will stay away from antivirus, I was afraid because I receive lots of office documents made on Windows through email, can that be a threat and infect my L...
by uncle mark
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Unable to log into my user
Replies: 13
Views: 1247

Re: Unable to log into my user

wdada wrote:
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:22 pm
Thanks for the help, I reinstalled fresh MX Linux 18.3, so far everything is great, will set firewall, and try clam.
I would strongly suggest you forget about using an antivirus in desktop Linux. You don't need it. This isn't Windows.
by uncle mark
Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: privacy concerning "MX Linux OS"
Replies: 18
Views: 1952

Re: privacy

I totally agree, I have met people who would get concerned about the government tapping into phones etc, when they splatter their life all over Facebook. Hypocrisy to the core.
Modified Hanlon's Razor:

"Don't attribute to hypocrisy what can be attributed to stupidity."
by uncle mark
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What are your favorite sports to watch - and why
Replies: 27
Views: 2686

Re: What are your favorite sports to watch - and why

I know it might be hard to believe, but for me it's IU football and basketball.
by uncle mark
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: MX-19 and systemd
Replies: 32
Views: 2686

Re: MX-19 and systemd

mx-2018 wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:54 am
I can't really understand people saying they'll ditch MX-19, because it's giving people a choice... a choice they already have in MX-18.x and earlier.
Those would be the uninformed.
by uncle mark
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Debian Buster release today!
Replies: 40
Views: 5459

Re: Debian Buster release today!

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:16 pm
uncle mark wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:14 pm
Secure Boot is not required to run Windows
No but it does provide a useful layer of extra protection against rootkits and the like.
Technically you are correct. But as far as I'm concerned it's a pretense. The whole idea behind (in)Secure Boot is lockdown/lockout.
by uncle mark
Sun Jul 07, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Debian Buster release today!
Replies: 40
Views: 5459

Re: Debian Buster release today!

Secure Boot support needs the shim-signed package along with the signed kernels that Debian now provide. Whether the developers want to include packages signed by Microsoft is another question entirely, I have noticed Stevo taking a few swipes at Ubuntu for paying M$ for their keys... (in)Secure Bo...
by uncle mark
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: MX is really something special
Replies: 19
Views: 4127

Re: MX is really something special

lonesomepoint wrote:
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:50 am
(The only reason I quit using MEPIS, in early 2011, is because KDE had adopted that Plasma Desktop thing. I promptly dumped KDE and MEPIS.)
<pedant>
Mepis never used Plasma. Plasma is what they call KDE5. M12b, the last iteration of Mepis, used KDE4.
</pedant>
by uncle mark
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Microsofts plan to "Modularize" windows..... is actually a great idea!
Replies: 13
Views: 4028

Re: Microsofts plan to "Modularize" windows..... is actually a great idea!

@uncle mark, it is that cloudish thing that is why I think that MS are embracing Linux. They know that the times are always a changing, & they are trying not to loose touch with that (they have stuffed up big time in the past, maybe they are learning...?) It would make sense that they would support...
by uncle mark
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Microsofts plan to "Modularize" windows..... is actually a great idea!
Replies: 13
Views: 4028

Re: Microsofts plan to "Modularize" windows..... is actually a great idea!

I believe that there are a LOT of Win7 users out there that won't upgrade to Win10 when the Win7 support runs out early next year. (I know I'm one of them - not that I accept there update downloads anyway.) Many of these people will just continue to use Win7 anyway, others will look at alternative ...

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