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by j2mcgreg
Tue Jul 16, 2019 1:47 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Sometime, whenever I multitask or surfing through internet, the desktop just freeze.
Replies: 15
Views: 478

Re: Sometime, whenever I multitask or surfing through internet, the desktop just freeze.

Raccoon_JS wrote:
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:50 am
j2mcgreg wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 3:52 pm
What browser are you using?
Firefox
have a look at this solution from the Mozilla forums and see if it helps:


https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1199131
by j2mcgreg
Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: firewall
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: firewall

Duliwi wrote: But must the port 80 not be open? When port 80 is closed the browser can not get the informations to display a homepage. Am I wrong? Top Blocked to incoming traffic only. When your browser makes a request to a web site, the router, detecting traffic on port 80 will temporarily assign a...
by j2mcgreg
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Site Help
Topic: Banner Headline
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Re: Banner Headline

OK, thanks.
by j2mcgreg
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Site Help
Topic: Banner Headline
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Banner Headline

Here you can just talk about MEPIS or post interesting topics about what you have done in MEPIS that you want to share with others. A couple of problems: First of all, it's MX. Mepis for all intents and purposes is defunct. Second, the statement as read is very limiting. I think that this forum is ...
by j2mcgreg
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: firewall
Replies: 12
Views: 387

Re: firewall

So what is the purpose of the firewall then? If my modem has a firewall already, do I need another one enabled in my OS? It depends on your situation. If your system is a desktop and you have ensured that the firewall in your modem/router is as robust as possible, then probably not. However, if you...
by j2mcgreg
Sat Jul 13, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Unable to connect to the internet using USB Wifi adapter
Replies: 15
Views: 423

Re: Unable to connect to the internet using USB Wifi adapter

In case that you decide to cut your losses (becomes more aggravation than it's worth), your motherboard has two mini PCIe slots either of which could accommodate one of these: https://www.canadacomputers.com/product_info.php?cPath=27_1048_1049&item_id=047183. I can attest that this adapter works fla...
by j2mcgreg
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What are your favorite sports to watch - and why
Replies: 17
Views: 596

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

Baseball in the summer even though the Toronto Blue Jays are dreadful this year and basketball in the winter because, well, it's the Raptors -- reigning NBA champions. I also like to watch the major golf tournaments including the Tournament Players Championship and the Ryder Cup.
by j2mcgreg
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Community Fun
Topic: Transporting a cat
Replies: 21
Views: 1768

Re: Transporting a cat

Thanks. However she doesn't yet understand that this also means that I get to sleep in a bit in the morning and that breakfast time is now 9:00 am (instead of 7 am).
by j2mcgreg
Wed Jul 10, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Next Laptop and MX Linux
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: Next Laptop and MX Linux

Check the Bios / Set Up Utility. If it's Insyde H20, avoid it at all costs. I've got the carcass of a nine month old Acer with that bios -- definitely Linux unfriendly.

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