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by dolphin_oracle
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Putting /tmp on tmpfs
Replies: 4
Views: 27

Re: Putting /tmp on tmpfs

now you can do your fstab stuff for the tmpfs and reboot.

just don't do too much else until you reboot, because anything you have running that is looking for a file in /tmp won't be able to find it anymore.
by dolphin_oracle
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Putting /tmp on tmpfs
Replies: 4
Views: 27

Re: Putting /tmp on tmpfs

just make sure /tmp is a directory and not a symlink first. if its a symlink, then just remove the symlink, make a directory with 1777 permissions, and then do your fstab modification and then reboot.

I can't think of a downside, other than the potential memory usage, which is likely to be small.
by dolphin_oracle
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Spotify, just curious not complaining
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: Spotify, just curious not complaining

beardedgeek72 wrote:
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:38 am
Just wondering why you added spotify repos specifically and not just the flatpak repos?
I love it, but I was just curious.
You can have either one. The l popular apps tab has existed longer than the flatpak tab, and many many people prefer native packages over the universal ones.
by dolphin_oracle
Tue Jan 22, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: 2 questions about live-usb: suspend & hd life
Replies: 2
Views: 30

Re: 2 questions about live-usb: suspend & hd life

1) If I suspend using a live-usb, will the computer's hard drive also suspend? 2) Also, will exclusively using a live-usb extend the life of an old hard drive? I have MX installed on an old computer, and it works great as is. But I'm so impressed using the live-usb on it, that I'm curious about the...
by dolphin_oracle
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: No swap in fstab
Replies: 2
Views: 61

Re: No swap in fstab

Good question ...it's supposed to. We will take a look that ks.for the report.
by dolphin_oracle
Mon Jan 21, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: Getting bumblebee to work on Dell G3 3579
Replies: 3
Views: 67

Re: Getting bumblebee to work on Dell G3 3579

Welcome to the forum. If you use the Nvidia driver installer availabe from MX Tools, it will attempt to detect an Optimus machine, and offer to install Bumblebee for you. I would not advise attempting to do this if there has been an earlier attempt at installing graphics drivers by another method; ...
by dolphin_oracle
Mon Jan 21, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: A question about Live USB Maker [Explained_to_Perfection]
Replies: 32
Views: 464

Re: A question about Live USB Maker [Explained_to_Perfection]

I use either SanDISK Ultras (not FIT) mostly because they have an LED light. I also use a PNY 3.0 stick that has a "monkey tail" which I like because I can tell it apart from the others. I do have an early ultrafit that while it works, it get's so flippin' hot that you can't hold onto it, and I'm ho...
by dolphin_oracle
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Keyboard layout / MX-18 Continuum
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Keyboard layout / MX-18 Continuum

1. In the MX-18 Continuum Operating system can someone add the Keyboard layout option: 'French (Switzerland)' ? This would fit under: Whisker Menu > Settings > Keyboard > Layout > Add > French (Switzerland). 2. I believe the author of the Settings' Keyboard is Anatoly Asviyan <anatoly@users.sf.net>...
by dolphin_oracle
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:17 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Where to post feedback on installed/updated packages from test repo?
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: Where to post feedback on installed/updated packages from test repo?

I have installed/updated a number of packages from test repo. I wonder if user feedbacks on those are necessary for moving them to stable repo and in that case where should I post them? And what info should I include? usually test repo package have their own thread for feedback. Usually in here: ht...
by dolphin_oracle
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: calibre question in bug-tracker
Replies: 3
Views: 49

Re: calibre question in bug-tracker

My question is where did he get his calibre 3.37.0 ? MX-18 has 3.36.0 in main, no calibre in test, stretch-backports has 3.31.0 If it's not from our repos it's not our bug. I just installed calibre 3.36.0 and successfully converted a .mobi book and the .epub calibre Quickstart Guide to PDF. I did g...

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