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by Adrian
Wed Jun 26, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Anyone buying the new Rpi 4?
Replies: 22
Views: 460

Re: Anyone buying the new Rpi 4?

If it came about, I'd use antiX &/or MX on my RPi too, but I think it would add too heavy a burden on our developers, they do a brilliant job on the distros now, & I think they deserve some time off. :happy: Debian releases for ARM, so we'd have those packages, not sure how compiling would work for...
by Adrian
Wed Jun 26, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Website
Topic: Can we get a "NEWBIE" section
Replies: 21
Views: 365

Re: Can we get a "NEWBIE" section

I see no need for a special section, and the reason for that is that newbies should not feel afraid to post questions in the general forum, we treat newbies well by default, we don't need a special forum for that. Besides everybody is a newbie in one way or another, so we can all learn from each oth...
by Adrian
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:41 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Anyone buying the new Rpi 4?
Replies: 22
Views: 460

Re: Anyone buying the new Rpi 4?

I wonder about durability of these little computers.
I think they are very reliable, they don't have any moving components and usually people leave them on which avoids the power on/off spikes, as long as you keep them cool enough they should work for a looooong time.
by Adrian
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX Linux Facebook group
Replies: 17
Views: 338

Re: MX Linux Facebook group

That's nice, that being said I left Facebook 6 years ago and didn't look back, they are the scummiest of the scummiest companies. But whatever floats people's boats...
by Adrian
Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I think Debian is about to get even more popular
Replies: 32
Views: 1247

Re: I think Debian is about to get even more popular

People will run out of excuses when it comes to hardware, new Raspberry Pi for $35 https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspberry-pi-4-on-sale-now-from-35/ It's more powerful than any 32bit-only systems people might run. 1.5GHz quad-core 64-bit ARM Cortex-A72 CPU (~3× performance) even the Raspberry Pi ...
by Adrian
Mon Jun 24, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I think Debian is about to get even more popular
Replies: 32
Views: 1247

Re: I think Debian is about to get even more popular

Somebody pointed that apt cannot even deal with this scenario, if you have a library in both amd64 and 386 architectures, you cannot install 386 lib if it's older than amd64 one (didn't test that but that sounds likely).
by Adrian
Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I think Debian is about to get even more popular
Replies: 32
Views: 1247

Re: I think Debian is about to get even more popular

I believe Ubuntu has no interest in the desktop going forward.
I believe you are correct, they are chasing virtual machines and enterprise users, this is just backpedaling to stop the bad press and general disgust.
by Adrian
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: minstall problem and a Question
Replies: 60
Views: 1411

Re: minstall problem and a Question

No, because it's not fully tested and D_O reported some issues that need to be investigated.
by Adrian
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: minstall problem and a Question
Replies: 60
Views: 1411

Re: minstall problem and a Question

Snapshot installs the installer if not installed. If it's installed it doesn't touch it the only thing relevant to installer is that it copies a /usr/share/applications/minstall.desktop to the Desktop. So if you don't have the installer installed on your system installer will install the installer f...
by Adrian
Sun Jun 23, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: minstall problem and a Question
Replies: 60
Views: 1411

Re: minstall problem and a Question

Yeah, I agree, I don't know how other distros do their snapshots, but antiX and MX have this great feature of creating "general" and "personal" snapshots, both from Live and installed systems.

MX the "as you like it" distro :)

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