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by timkb4cq
Sat Jul 21, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: system upgrades changed my fonts without my approval [solved]
Replies: 7
Views: 164

Re: system upgrades changed my fonts without my approval

The only font related update I can see in the last month was to fontconfig and it's associated packages libfontconfig1 & fontconfig-config. This should not have made a major difference in your fonts - but you can roll back to the debian version using: sudo apt-get install fontconfig=2.11.0-6.7+b1 li...
by timkb4cq
Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Advice in using wheel group
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: Advice in using wheel group

The wheel group is not often used in Linux these days but I suspect what you want to do is covered here.
https://linuxpoison.blogspot.com/2008/1 ... rs-to.html
by timkb4cq
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: truncated test repo
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: truncated test repo

Tor and Privoxy is in the popular packages section of the Package Installer. Neither was in the testrepo.
by timkb4cq
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: truncated test repo
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: truncated test repo

The MX Test Repo should now be back to normal, although some of the 3rd party mirrors might not have re-downloaded everything yet.
Thank goodness for find -newermt - it let me easily automate a good deal of the rebuilding.
by timkb4cq
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: truncated test repo
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: truncated test repo

For tonight, I should be able to restore a database backup taken just before I left on this trip. Unfortunately that was a month ago so reconstructing from that point will have to wait until tomorrow.
by timkb4cq
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: truncated test repo
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: truncated test repo

This is going to take a little while to resolve. The database apparently got corrupted, and I'm on the road, working remotely with iffy wifi.
by timkb4cq
Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:45 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: MX-17.1: "New Zealand" download mirror dysfunctional
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: MX-17.1: "New Zealand" download mirror dysfunctional

The repository there did update this morning after I uploaded the new Thunderbird, and there are Snapshots there - but the Finals are all 0 bytes.
by timkb4cq
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Just an observation...
Replies: 23
Views: 847

Re: Just an observation...

There's still a lot of the Mepis installer in the MX installer. The practice of including broadcom & other non-free drivers on the iso so users could actually connect to the internet running Live also started with Mepis. But it all goes back to the Mepis philosophy: It Just Works. We keep that in mi...
by timkb4cq
Sat Jul 07, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: General
Topic: POLL : What is your favo(u)rite search engine
Replies: 46
Views: 988

Re: POLL : What is your favo(u)rite search engine

DDG. Anyone remember the first real search engine, AltaVista? Was great back in the mid 90's until they took it in another direction after DEC's demise. I loved Alta Vista back in the day, but they weren't the first real search engine. Two years before Alta Vista was WWWW, the World Wide Web Worm. ...

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