OEM

Original equipment manufacturer (OEM) software is produced in such a way that it allows a second party to adapt original software (here: an MX release) to new usage. This is useful for selling or giving away a computer with an OS pre-loaded on it. Any MX Linux version can be installed as an OEM by using … Read more

MX-Fluxbox Raspberry Pi “Ragout” now Final

This Community Respin provides a stable, fast and fun OS for use with Raspberry Pi® 3 and later devices. It unites the user-centered goodness of MX Linux with the educational flexibility of Raspberry Pi OS, implementing the light-weight and elegant desktop environment of MX’s unique implementation of Fluxbox and including elements from GNOME, Xfce and … Read more

MX-Fluxbox Raspberry Pi: First Steps

Configuration 1 Sound 3 Bluetooth 5 Wifi 5 Once you have booted your new installation, connected to a network, and watched the introductory video, there are a few things you may want to configure. This brief guide will help you. Configuration Raspberry Pi On the Dock, click the Raspberry icon to open the configuration window: … Read more

Fluxbox-RaspberryPi Respin “Ragout” (Beta)

Introduction This Community Respin (=MXFBPi) provides a stable, fast and fun OS for use with Raspberry Pi 3 and later devices. It unites the user-centered goodness of MX Linux with the educational flexibility of Raspberry Pi OS (=RPi), implementing the light-weight and elegant desktop environment of MX’s unique implementation of Fluxbox and including elements from … Read more

Crontab

Introduction A crontab file is a simple text file containing a list of commands meant to be run at specified times. Each user (including root) has one. It is commonly edited in a terminal using the crontab command. The commands in the crontab file (and their run times) are checked by the cron daemon, whether … Read more

User ID

<FIRST DRAFT, based on a Forum post by fehlix> A linux user-account is kind of / or similar to a Swiss bank account: it has a account “name” and a account-“number/id”. Those two properties are bound to the account. The user-name is meant forvisual identification of the account, e.g when you login you’d rather prefer … Read more

MX-Fluxbox releases new optional package

Not everything we develop ourselves or find useful in the work of past Fluxbox developers ends up in the released versions. Yet we would like to make such things available for interested users to try out, test and evaluate for possible inclusion in future versions. That is now possible with today’s release of the first … Read more

Different background for each MX-Fluxbox workspace

Many thanks to user PPC who dug up an excellent doc on the topic. I have tested it and, with a couple of tricks, it works well. 1. Open ~/.fluxbox/keys and insert anywhere the following entry: 2. Create a folder ~/.fluxbox/backgrounds/numbered. This will allow you to rename backgrounds without interfering with the original. 3. Copy the backgrounds you need (=number … Read more

MX-Fluxbox 2.2 released

MX Linux Devs and users are delighted to announce that a new version of MX Linux Fluxbox (AKA “MX-Fluxbox” or “MXFB”) has been released and will shortly become available in the repos. This totally integrated overlay to our flagship MX Linux Xfce combines the window management of Fluxbox with the desktop environment of Xfce to … Read more

MX Linux