Docklike Taskbar

In MX-21, the new Docklike Taskbar (xfce4-docklike-plugin) replaces the Xfce Window Buttons used in previous MX releases. It is a lightweight, modern, and minimalist taskbar for Xfce. It provides the same functionality as Xfce Window Buttons, while also providing more advanced “dock” like features. Window Buttons can be restored by right-clicking an empty space > … Read more

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

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