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


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: 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


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

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

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