MX translations coordinator

The MX translations coordinator acts as an interface between the developers who originate the content and the translation team. The coordinator receives requests and instructions from the developers, prepares the work for the translators, monitors the progress of the translations, and sends the completed work back to the developers for incorporation into the applications. Here’s … Read moreMX translations coordinator

MX translations coordinator – special handling

Most of the translations managed by the translation coordinator for the MX project are for strings of words occurring in applications. These can be handled in a systematic way. See the wiki article for “handling apps”. But there are a few cases where the translations are for text files of various kinds and formats. These … Read moreMX translations coordinator – special handling

MX translations coordinator – refreshing app translations

Most of the time, the MX translation coordinator responds to requests from a developer to have the strings for one app or file translated. And the process is carried out for that single request from beginning to end. But sometimes, such as before an impending new release of the MX project, we will want to … Read moreMX translations coordinator – refreshing app translations

MX translations coordinator – prerequisites

The MX Translation Coordinator needs to have several capabilities and tools in place in order to do the job. Transifex Register for a Transifex account. Go to Choose a username and password, enter your email address, and click “SIGNUP“. Check for the confirmation email, and click the embedded link to complete your registration. Log … Read moreMX translations coordinator – prerequisites

Writing BASH scripts

Help for anyone interested in learning to write scripts for the command line (CLI) from a post by user skidoo. Bash Beginners Guide (Rutgers) … ers-Guide/linuxcommand getting started book www.linuxcommand.orgRyan’s tutorials: Bash Scripting Tutorial Programming – Introduction HOW-TO Scripting Tutorial for Beginners … -beginners the Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide Legal Bash Reference Manual Frequently Asked Questions … Read moreWriting BASH scripts


On traditional magnetic drives, deleted files are not completely removed from the disk at the time of deletion. This is why you can recover deleted files. Essentially, the filesystem just references the location of a file on the disk, and when a file is deleted, that reference is erased, allowing you to write new data … Read moreTrim

Checking integrity of downloaded iso files.

In MX 18.1, its easy to check the integrity of downloaded iso files. You have a few options. If you have a iso file, open up the Thunar file manager and right-click the iso. Select “Compute sha/md5sum” (if you don’t see that command, see note at bottom of page): This will generate a window like … Read moreChecking integrity of downloaded iso files.

Repos – MX-18

Default repositories Sources of software packages are listed in files contained in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/. Note that users may see minor changes due to localization (e.g., instead of or choice of mirror. antix.list # Use with Debian Stable/stretch repositories. Set as default for antiX-17. Note new repos deb stretch main #deb-src stretch main mx.list # MX Community Main and Test … Read moreRepos – MX-18