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by turtlebay777
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Installing redshift [solved]
Replies: 10
Views: 675

Re: Installing redshift [solved]

i think it is a very bad idea to make geoclue a depencency, it means you are obliging people to run location tracking software in order to merely dim their screens, and ruling out the other ways of providing the very simple information redshift requires in order to run. it's an invasion of user pri...
by turtlebay777
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: MX Modified
Topic: MX-Snails - Anonymous Internet Browsing ...
Replies: 5
Views: 372

Re: MX-Snails - Anonymous Internet Browsing ...

Surely Tails running Live is far more anonymous?

Not that I've got anything to hide!
by turtlebay777
Sat Sep 14, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: The ghost usb key
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: The ghost usb key

May I suggest you ask this in the Forum Français, Forum français des utilisateurs Mepis - https://forum.mxlinux.org/viewforum.php?f=13 -
by turtlebay777
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX-19 Beta 2.1 installing to a partition on MBR did not add the boot flag
Replies: 6
Views: 266

Re: MX-19 Beta 2.1 installing to a partition on MBR did not add the boot flag

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:14 pm
Not necessary, you didn't do anything wrong :)
Possibly another warning to all newbies that MX19 is a Beta and what being a Beta means, i.e. don't install on your main drive to replace a working version?
by turtlebay777
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Orage panel clock [SOLVED]
Replies: 5
Views: 202

Orage panel clock [SOLVED]

MX18.3 - how do I change the properties so it reads out in 12 hr format not 24hr?
This is on the desktop, not the time zone thingy on the forums.

by turtlebay777
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: thoughts and questions re: 18 and the new 19...
Replies: 25
Views: 591

Re: thoughts and questions re: 18 and the new 19...

Welcome to MX and the friendly forums. I had that problem so you aren't alone. Open File Manager and along the top look for Edit, click that then select Preferences so you'll get a new sub-screen called File Manager Preferences. On the top line look for Behaviour and click that, and select 'Double c...
by turtlebay777
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Waterfox and getting Firefox legacy addons back
Replies: 6
Views: 310

Re: Waterfox and getting Firefox legacy addons back

Get your Waterfox add ons here, https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/

That's where I get mine.
by turtlebay777
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Automatic Weather Stations ?
Replies: 11
Views: 630

Re: Automatic Weather Stations ?

Is WeeWX the same as Weetabix, the breakfast cereal?

Saw a guy destroying a pyramid pile of cereals on display in a supermarket the other day - was he a cereal killer?
by turtlebay777
Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What have been your best/worst computer deals?
Replies: 24
Views: 1052

Re: What have been your best/worst computer deals?

timkb4cq wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 10:51 am
Well, you can't beat free.
My freebie printer is an HP Laserjet 1022 which a guy was throwing because he couldn't find a driver to use with Win 7. It's still working with MX 18. New toner drum for it a couple of years ago Compatible HP Q2612A Black Toner Cartridge £16.98 inc VAT delivered.
by turtlebay777
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Live USB settings
Replies: 9
Views: 420

Re: Live USB settings

Searching in Start menu I find Thunar File Manager but clicking on it opens up my /home folder of files.

[ It's a bugger when you have learning difficulties. ]

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