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by sps7
Sun Jan 06, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Want to use USB drive to install MX18 to desktop tower HDD
Replies: 3
Views: 741

Re: Want to use USB drive to install MX18 to desktop tower HDD

Thanks to both of you for the help. I used the USB drive method. Now I have marvelous, fabulous MX18 on my desktop tower HDD. [Soon I'll do the same thing for my laptop.]

:happy:
by sps7
Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Installation
Topic: Want to use USB drive to install MX18 to desktop tower HDD
Replies: 3
Views: 741

Want to use USB drive to install MX18 to desktop tower HDD

My internal CD-DVD burner -- which is my only optical drive -- won't read nor burn any DVD-- it's become broken for some unknown reason. I'm now forced to install MX18 from a USB drive, something I've never done before. What file format should my 8 GB USB drive have in order to do this installation-...
by sps7
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Desktop tower no longer automagically starting with powerstrip switch throw
Replies: 2
Views: 439

Desktop tower no longer automagically starting with powerstrip switch throw

My new computer problem might be hardware or software caused-- I don't know which it is. I have my 9 year old desktop tower computer plugged into a powerstrip. I've got things set so that when I throw the powerstrip switch my computer and monitor go on. A few weeks ago the following problem began an...
by sps7
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Deleting /home/..../.mozilla OK or not?
Replies: 3
Views: 783

Deleting /home/..../.mozilla OK or not?

I only use PaleMoon browser but I have Firefox installed. [I used Firefox last week just to do a single special task.] Is it OK for me to delete /home/..../.mozilla since it's taking up space (which is currently 272.2 MB)? I know PaleMoon is a fork of Firefox and has its own hidden directory /.moonc...
by sps7
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: USB device plug-in causes loss of Internet connection
Replies: 9
Views: 1638

Re: USB device plug-in causes loss of Internet connection

I've been using the single USB port at the front end of the desktop tower. I just tested a rear USB port by plugging in my mp3 player and I didn't lose my Internet connection. Therefore the front one must be shot OR maybe the new OS (MX-17) is causing some problem? I put it that way because when I h...
by sps7
Tue Jan 30, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: USB device plug-in causes loss of Internet connection
Replies: 9
Views: 1638

Re: USB device plug-in causes loss of Internet connection

When you plug in your usb and the internet connection drops. Post the output in your next post of dmesg | tail The ouput requested: # dmesg | tail [26392.326469] sd 5:0:0:0: [sdf] tag#0 Sense Key : Unit Attention [current] [26392.326471] sd 5:0:0:0: [sdf] tag#0 Add. Sense: Not ready to ready change...
by sps7
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: USB device plug-in causes loss of Internet connection
Replies: 9
Views: 1638

USB device plug-in causes loss of Internet connection

Since I installed MX-17 early this month, I always lose my Internet connection whenever I plug in a USB device (such as when I recharge my mp3 player or when I use my SD card reader). This never happened with MX before MX-17 and when I had my Spectrum/Charter co-axial cable modem. I wonder if there'...
by sps7
Thu Sep 21, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: USB-type external storage drive not detected
Replies: 3
Views: 1022

SOLVED Re: USB-type external storage drive not detected

Thanks asqwerth for your help.

The USB storage device is now recognized and I was able to put the latest info on it.
by sps7
Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Hardware /Configuration
Topic: USB-type external storage drive not detected
Replies: 3
Views: 1022

USB-type external storage drive not detected

I recently had to use - for the 1st time - snapshot to restore my OS. Then, after having used snapshot for restoration, I changed the name of a partition, the one that I used for my data. Now I find that when I plug in my USB-type external storage drive, it's not detected by the OS. [The USB externa...
by sps7
Fri Sep 15, 2017 12:30 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: How do I change name of a partition? Is this safe?
Replies: 6
Views: 1490

Re: How do I change name of a partition? Is this safe?

Yes, I was too quick to make a hasty comment.

Thanks for your help Curmudgeon. It was kind of you to take an interest in this matter.

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