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by azrielle
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Usb-sticks for live-usb use
Replies: 7
Views: 1145

Re: Usb-sticks for live-usb use

For years I've been recommending the Samsung Flash Drive Fit . :liftweight: It is small and fast and has been reliable for me even with heavy use. I have four of them. The price of these devices has been rising, which is strange for electronics but may reflect supply and demand. This is still the d...
by azrielle
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?
Replies: 90
Views: 11047

Re: Which software/apps do you use most on MX?

MX-Tools, MX-PI, VLC, Calibre, Opera, Geany, YACReader, Galculator, GParted, Conky, inxi, htop, apt, root terminal...
Speedcrunch looks interesting; I use Clipgrab in Win7--wasn't aware it was available in Linux?
by azrielle
Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: MX Help
Topic: Can't full install to USB stick [Solved]
Replies: 43
Views: 4887

Re: Can't full install to USB stick

Again, I've had good luck with the Samsung Fit which are a similar form-factor.
The Mushkin Atom USB-3 sticks also work quite well, and also have a similar form factor.
by azrielle
Thu Dec 27, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Other desktop environments ?
Replies: 30
Views: 3739

Re: Other desktop environments ?

Eggnog wrote:
Thu Dec 27, 2018 12:24 am
Xfce has all I ever need. It's stable. The best thing about Xfce is that it just doesn't tick me off.
My feelings exactly. Especially that last part!
by azrielle
Wed Dec 26, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Freedom is the key to success with any distro
Replies: 75
Views: 7967

Re: Freedom is the key to success with any distro

Methinks what he REALLY wants is an "MX-base" distro, probably with KDE enabled instead of Xfce, and not much else, and an MX-PI subcategory of the individual tools and applications, so that one can cherry pick them after installation. Which seems like a lot more work for the unpaid MX Dev Team, for...
by azrielle
Mon Dec 24, 2018 5:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Poll
Replies: 19
Views: 1808

Re: Poll

DE: Xfce. Always. Really hate KDE, Gnome3, and LXDE/LXQT. Also like Openbox and Fluxbox, on more rudimentary distros, such as AntiX, Sparky minimalGUI, or Bunsenlabs. I usually set up the left side panel to always hide, change the background color to some shade of chartreuse or lavender, depending o...
by azrielle
Sun Dec 16, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Firefox deserves the boot!
Replies: 79
Views: 9383

Re: Firefox deserves the boot!

I much prefer Otter-browser to Vivaldi. As a second choice to Opera. Apparently I'm OK with Chinese ownership of Opera, as I've used it exclusively since 2009 when FF crashed my system. Mythical nebulous rumors of inserted Chinese spybots ain't enough to make me change, aside from the fact that I've...
by azrielle
Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: pdf reader for win 7 (Solved)
Replies: 8
Views: 1052

Re: pdf reader for win 7

I use Sumatra, but yacreader also has a pdf reader function.
by azrielle
Wed Oct 31, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: MX-18
Replies: 68
Views: 7923

Re: MX-18

Why not just repackage 17.1_November as "18" (or maybe even "19") for the "greater Linux community" and MX newbies, and continue to field 17.1 monthly updates for the rest of us?
by azrielle
Mon Oct 22, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: How to install Software Center?
Replies: 4
Views: 2480

Re: How to install Software Center?

I have found (if the shoe fits, wear it) that those who gloss over, or complain about, MX-PI have never bothered to seriously use it.

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