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 Forum: Software / Configuration   Topic: VLC - Will not start -

 Post subject: Re: VLC - Will not start -
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 9:21 am 

Replies: 7
Views: 199

Enter 'vlc' in a terminal and post the errors that come up.

 Forum: Regulars   Topic: wheezy-lts seems very likely

Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 2:39 pm 

Replies: 7
Views: 260

kmathern wrote:
Wheezy will be the "oldstable" release for approximately a year before LTS kicks in. That will probably be until April or May of 2016.

Now that Jessie is the current Debian-stable, do we need to change our Wheezy repository lists?

 Forum: Installation   Topic: Migration Questions

 Post subject: Migration Questions
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:25 am 

Replies: 15
Views: 521

I installed MX-14 about a year ago. Since that time a number of newer releases have come out, I believe 14.4 is the latest. I've been applying all package updates through the normal AntiX and community repositories, but haven't explicitly done anything that would qualify as an "upgrade" or...

 Forum: Bugs and Requests Forum   Topic: Minitube + Vevo (again!)

Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:31 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 134

Stevo wrote:
Smtube from the test repo still works with vevo, though.

Not only that, but SMTube lets you download the video as well.

 Forum: MX Help   Topic: 69 updates, no errors in update console, no logout/login

Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 6:55 pm 

Replies: 19
Views: 794

The MX User Manager will fix this error. I had a VM install tell me that it was not or could not setup a User. I booted the installation as root and used the User Manager to create my User and it's /home. (I thought this was an error that I may have caused.) This seems like a pretty serious error. ...

 Forum: Community Fun   Topic: My lord, is Windows slow at EVERYTHING???

Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 4:53 pm 

Replies: 27
Views: 929

Taking over a minute or tow to completely boot Windows is not uncommon. (Seeing a desktop appear on the monitor doesn't mean the system has finished booting. It still takes additional time after that before you can actually start programs running.) It does seem that every Windows installation gets s...

 Forum: KDE   Topic: Very Large File Having An Unknown Purpose

Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:18 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 250

It is the database nepomuk creates for file name and content searches. It is a common complaint that the db grows eating space. You can turn it off in System settings. EDIT: Later versions of KDE do not have the file and do not suffer from the same space usage. Disabling nepomuk in System Settings ...

 Forum: KDE   Topic: Very Large File Having An Unknown Purpose

Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:02 pm 

Replies: 5
Views: 250

My my /home directory was growing quite large over time. Using K4DirStat, I was able to identify a large file ~/.kde/share/apps/nepomuk/repository/main/data/vituosobackend/soprano-virtuoso.db that was buried on the HDD. After deleting that file and restarting the system, my /home directory was reduc...

 Forum: General   Topic: Chrome/Chromium To Require Newer Version Of Linux Kernel

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 7:31 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 472

[ @Joany, for the time being you can leave the nvidia packages pinned and install a newer kernel (and matching headers). You should be able see in the terminal output whether the currently installed version of nvidia-legacy-304xx-kernel-dkms is able to build the nvidia module for the new kernel. Th...

 Forum: General   Topic: Chrome/Chromium To Require Newer Version Of Linux Kernel

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2015 5:45 pm 

Replies: 17
Views: 472

The 3.12 series wheezy-backports kernel that the original MX-14 release used is no longer in the repos (wheezy-backports or CR repos). Also the 3.14 kernel that MX-14.3 that uses is no longer in the wheezy-backports repo, but Tim got the 3.14 kernel packages from the snapshot.debian.org and added t...
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