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 Forum: Chat   Topic: Partition order in (Thunar) file manager?

Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2014 2:41 pm 

Replies: 18
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As I noted I've used Labels for quite a while and the fact that Labels are ignored by Dolphin led me to use KDiskFree if I need to find a particular partition. The only disadvantage is that the partition has to be mounted to see how big it is. But at least they are in sda1, sda2, etc. order. I'd rea...

 Forum: antiX   Topic: why is my clock two hours ahead?

Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2014 2:22 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 93

You can also open a Terminal and su to root. Enter dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
Hit the Enter key and follow the directions. Not sure if you need to login/logout or reboot.

 Forum: Package Status - 12.0 Beta   Topic: Experimental Libc6 2.17 for M12 and MX 14

Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:36 pm 

Replies: 25
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Jessie throws a monkey wrench into your installation. As do the other non-wheezy repositories.

 Forum: Chat   Topic: Partition order in (Thunar) file manager?

Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 8:32 pm 

Replies: 18
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As far as I know UUID does not place partitions in the order that GParted does. The order is not a function that debian and others were able get the various hardware to sort reliably. Perhaps a query on a GParted forum would enlighten as to how they do it. I started using Labels on my partitions yea...

 Forum: MX Help   Topic: Flash update is needed

Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 5:05 pm 

Replies: 10
Views: 225

In a Konsole/Terminal: su -c 'update-flashplugin-nonfree --install --verbose'

See: http://www.mepis.org/docs/en/index.php?title=Flash

 Forum: Chat   Topic: Partition order in (Thunar) file manager?

Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:56 pm 

Replies: 18
Views: 324

I thought this was one of the reasons that the UUID designation was switched to.

 Forum: General   Topic: Scott Adams vs. Windows 7

Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 5:31 pm 

Replies: 13
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Thanks for the laugh Adrian. I always have loved Dilbert.

 Forum: antiX   Topic: antiX is great

 Post subject: Re: antiX is great
Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:55 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 142

Technically I think it has gotten more popular, especially since the release of MX. I think they are separate enough to considered separately. But since there are those that have decided they are not (separate enough that is), together they help each other a great deal.

 Forum: General   Topic: Reduction in number of Linux distros.

Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:46 pm 

Replies: 8
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I have a friend of well over 40 years. He's an Engineer (EEE with Masters in Systems Analysis). I've mentioned Linux several times. One time he asked about BSD. Mainly because it has a direct UNIX lineage. I burned a PC-BSD and a FreeSBIE DVD. I mentioned that he should probably get a separate HDD f...

 Forum: KDE   Topic: Right click> Move or Copy

Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:18 pm 

Replies: 8
Views: 199

I usually prefer to work from an instance of Dolphin as su. But the root actions menu is handy never the less.
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