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Old 16. Mar 2016, 02:31 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Sounds like Linux distros are good at "break dancing"!

Forgot about that review by Igor.
Think i need a new hard disk somewhere.

Cublinux has been my fav so far.
They should be coming up with a beta pretty soon.

MX-15 is nice too!
Did like the disk checker for its health status.
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Old 16. Mar 2016, 05:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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There's a pretty fair mixed distro breakdown here that folks might find interesting.

http://www.slant.co/topics/871/~linu...s-for-desktops
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Old 17. Mar 2016, 06:40 PM   #13 (permalink)
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A good side-plate to that would be a contemporary list of compatible software akin to those popular in Windows
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Old 20. Mar 2016, 07:50 PM   #14 (permalink)
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@MC, still "liking" MX-15 or have you found another nice shinny gold nugget?
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@MC, still "liking" MX-15 or have you found another nice shinny gold nugget?
Well, as I've said before there is so much (too much) choice regarding Linux distros and you can soon get snow blind trying them all. To date though MX-15 KDE is still the best experience for me.
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Is that a track record for you MC?
Anyway, was reading today how E. Snowden claimed Tails, Debian and OpenSource help him out with privacy issues.
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Is that a track record for you MC?
Anyway, was reading today how E. Snowden claimed Tails, Debian and OpenSource help him out with privacy issues.
Guess it must be.

Tails is a highly useful tool but overkill for anything I might need. For most folks every day use, installing Tor on the current system is good enough and pretty much any old live session is suitable for worry free internet banking.
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Is it possible to enhance, beautify the app icons on MX panel?
They just look clunky to me.

Also...
Is there a way to setup hotkeys for different functions like, shutdown system, increase sound volume etc.
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Is it possible to enhance, beautify the app icons on MX panel?
They just look clunky to me.

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Is there a way to setup hotkeys for different functions like, shutdown system, increase sound volume etc.
Regarding panel icons, first download a set you like from somewhere so you end up with a folder full of images. Then, right click an existing panel launcher icon and select "properties". When the window opens, click the edit button at the bottom right. Now, click the existing icon image in this window and then select "image files" from the choices "select icon from". Then, navigate to the folder containing your preferred icons, choose one and save it.

Don't use hotkeys so can't help there but if it exists, the info you want will be here:

http://www.mepiscommunity.org/user_m...mx15/mxum.html
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Old 27. Mar 2016, 07:48 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Thank you MC!

Always thought geeks were avid fans of shortcuts (hotkeys, keystrokes, handy key combinations) or whatever else they call them.
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