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Forum: Linux 02. Jul 2019, 01:50 PM
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https://github.com/antonio-petricca/buddy-linux ...

https://github.com/antonio-petricca/buddy-linux

and: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jtzm4DOdrKw

HTH
Forum: ChitChat 22. Jun 2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Beauty walks the razor's edge...

I noticed that my trusty self-build PC was getting a bit noisy and decided to check the CPU temps. One of the four cores was 54ºC and the CPU was straining at over 50%: as I was only running MX-18...
Forum: General Computer Support 21. Jun 2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 929
http://www.puransoftware.com/Data-!!.html* ...

http://www.puransoftware.com/Data-!!.html*

and

https://www.minitool.com/data-!!-software/free-for-windows.html**

*&** The inbuilt censor prevented me from posting the full web address:...
Forum: ChitChat 19. Mar 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,050
Code breaker extraordinare!

Fascinating article about Fabian Wosar who works for Emsisoft and is world renowned for destroying ransomware:
...
Forum: Linux 08. Mar 2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,178
MX-18: The new kernels feature meltdown/spectre...

MX-18: The new kernels feature meltdown/spectre mitigation, even on the 32 bit kernel.

HTH
Forum: ChitChat 06. Mar 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 151,283
A beautiful and uplifting live version of a...

A beautiful and uplifting live version of a classic:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xevq955tY8c&feature=youtu.be
Forum: ChitChat 05. Mar 2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 151,283
Deya, enjoyed that video too and thanks for the...

Deya, enjoyed that video too and thanks for the kind words. :)
Forum: ChitChat 04. Mar 2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 151,283
That has to be one of my favourite OMD tracks...

That has to be one of my favourite OMD tracks deya, so thanks for sharing!

Many years ago when I was experimenting with my new found love of photography I stumbled across the Gramophone Suite: it...
Forum: ChitChat 26. Feb 2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 835
Views: 151,283
RIP Mark Hollis. ...

RIP Mark Hollis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upyrWwstEMY
Forum: General Computer Support 06. Jan 2019, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
Many thanks Jojo and a Happy New Year to you too!

Many thanks Jojo and a Happy New Year to you too!
Forum: General Computer Support 05. Jan 2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
Well, it’s been just over 3 months since I shared...

Well, it’s been just over 3 months since I shared my trials and tribulations of dual booting with XP and and MX-16. Despite using YUMI, UNetbootin and Rufus I failed to reinstall either MX-16 or,...
Forum: Linux 07. Dec 2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,362
Despite VHS 'winning' the lion's share of the...

Despite VHS 'winning' the lion's share of the domestic market, Betamax was used by professional post-production companies who realised that the latter was a much better system. I know because I used...
Forum: Linux 04. Dec 2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,476
I note that you have to pay a subscription fee of...

I note that you have to pay a subscription fee of €25 iper annum in order to get any technical support you might need. Also, you are required to sign up/in to view or post on their forums. Still, it...
Forum: General Computer Support 18. Oct 2018, 02:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
In Yumi I simply specified the drive letter ie as...

In Yumi I simply specified the drive letter ie as shown in My Computer in XP.

Every time I reboot I try selecting the various options in the BIOS as referred to in my previous post and therefore,...
Forum: General Computer Support 18. Oct 2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
Thanks eyeb, I tried Yumi, but just like...

Thanks eyeb,

I tried Yumi, but just like Rufus and UNetbootin it too failed to boot from the USB memory stick despite numerous attempts including boot from: USB HDD, USB FDD, USB ZIP ad nauseam!...
Forum: General Computer Support 17. Oct 2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
Very true! The most up-to-date version of Windows...

Very true! The most up-to-date version of Windows I ever had was Vista but I disliked it so much I reverted back to XP. I then missed the boat with subsequent upgrades to MS OS's, culminating in...
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Oct 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
I was going to use Rufus but the latest version...

I was going to use Rufus but the latest version doesn't work with XP; however, I found an older version that does. Unfortunately, I got the following dialogue box, which failed to locate the 2 files...
Forum: General Computer Support 16. Oct 2018, 03:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
Exclamation Cannot Install MX-16

Here is the latest installment to my ongoing HDD saga! :D

I still have XP installed and booting fine, but no longer have MX-16 installed. However, I now have a partition that is approx 270 GB and...
Forum: General Computer Support 08. Oct 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
Many thanks, once again, for all your...

Many thanks, once again, for all your suggestions. I have yet to succeed in installing MX-17.1 but will report back on my progress as and when this happens!
Forum: General Computer Support 06. Oct 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
I hit upon the idea of installing MX-17.1 on sda5...

I hit upon the idea of installing MX-17.1 on sda5 and so installed Gizmo Drive in XP and then tried to run the ISO in the virtual drive, after first rebooting. No joy, I can't get the ISO to play....
Forum: General Computer Support 05. Oct 2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
Have now managed to reduce the XP partition and...

Have now managed to reduce the XP partition and am now left with a new unallocated partition of 269.9 GB (Label E ext4).

I believe i can't merge two ext4 partitions and therefore, I am wondering...
Forum: General Computer Support 03. Oct 2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
Cheers to everyone who have posted their...

Cheers to everyone who have posted their suggestions. Looks like I need to make a full image backup of my HDD first before taking the plunge. Will let you all know how things progress, as and when I...
Forum: General Computer Support 01. Oct 2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,369
Help with resizing partition on HDD

I currently have XP and MX-16 in a dual boot configuration. The largest partition on the HDD contains XP and the smallest MX-16.

I now need to make more room for MX-16 as i now use this as my...
Forum: Linux 23. Sep 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,136
KDE 4 can be added via: Applications > System >...

KDE 4 can be added via: Applications > System > MX Package Installer > Window Managers.

HTH

Torres
Forum: ChitChat 26. Aug 2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,497
Love the woodpecker and $R3,600 is a bargain!

Love the woodpecker and $R3,600 is a bargain!
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