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    Can't upgrade, update or install any packages on any distro, on any device

    Another possibility is that some weirdo got access to the PC and messing with your head. How about using the screen lock feature? No password no access.
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    When was your first touch of Linux?

    I have used Zorin 9 since 2014 up until February this year and then decided to try something else. I tried Q40S, Solus, Antergos, Manjaro, Zorin 15, Lubuntu and even Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. What am I using now? MX Linux and it just works, no more distro hopping for me. I hope it lasts at least a few...
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    Swiss Army knife Linux

    does not allow for the introduction of PPAs (Personal Package Archives). Enjoy Wiz Yes I found that it doesn't work with trying install 0 A.D. with back port instruction from the website didn't work. MX Linux has a stable and testing repository and found what I wanted in the testing repo...
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    Swiss Army knife Linux

    Yes the MX 18.3 manual comes with the manual right on the desktop. I was just a little unsure of the selection of options available in the package manager. Take Rhythmbox for example. You have the program itself and then underneath it a data option and doc option and so on. I figured out that...
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    Swiss Army knife Linux

    Yes, I was just referring to find general stuff in the menu and not software. I was using Ubuntu before this and lied the pretty pictures to find stuff. The MX Linux package installer is just a little different than what I'm used too. Like it shows a program and then a data option and others...
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    Swiss Army knife Linux

    Thanks for your advice and feedback Poorguy! I tried to install Debian 9 with the netinstaller before and could not. MX Linux is a great option for me because it was so easy to install. I did install 0 A.D. from the testing repo but all went well, but I won't be making a habit of that because...
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    Swiss Army knife Linux

    I have been using MX Linux for a few days and find it to be the best Linux distro I have ever used. With all the options it looks like a Swiss Army knife and works very well. You even have access to the testing repository in the easy to use MX package installer. The only disadvantage is...
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    Can't upgrade, update or install any packages on any distro, on any device

    This is most strange! I have only encountered the can't update or update problem with Windows 7, Antergos and Manjaro. In the case of the Arch based distros, updates broke stuff, but never on something based on Ubuntu. I have used Lubuntu, Zorin 15 and Ubuntu 18.04.02. I even had Q40S based on...
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    Just for fun - Linux Jokes and Memes

    Yes, I also enjoyed the frequent updates of the kernel, three or more times a week. Is it really necessary? Can't think so.
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    Just for fun - Linux Jokes and Memes

    Does it really take that long to install?
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    How to Wipe Hard Drive (Ubuntu 18.04)

    The easiest way would be to boot from a usb or DVD with Ubuntu on it and just follow the instructions, choosing "Normal installation" and then after that "Erase disk and install Ubuntu". That's what I did this week and that's after trying out lots of Debian and Arch Linux based distros this...
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    Firefox spell checker

    I tried that "Hide top bar" thing, but it doesn't want to auto-hide the top bar anyway. No big deal. I have installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS and the layout is weird but the wallpaper is so beautiful. This is more than an observation than a problem, but the internet icon keeps showing a question...
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    Firefox spell checker

    I am using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS now, so far so good. Beatings drums was a surprise. Do you think it's save to use shell extensions like "Hide Top bar"? It's not a big deal and I have already hid the dock thing to my left. Just like bars to hide when not in use.
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    Firefox spell checker

    Lubuntu 18.04 LTS works well. The default power settings just made it go to sleep while I was hanging the washing. It didn't want to wake up and I had to pull the plug. After that I just switched off that setting. It's just on blank screen now. What am I supposed to do to Lazares Linux under...
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    Firefox spell checker

    Thanks so much for all the advice, Poorguy. I used Zorin 9 for years, based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now Zorin 15 has problems with my 3G connection and I could not even download Ubuntu 18.04 LTS because Firefox told me it will take days or 6 hours. Then I just installed Lubuntu 18.04 LTS and the...
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    Firefox spell checker

    I have a serious distro hopping problem. My Zorin 15 kept having 3G connection problems. Firefox loading blanks and then all of a sudden working again. Down went my hand, no reaching for a bottle of bear, but instead for a DVD with another Linux disro on it, in the desk drawer. I now just...
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    Kernel 5 for Ubuntu

    Yes, I have Ubuntu 18.04.2. It sounds like a slow roller, to me. All my rolling release try outs, like Solus, Antergos and Manjaro didn't go well for long.
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    Kernel 5 for Ubuntu

    You are absolutly right, I was using Antergos for a while and must just get used to the slower pace of Ubuntu based Zorin. I won't try upgrading the kernel manually, myself.
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    Kernel 5 for Ubuntu

    No, it just worked so well on Antergos and Manjaro.
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    Lubuntu Installation Issues

    Try Zorin Lite.
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