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by computergeek1234
07 Sep 2014 15:54
Forum: Xfce specific (SolydX)
Topic: does solydx no longer have a usb image writer for isos?
Replies: 38
Views: 9605

Re: does solydx no longer have a usb image writer for isos?

i found a program called Imagewriter in the repos . in software manager look for usb-imagewriter. it works great.! hope this helps .
by computergeek1234
23 Aug 2014 23:34
Forum: Installation
Topic: Silly if not stupid question
Replies: 42
Views: 9840

Re: Silly if not stupid question

hi there. I suggest you get solydkbe 64 bit . i see no problems as far as hardware goes. always perform a full backup of your personal data before installing a new OS is good advise. and welcome back to Solydxk.
by computergeek1234
18 Aug 2014 02:43
Forum: News & Anouncements
Topic: The future of SolydXK
Replies: 215
Views: 92934

Re: The future of SolydXK

well gang looks like we are not the only distro considering going to stable when jessie changes from testing. Linux Mint Debian edition announced today that as of August 12th 2014 that they are going to switch from debian testing to debian stable once Jessie becomes stable. here is a link to the sto...
by computergeek1234
15 Aug 2014 19:15
Forum: News & Anouncements
Topic: The future of SolydXK
Replies: 215
Views: 92934

Re: The future of SolydXK

I understand the reason behind this decison and that Solydxk was originally designed for small business and organizations to have a better debian based linux distro than what was avaiable at the time. My question is this- I currently am using the 32 bit solydx home edition on my primary pc at home. ...
by computergeek1234
14 Jul 2014 22:33
Forum: Open Chat / General Discussion
Topic: Solydx mentioned by Matt Hartley article on datamation.
Replies: 4
Views: 1965

Solydx mentioned by Matt Hartley article on datamation.

http://www.datamation.com/open-source/best-linux-desktop-top-10-candidates-1.html I found this article on datamation . The author Matt Hartley is co-host of Linux Action Show and Linux Unplugged on Jupiter Broadcasting podcast network. He along with host Chris Fisher did a review of Solydxk a few mo...
by computergeek1234
09 Jul 2014 13:42
Forum: Open Chat / General Discussion
Topic: Where KDE is going - Part 1 & 2
Replies: 33
Views: 7040

Re: Thoughts on KDE 5

according to what i have heard and seen plasma desktop 5 kde final rc was released on July 7 and the final version is schedculed for release on July 15th. As Solydk is debian based release I am not sure if the next upgrade pack will have kde 5.0 avaiable . Also according to a KDE spokesman on Linux ...
by computergeek1234
03 Jul 2014 03:15
Forum: Open Chat / General Discussion
Topic: Changing Servers Due to End of Support: What to get now?
Replies: 13
Views: 2755

Re: Changing Servers Due to End of Support: What to get now?

ravenlx , i understand you want to use Ubuntu but have you seen the new server called CoreOS. it is a new project which just got 8 million dollars in funding, was featured on the Linux Action Show (same show that did a review of Solydxk in March ) , and just announced it will be rolling release , of...
by computergeek1234
15 May 2014 16:56
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: saw this bug report online. it is a security issue .
Replies: 22
Views: 4943

Re: saw this bug report online. it is a security issue .

here is the latest . please note that jessie is vunerable as is sid.

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tra ... -2014-0196
by computergeek1234
13 May 2014 07:51
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: saw this bug report online. it is a security issue .
Replies: 22
Views: 4943

Re: saw this bug report online. it is a security issue .

thanks for quick reply. just concerned after reading about this online . so home users should not worry about this as it does not affect them? what about solydbe or solydbo users ? i was just wondering ...anyway thanks again and keep up the awesome work ...love this distro!!! :D
by computergeek1234
12 May 2014 23:42
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: saw this bug report online. it is a security issue .
Replies: 22
Views: 4943

Re: saw this bug report online. it is a security issue .

i sent a private message to zerozero with all the details. hopefully he will respond back with a solution etc. soon. ravenLX.
by computergeek1234
12 May 2014 23:13
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: saw this bug report online. it is a security issue .
Replies: 22
Views: 4943

saw this bug report online. it is a security issue .

https://lists.debian.org/debian-securit ... 00107.html

hi everyone.

I saw this online and I am not sure if this applies to anyone but it is a serious bug and has a fix being worked on as we speak so I thought i would bring it up .
by computergeek1234
08 Apr 2014 18:08
Forum: Bug Control
Topic: OpenSSL vulnerability [Solved]
Replies: 21
Views: 5980

Re: OpenSSL vulnerability

OpenSSL Security Advisory [07 Apr 2014] ======================================== TLS heartbeat read overrun (CVE-2014-0160) ========================================== A missing bounds check in the handling of the TLS heartbeat extension can be used to reveal up to 64k of memory to a connected client...
by computergeek1234
27 Mar 2014 14:23
Forum: Open Chat / General Discussion
Topic: LibreOffice, MS Office - Vendor Lock-In
Replies: 15
Views: 3553

Re: LibreOffice, MS Office - Vendor Lock-In

hi. as a computer tech and a consultant I thought I would put in my two cents into this thread. I agree with your viewpoints. Microsoft(hereafter referred to as MS) makes priority software for a reason -to make money . Now , I am not a Bill Gates supporter in anyway. I have been using Linux for a ye...
by computergeek1234
25 Mar 2014 23:38
Forum: Open Chat / General Discussion
Topic: Looks like SolydXK is going be interviewed.
Replies: 39
Views: 8561

Re: Looks like SolydXK is going be interviewed.

just checked and the solydxk linux review episode of Linux Action Show that is posted on youtube has over 6000 views and the linux unplugged video with the founders interview has nearly 3000 views as of today. if only 10% of the viewers try or switch to solydxk that means nearly a thousand new users...
by computergeek1234
24 Mar 2014 01:18
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New SolydX User
Replies: 9
Views: 2725

Re: New SolydX User

hi and welcome to Solydxk linux. I too use Solydx on my Acer Aspire one d150 netbook. It rocks when everything just works. Let us know in the forums if you have any questions or need help. We are here to help each other. BTW I have used Solydxk for nearly a year and could not be happier. Again welco...

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