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MaXX is back!

Unread postby maxxi.desktop » Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:00 am

Hello all!

We would like to let you know that @maxxdesktop is back and we are preparing a release. Exciting stuff ahead

Also our site moved to: maxxdesktop.co

take care

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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:14 am

Not impressed until you get it running on BSD!
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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby uunix » Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:26 am

It's dr fsking doom again.. Haven't you left for Canada yet?
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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby maxxi.desktop » Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:39 am

@TeamBlackFox BSD support was asked a lot :)

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Unread postby uunix » Mon Jun 29, 2015 11:50 am

@uunix no I am back home since early 2000


Wasn't aimed at you maxi..
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Unread postby foetz » Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:19 pm

first nedit now this. good week indeed :D

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Unread postby Geoman » Mon Jun 29, 2015 12:38 pm

welcome back!! that is good news indeed!
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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Mon Jun 29, 2015 2:28 pm

uunix wrote:It's dr fsking doom again.. Haven't you left for Canada yet?


Ahem, why would I be heading North? Also its funny, because both my posts here and on Nedit thread are meant tongue-in-cheek. You know, like John Cleese's Frenchman speech from The Holy Grail.
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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby maxxi.desktop » Tue Jun 30, 2015 12:16 pm

TeamBlackFox wrote:Not impressed until you get it running on BSD!


FreeBSD looks pretty well supported by NVidia. Dunno about ATi tho. I guess it's time to kick the tire and try it over the weekend.
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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby foetz » Tue Jun 30, 2015 12:20 pm

indeed, freebsd is the most popular so supporting that would make the most sense

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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Tue Jun 30, 2015 1:34 pm

maxxi.desktop wrote:
TeamBlackFox wrote:Not impressed until you get it running on BSD!


FreeBSD looks pretty well supported by NVidia. Dunno about ATi tho. I guess it's time to kick the tire and try it over the weekend.


AMD and Intel are reasonably well supported on FreeBSD, and thus by extension ATi. Newest model AMD graphics cards don't work quite yet.
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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby vishnu » Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:47 pm

Speaking of Nvidia an EVGA Geforce 5700 that I'd been using for, let's see, eleven and a half years ate itself last night. I get a million "Failed to allocate context pattern *** Aborting ***" messages and the screen stays dark. Gotta hand it to the Nvidia engineers for packing a world of information into such a terse error message!

Anyway, back on topic, yaaaaaaay Maxx Deskop! I've been a user since the very first days of 5Dwm... :P
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Unread postby guardian452 » Wed Jul 01, 2015 1:40 pm

vishnu wrote:Speaking of Nvidia an EVGA Geforce 5700 that I'd been using for, let's see, eleven and a half years ate itself last night.

BD,DT; Still have my mousepad... :D
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Here's another vote for FreeBSD, always wanted to try Maxx but did not want to go back to Linux. I would put freebsd on my thinkpad just for Maxx ;)
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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby maxxi.desktop » Wed Jul 01, 2015 5:43 pm

So freeBSD it is... Will report on my progress and seek for tester very soon.

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Re: MaXX is back!

Unread postby Raion-Fox » Wed Jul 01, 2015 8:00 pm

As long as you provide a properly formatted makefile and instructions for .Xsession initialization, I'll do it.
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