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Old 05-24-2015, 01:49 PM   #16
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The pointer becomes immovable, I am still able to launch the terminal via ctrl+alt t
I am also able to access internet by using arrow & enter key, & can still type and of course if I the plug in usb mouse the system is sompletely usable..
 
Old 05-24-2015, 02:53 PM   #17
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And external usb mouse is no help? I ask because on my atom netbooks with after market chinese chargers that are not stock Original Equipment Manufacturer (aka OEM).

I get a IRQ conflict is my best guess
when I plug in the a/c charger and my touchpad freezes and pointer freezes up.
I get by while charging the battery using a cheapo finger mouse. Any usb mouse though will do. My pointer works again
right after I plug in my external finger mouse. Then when I am on battery. My touchpad works again.

Finger mouse are pretty from China also on ebay and ship worldwide.

I keep a cheap roll up keyboard also when needed for for troubleshooting.

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of course if I the plug in usb mouse the system is sompletely usable..
My bad.

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Old 05-24-2015, 05:00 PM   #18
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Mel08,

Are you having the same touchpad problem with MX-14 or are things going well?
 
Old 05-25-2015, 02:35 AM   #19
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We installed MX-14 yesterday & it has been shutdown twice & so far the touchpad is working. However all was OK with most of the others for a few shutdowns, so early days. I have resisted so to install updates as I just wanted to see how it went for a day or 2 first. All the other distros I updated immediately after installation. The only thing so far is the sound is too low but is on full
 
Old 05-25-2015, 11:28 AM   #20
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Mel08,

If the sound is really at its maximum level, I suggest you buy these Logitech Z120 stereo speakers:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Logitech-980.../dp/B00544XKK4

They are cheap and punch well above their weight.
 
Old 05-26-2015, 02:26 AM   #21
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beachboy2
I tried your suggestion, but after step 4 I get:

rmmod: ERROR: module psmouse is not currently loaded
what output do you get when you issue
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sudo modprobe -v psmouse
after that error?
 
Old 05-26-2015, 04:34 AM   #22
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At the moment I am not having touchpad freeze, but if the problem comes back I will report back what output I get with the above command
The sound is now fine, except in skype (no sound at all), but will try some fixes with this later today
 
Old 05-26-2015, 12:10 PM   #23
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Skype requires pulseaudio to work.
 
Old 06-05-2015, 06:14 AM   #24
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Had MX14 installed for 11 days & NO TOUCHPAD FREEZE, I didn't do any updates for over a week to make sure all was running OK, did updates yesterday & still no freeze

So thumbs up for MX14 - only issue I have is no sound in skype (neither speakers nor mic)
the above poster said i should install pulse audio which I found help for & worked through the how to....but it has not worked....any suggestions??

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Old 06-05-2015, 07:14 AM   #25
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Mel08,

That is excellent news.

Let's hear it for antiX MX-14 "Symbiosis"!

http://www.mepiscommunity.org/mx
 
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so all i need now is sound in skype, but pulse audio is installed, yet no sound !
 
Old 06-05-2015, 11:34 AM   #27
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Let's hear it for antiX MX-14 "Symbiosis"!
Applaus!!! I installed that on a lite PC (512 Mb and no PAE) to be used as a soft synth...this thing takes the load!
Thanks for the tip...
(listened in...hehe)
Thor
 
Old 06-05-2015, 11:54 AM   #28
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Thor 2.0,

Glad to be of assistance.

I get the impression that antiX MX-14 is not that well known at the moment.

I do hope that situation changes because it is a fine distro, regardless of what hardware, young or old, that it is running on.
 
Old 06-05-2015, 11:59 AM   #29
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I do hope that situation changes because it is a fine distro, regardless of what hardware, young or old, that it is running on.
I hope so, it kept (counting) five, maybe six boxes from the scrap...it's one of those distros that has a severe invironmental message in keeping older boxes functional...
If that's not a reason to get into it, I dont know
Thor
 
Old 06-05-2015, 12:00 PM   #30
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Mel08,

I know you have installed pulseaudio, but just see if there are any additional tips in this MX-14 video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xo3zDvQSYI

Also look at this:

http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/l...-no-sound.html

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