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by grizzler
29 Oct 2017 21:40
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK9 32-bit slow
Replies: 24
Views: 659

Re: SolydK9 32-bit slow

The 201703 ISO has been in ce/testing. I just checked the "New ISOs in ce/testing" thread around that date and no issues were reported, so I suppose that one is the best choice. You can download it as https://duinsoft.nl/temp/solydx_8_32_201703.iso . Make sure to check its sha256 checksum:...
by grizzler
29 Oct 2017 20:34
Forum: Installation
Topic: SolydK9 32-bit slow
Replies: 24
Views: 659

Re: SolydK9 32-bit slow

That ISO is still available on my development system. There's also a 32-bit SolydX 8 201703 ISO there, created 27-03-2017. I'm not sure if this ever wound up in the ce/testing repository (probably did). Which one would you prefer?
by grizzler
25 Oct 2017 18:18
Forum: Bug control
Topic: Mozilla planting spyware in fresh SolydXK installs
Replies: 16
Views: 463

Re: Mozilla planting spyware in fresh SolydXK installs

Anything blocking unwanted, disruptive junk has my vote. I don't know ghacks.net or Martin Brinkmann, but if ilu trusts him... No idea about pocket or flyweb, but I'm definitely going to check out this user.js file. I haven't noticed any effect on the search bar on my system (currently running FF 56...
by grizzler
17 Oct 2017 18:19
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: Community ISO maintenance and build issues - 2
Replies: 9
Views: 372

Re: Community ISO maintenance and build issues - 2

The package gvfs-fuse is in the ISO's package list. Apparently something is removing it after installation. Need to find out what... What's creating the virtualbox repo line? The Welcome application? I still haven't found the time to check its scripts for incompatibilities, I'm afraid. I know there ...
by grizzler
16 Oct 2017 18:02
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: Community ISO maintenance and build issues - 2
Replies: 9
Views: 372

Re: Community ISO maintenance and build issues - 2

Both 1 and 3 look like installer issues to me.

About 2: does the kernel recognise the item in question? What do the logs show when it's plugged in?
by grizzler
13 Oct 2017 17:20
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: SolydXK System Settings (GUI for solydxk-system)
Replies: 6
Views: 317

Re: SolydXK System Settings (GUI for solydxk-system)

Post back issues with /var/log/solydxk-system.log Without it I cannot do much. :( See the attached archive. The log contains even less data than the one palimmo posted... ;) Serious issue: after the application crashed (see screenprint), I noticed the 8th partition on the second drive (/dev/sdb8 ak...
by grizzler
10 Oct 2017 12:22
Forum: Installation
Topic: Easiest way to get log files back onto disk
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Re: Easiest way to get log files back onto disk

Putting the 'manual' commands in /etc/rc.local works (no sudo, of course...). Still a bit of a hack, but at least it allows you to selectively move bits of /var/log out of tmpfs. It may not work for everything, though. Some services may need access to logs before rc.local is run. I haven't checked t...
by grizzler
09 Oct 2017 17:54
Forum: Installation
Topic: Easiest way to get log files back onto disk
Replies: 4
Views: 178

Re: Easiest way to get log files back onto disk

Something with a bind mount as mentioned here would seem the most sensible way to go. Using sudo mount in the terminal, remounting the real /var/log/ items outside tmpfs worked like a charm. As a test I did (on a system with all of /var/log in tmpfs): sudo mkdir -p /mnt/var sudo mount --bind /var /m...
by grizzler
07 Oct 2017 15:47
Forum: Software
Topic: [SOLVED] 07.10.17 Several updates available today. Continue?
Replies: 10
Views: 337

Re: 07.10.17 Several updates available today. Continue?

palimmo wrote:Surprisingly today:

Not really: https://www.debian.org/News/2017/20171007

Code: Select all

The following packages have been kept back:
  linux-headers-amd64 linux-image-amd64

Curious. Kernel update held back? I don't have time to check that now. Maybe someone on SolydXK 9 could take a look.
by grizzler
07 Oct 2017 07:59
Forum: Bug control
Topic: No terminal output available in gnome updater
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Re: No terminal output available in gnome updater

Only on SSD. Ah. OK. I sincerely hope anyone with an SSD who also has a spinning drive has the sense to move /var/log there. Nearly everyone has a SSD nowadays, they got much cheaper and I've heard that wear is not so much an issue nowadays. Generally, yes. However, I seem to remember reading about...
by grizzler
06 Oct 2017 14:58
Forum: Bug control
Topic: No terminal output available in gnome updater
Replies: 17
Views: 529

Re: No terminal output available in gnome updater

ilu wrote:Anyway, /var/log and /var/log/apt specifically is configured for tmpfs.

Is that by default on all new installations or just on SSD? If not the latter, this needs to change.

The idea of putting my logs in tmpfs would make me scream (and move to another distro - and I'm not even joking here...).
by grizzler
06 Oct 2017 14:46
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: Recommendations for AMD Ryzen system, sudden reboots, random freezes
Replies: 14
Views: 462

Re: Recommendations for AMD Ryzen system, sudden reboots, random freezes

ilu wrote:I can now get 4.13 in sid. Will a sid kernel work in buster?

4.13 arrived in sid on 2 October, so I would expect it to migrate to testing tomorrow or the day after. Unless some issue shows up, of course.
by grizzler
06 Oct 2017 14:43
Forum: Installation
Topic: Installation and disk partitioning (dual boot with win10)
Replies: 8
Views: 317

Re: Installation and disk partitioning (dual boot with win10)

Before I'd do anything with that disk, I'd want to know what GParted and/or fdisk make of it. The Disk Management window only shows 6 partitions, but the last one has number 7. As this is Windows 10 on a UEFI system, the disk must be GPT, so no extended partition, all primary. So where/what is the '...
by grizzler
06 Oct 2017 13:55
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: New ISOs in ce/testing
Replies: 215
Views: 16148

Re: New ISOs in ce/testing

You're welcome. Sorry for the late reply. I'm very busy (again) with all sorts of non-computer related stuff and haven't been checking up on forums in nearly a week... :(
by grizzler
30 Sep 2017 11:20
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: New ISOs in ce/testing
Replies: 215
Views: 16148

Re: New ISOs in ce/testing

Yes please. I'm not entirely sure about the SolydK EEs, but I don't expect any improvement either, so we might as well release them as they are.
by grizzler
25 Sep 2017 18:39
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: New ISOs in ce/testing
Replies: 215
Views: 16148

Re: New ISOs in ce/testing

OK. I just ran the update/upgrade sequence before building the ISOs and the live-installer didn't upgrade as the version number hasn't changed. Edit Both SolydK EEs are almost ready to be uploaded. Should be available later tonight. They include the newer version of the installer, with the same vers...
by grizzler
24 Sep 2017 20:22
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: New ISOs in ce/testing
Replies: 215
Views: 16148

Re: New ISOs in ce/testing

If I remove debian/source/format (with "3.0 (quilt)" in it) it will build Strange. The dpkg-buildpackage call done by sbuild is essentially the same, but it "just works" with that file in place. It doesn't "complain" as much either: dpkg-buildpackage ----------------- ...
by grizzler
24 Sep 2017 12:10
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: New ISOs in ce/testing
Replies: 215
Views: 16148

Re: New ISOs in ce/testing

What kind of build environment do you use? I use sbuild (with a buster schroot for this particular build). Before I built 2.9.1.0-0dspk2 I created a suitable source package 2.9.1.0.orig.tar.xz. If I remember correctly, the forum software doesn't accept tarballs, so I'll add a link below in a minute....
by grizzler
23 Sep 2017 20:05
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: New ISOs in ce/testing
Replies: 215
Views: 16148

Re: New ISOs in ce/testing

The replacement is kdesu. On KDE5/KF5, rootactions-servicemenu already uses that. Unfortunately, it does not have an executable on the path (i.e. no /bin/kdesu or /usr/bin/kdesu). Applications that need it are supposed to call it like this: $(kf5-config --path libexec)kf5/kdesu which should, on a 64...
by grizzler
23 Sep 2017 15:45
Forum: Testing zone
Topic: New ISOs in ce/testing
Replies: 215
Views: 16148

Re: New ISOs in ce/testing

Just started the upload of the SolydK EE ISOs. They're still not as good as I would like them to be, but the 64-bit one only took two minutes to boot, so there seems to be some progress... :roll: I had to replace solydk-system-adjustments-10 and rootactions-servicemenu with self built versions, beca...

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