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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby rokytnji » 27 Oct 2014 01:31

Try

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gksu synaptic
does it open then?

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby aprzekaz » 27 Oct 2014 02:00

no I get the same error message.

The sound might be a hardware problem. When I boot from my other hard drive that has Mint13 on it i still don't get sound from the speakers but I do get sound using the alsa jack audio bridge in cadence thru my firewire device. maybe it got fried somehow. It still shows up as

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Card: HDA Intel PCH                                  F1:  Help               │
│ Chip: Intel PantherPoint HDMI                        F2:  System information │
│ View: F3:[Playback] F4: Capture  F5: All             F6:  Select sound card  │
│ Item: Master [dB gain: 0.00]                         Esc: Exit               │
EDIT ok I got the sound working with everything but firefox. Just had to find the right name for the hardware in each program.

another thing I notice is that it takes quite a while to shut down now. I gues that is not such a big deal.

When I try Gdebi I get this

"This is a major failure of your software management system. Please check for broken packages with synaptic, check the file permissions and correctness of the file '/etc/apt/sources.list' and reload the software information with: 'sudo apt-get update' and 'sudo apt-get install -f'."

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby kyomar » 27 Oct 2014 06:03

Hi,

First of all a big thank you to all the developers for another great update. This is an awesome system and it's getting better and better. The forum posts are very helpful too.

I have only one small issue with the unmounting of external usb drive (using it for backups, luckybackup). I am getting the following message:
Error opening /dev/sdb: Device or resource busy.
I would be greatful for any hint how to solve this.

Thank you!

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby Snap » 27 Oct 2014 06:19

@ aprzekaz

Try running these

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sudo dpkg --configure -a

sudo apt-get install -f
Regarding the sound: Getting sound from everything but Firefox is not uncommon, let me check the solution. I'll be back. But make sure pulse is not running, jack is actually running and the alsa-loopback-jack bridge is selected and running too.

PS, Oh, and as i told you before, some users are having problems with jack autostarting at boot (me included). It's distro independent. I guess it has something to do with kernels more than any other thing. I just gave up and launch it manually after boot. Just make sure jack and the bridge are both running in Cadence. You should get sound from Firefox then.
This likely means that your installation is broken. -Mr Pixbuf.

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby Snap » 27 Oct 2014 06:36

There you go. If Cadence misbehaves this is the command to reset it.

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cadence-session-start --reset
This stops all audio services and remove configuration files (asoundrc, jackdbus, etc) and will be back to defaults. Then you'll have to re-configure JACK and re-activate bridges.
This likely means that your installation is broken. -Mr Pixbuf.

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby Snap » 27 Oct 2014 06:57

And here's what I was looking for
Without using pulseaudio, to have a non jack app send audio to jack choose the Loopback card included in kxstudio to be used.
You start cadence, start jack, then under "Alsa audio" choose Bridge type: "ALSA->loop->jack" and click on start. Now any program using loopback card goes to jack output.
To listen to youtube or anything sounding within firefox (or recording it) you send firefox audio to Loopback card, just start firefox typing in a terminal:

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ALSA_CARD=Loopback firefox 
Hope this helps.
This likely means that your installation is broken. -Mr Pixbuf.

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby aprzekaz » 27 Oct 2014 19:05

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unsound@unsoundthinkpad:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
[sudo] password for unsound: 
dpkg: error: unable to access dpkg status area: No such file or directory
unsound@unsoundthinkpad:~$ sudo apt-get install -f
E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (2: No such file or directory)
E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are you root?
unsound@unsoundthinkpad:~$ ^C
unsound@unsoundthinkpad:~$ 
I would like to resolve this permissions issue so I can open synaptic or gdebi so I can install cadence before I can finish resolving the audio problem.

:o Looks like this is my issue http://askubuntu.com/questions/383339/h ... -directory

I must have used the -r when trying to resolve the tmp permissions issue :oops: Might not be an easy fix for this. I guess it works well enough for me to hold out until I have the time re-install a new distro. Thanks for all your help everyone. sorry to blow up the forum.

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby mistergil » 27 Oct 2014 19:30

Reporting that update went smoothly and all appears working as normal. One simple glitch though that I can't resolve, startup and shutdown messages are no longer visible. Blank screen until actions completed. I know it is simple to re enable them but can't seem to get it and do like to view what is happening. Looked in forum but couldn't find it. Could someone tell me how to do it please.
Thanks. :)
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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby zerozero » 27 Oct 2014 19:47

aprzekaz wrote:Might not be an easy fix for this.
probably one of the answers at AskUbuntu will work
You should be able to get something working by copying a LiveCD's /var/lib/dpkg directory to your system.
bliss of ignorance

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby lafontaj » 28 Oct 2014 12:53

Hi me again,

I have another bug since my last upgrade:

At shutdown there is a message taking lot of time about removing the user-65534.slice

If i do:

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lafontaj@solydx-n73:~$ sudo journalctl | grep user-65534
[sudo] password for lafontaj: 
oct 28 07:48:29 solydx-n73 systemd[1]: Starting user-65534.slice.
oct 28 07:48:29 solydx-n73 systemd[1]: Created slice user-65534.slice.
I found this tread about it: https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/20 ... 01064.html
and this one: http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.p ... 20#p896148

Any idea about that?

Thanks!

Jean Lafontaine

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby lafontaj » 28 Oct 2014 13:17

mistergil wrote:Reporting that update went smoothly and all appears working as normal. One simple glitch though that I can't resolve, startup and shutdown messages are no longer visible. Blank screen until actions completed. I know it is simple to re enable them but can't seem to get it and do like to view what is happening. Looked in forum but couldn't find it. Could someone tell me how to do it please.
Thanks. :)
I don't know if it true for you but when i just hit the down arrow key and the startup and shutdown message should show.

Jean lafontaine ;)

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby mistergil » 28 Oct 2014 22:14

Thanks. I found it :
"etc/default/grub" > removed quiet and replaced it with splash in GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=

Needed to see it to find out why boot-up and shutdown are taking so long. (At least three times longer than before update)
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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby wildman » 29 Oct 2014 15:55

mistergil wrote:Thanks. I found it :
"etc/default/grub" > removed quiet and replaced it with splash in GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=

Needed to see it to find out why boot-up and shutdown are taking so long. (At least three times longer than before update)
I had also noticed that the shutdown time had increased quite a bit but oddly the boot-up time has decreased here. Seems like half the time.
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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby dali » 03 Nov 2014 12:04

Slow shutdown could be caused by minidlna, see this thread: http://forums.solydxk.nl/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=4542

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby wildman » 03 Nov 2014 17:16

dali wrote:Slow shutdown could be caused by minidlna, see this thread: http://forums.solydxk.nl/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=4542
I do use minidlna on a regular basis so whatever the problem I will live with it. Something odd though. I started the shutdown process and hit ESC. It hung on this line:

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A stop job is running for user manager for 65534
Next after rebooting, I ran this in a terminal.

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sudo service minidlna stop
It took about 30 seconds for the command prompt to return. Then I shutdown and it took just a few seconds. So it does look like it is minidlna related. But here is the odd part. After doing this, the system shuts down now as it should in a few seconds with minidlna running. Doesn't seem likely that what I did fixed it but that appears to be what happened. Any speculations?
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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby Deleted User 2764 » 04 Nov 2014 17:54

I'm doing the UP from the terminal. I ran the pre-up script as instructed but I got this:

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sudo ./pre-up-2014.10.15                                                                                 
2014/11/04 12:34:10     Pre-UpScript    DEBUG   Release: solydk64 x86_64                                                        
2014/11/04 12:34:12     Pre-UpScript    DEBUG   apt-get install --reinstall libavformat55
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  libappindicator3-1 libdbusmenu-gtk3-4 libextutils-depends-perl libextutils-pkgconfig-perl libglib-object-introspection-perl
  libindicator3-7
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/662 kB of archives.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
  libavformat55
(Reading database ... 201261 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../libavformat55_10%3a2.2.4-dmo1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking libavformat55:amd64 (10:2.2.4-dmo1) over (10:2.2.4-dmo1) ...
Setting up libavformat55:amd64 (10:2.2.4-dmo1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.19-3) ...
dpkg-query: no packages found matching libavcodec-extra-56
2014/11/04 12:34:26     Pre-UpScript    DEBUG   apt-get install libavcodec-extra-56
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  libappindicator3-1 libdbusmenu-gtk3-4 libextutils-depends-perl libextutils-pkgconfig-perl libglib-object-introspection-perl
  libindicator3-7
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
  libavresample2 libavutil54
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libavcodec-extra-56 libavresample2 libavutil54
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
Need to get 3,300 kB of archives.
After this operation, 8,253 kB of additional disk space will be used.
WARNING: The following packages cannot be authenticated!
  libavutil54 libavresample2 libavcodec-extra-56
Err http://debian.solydxk.com/security/ testing/updates/main libavutil54 amd64 6:11-1
  404  Not Found
Err http://debian.solydxk.com/security/ testing/updates/main libavresample2 amd64 6:11-1
  404  Not Found
Err http://debian.solydxk.com/security/ testing/updates/main libavcodec-extra-56 amd64 6:11-1
  404  Not Found
E: Failed to fetch http://debian.solydxk.com/security/pool/main/liba/libav/libavutil54_11-1_amd64.deb  404  Not Found

E: Failed to fetch http://debian.solydxk.com/security/pool/main/liba/libav/libavresample2_11-1_amd64.deb  404  Not Found

E: Failed to fetch http://debian.solydxk.com/security/pool/main/liba/libav/libavcodec-extra-56_11-1_amd64.deb  404  Not Found

E: Unable to fetch some archives, maybe run apt-get update or try with --fix-missing?
dpkg-query: no packages found matching bzr
2014/11/04 12:34:28     Pre-UpScript    DEBUG   reinstall not needed, bzr not installed
Note that it fails to fetch some packages it wants to install as they give 404 not found. What should I do next?

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby grizzler » 04 Nov 2014 18:01

Those packages are supposed to be in the normal production repository now (your machine is trying to fetch them from the security repo). Are you sure you did an apt update?
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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby Deleted User 2764 » 04 Nov 2014 18:07

Oh geez! :oops: :oops: :oops: :roll:

I of all people should have known better! Thanks for the reminder. Totally embarrassing faux pas on my part!

It seemed to work. The last message was the one below, though but I'll keep going with the UP anyway.

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dpkg-query: no packages found matching bzr

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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby grizzler » 04 Nov 2014 18:20

RavenLX wrote:I of all people should have known better! Thanks for the reminder. Totally embarrassing faux pas on my part!
Yeah, we've all been there, I think... ;)
The last message was the one below, though but I'll keep going with the UP anyway.

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dpkg-query: no packages found matching bzr
That's OK. It's supposed to reinstall the bzr package if it's installed. But apparently it isn't so it doesn't have to.
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Re: UP 2014.10.15

Postby Deleted User 2764 » 04 Nov 2014 18:21

Ok, thanks. Doing the rest of the UP now and so far looks good.


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