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by jpagan
04 Dec 2017, 18:35
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Shared Folders for Porteus running on VMWare
Replies: 4
Views: 119

Shared Folders for Porteus running on VMWare

Hello, I am wondering if anybody is running Porteus on VMWare. I do it because I want to virtualize several servers running Linux and then be able to manage from a single location. My question is, how do I mount a VMWare Shared Folder in Porteus? I have already installed the VMWare tools and they se...
by jpagan
29 Nov 2017, 18:16
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Installing Oracle XE on Porteus
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Installing Oracle XE on Porteus

Thanks for the offer to build the module for me. I did not want to burden anybody with doing something I think would benefit me to learn. Plus, I was also concerned about the re-distribution issue. With that said... I am up to the point where I need to build the package. So I run the script "doinst....
by jpagan
29 Nov 2017, 15:53
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Proper Way to Mount a Drive Permanently
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Proper Way to Mount a Drive Permanently

Got it!

It works perfectly now. Thanks for all the help.
:good:
by jpagan
27 Nov 2017, 17:34
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Installing Oracle XE on Porteus
Replies: 3
Views: 115

Installing Oracle XE on Porteus

Hello all, I want to run Oracle XE database on Porteus. However, I am not an expert so to me this is a bit challenging. I am hoping I can get some help here. I did some research on my own and I found a few things to get me started but I reached a stopping point. I found a Slackbuild at the address b...
by jpagan
27 Nov 2017, 17:22
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Proper Way to Mount a Drive Permanently
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Proper Way to Mount a Drive Permanently

Thanks Blaze,

I think this is exactly what I needed to know. However, in your first code line you are appending to etc/fstab, not /etc/rc.d/rc.local. Is this a typo?
by jpagan
21 Nov 2017, 21:24
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Proper Way to Mount a Drive Permanently
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Proper Way to Mount a Drive Permanently

Looking at general Linux forums, it says that I should edit fstab to mount file systems permanently. But when I open fstab from Porteus there is a note that says I should add a command to rc.local. Can somebody share with me what is the proper way to mount a file system persistently in Porteus 3.22?...
by jpagan
28 Jun 2017, 21:06
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Stuck in software rendering in Virtualbox
Replies: 4
Views: 421

Re: Stuck in software rendering in Virtualbox

Hi, I'm struggling to get hardware accelerated rendering working in 3.2.2 Cinnamon x86_64 which is booting in Virtualbox 5.1.18 on a Windows host. I've tried using the VirtualBox-5.1.10-porteus-v3.2-x86_64-1prt.xzm module and also tried installing from the ISO supplied with Virtualbox. Can anyone a...
by jpagan
19 Feb 2016, 21:53
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Is there a boot log?
Replies: 4
Views: 467

Is there a boot log?

Hello all,

Can somebody tell me if Porteus has a boot log? I am trying to troubleshoot a problem that happens when the guest user is trying to login.

JP
by jpagan
10 Feb 2016, 23:48
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't download Porteus x64
Replies: 2
Views: 190

Re: Can't download Porteus x64

Thanks... This worked perfectly.
by jpagan
10 Feb 2016, 23:13
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Can't download Porteus x64
Replies: 2
Views: 190

[SOLVED] Can't download Porteus x64

Hello all. I am a newbie to Porteus. I am trying to download the Porteus build for x64 but I keep getting the 32 bit version. Can somebody clue me in? I am trying to download from build.porteus.org and I select my options for x64, LXQt and Firefox. Then I click the build button and I download. But t...