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by brokenman
12 Oct 2017, 17:14
Forum: Development
Topic: Porteus-4.0 is in the pipeline.
Replies: 1
Views: 301

Porteus-4.0 is in the pipeline.

The Porteus team is busy preparing the latest version of Porteus which will be based on slackware-current allowing people to stay on the bleeding edge. We are in the process of addressing bugs and creating desktops. A big thank you to our DEV team!! This newer version will be slightly larger than pr...
by brokenman
12 Oct 2017, 16:37
Forum: Nemesis Arch based Porteus
Topic: Nemesis artix based: a few problems
Replies: 10
Views: 286

Nemesis artix based: a few problems

I'm so glad your keeping this flame alive. It will save a lot of time in the future.
by brokenman
12 Oct 2017, 01:02
Forum: General chat
Topic: What's your favorite file manager?
Replies: 33
Views: 1084

What's your favorite file manager?

Are you talking about the p7zip package or the binary 7zFM that is a part of that package?
by brokenman
11 Oct 2017, 00:33
Forum: Development
Topic: samba ->>> get it out of 002-xorg
Replies: 3
Views: 164

samba ->>> get it out of 002-xorg

Let think how to get out samba from 002-xorg as it quite vunerable - to make it as optional external module. This brings us back to the original question ... what is Porteus about. Over the years we have striven to make Porteus easy to use for beginners. One of the biggest complaints is when someth...
by brokenman
02 Oct 2017, 23:17
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: No Browser?
Replies: 9
Views: 331

No Browser?

Users would much sooner like to see Midori in there... what is that, about 1MB extra? If it were merely 1mb extra of course I would include it but it is a good deal larger than that. How do you get there without a browser? As mentioned somewhere above you can use the update scripts. update-firefox ...
by brokenman
02 Oct 2017, 23:12
Forum: General chat
Topic: No saves
Replies: 3
Views: 114

No saves

Please be more descriptive with your problem. I try to make porteussave.dat and write changes=... This doesn't tell us much. Please put exactly what you have in your boot line. You can see it after you boot with: cat /proc/cmdline The best idea is to boot up and then run a system information dump in...
by brokenman
01 Oct 2017, 21:53
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: usm -u all
Replies: 7
Views: 258

usm -u all

Hmmm..
The OP's question is a very open one. Possible? Of course. Possible to remove it from the official version in this instance. Nope.
But one should simply select a different mirror in /etc/usm/mirrors-salix.txt
Much easier fix.
by brokenman
01 Oct 2017, 16:08
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: usm -u all
Replies: 7
Views: 258

usm -u all

Is it possible to either remove Salix from the update or add an exclusion switch to the USM? At present , no sorry. I can't remember the last time Salix updated but it's stopping the rest of the repos from updating. Just change the mirror for now. You can find the config file at /etc/usm/mirrors-sa...
by brokenman
01 Oct 2017, 16:05
Forum: General chat
Topic: Seriously or "FUD"?
Replies: 12
Views: 440

Seriously or "FUD"?

Anyhow, a thing with network/remote access which runs before anything else and cannot be scanned/reviewed is suspicious by default.imo Yeah, that was exactly my thought. What is the point of this? The answers are rather limited. As computers get smaller and cheaper we're less likely to build our ow...
by brokenman
01 Oct 2017, 03:29
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Japanese fonts and input
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Japanese fonts and input

I imaginethe process is the same for version 3.2.2. Nothing changed in the language files since the previous version. In the case it isn't working for you shoot a message to neko, our resident Japanese guru.
by brokenman
30 Sep 2017, 20:15
Forum: General chat
Topic: Seriously or "FUD"?
Replies: 12
Views: 440

Seriously or "FUD"?

From what I've seen, security is a process rather than something that has a quick fix. As convenience increases, security usually reduces (kinda why Windows is relatively less secure by default). You need to find a balance depending on the threat model (are you defending against an annoying sibling...
by brokenman
29 Sep 2017, 00:15
Forum: General chat
Topic: What's your favorite file manager?
Replies: 33
Views: 1084

What's your favorite file manager?

EDE old? Perhaps... only it's appearence.
@ least it was created in the 21st century.
:buhehe:

It's so true. It's like my motorcycle. Created in the 21st century but has a retro look to it ... but it's fast as hell.
by brokenman
27 Sep 2017, 00:20
Forum: General chat
Topic: What's your favorite file manager?
Replies: 33
Views: 1084

What's your favorite file manager?

It's a great ideal but you are never going to get away from using dependencies. You have to base a file manager on something. I am so annoyed with file managers that I rarely use them. I use a terminal and a web browser and occasionally a file manager to open a folder to see thumbnails. If I had to ...