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by francois
23 Nov 2017, 01:03
Forum: General chat
Topic: plank the dock of elementary os for porteus linux
Replies: 3
Views: 139

plank the dock of elementary os for porteus linux

Plank under slackware porteus will work if started from autostart located in /etc/xdg under any desktop environment, but not from ~/.config/. First post modified accordingly.
by francois
22 Nov 2017, 02:45
Forum: Nemesis Arch based Porteus
Topic: desktop environment with plank xcompmgr nemesis artix based : a possible configuration
Replies: 2
Views: 99

desktop environment with plank xcompmgr nemesis artix based : a possible configuration

added necessary icon-theme, my choice faenza.
added command xfce4-panel & to /etc/xdg
by francois
21 Nov 2017, 02:43
Forum: General chat
Topic: New Slax is Comming !
Replies: 15
Views: 561

New Slax is Comming !

xlunch as app launcher is supposed to be able to launch any type of application. Though, not easy to install new application with that launcher. At present time it is not very intuitive. Tomas wrote that linux is linux. Eric Hammerlee has written a word of encouragement with some bitterness as the ...
by francois
20 Nov 2017, 05:01
Forum: Nemesis Arch based Porteus
Topic: desktop environment with plank xcompmgr nemesis artix based : a possible configuration
Replies: 2
Views: 99

desktop environment with plank xcompmgr nemesis artix based : a possible configuration

Added packages.

Found the way to keep plank settings. It has to be started from /etc/xdg/openbox/autostart. First post modified accordingly.
by francois
20 Nov 2017, 03:41
Forum: Nemesis Arch based Porteus
Topic: booting into X under nemesis artix based
Replies: 1
Views: 25

booting into X under nemesis artix based

Found it:

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mkdir -p ~/.config/openbox
cp /etc/xdg/openbox/menu.xml /etc/xdg/openbox/rc.xml /etc/xdg/openbox/autostart ~/.config/openbox
:)
by francois
20 Nov 2017, 02:42
Forum: Nemesis Arch based Porteus
Topic: openrc the system behind nemesis: printing as an example
Replies: 10
Views: 507

openrc the system behind nemesis: printing as an example

Scanning with nemesis. For the scanner trying debtap from aur to build from the brscan4 .deb package https://github.com/helixarch/debtap/blob/master/README.md And to enable scanner changing 40-libsane.rules to include brother printers https://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?t=223372 Open a shell/...
by francois
19 Nov 2017, 23:13
Forum: Nemesis Arch based Porteus
Topic: booting into X under nemesis artix based
Replies: 1
Views: 25

booting into X under nemesis artix based

Booting into X environment in nemesis artix based, I would like to be able to start some applications, commands and scripts. Where would I put: plank.desktop setxkbmap ca and a dual diplay script: #!/bin/bash xrandr --output LVDS1 --mode 1366x768 --output VGA1 --mode 1920x1080 --right-of LVDS1 exit ...
by francois
19 Nov 2017, 21:27
Forum: Nemesis Arch based Porteus
Topic: desktop environment with plank xcompmgr nemesis artix based : a possible configuration
Replies: 2
Views: 99

desktop environment with plank xcompmgr nemesis artix based : a possible configuration

Plank under artix nemesis is really functioning well. All the adjustments will be kept after a reboot. :D Simple desktop environment. Trying to build on nemesis artix based a simple desktop environment. Here are the packages that I have put together inspired others: First module:plank desktop. plank...
by francois
16 Nov 2017, 01:42
Forum: Development
Topic: printing-3.2 for porteus 3.2
Replies: 223
Views: 24410

printing-3.2 for porteus 3.2

Hum! An alien demand. :(
by francois
13 Nov 2017, 04:11
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Gparted help
Replies: 21
Views: 284

Gparted help

Exec=gksu /usr/sbin/gparted_polkit
or
Exec=gksu gparted
by francois
13 Nov 2017, 00:29
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Gparted help
Replies: 21
Views: 284

Gparted help

Remove the %f at the end. And try it.
by francois
12 Nov 2017, 22:55
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Gparted help
Replies: 21
Views: 284

Gparted help

Go to /usr/share/applications and try to find the gparted.desktop file. Open it with leafpad or another text file utility. What do you see after exec= ?
by francois
12 Nov 2017, 22:49
Forum: General chat
Topic: grub2 menu entry
Replies: 43
Views: 7579

grub2 menu entry

@blaze: So you have installed grub2 grub-2.02-x86_64-2dj.txz (pkgs.org) without any other distribution necessary. This is great. To see GRUB during boot you need to press the right-hand SHIFT key during boot (not tested on blaze install) http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/07/key-to-show-grub-menu-ubunt...
by francois
12 Nov 2017, 19:01
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Gparted help
Replies: 21
Views: 284

Gparted help

Google Failed to execute child process “mkudffs” (No such file or directory) https://fossies.org/linux/gparted/ChangeLog 908 When udftools are not installed and the mkudffs program isn't found 909 GParted would report this error during startup: 910 911 # ./gpartedbin 912 ====================== 913 l...
by francois
11 Nov 2017, 01:11
Forum: General chat
Topic: Deepin desktop and other DE or window managers
Replies: 14
Views: 491

Deepin desktop and other DE or window managers

It's not that simple, francois. You should try Calculate distro on a VM to see how beautiful it is. I have tried it. I do not want to upset you but, the only peculiarity seems that it is gentoo based. Personally, with the nice wallpaper you have provided with your xfce4 desktop, I am sure I would r...