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Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#1 by Axel » 17 Dec 2014, 22:05

  1. Hi! fellas Image



    Congrats for the last release & thanks for Porteus 3.1
    (Rigt now, I'm using Porteus 3.1 xfce x86_64, fresh install)



    Anyway, there are some glitches/errors and bugs.
  2. In the Applications Menu, several icons are missing and cannot be seen in the different menus.
    (System, Multimedia, Internet, Settings & Accessories, etc ....)

    As you can see in these graphic examples:

    Image Image Image

    • BTW right click on desktop, all icons in the menus are correct:

    Image Image
  3. I can't navigate FTP sites at all; using a Web browser (SeaMonkey, Firefox, or PaleMoon) or using gFTP.

    With a web broser, I can not access and I only can see the next error:

    Image


    • And using gFTP, another error:

    Cannot create a data connection: Connection timed out
    Disconnecting from site ftp.slackware.com

    Image


    Really i don't know which is the reason. Because the firewall it's ON (Normal Mode or Strict Mode)
    Port 21 is allowed but as you can see, doesn't work properly.

    Something similar occurs with IMAP, POP and SMTP servers, in SeaMonkey Mail (using the following ports 443, 465, 587, 993, 995).
    As workaround* I had to add all these ports to the rc.Firewall. Only in this way it works correctly.

    Code: Select all

    #!/bin/bash
    #
    # usage: rc.firewall start|stop|status
    #
    # Simple firewall disallowing all incomming connections
    # but allowing all traffic on localhost (lo device)
    # and allowing all outgoing traffic for $ALLOWED_PORTS
    # (you can set the variable below)
    #
    # Author: Tomas M. <http://slax.linux-live.org/>
    #
    ALLOWED_PORTS="20 21 22 25 80 110 143 443 465 587 993 995"
    #-----------------------------------------------------------
  4. Xarchiver 0.5.3

    Several errors with this message:
    No suitable archive manager found


    For the moment, that's all.
    I hope that can help me to solve these problems




    Cheers! 8)

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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#2 by brokenman » 17 Dec 2014, 22:33

Thanks for the feedback.
In the Applications Menu, several icons are missing and cannot be seen in the different menus.
Already reported and will push an update to fix this
I can't navigate FTP sites at all; using a Web browser (SeaMonkey, Firefox, or PaleMoon) or using gFTP.
I have no problem using any of the mentioned programs. For example the below address works. Are you sure it is not a firewall blocking this? Try turning it off.
ftp://mirrors.easynews.com/linux/slackware/
Several errors with this message:
With which archives do these errors appear? I know about .iso files already, are there any others?
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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#3 by Axel » 17 Dec 2014, 23:40

brokenman wrote:Thanks for the feedback.
You're welcome! :wink:
brokenman wrote:
In the Applications Menu, several icons are missing and cannot be seen in the different menus.
Already reported and will push an update to fix this
OK, thanks.
When will the update be available?
brokenman wrote:
I can't navigate FTP sites at all; using a Web browser (SeaMonkey, Firefox, or PaleMoon) or using gFTP.
I have no problem using any of the mentioned programs. For example the below address works. Are you sure it is not a firewall blocking this? Try turning it off.
ftp://mirrors.easynews.com/linux/slackware/
As you can see in the previous message, I said the ports that are allowed. Apparently, port 21 is allowed.
BTW with the firewall off, I can access ftp://mirrors.easynews.com/linux/slackware/ and ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackware/s ... 1/patches/ etc
But I don't want using Porteus 3.1 with the firewall off, since it is a security risk.
brokenman wrote:
Several errors with this message:
With which archives do these errors appear? I know about .iso files already, are there any others?
Encrypted (password) .rar files and some .iso files (I didn't know that was already reported).



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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#4 by brokenman » 18 Dec 2014, 15:38

When will the update be available?
I would like to wait a little longer (maybe 1 or 2 weeks) to see if any more bugs are found before pushing an update. I will discuss this with fanthom.
As you can see in the previous message, I said the ports that are allowed. Apparently, port 21 is allowed.
I was able to reproduce this finally.

Please try the following which will load a kernel module (perhaps it is not automatically loaded) and allow passive ftp traffic.

First enable the firewall on normal or strict mode then from a root console:

Code: Select all

modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp
iptables -A INPUT  -p tcp -m tcp --sport 1024: --dport 1024: -m conntrack --ctstate ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT -m comment --comment "Allow passive inbound connections"
iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --sport 1024: --dport 1024: -m conntrack --ctstate ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT -m comment --comment "Allow passive inbound connections"
Will check xarchiver with rar files. Thanks.
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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#5 by Axel » 18 Dec 2014, 23:44

brokenman wrote:
When will the update be available?
I would like to wait a little longer (maybe 1 or 2 weeks) to see if any more bugs are found before pushing an update. I will discuss this with fanthom.
OK, thanks.
Any advice to make it myself ...??
brokenman wrote:
As you can see in the previous message, I said the ports that are allowed. Apparently, port 21 is allowed.
I was able to reproduce this finally.

Please try the following which will load a kernel module (perhaps it is not automatically loaded) and allow passive ftp traffic.

First enable the firewall on normal or strict mode then from a root console:

Code: Select all

modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp
iptables -A INPUT  -p tcp -m tcp --sport 1024: --dport 1024: -m conntrack --ctstate ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT -m comment --comment "Allow passive inbound connections"
iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --sport 1024: --dport 1024: -m conntrack --ctstate ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT -m comment --comment "Allow passive inbound connections"
Your code works fine. But only for the current session.
After switch off or reboot, the situation is the same as before.
What is the permanent fix ??? (Sorry, I don't know how to configure iptables)
brokenman wrote:Will check xarchiver with rar files. Thanks.
You're welcome! ;)

BTW, there are an updated version of Xarchiver (Xarchiver-0.5.4 - 28/09/14)




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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#6 by Axel » 07 Jan 2015, 13:09

Axel wrote:
brokenman wrote:
When will the update be available?
I would like to wait a little longer (maybe 1 or 2 weeks) to see if any more bugs are found before pushing an update. I will discuss this with fanthom.
OK, thanks.
Any advice to make it myself ...??
  • After so many days... do you have any answer to my question? :unknown:
Axel wrote:
brokenman wrote:
As you can see in the previous message, I said the ports that are allowed. Apparently, port 21 is allowed.
I was able to reproduce this finally.

Please try the following which will load a kernel module (perhaps it is not automatically loaded) and allow passive ftp traffic.

First enable the firewall on normal or strict mode then from a root console:

Code: Select all

modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp
iptables -A INPUT  -p tcp -m tcp --sport 1024: --dport 1024: -m conntrack --ctstate ESTABLISHED -j ACCEPT -m comment --comment "Allow passive inbound connections"
iptables -A OUTPUT -p tcp -m tcp --sport 1024: --dport 1024: -m conntrack --ctstate ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT -m comment --comment "Allow passive inbound connections"
Your code works fine. But only for the current session.
After switch off or reboot, the situation is the same as before.
What is the permanent fix ??? (Sorry, I don't know how to configure iptables)
  • I guess you have no interest in resolving this issue.

    So, I have solved the problem by myself.
    I have installed ufw / gufw and disabled completely the integrated (crappy) firewall. Image

    Image
Axel wrote:
brokenman wrote:Will check xarchiver with rar files. Thanks.
You're welcome! ;)

BTW, there are an updated version of Xarchiver (Xarchiver-0.5.4 - 28/09/14)

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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#7 by Ed_P » 07 Jan 2015, 15:03

Axel wrote:
  • I guess you have no interest in resolving this issue.
Don't be rude. brokenman is on vacation with his family and out of country. When he gets back and catches up I'm sure he will get back to you. :)
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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#8 by brokenman » 08 Jan 2015, 05:06

Yes I am currently traveling (fogged in at Dubai) and having a computer free vacation. Put the commands in your rc.local file.
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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#9 by Axel » 08 Jan 2015, 15:07

brokenman wrote: I am currently traveling (fogged in at Dubai) and having a computer free vacation.
  • Image Good luck and bon voyage!
brokenman wrote:Put the commands in your rc.local file.
  • Nope!
    As I've said before, I will not use a firewall with a lot of bugs (fails with POP, IMAP, FTP, Bittorrent, MLDonkey, etc ...) :no:
    When I already have installed and configured perfectly ufw/gufw.
    Thanks anyway.




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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#10 by Axel » 08 Jan 2015, 15:19

Ed_P wrote:

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Re: Errors and glitches in xfce x86_64

Post#11 by brokenman » 09 Jan 2015, 21:19

Nope!
Hey, whatever works for you. In any case what you were using were iptables. A good firewall solution is obviously a better solution for you. Good luck.
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