Nemesis: testers needed

Arch based Porteus community project
User avatar
brokenman
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 5455
Joined: 27 Dec 2010, 03:50
Distribution: Porteus v3.2rcX all desktops
Location: Brazil
Contact:

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#46 by brokenman » 03 Nov 2015, 09:07

The desktop is just a minimal graphical environment on which you can build other desktops. It is a good indication of what packages will ship.
How do i become super user?
Wear your underpants on the outside and put on a cape.

User avatar
francois
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 4932
Joined: 28 Dec 2010, 14:25
Distribution: kde xfce porteus manjaro kubun
Location: Enfin l'été, le changement climatique attendu: le soleil.

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#47 by francois » 04 Nov 2015, 18:23

Great leap from my point of view as nemesis works within vbox. And plasma5 works very fine. I will be trying to install guest additions.

Very good job brokenman. :D
Voltaire: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.

User avatar
brokenman
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 5455
Joined: 27 Dec 2010, 03:50
Distribution: Porteus v3.2rcX all desktops
Location: Brazil
Contact:

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#48 by brokenman » 04 Nov 2015, 18:44

as nemesis works within vbox
Yes this is nice. It i was once I booted on real hardware that the pain came. I think I will include most firmware in the kernel (thanks fanthom). It will mean the 000-kernel.xzm module is about 10Mb heavier, but there should be fewer complaints of hardware not working.
How do i become super user?
Wear your underpants on the outside and put on a cape.

User avatar
fanthom
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 4565
Joined: 28 Dec 2010, 02:42
Distribution: Porteus Kiosk
Location: Poland, currently - Cork, IE
Contact:

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#49 by fanthom » 04 Nov 2015, 19:42

@brokenman,

Perhaps you could include vboxvideo.so in the Nemesis ISO by default. Its 60KB in size and gives maximum/resizable resolution in the Vbox session without installing full guest additions package. OFC shared clipboard, shared folders wont work but maxed res is good anyway especially if you develop in vbox a lot.

Addons are licensed under GPL2+ so should be no legal concerns from Oracle:
https://packages.gentoo.org/packages/ap ... -additions

You need to install addons then copy correct Xorg version:
/opt/VBoxGuestAdditions-5.0.8/lib/VBoxGuestAdditions/vboxvideo_drv_117.so

and save as:
/usr/lib/xorg/modules/drivers/vboxvideo.so (or whatever this path is in Arch)

No other tweaks required like updating Xorg.conf or recompilation when kernel version changes. This file should be updated only when major Xorg version is bumped and ABI incompatibility occurs.
When Xorg gets bumped then this driver stops working and VESA is used so should be safe.
Please add [Solved] to your thread title if the solution was found.

User avatar
francois
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 4932
Joined: 28 Dec 2010, 14:25
Distribution: kde xfce porteus manjaro kubun
Location: Enfin l'été, le changement climatique attendu: le soleil.

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#50 by francois » 04 Nov 2015, 21:05

@fanthom:
There is no need to do more.

Vbox and vbox additions iso of arch linux are functioning perfectly well:
viewtopic.php?f=137&t=5094

Success.
Voltaire: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.

User avatar
brokenman
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 5455
Joined: 27 Dec 2010, 03:50
Distribution: Porteus v3.2rcX all desktops
Location: Brazil
Contact:

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#51 by brokenman » 04 Nov 2015, 22:32

Perhaps you could include vboxvideo.so in the Nemesis ISO by default. Its 60KB in size and gives maximum/resizable resolution in the Vbox session
Nice tip. Thanks.
How do i become super user?
Wear your underpants on the outside and put on a cape.

User avatar
francois
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 4932
Joined: 28 Dec 2010, 14:25
Distribution: kde xfce porteus manjaro kubun
Location: Enfin l'été, le changement climatique attendu: le soleil.

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#52 by francois » 04 Nov 2015, 22:34

Here is vboxadditions.iso from arch linux, which you will have to untar. It will be located in folder /virtualbox-guest-iso-5.0.8-1-any.pkg/usr/lib/virtualbox/additions/:
https://www.archlinux.org/packages/comm ... /download/
Voltaire: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.

User avatar
brokenman
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 5455
Joined: 27 Dec 2010, 03:50
Distribution: Porteus v3.2rcX all desktops
Location: Brazil
Contact:

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#53 by brokenman » 05 Nov 2015, 01:41

I got it from the guest additions ISO that I already had on my hd from the vbox website. Worked a treat. Thanks again.
How do i become super user?
Wear your underpants on the outside and put on a cape.

User avatar
francois
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 4932
Joined: 28 Dec 2010, 14:25
Distribution: kde xfce porteus manjaro kubun
Location: Enfin l'été, le changement climatique attendu: le soleil.

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#54 by francois » 07 Nov 2015, 03:57

I am unable to get shares going on in vbox for nemesis. I would appreciate your guestadditions.iso.
Thanks.
Voltaire: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.

User avatar
brokenman
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 5455
Joined: 27 Dec 2010, 03:50
Distribution: Porteus v3.2rcX all desktops
Location: Brazil
Contact:

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#55 by brokenman » 07 Nov 2015, 11:49

download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox

I haven't tested the full guest additions yet but it should be ok.
How do i become super user?
Wear your underpants on the outside and put on a cape.

User avatar
wread
Module Guard
Module Guard
Posts: 1064
Joined: 09 Jan 2011, 18:48
Distribution: Porteus v3.2.5-kde5-64 bits
Location: Santo Domingo
Contact:

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#56 by wread » 10 Nov 2015, 00:27

I have KDE5 starting always fresh non stop; this is my Porteus 1.5 (slackware-current) x86_64....It was very difficult to get it running through, but it does not stop any more :D

Are you using sddm?
Porteus is proud of the FASTEST KDE ever made.....(take akonadi, nepomuk and soprano out and you will have a decent OS).
The Porteus Community never sleeps!

User avatar
francois
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 4932
Joined: 28 Dec 2010, 14:25
Distribution: kde xfce porteus manjaro kubun
Location: Enfin l'été, le changement climatique attendu: le soleil.

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#57 by francois » 10 Nov 2015, 01:01

I have used ssdm. It worked well. Easy to install with the right instructions: kde plasma arch wiki.
Voltaire: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.

ElectriQT
Samurai
Samurai
Posts: 116
Joined: 10 Nov 2013, 12:02
Distribution: LXDE3.5Manjaro, LXDE3.01-32bit
Location: Sweden

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#58 by ElectriQT » 14 Nov 2015, 15:13

brokenman wrote:The desktop is just a minimal graphical environment on which you can build other desktops. It is a good indication of what packages will ship.

I just tested the Nemesis with the Desktop povided, and WOW
0% cpu on my old laptop and it seems like it take even less ram than my LXDE3.01

Nice work, a lot of things seems to work here, right out of the box-booted,
This Looks and feels very promissing! Thank you a lot for all your work

This might be my new favorite OS in the future! :-)

ElectriQT
Samurai
Samurai
Posts: 116
Joined: 10 Nov 2013, 12:02
Distribution: LXDE3.5Manjaro, LXDE3.01-32bit
Location: Sweden

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#59 by ElectriQT » 14 Nov 2015, 15:44

some initial thoughts
1. usb seems not to be mounted after boot, but all other disks are, (the oposite of what we want, right? To make experiments safer to the data on the large disk that someone might have)
1.1 the disks dont show up here as they did before in the left panel in PCmanFM, it can be nice to have them there to easy mount/unmount with a single click or rightclick-mount.

2. cntrl+alt+backspace did not work,
But probably a "logout + loginagain" will do exactly the same as that keys(?)
I got a setup-root-process stuck on 50% cpu load when I did not close it correct, (just clicked on the "close window"-at the frame)

2.1 The taskmanager did not show this cup50%-process,
(no single process was high, but the cpu-bar was at 50-60% all the time, (yes i did turn on all the "show root processes and this and that also")

3. firewall seems to be off/disabled by default,
and I did not understand how to download/enable someting like ufw.

ElectriQT
Samurai
Samurai
Posts: 116
Joined: 10 Nov 2013, 12:02
Distribution: LXDE3.5Manjaro, LXDE3.01-32bit
Location: Sweden

Re: Nemesis: testers needed

Post#60 by ElectriQT » 14 Nov 2015, 18:08

Ok, now I learnt how to unmount, and how to set and check sudo iptables -L , and tried ufw enable,
I learn that "sudo" is almost like su ..but with my *guest* passwd, and that I needed to change it..

and I also learned how to use the new package manager , seems to work great!!
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Pacman/Rosetta

sudo pacman -Ss htop :-)

Enough for today.

Code: Select all

guest ~ $ sudo pacman -Ss htop
extra/htop 1.0.3-3
    Interactive process viewer

guest ~ $ sudo pacman -S htop
[sudo] password for guest: 
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...

Packages (1) htop-1.0.3-3

Total Download Size:   0.06 MiB
Total Installed Size:  0.14 MiB

:: Proceed with installation? [Y/n] y
:: Retrieving packages ...
 htop-1.0.3-3-x86_64                                                               61.7 KiB   753K/s 00:00 [################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking keys in keyring                                                                             [################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking package integrity                                                                           [################################################################] 100%
(1/1) loading package files                                                                                [################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking for file conflicts                                                                          [################################################################] 100%
(1/1) checking available disk space                                                                        [################################################################] 100%
(1/1) installing htop                                                                                      [################################################################] 100%
Optional dependencies for htop
    lsof: show files opened by a process
    strace: attach to a running process
guest ~ $ htop


guest ~ $ sudo pacman -Ss htop
extra/htop 1.0.3-3 [installed]
    Interactive process viewer


guest ~ $ sudo pacman -Rs htop
checking dependencies...

Packages (1) htop-1.0.3-3

Total Removed Size:  0.14 MiB

:: Do you want to remove these packages? [Y/n] y
(1/1) removing htop                                                                                        [################################################################] 100%
guest ~ $ 

/Posted from my Nemesis.. :-P

Post Reply