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by mailmegx
10 Feb 2014, 07:28
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Why are links as large as parent file?
Replies: 6
Views: 2583

Re: Why are links as large as parent file?

thanks for the clarification Ahau, I didnt give much attention to the fact that jim mentioned he was using Thunar

GX
by mailmegx
10 Feb 2014, 04:55
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Why are links as large as parent file?
Replies: 6
Views: 2583

Re: Why are links as large as parent file?

Hi Jim Not sure what you looking at, however there are 2 kinds of links, hard links and symbolic links, a hard link will appear as a diffrent file not a link and appear as the same size, if you delete the original file the link will still exist as a copy of the file, here is an example, this will ac...
by mailmegx
23 Nov 2012, 08:36
Forum: General chat
Topic: XFCE system load memory usage
Replies: 8
Views: 2678

Re: XFCE system load memory usage

ok so is this hogging memory or not? bash-4.1$ ps aux | grep systemload gx 9034 0.3 5.4 308288 182228 ? S Nov22 5:25 /usr/libexec/xfce4/panel-plugins/xfce4-systemload-plugin 6 33554464 systemload System Load Monitor Monitor CPU load, swap usage and memory footprint htop reports it as 301M VIRT and 1...
by mailmegx
16 Nov 2012, 02:38
Forum: General chat
Topic: XFCE system load memory usage
Replies: 8
Views: 2678

Re: XFCE system load memory usage

Thanks Ahau

Well its still at 32mb so it must have been a freak circumstances that caused memory bloat.

GX
by mailmegx
16 Nov 2012, 02:36
Forum: Development
Topic: [SCRIPT] Select Default Sound Card (set device order)
Replies: 2
Views: 1582

Re: [SCRIPT] Select Default Sound Card (set device order)

Hi Ahau

I tried the script, it showed my 3 cards, when I selected the default it said it failed to set it, after that there were no soundcards. I will email you the output of the script.

GX
by mailmegx
15 Nov 2012, 16:43
Forum: General chat
Topic: XFCE system load memory usage
Replies: 8
Views: 2678

Re: XFCE system load memory usage

Thanks Ahau

I forgot yo mention Im using 64bit..

Well Ill leave it for a while longer to see if memory grows, it currently still 32mb

Till tomorrow I will leave the current and then try the 1.1.1 over the next few days to see any improvement

GX
by mailmegx
15 Nov 2012, 04:37
Forum: General chat
Topic: XFCE system load memory usage
Replies: 8
Views: 2678

Re: XFCE system load memory usage

Thanks Ahau This morning its upto 22 mb so its a slow process. All I do is add "System load" plugin to my task bar, right click -> properties, cpu tab uncheck "text to display" change color to green, memory tab uncheck "text to display" change color to blue, swap tab uncheck "show monitor", uptime t...
by mailmegx
14 Nov 2012, 19:05
Forum: General chat
Topic: XFCE system load memory usage
Replies: 8
Views: 2678

XFCE system load memory usage

Hi All Im using Poertus 1.2 XFCE version and I have the system load tray icon to show cpu and memory, today I noticed the command /usr/libexec/xfce4/panel-plugins/xfce4-systemload-plugin was using 600mb, so I removed it and added it again it dropped to 3mb usage, does anyone else experience similar ...
by mailmegx
01 Oct 2012, 04:31
Forum: General chat
Topic: slackware 14 is out
Replies: 34
Views: 8646

slackware 14 is out

Hi All

Slackware 14 is out and I see no posts mentioning it, there were some when one of the rc got released and some modules made but things have been really quite here lately is everyone too busy? What are the plans for the next version of porteus?

GX
by mailmegx
21 Sep 2012, 08:26
Forum: i486 xzm module requests
Topic: Subversion v1.7.6 (or any release of 1.7)
Replies: 7
Views: 2851

Re: Subversion v1.7.6 (or any release of 1.7)

For those of us that are lazy there is an alternative option to use svnkit from svnkit.com which is a java API library that includes command line wrappers for most svn options. As long as java is installed it should work fine just download unzip and run as far as I can remember there were no depende...
by mailmegx
03 Aug 2012, 10:32
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: hostname wont change
Replies: 1
Views: 1029

hostname wont change

Hi all Im using Porteus 1.2 64bit XFCE previous version even up till 1.2rc2 I had changed my hostname but for some reason in the final it does not apply! root@porteus:/mnt/sys/home/gx# hostname porteus root@porteus:/mnt/sys/home/gx# cat /etc/HOSTNAME gx_xps.example.net root@porteus:/mnt/sys/home/gx#...
by mailmegx
27 Jun 2012, 17:42
Forum: Hardware
Topic: webcam
Replies: 1
Views: 1735

Re: webcam

hi ralcocer I have skype working with webcam, my webcam is a genius plug and play so no drivers needed and works well, I usually download skype static, extract and run , there is one issue with a missing lib file so I made this simple script: bash-4.1$ cat `which skype.run ` if [ ! -f /usr/lib/libti...
by mailmegx
03 Jun 2012, 17:56
Forum: General chat
Topic: Saving Changes "The Brutal Way"
Replies: 2
Views: 1248

Re: Saving Changes "The Brutal Way"

what I normally do is map the hope directory to a /mnt/sda1/home or something writable I do this in /etc/passwd and make a module for it, now that I think of it it could be a really handy cheatcode to say roothome=/mnt/sda1/myhomes/root or homepath=/mnt/sda1/homes for guest or other users, just not ...
by mailmegx
13 May 2012, 17:46
Forum: Development
Topic: no auto login
Replies: 5
Views: 2158

Re: no auto login

Hi brokenman Not exactly, the code I sent was exactly the solution I wanted, the thing that was bugging me was lack of consistency i.e. there is a cheatcode for root and none for guest but no way nor neither. In my opinion t it should be toroot, toguest and nothing for login screen but since the oth...
by mailmegx
10 May 2012, 18:27
Forum: Development
Topic: Porteus-XCFE v1.2 rc2 i486 is ready for testing!
Replies: 20
Views: 5960

Re: Porteus-XCFE v1.2 rc2 i486 is ready for testing!

issue resolved it was my extlinux that was at fault nothing to do with modules.. vmlinuz was taken from rc1 and initrd from rc2... grrrr Hey Ahau The standard version works well however when I tried with nvidia drivers I had issues with xorg Porteus-XFCE rc1 + nvidia 295.20 <-- this is fine Porteus-...