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by Ed_P
17 Aug 2018, 14:06
Forum: x86_64 xzm modules
Topic: LibreOffice 5.4.6 + Language Packs
Replies: 5
Views: 306

LibreOffice 5.4.6 + Language Packs

In that the language pack downloads are .xzm modules simply putting it in the Porteus modules folder should be sufficient. Have you tried doing that?
by Ed_P
17 Aug 2018, 02:40
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 bug reports
Replies: 178
Views: 8557

Porteus-v4.0 bug reports

Follow up booting posts moved to here: Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports.
by Ed_P
17 Aug 2018, 02:37
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports
Replies: 12
Views: 49

Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports

Above posts split from Porteus-v4.0 bug reports.
by Ed_P
16 Aug 2018, 23:15
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports
Replies: 12
Views: 49

Porteus-v4.0 bug reports

An option to reboot would be a nice addition to the porteus.cfg menu. I tried this but it didn't work. LABEL reboot MENU LABEL Reboot COM32 reboot.c32 # https://www.rodsbooks.com/efi-bootloaders/syslinux.html TEXT HELP Don't start Porteus at all, rather reboot ENDTEXT I added reboot.c32 from https:/...
by Ed_P
16 Aug 2018, 14:13
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports
Replies: 12
Views: 49

Porteus-v4.0 bug reports

I've got one menuentry to boot to the porteus.cfg file. menuentry " Porteus 4.0 USB - EFI" --class slackware --class icon-porteus { set bootmgr=/EFI/boot/bootx64.efi search -f $bootmgr --set=root chainloader $bootmgr } menuentry " Porteus 4.0 USB syslinux" --class slackware --class icon-porteus { se...
by Ed_P
14 Aug 2018, 16:44
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports
Replies: 12
Views: 49

Porteus-v4.0 bug reports

You can experiment..rename Porteus written boot folder with a -p. "-p" :%) Don't understand. https://linux.die.net/man/1/mv Copy [BOOT],boot,efi folders from one of neko's isos. The boot directory will have a grub directory with , x86_64.efi, efiboot.img and grub.cfg. folder/files. Edit your grub m...
by Ed_P
14 Aug 2018, 02:54
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports
Replies: 12
Views: 49

Porteus-v4.0 bug reports

raja, I'm confused. How does syslinux invoke the grub system? :%) Or are you saying the USB drive boots directly to grub, or is that grub2, rather than syslinux?
by Ed_P
12 Aug 2018, 14:11
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports
Replies: 12
Views: 49

Porteus-v4.0 bug reports

Maybe grub2...

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Syslinux vs 6.+

https://docs.slackware.com/howtos:slack ... d_hardware
by Ed_P
11 Aug 2018, 14:11
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Problem with VLC LAN under 4.0 64bit Porteus.
Replies: 20
Views: 400

Problem with VLC LAN under 4.0 64bit Porteus.

:hmmm: The qt5-base-5.9.5-x86_64-jss.xzm file is only 13.3 MB.
by Ed_P
11 Aug 2018, 03:09
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports
Replies: 12
Views: 49

Porteus-v4.0 bug reports

APPEND hd0 1 (And hd0 2 and hd0 3 and hd1 1) Warning: No MBR magic, treating disk as raw ERR: Unable to find the requested disk / partition combination. boot: APPEND hd0 0 Warning: No MBR magic, treating disk as raw Booting... ERR: Chainboot failed! boot: Each case results in the Porteus menu reappe...
by Ed_P
10 Aug 2018, 15:25
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports
Replies: 12
Views: 49

Porteus-v4.0 booting bug reports

guest@porteus:~$ ls /mnt/sda1 EFI/ guest@porteus:~$ ls /mnt/sda1/EFI/ Boot/ Microsoft/ dell/ grub2win/ guest@porteus:~$ lsblk /mnt/sda1 lsblk: /mnt/sda1: not a block device guest@porteus:~$ lsblk NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT : sda 8:0 0 931.5G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 500M 0 part /mnt/sda1 ├─...
by Ed_P
10 Aug 2018, 06:20
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 bug reports
Replies: 178
Views: 8557

Porteus-v4.0 bug reports

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Warning: No MBR magic, treating disk as raw
Results of selecting porteus.cfg's Boot from the first hd menu option. Booted to Porteus 4.0 installed on a USB single partition drive booted on an EFI system. Fortunately the machine boots just fine when the USB drive is removed.
by Ed_P
09 Aug 2018, 15:45
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Installing LibreOffice on pen drive
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Installing LibreOffice on pen drive

It is, if you know how to use it. You have to update the USM databases (mirrors), and maybe tweak the USM mirror files if one is down or has a problem, and maybe choose between many files that contain required dependencies. And if you have slow Internet access it can be a long time to download and d...
by Ed_P
08 Aug 2018, 19:24
Forum: General chat
Topic: linux usb key that will boot and be recognized in window 10
Replies: 18
Views: 390

linux usb key that will boot and be recognized in window 10

On /mnt/sda1 I have a FAT32 partition with the EFI and boot folder. How do I get that done? This process worked for me. Single partition, FAT32 format, recognized in Windows 10 and Linux and pretty much any other system. guest@porteus:~$ EFI/porteus-efi-usb.sh ISO=/mnt/sda6/ISOs/Porteus-CINNAMON-v4...
by Ed_P
08 Aug 2018, 14:02
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Installing LibreOffice on pen drive
Replies: 9
Views: 251

Installing LibreOffice on pen drive

guest@porteus:~$ ls -s /tmp total 12372 4956 binutils-2.31.1-x86_64-1.txz 0 plugtmp/ 7416 binutils-2.31.1-x86_64-1.xzm 0 plugtmp-1/ 0 firefox_guest/ 0 plugtmp-2/ 0 getpkg/ 0 plugtmp-3/ 0 libreoffice-6.0.6.2-x86_64.txz 0 pulse-PKdhtXMmr18n/ 0 mozilla_guest0/ guest@porteus:~$ ls -s /tmp/getpkg/ total...