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by Ed_P
16 May 2021, 21:05
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Why is Porteus-installer-for-Linux.com needed for booting Porteus via USB?
Replies: 20
Views: 1971

Why is Porteus-installer-for-Linux.com needed for booting Porteus via USB?

Hi beny . Thanks. I know the installer tweaks the USB's MBR to boot Porteus. It may also tweak the USB drive's partition table for GPT compatibility. ( Uefi and porteus 3.0 ) As I said, I don't know all the specifics I just know the drives boot if the ISO files are all copied to the USB drive and th...
by Ed_P
15 May 2021, 00:32
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: Why is Porteus-installer-for-Linux.com needed for booting Porteus via USB?
Replies: 20
Views: 1971

Why is Porteus-installer-for-Linux.com needed for booting Porteus via USB?

Hello kuldeep . Booting Porteus from a USB is very easy. 1. Format USB drive as FAT32. 2. Copy all files in the Porteus ISO to the USB drive. 3. Review the USB_INSTALLATION.txt file on the USB drive. 4. Run the /boot/Porteus-installer that matches the OS you are running. 5. Boot the USB drive. :good...
by Ed_P
11 May 2021, 22:43
Forum: KDE4
Topic: Could not decompress: CHECKSUMS.md5.gz
Replies: 1
Views: 142

Could not decompress: CHECKSUMS.md5.gz

Welcome baris.

You are not alone, see this link for some help: restarting USM?? (Post by donald #82013)
by Ed_P
11 May 2021, 14:45
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Conky anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Conky anyone?

:shock: :w00t:
by Ed_P
11 May 2021, 04:19
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS

Good to hear you've made progress. :good: As root run this command and post the output.

lspci | grep Network
by Ed_P
11 May 2021, 04:09
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Conky anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Conky anyone?

ncmprhnsbl wrote:
10 May 2021, 23:59
pidof -h ;)
I already did this which is why I asked.
ncmprhnsbl wrote:
10 May 2021, 23:59
what you want for that is:

Code: Select all

ps -A
Thank you. :good:

What is kworker?? :hmmm:
by Ed_P
10 May 2021, 22:50
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Conky anyone?
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Conky anyone?

<r><CODE><s>[code]</s>pidof<e>[/code]</e></CODE> <E>:shock:</E> Where did you find this command?? <E>:o</E> And your function script is very clever <B><s>[b]</s>donald<e>[/b]</e></B>. <E>:happy62:</E> <br/> <br/> So where do I download the conky module?<br/> <br/> <SIZE size="85"><s>[size=85]</s><CO...
by Ed_P
08 May 2021, 07:10
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS

simplexity where are you reading those instructions?? Please review the USB_INSTRUCTION.txt file in the Porteus 5.0rc2 ISO your profile shows you are using. Added in 2 hours 57 minutes 42 seconds: If your post is quoting from here do note that that page is referring to Porteus 1.1 and CD drives. In...
by Ed_P
07 May 2021, 17:51
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS

Secure Boot is an UEFI protocol. And because (s)he has/found a switch to disable Secure Boot.... ....what kind of "BIOS" might that be? A Microsoft Surface BIOS. I have an EFI machine and I am pretty sure I have more than It simply has an enabled or disabled switch for TPM and Secure Boot. When I r...
by Ed_P
06 May 2021, 17:14
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS

<r><QUOTE author="donald" post_id="82269" time="1620316348" user_id="1838"><s>[quote=donald post_id=82269 time=1620316348 user_id=1838]</s> <QUOTE author="simplexity" post_id="82267" time="1620311936" user_id="8717"><s>[quote=simplexity post_id=82267 time=1620311936 user_id=8717]</s> ......except I ...
by Ed_P
05 May 2021, 19:14
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

Unable to install Porteus v4 and v5 to USB from both Windows and MacOS

<r><QUOTE author="simplexity" post_id="82254" time="1620133014" user_id="8717"><s>[quote=simplexity post_id=82254 time=1620133014 user_id=8717]</s> Has anyone actually tested the bootable USB made in Windows 10? <e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> I'm pretty positive I did for my 1st USB install, since I didn't...
by Ed_P
02 May 2021, 19:03
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: [s][Solved][/s] Firefox can't update to the latest version
Replies: 16
Views: 3194

[Solved] Firefox can't update to the latest version

What I am trying now is to change the app.update.interval from 6848000 to 68480000. Time will tell if it solves the problem. It failed after a day or two. :( Added in 21 hours 16 minutes 26 seconds: [Solved] Firefox can't update to the latest version I believe there's actually two prefs: app.update...
by Ed_P
30 Apr 2021, 18:53
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Run script after boot
Replies: 26
Views: 9105

Run script after boot

but if I can do it automatically, why do i put an extra effort? I admire your persistance hope . :punk: To that end an option you may try. Create a desktop file that executes your script or command. Make it executable, test it, then copy it to /etc/xdg/autostart folder. rc.local / touchpad problem ...
by Ed_P
30 Apr 2021, 15:45
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: changes not saved on EXIT or by dump-session
Replies: 3
Views: 1240

changes not saved on EXIT or by dump-session

Another file to check would be the changes-exit.conf file to see if it may be impacting your changes. It's possible that the changes file only saves changes made to modules present when booting. Which from a changes file space point of view is a valid approach. Why save changes to folders which may ...
by Ed_P
30 Apr 2021, 15:33
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Run script after boot
Replies: 26
Views: 9105

Run script after boot

Hi hope . Can you install a different version of Porteus? Porteus 4.0 is the production version and Porteus 5.0rc2 has many fixes to problems in the 5.0rc1 release candidate version. If you add a "read" command to the end of your script when it runs it will stop and if there are any error msgs you w...