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by jimwg
16 Jul 2017, 09:47
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: 3.2.2 & OpenOffce, WPS Office, GnomeCommander, USM
Replies: 5
Views: 639

Re: 3.2.2 & OpenOffce, WPS Office, GnomeCommander, USM

@ jimwg The usm update (salix) issue is known -- choose a different mirror http://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?p=55698&sid=844b2e2b108b6c1599123fde7f776f9d#p55698 gnome-commander build via USM is ~ 30MB in size (done in 3.2.2 XFCE 32 Bit) The bundle contains: ORBit2-2.14.19-i486-3_slonly.txz gno...
by jimwg
16 Jul 2017, 09:45
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: 3.2.2 & OpenOffce, WPS Office, GnomeCommander, USM
Replies: 5
Views: 639

Re: 3.2.2 & OpenOffce, WPS Office, GnomeCommander, USM

have you tried? : http://dl.porteus.org/i586/Porteus-v3.2.2/modules/wps-office-10.1.0.5672~a21-i586-1.xzm or is 'wps-office_10.1.0.5707~a21_i386.xzm' a typo? Okay, that file name's accurate and that and the linked file don't work. :( i see gnome-commander needs python, sometimes usm has a problem t...
by jimwg
15 Jul 2017, 22:33
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: 3.2.2 & OpenOffce, WPS Office, GnomeCommander, USM
Replies: 5
Views: 639

3.2.2 & OpenOffce, WPS Office, GnomeCommander, USM

Greetings: I have Porteus 3.1 XFCE on one USB flash riunning wps-office_9.1.0.4975~a19p1_i386.xzm and OpenOffice-4.0.1-9714.i586_en-US.xzm just fine. Just installed 3.2.2 XFCE on another flash and find that wps-office won't run. No signs or indications, just won't boot. Oddly wps-office_10.1.0.5707~...
by jimwg
15 Jul 2017, 22:12
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable To Redirect Installation to sdc1
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Unable To Redirect Installation to sdc1

ncmprhnsbl wrote:where does mint mount sdc1? is it in /mnt or somewhere else?
because the installer.com requires mounting to be in /mnt..

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sudo mkdir /mnt/sdc1
sudo mount /dev/sdc1 /mnt/sdc1
cd /mnt/sdc1/boot
Sorry for tardy reply. Thanks for your answer. I have to get back on this. Thanks.

Jim in NYC
by jimwg
06 Jul 2017, 17:07
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Unable To Redirect Installation to sdc1
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Unable To Redirect Installation to sdc1

Greetings! Following instructions to letter on https://www.maketecheasier.com/install-portable-linux-on-usb-drive/ (installing via ./Porteus-installer-for-Linux.com) but when I get to the pre-install screen it states ready to install om sdb1 and not sdc1 as I desire. I see no means to retarget the i...
by jimwg
14 Aug 2016, 11:21
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Disabling Bluetooth To extend battery time.
Replies: 2
Views: 371

Disabling Bluetooth To extend battery time.

Greetings!

Various user sites say turning off Bluetooth extends battery time dramatically. I wish to do so with my R60e Thinkpad but the usual Function key-F5 Bluetooth on-off switch doesn't seem to work under Porteus 3.1. Is there a way?

Thanks!

Jim in broiling NYC
by jimwg
08 Aug 2016, 09:04
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: nomachine_5.1.44_1_i386 doesn't boot
Replies: 0
Views: 319

nomachine_5.1.44_1_i386 doesn't boot

Greetings! Though I converted nomachine_5.1.44_1_i386 into a module I can't get it to boot on my heirlomb R31 Thinkpad. It's highly recommended as a Linux server so I very much wish to give this a try. Teamviewer 11.0.57095 i386 won't even convert to xzm so there's no alternative. Any suggestions we...
by jimwg
05 Aug 2016, 19:15
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: how do I install RealTek wifi drivers without Sudo Apt-Get?
Replies: 4
Views: 777

Re: how do I install RealTek wifi drivers without Sudo Apt-G

Thanks for your inputs! rtl8188eu-master worked like a charm! Really, they should distill all that long confusing techie lingo into short simple instructions like extract to Desktop, command line type cd Desktop/rtl8188eu-master, type make, type sudo make install and be done with it!

Jim in NYC
by jimwg
05 Aug 2016, 19:08
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Failed To set New Theme
Replies: 3
Views: 632

Re: Failed To set New Theme

brokenman wrote:jimwg I don't fully understand your problem. Porteus 3.1 has been working fine for some years now. Could the problem be somewhere in your changes?
It's okay now. A user recommended me to delete the .cache folder and all is well.

Jim in NYC
by jimwg
04 Aug 2016, 08:11
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Failed To set New Theme
Replies: 3
Views: 632

Re: Failed To set New Theme

Can't locate file to rename or delete.

Jim in NYC
by jimwg
03 Aug 2016, 15:34
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: how do I install RealTek wifi drivers without Sudo Apt-Get?
Replies: 4
Views: 777

how do I install RealTek wifi drivers without Sudo Apt-Get?

Greetings! I wish to use a RealTek RTL8188ETV wifi dongle on my heirlomb R31 Thinkpad and believe I need the right drivers since it's not plug-and-play in Porteus like in Mint or Xubuntu. Only thing is I can't use their sudo apt-get install method to get the drivers, forget the chicken and the egg t...
by jimwg
03 Aug 2016, 12:05
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: How To Install TLP?
Replies: 3
Views: 621

Re: How To Install TLP?

root@porteus:/# grep "/sbin/" /var/log/packages/TLP-0.8-x86_64-1_SBo usr/sbin/ usr/sbin/tlp root@porteus:/# tlp -h Error: unknown command "-h". Usage: tlp start|true|bat|false|ac|usb|bayoff|discharge|setcharge|fullcharge|recalibrate|stat|diskid root@porteus:/# tlp start root@porteus:/# tlp stat Tha...
by jimwg
03 Aug 2016, 10:19
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Failed To set New Theme
Replies: 3
Views: 632

Failed To set New Theme

Failed To set New Theme

On boot-up and logging in and back in I get alert box:

Failed to rename file '/root/.cache/xfce4-notifyd-theme.rc.DDSWLY' to '/root/.cache/xfce4-notifyd-theme.rc': g_rename()failed: input/output error

Porteus 3.1 XFCE

Thanks for ant assist!

Jim in NYC
by jimwg
02 Aug 2016, 01:11
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: How To Install TLP?
Replies: 3
Views: 621

How To Install TLP?

Greetings!

Subject line says it all; How can I install energy-saving TLP in Porteus? I'm running it on a R31 Thinkpad HD.

Thanks!

Jim in NYC
by jimwg
27 Jul 2016, 14:29
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Getting A Dual-Boot Screen Up on Xubuntu Disk
Replies: 0
Views: 530

Getting A Dual-Boot Screen Up on Xubuntu Disk

Greetings All! Just educational experimenting! To see whether I can improve performance on R31 Thinkpad installed with latest Xubuntu, I just installed Porteus 3.1 on the same only partition. Porteus resides there quietly; in root mode I can see all Xubuntu folders and files intact as usual, and I l...