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by francois
23 May 2019, 20:35
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Any way to ditch Firefox?
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Any way to ditch Firefox?

In cli mode:
update-chromium
or
update-palemoon
or
update-firefox.
by francois
23 May 2019, 20:31
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: delay= doesn't work
Replies: 1
Views: 49

delay= doesn't work

It looks like you have an error in the way porteus.cfg tries to reach you usb key. To be sure use uuid instead of /dev/sxy Please provide: - the porteus.cfg of your usb key. - output of blkid You can have a look at my boot settings, here under to help you troubleshoot. Using uuid under grub2, my boo...
by francois
08 May 2019, 00:56
Forum: General chat
Topic: grub2 menu entry
Replies: 71
Views: 15166

grub2 menu entry

Booting from iso for xubuntu to be added to /mnt/sda2/etc/grub.d/custom_40 with toram: menuentry "Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS ISO" { set isofile="/1_isos/xubuntu-18.04.2-desktop-i386.iso" # or set isofile="/<username>/Downloads/ubuntu-12.04-desktop-i386.iso" # if you use a single partition for your $HOME loo...
by francois
07 May 2019, 21:02
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: CPU_frequency_scaling
Replies: 9
Views: 184

CPU_frequency_scaling

by francois
01 May 2019, 18:36
Forum: General chat
Topic: snap (snapd) for Porteus?
Replies: 8
Views: 422

snap (snapd) for Porteus?

flatpak and snapd review favoring the former: https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Snap-vs-Flatpak-2018-Distros root@porteus:/home/guest# usm -g flatpak find: `/tmp/xdg-runtime-guest/gvfs': Permission denied The following items were found. Choose an number to confirm. ctrl+c to quit 1...
by francois
01 May 2019, 18:22
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Luser groks the windows installer!
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Luser groks the windows installer!

We have an old look at the process. This means that there are things we do no see no more. You english is better than mine for sure. We will see what the user think.

Thanks.
by francois
27 Apr 2019, 12:53
Forum: Development
Topic: package manager contender: emerde
Replies: 5
Views: 229

package manager contender: emerde

The software was very performant, but because of its name was not at all a big hit. It was rather a big hit with s in front and of software only the prefix was warranted. B)
by francois
25 Apr 2019, 02:29
Forum: Development
Topic: package manager contender: emerde
Replies: 5
Views: 229

package manager contender: emerde

It seems that I have presented a fake news. :oops:
Giovedi'
25/04/2019
Has only to do with today's date.

Further search:
http://freshmeat.sourceforge.net/projec ... ses?page=3
Last release 26 Dec 2003
:o
by francois
25 Apr 2019, 02:10
Forum: General chat
Topic: snap (snapd) for Porteus?
Replies: 8
Views: 422

snap (snapd) for Porteus?

The main problem is with dependency called:

Code: Select all

systemd	-
There is no chance of that happening with porteus which is not systemd.
:roll:
by francois
24 Apr 2019, 02:45
Forum: Development
Topic: package manager contender: emerde
Replies: 5
Views: 229

package manager contender: emerde

Hello, I just drop on that package manager for slackware. It is presently maintained. It is based on gento package manager system.
http://freaknet.org/alpt/Emerde/

Any thoughts about it?
by francois
24 Apr 2019, 02:02
Forum: General chat
Topic: snap (snapd) for Porteus?
Replies: 8
Views: 422

snap (snapd) for Porteus?

1) snapd stretch needs dependencies, debian or slackware equivalents: Requires Name Value adduser - apparmor >= 2.10.95-0ubuntu2.2 ca-certificates - gnupg - gnupg1 - init-system-helpers >= 1.18~ libc6 >= 2.3.2 snap-confine = 2.21-2+b1 squashfs-tools - systemd - ubuntu-core-launcher = 2.21-2+b1 In ad...
by francois
21 Apr 2019, 12:07
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: su -c /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable guest
Replies: 5
Views: 143

su -c /usr/bin/google-chrome-stable guest

Everybody will be happy. I am dropping root mode. :hammer:
by francois
21 Apr 2019, 11:57
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Luser groks the windows installer!
Replies: 3
Views: 103

Luser groks the windows installer!

This is a great howto for newcomers. Maybe it could be retitled as such and placed in the appropriate subsection. What do you think? :worship:
by francois
21 Apr 2019, 11:51
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Mousepad performance
Replies: 7
Views: 187

Mousepad performance

fulalas wrote:
20 Apr 2019, 12:16
... and saving it as a HTML? Even the colors get broken...
What do you mean by suffering of a simple text editor. I copied the text from the link into mousepad. Seems ok. But I agree, leafpad has been performing better on some past installations for me.

I have no substitute to offer. ;)