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by Olaf
11 Dec 2018, 17:28
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Removing module and related data
Replies: 15
Views: 1903

Re: Removing module and related data

Somewhat surprised to find the mloop file was read only. I use that approach to delete .wh. files from my porteussave.dat file. Maybe I did something wrong and I didn't want to investigate more on the issue. No, I just tried it also and got the same results. :%) This post from Brokenman helps a lot...
by Olaf
11 Dec 2018, 17:17
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Removing module and related data
Replies: 15
Views: 1903

Re: Removing module and related data

Ed_P,

many thanks for all the help with this topic. Step by step, my system is getting fine tuned to the most degree.
by Olaf
10 Dec 2018, 11:59
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Removing module and related data
Replies: 15
Views: 1903

Re: Removing module and related data

It is always that name. To be sure: rm -d /tmp/mod/home/guest/VMs Will always remove the correct directory regarding of the settings module name? So saving it as "settings.zxm", "test.xzm" it will work. To exclude your VM folders it's probably easiest to change the cp -a command for /home/guest/* t...
by Olaf
09 Dec 2018, 17:31
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Removing module and related data
Replies: 15
Views: 1903

Re: Removing module and related data

BTW, maybe I should add to my ToDos a reminder to write a howto setup a virtual box to test all the Porteus flavours. :good: Today I wrote a little scheme for the howto. I will do it on next holidays. I would think before doing the dir2xzm command a rm /tmp/mod/home/guest/VM* command would work. If...
by Olaf
08 Dec 2018, 19:23
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Removing module and related data
Replies: 15
Views: 1903

Removing module and related data

Hi,

just did a module with all my changes. Is there a way to exclude folders like '/home/guest/VMs'? I already have a backup of my VBox machines and they make the module sooo big, so no need to include them there.
by Olaf
08 Dec 2018, 17:37
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Removing module and related data
Replies: 15
Views: 1903

Removing module and related data

Hi, I know about the 003 modules but found a post day ago where someone stated it could be sort of dangerous, that is why I got the VBox lane. VBox is a toy now in terms of setting up the machines, you can setup one machine (better two, one for 32 and other for 64 bit) and use it to test as many dis...
by Olaf
08 Dec 2018, 16:44
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Removing module and related data
Replies: 15
Views: 1903

Removing module and related data

:) You're welcome. Another approach you can try; 1. Boot to AF (Always Fresh) mode. 2. Activate the modules you normally use. 3. Tweak your system: time zone, network connection, browser bookmarks, etc. May take a few minutes. :D 4. Make a module of your changes. Did it weeks ago on the live pendri...
by Olaf
08 Dec 2018, 16:14
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: There is something disturbing with usm
Replies: 6
Views: 1936

There is something disturbing with usm

Hi, There is no such thing as system folder with porteus. You have a system made of compressed modules. If you have set the save changes option, all that will happen is that these changes will be installed over the decompressed information of the porteus system. Remove the change folder and you get ...
by Olaf
07 Dec 2018, 17:50
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Removing module and related data
Replies: 15
Views: 1903

Re: Removing module and related data

Hi,

@Ed_P, your script and the changes-time one are gold for me.

thanks both for the answers. Now I think I can make a "diff" before activating a module and use it to undo changes if I don't like it.

Thanks.
by Olaf
06 Dec 2018, 19:01
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Removing module and related data
Replies: 15
Views: 1903

Removing module and related data

Hi,

Is there a way to know which folders/files depend on a module/application so I can remove them at the same time as the module? ie, remove firefox module and then its related .mozilla folder to keep the system clean.
by Olaf
06 Dec 2018, 19:00
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: There is something disturbing with usm
Replies: 6
Views: 1936

Re: There is something disturbing with usm

Hi, I don't get that error when I use USM. Try rebooting, that should clear the /tmp folder. I do not have xdg-runtime-guest/gvfs in my /tmp folder. The folder seems to be a system folder on LXDE and I'd prefer to not touch it. Anyhow, installed gslapt module to find apps/packages and it is working ...
by Olaf
05 Dec 2018, 10:43
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: There is something disturbing with usm
Replies: 6
Views: 1936

There is something disturbing with usm

Hi, root@porteus:/home/guest# usm find: `/tmp/xdg-runtime-guest/gvfs': Permission denied No argument was supplied. Usage: usm <option> [argument] root@porteus:/home/guest# usm -u all find: `/tmp/xdg-runtime-guest/gvfs': Permission denied Starting slackware database update Downloading: vercheck.txt D...
by Olaf
05 Dec 2018, 10:39
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Disable module and send to trash
Replies: 4
Views: 571

Re: Disable module and send to trash

Ed_P wrote:
04 Dec 2018, 17:15
But if the Porteus Modules app excluded trash files it could be excluding modules still active and maybe files that shouldn't be there. ;)
I know but it should not happen if modules were deactivated on trashing.

Anyhow not a big issue, I can live with it.

Thanks.
by Olaf
04 Dec 2018, 17:10
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Install VirtualBox
Replies: 7
Views: 1093

Re: Install VirtualBox

Hi all, just to say that I haven't downloaded the modules from the link above. Did it with System tools->VBox builder and all went easy and smooth. A couple of minutes and got VBox/guest additions working plus tested it with Porteus xfce/kde 64 bit desktops, gparted iso 32 bit and lubuntu 18 64 bit....
by Olaf
04 Dec 2018, 17:02
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Disable module and send to trash
Replies: 4
Views: 571

Re: Disable module and send to trash

Hi, It's up to the user to do before moving or deleting the module. yes, I know but maybe the OS should warning doing so. Not that I am aware of but then again I never move files to trash, I delete them. What modules browser are you using? Just the one in System tools->Porteus modules option. I shou...