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by Ed_P
11 Sep 2018, 14:56
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: [Solved] Security Boot Fail
Replies: 27
Views: 600

Security Boot Fail

No, the EFI and boot folders are only that of ubuntu. I put the porteus kernel and initrd in this boot folder. And copy the porteus folder onto the USB. Unclear to me. Are you referring to the /EFI/boot/ folder? Can you post an ls of the boot folder? Then I add an entry (or multiple entries) in the...
by Ed_P
11 Sep 2018, 06:08
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: [Solved] Security Boot Fail
Replies: 27
Views: 600

Security Boot Fail

jssouza wrote:
11 Sep 2018, 05:56
nuke all traces of ubuntu from the usb except the EFI and boot

:%) So the USB's EFI & boot folders end up containing both Ubuntu and Porteus files?
by Ed_P
11 Sep 2018, 05:00
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: New user's USB Porteus install experience
Replies: 28
Views: 771

Question about Official Porteus Installation Guide

Ext4 won't boot on an EFI system.
by Ed_P
11 Sep 2018, 03:46
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: [Solved] Security Boot Fail
Replies: 27
Views: 600

Security Boot Fail

Jack!! You're BACK!! :Yahoo!:

On EFI systems to boot a USB drive you need to disable the machine's Secure Boot option.


Welcome back Jack. :)
by Ed_P
11 Sep 2018, 03:34
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: New user's USB Porteus install experience
Replies: 28
Views: 771

Question about Official Porteus Installation Guide

I didn't encounter the error you did hockeykong . Installing Porteus to the USB drive - from the Live system? Verifying archive integrity... All good. Uncompressing Porteus Installer...... _.====.._ ,:._ ~-_ '\ ~-_ \ \. ,/ ~-_ -..__..-'' PORTEUS ~~--..__ ==--==--==--==--==--==--==--==--==--==--==--=...
by Ed_P
10 Sep 2018, 18:11
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: New user's USB Porteus install experience
Replies: 28
Views: 771

Question about Official Porteus Installation Guide

Until I get a chance to do a reinstall try changing the 2 things I noted previously. Porteus to porteus and usb-2 to sdc2 and retry the install.
by Ed_P
10 Sep 2018, 15:38
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: New user's USB Porteus install experience
Replies: 28
Views: 771

Question about Official Porteus Installation Guide

Installation failed with error code '2'. :o I don't know what to tell you neighbor. :hmmm: I see you named your porteus folder Porteus not porteus and you changed the from to /mnt/usb-2 rather than /mnt/sdc2 where you installed the porteus folder but I don't think those caused the error code '2'. A...
by Ed_P
09 Sep 2018, 17:45
Forum: Development
Topic: Porteus Shell Script Repo?
Replies: 9
Views: 722

Porteus Shell Script Repo?

But without some control scripts will be scattered, maybe poorly named. A posting in the forum will be needed to connect users to the scripts. Actually a posting pointing users to scripts creators upload to wherever is convenient for them is all that is needed. It doesn't have to be gitlab. And if t...
by Ed_P
09 Sep 2018, 05:11
Forum: Development
Topic: Porteus Shell Script Repo?
Replies: 9
Views: 722

Porteus Shell Script Repo?

apollo wrote:
08 Sep 2018, 12:27
Any preferences on where to host this repo?
What's wrong with a Porteus site like: http://dl.porteus.org/x86_64/Porteus-v4.0/
by Ed_P
08 Sep 2018, 05:11
Forum: Community effort
Topic: Xfce x64 module updated
Replies: 29
Views: 1536

Xfce x64 module updated

Payoon wrote:
07 Sep 2018, 18:25
Can I use develeoper.xzm from the original porteus 4 kernel in case I have to compile something?
You can download it from here: http://dl.porteus.org/x86_64/Porteus-v4.0/kernel/
by Ed_P
06 Sep 2018, 23:12
Forum: i486 xzm module requests
Topic: Pix Image Editor
Replies: 9
Views: 626

Pix Image Editor

I used Porteus 4.0 Cinnamon with Firefox. Debian/Opera probably don't know what an xzm file is.
by Ed_P
06 Sep 2018, 22:42
Forum: i486 xzm module requests
Topic: Pix Image Editor
Replies: 9
Views: 626

Pix Image Editor

I just downloaded it. guest@porteus:~$ ls -l /home/guest/Downloads total 2132 drwxrwxrwx 2 guest users 140 Sep 5 22:07 OpenVPN/ -rw-r--r-- 1 guest users 887 Aug 29 2017 pale_moon.png -rw-r--r-- 1 guest users 2170880 Sep 6 18:39 pix-1.8.2-1.fc29.i686.xzm -rwxrwxrwx 1 guest users 6099 Oct 5 2016 ups.s...
by Ed_P
06 Sep 2018, 19:29
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: New user's USB Porteus install experience
Replies: 28
Views: 771

Question about Official Porteus Installation Guide

Well, my 32GB USB is using 1.4 GB for EFI, boot, changes (335MB), modules (294MB) and porteus plus some assorted files. But it's all a single vfat partition. :happy62:

Others have different opinions. linux usb key that will boot and be recognized in window 10
by Ed_P
06 Sep 2018, 06:00
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: sudoers.d Not Working
Replies: 23
Views: 501

sudoers.d Not Working

:%) I don't have that problem. guest@porteus:~$ su Password: root@porteus:/home/guest# usm -u all slackware was updated 31 seconds ago. Skipping. Starting slackwarepatches database update Downloading: vercheck.txt DONE Downloading: CHECKSUMS.md5 DONE Downloading: MANIFEST.bz2 DONE Downloading: PACKA...
by Ed_P
06 Sep 2018, 05:52
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus-v4.0 bug reports
Replies: 190
Views: 12718

Porteus-v4.0 bug reports