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by Bogomips
06 Jul 2014, 21:50
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: CPY2RAM Ramifications
Replies: 1
Views: 589

CPY2RAM Ramifications

Copy to RAM Porteus has a boot option (implemented by a cheatcode) called copy2ram. Selecting this boot option means that all of the files inside your modules will be copied into your system's RAM. This slows down your boot process and uses up more of your RAM, but it also produces an incredibly fa...
by Bogomips
06 Jul 2014, 20:55
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: copy2ram, modules, mozilla profile
Replies: 22
Views: 3344

Re: copy2ram, modules, mozilla profile

I'm trying Porteus because I want to help speed up loading web pages and all the crap contained therein without having to temporarily store everything on my hdd. Doesn't help, because there are so many rubbish and invasive scripts jamming up the works, and they very quickly use up all available mem...
by Bogomips
05 Jul 2014, 20:26
Forum: General chat
Topic: Contribution: New User Feedback Request
Replies: 5
Views: 1584

Re: Contribution: New User Feedback Request

Welcome on porteus forum bogomips. I hope you will appreciate your experience. Thanks, francois. It looks like being a good one. For early days, that GUI PPM/USM working sufficiently well for one to not be bothered by detail, and allowing to get bigger picture. As I'm going along, I'm running in ra...
by Bogomips
05 Jul 2014, 01:14
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: USM bug reports
Replies: 528
Views: 106628

Re: USM bug reports

Thanks. Process needs to be sent to background to avoid this banking out. Around line 400 in /usr/bin/usm <action>gtk_editFile '$CONF'</action> change to: <action>gtk_editFile '$CONF' &</action> This will need to be done for all menu items following. Latestt USM txz was in /tmp/usm, which ended up ...
by Bogomips
04 Jul 2014, 22:53
Forum: General chat
Topic: Contribution: New User Feedback Request
Replies: 5
Views: 1584

Re: Contribution: New User Feedback Request

brokenman wrote:There is a lot to do on my list but I will eventually get around to it (unless someone else wants to help out)
Promising distro. Possibility later will be able to fill in the blanks, circumstances allowing, when I have learnt the ropes ;)
by Bogomips
04 Jul 2014, 22:44
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: USM GUI
Replies: 4
Views: 1257

Re: USM GUI

You might find this thread useful: http://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?f=75&t=3332 I did. Thanks, Ed. Have perused thread, but for the moment requirements are modest, and the above seems to fit the bill. Been able to have a fairly complicated java applet (for card game somewhat akin to bridge) w...
by Bogomips
04 Jul 2014, 17:09
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: USM GUI
Replies: 4
Views: 1257

Re: USM GUI

Just wanted to see if this was possible in one fell swoop ;) When the 'Well Done' message came through, thought it should have worked ... Anyways more than one way to skin a cat. Selected all in /tmp/xzm , right-clicked and activated . Got just the one fleeting 'Well Done' message regarding jre , an...
by Bogomips
04 Jul 2014, 00:10
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: USM GUI
Replies: 4
Views: 1257

USM GUI

hi Bogomips, a) for java please download following packages through USM: - openjre - icedtea-web - cups Trying openjre for starters. Out of search results chose an openjre for download. Then presented with list of packages dependent on cups lib . Deselected all excepting openjre and cups . Using GU...
by Bogomips
03 Jul 2014, 14:39
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: USM bug reports
Replies: 528
Views: 106628

Re: USM bug reports

USM GUI Reproducible bug. Settings>Edit configuration file USM window overlapping a Konsole window. Change focus to Konsole, perform simple command like df , configuration file listing goes blank, USM window close results in message to the effect GTKDIALOG non-responsive, terminate? Update: Just ha...
by Bogomips
02 Jul 2014, 15:26
Forum: General chat
Topic: Contribution: New User Feedback Request
Replies: 5
Views: 1584

Contribution: New User Feedback Request

We also appreciate feedback from our newer users, to let us know how the installation process is working and how to improve our documentation. We want Porteus to be easy to isntall, use and understand, and hearing from new users is the best way for us to know how we're doing, and how we can improve...
by Bogomips
01 Jul 2014, 21:17
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Nvidia Legacy
Replies: 3
Views: 1654

[Solved] Nvidia Legacy

Thanks, that seems to have done the trick. In X now with Xorg log clean, and confirming 304.121 driver.
by Bogomips
29 Jun 2014, 20:30
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Nvidia Legacy
Replies: 3
Views: 1654

Nvidia Legacy

Nvidia 304.xx Driver Crashes Out Output of 'lspci -knn' command: 00:00.0 RAM memory [0500]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP61 Memory Controller [10de:03ea] (rev a1) Subsystem: NVIDIA Corporation Device [10de:cb84] 00:01.0 ISA bridge [0601]: NVIDIA Corporation MCP61 LPC Bridge [10de:03e0] (rev a2) Subsystem:...
by Bogomips
29 Jun 2014, 18:18
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Browsers & Java
Replies: 4
Views: 863

Re: Browsers & Java

Thanx for Info, Guys :D
by Bogomips
28 Jun 2014, 19:33
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Browsers & Java
Replies: 4
Views: 863

Browsers & Java

Background Missing a KDE live distro have burnt more than a handful of disks with promising KDE live distros. As Brasero still tends to create the ocassional coaster out of a CD/DVD, have to resort to an old Chakra distro for K3B every time :( Excepting for BBQ, which could be loaded into ram (but ...
by Bogomips
25 Jun 2014, 21:41
Forum: General chat
Topic: grub2 menu entry
Replies: 71
Views: 17921

Re: grub2 menu entry

After burning up quite a few CDs, at last found a distro that can be run from HD. After 3rd build attempt, am putting Porteus through its paces. Using Grub 1: title Porteus Live DVD 7.03.14 root (hd0,0) kernel /por/vmlinuz copy2ram fsck noauto timezone=Europe/London volume=60% initrd /por/initrd.xz ...