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by francois
28 Mar 2020, 02:15
Forum: x86_64 xzm module requests
Topic: Speedify client
Replies: 13
Views: 838

Speedify client

Ivacy is cheap and works on porteus Which VPN provider do you recommend?
by francois
28 Mar 2020, 02:12
Forum: General chat
Topic: [sticky] Just To Say Hi
Replies: 86
Views: 49686

[sticky] Just To Say Hi

What do you have to say Vic? Do you appreciate porteus?
by francois
28 Mar 2020, 02:11
Forum: General chat
Topic: snap or flatpak for Porteus?
Replies: 27
Views: 3772

snap or flatpak for Porteus?

A module under porteus is any software. Thus snap or flatpak are sofwares, but specificaly package manager. Once they are on your porteus system, they do what they do. So flatpak and snap will get and build sofware for your porteus installation. On debian the equivalent of snap or flatpak would be s...
by francois
28 Mar 2020, 02:05
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.
Replies: 64
Views: 4105

Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.

@rava:

I am not sure I am following you. Can you summarize in a few sentences the facts?
by francois
23 Mar 2020, 18:37
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.
Replies: 64
Views: 4105

Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.

SCI HUB Read about sci hub here. It will give you free access to scientific articles. The journals usually charge 25$ can by article, though some are free. Sci-Hub Google sci hub and you will get to the site. Use the DOI to get the complete scientific article for free. For example the doi for that c...
by francois
22 Mar 2020, 20:42
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.
Replies: 64
Views: 4105

Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.

Big Pharma is not really interested in the best technique You are right, they are mainly interested in making big cash. This is why it is said that only new drugs have few secondary effects. However, once more, those pharmacological companies that are really serious want to keep the client purchasi...
by francois
22 Mar 2020, 18:28
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.
Replies: 64
Views: 4105

Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.

Rava, I have nothing against you. So do not take it personal. In fact, I have much respect for you. And mostly, I love to debate. So the better argument should win. And if you have the better argument, I will be happy to have learned something worth with this debate. :) 1918 : Spanish flu According ...
by francois
21 Mar 2020, 12:51
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.
Replies: 64
Views: 4105

Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.

Generally a virus mutates into a slightly weaker form. A virus doesn't want to kill it's host. It needs the host to survive. I certainly hope the mutation will be less deadly. In any case there will certainly be a second wave. I do not think that this is really based on scientific evidence. This is...
by francois
21 Mar 2020, 01:07
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.
Replies: 64
Views: 4105

Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.

Here in Germany there are local groups forming to volunteer, e.g. buying food for elderly so that the most affected by Corona not need to expose themselves more than needed to larger crowds. Solidarity for elderly is also going out on this side of the Atlantic too. Restaurant are closing. Half the ...
by francois
19 Mar 2020, 17:13
Forum: General chat
Topic: Zoom linux: sound output problem
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Zoom as a more secure alternative to skype for linux

You are a pal. I will see if I do get rid of my sounds issues on zoom porteus.

Good to realize that there are a good number of bundles already.

Thanks jssouza.
by francois
19 Mar 2020, 14:51
Forum: General chat
Topic: Zoom linux: sound output problem
Replies: 5
Views: 589

Zoom linux: sound output problem

Is there anybody using Zoom as a more secure alternative to skype for linux. I have a sound problem.

Zoom is free for communications on a one to one basis.

Thanks.
by francois
16 Mar 2020, 18:40
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.
Replies: 64
Views: 4105

Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.

@Ed:
typo error, not maker but makes
by francois
15 Mar 2020, 22:41
Forum: General chat
Topic: Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.
Replies: 64
Views: 4105

Hysteria: COVID-19 for everybody.

What type of mask will you use? Does a mask for dust makers the job?
by francois
15 Mar 2020, 19:13
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Kingston usb disk locked
Replies: 2
Views: 726

Kingston usb disk locked

I have access to the files. It is just that gparted will not modify the read only status, neither fdisk or dd usual procedure or even hdparm. https://www.thegeekdiary.com/how-to-disable-write-access-to-usb-devices-using-hdparm-tool/ This seems to be a dead end for some usb keys brand, and not only k...
by francois
15 Mar 2020, 13:32
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Kingston usb disk locked
Replies: 2
Views: 726

Kingston usb disk locked

I have a kingston usb disk locked. No dd or fdisk command will restore read-write function. Do you have any suggestion? I have read that the palimpsest utility or gnome-disk-utility might enable me to overcome the problem. Permitting me at least to erase the whole key and restoring read-write functi...