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by xenos
02 Nov 2018, 10:00
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: What version of Porteus for a older person's use
Replies: 2
Views: 902

What version of Porteus for a older person's use

Would Porteus be a good choice for a couple of older folk to use (I'm near 73 and my wife is 74)? Is it difficult to install and get to work? At our age I don't have a lot of time nor patience to tinker for hours to get things to work for us. Hi Gramps, I would suggest, upgrade laptop's hard disk d...
by xenos
02 Nov 2018, 07:59
Forum: Development
Topic: Reasons on Porteus using xzm instead of Slackware txz?
Replies: 2
Views: 1966

Reasons on Porteus using xzm instead of Slackware txz?

Hi Porteus developers,

I am curious, why Porteus doesn't use txz, the default packaging format of Slackware? Mind to share reasons on why we end up with xzm?
by xenos
31 Oct 2018, 18:28
Forum: Security
Topic: Trivial Bug in X.Org Gives Root Permission on Linux
Replies: 2
Views: 1063

Trivial Bug in X.Org Gives Root Permission on Linux

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/s ... d-systems/

Porteus affected? and what we could do to fix this and probably more security issues in future?
by xenos
29 Oct 2018, 08:43
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Porteus maximum security set up, maximum lock down
Replies: 5
Views: 1469

Porteus maximum security set up, maximum lock down

Not sure what are the security checklists we could go through, the last thing we want to see is some unknown users lurking inside our box for days and months without our knowing.

There should be a more transparent and simple method to see who and what are connected.
by xenos
29 Oct 2018, 08:38
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: USM databases update issue
Replies: 1
Views: 560

USM databases update issue

My internet connection is fine but most of the time, updating USM databases would end up with a hang, and once you closed the shell, the next USM opens will notify us You are missing required database files! and the bad cycle keeps on continue. Could we have offline USM database update method? like ...
by xenos
24 Oct 2018, 14:13
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [Solved] Portable Chromium with ublock extension
Replies: 2
Views: 992

Portable Chromium with ublock extension

Thanks for the switches, tome
by xenos
24 Oct 2018, 13:59
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Possibly key code stuck?
Replies: 0
Views: 1700

Possibly key code stuck?

I experienced several times already, some sort of keyboard key seems to stuck at random,

Somehow I happened to update USM just now and saw the at random event that most likely worth an investigation.

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by xenos
24 Oct 2018, 08:06
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [Solved] Dynamic turn on / off laptop touchpad
Replies: 2
Views: 766

Dynamic turn on / off laptop touchpad

Cool, thanks a lot tome, :Yahoo!:
by xenos
23 Oct 2018, 11:49
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [Solved] Portable Chromium with ublock extension
Replies: 2
Views: 992

[Solved] Portable Chromium with ublock extension

Hi Porteus, Is it possible to have a working portable Chromium Linux that behave like its Windows counterpart, Chromium portable? Windows portable version that use single directory, eg. D:\PortableChromium I was thinking if we could have eg. portable-chromium.xzm in Desktop and extract when we wante...
by xenos
23 Oct 2018, 11:29
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [Solved] Dynamic turn on / off laptop touchpad
Replies: 2
Views: 766

[Solved] Dynamic turn on / off laptop touchpad

Hi, is it possible to have something like dynamic keyboard pressed to turn on / off laptop touchpad? The issue is this laptop came without the magic FN button that allow touchpad on / off, I experienced quite a few times, the typing insertion caret suddenly jumps to different place (usually above) w...
by xenos
23 Oct 2018, 11:25
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: VirtualBox 5.2.20 libXext.so undefined symbol: _XEatDataWords
Replies: 3
Views: 898

VirtualBox 5.2.20 libXext.so undefined symbol: _XEatDataWords

Thanks Ed_P,
Most likely I stick with provided previous version to save all the troubles, http://dl.porteus.org/x86_64/Porteus-v4 ... 4-1prt.xzm

Btw, they just released version 6 beta, :Yahoo!:
by xenos
22 Oct 2018, 20:14
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Porteus maximum security set up, maximum lock down
Replies: 5
Views: 1469

Porteus maximum security set up, maximum lock down

Are there threads that particularly deal and focus on how to set up maximum security using Porteus Linux? Because the last we want is having our Porteus box hacked by others. 1. the default users and groups, and suggestions for maximum lock down 2. firewall setting for maximum lock down, application...
by xenos
22 Oct 2018, 20:00
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: VirtualBox 5.2.20 libXext.so undefined symbol: _XEatDataWords
Replies: 3
Views: 898

VirtualBox 5.2.20 libXext.so undefined symbol: _XEatDataWords

I downloaded https://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/5.2.20/VirtualBox-5.2.20-125813-Linux_amd64.run and use Porteus Vbox builder to have final xzm, Following are the result of trying to execute VirtualBox root@porteus:/opt/VirtualBox# ./VirtualBox VirtualBox: supR3HardenedMainGetTrustedMain: dlo...
by xenos
22 Oct 2018, 19:52
Forum: XFCE
Topic: Problem with keyboard " character
Replies: 4
Views: 3482

Problem with keyboard " character

thanks ncmprhnsbl, found similar issue here with solution,

BUG: [Solved] Fix Quotes on US Keyboard
by xenos
21 Oct 2018, 23:00
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: solving rtl8723be wireless signal low
Replies: 0
Views: 3141

solving rtl8723be wireless signal low

1. having 05-devel.xzm, available from here http://dl.porteus.org/x86_64/Porteus-v4.0/kernel/ 2. clone or just download, https://github.com/lwfinger/rtlwifi_new 3. extract the downloaded file and make 4. modprobe -rv rtl8273be // change accordingly based on your laptop wifi model 5.1 to install, use...