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by Ed_P
29 Sep 2020, 05:48
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports
Replies: 154
Views: 8661

Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports

When I activate the pysolfc-2.6.4-x86_64-alldesktops.xzm module it doesn't appear in the Porteus Menu. There is no Games category created. The /usr/share/applications/pysol.desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Name=PySol Fan Club Edition Exec=pysol.py Terminal=false Type=Application Categori...
by Ed_P
28 Sep 2020, 06:47
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: QEMU, ISO, cheatcodes
Replies: 4
Views: 136

QEMU, ISO, cheatcodes

Thanks ncmp . :) So I tried vmware and got the same results. I tried std and got the same results. I then tried cirrus and the Cinnamon wallpaper screen came up. :Yahoo!: But not the taskbar at the bottom, and clicking on the screen got me back to the not responding problem. :wall: I'll try the othe...
by Ed_P
27 Sep 2020, 23:41
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: QEMU, ISO, cheatcodes
Replies: 4
Views: 136

QEMU, ISO, cheatcodes

<r><QUOTE author="ncmprhnsbl" post_id="78850" time="1601161625" user_id="1017"><s>[quote=ncmprhnsbl post_id=78850 time=1601161625 user_id=1017]</s> can you press TAB to edit the bootline at this stage? <e>[/quote]</e></QUOTE> Wow!! <E>:shock:</E> Yes, I can!! Thank you <B><s>[b]</s>ncmp<e>[/b]</e></...
by Ed_P
26 Sep 2020, 15:09
Forum: Intermediate/Advanced User Questions
Topic: QEMU, ISO, cheatcodes
Replies: 4
Views: 136

QEMU, ISO, cheatcodes

I am able to boot my Porteus 5.0 ISO using Windows' QEMU. @echo off&color 17&mode con LINES=42 COLS=80 echo. echo *-- Booting large ISOs can be VERY slow --* echo. :QEMU D:\Users\Ed\"My Utilities"\QEMU\qemu-system-x86_64.exe -boot d -cdrom d:\ISOs\Porteus-CINNAMON-v5.0rc2-x86_64.iso -m 1024 if error...
by Ed_P
26 Sep 2020, 14:38
Forum: Tutorials
Topic: Install Porteus or Any Windows/Linux to any medium (Boot Guarantee)
Replies: 3
Views: 555

Install Porteus or Any Windows/Linux to any medium (Boot Guarantee)

Referencing GPT you might find this thread interesting neonred.
Uefi and porteus 3.0
by Ed_P
24 Sep 2020, 05:22
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports
Replies: 154
Views: 8661

Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports

My new dialog code: read size used avail percent <<< $SDspace if [ ${percent%\%} -gt 85 ]; then /usr/share/porteus/gtkdialog.py -p "Warning! save.dat file $percent full" -s "Used: $used - Free: $avail" -d err exit else # https://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?p=78822#p78822 - ncmprhnsbl - '/usr/sha...
by Ed_P
24 Sep 2020, 04:11
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports
Replies: 154
Views: 8661

Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports

something like: /usr/share/porteus/gtkdialog.py -p "save.dat file $percent full - Used: $used - Free: $avail" -d info Thank you ncmp . It does indeed work. :good: I've tried different options with it but all the windows look the same; -d info, -d err, -d warn. Same with -p and -s. Am I missing some...
by Ed_P
22 Sep 2020, 14:07
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports
Replies: 154
Views: 8661

Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports

And rc.local_shutdown is not displaying savedat file usage when shutting down. do you get any output if you run it directly in a terminal? Yes. guest@porteus:~$ cd /etc/rc.d/ guest@porteus:/etc/rc.d$ ./rc.local_shutdown save.dat file 33% full. Used: 130M Free: 268M guest@porteus:/etc/rc.d$ When shu...
by Ed_P
22 Sep 2020, 01:09
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports
Replies: 154
Views: 8661

Porteus 5.0 RC2 bug reports

The Xdialog and kdialog files appear to be missing since a script I have that uses them doesn't work in 5.0.

And rc.local_shutdown is not displaying savedat file usage when shutting down.
by Ed_P
21 Sep 2020, 22:47
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0rc2 /var/log/messages
Replies: 12
Views: 837

Porteus 5.0rc2 /var/log/messages

donald wrote:
21 Sep 2020, 16:11
-- [ define "normal user" ] --
normal user : someone who boots and uses the system for 3 days without issues. Able to access the Internet, print files, play games, check the weather, access other systems on a network, uses a notebook and closes the lid when he/she leaves it. :)
by Ed_P
20 Sep 2020, 19:17
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0rc2 /var/log/messages
Replies: 12
Views: 837

Porteus 5.0rc2 /var/log/messages

Thank you donald. :) Any comment on the need for the logs?
by Ed_P
19 Sep 2020, 19:12
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Installed Porteus and can not boot ANYTHING from HDD at all
Replies: 1
Views: 500

Installed Porteus and can not boot ANYTHING from HDD at all

it does not see ANYTHING from that drive, "it"? What is "it", your boot menu? Your BIOS menu? Your EFI menu? A grub2 menu? How many drives do you have? Is the USB drive still plugged in? What "bootable USB" did you have? Where did you get it? How was it made bootable? I suppose you didn't backup yo...
by Ed_P
19 Sep 2020, 18:57
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0rc2 touchpad autostart changes overridden
Replies: 4
Views: 578

Porteus 5.0rc2 touchpad autostart changes overridden

The entry in /etc/rc.d/rc.local is executed once and only once when the system boots. The entry in /etc/xdg/autostart is executed every time X comes up. :shock: Amazing the stuff I don't know. Thank you. :beer: When do files in /home/guest/.config/autostart folder get executed? The same as /etc/xdg...
by Ed_P
19 Sep 2020, 05:50
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0rc2 /var/log/messages
Replies: 12
Views: 837

Porteus 5.0rc2 /var/log/messages

<r><QUOTE author="donald" post_id="78782" time="1600456997" user_id="1838"><s>[quote=donald post_id=78782 time=1600456997 user_id=1838]</s> The instruction to rotate /var/log/wtmp and /var/log/btmp is also in <br/> /etc/logrotate.d/<B><s>[b]</s>syslog<e>[/b]</e></B><br/> ...that's the reason. <e>[/q...
by Ed_P
18 Sep 2020, 17:54
Forum: Bug Reports
Topic: Porteus 5.0rc2 /var/log/messages
Replies: 12
Views: 837

Porteus 5.0rc2 /var/log/messages

are you sure? $ ls /mnt/live/memory/images/001-core.xzm/etc/logrotate* /mnt/live/memory/images/001-core.xzm/etc/logrotate.conf /mnt/live/memory/images/001-core.xzm/etc/logrotate.d: syslog wpa_supplicant :o Apparently not. :oops: I must have mistyped it last night. Thank you ncmp . :) Any ideas abou...