Self Introduction: Alexander Ploumistos

2014-10-31 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hello everyone, I've decided to join the package maintainers and I would like to introduce myself. I have been a linux user since 2001 and a Red Hat/Fedora user since 2003. My main systems run on Fedora (of course) and Gentoo. I have a background in chemistry, particularly molecular modeling and

Re: Self Introduction: Alexander Ploumistos

2014-10-31 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
So am I allowed to submit it to bodhi, or does it still need to be approved beforehand? I'm sorry for the mix-up, but it wasn't clear in the wiki. 2014-10-31 22:09 GMT+02:00 Orion Poplawski or...@cora.nwra.com: On 10/31/2014 11:28 AM, Alexander Ploumistos wrote: Hello everyone, I've

Re: PROPOSAL: Make AppData files mandatory for applications shown in the software center

2014-11-06 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
So, should we contact upstream about the appdata file requirement and if that doesn't work out make our own and send it to the package maintainer? Where should the screenshots go? I also agree with the proposal (even though this is the first time I read about a software center), but your list

Re: PROPOSAL: Make AppData files mandatory for applications shown in the software center

2014-11-07 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-11-06 12:03 GMT+02:00 Richard Hughes hughsi...@gmail.com: I've attached a list of all the applications that would be affected by this change. It's a long list, but a *lot* of the applications are kinda dubious (lshw-gui anyone?). I read your blog posts on AppStream/AppData and I found

Re: PROPOSAL: Make AppData files mandatory for applications shown in the software center

2014-11-07 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-11-07 17:28 GMT+02:00 Richard Hughes hughsi...@gmail.com: Is it in a tarball that's been built for F22? Version 2.7.2 was released in April and it doesn't have it, it's in their development tree. -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: PROPOSAL: Make AppData files mandatory for applications shown in the software center

2014-11-07 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I will take care of the MATE packages and coordinate with upstream. I will also deal with the following: easystroke qbittorrent x11vnc krename avogadro bkchem chemtool gausssum IQmol openbabel-gui pybliographer If someone has already contacted upstream or if you have created appdata files

Re: Fedora 21 Final RC1 dual boot

2014-11-30 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Unless there is a bug in anaconda, that smells a lot like UEFI. Did you boot in BIOS/Legacy mode or UEFI when windows 8 were installed? What were your BIOS settings with regard to that and SecureBoot? There are some issues with recent Lenovo laptops, UEFI and linux. 2014-11-30 19:09 GMT+02:00

Re: Mate group should require galculator instead of mate-calc

2014-12-08 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I spoke with the MATE team a few weeks ago and they said that for the time being mate-calc will remain the default. Galculator *might* make it to the 1.10 release. -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct:

Re: Mate group should require galculator instead of mate-calc

2014-12-08 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-08 21:16 GMT+02:00 Igor Gnatenko i.gnatenko.br...@gmail.com: I don't like MATE. That was uncalled for and utterly irrelevant to the matter at hand. -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct:

Re: Other download options

2014-12-10 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Sorry to cut in, but whom can I contact about localization issues with the getfedora.org website? -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct: http://fedoraproject.org/code-of-conduct

Re: Fedora Installation Needs Intelligence

2014-12-11 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-12 2:37 GMT+02:00 john.tiger john.tigernas...@gmail.com: Am willing to work on this - can mock up the input screens - just point the direction of how to help Then you should get in touch with the Anaconda team: fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda -- devel mailing list

Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-26 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I've been meaning to write this for a week, but I wanted to do some research first. The more I read and thought on it, the issue became broader, the subject line kept changing and this message starting looking like an article. I will try to choose my words carefully; I do not intend to offend

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-27 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-26 23:45 GMT+02:00 Ben Cotton bcot...@fedoraproject.org: This is a great post and there are a lot of points worthy of discussion. And I was certain people would dismiss it saying someone had too much eggnog this year... Prior to Fedora 21, I'm not sure we could really claim to have

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-27 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-28 0:26 GMT+02:00 Richard Hughes hughsi...@gmail.com: On 26 December 2014 at 20:32, Alexander Ploumistos alex.ploumis...@gmail.com wrote: why not offer packages from every DE and metapackages for other environments? I don't see how this addresses the multiple Calculator application

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-28 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-28 15:02 GMT+02:00 Richard Hughes hughsi...@gmail.com: GNOME PackageKit is still available (and maintained upstream) and is what I use for installing things like mingw packages that I need for development. Just type Packages into the dash and gnome-software will install it for you :)

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-28 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-28 19:39 GMT+02:00 Michael Catanzaro mcatanz...@gnome.org: I think that's past the line of what we can reasonably expect a novice user to handle. Proprietary apps are always going to be tough to install on Fedora, since they're not welcome in our software center. And novices who

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-28 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-28 21:10 GMT+02:00 Alexander Ploumistos alex.ploumis...@gmail.com: 2014-12-28 19:39 GMT+02:00 Michael Catanzaro mcatanz...@gnome.org: Your closing story, which I won't quote, was helpful. I'd argue it makes a good case for shielding the user from normal packages with GNOME Software

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-28 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-28 21:38 GMT+02:00 Michael Catanzaro mcatanz...@gnome.org: The workflow we have in F21 is this: * Firefox asks if you want to install the Flash plugin. * Firefox takes you directly to Adobe's download page for Flash. * The user magically knows to select YUM for Linux (YUM) and

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-29 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-29 14:10 GMT+02:00 Reindl Harald h.rei...@thelounge.net: that's why i call it harmful try to hide the shell from users Well, to be fair nobody is trying to hide the shell and GNOME terminal has received some love in the latest releases. Package suggestions in the terminal can be useful

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-29 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-29 19:25 GMT+02:00 Chris Murphy li...@colorremedies.com: From 1984 to 2001 there was a rather popular platform that didn't have a CLI. It wasn't hidden, it simply didn't exist. I take it you are referring to OS/2. It did have a cmd.exe. -- devel mailing list

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-29 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-29 20:39 GMT+02:00 Chris Murphy li...@colorremedies.com: Nope. Vastly more popular than OS/2. OK, yes, my Macintosh Classic didn't have a cli. But the Macs back then were much like feature phones are today. You got basic functionality in the standard package with the very beautiful UI

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-29 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-29 23:01 GMT+02:00 Chris Murphy li...@colorremedies.com: OK, yes, my Macintosh Classic didn't have a cli. But the Macs back then were much like feature phones are today. This is beside the point. However, even if feature phones had an installable developer tools do you think you'd

Firefox Aurora in rawhide

2014-12-30 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Would it make sense to include Firefox Aurora / Developer Edition in rawhide? -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct: http://fedoraproject.org/code-of-conduct

Re: Ramblings and questions regarding Fedora, but stemming from gnome-software and desktop environments

2014-12-30 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
2014-12-30 23:58 GMT+02:00 Luya Tshimbalanga l...@fedoraproject.org: MATE apps not visible means they needed app-data included on their .desktop files hence the pleas from Richard Hughes. Perhaps I couldn't get my thoughts in order when I started this thread, but among the things I wrote was

GNOME glitches in F21 - Should they be reported and against which components?

2015-01-26 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hello, A few days ago I upgraded my main workstation to F21 and I've noticed a few annoying glitches, but I don't know if they are all worth reporting and against which components they should be reported. 1. Window size and position: While some applications start with their last window size and

Re: GNOME glitches in F21 - Should they be reported and against which components?

2015-01-26 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Mon, Jan 26, 2015 at 5:29 PM, Florian Müllner fmuell...@gnome.org wrote: Keeping track of the window size prior to maximization and restoring it on unminimize is the window manager's job. However if no windows besides Firefox are affected, I wouldn't exclude a bug there. Maybe some rogue

Re: Flash plugin 0-day vulnerability in the wild

2015-01-26 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Installed Packages Name: flash-plugin Arch: x86_64 Version : 11.2.202.440 Release : release Size: 19 M Repo: installed From repo : adobe-linux-x86_64 Summary : Adobe Flash Player 11.2 URL : http://www.adobe.com/downloads/ License :

Re: GUI applications writing garbage to stdout/stderr

2015-01-14 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 12:09 AM, Björn Persson Bjorn@rombobjörn.se wrote: Alexander Ploumistos wrote: On the other hand, if every message that was not meant for the user were suppressed, it would be very difficult to troubleshoot such a program, should an actual bug come along, because you

Re: GUI applications writing garbage to stdout/stderr

2015-01-14 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 1:16 AM, Björn Persson Bjorn@rombobjörn.se wrote: If they don't have such a build-time option, then what I'm saying is that if one were to suppress the messages, then one should do it with a run-time option, not a build-time option. Then no different build would be

Re: F22 System Wide Change: Harden all packages with position-independent code

2015-01-19 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 1:58 PM, Florian Weimer fwei...@redhat.com wrote: I wrote a slightly broader proposal, also covering SSE2 (for i386), and (since today) off_t and ino_t: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/Modernise_GCC_Flags Would that make it impossible to run fedora on

Re: F22 System Wide Change: Harden all packages with position-independent code

2015-01-19 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 2:32 PM, Reindl Harald h.rei...@thelounge.net wrote: to be honest - the energy these old machines have wasted the last years could have payed recent hardware and the combination of a bleeding edge distribution and more than a decade old hardware is questionable That

Re: F22 System Wide Change: Harden all packages with position-independent code

2015-01-19 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 2:21 PM, Florian Weimer fwei...@redhat.com wrote: Yes, but test coverage for those CPUs is already rather poor, so I don't expect them to work anymore. OK, thanks. Guess I'll have to switch my PIII and Athlon MP relics to something like Gentoo or Arch. -- devel

Re: Which of the changes introduced in F21 might affect bash history?

2015-02-16 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 PM, Stephen John Smoogen smo...@gmail.com wrote: Could you see if either of these are set? #export HISTCONTROL=ignoredups:erasedups #export HISTTIMEFORMAT=%h %d %H:%M:%S Nope, nowhere. I have only a few aliases set and that's it. Fedora defaults always worked for

Re: Which of the changes introduced in F21 might affect bash history?

2015-02-16 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I can't believe I had missed this, but one difference I've found is that F21 has moved to bash-4.3, while F20 is using 4.2. Then I came across this post by Chet Ramey, the maintainer of bash, and I got confused: http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2013-07/msg00096.html -- devel mailing

Re: F22 System Wide Change: Set sshd(8) PermitRootLogin=no

2015-01-09 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 5:07 PM, Reindl Harald h.rei...@thelounge.net wrote: for that i would seek a dedicated honeypot-service listening on port 22 with it's own logging and have the real sshd with key-only auth on a non-default port https://code.google.com/p/kippo/

Re: F22 System Wide Change: Set sshd(8) PermitRootLogin=no

2015-01-09 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 4:14 PM, Paul Wouters p...@nohats.ca wrote: My systems are set up that way, you can't just ssh in from anywhere, you can only ssh in from machines that have your private key. If you try to log in without a pre-shared key, it won't prompt you for your unix password, it

Re: F22 System Wide Change: Set sshd(8) PermitRootLogin=no

2015-01-09 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 4:51 PM, Reindl Harald h.rei...@thelounge.net wrote: you achieve nothing than cluttered logs from continued dictionary attacks with such a setup even if it would be possible and that has the security implication burry interesting lines in noise Oh, I agree with you,

Re: GUI applications writing garbage to stdout/stderr

2015-01-14 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 12:22 PM, Marcel Oliver m.oli...@jacobs-university.de wrote: Some of the main culprints for me are nemo, evince, and okular; The applications that you mention are parts of specific desktop environments. The messages that you see are not meant to be visible to the user,

Which of the changes introduced in F21 might affect bash history?

2015-02-16 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hello, I have upgraded 3 systems to a nonproduct F21 and I have installed F21 to a couple of others using the x86_64 Live Workstation image. They all suffer from intermittent losses of bash history. When the machines are booted or rebooted, more than half the times, there are commands missing

Re: Which of the changes introduced in F21 might affect bash history?

2015-02-16 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Mon, Feb 16, 2015 at 11:44 AM, drago01 drag...@gmail.com wrote: Bash ... the last closes session wins so if you have multiple shells open one might overwrite the history of the other one. Up to F20, no matter how many terminals or tabs I had open, everything found its way to bash history.

non-responsive maintainer: Robin Sonefors aka ozamosi

2015-03-21 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hello, Does anyone have any other means of contacting Robin Sonefors besides ozam...@flukkost.nu and irc? There are several open bugs (e.g. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1197402) that require his attention, but I can not contact him. -- devel mailing list

Re: Questions about font packaging, hinting and non-responsive maintainer process

2015-03-05 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
He wrote back, here's what I've learned: 1. He uses a program called Fontographer by Fontlab [1] which apparently includes a couple of algorithms for autohinting. He said that it would be a huge task to do the hinting manually for such a large number of glyphs, so it's all done by the software. 2.

Re: Questions about font packaging, hinting and non-responsive maintainer process

2015-03-06 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 5:04 AM, Kevin Kofler kevin.kof...@chello.at wrote: I think we are much better off shipping the unhinted version then, letting the Freetype autohinter do its job. Agreed. So that takes care of the question of including the HTML file with the comparison of the two. As far

Re: Captive portal detection on wired connections - bug or feature?

2015-03-26 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 6:24 PM, Bastien Nocera bnoc...@redhat.com wrote: You can edit /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/20-connectivity-fedora.conf to disable it. Is there a *proper* way to do that so that there aren't any conflicts with future updates, e.g. commenting the lines out,

Re: [Scitech] OpenBabel rebase to pre-2.4 (current Git master)

2015-02-27 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Do we need to tell upstream about these patches? -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct: http://fedoraproject.org/code-of-conduct

Questions about font packaging, hinting and non-responsive maintainer process

2015-03-04 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hello, A few days ago I was fooling around with Unicode stuff and I noticed that the Symbola font had been updated upstream, but not in Fedora, so I decided to have a go at repackaging it and submitting the spec file to the maintainer. Turns out it was more fun than I thought it would be. 1.

Re: Questions about font packaging, hinting and non-responsive maintainer process

2015-03-05 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I've contacted upstream about the hinting, I'll report when I hear back. In the mean time, can anyone offer any advice on the other points besides hinting? -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct:

Re: Questions about font packaging, hinting and non-responsive maintainer process

2015-03-04 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 3:03 AM, Kevin Kofler kevin.kof...@chello.at wrote: Are those hinting instructions manually tuned or autogenerated with ttfautohint? I haven't the faintest idea. Should I contact upstream, or is there a way to extract that information from the font tables? The creator

Re: [Scitech] OpenBabel rebase to pre-2.4 (current Git master)

2015-02-25 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 1:14 PM, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski domi...@greysector.net wrote: Affected packages: IQmol https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1196090 avogadro https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1196090 Are avogadro and IQmol affected by the same bug, or was

Re: [Test-Announce] Fedora 22 Branched 20150218 nightly compose nominated for testing

2015-02-20 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 3:13 AM, Adam Williamson adamw...@fedoraproject.org wrote: Because https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1194494 . Oh, thanks. This is the second bug I've managed to miss in BZ this week, I think I need to catch up on my sleep. -- devel mailing list

Re: [Test-Announce] Fedora 22 Branched 20150218 nightly compose nominated for testing

2015-02-20 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I downloaded the generic x86_64 boot iso from https://kojipkgs.fedoraproject.org/mash/branched-20150218/22/x86_64/os/images/boot.iso which was linked to from https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Test_Results:Fedora_22_Branched_20150218_Installation and went on to install it in a vm on a fedora 21 host.

Re: Changes in the f22 workstation

2015-02-21 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 10:11 AM, drago01 drag...@gmail.com wrote: Can you be more specific? What kind of systems? What didn't work? I tested the 20150218 image in a vm and when it booted, gdm did not display the user list and there was no way to lift the screen lock. Also, I was unable to

Re: Captive portal detection on wired connections - bug or feature?

2015-03-27 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Mar 27, 2015 at 8:09 PM, Pádraig Brady p...@draigbrady.com wrote: There are still quite a few unknowns. To summarise, does this locally disable? crudini --set /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/21-connectivity-local.conf connectivity interval 0 systemctl reload NetworkManager Take a

Re: Captive portal detection on wired connections - bug or feature?

2015-03-26 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 7:50 PM, Dan Williams d...@redhat.com wrote: As Adam implied, you can add your own, higher-numbered file with the same options and NM will use those in preference to the Fedora-installed one. See 'man NetworkManager.conf' for specifics. Thanks, I found your blog post

Captive portal detection on wired connections - bug or feature?

2015-03-25 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
During the last hour, I got three pop-ups on my workstation (which is connected over Ethernet) with blank windows and a title that read Captive portal. Two of them turned to the gnome.org home page, while the other one just disappeared. In my journal I have this sort of errors: Mar 26 03:39:36

Re: Captive portal detection on wired connections - bug or feature?

2015-03-25 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 4:06 AM, Adam Williamson adamw...@fedoraproject.org wrote: Lots of people have been seeing it, it may be related to some issues with the Fedora infrastructure this afternoon (the check works by trying to contact a Fedora server). That much I gathered, but when I

Re: Captive portal detection on wired connections - bug or feature?

2015-03-26 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 5:21 PM, Stephen Gallagher sgall...@redhat.com wrote: No, it still makes sense for wired networks. Have you ever used an ethernet wall-jack at a hotel? It generally goes through a captive portal, just like wireless. Yes, I realized that later on and I discovered the

Re: Naming packages when upstream uses dashes in the release version

2015-05-06 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 10:21 AM, Petr Pisar ppi...@redhat.com wrote: It depends on the meaning of the upstream's `-1'. Basically, I would interpret it as yet another version level, i.e. as `3.80.1'. If the upstream tends to release `3.80.1-1', I'd interpret `3.80-1' as `3.80.0.1'. So, what

Re: Naming packages when upstream uses dashes in the release version

2015-05-06 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
So basically, one could end up using foo-3.80-1.1.20150506.rpm, foo-3.80-1_1.20150506.rpm or just foo-3.80-1_1.rpm, or did I missunderstand something about the use of underscores? Should this case be added to the wiki page? -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Naming packages when upstream uses dashes in the release version

2015-05-06 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 12:06 PM, Petr Pisar ppi...@redhat.com wrote: The upstream obviously doesn not differentiate between `upstream release' and `Debian package'. Unfortunately, no. Does the upstream bundle `debian' directory with patches in the tar archive? Are these patches applied

Naming packages when upstream uses dashes in the release version

2015-05-05 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hello, I have been working on a driver package from a hardware vendor and besides some patches in the code, I am trying to bring the supplied (messy) spec file close to our guidelines. (While most of the stuff in the package relies on open source libraries and projects, there are some files

Re: AppStream license code for public domain works

2015-04-01 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Since the metadata_license tag covers the metadata files themselves and not the fonts and documentation, I would feel bad to choose something more restrictive than what the original creator has chosen. If CC0-1.0 is (at least almost) equivalent, I am perfectly fine with that, no need to specify a

Re: AppStream license code for public domain works

2015-04-01 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
OK, thanks for clearing that up! -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct: http://fedoraproject.org/code-of-conduct

AppStream license code for public domain works

2015-04-01 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hello everyone, While writing metainfo files for a few fonts, I noticed that their creator states on his website: Fonts and documents in this site are not pieces of property or merchandise items; they carry no trademark, copyright, license or other market tags; they are free for any use. As far

Context menu icons in Gnome 3.16

2015-06-02 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hi, I'm messing with an old gtk+ program, that I think it's dead upstream and I'm trying to see if I can resurrect it. Among other issues, it should add some entries to nautilus' context menus (which it does) but I can't get their icons to show. Then I noticed that I'm missing all of my context

Fwd: Issues with repo-font-audit

2015-05-30 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I sent this to the font mailing list a couple of nights ago, but perhaps I should have CCd devel as well: -- Forwarded message -- From: Alexander Ploumistos alex.ploumis...@gmail.com Date: Fri, May 29, 2015 at 3:24 AM Subject: Issues with repo-font-audit To: fo

Re: FESCO Elections - June 2015 - Results

2015-06-29 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 4:23 PM, Haïkel hgue...@fedoraproject.org wrote: Another possibility is that people didn't find any candidate to their taste. I suggest adding a None option too. Though it won't change results, it will give us metrics to measure that. I'd say that a vote of 0 next to

Re: Rapid release for security updates

2015-05-26 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
We don't need to complicate things, whenever such critical updates come along, the maintainers can post a message here and in the users ml or even in the forum (somewhere it will be immediately visible). A template for a message detailing the bodhi-karma process, with links to the relevant page

Re: Firefox testing - offscreen surfaces and OMTC

2015-08-21 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
There is also an issue with elements that are loaded asynchronously - they take longer to appear or it might take a bit of scrolling up and down until they are rendered (with the older nVidia card). -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Firefox testing - offscreen surfaces and OMTC

2015-08-21 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 4:24 PM, Martin Stransky stran...@redhat.com wrote: I see the same flickering on NVIDIA hardware. Intel seems to be fine. Which model? Is it using one of the older driver series? -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Firefox testing - offscreen surfaces and OMTC

2015-08-21 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 4:38 PM, Martin Stransky stran...@redhat.com wrote: It's GeForce GTX 750 with nvidia binary drivers. So you are not on the legacy drivers. Could the problem be hardware-dependent? The graphics adapter of the laptop I tested is one generation ahead of yours and there is no

Re: Firefox testing - offscreen surfaces and OMTC

2015-08-21 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Aug 21, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Martin Stransky stran...@redhat.com wrote: - Install Firefox 40 on Fedora 22,23,Rawhide (you'd need Gtk3 build) - go to about:config, click to any key and add a new one, boolean type. The new key name is layers.use-image-offscreen-surfaces and set it to true.

Re: Help needed: F23 32-bit kernel issue

2015-07-29 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 5:36 PM, Josh Boyer jwbo...@fedoraproject.org wrote: First, it would be good to isolate it to the first kernel that doesn't work. That narrows down the range of commits to look at for the bug. So we are looking for boot problems somewhere between 4.1 and 4.2? Can this

Re: Updates push status - 20150725

2015-07-28 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 12:46 PM, Kevin Fenzi ke...@scrye.com wrote: No. We continue to work on it. Thanks for the information, I thought I had done something wrong in the submission process. -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Updates push status - 20150725

2015-07-27 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Has the issue been resolved? I have pushed three new packages to f22 and f21 updates-testing, but they have yet to appear in my usual local mirrors. -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct:

Re: F23 Self Contained Change: RPM MPI Requires Provides

2015-08-15 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Sat, Aug 15, 2015 at 2:49 PM, Sandro Mani manisan...@gmail.com wrote: So the issues I pointed out in my previous mail (conerning MPI_PYTHON_SITEARCH and MPI_FORTRAN_MOD_DIR) above have been resolved. A batch of F24 rebuilts has been done by Zbyszek, hitting some build failures along the

Re: Problem with multiple monitors

2015-07-17 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
OK, first things first. This is a quick but relatively comprehensive overview of ttys, vts etc.: https://mostlylinux.wordpress.com/troubleshooting/ttysessions/ In my rhbz post, I wrote that when your system is set to boot into graphical mode, when you kill the wayland server (or gdm I suppose),

Re: updates-testing: multilib broken for days now

2015-07-14 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
And I got this today: Error: Transaction check error: file /usr/share/doc/polkit/NEWS from install of polkit-0.113-2.fc22.x86_64 conflicts with file from package polkit-0.112-7.fc21.1.i686 file /usr/share/doc/polkit/README from install of polkit-0.113-2.fc22.x86_64 conflicts with file from

Re: Problem with multiple monitors

2015-07-16 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I can't tell you anything about your first problem, but the second one sounds similar to this one (last paragraph): https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1225629#c0 Have you tried switching VTs to the one hosting the previous session? -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Bug dnf update

2015-10-25 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 8:48 PM, Albino B Neto wrote: > ^CTerminated. > This looks like you pressed Ctrl+C and forced the termination yourself. -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct:

Re: Bug dnf update

2015-10-25 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 9:21 PM, Albino B Neto wrote: > Yes. He were loading for more time. > > Well, having a slow connection to your nearest mirror is not really a bug in dnf. Try again later or specify a different mirror. -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Retire a package from Fedora i686 (not x86_64)

2015-11-09 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 1:34 AM, Reindl Harald wrote: > about money: with the energy costs i saved going away from P4 computers many > years ago my current one is already paied Nobody is saying that a newer computer won't save you money on the power bill. What they have

Re: New package distribution-gpg-keys

2015-10-15 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hello, Please forgive my ignorance, but how is this supposed to be used? I guess it's handy to keep track of all the current keys, but unlike, say rpmfusion-free-release, the keys are not placed or linked in /etc/pki/, nor are they imported in a gpg keyring. What am I missing? Also, shouldn't

Re: New package distribution-gpg-keys

2015-10-16 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Oct 16, 2015 at 10:26 AM, Miroslav Suchý wrote: > Right now at least two projects (mock and fedora-upgrade) contains and use > those keys. > So once this get into Fedora (and Epel) I can remove those keys from > fedora-upgrade and mock and use this common package. > >

Re: bodhi: no email notifications for packages in pending state

2015-10-05 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 2:26 PM, Michael Schwendt wrote: > You may want to read the last messages from me in this short thread: > > > https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel/2015-August/thread.html#213311 I had already starred your messages in that thread :)

Re: Firefox addon signing

2015-08-27 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Thu, Aug 27, 2015 at 5:09 PM, Dennis Gilmore den...@ausil.us wrote: We have no real practical way to do this other than package up the addon and build it as a -unsigned package, then making a separate package that has the precompiled binary and signed by mozilla and put into the add on

Re: Firefox addon signing

2015-08-28 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 12:24 PM, Martin Stransky stran...@redhat.com wrote: Thanks for the info. Actually is there any reason why Fedora packager would need to modify the original extension? That depends on the extension and its particulars. For example, adblock plus has an extortion-like

Re: Firefox addon signing

2015-08-28 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 10:18 AM, Martin Stransky stran...@redhat.com wrote: Can we ship addons which are already signed by Mozilla? Or does Fedora packager modify them somehow? It seems that even when the source is an xpi file, rpm treats it like any other source package and its contents can

Re: Firefox addon signing

2015-08-26 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Their FAQ is constantly updated: https://wiki.mozilla.org/Addons/Extension_Signing#FAQ I'm not sure if there is a valid practical reason to refuse submitting the addons that we ship to their signing service or if it is against our policies; at least mozilla-https-everywhere has been signed.

Re: file triggers for updating fontconfig cache in rawhide

2015-09-07 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Does this mean that we need to modify spec files for font packages? -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct: http://fedoraproject.org/code-of-conduct

Re: file triggers for updating fontconfig cache in rawhide

2015-09-07 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
OK, thanks, I hadn't realized it was all done through the %_font_pkg macro. -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel Fedora Code of Conduct: http://fedoraproject.org/code-of-conduct

Re: Call for testing: 32-bit AMD CPU owners

2015-09-17 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I tested https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/stage/23_Alpha_RC2/Server/i386/iso/Fedora-Server-netinst-i386-23_Alpha.iso on a dual Athlon MP system and it boots fine to anaconda. A little bit later I discovered

Re: dnf: Error: RPM package source (jpilot-1.8.2-2.fc22.src) will not installed

2015-09-27 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 6:10 PM, Luigi Votta wrote: > Output of dnf search jpilot: > > jpilot.i686 : pilot desktop software > Repo : @System > > jpilot.src : pilot desktop software > Repo : fedora-source > > jpilot-backup.i686 : Enhanced backup plugin for

Re: IoT server thought

2015-09-27 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Sun, Sep 27, 2015 at 7:13 PM, Les Howell wrote: > Could a group be formed to somehow create some kind of server node, say > with Raspberry PI or similar hardware to support a dual network, > internal and external users and local control as a third branch that > might

Re: Short intro & request for orphaned package adoption

2015-09-30 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 2:50 AM, Pete V wrote: > Hi all my name is Pete V. > As a long time Linux user, I feel the time has come to step up and > contribute big time. Welcome aboard! > were do I assign these to myself, in BZ? There's some light reading ahead,

bodhi: no email notifications for packages in pending state

2015-10-03 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Hello, For the last couple of days I have been submitting updates (with fedpkg) for some of my packages in all the branches. Currently they all appear as pending in bodhi and I have not received any messages about them, even for the ones that got positive karma. The wiki reads for the pending

Re: bodhi: no email notifications for packages in pending state

2015-10-03 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
On Sat, Oct 3, 2015 at 7:55 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote: > Almost all notifications from bodhi (with the exception currently of > adding comments on updates) is sent via FMN (the Fedora notification > service): https://apps.fedoraproject.org/notifications/ > > It sounds like you have

Re: bodhi: no email notifications for packages in pending state

2015-10-04 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
I've reset email settings to the defaults (two rules, "A particular user's packages (any acl)" and "A particular user "), made sure that my email address is still there and I've got a "This message delivery mechanism is currently active" message. Meanwhile my packages have gone from pending to

Re: bodhi: no email notifications for packages in pending state

2015-10-05 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
Is RHBZ linked to FMN? I've been trying to set up a filter for all the bugs that concern me, but I can't get any example messages, even when I just select the "All RHBZ activity" rule. -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel

Re: Package review skipped and straight to repos?

2015-11-28 Thread Alexander Ploumistos
How come datagrepper lists FAF reports for the package from 2015-07-20, when it hadn't been included yet? -- devel mailing list devel@lists.fedoraproject.org http://lists.fedoraproject.org/admin/lists/devel@lists.fedoraproject.org

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