Re: [DNG] Mixer for alsa

2022-08-23 Thread terryc
On Tue, 23 Aug 2022 21:34:09 +0200 aitor wrote: > I'll call it Gmixer for sure. FYI. I mentally associate g-something with gnome. Similarly k-something with kde. You may or may not want the association. OTOH, it may not matter now. ___ Dng mailing

Re: [DNG] connman missing from system menu

2022-08-17 Thread terryc
On Wed, 17 Aug 2022 06:20:13 -0400 Hendrik Boom wrote: > connman is missing from the system menu of my 32-bit laptop running > chimaera. I have installed: > connman-gtkverion 1.1.1+git20180626.b72c6ab-2 > connmanversion 1.36-2.2 > connman-uiversion 0-20150623-1 > The menu

Re: [DNG] article about devuan

2022-08-02 Thread terryc
On Mon, 01 Aug 2022 10:45:40 -0400 Steve Litt wrote: > On Mon, 2022-08-01 at 09:29 -0500, goli...@devuan.org wrote: > > On 2022-08-01 01:33, Steve Litt wrote: > > > On Sun, 2022-07-31 at 13:29 +0100, Peter Duffy wrote: > > > > Is it worth while considering putting a link to the article on >

Re: [DNG] Further question on graphics drivers

2022-06-29 Thread terryc
On Wed, 29 Jun 2022 09:27:43 -0500 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > Greetings > > Have completed an install onto a AMD Ryzen 7 5800X and am > running a Radeon 570x graphics card. > > > Driver comes up as amdgpu . > > https://amdgpu-install.readthedocs.io/en/latest/install-prereq.html > > If I

Re: [DNG] new system + graphics

2022-06-24 Thread terryc
On Thu, 23 Jun 2022 21:28:02 -0500 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > Greetings > > Managed to get the new system running - - - yee haw!!! > Now trying to get everything set up - - - lots of software to install > - - - working on things. > > How do I get the open source drivers for my RX570 gpu

Re: [DNG] no access to router administation page

2022-04-23 Thread terryc
On Sat, 23 Apr 2022 18:09:31 -0400 Haines Brown wrote: > I find that I now cannot access my router administration page. The > router provides access to internet, but when I run 192.168.1.254 > (this IS the correct address), the connection times out. This happens > both with Chromium and

[DNG] Multi-button mice Re: mouse driver question

2022-04-23 Thread terryc
On Sat, 23 Apr 2022 09:07:57 -0700 Fred wrote: Thread snipples. > > https://mailinglists.dyne.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/dng > Hi, > I understand now. I was stuck on gpm because it worked some time ago > on Debian Jessie. I was not ready to continue with it then because I > still had

Re: [DNG] installing Wine 32

2022-03-27 Thread terryc
On Sun, 27 Mar 2022 10:55:12 -0400 Haines Brown wrote: > I'm running Chimaera and trying to play an old CDROM. I assume > simplest way is to install wine. IME, it is generally about the worst way and/or problematic. At best, it will only work until something is upgraded. What is on the cdrom?

[DNG] Problems with amdgpu in the latest kernel upgrade? Ort just a glitch for me?

2022-02-22 Thread terryc
the pattern, and the best way to purge it. T.I.A. terryc ___ Dng mailing list Dng@lists.dyne.org https://mailinglists.dyne.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/dng

Re: [DNG] Another reason for why I use Devuan

2022-02-17 Thread terryc
On Thu, 17 Feb 2022 17:55:49 -0700 Keith Christian via Dng wrote: > This describes the machine ID: > > https%3A%2F%2Fwww.freedesktop.org > %2Fsoftware%2Fsystemd%2Fman%2Fmachine-id.html Try this DDG barfs https://www.freedesktop.org/software/systemd/man/machine-id.html

Re: [DNG] upgrade issues

2022-02-13 Thread terryc
On Sun, 13 Feb 2022 15:04:12 -0500 Curtis Maurand wrote: > > daemons that were stopped and disabled got re-enabled and started, > cups, cups-browsed, avahi-daemon, saned.  > None of these are needed on > a LAMP installation.  I had disabled them a long time ago.  It seems > to me, that the

Re: [DNG] grub 2.04 and kernel 2.6

2022-02-13 Thread terryc
On Sun, 13 Feb 2022 21:05:41 + Peter Duffy wrote: > I've got an old box running CentOS 6.2 and Windows 7. Without going > into details, this box is vital and I use it every day. Finally I > decided that I had to bite the bullet and upgrade the linux system, > and I decided to go for

[DNG] Solved Re: Accepting changed priority for chimaera-backports- what action?

2022-01-23 Thread terryc
On Sun, 23 Jan 2022 12:44:55 +0100 "d...@d404.nl" wrote: ,,, > > IIRC you should use apt instead of apt-get. > apt will ask for conformation. Thank you. That fixed it. ___ Dng mailing list Dng@lists.dyne.org

[DNG] Accepting changed priority for chimaera-backports- what action?

2022-01-23 Thread terryc
So exactly what does this message mean and exactly what do I need to do. Previously I've just repeated the command and the nag message went away but this time it stays. user@system: sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://deb.devuan.org/merged chimaera InRelease [33.9 kB] Get:2

Re: [DNG] Early Days at Bell Labs

2022-01-20 Thread terryc
On Thu, 20 Jan 2022 13:25:50 -0500 Hendrik Boom wrote: > On Thu, Jan 20, 2022 at 06:40:13PM +0100, Antony Stone wrote: > > On Thursday 20 January 2022 at 17:24:46, Peter Duffy wrote: > > > > > On Sun, 2022-01-16 at 04:12 -0500, Steve Litt wrote: > > > > Hi all, > > > > > > > >

Re: [DNG] Question re: security/info sent with emails and more

2022-01-20 Thread terryc
On Thu, 20 Jan 2022 06:32:39 -0600 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > Greetings > > When I look at the headers from my emails and sometimes available > in websites all this information about my system is included. > > Is there a way to block the sending of this particular information? > > Please?? >

Re: [DNG] Website "motto"?

2022-01-19 Thread terryc
On Wed, 19 Jan 2022 18:19:38 +0100 (CET) Karl Hammar wrote: > Hendrik: > > On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 08:49:41PM -0600, goli...@devuan.org wrote: > > > > > On 2022-01-18 16:33, o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > > > > > > > > Maybe something like "init freedom - - - your first step . . . > > > > "

[DNG] Positive lead on Re: Website "motto"?

2022-01-19 Thread terryc
On Wed, 19 Jan 2022 17:23:14 -0500 Steve Litt wrote: > Antony Stone said on Wed, 19 Jan 2022 22:03:23 +0100 > > >On Wednesday 19 January 2022 at 21:59:46, Steve Litt wrote: > > > >> goli...@devuan.org said on Tue, 18 Jan 2022 20:49:41 > >> > > >> >Like this?

Re: [DNG] Early Days at Bell Labs - Youtube, the systemd of video

2022-01-16 Thread terryc
On Sun, 16 Jan 2022 11:56:51 + ael via Dng wrote: > On Sun, Jan 16, 2022 at 04:12:44AM -0500, Steve Litt wrote: > > > > This was discussed on the devuan-offtopic IRC channel, so I watched > > the video: > > > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECCr_KFl41E > > But youtube has become

Re: [DNG] A number of question about version 4.0

2022-01-16 Thread terryc
On Thu, 13 Jan 2022 20:00:51 -0500 Larry Linder via Dng wrote: > I have loaded and it connects up to our network without a problem. > > 1. I would like to change desktops as default is too dark to be read. I do not know what the default desktop is. I run xfce4. Does a mouse right click on the

Re: [DNG] Ryzen?

2021-12-27 Thread terryc
On Mon, 27 Dec 2021 18:54:41 +0100 Antony Stone wrote: > Hi. > > Disclaimer: I generally don't like people saying things like "I read > somewhere that..." without backing up what they're talking about, > but... > > I'm sure I've read somewhere (and not especially recently) that Linux > on AMD

Re: [DNG] Wanting to set up an email system

2021-11-27 Thread terryc
On Sat, 27 Nov 2021 09:17:45 -0600 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > Greetings > > Started way back when when I got to the web full-time using webmail. > Haven't ever setup an email system and AIUI it is a system - - - > there are a lot of parts that have to work together to have > everything working

[DNG] Clicking website wasRe: Announcing Devuan 4.0: Chimaera!

2021-10-24 Thread terryc
On Sun, 24 Oct 2021 17:49:17 +0200 tito via Dng wrote: > Everything works as expected and seems to be > faster (placebo effect?) in the xfce desktop. > The only little problem is a clicking noise > in the speakers when opening some websites > in firefox even with volume set to zero or disabled.

[DNG] Er, Not that way ? .Re: Announcing Devuan 4.0: Chimaera!

2021-10-17 Thread terryc
On Sun, 17 Oct 2021 07:10:50 -0400 ". via Dng" wrote: > > Dear Friends and Software Freedom Lovers, > > > > Devuan Developers are pleased to announce the release of Devuan > > Chimaera 4.0 as the project's newest stable release. This is the > > result of lots of painstaking work by the team and

[DNG] 2FA via SIPP# to PC- HowTo? Under Devuan

2021-10-07 Thread terryc
Hello folks Since it is topical:2FA TL:DR how to do it? Unfortunately a number of services now ofer and some require 2FA. Having no love for the tracking built into the microcomputer known as a smartphone, I'm wondering how hard it is to do 2FA via my PC under Devuan? For us here, services are

Re: [DNG] Information request re: wayland

2021-09-03 Thread terryc
On Thu, 2 Sep 2021 15:48:08 -0400 Hendrik Boom wrote: > On Thu, Sep 02, 2021 at 02:16:58PM -0500, o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > > Greetings > > > > My long time mentor in things Linux (described himself as a fossil) > > is no longer with us. (He suggested that I strongly consider using > > Devuan

Re: [DNG] Steam, Mumble, Valheim, Alsa and shared audio

2021-08-23 Thread terryc
On Mon, 23 Aug 2021 11:20:27 -0500 hal wrote: > On 7/3/21 09:59, g4sra via Dng wrote: > > 'dmix' is part of Alsa. > > > >> RT? FM? > > Read The Fine Manual ~ go to the Alsa website and read up on the > > 'dmix' plugin, then google for example Alsa configurations for > > sharing devices. >

Re: [DNG] a how to question (project(s) related)

2021-08-15 Thread terryc
On Sun, 15 Aug 2021 09:43:46 -0500 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > Greetings > > I'm finding myself occasionally drowning in information resulting in > me trying to improve the connection between what I'm working on AND > the information that I'm collecting. Aah, an old, old problem. The problem

Re: [DNG] Advice sought on kernel upgrade

2021-08-12 Thread terryc
On Thu, 12 Aug 2021 17:45:47 -0500 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > Greetings > > I am running a fairly old rig on debian testing with 2 gpus and want > to run 5 monitors. > The 5th is hdmi connected and is a 4k monitor with the other 4 all > being 1920x1080. > After I installed the 4k monitor I had

[DNG] Err; hardware!

2021-08-08 Thread terryc
On Sat, 7 Aug 2021 18:36:19 +0800 Brad Campbell via Dng wrote: > > I honestly can't see who in their right mind would use a base system > of that age, My 2c, hardware? If it has lasted that long, then it must be reliable and its free, why not. anyway, back to regular discussions.

Re: [DNG] routine ascii upgrade mysteriously on hold

2021-07-31 Thread terryc
On Sat, 31 Jul 2021 16:03:53 -0400 Hendrik Boom wrote: > I'm practicing upgrades on my spare laptop, getting ready for doing > my server upgrade from ascii to beowulf.. > > They are both running ascii. > > Starting, of course, by making the ascii up to date still as ascii, > before I try tye

Re: [DNG] Rant: was fresh install of chimaera on an Ultrabook - no touchpad

2021-07-30 Thread terryc
On Fri, 30 Jul 2021 21:07:43 +0900 Olaf Meeuwissen via Dng wrote: > Hi g4sra, > > g4sra via Dng writes: > > > <--snip--> > > This is why Devuan's installer will ask\prompt you to insert > > additional installation media such as a USB stick. There are just > > too many Gigabytes of Drivers

Re: [DNG] RFC: minimal-live iso changes for chimaera

2021-07-20 Thread terryc
On Tue, 20 Jul 2021 09:46:09 -0400 fsmithred via Dng wrote: > The following packages are not in chimaera. I'm removing them from the > minimal-live isos so that they will build successfully. > > Suggestions for replacement packages are welcome. > > bittornado > termsaver I don't know about

Re: [DNG] Steam, Mumble, Valheim, Alsa and shared audio

2021-07-03 Thread terryc
On Sat, 03 Jul 2021 12:21:31 + g4sra via Dng wrote: > <--snip--> > Configure Alsa to use the 'dmix' plugin, RT(not so)FM. Er dbmix in chimaera. Thanks. RT? FM? ___ Dng mailing list Dng@lists.dyne.org

Re: [DNG] Steam, Mumble, Valheim, Alsa and shared audio

2021-07-02 Thread terryc
On Fri, 2 Jul 2021 10:58:37 -0500 hal wrote: > Hi, > I have Alsa installed on Beowulf along with Steam and I guess there > is some Pulse stuff installed too. I also use Mumble to chat during > game play. When I'm playing Valheim, I can get sound in the game, but > Mumble doesn't work. > > Is

Re: [DNG] problem with apt after restore after crashed disk...

2021-07-01 Thread terryc
On Thu, 1 Jul 2021 10:41:05 +0100 (BST) Jim Jackson wrote: > On Thu, 1 Jul 2021, terryc wrote: > > > On Thu, 1 Jul 2021 09:46:02 +0100 (BST) > > Jim Jackson wrote: > > > > > On Wed, 30 Jun 2021, Arnt Karlsen wrote: > > > > > > &g

Re: [DNG] problem with apt after restore after crashed disk...

2021-07-01 Thread terryc
On Thu, 1 Jul 2021 09:46:02 +0100 (BST) Jim Jackson wrote: > On Wed, 30 Jun 2021, Arnt Karlsen wrote: > > > On Mon, 28 Jun 2021 23:12:28 +0100 (BST), Jim wrote in message > > : > > > > > On Mon, 28 Jun 2021, tempforever wrote: > > > > > > > Jim Jackson wrote: > > > > > > > > > > > > >

Re: [DNG] USB mount problem

2021-06-26 Thread terryc
On Sat, 26 Jun 2021 13:33:56 +0200 "d...@d404.nl" wrote: > On 26-06-2021 11:45, o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > > On Fri, Jun 25, 2021 at 6:10 PM Patrick Bartek via Dng > > wrote: > >> On Fri, 25 Jun 2021 11:34:32 +0200 > >> Alessandro Vesely via Dng wrote: > >> > >>> On Tue 15/Jun/2021

Re: [DNG] ntp setup

2021-06-19 Thread terryc
On Sat, 19 Jun 2021 12:18:32 -0500 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > What none of the articles mentioned was on how to synchronize system > time with npt. I had already installed npt it was the synchronizing > that I wasn't remembering and there was no mention of how to for > anything but systemd

Re: [DNG] r/devuanon reddit.com. is anyone here looking after it?

2021-06-14 Thread terryc
On Fri, 11 Jun 2021 10:47:24 -0400 (EDT) Xenguy via Dng wrote: > From: "terryc" ; Sent: Monday, June 7, 2021 > 3:34:43 AM: > > Noticed today that the last post was 6 months ago. > > > > It could probably do with something recent, like the release of 3.

Re: [DNG] Another request for assistance

2021-06-14 Thread terryc
On Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:42:04 -0500 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > Resultant is : > grub> > > grub> ls > lists some 18 partitions none of which indicate the msdos needed for > efi (proc), (hdo), (hd0,gpt15) (hd0, gpt 14 to 1) (hd1) > > Tried booting using the rEFInd disk and everything is

Re: [DNG] USB mount problem

2021-06-10 Thread terryc
On Thu, 10 Jun 2021 13:06:07 -0700 Fred wrote: > On 6/10/21 10:01 AM, Arnt Karlsen wrote: > > On Thu, 10 Jun 2021 08:49:24 -0700, Fred wrote in message > > : > > > >> Hello, > >> > >> I have a new Beowulf AMD64 install and am having trouble mounting > >> USB storage devices. > >> > >> The USB

[DNG] r/devuanon reddit.com. is anyone here looking after it?

2021-06-07 Thread terryc
Noticed today that the last post was 6 months ago. It could probably do with something recent, like the release of 3.1 perhaps. ___ Dng mailing list Dng@lists.dyne.org https://mailinglists.dyne.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/dng

Re: [DNG] Request for assistance with install

2021-05-25 Thread terryc
On Tue, 25 May 2021 09:54:15 -0500 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > On Mon, May 24, 2021 at 9:56 PM Patrick Bartek > wrote: > > > > On Mon, 24 May 2021 20:46:06 -0500 > > o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > > > > > On Mon, May 24, 2021 at 4:51 PM o1bigtenor > > > wrote: > > > > > > > > Greetings > > >

Re: [DNG] Ossec-hids for Beowulf

2021-05-24 Thread terryc
On Mon, 24 May 2021 21:19:25 +0200 Luciano Mannucci wrote: > Many thanks Olaf, for your help. > > On Mon, 24 May 2021 21:29:25 +0900 > Olaf Meeuwissen wrote: > > > The error message is about linux-libc-dev which is at 4.19.181-1 for > > Beowulf. So while close, the mirror that your apt-get

Re: [DNG] Devuan eBook Reader

2021-05-24 Thread terryc
On Mon, 24 May 2021 19:25:16 + g4sra via Dng wrote: > I am shocked at the amount of 'user profiling' the OEM firmware > performs which is then sent to Chinese servers. I have temporarily > knobbled the network until I find a more permanent solution. > > > Has anyone attempted to put

[DNG] PartialSolve Re: Chimaera; Lost sound

2021-05-21 Thread terryc
On Fri, 21 May 2021 16:48:07 +1000 terryc wrote: > On Thu, 20 May 2021 21:50:18 -0700 > Gregory Nowak via Dng wrote: > > > On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 12:52:29PM +1000, terryc wrote: > > > I carried out the install from the recommended(last) chimera iso > > > a

Re: [DNG] Chimaera; Lost sound

2021-05-21 Thread terryc
On Thu, 20 May 2021 21:50:18 -0700 Gregory Nowak via Dng wrote: > On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 12:52:29PM +1000, terryc wrote: > > I carried out the install from the recommended(last) chimera iso and > > all basically was well. Sounds was there, but I didn't want > > p

[DNG] Chimaera; Lost sound

2021-05-20 Thread terryc
I carried out the install from the recommended(last) chimera iso and all basically was well. Sounds was there, but I didn't want pulseaudio and removed it and installed alsa, alsaplayer, alsamixer, etc. But I have no sound. It seems to have something to do with certain drivers for PCMs not being

Re: [DNG] Beowulf; Increasing the number of boot options under grub. How To?

2021-05-18 Thread terryc
On Tue, 18 May 2021 11:38:50 +0200 Ludovic Bellière wrote: > On mar, 18 mai 2021, onefang wrote: > > I recently bought an AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT card. Your 5700 might > > be too new for Beowulf, I had to jump through some hoops te get my > > 5600 working fully. Using the 5.10 kernel from

Re: [DNG] Beowulf; Increasing the number of boot options under grub. How To?

2021-05-17 Thread terryc
On Tue, 18 May 2021 02:18:02 +1000 onefang wrote: > On 2021-05-17 23:31:12, terryc wrote: > > I am hoping there is a simple config/number change in the grub > > config files, but I can not find it in the doco I've read. > > > > In the past, the list of kernel ima

Re: [DNG] routing tables.

2021-05-17 Thread terryc
On Mon, 17 May 2021 14:35:41 -0400 Hendrik Boom wrote: > I now have a new VDSL connexion now, which is supposed to go at > 25Mbits/sec downstream and 10 Mbits/sec upstream. Bell has been here > and has checked that it is working, using their modem. > > Now I'd like to get it to actually work,

[DNG] Beowulf; Increasing the number of boot options under grub. How To?

2021-05-17 Thread terryc
I am hoping there is a simple config/number change in the grub config files, but I can not find it in the doco I've read. In the past, the list of kernel images just grew each time you loaded/updated the linux-image files. But the current system automatically trims it to just two, with normal and

[DNG] Diff between backports and proposed upgrades

2021-05-07 Thread terryc
On Sat, 8 May 2021 00:13:11 -0300 Gastón via Dng wrote: > On Sat, May 08, 2021 at 10:20:23AM +0800, Brad Campbell via Dng wrote: > > Is there a better way to be able to install the required packages > > without having to individually name each one and the version? > > yes, you can try to do

Re: [DNG] ..are we|Devuan safe from this systemd backdoor malware, taking our kernels from Debian?

2021-05-02 Thread terryc
On Sat, 1 May 2021 17:11:48 +0200 Didier Kryn wrote: > Le 30/04/2021 à 15:05, Arnt Karlsen a écrit : > > On Fri, 30 Apr 2021 14:37:20 +0200, Arnt wrote in message > > <20210430143720.7311bc82@d44>: > > > > > >> https://www.theregister.com/2021/04/29/stealthy_linux_backdoor_malware_spotted/ >

Re: [DNG] Steps to recover from borked grub-update

2021-04-27 Thread terryc
On Fri, 23 Apr 2021 17:15:16 +0100 Nick Rickard wrote: > Do you still have the old kernel(s) installed on the machine? Yes, but AFAK these only accessible via grub stage 2 under options > > If so, this guide should enable you to select the older one:

[DNG] Which beowulf iso to get a manual partitioner

2021-04-26 Thread terryc
As per subject, I'm looking for hint on which beowulf iso to boot off to e able to manually fix a paritin take an install grub. I have recently run both the beowulf 3.0 and 3.1 desktop iso to carry out installations of a new system. Both of these isos do not provide a manual partitioner and the

Re: [DNG] Discovery #fail

2021-03-28 Thread terryc
On Sun, 28 Mar 2021 11:42:04 +0200 Ludovic Bellière wrote: > On Sun, 28 Mar 2021 18:10:52 +1100 > terryc wrote: > > > > > Back in ascii, there was a program "update-pciids" which you could > > run to ensure you had could run to ensure you had the la

Re: [DNG] Discovery #fail

2021-03-28 Thread terryc
On Sun, 14 Mar 2021 16:34:25 + Steve Scott via Dng wrote: > Greetings all, > I've been a long time Devuan user, and have donated to the > project because I would very much like to see it continue. I recently > was forced to upgrade my laptop, having completely destroyed my old > one, and

Re: [DNG] Beowulf installation skipped networking. Quickest fix? SOLVED

2021-03-27 Thread terryc
On Sat, 27 Mar 2021 17:28:37 +1030 dva...@internode.on.net wrote: > On 26.03.21 06:54, Patrick Bartek wrote: > > On Fri, 26 Mar 2021 15:49:13 +1030 > > Have your tried juat rebooting with the ethernet cable plugged > > in? > > I probably should have, but on finding no mention of eth0 in the

[DNG] OT"? Wanted a simple 2d plan drafting/sketching/plotting program

2021-03-11 Thread terryc
Suggestions wanted. I need to sketch a plan of a land plot for an erection by a contractor. the 'erection' can be described as three to five rectangles with ramps between them. Ancillary data to be plotted/drawn is building sides, pathway and drive way. placement of shrubbery is optional. I'm

Re: [DNG] Devuan 3.1 media coverage

2021-02-18 Thread terryc
On Thu, 18 Feb 2021 16:23:54 -0500 Hendrik Boom wrote: > On Thu, Feb 18, 2021 at 01:41:52PM +0100, Florian Zieboll via Dng > wrote: > > Nice, Devuan made it to the reputable german IT news at heise.de > > (also home of the internet magazine 'telepolis') again: > > > >

Re: [DNG] How to adjust mouse characteristics?

2021-02-04 Thread terryc
On Thu, 4 Feb 2021 22:35:25 -0500 Steve Litt wrote: > 2) Use it on a high quality, clean mousepad. Mousepad? We haven't use one since we purchased new custom computer desks for the SOHO. The 'desk' is actually a slab of kitchen bench top covered with a nice looking laminex(?) called yellow

Re: [DNG] How to adjust mouse characteristics?

2021-02-04 Thread terryc
On Thu, 4 Feb 2021 17:28:41 -0700 Fred wrote: > Hello, > > Devuan Beowulf AMD64 > > Is there a configuration file somewhere that allows adjustment of > mouse resolution and acceleration? Gpm is not installed by default > and I haven't been able to find anything (USB) mouse related. Using

Re: [DNG] motherboard BIOS update

2021-01-08 Thread terryc
On Fri, 8 Jan 2021 14:08:29 -0700 Fred wrote: > On 1/8/21 1:08 PM, d...@d404.nl wrote: > > On 08-01-2021 20:52, Fred wrote: > >> On 1/8/21 8:09 AM, Antony Stone wrote: > >>> On Friday 08 January 2021 at 15:43:37, Fred wrote: > >>> > Is there a Devuan program that can update the

Re: [DNG] Vdev [ was Re: if2mac init.d service for persistent network interface names]

2020-12-25 Thread terryc
On Fri, 25 Dec 2020 12:18:10 -0500 Hendrik Boom wrote: > On Fri, Dec 25, 2020 at 08:53:53AM -0800, Ian Zimmerman wrote: > > On 2020-12-25 10:21, Steve Litt wrote: > > > > > Hearing this thread's perplexity, I long for the days of mknod. > > > > But that wouldn't have helped with the

Re: [DNG] Ethernet names revisited

2020-12-13 Thread terryc
On Sun, 13 Dec 2020 10:45:56 +0100 Antony Stone wrote: > On Sunday 13 December 2020 at 09:25:24, terryc wrote: > > > Just add the line > > hwaddress mac:add:dress:in:usual:format > > > > to match eth2 & eth3 to the desired card. > > I t

Re: [DNG] Ethernet names revisited

2020-12-13 Thread terryc
On Sat, 12 Dec 2020 14:15:53 +0100 Antony Stone wrote: > Hi. > > I've just installed a couple of Beowulf systems, each of which has > three ethernet interfaces; one on the motherboard, and two on a PCI > card. > > I'm trying to work out how to give those interfaces the names I want; > the

Re: [DNG] godaddy (was Your system is not supported by certbot-auto anymore.)

2020-12-11 Thread terryc
On Fri, 11 Dec 2020 19:37:39 -0500 Hendrik Boom wrote: > On Tue, Dec 08, 2020 at 11:05:22AM -0800, spiralofhope wrote: > > On Wed, 9 Dec 2020 01:00:44 +1100 > > wirelessduck--- via Dng wrote: > > > > > A good move to switch from godaddy. Doesn’t really matter where > > > you switch to, but

Re: [DNG] Firefox and its forks are losing the power of add-ons.

2020-12-03 Thread terryc
On Thu, 3 Dec 2020 09:12:07 +0100 Edward Bartolo via Dng wrote: > Dear All, > > Lately, I am noticing Waterfox has lost the ability to display my > add-ons, which are AdGuard AdBlocker and NoScript. I had about two > more in the past, but it is becoming increasingly difficult to have > any that

Re: [DNG] Beowulf: 32bit or 64 bit?

2020-11-25 Thread terryc
On Wed, 25 Nov 2020 16:07:24 -0700 Fred wrote: > Hello, > > I recently upgraded from Debian Jessie to Devuan Beowulf. I tried to > run a program (ClipGrab-3.9.2-x86_64.AppImage) which would not run. > ...snip > So, is Beowulf 32 bit or 64 bit? Further to the other answers, if you

Re: [DNG] problematic mouse driver?

2020-11-17 Thread terryc
On Tue, 17 Nov 2020 18:50:15 -0500 Hendrik Boom wrote: > On Tue, Nov 17, 2020 at 05:54:45PM -0500, Haines Brown wrote: > > I infer from those kind enough to answer that my problem getting > > the mouse to paste what it scanned is not unusual. When the problem > > shows up again I'll try to paste

Re: [DNG] XFCE in Beowulf confuses left and right

2020-11-04 Thread terryc
On Wed, 4 Nov 2020 05:43:36 -0600 o1bigtenor via Dng wrote: > On Tue, Nov 3, 2020 at 3:36 PM terryc wrote: > > > > On Tue, 3 Nov 2020 11:56:33 +0100 > > kernel panic! wrote: > > > > > Update! > > > > > > I "dig" th

Re: [DNG] Fwd: XFCE in Beowulf confuses left and right

2020-11-04 Thread terryc
On Wed, 4 Nov 2020 11:25:15 +0100 kernel panic! wrote: > hello terry, > > it was excatly what I'm doing! > but, the "software" does not was i want... > > take a look to the pics. fig0 shows you what i see if i start arandr > i drag and drop the 20" on the right place an activate it.. First

Re: [DNG] XFCE in Beowulf confuses left and right

2020-11-03 Thread terryc
On Tue, 3 Nov 2020 11:56:33 +0100 kernel panic! wrote: > Update! > > I "dig" through my Backup(s) - Bingo! I found a File *dualmonitor.sh* > > I put it back to/home/$USER/.screenlayout/dualmonitor.sh > > Logout from XFCE, login back nothing happens > > Folder.screenlayout =

[DNG] Downloading from ewetube; was Re: [OT] YouTube archivism targeted

2020-10-30 Thread terryc
On Fri, 30 Oct 2020 19:22:34 -0700 Marc Shapiro via Dng wrote: > Sorry, spiralofhope.  I didn't6 mean to send this to you, but to the > list. > > On 10/26/20 11:47 AM, spiralofhope wrote: > > TL;DR: YouTube-dl DMCA > > > > > > > > > > > > The RIAA successfully applied a DMCA takedown to

Re: [DNG] Linux kernel boot causing screen to become unreadable.

2020-10-23 Thread terryc
On Fri, 23 Oct 2020 16:42:53 +0200 Edward Bartolo via Dng wrote: > Dear All, > > Lately, on an HP Probook 4540s, while booting Devuan Boewulf the > screen becomes completely unreabled with unsynchronized lines of > pixels. Which kernel? Was it recently upgraded? Which video drivers are your

[DNG] Is t worth the effort for SPF?, DMARC>, DKIM?, etc

2020-09-28 Thread terryc
On Sun, 27 Sep 2020 17:20:06 +0200 Alessandro Vesely via Dng wrote: > You can also publish DKIM and SPF records so as to produce > DMARC-aligned authentication for any hosted domain. Users won't > notice any difference. Does anyone have any figures on how effective these methods are? It seems

[DNG] Mail processing; Re: OT? Re: ..devuan to the rescue? Easiest possible newbie email server setup, ideas?

2020-09-23 Thread terryc
On Wed, 23 Sep 2020 12:13:48 -0700 Ian Zimmerman wrote: > On 2020-09-23 12:15, terryc wrote: > > > The norm seems to be to just accept everything and process it, but > > until recently, all my internet services cam with a data charge. So > > for our domain, the easiest &

[DNG] OT? Re: ..devuan to the rescue? Easiest possible newbie email server setup, ideas?

2020-09-22 Thread terryc
On Sat, 19 Sep 2020 23:55:46 +0200 Arnt Karlsen wrote: > Hi, > > > ..devuan to the rescue? Norwegian ISP "Get" is ditching their email > service and pointing their clients to a paid service, which again is > pointing them to Gmail's ad laden services, drawing due scorn. [1] To be brief; It

Re: [DNG] Xorg stopped working after upgrade to Beowulf

2020-09-21 Thread terryc
On Mon, 21 Sep 2020 19:36:33 -0700 Marc Shapiro via Dng wrote: > I have pretty much decided that there is no way to upgrade my Debian > system to Buster and keep it usable without systemd.  Since I am set > up for multiboot, including Devuan Ascii, I decided to upgrade that > to Beowulf and see

Re: [DNG] Danger: Debian POSIX hostility

2020-09-13 Thread terryc
On Sun, 13 Sep 2020 11:13:02 -0500 goli...@devuan.org wrote: > A link to this rant was posted on FDN yesterday. I had never heard of > Luke Smith before and was not particularly impressed with either his > presentational style or his bemoaning the death of white, male > privilege but . . . I

Re: [DNG] Can this drive be saved?

2020-08-29 Thread terryc
On Sat, 29 Aug 2020 16:35:01 -0500 goli...@devuan.org wrote: > PS. There is no critical data on this disk because I always keep > multiple backups. But it would be nice to have that drive functioning > in some capacity. The only other suggestion is 'the put it in the freezer trick' which may

[DNG] Recreational Software, was Re: history

2020-08-08 Thread terryc
On Sat, 08 Aug 2020 00:33:00 -0500 John Morris wrote: Snipping the Pol, Para and not mentioning Cap. >Or like people who still run Windows after > decades of failure and breathtaking security flaws, but they just know > the next release is going to be stable and secure. It isn't just

[DNG] Backups for Posterity Re: How to mount NTFS

2020-08-07 Thread terryc
On Fri, 7 Aug 2020 12:19:19 -0400 Haines Brown wrote: > > If the drive is never plugged into a Windows machine, then there is > > no point in it being formatted as NTFS. > > I do not have clients. I'm well past life expectancy, and so I need > to know that my grandchildren can simply plug

[DNG] [Soln] Update Grub & NFS stops. I'm missing something

2020-07-30 Thread terryc
[Solution] By the time I'd finished crafting the question, I'd managed to solve my problem, but posted the question ans solution anyway asthe fact that it was brought on by an updated for 'grub*' still has me wondering what changed. S.S. Update Grub & NFS stops. I'm missing something sudo mount

[DNG] Upgrade to Beowulf borks SSH. how to recover.

2020-07-20 Thread terryc
As per subject, an Devuan-ascii headless server has been(?) upgraded to Devuan-beowuff. After reboot I am unable to ssh to the server. It seems the old password option has now been disable and only a public-key option is available .. user@system: ssh remote-server

Re: [DNG] Fwd: [kbd] [ANNOUNCE] kbd-2.3.0

2020-07-11 Thread terryc
On Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:14:44 +0200 viverna wrote: Swapping the order of your comments. > Only I think pure console in Linux should be better treated (for > example 16M colors (if framebuffer is enabled it is possible), > support for very large font, better support for SGR parameters in > ANSI

[DNG] FYI, was net-install troubles

2020-07-01 Thread terryc
On Tue, 30 Jun 2020 18:20:19 + Curtis Maurand via Dng wrote: > Hello, > I'm new to the mailing list, but not new to devuan. I've been running > devuan ascii in production for a couple of years. I really like the > product. My system is so much more stable without systemd and all the > bull

Re: [DNG] Configuration of boot drives

2020-06-29 Thread terryc
On Mon, 29 Jun 2020 08:18:24 -0400 Hendrik Boom wrote: > Does it determine which MBRs to update by looking at the BIOS 'boot' > flags? As I understand it, the boxen looks at the UEFI(?) for the pointer to which piece of HW carries the initial loader, which then loads "grub" and its

Re: [DNG] no shutdown by pressing power button

2020-06-19 Thread terryc
On Wed, 17 Jun 2020 23:49:39 +0200 ippaket via Dng wrote: > HI, > > after the upgrade from ascii to beowulf I can't shutdown my machine > (64bit intel atom) by pressing the power button anymore. > > Any ideas what to do ? I sometimes have to press & hold the power button. YMMV, but in most

[DNG] FWIW Re: Ascii to Beowulf

2020-06-12 Thread terryc
On Fri, 12 Jun 2020 12:49:28 +0200 Riccardo Mottola via Dng wrote: > Hi all! > > I just upgraded from ascii to beowulf a pretty decent laptop, equipped > with a core i7 and 8GB of RAM. > > I upgraded everything in place: so same desktop environment, same > applications, same hard disk... just

Re: [DNG] supported ways to control user access to audio/video devices

2020-05-25 Thread terryc
On Mon, 25 May 2020 13:31:49 + dal wrote: > Dear list, > > A round of searching and reading did not give me any usable > explanation of Subj on Devuan. > > More specifically, static assignment of users to the "audio"/"video" > groups is not applicable (on shared, remotely accessible

[DNG] HW: Which brand and model of lapto have your successfully installed Devuan on?

2020-04-08 Thread terryc
This is a hardware question. Which brand and model(s) of laptop have people successfully installed devuan onto? How difficult was it? Thank You In Advance. The long story; I finally have a need to purchase my own personal laptop and have spent the last few days searching for such a beastie that

Re: [DNG] Anyone installed a jitsi server on Devuan?

2020-03-22 Thread terryc
On Sun, 22 Mar 2020 17:55:25 -0400 Steve Litt wrote: > Hi all, > > Has anyone installed a jitsi server on Devuan? I need to maintain a > jitsi server in these days of virtual life. Err, yes, it "installed on the system" and nmap now lists a number of extra services; 5222/tcp open xmpp-client

Re: [DNG] Is anybody using Discord for virtual get-togethers in Devuan?

2020-03-20 Thread terryc
On Fri, 20 Mar 2020 08:38:32 -0400 Steve Litt wrote: > Is anybody using Discord in Devuan for virtual get-togethers? Yes, in the sense that I can join such for various groups like games, etc where someone else has paid for the server. Best I've managed is to follow the text chat and swap

Re: [DNG] AMD Ryzen?

2020-03-20 Thread terryc
On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 18:24:27 +0100 Antony Stone wrote: > Hi. > > Does anyone here have experience of running Devuan on AMD Ryzen CPUs? Aps, a bit slow. We had a pair of these; processor : 3 vendor_id : AuthenticAMD cpu family : 23 model : 17 model name : AMD

Re: [DNG] The real reason I like Linux

2020-03-17 Thread terryc
On Mon, 16 Mar 2020 21:29:51 -0400 Dan Purgert wrote: > I guess what I'm trying to ask is what would be so bad about a "RISC-V > Hobby Linux Machine(tm)" only offering these "older" peripheral > connectivity interfaces in interests of being inexpensive and also > preserving end-user freedom? >

Re: [DNG] FF now defaults to DNS-over-HTTPS for US

2020-03-04 Thread terryc
On Wed, 4 Mar 2020 21:31:49 +0100 "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" wrote: > Are you sure that femails would not use slightly more elaborate color > names? Maybe it's just a misunderstanding and "grey" is used for the > more redish tones an "gray" for a more greeish tones? All > indistinguishable for mail

[DNG] Solved Re: How do you remove colour/color text from Vi/vim?

2020-02-26 Thread terryc
On Wed, 26 Feb 2020 17:15:08 +1100 terryc wrote: > This annoyance has crept into my system some time ago and I can not > figure out how to banish it. > > I've looked through all the personal and system config files and can > not find a switch to tern off text colourisation.

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