Re: USB Printer Prebloms

2020-03-04 Thread
Dear Ducan, I just set up a Brother HL-5450DN Series on OpenBSD 6.6 amd64. > 1. ulpt must be disabled: > # config -ef /bsd > ukc> disable ulpt > ukc> quit I studied tutorials on-line and previous discussions on @misc. I found out that for 6.6 amd64, if I disabled ulpt(4), I would not get the

Re: setxkbmap cannot completely set compose key

2020-02-21 Thread
Dear Nils Ola, Ingo, and other OpenBSD users, Tusen takk! >> > I forgot to report maybe an important piece of information. I use scim >> > to type in Chinese. I use the default xdm. Here is my .xsession: >> > >> > export LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 >> > >> > export XMODIFIERS=@im=SCIM >> > export

Re: setxkbmap cannot completely set compose key

2020-02-19 Thread
Dear Ingo, Danke! On 2/19/20, Ingo Schwarze wrote: > Just to make sure it worked, could you please show the output of: > >$ setxkbmap -query The output is: rules: base model: pc105 layout: us variant:dvp options:compose:ralt > What exactly do you mean by "not able

setxkbmap cannot completely set compose key

2020-02-19 Thread
Dear OpenBSD users, I run OpenBSD 6.6 amd64. The window manager is fvwm with stock configuration. I am not able to completely set compose key by $ setxkbmap -layout us -variant dvp -option compose:ralt What I meant by *not completely* is that I am able to use _right alt_ as the compose key on

Re: Slow performance when using mu(4e)

2020-02-17 Thread
Dear fellow China bro, >>> Recently I tried to use mu4e on OpenBSD. However the indexing >>> performance is dreadly slow compared to my Linux box. There was also an I noticed very different performance of mu4e on OpenBSD and on Linux too. > more likely caused by the limited memory on my

Re: Unable to kill a python process

2020-02-13 Thread
Dear Ingo, On 2/13/20, Ingo Schwarze wrote: > (Unless you pierce its heart with a woodden stick. Sorry, now i was >$ kill -CONT 39747 Thank you for showing me the wooden stick! It worked! Yours sincerely, Xianwen

Re: Unable to kill a python process

2020-02-13 Thread
Dear Maurice, > you could try kill -1 8926 Thank you. I just tried it. It did not kill the process. Yours sincerely, Xianwen

Unable to kill a python process

2020-02-13 Thread
Dear OpenBSD users, I am not able to kill a python process. $ pgrep python showed a PID of 8926 However, I am not able to kill the process. $ kill -9 8926 # kill -9 8926 Running as root did not help. How can I kill this process? Yours sincerely, Xianwen

Re: Softdep and noatime

2019-11-30 Thread
Dear Mr. Rola, > I wonder what other will say about this, but I mount everything as > noatime, since more than a decade, spinning or not. I assume this may Do you mount swap as noatime too, I'm curious? Yours sincerely, Xianwen

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-05 Thread
Dear Ingo, > Could I have a copy of the source text file of the presentation and the > command line(s) that produced the PDF file? I found it: https://www.openbsd.org/papers/eurobsdcon2018-mandoc.roff Yours sincerely, Xianwen

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-05 Thread
Dear Ingo, > The following presentation also contains a few related remarks > on pages 32-34, especially on page 33: > > https://www.openbsd.org/papers/bsdcan18-mandoc.pdf I read through the entire presentation for the sake of seeing what kind of presentation mdoc could produce. The presentation

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-03 Thread
Dear Mr. Péter, Thank you! > I installed it via cabal, but you need a little workaround, since a W^X > allowed partition is required for the build There are some articles > online which I followed and created a cabal directory in /usr/local > (which is wxallowed) and mounted it in my $HOME as

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-03 Thread
Right. Thank you very much! Ingo Schwarze writes: > Hello, > > Xianwen Chen wrote on Sun, Nov 03, 2019 at 04:16:43PM +0100: > >> I am interested in giving _groff_ and _gpresent_ a try. I am seasoned >> LaTeX user. Is there a tutorial that you would recommend to someone like >> me? > > No, i'm

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-03 Thread
Dear Mr. Schwarze, > That said, the obvious answer for the OP is of course the > "textproc/groff" port (disclosure: which i maintain). The roff(7) > language and the troff programm is what people in the UNIX world > always used for writing books and journal articles, and it is very > much alive

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-03 Thread
Dear Mr. Chantreux, > i realized i haven't try on BSD as my desktop remains a linux for the > moment. sorry i lost the focus because of this very appealing thread. My substitute for _pandoc_ is the _org-mode_ of emacs, which is for some people also good for outlining etc. But I miss _pandoc_.

Re: Skype alternatives for OpenBSD

2019-11-03 Thread
Dear Mr. Drews, > The woman offering the class uses Skype so I am probably going to have to use > Windows. I have a laptop with > Skype usually runs well on Linux. It may run on FreeBSD too, although I have never looked into that. One trick that I use is to run Skype on my Android phone.

Re: Tools for writers

2019-11-03 Thread
Dear Marc, > I wasn't talking about mandoc but pandoc (https://pandoc.org/): you > write most of the things just using markdown format and add latex > instructions whenever you want. this way, you keep simple things simple > but you keep the power of latex under the wood. Does _pandoc_ work on

Re: Suspend on Dell Inspiron 6000

2019-11-01 Thread
Hi, >> > On Thu, Oct 31, 2019 at 01:41:55PM -0400, Patrick Coppock wrote: >> > > >> > > Specifically, the suspend works; however, when I attempt to wake the >> > > device, the laptop seems to respond and attempt to wake, but the >> > > display never turns on, and I cannot SSH into the machine.

Re: opensmtpd: sendmail: command failed: 421 4.3.0: Temporary Error

2019-10-17 Thread
Hi again, Mystery solved. According to /var/log/maillog, it was because the system only had 3% storage left. Yours sincerely, Xianwen On 10/18/19, Xianwen Chen (陈贤文) wrote: > Hi, > > I was able to sendmail correctly until a couple of hours ago. > > In the past couple of hours, I

opensmtpd: sendmail: command failed: 421 4.3.0: Temporary Error

2019-10-17 Thread
Hi, I was able to sendmail correctly until a couple of hours ago. In the past couple of hours, I was installing and setting up mu4e. mu / mu4e is set to read directly ~/Maildir. I did not change any setting in /etc but did manually edit /etc/passwd. Here is the setting of