Re: Sunday presentaion on OpenBSD

2021-08-29 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Sun, Aug 29, 2021 at 11:52:57PM +0100, Chris Narkiewicz wrote: > On Sat, Aug 21, 2021 at 07:12:41PM -0600, Jonathan Drews wrote: > > This Sunday Peter Hansteen will give a presentaion on OpenBSD: > > > > "Recent and not so recent changes in OpenBSD that make > >

Re: Recent and not so recent changes in OpenBSD that make life better,(and may turn up elsewhere too)

2021-08-22 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Sun, Aug 22, 2021 at 08:26:47PM +0200, Peter N. M. Hansteen wrote: > >From the just concluded SEMI_bug (https://semibug.org) meeting - > > The talk title was > > Recent and not so recent changes in OpenBSD that make life better,(and > may turn up elsewhere too) > Thanks so much for giving

Sunday presentaion on OpenBSD

2021-08-21 Thread Jonathan Drews
This Sunday Peter Hansteen will give a presentaion on OpenBSD: "Recent and not so recent changes in OpenBSD that make life better" The presentation begins at 1300 hours,New York City time. The link for joining is https://meet.jit.si/SEMI-BUGOpenBSDTalkBSDly

Re: Regarding Openbsd and zoom/hangouts etc

2021-08-02 Thread Jonathan Drews
My apologies Theo. On Mon, Aug 2, 2021, at 14:14, Theo de Raadt wrote: > Jonathan Drews wrote: > > > Zoom won't owrk on OpenBSD. > > That is incorrect. > > > Howvever jitsi works great. > > It wasn't a question about jitsi. >

Re: Regarding Openbsd and zoom/hangouts etc

2021-08-02 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Mon, Aug 02, 2021 at 07:04:47PM +0300, Riza Dindir wrote: > Hello, > > I amthinking of using openbsd as my OS, and desktop, giving up windows, > after I am having trouble updating the system. > > I have a question. Is it possible to use zoom, hangouts or other > conferencing/communication

Re: X220 thinkpad battery issue

2021-07-15 Thread Jonathan Drews
According to Wikipedia, The X220 was first manufactured in 2011. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ThinkPad_X_series#X220 Remove the battery and look for the date when it was manufactured. The manufacture date is usually stamped somewhere on the battery. If it is more than 4 years old, then it may

Re: [SOLVED] Canon Lide 300 scanner

2021-07-12 Thread Jonathan Drews
I got my Canon Lide 300 scannner working. Here are the things that had to be done. 1) Read /usr/local/share/doc/pkg-readmes/sane-backends 2) My scanner was inadvervently detecting /dev/video0, Loaded backend: v4l. To prevent that, comment out the v4l entry in /etc/sane.d/dll.conf like so: #

Re: Canon Lide 300 scanner

2021-07-11 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Sun, Jul 11, 2021 at 08:36:45PM -0600, Jonathan Drews wrote: > I did #pkg_add -u and got the latest update to sane-backends. I also > changed the permissions on the devive nodes on /dev/ugen0*, as that > was the driver revealed with # usbdevs -s > > addr 03: 04a9:1913

Re: Canon Lide 300 scanner

2021-07-11 Thread Jonathan Drews
I did #pkg_add -u and got the latest update to sane-backends. I also changed the permissions on the devive nodes on /dev/ugen0*, as that was the driver revealed with # usbdevs -s addr 03: 04a9:1913 Canon, LiDE 300 high speed, power 500 mA, config 1, rev 1.00, iSerial 4B8A99

Canon Lide 300 scanner

2021-07-11 Thread Jonathan Drews
Hi Folks: I can't get my Canon Lide 300 scanner to work on OpenBSD 6.9. When I do # sane-find-scanner - v, then I get: This is sane-find-scanner from sane-backends 1.0.32 # sane-find-scanner will now attempt to detect your scanner. If the # result is different from what you expected, first

Re: Sharing desktop with Jitsi and pledge

2021-06-30 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Wed, Jun 30, 2021 at 08:02:51AM -, Stuart Henderson wrote: > > To use screen sharing, you'll need to disable pledge, it is specifically > mentioned in the pkg-readme for firefox. Stuart thanks so much for the insight. I should have been more perceptive and consulted the pkg_readme. I am

Re: Sharing desktop with Jitsi and pledge

2021-06-29 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 01:36:35PM -0600, Theo de Raadt wrote: > Jonathan Drews wrote: > > > However when I attempt to share my desktop, through Jitsi, then > > Firefox crashes. I get this message in my dmesg output: > > > > firefox[17370]: pledge "", s

Sharing desktop with Jitsi and pledge

2021-06-29 Thread Jonathan Drews
Hi Folks: I am running OpenBSD 6.9 GENERIC.MP#4 amd64 and have Jitsi working well here on OpenBSD. The audio and video work fine. So do the typing of comments in Jitsi However when I attempt to share my desktop, through Jitsi, then Firefox crashes. I get this message in my dmesg output:

Re: Grouping windows in CWM

2021-05-21 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 07:00:13PM -0600, Jonathan Drews wrote: > Hi Folks: > > I am looking for a tutorial on grouping xterms in CWM. I Never mind. I found a good tutorial: Getting started with cwm https://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article=20090502141551 I just have to figure out s

Grouping windows in CWM

2021-05-21 Thread Jonathan Drews
Hi Folks: I am looking for a tutorial on grouping xterms in CWM. I undestand how to group one set of xterms using CM-g and CM-a. How do I do it if I have two sets of xterms? How would I designate a group "A" and group "B". I looked at the man page for cwm and read the section in Michael Lucas'

Error making 002_libx11.patch.sig

2021-05-18 Thread Jonathan Drews
OpenBSD 6.9 GENERIC.MP#473 amd64 Hi Folks: I am trying to patch Xenocara with 002_libx11.patch.sig. I first applied make -f Makefile.bsd-wrapper obj. Afterwards I get the following error message when I do make -f Makefile.bsd-wrapper build: checking that generated files are newer than

Re: Disable Unveil

2021-05-10 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Mon, May 10, 2021 at 02:02:30AM -0600, Jonathan Drews wrote: > Hello Folks: > > I am using OpenBSD 6.9 GENERIC.MP#473 amd64 Hi Guys: Disregard the first email. I ran firefox as an ordinary user with the url http://localhost:631 and I was able to upload the *.ppd from my ~/Downloa

Disable Unveil

2021-05-10 Thread Jonathan Drews
Hello Folks: I am using OpenBSD 6.9 GENERIC.MP#473 amd64 I need to disable unveil so I can load files into Firefox from other directories. I also cannot load my *.ppd when using my webbrowser in root. In the past, I have configured CUPS with the URL http://localhost:631. I need to be able to

Re: suggestions for USB printer (maybe even with scanner)?

2020-02-05 Thread Jonathan Drews
Hi Claus:    USB printers are kind of difficult to set up on OpenBSD. You can read the instructions on USB setup in /usr/local/share/doc/pkg-readmes/cups. I never get USB printing to work on my OpenBSD 6.6. Instead I used a wireless Xerox Laser printer. Here is how I did it for a Xerox 6022

Re: OpenBSD's extremely poor network/disk performance?

2020-01-08 Thread Jonathan Drews
  Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2020 at 7:35 AM From: "Hamd" To: misc@openbsd.org Subject: OpenBSD's extremely poor network/disk performance? It's 2020 and it's -still- sad to see OpenBSD -still- has the lowest/poorest (general/overall) performance ever:

Error in chflags man page

2019-11-04 Thread Jonathan Drews
I am posting this to misc as I am not sure if sending a bug reportthrough GMX mail will be parsed. To: b...@openbsd.org Subject: Small error in chflags man page From: Jonathan Cc: cleetus Reply-To: easyfashioncloth...@gmx.com>Synopsis: chflags man page has an error >Category: Documentation

Re: Skype alternatives for OpenBSD

2019-11-03 Thread Jonathan Drews
> Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2019 at 7:51 AM > From: "Stuart Longland" > To: misc@openbsd.org > Subject: Re: Skype alternatives for OpenBSD > > On 3/11/19 7:35 am, Jonathan Drews wrote: > > Is there an alternative to Skype that runs on OpenBSD? I looked in >

Skype alternatives for OpenBSD

2019-11-02 Thread Jonathan Drews
Is there an alternative to Skype that runs on OpenBSD? I looked in http://openports.se/ and didn't see anything. I want to take online classes nad need a video conferencingsoftware. --Kind regards,Jonathan

Re: When will be created a great desktop experience for OpenBSD?

2019-10-25 Thread Jonathan Drews
> > ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ > On Wednesday, May 8, 2019 12:23 AM, ropers wrote: > > > Tangentially related: Does anyone here routinely use the default fvwm? > > Yes, FVWM works just fine. > > Now for a really noobish question: Those that do, do you also launch > > graphical apps by

Re: Xerox Phaser printing with CUPS

2019-09-06 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Fri, Sep 06, 2019 at 12:57:07PM +0100, Raf Czlonka wrote: > Hi Jonathan, > > Doesn't the printer work with base lpd? Is CUPS necessary? > > Cheers, > > Raf I tried CUPS first and it discovered my printers IP address automatically. Plus LibreOffice printed documents with CUPS without

Re: Xerox Phaser printing with CUPS

2019-09-06 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Thu, Sep 05, 2019 at 09:51:47PM -0400, Ian Darwin wrote: > Nice post but: > > On 9/5/19 20:41, Jonathan Drews wrote: > > 2) Add the following line to your /etc/rc.conf.local file: > > pkg_scripts=cupsd. > > No need to manually edit that. Just do > &g

Re: Postscript printer recommendations

2019-09-06 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 11:18:16AM -0700, BSD user wrote: > > > On 7/16/19 11:03 AM, Jonathan Drews wrote: > > > > *** WARNING *** > > ulpt(4) needs to be disabled in the kernel (see config(8)) or the printer > > will not be available to libusb. > > &g

Xerox Phaser printing with CUPS

2019-09-05 Thread Jonathan Drews
I am posting this to help others with setting up CUPS printing on OpenBSD. I bought a Xerox wireless color laser printer, a Phaser 6022. Being wireless gets around the USB difficulties. Here are the steps I took: 1) Install the CUPS package. 2) Add the following line to your /etc/rc.conf.local

Re: Postscript printer recommendations

2019-07-16 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 10:36:03AM -0700, BSD user wrote: > > > On 7/16/19 4:13 AM, Jonathan Drews wrote: > > On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 08:06:20AM +, Roderick wrote: > > > > At this point, I am going to look for another printer that is more > > OpenBSD frien

Re: Postscript printer recommendations

2019-07-16 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Tue, Jul 16, 2019 at 08:06:20AM +, Roderick wrote: > > On Tue, 16 Jul 2019, Jonathan Drews wrote: > > > These are the notes I made for printing on my old OpenBSD computer: [...] > > It seems too complicated. In principle only the a field "if" to > prin

Re: Postscript printer recommendations

2019-07-16 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Mon, Jul 15, 2019 at 04:49:47AM +, Roderick wrote: > > > On Sun, 14 Jul 2019, Adam Thompson wrote: > > > Nearly every printer sold today (including cheap inkjets AND b > > printers) have these tracking dots. [...] > > > The absolute highest resolution graphics today are mostly printed

Re: Postscript printer recommendations

2019-07-14 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Sun, Jul 14, 2019 at 06:03:05AM +0200, Tomasz Rola wrote: > On Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 08:06:07AM +0200, Jonathan Drews wrote: > > Hi Folks: I need some recommendations on what brand of printers will > > work > > with Ghostscript (Postscript). The cartridges for my 15 year ol

Re: Postscript printer recommendations

2019-07-13 Thread Jonathan Drews
On Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 03:22:16PM -, Christian Weisgerber wrote: > On 2019-07-13, "Jonathan Drews" wrote: > > > Hi Folks: I need some recommendations on what brand of printers will > > work > > with Ghostscript (Postscript). The cartridges for my 15 year

Postscript printer recommendations

2019-07-13 Thread Jonathan Drews
Hi Folks: I need some recommendations on what brand of printers will work with Ghostscript (Postscript). The cartridges for my 15 year old HP Deskjet have gotten too expensive. I know Xerox makes some Postscript printers. Are there any other manufactureres of Postscript printers? I am running

Re: Segmentation fault / firefox (core dumped)

2018-01-26 Thread Jonathan Drews
You can try Otter-browser. It is a fork of the Opera browser. My bank website and a few other websites refuse secure logins but in general it works well. I am using it on OpenBSD 6.1. It won't play videos until you install the necessary plugins. Here is how to fix it. >Description: The

Fix for Otter Browser

2018-01-12 Thread Jonathan Drews
Just a help here for those of you using the Otter-Browser on OpenBSD. Problem: YouTube and other videos will not play in the Otter-Browser. Solution: Install gstreamer1-plugins-good-1.* #pkg_add gstreamer1-plugins-good-1.* install gstreamer1-plugins-libav-1.* #pkg_add gstreamer1-plugins-libav-1.*

OpenBSD 6.0 Success

2016-09-21 Thread Jonathan Drews
I just wanted to thank the developers and contributors for making OpenBSD possible. I have it installed on a Lenovo Thinkpad T420. Sound, X and the mouse are working great. The volume and brightness buttons work too. This was installed from the official CD set. OpenBSD 6.0 GENERIC.MP#1 amd64