Re: [qubes-users] Responding to the Whonix trolls...

2019-03-03 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190303 at 13:15 -0600 Andrew David Wong wrote: > https://www.qubes-os.org/code-of-conduct/ So what will you do to correct the fact of a member of the mailing list labeling me as "nazi" and "Gestapo"? I would like to see something else besides pointing towards the code of conduct unless you

Re[2]: [qubes-users] Responding to the Whonix trolls...

2019-03-02 Thread Achim Patzner
On 02.03.2019 03:21:14, "unman" wrote: I don't want a list that is banning people or excluding them. It's regrettable that Whonix does so. In my experience, that rarely works given the ready availability of new email addresses. That's why I like mailing lists which require a sponsor to add

Re: [qubes-users] good bye, qubes-users list

2019-03-01 Thread Achim Patzner
On 28.02.2019 20:00:46, "Holger Levsen" wrote: Obviously I do think that some mailinglist moderation is in order... I'd probably be willing to come back, if some changes have been implemented, but like it is, it's sadly a waste of time and mental energy. Seconded. What about a seriously

Re[2]: [qubes-users] Responding to the Whonix trolls...

2019-03-01 Thread Achim Patzner
On 28.02.2019 15:10:21, "unman" wrote: On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 11:03:12AM +0100, Achim Patzner wrote: On 20190227 at 22:30 -0800 cooloutac wrote: Whenever I accidentally read a posting by raahelps@ I'm wondering what crime we committed to have to bear something like this and

Re: [qubes-users] Responding to the Whonix trolls...

2019-02-28 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190227 at 22:30 -0800 cooloutac wrote: Whenever I accidentally read a posting by raahelps@ I'm wondering what crime we committed to have to bear something like this and what could be done to avoid attracting people like that... Do us all a favor and go troll somewhere else. Achim -- You

Re: [qubes-users] why mail-list?

2019-02-26 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190225 at 16:00 -0600 John Goold wrote: > Making the leap to "catering to the lowest common denominator" is simply > insulting. No. it's necessary. And often enough people even miss the necessary steps in that setting (like registering their PGP keys... even though it is quite simple). And

Re: [qubes-users] Re: why mail-list?

2019-02-07 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Mittwoch, den 06.02.2019, 11:34 -0500 schrieb kitchm via Forum: > So did you not read Stuart's post where he states "My > current client has a court order to NEVER delete another > e-mail"? So you don't know the difference between a court order and a law? > Have you not read books by experts

Re: [qubes-users] Re: why mail-list?

2019-02-06 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Dienstag, den 05.02.2019, 13:34 -0500 schrieb kitchm via Forum: > - Google is never a secure option. And so what? This is a public mailing list with very little requirements. > - No one has ever explained how to archive on a local > computer. Yeah, well, learn to use the tools you are

Re: [qubes-users] Re: why mail-list?

2019-02-06 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Dienstag, den 05.02.2019, 13:32 -0500 schrieb kitchm via Forum: > @Achim Patzner - noses, Google groups is not intuitive by > any standard. So what? Stop being an entitled whiner and learn to use the tools that are available instead of demanding the world to rotate around you. > if

Re: [qubes-users] Fedora 29 HiDPI Resolution

2019-02-03 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Sonntag, den 03.02.2019, 09:28 -0800 schrieb Daniil Travnikov: > Could anyone tell me how to put the Xft.dpi on Fedora 29 only once? Because > when I am creating AppVM it is always with another HiDPI option, less then > his own Template. I mean changes working only on Template, but not in

Re: [qubes-users] APC UPS daemon

2019-02-02 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190129 at 12:01 + 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: > > connection to a separate VM which in turn notifies dom0 using RPC. > How did you do this step? Blatantly stealing the idea from qubes.SyncAppMenus but executing some script that deals with the warning. It's really simple to do it.

Re: [qubes-users] why mail-list?

2019-02-02 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Donnerstag, den 31.01.2019, 20:16 +0100 schrieb 19hundreds: > The problem for me > is that I don't have an anonymous-enough IMAP or POP enabled account > so I'm stuck with Tutanota webinterface. If you know the interface > you can imagine the pain in following a thread. There is no tree- >

Re: [qubes-users] Re: why mail-list?

2019-02-02 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Freitag, den 01.02.2019, 16:24 -0500 schrieb kitchm: > Personal beliefs mean little when people are crying out for > help. If something can be proven to be intuitive, then > speak up, or else hold your tongue. The bottom line remains > that it provably does not work at this point in time.

Re: [qubes-users] why mail-list?

2019-02-02 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Donnerstag, den 31.01.2019, 11:10 -0600 schrieb Stuart Perkins: > Some of us who keep e-mails off line have the additional benefit of having an > archive of all e-mails since joining the list. I don't because I immediately erase everything not interesting to me. But that's one of the more

Re: [qubes-users] Hijacking Threads

2019-02-02 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Samstag, den 02.02.2019, 03:31 -0800 schrieb pru...@riseup.net: > I have been thinking of joining qubes users for long time but am put > off > by large number of threads being hijacked. > Well... If you want a large number of people to change the way they handle their communication (quite

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Re: Forum Sync Test - please ignore.

2019-02-02 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Samstag, den 02.02.2019, 07:02 -0500 schrieb Zrubi via: > If you are really interested: > > the From header should look like this: > Zrubi via > > If it's still just the forum address, I still not found the > right place to modify... Working now but your PGP key still cannot be found.

Re: [qubes-users] why mail-list?

2019-01-31 Thread Achim Patzner
Before we begin: A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text. Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing? Am Donnerstag, den 31.01.2019, 18:01 +0100 schrieb 19hundreds: > > I agree at some level with what you are saying however, the current > mailing list has a lot of

Re: [qubes-users] Debian Template APT Vulnerability - A ticking bomb?

2019-01-27 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190127 at 01:34 + unman wrote: > I would rule some things out. And in this case it looks like a simple > mistake. It could even be intention. Most of you do not think about the cost associated with TLS (and growing with key lengths). But there always were (and will be) discussions

[qubes-users] Seahorse and split GPG

2019-01-24 Thread Achim Patzner
Hi! I'm fighting a hard case of MacOSinitis ("why should I use a command line if there is a GUI tool wheelchair-for-the-mind?") with one of my minions. Is there a way of getting Seahorse to play nicely with the split PGP tools? Or do I have to perform a neural implant with an ice pick on him?

Re: [qubes-users] HCL - Lenovo Thinkpad P52

2019-01-23 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190123 at 20:40 +0100 Aly Abdellatif wrote: > Current Condition: Everything works perfectly(kali-rolling,offline > penstesting lab,audio,bluetooth,wifi,updates,whonix,etc...) in legacy > mode with discrete graphics for installation(with rufus) and hybrid > graphics after disabling nouveau

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes 4.0.x - Linux kernel 4.19.15 package available in testing repository

2019-01-20 Thread Achim Patzner
Well... Keep it. All CPUs are coming up and for the first time since the 4.0 release touchpad and track point are working on Lenovo P52. And all of the things that got successively worse to 4.19.12 are gone. Achim -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

[qubes-users] Re: Resuming a suspended/hibernated VM

2019-01-19 Thread Achim Patzner
Chris Laprise wrote on Sat, 19 January 2019 12:35 > I don't know how to do the un-hibernate (and it seems > unlikely to work > on Qubes), but you could avoid hibernate in the first > place with > 'systemctl mask hibernate.target' in the template. I would expect that a simulated finger on the

[qubes-users] Resuming a suspended/hibernated VM

2019-01-19 Thread Achim Patzner
Hi! A seriously broken application is issuing systemctl hibernate in a VM. I cannot live well without it and do not have the sources for it either (that's why it is sitting in its own VM). How do I get a PVH out of suspension or hibernation? xl trigger didn't work. Achim -- You received this

Re: [qubes-users] APC UPS daemon

2019-01-18 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190118 at 16:18 +0100 Bill Wether wrote: > I installed apcupsd to Dom0 Is there any good reason to do that? I handed over my UPS' USB connection to a separate VM which in turn notifies dom0 using RPC. My next step was moving that to an old Pi and asking it across the network. And please

Re: [qubes-users] Install errors on Thinkpad P1 (aka X1 Extreme) with R4.0 and R4.0.1-rc2

2019-01-14 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190114 at 17:21 + 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: > Eric Duncan wrote on 1/13/19 9:08 PM: > > > I then spent several days trying to get Nvidia drivers loaded to no avail. > > Also, trying to get just the Intel card working (hybrid graphics) but I've > > hit a brick wall there - Xen

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Lenovo T480 freezes after resume on suspend

2019-01-14 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190114 at 06:48 +0100 Zrubi wrote: > Error verifying signature: Output from /usr/bin/qubes-gpg- > client-wrapper: > open sig: No such file or directory Did I do something wrong here? - - disable Thunderbolt in BIOS > (Hence, you will loose the USB-C connector) At least on a P52 you

Re: [qubes-users] More information needed about Qubes security

2019-01-14 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190114 at 07:16 -0500 Chris Laprise wrote: > The only hardware alternative that has emerged is OpenPOWER CPUs because > they're an open source design and have no ME-like infrastructure. > Unfortunately, no Qubes-like OS currently runs on it. That's not quite true; you can do something very

Re: [qubes-users] Re: More information needed about Qubes security

2019-01-14 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190114 at 03:26 -0800 Foppe de Haan wrote: > can the IME really talk to any NIC? Or just the ones that it has drivers for > (e.g., other intel products)? If the latter, wouldn't an add-in card (or USB > dongle) solve that issue? First: You do not need to quote the entire message if you

Re: [qubes-users] Document change request

2019-01-08 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190108 at 00:54 + 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: > unman wrote on 1/7/19 11:31 PM: > > It is, of course, still linked as /usr/lib/qubes/bind-dirs.sh > > > Achim, why did you think it was init? [user@work applications]$ sudo find / -name bind-dirs.sh find: ‘/run/user/1000/doc’:

Re: [qubes-users] Install errors on Thinkpad P1 (aka X1 Extreme) with R4.0 and R4.0.1-rc2

2019-01-04 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190104 at 09:24 -0800 Eric Duncan wrote: > It is upon completion of this step, just before the system switches to the > login screen, that the error message pops up: > > /usr/bin/qvm-start sys-firewall failed > stdout: "" > stderr: "Start failed: internal error: Unable to reset

Re: [qubes-users] old version of xscreensaver

2019-01-04 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190103 at 19:29 -0500 Chris Laprise wrote: > The XFCE deficits are too numerous, unfortunately. It's just the worst UI since OSF/Motif (which made me go to plain X11/twm). Achim -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To

Re: [qubes-users] HCL - Lenovo Thinkpad T480

2019-01-04 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20190104 at 10:14 +0100 Zrubi wrote: > Thunderbolt BIOS Assist: > if enabled, the mentioned device - causing the hibernation issues - > are gone, then only one USB device remains, which is works without > problems. Be careful to have updated the firmware before turning it on; I've seen the

Re: [qubes-users] old version of xscreensaver

2019-01-03 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Mittwoch, den 02.01.2019, 20:42 -0800 schrieb pixel fairy: > xscreensaver complains about being an old version. doubt this matters, but > might scare some users. There are worse problems with it (and some of them depend on X and the hardware you're running on) which might also warrant finding

Re: [qubes-users] Which parts of qubes-builder are guaranteed to work/supported?

2019-01-03 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Donnerstag, den 03.01.2019, 00:02 + schrieb unman: > On Wed, Jan 02, 2019 at 09:13:40PM +0100, Achim Patzner wrote: > > Is it worth creating issues if certain parts of the Builder tools do > > not work (e. g. template-local-centos7 or template-local-fc29+xfce) > > wh

[qubes-users] Re: Which parts of qubes-builder are guaranteed to work/supported?

2019-01-02 Thread Achim Patzner
Right now I'm not even getting to centos-7: make get-sources get-sources-extra qubes-vm is stopping at -> Installing core RPM packages... error: Failed dependencies: glibc = 2.28-9.fc29 is needed by glibc-all-langpacks-2.28-9.fc29.x86_64 glibc-common = 2.28-9.fc29 is needed by

[qubes-users] Which parts of qubes-builder are guaranteed to work/supported?

2019-01-02 Thread Achim Patzner
Hi! Is it worth creating issues if certain parts of the Builder tools do not work (e. g. template-local-centos7 or template-local-fc29+xfce) which would be creating things not in the Qubes distribution? Achim -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

Re: [qubes-users] Ubuntu templates

2018-12-30 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181230 at 16:34 + unman wrote: > > Not starting redoing everything to the point where the build > > process stopped would be a good first step. > > Yes, it's very aggravating. I would work around this by commenting > out the packages that *have* been built, so the build can start again

Re: [qubes-users] Ubuntu templates

2018-12-30 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181227 at 10:58 + unman wrote: > There's an open issue relating to making build more fault tolerant, but > since I never see that problem, it's not a priority. Not starting redoing everything to the point where the build process stopped would be a good first step. > (I use >

Re: [qubes-users] Ubuntu templates

2018-12-26 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181226 at 10:39 + unman wrote: > For any one who wants to try out Xenial or Bionic, I've put some > updated templates for 4.0 online, including a bionic+desktop version. Building the templates if the stars are aligned just right and nothing in the build process breaks is not that big of

Re: [qubes-users] Port Forward in qubes-OS.

2018-12-25 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181225 at 00:25 -0800 menoldst...@gmail.com wrote: > Permission denied (you must be root) Sometimes a closer look at the error mesage solves the riddle. Achim -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this

[qubes-users] Re: updating CentOS-7 templates

2018-12-22 Thread Achim Patzner
Frédéric Pierret wrote on Sat, 22 December 2018 12:16 > A PR is opened. Waiting Marek's approval. It was related > to ABI version requirement not done in the > qubes-gui-agent-linux. Between xorg 1.19 and xorg 1.20 the > ABI version changed from 23 to 24 so xserver was refusing > to load the

Re: [qubes-users] Fed-28 update error

2018-12-20 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181220 at 14:53 -0500 Chris Laprise wrote: > How stable is the CentOS 7 "testing" template? I'm so over Fedora, > but need dnf for full compatibility with qubes-dom0-update. It just self-destructed by upgrading x11-xorg*, see "[qubes-users] updating CentOS-7 templates" - I guess I have to

Re: [qubes-users] Where is Qubes' idea of private image size coming from?

2018-12-20 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181218 at 23:53 + unman wrote: > On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 09:18:06PM +0100, Achim Patzner wrote: > > [ap@dom0 bin]$ qvm-ls --disk BuilderNAME STATE DISKPRIV- > > CURR PRIV-MAX PRIV-USED ROOT-CURR ROOT-MAX ROOT- > > USEDBuilder Halted 124948 1249

[qubes-users] Where is Qubes' idea of private image size coming from?

2018-12-18 Thread Achim Patzner
Hi! I just ran out of space in my Bulder VM again and wanted to extend it a bit, but somehow PRIV-CURR and PRIV-MAX do not like each other that much: [ap@dom0 bin]$ qvm-ls --disk BuilderNAME STATE DISKPRIV- CURR PRIV-MAX PRIV-USED ROOT-CURR ROOT-MAX ROOT- USEDBuilder Halted

Re: [qubes-users] updating CentOS-7 templates

2018-12-16 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181215 at 18:06 + Nick Darren wrote: > On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 10:36:18AM +0100, Achim Patzner wrote: > > So: Which packages (of the few millions) is the one to back out or > > what would have to be added again? > I just downgrade these packages upg

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes with newer hardware and error messages still safe enough?

2018-12-14 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181213 at 19:20 -0800 Sphere wrote: > If only I could establish my own CPU production company I would definitely > support libre hardware/libreboot/coreboot and such but sadly we are in a > world with high demands to processing and stuff and due to how there is > hardly any support for

Re: [qubes-users] updating CentOS-7 templates

2018-12-13 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Donnerstag, den 13.12.2018, 06:12 + schrieb Wynn Tseng: > Yes, mine happened too. > > Post error log about /var/log/Xorg.0.log in centos-7 template. > > In dom0, use sudo xl console (insert centos vmname here)to access > centos7 vm I did that; that's why I know that there was X11

[qubes-users] updating CentOS-7 templates

2018-12-12 Thread Achim Patzner
I just updated my CentOS templates (with hundreds of packages being upgraded) which seems to have messed up the X environment sufficiently; did that only happen to my local generated templates or is that worth reporting an issue? Achim -- You received this message because you are subscribed to

[qubes-users] Where is qubes-dom0-update getting $releasevar from

2018-12-09 Thread Achim Patzner
Hi! I just noticed that I'm not getting anything from qubes-do0-current- testing with the very helpful message "Failed to synchronize cache for...". Taking a look at qubes-dom0-update -v showed me that the r$releasevar component came out as "r25-5" instead of r4.0. I can get it to behave by

Re: [qubes-users] Re: The state of the HiDPI display support in Qubes

2018-11-30 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Donnerstag, den 29.11.2018, 09:16 +0200 schrieb Ivan Mitev: > The following might help to work around your issues: > > https://github.com/Qubes-Community/Contents/blob/master/docs/customization/dpi-scaling.md It is solving a few of the issues but you definitely need more (like HiDPI themes in

Re: [qubes-users] Manjaro Spitfire laptop with Qubes 4.x?

2018-11-26 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Montag, den 26.11.2018, 17:00 -0500 schrieb taii...@gmx.com: > What they state they will do is impossible and they are setting the > freedom computing movement back by years by brainwashing people in to > thinking that modern x86 hardware can be free. And I'm feeling the same about the Librem

Re: [qubes-users] Setup NextCloud in Qubes

2018-11-26 Thread Achim Patzner
might be better to find out if it was possible to implement something like WebDAV on top of a Qubes RPC services with a fuse front end. Achim Patzner -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group a

[qubes-users] Re: Compatibility Lenovo P52

2018-11-25 Thread Achim Patzner
Eric Duncan wrote on Sun, 25 November 2018 14:31 > Just off the bat, the biggest concern is that dGPU: you > can't turn After I ordered my P1, I just found out that > the Dell Precision 5520 (same as the famous XPS 15) had > the option to be ordered with no GPU! This means it would > be perfect

[qubes-users] Re: Donation costs

2018-11-24 Thread Achim Patzner
y costing about as much energy as 40 credit card transactions. And yes, the reference section of the article is quite interesting. Achim Patzner -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and st

Re[2]: [qubes-users] Donation costs

2018-11-18 Thread Achim Patzner
On 17.11.2018 03:42:25, "taii...@gmx.com" wrote: Using alipay is super bad considering you would be supporting a country that censors the internet and imprisons people for viewing the "wrong" things. Not using Alipay is worse; it's been the only way of getting your money back if a dealer on

Re: [qubes-users] Donation costs

2018-11-14 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181114 at 06:01 -0600 Andrew David Wong wrote: > They looked into it and have informed me that switching from OC to Stripe wouldn't be cheaper at this point because the accounting costs for the large number of small donations we receive would exceed OC's fee. Wow. This is sounding a bit

Re: [qubes-users] 2nd external monitor using usb c-type

2018-11-13 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181113 at 12:05 -0800 Patrick wrote: > Has anyone done that - i.e. use a 2nd external monitor using a usb c-type > connector? What difference between using a USB-C and a DP connector did you expect? It is just another port on your GPU... So yes, it is working if there is a running GPU

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes 4: Windows 7 HVM loses internet connection after installing Qubes Windows Tools

2018-11-13 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181113 at 06:44 +0200 Ivan Mitev wrote: > I've also added a note about QWT 4 breaking *new* HVMs (I thought the > breakage was only when updating from QWT3 to QWT4). It seems it's a > hit-or-miss process, IIRC some users managed to have QWT4 running. The real problem with these tools is

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes 4: Windows 7 HVM loses internet connection after installing Qubes Windows Tools

2018-11-13 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181112 at 20:52 +0200 Ivan Mitev wrote: You do not need to quote a full message as a block; just coppy what you really refer to. > Since you mention that the network is functional without QWT > installed there's probably an issue with your ip settings in the > windows HVM. Not necessarily

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Removing KDE

2018-11-13 Thread Achim Patzner
On 20181112 at 00:28 -0800 aaq via qubes-users wrote: > Honestly I completely agree. If I was to use a DE I would definitely prefer > KDE or GNOME over XFCE (I sincerely hate XFCE, loose opinion held strongly) Seconded. My ass is still in pain over getting it to run at 286 dpi, especially if

Re: [qubes-users] Vertrauliche Nachricht von Sebastian Schatter

2018-11-11 Thread Achim Patzner
> führt zur verschlüsselten Mailbox, von der aus auch verschlüsselt > geantwortet werden kann: Aber sonst gehts noch, oder? [But other it still goes, or?] Achim Patzner -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscr

Re: [qubes-users] Re: The state of the HiDPI display support in Qubes

2018-11-09 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Donnerstag, den 01.11.2018, 11:20 -0700 schrieb ka...@transmuted.io: > I feel this situation would get better once Xfce finishes their GTK3 > porting. They are at 80% right now and GTK3 supports HiDPI natively > and then Qubes will need help porting their Window decoration system > to the new

Re: [qubes-users] Donation costs

2018-11-07 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Mittwoch, den 07.11.2018, 18:40 +0100 schrieb 799: > In Germany you can even save taxes when you make donations to a > charitable organization. It's a tax nightmare if that entity wants to hand over money to something else. It would be easier if the "Qubes FOundation" would get that status. >

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes User Forum

2018-11-07 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Mittwoch, den 07.11.2018, 18:10 +0100 schrieb Zrubi: > Any further suggestion and/or bug reports are welcome. Replace the useless smiley by things like ⚙️, ☠️, ,  and ✔️? (8-)) Achim -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To

[qubes-users] Donation costs

2018-11-07 Thread Achim Patzner
Well... As https://www.qubes-os.org/donate/ is warning, 16% of the donation are going to administrative costs due to Open Collective's charges. 10% could be saved (probably more, Stripe is charging at most 2.9% plus 0,25€ per transaction) if ITL would get their own Stripe account (by buying a

Re: [qubes-users] Donating to qubes

2018-11-07 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Samstag, den 03.11.2018, 00:24 +0100 schrieb pieter lems: > Are there any other options available for donating such as paypal Just tried it; Open Collective is taking credit cards and Paypal. So go there and donate. Achim -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the

Re: [qubes-users] Donating to qubes

2018-11-07 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Samstag, den 03.11.2018, 00:24 +0100 schrieb pieter lems: > Are there any other options available for donating such as paypal or > IDeal (for people from Holland)? If not is it possible to create > those options for people that either dont use a credit card or are > not familliar with bitcoins?

[qubes-users] Running a single appVM off another volume

2018-11-02 Thread Achim Patzner
Hi! Is there an easier way of storing a single VM on an external device (assume it to be an USB conneted medium) without doing elaborate dances around it or having to backup and restore? One of our customers got the bright idea to store a VM containing their CA on an USB flash and connecting it

[qubes-users] gnome-control-center in Fedora > 27

2018-11-02 Thread Achim Patzner
Hi! Finally having updated the fedora-26 template to something more recent I'm hit by the side effects of not having a full GNOME running there. One of them is the gnome-control-center not doing its job as it needs to be started with env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=GNOME gnome-control-center As certain

[qubes-users] HCL entry Lenovo P52 (20M9001NGE)

2018-10-28 Thread Achim Patzner
TL;DR: Don't bother buying one (or a similar machine from the other series (T, X, P1)) yet. Well... I finally got my personal Lenovo P52 back (actually forced Lenovo into late DOA as there are no spare parts for them right now). [Side notes: If you have a current generation Lenovo (Px2,

[qubes-users] The state of the HiDPI display support in Qubes

2018-10-28 Thread Achim Patzner
Hi! As I'm trying to set up a Lenovo P52 with HiDPI display (and external nVidia GPU -- don't buy one without right now) I'm close to getting rid of it completely and install Windows on it... 1) Xfce is not bringing in a single HiDPI theme and the window decorations are looking extremely

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes User Forum

2018-10-26 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Freitag, den 26.10.2018, 13:17 +0200 schrieb Zrubi: > This means: it is able to sync any mailing list with a forum. > So every mail posted to any of the qubes mailing lists will be > received by the forum engine, and convert it to a forum post. How well is it dealing with the endemic "I can

Re: [qubes-users] USB-C hub

2018-10-26 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Donnerstag, den 25.10.2018, 19:46 + schrieb 'Christophe Vial' via qubes-users: Any workaround for this problem ? Connect the hub before booting and look at lspci; all my Lenovo systems turn on the required controllers (and only them!) only after something has been connected to the physical

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Lenovo P52

2018-10-06 Thread Achim Patzner
Am Freitag, den 05.10.2018, 03:21 -0700 schrieb brendan.h...@gmail.com: > On Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 3:05:00 PM UTC-4, Achim Patzner wrote: > > Does anyone have an idea how to convince it to boot? > > Ha ha ha, ouch. I am SOOO jealous of you right now ...but also feel so much

[qubes-users] Lenovo P52

2018-10-04 Thread Achim Patzner
I just tried installing Qubes 4.0 on a Lenovo P52 (out of the box, no firmware updates) and it didn't even boot the distribution media off USB (after trying several USB ports; there are at least three separate controllers in this thing). I'm getting exactly 4 lines of mesages during boot and as it

Re: [qubes-users] HCL - Lenovo ThinkPad P50

2018-08-24 Thread Achim Patzner
On 22.08.2018 09:36:33, "Benjamin Girdner" wrote: Everything seems to have worked without any special troubleshooting. Docking station, multiple monitors, wireless network, lan network, etc My windows vm is a bit laggy at times when switching windows within the windows vm itself but I don't

Re: Re: [qubes-users] Re: porting to ARM

2018-01-11 Thread Achim Patzner
On 11.01.2018 14:58:34, "Vít Šesták" wrote: Qubes is a desktop OS*, so it does not make much sense to target ARM servers. My current workstation is an Intel server system. What's wrong with that (besides the noise so the

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes and HiDPI

2016-12-07 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 02.12.2016 um 00:25 schrieb pixel fairy: > Im missing something here, Yes > why not just set your screen res in dom0 to 1920x1080 or whatever you > find comfortable? Because it is looking much better and for people spending more than 12 hours using a computer this makes a difference. > i

"What does "supported" mean"? was: Re: [qubes-users] Fedora 24 Template for Qubes 3.1?

2016-11-21 Thread Achim Patzner
> Am 20.11.2016 um 21:16 schrieb Joonas Lehtonen > : > > Hi, > > since Qubes 3.1 is supported until 2017-03-29 This is a question I always wanted to ask: What does “support” mean in relation to Qubes? Security fixes? Plus bug fixes? Plus feature upgrades?

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Kaspersky OS

2016-11-20 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 20.11.2016 um 05:44 schrieb Fabian Wloch: > And: Probably nothing will run on that Kaspersky OS, because its coded > from scratch. No browser, no email client etc. What would the be needed for? It's obviously not the intended use anyway. As soon as there is a user in front of a terminal,

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Kaspersky OS

2016-11-20 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 20.11.2016 um 05:26 schrieb Sec Tester: > Dam maybe this could be a new super hardened VM for Qubes..? All we get is a heap of paper. And a switch I could not even pre-order yet. But I've got a few Qubes systems happily running. It might be an ideal solution for the outward-facing VMs

Re: [qubes-users] Cryptsetup Vulnerability affects QubesOS?

2016-11-19 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 19.11.2016 um 12:54 schrieb Andrew David Wong: > By default, Qubes does not encrypt /boot. Traditionally, that's > because doing so would render the > system unbootable. However, that's no longer true with newer versions > of GRUB, which are now capable > of booting from encrypted block

Re: [qubes-users] recommendation for a laptop to use windows in qubes?

2016-11-16 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 16.11.2016 um 11:53 schrieb taii...@gmx.com: The "certified" program is stupid in its current form I agree but what is stopping you from buying a dell business or hpe machine with iommu/TPM and using that? The uncertainty whether it will work with Qubes 4.0 at all as it is very improbable

Re: [qubes-users] recommendation for a laptop to use windows in qubes?

2016-11-16 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 15.11.2016 um 14:46 schrieb Andrew David Wong: If you plan to be using the same machines for Qubes 4.x, you should also take into consideration the updated requirements for Qubes-certified hardware, which will go into effect for 4.x:

Re: [qubes-users] Improvement: check disk space before copy to VM

2016-11-14 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 14.11.2016 um 14:46 schrieb Robert Mittendorf: > One basic principle of usability is to make it hard to make mistakes > (including destroying work/files). Imagine a guy dressed in an elaborate tin can standing behind you, kicking you down some cliff shouting "THIS... IS... UINX...". Really,

Re: [qubes-users] [feature request] Shutdown template after update

2016-11-13 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 10.11.2016 um 12:43 schrieb Eva Star: >> I hope I'm not too offtopic but a gui option to shut down multiple vms at >> once would be cool. > `qvm-shutdown --all --wait` -- will shutdown all VMs (if it helps) Multiple, not all. Select multipel lines and then get a pop-up option "shut these

Re: [qubes-users] [feature request] Shutdown template after update

2016-11-13 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 10.11.2016 um 00:24 schrieb Marek Marczykowski-Górecki: > On Tue, Nov 08, 2016 at 10:37:02PM +0100, Achim Patzner wrote: > > Maybe I should have added the (obviously in my eyes obvious) argument: > > The current update-procedures are launched by a GUI-application and then &g

Re: [qubes-users] Installing VPN in Qubes Versus VPN on a Router

2016-11-13 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 13.11.2016 um 14:22 schrieb hed...@tutanota.com: > 13. Nov 2016 08:48 by amad...@riseup.net : > > We see much correspondence in these forums about installing a VPN > within Qubes. Surely, the most secure place for VPN is to install > on a Router? > You

Archlinux template – dend early Christmas gifts to Marek ASAP! Re: [qubes-users] Arch-template and Firefox (49.0.2)

2016-11-13 Thread Achim Patzner
> qubes-template-archlinux package is available qubes-templates-community > repository! Make a wish 8-). But watch the movie “Wishmaster” first to see why getting more Genies is not a good idea. > I haven't tested it in any way. It include only what builder-archlinux > scripts does > - test

Re: [qubes-users] [feature request] Shutdown template after update

2016-11-08 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 08.11.2016 um 12:31 schrieb Andrew David Wong: > >>> After template updated ask user at the console to shutdown current > template. > >> > >>> "Shutdown current template [Y/n]" > >> > >> Currently tracking a very similar suggestion here: > >> > >>

Re: [qubes-users] [feature request] Shutdown template after update

2016-11-08 Thread Achim Patzner
m 08.11.2016 um 10:07 schrieb Andrew David Wong: > On 2016-11-07 10:05, Eva Star wrote: > > After template updated ask user at the console to shutdown current > template. > > > "Shutdown current template [Y/n]" > > > Currently tracking a very similar suggestion here: > >

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes 3 MacOSX

2016-11-06 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 06.11.2016 um 10:42 schrieb Alex: > On 11/06/2016 10:31 AM, Jeremy Rand wrote: > Actually reading the license of OSX available at > https://store.apple.com/Catalog/US/Images/MacOSX.htm is very easy > because they are awfully short and simple, compared to a lot of other > software. > > And in

Re: [qubes-users] Display Calibration and Audio Equalizer for Dom0 ?

2016-11-03 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 03.11.2016 um 19:51 schrieb Marek Marczykowski-Górecki: > Really is all that needed? I'd guess you need to have the window visible > during calibration only, which means it should be ok to manually switch > it to fullscreen (from titlebar menu) for that time only. As for the > brightness - is

[qubes-users] Arch-template and Firefox (49.0.2)

2016-11-03 Thread Achim Patzner
Hi! I just tried moving my main working environments from the Fedora template to Arch. All in all a much better user experience for nearly everything besides one thing: Firefox tabs are constantly crashing. If I'm opening the same URLs on a native Arch installation or other templates the

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Introducing the qubes-announce read-only mailing list

2016-10-28 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 28.10.2016 um 12:32 schrieb Manuel Amador (Rudd-O): > Forgive me for asking this: Forgiveness granted. > Anyone else beginning to get annoyed No. I'm so far beyond the beginning that I'll probably start being unfriendly to him soon. Achim -- You received this message because you are

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Introducing the qubes-announce read-only mailing list

2016-10-27 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 28.10.2016 um 02:00 schrieb Drew White: > On Friday, 28 October 2016 10:57:03 UTC+11, Andrew David Wong wrote: > We've just introduced a new mailing list: qubes-announce > > So it's a forum, not a mailing list > No, darling. It's a mailing liist. The contents are transferred to registered

Re: [qubes-users] Remnder: Ubuntu-template anyone?

2016-10-25 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 26.10.2016 um 00:17 schrieb Unman: > On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 11:17:44AM +0200, Robert Mittendorf wrote: >> What would be the advantage of a Ubuntu-template compared to the Debian >> template? >> (No offense, I'm just curious) >> > No offense taken. > > Comparing Stable with LTS, probably not

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Import a .img file (Windows7) into Qubes?

2016-10-24 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 23.10.2016 um 23:30 schrieb jidar : > > qemu-img has worked for an "enterprise" VM I use without any issue (going > from VMDK to raw/qcow2). If the disk is encrypted you might be SOL though. It was the LanDesk Manager that killed me last time… Achim -- You received

Re: [qubes-users] Future plans for KDE on Qubes?

2016-10-24 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 23.10.2016 um 23:14 schrieb Marek Marczykowski-Górecki: > I think we can keep its current state. Shouldn't be a problem for Qubes > 4.0 and later. At least until next major incompatible changes in KDE... I'm wondering whether I should try to get one of the discontinued Lenovo P50 with

Re: [qubes-users] Import a .img file (Windows7) into Qubes?

2016-10-23 Thread Achim Patzner
Am 23.10.2016 um 23:10 schrieb Marek Marczykowski-Górecki: > On Sun, Oct 23, 2016 at 12:29:32PM -0700, Dima Puntus wrote: > > Is it possible at all? I'm trying to virtualize my windows machine > and move > > entirely to Qubes. Some of the applications can't be reinstalled so > fresh > > install

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