[qubes-users] "No such file or directory" when restoring backup

2017-07-04 Thread Jeremy Rand
didn't make any typos.) Any idea what this might indicate? Cheers, - -- - -Jeremy Rand Lead Application Engineer at Namecoin Mobile email: jeremyrandmob...@airmail.cc Mobile OpenPGP: 2158 0643 C13B B40F B0FD 5854 B007 A32D AB44 3D9C Send non-security-critical things to my Mobile with OpenPGP

Re: [qubes-users] Re: off topic - invite codes to 'riseup'

2017-02-05 Thread Jeremy Rand
ing them; they have nothing to do with Qubes. There are other email hosts that don't demand invite codes; you can use one of them. - -Jeremy Rand -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJYl7j+AAoJELPy0WV4bWVwa5oP/2axmIdHHGjWpQv3wV7J4/6q TP7ZTA8zt4ywcMVTCjePn0mbVi/7wNNnoYT8XA2iYxnOILEubUZHpbhgD

Re: [qubes-users] Inconsistent Screen Resolution for Fedora VMs

2017-01-20 Thread Jeremy Rand
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Jeremy Rand: > xmee...@gmail.com: >> I just did a clean install of Qubes 3.2. For some reason the >> resolution off apps in Fedora VMs is wildly inconsistent. The >> borders of the windows, dom0, and the Debian VMs are co

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Possible to get usable Win7 gui?

2017-01-01 Thread Jeremy Rand
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Robert Fisk: > On 12/30/2016 01:33 AM, Jarle Thorsen wrote: >> torsdag 29. desember 2016 13.14.25 UTC+1 skrev Grzesiek Chodzicki >> følgende: >>> W dniu czwartek, 29 grudnia 2016 13:07:44 UTC+1 użytkownik >>> Jarle Thorsen napisał: Currently my

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Possible to get usable Win7 gui?

2017-01-01 Thread Jeremy Rand
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Jarle Thorsen: > torsdag 29. desember 2016 13.14.25 UTC+1 skrev Grzesiek Chodzicki > følgende: >> W dniu czwartek, 29 grudnia 2016 13:07:44 UTC+1 użytkownik Jarle >> Thorsen napisał: >>> Currently my Windows 7 StandaloneVM feels a bit sluggish. >>>

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Is Fedora Really A Good Choice For QubeOS?

2017-01-01 Thread Jeremy Rand
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 pixel fairy: > On Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 6:32:41 PM UTC-7, ears...@gmail.com > wrote: >> We all know Fedora is a big name, but is it a good choice for a >> Security Driven OS like QubeOS to be based around? What do others >> here think? > >

Re: [qubes-users] "Cannot find unused qid!" when restoring backup

2016-12-23 Thread Jeremy Rand
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Andrew David Wong: > On 2016-12-13 12:56, Jeremy Rand wrote: >> Andrew David Wong: >>> On 2016-12-12 21:30, Jeremy Rand wrote: >>>> I just tried to restore 5 VM's from a backup. The backup was >>>> mad

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Talos Secure Workstation Crowdfunding

2016-12-16 Thread Jeremy Rand
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 J. Eppler: > Hello, > > here is the correct link: Looks like Enigmail's line breaks in combination with Google Groups may have broken the link I provided. Apologies (and thanks for correcting) if that's the case. Cheers, - -Jeremy -BEGIN PGP

[qubes-users] Talos Secure Workstation Crowdfunding

2016-12-15 Thread Jeremy Rand
tems/talos-secure-workst ation Cheers, - -Jeremy Rand -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- iQIcBAEBCgAGBQJYU3gOAAoJELPy0WV4bWVwO+IQAIr+UtgNk+29oFRjvd+UKMUF QkWkXrn+PqWDYs63NSX4LWnyO3apo1wY/yjmBkSiKKvEnK+1v3nDOAxGxPSKyWC1 9DWhESfBzM1dagy2spGEB7YpuAM4yrp1Ih58PxT1e/mRRca14NomwzNiNiqDpw94 rZWQXxQ/ig

Re: [qubes-users] "Cannot find unused qid!" when restoring backup

2016-12-13 Thread Jeremy Rand
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Andrew David Wong: > On 2016-12-12 21:30, Jeremy Rand wrote: >> I just tried to restore 5 VM's from a backup. The backup was >> made on Qubes 3.0; I'm restoring to Qubes 3.2. All 5 VM's fail >> to restore with this erro

Re: [qubes-users] Massive performance improvement after disabling power management in the BIOS

2016-11-30 Thread Jeremy Rand
kotot...@gmail.com: > Hello community, > > I was wondering why one of my program was taking ~15 seconds to compile when > my colleague compiled it within ~3 seconds on his system. I know there are a > performance price to pay for the virtualisation but nonetheless. I was super > annoyed and I

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

2016-10-23 Thread Jeremy Rand
7v5w7go9ub0o: > > On 10/23/2016 09:38 AM, Achim Patzner wrote: >> Hi! >> >> >> After a few months of severe suffering from xfce on a HiDPI display I >> gave in and installed @kde-desktop-qubes on my system – and I'm pretty >> sure I don't want to see xfce for the next few years. Title bars have a

Re: [qubes-users] Multiple monitors partially broken in Debian and Whonix AppVM's

2016-10-22 Thread Jeremy Rand
Jeremy Rand: > If I install LibreOffice in a Fedora 23 Template using Qubes 3.2, the > "Presentation Display" setting works properly with no issues, so I can > see my notes on my main display and the presentation shows up on my > external display. > > However, this

Re: [qubes-users] Inconsistent Screen Resolution for Fedora VMs

2016-10-22 Thread Jeremy Rand
xmee...@gmail.com: > I just did a clean install of Qubes 3.2. For some reason the resolution off > apps in Fedora VMs is wildly inconsistent. The borders of the windows, dom0, > and the Debian VMs are correct but the apps in Fedora VMs range from > consistent with the others to so low as to be

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes 3.2 - Missing prompt: 'Edit Applications' - Problem creating Whonix Disposable vm (dvm)

2016-10-19 Thread Jeremy Rand
qer...@tutanota.com: > > I am following this guide: > > > > > https://forums.whonix.org/t/using-whonix-workstation-as-a-disposablevm-dispvm/2461 > > > > I have created the whonix-ws dvm template but am unable to create a usable > dvm like in the aforementioned guide, primarily because

Re: [qubes-users] philosofy on qubes and other environment

2016-10-19 Thread Jeremy Rand
pleom...@gmail.com: > philosofy of qubes is that you are safe when your app is isolatet.This is > wrong just keep app in sandboxes or jails and what wrong can be happen? Thanks for the spamfest. Looks like my null-routed email address list finally has someone other than Drew in it. Next time

Re: [qubes-users] Thoughts about installed software

2016-10-13 Thread Jeremy Rand
Rusty Bird: > Hi Robert, > >> However I would not use the "move to VM" command like this, as I >> experienced those requests getting lost One time files were >> actually deleted, since that time I always use copy instead of >> move. > > Sounds troubling. Do you remember the last Qubes release

Re: [qubes-users] ANN: Qubes network server

2016-10-12 Thread Jeremy Rand
Manuel Amador (Rudd-O): > Folks, it gives me great pleasure to announce the product of over two > years of work (primarily because I never paid enough attention to this > project to bring it to completion): Qubes network server. > > The traditional Qubes OS networking model contemplates a

Re: [qubes-users] HVM linux creating problem

2016-10-10 Thread Jeremy Rand
m.j.p@gmail.com: > hello, i'm just starting with qubes and wanted to have vm with intellij > installed. > > i've choosen hvm to have my working apps only on one vm than via template. Why are you using an HVM for that rather than a PV StandaloneVM? Am I missing something? Cheers, -Jeremy

Re: [qubes-users] QVM Manager restart fails periodically

2016-10-04 Thread Jeremy Rand
raahe...@gmail.com: > On Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 12:13:38 PM UTC-4, cubit wrote: >> 4. Oct 2016 16:04 by jerem...@airmail.cc: >> I can confirm that I encountered this today. It was with a VM that had >> been running for several days. I've encountered the same error (or one >> similar to it)

Re: [qubes-users] QVM Manager restart fails periodically

2016-10-04 Thread Jeremy Rand
cubit: > 4. Oct 2016 12:31 by a...@qubes-os.org: > >> Thanks for the report. Tracking: >> >> https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/2362 >> > > > > > Some unscientific testing. > > > > > Trying a restart after 15 minutes of not doing a restart and the function > works as expected

Re: [qubes-users] Re: I can't disable ipv6 on Debian Template

2016-10-02 Thread Jeremy Rand
nishiwak...@gmail.com: > Uh ok, this ipv6 listening on my template set me in full paranoid mode. I > have found disappointing to see ipv6 wasn't disabled on Debian template, but > yea sorry, I went completely mad & full retard mode about Qubes on the rest. > > I thought I was betrayed. I have

Re: [qubes-users] Re: I can't disable ipv6 on Debian Template

2016-10-01 Thread Jeremy Rand
nishiwak...@gmail.com: > I won't wait another week with my HDD disabled by this OS. I'm trying to figure out if this is a veiled threat of some kind...? FWIW, I've booted from USB drives while Qubes was installed internally before. I'm under the impression that lots of people here have done so.

Re: [qubes-users] sys-firewall no longer works after creating new Net VM

2016-09-30 Thread Jeremy Rand
neilhard...@gmail.com: > I created a new Net VM, in order to use Debian, and it works fine. > > But now I want to revert back to sys-net. > > The problem is that my sys-firewall no longer works. > > How do I get sys-firewall to work again? > > It starts up fine, but simply doesn't work. Other

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes Windows Tools

2016-09-29 Thread Jeremy Rand
entr0py: > > You're too modest. You make people's heads explode with your mastery of > complex subjects - for fun! Well, my head did kind of explode from reading those highly entertaining highlights, but I think your explanation only is valid if "mastery" is a signed variable. > Just including

Re: [qubes-users] Available memory

2016-09-28 Thread Jeremy Rand
York Keyser: > Hi group, > > I have a short, maybe stupid question, where or how can I see the > available memory. Not the memory of each VM I need to know how much > memory is availably global wide. (Short-term and Long-term memory) > > Regards York Last I heard, there isn't an easy way to see

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes Windows Tools

2016-09-28 Thread Jeremy Rand
Achim Patzner: > Am 28.09.2016 um 10:06 schrieb Drew White: >> On Wednesday, 28 September 2016 17:47:01 UTC+10, Foppe de Haan wrote: >>> On Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:20:29 AM UTC+2, Drew White wrote: Why does QWT require TESTSIGNING to be turned on? Is that because Win7

Re: [qubes-users] "Carrying forward" a DMA attack..?

2016-09-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
raahe...@gmail.com: > On Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 5:11:27 PM UTC-4, Jeremy Rand wrote: >> raahe...@gmail.com: >>> or just only allow https in the vm firewall settings. >> >> I assume you mean whitelisting TCP port 443? If so, be aware that while >> t

Re: [qubes-users] Re: I can't disable ipv6 on Debian Template

2016-09-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
johnyju...@sigaint.org: >> The "listening" services are less of a concern, since the firewall >> wouldn't permit any incoming connections to be passed through to start >> with. It's the "phone home" style services, like time sync, Samba name >> lookups on microsoft servers, and such, that are

Re: [qubes-users] "Carrying forward" a DMA attack..?

2016-09-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
raahe...@gmail.com: > or just only allow https in the vm firewall settings. I assume you mean whitelisting TCP port 443? If so, be aware that while this will stop most non-HTTPS traffic, there is nothing that prevents other protocols from using port 443. It's a fairly well-known attack on Tor's

Re: [qubes-users] backup

2016-09-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
'Gabriel' via qubes-users: > Hi fellows, > > I started using qubes a while ago and I have a question concerning backups. > What I want is a complete backup to a dedicated external USB HDD. I > understand to achieve this all the VMs must be shut down. > Therefore when I plugged in the HDD I

Re: [qubes-users] Does anyone use a dedicated Tor router box..?

2016-09-09 Thread Jeremy Rand
still maintained, but yes, it has been thought of. Also, I think SecureDrop uses 4 physical machines, 1 of which runs Tor and another of which runs the hidden service, a 3rd of which is offline completely (I can't remember the purpose of the 4th offhand). So it's fairly similar to a Qubes

Re: [qubes-users] Salt InterVM Configuration explorations and pitfalls in 3.2-rc2

2016-08-30 Thread Jeremy Rand
nekroze.law...@gmail.com: > On Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 12:57:54 PM UTC+10, Jeremy Rand wrote: >> Seems to me that an attack could be constructed where the Tor exit used >> for update downloads feeds sys-whonix an exploit, and from there is able >> to either break out of T

Re: [qubes-users] Salt InterVM Configuration explorations and pitfalls in 3.2-rc2

2016-08-29 Thread Jeremy Rand
d, this is a fairly lousy attack as attacks go, but isn't the entire point of Whonix that nothing is supposed to run inside the Whonix gateway except Tor? Cheers, -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscri

[qubes-users] Multiple monitors partially broken in Debian and Whonix AppVM's

2016-08-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
ce my main display is much higher resolution than the external display, the result is that the presentation appears zoomed in, with much of the border cut off. Note that I'm using the jessie-backports version of LibreOffice in my Debian/Whonix VM's. Any idea what might be causing this? Cheers, -J

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes VM compromised? - Follow up

2016-08-26 Thread Jeremy Rand
m misunderstanding what you're doing.) Cheers, -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To

Re: [qubes-users] Unnecessary things in dom0/templates?

2016-08-26 Thread Jeremy Rand
lots of things that aren't network-related. I'm under the impression that OpenSSL is used for the Qubes backup/restore system. A Qubes devloper would be able to answer with more certainty. -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-u

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Fedora 23 template not updating - with a blank screen

2016-08-22 Thread Jeremy Rand
t for me. Might have been a server issue on Fedora's end. -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...

Re: [qubes-users] USB Root Drive Corruption

2016-08-19 Thread Jeremy Rand
ost. Might I ask whether your external USB drive was USB2 or USB3, whether it was an HDD or SSD, and whether it used RAID0? Cheers, -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group a

Re: [qubes-users] USB Root Drive Corruption

2016-08-17 Thread Jeremy Rand
tering either was fixed between 3.1 and 3.2rc1 (and didn't seem to exist in 3.0rc1), or is in some way unique to your setup. Maybe a hardware issue? Cheers, -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group a

Re: [qubes-users] Question about Whonix / Tor Browser / exploits

2016-08-02 Thread Jeremy Rand
s closed. This would, presumably, mitigate persistent malware placed via Firefox exploits, but won't help against malware that combines a Firefox exploit with a Xen exploit. It still seems like an improvement against the default configuration. Cheers, -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because y

Re: [qubes-users] MicroSD assigned to dom0 and not to sys-usb

2016-08-02 Thread Jeremy Rand
Is my intuition on this corect? Of course, using a separate VM means increased RAM usage, which may or may not be worth it. Cheers, -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group

Re: [qubes-users] Re: [qubes-devel] Window border colors

2016-07-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
Marek Marczykowski-Górecki: > On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:53:00AM +0000, Jeremy Rand wrote: >> 45in10+d44wd6z0yzqcg via qubes-users: >>> The proposed workaround solved part of the issue, however I'm still facing >>> issues with application windows that are not

Re: [qubes-users] Re: [qubes-devel] Window border colors

2016-07-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
45in10+d44wd6z0yzqcg via qubes-users: > The proposed workaround solved part of the issue, however I'm still facing > issues with application windows that are not displayed as outlined on my > previous comment: > > Since this update every time a command is launched, when the respective AppVM >

Re: [qubes-users] Re: [qubes-devel] Window border colors

2016-07-26 Thread Jeremy Rand
Marek Marczykowski-Górecki: > On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 04:32:24AM +0000, Jeremy Rand wrote: >> Marek Marczykowski-Górecki: >>> On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 03:11:33PM -0700, Andrew David Wong wrote: >>>> On 2016-07-26 14:52, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote: >>>&g

Re: [qubes-users] Re: [qubes-devel] Window border colors

2016-07-26 Thread Jeremy Rand
23 TemplateVM. _QUBES_LABEL is 8. _KDE_NET_WM_COLOR_SCHEME is "/home/jeremy/.local/share/qubes-kde/black.colors". _QUBES_LABEL_COLOR does not show up in the xprop output at all. Hope this helps in diagnosing. Cheers, -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because you a

Re: [qubes-users] Can't Boot From Win10 Retail USB

2016-07-18 Thread Jeremy Rand
ses being able to test software I write on the latest OS release is a higher priority, so it's doing its job just fine. -Jeremy Rand -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving e

Re: [qubes-users] Sending a directory to a DispVM?

2016-07-18 Thread Jeremy Rand
Andrew David Wong: > On 2016-07-18 01:27, Jeremy Rand wrote: >> Hello, > >> Might there be any plans to allow sending a directory to a DispVM? Right >> now in Qubes 3.2 rc1, attempting to do so from the file manager GUI in a >> Fedora 23 template yields this e

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Unable to install 3.2-rc1 on Thinkpad T450s

2016-06-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On 06/27/2016 04:45 AM, 41zxmg+5qvzr7o3u2us via qubes-users wrote: > Jeremy, > > You are awesome, that does work indeed. The tutorial is a bit > unclear, but when I add this as two separate lines it works > smoothly :) > > > Many thanks :) Glad

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Unable to install 3.2-rc1 on Thinkpad T450s

2016-06-27 Thread Jeremy Rand
I'm totally okay with the fact that I lost a few hours debugging this (I'm using a release candidate, after all), but I imagine some users might find this frustrating. Cheers, - -Jeremy Rand -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG v2 iQIcBAEBCAAGBQJXcPKfAAoJEAHN/EbZ1y06N9YP/2TR/IejUyrsGLvVWesJaK1m