Re: [qubes-users] Can't access flash drive

2021-01-18 Thread Steve Coleman
On Mon, Jan 18, 2021 at 11:42 AM 'awokd' via qubes-users < qubes-users@googlegroups.com> wrote: > Shawn Creighton: > > > > I have a Sandisk Cruzer 8GB flash drive I've had for a few years, when I > > plug it in to Qubes it shows up in the available devices but when I > connect > > it to any appvm

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes not reading flash drive

2021-01-17 Thread Steve Coleman
I have several Sandisk Ultra_Fit 32Gb which refuse to even be seen by my sys-usb (fedora-32 based template) but works just fine passing the device if I were to use dom0, which obviously I don't like to do but the devices are useless otherwise. Are you using a sys-usb vm with its own controller?

Re: [qubes-users] How do you think about the clipboard inter-VMs

2021-01-06 Thread Steve Coleman
On Tue, Jan 5, 2021, 11:04 PM pillule wrote: > > Hello, > > I wonder how do you manage your computing life with the problem of > the clipboard / file sharing. > > > > I guess most of us cheats theses rules sometimes ; > if one deploys post-installation scripts in dom0, > or takes notes in a

Re: [qubes-users] Re: qvm-run multimedia nautilus nothing happens

2020-12-25 Thread Steve Coleman
On Tue, Dec 22, 2020, 5:12 AM Franz <169...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > No, checking again if I put multimedia dependent from another template >> > works, so the problem is the template. >> > >> > Last thing I did with the template was install a custom disposable VM >> > connected with the template.

Re: [qubes-users] Are "smart" monitors/TVs a security issue?

2020-11-27 Thread Steve Coleman
On Fri, Nov 27, 2020, 6:01 PM Alex Smirnoff wrote: > Assuming poor software quality of typical TV firmware and codecs, DVB > should be pretty easy exploitable. However, I doubt a compromised TV could > do serious harm to your computer via HDMI. Speaking on your demo.. there is > a lot of factors

Re: [qubes-users] Are "smart" monitors/TVs a security issue?

2020-11-27 Thread Steve Coleman
Without a Nation State being involved, the most likely threat would come from a permiscuous WiFi in the TV auto-connecting to any open networks in your area. If you are sure that is not the case then it should be 'safe enough' for most people. Side channel attacks take tools, skills, and physical

Re: [qubes-users] Xfburn not seeing usb

2020-11-24 Thread Steve Coleman
You may need to run the software in the VM which contains the physical hardware (e.g. the USB controller}. Passing a memory device generally works but when you need special access to the physical hardware such as burning a DVD then this pass-through method may not work correctly. If your USB

Re: [qubes-users] HCA reports - some advice please

2020-11-23 Thread Steve Coleman
On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 2:31 PM Andrew David Wong wrote: > On 11/23/20 10:06 AM, Steve Coleman wrote: > > On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 9:33 AM Andrew David Wong > wrote: > > > I have a question about the HCL process and page display that I have been > > wondering about. &g

Re: [qubes-users] HCA reports - some advice please

2020-11-23 Thread Steve Coleman
On Mon, Nov 23, 2020 at 9:33 AM Andrew David Wong wrote: > > If you can fix them first, that would be a great help! I think it would > make things easier for our HCL maintainer. :) > > Usually, it's just the model number for that product, e.g., "FX-8320" is > short for "AMD FX(tm)-8320

Re: [qubes-users] Automatic updating of extra RPMs from add-on repos in Fedora template-based VMs?

2020-11-15 Thread Steve Coleman
On Sun, Nov 15, 2020 at 1:36 PM Matt McCutchen wrote: > > I have a bunch of VMs based on one Fedora TemplateVM. In most cases, > I'm willing to install any Fedora package needed by any of the VMs in > the TemplateVM. However, due to security concerns, I have one VM that > runs Zoom, one that

Re: [qubes-users] unable to start gnome-terminal or terminal on fedora-32 template

2020-11-15 Thread Steve Coleman
On Sun, Nov 15, 2020 at 2:49 AM Franz <169...@gmail.com> wrote: > > qvm-run -a fedora-32 gnome-terminal > fedora-32: command failed with code: 1 > > Try adding the -p option so you can see any error message coming from that command on the other side. Whatever comes back will give you a clue as to

Re: [Qubes OS Community Forum] [Mailing Lists/qubes-users] [qubes-users] R4.0.4 RC1 Unable to delete or backup certain qubes

2020-11-15 Thread Steve Coleman
On Sat, Nov 14, 2020 at 12:51 PM Mike Keehan via Qubes OS Community Forum < qubes...@discoursemail.com> wrote: > Mike_Keehan > November 14 > > Well, the thin pool is LVM, but if the VM is offline, there should not be > a problem. Guess you'll have

Re: [qubes-users] R4.0.4 RC1 Unable to delete or backup certain qubes

2020-11-14 Thread Steve Coleman
On Sat, Nov 14, 2020, 4:48 AM Mike Keehan wrote: > On 11/14/20 3:29 AM, Steve Coleman wrote: > > I installed R4.0.4 RC1 and have been having some very odd issues with > > just a few of the VM's I restored from backups, thus I have been > > restoring, cloning, testing, and

[qubes-users] R4.0.4 RC1 Unable to delete or backup certain qubes

2020-11-13 Thread Steve Coleman
ssing that these two problems are likely related, but I'm not sure how. I'm guessing there is something wrong with qubesd. I have attached the relevant logs for the delete problem. Any ideas? thanks, Steve Coleman -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

[qubes-users] HCL Dell XPS 8930

2020-11-11 Thread Steve Coleman
at that a while back but didn't have the memory to run so many VM's needed to support that architecture. It should be doable now. thanks, Steve Coleman -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiv

[qubes-users] R4.0.4 RC1 "cannot execute qubesdb-daemon"

2020-11-11 Thread Steve Coleman
I installed R4.0.4 RC1 on a new machine and restored my VM's from a backup. Somewhere along the way, I started getting "cannot execute qubesdb-daemon" errors and could not start some VM's that I had not yet run since the restore process. After a bit of sleuthing, I found that some of the log

Re: [qubes-users] Signal app doesn't start (Fedora)

2020-08-26 Thread Steve Coleman
rotonmail.com> Secure Email. > > ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ > On Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:42 PM, Steve Coleman < > stevenlcolema...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > On Wed, Aug 26, 2020, 5:53 PM Crowphale wrote: > >> Making progress... >> >&

Re: [qubes-users] Signal app doesn't start (Fedora)

2020-08-26 Thread Steve Coleman
; Secure Email. > > ‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐ > On Sunday, August 23, 2020 12:38 AM, Steve Coleman < > stevenlcolema...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > On Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 10:50 PM 'Crowphale' via qubes-users < > qubes-users@googlegroups.com> wrote: >

Re: [qubes-users] Signal app doesn't start (Fedora)

2020-08-22 Thread Steve Coleman
On Sat, Aug 22, 2020 at 10:50 PM 'Crowphale' via qubes-users < qubes-users@googlegroups.com> wrote: > Sorry for stupid question, but how do I start Signal (or any app) from > terminal? Is there some qvm-* command? Or how do I find the Signal binary? > > I have not installed signal but I'll at

Re: [qubes-users] Can’t download large files

2020-08-08 Thread Steve Coleman
On Sat, Aug 8, 2020, 1:50 PM wrote: > Thanks for the reply. The system still prioritizes the tmp file even after > I change the settings and use a usb. Do you know any other command that can > disable the tmp folder? > Strange, I have never had any problem telling firefox where to download

Re: [qubes-users] Can’t download large files

2020-08-07 Thread Steve Coleman
On Fri, Aug 7, 2020, 4:22 PM wrote: > I’m trying to download a 1.6gb file but after it’s complete I get: > > there is not enough room on the disk to save > /tmp/mozilla_user0/fN+pjzFx.part > > I made sure the download was directed to another file after download in > Firefox but it still keeps

Re: [qubes-users] Update templates in parallel

2020-08-02 Thread Steve Coleman
On Sun, Aug 2, 2020, 10:26 PM wrote: > > > On that topic, I'm having huge difficulties making it so starting a qube, > say app-firefox, automatically starts a program, like firefox. I've tried > rc.local but that's pre-boot, before X11. Others have suggested something > related to /etc/config or

Re: [qubes-users] Re: External Fully Encrypted SSD Drive. What do you think?

2020-07-29 Thread Steve Coleman
On Wed, Jul 29, 2020, 2:33 AM Qubes wrote: > On 7/29/20 1:56 AM, ludwig...@gmail.com wrote: > > *What if it saves a spare set of encryption keys somewhere in its flash > for > > the "lawful investigator" to find?* > > > I am not aware of any proof to support this line of thinking. > In the

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Does qubes protect against all firmware viruses ?

2020-06-12 Thread Steve Coleman
On Fri, Jun 12, 2020 at 2:35 PM wrote: > Well that's the problem indeed, knowing if you are clean from firmware > viruses in the first place. But i don't suspect i have firmware viruses and > i have new pc. It takes a lot of time and money and no one would bother to > infect specific user. I am

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Libreoffice Calc windowsize is 1x1 cm ..

2020-05-29 Thread Steve Coleman
I loved the idea of the macros to manage the desktop in general as I would really like to pin Qubes Manager to desktop 1 and not have it start on whatever desktop the person last logged out from. But that is obviously fixable now. I did do a little digging into this LO window size issue just

Re: [qubes-users] QUBES Friendly Version

2020-05-13 Thread Steve Coleman
On Wed, May 13, 2020, 6:35 AM Eva Star wrote: > > >> Personally, I consider systemd both a mistake & a security hazard, >> >> > Can you please share more details about this? Personally, I don't use both > of them, but wan't to know. > You use systems if you use almost any flavor of Linux. The

Re: [qubes-users] What's your flow for new templateVM?

2020-05-11 Thread Steve Coleman
On Mon, May 11, 2020, 10:26 AM 'Ryan Tate' via qubes-users < qubes-users@googlegroups.com> wrote: > I manually maintain this big text list of packages and just use > that to manually update the fresh templateVM to what I > need. There's typically also some non package installs, which I > include

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes better dove tailed for Journalists, and Human Rights Workers.

2020-05-09 Thread Steve Coleman
On Fri, May 8, 2020 at 7:13 PM Catacombs wrote: > A Journalist or a Human Rights investigator, I think are more comfortable > with ease of use, not secure. > There is always a trade-off between security and usability for sure. One trade-off for the non geek users is to enable networking in the

Re: [qubes-users] Anyone here try VMware in place of QUBES?

2020-04-30 Thread Steve Coleman
On Wed, Apr 29, 2020, 11:03 PM Catacombs wrote: > I have used VMware on a Mac. I do not the idea of OS X being the base of > my security, however like they say about a lot of Apple, it just works. > I have to ask why you reject OSX for being the base of your security? Because you can not

Re: [qubes-users] Q: LV (disk) as fake USB stick?

2020-04-21 Thread Steve Coleman
Spoofing the hardware information (e.g. lshw, hdparam, lspci, etc) of a virtual drive is going to be difficult. As an alternative you might want to play with installing it on an actual USB stick and then clone that partition over to your virtual drive. If the software then refuses to run because

Re: [qubes-users] What does ISP see when my computer connects?

2020-04-06 Thread Steve Coleman
On 4/5/20, Catacombs wrote: > And what the ISP sees after I start a Qube? > > How can I see what my MAC is on a receiving website. Documentation suggests > that it would see a spoofed MAC. But that spoofed MAC needs to be > unpredictable and look normal. Nobody but your local router will ever

Re: [qubes-users] Cloning Qubes onto a USB flash drive.

2020-04-06 Thread Steve Coleman
On 4/5/20, Catacombs wrote: > Could the cloned version of Qubes on the USB Flash drive be used on another > hardware to actually run Qubes? Why not simply boot from The Qubes install media and install Qubes onto the USB drive, and then restore your choice of AppVM's from an existing backup of

Re: [qubes-users] Where to find the directory of a attached mobile phone ?

2020-02-28 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2/28/20, A E wrote: > fre. 28. feb. 2020 kl. 21.07 skrev : > >> On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 12:01:04PM -0800, A wrote: >> > I have attached my mobile phone to a VM, but can’t find its directory >> > in the file manager of that VM. >> >> in which way did you attach it? >> do qvm-block or qvm-usb

Re: [qubes-users] SSD and safety.

2020-02-26 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2/26/20, ggg...@gmail.com wrote: > I discovered there is no program to clear an SSD. If you are using an Opal 2 compliant SSD and had created an encrypted range before formatting your partition then all that data disappears instantly when you reset the SSD. The one requirement is the SSD

Re: [qubes-users] Running sshd on an AppVM

2020-02-24 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2/24/20, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: > On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 10:03:26AM +0100, dhorf-hfref.4a288...@hashmail.org > wrote: >>On Mon, Feb 17, 2020 at 08:59:18AM +, tetrahedra via qubes-users >> wrote: >>> like only debian's `apt-search` will search the binary names, fedora's >>> `dnf

Re: Re: [qubes-users] Scary Systemd Security Report

2020-02-15 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-02-12 01:09, ronp...@riseup.net wrote: APL external email warning: Verify sender qubes-users+bncbci3h2v54mhrbjnnr3zakgqe4jht...@googlegroups.com before clicking links or attachments On 2020-02-11 11:39, unman wrote: On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 01:34:15AM -0800, ronp...@riseup.net wrote:

Re: [qubes-users] Trouble Accessing Network Manage

2020-02-07 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-02-07 02:43, 'e.sparks15' via qubes-users wrote: *APL external email warning: *Verify sender qubes-users+bncbcy5z3pfy4frbqfk6tyqkgqewhij...@googlegroups.com before clicking links or attachments Hello! I am having trouble anonymizing my MAC address -- the documentation says that I

Re: Re: [qubes-users] How to use the USB modem HUAWEI E3372h to connect to the internet in Qubes OS 4.0.3 ?

2020-02-05 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-02-04 16:00, M E wrote: *APL external email warning: *Verify sender qubes-users+bncbdzmb4gysmcbbf5x47yqkgqetesd...@googlegroups.com before clicking links or attachments tir. 4. feb. 2020 kl. 20.15 skrev M E >: tir. 4. feb. 2020 kl. 00.26 skrev Frank

Re: [qubes-users] How to open a text editor in qubes after installation when sys-firewall configuration failed ?

2020-01-28 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-28 14:59, M wrote: How can I open a text editor in Qubes to view logs and edit xen.cfg file ? You can usually count on vi being on any linux distribution > sudo vi /boot/efi/EFI/wubes/xen.cfg And I can’t get internet access from the pc as sys-firewall failed. To trouble shoot

Re: [qubes-users] "Qubes Domains": Add tools/commands to the tray icon (for DVM)

2020-01-23 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-23 09:42, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: Major Lazor: Am 23.01.20 um 15:26 schrieb 'awokd' via qubes-users: Major Lazor: Is it possible to add tools or commands to the tray icon "Qubes Domains" ? Its not exactly the same thing as adding a permanent menu for dispVm's but I have

Re: Re: [qubes-users] Re: Write-error on swap-device after having a full storage

2020-01-23 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-23 04:08, Vít Šesták wrote: *APL external email warning: *Verify sender qubes-users+bncbct5hvg33eerbeofuxyqkgqeaao4...@googlegroups.com before clicking links or attachments Thank you! This has allowed me to mount the volume to a DVM, which has allowed me to fix the issue. Just

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Write-error on swap-device after having a full storage

2020-01-22 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-22 12:22, Vít Šesták wrote: *APL external email warning: *Verify sender qubes-users+bncbct5hvg33eerbs4julyqkgqezk4s...@googlegroups.com before clicking links or attachments I have tried to debug it further. Unfortunately, I am unable to attach the VM's drive to a DVM: $

Re: Re: [qubes-users] Open several files in THE SAME dispVM

2020-01-21 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-21 05:38, Major Lazor wrote: APL external email warning: Verify sender r.wiesb...@web.de before clicking links or attachments Thank you for your ideas. From my understanding all your ideas that would mean to open a Terminal and run ./script.sh a.ext b.ext c.ext d.ext typing this

Re: [qubes-users] Open several files in THE SAME dispVM

2020-01-17 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-17 11:40, r.wiesb...@web.de wrote: Hey, Is there a way to open a bunch of files in the same dispVM ? Yes, I can copy/move those files and open them in the dispVM, that is what I do right now - but it would be nice if there was a simpler way to do so. You could write a set of

Re:[qubes-users] Xen Orchestra installation on Qubes-OS possible?

2020-01-13 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-13 09:50, n1ete wrote: I recently played with xcp-ng in my lab and discovered the "Xen Orchestra Unified Appliance". its an xen-ready vm to manage and orchestrate xcp-ng backends. is it possible to deploy the disk image on qubes aswell? this would be realy great, since i dont

Re: [qubes-users] Renesas uPD720202 uPD720201 usb controllers

2020-01-10 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-09 09:27, David Hobach wrote: I can confirm the issue for that chipset. Maybe the firmware loading fails, because it's not shipped with the kernel? I don't know... Ah... https://www.startpage.com/do/dsearch?query=uPD720202+firmware -->

Re: [qubes-users] Are there any security benefits of setting up standalonevm instead of appvm?

2020-01-08 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-08 12:30, Vasiliy wrote: Are there any security benefits of setting up standalonevm instead of appvm? 1. Thunderbird and other communication tools sometimes can be compromised and malicious code can affect all programs installed. I am scared that even if I don't use a program in

[qubes-users] Renesas uPD720202 uPD720201 usb controllers

2020-01-07 Thread Steve Coleman
A number of months ago I was happily backing up my system at home using my sys-usb with a dedicated USB controller that worked right out of the box. I didn't need any drivers or anything special. It just worked. Then something happened, likely during an update, which could be like 6 months

Re: [qubes-users] deb or rpm for download and installation?

2020-01-07 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2020-01-07 16:43, M wrote: Then, how to install for example Libreoffice ? Assuming this is fedora rpm based Template/VM: Start the software template VM that your AppVM is based on, and then at the command prompt type: > sudo dnf install libreoffice ...answer "y" at the prompt to

Re: [qubes-users] Troubleshooting Qubes graphical slowness

2019-12-30 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-12-30 11:28, Steve Coleman wrote: On 2019-12-29 23:32, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 01:44:28PM +, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: tetrahedra via qubes-users: On Fri, Dec 27, 2019 at 09:57:16AM +0100, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: Unfortunately I

Re: [qubes-users] Troubleshooting Qubes graphical slowness

2019-12-30 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-12-29 23:32, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: On Sun, Dec 29, 2019 at 01:44:28PM +, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: tetrahedra via qubes-users: On Fri, Dec 27, 2019 at 09:57:16AM +0100, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: Unfortunately I need to get work done so have to reboot to

Re: [qubes-users] AppVMs start but zero of the apps are starting? (with logs)

2019-12-19 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-12-18 18:47, Stumpy wrote: On 2019-12-19 01:16, Stumpy wrote: On 2019-12-18 19:08, Steve Coleman wrote: On 2019-12-18 07:57, Stumpy wrote: Last night I noticed that I was not able to start an appvm via dom0 (qvm-run appvm programname) so then tried to start another app in another

Re: [qubes-users] AppVMs start but zero of the apps are starting?

2019-12-18 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-12-18 07:57, Stumpy wrote: Last night I noticed that I was not able to start an appvm via dom0 (qvm-run appvm programname) so then tried to start another app in another appvm, nothing. I had a bunch of things open still from earlier in the afternoon so figured I needed to reboot, did,

Re: [qubes-users] unsupported hardware detected with the installation of qubes 4.0.1, and 4.0.2-rc2

2019-12-10 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-12-10 10:26, rickey wrote: Good morning Everyone, I have installed previously Qubes 3.2.1 on a Dell small form factor desktop pc, and lenovo x120e, and I was able to use them. When I tried to install the Qubes versions mentioned above on the same hardware, it is showing the message

Re: [qubes-users] Shutting down a VM when applications close

2019-11-27 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-11-27 07:52, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: DispVMs shut down automatically when the launched application closes. Is it possible to enable this for certain applications in certain AppVMs as well? For example I may not want my "resource-heavy-apps-vm" to keep running after

Re: [qubes-users] Lenovo Precision 7540 available without vPro OR with Intel ME Disabled

2019-11-26 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-11-26 16:05, Lambda wrote: Lenovo's 2019 laptop is currently on sale and their CPU selection[1] includes: - i7-9750H: no vPro, No Out-of-Band Systems Management - i7-9850H: vPro, Intel ME Disabled Strangely enough in Europe[2] they list it as: - i7-9750H: no vPro, No Out-of-Band Systems

Re: [qubes-users] Days since last backup

2019-11-22 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-11-22 04:41, Bernhard wrote: > However, I am stuck on how to determine how many days it has actually been since the last backup. >>> >>> What you are looking for is this command: >>> >>> qvm-prefs --get $vm backup_timestamp > > Nice. In case of a "manual backup", can you also set the

Re: [qubes-users] Days since last backup

2019-11-21 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-11-20 22:12, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: > The built-in Qubes backup functionality is great but it's very easy to > forget to run a backup and end up going days (or weeks, or months...) > without it. > > However, I am stuck on how to determine how many days it has actually > been

Re: [qubes-users] QSB #053: TSX Asynchronous Abort speculative side channel (XSA-305)

2019-11-15 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-11-15 05:28, Chris Laprise wrote: On 11/15/19 3:01 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: On 2019-11-14 8:50 AM, Chris Laprise wrote: One of the packages came down with an incorrect signature: *** ERROR while receiving updates: Error while verifing kernel-4.19.82-1.pvops.qubes.x86_64.rpm

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes OS 4.0.2-rc2 has been released!

2019-11-05 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-11-04 22:12, Andrew David Wong wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 2019-11-04 6:05 AM, Anac wrote: Hi all, Is it just me or does the iso really not fit onto a regular DVD? I tried several burn programs - same result. The 4.8 GB iso doesn't fit onto a 4.7 GB DVD.

Re: [qubes-users] Dell Optiplex 7060 Mini - Qubes 4.0.2-rc1

2019-10-23 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-10-22 16:58, Peter wrote: I've installed qubes on a dell desktop that has no PS2 support, and only one USB controller.  So it uses a USB keyboard & mouse.  During installation I saw no prompt for creating a sys-usb, which I understand is the default when you boot with a USB keyboard.

Re: [qubes-users] Anyone tried Anbox ('Android in a box') under Qubes

2019-10-16 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-10-16 11:57, Jin-oh Kang wrote: Sorry I might be out of touch, but can't you just install Android directly on your HVM without a container? Anbox is meant to run Android *without* a hypervisor like Xen which is the whole point of using Qubes. Anbox does allow you to run Android under

Re: [qubes-users] Does installing things with sudo affect my template and therefore all VMs that use this template?

2019-10-11 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-10-11 14:16, Guerlan wrote: The root folder is shared, only the /home is unique for each VM. Does that mean that is I instal anything with sudo in one VM, it will affect the template and therefore all other VMs? When you install software in /usr or /opt in the template VM it will be

[qubes-users] fyi - System76 Will Ship 2 Linux Laptops w Coreboot

2019-10-10 Thread Steve Coleman
No need to even install your own coreboot, and risk bricking your brand new system. 1) Galago Pro is apparently already on the Qubes HCL 2) Darter Pro - not yet on the HCL Currently on preorder, so I doubt anyone has tried this one with Qubes yet (32 GB DDR4, Intel UHD Graphics,

Re: [qubes-users] Easiest way to redirect USB to a VM?

2019-10-08 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-10-08 17:35, Guerlan wrote: On Ubuntu it always worked out of th ebox,I only had to choose the rigth USB option in Android. How can I install things in dom0? Is it posible? To search what is available: dom0$ sudo qubes-dom0-update --action=search then: dom0$ sudo

Re: [qubes-users] Easiest way to redirect USB to a VM?

2019-10-08 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-10-08 16:44, Guerlan wrote: I tried that too, but when I run qvm-usb I get an empty list of usb devices. Running lsusb obviously gives me a lot of usb devices (on dom0). So I thought sys-usb is needed for USB to work. What am I doing wrong? I think the trick is to: 1) Make sure your

Re: [qubes-users] Making a DispVM permanent

2019-09-23 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-09-21 07:27, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: Is there a way to turn currently-running DispVM instance into a regular permanent AppVM, which I can delete later? I'm not sure it this helps or not, but you could try pausing the dispvm and restart it when you need it. I don't know

Re: [qubes-users] sys-net

2019-09-18 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-09-18 08:43, unman wrote: On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 02:04:53PM +0200, haaber wrote: today I had a look in logs of my router, and discovered that it logs my qubes machine as "sys-net". I did not change anything in my "out-of-the-box" sys-net, so I presume that the observed behaviour is

Re: [qubes-users] HCL - Purism Librem 15 v3 w/ TPM module

2019-09-16 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-09-15 02:38, Jeff Warner wrote: I am brand new to QubesOS and hope to be able to update this entry over time. I'm happy to start with this HCL report. The prospects look quite promising. Welcome to Qubes! Let us know if you have any questions -- You received this message because you

Re: [qubes-users] No network

2019-09-16 Thread Steve Coleman
On 2019-09-15 12:45, kegd...@gmail.com wrote: Networking is enabled by state file, and WiFi enabled by radio killswitch; enabled by state file. It se es no network ando manually adding a WiFi does not connect. Sys-net networkmanager[520] has a new ethernet device detected (vif2.0) but network

Re: [qubes-users] best and less expensive Lenovo think pad

2019-08-13 Thread Steve Coleman
On 8/13/19 6:28 AM, 799 wrote: Hello <27casanov...@gmail.com > schrieb am Di., https://github.com/one7two99/my-qubes/blob/master/docs/coreboot/README.md Let me know if you need any help. I do have a few questions for anyone experienced with the x230 Q1:

Re: [qubes-users] Receive-only email VM

2019-08-07 Thread Steve Coleman
On 8/2/19 1:24 PM, reddit@vfemail.net wrote: In Qubes, is it possible to set up a VM that can receive email, but not send information out, via email or otherwise? The motivation is: Many online accounts rely on an email address to reset passwords. However, the VM that handles inbound

Re: [qubes-users] Can't sudo in unman's qubes.3isec.org Ubuntu-14.04 template

2019-07-12 Thread Steve Coleman
On 7/11/19 9:36 PM, list.w...@gmail.com wrote: On Wednesday, 10 July 2019 17:13:42 UTC, steve.coleman wrote: On 7/10/19 2:02 AM, wrote: On Tuesday, 9 July 2019 12:31:23 UTC, steve.coleman wrote: On 7/9/19 7:25 AM, wrote: Hi, I installed a Ubuntu-14.04 minimal template from

Re: [qubes-users] Can't sudo in unman's qubes.3isec.org Ubuntu-14.04 template

2019-07-10 Thread Steve Coleman
On 7/10/19 2:02 AM, list.w...@gmail.com wrote: On Tuesday, 9 July 2019 12:31:23 UTC, steve.coleman wrote: On 7/9/19 7:25 AM, wrote: Hi, I installed a Ubuntu-14.04 minimal template from qubes.3isec.org using $ sudo dnf install qubes-template-stretch-minimal-4.0.1-201812230252.noarch.rpm and

Re: [qubes-users] Can't sudo in unman's qubes.3isec.org Ubuntu-14.04 template

2019-07-09 Thread Steve Coleman
On 7/9/19 7:25 AM, list.w...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I installed a Ubuntu-14.04 minimal template from qubes.3isec.org using $ sudo dnf install qubes-template-stretch-minimal-4.0.1-201812230252.noarch.rpm and that works 'fabelhaft' (German for 'fabulously' :), but inside the running template I'm

Re: VS: [qubes-users] Re: Update: HCL - LENOVO Thinkpad P51 (20hjs0bx00) for R4.0

2019-07-02 Thread Steve Coleman
On 7/1/19 5:09 AM, Michael Andersson wrote: I am almost certainly about to buy https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B075TH6GBT/ , a ThinkPad P51 with an i7-7820HQ -- just like your machine above. I have been wanting a second Qubes system for home use, so I took a look at this laptop and

Re: [qubes-users] Quick question please, need help!

2019-07-02 Thread Steve Coleman
On 6/21/19 6:37 PM, ljul8...@gmail.com wrote: I was told that if dom0 gets infected, everything in the laptop can be found and read. While this is a true statement, you then have to think about exactly what it would take for someone to do this given the Qubes logical architecture and the

Re: [qubes-users] Full proper backup of Dom0 possible?

2019-06-11 Thread Steve Coleman
On 6/10/19 4:04 PM, Otto Kratik wrote: For both Template and AppVM's it's easy enough to backup and restore the entire thing as needed using the built-in tools from Qubes Manager, Qmenu or command line. Anything goes wrong, just restore a backup. But for dom0, all that seems to get backed up

Re: [qubes-users] Domain [*] has failed to start: Cannot execute qubesdb-daemon

2019-06-03 Thread Steve Coleman
On 6/3/19 2:17 PM, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: Steve Coleman wrote on 6/3/19 5:11 PM: So, it appears that just having that specific VM name will somehow prevent it from ever running. When the AppVM has any other name then it seems to work just fine. I just can't name any VM with the same

Re: [qubes-users] Domain [*] has failed to start: Cannot execute qubesdb-daemon

2019-06-03 Thread Steve Coleman
On 5/31/19 3:48 PM, Steve Coleman wrote: After doing a reinstall and restore from backup of my Qubes 4.0 system, I have a number of AppVM's that do not want to start for some unknown reason. The frustrating thing is there are no AppVM or dom0 logs that give me any clue as to where to start

[qubes-users] Domain [*] has failed to start: Cannot execute qubesdb-daemon

2019-05-31 Thread Steve Coleman
After doing a reinstall and restore from backup of my Qubes 4.0 system, I have a number of AppVM's that do not want to start for some unknown reason. The frustrating thing is there are no AppVM or dom0 logs that give me any clue as to where to start chasing down the problem. I have grep'ed all

Re: [qubes-users] Installing: Missing features: IOMMU/VT-d/AMD-Vi, Interrupt Remapping

2019-01-02 Thread Steve Coleman
On 1/2/19 11:41 AM, LefC wrote: Τη Τετάρτη, 2 Ιανουαρίου 2019 - 5:06:31 μ.μ. UTC+2, ο χρήστης steve.coleman έγραψε: On 1/2/19 9:12 AM, LefC wrote: Hi, i'm trying to install Qubes for the first time, i am a total newb but eager to learn more about this interesting OS. So i attempted an

Re: [qubes-users] Installing: Missing features: IOMMU/VT-d/AMD-Vi, Interrupt Remapping

2019-01-02 Thread Steve Coleman
On 1/2/19 9:12 AM, LefC wrote: Hi, i'm trying to install Qubes for the first time, i am a total newb but eager to learn more about this interesting OS. So i attempted an installation to my old wiped laptop and got this message Missing features: IOMMU/VT-d/AMD-Vi, Interrupt Remapping And the

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

2018-12-20 Thread Steve Coleman
On 12/19/18 6:39 PM, Andrew David Wong wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 12/19/18 4:34 AM, qubes-...@tutanota.com wrote: Hi, I updated the dom0 and after I tried to update the Fed-28 template. I get following error: [user@fedora-28 ~]$ sudo dnf update Last metadata

Re: [qubes-users] Q4 qube-manager broke after dom0 software update yesterday (resolved)

2018-12-10 Thread Steve Coleman
On 12/6/18 1:11 PM, Steve Coleman wrote: On 12/6/18 11:38 AM, donoban wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On 12/4/18 8:07 PM, Steve Coleman wrote: I was away for a week and dutifully did all my software updates upon returning. After updating Dom0 the qube-manager

Re: [qubes-users] Q4 qube-manager broke after dom0 software update yesterday

2018-12-06 Thread Steve Coleman
On 12/6/18 11:38 AM, donoban wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On 12/4/18 8:07 PM, Steve Coleman wrote: I was away for a week and dutifully did all my software updates upon returning. After updating Dom0 the qube-manager that was running started having problems, so I

[qubes-users] Q4 qube-manager broke after dom0 software update yesterday

2018-12-04 Thread Steve Coleman
I was away for a week and dutifully did all my software updates upon returning. After updating Dom0 the qube-manager that was running started having problems, so I restarted it, but it then refused to run. RuntimeError: the PyQt4.QtCore and PyQt5.QtCore modules both wrap the QtObject class

Re: [qubes-users] Q4.0 qvm-prefs kernel property vs the installed/latest kernel

2018-12-04 Thread Steve Coleman
On 11/22/18 8:00 PM, unman wrote: On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 01:03:43PM -0500, Steve Coleman wrote: I have two up to date fedora-26 templates, that have long since been upgraded to fc28, that are both apparently 'stuck' at kernel version 4.14.74-1. I apparently can not set either template

Re: [qubes-users] How can I remove the GUI when booting qubes

2018-11-20 Thread Steve Coleman
On 11/20/18 3:25 PM, pieter lems wrote: It doesn't seem to work unfortunately, it does display more information tho. Once Xen finishes booting then the OS itself needs to boot, and that grub boot entry probably needs the same 'quiet' key word removed. I believe this grub file is generated

[qubes-users] Q4.0 qvm-prefs kernel property vs the installed/latest kernel

2018-11-20 Thread Steve Coleman
I have two up to date fedora-26 templates, that have long since been upgraded to fc28, that are both apparently 'stuck' at kernel version 4.14.74-1. I apparently can not set either template to a newer kernel. There are a lot of customizations involved so I am hoping not to have to go back to

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes menu failing. Come on guys

2018-11-09 Thread Steve Coleman
On 11/8/18 7:45 AM, unman wrote: On Wed, Nov 07, 2018 at 08:14:23PM -0800, Ryan Tate wrote: The latest is everything above and below the VMs is gone from the Qubes menu. The bottom of the menu where I'd go to shut down just says "No applications found." The top where I would go to find

Re: [qubes-users] how to switch Background Dom0 Qubes 4.0

2018-10-15 Thread Steve Coleman
On 10/15/18 6:45 PM, English USA wrote: how can I change the screen background of the official Qubes OS 4.? Right click on the desktop and from the menu select "Desktop Settings" Please help me, I am new to the IT world. maybe someone knows how to copy in Qubes 4 directly to Dom0 or connect

[qubes-users] Qubes 4.0 on high(er) end workstations?

2018-10-15 Thread Steve Coleman
I had attempted to upgrade my HP machine at home to R4.0 a while back and ran into a VT-d related message about reassignable interrupts not being found, yet I do have the VT-d enabled in bios. I never had any indication while running R3.2, or before, that there was any issue with the VT-d

Re: [qubes-users] Is it possible to install Qubes OS on another Internal Hard Drive partition?

2018-10-09 Thread Steve Coleman
On 10/8/18 4:42 PM, mirtilloaz...@gmail.com wrote: If so, how do you do it? The only reason I can think to do so would be to boot Qubes as an alternative OS, so I am guessing what you need is a multi-boot configuration. You can read about that here: Multibooting Qubes

[qubes-users] Intel ME Manufacturing Mode? (Lenovo)

2018-10-02 Thread Steve Coleman
Not just an Apple problem, as Lenovo was also mentioned in the article. Any Intel box could theoretically come this way. One way to look deep inside ME? Intel ME Manufacturing Mode: obscured dangers and their relationship to Apple MacBook vulnerability CVE-2018-4251

Re: [qubes-users] Can't create Linux HVM

2018-09-04 Thread Steve Coleman
On 09/03/18 22:01, pc revival wrote: Hello all. I have been trying to install a version of Ubuntu Linux called Buscador and can't get past the partitioning utility. I boot the live iso and everything works fine but when I boot the installer I go through the user set up screen fine but the

[qubes-users] Qubes 4.0 qemu device controller mptsas1068 not seen by ReactOS

2018-08-31 Thread Steve Coleman
I saw that a while back a Qubes discussion on qemu's disk controller vs Windows support, which if I recall correctly required a modification to the qemu device being passed to the HVM. It appears that Qubes HVM is currently passing "-device mptsas1068 -id=scsi0" which appears to not be seen by

Re: [qubes-users] Shredding VM images

2018-08-20 Thread Steve Coleman
On 08/20/18 12:49, Chris Laprise wrote: On 08/20/2018 11:34 AM, tierl...@gmail.com wrote: What's the most convenient way to wipe these images? (I'm just talking about individual VM images) To clarify on your first question: Since encryption is protecting the storage pool that contains the

Re: [qubes-users] How do I install this Firewall HVM ?

2018-08-14 Thread Steve Coleman
On 08/14/18 16:43, Who Cares wrote: I´m trying to implement this Kerio-control system. I thought this would have been a nice combo of firewall and VPN. You might want to read up on the Qubes Proxy VPN setup and compare how that works with what KerioControl is expecting for its environment.

Re: [qubes-users] How do I install this Firewall HVM ?

2018-08-14 Thread Steve Coleman
On 08/14/18 13:40, Who Cares wrote: I am using qubes 4.0 and i am trying to install a firewall. Qubes comes with an integrated firewall in the sys-firewall VM. It uses managed iptables which provide the basic rules to protect the system, but also allow you to make adjustments as required

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