Re: [qubes-users] Re: Announcement: New community forum for Qubes OS users!

2020-08-26 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 8/26/20 3:07 AM, 54th Parallel wrote: > the wider point I want to make is that people jump on Chrome OS > simply for being an OS by Google. Well, that is a bit understandable. Google earns almost all their money by selling user data / presenting

Re: [qubes-users] sys-firewall based on debian-10-minimal not recognized

2020-08-25 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 8/22/20 10:10 AM, unman wrote: > To deal with the question here, I use debian minimal templates > extensively, (NOT with qubes-vm-hardening), and have never seen > this issue - neither the unreliable firewall nor the warning > prompts issue. I've

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Announcement: New community forum for Qubes OS users!

2020-08-25 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 8/22/20 5:11 AM, 54th Parallel wrote: > I don't want to get into an argument with you, so all I'll say is > that you should probably read up more on ChromeOS. Here are my thoughts: security is on a spectrum, here are two extremes: a) - -

Re: [qubes-users] Why Fedora?

2020-08-11 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 8/10/20 11:05 AM, Toptin wrote: > I'm currently digging my way through the exceptional good Qubes > documentation. Everything is nicely explained as to why a certain > decision / implementation was made, except for the use of Fedora as > main

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes-OS nature.

2020-07-05 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 7/5/20 5:32 AM, Jason Long wrote: > I just want to use Qubes-OS in general and not use its > Virtualization feature. Is it secure or just secure in > Virtualization? Please always answer to the list so others can follow and contribute to our

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes-OS nature.

2020-07-04 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 7/4/20 2:40 PM, 'Jason Long' via qubes-users wrote: > The Qubes-OS is secure in nature or just secure in Virtualization? > How about the system resourced that it using by default? Could you please explain your question a bit more? Qubes OS is

Re: [qubes-users] Global Dark Theme For Qt (KDE) Based Applications

2020-06-28 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 6/26/20 6:55 AM, Qubes wrote: > As soon as I start 'Qt5 Settings' there is an error message at the > top of the window 'The application is not configured correctly'. - - have you clicked the "Information" button to see what it says? - - have you

Re: [qubes-users] New Qubes User here: Need guidance in safely & securely installing to DomUs/Fedora TemplateVM

2020-06-24 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 6/24/20 8:04 AM, Set Emeraude wrote: > my assumption is that if its closed source, its backdoored by > default That really should be your assumption of all software unless you have written or audited and compiled it yourself. And even then ...

Re: [qubes-users] Global Dark Theme For Qt (KDE) Based Applications

2020-06-23 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 6/23/20 9:47 AM, Qubes wrote: > Would anybody here know how you apply a global dark theme to your > AppVM(s) for Qt (KDE) based applications like Amarok, Krusader, > etc? Install qt5ct and style plugins ... Fedora: sudo dnf install qt5ct

Re: [qubes-users] better solution to configure firewall rules?

2020-06-22 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 6/22/20 9:19 PM, verifiablel...@86.is wrote: > cat ips.txt | while read line; do qvm-firewall appvm-name add > --before 0 accept dsthost=$line; done Thank you! I'll look into qvm-firewall and then write a little script to parse the downloaded

Re: [qubes-users] installing qubes

2020-06-22 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 6/22/20 7:44 PM, 'Jon will' via qubes-users wrote: > I have the OS of my dreams! This is not said nearly often enough! Thanks Qubes Team! /Sven - -- public key: https://www.svensemmler.org/0x8F541FB6.asc fingerprint: D7CA F2DB 658D 89BC 08D6

[qubes-users] better solution to configure firewall rules?

2020-06-22 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Hi, I find myself manually entering the IP ranges from https://api.github.com/meta into the firewall rules of my 'dev' qube. Obviously this is tedious. Is there a better way for me to import the ranges from https://api.github.com/meta or any other

[qubes-users] start torbrowser on anon-dvm fails 1 out of 5-6 times (was: cannot create /tmp/qrexec-rpc-stderr.957: Interrupted system call)

2020-06-21 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 6/21/20 3:51 PM, Sven Semmler wrote: > Attempting to start torbrowser on anon-dvm fails 1 out of 5-6 times > without any message and the disp vm instance keeps running until I > shut it down. This remains an issue and I am looking

[qubes-users] cannot create /tmp/qrexec-rpc-stderr.957: Interrupted system call

2020-06-21 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Since a few days I have an issue with launching torbrowser or updates on my whonix qubes. Attempting to start torbrowser on anon-dvm fails 1 out of 5-6 times without any message and the disp vm instance keeps running until I shut it down. I also

Re: [qubes-users] Upgrading to Fedora 32...

2020-06-16 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 6/16/20 11:34 AM, TheGardner wrote: > You can! I always wait for a news on the Qbs news blog, when they > announce a new template is ready (for download). Then I'll download > and run it beside the old one - changing it on all VMs later VM by >

New Tor Browser behavior (Re: [qubes-users] Upgrading to Fedora 32...)

2020-06-15 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 6/14/20 5:37 PM, Ulrich Windl wrote: > Tor browser 9.5 suggests ".onion available", but when clicking on > it, you end up on a different page. Is that intended? I see the same. If you say yes you get the start page of the Qubes OS website on

Re: [qubes-users] Upgrading to Fedora 32...

2020-06-14 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On 6/14/20 3:30 PM, Andrew Sullivan wrote: > The Software app in my Fedora template on Qubes 4.0.3 tells me that > Fedora 30 has reached EOL and that I should upgrade to Fedora 32. > Should I go ahead and do this, wait until Qubes "tells me to do >

Re: [qubes-users] Question for google groups

2020-06-05 Thread Sven Semmler
On Fri, Jun 05, 2020 at 04:28:59AM -, lymepopsicle via qubes-users wrote: > Can someone help me with the commands for installing Signal in the debian > 10 template vm? It seems like the official documentation from the Qubes > website is outdated, so ideally if someone could update the

Re: [qubes-users] ubuntu template qubes 4.0

2020-05-31 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sun, May 31, 2020 at 09:27:24PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > On Mon, Jun 01, 2020 at 12:50:30AM +0100, unman wrote: > > If anyone's interested, I could provide a quick write-up on how to build > > the focal template.. > > That being said, I would love to read your wri

Re: [qubes-users] ubuntu template qubes 4.0

2020-05-31 Thread Sven Semmler
On Mon, Jun 01, 2020 at 12:50:30AM +0100, unman wrote: > If anyone's interested, I could provide a quick write-up on how to build > the focal template.. Hi unman, after our last conversation I switched all my templates to buster to check if I tricked myself into thinking Ubuntu would somehow be

Re: [qubes-users] qubes-builder / failed dependency for Phython?

2020-05-27 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 01:57:52PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 08:43:48PM +0200, Frédéric Pierret wrote: > > Those corresponds to freshly merged PR of components and notably > > qubes-pdf-converter. The pro

Re: [qubes-users] qubes-builder / failed dependency for Phython?

2020-05-27 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 08:43:48PM +0200, Frédéric Pierret wrote: > Those corresponds to freshly merged PR of components and notably > qubes-pdf-converter. The problem is that we don't have tracking build > for Ubuntu. I suggest you to checkout

Re: [qubes-users] qubes-builder / failed dependency for Phython?

2020-05-27 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 12:26:28PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > echo "pythonver:Depends=python" >> debian/qubes.pdf-converter.substvars > dh_gencontrol > dpkg-gencontrol: warning: Depends field of package qubes-pdf-converter

[qubes-users] qubes-builder / failed dependency for Phython?

2020-05-27 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 I was about to file a qubes-issue when I realized that the issue might not be with the qubes-builder but my Fedora install. I tried going back several commits until the beginning of May and the issue persisted. Since I do a 'git pull' and build

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Errors during downloading metadata for repository 'fedora-modular':

2020-05-27 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, May 27, 2020 at 07:30:29AM -0700, Dave wrote: > The upgrade process for Standalone Fedora-31-work-test worked up until the > end when it complained about disk space. > If necessary, I can add disk space and rerun it, but does this prove

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Errors during downloading metadata for repository 'fedora-modular':

2020-05-26 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 11:54:57PM +, Riverborne wrote: > Looks like a connection; didn't return to my prompt, so I suppose it's > still connected waiting for another instruction? I left the connection as > is until I hear back from you. Yeah,

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Errors during downloading metadata for repository 'fedora-modular':

2020-05-26 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Tue, May 26, 2020 at 04:59:51PM +, Riverborne wrote: > Apparently, it connected, but timed out on mirrors.fedoraproject.org. May I > again ask your advise? It shouldn't be because of my internet connection, > which is pretty good (fiber to

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Errors during downloading metadata for repository 'fedora-modular':

2020-05-25 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 04:47:57PM -0700, Dave wrote: > Using Files: "Copy To Other App VM", tried to copy Home and RW directories > to new template Fedora-31-work, but Permission Denied. > > Can I and How To copy old template folders

Re: [qubes-users] Problems with keyboard

2020-05-25 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 11:54:20AM -0700, drbgw...@gmail.com wrote: > I have been into settings and tried different keyboards etc to no effect. Please post the contents of your /etc/qubes-rpc/policy/qubes.InputKeyboard in dom0 /Sven - -- public

Re: [qubes-users] which OCR software, address database and e-mail program run with the Qubes-OS operating system - welche OCR Software, Adressdatenbank sowie E-Mail- Programm mit dem Betriebssystem Qu

2020-05-24 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 12:08:49AM +0200, Caroline Villinger wrote: > I don't know what to do now because I want to switch to the Qubes OS > operating system soon, that's why I'm asking you! > > Address management: >

Re: [qubes-users] which OCR software, address database and e-mail program run with the Qubes-OS operating system - welche OCR Software, Adressdatenbank sowie E-Mail- Programm mit dem Betriebssystem Qu

2020-05-24 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Sun, May 24, 2020 at 01:23:53PM -0700, Caroline Villinger wrote: > can you please tell me which OCR software, address database and e-mail > program run with the Qubes-OS operating system? Qubes OS is basically the Xen Hypervisor with lots clue

Re: [qubes-users] Microphone Not Recording in Qubes R4 on Purism Librem v4

2020-05-23 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 05:30:06PM +, 'Yiyi50' via qubes-users wrote: > Dom0 picks up the Mic and I can attach it using the UI tool. But no > one can hear me. Please launch the PulseAudio Volume Control in dom0. Check the 'Input Devices' tab.

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes awarded MOSS Mission Partners grant!

2020-05-23 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 09:47:21AM -0700, Foppe de Haan wrote: > Nice, congratulations. to all involved :) +1 - -- public key: https://www.svensemmler.org/0x8F541FB6.asc fingerprint: D7CA F2DB 658D 89BC 08D6 A7AA DA6E 167B 8F54 1FB6 -BEGIN

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes, video thumbnails?

2020-05-14 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 06:07:43PM +0200, 'Correspondent' via qubes-users wrote: > Please tell me how to enable video thumbnails? The answer to this question will depend highly on which OS runs in your used template (e.g. fedora) and which file

Re: [qubes-users] What are the components of Qubes?

2020-05-14 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 08:57:50AM -0700, wirsindei...@gmail.com wrote: > What are the components of Qubes? > Since I'm building a forum Please provide some background about what you are doing and why. Is this meant for a German speaking

Re: [qubes-users] unidentified USB keyboard detected

2020-05-14 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, May 14, 2020 at 01:43:27AM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > Turns out my Acer integrated webcam is somehow recognized as a webcam. ... as a keyboard. ;-) Time to sleep. /Sven -- public key: https://www.svensemmler.org/0x8F541FB6.asc fingerprint: D7CA F2DB 658D 89BC 08D6 A7AA DA6E 1

Re: [qubes-users] unidentified USB keyboard detected

2020-05-14 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 10:15:32PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > Just now I am using my Thinkpad in another place and there are no USB > devices attached (no dongle, nothing else). When I restarted all my > qubes I got the dom0 popup

[qubes-users] unidentified USB keyboard detected

2020-05-13 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 I recently purchased an external keyboard and mouse with one of those wireless USB dongles to connect to my Thinkpad when I work at my desk with the external monitor. In qubes.InputKeyboard I have defined the following: sys-net dom0

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

2020-05-08 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Fri, May 08, 2020 at 04:12:57PM -0700, Catacombs wrote: > It is not my intention to provide a list of things to put in the basic OS > for an Investigator who is not what I would term, a techno geek, nor who > does not want to be. It is to find

Re: [qubes-users] dom0 doesn't fully restore

2020-05-08 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Fri, May 08, 2020 at 02:01:10PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > What get's backed up completely is everything in your home directory. > Have you noticed the extra directory in dom0 after restoring? It > contains everything that was in

Re: [qubes-users] dom0 doesn't fully restore

2020-05-08 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Fri, May 08, 2020 at 04:34:44PM +, Logan wrote: > As a disaster recovery drill, I backed up, wiped my drive, and attempted to > do a full restore on top of a fresh Qubes install to see how i'd do in a > nightmare scenario. Good practice. I

Re: [qubes-users] Salt worm

2020-05-08 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Fri, May 08, 2020 at 02:29:02PM +0100, unman wrote: > I ran some training a few years back, and the notes are here: > https://github.com/unman/notes/tree/master/salt > > They start with the simplest use of `qubesctl`, and work up to quite >

Re: [qubes-users] Setup firefox to open certain files in dspvms?

2020-05-07 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Thu, May 07, 2020 at 08:45:09AM -0400, Stumpy wrote: > So. I am usually hesitant to "experiment" on my templates so want to first > ask, if i install it on my template should it then be available in all the > appvms that are using that template?

Re: [qubes-users] Salt worm

2020-05-07 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, May 06, 2020 at 04:42:58PM +, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: > On Wed, May 06, 2020 at 02:17:15PM +0100, unman wrote: > > Salt is used to provision the qubes at initial install - I'd also argue > > that you *should* use salt to set up

Re: [qubes-users] monthly donation alternative way

2020-05-06 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, May 06, 2020 at 09:40:31PM +0200, qu...@ixls.eu wrote: > _But_ I don't have a credit card and it would not be easy for me to get > some bitcoins. > Isn't there another way? Paypal (don't like it of course) Qubes donations are possible via

Re: Antw: [EXT] [qubes-users] To the Qubes developers (German translation) - An die Qubes Entwickler (Übersetzung auf Deutsch)

2020-05-04 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Mon, May 04, 2020 at 06:48:34PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > Haven't tried to install anything in German for the last 20 years, but I > would assume that Fedora and Debian have German versions. There is 'system-config-language' in Fedor

Re: Antw: [EXT] [qubes-users] To the Qubes developers (German translation) - An die Qubes Entwickler (Übersetzung auf Deutsch)

2020-05-04 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Mon, May 04, 2020 at 11:40:35PM +0200, haaber wrote: > I'd be ready to share a part of the translation work. Me too. > One of the questions is wether standard linux-messages could be > "imported" from other linux language-packs into qubes -

Re: Antw: [EXT] [qubes-users] Re: Erste deutsche Rezension von Qubes OS auf Youtube

2020-05-04 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Mon, May 04, 2020 at 09:50:31PM +0200, Ulrich Windl wrote: > Sorry, the problem with Windows is that it was designed for stupid people, > just to sell more copies. I'll simply assume this is more a statement of frustration then a serious

Re: [qubes-users] Re: connecting an iPhone to a AppVM - 4 non-working attempts

2020-05-04 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Sun, May 03, 2020 at 10:01:40PM +0100, lik...@gmx.de wrote: > Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP Serial IO > I2C Controller #0 I happen to have the same chipset you have. But I have never attempted to attach the

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Fedora 30 approaching EOL, Fedora 31 TemplateVM available, Fedora 32 TemplateVM in testing

2020-05-04 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Mon, May 04, 2020 at 03:30:05PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > On Sat, May 02, 2020 at 10:23:45AM +0200, Olaf Klinke wrote: > > usb until I am more familiar with the inner workings of Qubes OS. If it > > was really unrisky and

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Fedora 30 approaching EOL, Fedora 31 TemplateVM available, Fedora 32 TemplateVM in testing

2020-05-04 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Sat, May 02, 2020 at 10:23:45AM +0200, Olaf Klinke wrote: > Hearing this, I will postpone following dhorf's advice to create a sys- > usb until I am more familiar with the inner workings of Qubes OS. If it > was really unrisky and straightforward

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Fedora 30 approaching EOL, Fedora 31 TemplateVM available, Fedora 32 TemplateVM in testing

2020-05-01 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Fri, May 01, 2020 at 11:42:52PM +0200, dhorf-hfref.4a288...@hashmail.org wrote: > > So make sure to remove those from your grub/EFI config before rebooting! > > yes, that would be what the second qubesctl call does. > there should be no need

Re: [qubes-users] Clipboard Copy Paste From HVMs

2020-05-01 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Fri, May 01, 2020 at 09:20:33PM +, Zsolt Bicskey wrote: > I have a template VM ready, clone the repo but what do I do next? How / what > do I edit in the builder.conf so I only end up with a package that will help > with the HVM Clipboard

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Fedora 30 approaching EOL, Fedora 31 TemplateVM available, Fedora 32 TemplateVM in testing

2020-05-01 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Fri, May 01, 2020 at 11:02:56PM +0200, dhorf-hfref.4a288...@hashmail.org wrote: > you should configure a sys-usb anyways. > https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/usb-qubes/ > just two qubesctl calls. (plus one qvm-prefs to disable autostart)

Re: [qubes-users] Clipboard Copy Paste From HVMs

2020-04-30 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 11:07:35PM +, Zsolt Bicskey wrote: > So if I want to have the ability to use the clipboard from RHEL or CentOS or > Kali or any HVM other than Debin or Fedora then I would have to build the > entire OS from scratch with

Re: [qubes-users] How To Make Windows10 To A Disposable VM Template

2020-04-30 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 07:22:32PM +, Zsolt Bicskey wrote: > It is a standalone VM installed from an ISO. That's only way I knew how to > install a Windows VM. Is there any other way? There are many ways. Searching the mailing list archive

Re: [qubes-users] disp-vm firefox addons

2020-04-30 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 02:31:08PM +0200, haaber wrote: > Hello, I consider that a disp-vm should start with a fully equipped > firefox, say having noscript & some ad-blocker installed. But I am not > sure how to do so: am I supposed to install

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

2020-04-30 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 09:09:59AM -0700, Catacombs wrote: > How much more Secure is what I do with QUBEs versus something like VMware. A lot. Xen is bare metal. Setting the BIOS/ME aside, as long as you keep your dom0 clean and keep confidential

Re: [qubes-users] Re: connecting an iPhone to a AppVM - 4 non-working attempts

2020-04-30 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 10:26:15PM +0100, lik...@gmx.de wrote: > Right. That was my 5th non-working attempt, because I get this error, when > trying to attach my USB controler from my Lenovo L380: > > Start failed: internal error: Unable to reset

Re: [qubes-users] Clipboard Copy Paste From HVMs

2020-04-30 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Thu, Apr 30, 2020 at 07:28:20PM +, Zsolt Bicskey wrote: > How can I install those qubes-core-agent packages? In case of Fedora, Debian/Whonix the Qubes project itself hosts the respecitve repositories. The easiest way to discover them is to

Re: [qubes-users] Clipboard Copy Paste From HVMs

2020-04-30 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 06:12:44PM +, 'Zsolt Bicskey' via qubes-users wrote: > I would like to have the ability to use the clipboard copy paste from any > machine. Obviously it's very easy with TemplateVM, or AppVM but I couldn't > figure it

Re: [qubes-users] How To Make Windows10 To A Disposable VM Template

2020-04-30 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 05:59:26PM +, 'Zsolt Bicskey' via qubes-users wrote: > I have a Window 10 HVM installed. I want to to use it for Malware analysis. > Is there any way I can make a disposable VM template? Is it a StandaloneVM or a

Re: [qubes-users] Kali rolling template can't find source to update.

2020-04-30 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Wed, Apr 29, 2020 at 05:00:24PM +, lo...@threatmodel.io wrote: > I followed the instructions for building a debian-based rolling Kali template > found at: > https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/pentesting/kali/#templatevm-from-debian4_0 > > My qube

Re: [qubes-users] connecting an iPhone to a AppVM - 4 non-working attempts

2020-04-28 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 01:37:58PM +0100, lik...@gmx.de wrote: > 1. Connecting using USB pass-through: > https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/usb-devices/ > > doesn't work. Device doesn't appear in windows due to lack of usb_proxy in > >

Re: [qubes-users] Setup firefox to open certain files in dspvms?

2020-04-20 Thread Sven Semmler
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Hi Stumpy, not quite sure what you are asking. Your subject implies you want to configure Firefox to open certain links/files in a DVM. To acomplish that you want to get Rafaelle Florio's Qubes URL Redirector extension:

Re: [qubes-users] Creating ones own Insurgo

2020-04-16 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 07:14:39PM +, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: > True, but he should be able to use a non-Intel USB wifi adapter for > networking and disable the on-board Intel wifi in BIOS config or remove > the card entirely. It's unlikely (but not impossible) ME has drivers > built in

Re: [qubes-users] Creating ones own Insurgo

2020-04-16 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 09:16:40AM -0700, Catacombs wrote: > As I read on the git hub Skulls page. There is an individual who bricked his > Lenovo X230 with trying to install CoreBoot. and can not reinstall his back > up of his original BIOS/EFI. Not a lot of advice on that board. I share

Re: [qubes-users] Is a StandaloneVM equally secure as a AppVM that is created on it's own TemplateVM, and what is the difference between a StandaloneVM and a AppVM ?

2020-04-14 Thread Sven Semmler
On Tue, Apr 14, 2020 at 03:49:33PM -0700, Vít Šesták wrote: > b. When you have a StandaloneVM you don't run often, it might miss some > updates, so you are more likely to run some software with known > vulnerabilities after boot. This does not happen for Temlate-based-VM > provided that you use

Re: [qubes-users] Is a StandaloneVM equally secure as a AppVM that is created on it's own TemplateVM, and what is the difference between a StandaloneVM and a AppVM ?

2020-04-12 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sun, Apr 12, 2020 at 05:22:59PM -0400, Dan Krol wrote: > > Standalone VMs are good in rare cases when you need to experiment with > > an app or configuration that might conflict with a template. > > Personally, so far I've used it when I want to install something that's not > in the

[qubes-users] Re: KDE Plasma in dom0 under R4.0.3

2020-04-12 Thread Sven Semmler
> On Sat, Apr 11, 2020 at 03:01:39PM +0100, unman wrote: > > If you want to open a separate topic, perhaps we could troubleshoot your > > problems? It all worked great after the reinstall. Thank you for offering help. In the end it turns out that my brain and fingers cannot unlearn years of

Re: [qubes-users] How to get application icons in KDE panel?

2020-04-11 Thread Sven Semmler
This seems to be a known issue: https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/1495 /Sven -- public key: https://www.svensemmler.org/0x8F541FB6.asc fingerprint: D7CA F2DB 658D 89BC 08D6 A7AA DA6E 167B 8F54 1FB6 -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

Re: [qubes-users] How to get application icons in KDE panel?

2020-04-11 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sat, Apr 11, 2020 at 03:27:31PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > This happens actually in both XFCE and KDE ... when I run applications > in various qubes their icon shows up as a lock in the panel. Some like > KDE Konsole show up correctly. Also: when I launch a new application the ico

[qubes-users] How to get application icons in KDE panel?

2020-04-11 Thread Sven Semmler
This happens actually in both XFCE and KDE ... when I run applications in various qubes their icon shows up as a lock in the panel. Some like KDE Konsole show up correctly. I also think I have seen many screenshots and posts where the application icons show up correctly. Any pointer would be

Re: [qubes-users] KDE Plasma in dom0 under R4.0.3

2020-04-11 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sat, Apr 11, 2020 at 02:48:17PM -0400, Chris Laprise wrote: > I've never had a problem with KDE in dom0 as long as the display manager is > switched to sddm and BIOS is set to integrated graphics. "Discrete graphics" > usually means Nvidia, which is poorly supported in open source operating >

[qubes-users] Re: KDE Plasma in dom0 under R4.0.3

2020-04-11 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sat, Apr 11, 2020 at 12:12:30PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > Now running qubes-dom0-update @kde-desktop-qubes again. Will report back > shortly if that changes anything. I apologize for the noise. I must have messed my previous dom0 up before installing KDE. I had to fight all

[qubes-users] KDE Plasma in dom0 under R4.0.3

2020-04-11 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sat, Apr 11, 2020 at 03:01:39PM +0100, unman wrote: > If you want to open a separate topic, perhaps we could troubleshoot your > problems? By all means. I have a fresh install of dom0 (all qubes restored from backup) and have switched the graphics in the BIOS from 'hybrid' to discrete on my

Re: [qubes-users] Re: "Qubes Architecture Next Steps: The GUI Domain" by Marek Marczykowski-Górecki & Marta Marczykowska-Górecka

2020-04-11 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sat, Apr 11, 2020 at 12:03:42AM -0700, Foppe de Haan wrote: > I'm running Qubes 4.1. My experience with the KDE version (and display > stack) included with Qubes 4.0 /fedora 25 wasn't that great either. :) I see. Thanks! /Sven -- public key: https://www.svensemmler.org/0x8F541FB6.asc

Re: [qubes-users] Re: "Qubes Architecture Next Steps: The GUI Domain" by Marek Marczykowski-Górecki & Marta Marczykowska-Górecka

2020-04-10 Thread Sven Semmler
On Fri, Apr 10, 2020 at 02:54:01AM -0700, Foppe de Haan wrote: > I may prefer my meagerly hardware accelerated KDE 5.17/18 in dom0 until > it's clear under which circumstances GPU virtualization works properly. Forgive me from taking this off-topic from the original thread. I have tried and

Re: [qubes-users] Q: USB tethering

2020-03-31 Thread Sven Semmler
On Wed, Apr 01, 2020 at 12:04:00AM +0200, Ulrich Windl wrote: > I had been asking this before: How hard will it be to use USB tethering in > Qubes OS? As in: use the USB connection to your phone as network interface? The (standard) way I do it is to assign the USB controller to sys-net. The rest

Re: [qubes-users] Re: How to setup a multimedia VM in Qubes OS 4.0.3 and read files from within its applications ?

2020-03-21 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 03:42:48PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > terminal and see if any errors are reported. Otherwise you might want to > fund the respective mailing-list / contact for that program and ask for lol ... I am sure they are happy if you "fund" them, but I mean

Re: [qubes-users] Tor on Whonix: A couple of questions

2020-03-21 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sat, Mar 21, 2020 at 12:33:58AM +0530, Anil wrote: > What I have observed on my computer (any computer, including those on > which Intel ME is neutered) is that Google News almost always (>99% of > the time) open with the US news. That has nothing to do with your computer or Tor. It's you ;-)

Re: [qubes-users] Re: How to setup a multimedia VM in Qubes OS 4.0.3 and read files from within its applications ?

2020-03-21 Thread Sven Semmler
On Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 04:45:11AM -0700, 'M' via qubes-users wrote: > Is it possible to run "GTK+" applications in a Debian 10 (or a Fedora 30) > template in Qubes OS 4.0.3 immediately, or do I have to install a package > to run it and if so which one ? That should just work. You could try to

Re: [qubes-users] Re: How to setup a multimedia VM in Qubes OS 4.0.3 and read files from within its applications ?

2020-03-19 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 03:12:04PM -0700, 'M' via qubes-users wrote: > 1) Is there a more secure way to get a .deb file downloaded from a > web-page/server and get it into a template VM than the method I have > described above under "How to install a .deb file in the multimedia > template VM

Re: [qubes-users] how to start with QubesOS

2020-03-19 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 10:09:06AM -0700, agrozda...@cegepgim.ca wrote: > I am looking into the forum, and lots of online materials but I cannot find > a manual explaining what are all virtual machines there for, how to use > them, and basically how to start using the system (including cli). >

Re: [qubes-users] Whonix: configure Torbrowser for use in DispVM

2020-03-19 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 01:59:54PM +, Patrick Schleizer wrote: > https://www.whonix.org/wiki/Tor_Browser/Advanced_Users#DVM_Template_Customization Sorry, I should have RTFM. /Sven -- public key: https://www.svensemmler.org/0x8F541FB6.asc fingerprint: D7CA F2DB 658D 89BC 08D6 A7AA DA6E 167B

Re: [qubes-users] Re: How to setup a multimedia VM in Qubes OS 4.0.3 and read files from within its applications ?

2020-03-19 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 02:18:55AM -0700, 'M' via qubes-users wrote: > Ok, I'll try to make a Fedora multimedia template and see how that works... > > According to the following webpage, the advice is to clone a preinstalled > template: https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/multimedia/ > > 1) Can I

Re: [qubes-users] Re: How to get Ubuntu 18.04 running in a HVM with a GUI desktop in Qubes OS 4.0.3 ?

2020-03-18 Thread Sven Semmler
On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 06:24:30AM -0700, 'M' via qubes-users wrote: > What shall I write instead of " > qubes-template-bionic-desktop-4.0.1-202001121248.noarch.rpm sudo dnf erase qubes-template-bionic-desktop /Sven -- public key: https://www.svensemmler.org/0x8F541FB6.asc fingerprint: D7CA

[qubes-users] Whonix: configure Torbrowser for use in DispVM

2020-03-17 Thread Sven Semmler
I used to make some minor preference changes in torbrowser in the dvm template ... but that no longer works. template: tpl-who-15-ws dvm-template: dvm-anon based on tpl-who-15-ws dom0# qvm-run -a dvm-anon xfce4-terminal dvm-anon# torbrowser ... here I make my changes: - remove

Re: [qubes-users] Re: How to get Ubuntu 18.04 running in a HVM with a GUI desktop in Qubes OS 4.0.3 ?

2020-03-17 Thread Sven Semmler
On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 10:36:24AM -0700, 'M' via qubes-users wrote: > Can the need to install the specific qubes agent programs in the HVM be the > reason why I haven't been able to surf the web from inside a Debian HVM ? - > you may see my other thread about this. Nope. For that you only have

Re: [qubes-users] Re: How to get Ubuntu 18.04 running in a HVM with a GUI desktop in Qubes OS 4.0.3 ?

2020-03-17 Thread Sven Semmler
On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 03:10:07AM -0700, 'M' via qubes-users wrote: > After the installation, I get a short-cut in the "Qubes menu" labelled > "Template: bionic-desktop" with these sub-short-cuts: 1) Help, 2) Qube > Settings and 3) Terminal. > > When pressing on help, a Ubuntu help page

Re: [qubes-users] Full networking between VMs

2020-03-16 Thread Sven Semmler
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 09:16:40PM -0700, arthur.summ...@gmail.com wrote: > Interesting. It seems a little dated, though. Have you ever used it? > > On Monday, March 16, 2020 at 11:10:22 PM UTC-5, Sven Semmler wrote: > > This looks like what you want: > > https://github.com

Re: [qubes-users] Full networking between VMs

2020-03-16 Thread Sven Semmler
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 08:21:24PM -0700, arthur.summ...@gmail.com wrote: > With full acknowledgement that my question goes against the default > security principles of Qubes, what firewall rules would I need to configure > to allow full networking between my VMs? This looks like what you

Re: [qubes-users] Problems connecting USB to WIn7 VM

2020-03-16 Thread Sven Semmler
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 02:34:36PM -0700, drbgw...@gmail.com wrote: > To attach the entire usb controller is that via qubes settings>devices? > I'm not near qubes just now. I am thinking of the box where there is the > list of devices on the left that has a number of usb controllers. Am I in

Re: [qubes-users] Problems connecting USB to WIn7 VM

2020-03-16 Thread Sven Semmler
On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 10:55:11AM -0700, redpoll...@gmail.com wrote: > I have successfully installed win7 and things work perfectly, well almost. > > For some reason I can't connect a usb to it. When I try it will tell me > that it has (which it hasn't) and then I will get the following error

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Win7 Qubes windows-tools v3.2. attaching any device failsf

2020-03-12 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 11:07:18AM -0700, xyzo wrote: > So the script would basically be something like "qvm-pci attach app-win > dom0:bdf_usb_controller_address"? I always do this while the hvm is shutdown in which case you need to add the --persistent parameter. Also some (including my) USB

Re: [qubes-users] Installing templates.

2020-03-12 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 04:25:20PM -0500, Sven Semmler wrote: > inside and safe it / close gedit. Not in your terminal write "cat ... close gedit. *Now* in your terminal ... > computer and the size of the file. But when it's done you know have ... when it's done you *now* have

Re: [qubes-users] Installing templates.

2020-03-12 Thread Sven Semmler
On Thu, Mar 12, 2020 at 01:03:50PM -0700, drbgw...@gmail.com wrote: > Pardon my basic understanding, but I probably need someone to serve this up > to me in a very easy way. I haven't asked this question because its so > basic so maybe I can get a lead here? I'll take a shot at it. Let's

Re: [qubes-users] Embarrassing question

2020-03-10 Thread Sven Semmler
On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 06:57:47PM -0500, Stuart Perkins wrote: > How do I edit the configuration to suppress the splash? There seems to be a parameter "rhgb" (Red Hat Graphical Boot) that needs to be removed. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/qubes-users/jsCup_hVa-E > How do I

Re: [qubes-users] How to expand the amount of storage in a Win10 HVM ?

2020-03-10 Thread Sven Semmler
On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 02:09:18PM -0700, 'M' via qubes-users wrote: > But how do I configure the amount of storage space manually ? - start your Windows VM - open start menu and type 'disk' - select the 'create and format hard disk partitions' entry - when the 'Disk Management' starts it will

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Win7 Qubes windows-tools v3.2. attaching any device failsf

2020-03-07 Thread Sven Semmler
On Sat, Mar 07, 2020 at 07:42:06AM -0800, xyzo wrote: > I updated the pv drivers to 8.2.2 and now win 7 is running a lot smoother. > If I attach the audio pci controller under devices in Qubes device manager. > The audio will work and is recognized in win 7. That's great but Is there > anyway I

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