[qubes-users] Q: sys-firewall using "100% CPU" while updates are being installed

2022-04-17 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I have (by today's standards) just a slow DSL line to download updates. Still I see spikes where sys-firewall is at "100% CPU" (according to xentop),so I wonder what CPU-intensive task sys-firewall might perform. IMHO it cannot be packet filtering (the purpose of a firewall), because my

[qubes-users] 4.1: Still requiring "systemd.mask=lvm2-monitor"

2022-04-17 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I just wanted to point out that booting Qubes OS 4.1 still hangs with today's updates being applied to Dom0. I have to add "systemd.mask=lvm2-monitor". Regards, Ulrich -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from

[qubes-users] 4.1 qubes manager dumped core

2022-04-17 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I have saved the journal message about qubes manager dumping core in 4.1. As Thunderbird will ruin the formatting if I paste it here, I attached the message. The coredump happened when some software was updated in VMs. Regards, Ulrich -- You received this message because you are

Antw: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Problems found in Qubes OS 4.1.0

2022-03-31 Thread Ulrich Windl
>>> E JR schrieb am 30.03.2022 um 19:24 in Nachricht : > On Tue, Mar 29, 2022, 20:57 Ulrich Windl > wrote: > >> Hi! >> >> >> Apart from the boot problem after installation (which I have a work-around >> now) I found a few more glitches: >>

Antw: [EXT] [qubes-users] Problems found in Qubes OS 4.1.0

2022-03-31 Thread Ulrich Windl
>>> "Ulrich Windl" schrieb am 30.03.2022 um 01:57 in Nachricht <62439cd402a100048...@gwsmtp.uni-regensburg.de>: > Hi! > > > Apart from the boot problem after installation (which I have a work-around > now) I found a few more glitches: >

[qubes-users] Problems found in Qubes OS 4.1.0

2022-03-29 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Apart from the boot problem after installation (which I have a work-around now) I found a few more glitches: After restarting sys-net (after having installed updates for defora) a connection to the network card could no longer be established; I had to do a power-cycle. Syslog messages

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] 4.1.0 installation failure

2022-03-10 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 2/25/22 01:01, Ulrich Windl wrote: Hi! So after my failed USB stick, my power supply had failed, too 8-( When having got a new stick and a new power supply, I tried to install Qubes OS 4.1.0 on an external disk that had some old Qubes OS 4.0 on it. I chose a custom setup, creating

[qubes-users] Q: Access files on Android mobile?

2022-03-10 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Some time ago Android stopped presenting it's disks as block devices via USB (so that you cannot "mount" them any more on the PC), so now it used PTP or MTP to transfer files. While that works with a typical Linux file manager, I was not able to do that from a VM. Is that possible

[qubes-users] Re: Should the footer at the bottom of the mailing list be deleted?

2022-03-10 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 3/9/22 22:25, Demi Marie Obenour wrote: The footer on each message is rather annoying, mostly because it breaks digital signatures. Should it be set to the empty string, or do its benefits outweigh the drawbacks? I wouldn't care that much about the footer if the content is kept intact,

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Re: Qubes 4.1 qrexec issue?

2022-03-10 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 3/9/22 12:20, 'taran1s' via qubes-users wrote: Is this mailing list still active or one needs to better go to a different place? Wouldn't reading the list answer the question? ;-) -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] blkback errors in dmesg

2022-03-10 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 2/16/22 22:06, Demi Marie Obenour wrote: Occasionally, when my system is under heavy load, it will freeze for a few seconds. During this time, the pointer is still reasonably responsive, but nothing else is. When the freeze ends, I get these entries in dmesg: Feb 16 13:37:23 dom0

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Selescting any option from the install screen just loops back

2022-03-10 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 2/16/22 03:51, Scarecrow [USMC] wrote: Hey. I am new to Qubes, and am first trying to install it now. For reference, I have this https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c07060711  laptop. I initially posted this problem on the Qubes forums, but

[qubes-users] 4.1.0 installation failure

2022-02-24 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! So after my failed USB stick, my power supply had failed, too 8-( When having got a new stick and a new power supply, I tried to install Qubes OS 4.1.0 on an external disk that had some old Qubes OS 4.0 on it. I chose a custom setup, creating partitions LUKS, PC, VG, and LVs as instructed.

Aw: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Cannot boot 4.1.0 medium

2022-02-15 Thread Ulrich Windl
Tobias >>> Killer schrieb: Hi, IMHO you should first check if the image on your USB stick is broken. See https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/7030#issuecomment-956398816 Regards, Tobias Am 12.02.22 um 20:15 schrieb Ulrich Windl: > Hi! > > > I downloaded and chec

[qubes-users] Cannot boot 4.1.0 medium

2022-02-12 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I downloaded and checked the Qubes OS 4.1.0 image and wrote it onto an USB stick. When inserting the stick to boot (on a different computer), I'm offered UEFI boot and normal boot by BIOS. "Nice, UEFI" I thought, but somehow that does not work (see attachment). Well, I think UEFI boot

[qubes-users] Re: HCL report for my T480s 40GB RAM.

2022-02-07 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 2/2/22 14:36, Ymec Holding B.V. | ICT Department wrote: Please find attached my HCL report for my T480s 40GB RAM. Furthermore I noticed an error in the HCL. A T490s is listed as a T470s I noticed because it mentioned a i7 Whiskey lake CPU and a T490s type # 20nx000gmz (this is a T490s) So

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Keep hard disk mounted when PC goes into suspend mode

2022-02-07 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/21/22 11:44, Michael Singer wrote: Dear Qubes community, I am trying to permanently mount a hard drive in such a way that it will not be removed when I put the computer into suspend mode. Unfortunately, it does not work when I do the following: 1) dom0: qvm-usb attach --persistent

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS 4.1-rc3 has been released!

2022-01-22 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/15/22 18:22, Scat wrote: Thanks all for the help...making progress...really appreciate the responses As I continue to explore the new 4.1rc3 another issue comes up that I can't remember experiencing with 4.0 and it seems important: When I try to back up my system and insert a WD

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Qubes 4.0 with Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-8700T CPU @ 2.40GHz

2022-01-22 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/4/22 17:07, Peter wrote: Am running 4.0, fully patched, with a CPU capable of 2.4GHz, but Qubes reports 800MHz. xentop - 10:57:04   Xen 4.8.5-36.fc25 10 domains: 1 running, 9 blocked, 0 paused, 0 crashed, 0 dying, 0 shutdown Mem: 33345840k total, 28558708k used, 4787132k free    CPUs: 6 @

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Re: HCL - Dell Precision M4800

2022-01-22 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/1/22 01:50, IX4 Svs wrote: On 31 Dec 2021, at 23:42, IX4 Svs wrote:  I have been using Qubes 4.0.x on this laptop for some time with no major issues (only sleep/wake doesn't work), so I thought I'd install 4.1-rc3 today. First impression is that most things work (good resolution to

[qubes-users] Q: Thunderbird extension: "open URL in VM..."

2021-12-31 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! As it seems, there is a Thunderbird extension (Qubes attachments) allowing to open an attachment in a VM, but I'd like to have an extension that allows to open an URL in a VMs web browser easily, too. Is there one already? Regards, Ulrich -- You received this message because you are

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS 4.1-rc3 has been released!

2021-12-31 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/29/21 12:20 PM, TheGardner wrote: If you want to get the lastest version, just install/upgrade to 4.1rc3. This version is already working for most of the things and I'm sure, it will work for your daily things also. I wouldn't bother with 4.0.4 any more at this point of stage. Actually

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS 4.1-rc3 has been released!

2021-12-31 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/29/21 3:34 AM, Scat wrote: ... (PS Just donated before year end to the Qubes project...keep going developers and community! You do great stuff!) ... Me too ;-) -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] "Cannot connect to qrexec agent for 60 .." - how to change this timeout?

2021-12-31 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/20/21 3:37 AM, Oleg Artemiev wrote: Re all. I've slow disk on my qubes PC. Sometimes when I start VMs it tells that it can't connect to qrexec & fails to start automatically - I've to start again manually & then on the second time the disk reads faster due to cache & it succeeds. Where

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Upgrading debian instructions are wrong

2021-12-16 Thread Ulrich Windl
for the reply. In fact I found out later reading https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/template/debian/upgrade/#release-specific-notes Maybe there should be anchors for each debian release, so the referrer could point to specific instructions. Regards, Ulrich regards, Fred. On 12/16/21 8:43 PM, Ulrich

[qubes-users] Upgrading debian instructions are wrong

2021-12-16 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Following https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/template/debian/upgrade/ I read: [user@debian- ~]$ sudo sed -i 's///g' /etc/apt/sources.list [user@debian- ~]$ sudo sed -i 's///g' /etc/apt/sources.list.d/qubes-r4.list Continuing the instructions the upgrade was amazingly fast, so I doubt, looking

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] dnf remove lies to me (removing whonix-15 templates)

2021-11-30 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 11/21/21 9:39 PM, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: Ulrich Windl: qvm-template-postprocess: error: No Qube with this name exists Maybe try to fake it out by cloning some other template to "whonix-ws-15", then run again? Hmm: The template is no longer visible in Qubes Mangager

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Verifying signatures

2021-11-30 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 11/30/21 12:32 PM, Andrew David Wong wrote: On 11/29/21 12:06 PM, 'Rune Philosof' via qubes-users wrote: When I follow the guide on https://www.qubes-os.org/security/verifying-signatures/ I get the following result ``` [vagrant@fedora ~]$ gpg2 --check-signatures "Qubes Master Signing Key"

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] XSAs released on 2021-11-23

2021-11-30 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 11/27/21 11:03 AM, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: Qubes: Is there Qubes documentation outlining the steps to increase the size of /boot, or does one follow general disk management, with tools like using GParted for example. Although the disk is a LUKS encrypted volume. Can one decrypt,

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] XSAs released on 2021-11-23

2021-11-30 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 11/26/21 3:47 PM, Qubes wrote: 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: Qubes: And that is it. When I run update from CLI I get this, "Error Summary - Disk Requirements:     At least 33MB more space needed on the /boot filesystem." Is that normal behavior? The disk /boot lives on is

[qubes-users] dnf remove lies to me (removing whonix-15 templates)

2021-11-20 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Following the instructions how to remove obsolete templates, I have a problem with both old whonix templates. The problem goes like this: [master@dom0 ~]$ rpm -qa qubes-template-\* qubes-template-debian-10-4.0.1-201912251612.noarch qubes-template-whonix-ws-15-4.0.1-201910102356.noarch

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] headset recommendation for video conferencing with good audio quality

2021-11-20 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 11/16/21 11:38 PM, lik...@gmx.de wrote: Hi! I'd like to ask for recommendations for headset for video conferencing. It has been said that my bluetooth headset with slack or microsoft teams do have much worse audio quality with qubes than with windows. The issue with modern bluetooth

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] video conferencing: high dom0 cpu load by pulseaudio

2021-11-20 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 11/15/21 11:35 AM, Peter Palensky wrote: I use a video VM for MS Teams, Zoom, etc. and dom0 top shows >10% cpu load for pulseaudio and pacat-simple-vchan (associated with that video VM). Is that normal? It drains my battery (Dell XPS13, kernel 5.4.88-1, Qubes 4.0) really quickly. Even

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Installation start text leads to a blank screen.

2021-11-04 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 11/2/21 1:15 AM, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: Shadow Wolf: Hi.  I'm trying to install Qubes on my laptop, but everytime I load the USB drive it spawns a bunch of text followed by a blank screen.  I tried partitioning the ISO at 4 GB as recommended by the trouble shooting page, but sadly,

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Installation start text leads to a blank screen.

2021-11-04 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 10/31/21 10:32 PM, Shadow Wolf wrote: Hi.  I'm trying to install Qubes on my laptop, but everytime I load the USB drive it spawns a bunch of text followed by a blank screen.  I tried partitioning the ISO at 4 GB as recommended by the trouble shooting page, but sadly, no luck.  I have

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Qubes does not boot any more. Very abruptly. Who can help?

2021-11-04 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 10/30/21 9:01 PM, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: Michael Singer: I have just solved the problem; the system starts up normally again. The solution was to overwrite the second and faulty installation on the pcie nvme disk. I do not understand why my working sata installation scans the pci

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Extract image file from Qubes 4.x

2021-11-04 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 10/25/21 11:28 AM, r.wiesb...@web.de wrote: In Qubes 4.x the images are no longer ordinary files accessible from the dom0 file system. So how can I extract them as VM images (.img files in Q 3.x) in Qubes 4.x? In the wiki I only find how to delete, but not how to extract an image fom LVM.

[qubes-users] Q: Anybody running Qubes-OS on TUXEDO Nano Pro?

2021-11-04 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I'm wondering: Does anybody run Qubes OS on a TUXEDO Nano Pro - Gen11 (e.g. with AMD Ryzen 7 4800U)? Maybe this configuration (see https://www.tuxedocomputers.com/en/Linux-Hardware/Linux-Computers-/-PCs/AMD-Systems/TUXEDO-Nano-Pro-Gen11.tuxedo#): Current Configuration Product No.:

Antw: [EXT] [qubes-users] Q: Problem updating whonix-gw (sdwdate)

2021-10-06 Thread Ulrich Windl
>>> Ulrich Windl schrieb am 06.10.2021 um >>> 00:31 in Nachricht <12f193b4-b6de-96fc-b6a1-de237e4de...@rz.uni-regensburg.de>: > Hi! > > Upgrading the whonix-gw template resulted in an unexpected error: > > Updating Qubes App Menus and advertising featur

[qubes-users] Q: Problem updating whonix-gw (sdwdate)

2021-10-05 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Upgrading the whonix-gw template resulted in an unexpected error: Updating Qubes App Menus and advertising features... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-4) ... Processing triggers for tex-common (6.16) ... Running updmap-sys. This may take some time... done. Running mktexlsr

[qubes-users] Q: Upgrading whonix-ws, auto-remove packages?

2021-10-05 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Following the instructions, my upgrade ended with this message: The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: acl anon-iceweasel-warning apt-file binaries-freedom bsdmainutils bsdtar command-not-found cpp-8 curl-scripts dctrl-tools dkms firejail

[qubes-users] Re: QSB-069: Multiple Xen and Intel issues

2021-06-09 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 6/9/21 3:06 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: ... User action required = Users must install the following specific packages in order to address the issues discussed in this bulletin: For Qubes 4.0, in dom0: - Xen packages, version 4.8.5-34 - Linux kernel

[qubes-users] Re: QSB-068: Disconnecting a video output can cause XScreenSaver to crash

2021-06-09 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 6/5/21 2:42 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: ... User action required = Users must install the following specific packages in order to address the issues discussed in this bulletin:   For Qubes 4.0, in dom0:   - xscreensaver 5.45-5   For Qubes 4.1, in dom0:   -

[qubes-users] Re: [HCL] ThinkPad T430

2021-06-09 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 6/4/21 1:28 AM, Sven Semmler wrote: A dream has come true! * ThinkPad T430 * Coreboot/Heads with TOTP & HOTP (Nitrokey) * ME cleaned & disabled * Qubes OS R4.0.4 all debian-minimal, memory optimized Upgrades: * i7-3740QM * 16 GB RAM * 2 TB SSD * Intel Wireless 7260 * 1080p display

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] The safest way to search in files on an external hard drive

2021-06-09 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/31/21 4:55 PM, Michael Singer wrote: Dear Qubes community, I am looking for a really secure way to use Qubes for searching not only a hard drive for file names, but for text that is in files. The goal is to avoid an exploit in the searched files leading to a takeover of the hard drive

Re: [qubes-users] How to use qvm-open-in-vm?

2021-06-09 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/31/21 5:12 AM, Sven Semmler wrote: On 5/30/21 12:37 AM, Adam Mercer wrote: this opens a dialog asking me to select a target domain check your /etc/qubes-rpc/policy/qubes.OpenURL If you want your example to work add this line before all others: $anyvm browser allow Curious: Does the

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] MS Office 365 in Qubes

2021-06-09 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/26/21 11:20 PM, William Oliver wrote: On Wed, 2021-05-26 at 15:53 +0200, Ulrich Windl wrote: Office 365 _without_ MS-Windows? Are you kidding? Maybe Microsoft provides it for other platforms, but _why_ would one use the Microsoft product? (I'm using OpenOffice/LibreOffice for years

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] qubes-dom0-update (https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/6581)

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/26/21 5:23 PM, unman wrote: On Wed, May 26, 2021 at 04:22:39PM +0200, Ulrich Windl wrote: Hi! I know that the issue is marked fixed already, but I wonder if there should have been some more popular notice for this surprising change in the update mechanism. Today I saw there (before

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Dom0 update error (Converting database from bdb to sqlite backend)

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/26/21 4:40 PM, unman wrote: On Wed, May 26, 2021 at 04:11:44PM +0200, Ulrich Windl wrote: On 5/14/21 3:22 PM, unman wrote: On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 05:30:30AM -0700, load...@gmail.com wrote: On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 10:00:16 PM UTC+3 awokd wrote: load...@gmail.com: On Monday, May

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] MS Office 365 in Qubes

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/26/21 4:24 PM, Sven Semmler wrote: On 5/26/21 8:53 AM, Ulrich Windl wrote: On 5/13/21 2:36 PM, 'taran1s' via qubes-users wrote: due to my work assignment, I will need to use MS Office 365 and I would like to keep using my Qubes laptop. IMHO running Office 365 from Qubes OS makes very

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] sys-net problems Intel 8265 / 8275

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/24/21 9:09 PM, haaber wrote: I have an build-in Intel 8265 / 8275 wireless controller, and my (debian-10-minimal based) sys-net has more and more problems to connect. It starts to connect and then hangs. That is strange since it used to run perfectly 2 years ago. But now it takes 1-5

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Hotspots

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/20/21 4:00 PM, '[ NOTIFICATION]' via qubes-users wrote: *_Does Qubes have automated features to conceal tether data as mobile under a tether?_* Why should it when I use WLAN to connect my Smartphone and then share that connection via USB (or Bluetooth)? See: https://bit.ly/343Q14h

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Re: Is swap necessary?

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/19/21 5:43 PM, TheGardner wrote: For me, it would be necessary, if you're running Qubes with 4-8GB of RAM. But with 16,32 or even 64 GB of RAM a swap partition may be useless... What about the "swappiness" kernel parameter? Here I see vm.swappiness=60 (default) Having 16GB RAM and only

[qubes-users] qubes-dom0-update (https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/6581)

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I know that the issue is marked fixed already, but I wonder if there should have been some more popular notice for this surprising change in the update mechanism. Today I saw there (before installing updates): [master@dom0 ~]$ sudo qubes-dom0-update Using sys-firewall as UpdateVM to

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Dom0 update error (Converting database from bdb to sqlite backend)

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/14/21 3:22 PM, unman wrote: On Fri, May 14, 2021 at 05:30:30AM -0700, load...@gmail.com wrote: On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 10:00:16 PM UTC+3 awokd wrote: load...@gmail.com: On Monday, May 10, 2021 at 10:06:10 PM UTC+3 awokd wrote: In dom0, check the files in /etc/yum.repos.d for

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Corrupt sys-usb after VeraCrypt accident

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/14/21 12:49 PM, 'Cody Smith' via qubes-users wrote: Hey all, I'm going to love anyone who can assist me. So I have VeraCrypt installed on my sys-usb VM so I can mount my encrypted hard drives and usb sticks. I was encrypting a new USB drive (well I thought it was my USB drive) and then

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] MS Office 365 in Qubes

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/13/21 2:36 PM, 'taran1s' via qubes-users wrote: I am using Qubes as my main OS and now it seems that due to my work assignment, I will need to use MS Office 365 and I would like to keep using my Qubes laptop. IMHO running Office 365 from Qubes OS makes very little sense (as you publish

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Re: Fedora 32 approaching EOL

2021-05-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/13/21 2:36 AM, Steve Coleman wrote: On Wed, May 12, 2021, 5:52 PM Ulrich Windl <mailto:ulrich.wi...@rz.uni-regensburg.de>> wrote: On 4/30/21 1:31 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: > Dear Qubes Community, > > Fedora 32 is scheduled to reach EOL (end-of-li

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] RAID6 as secondary storage and thin pool

2021-05-12 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 5/5/21 12:56 AM, Thorsten Schierer wrote: I'm currently evaluating the possibility of moving my workstation to Qubes OS and ran into a problem. It's using an SSD for Qubes OS, but I want to use HDDs with RAID6 to hold qubes data. I've been using the secondary storage guide and slightly

[qubes-users] Re: Fedora 32 approaching EOL

2021-05-12 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 4/30/21 1:31 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: Dear Qubes Community, Fedora 32 is scheduled to reach EOL (end-of-life [1]) on 2021-05-25. I have a question on https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/template/fedora/upgrade/: Towards the end of the update procedure "Detailed instructions for standard

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Black Screen when trying install on Lenovo E15 Gen 2

2021-04-26 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 4/14/21 6:01 PM, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: Ulrich Windl: Hi! Just a short note: Both Qubes-R4.0.4-x86_64.iso and Qubes-R4.1.0-alpha20201014-x86_64.iso produce a black screen after Xen loads the kernel on a Lenovo E15 Gen 2 with an AMD Ryzen 4700 (8 cores, Radeon graphics) CPU

[qubes-users] Black Screen when trying install on Lenovo E15 Gen 2

2021-04-13 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Just a short note: Both Qubes-R4.0.4-x86_64.iso and Qubes-R4.1.0-alpha20201014-x86_64.iso produce a black screen after Xen loads the kernel on a Lenovo E15 Gen 2 with an AMD Ryzen 4700 (8 cores, Radeon graphics) CPU. Also Qubes 4.1 requires secure Boot to be disabled. Maybe time to change

[qubes-users] Partitioning of the Qubes-R4.0.4 ISO

2021-04-13 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I put the Qubes-R4.0.4 ISO on a memory card (it boots). However when I inspect the partitions, I'm quite surprised: # fdisk -l /dev/sdg Disk /dev/sdg: 7.4 GiB, 7969177600 bytes, 15564800 sectors Disk model: STORAGE DEVICE Units: sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] https://www.qubes-os.org/news/2021/03/19/qsb-067/

2021-04-07 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 4/5/21 3:01 PM, qubes...@go-bailey.com wrote: Try running the commands separately: sudo qubesctl --skip-dom0 --templates state.sls update.qubes-vm followed by: sudo qubesctl --skip-dom0 --standalones state.sls update.qubes-vm That worked on this end when I got the same error. Thanks!

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Re: Poor battery life running Qubes

2021-04-03 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 4/2/21 9:11 PM, Jonathan Budd wrote: Hi and thanks for the response. I ran the commands you mentioned and got the following: [jonathan@dom0 ~]$ lsmod | grep xen_acpi_processor xen_acpi_processor 20480 0 [jonathan@dom0 ~]$ xenpm get-cpufreq-para cpu id   : 0 affected_cpus   

[qubes-users] https://www.qubes-os.org/news/2021/03/19/qsb-067/

2021-04-03 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Following https://www.qubes-os.org/news/2021/03/19/qsb-067/, the command sudo qubesctl --skip-dom0 --templates --standalones state.sls update.qubes-vm does not work here: [master@dom0 ~]$ sudo qubesctl --skip-dom0 --templates --standalones state.sls update.qubes-vm usage: qubesctl [-h]

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Re: cannot verify signatures R4.0.4

2021-03-27 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 3/27/21 2:50 AM, Franz wrote: On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 9:10 AM Franz <169...@gmail.com > wrote: Hello, everything seems to work fine: gpg2 --check-signatures "Qubes OS Release 4 Signing Key" pub   rsa4096 2017-03-06 [SC]      

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] HCL - SuperMicro X11SRA

2021-03-27 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 3/27/21 12:59 AM, Gaijin wrote: Legacy boot in BIOS allows installation of R4.0.4 I wonder: Isn't it time for UEFI boot? I heard recent hardware does not longer offer legacy boot... Some overall system stability issues using 5.x Linux kernel (frequent crashes). Performance is stable

Re: [qubes-users] A start job is running for Start Qubes VM sys-net. FOREVER.

2021-03-27 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 3/16/21 5:29 PM, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote: You can mask the unit in the GRUB kernel command line with the parameter: systemd.mask=qubes-vm@sys-net.service I think this should go into the Qubes OS FAQ (like "boot parameters for troubleshooting")! And then you will be able to log in

Re: [qubes-users] Custom LAN Network with dhcpd

2021-03-27 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 3/16/21 4:59 PM, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote: I have the treat for you! https://github.com/Rudd-O/qubes-arbitrary-network-topology Sounds nice, but maybe the README should contain shot instructions how to undo "attach-network-to". I'm updating the readme in the next few minutes. 

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] A start job is running for Start Qubes VM sys-net. FOREVER.

2021-03-27 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 3/16/21 4:49 PM, Fabrizio Romano Genovese wrote: As the title says. I've upgraded to the latest kernel (5.11) on qubes 4.0 and now boot is stuck. How do I get out of this? :) Last time I had this (outside of Qubes OS) was when I had configured a disk device that did not exist. For some

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Memory issue

2021-03-13 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 3/12/21 9:10 PM, thefifthseason via qubes-users wrote: The quick: Dom0 Task Manager shows memory usage percent as always increasing. Closing Virtual Machines does not seem to free up any memory by displayed memory usage percent. Could it be you are confused with "used" vs. "free"

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes Canary 026

2021-03-13 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 3/11/21 2:06 PM, Andrew David Wong wrote: Dear Qubes Community, *Note:* When preparing the announcement for this canary, we discovered a typographical error in the title (the canary number "025" had not been updated to "026"). However, one of the canary signers is not available Can you add

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Opening applications using qvm-run

2021-03-13 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 2/28/21 11:46 PM, tetrahedra via qubes-users wrote: On Sun, Feb 28, 2021 at 08:03:47PM +0100, airelemental via qubes-users wrote: Try: $ qvm-run --service anon qubes.StartApp+janondisttorbrowser $ qvm-run --service untrusted qubes.StartApp+firefox $ qvm-run --service personal

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] What is the latest version of Qubes (on 23 February 2021)

2021-03-13 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 2/23/21 12:58 PM, load...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, I know about *'Qubes Release 4.0.3'* and *'**Qubes Release 4.0.4-rc2'*, but I don't understand what is the version I have. I am getting this result already 8 month and nothing changes when I am trying to update Dom0: /$ sudo

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Memory balancing very inefficient

2021-03-13 Thread Ulrich Windl
grep -i qubes /boot/grub2/grub.cfg On 2/23/21 11:36 AM, Bernhard wrote: This behaviour might be linked to errors (e.g. my qubes install does not support 5.x xen kernels: crashes can be caused by "memory stress" and even if not, they always finish by loads of qmemman log entries, before deep

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] How to edit Qubes R4.0.3 ISO image file in Windows 10 system

2021-02-22 Thread Ulrich Windl
to resolve this problem. The above procedure will be helpful for someone. The windows 10 word in the help requested post, is actually not relevant to be used to ask suggession.  So sorry for it. Thanks once again Group Users who are responded. On Monday, December 21, 2020 at 5:02:38 AM UTC+5:30 Ul

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes Manager Feature Requests: Connect to not-running NetVM, restart NetVM with connected machines, force-restart a NetVM

2021-02-22 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 2/15/21 8:51 PM, donoban wrote: Hi, On 2/15/21 12:44 PM, r.wiesb...@web.de wrote: Hello fellow Qubes users, I have 3 feature requests today regarding Qubes Manager: 1) Connect to not-running NetVM If a not-running NetVM is chosen there should not be an error message but a choice between

Re: [qubes-users] HELP! after update dom0 "no bootable device found"

2021-02-01 Thread Ulrich Windl
You could try to boot the kernel installed using: https://www.supergrubdisk.org/super-grub2-disk/ On 1/30/21 11:28 AM, donoban wrote: Hi, On 1/30/21 8:43 AM, haa...@web.de wrote: I am surprised by the sizes -- files seem small. Do the seem correct?? Are there files missing?? Could maybe

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Updating a new installation

2021-02-01 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/27/21 7:44 AM, Shawn Creighton wrote: What is the quickest and most secure way to update the entire system including Dom0 on the first boot of a new install? I've noticed that it takes awhile for the updates to populate to the qubes updater when first connected to the net even though

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

2021-02-01 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/16/21 4:40 PM, Shawn Creighton wrote: 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 it's not rshowing up in the file manager. Other newer flash drives work fine. Any

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Q: Installing additional software

2021-02-01 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/16/21 2:39 AM, unman wrote: On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 06:35:13PM -0600, Sven Semmler wrote: On 1/15/21 6:10 PM, unman wrote: at the expense of security, since all AppVMs based on that template will have a large number of applications/libraries which may be ripe for exploit. Could you

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Q: Installing additional software

2021-02-01 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/16/21 1:10 AM, unman wrote: On Sat, Jan 16, 2021 at 12:41:04AM +0100, Ulrich Windl wrote: Hi! I have a question about installing additional software (e.g. GIMP in debian-10): The options I see are: 1) Install it in some AppVM based on debian-10 2) Clone debian-10 template and install

[qubes-users] Q: Installing additional software

2021-01-15 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I have a question about installing additional software (e.g. GIMP in debian-10): The options I see are: 1) Install it in some AppVM based on debian-10 2) Clone debian-10 template and install software there. Create some AppVM based on that template I'd guess 1) needs less space, but for

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Qubes boots to grey screen, mouse frozen

2021-01-15 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/11/21 12:07 PM, TheCrispyToast wrote: Was able to disable whonix from startup, that didn't seem to do anything. That's assuming I was supposed to restart after that and try to boot as normal right? Is there a way to then exit terminal and continue signing in with GUI? I tried to disable

[qubes-users] USB stick issue

2021-01-06 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Maybe it's related to recent updates, or my computer is starting to die: Anyway: Today I had plugged in my USB stick and attached it successfully to "vault". I had opened a file from it. The suddenly within one second, I saw the stick being disconnected and reconnected, and the "vault"

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] wireless " intruder "

2021-01-06 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/3/21 2:24 PM, haaber wrote: ... Maybe nmap causes the mirage death. That wouldn't be a good job by mirage though and should be reported as bug to the dev. I thought that, too. How would verify it is really nmap? As a test, I scanned two phones in my wifi (in the same dispVM), without any

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Disable lock screen / screenshot question

2021-01-06 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/2/21 9:31 PM, Andrew David Wong wrote: On 1/2/21 9:05 AM, Ulrich Windl wrote: On 12/30/20 8:20 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: On 12/29/20 10:02 AM, Ulrich Windl wrote: [...] When trying, it seems my Dom0 does not have a file manager in the menu. I had to run "thunar" man

[qubes-users] Q: attaching a partition to a VM vs. attaching the whole disk

2021-01-02 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I have an effect I'm wondering about: May USB stick has partitions on it, one being FAT having a KeePass DB in it. When I attach that partition to a VM (eg. vault) and try to access the partition, I see no mountable disk in the file manager (e.g. from KeePassXC). However when I attach the

[qubes-users] Q: console messages booting debian-10 (switch_root: failed to mount moving /dev to /sysroot/dev: Invalid argument)

2021-01-02 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! Looking at the boot messages on console for debuan-10, I see these: ... Waiting for /dev/xvda* devices... Qubes: Doing R/W setup for TemplateVM... [1.279270] xvdc: xvdc1 xvdc3 Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 1024 MiB (1073737728 bytes) no label,

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

2021-01-02 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 1/2/21 12:28 AM, Franz wrote: On Fri, Dec 25, 2020 at 3:44 PM Steve Coleman mailto:stevenlcolema...@gmail.com>> wrote: On Tue, Dec 22, 2020, 5:12 AM Franz <169...@gmail.com > wrote: > No, checking again if I put multimedia dependent from

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Disable lock screen / screenshot question

2021-01-02 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/30/20 8:20 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: On 12/29/20 10:02 AM, Ulrich Windl wrote: [...] When trying, it seems my Dom0 does not have a file manager in the menu. I had to run "thunar" manually from the terminal. This is by design. Using a file manager in dom0 is a sec

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Disable lock screen / screenshot question

2020-12-29 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/23/20 9:14 AM, haaber wrote: On 12/22/20 10:18 PM, Jarrah wrote: How do you disable the automatic screen lock? I have the screensaver disabled and the lock screen option unchecked but it still locks after a few minutes. For me, there is a "presentation mode" on the battery icon

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Q: Kernel being used in VM

2020-12-29 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/21/20 1:45 PM, Mike Keehan wrote: On 12/21/20 12:23 AM, Ulrich Windl wrote: Hi! I wonder: What sense is in updating the kernel in a VM (e.g. fedora-32) when that kernel isn't used when booting the VM? The VM's package manager can be told not to update specified packages

[qubes-users] Q: Kernel being used in VM

2020-12-20 Thread Ulrich Windl
Hi! I wonder: What sense is in updating the kernel in a VM (e.g. fedora-32) when that kernel isn't used when booting the VM? For example: user@sys-firewall ~]$ rpm -qa kernel\* kernel-core-5.9.11-100.fc32.x86_64 kernel-5.9.12-100.fc32.x86_64 kernel-modules-5.9.14-100.fc32.x86_64

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Is it possible for an intruder to see the passwords that is being sent through a compromised router/networkconnection ?

2020-12-20 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/21/20 1:08 AM, Ulrich Windl wrote: On 12/20/20 4:17 PM, Morten Eyrich wrote: Okay so if I have been using a https connection, then it's no problem... ? If they use a wrong certificate for a MITM attack they might decode your connection... It means nobody between you and the "

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] Is it possible for an intruder to see the passwords that is being sent through a compromised router/networkconnection ?

2020-12-20 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/20/20 4:17 PM, Morten Eyrich wrote: Okay so if I have been using a https connection, then it's no problem... ? If they use a wrong certificate for a MITM attack they might decode your connection... It means nobody between you and the "next endpoint" can read your password, but how to

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] How do you stream and whatch mp4-video's in your Firefox Browser ?

2020-12-20 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/20/20 11:43 AM, ME wrote: How do you stream and whatch mp4-video's in your Firefox Browser ? "your" firefox browser? What's that? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Why isn't it possible to manually control if the pc should enable networking and wi-fy at login or not ?

2020-12-20 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/20/20 10:59 AM, ME wrote: Why isn't it possible to manually control if the pc should enable networking and wi-fy at login or not ? You CAN switch sys-net to manual start, and you can disconnect any VM from the network. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] Can a virus be transfered from a USB storage device before or after attaching it to a App VM ?

2020-12-20 Thread Ulrich Windl
On 12/20/20 10:27 AM, ME wrote: Lets say I have a USB storage device which has a virus on it that will infect a Linux pc when it is inserted. If I insert the USB storage device in my Qubes OS pc after login to Qubes OS, is it then possible for the virus to infect my pc immediately after I

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