Re: [qubes-users] modifying Qubes ISO

2022-04-02 Thread haaber
On 3/30/22 8:05 PM, Demi Marie Obenour wrote: Does using the modesetting driver instead of the intel driver help? If not, please report this as an i915 kernel driver bug. it does not. The bug report is open & unresolved for > 1year https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/6397 Thank

Re: [qubes-users] modifying Qubes ISO

2022-03-30 Thread haaber
Hi Haaber, I used to have similar freezing problems with 4.0 on my Dell laptop. I found that it was due to an upgrade to the intel-i915 driver in X. Replacing the new version with an older version cured it for me. However, I've had no trouble with Qubes 4.1. A search for "linux xorg d

Re: [qubes-users] modifying Qubes ISO

2022-03-30 Thread haaber
On 3/29/22 22:55, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: haaber: I need help to modify the Q4.1 installer ISO file. I did learn how to pack & unpack isos. That is fine. The idea is a new install on a larger SSD of Q4.1 instead of risky "upgarde" tentatives that finish less clean. (benefi

[qubes-users] qvm-kill -- bug ???

2022-03-25 Thread haaber
Hi observed that killing sys-net will kill all VM's that depend on it as well, which was not the case little time ago. I consider this a bug, but it has maybe some intention?? Thanks for comments. Bernhard -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

[qubes-users] modifying Qubes ISO

2022-03-25 Thread haaber
I need help to modify the Q4.1 installer ISO file. I did learn how to pack & unpack isos. That is fine. The idea is a new install on a larger SSD of Q4.1 instead of risky "upgarde" tentatives that finish less clean. (benefit: if it fails I can go back to running Q4.0) 1) I naïvely placed a new

[qubes-users] sys-usb problem: Unable to reset PCI device

2022-01-04 Thread haaber
Dear qubes users, I suddenly experience the following problem: sys-usb won't start any more. It ran smoothly on debain-10/11-minimal for years. It says Start failed: internal error: Unable to reset PCI device :00:14.0: internal error: libxenlight failed. Precise errors are below. Any hints,

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

2022-01-01 Thread haaber
On 1/1/22 9:54 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: 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. I'm not aware of an actual Thunderbird extension

Re: [qubes-users] How is the "update qube" selected/ how do I select it manually?

2021-12-21 Thread haaber
On 12/21/21 8:01 PM, r.wiesb...@web.de wrote: it seems like the docs don't answer that, do they? https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/how-to-update/ There is only a global setting for dom0 Updates, but how does it work for other qubes? Simply run the multiupdater.py script of Chris Laprise,

Re: [qubes-users] Re: usb keyboard not working on debian 11 template

2021-10-13 Thread haaber
Unman wrote: qubes-input-proxy-sender is installed by default in the debian-11 template. If you are using a minimal template, this is meant for advanced users, but in any case, installation of qubes-input-proxy-sender is documented at https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/templates/minimal/ Dear unman,

Re: [qubes-users] how to modify qubes-installer-ISO

2021-09-24 Thread haaber
I would like to modify the qubes-iso (add a different kernel, maybe add a wireless driver). Did someone here solve that already? A brief google on the subject reveals that modifying ISO's is not straightforward ... and touching the kernel may add extra difficulties.

Re: [EXT] Re: [qubes-users] resume from suspend issue after QSB-070

2021-09-04 Thread haaber
On 9/3/21 11:41 PM, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: [...]I'm confused. I was under the impression that Qubes OS (after the QSB-043 patches) automatically disables hyper-threading for you such that you don't have to know anything, do anything, or read any past QSBs. [] There are (at

Re: [qubes-users] i915 driver problems

2021-09-02 Thread haaber
The current Intel driver, which does not work for me, is xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.99.917-48.20200205.fc33.x86_64.rpm Just use dnf to uninstall it. actually Q4.0.4 ships with xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.99.917-49.20210126.fc25.x86_64.rpm which does not work for me either. The one I installed using

Re: [qubes-users] i915 driver problems

2021-09-01 Thread haaber
On 9/1/21 10:54 PM, Mike Keehan wrote: On 9/1/21 8:29 PM, haaber wrote: On 9/1/21 7:44 PM, Mike Keehan wrote: On 9/1/21 1:36 PM, Bernhard wrote: Hello, I wonder if some of you guys have the bad luck of an i915 graphics card and found some solutions.  For me, no >= 5.4 xen kernel wo

Re: [qubes-users] i915 driver problems

2021-09-01 Thread haaber
On 9/1/21 7:44 PM, Mike Keehan wrote: On 9/1/21 1:36 PM, Bernhard wrote: Hello, I wonder if some of you guys have the bad luck of an i915 graphics card and found some solutions.  For me, no >= 5.4 xen kernel works (freezes). So I still run it on 4.19 :) I think it is the recent i915 driver

Re: [qubes-users] resume from suspend issue after QSB-070

2021-08-31 Thread haaber
[Andrew] But shouldn't hyperthreading have already been disabled ever since QSB-043? https://www.qubes-os.org/news/2018/09/02/qsb-43/ >>> I admit that I missed that one as well. Shame on me. Is there some way >>> to detect active hyperthreading on boot && print out

Re: [qubes-users] resume from suspend issue after QSB-070

2021-08-30 Thread haaber
Kind of answering my own question, but disabling hyperthreading happened to be a workaround for the resume from suspend issue. But shouldn't hyperthreading have already been disabled ever since QSB-043? https://www.qubes-os.org/news/2018/09/02/qsb-43/ I admit that I missed that one as

[qubes-users] whonix - tbb - noscript problem.

2021-07-19 Thread haaber
For annoying reasons (out of this group-scope) TBB does not come with any adblocker and relies only on noscript. For another annoying reason, whonix ships noscript in a default="javascript on" mode (even in "safest" mode) which forces me to change that at every anon-whonix boot by hand. For a

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

2021-07-09 Thread haaber
On 7/9/21 12:01 PM, Michael Singer wrote: After decryption, my file system presents itself to me as an ordinary directory that I find somewhere under /media/xy. The encryption program used works in a way that the device in /dev/xvdi is always encrypted. Only what is currently accessed in the

Re: [qubes-users] Tried to install google earth pro to debian qube, need help understanding error message

2021-06-13 Thread haaber
On 6/13/21 7:04 PM, Chrome wrote: On Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 11:18:33 AM UTC-4 haa...@web.de wrote: On 6/11/21 9:16 PM, Chrome wrote: > I bolded the relevant terminal text > *N: Download is performed unsandboxed as root as file >

Re: [qubes-users] Tried to install google earth pro to debian qube, need help understanding error message

2021-06-12 Thread haaber
On 6/11/21 9:16 PM, Chrome wrote: I bolded the relevant terminal text *N: Download is performed unsandboxed as root as file '/home/user/Downloads/google-earth-pro-stable_current_amd64.deb' couldn't be accessed by user '_apt'. - pkgAcquire::Run (13: Permission denied)* * if you want to split

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

2021-06-09 Thread haaber
On 6/9/21 10:46 PM, Ulrich Windl wrote: 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

Re: [qubes-users] notify-send

2021-06-09 Thread haaber
you someone remind me which qubes package contains the "notify-send" command? Thank you Not Qubes package - libnotify alright, thank you. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving

[qubes-users] notify-send

2021-06-09 Thread haaber
Hello, you someone remind me which qubes package contains the "notify-send" command? Thank you -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to

Re: [qubes-users] whonox update fails

2021-06-01 Thread haaber
On 6/1/21 3:22 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: On 5/31/21 1:56 PM, haaber wrote: Updating whonix-gw-15 Error on updating whonix-gw-15: Command '['sudo', 'qubesctl', '--skip-dom0', '--targets=whonix-gw-15', '--show-output', 'state.sls', 'update.qubes-vm']' returned non-zero exit status 1 whonix-gw

[qubes-users] whonox update fails

2021-05-31 Thread haaber
Updating whonix-gw-15 Error on updating whonix-gw-15: Command '['sudo', 'qubesctl', '--skip-dom0', '--targets=whonix-gw-15', '--show-output', 'state.sls', 'update.qubes-vm']' returned non-zero exit status 1 whonix-gw-15: ERROR (exception list index out of range) Updating whonix-ws-15 Error on

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

2021-05-26 Thread haaber
On 5/26/21 5:45 PM, Ulrich Windl wrote: Do you have some hints how I could try to improve that? Best,  Bernhard See what "journalctl -f" outputs in net-vm. that gave an error message that helped to understand that seemingly mac-randomization-while-scanning and OpenWRT are a bad mixture

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

2021-05-25 Thread haaber
On 5/25/21 1:31 PM, Vít Šesták wrote: Wi-Fi needs drivers and microcode. This might be source of some troubles. Have you tried non-minimal template or Fedora template? So here is something strange. Intel suggests on its webpage

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

2021-05-25 Thread haaber
On 5/25/21 1:31 PM, Vít Šesták wrote: Wi-Fi needs drivers and microcode. This might be source of some troubles. Have you tried non-minimal template or Fedora template? Yes, to my knowledge firmware-iwlwifi in debian, and that is installed & up to date. The same template did work, long while

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

2021-05-24 Thread haaber
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 minutes, sometime a qvm-kill forced

[qubes-users] bug ?

2021-05-17 Thread haaber
Hello, I followed a link in my mailVM-thunderbird, which configured to open links inside a new tempVM. When I reboot the parent mailVM, the child-disp-VM dies with it. This is not what I expected. Is it some wanted behaviour or a bug? Cheers -- You received this message because you are

[qubes-users] apropos: Dell DSA-2021-088

2021-05-05 Thread haaber
Hi, you probably saw this flaw that seems to be present on all Dell machines >= 2009. https://www.dell.com/support/kbdoc/000186019/dsa-2021-088-dell-client-platform-security-update-for-dell-driver-insufficient-access-control-vulnerability it is not entirely clear if BIOS itself is flawed, but

Re: [qubes-users] Computer freezes when using google maps.

2021-04-21 Thread haaber
Hello, When I go to maps.google.com in Chrome the PC freezes up. I then have to long press the power button and restart the PC. This error is reproducible for me and happens every time I try to use Google Maps. It happens mostly when you turn your map to satellite view. Computer windows 10 HP

Re: [qubes-users] Recover data from 'private-cow.img'

2021-04-20 Thread haaber
The legacy 'file' storage driver just doesn't implement the required functionality for 'qvm-volume revert' - one of the many reasons it will be deprecated: https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/6399 Awesome! Thank yu for that hint. When/how will it be changed ?? That seems quite

Re: [qubes-users] Recover data from 'private-cow.img'

2021-04-18 Thread haaber
I lost a somewhat important file from a software crash in an appvm. However, '-cow.img' files contain no filesystem, but "binary patch" data, thus can't be mounted or read directly or without their corresponding'.img' files. These are real disc-image files! There is a filesystem, but it is

[qubes-users] tribler blocks/disables sys-firewall ?

2021-03-21 Thread haaber
Hi, I made a small test-vm running only tribler (see https://www.tribler.org/ for this software). It seems to slow down sys-firewall so drastcally (example: ping 8.8.8.8 from sys-net 16ms, from sys-firewall > 4000ms) that de-facto all internet traffic is blocked. I experimentally short-circuited

Re: [qubes-users] Replacing the wpa_supplicant wifi daemon with iwd

2021-03-18 Thread haaber
On 3/3/21 5:19 PM, 'qtpie' via qubes-users wrote: Due to mysterious, unsolvable Wifi issues, I decided to replace the wpa_supplicant wifi daemon with iwd. -- snip -- $ dnf remove wpa_supplicant $ echo -e "[device] \nwifi.backend=iwd" | tee -a /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf $

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

2021-03-17 Thread haaber
On 3/17/21 12:13 AM, Fabrizio Romano Genovese wrote: Booting from a live version and switching to the old kernel solved it. Has anyone else experienced something similar with kernel 5.11 or it is just myself? I had a boot fuckup with kernel 5.10 as well a few weeks ago, but I just waited for the

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

2021-03-16 Thread haaber
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? :) you go back: boot a life linux, mount your UEFI partition, search for /efi/EFI/qubes/xen.cfg or

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS 4.0.4 has been released!

2021-03-05 Thread haaber
Dear Andrew thank you. My system (based on q4.0) is up-to-date. However I need to test the kernel-latest-5.10.16-1.3.fc32.qubes.x86_64.rpm compile that marmarek put only in r4.1 repos. Could you push it please into r4.0 as well or are they incompatible ?? cheers, Bernhard Dear Qubes

Re: [qubes-users] Dom0 kernel panic

2021-03-04 Thread haaber
On 3/4/21 9:16 PM, frag face wrote: Thanks for your answer Bernhard, I wonder if I could make a  Qube-style backup of the qubes in my hardrive instead of a rsync to restore/add them directly in the new installed Qube system, kind of  lazy way ;) BR You can, with some extra work: The complete

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

2021-02-23 Thread haaber
On 2/23/21 12:58 PM, load...@gmail.com wrote: 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. your "initial" qubes release is marked in the file /etc/qubes-release /kernel-qubes-vm.x86_64

Re: [qubes-users] Memory balancing very inefficient

2021-02-22 Thread haaber
Today I noticed that many VMs do get a lot more RAM than they actually use. While using only about 200-300MB small vms like -net and -firewall get gigabytes of memory and this seem to be the case even if memory is running out (sum of all VMs approaches physical RAM size). Also dom0 is using only

[qubes-users] kernel crashes (?) 5.10.13

2021-02-08 Thread haaber
I am testing the above xen kernel. I experience random freezes of the system, with no significant "last words" in the logs, if it is not many many qmemman notices like these (sorry for the length). Is this a known issue?? Any hints to stabilite the system? Cheers! Feb 08 18:15:40 dom0

Re: [qubes-users] Re: [PATCH v5.10] drm/i915/userptr: detect un-GUP-able pages early

2021-02-07 Thread haaber
No, but this patch has been superseded by the latest intel xorg driver. To try it, just enable the current-testing repo and upgrade xorg-x11-drv-intel to at least v2.99.917-49.20210126. sudo qubes-dom0-update --enablerepo=qubes-dom0-current-testing --action=upgrade xorg-x11-drv-intel

[qubes-users] BIG instability problems of qubes

2021-02-03 Thread haaber
Dear qubes community, I use qubes since its version 3, with many up's and downs (more up's, happily). Since its version 4 it worked quite stable, but this changed since some months. I am obliged to hard-reboot my machine 5-10 times per day, versus a scheduled reboot every two-three weeks before.

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

2021-01-31 Thread haaber
It seems it ignores your mountpoint, you pass directly the hard disk and EFI partition number (which should be the first) so in: efibootmgr -v -c -u -L Qubes -l /EFI/qubes/xen.efi -d /dev/sda -p 1 "placeholder /mapbs /noexitboot" You only have to worry about /dev/sda

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

2021-01-30 Thread haaber
      Gesendet: Samstag, 30. Januar 2021 um 10:28 Uhr Von: "donoban" An: qubes-users@googlegroups.com Betreff: Re: [qubes-users] HELP! after update dom0 "no bootable device found" Hi, On 1/30/21 8:43 AM, haa...@web.de wrote: > I am surprised by the sizes -- files seem small. Do the seem

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

2021-01-29 Thread haaber
The main line is in the title. I did a dom0 upgrade that installed kernel-latest. After reboot I got the freaky message "No bootable device found, press F1... F2 .. F5.." -- it does not really say where it comes from, but it sounds like a BIOS message.   I have no idea where to start, so I give

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS 4.0.4-rc2 has been released!

2021-01-24 Thread haaber
I have a kernel question. With last updates I have 3 kernels 5.4.x installed and one 5.10.x (kernel-latest). It happens that the 5.4.x-kernels provoque freezes & sponaneous reboots. So I would like to ask qubes to disregard these (5.4.x) and keep at least two 5.9.x or 5.10.x kernels when

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

2021-01-07 Thread haaber
On 1/6/21 6:11 PM, Ulrich Windl wrote: 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

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

2021-01-07 Thread haaber
I'm not sure exactly what you mean, but there's: I mean: It seems you need the file manager to open the file just to register it as handler; is there an alternative not using the file manager? not that I know. But you can register it "by hand" by creating a .dsktop file yourself (as I

Re: [qubes-users] USB stick issue

2021-01-07 Thread haaber
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" failed to

Re: [qubes-users] Re: HCL -- Intel NUC10i7 issues with kernel-latest

2021-01-04 Thread haaber
On 1/4/21 11:39 PM, 'awokd' via qubes-users wrote: tv.f...@gmail.com: How did you install the 5.8.16 kernel? When I do something like $ qubes-dom0-update kernel-lateat-5.8.16 it shows me the package, downloads it, but then it tells me "no package kernel-latest-5.8.16 available" so I'm a bit

Re: [qubes-users] wireless " intruder "

2021-01-03 Thread haaber
On 1/3/21 1:04 PM, David Hobach wrote: On 1/3/21 12:43 PM, haaber wrote: Hello, I have a intriguing problem, partially qubes-related. I have a "intruder" in my wifi network. I have no idea how to physically localise that offensive antenna, but that is not a qubes subject (if you have

[qubes-users] wireless " intruder "

2021-01-03 Thread haaber
Hello, I have a intriguing problem, partially qubes-related. I have a "intruder" in my wifi network. I have no idea how to physically localise that offensive antenna, but that is not a qubes subject (if you have any ideas, they are welcome!). Of course I can just change the SSID and pwd, but this

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

2020-12-29 Thread haaber
On 12/29/20 7:02 PM, Ulrich Windl wrote: Better:  create in dom0 a file containing: #!/bin/bash qvm-copy-to-vm $(zenity --entry --title='Send to VM' --text='Destination VM') "${BASH_ARGV[@]}" Save that as an executable script, such as "~/.local/bin/send-to-vm.sh". Then, open dom0 file

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

2020-12-23 Thread haaber
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 (which shows on both desktop and laptop)

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] crontab backups?

2020-12-21 Thread haaber
> > Thank you for the response. It actually ended up that cron did not like > executing a script, I just put the exact same line from the script > directly into cron.cron is not anti-script as such. I experienced problems using pipes (I guess a pipe spawns off a new thread, that does not

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

2020-12-21 Thread haaber
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 "next

Re: [qubes-users] crontab backups?

2020-12-17 Thread haaber
On 12/17/20 2:32 PM, Stumpy wrote: I havent played with crontab in forever, and I cant code at all, but I really wanted to try to automate my backups a wee bit. I made a basic script (qubackup) in the ~/ dom0 directory: /home/bob/qvm-backup --yes --verbose --compress --passphrase-file

Re: [qubes-users] Re: QSB-063: Multiple Xen issues (XSA-115, XSA-325,XSA-350)

2020-12-16 Thread haaber
On 12/16/20 10:55 AM, 'Ilpo Järvinen' via qubes-users wrote: On Wed, 16 Dec 2020, haaber wrote: Dear Andrew,   For Qubes 4.0:   - Xen packages, version 4.8.5-28   - Linux kernel packages, versions 5.9.14-1, 5.4.83-1, 4.19.163-1 how do I fetch 4.19.163-1 for example? I tried sudo dnf

[qubes-users] Re: QSB-063: Multiple Xen issues (XSA-115, XSA-325, XSA-350)

2020-12-16 Thread haaber
Dera Andrew,   For Qubes 4.0:   - Xen packages, version 4.8.5-28   - Linux kernel packages, versions 5.9.14-1, 5.4.83-1, 4.19.163-1 how do I fetch 4.19.163-1 for example? I tried sudo dnf install kernel-1000:4.19.163-1.pvops.qubes.x86_64 but this gives "no package available". Same

[qubes-users] new xen kernel 5.xx

2020-12-16 Thread haaber
I have still instabilities with the xen kernels 5.x (sudden system freeze). I also have a small /boot and hold only the last 3 kernels. They are right now: vmlinuz-4.19.155-1.pvops.qubes.x86_64 vmlinuz-5.4.78-1.qubes.x86_64 vmlinuz-5.4.83-1.qubes.x86_64 I would like to mark the (for me very

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Please help test kernel 5.4 in anticipation of Qubes 4.0.4-rc2

2020-11-29 Thread haaber
I detected neither issues, all is working well. I'll continue to test with my daily usage and report again in 2 days with more tests. For users who want to test, the complete command is: [xxx@dom0 ~]$ sudo qubes-dom0-update --action=upgrade --enablerepo=qubes-dom0-current-testing kernel

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

2020-11-26 Thread haaber
For "native" thunderbolt monitors there certainly could be an issue! For HDMI/DP, honestly, do not know how much a malicious device could do. For "smart"-tv's please notice existence of ethernet-over-hdmi :) Often these machines have microphones (for vocal commands). As well as the STB that

Re: [qubes-users] ARM in Qubes OS

2020-11-18 Thread haaber
On 11/16/20 3:55 PM, load...@gmail.com wrote: *So, the question is the same: Are there plans to support ARM processors in Qubes OS in the future? no woman, no cry - and no xen, no qubes :) -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To

Re: [qubes-users] QSB #61 Information leak via power sidechannel (XSA-351)

2020-11-14 Thread haaber
Hello, Marek wrote in the QSB For Qubes 4.0: Xen packages, version 4.8.5-26 For updates from the security-testing repository: $ sudo qubes-dom0-update --enablerepo=qubes-dom0-security-testing I found out an unexpected behaviour. I always ran the command sudo qubes-dom0-update

Re: [qubes-users] Re: device widget sends "device removed" / "device available" at random times

2020-11-10 Thread haaber
On 11/10/20 11:32 AM, Alex Smirnoff wrote: I have random disconnects like that with cheap chinese USB hub i ordered on Aliexpress. Never seen with built-in USB ports :) Me neither. BadUSB in action ??? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users"

[qubes-users] device widget sends "device removed" / "device available" at random times

2020-11-09 Thread haaber
I have some (apparently usb-based) bluetooth adapter that I never use. Since some days, I get these messages every x second from my device widget that device 8087_0a2b is removed, then comes again that it is available, to be removed, and available again. At random times, inclusive long gaps and

Re: [qubes-users] [PoC] Qubes SleepKeeper - auto shutdown your Qubes if no password entered after wake up

2020-10-30 Thread haaber
On 10/29/20 11:06 PM, evado...@gmail.com wrote: Proof of Concept. github.com/evadogstar/qubes-sleepkeeper Qubes-Sleepkeeper protects you from physical attack when the attacker force you to enter the password of your Qubes after it wakeup from sleep or from password guessing after wakeup. The

Re: [qubes-users] Securety: Auto shutdown pc after wakeup if no password.

2020-10-27 Thread haaber
Any ideas how to start shutdown process after wake up from sleep if user will not unlock pc in expected time period (e.g. 30-60 seconds). Maybe run some script before PC goes to sleep with timer and after it wake up timer will continue and only user will have access to click "cancel" when he

[qubes-users] best dns practice

2020-10-20 Thread haaber
Hi out there. I was wondering if there is some information gathered concerning dns safety : how dns & qubes work is part of the doc, but I miss additional hints on good practice: setup free (like freedom) dns services, security of dns services (protection against dns poisoning), probably locally

[qubes-users] networkmanager / keyring

2020-09-27 Thread haaber
Hello, a long time ago I did set a pwd for the keyring in sys-net. By too little use, I forgot it. So now I can no longer register new networks, which means at every laptop-lid open.close I have to enter it again, and again. Editing /etc/Networkmanager/system-connections/wireless-name files by

[qubes-users] keeping wireless passwords in vault rather than sys-net ?

2020-08-24 Thread haaber
Hello, is there some (understandable) way to store wireless passwords away in some vault VM ? I ask that question since I managed to forget my sys-net gnome-wallet password that I used to rarely: I will have to reset things properly anyways :(( best, Bernhard -- You received this message

[qubes-users] add-ons in torbrowser

2020-07-30 Thread haaber
Hi this may be a double-post, but I could not find an appropiate help page. I like to add an adblocker (u-block) to my TBB, since I consider any browser without adblocking useless, meaning that I will not use it anyways. So here is my approach: download .xpi file in anon-whonix, qvm-move it to

Re: [qubes-users] Fetching updates after disabling qubes-update-check in clearnet qubes

2020-07-14 Thread haaber
> <<--snip-->> Though it's not clear to me whether this is actually an issue, I figured I'd do it anyways. My question is, if I wanted to disable qubes-update-check service, how would I go about updating my templates over tor? Do I create debian and fedora templates linked to sys-whonix just to

Re: [qubes-users] QSB #058: Insufficient cache write-back under VT-d (XSA-321)

2020-07-08 Thread haaber
On 7/8/20 5:58 PM, taran1s wrote: Chris Laprise: On 7/7/20 9:57 AM, Andrew David Wong wrote: Only Intel systems are affected. AMD systems are not affected. Per usual! Is actually the XSA-321 a security issue only if one has HVM present in the Qubes system, or it is a general issue even

Re: [qubes-users] Getting to the bottom of screenshots in Qubes OS

2020-07-08 Thread haaber
On 7/8/20 2:39 AM, Manuel Amador (Rudd-O) wrote: On 20/06/2020 10.29, Logan wrote: Hi Everyone, Speaking with a colleague earlier today, I heard "Qubes is great, but the no screenshots problem makes it a 'hard' no for me". As a Qubes user and advocate, this stung. Yeah, it's hard.

Re: [qubes-users] LUKS passphrase failures

2020-07-05 Thread haaber
I have tried this process with the other kernel options available as well, to no avail. Any help or advice (successful or not) is appreciated. sounds daunting. So did you use a live-linux that has luks 'onboard' (like tails) ? That way you could distinguish between luks problems and qubes

Re: [qubes-users] imagemagick in debian-minimal ?

2020-07-01 Thread haaber
haaber: I discoverd with a little surprise that my 3 debian-minimal templates (used for firewall, usb, net) have imagemagick installed. https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/5009#issuecomment-489357218 Thx!! That page suggests: problem known, but no solution in sight? My minimal

[qubes-users] imagemagick in debian-minimal ?

2020-07-01 Thread haaber
I discoverd with a little surprise that my 3 debian-minimal templates (used for firewall, usb, net) have imagemagick installed. I guess these are not really necessary for their respective usage; however, asking aptitude an uninstall of these packages would lead to remove qubes-core-agent

Re: [qubes-users] DisposableVM Closing/Stopping Unexpectedly

2020-06-29 Thread haaber
On 6/29/20 9:25 PM, Qubes wrote: On 6/29/20 3:42 PM, Qubes wrote: If I try to open a terminal in a dvm, I have tried in both the dvm's that are installed by default (Disposable: fedora-31-dvm and Disposable: whonix-ws-15-dvm) and one that I created on my own by just creating a qube and setting

[qubes-users] wacom tablets

2020-06-10 Thread haaber
Hi, has someone experience with wacom tablets / qubes ? I guess since it is USB it simply boils down to installing prooer firmware in the appVM, but I'd like to be sure before purchase. Cheers -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To

Re: [qubes-users] Dell Latitude E5470 running Qubes 4.0.3 - no web cam...

2020-06-09 Thread haaber
On 6/9/20 2:07 PM, Andrew Sullivan wrote: As per the Subject, I have installed 4.0.3 on my Latitude E5470. Everything seems to work, except the webcam.  If I fire up Cheese, it just says "No device found". The camera works fine in Windows 10 and Linux Mint.  Running lsusb in a Dom0 terminal

Re: [qubes-users] Accessing files on a different SSD on the same laptop...

2020-06-07 Thread haaber
On 6/7/20 1:04 PM, Andrew Sullivan wrote: On Sunday, 7 June 2020 07:12:23 UTC+1, haaber wrote: they will be inserted in the appvm-qube as /dev/xvdi, /dev/xvdk ... [vd = virtual device, I guess]. The existence of a device does not mean mounting it. I do that by hand: in a terminal

Re: [qubes-users] Accessing files on a different SSD on the same laptop...

2020-06-07 Thread haaber
On 6/6/20 6:33 PM, Andrew Sullivan wrote: If you use qvm-block in dom0 can you see the disk/partitions?      Don't know, I'll give it a try and post back. OK, if I click on the  Devices widget I can indeed see all the partitions on my internal SSD, with an arrow next to each. 

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes won't boot

2020-06-04 Thread haaber
qvm-run -p HELPERVM "sudo cat /dev/mapper/qubes_dom0-vm--VMOLD--private" | sudo dd conv=sparse of=/dev/mapper/qubes_dom0-vm--VMNEW--private how do you use qvm-run if qubes won't boot? First step is a always proper backup, on some external drive. That is what I wrote in my other answer.

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes won't boot

2020-06-04 Thread haaber
On 6/3/20 6:47 AM, Boot problems wrote: I tried all that in my new ssd but could not make it work, however I made an Ubuntu live CD and it worked like a charm, I can mount and see the files on each vm, so at least my files are not lost forever, but you said that the Attr should not have an

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes won't boot

2020-06-04 Thread haaber
On 6/3/20 10:58 PM, Boot problems wrote: How do I restore a mounted vm using dd? dd = disk destroyer. I there is the slightest chance of error, don't use it. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and

Re: [qubes-users] Re: docker install problems on debian-10

2020-05-31 Thread haaber
I tried to find a simpler workaround, but it looks like it's a problem with kernel support, so either switch to a distro with aufs support(such as Debian 9/Jessie), or downgrade your kernel. << --snip --> Thank you! I removed my debian-9 template long ago (surprised?), but I could re-install

Re: [qubes-users] Updating sys-usb template

2020-05-29 Thread haaber
On 5/29/20 10:04 PM, dhorf-hfref.4a288...@hashmail.org wrote: On Thu, May 28, 2020 at 09:26:34AM +0200, Zbigniew Łukasiak wrote: My sys-usb uses a very old template. I tried some googling - but failed to find any advice about update it without locking me out of the system. disable sys-usb

Re: [qubes-users] docker install problems on debian-10

2020-05-27 Thread haaber
Hey, I experience trouble while trying to install docker accordingly to https://docs.docker.com/engine/install/debian/ on debian-10. It apprears that aufs.ko (whatever that is) makes trouble Building initial module for 4.19.120-1.pvops.qubes.x86_64 Error! Bad return status for module build on

[qubes-users] docker install problems on debian-10

2020-05-27 Thread haaber
Hey, I experience trouble while trying to install docker accordingly to https://docs.docker.com/engine/install/debian/ on debian-10. It apprears that aufs.ko (whatever that is) makes trouble Building initial module for 4.19.120-1.pvops.qubes.x86_64 Error! Bad return status for module build on

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

2020-05-25 Thread haaber
Hi, 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! Because I suspect that you can no longer use them with Qubes OS. That's why I'm interested in whether there is such software in Qubes OS. I second the other answers,

[qubes-users] feature request: qvm-print command

2020-05-19 Thread haaber
Hello there, I was thinking about the usefulness of a qvm-print command that takes an input file, sends it to the "printing-VM" (defined in some config file), and launches there a document viewer (defined in the config file) in order to control parameters like duplexing, grayscale..) or just runs

[qubes-users] some remarks on dom0 updates (current-testing)

2020-05-14 Thread haaber
Since ever I run my qubes on current-testing; Sometimes problems occur, but that is a way of learning more on qubes. Anyways. I observed since the begin of the year 2020 a strange behaviour that bothers me: after any dom0 update & reboot (there were 3-4), the laptop-lid close/open will finish

[qubes-users] webcam questions

2020-05-07 Thread haaber
I was wondering if I could "redirect" a static picture as a virtual webcam, or, more fancy, run a webcam through a filter (transform me in a comic figure for example :) before forwarding to a video-conference appVM . Did someone play with that? The static picture should be easy, no? -- You

Re: [qubes-users] template and dependent qube show different behaviour

2020-05-07 Thread haaber
On Thu, May 07, 2020 at 08:30:14AM -0300, Franz wrote: I installed into Fedora 31 template a proprietary banking rpm application/plugin/extension which is supposed to work with the browsers during banking tasks. This is called warsaw_setup_fedora_64.rpm this sounds like a terrible idea unless

Re: [qubes-users] Salt worm

2020-05-06 Thread haaber
did any of you actually bother to look at the problem? because i am 99% sure this doesnt apply to qubes. at all. (also you are several days late on this...) this seems to be the original source and contains a fairly good writeup:

Re: [qubes-users] Salt worm

2020-05-06 Thread haaber
Qubes uses Salt, and there's something nasty going around: https://saltexploit.com/ Risk = (probability of an event) x (consequences of the event). At which levels is salt used in qubes? I remember my last "active" use >1 year ago to get hopefully clean templates after the apt-"crisis".

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