[qubes-users] Re: wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd lock up, machine still running, but not usable.

2020-07-27 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 5:39:14 PM UTC, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd > lock up, machine still running, but not usable. > > > I have this machine: > > qubes-hcl-report > Qubes release 4.0 (R4.0)

Re: [qubes-users] wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd lock up, machine still running, but not usable.

2020-07-21 Thread ludwig jaffe
I disabled hyper-threading, and the box feels more stable. But I am not sure if it was the problem. On Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 1:35:01 PM UTC, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > Hi, the machine still crashed, so I need to give it a long memtest > to see if it has any loose bits, but ECC memo

[qubes-users] Re: Package conflict in Fedora keeps showing Qubes Update symbol

2020-07-21 Thread ludwig jaffe
dependency hell, as usual with fedora, if you start to install packages from outside. On Monday, July 20, 2020 at 10:16:13 PM UTC, qtpie wrote: > > Hi, > > In fedora 32, an update is available for the libdav1d package. Because > other packages depend on the older version, the newer version

Re: [qubes-users] wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd lock up, machine still running, but not usable.

2020-07-21 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, the machine still crashed, so I need to give it a long memtest to see if it has any loose bits, but ECC memory should protect against such. Other suggestions? On Monday, July 20, 2020 at 6:36:24 AM UTC, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > So thanks for the tip, I have now put videoram min to

[qubes-users] Re: WARNING: Thin volume qubes_dom0/img-Tails maps 8.00 GiB while the size is only 2.00 GiB.

2020-07-20 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, *urgently* clean up the disks. If you get a full disk qubes is likely to crash since some config files are not written properly. I experienced qubes rendered unusable while the disk was full. So some config files which manage the VMs got corrupted, so I had to boot kali to mount the disk

Re: [qubes-users] wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd lock up, machine still running, but not usable.

2020-07-20 Thread ludwig jaffe
at 6:36:24 AM UTC, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > So thanks for the tip, I have now put videoram min to 36000 and overhead > to 0. > Lets see if the machine still bugs around. > > BTW, any thoughts on fighting the ME using qubes, so no more > complete disassembly of laptops, de-

Re: [qubes-users] wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd lock up, machine still running, but not usable.

2020-07-20 Thread ludwig jaffe
and so on. Tricking around with the hw, is risky especially on a laptop, a honey pot approach might be a solution against the ME, but it is ring -3, that evil beast. Cheers Ludwig On Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 10:29:19 PM UTC, Qubes wrote: > > On 7/19/20 7:39 PM, ludwig jaffe wrote: >

[qubes-users] Re: pen testing / port forwarding guide?

2020-07-19 Thread ludwig jaffe
Feature Request: Kali template VM with qubes-os secialities like cut installed. Cheers, Ludwig On Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 3:54:43 PM UTC, jm wrote: > > hi, > > Has anyone written a guide to setting up a Kali vm in Qubes for > pen testing? > > I'm studying for the OSCP, and the Qubes

[qubes-users] Re: wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd lock up, machine still running, but not usable.

2020-07-19 Thread ludwig jaffe
btw just for reference the machine takes about 250W while running some vms. On Sunday, July 19, 2020 at 5:39:14 PM UTC, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd > lock up, machine still running, but not usable. > > > I

[qubes-users] Re: wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd lock up, machine still running, but not usable.

2020-07-19 Thread ludwig jaffe
at 5:39:14 PM UTC, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd > lock up, machine still running, but not usable. > > > I have this machine: > > qubes-hcl-report > Qubes release 4.0 (R4.0) > > Brand:De

[qubes-users] wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd lock up, machine still running, but not usable.

2020-07-19 Thread ludwig jaffe
wired problems with 4 screens and 2 graphics boards: ps/2 mouse and kbd lock up, machine still running, but not usable. I have this machine: qubes-hcl-report Qubes release 4.0 (R4.0) Brand:Dell Inc. Model:Precision WorkStation T7500 BIOS:A17 Xen:

[qubes-users] missing support for sd card reader in qubes4 kernel

2019-01-02 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi all, I have a dell note book that includes the following sd controller. Which is supported in other linux kernels. Please include support for this controller in the kernel and modules which is shipped with qubes-os 4.0. Thanks in advance Ludwig lspci -v 00:07.0 SD Host controller: O2

[qubes-users] HCL - DELL M6800

2018-11-04 Thread ludwig jaffe
Unfortunately this computer has ME in the firmware. Most modern BIOS is A23 I am running the old BIOS A16, but plan to update when I found out how to disable or disturb ME firmware w/o bricking the laptop. I know there is me_cleaner. I have fear to update the bios as it could prevent me from down

Re: [qubes-users] Re: qubes 3.2: qubes-vm-manager not consistent

2018-01-29 Thread ludwig jaffe
t; On Mon, January 29, 2018 10:53 pm, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > Yes, I want to repair my qubes-vm-manager. > > Did you In Qubes Manager, go to the View menu and click Show/Hide Inactive > VMs? > > > made a back-up and I want to modify config files by hand so the tools do > &g

Re: [qubes-users] Re: qubes 3.2: qubes-vm-manager not consistent

2018-01-29 Thread ludwig jaffe
comfort, as there is no in the xml, just spaghetti. A vim for xml with folding or something like that with curses text gui woud be best. On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 6:01 PM, awokd <aw...@danwin1210.me> wrote: > On Mon, January 29, 2018 10:53 pm, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > Yes, I want to

Re: [qubes-users] Re: qubes 3.2: qubes-vm-manager not consistent

2018-01-29 Thread ludwig jaffe
210.me> wrote: > On Mon, January 29, 2018 10:25 pm, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > On Monday, January 29, 2018 at 9:14:38 AM UTC-5, Yuraeitha wrote: > > > >> On Monday, January 29, 2018 at 1:06:13 PM UTC+1, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > >>> The Qubes-VM-Manag

[qubes-users] Re: qubes 3.2: qubes-vm-manager not consistent

2018-01-29 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Monday, January 29, 2018 at 9:14:38 AM UTC-5, Yuraeitha wrote: > On Monday, January 29, 2018 at 1:06:13 PM UTC+1, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > Problem after some diskfull errors: > > see my post: "data panic (disc full) / want to mount nas with nfs and > > backup all i

[qubes-users] Re: qubes 3.2: qubes-vm-manager not consistent

2018-01-29 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Monday, January 29, 2018 at 7:06:13 AM UTC-5, ludwig jaffe wrote: > Problem after some diskfull errors: > see my post: "data panic (disc full) / want to mount nas with nfs and backup > all in /var/lib/cubes", where I managed to recover the data and to repair the > file s

[qubes-users] qubes 3.2: qubes-vm-manager not consistent

2018-01-29 Thread ludwig jaffe
Problem after some diskfull errors: see my post: "data panic (disc full) / want to mount nas with nfs and backup all in /var/lib/cubes", where I managed to recover the data and to repair the file systems. -- the box is up and running, but -- The Qubes-VM-Manager only shows running VMs and

[qubes-users] Re: PANIC!!! data panic (disc full) / want to mount nas with nfs and backup all in /var/lib/cubes

2018-01-29 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 12:26:44 PM UTC-5, ludwig jaffe wrote: > Hi some systems got too big and now my dom0 is full. > > data panic (disc full) / want to mount nas with nfs and backup all in > /var/lib/cubes > > In a normal system I would setup an insulated air ga

Re: [qubes-users] PANIC!!! data panic (disc full) / want to mount nas with nfs and backup all in /var/lib/cubes

2018-01-28 Thread ludwig jaffe
private.img is too big, the file system says its really big but it can not be that big. I guess 4x of the size it should have as I feel it. But I back it up to my big nas and then I say fsck.ext2 just to be sure not to loose a thing. On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 3:08 PM, ludwig jaffe <ludwig

Re: [qubes-users] PANIC!!! data panic (disc full) / want to mount nas with nfs and backup all in /var/lib/cubes

2018-01-28 Thread ludwig jaffe
private.img So this a way to repair your cubes without using the idiotic tools of qubes :-) On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 2:42 PM, awokd <aw...@danwin1210.me> wrote: > On Sun, January 28, 2018 5:26 pm, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > Hi some systems got too big and now my dom0 is full. > &g

[qubes-users] PANIC!!! data panic (disc full) / want to mount nas with nfs and backup all in /var/lib/cubes

2018-01-28 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi some systems got too big and now my dom0 is full. data panic (disc full) / want to mount nas with nfs and backup all in /var/lib/cubes In a normal system I would setup an insulated air gap network and take a big nas server mount nfs to the root-fs of dom0 and say as root cp -a

Re: [qubes-users] qubes 3.2 flaw with wifi stoping to work after power safe mode (laptop lid closed)

2017-11-09 Thread ludwig jaffe
I had the Problem with Kali and Intel WiFi. On Friday, November 10, 2017, Unman <un...@thirdeyesecurity.org> wrote: > On Wed, Nov 08, 2017 at 12:42:12PM -0800, ludwig jaffe wrote: > > Hi, I bought a new cheap laptop, Lenovo 110 that uses an SOC with i3. > > The wifi i

[qubes-users] Re: Anti Evil Maid (AEM) - SRK password strength? Sane to use same password as for full disk encryption?

2017-11-08 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 2:30:38 PM UTC-5, Patrick Schleizer wrote: > How strong should the SRK password strength be? Should it be as strong > as a password for full disk encryption? > > Is it sane to use same password as SRK password as well as for full disk > encryption? > > Cheers, >

[qubes-users] Re: Anti Evil Maid (AEM) - SRK password strength? Sane to use same password as for full disk encryption?

2017-11-08 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 2:30:38 PM UTC-5, Patrick Schleizer wrote: > How strong should the SRK password strength be? Should it be as strong > as a password for full disk encryption? > > Is it sane to use same password as SRK password as well as for full disk > encryption? > > Cheers, >

[qubes-users] qubes 3.2 flaw with wifi stoping to work after power safe mode (laptop lid closed)

2017-11-08 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, I bought a new cheap laptop, Lenovo 110 that uses an SOC with i3. The wifi is 00:01.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8821AE 802.11ac PCIe Wireless Network Adapter After a while of using wifi, it just stops to work and sometimes reconnecting the wifi works sometimes

[qubes-users] build usb-vm and net-vm using openbsd?

2017-11-08 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, I saw that the linux kernel has some flaws (http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/11/06/8) in the usb stack, so I am thinking about security against common errors, I would suggest to use OpenBSD as USB-VM. Maybe, as Net-VM one could use open-bsd. But how to integrate open-bsd with

[qubes-users] Re: bug: qubes vm-manager qubes 3.2 current: Unable to rename VM to "ReactOS-Reference"

2017-11-02 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 11:52:29 AM UTC-4, ludwig jaffe wrote: > bug: qubes vm-manager qubes 3.2 current: Unable to rename VM to > "ReactOS-Reference" > > Problem: > I installed reactos into a new standalone template vm and thought I could > deriv

[qubes-users] bug: qubes vm-manager qubes 3.2 current: Unable to rename VM to "ReactOS-Reference"

2017-11-02 Thread ludwig jaffe
bug: qubes vm-manager qubes 3.2 current: Unable to rename VM to "ReactOS-Reference" Problem: I installed reactos into a new standalone template vm and thought I could derive user vms as in linux based. But this did not work, maybe I dont know howto do. So as a work-around I wanted to make a

[qubes-users] unikernel-firewall: anyone tried this / anyone who wants to help/ already hvm template to download?

2017-11-01 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi I found an interesting approach of having a small unikernel firewall, that does not eat up too much RAM, especially useful for a laptop and also as there is a different ip-stack than in Linux one has an advantage against common errors: (if there is a flaw in the linux kernel it affects sys-net

[qubes-users] fixed problems with destorted sound with pulseaudio on qubes 3.2 -> change request for config file

2017-11-01 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi I use qubes 3.2 and sometimes I listend to music using youtube on a user vm. Now I had the following problems: the sound was often distorted, sounded like overdriven pre amplifier, but if one stops the sound source (youtube in browser, press pause) there was a trailing 1 second of destorted

[qubes-users] Re: Build a power efficent and silent desktopsystem for Qubes-OS

2017-08-16 Thread ludwig jaffe
Am Mittwoch, 16. August 2017 06:30:39 UTC-4 schrieb bored lord: > Hello Guys, > > i sitting here next to a Desktop PC which is almost as loud as a freaking > datacenter. Due to my old gaming habbits its not supposed to be silent, nor > energyefficent. > > I am in love with qubes-os for my

[qubes-users] Re: *critical* xen hypervisor vulnarabilities, are there updates to dom0? There should be ...

2017-08-16 Thread ludwig jaffe
I am lame, as I did not look at the qubes-os home page there it is: https://www.qubes-os.org/news/2017/08/15/qsb-32/ On Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:04 PM, ludwig jaffe <ludwig.ja...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > > I found news about xen vulnarabilities and looked if I

[qubes-users] *critical* xen hypervisor vulnarabilities, are there updates to dom0? There should be ...

2017-08-16 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, I found news about xen vulnarabilities and looked if I can update dom0, but there are no updates at the time. Maybe, it has already been fixed (I did not look at it in detail), but I guess there is no fix in the Qubes-OS distribution at the moment. Just to keep you alert!

[qubes-users] Re: HCL - Surface Pro 3 (i5-4300U 4Gb)

2017-04-08 Thread ludwig jaffe
Am Samstag, 19. November 2016 21:48:31 UTC-5 schrieb Johannes Zipperer: > I tested Qubes 3.2 with the Fedora 24 template for about 5 hours intensely. > > Installation: No problems during install. Bootable USB is only accepted > when the Secure Boot keys are removed (hit ESC or DEL during boot

[qubes-users] SSD and normal HDD as RAID1 (HW-Raid LSI)

2017-03-19 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, I think about improving speed of my box. I have SAS-Disks of 698GB as RAID1 on my LSI SAS-RAID-Controller. So what about replacing one of the Disks with an SSD by SAMSUNG e.g. 850 series? So if the SSD drops some electrons the HDD will keep up with data and the SSD will be quicker then the

[qubes-users] Re: HCL - DELL Precision Workstation T7400

2017-03-18 Thread ludwig jaffe
TPM is "present" but hw report does not put this into file. On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 5:37 PM, ludwig jaffe <ludwig.ja...@gmail.com> wrote: > So having Bios A11 and the most recent Qubes-OS3.2 the problem at > https://groups.google.com/d/msg/qubes-users/gjsM2FShN3A/t8XF

[qubes-users] Re: HCL - DELL Precision Workstation T7400

2017-03-18 Thread ludwig jaffe
"compromised" thermal solution, but one can press F1 and boot. The RAM has its own heat sink and the other fans will blow enough I guess. So at least my box did not die of over temperaure. Have fun. On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 4:56 PM, ludwig jaffe <ludwig.ja...@gmail.com> wrote: &

[qubes-users] Re: HCL - DELL Precision Workstation T7400

2017-03-18 Thread ludwig jaffe
here the edited version, forget to fill fixme. On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 4:50 PM, ludwig jaffe <ludwig.ja...@gmail.com> wrote: > BIOS A11 04/30/2012 (newest version) > > BIOS A02 had problems with IOMMU > > --- > So update that beast to A11 using T7400A11.exe > and a

[qubes-users] HCL - DELL Precision Workstation T7400

2017-03-18 Thread ludwig jaffe
BIOS A11 04/30/2012 (newest version) BIOS A02 had problems with IOMMU --- So update that beast to A11 using T7400A11.exe and an usb stick booting freedos without drivers. Have fun! Ludwig -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To

Re: [qubes-users] HCL - CF-31 Mk1

2016-11-28 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Monday, November 28, 2016 at 4:20:42 PM UTC+1, 599w67+3ew...@guerrillamail.com wrote: > > VT-d- Chipset has this capability according to intel > > (http://ark.intel.com/products/43544/Intel-Core-i5-540M-Processor-3M-Cache-2_53-GHz). > > Examination of BIOS shows no chipset option;

[qubes-users] Re: qubes 3.2 windows 10 as "template vm" does not boot anymore. How to do forensics on the image

2016-11-28 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Monday, November 28, 2016 at 9:48:10 PM UTC+1, ludwig jaffe wrote: > Hi, I run qubes 3.2 on a dell desktop (core4duo gen xeon), > and it was happpy with running windows10 as a guest without any > special windows-tools for qubes. > Then one day, I did not change anything besides up

[qubes-users] qubes 3.2 windows 10 as "template vm" does not boot anymore. How to do forensics on the image

2016-11-28 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, I run qubes 3.2 on a dell desktop (core4duo gen xeon), and it was happpy with running windows10 as a guest without any special windows-tools for qubes. Then one day, I did not change anything besides updating qubes 3.2 when there were updates, the windows10 guest does not start anymore. As

[qubes-users] Re: How to destroy files without leaving any traces ?

2016-10-27 Thread ludwig jaffe
dd if=/dev/urandom of=/home/noob/myporn.jpg -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group,

[qubes-users] Re: HCL - DELL PRECISION T7400

2016-10-27 Thread ludwig jaffe
updated hcl file. On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 11:23 AM, ludwig jaffe <ludwig.ja...@gmail.com> wrote: > One mistake: > > the command is i8kfan speed 1 1 > > Also I did not check if VT-d enabled works now with the current version > (including current updates) of qubes

[qubes-users] HCL - DELL PRECISION T7400

2016-10-27 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, I am running Qubes 3.2 on my Dell-Monster. 2 flaws: 1st: if I enable VT-d the machine crashes while or after booting the xen-kernel (I experienced it with the older kernel the one prior 4.4.14-11!) I also run old BIOS A2 instead of A11 as I fear upgrade, as it could brick the machine if this

[qubes-users] DELL T7400 Suspend to RAM: Machine did not awake

2016-09-18 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, I tried to klick the suspend to RAM function in order to save energy, and store the session, so I clicked top right "Suspend" and the machine suspended, the powerbutton blinked, but the machine did not awake after pressing the power button. It had to be killed by pressing long. Has anybody

[qubes-users] Re: How to attach Ethernet to a VM other than sys-net..?

2016-09-18 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 11:10:02 PM UTC-4, neilh...@gmail.com wrote: > If I type "ifconfig" in "sys-net", it's clear that Ethernet is attached to > the "sys-net" VM. > > I would like to attach the Ethernet to the Whonix VM, so that I can use it as > a Tor router to route the Tor

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes Windows 10?

2016-09-18 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 3:55:58 AM UTC-4, Pawel Debski wrote: > Folks, > > I have Qubes 3.2 up, updated & > running like a charm. Now the Microsoft challenge. The doc @ > https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/windows-appvms/ instructs to use > Windows 7. Do you

[qubes-users] Re: screen blocks screen, destroys screen update

2016-09-18 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 10:28:08 AM UTC-4, ludwig jaffe wrote: > Hi, I use Qubes 3.2-RC3 and have 6 virtual desktops, running a windows10 vm > and some linux fedora-23 and debian 8 vms. > > So when I go away from the computer the screen locks, and I type my > user passwo

[qubes-users] screen blocks screen, destroys screen update

2016-09-18 Thread ludwig jaffe
Hi, I use Qubes 3.2-RC3 and have 6 virtual desktops, running a windows10 vm and some linux fedora-23 and debian 8 vms. So when I go away from the computer the screen locks, and I type my user password. But somehow the other screens did not get the news, and when I switch the desktop and back

[qubes-users] Re: Using virt-viewer for remote systems

2016-09-14 Thread ludwig jaffe
On Monday, September 12, 2016 at 2:06:19 PM UTC+2, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote: > Greetings: > > I need to be able to use virt-viewer to access remote systems (e.g. > virt-viewer --connect qemu+ssh://some.host/system vm-name), and it would > appear that it's impossible to install due to

[qubes-users] Re: 4.0 ETA?

2016-09-14 Thread ludwig jaffe
Am Montag, 12. September 2016 19:09:31 UTC+2 schrieb Jan Betlach: > I am about to reinstall my Qubes. Does it make sense to wait for 4.0 release > (obviously depends on its ETA) or should I install current 3.2 and upgrade to > 4.0 later. The question is how difficult it is to upgrade if possible

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS 3.2 rc3: can not boot with VT-d enabled on DELL T7400 (XEON E5440, Intel 5400 chipset)

2016-09-14 Thread ludwig jaffe
Am Dienstag, 13. September 2016 09:57:53 UTC+2 schrieb ludwig jaffe: > Qubes OS 3.2 rc3: can not boot with VT-d enabled on DELL T7400 (XEON E5440, > Intel 5400 chipset) > > Hi all, I can NOT boot on my machine, Dell T7400 (XEON E5440, Intel 5400 > chipset, LSI HW-RAID1 "DE

[qubes-users] Re: Can DMA attacks work against Ethernet... or just WiFi/wireless...?

2016-09-13 Thread ludwig jaffe
Am Montag, 12. September 2016 01:29:14 UTC+2 schrieb neilh...@gmail.com: > Qubes uses VT-D to protect against DMA attacks on things such as WiFi chip. > > But are there any proven DMA attacks against wired networking, i.e. > Ethernet..? > > Hackers can exploit a buffer overflow on the network