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

2020-05-09 Thread pixel fairy
You should look up Micah Lee. He's a journalist and programmer with a strong interest in privacy. Here is his yt https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOslhuBKMmHrk_iHc0rgYuw On Friday, May 8, 2020 at 4:12:57 PM UTC-7, Catacombs wrote: > > To be clear, the folks who have put together and developed

Re: [EXT] [qubes-users] checking allocated disk space

2020-02-26 Thread pixel fairy
On Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 11:52:46 PM UTC-8, Ulrich Windl wrote: > > >>> pixel fairy > schrieb am 18.02.2020 > um 06:04 in Nachricht > <13889_1582002262_5E4B7056_13889_59_1_2104823c-c9c1-4fc9-aa9c-090863f09825@googl > > > groups.com>: > &

[qubes-users] checking allocated disk space

2020-02-17 Thread pixel fairy
trying to see how much space is allocated, not actually used in all the qubes. is there an easy command for this? something like qvm-volume info but for all the qubes? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this

[qubes-users] Re: feature request

2020-01-25 Thread pixel fairy
On Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 9:56:17 AM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > > On Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3:15:36 AM UTC-8, haaber wrote: >> >> Hello, I have several virtual screens; I guess many user have. Is it >> possible to reserve one of them exclusively

[qubes-users] Re: feature request

2020-01-25 Thread pixel fairy
On Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 3:15:36 AM UTC-8, haaber wrote: > > Hello, I have several virtual screens; I guess many user have. Is it > possible to reserve one of them exclusively for dom0 and templateVM > terminals -sort of a separated "admin screen"- to avoid other > appVM-windows

[qubes-users] Re: How does Microsoft Office in a Windows VM work ?

2020-01-24 Thread pixel fairy
worked fine as of a couple years ago using this method. https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/qubes-users/dB_OU87dJWA/X2WWa1y-BQAJ havent tried since. On Friday, January 24, 2020 at 7:14:27 AM UTC-8, M wrote: > > Now that it seems that several got Windows 10 running in a VM in Qubes OS, > I

Re: [qubes-users] Re: has google- chrome slowed down for anyone else?

2019-12-16 Thread pixel fairy
On Mon, Dec 16, 2019 at 10:44 AM pixel fairy wrote: > > > On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 4:05:12 AM UTC-8, Daniil Travnikov wrote: >> >> Actually the same problem I have in Brave Browser which use chromium. >> >> Try this: >> 1. Open chrome://flags &g

[qubes-users] Re: has google- chrome slowed down for anyone else?

2019-12-16 Thread pixel fairy
On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 4:05:12 AM UTC-8, Daniil Travnikov wrote: > > Actually the same problem I have in Brave Browser which use chromium. > > Try this: > 1. Open chrome://flags > 2. Change 'Override software rendering list' on 'Enabled'. > Thanks. seemed slightly better, but the

[qubes-users] Re: Can't install KVM in Qubes OS?

2019-12-12 Thread pixel fairy
Qubes-os uses xen, not kvm. Nested virtualization is disabled because of the added attack surface. Ive installed qemu in a debian template in the past, but have not tried recently. instead i have another machine running kvm with nested virtualization enabled and run vagrant remotely on that

[qubes-users] Re: has google- chrome slowed down for anyone else?

2019-12-12 Thread pixel fairy
Whatever it is does not affect chromium. probably just a bug in chrome On Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 10:56:27 PM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > > after the last dom0 update (and, i think a chrome one) chrome has been > really slow, to the point where some sites just freeze up for a bi

[qubes-users] has google- chrome slowed down for anyone else?

2019-12-11 Thread pixel fairy
after the last dom0 update (and, i think a chrome one) chrome has been really slow, to the point where some sites just freeze up for a bit, though the browser still takes input so you can keep typing and just wait for it to catch up. firefox seems fine, but the sites that need chrome are the

[qubes-users] Re: Help sending multiple files using qrexec

2019-12-04 Thread pixel fairy
qvm-copy. if this done often between trusted qubes, you can pre approve the file copy in /etc/qubes-rpc/policy/qubes.Filecopy with a line like srcvm destvm allow On Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 5:40:29 PM UTC-8, pr...@tutanota.de wrote: > > -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- > Hash: SHA512 >

[qubes-users] Re: How do I get Started?

2019-12-04 Thread pixel fairy
On Monday, December 2, 2019 at 8:43:51 PM UTC-8, Qubes User wrote: > > I just installed Qubes on a new laptop. I'm trying to do some basic things > not listed on https://www.qubes-os.org/getting-started/ > > 1. How do I get connected to my wi-fi? > 2. How do I use an external display with HDMI?

[qubes-users] Re: second sys-usb

2019-11-29 Thread pixel fairy
Did you click on "configure strict reset for pci devices" in the devices settings of both VMs? Thats all i can think of. On Friday, November 29, 2019 at 11:50:47 AM UTC-8, haaber wrote: > > Hi there, I re-ask my problem differently. For flashing with unsecure > software via usb, I would like to

Re: [qubes-users] Is Qubes partnered with Whonix and is Whonix just as secure as Qubes if you're only using the computer for web stuff?

2019-08-30 Thread pixel fairy
Just from what you say here, qubes does provide a significant advantage in the pw setup with keepassx running in its own appvm. other than that, it depends on how hard your adversaries are trying. another advantage of qubes is ease of disposable vms. with whonix youd have to make a template

Re: [qubes-users] Done with Qubes

2019-08-29 Thread pixel fairy
didnt think you were still on this thread. when im stuck on hardware or a workload that qubes doesnt work for, i usually do vagrant with virtualbox or kvm depending. its not as good, of course, so still be careful. use packer to make your vagrant boxes. github has a lot of great starting

[qubes-users] Re: whonix ws cant reach tor "Tor's Control Port could not be reached!"

2019-07-21 Thread pixel fairy
UTC-7, pixel fairy wrote: > > running whonix 15 on qubes 4. > > whonixcheck seems to work on sys-whonix. tor control panel indicates a > connection. nyx on sys-whonix says "Relaying Disabled" > > whoninxcheck on a whonix-ws-15 backed vm says > > ERROR: Tor Con

[qubes-users] whonix ws cant reach tor "Tor's Control Port could not be reached!"

2019-07-12 Thread pixel fairy
running whonix 15 on qubes 4. whonixcheck seems to work on sys-whonix. tor control panel indicates a connection. nyx on sys-whonix says "Relaying Disabled" whoninxcheck on a whonix-ws-15 backed vm says ERROR: Tor Connection Result: Tor's Control Port could not be reached! Troubleshooting:

Re: [qubes-users] qubes-dom0-update keep showing the same already downloaded packages.

2019-06-14 Thread pixel fairy
On Friday, June 14, 2019 at 6:18:39 PM UTC-7, Andrew David Wong wrote: > -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- > Hash: SHA512 > > On 14/06/2019 8.16 PM, pixel fairy wrote: > > every time i run qubes-dom0-update, it keeps re downloading a set of > > packages that seem

[qubes-users] Re: usb keyboards

2019-06-14 Thread pixel fairy
If this is a desktop with more than one usb controller, you can take one of those out of sys-usb and use that one for the keyboard (and AEM, maybe even the mouse). of course, its not ideal, but its better than giving up sys-usb entirely. -- You received this message because you are subscribed

[qubes-users] qubes-dom0-update keep showing the same already downloaded packages.

2019-06-14 Thread pixel fairy
every time i run qubes-dom0-update, it keeps re downloading a set of packages that seem to already be installed. this doesnt seem to prevent actual updates, but it does mean somethings wrong. ive tried clean packages in dom0 and sys-firewall, but that doesnt help. any ideas? here what it looks

[qubes-users] Re: Lenov X390

2019-05-20 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 8:08:15 AM UTC-7, roger...@protonmail.com wrote: > Hi there > > Anybody tried to install Qubes 4 on a Lenovo X390? I used the same usb stick > that I used for a Carbon Gen1 and Carbon Gen4, it worked for the Carbon but > there is no Gui on the X390, some line

[qubes-users] command line tools work when the gui does not

2019-03-31 Thread pixel fairy
most of the time, the usb icon on the top right seems kinda useless. it will tell you whats available sometimes soon after the system booted. past that, you have to use qvm-usb and qvm-block on the command line for all that. ive tried rebooting sys-usb, but that doesnt help. rebooting the

[qubes-users] transient appvm failed to start

2019-03-11 Thread pixel fairy
just got a pop up notification Qube Status: myvm Domain myvem has failed to start: internal error: libexenlight failed to create new domain 'myvm' myvm has existed and started fine for many months. trying it again worked. is this a known issue? should it be reported? if so, anything besides

[qubes-users] Re: Best ideal laptop for Qubes?

2019-02-25 Thread pixel fairy
On Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 11:13:41 PM UTC-8, dexint...@gmail.com wrote: > On Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 6:04:01 PM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > > dont know why, but you can make another netvm for sys-ethernet, but keeping > > both interfaces in the same netvm does

[qubes-users] Re: Best ideal laptop for Qubes?

2019-02-24 Thread pixel fairy
On Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 12:19:04 AM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 4:49:27 PM UTC-8, dexint...@gmail.com > wrote: > > I've been spending hours and hours looking at laptop configs from dell to > > lenovo and I still have yet to make a de

[qubes-users] Re: tor with ipv6 leak, what is this threat modle?

2019-02-23 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 2:00:06 PM UTC-8, winter...@scryptmail.com wrote: > Hi All, > > > Recently I noticed ipv6-test website can see tor browser’s ipv6 address > > though it might not be necessaiyly my own ipv6, but that does somehow put me > on alart and to post a question at

[qubes-users] Re: tor with ipv6 leak, what is this threat modle?

2019-02-23 Thread pixel fairy
On Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 12:25:27 AM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 2:00:06 PM UTC-8, winter...@scryptmail.com > wrote: > > Hi All, > > > > > > Recently I noticed ipv6-test website can see tor browser’s ipv6 ad

[qubes-users] Re: tor with ipv6 leak, what is this threat modle?

2019-02-23 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 2:00:06 PM UTC-8, winter...@scryptmail.com wrote: > Hi All, > > > Recently I noticed ipv6-test website can see tor browser’s ipv6 address > > though it might not be necessaiyly my own ipv6, but that does somehow put me > on alart and to post a question at

[qubes-users] Re: Best ideal laptop for Qubes?

2019-02-23 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 4:49:27 PM UTC-8, dexint...@gmail.com wrote: > I've been spending hours and hours looking at laptop configs from dell to > lenovo and I still have yet to make a decision. I'm hoping you guys can help > me. > > Uses: > > - Programming > - Web Dev > - Tor > -

[qubes-users] Re: HCL - Librem 13 V3

2019-02-06 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 1:58:24 AM UTC-8, m...@militant.dk wrote: > These faults are actually a dealbreaker for me. I can't live with this device > anymore, so I'm looking to switch it out with a mac mini size device or > something similar, that can run 4k @ 60Hz, like normal

[qubes-users] qubes friendly audio / video and 2d animation apps?

2019-02-01 Thread pixel fairy
anyone here do any a/v or 2d animation (motion graphics, not making cartoons) in qubes? blender works for now, and i may just use the old version for a while, but now seems like a good time to look at alternatives. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

Re: [qubes-users] Re: QSB #46: APT update mechanism vulnerability

2019-01-24 Thread pixel fairy
On Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 7:35:59 PM UTC-8, Andrew David Wong wrote: > pixel fairy, please let us know of fully removing the old template first > doesn't fix the problem. thats what i ended up doing. i had to reinstall to delete them. then it worked. then, with whonix, sys-fi

[qubes-users] Re: vault color (black?) & window decorations

2019-01-23 Thread pixel fairy
On Monday, October 15, 2018 at 5:38:56 AM UTC-7, Brendan Hoar wrote: > Hi folks, > > Regarding the default R4 color scheme... > > ...does anyone else find that the default color for vault (black?) makes it > nearly impossible to see the window titles and/or windows controls (close, > maximize,

Re: [qubes-users] Re: QSB #46: APT update mechanism vulnerability

2019-01-23 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 7:24:57 PM UTC-8, Andrew David Wong wrote: > The Whonix packages are in qubes-templates-community-testing. $ sudo qubes-dom0-update --enablerepo=qubes-templates-community-testing qubes-template-whonix-gw-14 Using sys-firewall as UpdateVM to download updates

[qubes-users] Re: QSB #46: APT update mechanism vulnerability

2019-01-23 Thread pixel fairy
is whonix in the repo? i keep getting "Error: Unable to find a match" tried copy/pasting from the command to delete the templates to make sure they're spelled right. tried qubes-templates-itl and qubes-templates-itl-testing. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

[qubes-users] dom0 downloads, but does not update packages

2019-01-13 Thread pixel fairy
heres the output of qubes-dom0-update. it just stops after downloading. done this for at least a week. Fedora 25 - x86_64 913 kB/s | 50 MB 00:56 Qubes Dom0 Repository (updates) 686 kB/s | 8.0 MB 00:11 determining the fastest mirror

Re: [qubes-users] icon stacks in kde?

2019-01-11 Thread pixel fairy
On Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 4:27:51 AM UTC-8, unman wrote: > On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 02:19:24AM -0800, pixel fairy wrote: > > playing with kde. the one feature i miss from xfce is making stacks of > > icon. by that i mean a separate panel on the bottom, kinda like os x, whe

[qubes-users] icon stacks in kde?

2019-01-10 Thread pixel fairy
playing with kde. the one feature i miss from xfce is making stacks of icon. by that i mean a separate panel on the bottom, kinda like os x, where you put a launcher and add multiple apps to it so you get a little arrow menu for all the extras. with kde, the closest thing i can find is pinning

Re: [qubes-users] fail to install qubes-template-fedora-29 "Failed writing body"

2019-01-07 Thread pixel fairy
On Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 4:51:12 PM UTC-8, 799 wrote: > Am Fr., 4. Jan. 2019, 01:46 hat pixel fairy geschrieben: > $ sudo qubes-dom0-update qubes-template-fedora-29 > [...] > > Downloading Packages: > > [MIRROR] qubes-template-fedora-29-4.0.1-201812091508.noarch.r

[qubes-users] fail to install qubes-template-fedora-29 "Failed writing body"

2019-01-03 Thread pixel fairy
$ sudo qubes-dom0-update qubes-template-fedora-29 Using sys-firewall as UpdateVM to download updates for Dom0; this may take some time... sys-firewall: command failed with code: 1 Fedora 25 - x86_64 - Updates2.5 MB/s | 24 MB 00:09 Fedora 25 - x86_64

[qubes-users] old version of xscreensaver

2019-01-02 Thread pixel fairy
xscreensaver complains about being an old version. doubt this matters, but might scare some users. -- 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] Re: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates' in fedora-28 template

2018-12-21 Thread pixel fairy
On Monday, November 26, 2018 at 2:05:30 PM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > $ sudo dnf -y update > Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'fedora-cisco-openh264' > > tried disabling fedora-cisco-openh264 and got > > Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'update

[qubes-users] Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates' in fedora-28 template

2018-11-26 Thread pixel fairy
$ sudo dnf -y update Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'fedora-cisco-openh264' tried disabling fedora-cisco-openh264 and got Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates' same error on the distro template, which only has updates applied, and my clone of it, which i use. --

[qubes-users] Re: About X.Org vulnerability and Qubes

2018-10-30 Thread pixel fairy
you can always clone a template and try such changes. Each vm runs its own X server, which is already distrusted by dom0, so the chain would have to include an attack that works over vchan. Future versions of qubes might default to wayland instead of X11, only because fedora probably will, and

[qubes-users] Re: Android Studio AVD emulate

2018-10-08 Thread pixel fairy
On Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 9:27:09 AM UTC-7, Andrzej Andrzej wrote: > Any idea? If you really want to do it on your own host, AVD manager / create virtual device / choose device / select system image / Other Images / click "download" on an android image and finish. but thats very slow

Re: [qubes-users] Re: QSB #43: L1 Terminal Fault speculative side channel (XSA-273)

2018-09-03 Thread pixel fairy
On Monday, September 3, 2018 at 1:21:27 AM UTC-7, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- > Hash: SHA256 > > On Mon, Sep 03, 2018 at 01:46:11AM -0500, Andrew David Wong wrote: > > On 2018-09-02 22:22, pixel fairy wrote: > > > is it still

[qubes-users] Re: QSB #43: L1 Terminal Fault speculative side channel (XSA-273)

2018-09-02 Thread pixel fairy
is it still necessary to disable hyper threading after upgrading in qubes 4? -- 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] screen randomly blanking on 4k with hdmi, onboard intel graphics card

2018-08-17 Thread pixel fairy
qubes-os 4.0 system76 lemur7 (i7 skylake) the hdmi port seems to only work well at hdmi. any other resolution and it randomly blanks the screen. tried running the ubuntu (pop-os) installer for about an hour watching youtube and the screen was fine. dont know if that was luck or a qubes-os

[qubes-users] Re: HCL - Purism Librem 13v2

2018-08-05 Thread pixel fairy
On Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 1:44:41 PM UTC-7, Max Andersen wrote: > Major issues with Coreboot, crashes, etc. > > - > https://forums.puri.sm/t/building-coreboot-from-source-official-script/1264/113 > > - https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/3753 > > After several updates, install

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes 4 - Windows Guest Tools

2018-05-21 Thread pixel fairy
On Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 5:50:43 AM UTC-7, donoban wrote: > -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- > Hash: SHA256 > > Hi > > Is there windows guest tools package for Qubes 4? > > I've tried: > > 'sudo qubes-dom0-update qubes-windows-tools' > and also enabling qubes-dom0-current-testing > >

[qubes-users] Re: Desperately want Qubes, but can't install on Asus Sabertooth x79

2018-05-12 Thread pixel fairy
Another thing you could try, install it on a working system. then transfer the hard drive. ive had to do this for a couple laptops with older versions. or, install linux on a different drive, maybe also hanging off usb, run the qubes installer in kvm from there. i havent tried getting qubes

[qubes-users] X11 forwarding stopped working in fedora-26, still works in debian-9

2018-05-10 Thread pixel fairy
sometime in the last couple days, ssh -X stopped working in fedora-26 templates, at least on my box. still works from debian-9. anyone else notice this? anything change? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes Os4 very slowly comparing to Qubes 3.2

2018-05-01 Thread pixel fairy
this may seem silly, but try reinstalling. there was one RC of qubes-4 that was really slow for me. even after updating to the final one, it was still slow, but re installing the final one fixed it for me. still slower than 3.2, but only like half its speed instead of nearly unusable. -- You

Re: [qubes-users] AMD? threadripper / ryzen?

2018-05-01 Thread pixel fairy
On Monday, April 30, 2018 at 8:13:55 PM UTC-7, tai...@gmx.com wrote: > I would get a KCMA-D8 ($315) or KGPE-D16 ($415) they check all your > boxes and more - they are what all the experts use, leah rowe from > libreboot paid for them to be ported to coreboot-libre a few years ago. > D16 max 192GB

[qubes-users] AMD? threadripper / ryzen?

2018-04-30 Thread pixel fairy
ready to ditch intel on desktop (and maybe laptop if anyone has a good recommendation) my understanding is that some amd lines dont have PSP or any such equivalent to intelME or AMT. about to jump down the rabbit hole of figuring this out. has anyone tried ryzen or threadripper? is there

[qubes-users] Re: Is Template concept unique to Qubes?

2018-03-28 Thread pixel fairy
On Sunday, March 25, 2018 at 8:08:19 PM UTC-7, franc...@tutamail.com wrote: > Security considerations aside, it's so convenient having shared root > filesystems that can be updated once for multiple child-VMs.  Is this feature > unique to Qubes or is something like this often replicated when

[qubes-users] Re: DispVM Firefox through TOR

2018-02-21 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 3:18:34 PM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 2:15:56 PM UTC-8, klausd...@mail2tor.com > wrote: > > Is it possible to root a Firefox instance of a DispVM trough Tor? > > > > Were can i change the netsys t

[qubes-users] Re: DispVM Firefox through TOR

2018-02-21 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 2:15:56 PM UTC-8, klausd...@mail2tor.com wrote: > Is it possible to root a Firefox instance of a DispVM trough Tor? > > Were can i change the netsys to sys-whonix for Disp´VM? > > Thank you very much :) just set the network vm in the vm settings basic tab. in

Re: [qubes-users] q4rc4 very slow. VMs take 23 - 33 seconds to start

2018-02-16 Thread pixel fairy
On Friday, February 16, 2018 at 4:07:10 PM UTC-8, Marek Marczykowski-Górecki wrote: > Yes, there is "xpti=false" option for Xen command line (xen.gz option in > grub, or options= line in xen.cfg for UEFI). tried that by editing the multiboot /xen-4.8.3.gz line while booting. no change. maybe

Re: [qubes-users] q4rc4 very slow. VMs take 23 - 33 seconds to start

2018-02-14 Thread pixel fairy
pvh. the hvm ones took even longer. looked at a couple systemd-analyze, one of them had 10s for dkms and 40 for qubes-update-check, even though that one only took 25s to boot, at least according to dom0. could whatever tells dom0 a guest is up have run before that? will play with this more and

Re: [qubes-users] q4rc4 very slow. VMs take 23 - 33 seconds to start

2018-02-14 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 4:58:06 PM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > Fedora. just tried debian. 44.286s seconds. Forgot the hardware. i7-6700, 64gigs ddr4, supermicro c7z170-sq, onboard intel graphics. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups &qu

Re: [qubes-users] q4rc4 very slow. VMs take 23 - 33 seconds to start

2018-02-14 Thread pixel fairy
Fedora. just tried debian. 44.286s seconds. -- 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, send

[qubes-users] q4rc4 very slow. VMs take 23 - 33 seconds to start

2018-02-14 Thread pixel fairy
[user@dom0 ~]$ time qvm-start personal real0m23.517s user0m0.182s sys 0m0.065s [user@dom0 ~]$ time qvm-start alpha real0m23.801s user0m0.191s sys 0m0.056s [user@dom0 ~]$ time qvm-start alphax real0m32.831s user0m0.193s sys 0m0.059s starting with debug turned

[qubes-users] Re: performance hit with 4.0rc4

2018-02-07 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 6:54:32 PM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > reinstalled over 4.0rc3 and vms take much longer to start now. it usually > takes a few seconds before getting the notification that an app vm is > starting. > > firefox performs fine, including youtube

[qubes-users] performance hit with 4.0rc4

2018-02-07 Thread pixel fairy
reinstalled over 4.0rc3 and vms take much longer to start now. it usually takes a few seconds before getting the notification that an app vm is starting. firefox performs fine, including youtube in full screen (1080p) chrome is a bit jumpy in most use, but plays video fine as long as it not

Re: [qubes-users] noscript xss warning on qubes os site

2018-02-01 Thread pixel fairy
On Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 3:31:45 AM UTC-8, awokd wrote: > Not seeing this in Tor Browser 7.5 with Noscript 5.1.8.4 when I browse to > https://www.qubes-os.org. Where are you seeing it? firefox on fedora-26. install noscript, look at the qubes site. go to other sites. maybe restart the

[qubes-users] noscript xss warning on qubes os site

2018-02-01 Thread pixel fairy
noscript, the firefox extention, pops up the following about the qubes site, NoScript detected a potential Cross-Site Scripting attack from [...] to https://www.qubes-os.org. Suspicious data: window.name -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

[qubes-users] Re: dd command to creat an .iso from the win7 cdrom please

2018-01-31 Thread pixel fairy
you need the device entry of the cdrom, usually /dev/sr0 or /dev/cdrom. if you mount the cdrom, and type "mount" you should it in the first column. its been a long time since doing this. you can also download the windows 7 installer from microsoft here,

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS 4.0-rc4 has been released!

2018-01-31 Thread pixel fairy
Can you clarify which specter variants will be mitigated and how? -- 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

[qubes-users] Re: which linux works well as a standalone hvm in qubes-4.0?

2018-01-25 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 7:25:50 PM UTC-8, pixel fairy wrote: > has anyone gotten a linux desktop with more than 800x600 in hvm in qubes-4? For anyone looking, fedora-26 works with a few resolutions.couldnt get the fedora-27 installer to boot, but you can update from 26 just f

[qubes-users] which linux works well as a standalone hvm in qubes-4.0?

2018-01-24 Thread pixel fairy
has anyone gotten a linux desktop with more than 800x600 in hvm in qubes-4? ive tried the linux-HVM-tips. with ubuntu, X -configure usually crashes weather or not its run from console. even then, modding the file and putting it in /etc/X11 seems to have no effect. the installer for ubuntu

[qubes-users] qubes 4.0 hvm crashes on boot after probing EDD

2018-01-24 Thread pixel fairy
starting a standalone hvm with qvm-start myhvm --cdrom=myappvm:/home/user/Downloads/linux.iso the bootscreen quits just after Probing EDD (edd=off to disable)... ok -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this

[qubes-users] help, trying to make custom launchers

2018-01-21 Thread pixel fairy
qubes 4.0rc3 Id like to make custom launchers for two purposes 1. easily run apps from custom dispvms. using shell scripts for now. 2. make alternate launchers with different icons. for example, the twitter bird icon in a twitter app-vm. tried making desktop files in

[qubes-users] qubes 4.0, fedora-26 template, intermittent trouble opening an appvms file manager

2018-01-21 Thread pixel fairy
qubes 4.0 rc3 fedora-26 template running the file manager from a menu will always start an appvm if its not running. but it wont always run the file manager. running terminal, or any other apps always works. running nautilus from terminal always works too. just not the file manager. but,

[qubes-users] Re: Another "Best Hardware" 4 VMs setup question.

2018-01-21 Thread pixel fairy
On Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 10:51:54 AM UTC-8, Stumpy wrote: > I have been reading through the forum about the various recommendations > for hardware. The general consensus seems to be "more mem and ssd > drive". I am running 3.2, have 16gb mem, and a Samsung ssd drive and it > still takes

[qubes-users] Re: Lenovo ThinkPad, won't boot

2018-01-15 Thread pixel fairy
On Monday, January 15, 2018 at 3:23:55 PM UTC-8, demio...@gmail.com wrote: > My Lenovo ThinkPad fails to boot after installing Qubes. I had to boot the > USB drive via legacy boot for Qubes to install at all, but the EFI setup > doesn't happen. what model? If its new, you'll probably have

[qubes-users] Re: QSB #37: Information leaks due to processor speculative execution bugs (XSA-254, Meltdown & Sepctre)

2018-01-14 Thread pixel fairy
what about the cpu microcode? can a package be backported for it? or does that have to be done through xen? fedora 26 has some (theoretical?) protection against meltdown, maybe qubes-4 should update dom0 to that in the rc. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

[qubes-users] qubes app menu keeps old template vm entries

2018-01-06 Thread pixel fairy
The qubes app menu (top left of screen by default) keeps entries for template vms. is there a way to get rid of them? running 3.2 with the default xfce -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop

[qubes-users] qubes app menu keeps old templatevm entries.

2018-01-06 Thread pixel fairy
The app menu, top left, keeps entries for old template VMs. is there a way to get rid of them? -- 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] specter, meltdown, and dom0

2018-01-03 Thread pixel fairy
Since someone has to start this thread, Does dom0 matter here, or would patching xen fix this? -- 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] Installing Virtualbox within Qubes

2017-12-18 Thread pixel fairy
Heres one way to run vagrant on qubes. https://gist.github.com/xahare/0f2078fc8c52e7ddece1e5ba70c6d5fc But this is slow. You could also make a vagrant server and use that, or even share it with your co workers. heres a convenience script for that,

[qubes-users] Re: new Desktop build recommendation

2017-12-07 Thread pixel fairy
On Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 12:23:18 PM UTC-8, Wael Nasreddine wrote: > Hello, > > I'm looking to build a new Desktop specifically for Qubes OS, so my most > important requirement is compatibility. I currently have 64GB (4 x 16GB) > 288-Pin DDR4 SDRAM DDR4 3400 (PC4 27200)[0] that I'd like

[qubes-users] Re: Windows 10 on Qubes (freeRDP)

2017-12-02 Thread pixel fairy
How well does it work just installing in a standalone hvm? can you pass usb devices? if not the qubes filtered "filesystem only" etc flavor, then raw usb pass through? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this

[qubes-users] Re: guid.conf for disposable VMs

2017-12-02 Thread pixel fairy
On Saturday, December 2, 2017 at 9:26:36 AM UTC-8, tech...@tutanota.com wrote: > Hi, > > I understand generally how to customize guid options via the > /etc/qubes/guid.conf file in Dom0 as per > https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/full-screen-mode > > My question is, if I want this to effect

[qubes-users] changing icons for specific app VMs

2017-11-18 Thread pixel fairy
I use custom launchers on a bottom panel for some apps, kinda like the os x dock. Some appvms are dedicated to a certain site, so id like those icons to make it easy. How would one change the app icon that would go into that? Or would it be easier to make an alias app with its own icon? --

[qubes-users] Re: Does VT-d protect against this?

2017-11-10 Thread pixel fairy
On Friday, November 10, 2017 at 3:45:07 PM UTC-8, David Schissler wrote: > Researchers find almost EVERY computer with an Intel Skylake and above CPU > can be owned via USB >

[qubes-users] qubes 4.0 whonix updates, which netvm? none or sys-whonix?

2017-10-31 Thread pixel fairy
the default netvm of the whonix-ws and gw templates is "none", but when you try to update them a pop up tells you to set it to sys-whonix. which is it? if it is sys-whonix, why not make that the default? does this work with qubes network filtering of templatevms? has that changed in 4.x? --

[qubes-users] Re: best mini pc for qubes os

2017-10-31 Thread pixel fairy
Just installed 4.0rc2 on an intel NUC7i5BNH. It comes with a special back plate for mounting. qubes installed with no issues. sound only works out of the headphone jack, but not the hdmi port. ethernet and wifi both work. youtube is good fullscreen at 1080p. no ps2 ports and only one usb

[qubes-users] Re: Multufactor auth vm

2017-10-19 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 3:37:37 AM UTC-7, Roy Bernat wrote: > > Good point . drifting is known issue ... so what is the solution? :) if it drifts, reboot the auth vm, time will be resynced. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups

[qubes-users] Re: Docker & dev embbeded on Qubes OS on P51

2017-10-19 Thread pixel fairy
heres how to run docker in qubes 3.2, same method should work in 4.0 https://gist.github.com/xahare/6b47526354a92f290aecd17e12108353 -- 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

[qubes-users] Re: How to export (H)VMs from Qubes/Xen to VMware vSphere

2017-10-15 Thread pixel fairy
On Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 10:20:30 PM UTC-7, [799] wrote: > Hello, > > Currently I still need to run a 2nd OS to use VMware Workstation to > prepare/test VMs/Setup for customers. > > I'd like to prepare VMs in Qubes and then migrate/export them to the > customers environment which are

[qubes-users] Re: Impressions of the Purism Librem 15v3 for Qubes

2017-09-25 Thread pixel fairy
On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 1:40 PM Sean wrote: On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 12:54:54PM -0700, pixel fairy wrote: > > is suspend and resume reliable? > > Kinda, although some further debugging etc is needed like the hibernate > problem. > > So closing the laptop suspends (so far

[qubes-users] Re: Impressions of the Purism Librem 15v3 for Qubes

2017-09-25 Thread pixel fairy
is suspend and resume reliable? -- 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, send email to

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Anyone disabled the Intel ME yet?

2017-09-25 Thread pixel fairy
i would find a list of annoyances with qubes 4 on a librem 15 helpful. im thinking of getting one. -- 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] how to make a docker host templatevm

2017-09-22 Thread pixel fairy
On Friday, September 22, 2017 at 8:43:13 AM UTC-7, One7two99 wrote: > > Definitely, can't wait to try this out. > I would even be more interested running Atomic to run containers: > https://www.projectatomic.io/ >From glancing at the getting started guide, this looks like it would be an

[qubes-users] how to make a docker host templatevm

2017-09-22 Thread pixel fairy
heres how to make a docker host templatevm. have fun. https://gist.github.com/xahare/6b47526354a92f290aecd17e12108353 Should this be added to the qubes docs? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and

[qubes-users] Re: Additional VPN destinations via CLI config?

2017-09-13 Thread pixel fairy
On Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 12:21:03 AM UTC-7, qubester wrote: > proxyVM rather fwiw > > btw, how or why does one "check their MTU settings?" ip a look for a line like this, 2: eth0: mtu 1500 qdisc mq state UP group default qlen 1000 -- You

[qubes-users] Re: HCL - Lemur7

2017-09-12 Thread pixel fairy
reliably, as of today (with the recent xen upgrade to 4.6.6-30), disabling an external display hangs the system. -- 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] Re: HCL - HP Pavilion

2017-09-11 Thread pixel fairy
On Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:55:03 AM UTC-7, Michael wrote: > I bought a new laptop and just took the SSD drive out of the old laptop > and put it into the new laptop. I turned the laptop on and booted up > like nothing had changed... Worked seamlessly can you try installing to a usb drive to

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