[qubes-users] Re: Node.js global modules

2016-08-27 Thread Dave C
On Wednesday, August 24, 2016 at 6:17:39 PM UTC-7, angelo "angico" costa wrote: > Hi, all! > > I'm using Qubes 3.1 and I'm new with all this compartimented system idea. > > I use Node.js for my work and study, and several of its modules should to be > installed globally. My question is: Should

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes and Broadcom BCM4360 - A Success Story

2016-12-21 Thread Dave C
On Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 8:47:49 AM UTC-8, Kent Davis wrote: > My solution involves directly modifying the sys-net VM and I handle > all the modules in sys-net:/rw/config/rc.local. > > Is your rc.local executable? > It is: [user@net-powerbook24 ~]$ ls -l /rw/config/rc.local

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Macbook Pro USB keyboard

2016-12-22 Thread Dave C
On Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 3:39:23 AM UTC-8, dumbcyber wrote: > I'm very sorry to revive this thread. I've been trying to build another Qubes > environment on an SSD drive and have run into the same problem. I'm building > R3.2 for a Macbook Pro. I know Macbook's are not very well

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes and Broadcom BCM4360 - A Success Story

2016-12-21 Thread Dave C
Since starting this thread, I've (belatedly) upgraded to Qubes 3.2. In doing so, I never figured out how to get the old kernel for which I compiled the wl module to migrate over to the new install. Unfortunately a VM's kernel is not included when backing it up. Anyway, I thought of that as

[qubes-users] Re: Ledger Nano S on Qubes OS R3.2

2017-07-18 Thread Dave C
On Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 3:02:23 AM UTC-7, 0x...@secure.mailbox.org wrote: > Hi, > Does anyone actually make Qubes OS R 3.2 working with Ledger Nano S hardware > wallet?  Yes. Follow the Qubes instructions:

[qubes-users] Re: Installation Problems; Qubes 3.2

2017-07-04 Thread Dave C
On Monday, July 3, 2017 at 6:30:34 PM UTC-7, guess...@gmail.com wrote: > Were you able to get into the grub menu? > I am lost in trying so myself. I had success, after much trouble, getting Qubes 3.2 to install on a recent lenovo and UEFI. I described how here:

[qubes-users] Qubes 3.2 UEFI install media

2017-06-26 Thread Dave C
I recently had some success install Qubes 3.2 on a lenovo p51, booting UEFI. I went through a lot of a trial and error in the process. I'm hoping this post can save others some time. I've seen in other threads some struggling to get Qubes working with UEFI firmware. I intended to save my

[qubes-users] Re: trouble with Lenovo P51 (nvidia quadro m1200)

2017-06-26 Thread Dave C
I'm happy to report that I have Qubes running on the P51 now. I had considerable trouble getting it installed on the NVME drive. What finally worked for me, I've shared in a separate post: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/qubes-users/4VsKdxnKHBk I did not end up needing nvidia

[qubes-users] Re: install Qubes 3.2 Stucked at "Starting Switch Root..."

2017-06-26 Thread Dave C
On Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 8:33:07 PM UTC-7, Paulo Marques wrote: > Hi There, > > I hope you guys can help me, I'm new to Qubes Os and i was trying to install > Qubes 3.2 but i'm stacked at "Starting to switch root..." and it just won't > proceed the installation. I've tried do

[qubes-users] Re: Booting USB Quebes across multiple machines?

2017-05-29 Thread Dave C
On Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 12:23:37 AM UTC-7, Vít Šesták wrote: > I've asked some slightly similar question like a month ago. I was told I > should run dracut without hostonly mode in order to have all the modules I > need. > > Your case is a bit harder. You would need to either run dracut

[qubes-users] Re: Booting USB Quebes across multiple machines?

2017-05-30 Thread Dave C
On Monday, May 29, 2017 at 3:13:32 PM UTC-7, Eric Duncan wrote: > Thanks Vit and Dave C! > > @Dave: > > Yep, USB sticks get too hot - and the USB2 sticks I tried were far too slow > for my taste. > > I have a couple of these laying around from previous l

Re: [qubes-users] kernel-devel and kernel-header version mismatch

2017-06-01 Thread Dave C
On Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:17:46 AM UTC-7, Unman wrote: > On Thu, Jun 01, 2017 at 08:16:32AM -0700, Dave C wrote: > > I'm trying to build nvidia module in dom0. Following steps found in > > https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/qubes-users/v26zXkiNElg/discussion > >

Re: [qubes-users] kernel-devel and kernel-header version mismatch

2017-06-03 Thread Dave C
On Friday, June 2, 2017 at 4:51:01 PM UTC-7, Unman wrote: > On Thu, Jun 01, 2017 at 09:37:31PM -0700, Dave C wrote: > > On Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 9:17:46 AM UTC-7, Unman wrote: > > > On Thu, Jun 01, 2017 at 08:16:32AM -0700, Dave C wrote: > > > > I'm trying

[qubes-users] kernel-devel and kernel-header version mismatch

2017-06-01 Thread Dave C
I'm trying to build nvidia module in dom0. Following steps found in https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/qubes-users/v26zXkiNElg/discussion At the step where kernel-headers and kernel-devel are installed into dom0, I'm getting a version mismatch between the kernel I'm running versus those

[qubes-users] Re: trouble with Lenovo P51 (nvidia quadro m1200)

2017-06-04 Thread Dave C
On Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 7:59:07 AM UTC-7, Dave C wrote: > On Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 7:44:49 AM UTC-7, Dave C wrote: > > Trying to install Qubes on a laptop with graphics card > > NVIDIA Quadro M1200 4GB GDDR5 > > > > The 3.2 installer fails to start X,

[qubes-users] trouble with Lenovo P51 (nvidia quadro m1200)

2017-05-31 Thread Dave C
Trying to install Qubes on a laptop with graphics card NVIDIA Quadro M1200 4GB GDDR5 The 3.2 installer fails to start X, and falls back to text mode. (Which complains something about disk entryption and fails to complete the install.) I have Qubes 3.2 installed on a portable SSD, so I tried

[qubes-users] Re: off topic - invite codes to 'riseup'

2017-10-15 Thread Dave C
On Friday, July 28, 2017 at 7:16:36 AM UTC-7, little help wrote: [snip...] > > This also might also work: > 1.Go here: https://user.riseup.net/ > > 2.Make a "help ticket", and write "I need an invitation code because I > want to use(write your messages!!)". > ^ Don't copy & paste

[qubes-users] template /home/user is not copied when creating appvm

2017-12-19 Thread Dave C
According to https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/templates/ , Whenever a TemplateBasedVM is created, the contents of the /home directory of its parent TemplateVM are copied to the child TemplateBasedVM’s /home... Is this true in Qubes 4.0 rc3? In my experience, changes made to /home/user in the

[qubes-users] Port forwarding to a qube from the outside world, not working for me (4.x)

2018-05-04 Thread Dave C
I'm struggling to follow the instructions on https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/firewall/#port-forwarding-to-a-qube-from-the-outside-world Whatever my mistake is, I hope it's easy for someone to spot. I can't seem to spot it myself, despite a lot of trying. The good news is that `iptables` shows

[qubes-users] Re: Ledger Nano S

2018-05-04 Thread Dave C
On Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 8:44:35 AM UTC-7, bojan...@gmail.com wrote: > In Qubes 4 I can connect all kinds of USB devices via the device selector in > the upper right corner of the window. The Ledger Nano S is a hardware wallet > for cryptocurrencies. Ledger Manager is an extension for

[qubes-users] Re: Well supported laptops with 64GB system memory?

2018-05-04 Thread Dave C
On Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 2:42:12 AM UTC-7, Uni Gaia wrote: > Good day everyone! > > Saw a thread on reddit recently where someone was asking about a qubes > supported laptop capable of employing 64GB of system memory. That got me > thinking and doing some research, and actually nothing

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS screensharing

2018-01-26 Thread Dave C
On Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 1:34:03 AM UTC-8, Vít Šesták wrote: > Dave, why you start a new VM and not just use a loopback? Is the reason > sharing apps from multiple VMs? If si, you are at least significantly > weakening isolation. Maybe you are not keeping any, not sure. X11 was not >

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS screensharing

2018-02-01 Thread Dave C
On Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 12:24:08 PM UTC-8, Vít Šesták wrote: > On January 27, 2018 7:57:02 AM GMT+01:00, Dave C wrote: > >* VMs that can't access the conference site (i.e. bluejeans.com) or > >can't access the net at all > > How can a VM without network access ope

[qubes-users] upgrade 3.x -> 4.x, "firewall has been modified manually - please use qvm-firewall"

2018-02-03 Thread Dave C
My question comes after restoring a backup of a 3.x appvm into a 4.x Qubes. When I pull up the "Qube Settings" GUI, and navigate to "Firewall Rules", I see red text instructing me to please use qvm-firewall. The form is grayed out. If I run `qvm-firewall VMNAME list`, I see the one rule that I

[qubes-users] sys-net unresponsive after wake from sleep

2018-02-07 Thread Dave C
I've upgraded a laptop from 3.2 to 4.0rc4. I didn't have the problem described here in 3.2... When I sleep the laptop (by closing lid), I find that every time I wake it, sys-net is unresponsive. I cannot bring up a terminal in sys-net. Terminals already open are unresponsive to input.

[qubes-users] Re: sys-net unresponsive after wake from sleep

2018-02-07 Thread Dave C
On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 4:02:38 PM UTC-8, Yuraeitha wrote: > On Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:58:13 PM UTC+1, Dave C wrote: > > I've upgraded a laptop from 3.2 to 4.0rc4. I didn't have the problem > > described here in 3.2... > > > > When I sleep the lapt

[qubes-users] TPM: Device not found (Lenovo P51, Qubes 4.x)

2018-02-03 Thread Dave C
I'm having trouble finding TPM troubleshooting tips. Any pointers? I've installed 4.x RC4 on a Lenovo thinkpad P51. The HCL (attached) shows TPM: Device not found In the bios, TPM 2.0 is enabled. Thanks in advance. -Dave -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the

[qubes-users] Re: templates update fail over sys-usb (but work using sys-net, on Qubes 4.x rc4)

2018-02-03 Thread Dave C
On Saturday, February 3, 2018 at 1:56:14 PM UTC-8, Yuraeitha wrote: [ ... snip ... ] > It might be a good idea to put this on github, chances are that they might > fix it soon if the problem is general issue for all USB tethering's, which > could affect many people, thus possibly given higher

[qubes-users] templates update fail over sys-usb (but work using sys-net, on Qubes 4.x rc4)

2018-02-03 Thread Dave C
I've noticed that in templates, `dnf` fails, i.e. ``` user@f26-devel ~]$ sudo dnf install tmux Error: Failed to synchronize cache for repo 'updates' ``` While in an appvm, the same command works fine. The failure above occurs when I have sys-firewall using *sys-usb* (that is, tethering over

[qubes-users] sys-usb starts, but custom-usb vm fails with "Unable to reset PCI device..." (4.x-rc3)

2018-01-03 Thread Dave C
I'd like to leave sys-usb as is, but create another usb vm for attaching a keyboard (without networking). My problem is that my new "usb-keyboard" vm fails to start. With "Start failed: internal error: Unable to reset PCI device :00:14.0: no FLR, PM reset or bus reset available" I've

Re: [qubes-users] sys-usb starts, but custom-usb vm fails with "Unable to reset PCI device..." (4.x-rc3)

2018-01-03 Thread Dave C
On Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 12:48:49 PM UTC-8, Ilpo Järvinen wrote: > On Wed, 3 Jan 2018, Dave C wrote: > > > I've tried the -o no-string-reset=True option, that had no effect. > > Is this just a typo in the email or was there one also in the command? > It should be

[qubes-users] Re: laptop fails to sleep, becomes very hot

2018-08-27 Thread Dave C
On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 3:46:03 PM UTC-7, Yuraeitha wrote: > On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 10:13:45 PM UTC+1, Dave C wrote: > > Many times in recent days, I've closed my Qubes laptop, expecting it to > > sleep, and put it into my backpack. Normally it sleeps as expecte

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS screensharing

2018-01-23 Thread Dave C
I hope no one minds reviving an old thread... I recently needed to screenshare in Qubes (4.x, but 3.2 should work the same). I wrote up my notes: https://www.dave-cohen.com/blog/qubes-vnc-screenshare/ Feedback welcome, especially if the method can be improved. Thanks. -- You received this

[qubes-users] laptop fails to sleep, becomes very hot

2018-03-13 Thread Dave C
Many times in recent days, I've closed my Qubes laptop, expecting it to sleep, and put it into my backpack. Normally it sleeps as expected. Two of those times, once today and once several days ago, I reach into the backpack and find the laptop extremely hot to the touch. I'd expect the fan to

Re: [qubes-users] Best pratice for crypto-currency wallets?

2018-04-07 Thread Dave C
On Monday, August 21, 2017 at 8:33:32 PM UTC-7, Francesco wrote: > Anguilla > > > > > On Mon, Aug 21, 2017 at 8:14 PM, wrote: > I'd like to use Qubes for my crypto-currency wallets. > I scratched my own itch and made a qubes-friendly tool for XRP transactions. I'd

Re: [qubes-users] Re: Qubes OS screensharing

2018-12-11 Thread Dave C
On Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 5:52:31 AM UTC-7, Vít Šesták wrote: > Marmarek has identified the issue and fixed it: > https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/4351 > I haven't been vocal on this thread in a while... but I appreciate the comments from v6ak and the bugfix from Marmarek.

[qubes-users] ClipboardPaste "ask" vs "allow" (qrexec question)

2018-12-16 Thread Dave C
There's a comment in /etc/qubes-rpc/policy/qubes.ClipboardPaste: ## Clipboard paste (Ctrl-Shift-V) will treat "ask" as "allow" but only when ## called by this keyboard shortcut. "deny" always deny the operation This begs the question: how can I paste into a VMs clipboard *not* via the

Re: [qubes-users] xsel via qrexec fails to set clipboard, "conversion refused"

2019-01-13 Thread Dave C
On Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:15:31 AM UTC-8, 799 wrote: > Hello Dave, > > > > On Fri, 28 Dec 2018 at 19:28, Dave C wrote: > I've written a qrexec script which, among other things, attempts to place > something into the clipboard, using `xsel`. > > xs

[qubes-users] Re: screen brightness

2019-01-12 Thread Dave C
On Friday, December 21, 2018 at 2:44:36 PM UTC-8, haaber wrote: > I run Q4 on a dell notebook.The "screen brightness" key-combination > leans qubes to show a screen brightness icon, but I cannot change > brightness at all.Is this maybe a setting somewhere? Especially in > evening hours this

Re: [qubes-users] xsel via qrexec fails to set clipboard, "conversion refused"

2019-01-12 Thread Dave C
On Sunday, December 30, 2018 at 5:32:58 AM UTC-8, unman wrote: > On Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 10:28:12AM -0800, Dave C wrote: > > I've written a qrexec script which, among other things, attempts to place > > something into the clipboard, using `xsel`. > > > > xsel fails, wi

[qubes-users] xsel via qrexec fails to set clipboard, "conversion refused"

2018-12-28 Thread Dave C
I've written a qrexec script which, among other things, attempts to place something into the clipboard, using `xsel`. xsel fails, with error: "xsel: Conversion refused" Attempting to troubleshoot, I've learned that `xsel -o` can show the contents of the clipboard, but `xsel` fails to set the

[qubes-users] qpass - password manager with qubes-specific features

2019-02-01 Thread Dave C
I recently got interested in a terminal-friendly password manager called "go-hash". It stores usernames, urls and passwords in an encrypted database. It calls these "entries" and supports "groups" of entries. It allows you to launch a URL, while putting the password in the clipboard. I've

Re: [qubes-users] xsel via qrexec fails to set clipboard, "conversion refused"

2019-02-01 Thread Dave C
On Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 5:53:12 PM UTC-8, Dave C wrote: > On Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:15:31 AM UTC-8, 799 wrote: > > Hello Dave, > > > > > > > > On Fri, 28 Dec 2018 at 19:28, Dave C wrote: > > I've written a qrexec script which, among other t

[qubes-users] qubes-dom0-update package reinstall?

2019-02-02 Thread Dave C
In R4, when fetching updates for Dom0 with "sudo qubes-dom0-update --clean --verbose" I get this error message repeated 6 times: "Unknown configuration value: failovermethod=priority in /var/lib/qubes/dom0-updates/etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo; Configuration: OptionBinding with id

Re: [qubes-users] qubes-dom0-update package reinstall?

2019-02-02 Thread Dave C
On 02.02.2019 17:05, Chris Laprise wrote: On 2/2/19 10:40 AM, Dave C wrote: In R4, when fetching updates for Dom0 with "sudo qubes-dom0-update --clean --verbose" I get this error message repeated 6 times: "Unknown configuration value: failovermethod=priority in /var/lib/qub

[qubes-users] dvm based on debian-9 (launches as regular appvm)

2019-02-03 Thread Dave C
I'm following the instructions on https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/disposablevm-customization/, and I'm running into a problem launching a debian-9 based dvm. Here's what I'm doing. First, I use the GUI to create an appvm, called let's say "my-dvm". Then, [user@dom0 ~]$ qvm-prefs my-dvm

[qubes-users] Emergency shell on boot; qubes_dom0-pool00_tmeta: read failed: Input/output error

2019-08-19 Thread Dave C
Cant start qubes on my laptop. The problem started last successful boot. I closed the lid, normally the laptop sleeps with a "breathing" led. But instead the led stayed solid, opening the lid did not turn the screen back on. I couldn't interact with the laptop at that point, so i powered down

[qubes-users] Emergency shell on boot; qubes_dom0-pool00_tmeta: read failed: Input/output error

2019-08-19 Thread Dave C
Following this thread: https://groups.google.com/forum/m/#!searchin/qubes-users/Lvconvert/qubes-users/bPxKHOfZ3Mg ... I edited my locking mode (from 4 to 1) in /etc/lvm/lvm.conf, then retried the 'lvm lvconvert --repair ...' That command has logged one error so far, "print_req_error: critical

Re: [qubes-users] Emergency shell on boot; qubes_dom0-pool00_tmeta: read failed: Input/output error

2019-08-21 Thread Dave C
On Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 6:41:36 AM UTC-4, Chris Laprise wrote: > > On 8/19/19 7:08 PM, Dave C wrote: > > Following this thread: > https://groups.google.com/forum/m/#!searchin/qubes-users/Lvconvert/qubes-users/bPxKHOfZ3Mg > > > > > ... I edited my lock

[qubes-users] Re: How to get Ledger Nano S connected to VM

2019-11-20 Thread Dave C
I find that with Fedora 30, it is necessary to add the following to /rw/config/rc.local (and then restart VM): # http://support.ledgerwallet.com/knowledge_base/topics/ledger-wallet-is-not-recognized-on-linux echo "SUBSYSTEMS==\"usb\", ATTRS{idVendor}==\"2581\", ATTRS{idProduct}==\"1b7c\",

[qubes-users] safely remove yum from debian tempate?

2020-06-28 Thread Dave C
I'd like to sudo apt remove yum because the yum files in /etc/bash_completion.d/ break things for fossil (autocomplete appends a space instead of slash after directories when running fossil). However, apt warns the following: The following packages will be REMOVED:

[solved] Re: [qubes-users] safely remove yum from debian template?

2020-06-29 Thread Dave C
On Monday, June 29, 2020 at 11:15:39 AM UTC-4, Qubes wrote: > > On 6/28/20 11:23 PM, Dave C wrote: > > I'd like to > > > > sudo apt remove yum > > > > However, apt warns the following: > > > > The following packages will be REMOVED