[qubes-users] Global updates question

2017-02-16 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello all, I'm trying to write a little script to globally update my qubes templates. It should work more or less like this: - It prepares a window layout for i3, so that all the opening terminals from the various templates will occupy the right place in a dedicated desktop; - Then it launches

Re: [qubes-users] Global updates question

2017-02-16 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Wong <a...@qubes-os.org> wrote: > -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- > Hash: SHA512 > > On 2017-02-16 18:20, Fabrizio Romano Genovese wrote: > > Hello all, > > > > I'm trying to write a little script to globally update my qubes > > templates. It should work

Re: [qubes-users] Global updates question

2017-02-17 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
edu> wrote: > On Thu, Feb 16, 2017 at 10:51 PM, Fabrizio Romano Genovese > <themasterofdisast...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Well, I have considered it, yes, and it's true that launching many > terminals > > can be resource intensive. But it's also faster: Using &

Re: [qubes-users] Needed Packages for sys-usb on Fedora-minimal

2016-10-05 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Ok, I figured out what the problem was: I was trying to use my phone as a usb storage in mtp mode. To do that you also need the package gvfs-mtp. -- 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] Needed Packages for sys-usb on Fedora-minimal

2016-10-04 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello everyone, I have installed the fedora-24-minimal template and I'm loving it. I'm using it as the underlying template in my Netvm and FirewallVM, I just followed the guide on Qubes website and everything went well. I'd like to do the same for my sys-usb vm but I'm clearly missing

Re: [qubes-users] qvm-trim-template fails (Qubes 3.2)

2016-11-22 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Thank you very much, your solution worked (actually I had to give virsh -c xen:/// undefine trim-fedora-23 and not virsh -c xen:/// undefine fedora-23-fstrim and then I had to manually remove the trim-fedora-23 files in /var/lib/qubes/appvm). The problem started when I decided to make a

[qubes-users] Fedora 24 Network Manager icon is missing (and other small issues).

2016-11-24 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
As the title says: I've cloned my fedora 23 templates and followed the procedure to upgrade them to fedora 24. Everything is splendid, the only two disappointing things are: a) Network manager applet icon is missing. May this be related to the fact that my netvm runs on a minimal template? b)

Re: [qubes-users] qvm-trim-template fails (Qubes 3.2)

2016-11-24 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Dear Marek, I've tried the solution you proposed in that post. I've managed to make that little script to work (strangely enough, it looks like salt minds about indenting in the code. I'm mainly used to latex that doesn't care and this left me a bit surprised. I created a file

Re: [qubes-users] qvm-trim-template fails (Qubes 3.2)

2016-11-24 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Looks like qubes-mgmt-salt-vm-connector is already installed in my templates. Are you sure the command is pkg.uptodate: [] ? This looks right in the salt documentation, but there is nothing else I can think about... -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google

Re: [qubes-users] qvm-trim-template fails (Qubes 3.2)

2016-11-24 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
The error I get is 127, that should be "command not found" if I got it right... -- 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] qvm-trim-template fails (Qubes 3.2)

2016-11-22 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello all, I'm basically having the same error described here: https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/1910 When I try to perform qvm-trim-template on any template, the error 'libvirterror operation failed: domain 'fedora-23-fstrim' already exists with uuid ' pops up. As in the

[qubes-users] Screensaver timer resets automatically

2017-03-24 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello All, Just a very simple problem: My screenlock does not work. After fiddling around a lot I discovered that the screenlock starts correctly if I set the screen lock timer as 15 seconds or less. Experimenting a bit more, I discovered that if I give, say, xset s 30 30 then the screen never

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes 3.0 RC2 on Alienware M17XR3: What works and what not.

2017-03-17 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Nope, no problems whatsoever for me during install, but mine was R3 so things may be different. I remember I had a lot of problems while using the system though, as an instance the screen did not wake up after sleep. Needless to say, I completely gave up on using the Nvidia card and relied

Re: [qubes-users] Assigning microphone to AppVM from terminal

2017-03-06 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Thanks Rusty Bird, you made my day! Cheers, Fab On Mon, Mar 6, 2017 at 1:15 PM, Rusty Bird <rustyb...@openmailbox.org> wrote: > -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- > Hash: SHA512 > > Fabrizio Romano Genovese: > > I've built a little toggle script to automatically a

[qubes-users] Assigning microphone to AppVM from terminal

2017-03-04 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
As the title says. I've built a little toggle script to automatically attach/detach my camera to an appvm. For the sake of completeness, I'd like to do the same for the internal microphone. Since microphone can be attached/detached to/from an appvm using Qubes manager, I suppose there is some

[qubes-users] Enable PCI_HOTPLUG

2017-12-30 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello everyone, As in https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/1673 It looks like PCI Hotplug is disabled by default in Qubes. I just bought a new laptop with thunderbolt port, and I really need PCI hotplug since I attach and detach it from my dockstation multiple times per day. I am

Re: [qubes-users] Netowork Manager not running (minimal VM)

2018-01-05 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Yo everyone, For future reference, problem solved. The packages qubes-core-agent-nautilus qubes-core-agent-networking qubes-core-agent-network-manager qubes-core-agent-passwordless-root qubes-core-agent-dom0-updates qubes-input-proxy-sender

Re: [qubes-users] Netowork Manager not running (minimal VM)

2018-01-05 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
I obviously checked that page (it is the first thing I did, actually). But qubes-core-agent is not mentioned at all there. After hours of research, I stumbled into this thread https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/2771 >From here, dnf search qubes-core-agent gave me what I needed. I'd

[qubes-users] Qubes 4.0 rc3, Whonix template: update-command-not-found

2018-01-05 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello all, This very very annoying thing happened to me also on Qubes 3.2. Essentially, on a whonix-based template, (whonix-ws or whonix-gw, doesn't really matter), every time I type something (aside of some basic commands such as sudo, firefox, ls etc) I receive the message: "Could not find

Re: [qubes-users] Netowork Manager not running (minimal VM)

2018-01-05 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Great! I just proposed some changes ^_^ https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-doc/pull/508 Cheers, Fab -- 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] Qubes 4.0 rc3, Whonix template: update-command-not-found

2018-01-05 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Yup, if you type curl it works, but you can't curl anything out of it because you don't have connection. To reproduce what I'm talking about, open a terminal in whonix-ws/gw and type some random stuff (like "sdshgow"). Press enter. Whonix will tell you "Could not find the database of available

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes 4.0 rc3 boot and performance is quite slow

2018-01-07 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Ok, I dug a bit deeper into this. It doesn't look like a problem of how much memory I give to VMs. Essentially, my QubesOS boots in two different ways: - When QubesOS is happy, it starts in ~1 min (yup, starting up all the VMs still takes a while). The overall system is very reactive, for

Re: [qubes-users] Netowork Manager not running (minimal VM)

2018-01-05 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
yes, I have network-manager listed in the services tabs for sys-net (I suppose that this what the service you were referring to. adding NetworkManager causes the VM startup to fail). Moreover, if I try to use the same template for sys-usb and then try to open some usb stick, I get the message:

Re: [qubes-users] Netowork Manager not running (minimal VM)

2018-01-05 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Exciting news: I didn't know that polkit was a package, so even if I followed ( https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/vm-sudo/ ) in detail, nothing worked. Giving sudo dnf install polkit in the minimal template vm solves the authorization problems, both for sys-usb and sys-net. Now I am able to use the

[qubes-users] Graphic Tablet Compatibility (basic features)

2018-01-08 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello all, I'd like to use a wacom bamboo graphic tablet as an alternative pointing device, mainly to draw on virtual whiteboards to do maths in conference calls. At the moment, this is not possible: Connecting the graphic tablet and passing it to the relevant VM produces no effect whatsoever.

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes 4.0 rc3 boot and performance is quite slow

2018-01-08 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Well, I disabled intel speedstep in the bios and things seem to be better. Startup time now is around 1.20 mins (still better than 3mins), both in plugged and unplugged state (booting in plugged state was around 45 secs before tho). I'll use my PC for a bit more, trying another couple of

[qubes-users] Re: Qubes 4.0 rc3 boot and performance is quite slow

2018-01-08 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
No, my PC is a Dell XPS13, not a Latitude. But I have some news: The booting problem is 100% dependent on being plugged or not. Precisely, I observed the following behaviors: Booting plugged: Everything is normal, PC is fast. If I unplug it afterwards nothing really happens and performance

Re: [qubes-users] Graphic Tablet Compatibility (basic features)

2018-01-17 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Well, I blacklisted the relevant module and recompiled the driver as the guide said. The hid-core.c file hasn't the line described in the guide tho: It has a definition by cases that collapses the wacom driver to the standard one if wacom specific driver is not loaded. In doubt, I eliminated

Re: [qubes-users] Graphic Tablet Compatibility (basic features)

2018-01-16 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
I saw this reply only yesterday, unfortunately. So, I followed your suggestion and looked around. I found this, that should do exactly what you say: https://cwcode.wordpress.com/2014/01/14/compiling-a-new-kernel-module-to-use-hid-core-for-a-wacom-bamboo-pad/ Now, since this guide is not for

Re: [qubes-users] Graphic Tablet Compatibility (basic features)

2018-01-16 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Sorry, when I tried to remove /lib/modules/4.9.56-21.pvops.qubes.x86_64/kernel/drivers/input/tablet/wacom_serial4.ko I get the error rm: cannot remove '/lib/modules/4.9.56-21.pvops.qubes.x86_64/kernel/drivers/input/tablet/wacom_serial4.ko': Read-only file system (Not always I get

[qubes-users] Disable root password on fedora-25-minimal (Qubes 4.0rc3)

2018-01-02 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
As in https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-issues/issues/3157, by default the fedora minimal template will ask for a password while trying to perform any action as root. The rationale behind this is that the "ask/don't ask for root" policy should be customizable by the user. ...But how? I tried

[qubes-users] Qubes 4rc3: More space needed on the / filesystem.

2018-01-03 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello everyone, I am trying to install texlive on a fedora-26 template vm. The package is quite big, nevertheless it is correctly downloaded. After this, when the actual installation process would be supposed to start, it fails with the message: At least *MB more space needed on the /

[qubes-users] Re: Disable root password on fedora-25-minimal (Qubes 4.0rc3)

2018-01-03 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Ok, so for future reference (I found the instructions in https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/vm-sudo/ to be not completely clear): The files mentioned in the first part of https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/vm-sudo/, namely: /etc/sudoers.d/qubes /etc/polkit-1/rules.d/00-qubes-allow-all.rules

Re: [qubes-users] Disable root password on fedora-25-minimal (Qubes 4.0rc3)

2018-01-02 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello all, Thanks for the replies! I have already installed sudo just doing qvm-run -u root fedora-25-minimal xterm as Marek suggested, and then installing sudo as I usually do via dnf. The problem is that now sudo asks for the root password anyway. If for instance I give sudo dnf update

[qubes-users] Netowork Manager not running (minimal VM)

2018-01-04 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
I am trying to set up a sys-net based on fedora-26-minimal. I installed all the suggested packages in https://www.qubes-os.org/doc/templates/fedora-minimal/ When I start sys-net I can see the network-manager applet, but if I click on it it says "NetworkManager is not running..." If I manually

[qubes-users] Qubes 4.0 rc3 boot and performance is quite slow

2018-01-04 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
As the title says, Qubes 4.0rc3 boot is very slow compared to Qubes 3.2. Looking at the console messages at startup, it looks like the problem is that Qubes takes more than one minute to boot sys-net, sys-firewall, sys-usb and sys-whonix. That was not the case in 3.2. Also, when giving

Re: [qubes-users] Qubes 4rc3: More space needed on the / filesystem.

2018-01-04 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
> On Wednesday, 3 January 2018 16:16:13 GMT Fabrizio Romano Genovese wrote: > > I am trying to install texlive on a fedora-26 template vm. The package is > > quite big, nevertheless it is correctly downloaded. After this, when the > > actual installation process would

[qubes-users] XPS 13 9310 - Installation fails at boot, Stuck at "xen is relinquishing vga console"

2020-11-28 Thread Fabrizio Romano Genovese
Hello all, I just got a new lappy and I'm trying to install Qubes on it, which is my main OS. I understand that the hardware is very new, so problems are to be expected. My main problem at the moment is that I cannot get the installation to boot. I prepared a usb medium, kept partition size