Re: Fedora 25->26 upgrade kills second monitor: arandr also stops working

2017-07-13 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, 2017-07-12 at 14:27 -0500, Ranjan Maitra wrote: > On Wed, 12 Jul 2017 19:58:21 +0200 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> > wrote: > > > On Tue, 2017-07-11 at 19:39 -0500, Ranjan Maitra wrote: > > > [ ... ] > > In any case, I have to agree that

Re: F25 -> F26 -- absolutely NO PROBLEMS!

2017-07-14 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, 2017-07-12 at 11:12 -0500, SternData wrote: > At least, so far, it went perfectly. Thank you. Not here: So buggy that meantime I simply don't even have the time any more for the bug reports to write: Xorg seems broken: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1470845 As to the

Upgrade from Fedora 24 to F25 - does it include firmware installed directly to hardware devices, mainboard?

2017-07-10 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
Hi All I have a strange behaviour since upgrading from F24 to F25 a few days ago: the mini display port on my laptop doesn't connect me anymore to the external second screen, a TV monitor. This connection worked like a charm on F24. And the mini display port cable is OK: I can see pre-login

Re: Fedora 25->26 upgrade kills second monitor: arandr also stops working

2017-07-12 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Tue, 2017-07-11 at 19:39 -0500, Ranjan Maitra wrote: > Hello, > > My second monitor has stopped working after an upgrade to Fedora 26 > using dnf system-upgrade.  > > Also, arandr is busted: here is what I get. > > $ arandr  > Traceback (most recent call last): >   File "/bin/arandr", line

Re: F25 -> F26 -- absolutely NO PROBLEMS!

2017-07-14 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, 2017-07-14 at 22:39 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: > On 07/14/17 22:27, Paul Smith wrote: > > Yes, F26 is buggy: > > > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1469789 > > Seems like a problem only if one is using thunar. I'm not having any > problems with > USB disks on F26 and a KDE

Re: What is causing these hardware errors?

2017-07-21 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, 2017-07-21 at 06:08 -0700, Sherman Grunewagen wrote: > I am getting this block of messages put into /var/log/messages > every few minutes (or seconds) since I received this laptop and > installed F25. The install is updated as of two days ago. > Macine is a new Dell Precision 7520. > >

Re: What is causing these hardware errors?

2017-07-22 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, 2017-07-22 at 10:35 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > On Sat, 2017-07-22 at 00:47 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > On Fri, 2017-07-21 at 06:08 -0700, Sherman Grunewagen wrote: > > > I am getting this block of messages put into /var/log/messages > > > every few

Re: What is causing these hardware errors?

2017-07-22 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, 2017-07-22 at 00:47 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > On Fri, 2017-07-21 at 06:08 -0700, Sherman Grunewagen wrote: > > I am getting this block of messages put into /var/log/messages > > every few minutes (or seconds) since I received this laptop and > > insta

Re: installing Fedora 26 to a SSD

2017-08-05 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, 2017-08-05 at 17:31 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > On Sat, 2017-08-05 at 15:47 +0200, José María Terry Jiménez wrote: > > El 5/8/17 a las 9:36, Tim escribió: > > > > Enable the fstrim timer: "sudo systemctl enable fstrim.timer" to > > get > >

Re: X driver -- sna vs uxa

2017-08-08 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, 2017-08-07 at 14:05 -0700, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote: > [ ... ] > > The modesetting driver appears to be installed since it's part of the > xorg-x11-server-Xorg package, which is installed on my system. But > possibly not active. Where are instructions on how to find out whether > it's

Re: installing Fedora 26 to a SSD

2017-08-05 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, 2017-08-05 at 17:06 +0930, Tim wrote: > Hi, > > Have we got to the stage where the default install options for Fedora > 26 > work fine with a SSD, or should I be tweaking something? Not that I knew about problems regarding such an install. I had my first install of Fedora (24) to an

Re: installing Fedora 26 to a SSD

2017-08-05 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, 2017-08-05 at 15:47 +0200, José María Terry Jiménez wrote: > El 5/8/17 a las 9:36, Tim escribió: > > Enable the fstrim timer: "sudo systemctl enable fstrim.timer" to get > TRIM done periodically. > Careful when using encrypted SSD's - looks like this written by one of the authors of

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-08 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, 2017-09-08 at 01:16 +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: > On Fri, 2017-09-08 at 07:14 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: > > [ ... ] > > > > I rarely use needs-restarting. On the issue of tracer I actually > > tried it and hate > > it more than needs-restarting. > > > > As Matthew pointed out,

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 2017-09-07 at 14:16 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > did you, or anyone else, find a way to > upgrade safely without the need to reboot? On Gnome? > Please note: I'm not talking about a full version upgrade from let's say F25 to F26 - just about the usual upgrades inside

Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
I took the following quote from from the recent thread "Fedora 25 not booting after update" - didn't want to hijack that thread and therefore started this new one: On Tue, 2017-09-05 at 01:56 -0700, Samuel Sieb wrote: [ ... ] > I use Gnome and I still do my updates directly online with dnf.

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-08 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 2017-09-07 at 14:16 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > In previous times, on a Debian system, I rebooted the machine maybe > once or twice a year (not kidding ..) and it worked Addendum: I just remembered that at least the last years I had run that system I didn't update

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-09 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, 2017-09-08 at 18:06 -0400, Sam Varshavchik wrote: Sam: Thanks for all your effort: The following paragraph seems to be a crucial part of what you are trying to explain - but there are a few instances where I don't understand what is what. What you were writing about seems to be one of

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 2017-09-07 at 14:52 +0200, Jon Ingason wrote: > Den 2017-09-07 kl. 14:16, skrev Wolfgang Pfeiffer: > > Please note: I'm not talking about a full version upgrade from let's > > say > > F25 to F26 - just about the usual upgrades inside a single Fedora > > versio

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 2017-09-07 at 21:53 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: > On 09/07/2017 09:32 PM, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > See? "The safest possible way to update a Fedora system is to use > > the > > ‘offline updates’ mechanism." > > > > That's why I started

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 2017-09-07 at 15:48 +0200, Jon Ingason wrote: > Den 2017-09-07 kl. 15:32, skrev Wolfgang Pfeiffer: > > On Thu, 2017-09-07 at 14:52 +0200, Jon Ingason wrote: > > > Den 2017-09-07 kl. 14:16, skrev Wolfgang Pfeiffer: > > > > > > > > > > P

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 2017-09-07 at 11:00 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote: > [ ... ] > Note also that in the event of security problems, you may still have > stuff running with the old versions in memory. Run `sudo dnf > needs-restarting` to see what needs to restart; often a reboot is just > _easier_. Easier,

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 2017-09-07 at 15:47 -0700, Joe Zeff wrote: > On 09/07/2017 03:39 PM, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > After a full reboot then, 'dnf needs-restarting' now yields nothing. > > Of course it does. running dnf needs-restarting gives you a list of > programs that either have

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-13 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Tue, 2017-09-12 at 12:02 -0700, Samuel Sieb wrote: > On 09/12/2017 05:36 AM, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > [ ... ] Linux, from how I understand the results of this debate, now > > *better* is getting rebooted after updates. This wasn't necessary > > in earlier times. >

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-10 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sun, 2017-09-10 at 21:26 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote: > On 09/10/17 21:03, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > On Sun, 2017-09-10 at 11:37 +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: > > > On Sun, 2017-09-10 at 03:21 -0400, Bill Shirley wrote: > > > > Just a couple of my servers

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-10 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sun, 2017-09-10 at 11:37 +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: > On Sun, 2017-09-10 at 03:21 -0400, Bill Shirley wrote: > > Just a couple of my servers: > > [0:root@apinetstore2 ~]$ cat /etc/redhat-release > > Fedora release 21 (Twenty One) > > [0:root@apinetstore2 ~]$ uptime > > 02:18:00 up 949

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-12 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Tue, 2017-09-12 at 14:36 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > We have a choice: let Linux - or Fedora Linux at least - keep being what it > is, > namely a system (with what some see as an annoyance) that you better reboot > after updates, The annoyance, meaning: the need to reb

Re: Possible to "dnf upgrade" in a Fedora Gnome without the need to reboot?

2017-09-12 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, 2017-09-11 at 23:11 -0700, Samuel Sieb wrote: > On 09/11/2017 08:34 PM, Tim wrote: > > With the way Linux is getting worse and worse about this kind of thing, > > I wonder if we're getting more and more programmers coming over from > > the Windows world, where they just don't understand

Re: Sound-setup with alsa and pulseaudio [was: Re: pulseaudio MUST DIE!]

2017-11-25 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, 25 Nov 2017 07:32:53 +0800 Ed Greshko <ed.gres...@greshko.com> wrote: > On 11/25/17 05:02, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > >[ ... ] namely to feed > > sound on a Linux machine to two audio systems at the same time: to > > internal speakers on the computer and

Sound-setup with alsa and pulseaudio [was: Re: pulseaudio MUST DIE!]

2017-11-24 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
Doug, Philip, and Everyone I started a new thread with the quotes below to make sure to not hijack the thread where they were taken from ... Short version: The whole thing isn't that important - if in doubt, ignore it ... :) The main reason I wrote this email is plain and simple curiosity about

Re: printing broken after upgrade to F27

2017-11-24 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, 24 Nov 2017 10:11:41 + Kseniya Blashchuk wrote: > The printer has always been working before, Canon IR2520. After > upgrade to 27 the job is hanging in "Processing" state, and the > printers application crashes. I see some errors in the logs like: > > Nov 24

Re: Sound-setup with alsa and pulseaudio [was: Re: pulseaudio MUST DIE!]

2017-11-26 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, 25 Nov 2017 20:43:07 -0800 Mike Wright <nob...@nospam.hostisimo.com> wrote: > On 11/24/2017 01:02 PM, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > Doug, Philip, and Everyone > > > > I started a new thread with the quotes below to make > > sure to not hijack the

Re: pulseaudio MUST DIE!

2017-11-24 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:09:07 -0500 Tom Horsley wrote: > On Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:49:17 -0500 > Doug wrote: > > > It may take some serious fiddling > > around with the possibilities in PA > > My most annoying PA experience was it doing something > a bit like that all by

Re: pulseaudio MUST DIE!

2017-11-23 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:10:19 -0500 Doug wrote: > On 11/22/2017 05:36 PM, David A. De Graaf wrote: > > pulseaudio became unusable on F26 with the upgrade to vers 11.1.2 a > > few weeks ago. It rapidly filled the log files with trash - and > > produced no sound. > > By

Re: pulseaudio MUST DIE!

2017-11-23 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 23 Nov 2017 20:02:47 +0100 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > On Wed, 22 Nov 2017 20:10:19 -0500 > Doug <dmcgarr...@optonline.net> wrote: > > > On 11/22/2017 05:36 PM, David A. De Graaf wrote: > > > [ ... ] > > > > > > To

Re: LUKS question

2017-12-13 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:40:14 -0500 "Wells, Roger K." wrote: > I have existing systems with un-encrypted disks. > I have tried unsuccessfully to encrypt them using LUKS. > Has anyone out there been able to encrypt an existing system (after > the fact, so to speak)? I have

Re: Tweaking Fedora

2017-11-11 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Tue, 7 Nov 2017 15:57:35 + (UTC) Beartooth wrote: > On Sun, 05 Nov 2017 21:31:01 +0100, Silvia Sánchez wrote: > > > You're aware that F27 isn't stable yet, right? > > Fully aware, yes, thanks! Just trying to get my ducks in a > row against the day it comes

Re: Login Page changed after last fedora 26 update

2017-11-15 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Tue, 14 Nov 2017 13:52:23 -0600 Rex Dieter wrote: > Rex Dieter wrote: > > > ogio spam wrote: > > > >> [ ] > >> I attached the photos. > >> > >> Before update > >> https://imagebin.ca/v/3hI3FMuKOvmx > >> > >> After update > >> https://imagebin.ca/v/3hI32ZFW0rMs

Re: Trying to solve the click of death issue

2017-12-09 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, 9 Dec 2017 15:05:23 +0100 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > [ ... ] > And 'hdparm -i /dev/sda' > fully rightly tells me the disk has (amongst other things): > " AdvancedPM=yes: disabled (255)" And yes: it seems

Re: Trying to solve the click of death issue

2017-12-09 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 7 Dec 2017 22:28:37 -0500 Fulko Hew wrote: > I had to get a new laptop, and it came with a Toshiba MQ01ABD100 > drive. > > To disable the Advanced Power Management and to stop the head > unload/clicking I've always used: > > hdparm -B 255 /dev/sda If you're on

Re: F28: gnome-shell crashes when using external displays

2018-05-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Tue, May 08, 2018 at 01:18:37AM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > To make it work you need an X session instead of a wayland one, so should say: "X11 session" .. > you can use xrandr. Sorry Wolfgang ___ users maili

Re: F28: gnome-shell crashes when using external displays

2018-05-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, May 07, 2018 at 10:13:25AM +, Stefan Hübner via users wrote: > No, the display is not blank. The login screen is displayed. It's enough to > hover over the top right login menu to crash it. > > I have no issues, when the laptop is used without external monitors. I can > live with that

Re: F28: gnome-shell crashes when using external displays

2018-05-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
e doesn’t support older extensions. > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1575229 > > Once you can successfully login and launch gnome, you can add back in your > fav extensions. > > William > > On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 5:34 PM Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net>

Re: Unmount delayed -

2018-05-07 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, May 07, 2018 at 06:44:51PM -0400, Bob Goodwin wrote: [ ... ] > I copy the data to the device in a terminal, it takes perhaps 30 seconds, > when finished I close that to make the flash drive free and then go to the > desktop, click on the unmount and this last time waited ~125 seconds for

Re: Unmount delayed -

2018-05-09 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, May 07, 2018 at 08:23:53PM -0500, Roger Heflin wrote: > Generally when I am messing with usb drives I have used these 2 commands: > > grep Dirty /proc/meminfo (dirty is the amount of write buffers that > need to be flushed for all disks, most will usually be the disk that > was just

Re: Dell laptop for Fedora (XPS 13 or Latitude 7490) or worthier alternatives?

2018-05-10 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, May 09, 2018 at 09:49:28PM -0500, Ranjan Maitra wrote: > Hi, > > I have two alternative Dell options (unless more suggestions come in re: what > I should get). [ ... ] > While we are at it, any other suggestions from DEll or others? Yes: Dell Alienware. Machines in this series

Re: Dell laptop for Fedora (XPS 13 or Latitude 7490) or worthier alternatives?

2018-05-10 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 01:05:40AM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > But careful: Dell - at least when I look at their pages - do seem to > offer Nvidia only for their new machines - and I wouldn't recommend to Correction: should say: "for their new Alienware machines" Sor

Re: Conflicts trying to upgrade

2018-05-12 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 03:34:33PM -0700, ToddAndMargo wrote: > Hi All, > > How do I go about fixing this? I got two FC27 servers I > am trying to upgrade doing the same thing (same errors): > > # dnf system-upgrade download --refresh --releasever=28 --allowerasing > --best > > > Many thanks,

Re: After system-upgrade F26->F27, system startup hangs after Reached target System Initialization

2018-05-17 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, May 16, 2018 at 11:33:40PM +0200, Frédéric wrote: > > What should I do? Just try to reboot another time? > > Ctrl+Alt+Suppr did not work. > Ctrl+Alt+SysReq works only for key S "Emergency Sync complete". All > other keys in REISUB give "This sysrq operation is disabled. I never heard

Re: WTF is this nonsense from bash -x ?

2018-05-15 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 11:24:28AM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote: > > Probably you have installed, and perhaps enabled, the > environment-modules package. I have that package installed on F27. And it's anything but clear whether it's enabled or not ... Is it safe to say it's not enabled if these

Re: battery discharging whilelaptop powered off?

2018-05-21 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, May 18, 2018 at 04:14:44PM -0600, Chris Murphy wrote: > state: fully-charged > warning-level: none > energy: 27.7816 Wh > energy-empty:0 Wh > energy-full: 27.7816 Wh > energy-full-design: 38.115 Wh > energy-rate:

Re: battery discharging whilelaptop powered off?

2018-05-24 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
Howard Howell, Gordon Messmer: To both of you thanks a lot for the insight - I'm not a pro when it comes to battery chemistry/technology. So I'm definitely grateful for information in that regard. For the sake of brevity, as a response, only a few lines: My knowledge about batteries only

Re: F28 - Today's updates messed up writing to USB

2018-06-06 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, Jun 06, 2018 at 12:25:03AM +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: On Tue, 2018-06-05 at 18:13 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: On Mon, Jun 04, 2018 at 06:58:11PM +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: > So it tells me the Win10 guest has been resumed. However internally the >

Re: F28 - Today's updates messed up writing to USB

2018-06-06 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, Jun 06, 2018 at 12:29:02AM +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: On Tue, 2018-06-05 at 18:39 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: And for those not so happy with tracer, there's also another tool: dnf.plugin.needs_restarting ("dnf needs-restarting") AFAIK tracer is a rewritten an

Re: F28 - Today's updates messed up writing to USB

2018-06-06 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, Jun 06, 2018 at 01:40:59PM +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: On Wed, 2018-06-06 at 14:05 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: To search for reboots I'd click the "Find" menu, right hand side-bar, if Google images is correct, and then search for "clean" - because t

Re: 4% battery; dpesn't suspend

2018-05-29 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, May 28, 2018 at 10:38:58PM +0100, Dave Mitchell wrote: > On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 10:26:22PM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > I'm getting curious about your settings, if that's not too intrusive: > > mine are, with c

Re: 4% battery; dpesn't suspend

2018-05-31 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 10:15:51AM +0930, Tim via users wrote: > Allegedly, on or about 29 May 2018, Wolfgang Pfeiffer sent: > > The logs here are interesting anyways, and I'm still wondering where > > the system actually saved the image: in /tmp, or swap partition? >

Re: 4% battery; dpesn't suspend

2018-05-31 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, May 30, 2018 at 08:44:36AM +0100, Dave Mitchell wrote: > On Tue, May 29, 2018 at 08:12:39PM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > > > On Mon, May 28, 2018 at 10:38:58PM +0100, Dave Mitchell wrote: > > > On Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 10:26:22PM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer w

Re: F28 - Today's updates messed up writing to USB

2018-06-02 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, Jun 02, 2018 at 09:17:36AM -0700, Samuel Sieb wrote: > On 06/02/2018 08:44 AM, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > See: 2001 or so unless you had upgraded to a new gblic there wasn't a > > need to reboot Linux machines. Most of the times it was enough to log >

Re: F28 - Today's updates messed up writing to USB

2018-06-02 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, Jun 01, 2018 at 09:45:50PM -0700, Samuel Sieb wrote: > On 06/01/2018 09:32 PM, John Morris wrote: > > On Fri, 2018-06-01 at 11:30 -0700, Samuel Sieb wrote: > > > > > You did online updates? This is the reason why offline updates is the > > > default now, because doing updates without a

Re: F28 - Today's updates messed up writing to USB

2018-06-05 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, Jun 04, 2018 at 06:58:11PM +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: So it tells me the Win10 guest has been resumed. However internally the guest will presumably have panicked and restarted because the GPU was reset by the host reboot. (I'm not enough of a Windows user to be able to tell when

Re: F28 - Today's updates messed up writing to USB

2018-06-05 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, Jun 02, 2018 at 10:43:39PM +0100, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote: On Sat, 2018-06-02 at 18:49 +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: On Sat, Jun 02, 2018 at 09:17:36AM -0700, Samuel Sieb wrote: > On 06/02/2018 08:44 AM, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > See: 2001 or so unless you had upgraded

Re: mdadm raid1 lost (my fault)

2018-06-06 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, Jun 06, 2018 at 04:30:42PM +0200, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: On Sat, Jun 02, 2018 at 08:51:02PM -0500, page p wrote: tldr; what might save you is if you have a backup of your luks header. See further down here and the cryptsetup FAQ. Plus: I'd ask on the luks list for help. Sorry

Re: mdadm raid1 lost (my fault)

2018-06-06 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, Jun 02, 2018 at 08:51:02PM -0500, page p wrote: tldr; what might save you is if you have a backup of your luks header. See further down here and the cryptsetup FAQ. Plus: I'd ask on the luks list for help. Hi, I have two drives in a raid 1 configuration and used luks crypt on the

Re: [SOLVED] Re: >60gb of reserved memory??

2018-06-25 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, Jun 25, 2018 at 01:09:55PM +0300, Susi Lehtola wrote: On 06/22/2018 02:50 PM, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: I'd try a newer kernel from the 4.17 series from the non-official kernel repo for Fedora, just to narrow down the issue and see, whether it's really a kernel thing: https

Re: better subject

2018-06-23 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, Jun 22, 2018 at 08:28:59AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote: François Patte wrote: Bonjour, such inflammatory subject lines are not welcome, please do better next time. I wasn't "inflamed" in any way by some subject line. Ever. I agree the subject line (like the rest of the mail) wasn't

Re: mp4??

2017-12-29 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, 27 Dec 2017 15:11:39 -0600 Porfirio Andrés Páiz Carrasco wrote: > On Dec 27, 2017 2:52 PM, "Beartooth" wrote: > > > > > > My apologies if this is a Very Dumb Question: what are > > people viewing mp4 files with? I've tried a

Re: Device or resource busy when trying to do a software update

2018-01-05 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 04 Jan 2018 21:09:05 +0100 Martin Wagner <martin.wag...@mailbit.io> wrote: > On Thu, 2018-01-04 at 13:06 +0100, Wolfgang Pfeiffer wrote: > > Ah, I see: I missed that in your first message - sorry. But if dnf > > upgrades work, your concerns about not being n

Re: Sending a message

2018-01-18 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
meantime. I found the setting only in the web compose window for the message: bottom right, drop down arrow menu ... Regards Wolfgang -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Suspend to Ram Issues

2018-01-24 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:40:55 -0700 InvalidPath wrote: > On Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 7:59 AM, InvalidPath > wrote: > > > > > > So last night I suspended using 'sudo systemctl suspend' At around > 8pm. This morning when I opened the lid I was

Re: Suspend to Ram Issues

2018-01-24 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Wed, 24 Jan 2018 22:22:59 +0100 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > Even better: reboot with X disabled (no idea how to do it) appending this to a kernel boot line should work: systemd.unit=multi-user.target https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/19/html/Installation

Re: Suspend to Ram Issues

2018-01-25 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 25 Jan 2018 07:09:42 -0700 InvalidPath <invalid.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Jan 25, 2018 6:35 AM, "Wolfgang Pfeiffer" <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > > > Plus: I'm running out of ideas: Did you try to start your machine > without X? There's a link in my pr

Re: Suspend to Ram Issues

2018-01-25 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 25 Jan 2018 17:47:11 +0100 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > On Thu, 25 Jan 2018 07:09:42 -0700 > InvalidPath <invalid.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On Jan 25, 2018 6:35 AM, "Wolfgang Pfeiffer" <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > >

Re: Suspend to Ram Issues

2018-01-25 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
I am > going to research Wayland and see if I can get it to work with Plasma. -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Suspend to Ram Issues

2018-01-25 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Thu, 25 Jan 2018 14:58:54 +0800 Ed Greshko wrote: > On 01/25/18 13:58, InvalidPath wrote: > > One thing of interest.   I googled "Dell XPS 15 9550 sleep problem" and > was > surprised by what was returned.  So, maybe the problem isn't related to Linux > at all?

Re: how to convert a ma4 file to other format??

2018-01-26 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Fri, 26 Jan 2018 13:50:41 -0500 Fred Smith wrote: > On Fri, Jan 26, 2018 at 06:20:15PM +0100, Antonio M wrote: > >I installed sounconverter with a bunch of plugins, lame, ffmpeg, faac > >--- I can convert for example a flac to mp3 but not a m4a file to

Re: Mesa >= 17.2.4 for F27?

2018-01-29 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
ailable since Sept 2017. Even in the rawhide repo there's still some F27 version: 7.9.0-3 https://apps.fedoraproject.org/packages/xorg-x11-drv-ati/overview/ So: No. I'm not astonished Regards -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists

Re: how to digitize a sizable CD collection using fedora?

2018-02-02 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
ipt simply needed to cd into every dir containing the wavs and then starts to convert the files via the "for f in *.wav ..." line .. HTH, and good luck! Regards -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: how to digitize a sizable CD collection using fedora?

2018-02-04 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sun, 4 Feb 2018 22:52:49 +0100 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > On Sun, 04 Feb 2018 19:55:14 +1030 > Tim <ignored_mail...@yahoo.com.au> wrote: > > > > Well, if you're going to encode to an unusually high bit rate (that > > example did it at 3

Re: how to digitize a sizable CD collection using fedora?

2018-02-04 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sun, 04 Feb 2018 19:55:14 +1030 Tim <ignored_mail...@yahoo.com.au> wrote: > Allegedly, on or about 4 February 2018, Wolfgang Pfeiffer sent: > > it's definitely true that with fine tools you can encode to mp3's > > with a quality so high that for me at least i

Re: how to convert a ma4 file to other format??

2018-01-28 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sun, 28 Jan 2018 16:56:12 +0100 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > > Batch mode encoding all sorts of video and audio files in a folder, With the command below ffmpeg will probably try to encode *all* files in a folder ... careful ... :) > no matter what sort (avi

Re: how to convert a ma4 file to other format??

2018-01-28 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sat, 27 Jan 2018 18:26:48 -0500 Todd Zullinger wrote: > Samuel Sieb wrote: > > Close, but that will give you output files like filename.m4a.mp3. > > > > for f in *.m4a; do ffmpeg -i "$f" "${f%.m4a}.mp3"; done > > You can also use "${f/%m4a/mp3}" in bash and zsh (and >

Re: Tor browser update to 7.5

2018-01-28 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
nymore. > > Does somebody have ideas ? No. Except: starting tor with the "--verbose" option from the command line and see what it says when it bails out ... HTH, Regards -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedor

Re: how to convert a ma4 file to other format??

2018-01-28 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sun, 28 Jan 2018 16:56:12 +0100 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > Batch mode encoding all sorts of video and audio files in a folder, no ^ should say .. " of many sorts" ... > matter what sort (avi, wav, mp4,

Re: how to digitize a sizable CD collection using fedora?

2018-02-03 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
emarkable difference between the wav's and the mp3's ... for f in *.wav; do ffmpeg -i "$f" -codec:a libmp3lame -qscale:a 0 "${f/%wav/mp3}"; done For a quick check about what ffmpeg is actually doing here: https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/Encode/MP3 Feelin

Re: how to digitize a sizable CD collection using fedora?

2018-02-10 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, 5 Feb 2018 06:55:31 -0500 (EST) "Robert P. J. Day" wrote: > > that's what i'm getting with "abcde -o flac", so i'm just going to > stick with that. Just for the archives on the internets: Looks like there's an issue if one tries to rip only a few tracks of a

Re: F27 tracker-preferences missing?

2018-02-13 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:11:48 +0100 Michael Schwendt wrote: > On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 03:03:49 +, Christopher wrote: > > > So... I just did a fresh install of F27, and I can't seem to find > > tracker-preferences, so I can disable the annoying document indexer that > > keeps

Re: F27 tracker-preferences missing?

2018-02-13 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:27:53 +0100 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:11:48 +0100 > Michael Schwendt <mschwe...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On Mon, 12 Feb 2018 03:03:49 +, Christopher wrote: > > > > > So... I just di

Re: warning about spectre with last kernel update

2018-02-17 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
tigation: PTI /sys/devices/system/cpu/vulnerabilities/spectre_v1:Mitigation: __user pointer sanitization /sys/devices/system/cpu/vulnerabilities/spectre_v2:Mitigation: Full generic retpoline HTH, and Good Luck! Regards -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Hardware errors

2018-02-17 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
ses from the machine: I won't care much. I'd start to care if hardware wasn't detected - things like that ... Regards -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: warning about spectre with last kernel update

2018-02-17 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
emove the logs from any OS you might think about - and I'd easily quit it in sec if I find software with a decent and better logging system Best Regards, -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Hardware errors

2018-02-18 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
rch about how boot.log on Fedora is enabled or disabled didn't result in anything here ... -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Dual screen

2018-02-18 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
he lower res TV. That's why I asked in another message for the xrandr output for all three monitors, including the one for the built-in computer monitor. But it might be possible to force via xrandr some sane resolution to an attached monitor. So far I'm confident we'll catch that horse ... :)

Re: Dual screen

2018-02-18 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
gt; (DVI -> HDMI). For the monitor that doesn't give you the nice results you want, try to let software do the job. So get a tool like both cvs and xrandr, if you don't have them already installed, and try the instructions on the page below for the monitor that does not work. Please not

Re: Dual screen

2018-02-18 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
2 1280x960 60.00 1024x768 60.0460.00 960x720 60.00 928x696 60.05 896x672 60.01 800x600 60.0060.3256.25 700x525 59.98 640x512 60.02 640x480 60.0059.94 512x384 60.00 400x300

Re: Dual screen

2018-02-18 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
On Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:11:54 +0100 Wolfgang Pfeiffer <r...@gmx.net> wrote: > For the monitor that doesn't give you the nice results you want, try > to let software do the job. So get a tool l

Re: Dual screen

2018-02-19 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
ning into black screens. In that case: press the combo again. If that does not help anymore I see four options to save you: -- ssh (good). -- sysrq keys (works often). -- Off button of your computer (bad). -- Throwing both your computer and your monitor against the next available walls (Don't do t

Re: basic issue/question -- renaming in mass a bunch of files

2018-02-24 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
think the fight it needs is worth the time it takes. Oh yes: and sometimes 'rename' wins ... ;) Good luck -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: basic issue/question -- renaming in mass a bunch of files

2018-02-24 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
the perl-script syntax is > > rename 's/search_for/replace_with/' thanks for the latter sed syntax - good to know on Debian, IINM ... And this: a modern nautilus now does batch renaming of files/folders, it seems ... Regards, -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsubscribe send an email to users-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org

Re: Problems with vlc

2018-02-16 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
them until the end of my life. My responsibility. Not Fedora's. Keep the nannies out. At least keep them very far away from our computers. Please. Regards -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___ users mailing list -- users@lists.fedoraproject.org To unsu

Re: Dual screen

2018-02-21 Thread Wolfgang Pfeiffer
. Note that older graphics chips might not support higher monitor resolutions as they might have become standard since some time. Someth. like this might tell you about your graphics units: lspci -nnk | grep -A 5 -i vga Good luck! Regards, -- Wolfgang Pfeiffer ___

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