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#1 Re: Off-topic » Boom Times or financial apocalypse » 2019-06-27 16:30:37

The world is finally ready for Marxism!

#3 Re: Off-topic » » 2019-06-27 15:11:16

macondo wrote:

Ogi: you're right, I should use it as user.

Hi! I read the official documentation. As I understood, you need to use super-user rights. That's what this program is designed for...

#4 Re: Off-topic » » 2019-06-26 17:21:24

But why use super-user rights to see how much RAM is used? I never understood the benefits of this program (ps_mem).

#5 Re: Other Issues » [NOT Solved] Security update delays » 2019-06-19 13:14:12

fsmithred wrote:

Here's the explanation that was posted on devuan-dev mailing list yesterday. (The script failed if there was a read timeout.)

Thanks for the answer.

#6 Re: Other Issues » [NOT Solved] Security update delays » 2019-06-18 13:19:32

I'm sorry, but i want to ask. Why do such delays happen?

#7 Re: Other Issues » Beowulf missing /usr/sbin commands (update-rc.d & openvpn) [Solved] » 2019-06-13 14:58:26

You can put

ALWAYS_SET_PATH yes in /etc/login.defs

to get an approximation of the old behavior.
Or put the system administration directories (/sbin, /usr/sbin, /usr/local/sbin) in your regular account's PATH.

#8 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2019-06-07 13:34:07

And here is mine:

startup_message off
set wingravity n 
set transgravity center
set bargravity nw
set winname title
set winfmt %n %s %t
msgwait 3
set font "Monospace-8"
set fgcolor blue
set bgcolor black
set winliststyle column
rudeness 12
warp on
addhook key banish
set border 0 
set padding 0 0 0 0
set barpadding 0 0 
escape C-z
bind c exec xterm
definekey top s-F1 exec ~/.scripts/
definekey top s-F2 exec ~/.scripts/dmenu_fm
definekey top s-F3 exec ~/.scripts/screenshot
definekey top s-F4 exec ~/.scripts/select-screenshot
definekey top s-F5 exec xterm -e /usr/bin/ranger
definekey top s-F6 exec firefox
definekey top s-w exec ~/.scripts/

#10 Re: Off-topic » Google search gives DEVUAN as DEAD ? » 2019-06-07 13:29:43

nixer wrote:

I just did a quick search for "devuan" in google and all the hits on the first page were directly related to devuan not debian.

Same here.

#11 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2019-06-06 13:34:16

Ratpoison showing the .ratpoisonrc, FF

Nice. I like Ratpoison very much!

#12 Re: Devuan » Meet cinnabar (Beowulf default theme) » 2019-05-31 14:31:47

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:

As an aside, commands in the openbox autostart file shouldn't be backgrounded unless they need to be: test for this by running the command in a terminal, if the prompt is returned then do not add an ampersand — we noticed problems with race conditions in BunsenLabs if ampersands were added unnecessarily.

Nice tip. Thank you.

#13 Re: Devuan » Meet cinnabar (Beowulf default theme) » 2019-05-31 14:28:51

fsmithred wrote:

If you do get the native window manager menu on right-click, you need to run pcmanfm --display-pref to get the the desktop settings. (to change the wallpaper again after enabling the wm menu)

Thank you.

#14 Re: Devuan » Meet cinnabar (Beowulf default theme) » 2019-05-30 13:59:47

fsmithred wrote:

I checked pcmanfm, but I couldn't find a setting for the desktop background.

The command to allow PCManFM to set wallpapers and enable the use of desktop icons is:

pcmanfm --desktop

The native desktop menu of the window manager will be replaced with that provided by PCManFM. However, it can easily be restored from the PCManFM menu itself by selecting

Desktop preferences

and then enabling the

Right click shows WM menu

option in the Desktop tab.

#15 Off-topic » Corporate greed always wins » 2019-05-21 13:30:16

Replies: 1
bills2002 wrote:

I live in the free country of America where living only 20 miles from the Microsoft headquarters I pay $140/month for 2 to 5mb/s with a 40gb data cap.  Cellular is amazing.  5G users will be too stupid to realize that the data cap was only to get you to spend more money.  Aren't you happy to live where you live? (Sorry, couldn't help whining.)

But after all, there is total nonsense… why did such a situation occur? Why do you suffer such a situation? I live in Eastern Europe. It is one of the countries of the European Union. For a fiber-optic internet with a speed of 10-15 GB / s, I pay 17 euros per month. It is a medium-speed internet, with no download limit (no data cap), the speed of which is quite sufficient for me. For the highest speed fiber internet (50 GB / s), I would have to pay about 35 euros per month.

#16 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » (EE) in Xorg.0.log -> systemd-logind failure » 2019-05-17 14:15:32

Altoid wrote:

So, am I to understand that the --no-install-recommends flag means that all required dependencies will not necessarily be met when installing a package using it?

It means, that only the main dependencies (packages in the Depends field) are installed. Installing with --no-install-recommends  skips all recommended packages.

#17 Re: Installation » Interested in installing devuan, couple questions before I do » 2019-05-14 14:16:40

Dutch_Master wrote:

I had, for a time, a moderately spec'd desktop that could do a cold start in under 10 seconds, using an SSD, running Funtoo.

My Debian machine do a cold start in uder 10 sec. Same with Devuan Ascii. Of course I don't use any display managers, or DE. Only


and old good iceWM.

#20 Re: Other Issues » [SOLVED] Weird message while updating the system » 2019-05-01 13:53:04

Ron wrote:

Well, I just retried it today before trying anything else, and everything installed like it normally does without any kind of messages.
So is everything good to go and I got a fully up-to-date system? ?

Yes, you are good to go. In this case, it was only necessary to wait and give time for the servers to synchronize.

#21 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2019-04-27 14:01:18

Awesome screen shot, Nili! By the way, as always.

#24 Re: Forum Feedback » Forum has been hacked??? » 2019-04-02 13:01:39

Friends, relax ... after all, it was just a small innocent joke.

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