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#1 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » What are the necessary packages for audio to work correctly? » 2018-09-04 16:35:36

No need any pulse audio. Just install





If you have multiple sound cards, just create


  file with content

pcm.!default {
    type hw
    card Headset

ctl.!default {
    type hw
    card Headset

Where "Headset" is my default sound card. And here you go. Now you have a working sound. Good luck.

#2 Re: Installation » Installing devuan to lvm partitions within dm-crypt container » 2018-08-28 17:49:29

fsmithred wrote:

I guess it will work in jessie or ascii. The devuan bug report is on ascii, and I tested it on ascii (with cryptsetup 1.7). The debian bug report is from 2013 and is for cryptsetup 1.6. You might need to apply it manually on jessie if the files aren't exactly the same in jessie and ascii.

I understood. Thanks for the reply.

#3 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » Nvidia error at boot » 2018-08-28 15:42:50

As one of the possible solutions I can offer

apt-get install --reinstall nvidia-kernel-dkms

I do not know if this can help.

#4 Re: Installation » Installing devuan to lvm partitions within dm-crypt container » 2018-08-28 15:38:55

fsmithred wrote:

A patch was submitted for the slow shutdowns. (Thanks, Jan!)

Hello. This patch for 1.0.0 Jessie only or will be for  both versions (1.0.0 Jessie and 2.0.0 ASCII)?

#5 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2018-08-24 17:41:37

Devuan 2.0.0 ASCII with Awesome wm. Running irssi with #devuan channel, htop, cmus with radio station "SomaFM" amd neofetch
Clean desktop

#6 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Astian OS » 2018-08-20 18:01:54

Until this time it is impossible to connect  to the sites. Please forgiv me for the harsh words, but if developers are not able to ensure the functioning of a normal website, what will be final product (Astian OS)?  Of course, this is  rhetoric question....

#7 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Linux Mint Devuan Edition? » 2018-08-18 18:44:17

jsalpha2 wrote:

Recently tried Linux Mint Debian Edition and, while nice, it seemed a little slow.    Also by default, they try to shove a system restore program on you.  Hoping that someone is working on a Linux Mint Devuan Edition.

By no means. They dropped their spam on their ISO, so that the devil himself would break through the attempt to pull that manure.

#8 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Astian OS » 2018-08-18 18:37:49

When you try to view it in more detail about Astian Foundation and Astian OS, a message appears that the connection is unsafe ...My browser is Firefox ESR 52.9.0. It would be good for the author to pay attention to this.

#9 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » What do i need to install? [SOLVED] » 2018-08-09 18:31:13

Ron wrote:

Somebody else on another forum is also having problems with this site. It looks like this new video site needs to find some new people who know how to make a website.

In Debian forums?

#10 Re: Installation » Installation without Session management and policykit backends » 2018-08-09 18:27:23

campus wrote:

If nobody has anything to add, as far as I'm concerned, the post can be considered closed! Thank you all.

Hello and sorry for my bad English. What do you need xfce for? Perhaps it would be easier to use the .netintall image, select only the main packages (remove the check boxes from all points, install xorg and any wm and build your system containing only the packages that you need? For example, I did so. After a few searches I stayed at dwm, I installed only what I needed and got a lightweight system with 1024 packages. During the cold start, the system uses only 104 megabytes of RAM. Here screen shot

#11 Re: Installation » My devuan_ascii need to be reiniciated. » 2018-08-01 15:01:33

Are you asking me now to change to OpenRC? if so, how can i do that?

No! Don’t do that.  OpenRC is experimental software. Please read my post #29.

And it was recently that i did a full-upgrade, that is all.

Very strange. After the last updates, I did not cope with the problems you mentioned.

#12 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » MATE 1.20 on devuan ascii » 2018-07-31 15:46:25

sgage wrote:

How can make this work?TIA

Hello. Did you install the repo key?

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install antofox-keyrings

#13 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2018-07-31 14:39:48

I use i3wm. The "cold" start system uses only 114 mb. I got a light and excellent system. Highly productive.


#14 Re: Other Issues » Devuan + paralleized OpenRC + KDE » 2018-07-31 14:33:32

Hello, Terence. I use ext4 filesystem.

Our motherboard should be similar

Yes, it is, but my cpu is not over-clocked.

#15 Re: Installation » My devuan_ascii need to be reiniciated. » 2018-07-31 14:31:01

keos wrote:

Good question, i have no idea what init has devuan ascii.

By default, Devuan ascii uses SysVinit. OpenRC  is a option which can be selected in the column "expert install". How did you install the operating system? Have you used "expert install" option and have chosen OpenRC?

#16 Re: Installation » "Console productivity" tools with Devuan ASCII? » 2018-07-31 14:24:45

Hello, HextorBRX.


included this terminal apps:

  - _Base system_: bash, busybox, consoledata, GNU coreutils, dash,
    dialog, locales, syslinux, sysvinit, util-linux-locales, zsh

  - _Admin/Recovery_: debootstrap, entr, gddrescue, gdisk, htop,
    iftop, iotop, mtr-tiny, multitail, ncdu, parted, wavemon,
    wireless-tools, wpa_supplicant

  - _Editors_: vim-tiny, zile (Emacs clone), nano

  - _Networking_: bittornado, curl, edbrowse, fetchmail, ftp, irssi,
    lftp, links2, mcabber, minicom, mosh, msmtp, mutt, netcat, nrss,
    openssh-client, openssh-server, procmail, rsync, setnet, telnet,
    tin, twidge, w3m, wget

  - _Personal_productivity_: abook, aspell, calcurse, clex, dvtm,
    fbi/fbgs, fbterm, ghostscript, gpg, mc, parallel, sc, screen,
    taskwarrior, tmux

  - _Programming_ languages_: ANSI C (tcc + libc6-dev), Perl
    (minimal), python (minimal), awk (gawk), guile

  - _Games_: bastet, bombardier, bsdgames, cavezofphear, crawl,
    curseofwar, empire, freesweep, gnuchess, greed, matanza, moria,
    nethack, ninvaders, omega-rpg, pacman4console, pente, sudoku

  - _Accessibility_: beep, brltty, espeak, espeakup, yasr

  - _Multimedia_: caca-utils, hasciicam, imagemagick, jhead, moc,
    radio, sox
  - _Miscellanea_: cmatrix, cowsay, figlet, fortune-mod, gpm,
    termsaver, toilet, ttyrec

#17 Re: Other Issues » Devuan + paralleized OpenRC + KDE » 2018-07-30 14:57:02

Thanks for your feedback first.

You're welcome smile

Do you use only one core?

No, i use 8 cores. It is Intel i7 920 (8) @ 2.7GHz

OpenRC is relatively new

Well, it's not so important anymore. Simply bleeding edge is not for me. I choose stability and time-tested methods.

#18 Re: Installation » My devuan_ascii need to be reiniciated. » 2018-07-30 14:38:45

I noticed similar symptoms when I used  init system-OpenRC. What init system do you use?

#19 Re: Other Issues » Devuan + paralleized OpenRC + KDE » 2018-07-28 13:57:46

Thanks for the reply, MiyoLinux. Sorry for my bad English.  As for OpenRc, i will write my notes. At the beginning of the installation, i selected "Expert install" and go to step when you need to choose init system. There is a warning on that screen "it is a experimental software. Use it at own risk". This means openRC. I decided to insult myself, so I chose OpenRC. I installed the minimal system. No DE and DM, just i3wm. I used to access the graphical environment startx. I decided to check the system resources that were used with command "top". I was surprised. It turns out that a system, which is not overloaded, uses 20 percent of cpu. I found out that the culprit is an OpenRC process named "yes". Ten minutes later, the system began to jerk, the reboot took about 10 minutes. So, I understood one that the warning on the wiring screen it was not for nothing. OpenRC, in my opinion, is not ready for production. Anyone using OpenRC should have that in mind. In addition, I did not notice practically any difference between sysvinit and OpenRC (I mean loading and reloading speeds). So, I decided to stay with a verified sysvinit.  Thank you for your attention.

#20 Re: Other Issues » Devuan + paralleized OpenRC + KDE » 2018-07-27 18:14:40

Hello I have a question for OpenRC users who use the option paralleized OpenRC
Parallel startup in OpenRC was disabled by default due to this bug. I understand this is a critical bug. Is any of you is affected by this bug? How do you think it is safe to use this feature?

#21 Re: Hardware & System Configuration » Nvidia warning at boot » 2018-07-24 17:36:21

it seems at every reboot it restores restricted kernel modules (to nvidia ) so the best method for working is  seems to be commenting out "install nvidia /sbin/lrm-video nvidia $CMDLINE_OPTS" line in "/etc/modprobe.d/lrm-video".

#22 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2018-07-09 17:24:07

Xmonad and Devuan ASCII 2.0.0 plays very nice together

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