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#1 Re: Other Issues » [Solved] Older version of php » 2018-07-09 21:15:11

Thanks for the reply.  Can't switch to something new yet.  We have hundreds of mysql calls that are deprecated and converting them to PDO is a pretty low priority (not to mention horribly boring).  I wasn't able to compile without downgrading openssl (I think that's the one) which I didn't want to do so ended up following the directions at  It seems to be working fine.  Thanks again.

#2 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2018-07-09 16:49:54

MiyoLinux wrote:

Still playing with PekWM...and REALLY liking it! Why is this window manager lesser known and not more widely used?

I've been using it for years.  Every so often I try others but always come back to it.  Not much point in posting my desktop.  It's just a black screen with a mouse cursor.  smile  Perhaps that's one of the reasons it is lesser known--nothing flashy, nothing to show off.

#3 Other Issues » [Solved] Older version of php » 2018-07-09 13:08:28

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I just installed Devuan last week so this is a newbie question.  I need to run an older version of php (5.6 specifically).  It doesn't show up in synaptic.  I want to stay clear of systemd.  Can I safely add a Debian repository to get the binary package or should I compile it from source?

#4 Re: Installation » Deterministic names for network interfaces? » 2018-07-09 12:35:58

One thing you might check, according to Arch's wiki, udev doesn't like upper case letters in the MAC addresses.  I have 2 network cards but haven't had that problem, either because they both use the same driver or I haven't rebooted enough times for it to happen.

#5 Re: DIY » Compiling the latest version of wine » 2018-07-06 22:25:49

Thanks much!  That worked without having to compile.  I guess this thread is in the wrong place and rather noob questions.   My apologies.

#6 Re: DIY » Compiling the latest version of wine » 2018-07-06 21:12:17

Thanks!  I saw it, but as soon as I saw DISTRO, I had a translation problem.  Which one would I use?  I've installed ASCII.

#7 DIY » Compiling the latest version of wine » 2018-07-06 15:57:11

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Someone recently gave me a server that had a ransomware virus and I successfully installed Devuan on it this week.  I liked it so much, I put it on my laptop as well.  Both installs went super smooth.  I've been using Arch and then Void (to get away from systemd) for several years.  So far the only thing I miss is having the latest version of wine.  Some of the games I play don't work well or at all on Devuan's version of wine.  This isn't a show stopper as gaming is just a diversion.  Still, I do enjoy it.  Anyway, I thought I'd try to compile wine myself but can't seem to get very far.  Has anyone done this or have some pointers?  Some of my problems are unfamiliarity with Debian/Devuan and the translation between the two.

The particular problem I have at the moment is:

configure: error: X 32-bit development files not found. Wine will be built
without X support, which probably isn't what you want. You will need
to install 32-bit development packages of Xlib at the very least.

My research points to needing "libx11-dev:i386" but that package doesn't seem to exist.

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