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#1 Re: Installation » [SOLVED] Where did obmenu go? » 2022-03-21 01:50:46

jacksprat wrote:

Thanks, I will try adding into /etc/apt, though I am not sure about mixing different releases.  My backup is to modify ~/.config/openbox/menu.xml .  I must be alone in using Openbox as my DE.

nope, you're not alone: I use Openbox for many years now and I love it

#2 Re: Off-topic » Music » 2022-03-14 14:40:01

One of the best shows ever, maybe with this you can learn a bit of spanish...


Cantinflas rocks

#3 Re: Off-topic » What are you reading/want to read ? » 2022-03-14 14:05:49

#4 Re: Off-topic » Installing Steam on Devuan Ascii » 2022-01-21 03:51:43

thanks for resurrecting it smile

I have kidos who want to play with that and I think I can rerfurbish a laptop to experiment

UnixRocks wrote:

I know this is an old thread. Apologies for resurrecting it.

Does this still work with the latest release of Devuan? I don't use Steam, but have a friend who does and he is sick of dealing with systemd. I want to recommend Devuan, but he won't bite if he can't have his Steam. wink

Thanks in advance.

#5 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2022-01-10 16:56:08

I guess that love and hate for GNOME is something ... oouhh...kind a historic for many people around here?

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:

Got bored of GNOME, back to sway:

Wallpapers are bloat!

yeah, nice grey/black without bloat

#7 Re: Off-topic » What are you reading/want to read ? » 2022-01-07 18:22:08


Javier Cercas

  1. Soldados de Salamina. Novela gráfica, Dibujos de José Pablo García. 2019 - … 1239644258

  2. El impostor, 2019 -

  3. El móvil , 2004 -

#8 Re: Off-topic » What are you reading/want to read ? » 2022-01-07 17:54:35

thym wrote:

All Fires the Fire, a short stories collection by Julio Cortazar … s-the-fire

¡Cortázar al poder!

Che, a Cortázar debés leerlo en español.

#9 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2022-01-07 17:43:40

just because I love the random messages from fortune that is like my wellness smile

read it! is in spanish but it make a lot of sense... to me!

this is what I have in my Openbox autostart  (yep, still in beowulf, I'm lazy updater),
the "aptupd" is just an alias for my "aptitude safe-upgrade"


### terminator shell
(sleep 7; terminator -x screen) &

## fortune inicio
(sleep 65; notify-send --icon="lux0.jpg" "$(fortune -su kids ciencia.fortunes)") &
## fortune luego
#(sleep 550; notify-send --icon="-govxs.png" "$(fortune -e paradoxum proverbios.fortunes anarchism love  poder.fortunes)") &
### fortune y luego luego
(sleep 550; notify-send --icon="goris.jpg" "$(fortune -su  leydemurphy.fortunes refranes.fortunes pintadas.fortunes)") &


and also.. another picture from what it looks terminator with a little tweak to show a screen status message and date and so, just at the bottom, whit this in .screenrc file :

## bottom status line 2
hardstatus alwayslastline '%{= G}[ %{G}%H %{g}][%= %{= w}%?%-Lw%?%{= R}%n*%f %t%?%{= R}(%u)%?%{= w}%+Lw%?%= %{= g}][ %{y}Load: %l %{g}][%{B}%Y-%m-%d %{W}%c:%s %{g}]'


#10 Re: Off-topic » What are you reading/want to read ? » 2021-10-18 16:49:40

I'm posting in diaspora my readings :

#11 Re: Other Issues » How to get youtube-dl-gui? [solved] » 2021-08-26 20:36:42

yeah, yep, I noticed, this is solved
I want to add that  mpv + youtube-dl works great as an alternative , I call it from xterm just pasting the video url  smile


this guy explains how to in a simple way

#12 Re: Off-topic » What other distro are you using (besides devuan)? » 2021-08-16 15:34:43

#!    -> A legend indeed

Camtaf wrote:

My regular distro was #! (Crunchbang) for many years, (before systemd existed), & on its demise I transferred to AntiX, using the Base version.

#14 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Linux Mint Devuan Edition? » 2021-03-11 00:02:34

thanks for sharing your experience installing it onto a physical drive, I'll try it to

nixer wrote:

  I like the LMD(evuan)E and it is devuan under the hood, so you know it will be good and stable.  I need to install on metal and use it more for better testing, so I can't give better feedback, yet.

Edit:  I have installed it onto a spare partition on a physical drive.  The grub install worked fine and now is labeled as LMDE and not debian.  It seems responsive and fast.  It has been a while since I have used the Cinnamon desktop, so I may not be the best tester to provide feedback.

#15 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Linux Mint Devuan Edition? » 2021-03-08 14:54:04


Ron wrote:

Probably will never happen.

Here's a "fun" read: … 2&t=268273

probably is happening :

--> spoiler : is a reference to : … ition.html

and.. the author of the post says "Of course this being experimental it was done in Virtualbox. As you can see from the forum posts it all went as hoped for and there should be no reason why one could not perform a full install in this way."

#16 Re: Off-topic » Music » 2021-02-24 02:25:15

La Polla Records , concierto Mikelin 90

#17 Re: Off-topic » What other distro are you using (besides devuan)? » 2021-01-19 19:23:19

yes, slitaz is great!

dice wrote:

I gave slitaz a try today, i just love how they have created such a tiny distro that can do so much for old hardware. I managed to install it to a partition on an old laptop i had collecting dust and it works perfectly, even picked up the ancient wifi dongle i used with way back.

#18 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Fastest and newest AVMultimedia ever... » 2020-12-03 16:16:39


avbox wrote:

I would like to add that there is a blog with video for the new release, see here: … zen-4000u/

I meant, an installation time of about 5 seconds for a total of about 8 GByte of software is not that bad, right?

is not!
your deriv is really good smile

#20 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » What games do you play on Devuan?? » 2020-07-26 18:26:51

thanx for the glxgears tip ,  I'm gonna try this with a i386 >2G ram toshiba

Droidus wrote:

Teeworlds is a no-gore mulitiplayer shooter. It is opensource (C++) with easy configurable skin and map files.

There 50+ live servers to be found.
If you use old hardware - install glxgears to check if your graphics card it up to it.
grts Oberoid

#21 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2020-07-17 19:07:37

some pics from my last OB+tint2+conky


#22 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2020-07-17 19:03:55

+1 smile

Nili wrote:

Very nice configs about everything there Ogis1975

#23 Re: Hardware & System Configuration » Soundcard is not recognized in Ascii...please help. » 2020-07-17 18:52:35

sivaprema wrote:

Thaks u all of u, for your suggestions! Finally I could probate that is a hardware fail. Sound card is broken. sad


hola, .. . por curiosidad.. y porque tengo una toshiba satellite "viejita" que tiene un tarjeta de sonido que también es realtek y que igualmente no suena ...

- . . .y que también es para juegos de críos !!!  /  yes-- to play video games all over the day!!
¿cómo sabés que está rota? ¿how do you know you sound card is broken?

he econtrado discusiones sobre necesitar un driver de realtek, que sólo funciona con kernels por debajo del 3.6 hmm . .

a buscarle pué!! smile

#24 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Release: Virage GNU/Linux: A Devuan-based distro for audio/video works » 2020-07-11 20:12:21

wamphyre wrote:

Hi everyone!

Virage GNU/Linux, aims to offer a full-pledged desktop environment for artists and musicians out of the box, you can start your projects inmediatly after the installation.

hello / hola

thanks for let me know about this interesting project.. specially about the XanMod kernel

Virage 3.1 Beowulf uses the Linux XanMod 5.6.17 RT kernel to improve the system performance 25%+ over other systems and keep a responsive, smooth desktop experience even in critical runtime applications

No conocía sobre ese tipo de kernel. gracias por traerlo a la luz, en tu sitio web decís que ya hay una versión basada en Beowulf ,

do you have experience using that kernel in a 'normal' beowulf installation ? I'm courious about it..

#25 Re: Installation » [Solved] Removable media unaccessible as normal user (PCManFM/Thunar) » 2020-07-08 18:29:34

msi wrote:

In the above case, the problem was that PCManFM was unable to communicate with gvfs (well, sort of). PCManFM and gvfs use D-Bus, a system for interprocess communication, to communicate with each other. Now, for things like communication between the file manager and gvfs in your X session, D-Bus uses per-user instances of its message bus deamon (visually speaking, one telephone network per user for the communication between the programs this user works with). If you just start X from the command line without further configuration, that message bus deamon won't be started. Therefore, PCManFM won't be able to call gvfs and ask it to mount a device. Putting

exec dbus-launch

into your ~/.xinitrc file instructs the xinit program to start that per-user d-bus deamon for the session and so provide means of communication between PCManFM and gvfs.

thanks for this informative and to learn paragraph,

useful for me since I had problems with automount using Thunar/PcmanFM after I start login to X without lxdm

PS : I think I prefer Thunar

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