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#1 Re: Other Issues » Devuan Chimaera LXQT is slow to respond once desktop is fully present » 2022-12-03 12:08:44

Hello. Just check


file (in /home/yourusername/ dir). If I'm not mistaken, the problem lies with the default keyboard keys...and more specifically to keybinding to show desktop. Just delete it, or assign to another one.

#2 Re: Installation » running without video hardware acceleration » 2022-12-03 11:56:53

Rita G. wrote:

Just installed devuan chimera x64 cinnamon (GTX970 card) and logged in and greeted with:

“Check your video drivers. Your system is currently running without video hardware acceleration. You may experience poor performance and high CPU usage”

What do I do with this?

Maybe, you need install proprietary Nvidia driver. Just check this

#3 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » [SOLVED] 340.108 nvidia driver, DKMS compilation failed on kernel » 2022-12-02 13:03:02

deepforest wrote:

official way not working with new kernels, and also have issues

If you use "testing" or "sid" you must understand that you are using an unstable distribution. One of the main reasons why many people choose Debian over other Linux distributions is that it requires very little administration. People want a system that just works. In general one can say that stable requires very little maintenance, while testing and unstable require constant maintenance from the administrator. If you are running stable, all you need to worry about is keeping track of security updates. If you are running either testing or unstable it is a good idea to be aware of the new bugs discovered in the installed packages, new bugfixes/features introduced etc. Before updating your system, you should read the notices provided to you by apt-listchanges.

#5 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » Can you suggest some tips and tricks for speed up Devuan? » 2022-11-21 17:25:56

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:

^ Yes, I ran apt-build world to check if the configuration option was valid then interrupted it after the first few packages were built.

Thank you.

#6 Re: Off-topic » Google in trouble again » 2022-11-21 13:54:13

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:

Google created it because of the legal requirements imposed by Europe's GDPR legislation. It only affects the Analytics engine itself but that's all most sites use these days.

I know it works because when it's installed I stop seeing ads about stuff I've been talking about in the front room and instead start seeing ads about women's underwear. Result!

Maybe, NoScript is solution?

#7 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » Can you suggest some tips and tricks for speed up Devuan? » 2022-11-21 13:41:48

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:

Install the package then run dpkg-reconfigure apt-build to see the gcc options screen. I tried adding -fstack-protector-strong in a VM and it seemed to work, for the first few packages at least.

Out of curiosity, I would like to ask if you tried the "world" option?

#8 Re: Off-topic » Google in trouble again » 2022-11-18 12:07:39

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:

To stop Google's Analytics tracking you across the web simply install the official GA opt-out add-on for your browser

This add-on is created by the same google. So I don't think this is the right solution.

#9 Re: Intergalactic Communities » - russian-speaking community of GNU/Linux Devuan » 2022-11-18 12:02:58

Dutch_Master wrote:


Unfortunately, due to events instigated in Moscow, Russia isn't very popular right now. Nothing personal, but it seems you've chosen the wrong time for this adventure. Consider putting it on hold while the situation improves. That might be a while though.

Read more and follow western propaganda less. Most of the Russian people support the President of Russia and the fight against fascism. I just want to remind you that in the so-called state of Ukraine, fascism is openly promoted.

#10 Re: Intergalactic Communities » - russian-speaking community of GNU/Linux Devuan » 2022-11-18 11:59:22

Dutch_Master wrote:


Unfortunately, due to events instigated in Moscow, Russia isn't very popular right now. Nothing personal, but it seems you've chosen the wrong time for this adventure. Consider putting it on hold while the situation improves. That might be a while though.

I would suggest you shove your cancel culture in the back of your ass.

#11 Re: Installation » Radicale can't be started using the shipped init script (using OpenRC) » 2022-11-18 11:54:25

l3u wrote:

Artix is a really great distribution imo. There's no installer though, you set it up just like Gentoo with console tools and you have to know what you're doing – at least a bit.

No. If you want to install Artix linux you can use calamares installer. Graphical installation images come with a slightly preconfigured desktop system (LXQt, LXDE, MATE, Cinnamon, KDE/Plasma, XFCE) and a rudimentary set of applications: a file manager, media player (mpv), network manager, document viewer, web browser and the calamares installer. People afraid of the Linux terminal or in need of a quick, intuitive installation would want this ISO.

#12 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » Can you suggest some tips and tricks for speed up Devuan? » 2022-11-17 12:33:36

Devarch wrote:

You can disable FS check if it's enabled.

It is not a good idea. It is highly recommended to run it when the system requests to avoid file system errors. If you permanently disable fsck checks on the partition, errors that come up in the future may get through undetected and break your kernel or corrupt your data.

#13 Re: Off-topic » Google in trouble again » 2022-11-06 15:23:56

pcalvert wrote:

Since the topic of the thread is Google, I thought I'd link to a video I just watched

Thank you.

#14 Re: Off-topic » Google in trouble again » 2022-11-03 12:49:50

Devarch wrote:

Capitalism is somewhat similar to communism - different approach but the same result: mass-elite system.

In capitalist society, providing it develops under the most favourable conditions, we have a more or less complete democracy in the democratic republic. But this democracy is always hemmed in by the narrow limits set by capitalist exploitation, and consequently always remains, in effect, a democracy for the minority, only for the propertied classes, only for the rich. Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in the ancient Greek republics: freedom for the slave-owners. Owing to the conditions of capitalist exploitation, the modern wage slaves are so crushed by want and poverty that “they cannot be bothered with democracy”, “cannot be bothered with politics”; in the ordinary, peaceful course of events, the majority of the population is debarred from participation in public and political life.

Democracy and freedom goes only so far; and as soon as the majority people decide that majority rule should apply – not only in the parliament, but also in the workplace, the factories and offices, in the army, in the schools and universities – then suddenly the capitalist state machine will without fail raise its head and say “Enough is enough!” and restore by whatever it takes the rule of the minority of wealthy capitalists over the majority of workers. Having “won the battle of democracy”, the workers must now make a revolution. The dictatorship of the working class majority replaces the dictatorship of the minority of big capitalists. The unelected police-military hierarchy of violence is dismantled to make way for genuine, unqualified, proletarian democracy.

Contrariwise, socialism, in which majority rule applies everywhere, can only be a dictatorship of the proletariat which suppresses the right of the minority of capitalists to exploit workers. The dictatorship of the proletariat simply means the most thoroughgoing democracy, where money and privilege are no longer able to lay down the law to the working class majority, and free associations of people work out their lives in collaboration.

#15 Re: Other Issues » [SOLVED] Zoom in Devuan » 2022-11-03 12:33:59

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:

Kernel 5.19.12 has never been shipped by Devuan (or Debian): unstable went from 5.19.11 to 6.0.2.

Thank you. You're completely correct.

#16 Re: Off-topic » Google in trouble again » 2022-11-02 17:32:13

aluma wrote:

To the list of ignored, along the route of the "Russian warship".

I said, go away Ukrainian Neo-nazi bastard!

#17 Re: Off-topic » Google in trouble again » 2022-11-02 12:47:47

aluma wrote:
Ogis1975 wrote:

Personally, I don't trust any search engines developed in the West.

To see Magadan or Vorkuta or Bucha with your own eyes today, and all Marxism will come off like a husk ...

You mean My Lai Massacre, Operation Speedy Express, War on Terror, War in Afghanistan, Iraq War etc? If not, go away Ukrainian nazi bastard!

#18 Re: Other Issues » [SOLVED] Zoom in Devuan » 2022-11-02 12:40:02

Devarch wrote:

5.19 is dangerous. It can damage intel laptop display. To avoid.

Yes. Version 5.19.12 to be exact.

#19 Re: Hardware & System Configuration » Select only needed firmware » 2022-11-02 12:36:49

amc252 wrote:


The Debian/Devuan installer has a rather neat feature (which I haven't seen in any other installer AFAIK), that is to detect and install only the firmware needed by the computer in use.

Hello. This not a new feature. This feature has been around for a long time.

#20 Re: Desktop and Multimedia » [SOLVED] How my network is working? » 2022-11-02 12:33:24

According Debian wiki

NetworkManager does not manage any interface defined in /etc/network/interfaces by default.

If you want NetworkManager to handle interfaces that are enabled in






More details here:

#21 Re: Off-topic » Google in trouble again » 2022-10-29 11:01:01

Personally, I don't trust any search engines developed in the West.

#22 Re: Hardware & System Configuration » Printing and network printing works perfectly » 2022-10-29 10:57:23

recklessswing wrote:

Great, we don't depend on systemd for this then smile

This is, because the Debian printing system has undergone many significant changes over the past few years, with much of the printer management taking advantage of the advances in modern printer technology and the proliferation of IPP printers. Modern printers are catered for by CUPS and supported by OpenPrinting initiatives such as cups-filters.

#23 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2022-10-24 11:30:28

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:

@andyprough: does X still run under root with slimski? EDIT: yes, yes it does. I'm blind.

Gratuitous wallpaper scrot to stay on topic:

Mmm, Bimota...

Hello. This is sway or dwm?

#24 Re: Off-topic » Music » 2022-10-10 11:45:44

MiyoLinux wrote:

for a parent folder that contains sub-folders of music (again, edit/remove/add file types if needed). Open your terminal in the parent folder, and enter...

for f in */*.{mp3,m4a,aac,ogg,flac,wav} ; do ffplay -nodisp -autoexit "$f" ; done

Thanks so much for these tips. Really helpful!

#25 Re: Off-topic » Music » 2022-10-07 10:59:13

Thank you, MiyoLinux, for this



For playing all files in dir, i use this command:

for f in *.mp3 ; do ffplay -autoexit "$f"; done

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