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

I'm posting in diaspora my readings :

#2 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

#3 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.

#5 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.

#6 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."

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

La Polla Records , concierto Mikelin 90

#8 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.

#9 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

#11 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

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

some pics from my last OB+tint2+conky


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

+1 smile

Nili wrote:

Very nice configs about everything there Ogis1975

#14 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

#15 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..

#16 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

#17 Re: Documentation » HOWTO: Post-Installation Configurations » 2020-07-08 17:09:45

hola Macondo

macondo wrote:

After installing Devuan, the first thing I configure is sudo.

ditto as above.

Next, aliases make my life easier,

UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall)

To start your apps and window manager: go to .xinitrc as USER,

# updatedb

So later I can use 'locate'

everything is useful indeed, thanks smile

#18 Re: Installation » [solved]Upgrading to Beowulf packages held back » 2020-07-06 02:58:30

it works for me too,

roluan17 wrote:

apt full-upgrade

made no difference.
So I tried

apt-get install elogind libelogind0 libpam-elogind 

after update there was no

"packages held back"

message any more.

Thanks for helping.

yes, thanks

#19 Re: Other Issues » [SOLVED] libsystemd0 remains » 2020-07-06 02:54:12

vlax wrote:

elogind libelogind0 libpam-elogind are in "kept back"

I found an alternative solution in another post -> : it's just install the packages

#20 Re: Other Issues » [SOLVED] libsystemd0 remains » 2020-07-04 14:06:07

gipi wrote:


After upgrading the linux kernel image (from 4.19.0-8 to 4.19.0-9), I had to move to libelogind0 because X would break, thus removing libsystemd0.
In relation to my previous post, consolekit and policykit-1 didnt have anything to do with fixing the error.

thanks for share your experience;  the situation with elogind is similar to mine after upgrading to beowulf in a Refracta (XFCE)

elogind libelogind0 libpam-elogind are in "kept back"

$ apt search libsystemd0
libsystemd0/stable,now 241-7~deb10u4 amd64 [instalado, automático]
  systemd utility library

$ uname -a

$ sudo apt upgrade 
Los siguientes paquetes se han retenido:
  elogind libelogind0 libpam-elogind
0 actualizados, 0 nuevos se instalarán, 0 para eliminar y 3 no actualizados.

#21 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2020-06-30 14:24:31

Nili wrote:

Statler was the last CrunchBang systemd free.

yep, I used that version for around 3 years, I still remember the real fun of discovering the starting notifications

- - - I found this tint2 collection in other place and is what I'm tweaking right now, is great!

I'll do! thanks for contribute to my procastination!! big_smile

#22 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2020-06-30 01:24:05

PedroReina wrote:

The Devuan version of KDE Plasma is quite usable even on old hardware (12 years).

smile nice one -
bueno saber que funka bien ese KDE en las "viejitas"

#23 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2020-06-29 17:13:13

vlax wrote:

It's great distro anyway, specially because Openbox,  , , I'm playing right now with that conky

here you go,



and.. yes, this is the "old machine" I was refurbishing since a month ago
as I told you

#24 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2020-06-28 19:19:24


Nili wrote:

Thanks guys smile

I had to clean startup services with rcconf to very few services i only needed, i fixed everything "(WW) warning, (EE) error" founds on Xorg.log.

ReduceDebian to made many changes.

I believe the old system, plays a major role to have auto-optimized, i have another coherent system when Xorg spends almost 50MB on Idle.

So, sorry i don't have a precise answer to why is low my Xorg, except for some individual interventions i believe have helped reducing the usage of Xorg/system may i call a bit of an answer.

nice quick guide to people like me who are constantly looking for ways to reduce memory using "old" machines ..thaks!

#25 Re: Off-topic » Show your desktop (rebooted) » 2020-06-28 17:44:40

siva wrote:

What app are you using for the topbar, and can you post/link to a config?  It looks great.

oh, yes, looks great

Nili wrote:

It's simple conky-std.
Posted on BL Forum

Oh dear, BL is the continuation of my beloved CrunchBang ,,, but with systemd hmm 

It's great distro anyway, specially because Openbox,  , , I'm playing right now with that conky

(  ( BTw-- Nili, you're part of CB# community since always right? ) )

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