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#1 Re: Installation » [SOLVED] Chimaera to Daedalus upgrade broke WINE » Today 18:41:39

I can no longer delete my posts (You do not have permission to access this page...), that’s why I asked.

#2 Re: Installation » [SOLVED] Chimaera to Daedalus upgrade broke WINE » Today 18:04:58

OK, it would probably be right to remove my simple comments from this thread, which is what I ask the moderators to do.


#3 Re: Installation » [SOLVED] Chimaera to Daedalus upgrade broke WINE » Today 06:57:09

I get the idea, of course, but we are not talking about any Win based email client.
This is Richard Harris' Pegasus Mail.


Both Pegasus Mail and Mercury require Windows 7 or later,

WINE quite literally "is not an emulator" - it runs the machine code contained in the EXE file directly on your CPU. This means that a malicious EXE file could absolutely make syscalls to the Linux kernel, just as every normal Linux program can. Do not rely on Wine to magically protect you from malware. –
Martin von Wittich
Jun 14, 2022 at 23:29 … rough-wine

WINE itself takes up about the same amount of memory as the Linux Thunderbird email client.

#4 Re: Other Issues » [SOLVED] install GCC etc.. offline ? » 2024-05-26 07:30:15

if anyone have a good documentation about apt I'm all ears smile

apt --help
man apt

#5 Re: Installation » [SOLVED] Chimaera to Daedalus upgrade broke WINE » 2024-05-26 05:02:35

About the trash of former days. smile

For comparison, after a thorough installation on Daedalus, nothing was launched except w32-480.exe (Pegasus Mail).   Wine closed after screenshot without installing Pegasus Mail.

ly_e@devuan:~/.wine$ ls -lr ./
total 2932
-rw-r--r-- 1 uly_e uly_e   29115 May 25 09:08 user.reg
-rw-r--r-- 1 uly_e uly_e    4052 May 25 09:07 userdef.reg
-rw-r--r-- 1 uly_e uly_e 2954118 May 25 09:08 system.reg
drwxr-xr-x 7 uly_e uly_e    4096 May 25 09:07 drive_c
drwxr-xr-x 2 uly_e uly_e    4096 May 25 09:07 dosdevices

P.S. I don’t care, the computer is not mine, but I wouldn’t use the Win mail client under Linux for any reason.

#6 Re: Off-topic » Firefox is becoming too chrome like. » 2024-05-25 07:53:35

Yeah. Thank you, I'm behind the times. smile

#7 Re: Installation » [SOLVED] Chimaera to Daedalus upgrade broke WINE » 2024-05-25 06:17:20

I'll post a screenshot for clarity. This is Daedalus, wine with default settings, everything works on behalf of the user. I think you need to delete the /home/xxx/.wine folder with the old garbage.
When you start wine again, it will create a new one, with all the new changes (replacing su with su-, for example).

#8 Re: Off-topic » Firefox is becoming too chrome like. » 2024-05-24 17:14:09

I don’t know how true this is; on one of the forums there was an assumption that YouTube is the property of Google and it’s a matter of codecs. Monopolists... smile

#9 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Devuan est à la traîne (google: Devuan is lagging behind) ! » 2024-05-24 08:55:18

In my case, I always base my installs on Refracta, which is a well-done Devuan respin by the same guy you're butthurt over.

God forbid! smile
I had the “pleasure” to try this set of programs for the sake of experience.
Shutting down the computer only through the root terminal, and after su, the regular user’s programs stopped running altogether.
Such crafts are only for punishment. smile

#10 Re: Off-topic » Firefox is becoming too chrome like. » 2024-05-24 05:55:18

Yes, what sarcasm, more like regret.
Non-stop video in Chrome OS Flex 720p, in Linux without systems - 480p.
The netbook is weak, the difference is clearly noticeable.
Maybe my conclusions are wrong, just check if you want, everything is in the public domain. 
I ended up installing PclinuxOs.

P.S. Devuan is no worse in performance, it’s just that when controlling via a wireless mouse, having a GUI to configure the system is more convenient for me.

#11 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Devuan est à la traîne (google: Devuan is lagging behind) ! » 2024-05-23 12:35:42

...Mullvad should be mentioned here as an example..

Just recently I came across... a colleague asked a question on one of the forums: “Do you completely trust your VPN provider? Don’t delude yourself with illusions...”

But the essence of the topic is different - a person uses a tool, appropriated its name and throws mud at the author, the Devuan team and the community at the same time.

#12 Off-topic » Firefox is becoming too chrome like. » 2024-05-23 07:43:38

Replies: 10

Then again, modern firefox is becoming too chrome like, so maybe.

In my opinion, this is quite natural.

Google really cares about performance, and is not involved in shuffling directories, moving programs to another location, changing the familiar interface, etc. passing it off as a great achievement, examples of which we see in the Linux community.

A week ago I tried to use my Lenovo S205 laptop as a smart set-top box for my TV. Among others, I installed Chrome OS Flex (by default it created 12 partitions on the hard drive smile).

So, its speed and video resolution are one step ahead of all Linux. Alas!

#13 Re: Installation » [SOLVED] Synaptic and sources list » 2024-05-21 07:44:26

1.The files in /etc/apt/sources.list.d are a list of repositories, not programs. Therefore, the /etc/apt/sources.list.d/midori.list file should simply be deleted.
2. midori is not in the Debian 12 repository, so it cannot be installed using Synaptic.
3. Purely subjective, based on experience with a netbook with an AMD E 300 processor, with a single-core N455, if I understand correctly, it will turn out to be a “typewriter” at best. smile


P.S. For weak computers there is a bionicpup distribution kit, you can try it directly from a flash drive.

#16 Re: Devuan » this morning... » 2024-04-06 05:02:54

Having to use wine is not the best solution,..

I completely agree!
For such professional programs, I have Win installed on a separate disk.

Microcap was once taught to students and there was an online course on its learning and application.

But it all depends on the task at hand. Perhaps the simulators available in Linux distributions will suit the topicstarter quite well.

#17 Re: Devuan » this morning... » 2024-04-05 16:10:26

DIY Layout Creator

Yes, for simple low frequency circuits.
Creating a PCB is not an entirely simple task, here is an example of instructions for this. There are many more similar ones for specific tasks (pdf ~320 Kb).

And the best simulator is probably microcap, but it’s under Win.

#18 Re: Devuan Derivatives » Excalibur + TDE ISO for testing » 2024-04-04 03:54:25

- added "zim"

Bad idea.
Why install a full-fledged DE, and then add programs built on another graphics library?

Package: zim (0.75.2-1)
dep: gir1.2-gtk-3.0
    GTK graphical user interface library -- gir bindings

#19 Re: Hardware & System Configuration » Nala, a new cli package manager replacement for dpkg and apt » 2024-04-03 09:32:05

Not a package manager, but sometimes useful.
The mc file manager can install the package and view its contents.

#20 Re: Hardware & System Configuration » Nala, a new cli package manager replacement for dpkg and apt » 2024-04-01 17:27:38

Regarding downloading 3 packages at once instead of one.

According to my observations, the download speed (approx. 2Mbit/sec  from  , for example   ) is limited by the server.

My Internet speed according to speedtest (fiber optic-router-WiFi) is 25...30 Mbit/sec. Therefore, whether there is one or three at once, there is no difference.

Synaptic and apt are quite satisfactory.
And TDE KPackage for variety sometimes.

#21 Re: Installation » Daedalus desktop live: Cannot load memtest » 2024-03-31 07:36:32

FWIW: current debian-live iso does not have memtest. Maybe they're as confused as I am.

The list goes on, PclinuxOs, OpenSuse 15.5...

#22 Re: Installation » Daedalus desktop live: Cannot load memtest » 2024-03-30 05:56:56

Perhaps my question should be moved to the offtopic section.
Maybe other colleagues will express their opinions.

I have no doubt about the usefulness of this tool. It has long been included in installation media. But today the situation is different from 25 years ago.

#23 Re: Installation » Daedalus desktop live: Cannot load memtest » 2024-03-30 05:32:19

Let me ask, if I may, is memtest even needed in live builds?
I already forgot when I used it, the reliability of the memory modules allows this.

#24 Re: Devuan Derivatives » live-iso 32 bits testing and experimental with miniKDE » 2024-03-29 04:52:25

Poor users here who believed your self-praise.
Here is my experience of launching your ISOs, presented as a benefit for users.

One, after any command in the root terminal, stopped responding to on-screen menu items, and it was possible to turn it off only with a command from the root terminal.

The one discussed in this thread hangs at the loading stage of the x server. On a computer with an AMD video card, the screen blinks, but with an Intel video card, it gets stuck on endlessly repeating the server error message.
I would immediately delete such crafts of mine, you do not hesitate to post them.

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