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2017/01/23, 13:39:28


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So far so good...

After installation has been performed (now just some minor customizations will follow), I can happily tell that not only all my hardware was recognized at first shot (including my Canon S100 camera within kamera) but also that double screen has been immediately configured right and that also multimedia part (even if I have taken out the extra Audigy soundcard because I do not need it in the present setting, but I am sure that phonon would have managed it great) did not need a single config by me. I would call this pretty much SPECTACULAR.

Also, installing on preformatted xfs partitions with internal log for performance was recognized by the installer without a glitch. I am thinking that this is by far the best release ever, taking away the config fuss from the average user and letting him concentrate on the work and fun rather than on headaches on how to make things run smooth.

This is a copy of my inxi -F for referral:

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System:    Host: RONIN Kernel: 4.9.0-towo.1-siduction-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit)
           Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.8.4
           Distro: siduction 16.1.0 Patience - kde - (201612232347)
Machine:   Device: desktop System: Hewlett-Packard product: HP Z800 Workstation serial: XXXXXXXXXXXX
           Mobo: Hewlett-Packard model: 0AECh v: D serial: XXXXXXXXXX
           BIOS: Hewlett-Packard v: 786G5 v03.57 date: 07/15/2013
CPU:       Hexa core Intel Xeon X5650 (-HT-MCP-) cache: 12288 KB
           clock speeds: max: 2661 MHz 1: 1596 MHz 2: 1596 MHz 3: 1729 MHz 4: 1729 MHz
           5: 1995 MHz 6: 1596 MHz 7: 1596 MHz 8: 1596 MHz 9: 1596 MHz 10: 1596 MHz
           11: 1596 MHz 12: 1596 MHz
Graphics:  Card: NVIDIA GF106GL [Quadro 2000]
           Display Server: X.org 1.19.0 drivers: nouveau (unloaded: modesetting,fbdev,vesa)
           tty size: 89x29 Advanced Data: N/A for root
Audio:     Card-1 NVIDIA GF106 High Definition Audio Controller driver: snd_hda_intel
           Card-2 Intel 82801JI (ICH10 Family) HD Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel
           Card-3 Logitech Webcam C310 driver: USB Audio
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.9.0-towo.1-siduction-amd64
Network:   Card-1: Broadcom Limited NetXtreme BCM5764M Gigabit Ethernet PCIe
           driver: tg3
           IF: enp1s0 state: down mac: 24:be:05:e1:fb:18
           Card-2: Broadcom Limited NetXtreme BCM5764M Gigabit Ethernet PCIe
           driver: tg3
           IF: enp2s0 state: up speed: 1000 Mbps duplex: full mac: 24:be:05:e1:fb:19
           Card-3: VIA VIA VNT-6656 [WiFi 802.11b/g USB Dongle] driver: vt6656
           IF: wlx00127b400cb8 state: N/A mac: N/A
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 3500.7GB (40.9% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sdc model: WDC_WD10EFRX size: 1000.2GB
           ID-2: /dev/sdb model: WDC_WD2003FYYS size: 2000.4GB
           ID-3: /dev/sda model: WDC_WD5003ABYZ size: 500.1GB
Partition: ID-1: / size: 39G used: 4.9G (13%) fs: xfs dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-2: /home size: 377G used: 491M (1%) fs: xfs dev: /dev/sda3
RAID:      No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 35.0C mobo: N/A gpu: 44.0
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info:      Processes: 302 Uptime: 1:12 Memory: 1558.1/24097.7MB
           Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.5

So, very HUGE compliments to the dev team, for making all of this happen, guys you really kick some major ass!
It brought me back pleasure into sid computing, after a long survival with a broken kde4.
I will also respawn the ridersonthestorm screen for login, it's soooo cool, especially for bikers like me.

One note for future upgrades: not always a du is enough, like it has been in the transitions from kdm to lightdm to sddm, and how it will be, for example, in the future wayland transition. It would be nice to have detailed "transitional notes" either when there's a new release (like at old sidux times) or whenever necessary. It could also be some section on the website (which could also signal current du alerts), but the message here is clear: no matter how the information would be given, the user should follow faithfully upgrade instructions from the devs.

Thank you again for making all this coolness happen!

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Software-Support (DE) / Re: Chromium friert oft ein.
« Last post by horo on Today at 10:32:31 »
Hi,

bei mir tritt dieser Fehler auch öfter auf, mit den beschriebenen Symptomen - chromium inaktiv bei Mausklick und Scrollen etc. - Umschalten auf <AL><CTRL><F1> und zurück - chromium spielt die Aktionen vor dem Umschalten der Reihe nach ab (Klick, Scrollen, ...)
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inxi -v1
System:    Host: veronese Kernel: 4.9.4-towo.1-siduction-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: LXQt
           Distro: siduction 14.1.0 Indian Summer - kde - (201411230337)
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core2 Duo P8400 (-MCP-) speed/max: 800/2267 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Mobile 4 Series Integrated Graphics Controller
           Display Server: X.Org 1.19.1 driver: intel Resolution: 1280x800@60.00hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Mobile Intel GM45 Express GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 13.0.3
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (44.5% used)
Info:      Processes: 224 Uptime: 15 min Memory: 1988.9/5868.2MB Client: Shell (bash) inxi: 2.3.5

Siehe auch:
https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=848895
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My observations when this bug occurs:
a) chromium seems to be totaly unresponsive (clicking around, switching
tabs, scrolling appears to do nothing)
b) switching to a virtual terminal, e.g. Ctrl-Alt-F1 and then back to X11
makes it work again
c) the browser catches up with all activities it failed to respond to while
frozen

Dort wird der Fehler für Intel-, Nvidia- und AMD-Video bestätigt :(

Ciao, Martin
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Software - Support / Re: "Torguard VPN gltch"
« Last post by Pliny.D.Elder on Yesterday at 20:49:41 »
Thanking you.
https://www.iplocation.net/ is giving the right server destination. Just doesn't verify, so I assume the problem is either with torguard not getting verification from the URL it is trying to look up or a problem with configuration on my computer.
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Software - Support / Re: "Torguard VPN gltch"
« Last post by devil on Yesterday at 20:30:40 »
Hi,


welcome to siduction. I personaly have not used Torguard (or much anything related to Tor) other than for a quick test. So let's see if someone else has experience with that to share.
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Software - Support / "Torguard VPN gltch"
« Last post by Pliny.D.Elder on Yesterday at 19:26:56 »
Hello all,
First post and a recent convert to Siduction.
"Torguard" installs with no problems as it also does in many other distros. Mandriva, Kubuntu,Mint,Sparkylinux. The only difference as to other distros, when it connects to a server I do not get the verified notification.
Here a sample of what they advised at torguard but none has worked.
Please go to more settings --> Network Tab --> Set the DNS as below:
 
 At Application Start: OpenDNS
 While establishing: OpenDNS
 When VPN is connected: OpenDNS
 
 Restart TG Client and retest.
 AND.....

1) Uninstall all TAP drivers, go to >> Control Panel >> System and Security >> System >> Device Manager, Scroll down to Network Adapters, right click the TAP drivers and uninstall them, deleting the driver too when asked, Reconnect, it will prompt to install TAP driver, click yes/continue, retest please.
 
 If that fails go to step 2
 
 2 )Flush DNS as per this guide >>> https://torguard.net/knowledgebase.php?action=displayarticle&catid=71&id=227 and reboot
 
 If that fails go to step 3
 3) Go to more settings >> network tab >> uncheck "Block outside DNS" reconnect and retest.
AND
Thanks, this is done with the vpn adapter, normal files for managing TCP stack layer and openvpn connection parameters. Is all ok now ?
 
Knowledge base for Mac and windows nothing on Linux.
I fell like I"m stuck in an enigma cryptor!
I can get around the computer quite well so not a noob, but Network stuff is definitely not my forte.
Is there someone out there in the siduction community that can possibly assist me.
I will attach a pic to give a better idea what I'm alluding to.
 
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Siduction News / Re: New Mirror
« Last post by dibl on Yesterday at 18:34:51 »
Great!


Although, I must say, it's been a long time since I saw any sluggishness from lug.udel which is the one I've been using for years.
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Siduction News / Re: New Mirror
« Last post by piper on Yesterday at 16:07:09 »
Very fast indeed
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Siduction News / Re: New Mirror
« Last post by ghstryder on Yesterday at 14:55:39 »
Great to see, thanks Devil!
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Software - Support / Rechte mit curlftps
« Last post by manilg on Yesterday at 11:09:32 »
Hi,

ich habe ein Problem mit der Rechtevergabe bei Verwendung von curlftps.
Wenn ich als user manilg

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curlftpfs -o allow_other test:Passwort@192.168.178.1  ~/mnt

sehe ich den Unterordner Filme, so wie ich es eingerichtet habe, die Berechtigungen sind aber alle bei root:root.

die /etc/fuse sieht so aus:

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# /etc/fuse.conf - Configuration file for Filesystem in Userspace (FUSE)

# Set the maximum number of FUSE mounts allowed to non-root users.
# The default is 1000.
#mount_max = 1000

# Allow non-root users to specify the allow_other or allow_root mount options.
user_allow_other


manilg
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