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Posted: 3 Hours 26 Minutes ago by: Dan EspenThat's where I would start. Line 811 appears to be running the command "which".
Posted: 3 Hours 36 Minutes ago by: Kirk_Rocksteinkirk@shuttle:~$ /usr/bin/git-annex webapp /usr/bin/git-annex: Relink `/usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libmagic.so.1' with `/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libpthread.so.0' for IFUNC symbol `vfork' Launching web browser on file:///home/kirk/annex/.git/annex/w
Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: Bit TwisterWhich will have/cause the same problem when using UUID. They have to be unique on the system. Found out that the last label found is mounted on top the previous label when I plugged in my off line backup drive. That can/did include / th
Posted: 1 Day 20 Hours ago by: Bobbie SellersIt is for the machine to deal with. You could use label to make your usage more comfortable. bliss - brought to you by the power and ease of PCLinuxOS, the Perfect Computer Linux Operating System. and a minor case of hypergr
Posted: 2 Days 2 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd KevNonsense, just use other open-source software that does the same job and isn't nearly so bloated, there's been plenty. It's not as if anyone could just fix the slowness of LO anyway, it would have to be an architectual issue, as well as a
Posted: 2 Days 3 Hours ago by: Roger BlakeAlthough not as capable, Abiword is much lighter and may do the job for you depending on your needs.
Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: Dan EspenEither that or ask for a refund.
Posted: 2 Days 7 Hours ago by: Fritz WuehlerSend them your code that speeds things up (or just your complaints along with a hefty check) and they might consider doing something about it.
Posted: 2 Days 13 Hours ago by: Dan EspenWe're waiting for you to write something better. Oh, wait, you're just criticizing without being able to do any better aren't you?
Posted: 2 Days 15 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosopfit an SSD then. I used to do Usenet on a Wyse 50 attached to a 388 running SCO Unix. Times change.
Posted: 2 Days 20 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Time-tested, reliable, gets it done just fine, minimal exposure, no tricks. I'll stick with apt-get.
Posted: 3 Days 1 Hour ago by: Leif ErikssonI still have an Ivy Bridge workstation (with fast spinning rust drives) and LibreOffice is effing slow to start up. Seems like worst bloatware in linux by a mile.
Posted: 3 Days 19 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Poor Wong ... never gets a break ! :-) Actually, I like *facts* ... and some of yours jogged my poor old memory. I like to *get it right* and am NOT gonna invest in errors. I erred ... too long ago now ... 120 did hav
Posted: 4 Days ago by: Computer Nerd KevI think the problem is that Libre Office will convert DOCX to its own internal layout representaion, then export from that. The code they've written may not be easily suited to converting from one format to another without that intermedia
Posted: 4 Days 9 Hours ago by: Poprocks[...] Indeed. I'm surprised no one has perused through the LibreOffice codebase to isolate a `libwordconverter` library or simple standalone tool. Or maybe someone has. I don't know and am too lazy to look it up right now.
Posted: 5 Days 6 Hours ago by: Marco MoockSometimes the management of a company decides that they "need" such solutions. These companies invest a lot into advertising.
Posted: 5 Days 7 Hours ago by: BenI've been trying to figure out what the unique selling point of this is. I'm not familiar with it myself. What is it's unique selling point(s)? Why would a sysadmin want to use it, get locked into a product from a for-profit company rathe
Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Joe Beanfishreadlink -f does the same thing, in case you have one but not the other.
Posted: 5 Days 10 Hours ago by: Lew PitcherThis may not work for you, but the realpath(1) utility spits out "the resolved absolute file name", and can resolve symbolic links to do so. Try realpath $(which javac) HTH
Posted: 5 Days 11 Hours ago by: Arthur DentIf you do "which javac", it responds with /usr/bin/javac which is a pointer to the /etc/alternatives bollocks which is another link to something like /usr/lib/jvm/java_1702_distro_2022_wankwank So I want to get the latter, as one cannot st
Posted: 6 Days 6 Hours ago by: Eli the BeardedIt's been a long time since I've used film larger than 35mm. I remember some paper backed film that that had two sets of numbers, so windows in different positions could show correct exposure counts for different sized photos. What was th
Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: Charlie GibbsSounds like you had an alternative - and probably less standard - usage. I didn't see much 120 but I recall it was like this: I still remember my father's camera from the '50s: a reflex model that took 620. Consumer grade, but with
Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopPeople dont like to be wong # I never claimed you could. You said 120 film didn't come with paper backing on a spool,only 620 did. I said that 120- and 620 both came on spools with paper backing. And that the *film* was the same., onl
Posted: 6 Days 7 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop220 film is not 120 film Probably. Never used it Correct,620 film was fine in a 120 camera, but not t'other way about. Panoramic cameras with a curved focal plane, or the ones that expose usin a slit and rotated the camera on te tripo
Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: 25.BX945You ARE a contentious person .... :-) Please explain my motive in lying about film sizes. And my other post explains why you cannot just shove a 120/200 roll into a 620 camera. DID find a place that sells 620 film
Posted: 6 Days 8 Hours ago by: 25.BX945??? Somehow we're having opposite experiences here with what's supposed to be the same product. Very mysterious. As soon as I started using 220 I bought a bulk loader and used that exclusively. Maybe my memory is kinda cont
Posted: 6 Days 14 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopYep. Check the you tube video I linked Please dont persist with this willy waving lying. I was there. I used 120 film, I bought it, I loaded into into box cameras, brownies and my dads Ikonta. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR_oSKKOe3
Posted: 6 Days 14 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopWell I used 120 film for about 20 years and it was all paper backed and came on a spool like in those links I posted You have no idea at all, have you. 120 or 620 - no one cared - they both fitted, both came paper backed on spools and b
Posted: 6 Days 18 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Nope. Check. 120/220 is wound into a metal cartridge. You get the frame number by a mechanical counter - and generally one or two cycles of the frame-advance lever is one frame and then it cuts out until you shoot the
Posted: 6 Days 19 Hours ago by: 25.BX945120/220 is NOT paper-backed. I don't know if "cassette" is the perfect term, but basically 120/220 goes into a holder that looks like an oversized 35mm cartridge. I own a device for reloading those cartridges from bulk rol
Posted: 7 Days 13 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopNo, I don't think it does. https://analoguewonderland.co.uk/collections/120-film/products/lomography-berlin-kino-film-120-b-w-iso-400 is not a cassette - it is a spool of paper backed film., 8, or 16 with a half frame mask My late
Posted: 7 Days 14 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopAs you did with 120 film I had an ex WW2 folding camera that took either, as it had slightly stepped drivers to engage with either spool type. You could also fit a half frame mask and get 16 smaller negatives out of it. In this case the
Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: 25.BX945620, thickness of 220, was meant for older-style cheaper cameras and was taped to an opaque paper backing. You threaded it, rolled it through, and then sent the take-up spool to the lab. 120/220 comes in a cassette, 35mm on
Posted: 7 Days 19 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Well, in a cartridge ... 620 however had an opaque paper backing, and the film was literally taped to it at either end. You watched the frame numbers go by in the little round red window on the back of the camera. So,
Posted: 8 Days ago by: Charlie GibbsA different spool, IIRC. My father's camera took 620, which came on a spool. It looked to be the same size as 120 - I couldn't figure out why one film was almost exactly unlike the other (thank you, Douglas Adams).
Posted: 8 Days 16 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop120 is still made, - its 620 on a spool
Posted: 8 Days 20 Hours ago by: 25.BX945I have an actual Brownie ... it's brown. Can't get any film for it anymore - but, in theory, it can be made from 120/220/70mm ... alas the trick is in making a compatible paper backing. I don't think they've made 620 since
Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: Charlie GibbsAbout 10 years ago I took a closer look at .docx files. It turns out that on the surface they're just .zip files with a different extension. When you unzip one, you get a complicated directory tree containing various XML files (e.g. the
Posted: 9 Days 3 Hours ago by: Charlie GibbsAh, good old 127... when I were a lad my first camera was a Brownie that took 127. They had a cheap plastic case in a cardboard box. My introduction to underwater photography came when Ikelite produced a housing that would let you tak
Posted: 9 Days 6 Hours ago by: Roger BlakeNever really had that problem. Anyhow I'm at the point in my career (towards the end, semi-retired) where I can pick and choose who I want to work for and what I want to do. If someone inists on working with someone who will accept Micros
Posted: 9 Days 19 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Heh heh ... got a pair of 15" subs. When The Levee Breaks sounds fantastic - like a storm coming over the hill. But for the higher notes, Magneplanars - pure "transparency"
Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Actually, 127 filled THAT role just fine ... and it had almost as many square-MM as 35. You could get bearable enlargements from 127. The cameras were pretty cheapo however - but that meant more would buy them. The "di
Posted: 9 Days 20 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Ummm ... I've actually hand-developed 110 film. It wasn't just the cameras ........... It's basically 1/4 35mm ... and 35mm can be pretty damned grainy already. Which is why I put the $$$ into medium format. Disc fil
Posted: 9 Days 21 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd KevI don't really need an accurate layout, and as I say the people who send me these things don't generally use fancy layout features beyond what RTF handles anyway. A rough conversion equivalent to html2ps' sort of quality is all that I'd a
Posted: 9 Days 22 Hours ago by: Dan EspenI'm pretty sure those docx files contain lots of xml. I don't think that makes the job of understanding thousands of different markup tags much easier. I think an intimate understanding of the layout is required to produce an accurate
Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd KevNobody will let me build a nuclear power station on my roof though. :( I want programs to be fastER to run when I have a faster CPU and RAM. Click "Ted" from the menu and wham! Up it comes. Not the loading bar animation, the actual prog
Posted: 9 Days 23 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd KevIt's supposed to be based on XML. There are countless simple programs designed for reading in XML, I've even written a couple myself. True DOCX is probably obscenely complicated in comparison, and Libre Office probably uses its own layou
Posted: 10 Days 6 Hours ago by: Andreas KohlbachIt says something about "Pricing". There might be a free version, but before download you have to register.
Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Periodically, you'll see kinda cheapish turntables that actually have the ability to digitize the music built right in. You can just play the records, and create a USB stick at the same time if you want. You could build such a
Posted: 10 Days 10 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Yep ... I actually hand-developed some of it back in the day. 8mm has horrible rez, esp the color film BUT, the cameras could be really flat,
Posted: 10 Days 12 Hours ago by: Dan EspenYou want a "simple" tool to convert docx to PDFs. That seems to me like a contradiction in terms. I think you're going to need the full weight of libreoffice to accomplish the task.
Posted: 10 Days 13 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopReally, since I cant get an SSD less than 128Gbytes I might as well fill it up with big bloated buggy programs. (The data lives on the house server). I mean it's like the ridiculoous argument that we need 'nuclear power AND renewables'
Posted: 10 Days 13 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopActually selling cameras into a very different market - those who couldn't even load film into a Brownie box camera...IIRC some of te disk cameras an cassette style cameras were literally buy, click, and take back to where you bought t
Posted: 10 Days 14 Hours ago by: Andrei Z.Help Center - FAQ https://helpcenter.onlyoffice.com/ What license is ONLYOFFICE distributed under? ONLYOFFICE offers free and open source community versions as well as commercial builds. Learn more: ONLYOFFICE Legal Notices and Terms o
Posted: 10 Days 15 Hours ago by: Marc HaberBe aware that a Libreoffice docx export might look VASTLY different in Word than what you intend it to look like. Greetings Marc
Posted: 10 Days 19 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd KevI don't think so, and the software seems to be open-source. I found out about that while searching for a stand-alone program, but I don't want such a big bloated (often buggy) program on all my PCs just so that I can convert docx to som
Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andreas KohlbachIf this is a person paying you you might never hear from him/her again. Not because they insist of send MS formats but because they don't know better. Many customers send me MS formats. LibreOffice loads them usually without a problem. I
Posted: 10 Days 20 Hours ago by: Andreas KohlbachThe original article about onlyoffice is commercial spam. If I need a PDF from any format ad am lazy I use LibreOffice in headless mode. It converts in the background. Linux already comes with it own suite of tools to convert various te
Posted: 10 Days 23 Hours ago by: Roger BlakeI just went through this, someone sending me a "docx" file. I refuse to deal with Microsoft formats, so I informed the sender that their attachment was in some kind of weird proprietary format that I couldn't open. When they responded tha
Posted: 11 Days ago by: Computer Nerd KevWho wants that? DOCX to PDF conversion is what I want! People will cope with me sending them more compatible formats like RTF, but it's the junk they send me that I need to deal with (at the moment often by just not viewing it). Yes I kn
Posted: 11 Days 5 Hours ago by: Eli the BeardedI think most of the 110 is horrible rep came from 110 cameras being cheap shit. The cartridge style made for very easy camera construction, so it lent itself to cheap cameras. I have a SLR made for 110 film, but those were rare beasts.
Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Charlie GibbsSure there is. Turn up that sub-woofer and make the room shake! Studio monitors are so booooring.
Posted: 11 Days 6 Hours ago by: Charlie GibbsNice work if you can get it. I have some really obscure vinyl, though. Again, great if the DVDs are available. (Heck, DVDs themselves are on the decline, pushed out by streaming services as a strategic move.) But I have some stuff I
Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andrei Z."Discover ONLYOFFICE Docs v7.1: ARM compatibility, upgraded PDF/XPS/DjVu viewer, PDF to DOCX conversion, Print preview for sheets and more" https://www.onlyoffice.com/blog/2022/05/discover-onlyoffice-docs-v7-1/ ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors
Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopThat is what I meant by using added 'noise' so that marginal bits lose their granularity - It's done with CD players. Valve (tube) amps had one great advantage and that was the valves were way less prone to crossover distortion especial
Posted: 11 Days 10 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopNearly everything I have on vinyl that is worth getting sorted, is available - often remastered - on CD That is a horrendous task. I simply binned the VHS and bought the DVDs
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.I have a bunch of those. No idea how to digitize them. What hardware. I don't think I can even play them.
Posted: 11 Days 15 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.I think there were cameras using 8 mm movie film. Tiny.
Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: 25.BX945The camera could be really FLAT - even flatter than a 110.
Posted: 11 Days 21 Hours ago by: 25.BX945The hardware/software is more than up to it these days, affordably. Go up to 16-bit A/D resolution if you want, double the CD sampling rate. The "Hi-Fi", stereo or not, that appeared in the late 40s could record sounds wit
Posted: 11 Days 22 Hours ago by: 25.BX945A pity they never bothered with "Super-CD", using recordable DVD discs ..... a little more A/D range, a little higher sample rate. Most would never hear the diff however (and at my age I couldn't either now) ergo sCD would hav
Posted: 12 Days 3 Hours ago by: Charlie GibbsAssuming it was ever re-released on CD... :-( In my copious spare time (ha!) I'll have to see about digitizing those oldies but goodies. I'm already looking into digitizing old videos, although that project is currently also on the ba
Posted: 12 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R..... I heard of it. I wonder what advantage they thought it could have.
Posted: 12 Days 15 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopI think that fuzzy grain of emulsion that cover several pixels is less obvious than the square edged pixels. Probably what needs to be done is analogous to the CD techniques of introducing jitter to the output so that there is no 'str
Posted: 12 Days 20 Hours ago by: 25.BX945I still have a few medium-format cameras - Pentax 6x7, Mamiya 645 Super .... also some 4x5 Graflex press cameras and some big 4x5 studio camera and the body (but no good lenses) for an 8x10 studio. Got a few pix from that one
Posted: 13 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andreas KohlbachFriend took a photo of me 2000 with a digital cam from 1997. It used 3 1/2" floppies to save (less than 8?) images. But the quality was pretty descent.
Posted: 13 Days 9 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopIndeed they were. My 35mm fuji film was around 3MPx but the grains didn't have square edges...todays CCDs match or exceed half plate cameras let alone medium format.
Posted: 13 Days 10 Hours ago by: 25.BX945If you think 110 was horrible (and it was), towards the end there was Kodak Disk Film - basically specks of 8mm movie film stuck to a circular pinwheel card. Movie film is bad to begin with - any smoothness comes from the
Posted: 14 Days 1 Hour ago by: Computer Nerd KevFor this I had moderate success with placing the backlight from an LCD screen on top of a clear plastic tub and a (in my case) large photographic slide under the tub. With this on top of an ordinary scanner the results seemed to depend pr
Posted: 14 Days 14 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop+1 I think that anyone's optimal strategy should be primary disk, backed up once a night to secondary disk *and* disk at remote location. If you want full 'restore to yesterday' functionality. Handle audit trails and versions independen
Posted: 14 Days 14 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.Just get a copy on two hard disks, proper hard disks. Consider cards as "ephemeral memory", something not reliable, for temporary storage only. For transferring from one place to another. The scanner will not work well with that many p
Posted: 15 Days 7 Hours ago by: Eli the BeardedTypical for how I was using digital cameras (when I regularlly used digital cameras) was take photos, copy, but not delete, photos off the card and continue until the card was full. Then get a new card. That way I have multiple copies of
Posted: 15 Days 13 Hours ago by: Carlos E.R.Yes, there are some film "scanners" like that, I have one. Very fast, but not very high resolution. Then you can use a proper scanner on those few photos worth it. Some of those scanners take 5 minutes per photo. So it is a compromise.
Posted: 15 Days 15 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopOne of the better ways to get a slide like that digitised is a light box and a digital camera, with a decent accurate lens. (no barrel or pincushion). Once set up a box of slides is very fast to get through
Posted: 15 Days 23 Hours ago by: Eli the BeardedWhich scanner was used? How much did it cost? How fast is it? How easy is it to use? Like I said in the first post, this Kodak Scanza cost me nothing. It's very easy to use (modulo getting the SD card to work). It's pretty fast. I have
Posted: 16 Days 2 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopWell if you want quality invest in a negative scanner. E.g. this is a scan of a 1941 negative... http://vps.templar.co.uk/Hughs%20Photos/69%20-%20Consolidated%20Catalina%20Habbaniyah%201941.png
Posted: 16 Days 3 Hours ago by: Eli the BeardedIn comp.os.linux.misc, marrgol <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: Dan Espenexfatprogs package with Fedora. I believe it's installed by default.
Posted: 16 Days 9 Hours ago by: Lew Pitcher[snip] From the operating manual, it appears that you are not /meant/ to transport the SD card to your computer. The Scanza has a "USB Upload" option which "will allow you to access your SD card (not included) from your computer." (Se
Posted: 16 Days 10 Hours ago by: John-Paul Stewartmkfs.exfat is part of the exfatprogs package on Debian. There's probably something similar for your distro.
Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: marrgolSince you then format the partition with FAT32 instead of exFAT, the correct partition type is 'C', not '7' -- Linux doesn't care about partition types but the Scanza probably does. If after changing partition type to 'C' it still doesn
Posted: 16 Days 13 Hours ago by: Bud FredeSo you're running a PDP-11 with "olde-tyme" Unix? Or at least "olde-tyme" Unix on SIMH? No? How "olde-tyme" are you? Where do you draw the line in the sand? Paper and pencil? Abacus? Does your house have electricity and running water?
Posted: 16 Days 15 Hours ago by: Stéphane CARPENTIERIt's a Microsoft filesystem. Linux let you use any filesystem you want when with Windows, you have to use only the Microsoft filesystem. In a way, it's easier, but because it's limited. You need to install the drivers first. Check with
Posted: 16 Days 15 Hours ago by: Marco MoockI don't think that Debian or Slackware will use snapd by default and force people to use it.
Posted: 16 Days 15 Hours ago by: Stéphane CARPENTIERThey can be great. Some of the new stuff is great. But it needs to be learned, and mastered, not used blindly. It's a more open brain advice than saying apt-get is the only package-manager to use.
Posted: 16 Days 15 Hours ago by: Stéphane CARPENTIERYou are too limited to give advices. My distro doesn't use it and some other good distros don't have it too.
Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: David W. HodginsOn Mageia 8 ... $ ll /sbin/mkfs.vfat lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Feb 12 2020 /sbin/mkfs.vfat -> mkfs.fat* $ rpm -q -f /sbin/mkfs.vfat dosfstools-4.1-3.mga8 As it's not working with the specified cluster sizes, it's probably the reader can
Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: Eli the BeardedYeah I've seen that happen with my oldest devices. This has a copyright date of 2017 on the box, Amazon shows "frequently bought together with 128GB card" and the Q&A at Amazon has a "I'm using a 64 GB card" answer. Plus, it worked (but L
Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: Bit TwisterI gave up guessing the type, Now all I use is -t auto to let mount figure it out anytime I do not know the FS type.
Posted: 16 Days 21 Hours ago by: Eli the BeardedIn comp.os.linux.misc, John-Paul Stewart <email@example.com> wrote:
Posted: 16 Days 23 Hours ago by: David W. HodginsSnipped the command output. Most likely the scanner is old and can't handle a vfat filesystem with the cluster size that is being used. See https://www.ign.com/wikis/nintendo-3ds/How_to_Use_SD_Cards_Bigger_Than_32GB for one example. Try
Posted: 16 Days 23 Hours ago by: John-Paul Stewart[snip] Try -t exfat instead of -t vfat in your mount command, based on that partition type.
Posted: 16 Days 23 Hours ago by: Eli the BeardedI just got a Kodak Scanza ("digital film scanner") brand new, no cost to me. It calls itself a scanner, but it would appear to be a camera designed for slides and film negatives. It doesn't "scan" to a computer, you need to have a SD card i
Posted: 17 Days 3 Hours ago by: Andreas KohlbachYou can use testing or even SID with if Debian if you wanted it bleeding edge. Also mine was moved over to systemd. Didn't read about it when the update came; may be thought it was something like the switch from hotplug to udev decades
Posted: 17 Days 8 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Debian is pretty vanilla, conservative, careful. However the more popular distros - the Ubuntu semi-clones esp - always try to be "cutting edge" and are prone to putting weird stuff in there. Ubuntu itself ... every time I do
Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: 25.BX945I have nothing against GUI stuff ... THAT isn't the issue. It's questionably-documented Snap/Flat packages. We don't know as much about what they are, what they do, what they affect, what goes where, as we do with old-fashi
Posted: 17 Days 19 Hours ago by: 25.BX945apt-get install .... STICK with it. If your distro won't, find another distro. I'm checking-out Devuian right now ....
Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: 25.BX945STILL don't like it. Standard DEBs/RPMs, with the source code available to compile from source, is still the best, most trustworthy, way to go. I really like MX ... but I *removed* all the FlatPak shit. Apt-Get Instal
Posted: 17 Days 20 Hours ago by: 25.BX945NEXT month they WILL. Then it will be "required". Unless there's huge push-back.
Posted: 18 Days 2 Hours ago by: Computer Nerd KevAlternatively it could also make less popular Linux distros that most developers don't know/care about easier to adopt because you don't need an independent set of packages for them. Though in practice I've looked at AppImage in the past
Posted: 18 Days 4 Hours ago by: PoprocksTrue, but they also run in a sandbox to mitigate somewhat against that. I agree that it is not a perfect system, though.
Posted: 18 Days 7 Hours ago by: David W. HodginsThe problem is that they include old versions of packages that may not have security patches applied, and they mean that when a security bug is found there are many more places that it needs to be fixed. Regards, Dave Hodgins
Posted: 18 Days 9 Hours ago by: PoprocksNot so. Primarily only Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based distros are using Snap, while everyone else that wants to adopt such a solution is using Flatpak. Flatpak may not be perfect but it's the better solution in my opinion. For one, it doesn't ha
Posted: 18 Days 10 Hours ago by: Andreas KohlbachI tried edid/800x600.bin which caused the display to suspend (TV reported "No signal" almost immediately). Luckily it booted and I could reverse the grub entry via ssh access and am back to "normal". For the TTYs I set up a font TERMINUS
Posted: 18 Days 13 Hours ago by: Marco MoockThat is what most Linux distributions do. Most of the provide snap, but don't install it by default.
Posted: 18 Days 20 Hours ago by: 25.BX945Snap and FlatPak are becoming ubiquitous alas. I REMOVE them from every system I install ... they're too much in the Micro$oft vein for comfort. If I can't get a real, installable, DEB or RPM then I DON'T USE IT. Some ca
Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Dan EspenYes, I know. I haven't found a case where I needed it is what I meant.
Posted: 18 Days 23 Hours ago by: Andreas KohlbachMy oldest Debian installation (this article is written on it) is twelve years old. The new was installed last December. But hadn't noticed snap or flatpak.
Posted: 19 Days ago by: PoprocksYes, except that this standard was adopted with *zero* tools to help packagers actually produce RPM packages which -- even if converted to a native package of a distro, or just exploded into /opt -- would run on multiple distributions. I
Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Lew PitcherWhich was /exactly/ the reasoning back in the early 2000's when the Linux Standards Base declared that the Redhat Package Manager format ("RPM") was to be the standard package format. It, too, made "providing software for different Lin
Posted: 19 Days 5 Hours ago by: Marco MoockI makes providing software for different Linux distributions much easier for developers because the only need one snap package that runs on all distributions.
Posted: 19 Days 6 Hours ago by: Dan EspenNot a big deal in my book. As you indicate, no problem with removal. It's not enabled by default in Fedora. I once installed something using a snap, it seemed slow, so I removed the snap version and found a package. Snaps probably serve
Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: PoprocksHave you also been living under a rock for the last 5 years? ;-)
Posted: 19 Days 7 Hours ago by: Andreas KohlbachNever heard of snap/flatpak. But I use Debian (and Mint, which Debian :-D).
Posted: 19 Days 8 Hours ago by: PoprocksSlackware definitely does not include SNAP or Flatpak. You can install Flatpak from Slackbuilds.org (3rd party source-based repo) though.
Posted: 19 Days 9 Hours ago by: Bit TwisterSubject: Re: which distros will not spread their cheeks to the snap/flatpak mania??? I use Mageia which is a Redhat derivative using urpm as the default package manager to help manage rpm database, install,remove packages and resists the
Posted: 19 Days 12 Hours ago by: Marco MoockI have never tried mint. I switched my i686-only machines to Debian 2 years ago and I still use Ubuntu on my main machines. When I need to reinstall the OS there I will switch them to Debian.
Posted: 19 Days 13 Hours ago by: The Natural PhilosopYes, so far apart from the systemd 'creeping featurism' weed, Mint remains fairly - er - vanilla? Leastways it hasn't annoyed me enough to go looking at other distros.
Posted: 19 Days 14 Hours ago by: Marco MoockDebian comes without snapd by default. Linux Mint also. They both have DEB packages for Firefox - Ubuntu 22.04 doesn't have. I haven't checked, but I think that Slackware will also not use snap be default.
Posted: 19 Days 15 Hours ago by: Pastor PentiumUbuntu 22.04 has lost me for good now, since they hardwired snap into it. You can remove this cancer, but a number of applications have no deb file! I use linux because I won't fine-grained control, install things with yum/apt/zypper. St
Posted: 24 Days 4 Hours ago by: Marc HaberYou should not have deinstalled aide-common.
Posted: 24 Days 10 Hours ago by: SylvainIt's ok with aide-dynamic. But this package doesn't install the /etc/cron.daily/aide job... And the scan is too long for my low power PC... On another PC I run tripwire. Today I have this error : *** Fatal exception: basic_string::_M_cr
Posted: 26 Days 18 Hours ago by: Marc HaberThat's a bug in the package caused by static linking. You cannot realiably link glibc statically because of nss. Use aide-dynamic. Greetings Marc
Posted: 27 Days 9 Hours ago by: SylvainHello, I'm under Debian 11.3. While initializing the tripwire database the software tells me that there is a segmentation fault. The issue is the same each time tripwire scans a specific file. Loking into the log files, there is no indi
Posted: 27 Days 9 Hours ago by: Kirk_RocksteinThanks Richard. I booted with a i686 kernel and it compiled. I do have newer systems that I have setup on other partitions but this file system goes back years, to the P3 era and has been cloned to many machines over time.
Posted: 28 Days 8 Hours ago by: Richard KettlewellYou have a 64-bit kernel and a rather ancient 32-bit userland. configure has misdetected it as x32 (i.e. x86-64 ISA but with 32-bit pointers), although I don’t think this is directly relevant: checking build system type... x86_64-
Posted: 28 Days 8 Hours ago by: Kirk_Rockstein4.19.236 #1 SMP PREEMPT x86_64 GNU/Linux stretch/sid /usr/bin/gcc is linked to i686-linux-gnu-gcc-9 /usr/bin/g++ is linked to /usr/bin/g++-9 linked to /usr/bin/i686-linux-gnu-g++-9 Output of dpkg -l gcc g++ Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove
Posted: 28 Days 10 Hours ago by: Richard KettlewellIt sounds like neither the simple or SIMD versions of the function are being built. What platform (e.g. Debian version) are you building this on and what compiler versions are in use? cat /etc/debian_version type gcc g++ dpkg -l gcc g++
Posted: 28 Days 11 Hours ago by: Kirk_Rocksteinjust returns to prompt, no output. I have done nothing to the source.
Posted: 28 Days 12 Hours ago by: Richard KettlewellThe only way to answer the former is to do the latter and compare. Debian has an ongoing project to make this work: https://wiki.debian.org/ReproducibleBuilds
Posted: 28 Days 12 Hours ago by: Richard KettlewellThat’s already answered in the text you quote, for the version of rsync Kirk is building. (I’m going to assume Kirk hasn’t modified the source and kept quiet about it.)
Posted: 28 Days 12 Hours ago by: Kenny McCormackBut that's not answering the same question - at all. You're answering the question: How can I produce a new binary whose compilation options I will know? The question asked by OP is: I have a binary. I want to know which options were u
Posted: 28 Days 12 Hours ago by: Tauno VoipioC++ in the middle of C code is always suspect. Please check that the relevant function is declared as external "C", or the name mangling will produce result like you had.
Posted: 28 Days 13 Hours ago by: Richard Kettlewell[...] It will be using the implementation from simd-checksum-x86_64.cpp. [...] Yes, but not relevant here. [...] simd-checksum-x86_64.cpp compiled as expected. [...] ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ This is the relevant one in this case. Bu
Posted: 28 Days 15 Hours ago by: The Natural Philosop***** You have compiled checksum.c to checksum .o *********************** *** checksum.o*** And tried to link it too. match.o syscall.o log.o backup.o delete.o options.o io.o compat.o hlink.o token.o uidlist.o socket.o hashtable.o
Posted: 29 Days ago by: Kirk_RocksteinCan someone clue me in on what the problem is. note below. kirk@shuttle:~/jailed/rsync/rsync-3.2.4$ ./configure --with-included-zlib=no --disable-md5-asm --with-rrsync checking for gcc... gcc checking whether the C compiler works... yes
Posted: 29 Days 1 Hour ago by: Kirk_RocksteinOK .. I did a apt-get source <package> and think I found the configure options in the rules file. thanks
Posted: 29 Days 3 Hours ago by: Richard KettlewellDownload the source package, build it, observe the options used.
Posted: 29 Days 5 Hours ago by: Kirk_RocksteinIs there a way to determine what configure/compile options/flags were used to build a particular package/binary (debian)?
Posted: 29 Days 5 Hours ago by: Andreas KohlbachI rebooted! *LOL* Before I put GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="gfxmoded0x480" into GRUB, and it sort of worked. Now on the TTY "only" four letters are missing on each side. A console font with large letters might "sort" that out too. Then
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