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  • Standard 2 week release cycle, all cylinders running smoothly
  • Updated all applications to the latest SID levels

All changes can be seen and discussed in the VSIDO Change sub forum

All files and torrents can be downloaded from the VSIDO Download page

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  • Updated to latest Debian SID kernel – 4.9.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.13-1 (2017-02-27)
  • Updated all applications to the latest SID levels

All changes can be seen and discussed in the VSIDO Change sub forum

All files and torrents can be downloaded from the VSIDO Download page

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Artwork & Screenshots / March 2017 Screenshot Thread
« on: March 01, 2017, 01:41:18 AM »
ISO's coming... new kernel update

2 minute 31 second install


 


Please remember to use thumbnails  ;D

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  • Updated to latest Debian SID kernel – 4.9.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.10-1 (2017-02-17)
  • Updated all applications to the latest SID levels

All changes can be seen and discussed in the VSIDO Change sub forum

All files and torrents can be downloaded from the VSIDO Download page

2 Minute 48 second install


 

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  • Standard 2 week release cycle, all cylinders running smoothly
  • Updated all applications to the latest SID levels

All changes can be seen and discussed in the VSIDO Change sub forum

All files and torrents can be downloaded from the VSIDO Download page

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Artwork & Screenshots / February 20017 Screenshot Thread
« on: February 01, 2017, 03:21:09 PM »
Short month of February makes it easier to get through the cold winter months

Vintage #! Scrot



Please remember to use thumbnails  ;D

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  • Updated to latest Debian SID kernel – 4.9.0-1-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.6-3 (2017-01-28)
  • Updated all applications to the latest SID levels

All changes can be seen and discussed in the VSIDO Change sub forum

All files and torrents can be downloaded from the VSIDO Download page

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Code Challenges / Alias question
« on: January 25, 2017, 07:30:58 PM »
dpkg aliases...

I just setup these two aliases and honestly I do not know why I never thought of it before

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alias ins='sudo dpkg -i ./*.deb'
alias deins='sudo dpkg -r ./*.deb'

The setup is clumsy though IMO.. The method for this would work for a single deb file in a directory but if there were more it would install more... Anyone see a cleaner method?  What I really like about dpkg -i is the tab function on a file... when you start for example dkpg -i part of the file name and tab it auto completes for it.. that would be cool in an alias

Open to options

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Code Challenges / Mount Chroot script request
« on: January 22, 2017, 08:31:07 PM »
I'll start this off...

I do this a lot on the build systems

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sudo mount /dev/sdc8 /mnt

sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev

sudo mount --bind /sys /mnt/sys

sudo mount --bind /proc /mnt/proc

sudo chroot /mnt


What I would like to have is a bash script where all I would need to do is

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sudo script_name sdxx
Where sdxx is a variable of the partition I want to mount and chroot to...

The chroot line is not mandatory but having something I could run to mount and would be incredibly useful

A second script could be written to handle the umount portion I must do also

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sudo umount /mnt/dev

sudo umount /mnt/sys

sudo umount /mnt/proc

sudo umount /mnt/

Good luck on your mission...  ;D

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Code Challenges / Code Challenges
« on: January 22, 2017, 08:23:39 PM »
This board was created to start discussions on scripts and requesting scripts

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VSIDO Discussions / Cool Tools...
« on: January 22, 2017, 04:52:23 AM »
Figured we could use just a generic cool tool discussion

I'll start...

curlftpfs based on curl and fuse I was rebuilding some test areas and wanted completely clean V-Box environments to remove cruft (in V-Box) from cloning and start new

Situation: 1.2 gig fsarchive (of host boot system) on a usb and attached to a USB tplink ftp router... I am booted into a livecd and no way to access outside of the v-box session (usb meh in v-box UGLY) ... so I tried on a whim from SpaceFM to go to the ftp: //10.0.1.x on the router.  SpaceFM came back saying it could not find curlftpfs ... I installed it, tried again and was able to fsarchive restore a 1.2 gig file to the new settings on V-Box and am now good to go ... all three new drives were blank and I did not want to install VSIDO on one just to fsarchive it anyway

I also needed to chroot into the new system to reinstall grub back to sda

Rebooted to the new Host drive and now I am good to go

curlftpfs will be a part of VSIDO

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General Support / (SOLVED) New builds and Dialog / Yad issues
« on: January 21, 2017, 05:16:18 PM »
In rebuilding from scratch that is discussed more over here I have ran into an issue with the refractainstaller-yad not using dialog and yad correctly and I suspect it is an application I have missed

When I run refractainstaller-yad from the terminal and it gets to the tzdata configure (debconf) portion the installer gets stuck in the terminal instead of popping up the dialog menu box that is the norm

Anyone know the application needed for the correct dialog windows to pop up?

I have scoured the webz trying to trace it but am coming up empty

Every other part of the yad dialog boxes works perfectly.. it is only the Configuring tzdata menu that is not running yad

This is what it normally does and should be doing:



this is what is happening now:



and none of the functions work.. if I exit the terminal the installer continues without configuring tzdata and running from terminal to debug gives no information as to what is missing

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VSIDO Discussions / VSIDO Build 2017
« on: January 17, 2017, 02:53:32 AM »
In a discussion that started here this space is reserved to discuss the build process

I will be keeping a journal of the process here

Phase III of this endeavor is completed with the above toolset added except for Firefox or any browser at all

These are the files needed to get to the goal of Phase III which was to have a build to the point of a fsarchive and add specific tools.. think of these as Silos now as development goes forward.. this is the repeatable process I never had to do what I have really wanted in testing different setups and builds. 

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xorg fluxbox lightdm spacefm lxappearance udevil medit xfce4-appfinder dbus-x11 bleachbit psmisc tint2 conky-all xfce4-terminal consolekit policykit-1 yad ncdu rsync squashfs-tools xorriso live-boot live-config live-boot-initramfs-tools live-config-systemd syslinux-common syslinux isolinux liblzo2-2 mtools libburn4 libisoburn1 libisofs6 libjte1 xdotool wmctrl gksu gparted live-tools user-setup xterm nitrogen mirage fsarchiver libcurses-perl libterm-readkey-perl libcurses-ui-perl libio-stty-perl libio-pty-perl libexpect-perl libnl-3-200 libpcsclite1 wpasupplicant scrot curl libgtk2-perl ntfs-3g p7zip-full xfsdump xfsprogs btrfs-progs btrfs-tools curlftpfs xfce4-screenshooter hardinfo bum grsync ssh-askpass lvm2 xarchiver fonts-liberation htop
and these refracta tools

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refractainstaller-base_9.1.9-1_all.deb
refractainstaller-gui_9.1.9_all.deb
refractasnapshot-base_9.3.4_all.deb
refractasnapshot-gui_9.3.4_all.deb

also included is the default VSIDO /etc/skel which is the default desktop ... and all /usr/local/bin tools (hakerdefo goodies included!)

There is also an attachment of current installed apps on the released VSIDO to use as a checklist for apps

First bit of news:

New builds using mini.iso .. built using advanced install options and only the base software (no DM) just to the point of a tty login

The initial sizes are

x32 = 212.6 MiB fsarchive
x64 = 204.3 MiB fsarchive

which is close to ISO sizing


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VSIDO Discussions / WARNING: Be aware of Perl Jam III
« on: January 16, 2017, 04:57:58 AM »
Here we are again folks at one of our least favorite venues..

Yet another Perl Jam

Danger has passed, all is well now

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The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  autopoint cdparanoia cdrdao cvsps dctrl-tools diffstat dvd+rw-tools flac g++ g++-6 gettext
  git-man growisofs libapt-pkg-perl libasprintf-dev libasprintf0v5 libaudiofile1 libgettextpo-dev
  libgettextpo0 libio-socket-ip-perl libossp-uuid16 librarian0 libstdc++-6-dev libxml2-utils
  perl-openssl-defaults python3-magic t1utils tex-common
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
  autoconf automake bashburn build-essential bum ceni debhelper devscripts dh-autoreconf dh-make
  dh-strip-nondeterminism docbook-xml dpatch dpkg-dev dpkg-repack equivs git git-cvs git-email
  git-gui git-svn gitk imvirt imvirt-helper intltool-debian libalgorithm-diff-perl
  libalgorithm-diff-xs-perl libalgorithm-merge-perl libarchive-zip-perl libaudio-scrobbler-perl
  libauthen-sasl-perl libb-hooks-endofscope-perl libcairo-perl libcgi-fast-perl libcgi-pm-perl
  libclass-accessor-perl libclass-inspector-perl libclass-method-modifiers-perl
  libclass-xsaccessor-perl libclone-perl libconfig-inifiles-perl libconvert-binhex-perl
  libcurses-perl libcurses-ui-perl libdata-optlist-perl libdbd-sqlite3-perl libdbi-perl
  libdevel-globaldestruction-perl libdigest-hmac-perl libdistro-info-perl libdpkg-perl
  libemail-date-format-perl libemail-valid-perl libencode-locale-perl liberror-perl
  libexpect-perl libexporter-tiny-perl libextutils-depends-perl libextutils-pkgconfig-perl
  libfcgi-perl libfile-basedir-perl libfile-chdir-perl libfile-copy-recursive-perl
  libfile-desktopentry-perl libfile-fcntllock-perl libfile-listing-perl libfile-mimeinfo-perl
  libfile-slurp-perl libfile-stripnondeterminism-perl libfile-which-perl libfont-afm-perl
  libgetopt-long-descriptive-perl libgit-wrapper-perl libglib-object-introspection-perl
  libglib-perl libgtk2-perl libhtml-form-perl libhtml-format-perl libhtml-parser-perl
  libhtml-tagset-perl libhtml-tree-perl libhttp-cookies-perl libhttp-daemon-perl
  libhttp-date-perl libhttp-message-perl libhttp-negotiate-perl libimport-into-perl
  libimvirt-perl libio-html-perl libio-pty-perl libio-sessiondata-perl libio-socket-inet6-perl
  libio-socket-ssl-perl libio-string-perl libio-stringy-perl libio-stty-perl libipc-run-perl
  libipc-system-simple-perl liblist-compare-perl liblist-moreutils-perl liblwp-mediatypes-perl
  liblwp-protocol-https-perl libmail-sendmail-perl libmailtools-perl libmime-lite-perl
  libmime-tools-perl libmime-types-perl libmodule-find-perl libmodule-implementation-perl
  libmodule-runtime-perl libmoo-perl libnamespace-clean-perl libnet-dbus-perl libnet-dns-perl
  libnet-domain-tld-perl libnet-http-perl libnet-ip-perl libnet-smtp-ssl-perl libnet-ssleay-perl
  libnumber-compare-perl libnumber-range-perl libossp-uuid-perl libpackage-stash-perl
  libpackage-stash-xs-perl libpango-perl libparams-classify-perl libparams-util-perl
  libparams-validate-perl libparse-debianchangelog-perl libpath-iterator-rule-perl
  libpath-tiny-perl libperl4-corelibs-perl libperlio-gzip-perl libpod-constants-perl
  librole-tiny-perl libscalar-list-utils-perl libsoap-lite-perl libsocket6-perl libsort-key-perl
  libsort-versions-perl libstrictures-perl libstring-copyright-perl libstring-escape-perl
  libsub-exporter-perl libsub-exporter-progressive-perl libsub-identify-perl libsub-install-perl
  libsub-name-perl libsvn-perl libswitch-perl libsys-hostname-long-perl libtask-weaken-perl
  libterm-readkey-perl libtext-glob-perl libtext-levenshtein-perl libtext-unidecode-perl
  libtie-ixhash-perl libtimedate-perl libtry-tiny-perl libunicode-utf8-perl liburi-perl
  libvariable-magic-perl libwww-curl-perl libwww-perl libwww-robotrules-perl libx11-protocol-perl
  libxml-libxml-perl libxml-namespacesupport-perl libxml-parser-perl libxml-sax-base-perl
  libxml-sax-expat-perl libxml-sax-perl libxml-simple-perl libxml-twig-perl
  libxml-xpathengine-perl libxmlrpc-lite-perl libyaml-libyaml-perl libyaml-perl licensecheck
  linstaller linstaller-config-trios linstaller-modules-base lintian lm-sensors module-assistant
  normalize-audio patchutils perl pkg-config po-debconf quilt rarian-compat rename sane-utils
  sgml-data texinfo update-inetd xscreensaver xscreensaver-data
The following packages will be upgraded:
  base-files desktop-base distro-info-data isc-dhcp-client isc-dhcp-common libdbusmenu-glib4
  libdbusmenu-gtk3-4 libdbusmenu-gtk4 libdc1394-22 libofa0 libp11-kit0 libserd-0-0 libtiff5
  mysql-common p11-kit p11-kit-modules perl-base xfce4-terminal
18 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 199 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 6,924 kB of archives.
After this operation, 110 MB disk s

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VSIDO Discussions / BTRFS and VSIDO
« on: January 16, 2017, 03:29:53 AM »
I am sitting right now on my main build system that I used fsarchiver to backup and restore my Build system to a new BTRFS partition

All I needed to do was format (with gparted) the new partition to btrfs before using fsarchiver to restore my build system. All of this took about 3 minutes from a VSIDO LiveCD and I was done

You can also use btrfs if you want to install VSIDO onto it. The installer does not see btrfs as a file system but if you format it before (using gparted) running the installer you can use it then. Just do not let the installer format the drive since it is already setup from gparted

New year, new directions.. new things to keep an old mans mind SHARP

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