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Artwork & Screenshots / Re: April 2018 screenshot thread
« on: April 19, 2018, 07:12:43 PM »
hello PackRat. hi jedi.  "You Rock" is very nice for you to speak such a thing.  Though in regard you VSIDO ROCKS i am from somewhere below sand.  I like to express it that this is a place where we walk among The Tall Trees of debian. 
The typing of vsido one in the previous post smoothly rolls. 
vsido #1 vsido one it is a natural fit. 

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Artwork & Screenshots / Re: April 2018 screenshot thread
« on: April 19, 2018, 04:06:17 AM »
hello PackRat. hi jedi. vsido one system on one machine rules with ... well only 1245 packges. not bigger than 3000. but for comparison , folks.

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Artwork & Screenshots / Re: March 2018 Screenshot Thread
« on: March 07, 2018, 05:31:46 AM »
hello PackRat
Thanks for examples You and jedi.  same output to conky as that previous image from this:
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${color}key ${color7}state active
${color7}NumLock     ${exec xset q | awk '/Caps/ {print $8}'}
${color7}Caps Lock   ${exec xset q | awk '/Caps/ {print $4}'}
you accomplished having me learn a bit. Thanks vsido community forum.


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Artwork & Screenshots / Re: March 2018 Screenshot Thread
« on: March 06, 2018, 07:21:02 AM »
hello PackRat
hi jedi.  Have no idea why it works.  Here it is:
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${color}key ${color7}state active
${color7}NumLock   ${exec xset q | grep Num |awk '{print "  " $8}'}
${color7}Caps Lock ${exec xset q | grep Caps |awk '{print "  " $4}'}


There is some kind of awk default to print, so somehow it could be shorter. what do you think? can it be shortened?
Without Your start at it I never could have got this. thanks.
There is alternate ways, better way?
Is it close enough to not be considered silliness?
Fingers- crossed here that you say it is ready to share. is it ready?  If not, then stop me here before it makes me look silly elsewhere please.  I will wish to include the code You passed along as the starting point. 

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Artwork & Screenshots / Re: March 2018 Screenshot Thread
« on: March 05, 2018, 04:53:38 PM »
hello PackRat
Thank You muchly, jedi.  I will give that a try.  Crinos51two8 is not found here at vsido,, found in other places an indication Crinos51two8 said to use freely the scripting.  Is it okay to share freely? did I get that right?  The chagrin part is that I started talking about the key state in another forum,, now,, this code provenance will include that it came through jedi.  Thanks. 

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Artwork & Screenshots / Re: March 2018 Screenshot Thread
« on: March 04, 2018, 05:54:53 PM »
hello PackRat  and everyone
It started with a screencapture. It spun into disorientation looking through five years of conky.  Now left me in chagrin to re-find the recent jedi's 20180227a [/6V3nj] screencapture of February 22 shows conky with a keyboard key-state indicator.  finally found it again.  I do not know where best to post this : in screenshots February is past or in the conky thread.  I wish to know more about the key state indicator, please, jedi.  In the meantime I have convoluted a meager key indicator that does not look in conky so fantastic as that of jedi's screencapture. 
jedi. can You please send me in the right direction about that conky indicator? or show the code / script?  for key state.  seems useful for a machine that is without visual indicator.  how much resources does that eat? 

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Artwork & Screenshots / Re: February 2018 Screenshot Thread
« on: February 22, 2018, 10:29:00 PM »
hello PackRat 


yes "clutch" vsido reliability is Always there upon return.  Thanks VastOne and Y'All. 

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General Support / Re: Firefox login error -
« on: February 22, 2018, 07:06:22 PM »
hello PackRat
not just firefox.  had same issue here. just now happened attempting to log-in. you described it:"managed to bring up a different dialog box in the center of the screen" with the login button in the header. 
a login tussle is not so bad as ... it would not log me out!  i think it timed out at the sixty minutes set at login.  will see this time upon attempt to log-Out. 
It happened here vsido with vivaldi snapshot [chromium], machine updated the vivaldi snapshot (after waiting for it to log-out of vsido community) and it still happened again.  cleared cookies the second tussle and got normal log-in. then back to the refusal. now it happened using windowsten and seamonkey. 

edit: return here with the modify button, it logged-out instantly, had the log-in issues, succeeded using the Login button as before,
and again .. so the workaround here is that Login button in that header menubar thingie. Or the word login where it says Please Login; goes to page "...?action=login" is working.
_and again with using vsido and epiphany same symptoms and workaround. epiphany brought up a not secure message on the home page.  ... same again and again. successful log-out is okay now. 
._ and again. Clearing cookies does not seem to help.

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I've Got a Life / Re: A rock music question to my American friends
« on: February 22, 2018, 11:01:41 AM »

hello hakerdefo


It is a misnomer to dub computer hardware "Memory", because a designer can explain or interpret how it functions.  Human memory cannot be explained.  I do appreciate the addition of "random access."
Experienced a random access today:
The absence of the LPs had me searching for a band name i did not find.  I had remembered Kilimanjaro. for years. until today.  The word kittyhawk came to mind. Oh. asked myself to what is that word connected. Why did I just mentally see that word.?  funny how the mind works.  Kittyhawk. That Band!   Where did that come from? 
Researching gave result kittyhawkgroup d o t c o m. 
I was introduced to the band a night Kittyhawk was the opener for The Dixie Dregs.[later, The Dregs.]  Was my first knowledge of the Chapman Stick.  As many as three participants in Kittyhawk play the stick and add guitar, drums, lyricon, saxophone, cello.  Kilimanjaro is a song title. 
KingCrimson includes the Stick. 


Also found a cd of a disconnected favorite LP.  rerelease of two albums by Lone Star.  cd BGO Records number BGOCD618. The band came out of Wales in May 1975.  That is one more for the british side, because it is my favorite music.  The cd has a great booklet of history, lyrics, two albums "Lone Star" and "Firing On All Six" , jacket does not have the original album numbers.  More on this a different day. 


The unseen LPs are on the move this week to a different storage location.  and today "Just listened to..." Kittyhawk. 

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Artwork & Screenshots / Re: January 2018 Screenshot Thread
« on: January 14, 2018, 12:00:59 PM »
hello PackRat and hello everyone  The usual from here is a show of the default install. this time a click or two is beyond default.  Your installation will not look just like this.  12Jan_64 Lite vsido.

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General Support / Re: Live-Config issues on Stock ISO
« on: January 14, 2018, 10:16:38 AM »
hello VastOne 
Hi Lite.
The highlight is: The Lite though not standard -x64 does
provide the vsido_64  for live and for installation. 
this one lung, one legged, one eyed old pc is scrambling faster than I have ever seen it on
Lite 12Jan2018 : installed. this sent up from installation=
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System:    Host: evi Kernel: 4.13.0-1-amd64 x86_64 (64 bit, gcc: 6.4.0)
           Desktop: Fluxbox 1.3.5 info: xfce4-panel dm: lightdm Distro: VSIDO_x64 V-Ger V-Ger
Machine:   System: HP Pavilion 061 product: RB042AV-ABA a1410y version: 0n31211CT101ALHEN00
           Mobo: Hewleet-Packard model: Alhena version: 1.0 Bios: American Megatrends version: 3.18 date: 08/17/2006
CPU:       Single core Intel Celeron D CPU (-UP-) cache: 512 KB bmips: 6664.93 clocked at 3332.466 MHz
           CPU Flags: acpi apic bts cid clflush cmov constant_tsc cpuid cx16 cx8 de ds_cpl dtes64
           dts fpu fxsr ht lahf_lm lm mca mce mmx monitor msr mtrr nopl nx pae pat pbe pdcm pebs
           pge pni pse pse36 sep ss sse sse2 syscall tm tsc vme xtpr
Graphics:  Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD/ATI] RC410 [Radeon Xpress 200/1100] bus-ID: 01:05.0 chip-ID: 1002:5a61
           X.Org: 1.19.5 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: fbdev,vesa) Resolution: 1920x1080@60.00hz
           GLX Renderer: llvmpipe (LLVM 5.0, 128 bits) GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 17.3.2 Direct Rendering: Yes
Network:   Card-1: Realtek RTL-8100/8101L/8139 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter
           driver: 8139too ver: 0.9.28 port: b800 bus-ID: 02:05.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8139
           Card-2: ASUSTek USB-N13 802.11n Network Adapter (rev. B1) [Realtek RTL8192CU]
           driver: rtl8192cu usb-ID: 003-003 chip-ID: 0b05:17ab
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 38.6GB (7.6% used)
Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list
           deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ sid main non-free contrib
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/vivaldi-snapshot.list
           deb http://repo.vivaldi.com/snapshot/deb/ stable main
Info:      Processes: 108 Uptime: 7 min Memory: 404.6/931.4MB Runlevel: 5 Gcc sys: N/A
           Client: Shell (bash 4.4.12 running in xfce4-terminal) inxi: 1.9.14

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General Support / Re: Live-Config issues on Stock ISO
« on: January 14, 2018, 03:03:30 AM »
hello VastOne
okay. The Lite 32 is working wonderfully live.  I have a hdd here poised to blow off another xp install, hoping the _64 can do that. will trial 64 test. Thank You.

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General Support / Re: Live-Config issues on Stock ISO
« on: January 14, 2018, 02:56:04 AM »
hello VastOne hello everyone
See your chat about 64, so machine here grabbed _x32 for trial. Live is running.  This is the _x32_12Jan2018. 
A bit confused about Lite or not-Lite version so here is the shasum for what is running _32..
c57c8f66b5782b40bb69a384a4fc69a56fd4cb406f01561954ec94ac0a3c0b47
hope you can know from that number what machine likes here. 
next to the _64 dated 12Jan but uploaded 13Jan.  hopefully not-Lite one ready for next.

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Artwork & Screenshots / Re: December 2017 Screenshot Thread
« on: December 22, 2017, 06:29:05 AM »
hello jedi
about Anybody remember this one? well it says civilization there, but it somewhat resembles a version of Tank that a friend plays. seen something similar on their xp screen.  thought that when i saw it, then noticed the tank emblems and thought maybe not. 
best wishes to all .. the wrapping up celebrations of 2017 .. and the unwrapping goodies and surprises too. 

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Media Room / Re: Just listened to
« on: August 22, 2017, 08:16:13 AM »
hello VastOne
hi lwfitz 
If [a young person like you] likes Muddy Waters, then you will appreciate how special it was for me to shake hands with Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee; in your area,, The Lighthouse at Hermosa Pier (Ave.)  I gave to Sonny Terry a harmonica. silly me.  I asked him why did he play the harmonica upside-down?  Mr. Terry said, "I just always did it that way." 

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