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by milomak
2021-06-13 17:44
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: dual monitor - specify fullscreen monitor for specific app
Replies: 4
Views: 2295

Re: dual monitor - specify fullscreen monitor for specific a

there is surely an os wide way of dealing with this? Not really. If not baked in to the executable then there are to many angles to solve for. Some DE's offer some positioning, and there are some packages to modify launchers, I can't remember the few I tried. Nothing really works well for dynamic c...
by milomak
2021-06-10 23:34
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: dual monitor - specify fullscreen monitor for specific app
Replies: 4
Views: 2295

Re: dual monitor - specify fullscreen monitor for specific a

tbh i don't know

but i happened to use kodi whereas it is not he only app where i need this solution

there is surely an os wide way of dealing with this?
by milomak
2021-06-10 21:47
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: dual monitor - specify fullscreen monitor for specific app
Replies: 4
Views: 2295

dual monitor - specify fullscreen monitor for specific app

i am currently running sid using the budgie desktop my graphics card is Graphics: Device-1: NVIDIA TU106 [GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER] driver: nvidia v: 460.80 Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.11 driver: loaded: nvidia resolution: 1: 3840x2160~60Hz 2: 1920x1080~60Hz OpenGL: renderer: N/A v: N/A the two mo...
by milomak
2021-04-22 22:50
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: clonezilla - restoring
Replies: 22
Views: 9782

Re: clonezilla - restoring

what do You mean by "(...) may result in an inconsistent image"? I'll take an example. While dd is running and has copied the first half of the device, the system writes new data in the first half (already copied by dd) and in the second half (not yet copied by dd). The resulting image wi...
by milomak
2021-03-06 11:52
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: transmission-daemon - 401: Unauthorized
Replies: 2
Views: 1529

Re: transmission-daemon - 401: Unauthorized

hmmm. you are right. an intriguing one where it seems only firefox can access the webgui.
by milomak
2021-03-05 22:00
Forum: Desktop & Multimedia
Topic: transmission-daemon - 401: Unauthorized
Replies: 2
Views: 1529

transmission-daemon - 401: Unauthorized

so it was working (sid). i have done a few upgrades without actually needing to go into the webgui i don't seem to see my settings have changed "rpc-authentication-required": true, "rpc-bind-address": "0.0.0.0", "rpc-enabled": true, "rpc-host-whitelist&qu...
by milomak
2021-02-11 21:03
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: clonezilla - restoring
Replies: 22
Views: 9782

clonezilla - restoring

i apologise if i have chosen the wrong forum

i have a clonezilla iso. will burn to usb. boot it.

what should i note to actually be able to make a working restore point?
by milomak
2020-12-18 02:01
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs

am i looking at the wrong thing dpkg: warning: files list file for package 'plasma-desktop-data' missing; assuming package has no files currently installed then i do # apt install plasma-desktop-data Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done plasma-desk...
by milomak
2020-12-18 00:53
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs

some further searching found that dpkg -i /var/cache/apt/archives/*.deb brings the system closer to sanity. it is now applying a whole lot of what needed to be configured so i hope to reply later that everything updated.
by milomak
2020-12-18 00:43
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs

initial assessment seems like these are impacted packages. a win if this boots. Errors were encountered while processing: libmutter-7-0:amd64 libgtk-3-0:amd64 gstreamer1.0-plugins-good:amd64 gstreamer1.0-plugins-good:i386 libevview3-3:amd64 cinnamon-session gnome-session-bin cinnamon-core epiphany-b...
by milomak
2020-12-18 00:39
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs

so i happen to have the kodi system running so i thought what if i moved the files in /var/lib/dpkg/info into another directory then did a rsync of the files from the kodi system? i figured there would be file differences given different update times of the system (kodi having been updated in the la...
by milomak
2020-11-25 16:38
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs

yeah this system is borked

will be a reinstall next

just need to think what conf files i'll what to keep
by milomak
2020-11-22 17:21
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs

there are a lot of packages missing final newline a temporary fix is to move files out of /var/lib/dpkg/info/ into another folder run the apt commands i want is there a way to find out which of the files in the folder have this newline issue? what happens if i don't move them back into the info fold...
by milomak
2020-11-22 16:32
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs

i commented out all the lines in /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/10apt-listbugs

it seems there are a whole lot libs that are messed up. i'll work through them piece by piece
by milomak
2020-11-22 15:55
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs

the problem is that i cannot install/reinstall as apt-listbugs runs which returns the ruby error
by milomak
2020-11-22 13:52
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

apt problems - dpkg and apt-listbugs

in sid, when running apt/apt-get/aptitude trying to remove a package, i am met with the following error message dpkg: unrecoverable fatal error, aborting: files list file for package 'libedit2:amd64' is missing final newline E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (2) and then when tryin...
by milomak
2020-11-16 19:54
Forum: Installation
Topic: install debian xfce from iso
Replies: 17
Views: 10122

Re: install debian xfce from iso

p.H wrote:
milomak wrote:if you are using grub 2.04, you will have to boot in legacy mode (uefi mode won't work)
Why not ?
probably best to ask the grub people
by milomak
2020-11-12 21:02
Forum: Installation
Topic: install debian xfce from iso
Replies: 17
Views: 10122

Re: install debian xfce from iso

so i gave this a go. downloaded the cinnamon live iso and renamed it debian.iso. placed it in /boot/iso then created this in /etc/grub.d/40_custom menuentry "Debian Live 10.6.0 (Cinnamon)" { set isofile="debian.iso" loopback aloop (hd0,2)/boot/iso/$isofile linux (aloop)/live/vmli...
by milomak
2020-11-08 16:34
Forum: System and Network configuration
Topic: when x does not boot
Replies: 5
Views: 3306

Re: when x does not boot

sickpig wrote:You can add vga=ask as a kernel parameter in your grub file. Then on the next boot select one of the supported resolutions.
where in /etc/default/grub?