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peebee


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PostPosted: Sun 08 Apr 2018, 04:49    Post subject:  

Browser updates: Iron, Slimjet & Min
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PostPosted: Sun 08 Apr 2018, 10:45    Post subject:  

slimjet_lxsc_spot_17.0.3.0.sfs updated to slimjet_lxsc_spot_18.0.2.0.sfs, running under latest LxPupSc. Shared Spot directory is on the EXT2 data partition with a symlink to it from each pup on the computer. Unload one SFS, load new one. Didn't skip a beat.

Edit: Ditto for LxArtfulPup, ArtfulPup and uPupBB on both the core 2 duo laptops and the i5 sandy bridge laptops.

Later: Spoke too soon!! Using Slimjet 18.0.2.0 on the i5. Looking at monitor specs/reviews on amazon, cnet, several other sites. LOTS of page failures! Snap or aw shucks Confused Ebay, weather, several forums, news and economic sites had all been fine all day. Seems confined to the ad ridden commercials and occurs with or without the use of adblock plus. Identical behavior on the core 2 duo and under LxPupSc and uPupBB. Went back to 17.0.3.0 and no failures. When a failure occurs, the pages seemed to load initially and then failed when an ad or slider tried to load. It never crashed Slimjet but those particular pages were not usable. So for now it's still 17.0.3.0 as the workhorse. Alas.

Thanks,

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PostPosted: Mon 09 Apr 2018, 02:17    Post subject: First try with LxPup-Sc-18.04T
Subject description: Very nice - a couple of minor things
 

G'day peebee,

I made a manual frugal from the iso (LxPupSc-18.04T-k64) on my old HP Smallform desktop. It took me a while to realise this is suitable for 'old-dog' 32-bitters like me Smile .

I switched to the 'devil-I-know' JWM and added my usual applications in the form of my many pets composed of symlinks to my boot-mounted data partition. I then dragged each .desktop file to the pinboard for quick access (screenshot).

Some apps needed extra libs which I had already made as 'missing-lib' pets from trying my apps in earlier Slacko Pups.

My apps all work in this LxPupSc ... except the inkgui package that says it cannot find my networked printer (screenshot). Most other Pups (maybe not other Slackos - I haven't checked recently) have no problem with this very handy printer ink level app. The printer prints and its scanner scans so I'm puzzled (as usual).

I noticed my (27) drive icons are very, very slow to appear in turn across the bottom of the pinboard (check screenshot). Is there an option to say, only display mounted partitions, if this slowness is now unavoidable? Previous Pups seem not as slow.

Likewise, the 'Places' panel when I go to 'Open File' have all my partitions when all I need are the mounted partitions and /root (screenshot). Again some other Pups are free of this panel clutter. It is really my problem with so many partitions but I don't still know how to get rid of these unnecessary 'Places'.

My usual thanks for all your Puppies - great fun for me as a hooked user/addict.

David S.
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PostPosted: Mon 09 Apr 2018, 11:48    Post subject:  

UPDATE
Kernel 4.16.2

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PostPosted: Tue 10 Apr 2018, 14:15    Post subject:  

Got slimjet sorted to my satisfaction for now, see 3 posts up. The site failures were due to the libffmpeg.so in the package (11.3MB, source?). I first built an 18.0.1.0 SFS using OscarTalks SFS as a base, adding libs for slackware and modifying the /usr/bin files to run-as-spot with --user-data-dir=/root/spot/. Runs fine, no failures. Then I swapped the libffmpeg.so from a fresh slimjet 18.0.2.0 download into peebees 18.0.2.0 package. No failures. Then I built an SFS from a fresh slimjet 18.0.3.0 download, keeping their libffmpeg.so and adding only libs needed for LxPupSc and the std. /usrbin files for run-as-spot. It is running fine, no failures to date on the sites that were problematic. I'll continue using that one but so far so good. I haven't played with any other libffmpegs. An aside, with all the libs in /opt/slimjet it seems to pick them up ok without the
Code:
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/slimjet:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
line in /usr/bin/slimjet. Runs in LxPupSc and no nags about libs anyway when run from terminal.

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PostPosted: Wed 11 Apr 2018, 08:28    Post subject:  

Hi Marv

Sorry I didn't update libffmpeg.so correctly....

slimjet_lxsc_spot_18.0.3.0.sfs is uploaded
with pepperflash-29.0.0.140
and
updated libffmpeg.so 0.29.3
see
https://www.slimjet.com/en/libffmpeg.php
and
https://github.com/iteufel/nwjs-ffmpeg-prebuilt/releases/

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PostPosted: Wed 11 Apr 2018, 09:13    Post subject:  

Hi peebee,
Your slimjet_lxsc_spot_18.0.3.0.sfs downloaded and briefly checked (in uPupBB right now). Running fine on all sites now. Given what I do, I don't need the extra codecs but one of my users does so It's good to have them in overall.

Edit: Also checked in the current LxPupSc.

Thanks,

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PostPosted: Thu 19 Apr 2018, 10:16    Post subject:  

BIG +3 delta
ea74048dcce9f6d609e70a5bc4137dbd LxPupSc-18.04+3T-k64.iso

- Complete Slackware Current rebuild as of Thu Apr 19 01:04:06 UTC 2018

- Kernel 4.16.2 64 bit GCC-7.3.0 build

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PostPosted: Wed 02 May 2018, 06:39    Post subject: LxPupSc-18.05T-k64  

LxPupSc-18.05T-k64 is a 32-bit woof-ce 'testing' branch build with a 64-bit kernel (therefore only compatible with 64-bit capable processors)

LxPupSc-18.05T-k64.iso {devx} - (devx does not include kernel sources or headers) {kernel 4.16.6-lxpup64 sources}

iso md5 = a5bb70da0f0083bc42dd20914fed57d5

Interim delta updates and newer kernels may be available.

Delta from 18.04T is available

- kernel 4.16.6 64-bit built with GCC-7.3.0
(alternative 32-bit kernels 3.16.x 4.4.x & 4.9.x also available - all need firmware in the fdrv)
- Made from Slackware-Current as of Tue May 1 20:43:20 UTC 2018
- BUILD_FROM_WOOF='testing;bf6a9a76;2018-05-01 23:22:38 +0800'
- web browser in adrv is light-48.0
- firmware is in fdrv
- alternative fall-back xorg is in ydrv (no need to install unless needed)

**N.B. the 64-bit kernel means that any kernel drivers have to be built in a true 64-bit system - LxPupSc64 with it's own devx is suggested but use the kernel sources above

Woof-CE build repository is: http://smokey01.com/peebee/slackocurrent/

Chromium, Firefox, Palemoon and Seamonkey are in the repository and installable via Internet -> Get Web Browser

The versions of the browsers as of 01-may-2018 with their md5sums are:
chromium_66.0.3359.139+pepper_29.0.0.140 RUN-AS-SPOT :af1a0c80840fb64c3762c44283dd59b3
firefox-52.7.4esr :199c994574b0aa89d8d02c0a21cfe2f5
palemoon-27.9.0 :cc80e0e325fdf73259129db186adb0ec
seamonkey-2.49.2 :20db44d39fe0baef6d8ad4a222f31bc7
firefox-59, iron, slimjet, vivaldi and min are also available
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PostPosted: Thu 10 May 2018, 16:20    Post subject:  

Interim delta +3 is available....

iso md5: bb197ab34502c58e638828ee248a5807 LxPupSc-18.05+3T-k64.iso

Lots of Slackware-Current updates (to Thu May 10 21:01:11 UTC 2018) due to the upgrade to openssl-1.1.0h

PcManFM & libfm are also updated to v1.3.0 - but NOTE: .desktop files are handled differently and this affects the panels....if you get annoying popups you've probably got files in your savefolder that either need to be deleted or both edited (attached with -false.gz):
/root/.config/lxpanel/LXDE/panels/panel
/root/.config/lxpanel/LXDE/panels/top1.panel
to remove the path:
/usr/share/applications
from all items:
Code:
Button {
id=/usr/share/applications/*.desktop
}

Kernel 4.16.8 is also available and
there are new versions of chromium, firefox, palemoon and seamonkey
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PostPosted: Thu 10 May 2018, 19:24    Post subject:  

18.05 frugal install on i5 based laptop updated to 18.05 +1. SNS wifi connection, overall look and feel, sound, video setup & speed etc survives the update ok. PCManFM oddities noted. Editing /root/.config/lxpanel/LXDE/panels/panel per the post above does get rid of the extra dialog box. Sylpheed returns the following error and will not start.
Code:
# sylpheed
sylpheed: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libsylph-0.so.1: undefined symbol: SSL_library_init
More testing later...

Edit: Pristine boot tested. Same Sylpheed error as above. SNS connection, sound, video resolution and speed fine. slimjet_lxsc_spot_18.0.3.0.sfs working perfectly in both pristine and update.

Thanks,

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PostPosted: Fri 11 May 2018, 01:57    Post subject:  

Marv wrote:
Sylpheed returns the following error and will not start.
Code:
# sylpheed
sylpheed: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/libsylph-0.so.1: undefined symbol: SSL_library_init

Thanks Marv

That's a consequence of the openssl update and means that sylpheed needs to be rebuilt.....I wonder how many other apps (that I don't use) will be similarly affected?

DON'T use +1 if you need sylpheed OR other web related apps that need security = openssl until you've tested.

Cheers
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PostPosted: Fri 11 May 2018, 06:52    Post subject:  

Hmmmm - well neither Sylpheed-3.7.0 nor 3.5.1 will build under the new openssl.....

Slackware have provided:
Quote:
openssl10-solibs-1.0.2o-i586-1.txz: Added.
Added compatibility libraries for binaries that need to remain compiled
against openssl-1.0.2


so it looks like that will have to be added to the build for sylpheed - tested and sylpheed-3.5.1 does start when the old libs are installed.

+2 coming up....

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PostPosted: Fri 11 May 2018, 07:28    Post subject:  

+2 is available....

23995ebd7898ed7adfca9f3930e35bfc LxPupSc-18.05+2T-k64.iso

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PostPosted: Fri 11 May 2018, 10:00    Post subject:  

+2 applied, Sylpheed now ok here. I did have to manually accept a cert, see attached. Everything I use routinely seems ok now.
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