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mavrothal


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PostPosted: Tue 11 Jun 2019, 08:03    Post subject:  

rufwoof wrote:
Immediately after startup (desktop) I load up a set of tui windows (tilda tabs) one of which is iftop and it looks like bionicpup is doing quite a bit of 'calling home' (to ubuntu). I've also seen a connection to google in that set (suspect that might be in-code somewhere i.e. validating that a internet connection is alive).

Why? And can it be disabled?

Try disabling
/Startup/PPMupdatedatabase
/Startup/youtube-dl-update
/Startup/getflash_auto

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rufwoof


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PostPosted: Tue 11 Jun 2019, 08:25    Post subject:  

That did it - thanks mavrothal
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fishmanluvslinux


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PostPosted: Sun 23 Jun 2019, 22:09    Post subject:  

@mavrothal

I am curious as to disabling all of these calling home stuff.

Is it done in a text editor? or in a terminal?

Would I as a novice user have to do this for privacy?

Sorry but I just started using Bionicpup64 8.0 C.E.
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williams2

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PostPosted: Mon 24 Jun 2019, 00:33    Post subject:  

Start rox file manager by clicking the house icon at the top left of the desktop

Click the Startup folder

Right click any file you want to disable, and click Properties.

Uncheck the 3 Exec checkboxes

Some things you don't need to disable, but I don't want youtube-dl updating every time Puppy boots/reboots/restarts X windows. Same with updating the package manager.

You can right click a file to View As Text if you are curious. And also you can edit a file to disable it if you want.

You can drag and move files to the disabled folder. Or even delete them, if you're sure. Sometimes Puppy will reinstall some of these files.

There are configuration programs in the menu too.
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PostPosted: Mon 24 Jun 2019, 23:29    Post subject:  

New version of Pburn is released.
Version 4.3.19, 23.Jun 2019
- Allow files larger than 4 GB (thanks to wert)
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=23881

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MikeyBrat

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PostPosted: Tue 09 Jul 2019, 19:51    Post subject: Bionicpup dev.xxx.sfs?  

What dev sfs we use for this?

Edit:

Aha! Never mind! I found it!
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boolean1

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PostPosted: Fri 12 Jul 2019, 17:47    Post subject:  

if i am not mistaken , there is a line dropped from
/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit

LINE 565:modprobe $MODULE $MPARAMS

to parse ADDLIST= variable
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666philb


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PostPosted: Sat 13 Jul 2019, 11:54    Post subject:  

boolean1 wrote:
if i am not mistaken , there is a line dropped from
/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit

LINE 565:modprobe $MODULE $MPARAMS

to parse ADDLIST= variable


thanks boolean1

fixed in woofce & in bionicpup updates https://github.com/puppylinux-woof-CE/woof-CE/issues/1490

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ETP


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PostPosted: Sun 14 Jul 2019, 06:32    Post subject: Bionicpup64 8.0 CE - K 4.19.23  

Hi Phil,

Thanks for the latest update.
I am currently running 2 copies of BionicPup64 8.0, one with the original jwm
and the other with Radky's FbBox 5.0.

A chill out video of the later can be found here:

https://photos.app.goo.gl/hpTfsRVFTd2N6WVp7
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boolean1

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PostPosted: Sun 14 Jul 2019, 16:02    Post subject: crond  

There is a bug in busybox-crond that generate an annoying file /crond.reboot, every time it runs

to replicate just type crond , and watch / directory

BusyBox v1.29.3 (2018-09-25 16:13:15)

EDIT:this is fixed in BusyBox v1.31.0

http://www.01micko.com/wdlkmpx/woof-CE/busybox-1.31.0-x86_64_musl_static.pet

but according to posters in woof git, there are compatibility issues that continue to be discovered
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