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01micko


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PostPosted: Fri 09 Sep 2011, 21:17    Post_subject:  

Laughing As fido

*rox is segfaulting (major)(see attachment)
*slickpet downloads but refuses to install (major)
*pmusic wont allow theme change (minor)
*pequalizer fails to set presets but does work on individual sliders (minor)
*most compiled apps work ok, they are designed to run as non-root users
*gkt-theming of splashes with gtkdialog-splash is stuck at orange (minor)
*pupradio works!

keep testing!

As a tip, to get back to root, drop to the prompt and type "login root", then password and "xwin" and you'll be back into familiar territory!. You can do the reverse to get back to fido.

Attached is a fresh, unpatched rox executable, just to facilitate further testing of fido. It's out of git which was updated on 6 September.

Have fun!
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James C


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PostPosted: Fri 09 Sep 2011, 21:22    Post_subject:  

01micko wrote:

As a tip, to get back to root, drop to the prompt and type "login root", then password and "xwin" and you'll be back into familiar territory!. You can do the reverse to get back to fido.


Totally unable to exit to a prompt,as fido or root.Only restarts X.Tried from menu,terminal and keyboard.

Will install and try the rox pet though.Downloading now.
EDIT:
Rox now launches from the menu. Smile

EDIT-2:

Restarted X...... now have the default correct desktop back.
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James C


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PostPosted: Fri 09 Sep 2011, 21:56    Post_subject:  

Tried about everything but I finally got fido to reboot. Laughing

Had to go to /usr/bin/wmreboot/ ........that made fido reboot and now working normally from the menu.

As mentioned earlier, PPM appears to be working here.
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PostPosted: Fri 09 Sep 2011, 22:46    Post_subject:  

Getting the hang of this fido stuff now...... Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri 09 Sep 2011, 22:54    Post_subject:  

01micko wrote:

*slickpet downloads but refuses to install (major)


I just used Slickpet to download and install Pidgin.No problems......just asked for the admin password before it would install.Installed and working.

Wonder if the fact I'd already used the PPM in fido (to install Aurora) made a difference?

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01micko


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PostPosted: Fri 09 Sep 2011, 22:57    Post_subject:  

James C wrote:
01micko wrote:

*slickpet downloads but refuses to install (major)


I just used Slickpet to download and install Pidgin.No problems......just asked for the admin password before it would install.Installed and working.

Wonder if the fact I'd already used the PPM in fido made a difference?


Hmm.. maybe, but I can put in code as insurance.

Having fun eh? Laughing

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PostPosted: Fri 09 Sep 2011, 22:59    Post_subject:  

01micko wrote:

Having fun eh? Laughing


Root forever. Laughing
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PostPosted: Fri 09 Sep 2011, 23:02    Post_subject:  

Just to confirm I was running as user "fido"......
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amigo

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PostPosted: Sat 10 Sep 2011, 01:52    Post_subject:  

What's the URL to that git repo?
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01micko


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PostPosted: Sat 10 Sep 2011, 02:47    Post_subject:  

amigo wrote:
What's the URL to that git repo?


Hi amigo.. http://repo.or.cz/r/rox-filer.git/, iirc it is available from the rox homepage (or a link from there)

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PostPosted: Sat 10 Sep 2011, 03:09    Post_subject:  

ROX-Filer wasn't updated, it's dead for a very long time. If you check the last modification date, you'll see that the only directories changed are those with the repository information and not the code itself.
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01micko


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PostPosted: Sat 10 Sep 2011, 03:10    Post_subject:  

Iguleder wrote:
ROX-Filer wasn't updated, it's dead for a very long time. If you check the last modification date, you'll see that the only directories changed are those with the repository information and not the code itself.


Ok, I didn't check anything! Just grabbed and compiled for fido's sake.

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mavrothal


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PostPosted: Sat 10 Sep 2011, 17:52    Post_subject:  

Tried fido in slaXO-beta2 Wink so what I describe may not be typical.
Fido failed to startx because /tmp has 755 permissions and /dev/* 660. Changing to 777 and 666 respectively got me to X.
Applications I tried work OK but Urxvt fails because can not make the pseudo-tty devise.
PPM works though would be nice if the password entry field provided some feedback that indeed you type something.
More latter (hopefully I'll manage to reboot)

Latter: Reboots ok but X got stuck again because of the /tmp permissions.
The good news is the urxvt works second time around

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PostPosted: Sat 10 Sep 2011, 21:53    Post_subject:  

01micko wrote:
Laughing As fido

*rox is segfaulting (major)(see attachment)
*slickpet downloads but refuses to install (major)
*pmusic wont allow theme change (minor)
*pequalizer fails to set presets but does work on individual sliders (minor)
*most compiled apps work ok, they are designed to run as non-root users
*gkt-theming of splashes with gtkdialog-splash is stuck at orange (minor)
*pupradio works!

keep testing!

As a tip, to get back to root, drop to the prompt and type "login root", then password and "xwin" and you'll be back into familiar territory!. You can do the reverse to get back to fido.

Attached is a fresh, unpatched rox executable, just to facilitate further testing of fido. It's out of git which was updated on 6 September.

Have fun!


Mick,
Where did you get that ROX-Filer source from? I just looked at the ROX git and svn sites, the last update was 3 months ago.

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PostPosted: Sat 10 Sep 2011, 22:02    Post_subject:  

I link to it above for amigo. Apparently Iguleder reckons it's not updated. Like I said, I was looking for the source, (quickly) and that's what came up. http://repo.or.cz/r/rox-filer.git/.. says 5th September, 2011 on a couple of the dirs so I thought it must be new.
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