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by Scooby
08 Feb 2017, 09:34
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: About alphaos 16
Replies: 3
Views: 4402

Re: About alphaos 16

Yeah, Not sure what happened with my dropbox account

seems I cannot reach it


Will have to check if I have it on my HDD
by Scooby
30 Jun 2016, 19:18
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: nvidia proprietary drivers (and LTS kernels)
Replies: 17
Views: 4833

Re: Porteus Nemesis as an alternative distribution

I have managed to solve this driver and kernel issue using an other, still experimental, but promising distribution. I have no intension to advertise it or anything, I am just making a quick last note, to inform users or visitors about a different, alternative distribution approach. There are many ...
by Scooby
08 May 2016, 14:30
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is there a way to mount rw a changes file?
Replies: 3
Views: 1435

Re: Is there a way to mount rw a changes file?

Okay but you don't add it to AUFS union?

You manually put files in it?
by Scooby
06 May 2016, 21:40
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: nvidia proprietary drivers (and LTS kernels)
Replies: 17
Views: 4833

Re: nvidia proprietary drivers (and LTS kernels)

It seems it could work with some path redefinition. But "xorgwizard" does not exist in alphaos (is it compatible?). No idea, probably not??? In any case this script shows the way this compile should work without so much trouble, even if some steps will need minor manual adjustments here. ...
by Scooby
05 May 2016, 19:39
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Aur in 17.3 and pacman 5
Replies: 2
Views: 1202

Re: Aur in 17.3 and pacman 5

I was trying to play with AUR in 17.3, through yaourt installation. It seems that there is a version conflict with pacman upgrade to version 5. It may be a problem in repository, I do not know Please check if there are any problems for the pacman upgrade. Will check If I remember correct, makesb wo...
by Scooby
05 May 2016, 19:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: "permission denied" msg prevents boot
Replies: 2
Views: 1020

Re: "permission denied" msg prevents boot

OK, I haven't come across this.

If it happens again try to gather more info.

Will keep my eyes open
by Scooby
05 May 2016, 19:34
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: nvidia proprietary drivers (and LTS kernels)
Replies: 17
Views: 4833

Re: nvidia proprietary drivers (and LTS kernels)

porting the script sure but will it work, who knows?
by Scooby
03 May 2016, 17:25
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A suggestion for an additional confirmation step in "makesb" script
Replies: 2
Views: 883

Re: A suggestion for an additional confirmation step in "makesb" script

A suggestion for an additional confirmation step in "makesb" script: example: [root@alphaos ~]# makesb base-devel ==> Downloading base-devel :: There are 26 members in group base-devel: ... Enter a selection (default=all): ... Total Download Size: 63.34 MiB :: Proceed with download? [Y/n]...
by Scooby
11 Apr 2016, 18:33
Forum: Announcements
Topic: version 17.3
Replies: 8
Views: 5609

Re: version 17.3

alphaos_17.3-20160202-x86_64 PeasyWiFi 3.4 saved a profile properly after I created the /network-wizard/wireless/wpa_profiles folders inside /etc HTH Yes it helps! It was a known issue and I thought I fixed it in the 17.3 version of alphaos. Apparently not. Should probably release a fix just for th...
by Scooby
25 Mar 2016, 23:17
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: firejail for extra privacy and security
Replies: 1
Views: 946

Re: firejail for extra privacy and security

I like to work in terminal so I wrote a handy function to jail applications. It comes with bash completion as well Example usage > jail firefox put in your .bashrc function jail() { su -c "firejail $@" alpha & disown ;} _executables(){ echo -n "$PATH" | xargs -d: -I{} -r -- f...

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