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#26 2020-06-28 01:49:09

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

hhh wrote:

Thanks rbh. Stupid of me not to switch the branch.

Oh so the BL  netinstall script is indeed ready to roll for those who need to go the netinstall route?


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#27 2020-06-28 01:55:25

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

DeepDayze wrote:
hhh wrote:

Thanks rbh. Stupid of me not to switch the branch.

Oh so the BL  netinstall script is indeed ready to roll for those who need to go the netinstall route?

The last commit was May 15th of this year. You break it, you get to keep the parts...

https://github.com/BunsenLabs/bunsen-ne … ee/lithium

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#28 2020-06-28 02:20:40

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

As @hhh says.
The netinstall script might be working fine already, but once the official Lithium iso is out I plan to go back and give it a checkover. If you hit any glitches in the meantime, bug reports will be welcome!


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#29 2020-06-29 18:19:26

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Thank you all. Netinstall script looks promising!
For multi-arch experience I will probably report in the other thread mentioned by johnraff.
Cheers.

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#30 2020-06-29 18:31:23

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

OK so the script on github just needs a few tweaks... testing for stretch

# check debian version FIXME Is /etc/debian_version the best way? Use lsb_release -cs ?
grep -q '\(stretch\|\(^\|[^a-zA-Z0-9.]\)9\($\|[^a-zA-Z0-9]\)\)' /etc/debian_version && msg "Debian version: OK"|| { warnlog "/etc/debian_version reads: $(cat /etc/debian_version)"
    confirm "You do not appear to have Debian Stretch installed.
(...) }

And then the sources list also refers to helium (bunsen-netinstall/sysfiles1/etc/apt/sources.list.d/bunsen.list)

deb https://pkg.bunsenlabs.org/debian helium main
#deb-src https://pkg.bunsenlabs.org/debian helium main

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#31 2020-06-29 23:11:36

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

^Yes indeed! Thank you for this.
Clearly the Lithium netinstall script is not yet ready for use.

All I've updated so far on the "lithium" branch is the package lists.

Sorry, this is going to need a week or two probably - I'm still tied up with getting the CD iso down to 700MB at the moment.  hmm

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#32 2020-06-30 01:24:27

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

truscellino wrote:

OK so the script on github just needs a few tweaks... testing for stretch

# check debian version FIXME Is /etc/debian_version the best way? Use lsb_release -cs ?
grep -q '\(stretch\|\(^\|[^a-zA-Z0-9.]\)9\($\|[^a-zA-Z0-9]\)\)' /etc/debian_version && msg "Debian version: OK"|| { warnlog "/etc/debian_version reads: $(cat /etc/debian_version)"
    confirm "You do not appear to have Debian Stretch installed.
(...) }

And then the sources list also refers to helium (bunsen-netinstall/sysfiles1/etc/apt/sources.list.d/bunsen.list)

deb https://pkg.bunsenlabs.org/debian helium main
#deb-src https://pkg.bunsenlabs.org/debian helium main

Good catch. I didn't get to test the alpha lithium netinstall script yet.


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#33 2020-06-30 04:25:10

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

^ & ^^^ It might not take too long to fix it up, so I'll have a look later this week.


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#34 2020-07-03 16:07:55

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Hi,

If I were to install the rc version, would I need to reinstall when the final release comes out?  Or can i just upgrade via apt?  Sorry if it is a dumb question.

Thanks

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#35 2020-07-03 16:55:35

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

MartynWheeler wrote:

Hi,

If I were to install the rc version, would I need to reinstall when the final release comes out?  Or can i just upgrade via apt?  Sorry if it is a dumb question.

Thanks

Martyn

You can upgrade to the final release by simply changing your apt sources and then upgrading.


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#36 2020-07-03 17:00:13

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Thanks, i will get installing then!

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#37 2020-07-03 22:00:21

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

DeepDayze wrote:
MartynWheeler wrote:

Hi,

If I were to install the rc version, would I need to reinstall when the final release comes out?  Or can i just upgrade via apt?  Sorry if it is a dumb question.

Thanks

Martyn

You can upgrade to the final release by simply changing your apt sources and then upgrading.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but the latest RC ISOs (both 64 and 32 bit) use our normal BL repo, so you don't have to do anything except continue to do regular updates via 'sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade', or via Synaptic Package Manager.

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#38 2020-07-03 22:54:45

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Hi,
I ran into an issue when installing from a bootable USB drive - it kept asking to load drivers from the cd-rom? It is an old Hp elitebook 6930p.

I had to give up in the end. Any ideas?

Thank you
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#39 2020-07-03 23:17:03

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

I'm guessing WiFi drivers. Can you remember the message the installer gave you?

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#40 2020-07-04 13:35:01

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

It is at the step - detect and mount CD-rom:

It says no cd rom drive detected and asks to load drivers from removable media

It then says there was a problem reading data from the removable media?  Maybe I will try another usb drive?

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#41 2020-07-04 14:38:38

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

it was a usb drive issue (funny as the checksum passed okay)

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#42 2020-07-04 20:11:25

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Thanks for the follow-up. So, installed and running? care to give us some feedback?

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#43 2020-07-04 22:09:18

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Yes, installed and up and running.
First impressions are very good, I'm using a 10 Yr old laptop and it runs really well (ssd drive helps). I have used helium for a while and lithium feels slick in comparison.
One problem so far is putting the laptop into suspend - bringing it back up leads to a frozen system. Not sure why? Any ideas?
Generally happy though, well done bunsenlabs.

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#44 2020-07-04 22:21:40

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Also, I just realised my laptop is 64bit. Would I be better off installing the 64bit version, I only have 4GB of Ram but I guess it would give me more software choice as I notice a few programs now only come packaged as 64bit.

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#45 2020-07-10 02:39:47

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Hello, good evening, I can install Lithium 64bits on a 32-bit PC with PAE kernel.

:~$ uname -a
Linux debian 4.9.0-12-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 4.9.210-1+deb9u1 (2020-06-07) i686 GNU/Linux

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#46 2020-07-10 03:03:42

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

juancuyo wrote:

Hello, good evening, I can install Lithium 64bits on a 32-bit PC with PAE kernel.

:~$ uname -a
Linux debian 4.9.0-12-686-pae #1 SMP Debian 4.9.210-1+deb9u1 (2020-06-07) i686 GNU/Linux

No, you cannot. You can install 32 bit to a 64 bit system, not the other way around. uname -a for a 64 bit system would look like something like this...

rachel@TyrellCorp:~$ uname -a
Linux TyrellCorp 4.19.0-9-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.19.118-2+deb10u1 (2020-06-07) x86_64 GNU/Linux

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#47 2020-07-18 16:22:18

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Installed the 32bit-RC1 to a medion akoya E1210 netbook from 2008 (rebranded MSI Wind U100) without any real problems. Awesome.

The machine has been upgraded to 2GB RAM and an SSD.

Only the bl-welcome script didn't restart itself after the apt update/upgrade (as promised). Manual run worked fine. Installed the "All" meta-package, no problems yet.

Found a .dillo folder but no dillo installed. That was before the full bl-welcome run adding the All meta-package, so I don't know if it is there on purpose or a left-over from development.

Only the Super-x menu takes an astonishing long time to pop up .. never under 2 seconds, even with subsequent runs  back-to-back. Not an issue, it just feels weird when the file browser opens faster than a (presumably simple) exit menu.

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#48 2020-07-19 06:37:32

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

Thanks for the feedback!

grubernd wrote:

Only the bl-welcome script didn't restart itself after the apt update/upgrade (as promised).

Thank you, you found a bug. hmm A command was wrongly quoted. Fix pushed and should be released soon.

Found a .dillo folder but no dillo installed. That was before the full bl-welcome run adding the All meta-package, so I don't know if it is there on purpose or a left-over from development.

It's there so that if dillo is later installed it will be able to post to the BL forums out of the box. (colours slightly tweaked too) Dillo is the default browser in the CD iso, and worth considering by people with slow hardware. It has no support for javascript however, so Firefox might be inescapable.

Only the Super-x menu takes an astonishing long time to pop up .. never under 2 seconds, even with subsequent runs  back-to-back.

That's very weird. On my 2006 Panasonic Centrino/1GB laptop it comes up in less than a second. How about the command-line utility, in a terminal: 'bl-exit'? Is that fast?


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#49 2020-07-20 08:22:22

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

johnraff wrote:

Thank you, you found a bug.

I know, it's an annoying super power. ;-)

It's there so that if dillo is later installed it will be able to post to the BL forums out of the box. (colours slightly tweaked too) Dillo is the default browser in the CD iso,

I found some forums posts on dillo in the mean time, it's a browser I never used before. Nice choice.

How about the command-line utility, in a terminal: 'bl-exit'? Is that fast?

Yes, the command-line is fast .. as pretty much always.

I see "yad" rising to the top of top before the dialog pops up. Maybe the GTK+ init is taking so long?

Btw, I like the new dialog - it's pretty, good to understand and use. And maybe that little delay is good to avoid unwanted initiations. Super-x is a bit too easy to hit for a "once in a day" function - at least for my taste. On my old xubuntu system I have Super-x linked to "open terminal" because of the proximity of the keys. We'll see how I customize my BL install after the switch-over.

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#50 2020-07-20 08:27:59

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Re: [FINISHED] BunsenLabs Lithium 32 bit Release Candidate iso available

You can test to install package "bunsen-exit-python" instead (will remove bunsen-exit).

With bunsen-exit-python, you can add Hibernate and Hybrid Sleep if that works on your harware.


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