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Month: August 2018

Re: [trinity-users] update this morning=347 pkgs from trinity?

From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@...>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2018 20:47:39 -0400
On Wednesday 01 August 2018 13:49:32 Michael wrote:

> On Wednesday 01 August 2018 10:44:07 am Pisini, John wrote:
> > Not a fix but give MPV a try it seems a little nicer to me than
> > mplayer especially if you are on an older distro like Jessie.
> Second that.
> I use both mplayer and mpv under SMPlayer.  Open 'Preferences' to
> switch the 'Multimedia engine.'
> Overkill but I copy/pasted the 3 aptitude show's below.
> Do note SMPlayer phones home for self update info, which you can
> disable by following:
> and modifying the '/usr/bin/ni' script to:
> michael@local [~]# cat /usr/bin/no-internet
> #!/bin/bash
> COMMAND="$1"
> shift
> for arg; do
> COMMAND="$COMMAND \"$arg\""
> done
> sg no-internet "$COMMAND"
> Then changing the SMPlayer menu entry to:
> no-internet smplayer %U
> *  I changed 'ni' to 'no-internet' so I'd know what it was later,
> everything else came from the Internet...
> Best,
> Michael
This is all on a 32 bit wheezy install. As this is the main machine for 
my local network, its always the last to get updated. This install is 
somewhat debian, but its been filtered thru what it takes to at least 
run the simulation of linuxcnc.

I am so far, not terribly impressed with debian stretch, 99% of what I 
can do from a wheezy box to another wheezy box in flat out rejected by 
stretch, even an ssh login is problematic and despite using a -Y 
argument for the login, nothing that needs X is allowed to run, so if I 
want to write gcode from a comfortable chair, I am stuck with nano for 
an editor. Frankly thats BS thats so poor it can't even grow weeds.

But I always install to a new drive, so I can move things I need to the 
new drive with mc. But with an invalid wife, (COPD, and broken bones 
from falling, so as the chief and only cook and potty/bottle washer here 
I don't often find the time to do a new release install and make it all 
work again. I've already done one stretch install and just getting 
networking usable is a cast iron bitch, nothing will take a gateway 
assignment until you get a wad of Kentucky Twist adjusted just right, 
and if you spit it out, the network goes away again. And I don't chew, 
haven't even had a cigarette in my face in 29+ years.

All this is of coarse not your fault, just jeering from the bleachers.

310 pkgs upgraded
5 new installed since smplaer wasn't
All this will of course need a reboot, but I've 25 day uptime, so it 
about due anyway.

Thanks Michael.

I didn't catch the mpv, so I'll see if thats available for wheezy 32 bit. 
Then reboot.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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