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  1. ylee

    [solved] 'e_dbus dependancy / Install on arch

    Ok it seems you are right moksha is using /legacy/eldbus and not e_dbus in elementary. /legacy/eldbus should compile ok with the latest efl.
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    [solved] 'e_dbus dependancy / Install on arch

    Ok yes edbus is needed and checked for but as you have noted it is merged into elementary these days so that test in configure.ac is met. It seems the moksha package in aur.archlinux.org is dated and no longer installs with broken dependencies. Whoever packages it there needs to fix that. Aside from that if you wish to install moksha you are going to have to do so manually. Perhaps some Arch users will chime in here.
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    How to install Moksha on Arch Linux and derivatives

    I am not an Arch user but Moksha compiles file using efl 1.20.7. I have been actively working on Moskha dev branch and using the latest efl for a weeks now. Compiling it every day. So no need to change anything in Moksha. How are you trying to install Moksha?
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    Moksha repository for Debian?

    You have said you are reluctant to try to compile the code, but truthfully the only way you are going to be able to make a bodhi clone on debian right now is to compile code. For example, you say: But really this is wrong. You are going to need to compile moksha itself. And for moksha to work you are going to need to have a functioning EFL installed. Moreover you are going to need to compile mokshas modules: Places, pulsemixer, clipboard (x_clip branch) and so on. This is a non trivial task. There is currently no easy way to do this. It should be noted however you can compile the code to deb files to make installing and uninstalling easier. I could probably get something like this functioning in a week or less if I didn't have to work or do the work I am currently doing on the Moksha source code. Maybe in the future we can set something up to make all this easier.
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    Moksha repository for Debian?

    I don't recall Bodhi even being debian based. I remember when Me and a former Team member Otterman were working on a Debian version of Bodhi, but we never released an ISO. Maybe it was before me using bodhi but that was Bodhi 1.x unsure exactly which version. As to your question lupin-casper is not needed for Moksha or Bodhi really except for the usb image to work.
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    [Solved] No network devices available

    The forums have changed so anyways I did it for you But I think you could have edited your first post and changed the title.
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    Forum Login Issue

    works in my tests
  8. OK this is my mistake The problematic deb files are now fixed. Thanks for reporting But these are not new backgrounds per se. All of the bodhi-background deb files except one were broken in a subtle way in our repos. They installed ok but they broke another program which indexes the information in the deb files mainly used by synaptic if it is installed, namely apt-xapian-index. I rebuilt 53 of them yesterday to fix the broken control file they contained. Only the control file should have been changed the images contained are the same. I did a few by hand and then wrote a simple and simple minded bash script to do the rest, because doing it by hand would have taken forever it seemed. By simple minded I mean the script did no error checking and required me to use it correctly. Evidently the using it correctly part I failed to do so on these 4 particular deb files. Not bad out of 53 but still. I was going to redo the rest of the bodhi-background deb files soon, maybe latter today before I tested them. Build and test build and test for each deb file would have slowed the process down dramatically I thought. Of course I also thought if anything failed to work it would not be noticed immediately. But then you noticed, lol. Oh well life goes on ... And for the record hopefully the rest install ok. I just installed the bodhi-backgrounds-pack successfully, which in theory should install them all. After I am done I will double check everything
  9. ylee

    Submenus missing after software installation

    Ok I added all of these and Bodhis menu works fine. I can not duplicate your issue. Also the menu worked fine with my modified version. You can try the update-menus command to see if that helps: sudo update-menus You can also try to reinstall the debian science stuff you suspect broke the menu.
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    Submenus missing after software installation

    @PeterP did you try the new menu? Note to use this menu you must install moksha-menu. EDIT: Also restart moksha or log out and log in or reboot, to see changes.
  11. ylee

    Submenus missing after software installation

    The menu system on modern linux desktops is rather complex. For all the geeky complex details see the xdg standard. I am not going to try to simplify and explain this standard as it is about as simple as it can be on the freedesktop.org website. But lets clear up a few confusions first. On bodhi the list found in the window menu-settings-Settings Panel-Menus tab->Menu settings is simply the list of files found on your machines /etc/xdg/menus folder. These are xml files which describe a menus structure. You can only select one. Well the e-devs are NOT the authors of this idea, this idea came about because early linux windows managers had various ways of dealing with menus and this standard came about as well as the update-menus command to make things simpler for the end user. So the e-devs are responsible for the code in enlightenment and moksha which IMPLEMENTS this standard but they are not responsible for the standard itself. As to why these profiles are there every file in /etc/xdg/menus is something the user has added. Unless it was manually added it was added by installing something. The E applications and the LXDE applications are preinstalled in Bodhi 4.x. e-applications.menu is installed by Moksha itself and lxde-applications.menu is installed by the lxmenu-data package. If other menus are showing up there, gnome, kde xfce, unity or whatnot they all have came from something the user installed. Any of these files can be edited by the user (as root) but I would advise against it unless you are sure you know what you are doing. Moksha and other window managers/desktop environments will not function correctly if the menu file they are using is broken or absent. Maybe this clears things up for yall or maybe it just confuses you more. If confused by it just ignore it and care on, lol
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    Submenus missing after software installation

    I have made some changes to mokshas menu for our next release. Please give the new menu a try to see if ti helps with this issue: From Bodhi Linux Forums → Bodhi Team → Development (only viewable by Team members) Ordinarily I would test this to ensure it works first but there are alot of debian science packages and my testing is on a VM and installing all this on a VM would error out as the hard drive became full. BUT if this does not help with your issue, I will look at it further. If this is the case which debian science packages did you install. Give me a complete list and I will try to duplicate this issue.
  13. ylee

    wierd UI behaviour with eepDater

    Yep shoving an xterm into the window certainly sounds like the easiest solution, perhaps not the 'prettiest' tho It would add a dependency on xterm to the application but that is not a big deal. Well thanks on the $DESKTOP variable, should be easy enough to modify, The About Bodhi dialog is weird and prob some subtle bug in EFL. The oddest thing is About Moksha works and the code implement each is sorta the same, with the exception About Moksha is split into two functions and the use of defines by About Bodhi. Anyways I am very thankful of all you have did for Bodhi and for EFL. We all struggle with time and RW pressures.
  14. ylee

    wierd UI behaviour with eepDater

    Lots of great ideas here kuuko At one point I did spend a few hours researching this issue. I found a python library that "makes sense" of the ncurses stuff. But I felt I lacked the time to tackle such a project. Bodhi had and still has some outstanding issues of more importance. At least of more importance to me. Right now I am implementing the Moksha changes Jeff wants for 5.0 as well as a few changes I want. And I really want to find the cause of issue #62: About Bodhi blank. This absolutely needs fixed before the release of Bodhi 5.0. Of lesser importance we have the DESKTOP env variable weirdness. I just noted that and haven't looked for the code doing it. Not to mention cleaning up all the compiler warnings one has compiling Moksha or the errors Moksha spits out when running in Xephyr. And then we have several outstanding issues with our Clipboard module and on and on it goes My time is limitted as is probably every team memeber so I try to prioritize things and not jump around too much. Whenever something seems to be taking too long with little progress I just keep notes on what I know and what i have and go on to something else where I hope I can be more productive. The idea is eventually I will come back to it or someone else will make some progress on it. But enough rambling, your research into this issue should be helpful if anyone wants to tackle this problem, and if no one does I may consider it when I have all the moksha changes more under control. Thanks
  15. ylee

    wierd UI behaviour with eepDater

    That works in my testing Štefan I really haven't paid much attention to eepDater as it is an app I don't use, nor do I use any other sort of update manager. So I don't have access to Jeffs github page on it or I would add that line to the code base. And as to eepDater not always working or seemingly stuck, that is an outstanding issue with this app. Any deb file which requires user input will hang because there is no way in the current code base to deal with those kinds of situations. The libraries eepDater uses are python bindings to EFL (Enlightenment Foundation Libraries) and EFL sadly lacks any kind of embedded terminal. An embedded terminal is what other applications such as synaptic use in these problematic cases. It is a non trivial rather difficult programming problem to add such a thing to either eepDater or EFL. I remember some time ago Jeff asked on the e-dev mailing list for such a feature to be added to EFL and raster and friends seemed to dismiss the idea and it never happened. And none of the Bodhi developers, me included, have bit the bullets so to speak and taken up the challenge. However as always patches accepted.
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