Luposian | 31 Jan 21:28 2015
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Re: Cleaning out unneeded state?

Sent from my iPhone 5c.

> On Jan 31, 2015, at 12:08 PM, Axel Dörfler <axeld@...> wrote:
> 
>> On 01/30/2015 07:24 PM, Chris Hanson wrote:
>> Thanks. Is there a straightforward way (a query or command line,
>> rather than eyeballing) to tell which are in use and which can be
>> eliminated?
> 
> To put Humdinger's words differently: none of those are actually needed. They are just a safety measure
for being able to restore an older version.
> 
> Bye,
>   Axel.
> 
Wait a sec... Haiku now has a roll back feature, too?  Haiku is turning into Windows before our very eyes! 
First updates, now roll-back!  Head for the hills! :-D

Chris Hanson | 30 Jan 08:13 2015
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Cleaning out unneeded state?

I’ve run “pkgman update” quite a few times to migrate to a new nightly build.

As a user, how should I go about cleaning out the old state that I’m not going to roll back to? It’s
starting to build up: My /system/packages/administrative directory is now over 3.2GB in size.

  -- Chris

Sevan / Venture37 | 9 Jan 00:18 2015
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pkgsrc on Haiku

Hi guys,
Long time lurker here, I recently came across some content related to
pkgsrc on Haiku & was hoping to get in touch with the author, with the
aim to upstream their changes to the pkgsrc tree.
There seems to be two separate efforts? on this, one is
https://github.com/diger/localpatches
& the other is someone posting videos on youtube with the username
DisneyDumbazz e.g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyA2zEdT5SI

Either of you guys here or anyone who is able to put me in touch with them?
As I said before, it would be cool to have the patches in the pkgsrc
tree so that the haiku support could be improved.

Sevan / Venture37

Andrew Hudson | 2 Jan 17:51 2015

List of supported languages?

Is there a list of officially supported languages for haiku? Can someone please point me to it?

Thanks,
Andrew
Alexander G. M. Smith | 30 Dec 17:23 2014
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Re: haiku Digest V14 #129

waddlesplash wrote on Tue, 30 Dec 2014 09:42:22 -0500:
 > No, we have a working GUI, where did you hear that we didn't?
 > Swing works, so NetBeans is almost perfectly usable [...]

Didn't realize it was that far ahead.  So maybe the RealVNC downloadable 
Java viewer would work, 
https://www.realvnc.com/products/vnc/documentation/4.0/win/java.html or 
you could use the rival TightVNC Java viewer, 
http://www.tightvnc.com/release-jviewer2.php

- Alex

Alexander G. M. Smith | 30 Dec 15:38 2014
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Re: is there a working VNC viewer for Haiku ?

On 25/12/2014 09:17, Adrien Destugues wrote:
 > > Use https://github.com/HaikuArchives/VNCViewer instead.
 > Currently, there are no better solutions known (to me).

There are also a couple of Java VNC viewers, though our Java port 
doesn't have a working GUI so that's not useful.

There's also a Javascript version, which needs HTML5.  I haven't tried 
it, but it may work.
https://github.com/kanaka/noVNC  and you can test it directly at 
http://novnc.com/

- Alex

Michael Mounteney | 25 Dec 01:19 2014
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is there a working VNC viewer for Haiku ?

I tried to build
http://www.haikuware.com/directory/view-details/internet-network/remote-access/vnc-viewer
but ran into problems.  I think it was designed for gcc2 only.

Michael.

jimmy | 21 Dec 17:40 2014

Quote from documentary "The Final Demonstration of the Xerox 'Star' computer"

 

Interesting quote from documentary "The Final Demonstration of the Xerox 'Star' computer" ( http://youtu.be/_OwG_rQ_Hqw ) At about 27 minutes in :

 "Personal interactive software like Star was unknown outside the research facilities in 1978 the year Dandelion (Xerox Star) was started. Apple Macintosh began to catch up, perhaps, to Star's capability about a decade later. Microsoft Windows took almost 15 years." 

Looks like we're right on track..

Those guys did alright.. ;-)

Jimmy

 

 
Adrien Destugues | 18 Nov 10:09 2014
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Update of credits in AboutSystem

Hi,
In hrev48328 I updated the credits in AboutSystem from the contributor
list in Pootle. However, this list is not as good as it could be, as not
everyone is mentionned by real name.

So, please review the contributor list and send me any corrections on
for example:
* Duplicate entries (same person mentionned by name and nickname)
* People mentionned by nickname when they should be mentionned by real
name (real names are preferred, but nicknames are acceptable if someone
wants to remain anonymous)
* Missing credits (I know some language groups work outside Pootle and
have only one person sending the final translations to it)
* Incorrect credits (if your name is mentionned in a language you didn't
work on, for example)
* Wrong sorting or writing of items (we try to use first/last name rules
from english, even if this is unusual for some languages), missing
transliterations (I think only Greek gets a non-Latin writing currently,
but I see no reason for this)

Thanks,
--

-- 
Adrien.

François Revol | 17 Nov 00:16 2014
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website out of order !?

Hi,

I was saving my blog post when suddently the website went out of business...

First it failed to save, then it said I never created any blog post.

And then I noticed the front page was gone as well:

Welcome to your new Drupal website!

Looks like the database is likely gone.

François.

Łukasz Kapica | 20 Oct 23:09 2014
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Hello everyone.

Hi,

I'm student and in this and the following semester I'm having a course 
in which my task is to get involved to a chosen open-source project. 
What I'm offering to you is:
- 6h of work per week until the end of this semester and optionally if 
everything would be fine until the end of the second semester.
- 6-year (hobby/academical) C++ experience.
- Basic knowledge of OS-like concepts (I had OS course in the previous 
year).
- Broken english ;) (Sense of humor?)

I would be happy if you had some special tasks for me (and let me know).

Thanks in advance
Łukasz


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