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by catinthebox
Sat Feb 02, 2013 6:44
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: "not a valid root device" on boot, grub crypt lvm [Solved]
Replies: 0
Views: 273

"not a valid root device" on boot, grub crypt lvm [Solved]

Today I go to boot my shit and I get some not a valid root device error with red exclamation marks. Now I've dealt with this before and forgot what I did so I thought I'd post this here incase an upgrade caused this and people need help (I havent checked any logs to know if GRUB was updated or anyth...
by catinthebox
Thu Nov 15, 2012 21:43
Forum: 3D Desktops and Window Managers
Topic: Desktops - Show Off Your Desktop
Replies: 629
Views: 170692

Re: Desktops - Show Off Your Desktop

^ Good Looking Background/Wallpaper. You might want to shrink it down a bit in GIMP so we can see the whole screen. Plus it takes more band width.. GIMP File > Open ..the image Image > Scale to 625x351 File > Export and save as a png type file extension try this, full res link, the board can resize...
by catinthebox
Sat Nov 10, 2012 11:05
Forum: 3D Desktops and Window Managers
Topic: Desktops - Show Off Your Desktop
Replies: 629
Views: 170692

Re: Desktops - Show Off Your Desktop

pypanel, i dont like that theres no right click menu when right clicking iconified windows. openbox theme: Turquise Nights OB II i think GTK is Equinox Evolution Midnight, i changed text_color to black and base_color to white (in ~/.themes/{theme}/gtkrc) because youd get white on white in firefox an...
by catinthebox
Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:25
Forum: 3D Desktops and Window Managers
Topic: White text on white/black background, GTK2 [Solved]
Replies: 0
Views: 710

White text on white/black background, GTK2 [Solved]

I thought i would post this because i spent a few days figuring it out and scouring the interent for bad solutions. I am using Equinox Evolution Midnight on Sabayon linux with openbox. lxappearance does not change the colour of the white text on black text boxes background (libre office) or white te...
by catinthebox
Fri Nov 09, 2012 13:07
Forum: Sabayon Linux General Discussion
Topic: Reducing the 3 passwords to login
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Re: Reducing the 3 passwords to login

i have a random encrypted non-LVM swap via /etc/conf.d/dmcrypt LVM rest of partitions with LUKS, so one password and no grub password but it shows the choices of OS when it boots and i can choose sabayon or sabayon recovery not sure how to autologin but i think i want that, maybe set the screensaver...
by catinthebox
Fri Nov 09, 2012 12:57
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: Encrypted swap partition
Replies: 2
Views: 1715

Re: Encrypted swap partition

I THINK this will work, but dont get mad at me if you b0rk ur install, run --help after every command or ask someone if you arent absolutelysure than your using mkswap on the right partition OR YOU WILL ATTEMPT TO KILL YOUR OTHER DISK swapoff -a mkswap /dev/swappartition swapon -a in etc/conf.d/dmcr...
by catinthebox
Wed Oct 24, 2012 23:46
Forum: Beginners|Newbies Area
Topic: Do i have to use LVM if i want type password only once?
Replies: 4
Views: 756

Re: Do i have to use LVM if i want type password only once?

I had an idea to store the encryption keyfiles for the other partitions ON the root partition, so you shove in the root password and then the instructions for mounting the other partitions in /etc/conf.d/dmcrypt will point to a keyfile stored on the previously unlocked partition. Though that then me...
by catinthebox
Sun Aug 19, 2007 11:21
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: I REALLY want to use this but have some problems
Replies: 21
Views: 4679

guys, im back, ressurecting this thread, i gave up a while ago, the inf files failed, i cant find the real inf file so i cant nsdiswrapper it, fucking hell
by catinthebox
Mon Jul 16, 2007 6:43
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: I REALLY want to use this but have some problems
Replies: 21
Views: 4679

also, is there some way to do this, without doign it every time, lik a script
by catinthebox
Mon Jul 16, 2007 3:45
Forum: Installer Issues - Calamares **Not for Package Manager Stuff**
Topic: I REALLY want to use this but have some problems
Replies: 21
Views: 4679

THANKS, ill give this a try, im goign away for a week, so ill try it before i go , and ill come back if it didnt work, thanks for the help guys