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  • #93787
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    @PPC: I think you do a TERRIFIC job keeping your system lean and functional and you preserve the landscape and the landfills from getting overstuffed with old equipment.

    I have a couple of newer systems, but I also try to do my part: I’ve already taken one system destined for a landfill, put antiX on it and configured it so that fairly simple, mostly familiar “looking” applications could be used, even if they are NOT the ones commonly found on proprietary computers.

    I have a couple more that I’m working on now and I have at least one person in mind who would appreciate another donation.

    I’ve also done this in the past, resurrecting computers that were electronically alive but software dead. In each instance, I put antiX on them. If I found a potential individual to donate them to, I’d “interview” them to find out as much as possible what they actually USE on their systems, what sites they tend to visit, and whether they use a word processor or anything else; if not, I configure their systems with a browser that works for the places they look at on their computer and anything else they do on their computer, nothing else. Therefore, such systems tend to work quite well and they’re easy for the people that use them because they can have a button or click for each thing they do (really easy if there are fewer than 5-6 things they typically do).

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    The living active inxi docs are in two places:

    1. Advanced, mostly only of interest to developers: https://github.com/smxi/inxi/tree/inxi-perl/docs
    Note that the dates on those are not to be taken seriously, sometimes I update the date/version, sometimes I don’t, so the commit date is the actual date. The version and date in the files will show roughly when significant activity occurred on those files, but not always the last minor updates etc. These have a lot of data in them, and are generally in a constant process of being improved/upgraded/better organized. This is slow, since I’m the only user of these that I am aware of. That process is going really well, though I generally just reorganize stuff when I’m working on that topic area, but it’s slowly getting there. They also reflect what I was needing to document at the time I made that file or section, and not some final result, so they vary widely with how up to date their info is.

    2. https://smxi.org/docs/inxi.htm – these are the more or less active docs that are online, but tend to lag everything, with the exception of the now automated inxi-changelog.htm, inxi-options.htm, and inxi-man.htm pages, which are now generated at release automatically with the new release.pl tool, which lives in inxi-perl/tools/ along with the other tools I’ve been creating recently to help keep development of matching table type features (ram vendor, disk vendor, gpu advanced data, cpu advanced data) maintainable, and, ideally, sane.

    The master branch inxi -h and man are now generally the same as the smxi.org versions, which is an improvement.

    pinxi has its own changelog, https://github.com/smxi/inxi/blob/inxi-perl/pinxi.changelog where you can see what’s coming in next inxi. The pinxi -h, man, and changelog become next inxi options, man, and changelog, though the pinxi ones can change at random, sometimes a feature is added, found lacking, and removed.

    The techpatterns.com/forums stuff is almost never updated anymore, so those are seriously out of date now.

    The github wiki type pages have only one page, which points to the real resources, for those who can’t figure out how to type smxi.org/docs in a browser.

    IRC is oftc.net and libera.chat #smxi channel.

    For audio fans, acxi has similar smxi.org man, options, changelog docs, but no other ones. It’s primary doc pages are the man page, and the github README.txt page.

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    Thanks for the links to the latest documentation h2; best wishes always and also for a safe holiday season!

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    Inxi today on antiX while running my own instance of the current Firefox release:

    inxi -v2
    System:
      Host: brian-antix-hp-14fq1025nr Kernel: 6.0.9-x64v3-xanmod1 arch: x86_64
        bits: 64 Desktop: IceWM v: 3.2.2 Distro: antiX-21-runit_x64-full Grup Yorum
        30 October 2021
    Machine:
      Type: Laptop System: HP product: HP Laptop 14-fq1xxx v: N/A
        serial: <superuser required>
      Mobo: HP model: 887C v: 59.11 serial: <superuser required> UEFI: AMI
        v: F.18 date: 11/26/2021
    Battery:
      ID-1: BAT0 charge: 40.6 Wh (99.8%) condition: 40.7/40.7 Wh (100.0%)
    CPU:
      Info: 6-core AMD Ryzen 5 5500U with Radeon Graphics [MT MCP] speed (MHz):
        avg: 3257 min/max: 400/4056
    Graphics:
      Device-1: AMD Lucienne driver: amdgpu v: kernel
      Device-2: Chicony HP TrueVision HD Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo
      Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 1.20.11 driver: X: loaded: amdgpu
        unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa dri: radeonsi gpu: amdgpu
        resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
      API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 20.3.5 renderer: AMD RENOIR (DRM 3.48.0
        6.0.9-x64v3-xanmod1 LLVM 11.0.1)
    Network:
      Device-1: Realtek driver: rtw89_8852ae
    Drives:
      Local Storage: total: 238.47 GiB used: 30.78 GiB (12.9%)
    Info:
      Processes: 279 Uptime: 2h 13m Memory: 7.1 GiB used: 1.67 GiB (23.4%)
      Shell: Bash inxi: 3.3.23

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    inxi -w
    Weather:
      Report: temperature: 10.6 C (51 F) conditions: Clear sky
      Locale: Greenville, SC, USA current time: Wed 23 Nov 2022 09:51:21 AM EST
        (America/New_York) Source: WeatherBit.io

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    inxi -Mm
    Machine:
      Type: Laptop System: HP product: HP Laptop 14-fq1xxx v: N/A
        serial: <superuser required>
      Mobo: HP model: 887C v: 59.11 serial: <superuser required> UEFI: AMI
        v: F.18 date: 11/26/2021
    Memory:
      RAM: total: 7.1 GiB used: 1.71 GiB (24.0%)

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    inxi -D
    Drives:
      Local Storage: total: 238.47 GiB used: 30.78 GiB (12.9%)
      ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 vendor: Toshiba model: KBG40ZNV256G KIOXIA
        size: 238.47 GiB

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    Active system today; here’s some stats after performing several of my daily tasks:

    inxi -b
    System:
      Host: brian-antix-hp-14fq1025nr Kernel: 6.0.9-x64v3-xanmod1 arch: x86_64
        bits: 64 Desktop: IceWM v: 3.2.2 Distro: antiX-21-runit_x64-full Grup Yorum
        30 October 2021
    Machine:
      Type: Laptop System: HP product: HP Laptop 14-fq1xxx v: N/A
        serial: <superuser required>
      Mobo: HP model: 887C v: 59.11 serial: <superuser required> UEFI: AMI
        v: F.18 date: 11/26/2021
    Battery:
      ID-1: BAT0 charge: 40.6 Wh (99.8%) condition: 40.7/40.7 Wh (100.0%)
    CPU:
      Info: 6-core AMD Ryzen 5 5500U with Radeon Graphics [MT MCP] speed (MHz):
        avg: 3492 min/max: 400/4056
    Graphics:
      Device-1: AMD Lucienne driver: amdgpu v: kernel
      Device-2: Chicony HP TrueVision HD Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo
      Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 1.20.11 driver: X: loaded: amdgpu
        unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa dri: radeonsi gpu: amdgpu
        resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
      API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 20.3.5 renderer: AMD RENOIR (DRM 3.48.0
        6.0.9-x64v3-xanmod1 LLVM 11.0.1)
    Network:
      Device-1: Realtek driver: rtw89_8852ae
    Drives:
      Local Storage: total: 238.47 GiB used: 30.77 GiB (12.9%)
    Info:
      Processes: 279 Uptime: 44m Memory: 7.1 GiB used: 1.94 GiB (27.3%)
      Shell: Bash inxi: 3.3.23

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    #94190
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    I’ve been enjoying the American Thanksgiving holiday.

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    Happy holidays, Brian.

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    Thank you techore.

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    I took a few days where I used the Internet and this forum on only a limited basis, mostly to check our activity logs, make sure the forum was available and that the environment continues to be safe.

    I encourage all admins and moderators to occasionally do the same – take time to do the things you need to do, occasionally check in here and help us keep this a useful place to learn about and discuss antiX Linux and other distributions we use.

    One other distribution I use as a companion to antiX is siduction. I use it when I want to see the latest packages coming into the Debian packaging infrastructure. Siduction, and a distribution that preceded it long ago, sidux, are very helpful for using the constantly changing, so-called “unstable” Debian packages. They are “unstable” in the sense that they are constantly changing and they’re certainly NOT for the most casual user. On the other hand, they are great to run some of the newest software. As far as functionality or “breakage” I’ve found them quite usable and prone to “break” only near major release boundaries, otherwise, at least in the hands of someone who can fix or back out undesired changes, it’s a useful distribution for testing; it also tends to run pretty fast on decent hardware.

    Here’s a snapshot of information about my current siduction setup:

    pinxi -v2
    System:
      Host: brian-hplaptop14fq1025nr Kernel: 6.0.10-1-siduction-amd64 arch: x86_64
        bits: 64 Desktop: Xfce v: 4.16.1 Distro: siduction 21.3.0 Wintersky - xfce
        - (202112231826)
    Machine:
      Type: Laptop System: HP product: HP Laptop 14-fq1xxx v: N/A
        serial: <superuser required>
      Mobo: HP model: 887C v: 59.11 serial: <superuser required> UEFI: AMI
        v: F.18 date: 11/26/2021
    Battery:
      ID-1: BAT0 charge: 40.6 Wh (99.8%) condition: 40.7/40.7 Wh (100.0%)
    CPU:
      Info: 6-core AMD Ryzen 5 5500U with Radeon Graphics [MT MCP] speed (MHz):
        avg: 1457 min/max: 1400/4056
    Graphics:
      Device-1: AMD Lucienne driver: amdgpu v: kernel
      Device-2: Chicony HP TrueVision HD Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo
      Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 1.21.1.4 driver: X: loaded: amdgpu
        unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa dri: radeonsi gpu: amdgpu
        resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
      API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 22.2.4 renderer: AMD Radeon Graphics (renoir LLVM
        15.0.5 DRM 3.48 6.0.10-1-siduction-amd64)
    Network:
      Device-1: Realtek driver: rtw89_8852ae
    Drives:
      Local Storage: total: 238.47 GiB used: 29.78 GiB (12.5%)
    Info:
      Processes: 292 Uptime: 37m Memory: 7.11 GiB used: 2.5 GiB (35.2%)
      Shell: Bash pinxi: 3.3.23-5

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    I’ll drop by later with my current antiX configuration; a few of my distributions, including antiX, have Version 6 kernel updates when using alternate kernels, such as either Liquorix or xanmod1.

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    I tried to update.
    We’ve had several service interruption events.

    One of those gobbled up yesterday’s information.

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    Here’s a basic information report; I think the one that missed here yesterday was a -v2 update:

    pinxi -b
    System:
      Host: brian-antix-hp-14fq1025nr Kernel: 6.0.10-x64v3-xanmod1 arch: x86_64
        bits: 64 Desktop: IceWM v: 3.2.2 Distro: antiX-21-runit_x64-full Grup Yorum
        30 October 2021
    Machine:
      Type: Laptop System: HP product: HP Laptop 14-fq1xxx v: N/A
        serial: <superuser required>
      Mobo: HP model: 887C v: 59.11 serial: <superuser required> UEFI: AMI
        v: F.18 date: 11/26/2021
    Battery:
      ID-1: BAT0 charge: 40.6 Wh (99.8%) condition: 40.7/40.7 Wh (100.0%)
    CPU:
      Info: 6-core AMD Ryzen 5 5500U with Radeon Graphics [MT MCP] speed (MHz):
        avg: 3559 min/max: 400/4056
    Graphics:
      Device-1: AMD Lucienne driver: amdgpu v: kernel
      Device-2: Chicony HP TrueVision HD Camera type: USB driver: uvcvideo
      Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 1.20.11 driver: X: loaded: amdgpu
        unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa dri: radeonsi gpu: amdgpu
        resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz
      API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 20.3.5 renderer: AMD RENOIR (DRM 3.48.0
        6.0.10-x64v3-xanmod1 LLVM 11.0.1)
    Network:
      Device-1: Realtek driver: rtw89_8852ae
    Drives:
      Local Storage: total: 238.47 GiB used: 31.27 GiB (13.1%)
    Info:
      Processes: 288 Uptime: 2h 21m Memory: 7.1 GiB used: 1.35 GiB (19.0%)
      Shell: Bash pinxi: 3.3.23-5

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