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* Do not overwrite a custom keymap. Eric Hameleers2016-02-271-1/+5
| | | | During setup, a custom keyboard mapping may have been selected.
* Determine KGEN properly so that it works for 32-bit Slackware as well. Eric Hameleers2016-02-271-3/+3
| | | | Thanks to SangDae YU for pointing it out.
* Remove duplicate line. Eric Hameleers2016-02-271-1/+0
| | | | Was there from the beginning... glad someone noticed it, thanks SangDae.
* Better safe than sorry. Eric Hameleers2016-02-271-1/+1
* Some small improvements for the harddisk installer. Eric Hameleers2016-02-242-5/+17
* Define KVER and KGEN at the proper location in the script. Eric Hameleers2016-02-241-0/+4
* Slackware Live Edition: version Eric Hameleers2016-02-241-1/+1
* Update the README for liveslak. Eric Hameleers2016-02-241-1/+30
* Add 'setup2hd' - this script will install the Live OS to local hard disk. Eric Hameleers2016-02-242-1/+399
| | | | | | | | | | The 'setup2hd' script is a modified version of 'setup' in the Slackware installer, taken straight from the initrd. The SOURCE selection has been removed since the script knows where to find the Live media. Except for the actual extraction of Slackware Live content to your hard drive, the other hard disk installation steps are unmodified from the stock Slackware installer.
* Fix fontconfig. Eric Hameleers2016-02-241-4/+4
* PLASMA5: removed libproxy since that is now properly done in Slackware. Eric Hameleers2016-02-241-1/+0
* Really start Konsole with a login shell. Eric Hameleers2016-02-221-0/+6
* Make this chroot code look easier to interpret by the human eye. Eric Hameleers2016-02-221-11/+11
| | | | | | The script was mixing relative and absolute paths which is confusing. In the chroot, we do not have to work with relative paths as is the case with some original Slackware scripts.
* Add a syslinux menu option to boot from local harddisk. Eric Hameleers2016-02-211-0/+3
| | | | | No idea how to do this for grub2 though. The Slackware option in the EFI boot menu "Detect/boot any installed operating system" doesn't work for me.
* pklists/plasma5.lst: synced the package list to the latest release. Eric Hameleers2016-02-211-0/+2
* New boot parameter "localhd" to initialize RAID/LVM on local harddisks. Eric Hameleers2016-02-173-15/+35
* Fix the flow when rsync-ing a remote repository. Eric Hameleers2016-02-161-2/+6
| | | | It is a requirement to have the Slackware mirror available locally in advance.
* Add the liveslak documentation to the ISO image. Eric Hameleers2016-02-161-0/+3
* README.txt : documentation for liveslak... first attempt. Eric Hameleers2016-02-151-0/+533
* Tweaks and spelling fixes for the syslinux and grub2 help files. Eric Hameleers2016-02-152-9/+14
* add a new parameter "-C" for encrypted persistence file. Eric Hameleers2016-02-151-10/+26
| | | | | | | | | | | Syntax of the new parameter: -C|--cryptpersistfile size|perc Explanation: Use a LUKS-encrypted 'persistence' file instead of a directory or an un-encrypted file (which is created using the "-P" parameter). The filename will be 'persistence.img' just like the unencrypted version. A numerical size in K,M,G or a percentage of available free space is needed as input value with the "-C" parameter.
* Enable more customization: configure your own LIVEDE. Eric Hameleers2016-02-152-2/+101
| | | | | | | | A new sample configuration file 'make_slackware_live.conf' shows a commented-out example of how to use the variables LIVEDE, SEQ_CUSTOM and a function "custom_config()" to create a Slackware Live variant which is not covered by the available variants SLACKWARE, XFCE, KDE4, PLASMA5, MATE or CINNAMON.
* liveinit: do not give the OS access to the Live media if "toram" was specified. Eric Hameleers2016-02-141-4/+18
| | | | | If we mounted the media partition in the Live OS, an I/O error will be the result when the user removes the boot media from the computer.
* Download packages from rsync mirror if local repository is empty. Eric Hameleers2016-02-144-5/+37
| | | | | | | | | This is for package lists in "pkglist/" subdirectory where a 3rd party repository is the package source. If the pkglists/*.conf file defines a rsync mirror URL in variable SL_REPO_URL, then instead of aborting with an error when the local repository directory (SL_REPO) is empty or non-existing, the packages will be downloaded from that mirror before continuing.
* Update the syslinux and grub help texts. Eric Hameleers2016-02-143-2/+16
* Allow other people to add their own custom skel*.txz archives. Eric Hameleers2016-02-131-2/+5
| | | | | | | | | Anything matching ./skel/skel*.txz will be extracted into the Live ISO's "/etc/skel/" directory by the "" script. This allows other people to add application presets for the "live" user account. Feature request by Schmatzler for Cinelerra-CV.
* PLASMA5: Do not show the blueman applet, Plasma5 has its own BlueTooth widget. Eric Hameleers2016-02-131-0/+3
* liveinit: fix the mount command by removing a superfluous '%'. Eric Hameleers2016-02-131-1/+1
* liveinit: if "toram" was specified, increase the size of the RAM filesystem. Eric Hameleers2016-02-091-1/+9
| | | | | | Also, make sure that we do not try and make any persistent writes when 'toram' was specified as a boot parameter, since 'toram' means that the user intends to remove the boot media afterwards.
* Make X Keyboard configuration work properly. Eric Hameleers2016-02-093-8/+11
| | | | | | - fix detection of german (de) keyboard layout to configure Compose Key, - actually use field #6 of the languages file (X Keyboard layout & variant) when generating the grub and syslinux boot configuration files.
* Copy files from /etc/skel _after_ they become available. Eric Hameleers2016-02-091-5/+5
| | | | | | | This block of code was moved up as part of an earlier attempt to group the code in more closely-knit blocks. See commit 4c08b1a2caae4319cd4b97a99a5c387ae86e5fdb . However, it was moved to far up, so we need to revert.
* If ALSA pipes into PulseAudio, configure a fallback using "sysdefault". Eric Hameleers2016-02-071-0/+7
| | | | | | | Or else there will not be sound on first boot. Not so important for Slackware itself, but a Live distro run from CD or DVD will never have sound. Thanks to USUARIONUEVO on
* Slackware Live Edition: version Eric Hameleers2016-02-061-1/+1
| | | | Contains bugfixes for the Beta 5 release (0.5.0) prior to public release.
* Boot parameter "livemedia=": also support UUID and LABEL. Eric Hameleers2016-02-061-2/+12
| | | | | | | Examples: + livemedia=08d500da-9538-435c-94fc-c97b1c96d1b1 + livemedia=LIVESLAK + livemedia=/dev/sde1
* Handle in/exclusion of Nvidia drivers more reliably. Eric Hameleers2016-02-061-27/+14
* liveinit: better support for german localizations. Eric Hameleers2016-02-062-2/+7
| | | | | | | Based on feedback, use Scroll Lock instead of AltGr as the Compose Key. Also, use 'de-latin1-nodeadkeys' instead of 'de-latin1' for console keyboard layout, 'de_DE@euro' instead of 'de_DE.utf8' as language definition and 'nodeadkeys' as the X keyboard variant.
* liveinit: use MARKER instead of INITRD as prefix for message display at boot. Eric Hameleers2016-02-062-31/+72
* XFCE: update the package list to match the changes in slackware-current. Eric Hameleers2016-02-052-4/+1
* fix a logic error. Eric Hameleers2016-02-051-4/+8
* Slackware Live Edition: version 0.5.0 (aka Beta5)0.5.0 Eric Hameleers2016-02-041-1/+1
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | Milestones reached: - Option to use a loop-mounted file for storing persistence data. When using '' to copy the ISO content to a USB stick, use the new '-P' parameter to create and use a container file 'persistence.img'. Note that the existence of a directory 'persistence' in the root of the Linux partition of your USB stick still takes precedence over the file 'persistence.img'. So be sure to remove that directory first, if you want to start using a loop-mounted file for persistence. - New 'toram' boot option (add the word to the syslinux or grub boot commandline) allows you to run the Live OS completely in RAM. If you are booting from a CDROM, it will be ejected at the end of the boot process. A USB stick can be removed manually after booting Slackware Live Edition. Further interesting updates: - A new boot parameter 'blacklist' allows you to blacklist certain kernel modules while booting. Some people need to blacklist the 'nouveau' module for instance. Example: add "blacklist=nouveau" to the syslinux or grub boot commandline. Multiple modules can be specified, separated by commas. - The XDM login screen now has a button "console" which lets you drop to a console login if you have no need of a graphical login or don't want to start an X Session (relevant for the XFCE and MATE variants). And many other small improvements/bugfixes to the scripts as well of course.
* Cosmetics: better grouping of code; additional comments for better readability. Eric Hameleers2016-02-031-28/+45
* Do not run the risk of creating a dangling symlink. Eric Hameleers2016-02-031-1/+1
* Live init: add 'blacklist' bootparam to prevent loading of kernel driver(s). Eric Hameleers2016-02-021-0/+15
| | | | | | | | Any kernel modules mentioned here will be added to the modprobe blacklist. This will help out people who need to blacklist the nouveau driver, for instance if they have a too-new computer. Syntax: blacklist=mod1[,mod2[,...]]
* Live init: eject the Live CDROM/DVD medium after loading modules into RAM. Eric Hameleers2016-02-021-0/+3
| | | | Only relevant if the user added the 'toram' boot option.
* Live init: move the module loading code into a single function call. Eric Hameleers2016-02-021-33/+33
| | | | This gets rid of quite some code duplication.
* XDM: add a 'console' button for easy access to a console login session. Eric Hameleers2016-02-021-2/+5
* Don't abort if the udev rules file is not present in the initrd. Eric Hameleers2016-02-021-1/+1
* Live init: add 'toram' boot parameter. Eric Hameleers2016-02-021-6/+39
| | | | | | | | | | | | | This allows the user to remove the bootable Live media afterwards, because the complete OS will been copied to RAM and run from there when adding the boot commandline parameter 'toram'. This feature works nicely for the XFCE ISO since that one is fairly small. Untested for the bigger ISOs; you need more patience while the squashfs modules are being copied to RAM, and available RAM decreases a lot. Realistically speaking, your computer would need 1 or 2 GB of RAM for the XFCE variant, 2 or 4 GB RAM for the Mate variant, and 4 to 8 GB RAM for the KDE4 and Plasma5 variants.
* liveinit: fix a spelling error in a comment (nitpicking I know). Eric Hameleers2016-02-011-1/+1
* Add support for persistence using a loop-mounted container file. Eric Hameleers2016-01-292-69/+153
| | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | This adds an option to store persistent data in a container file instead of a directory in the USB stick's Linux filesystem. Theoretically, this would allow the Slackware Live files to be copied to a VFAT partition on a stick without erasing it, as long as the stick is made bootable and the Live kernel & initrd are added to the boot menu. To create a USB stick from the Live ISO which uses a persistence file instead of a persistence directory, run the '' script with a new parameter: -P|--persistfile Use a 'persistence' container file instead of a directory (for use on FAT filesystem). The following example creates a 750 MB LUKS-encrypted container file 'slhome.img' which will contain /home ; as well as a file '/persistence.img' in the root of the USB's Linux partition which will be used to store the Live OS' persistent data: ./ -i slackware64-live-current.iso -o /dev/sdX -c 750M -P NOTE: The persistence container file will be created as a 'sparse' file which starts as an empty file not using up any disk space, but is allowed to grow dynamically to consume a maximum value of 90% of the free disk space on the Linux partition of the USB stick.