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Monthly snapshot announcement

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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#91 Post by KBD » Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:09 pm

Adrian wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:46 pm
Monthly snapshots are up http://bit.ly/mx-monthly
About 70 packages were updated since July.
Thanks for doing this!

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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#92 Post by Adrian » Thu Aug 16, 2018 5:24 pm

No problem, BTW, I added a zsync-snapshot.sh in Snapshot folder, hope that helps a bit to download the latest ISO.

1. Download the script
2. Make it executable
3. Run it with

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./zsync-snapshot.sh MX-17.1_August_x64.iso MX-17.1_July_x64.iso
Or:

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./zsync-snapshot.sh MX-17.1_August_x64.iso
In the last case it will try to find the latest MX*.iso in the folder and use that as a base (it might not be the most appropriate input file, so it's better to specify manually).

BTW if you use zsync you need to download only like 17% of the file so it's a considerable saving both in term of time and bandwidth (if you have limited or pay for it).

Tip: if you want to download different arch you can use 64bit as an input file for 32bit and the other way round, it still saves you 44% of the download.

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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#93 Post by Richard » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:13 pm

@Adrian,
I'm having a problem with the http://mxrepo.com/snapshots/MX-17.1_August_x64.
Starting in the following thread:
http://forum.mxlinux.org/viewtopic.php? ... 10#p458094
Recapitulation:
Gerson had a problem of not being able to update after install in Vbox.
He downloaded the above ISO, installed in Vbox, and was unable to update/upgrade.

Curious, I
1. downloaded the above http://mxrepo.com/snapshots/MX-17.1_August_x64.iso. md5 OK.
2. Copied to Easy2Boot stick (as I've done for the last 4 years with MX).
3. Installed to 16 GB Verbatim Stor&Go USB, rebooted, update gave error, as follows:

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Reading package lists... Done
W: The repository 'http://mirror.upb.edu.co/mx-workspace/mx/repo stretch Release' does not have a Release file.
N: Data from such a repository can't be authenticated and is therefore potentially dangerous to use.
N: See apt-secure(8) manpage for repository creation and user configuration details.
E: Failed to fetch http://mirror.upb.edu.co/mx-workspace/mx/repo/dists/stretch/main/binary-i386/Packages  403  Forbidden [IP: 200.3.145.185 80]
E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
root@mx171:/home/richard# 
4. To rule out Easy2Boot, used MX Live USB Maker on 8 GB Lexar, installed anew to same 16 GB Verbatim Stor&Go USB (which has been working fine with MXLUM). Had same error again with the newly installed version.

5. There may be a problem with the mirror at http://mirror.upb.edu.co.
I know that I was unable to change the mirror with MX Repo Manager.
I'll try again when I have more time to change out the sources.list.

Would like to see somebody else try installing direct to HDD to see if it is only a problem in Vbox and USB.
MX171 on Lenovo T430-2017: i5-3320M, 8 GBRAM, 4.15.0-1-amd64, intel_pstate, 119GB SSD
MX171 on AA1(ZG5) & EeePC-1005ha: Dual Core N270, 1 GBRAM, 4.15.0-1-686-pae, 150GB HDD
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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#94 Post by Gordon Cooper » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:33 pm

@ Richard - the only 2018 files I could see at www.upb.edu.co was one for antix in the workspace folder.
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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#95 Post by Adrian » Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:43 pm

Seems like a wrong repo that came from an antiX repo localization package, thanks for the report, we'll fix it. It's not a problem with the snapshot, it's a problem with the package. Actually it's good we do these snapshots because we can catch this kind of issues.

On the second issue, why is mx-repo-manager not able to change the repo? What happens when you try to change it?

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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#96 Post by dolphin_oracle » Fri Aug 17, 2018 7:56 pm

the isos are on that mirror, but not the repo.

that appears to be the only one not working.
http://www.youtube.com/runwiththedolphin
lenovo ThinkPad T530 - MX-17
lenovo s21e & 100s - antiX-17, MX17(live-usb)
FYI: mx "test" repo is not the same thing as debian testing repo.

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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#97 Post by Richard » Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:51 pm

This is /media/root/MX171AUG64/etc/apt/sources.list.d/antix.list:

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# Use with Debian Stable/stretch repositories. Set as default for antiX-17. Note new repos
deb http://mirror.upb.edu.co/mx-workspace/antix/stretch stretch main 
#deb-src http://mirror.upb.edu.co/mx-workspace/antix/stretch stretch main 
and this is from my current MX171 install:

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# Use with Debian Stable/stretch repositories. Set as default for antiX-17. Note new repos
deb http://mirror.cedia.org.ec/mx-workspace/antix/stretch/ stretch main 
# deb-src http://mirror.cedia.org.ec/mx-workspace/antix/stretch/ stretch main 
going to copy my current into any changed *.list files and then see if it will update/upgrade.
Thanks.

CORRECTION:
antix.list is NOT the only one affected. Also mx.list.
Both must be replaced by files from a current, MX-17.1 works, install.
Last edited by Richard on Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:58 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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MX171 on AA1(ZG5) & EeePC-1005ha: Dual Core N270, 1 GBRAM, 4.15.0-1-686-pae, 150GB HDD
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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#98 Post by Richard » Fri Aug 17, 2018 9:25 pm

CORRECTION:
Both
antix.list and mx.list
Must be changed.
MX looked correct but would not
update until both changed.

Don't know if this actually fixed it;
or, if you fixed the mirror?

But, now, logged in and posting from the USB install.
MX171 on Lenovo T430-2017: i5-3320M, 8 GBRAM, 4.15.0-1-amd64, intel_pstate, 119GB SSD
MX171 on AA1(ZG5) & EeePC-1005ha: Dual Core N270, 1 GBRAM, 4.15.0-1-686-pae, 150GB HDD
DC9, LibO61, Dbox, PM, FF, mPDFed, CherryT, Vbox. __ Linux Counter #208633

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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#99 Post by Richard » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:08 pm

@Adrian,
Seems like a wrong repo that came from an antiX repo localization package, thanks for the report, we'll fix it. It's not a problem with the snapshot, it's a problem with the package. Actually it's good we do these snapshots because we can catch this kind of issues.
Can I confirm to the OP that the repo problem has been corrected?
MX171 on Lenovo T430-2017: i5-3320M, 8 GBRAM, 4.15.0-1-amd64, intel_pstate, 119GB SSD
MX171 on AA1(ZG5) & EeePC-1005ha: Dual Core N270, 1 GBRAM, 4.15.0-1-686-pae, 150GB HDD
DC9, LibO61, Dbox, PM, FF, mPDFed, CherryT, Vbox. __ Linux Counter #208633

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Re: Monthly snapshot announcement

#100 Post by dolphin_oracle » Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:53 pm

Not yet. I emailed the Columbia mirror operator but I have not heard back.

The solution is to change the mx repo to a different mirror. IF we.don't hear from the mirror operator soon we will remove it from the list that's used for automatic section of mirror during first boot.
http://www.youtube.com/runwiththedolphin
lenovo ThinkPad T530 - MX-17
lenovo s21e & 100s - antiX-17, MX17(live-usb)
FYI: mx "test" repo is not the same thing as debian testing repo.

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