PINE64
Mobian other Desktop Environments - Printable Version

+- PINE64 (https://forum.pine64.org)
+-- Forum: PinePhone (https://forum.pine64.org/forumdisplay.php?fid=120)
+--- Forum: PinePhone Software (https://forum.pine64.org/forumdisplay.php?fid=121)
+---- Forum: Debian on PinePhone (https://forum.pine64.org/forumdisplay.php?fid=139)
+---- Thread: Mobian other Desktop Environments (/showthread.php?tid=10469)

Pages: 1 2 3 4


Mobian other Desktop Environments - rico - 06-27-2020

I try to build some other WM or DE, some of you already tried them.
As i build for myself i can push archives for testing, this post is to share the links.
Firefox Send keep the links available for one week or 100 downloads.
Just ask if a link expire.

Let's start with JWM

https://send.firefox.com/download/44db3ecd6f477961/#hYrnAMCdYo84dbVY8okQkw

You can find this work here to build it yourself :
https://gitlab.com/rrico542/mobian-x-recipes

Please do not report issues on the Matrix Channel at the moment, use this thread instead.

Rico


RE: Mobian other Desktop Environments - rico - 06-27-2020

I start with bugs Smile
Replace JWM menu links to x- symlinks (x-terminal-emulator..)
I recently changed terminal emulator and forgot to update menu..


RE: Mobian other Desktop Environments - devrtz - 06-28-2020

I have build the cinnamon version and gave it a little spin

I hope it's okay using the img tag. I didn't want to do it for every image (would make scrolling this thread a pain Tongue )
that's why you can click the links.



Obligatory screenfetch!

[Image: screenfetch-cinnamon.png]


Calls + chatty:
https://fortysixandtwo.eu/img/cinnamon/calls-chatty.png

Running firefox:

https://fortysixandtwo.eu/img/cinnamon/ff.png

htop:

https://fortysixandtwo.eu/img/cinnamon/htop.png

Viewing images (currently inside ff):

https://fortysixandtwo.eu/img/cinnamon/images.png


Overview of the settings window:
https://fortysixandtwo.eu/img/cinnamon/settings.png

Startmenu:

https://fortysixandtwo.eu/img/cinnamon/startmenu.png


RE: Mobian other Desktop Environments - rico - 06-28-2020

Thank's again Smile


RE: Mobian other Desktop Environments - dukla2000 - 06-29-2020

Have done a build today with Openbox - this really is exciting and fun. Excellent to see chatty & calls in the base build. Hopefully tint2 is a bit more robust than fbpanel.
I just need to sort a menu system then I am ready, I think, to swap to this for my daily driver.

Thank you, it is great Big Grin


RE: Mobian other Desktop Environments - rico - 06-29-2020

Yes OpenBox is really good.
I have some issue with JWM on wake up after suspend.

Thanks for your post.


RE: Mobian other Desktop Environments - rico - 06-30-2020

OpenBox :

https://send.firefox.com/download/023afb0d72d0889c/#gftBIcFk8scCtQE_EH6ppw


RE: Mobian other Desktop Environments - dukla2000 - 07-02-2020

I am trying to build on my RockPro64 but run into problems as debos is not available for arm64.

I have installed bmap-tools, debootstrap, qemu-system-arm (figured it would be more useful than -x86!), qemu-user-static, binfmt-support & docker.io. But then I get

Code:
# ./build.sh -d -v openbox
Unable to find image 'godebos/debos:latest' locally
latest: Pulling from godebos/debos
afb6ec6fdc1c: Pull complete
43943834700a: Pull complete
3001d50d429e: Pull complete
Digest: sha256:251d509e09a48914ce58d1b747bf36f7a87a181f56899186af41db84ead3e1c6
Status: Downloaded newer image for godebos/debos:latest
standard_init_linux.go:211: exec user process caused "exec format error"
#

Second - is there a simple way to enable USB-gadget without installing all of pinephone-devtools? I guess install openssh-server, dnsmasq-base but will still need a couple of suitable nmcli commands? Or maybe just install mobian-devtools?


RE: Mobian other Desktop Environments - devrtz - 07-02-2020

(07-02-2020, 05:22 AM)dukla2000 Wrote: I am trying to build on my RockPro64 but run into problems as debos is not available for arm64.

I have installed bmap-tools, debootstrap, qemu-system-arm (figured it would be more useful than -x86!), qemu-user-static, binfmt-support & docker.io. But then I get

Code:
# ./build.sh -d -v openbox
Unable to find image 'godebos/debos:latest' locally
latest: Pulling from godebos/debos
afb6ec6fdc1c: Pull complete
43943834700a: Pull complete
3001d50d429e: Pull complete
Digest: sha256:251d509e09a48914ce58d1b747bf36f7a87a181f56899186af41db84ead3e1c6
Status: Downloaded newer image for godebos/debos:latest
standard_init_linux.go:211: exec user process caused "exec format error"
#

Second - is there a simple way to enable USB-gadget without installing all of pinephone-devtools? I guess install openssh-server, dnsmasq-base but will still need a couple of suitable nmcli commands? Or maybe just install mobian-devtools?

Regarding the first point:
I haven't tried building an image on an arm64 machine. Could you try building it on an x86_64 machine?

Regarding the second point:
I don't know the details for the USB gadget, but you could check the mobian-meta package. I'm not sure about the relation between mobian-devtools and pinephone-devtools (apart from pinephone-devtools depending on mobian-devtools).

Edit: After checking with @a-wai you should probably have a look at https://gitlab.com/mobian1/devices/pinephone-support


RE: Mobian other Desktop Environments - dukla2000 - 07-02-2020

(07-02-2020, 06:09 AM)devrtz Wrote: ...
I haven't tried building an image on an arm64 machine. Could you try building it on an x86_64 machine?
...
Certainly the "debos" method works fine on x86 - I will try with the docker flag and see what happens. Main issue is I have to borrow the x86 machine Smile