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Offline eltone

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*SOLVED* Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« on: March 16, 2013, 09:48:39 PM »
Hi,

TCP 4.7.3 boots fine, but Desktop only displays the center 'CORE' icon.
Nothing at all can be launched, except shutdown, via right mouse click!
Is there any way to recover these essential icons that have always appeared/functioned at the bottom of the screen?

Kind Regards,
eltone
« Last Edit: March 17, 2013, 05:44:21 PM by eltone »

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2013, 12:28:31 AM »
It sounds like one or more extensions is missing.  What's in /tmp/tcloop ?

No icons at all could indicate missing wbar.tcz (no icon display/dock ) or missing Xprogs.tcz (no icons to display).

Most likely it is that Xprogs is not loading - possibly related to the naming issue with fltk-1.1.10.tcz vs. fltk-1.10.tcz
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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2013, 06:18:08 AM »
It sounds like one or more extensions is missing.  What's in /tmp/tcloop ?

No icons at all could indicate missing wbar.tcz (no icon display/dock ) or missing Xprogs.tcz (no icons to display).

Most likely it is that Xprogs is not loading - possibly related to the naming issue with fltk-1.1.10.tcz vs. fltk-1.10.tcz
Dear Lee,

This is  tricky to pursue, since the Desktop is zapped!  The only clue why this happened was that I had just installed/ran 'bitstormlite.tcz'.  I will use another torrent alternative, after this experience.  Any suggestions on a 'bitstormlite' replacement candidate?

How can I discern the contents of /tmp/tcloop, since the Desktop is frozen?

Faithfully,
eltone

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2013, 10:28:06 AM »
It sounds like one or more extensions is missing.  What's in /tmp/tcloop ?

No icons at all could indicate missing wbar.tcz (no icon display/dock ) or missing Xprogs.tcz (no icons to display).

Most likely it is that Xprogs is not loading - possibly related to the naming issue with fltk-1.1.10.tcz vs. fltk-1.10.tcz
Hey Lee!

I notice now that TCP trapped this error:
CP: WRITE ERROR: NO SPACE LEFT ON DEVICE
UDEVD[75]: FAILED TO CREATE QUEUE FILE:

CAN'T OPEN DISPLAY
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I then booted my stable TCP and found that:

/mnt/sdb1/tce/optional

has a LOT of TCZ bloat!

Q: Can I remove this TCZ bloat, inorder to provide the needed space for queue file?

thanks,
eltone

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2013, 11:14:38 AM »
Use Apps to mark extensions for deletion.

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2013, 11:58:54 AM »
Use Apps to mark extensions for deletion.
Hi gerald_clark,

Q: Since TCP trapped 'CAN'T OPEN DISPLAY' error, how can 'Apps' be of any use?

I can't even launch 'editor' from CLI!
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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #6 on: March 17, 2013, 12:13:52 PM »
Hi Paulo
Then boot into your stable TCP and remove a large application from  /mnt/sdb1/tce/optional, such as a web browser.
Do not remove something that other applications may depend on. Then edit  /mnt/sdb1/tce/onboot.lst and remove
that applications name from it. Then try rebooting and see if the error is gone.

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #7 on: March 17, 2013, 01:19:16 PM »
It sounds like one or more extensions is missing.  What's in /tmp/tcloop ?

Lee,
Using my stable TCP, this is the complete contents of /tmp/tcloop:
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/tmp/tcloop/xz
/tmp/tcloop/Xvesa
/tmp/tcloop/Xprogs
/tmp/tcloop/Xorg-7.6-lib
/tmp/tcloop/Xlibs
/tmp/tcloop/x264
/tmp/tcloop/wpa_supplicant-dbus
/tmp/tcloop/wireless_tools
/tmp/tcloop/wireless-3.0.21-tinycore
/tmp/tcloop/wicd
/tmp/tcloop/wbar
/tmp/tcloop/vcdimager
/tmp/tcloop/urwid-2.7
/tmp/tcloop/udev-lib
/tmp/tcloop/ttf-bitstream-vera
/tmp/tcloop/totem-pl-parser
/tmp/tcloop/tc-install
/tmp/tcloop/taglib
/tmp/tcloop/syslinux
/tmp/tcloop/squashfs-tools-4.x
/tmp/tcloop/sqlite3
/tmp/tcloop/shared-mime-info
/tmp/tcloop/SDL
/tmp/tcloop/rfkill
/tmp/tcloop/readline
/tmp/tcloop/python
/tmp/tcloop/pygtk-2.7
/tmp/tcloop/pygobject-2.7
/tmp/tcloop/pycairo-2.7
/tmp/tcloop/popt
/tmp/tcloop/pixman
/tmp/tcloop/perl5
/tmp/tcloop/pcre
/tmp/tcloop/pcmanfm
/tmp/tcloop/parted
/tmp/tcloop/pangomm
/tmp/tcloop/pango
/tmp/tcloop/p11-kit
/tmp/tcloop/ossxmix
/tmp/tcloop/OSS-modules-3.0.21-tinycore
/tmp/tcloop/OSS
/tmp/tcloop/ORBit2
/tmp/tcloop/openssl-1.0.0
/tmp/tcloop/nss
/tmp/tcloop/nspr
/tmp/tcloop/nettle
/tmp/tcloop/net-tools
/tmp/tcloop/ncurses-utils
/tmp/tcloop/ncurses-common
/tmp/tcloop/ncurses
/tmp/tcloop/mpfr
/tmp/tcloop/mirrors
/tmp/tcloop/man
/tmp/tcloop/make
/tmp/tcloop/lxde-icon-theme
/tmp/tcloop/linux-headers-3.0.3-tinycore
/tmp/tcloop/linux-headers-3.0.21-tinycore
/tmp/tcloop/libxml2
/tmp/tcloop/libxcb-util
/tmp/tcloop/libxcb
/tmp/tcloop/libwmf
/tmp/tcloop/libvorbis
/tmp/tcloop/libunique
/tmp/tcloop/libtheora
/tmp/tcloop/libtasn1
/tmp/tcloop/libstartup-notification
/tmp/tcloop/libssl-0.9.8
/tmp/tcloop/libssh2
/tmp/tcloop/libsoup-gnome
/tmp/tcloop/libsoup
/tmp/tcloop/libsigc++
/tmp/tcloop/librsvg
/tmp/tcloop/libproxy
/tmp/tcloop/liborc
/tmp/tcloop/liboil
/tmp/tcloop/libogg
/tmp/tcloop/libnotify
/tmp/tcloop/libnl1
/tmp/tcloop/libmpeg2
/tmp/tcloop/libmpc
/tmp/tcloop/libmad
/tmp/tcloop/liblzma
/tmp/tcloop/libltdl
/tmp/tcloop/libiw
/tmp/tcloop/libisofs
/tmp/tcloop/libIDL
/tmp/tcloop/libid3tag
/tmp/tcloop/libiconv
/tmp/tcloop/libgsf
/tmp/tcloop/libgpg-error
/tmp/tcloop/libgnome-keyring
/tmp/tcloop/libglade
/tmp/tcloop/libgcrypt
/tmp/tcloop/libffi
/tmp/tcloop/libexif
/tmp/tcloop/libetpan
/tmp/tcloop/libdvdread
/tmp/tcloop/libdvdnav
/tmp/tcloop/libdca
/tmp/tcloop/libcroco
/tmp/tcloop/libcdio
/tmp/tcloop/libcdaudio
/tmp/tcloop/libcap
/tmp/tcloop/libcanberra
/tmp/tcloop/libburn
/tmp/tcloop/libattr
/tmp/tcloop/libasound
/tmp/tcloop/libarchive
/tmp/tcloop/libao
/tmp/tcloop/liba52
/tmp/tcloop/less
/tmp/tcloop/lame
/tmp/tcloop/iso-codes
/tmp/tcloop/ImageMagick
/tmp/tcloop/hunspell
/tmp/tcloop/hicolor-icon-theme
/tmp/tcloop/gtkmm
/tmp/tcloop/gtk2
/tmp/tcloop/gtk1
/tmp/tcloop/gstreamer
/tmp/tcloop/gst-plugins-ugly
/tmp/tcloop/gst-plugins-good
/tmp/tcloop/gst-plugins-base
/tmp/tcloop/gst-plugins-bad
/tmp/tcloop/gst-ffmpeg
/tmp/tcloop/gsettings-desktop-schemas
/tmp/tcloop/groff
/tmp/tcloop/graphics-libs-1
/tmp/tcloop/gparted
/tmp/tcloop/gobject-introspection
/tmp/tcloop/gnutls
/tmp/tcloop/gmp
/tmp/tcloop/gmime
/tmp/tcloop/glibmm
/tmp/tcloop/glib2
/tmp/tcloop/glib1
/tmp/tcloop/glib-networking
/tmp/tcloop/gimp2
/tmp/tcloop/gftp
/tmp/tcloop/getFlash11
/tmp/tcloop/gegl
/tmp/tcloop/gdk-pixbuf2
/tmp/tcloop/GConf
/tmp/tcloop/gcc_libs
/tmp/tcloop/gcc_base-dev
/tmp/tcloop/gcc-3.3.6
/tmp/tcloop/gcc
/tmp/tcloop/gamin
/tmp/tcloop/fribidi
/tmp/tcloop/fontconfig
/tmp/tcloop/flwm_topside
/tmp/tcloop/fltk-1.1.10
/tmp/tcloop/flash11
/tmp/tcloop/flac
/tmp/tcloop/firmware-openfwwf
/tmp/tcloop/firmware-broadcom
/tmp/tcloop/firefox
/tmp/tcloop/file
/tmp/tcloop/faad
/tmp/tcloop/expat2
/tmp/tcloop/enchant
/tmp/tcloop/eglibc_gconv
/tmp/tcloop/eggdbus
/tmp/tcloop/dvdauthor
/tmp/tcloop/dvd+rwtools
/tmp/tcloop/dosfstools
/tmp/tcloop/djvulibre
/tmp/tcloop/dhcpcd
/tmp/tcloop/dbus-python-2.7
/tmp/tcloop/dbus-glib
/tmp/tcloop/dbus
/tmp/tcloop/curl
/tmp/tcloop/claws-mail
/tmp/tcloop/cdrtools
/tmp/tcloop/cdrkit
/tmp/tcloop/cdrdao
/tmp/tcloop/cairomm
/tmp/tcloop/cairo
/tmp/tcloop/bzip2-lib
/tmp/tcloop/bsddb
/tmp/tcloop/brasero
/tmp/tcloop/binutils
/tmp/tcloop/bash
/tmp/tcloop/babl
/tmp/tcloop/b43-tools
/tmp/tcloop/atkmm
/tmp/tcloop/atk
/tmp/tcloop/acl
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I will start by removing firefox, under the guidelines of Rich.
eltone
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« Last Edit: March 17, 2013, 04:36:31 PM by eltone »

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #8 on: March 17, 2013, 01:43:29 PM »

Then boot into your stable TCP and remove a large application from  /mnt/sdb1/tce/optional, such as a web browser.
Do not remove something that other applications may depend on. Then edit  /mnt/sdb1/tce/onboot.lst and remove
that applications name from it. Then try rebooting and see if the error is gone.

Hey Rich!

Firefox is so stable, I don't want to remove it.  GCC compiler is the problem app, so, can these apps be safely removed from /mnt/sdb1/tce/optional/:

1) gcc_libs
2) gcc_base-dev
3) gcc-3.3.6
4) gcc

eltone

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2013, 01:44:51 PM »
Well - I see at least Xlibs, Xprogs, Xvesa, fltk-1.1.10, wbar and flwm_topside so I  think the base applets should show up.  I'd concentrate on the "WRITE ERROR: NO SPACE LEFT ON DEVICE" issue.

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I usually end up with my eyes crossed, too.  :)
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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2013, 02:10:57 PM »
Hi eltone
Removing gcc-3.3.6 should be enough to determine if the problem is insufficient free space on the device.

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2013, 02:15:07 PM »
I am not clear on what device is out of space. Is it the root file system?
If so, remove some applications from onboot.lst.

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2013, 02:42:49 PM »
Hi,

The last app I installed prior to the write error was 'bitstormlite.tcz'.  I see it in 'onboot.1st', but there is no listing of it in /tmp/tloop.  Is this normal?  Also, 'gcc.tcz' is the only gcc app for 'onboot.1st'.

eltone
* onboot.1st:

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Xvesa.tcz
Xlibs.tcz
Xprogs.tcz
wbar.tcz
flwm_topside.tcz
wl-modules-3.0.21-tinycore.tcz
iw.tcz
pci-utils.tcz
ndiswrapper.tcz
firmware.tcz
firmware-ipw2100.tcz
firmware-ipw2200.tcz
firmware-libertas.tcz
firmware-openfwwf.tcz
firmware-wimax.tcz
firmware-zd1211.tcz
b43-fwcutter.tcz
tc-install.tcz
ezremaster.tcz
mirrors.tcz
rfkill.tcz
b43-tools.tcz
b43-tools-doc.tcz
firmware-broadcom.tcz
firefox.tcz
wicd.tcz
gparted.tcz
pcmanfm.tcz
man.tcz
mc.tcz
ossxmix.tcz
brasero.tcz
cdrdao.tcz
dvdauthor.tcz
vcdimager.tcz
gst-ffmpeg.tcz
libburn.tcz
libisofs.tcz
getFlash11.tcz
flash11.tcz
testdisk-6.11.3.tcz
librsvg-dev.tcz
gcc.tcz
compiletc.tcz
linux-headers-3.0.21-tinycore.tcz
bitstormlite.tcz
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« Last Edit: March 17, 2013, 04:34:29 PM by eltone »

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2013, 02:48:53 PM »
Hi eltone
Removing gcc-3.3.6 should be enough to determine if the problem is insufficient free space on the device.
Hi Rich,
To be on the safe side, I'll remove gcc, also, since gcc.tcz is listed in 'onboot.1st'

eltone

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Re: Lost TCP Desktop Icons
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2013, 04:03:36 PM »
eltone

forgive me if you had other distractions, but you may like to modify your posts and enclose those lists with either a
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