[Inx] Inx Digest, Vol 20, Issue 1

Warren Smith literalsystems at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 18:09:19 PST 2010

I am using INX 1.17 now as a base to make a samba and openvpn server.
I am doing a remastersys remix and the one thing that doesn't work out
so well is the terminal size shrinks on the remastered version and the
nice menu system gets margin whacked.

It's very well for me to use your base. I just wonder if there is a
quick fix I am overlooking before I go in to resize the menu system.

I really appreciate the work you've done. I enjoy the command line
environment though I am still a newb.

Sincerely Warren Smith

On Wed, Jan 13, 2010 at 2:34 PM,  <inx-request at lists.inx.maincontent.net> wrote:
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>   1. Updates, and inx 1.17 (Peter Garrett)
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> Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2010 06:01:06 +1100
> From: Peter Garrett <inx-one at optusnet.com.au>
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> Subject: [Inx] Updates, and inx 1.17
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> Hello all,
> I finally decided to upload a new "unstable" - 1.17. As those who have
> been on the list for a while will know, the "unstable" uploads are not
> usually unstable in the usual sense of the word :) It's just a label to
> distinguish development versions from "official" versions like 1.0 and
> 1.1.
> You can grab the new iso from here:
> http://inx.maincontent.net/devel/unstable/
> Direct links:
> http://inx.maincontent.net/devel/unstable/inx-unstable-1.17.iso
> http://inx.maincontent.net/devel/unstable/md5sum-unstable-1.17
> Notes:
> This version is not dramatically different from 1.15, but has a new
> game included :) It also has wvdial by request, for those who need it
> to configure modems for 3g or whatever (I don't have 3g,  so you will
> have to "do it yourself" for your particular setup).
> 1.17 has a few fixes in the menus that you probably won't notice. For
> example, the GNU Screen "tour" introduction now includes the information
> about how to quit irssi (on first run). IRC lurkers will be aware of
> the comical stuff that happens with "inx-live" users who are not used
> to irc and try all kinds of stuff to close their clients :-)
> Of course the new iso includes all security updates and new kernel, so
> it is pretty much up to date with current Ubuntu 8.04 as at around Jan
> 7, 2010.
> You can get most of the updates using the "update-inx" script, which is
> included (with menu) in 1.15. "Update-inx" will also work for inx-1.1,
> but you will need to grab the script:
> wget http://inx.maincontent.net/updates/update-inx
> chmod +x update-inx
> ./update-inx
> Of course, if you use the update-inx method you won't get for example
> the newer kernel, and your inx version as shown by "cat /etc/issue.net"
> or "cat /etc/issue" will not change. On the other hand, the new apps and
> menus will only involve a maximum download of 14 MB or so using the
> update-inx method.
> If you use "update-inx" from inx-1.1 you won't, of course, get the
> initrd and kernel associated with the Ubuntu netinstall files, since
> these are in a separate directory on the CD.
> Testing and Feedback Request:
> If possible, please try the 1.17 iso . Have a look at the fun & games
> menu first, and try the new game ;-)
> Since both 1.15 and 1.17 now include the "netinxtaller", any tests of
> that install method will be appreciated too.
> Do list members think this version is different/interesting enough to
> become inx-1.2, or should more bells and whistles be added before we
> make that jump and announce it officially?
> Peter
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