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  1. I remember I have ran gparted without issues on other Linux distros over VNC. It never complained like this.
  2. @gymnodemi I have done what you posted, and (thank you!) it did help for a while. But now the error has come back! I don't understand why the error keeps coming back. Can we somehow reach out to the Armbian team? Maybe they don't even know about this bug?
  3. I use a currently fully updated Armbian on an ODROID-C2. I start tigervnc like this in /etc/crontab: @reboot linuxfan bash -lc 'vncserver -local host no' My ~/.vnc/xstartup: #!/bin/bash exec startxfce4 Everything works over VNC but gparted. Nothing would happen when I click on the menu entry. When I try to start it from an Xfce terminal, it (somehow) tells my why it won't start: $ sudo gparted No protocol specified (gpartedbin:23385): Gtk-WARNING **: 20:55:09.777: cannot open display: :1.0
  4. Some recent Armbian update did something to libunwind and so destroyed my crontab setup. I removed the whole preload part and now VNC works again. It also works with bash using /usr/bin/bash -l -c 'vncserver -localhost no'
  5. The bug has returned recently! APT searches are super slow once again. Can the Armbian team fix this?
  6. Many thanks @matteo for solving the problem! The compressed .lz4 files were the cause.
  7. This must be a software bug inside Armbian, considering it worked well before an update and that your fresh install has the same bug.
  8. Doing apt search took just a few seconds before, but since some days, probably after an apt update && apt upgrade, it has become so slow that a search takes many minutes (20+ minutes) instead of seconds. I don't know why, and I don't know how to fix this. Do you know what to do? The slow part of the search is where it says "Full Text Search". It reaches 50% quickly, and then goes slow. If it matters: ODROID-C2, Buster
  9. Ok, I don't really know what that means but it sounds like it's difficult or impossible. I wanted to create bootable Windows sticks, which requires syslinux to prepare the USB stick. The famous bash script "bootiso" requires it. I did it with a Windows PC now but, yeah, it's no big deal but a little sad. I use my Armbian device to prepare many things which are not used on ARM and it would be cool if not too much is left out vs. regular Debian.
  10. I use Armbian Buster on ODROID-C2. I try to install the package "syslinux" with apt, but it's not there. What now? apt install syslinux Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package syslinux is not available, but is referred to by another package. This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or is only available from another source E: Package 'syslinux' has no installation candidate
  11. I want to read and burn DVDs, but the devices won't show up in Xfce Thunar. Other USB devices show up. Has optical drive support been deleted in Armbian?
  12. Thanks, you helped me with the first part of fixing TigerVNC on current Armbian, hopefully I can help you with the second one: # apt install dbus-x11 This package contains the program "dbus-launch". For example the desktop environment Xfce, at least in our use case, tries to launch "dbus-launch", but won't find it. It seems the path environmental variables are not set when you launch something from within /etc/crontab. I load them with the "source" command (also available as ".") from /etc/profile. This could fix other possible bugs, too: /etc/crontab