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Message 91165 - Posted: 22 Apr 2019, 18:12:49 UTC
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BOINC client version 7.9.3 for x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
Libraries: libcurl/7.58.0 OpenSSL/1.1.1 zlib/1.2.11 libidn2/2.0.4 libpsl/0.19.1 (+libidn2/2.0.4) nghttp2/1.30.0 librtmp/2.3
[libc detection] gathered: 2.27, Ubuntu GLIBC 2.27-3ubuntu1
Processor: 8 AuthenticAMD AMD FX(tm)-8150 Eight-Core Processor [Family 21 Model 1 Stepping 2]
OS: Linux Ubuntu: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS [4.15.0-48-generic ((Bionic Beaver)) |libc 2.27 (Ubuntu GLIBC 2.27-3ubuntu1)]

I went to Options -> computing preferences, clicked into the Store additional work for ___ days.
Can add numerics
Delete and backspace do not work, But can highlight and type over.

Running WCG and Einstein. same problem.
Ubuntu says I have BOINC package installed: 7.9.3+dfsg-5ubuntu2

several months ago, could not use "Enter" key to update field. Had to use "save" key.
(Might be related.)

Widgets installed:
i libqt5widgets5 - Qt 5 widgets module
i python3-aptdaemon.gtk3widgets - Python 3 GTK+ 3 widgets to run an aptdaemon client

ibqt5widgets5 i 5.9.5+dfsg-0ubuntu2 bionic-updates
python3-aptdaemon.gtk3widgets i 1.1.1+bzr982-0ubuntu19 bionic

Ideas? Suggestions?
Already reported?

Thanks in advance!!!!

Jay
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Message 91176 - Posted: 23 Apr 2019, 16:52:55 UTC - in response to Message 91165.  
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UPDATE.....

I have an older PC (Same version of Linux) that I have not updated in a while, so I tried to recreate the problem, before and after updates.
Before updates: backspace and delete work.
After Updates: backspace and delete work.

BUT this computer is a '386' architecture.

from Boinc Log at startup:
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | Starting BOINC client version 7.9.3 for i686-pc-linux-gnu
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | log flags: file_xfer, sched_ops, task
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | Libraries: libcurl/7.58.0 OpenSSL/1.1.0g zlib/1.2.11 libidn2/2.0.4 libpsl/0.19.1 (+libidn2/2.0.4) nghttp2/1.30.0 librtmp/2.3
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | Data directory: /var/lib/boinc-client
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | No usable GPUs found
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | [libc detection] gathered: 2.27, Ubuntu GLIBC 2.27-3ubuntu1
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | Host name: pc-mini
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | Processor: 2 GenuineIntel Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @ 1.60GHz [Family 6 Model 28 Stepping 2]
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | Processor features: fpu vme de pse tsc msr pae mce cx8 apic sep mtrr pge mca cmov pat clflush dts acpi mmx fxsr sse sse2 ss ht tm pbe nx constant_tsc arch_perfmon pebs bts cpuid aperfmperf pni dtes64 monitor ds_cpl est tm2 ssse3 xtpr pdcm movbe lahf_lm dtherm
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | OS: Linux Ubuntu: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS [4.15.0-47-generic|libc 2.27 (Ubuntu GLIBC 2.27-3ubuntu1)]
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | Memory: 483.08 MB physical, 996.00 MB virtual
Tue 23 Apr 2019 12:30:58 PM EDT |  | Disk: 5.64 GB total, 850.02 MB free

Perplexing..
Thanks in advance!!!!!!

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Message 91188 - Posted: 24 Apr 2019, 5:42:04 UTC

I can confirm that I have seen this before so it isn't just you.
Problem not present with either of my machines running BOINC7.14.2 under Ubuntu19.04 either the native Linux one or the Windows one under WINE so I wonder if it is specific to your version of BOINC?
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Message 91200 - Posted: 24 Apr 2019, 17:55:41 UTC - in response to Message 91188.  
Last modified: 24 Apr 2019, 17:58:15 UTC

Dave, Thanks for your reply!!!

The problem first started after a linux (Ubuntu Mate) update - so it started on the same version of BOINC
((boinc-manager and boinc-client).

I neglected to mention that the left and right arrow (cursor move_ and tab did not work either.

I had some more updates today and I retested - same visible results - but the boint-manager crashed.

Only one entry in syslog:
Apr 24 13:04:57 pc-14 kernel: [ 1324.751556] traps: boincmgr[2518] trap int3 ip:7fa9593e9ea1 sp:7fff92a90350 error:0 in libglib-2.0.so.0.5600.4[7fa959398000+114000]

"Whoopsie" made a detailed report. I'll try to include screenshots in a dropbox, or... soon

I'll finish current WU, and try newer BOIC and Ubuntu Mate. (I was on a long-trm support version.) [edited]

Should I look into a problem report? Or, do you think one already exists?
OBTW, only 1 GPU and 3 of 8 CPU were active. CPU temp about 50C.

Thanks again!!
Jay

Thanks again, Jay
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Message 91202 - Posted: 24 Apr 2019, 19:15:42 UTC - in response to Message 91200.  

Arghh. I forgot
"dropbox" is not what I am looking for.
What is the public folder (URL) on an Ubuntu server where I can upload (global permission) of screen shots of the Whoopsie report?
I could not copy the text from the report...
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Message 91207 - Posted: 24 Apr 2019, 21:31:19 UTC - in response to Message 91202.  

ARGH. Need a fifth-grader to get links from google drive.

Here are links to whoopsie screenshots - 11 of them.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1J1y10WL5qzIuFM4QRku9suSDoyG0UsQI/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iNfIv3XO3bbYrgWEKBroG1yAERBfo6jo/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1FeJ-VXRnXDOax4H8NwqCx7lZxjydEsn0/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1QExbP1sn21f75pzLyNETP4_RtmoNk3Bu/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_l2ToY9AF-8i526zcKEgC5ORP8wDrPXj/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nZIxxan-hjs2U_jIaSyjoG1XLzII7-Ok/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/14HQnRibnZjFG2X8Q_GKRofBI3YZEfsqz/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Aid6VPZLEgDJEhs3tmB4FwgtKx_SXQOT/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HkvakSEe0OyVqyLiHOq4TxP_BK5BfeaE/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1IXNxN-r_sRmkUdBAgma3JJeldj_il-ue/view?usp=sharing
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1CuCuOHEyO2mpYLFeAELNI7Z6EnaXHsdW/view?usp=sharing


whew. took me what? 3 hours?
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Message 91218 - Posted: 25 Apr 2019, 19:47:37 UTC - in response to Message 91207.  

new distribution does not have problem

Ubuntu Mate 19.04 (65 bit) with BOINC manager 7.14-2 with wxWidgets 3.0.4

does not have the problem.
upgrade soon. Very soon.

Thanks to all, Jay

P.S.
will remove whoopsie data in a week or two.
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