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baryluk

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Option to not check for updates
« on: March 13, 2021, 10:24:30 PM »
I just noticed that GeexLab is doing network checks for new versions, and opens a browser to inform about the new version. This is somehow disruptive, and I wish there was a way for it to not do that.

I am using Linux version.

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Re: Option to not check for updates
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2021, 12:08:01 PM »
yes you can disable the check for a new version in the init0.xml: just add the check_version="0" attribute.

Or in command line:
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./GeeXLab /no_online_check


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Re: Option to not check for updates
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2021, 12:19:54 AM »
Thank you. That works:

user@debian:~/Downloads/GeeXLab_linux64$ strace -f ./GeeXLab 2>&1 | grep -i connect
connect(4, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path="/var/run/nscd/socket"}, 110) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
connect(4, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path="/var/run/nscd/socket"}, 110) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
connect(4, {sa_family=AF_INET, sin_port=htons(53), sin_addr=inet_addr("77.109.128.2")}, 16) = 0
connect(4, {sa_family=AF_INET, sin_port=htons(80), sin_addr=inet_addr("83.166.138.97")}, 16) = -1 EINPROGRESS (Operation now in progress)
connect(4, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path=@"/tmp/.X11-unix/X0"}, 20) = 0
connect(5, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path=@"/tmp/.X11-unix/X0"}, 20) = 0
[pid 2597102] connect(10, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path="/var/run/nscd/socket"}, 110) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
[pid 2597102] connect(10, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path="/var/run/nscd/socket"}, 110) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
[pid 2597142] connect(10, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path=@"/tmp/.X11-unix/X0"}, 20) = 0
^C


user@debian:~/Downloads/GeeXLab_linux64$ strace -f ./GeeXLab /no_online_check 2>&1 | grep -i connect
connect(4, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path=@"/tmp/.X11-unix/X0"}, 20) = 0
connect(5, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path=@"/tmp/.X11-unix/X0"}, 20) = 0
[pid 2597229] connect(10, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path="/var/run/nscd/socket"}, 110) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
[pid 2597229] connect(10, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path="/var/run/nscd/socket"}, 110) = -1 ENOENT (No such file or directory)
[pid 2597269] connect(10, {sa_family=AF_UNIX, sun_path=@"/tmp/.X11-unix/X0"}, 20) = 0
^C




Would be great if /help actually showed the available options.