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    Default Feedback & Feature Requests

    Feel free to post your Phoromatic feature requests, feedback, and bugs in this thread. I will also be updating this thread with various Phoromatic notes.

    About right now the only warning/word of caution that I have is that when running tests through Phoromatic it doesn't have support for installing any external dependencies for a test profile, if the user Phoromatic is being run as is not root. So either run "phoronix-test-suite install-dependencies all" before starting Phoromatic, just ensure you have all dependencies installed, or that all the tests themselves installed that you will be running through Phoromatic.

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    I found a bug. Here is a short vid (fullscreen advised)

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    Default 'This Video does not exist'

    That's what I get when I click on it. Short video indeed.

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    Default I tried the suggestion, phoronix-test-suite install-dependencies all

    I tried the suggestion, this is what I got:

    phoronix-test-suite install-dependencies all

    ERROR: Invalid Argument: all

    phoronix-test-suite install-dependencies [Test | Suite | ID | Test Result] ...
    My second attempt:
    sudo phoronix-test-suite install-dependencies all
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    ERROR: Invalid Argument: all

    phoronix-test-suite install-dependencies [Test | Suite | ID | Test Result] ...
    Can someone provide an example of phoromatic working, running a test, sending results etc, including an example of setting up a test-schedule and a test, please?

    A list of what needs to be installed, (in any linux distribution at all as an example, just state which distribution it is) would also be incredibly useful (because then I could simply install that distribution and follow your example.)

    Thank you.

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