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Meshica7


Joined: 30 Mar 2008
Posts: 44

PostPosted: Mon 21 Apr 2008, 17:58    Post_subject:  

No problem! This is a lot of fun just getting my feet wet!In the meantime I will be checking out the other Pups in the litter like Teen Pup,Graph Pup,and Simple Pup.Havin' fun and learnin' tons!
I appreciate all of your help.At least I can still rin Mac Pup in Live mode. Wink

Take care and keep up the great work!

Juan
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composer

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PostPosted: Wed 23 Apr 2008, 12:46    Post_subject:  

CEL wrote:
The Global Menu bar is achieved by installing a patched version of GTK and an xfce4- or gnome- panel plugin. (More info here and here.) I was able to find binary packages for these, which I can upload here if people are interested.

-CEL


Hi, I'm a Mac user, I'm tryng wnop with machintoshisch themes and so on, but I can't find GTK patches for global-menu (binaries).
I'm very interested in those binary packages ... this theme is pure OSX ... (I mean estetically) Very Happy
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PostPosted: Fri 25 Apr 2008, 02:12    Post_subject:  

hi guys if your using Mu's gtk theme chooser then this theme would work well I found while looking for other themes,
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puppyluvr


Joined: 06 Jan 2008
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Location: Chickasha Oklahoma

PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr 2008, 00:57    Post_subject: Macpup
Sub_title: Full Install
 

Very Happy Hello Very Happy

@Prit1,
Love the Macpup, but have been running it live cd. Tonight I decided to Full H.D. install it..
Used the live cd to install..When I rebooted it I got an error:

-sh:error while loading shared library:libreadline.so.5 cannot open shared object file error 20

I wiped the partition and installed from the live cd again..same error..
Works fine w/pupsave and/or live cd...(I dont want frugal)
......Would love to make Macpup a permanent member of the kennel...Any thoughts??

.....Puppyluvr....
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prit1


Joined: 03 Jan 2008
Posts: 540
Location: Los Angeles

PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr 2008, 01:02    Post_subject:  

@puppyluvr: Am glad you liked Macpup. When do you get this error? Does it even go into X? Or is this error occurring before that? I have never done full install of any puppy version. I prefer frugal and it has worked perfectly for me. If you have enough memory (atleast 256MB), why dont you try frugal? Otherwise we may need to find this shared library and add this to Macpup.
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puppyluvr


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PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr 2008, 01:25    Post_subject:  

Very Happy Hey Prit1 Very Happy

Right after "Booting the Kernel".... Crying or Very sad
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prit1


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PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr 2008, 12:31    Post_subject:  

@puppyluvr: Do you think you can try Frugal install? How much RAM do you have?
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puppyluvr


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PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr 2008, 21:13    Post_subject:  

Very Happy Hey Very Happy
Well, I tried the frugal install, all went well till reboot...click on it in grub, nothing...Even bumped my 256mb machine to 382mb just in case...Am going over grub menu now to look for errors, will post later...
Great job on this Pup tho....looks cool ... Cool


Jay....

@ Found a great background for my Macpup...
@ WhoDo
Oh yea, thats the "Stuff". SWEET!!!!
You are the Eye Candy King!! Very Happy
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WhoDo


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PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr 2008, 21:41    Post_subject:  

puppyluvr wrote:
@ Found a great background for my Macpup...

Try these too: IceWM Themes Exchange Mac Looks

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prit1


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PostPosted: Thu 01 May 2008, 00:35    Post_subject:  

@puppyluvr: Great job. Hope Macpup works well. The background looks great with this theme. Maybe you should try Whodo's suggestions also.
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puppyluvr


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PostPosted: Thu 01 May 2008, 01:25    Post_subject:  

Very Happy Hello Very Happy

@Prit1
Yes, i took the background from WhoDos link, sweet aint it!!! Very Happy
Have been using Macpup off and on since its release, but finally had time to really sit back and appreciate the beauty and serenity of it...Great job!! Very Happy Now that I can configure it I like it a lot..LOL Used it off the cd before, but I dont like Seamonkey..Once I installed a few things, I liked it so much I wanted to install it. Full Install. Frugal, no luck so far,. but lovin it off the pupsave!!! Will figure out the problem ??Me?? eventually...

Puppy Linux...Everything to Everyone..How would you like yours......
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prit1


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PostPosted: Thu 01 May 2008, 01:34    Post_subject:  

@puppyluvr: Thanks for all the good feedback and your patience. Can you please post the contents of your menu.lst if possible? I am not an expert in grub .. but just to have a look if there is something obvious missing.
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WhoDo


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Location: Lake Macquarie NSW Australia

PostPosted: Thu 01 May 2008, 02:51    Post_subject:  

puppyluvr wrote:
Yes, i took the background from WhoDos link, sweet aint it!!! Very Happy

There's a hidden surprise in that package, too! A little Gtk theme called gekos-leopard! It gives a Macish look to the INSIDE parts of the Rox windows, too!

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linuxblues

Joined: 30 Apr 2008
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PostPosted: Thu 01 May 2008, 16:03    Post_subject: wbar placement
Sub_title: Changing location of wbar
 

prit1,


How do we move the location of the wbar? Say from the bottom to the top or center/middle etc.

Posted another thread but should have stayed here (forum illiterate, pardon me!)

Have you used the wbarconfig gui that is available. that would be sweet!

Thanks for all the effort you put into macpup

linuxblues
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prit1


Joined: 03 Jan 2008
Posts: 540
Location: Los Angeles

PostPosted: Thu 01 May 2008, 16:17    Post_subject:  

@linuxblues: Am glad you like Macpup. The end of this page (thread) has some options listed.

http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=19742&start=30

You can also get the options available by typing
Code:
wbar -help

You can play around with the options and find out what best suits you.

The answer to your question is

-pos top would get the wbar to the top

I have not tried using the gui configuration. But even otherwise the config is very simple as the options are few.
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