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How would you go about making a dotpup?
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flamesage


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PostPosted: Tue 12 Jul 2005, 14:36    Post_subject:  How would you go about making a dotpup?  

Are there any guides for making a dotpup?
Like I want to start making them, but I Have no idea on how to even start.
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Lobster
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PostPosted: Tue 12 Jul 2005, 15:00    Post_subject:  

Start here (with a bigger brain than mine)
- you should do fine Smile

http://www.murga.org/%7Epuppy/viewtopic.php?t=1071

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Flash
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PostPosted: Tue 12 Jul 2005, 15:34    Post_subject:  

Also see the index, under For Developers Only
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Nathan F


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PostPosted: Tue 12 Jul 2005, 16:03    Post_subject:  

Flamesage,

Guest Too made an excellent template for making a dotpup, which is available as a dotpup. I recommend starting with that. You will need to know a little about ash or bash scripting, and beyond that just follow the directions that he provides. If you want to give it a try but have any questions, I'm sure someone here could help you.

Nathan
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Bruce B


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PostPosted: Tue 12 Jul 2005, 16:14    Post_subject:  

G2, thanks for all the cool work you do.

Xkill works great. I opted for the keyboard shortcut to run it.

I tried to kill an app in the taskbar and it killed X. Very effective, but probably you should click on the window as opposed to the taskbar icon. Smile
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GuestToo
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PostPosted: Tue 12 Jul 2005, 16:44    Post_subject:  

a dotpup is pretty simple anyway ... it's just a zip file with your files in it ... put an executable file in it called dotpup.sh, and it will be run automatically when the dotpup is clicked
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