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mini-jaguar

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PostPosted: Sat 08 Dec 2012, 14:01    Post subject:  

I have been using regular 4.3.1, as well as Toutou 4.3.1 and the KDE Puppy 4.3.1 for a while now, and they are quite nice.

I don't think they need a new version or kernel, but there is a lack of software for them, people don't make .pets for 4.3.1 much anymore. And that is often what kills an o.s.

For example, there was at one time a .pet for lmms, and several for Audacity. The links are now gone.

On the other hand, surprisingly, I tried several Wine versions from the repository, and both 1.5.2 for Slacko and 1.5.0 for Lucid actually work fine on Puppy 4.3.1! Very Happy
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darkcity


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PostPosted: Sat 08 Dec 2012, 14:57    Post subject:  

Software can become unable due to temporary storage. Its always worth asking the person providing it if they can make it available again. Cool
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mini-jaguar

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PostPosted: Sun 09 Dec 2012, 08:29    Post subject:  

It's probably not worth it, they were pretty old versions.

Incidentally, I tried those Wines again and noticed there is a small bug that in certain places the cursor appears as a big black block. Overall though, they seem to run smoother than the latest 4.3.1 Wine I could find, which is 1.3.2.

This is even more of a reason why some new software should also be compiled for 4.3.1.
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Makoto


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PostPosted: Sun 09 Dec 2012, 15:32    Post subject:  

Why not use green_dome's Wine builds? The latest build is 1.5.17, and they've always worked great for me in Puppy 4.3.1. Smile
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mini-jaguar

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PostPosted: Mon 10 Dec 2012, 07:25    Post subject:  

Makoto wrote:
Why not use green_dome's Wine builds? The latest build is 1.5.17, and they've always worked great for me in Puppy 4.3.1. Smile
Oh yeah, I just tried that, works really well. It doesn't even feel like 4.3.1, it's so fast.
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KentC


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PostPosted: Fri 29 Nov 2013, 18:05    Post subject:  

Puppy Linux 5.X has been a great wifi troubleshooting tool for faulty Windows 7 OS issues at the office, but I prefer 431 to any other version as it's been stable. I've also been able to run this over several machines with no issue.


Bring 431 dev back!


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KentC


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PostPosted: Fri 29 Nov 2013, 18:07    Post subject:  

mini-jaguar wrote:
I have been using regular 4.3.1, as well as Toutou 4.3.1 and the KDE Puppy 4.3.1 for a while now, and they are quite nice.

I don't think they need a new version or kernel, but there is a lack of software for them, people don't make .pets for 4.3.1 much anymore. And that is often what kills an o.s.

For example, there was at one time a .pet for lmms, and several for Audacity. The links are now gone.

On the other hand, surprisingly, I tried several Wine versions from the repository, and both 1.5.2 for Slacko and 1.5.0 for Lucid actually work fine on Puppy 4.3.1! Very Happy


Yeah, I've had to go fishing myself for working .pet and .sfs files. I want to put together a special website dedicated to puppy linux 431.

Kent C.
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disciple

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PostPosted: Fri 29 Nov 2013, 18:18    Post subject:  

KentC wrote:
I want to put together a special website dedicated to puppy linux 431.

Kent C.

Somebody was running one of those, but I can't remember the address.

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Dewbie

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PostPosted: Sat 30 Nov 2013, 12:02    Post subject:  

KentC wrote:
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Bring 431 dev back!

already happening... Smile
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Dewbie

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PostPosted: Sat 30 Nov 2013, 12:06    Post subject:  

disciple wrote:
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Somebody was running one of those, but I can't remember the address.

Are you referring to this?
(for the most part compatible with 431)
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disciple

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PostPosted: Sat 30 Nov 2013, 17:26    Post subject:  

No, don't think so.
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KentC


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PostPosted: Sun 01 Dec 2013, 12:48    Post subject:  

You guys have definitely inspired me to bring something to the front, while I'm still juicing up all the needed stuff for puppy431, I'll definitely bring something up soon with JUST 431 only. That's all I'm using and wish to stick with since I've been able to troubleshoot that pretty well. Just wish there was a dedicated site for ONLY users of my version, it's listed as the most common version used, but no real anything out there. It's the wild west of Linux!


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jakfish

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PostPosted: Sun 01 Dec 2013, 13:24    Post subject:  

ttuuxx's 4.32 should probably be included, too. It's 4.31 with updated packages, including Seamonkey 2.0 (which gives users many more options for extensions).

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KentC


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PostPosted: Fri 06 Dec 2013, 09:51    Post subject:  

Awesome guys!

Get ready!!

www.puppylinux431.com


This site will host the files and i'll get an area setup where we can post stuff to help others. I'm going to host all the 4.3.1 and 4.3.2 stuff since they are like alike. I'm just a heavy 4.3.1 user and figured I'd like to store the files for myself and others, plus put some how to's visually I've made up and what others have based of this forum, and inet.

Anyways, I'm excited to at least be able to clear up the hardship of trying to get a nice fast way to learn puppy 4.3.1 without the confusion or long hours of internet searching. I just want to centralize a learning area/ storage files area with nothing but working tested .pets and .sfs files

Check it out, it should be ready and up soon! Then I'll start hosting the files and putting up stuff.

Kent C.
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jakfish

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Dec 2013, 09:55    Post subject:  

Well done! I subscribe to this thread so let me know if you're missing something, and I'll check my pets, sfs's, etc.

Jake
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