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don570


Joined: 10 Mar 2010
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Location: Ontario

PostPosted: Sat 11 Jan 2014, 16:59    Post_subject:  

Why don't you use grub4dos by shinobar? It's in most versions of puppy.

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linuxcbon

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PostPosted: Sat 11 Jan 2014, 17:05    Post_subject:  

don570 wrote:
Why don't you use grub4dos by shinobar? It's in most versions of puppy.

I use grub4dos ! But that's not the question.
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oldyeller


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PostPosted: Mon 20 Jan 2014, 13:07    Post_subject:  

Hello Everyone,

When I use peasyscan and set it for pdf. After the scan is done and I check the pdf it is small even after zooming in all the way. It does not do this in precise 5.5. Any ideas way it scans so small?

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mariojrmatos


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PostPosted: Tue 21 Jan 2014, 13:10    Post_subject:  Unable to load SFS files
Sub_title: ERROR! SFS-Load: fatal: fail to add '/initrd/pup_ro6
 

I recently had a flash drive failure and now I'm having some trouble with Precise Puppy 5.7.1 (it's the same installation, I didn't change a thing since the failure) and it gives me the following message when I try to use an app or program: “SFS-Load: fatal: fail to add '/initrd/pup_ro6' to unionfs”

Further more, it deleted some of the apps and software I had running as sfs files: LibreOffice and Poedit, Glade, Sysprof Profile and Valide. Now I cannot reinstall them because it gives me the described error. Strangely enough, Skype and Qt, also loaded as sfs files, run without problems (maybe they are linked to one of the other pup_ro folders) and for Poedit I just mounted the sfs (“view contents”) and copied the files to each respective folder inside my system.

I used to translate the Portuguese language package the “old way” by mounting the devx file and edit on Poedit and Geany using the MoManager installed by default on Precise Puppy 5.7.1. After the error I had to make the above-mentioned changes to Poedit to get it to work and I also had to install i-18n-tools by Bert (formerly MM Standalone) and the new MoManager (20140104) to continue the language adaptation.

Does anyone know how to solve the “SFS-Load: fatal: fail to add '/initrd/pup_ro6' to unionfs” error?


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vicmz


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PostPosted: Tue 21 Jan 2014, 14:10    Post_subject:  

If I remember well, Precise 571 doesn't have the latest sfs-load, maybe trying it solves the problem:

http://shino.pos.to/linux/puppy/sfs_load-1.9.9.pet

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PostPosted: Wed 22 Jan 2014, 16:49    Post_subject:  

a couple of backgrounds.
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ASRI éducation


Joined: 09 May 2009
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PostPosted: Fri 24 Jan 2014, 15:56    Post_subject:  

vicmz wrote:
If I remember well, Precise 571 doesn't have the latest sfs-load, maybe trying it solves the problem:

http://shino.pos.to/linux/puppy/sfs_load-1.9.9.pet

Latest version is sfs_load-2.0-2.pet (2014-01-22) http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=64354
Cordialement,

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PostPosted: Sat 25 Jan 2014, 08:19    Post_subject:  

futwerk wrote:
a couple of backgrounds.

Thank you for https://www.mediafire.com/folder/x4v77bi1p58ox/puppy2013

Licence is GPL ?

Cordialement,

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Graf_Koks

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PostPosted: Mon 27 Jan 2014, 04:17    Post_subject: root password restricted to 8 characters
Sub_title: root password restricted to 8 characters
 

Hello,

maybe someone already reported this bug. However, I will do it again:

If one installs precise puppy 5.7.1 and decides to run it as fido when shuting off the system the first time, one has to insert a password for the user root. The field for inserting the password accepts strings of arbitrary length.

Nevertheless, I recognized afterwards, that not the whole inserted password is needed when running sudo. Instead it suffices to type in the 8 character prefix of the original password.

Changing the password using "sudo passwd root" and inserting a new one with length greater than 8 does not work, still the 8 character prefix is the new root password.

I would feel more secure if passwords can be chosen bigger in size.

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Graf Koks
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Graf_Koks

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PostPosted: Tue 28 Jan 2014, 05:08    Post_subject: root password restricted to 8 characters
Sub_title: root password restricted to 8 characters
 

So what I found out is the following:

sudo passwd -a md5 root

works using the terminal. That is, now, using the terminal, only the correct password of correct size is needed.

However, the GUI-authentication, i.e. if one wants to install a package still accepts the old 8 character password. Is this a bug or feature?
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futwerk

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PostPosted: Tue 28 Jan 2014, 18:59    Post_subject:  

asri education, try this link:https://www.mediafire.com/folder/y9ah6fpo48hdr2i,8fm24uwxf4yho21/shared
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Graf_Koks

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PostPosted: Wed 29 Jan 2014, 04:39    Post_subject: Re: root password restricted to 8 characters
Sub_title: root password restricted to 8 characters
 

Graf_Koks wrote:
So what I found out is the following:

sudo passwd -a md5 root

works using the terminal. That is, now, using the terminal, only the correct password of correct size is needed.

However, the GUI-authentication, i.e. if one wants to install a package still accepts the old 8 character password. Is this a bug or feature?


So the solution is as follows: the unchanged 8 character password belongs to user fido. That is, one has to change it via passwd as described above.

However, the installation dialog during the first reboot is missleading, since, if one selects fido and not root as normal user, it asks for the root password which seems to be the password for fido.
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peebee


Joined: 21 Sep 2008
Posts: 1460
Location: Malvern, Worcs, UK

PostPosted: Sat 01 Feb 2014, 10:43    Post_subject: Hardinfo crashed pc  

Hardinfo crashes Precise 5.7.1 with kernel 3.9.11pae on my desktop pc with nvidia display if the default driver chosen by xorgwizard is used - nouveau.

Hardinfo also crashes Slacko 5.6.5.2 with kernel 3.10.21

Slacko 5.6 with kernel 3.4.52 does not crash

If the modesetting driver is chosen it doesn't crash

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Vendor : NVIDIA Corporation
Renderer : GeForce 7025 / nForce 630a/integrated/SSE2/3DNOW

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Packetteer


Joined: 12 May 2012
Posts: 36
Location: Long Island Ny

PostPosted: Sun 02 Feb 2014, 08:10    Post_subject:  

Hi All
There is a problem with the devx sfs files for
Precise 5.5 5.6 5.7.1

When I click on the glade menu item in all of the above
versions nothing happens.

When I type glade in the terminal in all the above versions I get the following error.

Code:

# glade
glade: error while loading shared libraries: libgtk-3.so.0: cannot open
shared object file: No such file or directory.


Precise 5.5 5.6 5.7.1 comes with gtk2 installed the devx installs a glade version
that needs gtk3.

Thank you for your time in reading this post
Best Regards
John
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HoerMirAuf


Joined: 22 Jan 2008
Posts: 89
Location: Würzburg

PostPosted: Mon 03 Feb 2014, 10:21    Post_subject:  

Hi ...

resume form suspend on my acer aspire doesnt work. Instead the unit poweroff after resume ... Also the suspend button is without functions.
Backlight, wlan, volume keys works well.
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