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My report on Quirky 6.0
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Rodney Byne

Joined: 31 Jan 2014
Posts: 39

PostPosted: Sun 23 Feb 2014, 07:09    Post_subject: Childproofing  

Barry,
thanks for the childproofing description, though---

No kids here so don't need childproofing, don't want it,
irrelevant, surplus to requirements.

If you must impose this module upon us, could you please
at least allow options to either not install it with the next SP
or un-install it afterwards.

Thanks.
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Kris55555

Joined: 06 May 2013
Posts: 2
Location: Warszawa, Poland

PostPosted: Sun 23 Feb 2014, 09:20    Post_subject: childproofing
Sub_title: childproofing My opinion
 

My opinion:
childproofing - yes, but only as a separate Modulus, with the option to uninstall, just as described in the previous post.
Thanks.
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slavvo67

Joined: 12 Oct 2012
Posts: 445
Location: The other Mr. 305

PostPosted: Sun 23 Feb 2014, 16:46    Post_subject:  

Childproofing is a pretty good idea for those that have kids and want them to have the Puppy experience. It's also good for family members that might not normally use a Linux box. Either way, I'll have fun testing it.

Thanks again, Barry
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slenkar

Joined: 10 Jul 2009
Posts: 214

PostPosted: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 08:59    Post_subject:  

talking of childproofing my daughter removed the browser icon from my desktop and doesnt know how.
How do I get it back?
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bobtron

Joined: 17 Oct 2011
Posts: 30
Location: Illinois-_land--USA--

PostPosted: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 09:28    Post_subject: QT6.0.5
Sub_title: lost icon?
 

Greetings slenkar {?spell check}
best good guess? try navigating to /usr/local/apps
if iicon is in that folder? just drag it back to your desktop.
Hope I guessed it right.
GL !
or try /usr/share/ applications and then find browser desktop icon {might be "default browser}.
Then you can drag/copy to your desktop..Once on desktop you can right click on the icon on "edit" the name..such as "do not remove"..-haha

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Bert


Joined: 30 Jun 2006
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PostPosted: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 09:31    Post_subject:  

/usr/local/bin/defaultbrowser
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bobtron

Joined: 17 Oct 2011
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Location: Illinois-_land--USA--

PostPosted: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 09:36    Post_subject: qt6.0.5
Sub_title: tnx
 

Tnx Bert!
I was away from quirky at the time..doing other stuff.
Hope you helped slenkar out.
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slenkar

Joined: 10 Jul 2009
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PostPosted: Tue 25 Feb 2014, 15:01    Post_subject:  

thanks both!
got it back
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broomdodger


Joined: 09 May 2008
Posts: 269
Location: Santa Cruz, CA

PostPosted: Wed 26 Feb 2014, 17:39    Post_subject: VLC Web PlugIn has crashed  

Quirky Tahr 6.0.5

Chrome Version 32.0.1700.107
Tried to stream music from this site and:
Quote:
VLC Web PlugIn has crashed

http://www.wdav.org/streams/wdav-24k.m3u

Used pupRadio which opened VLC and it is playing.
Also playing the stream directly in VLC works.

Then tried SeaMonkey 2.24 and it is playing within the browser.

Bill
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dogle

Joined: 11 Oct 2007
Posts: 332

PostPosted: Wed 26 Feb 2014, 21:37    Post_subject:  

Just been downloading the
/pet_packages-tahr/devx-6.0.5-tahr.pet,
from a couple of sources - ibiblio, uoc, - (partly with a view to test my new ISP service).

grrrr, the hash codes don't match!

Anyone have the kosher hash codes for this?
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broomdodger


Joined: 09 May 2008
Posts: 269
Location: Santa Cruz, CA

PostPosted: Wed 26 Feb 2014, 23:55    Post_subject:  

dogle wrote:
Just been downloading the
/pet_packages-tahr/devx-6.0.5-tahr.pet,
from a couple of sources - ibiblio, uoc, - (partly with a view to test my new ISP service).

grrrr, the hash codes don't match!

Anyone have the kosher hash codes for this?

http://www.puppylinux.com/development/createpet.htm
Quote:
A ".pet" file is actually a tarball, that is, a ".tar.gz" file, except that it has a 32-byte md5sum (file integrity verification code) appended on the end of the file.
All that the "pet2tgz" script does is remove that trailing md5sum. All that "tgz2pet" does is append the md5sum.
So... you do not need to check the hash of a .pet file.
Bill
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don570


Joined: 10 Mar 2010
Posts: 3347
Location: Ontario

PostPosted: Thu 27 Feb 2014, 21:04    Post_subject:  

I download from
https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0ByUDhE3nQF8uUkE3MWhqNjF3dEU&usp=sharing

It's a lot quicker but there's no md5sums.
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don570


Joined: 10 Mar 2010
Posts: 3347
Location: Ontario

PostPosted: Sat 01 Mar 2014, 14:41    Post_subject:  

Here's a tip:

Using viewnior do a 90 degree rotation of

/usr/local/lib/X11/pixmaps/folder24.png
/usr/local/lib/X11/pixmaps/folder48.png

The updating of the icons seems to be done automatically during
overnite maintenance??

The result is seen in image....

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dogle

Joined: 11 Oct 2007
Posts: 332

PostPosted: Sat 01 Mar 2014, 19:37    Post_subject:  

.... thanks, folks ....sorry if I am now drifting somewhat OT but, Bill, am I correct in inferring from the Barry quote that the .pet process is self-checking download-wise (assuming that the download is completed fully)?

If so, sheesh! - I never knew that - every day is still a schoolday!
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broomdodger


Joined: 09 May 2008
Posts: 269
Location: Santa Cruz, CA

PostPosted: Sat 01 Mar 2014, 20:26    Post_subject:  

dogle wrote:
.... thanks, folks ....sorry if I am now drifting somewhat OT but, Bill, am I correct in inferring from the Barry quote that the .pet process is self-checking download-wise (assuming that the download is completed fully)?

If so, sheesh! - I never knew that - every day is still a schoolday!
Exactly... a .pet file has the md5 embedded.
It does not 'self-check' on download, only when it is opened.
That is why you never see a list of md5 for .pet files.
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