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backi

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PostPosted: Sun 24 Dec 2017, 05:00    Post subject:  

Me ,using just 32bit Os Puppies, can not find much appImages .
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slavvo67

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PostPosted: Sun 24 Dec 2017, 11:03    Post subject:  

Hi Backi:

It's a shame that 32bit seems to be getting phased out. Many individuals create so it's finding that hidden diamond among the rough. You may want to consider contributing by creating your own appimages of programs you have working under the 32bit platform. Appimage's website has create instructions there.

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mikeslr


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PostPosted: Fri 12 Jan 2018, 15:20    Post subject: ImageMagick.AppImage -- Does it work?  

Hi Mike Walsh,

Stumbled upon ImageMagick.AppImage, discussed here with download link: http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=980024#980024. From your previous posts about graphics, I thought it might interest you.

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slavvo67

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PostPosted: Fri 12 Jan 2018, 23:43    Post subject:  

There haven't been many Appimages that I've been interested in; though quite a few work ootb.
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Mike Walsh


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PostPosted: Sat 13 Jan 2018, 07:08    Post subject: Re: ImageMagick.AppImage -- Does it work?  

mikeslr wrote:
Hi Mike Walsh,

Stumbled upon ImageMagick.AppImage, discussed here with download link: http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=980024#980024. From your previous posts about graphics, I thought it might interest you.

mikesLr


Thanks, Mike; we'll add it to the list!

I've tried ImageMagick before, but, like you, I do not feel 'comfortable' in the terminal. Must be a hang-over from my years & years of Windoze usage; I still prefer my GUIs.

I just couldn't get my head around the multitude of possible parameters that can be added to each command; after a wee while, it felt like my head was about to explode..!

But it's all 'grist for t'mill'.....and another we can add to the list of these AppImages that work for Puppy. So.....good catch!


Mike. Wink

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PostPosted: Sat 13 Jan 2018, 12:34    Post subject: Another AppImage "Repo" -- Old 32-bits ?  

Stumbled on this site. Don't know if its been mentioned yet. Looks like old 32-bit applications. Figured I'd better post it before staggering elsewhere: https://sourceforge.net/projects/portable/files/

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Mike Walsh


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PostPosted: Mon 29 Jan 2018, 17:13    Post subject:  

Evening, all.

Following an update to the Telegram Instant Messenger this evening, it now crashes every time you attempt to launch the AppImage in Puppy.....with a 'segmentation' fault.

Reason? It no longer runs with ALSA, and now expects to find the full, standard PulseAudio package installed. So, unless you have an extremely pressing need for Telegram (which is, apparently, horribly insecure anyway), I think we can write this particular one off as 'untenable', since installing the full PulseAudio is a right royal PITA in Pup.

And it's not as though there aren't other options out there. Pidgin, Viber, Wire, Discord, Wickr, Slack, Retroshare (a new one, this), Tox, Ring.....there's been an explosion of IM apps this last year or two, though most are now 64-bit only, and have to be installed through package managers and PPAs, etc. Anyroad, I just thought I'd let you guys know.


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