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Slacko 5.7.1 woof-CE testing
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Sailor Enceladus

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PostPosted: Sun 10 Dec 2017, 15:28    Post subject:  Slacko 5.7.1 woof-CE testing  

Hi, I tried a fresh build of the latest slacko 14.0 woof-CE testing branch and slackware 14.0 repository here:

https://www.mediafire.com/folder/kwhxksubf00ny/14.0 (Mirror)

A suggestion for a new thread for this iso/branch was made so here is one. Smile Feel free to play with it and report any problems, especially if they are not present in the original Slacko 5.7 (most can probably be patched in woof-CE or the adrv as needed)

Changes added in the adrv (optional file):

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- Firefox 17esr replaced with Firefox 28 (palemoon and slimjet-14.0.16 can also be used if you want a bit more)
- Added a suspend button on desktop for laptops
- Re-added Ctrl-Alt-Backspace functionality to xorg.conf
- Added some missing mini-icons
- Added a working sfsconvert with the mksquashfs3 files
- Set gnome-mplayer as the default music player (pMusic can still be used if desired)
- Made "skip scanning extracted files for missing dependencies (faster)" the default in ppm

The default OpenSSL in slackware 14.0 is 1.0.1 but there is some information about 1.0.2 here (thanks belham2)

The kernel has been updated from 3.4 to 3.18 (nopae) as it's still being maintained well by Greg on http://www.kernel.org

I use this as my main OS for everything, my laptop is from 2005 and still works great. Smile
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ally


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PostPosted: Sun 10 Dec 2017, 16:22    Post subject:  

mirrored here: http://archive.org/details/Puppy_Linux_Slacko

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8Geee


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PostPosted: Thu 14 Dec 2017, 01:00    Post subject:  

A few quick ?'s

What version of BASH is installed? bash = 4.1.0
IIRC glibc is 2.15?

Good choice on 3.18.x kernel, though "officially" EOL, I heard the same. I presume 3.18.87. OK

OpenSSL 1.0.2 is now "n" revision. (use slackware.com --> security advisories --> 2017: the pup-update repo's might still refer to 1.0.1u(1))

wget is 1.19 OK
curl is 7.57 OK

Finally, if interested, I got FF45.9esr funxioning very good on my 5.7-spins... A few tweaks still needed but passable. I will revise it shortly, anyway, with those tweaks.

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PostPosted: Mon 18 Dec 2017, 01:40    Post subject:  

I downloaded and boot from CD on my EEEpc900a, did noot install.
All looks well. I checked...

wget 1.19.2
curl 7.57
openssl 1.0.1u2 this can go to 1.0.2g -->n if you wish
bash 4.1.0 *** really needs the upgrade ***

WARNING! bash as used in this distro is vunerable to She11$hock.
slackware has 4.1.17 (look for slackware13.37 version) in security advisories -->2017

Firefox28 needs to be completely configured by the end-user. No Comment, most distros are similar.

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Sailor Enceladus

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PostPosted: Mon 18 Dec 2017, 08:51    Post subject:  

Thanks ally and 8Geee. Smile

8Geee wrote:
bash 4.1.0 *** really needs the upgrade ***

WARNING! bash as used in this distro is vunerable to She11$hock.
slackware has 4.1.17 (look for slackware13.37 version) in security advisories -->2017

Thanks for that info 8Geee. I used the flags mentioned by mavrothal here to compile a 14.0 version of 4.1.17, as the Slackware versions had these differences and SFR's link seems dead now. Might add it to the adrv/iso later if I encounter no issues with it.

bash4-4.1.17_spup.pet (329.2 KB)

edit Dec. 22: Updated the iso to the bash4-4.1.17_spup.pet as well
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mini-jaguar

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PostPosted: Mon 15 Jan 2018, 13:31    Post subject:  

Tried it on an ext2 partition: worked great.

On an ext4 partition: did not work.
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PostPosted: Tue 16 Jan 2018, 00:56    Post subject:  

Yah, thats about right, ext4 is problematic, ext2&3 OK. Using ext3 on similar pup. No problems.

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PostPosted: Tue 16 Jan 2018, 15:06    Post subject:  

Hmm, actually it did work with ext4 on another computer, what led me to think that was the problem was the error it wrote related to ext4 (didn't boot).
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PostPosted: Tue 16 Jan 2018, 20:06    Post subject: boot frpm ext4  

mini-jaguar wrote:
Tried it on an ext2 partition: worked great.

On an ext4 partition: did not work.

I got the iso from https://www.mediafire.com/folder/kwhxksubf00ny/14.0
Put files in /mnt/sda1/slacko571
Code:
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  25260032 Jan 14 17:43 adrv_slacko_5.7.1.sfs
-rw-r--r--  1 root root 105615360 Jan 14 17:38 puppy_slacko_5.7.1.sfs
-rw-r--r--  1 root root   2326801 Jan 14 17:19 initrd.gz
-rw-r--r--  1 root root  27901952 Jan  4 13:32 zdrv_slacko_5.7.1.sfs
-rw-r--r--  1 root root   5043232 Jan  4 13:03 vmlinuz

Did grub4dosconfig
Boots OK on this Dell E6410 laptop. sda1 is ext4
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—— Distro Specifications ——

Distro: Slacko Puppy 5.7.1
Window Manager: JWM vgit-905
Desktop Start: xwin jwm

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PostPosted: Mon 29 Jan 2018, 04:25    Post subject:  

Installed the r5822 (25 jan 2018) build to an 8 GB Lexar flash drive formatted ext3. Installed belham2's PET to update openssl to 1.0.2l, and replaced e3 with my own custom build. After an evening of kicking the tires, no problems to report.

Compaq Presario 2200, 1.3 GHz, 1 GB RAM, wired Ethernet
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