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joshfan


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PostPosted: Tue 10 Apr 2007, 14:32    Post subject:  flash,mplayer,java  

is there a flash player download, i can not use firefox on sites like cartoon network. my kids like it but it need's a flash player. and the mplayer play's streaming video horrable. and java i downloaded but it does not work is there a package i need to download?
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Pizzasgood


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PostPosted: Tue 10 Apr 2007, 22:14    Post subject:  

The web_215.sfs file for 2.15CE would take care of Flash and Java, but it has a bunch of other stuff you probably don't need too (Azureus, Thunderbird, etc.) It's 73 MB overall. It will work with Puppy 2.14 and Pizzapup 3.0.1 also, by being renamed to either web_214.sfs or web_301.sfs, respectively. It might work in other versions, but the menu icons likely won't show up.

Otherwise, Flash and Java can be installed manually. There are directions for both on the forums, so I'm not going to retype them here. It's pretty easy. The basic idea is download, extract, put some plugins to firefox/plugins, and put additional symlinks in /root/.mozilla/plugins/ (to avoid glitches, especially w/ Flash).

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joshfan


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PostPosted: Sun 15 Apr 2007, 20:56    Post subject: web_215.sfs file  

Where do i find this file? i am so unable to find it.
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PostPosted: Sun 15 Apr 2007, 21:16    Post subject:  

try here for the addon sfs files fo 2.15CE
http://puptrix.org/isos/ce/
or
http://www.pkagfiles.net/puppy215CE/

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PostPosted: Mon 16 Apr 2007, 20:05    Post subject:    

I downloaded the web_215 sfs and when i clicked on it and it said this:

No run action specified for files of this type (application/octet-stream) - you can set a run action by choosing `Set Run Action' from the File menu, or you can just drag the file to an application

What do i set as run action. Confused
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PostPosted: Wed 18 Apr 2007, 01:05    Post subject:  

You don't click it. You put it in the same spot as the pup_save.2fs file (/mnt/home/) and reboot. After rebooting, you might want to open a terminal and type the command fixmenus then hit enter. Then restart the windowmanager (Start -> logout -> restart icewm). Those last two steps are only necessary to enable the menu entries immediately. Otherwise, they'd get fixed the first time you reboot after installing a new PETget package.

If you have a full-hd install, the process will be a little different. I don't use that method, so I'm not familiar with it enough to explain it.

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