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Brand New Open Office 2.2 sfs!
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mysticmarks


Joined: 26 Feb 2007
Posts: 158
Location: California

PostPosted: Sun 15 Apr 2007, 11:50    Post_subject:  Brand New Open Office 2.2 sfs!
Sub_title: Full sfs with all xdg menu entries
 

This is a total build of the complete 2.2 Open Office directly from their source tarball. It is The complete suite and will load int the same location as the Original OOo_215.sfs and this one contains menu entries for everything. I found that everything loads much faster than the original OOo_215.sfs.

Please respond to MU's post here-->http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=17331&search_id=76077873

I really would like to make sure no one else has to worry about the issue of creating entries like in the other sfs for Open Office 2.2 as that was the motivation for spending 6 hours creating this file.
Here is the download link that can also be found on MU's post as well.-->http://puppyisos.org/files/sfs/OpenOffice-2.2-mysticmarks/

Don't forget to:
#1. move/save the sfs file to /mnt/home
#2. reboot
#3. open console/terminal and type ---> fixmenus
#4. restart the window manager icewm

Enjoy! (and remember to relate your experience after install to MU!) Smile

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cb88


Joined: 28 Jan 2007
Posts: 1169
Location: USA

PostPosted: Mon 16 Apr 2007, 09:07    Post_subject:  

question: how fast are you talkin'? fast on a pc with 128Mb and a 1 ghz proc or fast on a 64Mb pc with 300 Mhz proc? the OOo_2.15.sfs will run on such a machine but it is reallllllllly ssssssslllllllllllllllllloooooooowww........!!!!!
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Matu

Joined: 08 Feb 2007
Posts: 48
Location: Europe, Hungary

PostPosted: Mon 16 Apr 2007, 10:30    Post_subject:  

First of all, let me say thank you for your work. I don't care about the speed of the program, but we have the possibility to use it.

Thanks again,

Matu
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mysticmarks


Joined: 26 Feb 2007
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Location: California

PostPosted: Mon 16 Apr 2007, 10:37    Post_subject: relative speed
Sub_title: relative speed
 

My slowest test machine has 256MB of ram, and a 2ghz processor. So this isnt going to be a great point of reference for you. However, my personal load times for the majority of open office apps went from around 5 seconds down to around 2 seconds. So that, for me, was quite an improvement.
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mysticmarks


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PostPosted: Mon 16 Apr 2007, 10:42    Post_subject: thanks
Sub_title: thanks
 

Matu wrote:
First of all, let me say thank you for your work. I don't care about the speed of the program, but we have the possibility to use it.

Thanks again,

Matu

No problem. Thanks for the little note of appreciation. Smile
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cb88


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PostPosted: Mon 16 Apr 2007, 16:35    Post_subject:  

I think it took about a minute and a half so based on what you day the load time could be as fast as 30-45 sec on the old machine that would be a real improvement. you could test it in qemu puppy limit the virtual ram to 64 Mb and lower the cycles in the config file (I think that can be done) it's usefull for testing which parts of an app are slowing it down (like slowmo cameras for atheletes).

cb88
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mysticmarks


Joined: 26 Feb 2007
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PostPosted: Tue 17 Apr 2007, 17:49    Post_subject: testing
Sub_title: testing
 

cb88 wrote:
I think it took about a minute and a half so based on what you day the load time could be as fast as 30-45 sec on the old machine that would be a real improvement. you could test it in qemu puppy limit the virtual ram to 64 Mb and lower the cycles in the config file (I think that can be done) it's usefull for testing which parts of an app are slowing it down (like slowmo cameras for atheletes).

cb88


Go for it! Wink
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jstrake

Joined: 19 Apr 2007
Posts: 1
Location: Japan

PostPosted: Thu 19 Apr 2007, 10:46    Post_subject: a possible mirror for this download?  

Hi. Sounds great, but looks like the current site is over bandwidth. Is there a possibility of getting a mirror of this download up? Thanks. Hoping to try it out.

Jonathan
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amish

Joined: 24 Sep 2006
Posts: 616

PostPosted: Thu 19 Apr 2007, 12:15    Post_subject:  

that's right folks! bloat is f***in' expensive!

[size=1000]bloat:[/size] the other, other, other, other white meat...
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MU


Joined: 24 Aug 2005
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Location: Karlsruhe, Germany

PostPosted: Thu 19 Apr 2007, 16:56    Post_subject:  

the site is back in 2 hours.
But expect bandwidth problems again, so try to download early when it is back.
Mark
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cb88


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PostPosted: Fri 20 Apr 2007, 08:10    Post_subject:  

Tested on the 64Mb 300 Mhz laptop still really slow but it seem a little more resonsive might even work if i had another 32 Mb ram. great work!
I think it still took around 120-140 sec to load did i mention the HD is really slow sounds like there is a giant beetle in my hard drive Shocked .
cb88
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mysticmarks


Joined: 26 Feb 2007
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Location: California

PostPosted: Fri 20 Apr 2007, 11:22    Post_subject: cool
Sub_title: cool
 

Cool, glad it loaded up for you. Ive finished my latest SFS file. This one will be uploaded today hopefully. It is going to contain JAVA, Flash, Azureus, and Frostwire. this is more of a file sharing geared sfs, where webmini_215.sfs was for browsing and lighter editing of web stuff. Im doing one last run through on the dev sites for the peer products to make sure there is no updates before i upload. Heads up for later on!
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raffy

Joined: 25 May 2005
Posts: 4798
Location: Manila

PostPosted: Fri 20 Apr 2007, 21:07    Post_subject: try filefactory  

Would you like to try this for alternate download site, as mysticmarks' creations are becoming very popular.
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Puppy user since Oct 2004. Want FreeOffice? Get the sfs (English only).
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mysticmarks


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PostPosted: Sat 21 Apr 2007, 01:39    Post_subject: post away
Sub_title: post away
 

all mirrors are a great addition. Wink
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davec51

Joined: 13 Apr 2006
Posts: 508
Location: Virginia

PostPosted: Sat 21 Apr 2007, 10:48    Post_subject: My OO 2.2 is Invisible  

Surely I am doing something bizarre, but I hope I can achieve fulfillment on this forum, as usual.
I downloaded and installed the 2.2 PupGet. Menu items were added to the Documents menu. But when I click on any of the items in the submenu, absolutely nothing happens. The .sfs is in my hard-disk root, along with all the other Puppy stuff.
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