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Install and run bubbles, gemgame and tuxtype2 in puppy4.0
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PostPosted: Thu 07 Aug 2008, 15:20    Post_subject:  Install and run bubbles, gemgame and tuxtype2 in puppy4.0  

Recently I switched from puppy2.17.1 to puppy4.0. While there are many advances I missed bubbles, gemgame and tuxtype2.

To run bubbles and gemgame simply install:
http://www.puppylinux.ca/puppyfiles/pet_packages-3/bubbles-1.0.2a.pet
http://www.puppylinux.ca/puppyfiles/pet_packages-3/gemgame-2003.pet
http://www.puppylinux.ca/puppyfiles/pet_packages-3/tcl-8.5a4nothreads.pet
http://www.puppylinux.ca/puppyfiles/pet_packages-3/tk-8.5a4nothreads.pet

To run tuxtype2 you need to install:
http://www.puppylinux.ca/tpp/bugs/tuxtype2-1.5.3.pet

and several sdl libraries and the 3.01 version of libfreetype.so which I have put together into the attached .pet.

I don't know whether using the older libfreetype.so will mess up any other programs. I haven't seen any problems yet but let me know if you do.
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PostPosted: Thu 02 Oct 2008, 23:14    Post_subject:  

the following pet can be used, if you don't want to risk to break existing libraries.

It assumes, that you already have installed libSDL with petget, or have a puplet, that already includes libSDL.

In Muppy 0084 libSDL is included, but tuxtype2 crashes.
This seems to be related to the combination of Muppys libSDL_ttf.so and libfreetype.so.6.

This pet now installs these files from tuxtype2_libs.pet:

/usr/local/lib-tuxtype2/libfreetype.so.6.3.15
/usr/local/lib-tuxtype2/libSDL_ttf-2.0.so.0
/usr/local/lib-tuxtype2/libfreetype.so.6
/usr/local/lib-tuxtype2/libSDL_ttf.so
/usr/local/lib-tuxtype2/libSDL_ttf-2.0.so.0.6.1
/usr/local/bin/tuxtype2
/usr/local/bin/tuxtype2.bin

So the working libs are installed to a new folder, so that they do not overwrite existing ones.

tuxtype2 is replaced with a script, that includes this new folder.
It then runs tuxtype2.bin (the old tuxtype2).

Mark
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