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Mirror sites for downloading PETs ??
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lagagnon

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PostPosted: Fri 21 Nov 2008, 15:40    Post subject:  Mirror sites for downloading PETs ??  

Given that the puppylinux.ca site has now exceeded its bandwidth limit for the month (you will get a concurrent bandwidth download error) are there any other mirror sites for downloading extra PET packages?

I am particularly interested in Java, Wine and Frostwire as I am trying to finish off a remastered Puppy for a charity that donates refurbished computers.

Thanks for any help....

Larry
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PostPosted: Fri 21 Nov 2008, 15:59    Post subject:  

The best way to do it is to ask the contributors of the packages individually to supply you with the packages, They still can download and upload via ftp /filezilla. But not html. I'm using my account right now on puppylinux.ca.
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Dingo


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PostPosted: Fri 21 Nov 2008, 16:01    Post subject: Re: Mirror sites for downloading PETs ??  

lagagnon wrote:
Given that the puppylinux.ca site has now exceeded its bandwidth limit for the month (you will get a concurrent bandwidth download error) are there any other mirror sites for downloading extra PET packages?

I am particularly interested in Java, Wine and Frostwire as I am trying to finish off a remastered Puppy for a charity that donates refurbished computers.

Thanks for any help....

Larry

take a look on dokupuppy

http://puppylover.netsons.org/dokupuppy/doku.php

I have many packages if someone is missing or link is invalid, please, alert me at e-mail address you can fond on dokupuppy home page

frostwire is here:
http://puppylover.netsons.org/dokupuppy/?do=search&id=frostwire

wine
http://puppylover.netsons.org/dokupuppy/?do=search&id=wine

and so on...

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scottie_dog

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PostPosted: Sun 23 Nov 2008, 08:22    Post subject: Mirror sites for downloading PETs ??  

Folks i am just loving how simple, powerful and fast puppy is on old and new hardware. I am trying to install the NVIDIA 177 drivers for my mainboard so i can get 1650x1050 resolution on my monitor. However i to have problems with the puppylinux.ca html download saying "Concurrent downloads exceeded". Can anyone offer help? How easy is it to build the driver yourself in puppy? I am guessing you need the kernel source and c++/c compilers installed and the source install from Nvidia. Perhaps i would be easier joining puppylinux.ca and using ftp?

Thanks for any help, i am a linux ethusiast based over in Glasgow, Scotland.
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01micko


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PostPosted: Sun 23 Nov 2008, 08:52    Post subject:  

There are lots of mirrors for puppy software. Go to http://www.puppylinux.org/ and you will see. You will also find the devx_'xxx'.sfs files which you need for compiling. (match 'xxx' with your puppy version). I'm sure you'll figure it out, that's half the fun! Wink
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