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Noob - simplifying computers for elders
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Lobster
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PostPosted: Sun 06 Dec 2009, 15:22    Post subject:  

add this
Code:
 <hbox>
        <button cancel></button>
  </hbox>


just before this
Code:
</vbox>
 </window>'


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fsabatino

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PostPosted: Mon 28 Dec 2009, 07:37    Post subject: Re: Noob - simpler than Eldy
Subject description: Elderly and new computer user front end
 

Hi Thom,

Eldy 2.2 has been released. Could you please put together the corresponding sfs or tell me how I go about doing it?

Thanks buddy
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PostPosted: Mon 28 Dec 2009, 23:21    Post subject: Re: Noob - simpler than Eldy
Subject description: Elderly and new computer user front end
 

fsabatino wrote:

Eldy 2.2 has been released. Could you please put together the corresponding sfs


http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=375856#375856
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crazyscorpio

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PostPosted: Tue 11 Feb 2014, 21:48    Post subject:  

Code:

#! /bin/bash
# Noob by Lobster for Puppy Linux Nov 2009
# Computing interface for the elderly and NEW computer users

export Noob='
<window title="Click on pic" window-position="1">
<vbox>
 <hbox>
<text>
    <label>I N T E R N E T</label>
</text>
   <button>
         <input file>files/noob.png</input>
         <action>defaultbrowser http://www.google.co.uk/ "$@"</action>
   </button>
    <button>
         <input file>files/news.png</input>
         <action>defaultbrowser http://news.bbc.co.uk/ "$@"</action>
   </button>
   <text>
    <label>N E W S</label>
  </text>
 </hbox>
  <hbox>
      <text>
    <label>W E A T H E R</label>
 </text>
    <button>
         <input file>files/weather.gif</input>
         <action>defaultbrowser http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/ "$@"</action>
   </button>
    <button>
         <input file>files/email.gif</input>
           <action>defaultbrowser http://mail.google.com/ "$@"</action>
   </button>
  <text>
     <label>E M A I L</label>
  </text>
 </hbox>
  <hbox>
  <text>
    <label>T V</label>
  </text>
   <button>
         <input file>files/tv.png</input>
         <action>defaultbrowser http://www.youtube.com/ "$@"</action>
   </button>
   <button>
         <input file>files/typing.jpg</input>
         <action>exec abiword "$@"</action>
   </button>
    <text>
    <label>W R I T E</label>
   </text>
 </hbox>
  <hbox>
 <text>
    <label>H E L P</label>
 </text>
   <button>
         <input file>files/help.png</input>
         <action>defaultbrowser http://www.bbc.co.uk/computertutor/computertutorone/index.shtml "$@"</action>
   </button>
     <button>
         <input file>files/switch.jpg</input>
         <action>exec /usr/bin/wmpoweroff &</action>
   </button>
  <text>
    <label>E X I T   </label>
   </text>
 </hbox>
</vbox>
 </window>'

gtkdialog3 --program Noob
unset Noob




Since its been 2 years since the last response in eldy and the project appears amazing yet dead how do i use this code you created i tried copying to a noob.sh into my startup folder in puppy and tried noob.rc but both gave an error of invalid file i am completely a linux retard but trying to setup something for my mother so she can see the pc again easier now that her vision is impaired and that text to speach thing from microsoft is just so annoying and useless. [/code]
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PostPosted: Tue 11 Feb 2014, 22:21    Post subject:  

You should just need to put it in a file (doesn't necessarily need a .sh extension, although .rc would be strange) and change the permissions to make it executable.
What do you mean by "gave an error"? Did you see the error in a terminal or in some window which popped up?

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PostPosted: Tue 11 Feb 2014, 22:27    Post subject:  

This might do what you're looking for, crazyscorpio --> http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=82120
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