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Colonel Panic


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PostPosted: Wed 09 Dec 2009, 08:20    Post_subject:  

runtt21 wrote:
Two day in a Row !! And today is wasn't so close.....


Great! We're using it at the community centre now (ajongside Ecopup).

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runtt21


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PostPosted: Wed 09 Dec 2009, 18:17    Post_subject:  

Thank you Colonel !!

We dropped back to #8 today ,I think we will settle back down around 50-60 where we where before the release.....that's cool... I hope to have e17 updated soon.
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PostPosted: Fri 11 Dec 2009, 07:14    Post_subject:  

Thanks for replying. #8 is still amazing for a puplet.

Unfortunately the centre's users didn't take to Enlightenment for some reason (I think one said they had a problem with the menus, text too small or something) so I had to revert it back to JWM. It's still in use though.

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PostPosted: Fri 11 Dec 2009, 18:13    Post_subject:  

Try one of the older style themes from the Fox-2.pet
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PostPosted: Fri 11 Dec 2009, 18:40    Post_subject:  

Laughing

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&p=215782
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PostPosted: Fri 11 Dec 2009, 23:39    Post_subject:  

runtt21 wrote:
russoodle wrote:
explain why i'm seeing two of you there



You might want to get that fixed! Laughing

...

Ha, i think it's too late for that! Very Happy

And hey, it's nice to see also that your efforts have impressed other distro users (http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&p=215782)...

Macpup will be lurking around the DW rankings, waiting for your next release, when it'll bolt out of the barrier once again! Wink

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rokytnji


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PostPosted: Sat 12 Dec 2009, 00:14    Post_subject: Running Live USB on Acer Aspire One ZG5
Sub_title: E17 Taskbar stays displayed
 

Reading your thread tonight (my time) I decided to give Macpup a whirl after viewing you tube videos. Made my Pendrive using Linux version of Unetbootin with with mtools and p7zip-full installed. This Acer I inherited from my wife after getting her a Acer 15" Dual core 4 gig,Windows 7 ,Lappy for Christmas, (early Present, she's a Windows girl). This little Netbook has XP and I sectioned off 40 gig for Easy Peasy 1 (Ubuntu 8.10) so I could try to introduce her to Linux.

I run Puppy Dingo 4 on a IBM A22. Puppy 4.31 on a IBM T23. Both full Installs. I was researching what Puppy I might want to run on this Acer Aspire One ZG5 and it5 looks like Macpup is the winner. I am giving all this detailed info in case any other Aspire One Netbook Users are looking. Wireless works out of the box after using Connection Wizard. Firefox is already asked me if I wanna update to 3.5.6. Everything running pretty sweet so far.

Downloaded your 2 pet pkg themes., Fox3extra and Next1. Using AWoodMacpup2 right now. I am having one small issue. The task bar sticks when I open Firefox. Attached Screenshot below.

Really Like this pup Smile . I have installed E17 and ran it before from Cafe Linux. Not a expert with it yet though. More proficient with Icewm and Fluxbox instead.

Edit: Must be tired. Just noticed the clock to Embarassed
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PostPosted: Sat 12 Dec 2009, 00:34    Post_subject:  

In E17 that "task bar" is called a shelf . I have shelf 1 set to be above everything. You can change that by going to menu /settings /shelves. Then select shelf 1 and setup advanced...... Play with it till you find what works best for you. Or just resize firefox..... same for the clock , it's on shelf 2.
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PostPosted: Sat 12 Dec 2009, 00:43    Post_subject:  

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In E17 that "task bar" is called a shelf . I have shelf 1 set to be above everything. You can change that by going to menu /settings /shelves. Then select shelf 1 and setup advanced...... Play with it till you find what works best for you.


Thanks for that. Very Happy Auto hide is what I will use. Now to try some hardrive carving with Gparted and see about keeping this permenent like.
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PostPosted: Sat 12 Dec 2009, 02:05    Post_subject:  

Just thought I'd let you know I have a full install now going on a extended partition on sda7. Will start playing tomorrow before the Christmas Party. Thanks for the quick help and fine Distro runt21 from a fellow Texan. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Sat 12 Dec 2009, 07:26    Post_subject:  

runtt21 wrote:
Laughing

http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&p=215782

Ha! They think it's the e17 that makes it fast! Loading that in Mint won't make it as fast as Macpup, but they'll soon find that out. Wink

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PostPosted: Sat 12 Dec 2009, 16:46    Post_subject: Sound issues after HD full install
Sub_title: Runs great live USB. Sound Breaks after install
 

Acer Aspire One ZG5. Full Install. MacPup Foxy 3.

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DESCRIPTION: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller
VENDOR: 8086  DEVICE: 27d8  KERNEL MODULE: snd-hda-intel


Above readout taken while running live USB. Sound works great running live. Last night did full install sda7.

Testing today noticed no sound in Flash Videos (worked ln live mode).
So opened /usr/share/sounds and played 2bark in Auqalung. Instead of woof woof. Woof Woof just kept looping over and over. Decided to run alsa config. After saying yes to modify /etc/modeprobe.conf and ran test sound. No change is loop sounds.

Tried testing in Gxine via BBC radio. Sound was stuttered there to.

So Blew away sda7. Modified /boot/grub/menu.lst. Booted up live pendrive to make sure I wasn't imagining that sound works live. It does. Posting this running live.

Smile Just posting info. Really wanted this to work out.
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runtt21


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PostPosted: Sat 12 Dec 2009, 16:50    Post_subject:  

All the drivers are in the zp430305.sfs put that in mnt/home like you would any other .sfs to make sure all the drivers get loaded. Try a frugal install .
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PostPosted: Sat 12 Dec 2009, 16:55    Post_subject:  

Man you are fast. Will try frugal tomorrow. Christmas Party Tonight in a few hours. Have a good one and merry xmas.
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PostPosted: Sun 13 Dec 2009, 21:34    Post_subject:  

Check out Sneeky's video about themes :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dev1BmGvZCA
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