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Pnetlive 04 (nov 2014)
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PostPosted: Sat 09 Jan 2010, 23:36    Post_subject:  Pnetlive 04 (nov 2014)
Sub_title: Internet connection keepalive
 

Hi,

I always have difficulty when downloading BIG FILES from the internet, whether in windoze or in puppy. It always stops after a while, since there is no computer to internet activity. In windoze there are some free apps such as bysoft keep alive, etc

This is what I made for myself in puppy, thought I would share it if it's any good.

- Menu entry is under internet group
- Activity every 5 secs
- It will be activated on every boot, unless you choose Stop-ping
- Do not activate without internet connection

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Trio


Updated - v 04: better looping
Updated - v 03:
- Using yad (my first yad app)
- Check if connected to internet
- I left out ability to prevent screen blanking
- Not auto start @ every boot-up
- you may choose interval in seconds

Updated - v 02: - Ability to prevent screen blanking & screen saver
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PostPosted: Sun 10 Jan 2010, 00:13    Post_subject:  

excellent Idea I was looking for something like that a couple months ago with my messed up monitor Smile will it stop the screensaver from turning on? I had issues with the my monitors built in one, that made the screen black and then I had to turn the monitor on and off around 20 times before the picture would stay, it would happen if I walked away from the keyboard for more than 5 minutes. So I went out and purchased a new monitor, Its a shame it was a 19"LCD with no dead pixels. Also would this stop a default puppy screensaver from running, I remember a few years back when I was viewing a movie from the pc to the tv and the puppy default screensaver would start and I would have to go up and press a key to remove it. Hasn't happened in years, but just wondering.
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PostPosted: Sun 10 Jan 2010, 00:26    Post_subject:  

ttuuxx,

Thanks for the input, it has not yet has the ability to prevent screen lanking and screen saver off.

I made one tool for that:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=337437

Note: puppy 4.3.1 already fixed the issue of turning those off with:
(from menu entry) pupX - set properties of X, while earlier versions have bugs

Anyway, I can integrate that function to next version

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PostPosted: Fri 07 Nov 2014, 10:13    Post_subject:  

Updated - v 03:
- Using yad (my first yad app)
- Check if connected to internet
- I left out ability to prevent screen blanking
- Not auto start @ every boot-up
- you may choose interval in seconds

see first post

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PostPosted: Fri 21 Nov 2014, 22:08    Post_subject:  

Updated - v 04: better looping

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