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vovchik


Joined: 23 Oct 2006
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PostPosted: Sat 15 May 2010, 09:49    Post_subject:  

Dear Mick,

Thanks very much. You're very quick. It should make setting up "test" USB sticks very quick and painless.

With kind regards,
vovchik

PS. I usually use konsole, so I will incorporate your hacks.
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eowens2

Joined: 27 Aug 2008
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PostPosted: Sat 15 May 2010, 13:09    Post_subject:  

I must have had a bad VFAT file system on my formatted SD card, 'cause I reformatted it, put the puppeee files back on it and it booted like a charm!

...now to try it out!

Thank you for your interest.
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jemimah


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PostPosted: Sat 15 May 2010, 15:06    Post_subject:  

Hmm, I was hoping I could count on xterm always being there. I wonder if I included the xterm binary if that would always work. Or maybe xmessage would be a better choice.
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vovchik


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PostPosted: Sat 15 May 2010, 15:25    Post_subject:  

Dear Jemimah,

I think xterm or a symlink xterm -> rxvt is always there, but xmessage is prettier, IMO. You could do a check on the environment var TERM or do a "which", but I figure you know that anyway. Again, xmessage might be better since would not frighten people unaccustomed to the terminal.

With kind regards,
vovchik
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01micko


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PostPosted: Tue 18 May 2010, 01:58    Post_subject:  

Hi jemimah, vovchik

Ha! I just punched "$TERM" into konsole in Mandriva2010 and got "xterm: Command not found".

To me this is a severe bug! The environment variable "TERM" is set to a non-exsistant program. Surely they could have symlinked xterm to konsole. Rolling Eyes Laughing

Ok, so xterm is probably there in most distros.

Cheers

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