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upgrade older puppies to glibc 2.11 easy as pie
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darry1966

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PostPosted: Wed 05 Jun 2013, 22:28    Post_subject: Glibc - Easy as Pie but method is different  

This method using debian package creates a locale problem it also broke avidemux on my 4.12 Gpup system you are much wiser to use the following packages from here.

Link:http://sourceforge.net/projects/mywolfe/files/Pet-files-G/

This covers the issue of glibc update. Able to install latest Opera.

Seamonkey directly downloaded from Mozilla can be unzipped to opt in a seamonkey directory - use dbus and dbusglib pets to enable system support, it runs without this update.
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darry1966

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PostPosted: Wed 05 Jun 2013, 22:51    Post_subject: Many useful other updates from Shinobar  

Shinobar has some good updates for the "4" series like ffmpeg and Xine.

I have used these along with the Glibc updates to build up my system from 4.12 barebones. This is a great alternative to the hole left by the ceasing of Wary being developed for old machines.

Link: http://101.143.161.76/puppy/pup4/opt/pets/
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Dewbie

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PostPosted: Thu 06 Jun 2013, 17:57    Post_subject:  

darry1966 wrote:
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use dbus and dbusglib pets to enable system support

For the time being at least, you might be able to replace those with nobus.

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This is a great alternative to the hole left by the ceasing of Wary being developed for old machines.

That hasn't happened...yet.

BarryK wrote:
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I am seriously thinking of retiring both Wary and Racy.
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darry1966

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PostPosted: Thu 06 Jun 2013, 18:31    Post_subject: Reply  

Thank you for the tip Dewbie. Just tried on 4.31 works a treat can I shout you a virtual beer???????

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Dewbie

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PostPosted: Thu 06 Jun 2013, 19:24    Post_subject:  

darry1966 wrote:
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Thank you for the tip Dewbie.

You're welcome. Smile

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Just tried on 4.31 works a treat can I shout you a virtual beer???????

That should go to technosaurus, since he did the work. Smile
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