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The Official Release of Lucid 5.25 (Lucid Five Twenty-Five)
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stu90


Joined: 25 Feb 2010
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Location: England. Dell Inspiron 1501. Dpup

PostPosted: Thu 16 Jun 2011, 14:23    Post subject:  

playdayz wrote:
Two new in PPM

TOR-Browser-1.1.9 for anonymous browsing
http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/puppylinux/pet-packages-lucid/TOR-Browser-1.1.9-Lucid52.pet

rxvtset-0.4 to adjust colors, fonts, etc., in the rxvt console. This lucid525 version has yad included.
http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/puppylinux/pet-packages-lucid/rxvtset-0.1-lucid525.pet


Quote:
Stu90 with help from L18L,
Have come up with a GUI for setting up the console.
Has settings for everything.
Can make it transparent too.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=68624


Yikes, I just got rxvtset and now there is a urxvtset! Working.


Hi playdayz the .pet for urxvtset-0.4 was broken and wouldn't install so i have just reuploaded it - sorry for any inconvenience. Embarassed

As Bigpup says maybe best to hold off putting into the repo for a while as L18L commented on possibly adding additional language support.

cheers.
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DM was on fire!


Joined: 12 Sep 2009
Posts: 149
Location: N.E. Georgia Mountains, USA

PostPosted: Fri 17 Jun 2011, 01:18    Post subject:  

playdayz wrote:
Quote:
I have found that I'm unable to mount a 4.7gb DVD-R containing photos in Puppy 5.25 and 5.20.
When the disc is inserted,the desktop drive icon is present and identified as 'sr0' but when I click on it cant mount it.

I am not sure and this is a long shot, but on my newest machine I could not boot a standard Puppy Live-CD. Everything worked fine otherwise but I just couldn't boot the Puppy CD. That was perplexing, but on a whim I rearranged the cables to my disks and bingo, it worked. By rearrange the cable, they were SATA hard disks and a PATA DVD-Rom--I can't remember exactly, but I plugged the disks into different connectors--there ar elike 6 SATA connectors on the motherboard. Oh shoot, maybe I changed the jumper on the back of the DVD drive. Sorry, it was a while back. But these are the basics.


Possibly; but the user said he had no problems with it on Windows and PCLOS Gnome.
It sounds like an issue with Puppy and a lack of support for multi-sessions CDs.

Brown Mouse, have you tried on a previous version of Puppy to see if the issue is specific to this version?
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Brown Mouse


Joined: 09 Jun 2009
Posts: 448
Location: Tenerife Canary Islands

PostPosted: Fri 17 Jun 2011, 03:46    Post subject:  

DM was on fire! wrote:
playdayz wrote:
Quote:
I have found that I'm unable to mount a 4.7gb DVD-R containing photos in Puppy 5.25 and 5.20.
When the disc is inserted,the desktop drive icon is present and identified as 'sr0' but when I click on it cant mount it.

I am not sure and this is a long shot, but on my newest machine I could not boot a standard Puppy Live-CD. Everything worked fine otherwise but I just couldn't boot the Puppy CD. That was perplexing, but on a whim I rearranged the cables to my disks and bingo, it worked. By rearrange the cable, they were SATA hard disks and a PATA DVD-Rom--I can't remember exactly, but I plugged the disks into different connectors--there ar elike 6 SATA connectors on the motherboard. Oh shoot, maybe I changed the jumper on the back of the DVD drive. Sorry, it was a while back. But these are the basics.


Possibly; but the user said he had no problems with it on Windows and PCLOS Gnome.
It sounds like an issue with Puppy and a lack of support for multi-sessions CDs.

Brown Mouse, have you tried on a previous version of Puppy to see if the issue is specific to this version?


Hi DM was on fire!

Thanks and well spotted

I should have said that yes I tried it on other Puppy versions but just to make double sure tested again in 431,Lighthouse 5.03,Lucid 511,520,525,Macpup 520,525 and the latest spup.None will mount the dvd.
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playdayz


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PostPosted: Fri 17 Jun 2011, 12:53    Post subject:  

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Hi playdayz the .pet for urxvtset-0.4 was broken and wouldn't install so i have just reuploaded it

Hi stu90, You mean the pet for urxvsett-0.1? The pet for rxvtset-0.4 seems to work fine. Please let me know when urxvtset is ready. Thanks.
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bigpup


Joined: 11 Oct 2009
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Location: Charleston S.C. USA

PostPosted: Fri 17 Jun 2011, 15:38    Post subject:  

Brown Mouse,

I figured out your will not read DVD problem!
Happened to me today.
The shinny side of the DVD goes down, when inserted in drive. Shocked

Wish it was that easy!!

One idea. There is an option in Pmount to use Mut for detection of drives.
May help?
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Brown Mouse


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PostPosted: Fri 17 Jun 2011, 16:58    Post subject:  

bigpup wrote:
Brown Mouse,

I figured out your will not read DVD problem!
Happened to me today.
The shinny side of the DVD goes down, when inserted in drive. Shocked

Wish it was that easy!!

One idea. There is an option in Pmount to use Mut for detection of drives.
May help?


Lol...yeah.
Tried Mut before too but thanks for the idea bigpup.
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bigpup


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PostPosted: Sat 18 Jun 2011, 00:29    Post subject:  

Maybe add to PPM?

No Blank Screen
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=45825

Shut off screen blanking and screen saver, when watching movies or anytime you do not want them to work.
Quote:
Menu Entry under desktop group
- when activated means: NO BLANK SCREEN and screen saver, and will be that way for every boot
- when deactivated means: Normal - Screen saver & blank screen (actually it is power saving feature)
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ASRI éducation


Joined: 09 May 2009
Posts: 2345
Location: France

PostPosted: Sat 18 Jun 2011, 08:19    Post subject:  

Localized version (French-English method shinobar/mu) of NoBlankScreen trio script.

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=535727#535727

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timremy

Joined: 27 Jun 2009
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PostPosted: Sun 19 Jun 2011, 21:03    Post subject: usb modem
Subject description: no connection
 

hello

when i try to connect using a usb modem, everything seems to work in the setup screens. when i go to connect - nothing.

everything in wary 512 and spup 100 work fantastic.

maybe not enough info put out for someone to help.

anyway - i'll try.

timremy
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bigpup


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Location: Charleston S.C. USA

PostPosted: Mon 20 Jun 2011, 11:16    Post subject:  

If you are having problems with wifi and modems you may find help with new drivers and info here:

Extras for Puppy 5.1 with 2.6.33.2 kernel
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=59000
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playdayz


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PostPosted: Mon 20 Jun 2011, 14:25    Post subject:  

Quote:
If you are having problems with wifi and modems you may find help with new drivers and info here:

You might also try Frisbee.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?search_id=518461173&t=64472
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playdayz


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PostPosted: Mon 20 Jun 2011, 14:28    Post subject:  

Quote:
No Blank Screen
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=45825

Shut off screen blanking and screen saver, when watching movies or anytime you do not want them to work.


This also works to stop screen blanking in the middle of a movie
Menu -> Desktop -> Desktop Settings -> pupX Screensaver/Keyboard/Mouse
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timremy

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PostPosted: Mon 20 Jun 2011, 19:45    Post subject: usb modem
Subject description: no connection
 

thank you bigpup and playdayz

i will look at your references.

i have a zte mf100 usb modem.

i also see "zte wcdma" in spup.

does this help?

timremy
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stu90


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Location: England. Dell Inspiron 1501. Dpup

PostPosted: Tue 21 Jun 2011, 06:59    Post subject:  

https://github.com/nicklan/pnmixer/wiki

pnmixer-0.3 system tray sound mixer.

I also included alsamixerGUI in the .pet as well.
pnmixer-0.3.pet
Description  pnmixer-0.3 + alsamixergui
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bigpup


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PostPosted: Tue 21 Jun 2011, 08:27    Post subject:  

Will not boot from USB if no hard drive installed.
Jesse has posted a fix in the bug topic for Lucid Puppy 5.2.5
Get it here:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=536524#536524
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