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Wary and Racy 5.3 final
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L18L

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PostPosted: Fri 13 Apr 2012, 05:53    Post subject: momanager
Subject description: pinstall of langpack
 

vicmz wrote:
On another topic, the attached file contains eight more menu entry files that have translations that can only be fixed by replacing the equivalent files in Woof. This time I made sure there weren't any more of them. No need to rush, they can be included for future releases.
see:
Wary/Racy 5.3RC2

On other words, my experience:
Updates of menu entries (in applications.in)
are made ONLY IF there is no menu entry existing in applications.

I have changed pinstall.sh
Quote:
if [ -d usr/share/applications.in ];then
# for ADESKTOPFILE in `find usr/share/applications.in -mindepth 1 -maxdepth 1 -type f -name '*.desktop' | tr '\n' ' '`
# do
# ABASEDESKTOP="`basename $ADESKTOPFILE`"
# if [ -f usr/share/applications/${ABASEDESKTOP} ];then
# if [ "`grep '^Name\[de\]' usr/share/applications.in/${ABASEDESKTOP}`" != "" ];then
# if [ "`grep '^Name\[de\]' usr/share/applications/${ABASEDESKTOP}`" = "" ];then #L18L
# #aaargh, these accursed back-slashes! ....
# INSERTALINE="`grep '^Name\[de\]' usr/share/applications.in/${ABASEDESKTOP} | sed -e 's%\[%\\\\[%' -e 's%\]%\\\\]%'`"
# sed -i -e "s%^Name=%${INSERTALINE}\\nName=%" usr/share/applications/${ABASEDESKTOP}
# fi
# fi #L18L
# fi
# done
#rm -r -f usr/share/applications.in
#...don't remove it. might be useful for ppm when install future packages.
# copy applications.in in applications
cp -u /usr/share/applications.in/* /usr/share/applications #L18L

fi

and update of menu entries was perfect Exclamation
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edited 20120420
not quite perfect Embarassed
In the menu there were items of not installed apps
I will have to investigate further Wink
------------------------------
==edited 20120423========================
Found and tested a solution which allows change of translated menu item.
pinstall.sh of langpack_* line 14 ff.:
Code:
if [ -d /usr/share/applications.in ];then
 for ADESKTOPFILE in `find /usr/share/applications.in -mindepth 1 -maxdepth 1 -type f -name '*.desktop' | tr '\n' ' '`
 do
  ABASEDESKTOP="`basename $ADESKTOPFILE`"
  #if [ -f usr/share/applications/${ABASEDESKTOP} ];then
   #if [ "`grep '^Name\[de\]' usr/share/applications/${ABASEDESKTOP}`" = "" ];then
    if [ "`grep '^Name\[de\]' /usr/share/applications.in/${ABASEDESKTOP}`" != "" ];then
     #aaargh, these accursed back-slashes! ....
     #INSERTALINE="`grep '^Name\[de\]' /usr/share/applications.in/${ABASEDESKTOP} | sed -e 's%\[%\\\\[%' -e 's%\]%\\\\]%'`"
     #sed -i -e "s%^Name=%${INSERTALINE}\\nName=%" /usr/share/applications/${ABASEDESKTOP}
     #append a line (easier)
     INSERTALINE="`grep '^Name\[de\]' /usr/share/applications.in/${ABASEDESKTOP} `"
     echo  "${INSERTALINE}" >> /usr/share/applications/${ABASEDESKTOP}
    fi
   #fi
  #fi
 done
 #rm -r -f usr/share/applications.in
 #...don't remove it. might be useful for ppm when install future packages.
fi

=====================================

edit
vicmz,
maybe
Code:
cp -u /usr/share/applications.in/* /usr/share/applications
will solve your problem?


=====================================
2012-05-03 edited for the record
Tested another solution in langpack_de-20120503.pet

Put this code into pinstall.sh
Code:
#Need to delete all Name[$LANG1]=..... in /usr/share/applications
cd /usr/share/applications
for AFILE in `ls *.desktop` ;do sed -i "/Name\[${LANG1}/d" $AFILE ;done
cd - # thus changes are possible too


edited Names in /usr/share/sss/menu_strings.de
ex:
s%"Restart JWM"%"JWM neustarten"%
s%"Abiwordprocessor"%"Abiwort-TextVA"%
s%"Abiword word processor"%"Abiword Textverarbeitung"%
s%"FFConvert multimedia converter"%"FFConvert Multimedia-Konverter"%
...

and deleted /usr/share/applications.in from langpack


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PostPosted: Fri 13 Apr 2012, 14:17    Post subject: partview  

Partview and 'df -h' show free space of my /dev/sdb4 drive differently: partview-4.3Gb and 'df -h' -2.6Gb. I tend to trust df -h. Something wrong with partview.
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PostPosted: Mon 16 Apr 2012, 16:12    Post subject: mplayer fullscreen  

gmplayer doesn't work in fullscreen mode. I don't care much about it as I always run mplayer in urxvt and it works ok, but people say...
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kommisar

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PostPosted: Wed 18 Apr 2012, 12:19    Post subject: unrar?
Subject description: capability to unrar files in Racy 5.3?
 

I can't seem to unrar some archive using the "zip" icon on the desktop. The application apparently doesn't work with rar files. Is there any easy way to add this functionality to Racy 5.3?
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PostPosted: Wed 18 Apr 2012, 13:50    Post subject:  

u can try to find a tool called unrar or try to convert your rar file to eg. zip or tar and later use tools installed in Puppy:

http://www.online-convert.com/
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Billtoo


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Location: Ontario Canada

PostPosted: Wed 18 Apr 2012, 14:02    Post subject: Wary and Racy 5.3 final
Subject description: firefox-12.0 beta 6
 

Edit: removed
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Pence

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PostPosted: Sun 22 Apr 2012, 16:17    Post subject:  

Racy 5.3 seems to work fine with Intel core i3-2120 and Asus P8 H67-M PRO with 4gb ram. Only video setting is 1024x768 60.0* but that is the one I would have selected. Edit: Now I have that problem of no shutdown or reboot and then xorg problem after manual shutdown.
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PostPosted: Mon 23 Apr 2012, 04:25    Post subject: momanager
Subject description: menu
 

Edited my solution for translating menu items, see
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=77303&start=57
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vtpup


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Location: Republic of Vermont

PostPosted: Mon 23 Apr 2012, 10:26    Post subject:  

Racy 5.3 ...ditto on gmplayer not working in any resolution but original file resolution -- ie "half size, double size, full screen, etc all simply show the video in original resolution with a big yellow frame around it to match the request.

Also ditto on real dislike of the Racy 53 electric blue wallpaper theme and icons -- I'm not a bling fanatic, I usually just use the stock Puppy theme, but this time I had to change everything, the desktop was so jarring and uncomfortable to look at. If I was a new user, I'd wonder whether I'd want to use Racy.

I realize that's personal, but unusual for me to have such a strong reaction. I imported icons from earlier puppies, since didn't particularly like what was available (Puppy 431 was blue, too, but very easy to work with and accept. Seemed friendlier.)

Sorry, no desire to offend anyone, just a personal reaction in case user reactions are useful.

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PostPosted: Mon 23 Apr 2012, 12:24    Post subject:  

gnome-mplayer may need you graphic drivers installed to change the screen size
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PostPosted: Mon 23 Apr 2012, 15:18    Post subject:  

666philb wrote:
gnome-mplayer may need you graphic drivers installed to change the screen size


Thanks 666philb, but which drivers do you mean? (my graphics hardware is reported as: Intel 2nd generation core processor family integrated graphics controller )

btw VLC has no problem with graphics screen sizing on this same computer. Why would Mplayer require specialized video drivers?

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PostPosted: Tue 24 Apr 2012, 03:52    Post subject: Revol incomplete  

Retrovol in wary-5.3 seems to provide for output only. I cannot record from line input. See attachment.
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PostPosted: Tue 24 Apr 2012, 20:26    Post subject:  

Is there nothing more further down in that Retrovol window? It seems cut off in the screenshot.

These things depend on your hardware. The input / record / capture controls may show up as a different device.

You could try alsamixer (type it in to the terminal). It shows all the soundcards using the F6 key and switches between them. The F4 key will isolate and show all the capture controls.

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PostPosted: Tue 24 Apr 2012, 21:42    Post subject: Wireless setup is not getting saved to save file in Racy
Subject description: How to make Racy save successful wireless connection and autoreconnect at boot time?
 

Is this a bug or my illiteracy?
I boot my Dell Mini 9 with Racy 5.3 from flash drive and set up a wireless connection, over Broadcom B4312 card.
It works until reboot.
It takes entire minute or 2 to "save" my settings at shut down, but when it reboots - it never auto connects to my router. It alwaqys shows some 192.168.33.0 IP address (where only it comes from?).

Sucks. Please advise.
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PostPosted: Wed 25 Apr 2012, 16:38    Post subject:  

Racy - is the ounly puppy that support properly my sound card, and I can use the mike -also.
[url] http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=622799#622799[/url]
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