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oligin10

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PostPosted: Sat 16 Nov 2013, 14:18    Post subject: Great news!  

Very happy to see the new release. Had just checked last night wondering when it would be out. Will try it ASAP. Thanks, Rob
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Colonel Panic


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PostPosted: Sat 16 Nov 2013, 20:56    Post subject:  

Great to see the new release, will try this soon.
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p310don

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PostPosted: Sun 17 Nov 2013, 02:30    Post subject:  

Downloading now.

Is the devx the same as 1.0?
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Geoffrey


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PostPosted: Sun 17 Nov 2013, 03:20    Post subject:  

p310don wrote:
Downloading now.

Is the devx the same as 1.0?


Yeah same devx, you can either rename it or load it as it is, still works the same.

I've also updated the repo with a few more app, some of which are in this release.

So far all seems good, hope you enjoy it.

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Sage

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PostPosted: Sun 17 Nov 2013, 10:25    Post subject:  

A few problems, Geoff:
None of the well rehearsed expedients fixed my nV MX440 issues; presently abandoned for a Radeon card.
Several of the usual suspects of USB wireless dongles failed. Par for the course - will investigate later as have other working ones.
Default connection utility seems to be Frisbee - don't like it, never found it helpful or effective. SNS works for me (if anything works!).
Otherwise going well; fast and comprehensive.
Scope for size reduction?
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einar

Joined: 12 Nov 2010
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PostPosted: Sun 17 Nov 2013, 13:55    Post subject:  

Sage wrote:
A few problems, Geoff:
None of the well rehearsed expedients fixed my nV MX440 issues; presently abandoned for a Radeon card.
Several of the usual suspects of USB wireless dongles failed. Par for the course - will investigate later as have other working ones.
Default connection utility seems to be Frisbee - don't like it, never found it helpful or effective. SNS works for me (if anything works!).
Otherwise going well; fast and comprehensive.
Scope for size reduction?


as a friendly hint, you can use the custom builder if you want to shrink the size Smile make Sage`s custom Carolina special twist of your own Smile
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Sage

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PostPosted: Sun 17 Nov 2013, 14:03    Post subject:  

Ah, yes, but i have form where SW juggling is concerned. Long-time Fora folk will know. I don't like it, it doesn't like me, it doesn't work, it devours valuable on-planet time, I don't do it: - leave it to the professionals....
But thanks, anyway.
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Geoffrey


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PostPosted: Sun 17 Nov 2013, 20:31    Post subject:  

Sage wrote:
A few problems, Geoff:
None of the well rehearsed expedients fixed my nV MX440 issues; presently abandoned for a Radeon card.
Several of the usual suspects of USB wireless dongles failed. Par for the course - will investigate later as have other working ones.
Default connection utility seems to be Frisbee - don't like it, never found it helpful or effective. SNS works for me (if anything works!).
Otherwise going well; fast and comprehensive.
Scope for size reduction?


What ever worked for you in the previous version should also work with this one, there as been no updates to hardware compatibility, only software updates and a few added features.

Frisbee works out of the box with all the computers I've tried Carolina on, the hardware mustn't be found if it's not working for you.

Carolina isn't for everyone's hardware, I too have had problems with hardware issues with certain laptops.
Geoffrey wrote:
Pete22 wrote:
I tried installing Carolina ..7 on my friends * Gateway nv78 laptop several weeks
ago. . However the screen goes black after it starts to boot up.. I am wondering if
Carolina 1 would work.


Congratulation on a full Carolina release.


Pete, I had a Acer emachine with the same problem, it uses the Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller, the problem being the backlight is turned off.

Try editing the isolinux.cfg to read
Code:
default puppy
display boot.msg
prompt 1
timeout 50

F1 boot.msg
F2 help.msg
F3 help2.msg

label puppy
kernel vmlinuz
append initrd=initrd.gz pmedia=usbflash vga=0x311 acpi_osi=Linux

see if that helps, I don't have anything here at the moment to test with.


If anyone has any tips that overcome hardware compatibly problems, please post them here, I will create a list of confirmed fixes or workaround and put a link to them in the first post of this thread.

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Sage

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PostPosted: Mon 18 Nov 2013, 03:49    Post subject:  

Thanks for all those helpful tips, Geoff.
All my HW is ASP-homebuild. Swapping is the name of the game chez moi.
Xfce, Opera, SNS are my favoured selections, HW is my bag. if you want me to fix your boiler, pipework, roof, plasterwork, build a studwall, electrics, even build/renovate/upgrade/strip a PC- just call. But for SW I have to rely on gurus like your goodself, so thanks again.
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Colonel Panic


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PostPosted: Mon 18 Nov 2013, 08:57    Post subject:  

Has anyone managed to get a recent version of Chromium working in Carolina? I tried to run Iron (for Lucid) in it and was told I needed a certain version of GLIBC (2.11 IIRC) before it would run, so I didn't bother.

Thanks in advance,

CP .

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Geoffrey


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PostPosted: Mon 18 Nov 2013, 17:14    Post subject:  

Colonel Panic wrote:
Has anyone managed to get a recent version of Chromium working in Carolina? I tried to run Iron (for Lucid) in it and was told I needed a certain version of GLIBC (2.11 IIRC) before it would run, so I didn't bother.

Thanks in advance,

CP .


The version of google chrome in the repo is the last version that will run in Carolina, look in the sfs downloader of the ppm
Code:
# ldd --version
ldd (GNU libc) 2.10.1
Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Written by Roland McGrath and Ulrich Drepper.

There is a list of puppies and the glibc versions they use here http://puppylinux.org/wikka/glibc

I haven't tried it, but this may work http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=437391#437391

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Geoffrey


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PostPosted: Mon 18 Nov 2013, 23:24    Post subject: latest Virtual Box version 4.2.3 r90405  

umair wrote:
Hi Geoffrey :
I want to install Virtual Box to run Win xp in carolina. Tried different sfs files of vbox. also load the devx file of carolina, but no success. please help.
Thanks in advance.
UMAIR


I've built the latest Virtual Box version 4.2.3 r90405 with kernel drivers for both the PAE and Non-PAE, this should run without having to load the devx and kernel source, get virtualbox-4.3.2-carolina.sfs from the repo, use PPM sfs downloader.

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Marv


Joined: 04 May 2005
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Location: SW Wisconsin

PostPosted: Mon 18 Nov 2013, 23:44    Post subject:  

Geoffrey wrote:
Colonel Panic wrote:
Has anyone managed to get a recent version of Chromium working in Carolina? I tried to run Iron (for Lucid) in it and was told I needed a certain version of GLIBC (2.11 IIRC) before it would run, so I didn't bother.

Thanks in advance,

CP .


The version of google chrome in the repo is the last version that will run in Carolina, look in the sfs downloader of the ppm
Code:
# ldd --version
ldd (GNU libc) 2.10.1
Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Written by Roland McGrath and Ulrich Drepper.

There is a list of puppies and the glibc versions they use here http://puppylinux.org/wikka/glibc

I haven't tried it, but this may work http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=437391#437391


Following that thread and using what seems like the most up to date deb for 2.11, I can indeed run SlimBoat in Carolina 1.0, non-pae. Defaults to locale C but SlimBoat ( which is webkit based and requires 2.11 ) runs quite well. Haven't flogged everything else but opera, editors, thunar... all seem ok. Figured I'd have a last hurrah with 1.0 for better or for worse. More and more sites are breaking Opera 12.16 and so far they all work in SlimBoat (as does flash). Like opera, I have it installed in the boot partition and shared by all the pups in the kennel.

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Sage

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PostPosted: Tue 19 Nov 2013, 03:33    Post subject:  

Oh dear - FlashPlayer issues again! Loaded the repo suggested version (11-??-222) but it doesn't enable for BBC iPlayer - show stopping for Brits and Commonwealth cousins/overseas subscribers. Bound to be one version that works, but which?! It's as much Auntie's fault, but that doesn't solve the issue! Maybe we shouldn't've elected a non-IT literate PM who took the Devil's shilling, but we are where we are.
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Geoffrey


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PostPosted: Tue 19 Nov 2013, 05:17    Post subject:  

Sage wrote:
Oh dear - FlashPlayer issues again! Loaded the repo suggested version (11-??-222) but it doesn't enable for BBC iPlayer - show stopping for Brits and Commonwealth cousins/overseas subscribers. Bound to be one version that works, but which?! It's as much Auntie's fault, but that doesn't solve the issue! Maybe we shouldn't've elected a non-IT literate PM who took the Devil's shilling, but we are where we are.
What version as worked for you in the past, there are others in the repo if you do a manual search.

I think this is the oldest http://smokey01.com/carolina/pet_packages-carolina/flash_player_11_linux.i386.pet

There more here http://smokey01.com/carolina/old_packages/

When you get it working can you please let us know which one worked for you, then we won't have this issue again.

Maybe someone else knows of the flash version your looking for.

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