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Slacko 5.7 final - 8 March 2014
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jangelelcangry

Joined: 28 May 2013
Posts: 29

PostPosted: Sun 31 Aug 2014, 10:15    Post subject:  

now tested with 5.7.
the catalyst 13-9 driver must be avoid. if you want to run steam on puppy linux or other games.
hope this helps
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SPPo71

Joined: 02 Oct 2010
Posts: 10
Location: Finland

PostPosted: Fri 05 Sep 2014, 06:47    Post subject:  

I finally installed slacko-based distribution. Simplify the frugal install setup, so it all works. Still wonder why the full installation to freeze my computer completely?
Well, the main thing that is currently operating. Smile
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badrra

Joined: 07 Nov 2008
Posts: 15

PostPosted: Wed 01 Oct 2014, 10:45    Post subject: Slacko 5.7 Openbox TINT2  

Here you go.
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Pelo


Joined: 10 Sep 2011
Posts: 3682
Location: Mer méditerrannée (1 kms°)

PostPosted: Thu 02 Oct 2014, 20:00    Post subject: Non linuxians install Puppy for its light and complete apps.
Subject description: Libre office and OOo and office suites windows version ( JRE
 

"Abiword is included for posterity and will be unceremoniously dumped by me as quick as 5.7 is out. I hate it. In saying all that, Abiword is just fine for typing letters to Nan, opening (read only) most MS documents and very basic stuff" Abiword is so light, and typing letters fullfill the needs of 90% of users. Please don't remove it.
Non Linuxian people would'nt know how to load it. LIbre office and OOo, no need to change from Windows as these suites are available too in Windows version.
You hate it, we like it.
4MB vs 150MB !
I would like download Slacko 5.7 with virtual machine, avidemux openshot but without suite office (i am retired now and office is not my pleasure, only some notes and letters from time to time) 500 MB is too big.

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PaulR

Joined: 04 May 2005
Posts: 248
Location: UK

PostPosted: Fri 03 Oct 2014, 03:43    Post subject:  

With regard to Abiword (I imagine this has been discussed before!) what about Ted as a built-in alternative?

http://www.nllgg.nl/Ted/

It's pretty light, reads .rtf, has optional plug-ins (eg spell-checking) and I've always found it reliable and responsive - for example it handles a 20mb document including lots of images far better than LibreOffice or Abiword. Shame it doesn't handle .svg Sad

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James C


Joined: 26 Mar 2009
Posts: 6023
Location: Kentucky

PostPosted: Sun 12 Oct 2014, 02:46    Post subject:  

For the Shellshock bug....

Slacko 5.7 from the Updates Manager.

Code:
# curl --insecure https://shellshocker.net/shellshock_test.sh | bash
  % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
100  2627  100  2627    0     0   6177      0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:--  7297
CVE-2014-6271 (original shellshock): not vulnerable
CVE-2014-6277 (segfault): not vulnerable
CVE-2014-6278 (Florian's patch): not vulnerable
CVE-2014-7169 (taviso bug): not vulnerable
CVE-2014-7186 (redir_stack bug): not vulnerable
CVE-2014-7187 (nested loops off by one): not vulnerable
CVE-2014-//// (exploit 3 on http://shellshocker.net/): not vulnerable



Code:
# bash --version
GNU bash, version 4.2.50(2)-release (i486-slackware-linux-gnu)
Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>

This is free software; you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.
#
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B.K. Johnson

Joined: 12 Oct 2009
Posts: 161

PostPosted: Sun 12 Oct 2014, 22:25    Post subject:  

@James C
Re Shellshock:
There are 2 ssl* available for download via Updates Manager. Which? Both?

B.K. Johnson
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bigpup


Joined: 11 Oct 2009
Posts: 5667
Location: Charleston S.C. USA

PostPosted: Sun 12 Oct 2014, 23:13    Post subject:  

B.K. Johnson wrote:
@James C
Re Shellshock:
There are 2 ssl* available for download via Updates Manager. Which? Both?

B.K. Johnson

Download the newest one.

openssl-1.0.1i

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James C


Joined: 26 Mar 2009
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Location: Kentucky

PostPosted: Mon 13 Oct 2014, 03:27    Post subject:  

Shellshock is the bash bug

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=800555#800555
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=800578#800578

Heartbleed is the ssl bug.

http://ns2.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=769973#769973
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raffy

Joined: 25 May 2005
Posts: 4812
Location: Manila

PostPosted: Mon 13 Oct 2014, 06:38    Post subject: Swiss language support  

From my mail:
Quote:
Oct. 12, 2014

I should like to invite you, to make installation of SLACKO for
Switzerland more comfortable.

You recommend to use DE_CH for Swiss German keyboard layout. That does not work at all. It jumps to "de".

In " /etc/X11/xorg.conf" under "Xkb Layout" I find "de"
"de" must be changed to "ch,ch" and puppy works after restart
correctly with Swiss-German keyboard.

It would be helpful if you would introduce that in language setup menu.

cheers

Martin

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B.K. Johnson

Joined: 12 Oct 2009
Posts: 161

PostPosted: Tue 14 Oct 2014, 00:35    Post subject:  

@bigpup
Thanks for the advice.

@James C
Thank you for the distinction. Egg on my face. Embarassed


B.K. Johnson
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l0wt3ch

Joined: 23 Apr 2014
Posts: 71

PostPosted: Fri 31 Oct 2014, 02:37    Post subject:  

Critical vulnerability discovered in wget.

New, fixed, verson, tested on Slacko 5.7:

wget-1.16
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rufwoof

Joined: 24 Feb 2014
Posts: 528

PostPosted: Fri 09 Jan 2015, 06:54    Post subject:  

http://slacko.01micko.com/notes.html :

There will be issues with upgrading from 5.3x (based on 13.37). Slackware, as have Debian, have moved to the module tool known as "kmod". This is because module-init-tools has not been developed in 2 years. This will cause probelems with upgrading full installs. I recommend (if you try it) removing all module init tools programs (/sbin/depmod, /sbin/modinfo, /sbin/modprobe, /sbin/lsmod there is a full list in ~/.packages/builtin-files/module-init-tools, 13.37 based only) and then try to update. With frugals it might work with no manual intervention

For info - I dropped slacko 5.7.0 (PAE) kernel into puppy slacko 5.3.3 thin and 5.3.3t is continuing to work well with the later kernel under frugal booting (and under PXE i.e. puppy sfs inserted into initrd) with no further manual intervention.

My existing 5.3.3 puppy with the later 3.10 kernel (was 3.1) is picking up/detecting later hardware well.

Thanks Micko
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rufwoof

Joined: 24 Feb 2014
Posts: 528

PostPosted: Fri 09 Jan 2015, 20:47    Post subject:  

The switch from Slacko 5.3.3 (3.1) Non PAE to 5.7.0 (3.10) PAE kernels - frugal ram booted - seems to pick on the extra >4GB (non-PAE boundary) memory OK, and all of Slacko 5.3.3 functionality seems to be running perfectly well.

RAM booted, no save file, no HDD's mounted
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8Geee


Joined: 12 May 2008
Posts: 153
Location: N.E. USA

PostPosted: Wed 28 Jan 2015, 15:17    Post subject: f2fs non-pae  

Is there a f2fs ability in the non-pae verrsion (3.4.82)?
Slackware updates manager states I have 3.4.82-4g-f2fs (ticked yes) AND 3.10.xx (ticked yes) kernals in my non-pae version.
Just wondering whats up here, and if I could go to newer non-pae kernel that "supports" f2fs.

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