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darry1966

Joined: 26 Feb 2012
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Location: New Zealand

PostPosted: Sat 03 May 2014, 19:45    Post_subject:  WorkhorseOS (Puppy 4.311 based fat puppy)  

Here is an Rerwin 4.311 based Pupplet with the latest 4.20 series Libreoffice and features Qt and Flash 10.183.90 and shinobar's Xine and browsers are Firefox ESR which will update to 24.5.0 and Midori - a version made by Technosaurus.

I would like to thank Mr Rerwin for his 4.31 update work and technosaurus and Shinobar and of curse Mikeb for Libreoffice fix for earlier Puppies.

I was able to get Libreoffice working using Mikeb's gcc from carolina fix and anyway enjoy but be warned due the size of the newer Libreoffice this sucker is a big download at 437mb. Sorry folks this is no lean Pup. http://sourceforge.net/projects/workhorseosfatpups/files/Workhorseos%20Puppy%20Linux%204.311%20edition/
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musher0


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PostPosted: Sat 03 May 2014, 22:42    Post_subject:  

Hi, darry.

Sounds interesting. What does it look like ?

Best regards.

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darry1966

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PostPosted: Sun 04 May 2014, 01:10    Post_subject:  

looks like the standard 4.31 desktop with some added wallpapers as Rerwin made it. The changes were under the hood.

Glibc 2.10 update, Qt4-4.5.3-1 from wary, Xine-lib 1.1.19 and xine ui,
Full SDL librarires, Frisbee with libreadline, sqlite 3.6.12, newer Gtkam, akita browserlibs pet, ffmpeg update from Shinobar, Libreoffice 4.2.3.3, Mikeb's gcc from Carolina Puppy that i inserted into /opt/program directory of Libreoffice so it can run on Pup4's - thanks again Mike.
Glib 2.22.2 update from Technosaurus and his Midori 2.22 package etc. plus the updates he made however I have not added any external extra updates he made only what he included in his 4.3.1.1 updated iso. Finally Gtk 2.18.3 update and pango 1.22.3 the rematering was as usual done with woofy 0.91.

I was very impressed with Rerwin's work

P.S. Also JRE 1.6 installed too and grub4dos.

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slavvo67

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PostPosted: Sun 04 May 2014, 02:42    Post_subject:  

Darryl:

Thanks. As I recall, the Midori browser was pretty good. Can't get around the Libre size issue. It's still arguably the best so worth the size. Giving her a whirl....

Best,

Slavvo67
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darry1966

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PostPosted: Sun 04 May 2014, 04:25    Post_subject:  

slavvo67 wrote:
Darryl:

Thanks. As I recall, the Midori browser was pretty good. Can't get around the Libre size issue. It's still arguably the best so worth the size. Giving her a whirl....

Best,

Slavvo67


Yep 210mb is pretty big. Here is the original Midori - Technosaurus for those interested -
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=51971
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slavvo67

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PostPosted: Tue 06 May 2014, 09:34    Post_subject:  

Darry1966:

I would like to report back that it appears the Midori is not working. I attempted via the menu entry and also via terminal. The Seamonkey works via terminal with dead menu links and the Firefox works fine (using it now).

Libre 4.2 working well.

SPECS:
-Computer-
Processor : 2x Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5800 @ 3.20GHz
Memory : 3079MB (449MB used)
Operating System : Puppy Linux 0.43
User Name : root (root)
Date/Time : Tue 06 May 2014 09:37:32 AM
-Display-
Resolution : 1024x768 pixels
OpenGL Renderer : Unknown
X11 Vendor : The X.Org Foundation
-Multimedia-
Audio Adapter : HDA-Intel - HDA Intel
-Input Devices-
USB Keyboard
USB Keyboard
Power Button
Power Button
PC Speaker
PixArt USB Optical Mouse
-Printers (CUPS)-
CUPS-PDF : <i>Default</i>
-SCSI Disks-
ATA WDC WD5000AAKS-7
TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-H653G
Generic- SD/MMC
Generic- Compact Flash
Generic- SM/xD Picture
Generic- MS/MS-Pro
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darry1966

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Location: New Zealand

PostPosted: Sat 10 May 2014, 07:45    Post_subject:  

slavvo67 wrote:
Darry1966:

I would like to report back that it appears the Midori is not working. I attempted via the menu entry and also via terminal. The Seamonkey works via terminal with dead menu links and the Firefox works fine (using it now).

Libre 4.2 working well.

SPECS:
-Computer-
Processor : 2x Pentium(R) Dual-Core CPU E5800 @ 3.20GHz
Memory : 3079MB (449MB used)
Operating System : Puppy Linux 0.43
User Name : root (root)
Date/Time : Tue 06 May 2014 09:37:32 AM
-Display-
Resolution : 1024x768 pixels
OpenGL Renderer : Unknown
X11 Vendor : The X.Org Foundation
-Multimedia-
Audio Adapter : HDA-Intel - HDA Intel
-Input Devices-
USB Keyboard
USB Keyboard
Power Button
Power Button
PC Speaker
PixArt USB Optical Mouse
-Printers (CUPS)-
CUPS-PDF : <i>Default</i>
-SCSI Disks-
ATA WDC WD5000AAKS-7
TSSTcorp DVD+-RW TS-H653G
Generic- SD/MMC
Generic- Compact Flash
Generic- SM/xD Picture
Generic- MS/MS-Pro

Hi Slavvo67,
My apologies for my late reply.

Requires enchant which I have posted here.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/workhorseosfatpups/files/Workhorseos%20Puppy%20Linux%204.311%20edition/
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darry1966

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Location: New Zealand

PostPosted: Tue 13 May 2014, 06:37    Post_subject:  

For an updated barebones 4.31 please see the last post on this page


http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=83841&start=60
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Colonel Panic


Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 1523

PostPosted: Tue 13 May 2014, 14:17    Post_subject:  

Hi darry. I've downloaded WorkhorseOS and am posting from it now; it looks good and is working well (it's replacing 4.32 on my system). Thanks for all your hard work.
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darry1966

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PostPosted: Tue 13 May 2014, 18:59    Post_subject:  

Colonel Panic wrote:
Hi darry. I've downloaded WorkhorseOS and am posting from it now; it looks good and is working well (it's replacing 4,32 on my system). Thanks for all your hard work.


Cool Colonel Panic enjoy.
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ac2011

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PostPosted: Fri 23 May 2014, 01:22    Post_subject:  

darry1966 wrote:
Mikeb's gcc from Carolina Puppy that i inserted into /opt/program directory of Libreoffice so it can run on Pup4's - thanks again Mike.


Actually that was me, but I forgive you. Wink

Glad to see it's being used by someone other than me. I'm running new versions of LibreOffice in Fluppy and it's nice not to have to upgrade the OS just to get the latest office suite.
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darry1966

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PostPosted: Fri 23 May 2014, 02:33    Post_subject:  

ac2011 wrote:
darry1966 wrote:
Mikeb's gcc from Carolina Puppy that i inserted into /opt/program directory of Libreoffice so it can run on Pup4's - thanks again Mike.


Actually that was me, but I forgive you. Wink

Glad to see it's being used by someone other than me. I'm running new versions of LibreOffice in Fluppy and it's nice not to have to upgrade the OS just to get the latest office suite.


Cheers for the work you did.
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