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PostPosted: Wed 07 May 2014, 21:55    Post subject:


Anyone interested into: Pimp up your L.A.S.S.I.E. ?

No, not by Wallpapers, but by Applications!

So here is SARA-ScriptBox for L.A.S.S.I.E. Version 0.0.2. It is preconfigured for the following Applications (build as SFS Modules):

LP2_ALSA-Modular-Synthesizer-2.0.1-5-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Aqualung_0.9-beta11-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Ardour3-3.5.357-i686-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_DVDStyler-2.3.4-i686-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_easymp3gain-gtk2-0.5.0-2-2.sfs - new Upload
LP2_GimpPainter-2.8.7.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Gimp-PlugIns-2.8.sfs - new Upload
LP2_GnomeWaveCleaner_0.21.16-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_GogglesMM-0.13.1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_GTKlick_0.6.4-3-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_GTK-RecordMyDesktop_0.3.8-4-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Hydrogen-0.9.6-b-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Improvisor-5.16.sfs - new Upload
LP2_JackBeat_0.7.6-0-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_JackEQ_0.5.9-2-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Jack-Keyboard_2.6-2-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Jack-Rack_1.4.8~rc1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_JaMin_0.97.14~cvs~81203-4-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_JGraphite-0.5.8.sfs - new Upload
LP2_KDE_Basic-4.8.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Kdenlive-0.9.2-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Kino_1.3.4-1.3-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_LightZone_4.0.0-0_i386.sfs - new Upload
LP2_LMMS-0.4.10-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Mandelbulber_1.08-2_i386.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Marble-4.8.3-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_MeterBridge_0.9.2-9-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_MilkyTracker_0.90.85+dfsg-2.1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_MisfitModel3D_1.3.7-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Mixxx_1.10.0-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Openshot-1.4.3-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_PhotoFilmStrip_1.4.0-1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Pically-1.0.3.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Pixelitor_1.1.1.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Pixelize-1.0.0-1.sfs - new Upload
LP2_QJackCtl_0.3.8-1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Qsynth-0.3.4-1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Qtractor_0.5.4-1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Rakarrack_0.6.1-4-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Rosegarden_11.11.42-1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Sineshaper_0.4.2-7-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_SMPlayer-14.3.0-s-i686-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Specimen_0.5.2rc3-4-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Structure-Synth_1.5.0-1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_TGif_4.2.5-1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Timemachine_0.3.3-1-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_TiMidity_2.13.2-4-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_Traverso_0.49.2-4-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_VKeybd_0.1.18d-2-precise.sfs - new Upload
LP2_XineDVD-0.99.7-i686.sfs - new Upload
LP2_ZynAddSubFx_2.4.0-1.2-precise.sfs - new Upload

I have uploaded these files to the LazY Puppy SFS Repository at

Each SFS Module comes with dependencies (libs) included, so all Programs should work also in each Precise Puppy and its derivatives.


!!! If you want to expand this Version of SARA-ScriptBox and want to add new Applications (SFS Modules) you need to use L.A.S.S.I.E. for this. !!!

SARA-ScriptBox for L.A.S.S.I.E. Version 0.0.2. is preconfigured to download the SFS Modules automatically at first try to run the Application. The SFS Modules will download to /root/Downloads (make sure there is a Directory /root/Downloads existing) and will load the SFS Modules to execute the Applications from Directory 'Modules' at boot partition (make sure there is a Directory 'Modules' at your boot partition existing). After downloading a SFS Module there will be a Message that wants you to move the downloaded SFS Module to Directory 'Modules' at your boot partition - so just do it.

Unpack SARA-ScriptBox-for-LASSIE.tar.gz and copy its content (RoxApp Directory 'SARA-ScriptBox-LASSIE') to a EXT partition (NTFS will not work for RoxApps and VFAT will not keep the symlinks) before trying to use it.

Inside of RoxApp Directory 'SARA-ScriptBox-LASSIE' (open it by right-click option) there is a Script, SARA-Apps-Config-Patcher, which can be used, to patch all the .cfg Files of the SARA-RSD Applications to easily set a new Directory for the use of the SFS Modules. Let option to download the SFS Modules automatically activated. This will be deactivated for each SFS Module separately after the SFS Module is downloaded.

Hope you can enjoy this...

PostPosted: Wed 30 Apr 2014, 09:14    Post subject:

oui wrote:

Thanks, oui. Visited and posted.


A German user has found creation of a save file at shutdown is not working in L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 non PAE Version - which was a bit surprising to me. While doing some testings on this, I found creation of a save file at shutdown is also not working in L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 PAE Version!

So this forces me to build L.A.S.S.I.E. 003, which will take some time. It depends on how fast I can solve this problem (was successfully tested in 001, so I can't imagine where to start at the moment). Even though I would solve this tomorrow, a new upload can't be done earlier than end of May or beginning of June 2014.

Meanwhile one can use the built in Save File Builder (Menu Utilities) to create an empty save file, which can be loaded at next boot. Mount your boot partition first and make sure, its free space is higher than the requested save file size.

When using L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 with a save file in use, I recommend to shutdown/reboot the Computer by a right-click onto a drive icon, which will first unload all loaded SFS Modules. Otherwise it could be necessary to unload previous loaded SFS Modules manually at next boot, before they can be used again. In such case there may arrive a message about a SFS Module not found - even though it is locally existing.

PostPosted: Sat 26 Apr 2014, 15:04    Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue 08 Apr 2014, 08:38    Post subject:

ally wrote:
removed from the archive



I have tried to build a L.A.S.S.I.E. based on the new Slacko 5.7 no PAE ISO.

Everything seemed to work fine. The Menu Categories and Entries are showing up nicely in the OS related to the Language setup. Also the Right-click items of ROX and of the drive icons.

But now, I've discovered all programs are just partly translated by gettext. There seems to be big differences of used GUI text between precise and slacko.

Since the German language package is the one which has been setup best of all langpacks I've tested so far, I'm convinced that the results in other languages different to DE will be much less usable.

So I have to wait for all langpacks to be setup for the use in Slacko.

Though I doubt this will ever happen...

...which would be very pity since the new slacko really has some stuff, that I would add to a "PLUS"-List.

So it's up now to the langpack builders...

PostPosted: Sat 05 Apr 2014, 07:06    Post subject:

But there is a faulty file listed in the mirrors (so far).

It is: LP2_Aqualung09b11.sfs

removed from the archive

PostPosted: Fri 04 Apr 2014, 23:02    Post subject:


Meanwhile I have extended a little my private version of L.A.S.S.I.E.

It is now extremely usable for working on pictures and photographs.

Also it is a nice Audio and Video Studio.

All was build by using either SFS Modules from LazY Puppy Repository or by building new SFS Modules from .deb files downloaded by Package Manager.

Images attached showing a few examples. Ardour was made from scabz's files.

Other files are build like it is described here.


Read the HowTo's
PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 20:24    Post subject:

Thanks for doing a mirror of L.A.S.S.I.E. 002!

But there is a faulty file listed in the mirrors (so far).

It is: LP2_Aqualung09b11.sfs

The Name listed here is: LP2_Aqualung_0.9-beta11-precise.sfs

The LP2_Aqualung09b11.sfs is the one from the Lucid based LazY Puppy. It will neither run nor work in L.A.S.S.I.E. or precise in general!

The LP2_Aqualung_0.9-beta11-precise.sfs currently is not available to download (only existing locally on my drives). I have chosen to not to upload this file, because I have written a short Guide, HowTo build a SFS Module from multiple .deb files, downloaded by the package manager., to let the user learn, how easy it is to build a SFS Module using L.A.S.S.I.E. and the SFS P.L.U.S. tools.

Thanks for removing this faulty file from the mirrors.

Puppus Dogfellow
PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 19:11    Post subject:

ally wrote:
new files mirrored:


and here

571 devx also added.
PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 16:50    Post subject:


The new L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 ISOs are uploaded now!

Links are in the First Post, There is now a PAE and a Non PAE Version ready to download. Both are based on Precise (571 & 571-retro).

L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 now is a Multi-Language Puppy-Linux Derivative.

Please, for some first additional Information have a look here.

PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 16:46    Post subject:

ally wrote:
new files mirrored:


PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 15:31    Post subject:

new files mirrored:

PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 13:12    Post subject: HowTo...
Subject description: a PlugIn SFS for the use with GIMP

HowTo build a PlugIn SFS for the use with GIMP ?

This is written for the use with GIMP Paint 2.8.7, but can be used for GIMP 2.8.x in general.

Either download the LP2_GimpPainter-2.8.7.sfs,
or download the GIMP files provided by don570 and build a SFS from those files.
You can use also these versions of GIMP: 2.8.4 or 2.8.10 and build a SFS from those files.

If you have chosen to build a SFS from don570's files, rename the SFS (add LP2_ in front of its name) and do execute a right-click onto the SFS --> choose: Convert to SFS P.L.U.S.

Whatever SFS you are using, move it to the L.A.S.S.I.E. boot directory.

Download the GIMP Beautify, Border & WaveTank PlugIns. These would be the files: and and and to be downloaded.

Create a directory named: Gimp-PlugIns-2.8 either in /root or any other ext file system. Create a directory root in that Gimp-PlugIns-2.8 directory. Create a directory .gimp-2.8 in that root directory. Create a directory plug-ins in that .gimp-2.8 directory.

So you will have a path: (/your-work-dir-here)/Gimp-PlugIns-2.8/root/.gimp-2.8/plug-ins

Clicking left on and let unpack all files.

You'll get those files:


Make sure they are all executable!

Copy those files into directory (/your-work-dir-here)/Gimp-PlugIns-2.8/root/.gimp-2.8/plug-ins.

Clicking left on and and let unpack all files.

You'll get those dirs:


Copy those dirs into directory (/your-work-dir-here)/Gimp-PlugIns-2.8/root/.gimp-2.8

Clicking left on and let unpack all files.

You'll get this file:


Create a directory usr in directory Gimp-PlugIns-2.8. Create a directory share in that usr directory. Create a directory gimp in that share directory. Create a directory 2.0 in that gimp directory. Create a directory scripts in that 2.0 directory.

So you will have a path: (/your-work-dir-here)/Gimp-PlugIns-2.8/usr/share/gimp/2.0/scripts.

Copy sf-will-wavetank_gimp-2.8.scm into directory (/your-work-dir-here)/Gimp-PlugIns-2.8/usr/share/gimp/2.0/scripts.

Do execute a righ-click on directory Gimp-PlugIns-2.8 and choose to create a PET package. Move the created PET package and also directory Gimp-PlugIns-2.8 from /root (if they are there) to any other location (best to your HD file system).

Do execute a right-click on the created and choose to Convert to SFS P.L.U.S. - a few moments later a LP2_Gimp-PlugIns-2.8.sfs will appear in /root. Move it to the L.A.S.S.I.E. boot directory.

HowTo add a dependent SFS Module to a SFS Module ?

Now locate your LP2_GimpPainter-2.8.7.sfs (or just the one you might have build at your own) and do execute a right-click onto it.

Choose Add Dependencies.

If the 1st text editor window has opened up, drag 'n' drop LP2_Gimp-PlugIns-2.8.sfs into the text editor's edit field and click OK or Apply.

Just close the 2nd text editor window, that will open up.

LP2_Gimp-PlugIns-2.8.sfs is now added as a dependent SFS Module to the your GIMP SFS Module.

Do again execute a right-click onto that GIMP SFS Module and choose: Create RunScript. Select the .desktop file and click OK or Apply. Refresh the menu and restart JWM (not X) to see its menu entry in Graphics menu. Clicking this entry will load the your GIMP SFS Module and also load the LP2_Gimp-PlugIns-2.8.sfs before executing the GIMP.

PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 13:10    Post subject: HowTo...
Subject description: ...Build a SFS from multiple .deb files downloaded by Package Manager

HowTo build a SFS from multiple .deb files downloaded by Package Manager

I'm choosing for this the aqualung_0.9~beta11-1ubuntu9_i386.deb and its dependent .deb files: libifp4_1.0.0.2-5_i386.deb, libjack-jackd2-0_1.9.8~dfsg.1-1ubuntu2_i386.deb, liblrdf0_0.4.0-5build1_i386.deb, liblua5.1-0_5.1.4-12ubuntu1_i386.deb , libmodplug1_0.8.8.4-1_i386.deb, liboggz2_1.1.1-1_i386.deb, libraptor1_1.4.21-7ubuntu0.1_i386.deb, libwavpack1_4.60.1-2_i386.deb, because it is small in size and therefor fast to download (the SFS will be somewhat around 1.8 MB).

Execute the package manager and search for aqualung and click on the aqualung file inside of the package manager, after it has been found and is presented in the package manager gui.

Choose to examine the dependencies and to download them without to install the downloaded files.

So the complete list of downloaded files should look like some like that:


These files should have been downloaded to /root.

Make a directory, called aqualung_0.9-beta11-1ubuntu9_i386 ( replace the wave char (~) between 0.9 and beta by a minus char (-) ).

Move all downloaded .deb files into the new created directory.

Move the directory away from /root, since the SFS is build in /root from directory aqualung_0.9-beta11-1ubuntu9_i386 (or however you have named it). Move it into a sub-directory of /root or -even better- into your HD's file system.

Do execute a right-click onto the directory aqualung_0.9-beta11-1ubuntu9_i386 (or however you have named it) at its new location and choose: Merge to SFS.

If the GUI to create a PET package appears on the screen, let it build the PET package (the SFS is build from this PET package after its creation).

A ROX filer window should open a few moments later, presenting the aqualung_0.9-beta11-1ubuntu9_i386.sfs in /root. Move it to the L.A.S.S.I.E. boot directory. Go to menu Multimedia and look for Aqualung. Click its entry and Aqualung should run after the SFS is loaded automatically.

Everything went fine?

If no menu entry is found, just refresh the menus and restart JWM!
PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 13:08    Post subject:

The L.A.S.S.I.E. VM-Group Wallpapers!

Each of the eight predefined VarioMenu-Group in L.A.S.S.I.E. now has its own Wallpaper, as shown below.

The Wallpapers are created with L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 Development Version, GIMP Painter 2.8.7 and GIMP Beautify PlugIn - both used and loaded by SFS!

Administrator, Audio, Favorites

Graphics, Internet, Multimedia

Office, Video

Apps and Menus in different Languages!

Audacity 2.0.3 in NL

Drive-Icons Right-Click-Menu in DA

Menu in TR

ROX-Right-Click-Menu on Directory in ES

More Information to come soon...
PostPosted: Wed 02 Apr 2014, 13:07    Post subject:

Welcome to L.A.S.S.I.E., Version 002 !

L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 is a Multi-Language Puppy-Linux Derivative and it is either based on Precise 5.7.1 (PAE Version) or based on Precise 5.7.1 retro (Non PAE Version). It is build by RSH by using the LazY Puppy ISO Builder and it was released at 2nd of April 2014.

L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 is useable out of the box for these Languages:



L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 is booting directly into language EN. Quicksetup and Welcome1stBoot are disabled by default. You can easily execute them by the menu (lite modification, but you'll find it quickly in Menu Welcome).

After switching L.A.S.S.I.E. 002 to the your language settings and restarting X, a small GUI appears, that gives option to remaster (the SFS only) the OS, so it will boot after this straight into your language (the language you have switched to). If you don't want to remaster the SFS only, just close the window.

But, please, note:

- either switch the language and do the remaster immediately
- or switch the language and just checking out / testing the OS

Do NOT, repeating: do NOT switch the language, testing the OS and remastering after using the OS!

If you've done a remaster, the new SFS will be presented in a ROX filer window. Just copy it to the L.A.S.S.I.E. boot directory (overwrite the existing one, but don't wipe the ISO!)

Special Features (new in L.A.S.S.I.E. 002):

VarioMenu-Groups and Desktops
- Each Desktop/VM-Group now has its own wallpaper
- Desktops and VarioMenu-Groups can be switched by keyboard shortcuts
- - Strg 1 switches to Desktop 1, Alt 1 switches to VM-Group 1 (e.g.)

- Added Option to the Right-click Menu of the Drive Icons to Power Off the Computer
- - it will first unload all loaded SFS Modules
- - after this all mounted ISO, SFS and 2fs, 3fs, 4fs Files in /mnt will be unmounted
- - then the Drives do unmount
- - then the Shutdown-GUI appears on the Screen

- Changed behavior when clicking a PET file
- - a GUI appears when a PET is clicked the 1st time in a session
- - - it offers option to choose either to build a SFS Module automatically
- - - or to install the PET package as usual
- - - if 'build a SFS Modue' is chosen, it will be used as default during the session
- - - though, one can still install PET packages by right-clicking it
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