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ttuuxxx


Joined: 05 May 2007
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Location: Ontario Canada,Sydney Australia

PostPosted: Sun 07 Dec 2008, 11:36    Post subject:  

Caneri wrote:
Hi ttuuxxx,

Your /Libs files would be a good one to have on several servers. The bandwidth isn't very much as the files are small but spreading it out will give users alternate locations in case we go down for some reason.

Thanks,
Eric


Thats what I was thinking Smile
I guess 2 great minds do think alike Smile
ttuuxxx

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mrd

Joined: 27 Nov 2007
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PostPosted: Fri 23 Jan 2009, 21:54    Post subject:  

As you might have seen from my posts about it, I desperately need to find libImlib.so.11.

Any help would be very much appreciated.
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ttuuxxx


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PostPosted: Sat 24 Jan 2009, 03:31    Post subject:  

mrd wrote:
As you might have seen from my posts about it, I desperately need to find libImlib.so.11.

Any help would be very much appreciated.

Here try this
Smile ttuuxxx
imlib-1.9.15.pet
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pet

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Filename  imlib-1.9.15.pet 
Filesize  75.55 KB 
Downloaded  637 Time(s) 

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XiaolinDraconis


Joined: 24 Feb 2009
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PostPosted: Wed 11 Mar 2009, 14:36    Post subject:  

hey ttuuxxx i got libsasl2.so.2 but it appears to be a text file ? the program that called for it says it was too short. any idea what im doin wrong?
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DMcCunney

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PostPosted: Wed 11 Mar 2009, 18:35    Post subject: Re: Libraries......  

ttuuxxx wrote:
Compressed its 269MB and expanded its a few gigs Smile
http://puppylinux.ca/tpp/ttuuxxx/Libs.tar.gz

Thank you, but you might consider making it available in a different format. Gzipped tar archives are a pain. First you have to uncompress them, thenyou have to open the tar file to get what you want, so you need enough space to hold the uncompressed tar file before you can do anything.

I converted it on the desktop to a 7z archive, which I can open in Puppy with Peazip. No need to uncompress the whole thing: I can just drill down and extract the file(s) I want. (And the 7z archive is half the size of the gzipped tar file...)
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Caneri

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PostPosted: Wed 11 Mar 2009, 20:09    Post subject:  

@DMcCunney,

Maybe post a link to your smaller version.

I need to cut some fat from the server and the /Libs should be mirrored so I can get on with the new stuff that's happening on .ca

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PostPosted: Wed 11 Mar 2009, 20:34    Post subject:  

XiaolinDraconis wrote:
hey ttuuxxx i got libsasl2.so.2 but it appears to be a text file ? the program that called for it says it was too short. any idea what im doin wrong?
you need http://www.puppylinux.ca/tpp/ttuuxxx/Libs/libsasl2.so.2.0.22
and make a system link called libsasl2.so.2
ttuuxxx

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ttuuxxx


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PostPosted: Wed 11 Mar 2009, 20:37    Post subject: Re: Libraries......  

DMcCunney wrote:
ttuuxxx wrote:
Compressed its 269MB and expanded its a few gigs Smile
http://puppylinux.ca/tpp/ttuuxxx/Libs.tar.gz

Thank you, but you might consider making it available in a different format. Gzipped tar archives are a pain. First you have to uncompress them, thenyou have to open the tar file to get what you want, so you need enough space to hold the uncompressed tar file before you can do anything.

I converted it on the desktop to a 7z archive, which I can open in Puppy with Peazip. No need to uncompress the whole thing: I can just drill down and extract the file(s) I want. (And the 7z archive is half the size of the gzipped tar file...)
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not everyone downloads the full zip, who would want to for a few libs?
plus who would want too install peazip at 7MB compressed just to one one archive? tar.bz2 would be just as small, and you could use xarchiver to open it.
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DMcCunney

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PostPosted: Thu 12 Mar 2009, 12:25    Post subject: Re: Libraries......  

ttuuxxx wrote:
DMcCunney wrote:
ttuuxxx wrote:
Compressed its 269MB and expanded its a few gigs Smile
http://puppylinux.ca/tpp/ttuuxxx/Libs.tar.gz

Thank you, but you might consider making it available in a different format. Gzipped tar archives are a pain. First you have to uncompress them, thenyou have to open the tar file to get what you want, so you need enough space to hold the uncompressed tar file before you can do anything.

I converted it on the desktop to a 7z archive, which I can open in Puppy with Peazip. No need to uncompress the whole thing: I can just drill down and extract the file(s) I want. (And the 7z archive is half the size of the gzipped tar file...)

not everyone downloads the full zip, who would want to for a few libs?

Who would DL the full set to begin with? Folks like me who find it convenient to have a local database of them, available on occasions when we don't happen to have convenient internet access to hit a repository.

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plus who would want too install peazip at 7MB compressed just to one one archive?

Peazip has an assortment of uses. I use it in this case because it groks 7z archives, but I could have used a Zip file openable with Xarchive. I just use zzip as my main archiver on Windoze, and tend to use its format.

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tar.bz2 would be just as small, and you could use xarchiver to open it.

You miss my point about the the inherent problem of dealing with compressed tar files. First, you must fully uncompress it, which means you need enough space in your file system to hold the uncompressed file, then you must actually extract the files you want, and then presumably delete the uncompressed tar file afterward. If the tar file is a huge one, like yours, this can be time consuming (it took a while on my Windoze box, which has eight times the RAM, much faster hard drives, and a CPU three times faster than my Puppy box), and you may not have enough space in the file system.

Putting stuff in a Zip, RAR, 7z, or other archive format where you can open the archive and extract wanted files without having to decompress the entire file is faster, simpler, and requires far less space on the file system. Your converted archive is something I can store locally on my Puppy installation for use when I encounter a missing dependency, and access what I need without taking the better part of forever or blowing up with an out of space condition.

.tgz files are fine for install packages where you will decompress the entire thing to do the install, but less useful for stuff you want to keep around in a collection for the occasion when you need something in it. There are reasons why things like zip/unzip are available for *nix and are sometimes preferable to compressed tar files.
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ttuuxxx


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PostPosted: Thu 12 Mar 2009, 12:40    Post subject:  

ok now I get ya Smile you can extract the lib without uncompressing the whole archive in a folder,
you should be able to do that with Xarchiver also with the P7zip addon pet
total size around 380kb combined 2 pet packages. Alot smaller of way Smile
Plus archiver is really fast with bz2 Smile
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=37276
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DMcCunney

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PostPosted: Thu 12 Mar 2009, 14:15    Post subject:  

ttuuxxx wrote:
ok now I get ya Smile you can extract the lib without uncompressing the whole archive in a folder,

Exactly. Very Happy
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you should be able to do that with Xarchiver also with the P7zip addon pet total size around 380kb combined 2 pet packages. Alot smaller of way Smile

I just grabbed it, since I wanted to make sure I had the needed unarchiving tools. I grabbed unrar.pup, too.

I installed Peazip for other reasons, an the fact that it handled 7z archives was a fringe benefit. I use a Full install with about 7.5GB for Puppy, so 7MB for Peazip is nothing. I have OO3 and the Eclipse IDE installed, as well. I'm all in favor of small programs, but some of what I do doesn't have small solutions.

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Plus archiver is really fast with bz2 Smile
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=37276

Yep, and I have some bz2 stuff around as well.
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charlie6

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PostPosted: Wed 30 Sep 2009, 05:35    Post subject:
Subject description: ttuuxxx ' repository no longer accessible
 

Hi,
Maybe have missed something...
http://puppylinux.asia/tpp/ttuuxxx/Libs
does no longer exist at that place.
has it been moved?
Does somebody knox to where?
Thanks for answer
Cheers
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ttuuxxx


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PostPosted: Wed 30 Sep 2009, 06:43    Post subject:  

hi charlie

no it hasn't moved, Eric is lockedout of puppylinux.ca and is using the sister site, so once he gets the keys back all links will be working again Smile
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sotris99

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PostPosted: Fri 02 Oct 2009, 01:32    Post subject:  

can we have the latest libsdl and the latest qt please?
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capoverde


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PostPosted: Fri 02 Oct 2009, 13:06    Post subject: Index page locked.  

Hi ttuuxxx,

just tried to get a lib from [url]http://puppylinux.asia/tpp/ttuuxxx/Libs[/url], but the index page is locked on itself: nothing changes when opening any of the directories there. Same on the corresponding .ca page. Any hope to get it working again?

Thanx and cheers!
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