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ardvark


Joined: 01 Jul 2013
Posts: 1458
Location: USA

PostPosted: Mon 17 Mar 2014, 09:59    Post subject: Re: Connecting to wi-fi with Wary 5.5
Subject description: Wary on a 12-year old laptop
 

Never mind, the question I addressed was moved to a new section of the forum.

@Jackpot: If you've come here to find your post, go to "Advanced Topics," then to "Hardware," then "Networking," and finally "Wireless." Your question has been moved there. Smile
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ardvark


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Location: USA

PostPosted: Wed 19 Mar 2014, 11:39    Post subject:  

Hi Bigpup...

One problem that I'm seeing in the forum is that people will post their questions and not bother to post back even after one or more others post with solutions or ideas. It would be great if OP's would conclude a thread of what they did, even if nothing at all, so others would know. Wink

Regards...
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rayberau

Joined: 25 Feb 2011
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PostPosted: Sun 11 May 2014, 19:25    Post subject: Re: IF YOU NEED HELP
Subject description: Help US By Giving US some Usefull Information.
 

Hi, I used Puppy 4.2 a few years ago, then Puppy Wary - forget which Distro Number, then Lucid-528 on my old LG computer, but I had CD to install those, and I now use Mint 15 on the LG computer where I did manage to get Japanese language support.

I am now trying to install Lucid-528JP-en on my Japanese partner:s old Acer computer but the CD drive on this old computer with Windows XP on it does not work anymore and we had trouble getting Japanese multi-language support for our other old HP computer that has Windows 7 on it. We do have Japanese multi-language support on the Windows XP but it has become so slow and we have managed to install Quickset Wary Puppy Linux 511 on this Acer computer and now we can dual boot with Windows XP and Quickset Wary Puppy Linux 511

When the dual-boot menu comes up at start-up it also lists Lucid 528JP
too - which is the distro we actually wanted - but when I try to start it I get:
(hd00)
[Linux-bzImage, setup 0x3000, size - 0x21d090]
uncompression error0x1f617000, 0x1c8028bytes]
-- System halted


I downloaded Lucid 511JP as well as other distros that came with Windows Installers but the Windows Installer for Quickset Wary 511 was the only installer that worked for me.

I am writing this using Wary 5 that we got using the Quickset Wary 511 on the old Acer computer that we could not successfully get Lucid 511JP to load from the dual-boot. this Wary 5 would be fine if I could work out how to install Japanese multi-language support for the Quickset Wary 511.

If we cannot do that then I would like to find a way to repair the problem when we try to load Lucid 528JP:
(hd00)
[Linux-bzImage, setup 0x3000, size - 0x21d090]
uncompression error0x1f617000, 0x1c8028bytes]
-- System halted


Using Quickset Wary 511 I can access my memory stick on sdb1 on which I have the following (please excuse the = sign - the equal signs should all be under-dash but I can:t find it because I chose Japanese keyboard hoping that would help get Japanese Multi-lingual support and I can:t find under-dash or apostrophe on this US keyboard that Wary 511 thinks is a Japanese keyboard):
Puppy=Linux=528JP=Installer.exe
lupu=devx=528JP.sfs
kernel=src=1.4lupu-528JP.iso
goffice-lupu-528JP-1.sfs

I did download a lot of .iso/.sfs/.exe/.pup for Quickset Wary 511 but I will have to go back to Windows XP and put them on memory stick so I can access them for when I get a reply to this message.

Specific information about our [color=blue]acer computer:
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.4GHz
Memory: 506MB (332MB used)
Operating System: Puppy Linux 0.51


I did not work out how to start a new topic so I have managed to tag onto *IF YOU NEED HELP* (I cannot find quote marks on this keyboard now either!)

Hope you can help me, either to get multi-lingual support on this Quickset Wary 511 and sort out my keyboard problem, or else to find a way to overcome the uncompression error I get when I try to load Lucid-528JP from the dual-boot menu.

Regards from Ray Bergmann, Brisbane, Australia
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starhawk

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PostPosted: Sun 11 May 2014, 19:31    Post subject:  

"...I did not work out how to start a new topic..."

See the Post Reply button? Look immediately to its left. You should see a button reading New Topic. That is the button to press Wink

Please copy your post into a New Topic, and then PM user Flash (our resident moderator) and ask him to delete your post here. That should work Smile

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EdgarC

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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jul 2014, 09:11    Post subject:  

Cant dual boot windows 8 and puppy.

Disabled secure boot and uefi, but still does not work.

What to do?

It keep telling me it did not find a file(which is present, but it like it cant see the the drive)
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Burn_IT


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PostPosted: Wed 16 Jul 2014, 09:34    Post subject:  

EdgarC :
Start a new thread and post a screen shot (if possible),
In any case post the exact error and the contents of your menu.lst if you are using Grub

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PostPosted: Sat 01 Nov 2014, 09:40    Post subject:  

This topic is information not a place to post problems.
Please help us all by providing the information when you post problems.

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PostPosted: Thu 19 Feb 2015, 00:09    Post subject:  

Entered in error.
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PostPosted: Sat 20 Jun 2015, 01:25    Post subject:  

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cthisbear

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Location: Sydney Australia

PostPosted: Fri 17 Jul 2015, 22:49    Post subject:  

Hey! I don't come across as a sarcastic person do I?

http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=100290

How to replace Windows in netbook with Puppy?

" I replied to you in your other post.

Mate when we ask for specs don't give us >>> 1.2 GHz dual core,
1.5 GB RAM.

And amazingly for your own information when I type up your shitty answer >> 1.2 GHz dual core 1.5 GB RAM netbook
I do not get one hit.
Say it again...no not one hit do I receive.

Do you take a Honda to a Ford dealer or vice versa.
Come on!!!!!!!

I have another word beside FRUSTRATING when dealing with some people.
If you want to turn a problem into a solution help us out.

I don't mind helping anyone, but from many experiences here on the
Murga Puppy forum, quite often all I see is that most people....

>>>>Turn Our Solutions into their Problem.

We want the proper specs so we can see if that netbook has
any problems in Linux.

::::::::

Chris.
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bigpup


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Location: Charleston S.C. USA

PostPosted: Thu 06 Aug 2015, 20:51    Post subject:  

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rokytnji


Joined: 20 Jan 2009
Posts: 2112
Location: Pecos/ Texas

PostPosted: Thu 06 Aug 2015, 22:53    Post subject: High de ho
Subject description: dissing puppy
 

Well, after defending puppy on another forum from a arch user who posted a 2012 link post (ancient in linux years) dissing puppy as a toy distro that is unsecure.

I corrected said poster unsecure with a insecure. Being who I am.
Telling said poster he did not see me dissing arch linux.

Anyways. Here was one of my contribs for helping puppy users post their specs in a live puppy session.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=53986

Edit: Some of my Puppy search links are hanging up? >>Use a search term in well minded link. To see what I mean.
http://wellminded.net63.net/
https://www.google.com/cse?cx=015995643981050743583%3Aabvzbibgzxo&q#gsc.tab=0
Anybody else?
This one is OK still for me.
http://puppy.b0x.me/psearch.html


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PostPosted: Thu 21 Jan 2016, 00:46    Post subject:  

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PostPosted: Mon 13 Jun 2016, 13:57    Post subject: Newbie with Centrino hardware
Subject description: Looking for ISO for boot CD
 

Forgive me, but I've been searching the forum posts and other info for a few hours now. As I understand it Puppy normally checks PAE by default. Hence my Wary 5.5 and Tahrpup 6.0.5 Boot disks both fail at startup - and Tahrpup gave me the error of no PAE.

I'm searching for an ISO that might be compatible, so I can create a boot disk (actually DVD) since the BIOS doesn't seem to have an option to boot from USB.


My Hardware:
Panasonic CF-73

CPU • Intel® Pentium® M Processor 760:
– 2MB L2 cache
– Processor speed 2.0GHz
– 533MHz FSB
STORAGE & MEMORY • 1024MB SDRAM (DDR2) standard, expandable to 1536MB
•No HDD
• Combo Drive (DVD-ROM*/CD-RW**) standard
DISPLAY • 13.3" 1024 x 768 (XGA) transmissive, daylight-readable TFT Active Matrix Color
LCD with Touchscreen
• External video support up to 2048 x 1536 at 16,770,000 colors
• Intel® 915GM graphic controller, UMA (Unified Memory Access) up to 128MB
AUDIO • SigmaTel™ STAC9751 AC-97 v.2.3 Compliant Audio Codec
• Integrated stereo speakers
• Convenient keyboard volume and mute controls
EXPANSION SLOTS • PC Card Type I or II x 2 or Type III x 1
• Secure Digital (SD) Card
MULTIMEDIA POCKET • Combo Drive (DVD-ROM*/CD-RW**) standard
• Accepts optional DVD Multi Drive
(DVD-RAM/DVD-ROM*/DVD-RW/CD-R/CD-ROM/CD-RW**)
KEYBOARD & INPUT • 87-key with dedicated Windows® key
• Electrostatic touchpad with scrolling support
• Touchscreen LCD
INTERFACE • External Video Mini-D-sub 15 pin
• Headphones/Speaker Mini-jack Stereo
• IO Box Port 36 pin
• Microphone/Line In Mini-jack
• Port Replicator Dedicated 84 pin
• Serial D-sub 9 pin (UART 16550 compatible)
• USB 2.0 (x2) 4 pin
• 10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ-45
• 56K Modem RJ-11
WIRELESS LAN • Intel® PRO/Wireless 2915ABG network connection 802.11a/b/g
• Security
– Authentication: LEAP, WPA, 802.1x, EAP-TLS, EAP-FAST, PEAP
– Encryption: CKIP, TKIP, 128-bit and 64-bit WEP, Hardware AES
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