Instructions are for Ubuntu 17.10 and derivatives.
There is an alternative to ubuntu-budgie-desktop, it is budgie-desktop-environment.
Try one or the other.
You end up with a minimal budgie desktop if using --no-install-recommends (#apt install --no-install-recommends budgie-desktop-environment) : around 16MB of stuff. 67MB installed.
Dog-based OS are not installing recommends by design.
Due to the minimal nature of Dog-based OS, you may end up with unsatisfactory result. Every time i tried a new and more complete desktop on a Dog OS, it was buggy. I have come across A Debian-Stretch-Live Starter Kit in Murga-Linux forum by rcrsn51 that should be a good start if you intend to try more complete desktops, such as Budgie. It is a barebone OS more suitable to the kind of experiment suggested here.
Look here : http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=112784 Last edited by labbe5 on Thu 22 Feb 2018, 21:26; edited 1 time in total
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These instructions will not work for Puppy.
Puppy does not have or use apt-get. _________________ I have found, in trying to help people, that the things they do not tell you, are usually the clue to solving the problem.
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