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must say im very impresed
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claydog

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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 15:27    Post subject:  must say im very impresed  

puppy multi is simply amazeing been useing it all day with many reboots .it records back to dvd at shutdown and always reboots .ive told most people i know to download it at once.i even took my hardrives out in bios .lol to lazy to take em out complety.only thing i miss is cut and paste.im ssuch a bad typer so at console love to cut and paste it in.but thats no biggie i hate eveerything about microsft win xp.what a bad os xp is.everytime i change my pc around it gets upset and wants me to re authicate Twisted Evil
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MU


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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 15:36    Post subject:  

You can use copy&paste.

Select some text with the mouse.
Then click somewhere else with the middle mousebutton.

Mark
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claydog

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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 15:41    Post subject:  

awesume thanks a lot man i type so bad that cut and paste is a big plus Very Happy
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jcagle

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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 15:55    Post subject:  

By the way, how do you set up middle mouse button emulation for those of us without middle mouse buttons?

I know other Linux distros I've used let me do it when installing, but Puppy never asked to set up the emulation.
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Ted Dog


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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 16:02    Post subject: press the scroll wheel down  

I have a MS wireless keyboard & mouse combo I found that a firm downward click on the wheel acts as the third button. I select scroll y[n] -> y when first asked. I love it. Other mice pressing both buttons at the same time acts as third button.
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BarryK
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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 20:23    Post subject:  

Also, look at the FAQ, somewhere near the bottom of the page I think:

www.pupweb.org/puppy/faq.htm

...stuff about the clipboard, also the rxvt terminal.
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GuestToo
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PostPosted: Tue 08 Nov 2005, 23:43    Post subject:  

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By the way, how do you set up middle mouse button emulation for those of us without middle mouse buttons?

add -2button to /etc/xextraoptions

either run the Video Wizard and click the xoptions button, or edit the file directly (then restart X or reboot)

Linux uses the 3rd button a lot ... you really need a 3 button mouse if you use Linux much
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jcagle

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PostPosted: Wed 09 Nov 2005, 00:20    Post subject:  

Thanks Very Happy

Yeah, I'll probably invest in a 3 button mouse when I get a new computer.
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