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Packrat1947

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PostPosted: Wed 03 Jun 2009, 00:41    Post subject:  Save file questions  

I just started using the live version of puppy - on CD-RW media.

How does on save an Abiword file to a partition or USB stick? the drives are mounted, but when I do a SAVE AS, I can never drill down to the proper drives. How can I do this? Never had any trouble with Mint or Ubuntu. Thanks in advance.

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Bruce B


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PostPosted: Wed 03 Jun 2009, 02:18    Post subject:  

You cannot drill down (up) and more than the
File System, because that is the top level

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PostPosted: Wed 03 Jun 2009, 04:37    Post subject:  

Hi Packrat1947,

if you go to the root of your file system "/" and next into the directory "mnt", you will find your usb stick (most probably called something like "sdb" or "sdb1".

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Packrat1947

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PostPosted: Wed 03 Jun 2009, 08:14    Post subject:  

Hi,
Thanks for the replies. It worked perfectly. Now I'm on the right track. I see it also can write to ntfs. That's nice too. I really like Puppy with its ability to be "persistant" with the CD-RW media It seems to do everything right.

I haven't found a way for it to see other computers on the network though.


I sure wish that the linux versions would come to an agreement on "standard conventions" - and would behave the same. Oh well.

Thanks again,
Packrat1947 from Ohio
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