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Startmount-0.5.5 Drive automount and program starter
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tasmod


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PostPosted: Wed 06 Jan 2010, 23:18    Post_subject:  

Updated to ver 0.0.2.1

Now with addition of checkbox for disabling splashscreen.

Also works in Quirky 002

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PostPosted: Thu 07 Jan 2010, 02:32    Post_subject:  

many things rock.
this has been one of them.
cheers boss
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PostPosted: Sat 09 Jan 2010, 00:39    Post_subject: fix vfat drivers script for CJK Language  

fix script /usr/local/Startmount/startfunc
old script:
Code:
if [ "$PUPVER" != "214" ];then
    for i in $CHOICES ; do echo "/dev/$i  /mnt/$i  auto" >> /etc/fstab ; done
fi


new script:
Code:
if [ "$PUPVER" != "214" ];then
    for i in $CHOICES ; do
     GUESSFSTYPE="`guess_fstype /dev/$i`"   
    if [ "$GUESSFSTYPE" = "vfat" ];then
    echo "/dev/$i  /mnt/$i  vfat  shortname=mixed,quiet,utf8" >> /etc/fstab
    else
    echo "/dev/$i  /mnt/$i  auto" >> /etc/fstab
    fi
    done
fi
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PostPosted: Sat 09 Jan 2010, 03:26    Post_subject:  

Hi

Thanks sasaqqdan.

The next version will also include a fix for ntfs-3g and usb drives should mount correctly every time.

Cheers

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PostPosted: Mon 11 Jan 2010, 10:54    Post_subject:  

Version 0.1.0 released
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PostPosted: Thu 14 Jan 2010, 07:47    Post_subject:  

Hi everybody

So how is the latest Startmount-0.1.0 working for you?

Do you like the new gui?

Do you like the old gui?

What can we do to improve this app for you?

Our ideas are to add an entry for custom commands at startup and improve on the user interface. Would you like that?

Are there any other features you would like?

All comments are appreciated.

Thank you.

Cheers Smile

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PostPosted: Thu 14 Jan 2010, 13:04    Post_subject:  

What a great app!

Previously I had been told to hardcode the automount of a device to rc.local:

Code:
mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/sda3
modprobe evdev


I just loaded your v 0.1.0 and it looks great!

Question: It appears to only recognize apps that were loaded by default, none of the add-on apps appear in the list, e.g. Oxygen Office or Seamonkey 2 or Gimp. Is there a way to be sure that it picks those up, please?

Note: Does it only see apps that are inside of pup_save? I tend to put as much outside of that due to past problems with personal storage space, etc.

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PostPosted: Thu 14 Jan 2010, 13:12    Post_subject:  

Hi Edoc,

Default apps is a deliberate choice to be able to read easily all apps in one place as installed to a users puppy variant.

It will read the default apps in 214, 421, 431 as well as Quirky etc and list those as different, it does this on each startup of the Startmount program gui. So if the user changes the default app it changes the list.

However we are planning an entry box facility to allow users to enter apps of choice.

Half the fun is anticipating the various uses the user will put it to and to catch the write to file correctly for each use.

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PostPosted: Thu 14 Jan 2010, 15:35    Post_subject:  

Sure appreciate all of your work on this! It definitely makes Puppy more user-friendly.

Will stand-by for your next updates re. non-default apps.

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PostPosted: Sat 16 Jan 2010, 18:32    Post_subject:  

My drives don't show up.
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PostPosted: Sat 16 Jan 2010, 18:38    Post_subject:  

Quote:
My drives don't show up.


Can you be more specific? ie, which version of puppy, how many drives do you have and what sort are they..

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PostPosted: Sat 16 Jan 2010, 18:42    Post_subject:  

Code:
Puppy 431

Linux puppypc 2.6.30.5 #1 SMP Tue Sep 1 15:48:26 GMT-8 2009 i686 GNU/Linux

startmount 0.1.0


The first version I got the drives in the list. It also did not mount the drive I set to mount at startup but with newer versions (I did uninstall the older versions.) I get nothing in the drives list.
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PostPosted: Sat 16 Jan 2010, 18:46    Post_subject:  

hmmm...

ok, this sounds strange....

can you run this in a terminal and post the output?
Code:
probepart -k 2> /dev/null | grep '^/dev/' | grep -E 'iso9660|ext2|ext3|ext4|reiserfs|msdos|vfat|ntfs|minix' | cut -f 1-3 -d '|' | tr '\n' ' '


Thanks

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PostPosted: Sat 16 Jan 2010, 18:50    Post_subject:  

Code:
sh-3.00# probepart -k 2> /dev/null | grep '^/dev/' | grep -E 'iso9660|ext2|ext3|ext4|reiserfs|msdos|vfat|ntfs|minix' | cut -f 1-3 -d '|' | tr '\n' ' '
/dev/sda1|reiserfs|30001356 /dev/sda6|reiserfs|457892631 /dev/sdb1|ext2|7960176
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PostPosted: Sat 16 Jan 2010, 18:55    Post_subject:  

ok, that tells me 2 possibilities,

What should happen is that 2 of your drives should show up.

I'm guessing you are running off a usb stick?

Either that or we have a problem with reiserfs.

Which drive is puppy installed?

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