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how to customize puppy with no e-net, no i-net
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pooklaroux


Joined: 15 Mar 2006
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Location: Columbus, Ohio

PostPosted: Wed 15 Mar 2006, 21:52    Post subject:  how to customize puppy with no e-net, no i-net  

The desktop system I was able to install today doesn't have a modem or a network card. The system I plan to install on has a pcmcia slot, but no built in e-net (I gather the built in modem is not working)

So here's my questions:

1) how can I customize puppy on these non-inet connected systems? I can dl and burn to disk anything I need on the iMac. Dl'ing is not the problem.

2) I have a pcmcia usb 2.0, firewire card, any chance of that working under puppy?

3) if I'm going to buy an ethernet 10/100 pcmcia or a wireless pcmcia, which ones are more likely to work with puppy?

4) am I going to need to do something special to get the pcmcia slot ot work in puppy?

Thanks -- already this forum and community have been super helpful!
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MU


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Location: Karlsruhe, Germany

PostPosted: Thu 16 Mar 2006, 00:30    Post subject:  

You can install Dotpups with clicking on them in ROX.
You can install unleashed packages with Pupget (Alien Package).
Download unleashed here: http://ftp.nluug.nl/ftp/pub/os/Linux/distr/puppylinux/pupget_packages-1/

Burn to CD, install with Pupget.


My Sitegear USB 2.0 PC Card (Pcmcia to USB2-Adaptor) works fine in Puppy.
Sometimes I must type "modprobe usb-storage" manually, if I attach a harddisk later.

Mark
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pooklaroux


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PostPosted: Thu 16 Mar 2006, 01:45    Post subject:  

I'm confused about how to install Unleashed -- I have to make a swap partition? The test pc has win98 loaded, I've never partitioned a drive that already had an operating system on it.
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Mar 2006, 01:51    Post subject:  

http://dotpups.de/puppy-releases/1.0.7/puppy-for-Win98/puppy.html
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