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nooby

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PostPosted: Mon 27 May 2013, 14:30    Post_subject:  

I am extremely bad at using even the link in my signature.
Where do we have the thread on this Puppy?

Simplicity http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=simplicity

Quote:
Simplicity Linux is a Puppy Linux derivative with Xfce as the default desktop environment. It comes in three editions: Netbook, Desktop and Media. The Netbook edition features cloud-based software, the Desktop flavour offers a collection of general-purpose software, and the Media variant is designed to provide "lounge" PC users with easy access to their media.


i found a thread way back in 2009 but then lost it again.
Any mirrors to that iso on site they link to?
http://sourceforge.net/projects/simplicitylinux/files/

What is the pro et cons for it as a puppy?

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PostPosted: Mon 27 May 2013, 18:58    Post_subject:  

nooby wrote:
I am extremely bad at using even the link in my signature.
Where do we have the thread on this Puppy?


Type the words "simplicity" and "linux" in Google Search.

Press "enter".

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nooby

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PostPosted: Tue 28 May 2013, 03:59    Post_subject:  

Nope none of the first ten answers where to murga-linux.com
they went to the simplicitylinux.org/‎ YouTube sourceforge.net
www.facebook.com/.../Simplicity-Linux/5887073
www.simplicitycomputers.co.uk/faq/
bjoernvold.com › Board index › Linux › Distro talk‎
distrowatch.com/simplicity
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/The_Arch_Way‎

so can you show a screen pic of your google search then. Smile

If you already found the link to simplicity on murga-linux
then why not share it instead of giving me an advice that failed ?
Friendly smile sent your way.

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PostPosted: Tue 28 May 2013, 04:25    Post_subject:  

nooby wrote:
Simplicity http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=simplicity

Quote:
Simplicity Linux is a Puppy Linux derivative with Xfce as the default desktop environment. It comes in three editions: Netbook, Desktop and Media. The Netbook edition features cloud-based software, the Desktop flavour offers a collection of general-purpose software, and the Media variant is designed to provide "lounge" PC users with easy access to their media.


What is the pro et cons for it as a puppy?


By downloading:

Simplicity <= Carolina <= Saluki <= Racy

Kernel is 3.2.13

Not very nice not to acknowledge their sources other than "Puppy Linux and derivatives"

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PostPosted: Tue 28 May 2013, 07:20    Post_subject:  

Ah so it is a version of Saluki Carolina then. I dl the big
final some 400MB but have not tested it yet I wanted to know
why I don't remember we had a big thread about it's development first Smile

Wonder why they took that route then?

Good that you explained to me how it can to be.
Maybe their FAQ tells more but I usually fail to read FAQ
them give me headache so much to take in.

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PostPosted: Tue 28 May 2013, 07:44    Post_subject:  

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PostPosted: Tue 28 May 2013, 08:21    Post_subject:  

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One last comment: We won't enter into any correspondence regarding listing of distributions on DistroWatch. Over the years we have received too many angry and abusive emails from distro developers to engage in any such conversation. If you don't have the budget to buy advertising (and don't have enough satisfied users who would donate funds), your only other course of action is patience.

I understand their position.
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PostPosted: Tue 28 May 2013, 08:41    Post_subject:  

nooby wrote:


If you already found the link to simplicity on murga-linux
then why not share it instead of giving me an advice that failed ?
Friendly smile sent your way.


What happens in Sweden at night if someone mentions
your name. Laughing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dd9-hMzRljY

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PostPosted: Tue 28 May 2013, 10:40    Post_subject:  

I want the link to the thread here on simplicity Puppy not a youtube thing about local things in Sweden. I mean how is Simplicity related to Sweden at all?

And I did send you a friendly smile. So screams in the night seems not appropriate as a friendly smile back at me Smile

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PostPosted: Tue 28 May 2013, 10:44    Post_subject:  

simargl wrote:
distrowatch.com wrote:
If all this sounds depressing, there is some good news for those developers who absolutely and desperately want to have their distribution listed on DistroWatch today. All you need to do is to buy an advertising banner and your distro will be listed straight away. Additionally, your banner will attract extra visitors to your website. Currently the smallest advertising deal available is 100,000 impressions of a standard leaderboard (728x90 pixels), which costs US$200

FUCK YOU DISTROWATCH!!! Evil or Very Mad


I sure understand your feelings. Should we join Crowd Sourcing then+
They seems to be good at getting supporters for many kind of projects.
200 persons sending one dollar each and the goal is reached.

Another solution would be to set up a Facebook page that lists all Linux distros and every Developer can link from that one to their own FB page or site? Would they get charged by FB? I know too little about FB but I trust Puppy maybe have a page there or ??? so based on what happens there maybe you can somehow make similar pages.

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PostPosted: Wed 29 May 2013, 11:53    Post_subject:  

nooby wrote:
200 persons sending one dollar each and the goal is reached.

What goal is meant here? Endorsement of the F-word on a public forum?

Wash out his mouth with soap and a good spanking - yes.
Giving him someones' hard-earned dollars to entice further misbehavior - no.
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PostPosted: Wed 29 May 2013, 12:40    Post_subject:  

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What goal is meant here? Endorsement of the F-word on a public forum?


Nope, maybe "Farkle you DistroWatch" may have been more appropriate for guys like
anikin.

But then, we do get some sculag stupa shebs on the forum from time to time.

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Code:
 cat /etc/os-release
PRETTY_NAME="Debian GNU/Linux jessie/sid"
NAME="Debian GNU/Linux"
ID=debian
ANSI_COLOR="1;31"
HOME_URL="http://www.debian.org/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://www.debian.org/support/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://bugs.debian.org/"

inxi -r
Repos:   
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/debian.list
           deb http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/ unstable main contrib non-free
           deb http://www.deb-multimedia.org unstable main non-free
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PostPosted: Wed 29 May 2013, 14:53    Post_subject:  

"Bad words" are in the ear of the listener, like beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Overuse of "bad words" shows a lack of creativity.......
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PostPosted: Wed 29 May 2013, 15:38    Post_subject:  

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Billtoo


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PostPosted: Thu 30 May 2013, 04:09    Post_subject: Other Distros
Sub_title: linuxmint-15-mate
 

I installed linuxmint-15-mate 64bit version to an external usb 3.0 hard
drive on my hp desktop pc.
I installed applications using the software manager,apt-get,and
synaptic so there are plenty of options for that job.
Also have ubuntu 13.04 gnome edition installed on the external hard
drive + win7 on the main hard drive + can boot puppy precise 5.6.1
from a SDHC card plugged into a usb card reader.
I've only been trying out mint 15 mate for an hour or so but it is
working well so far.

EDIT: Still testing, tying out the razorqt desktop.
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