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pemasu


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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 16:29    Post subject:  

I believe most email apps work in dpup exprimo. I use Thunderbird. I just download the thunderbird tar ball.....extract it to the /mnt/home....drag symlink of .thunderbird folder to the /root and then I drag thunderbird binary to the desktop and give it icon. I do that base installation seldom. Lastly I had to do that when I had that hdd crash.
Thunderbird updates automatically in that /mnt/home location with my adjustments.
I havent created pet for it....because it would be old in couple of weeks.

Seamonkey should work just fine.
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Gnuxo

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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 16:32    Post subject:  

...There's a mail client addon for firefox as well.

I like Claws Mail personally. But I've used Slypheed and even Alpine for mail before.
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edoc


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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 16:51    Post subject:  

This came from SNS:

Quote:
Information about this interface:
Interface: wlan0 Driver: ath5k Bus: pci MacAddress: 00:02:6F:63:48:B4
Description: Support for 5xxx series of Atheros 802.11 wireless LAN

STEP1a: ifconfig wlan0 up
STEP1b: iwlist wlan0 scan
wlan0 Scan completed :
Cell 01 - Address: BC:AE:C5:C5:2E:BD
Channel:6
Frequency:2.437 GHz (Channel 6)
Quality=47/70 Signal level=-63 dBm
Encryption key:on
ESSID:"ASUS"
Bit Rates:1 Mb/s; 2 Mb/s; 5.5 Mb/s; 11 Mb/s; 18 Mb/s
24 Mb/s; 36 Mb/s; 54 Mb/s
Bit Rates:6 Mb/s; 9 Mb/s; 12 Mb/s; 48 Mb/s
Mode:Master
Extra:tsf=0000000c04d1712c
Extra: Last beacon: 5246ms ago
IE: Unknown: 000441535553
IE: Unknown: 010882848B962430486C
IE: Unknown: 030106
IE: Unknown: 2A0104
IE: Unknown: 2F0104
IE: IEEE 802.11i/WPA2 Version 1
Group Cipher : CCMP
Pairwise Ciphers (1) : CCMP
Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
IE: Unknown: 32040C121860
IE: Unknown: 2D1AEE181BFFFF000001000000000000000000000000000000000000
IE: Unknown: 3D16060F0400000000000000000000000000000000000000
IE: Unknown: DD090010180206F0050000
IE: WPA Version 1
Group Cipher : CCMP
Pairwise Ciphers (1) : CCMP
Authentication Suites (1) : PSK
IE: Unknown: DD180050F2020101800003A4000027A4000042435E0062322F00
STEP1c: ifconfig wlan0 down
STEP2: iwconfig wlan0 mode managed
STEP3: iwconfig wlan0 channel 6
STEP4: iwconfig wlan0 essid "ASUS"
STEP5a: ifconfig wlan0 up
STEP5b: wpa_supplicant -B -Dwext -iwlan0 -c"/etc/simple_network_setup/wpa_supplicant.conf-ASUS-00:02:6F:63:48:B4"
Running: wpa_cli -i wlan0 status
wpa_state=ASSOCIATING
STEP6a: dhcpcd wlan0
dhcpcd[18586]: sending commands to master dhcpcd process

*********************************************************
LAST 10 LINES of /var/log/messages:
Jul 20 19:25:27 puppypc15993 user.debug kernel: [ 3559.798146] wlan0: deauthenticating from bc:ae:c5:c5:2e:bd by local choice (reason=3)
Jul 20 19:25:27 puppypc15993 user.info kernel: [ 3559.799450] cfg80211: Calling CRDA to update world regulatory domain
Jul 19 16:25:27 puppypc15993 daemon.info dhcpcd[18658]: sending commands to master dhcpcd process
Jul 19 16:25:29 puppypc15993 daemon.debug dhcpcd[14910]: wlan0: using hwaddr 00:02:6f:63:48:b4
Jul 19 16:25:29 puppypc15993 daemon.debug dhcpcd[14910]: wlan0: executing `/lib/dhcpcd/dhcpcd-run-hooks', reason PREINIT
Jul 19 16:25:30 puppypc15993 daemon.debug dhcpcd[14910]: wlan0: executing `/lib/dhcpcd/dhcpcd-run-hooks', reason NOCARRIER
Jul 19 16:25:34 puppypc15993 daemon.info dhcpcd[14910]: wlan0: waiting for carrier
Jul 19 16:25:34 puppypc15993 daemon.info dhcpcd[14910]: control command: dhcpcd --release wlan0
Jul 19 16:25:34 puppypc15993 daemon.info dhcpcd[14910]: wlan0: removing interface
Jul 19 16:25:34 puppypc15993 daemon.debug dhcpcd[14910]: wlan0: executing `/lib/dhcpcd/dhcpcd-run-hooks', reason STOP

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Terry H

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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 18:52    Post subject:  

Have been away for 2 days so only just able to check out Exprimo 5.X.3.4.2.8.

Frugal install completed successfully. Broadcom 4311 wifi working fine on initial boot, save file created and all working well on reboot.

All is good. Excellent work!!!!
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edoc


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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 20:29    Post subject:  

Gnuxo wrote:
...There's a mail client addon for firefox as well.


Firefox feels a little too Google & MS-heavy-handed.

It is something other than Thunderbird?

Is it a minimalist E-mail client?

Gnuxo wrote:
I like Claws Mail personally. But I've used Slypheed and even Alpine for mail before.


I tried but could not get comfortable with any of those.

I may just stick with Seamonkey. I have an old SM 2.4.1 PET that I load then upgrade.

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don570


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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 20:37    Post subject:  

Note to pemasu

Try out this version of Puppy Clock. I stopped the error flow Smile

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=73168


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rerwin


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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 20:51    Post subject:  

pemasu wrote:
Thank you majorfoo for testing and giving feedback of remasterpup2 a la rerwin. I have replaced the script in woof.
pemasu, shinobar, majorfoo,
Please be aware that the remasterpup2 in lucid pup is not intended for use in "post-zzz" woof-based puppies, such as exprimo. However, I some time ago posted a version built on the woof version of remasterpup2, along with other related mods. That is the one appropriate for exprimo. Here is the posting with several fixes for porting from lucid into woof.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=633525&search_id=1208246813#633525
I am not aware that Barry has responded to that posting. Maybe that version can be merged with a version that supports xz compression (unless it already does).

The main difference is in the calculation of the string appended to the generated sfs files. Lupu uses a shorter string. Barry later increased its length for woof. The risk of using the lupu version is that it might cause boot-up problems. Please use the woof version.
Richard

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Gnuxo

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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 21:06    Post subject:  

Quote:
Firefox feels a little too Google & MS-heavy-handed.

It is something other than Thunderbird?

Is it a minimalist E-mail client?



It's called Simple Mail.

It's rather nice. You can configure it to recieve only, send only or both and you can choose where the mail is stored. I usually store it outside the save file.

It's pretty minimalist.


@Pemasu

I got the Smplayer 0.8 and Youtuber works nicely with it too. So it's good for sticking with Mplayer. I like VLC though.
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shinobar


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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 21:50    Post subject: remasterpup2-20120720  

UPDATE: remasterpup2-20120720.pet
Merged most recent woof + rerwin's fix against precise alpha + rodin's fix seen in slacko + shinobar's fix.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=641564#641564

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edoc


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PostPosted: Thu 19 Jul 2012, 23:10    Post subject:  

Gnuxo wrote:
Quote:
Firefox feels a little too Google & MS-heavy-handed.
It is something other than Thunderbird?
Is it a minimalist E-mail client?

It's called Simple Mail.
It's rather nice. You can configure it to recieve only, send only or both and you can choose where the mail is stored. I usually store it outside the save file.
It's pretty minimalist.


SimpleMail sounds like it has everything I use in Seamonkey.

I will toy with Firefox and if I can purge the google nonsense and minimize some of the other noise then this may just persuade me to move from Seamonkey to Firefox/SimpleMail.

Thanks!

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majorfoo

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PostPosted: Fri 20 Jul 2012, 00:15    Post subject:  

rerwin wrote:
pemasu wrote:
Thank you majorfoo for testing and giving feedback of remasterpup2 a la rerwin. I have replaced the script in woof.
pemasu, shinobar, majorfoo,
Please be aware that the remasterpup2 in lucid pup is not intended for use in "post-zzz" woof-based puppies, such as exprimo. However, I some time ago posted a version built on the woof version of remasterpup2, along with other related mods. That is the one appropriate for exprimo. Here is the posting with several fixes for porting from lucid into woof.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=633525&search_id=1208246813#633525
I am not aware that Barry has responded to that posting. Maybe that version can be merged with a version that supports xz compression (unless it already does).

The main difference is in the calculation of the string appended to the generated sfs files. Lupu uses a shorter string. Barry later increased its length for woof. The risk of using the lupu version is that it might cause boot-up problems. Please use the woof version.
Richard


I tried your precise_rerwin_fixes.pet with clean copy of dpup exprimo 5x3.4.2.8
I must have done something wrong - original live cd was 137mb and remastered copy was only 41 mb.
On the screen where it is creating the 4.0 filesystem for puppylivecdbuild - this supposed to take several minutes - the remaster went by so fast i could not read it

any idea what I may have done wrong?

Pemasu pulled the remaster2 portion out of your patch-009 in lucid series as shown on page 27of lucid-528-005 posts. The remaster works fine using his pet. I have managed to bypass the save on shutdown, plus the quickstart screen on remaster, so it is working ok for me with my changes.
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Gnuxo

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PostPosted: Fri 20 Jul 2012, 01:21    Post subject:  

Quote:
I will toy with Firefox and if I can purge the google nonsense


What google nonsense do you mean? Google adsense and Google search?
I use Duckduckgo for everything on Firefox.
...And if you really want to tinker with Firefox without delving into about:config, install the Confuration Mania addon. It allows you to easily micro manage every little thing in the browser.

Firefox is very configurable.
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pemasu


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PostPosted: Fri 20 Jul 2012, 03:12    Post subject:  

Don570. Puppyclock-0.41 still causes broken pipe errors which flood /tmp/xerrs.log.
Quote:
sh: line 17: echo: write error: Broken pipe
sh: line 18: echo: write error: Broken pipe


I have uploaded Seamonkey-2.11 to the exprimo repo:
http://smokey01.com/pemasu/pet_packages-exprimo/seamonkey-2.11.pet
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PostPosted: Fri 20 Jul 2012, 09:50    Post subject: Re: remasterpup2-20120720  

shinobar wrote:
UPDATE: remasterpup2-20120720.pet
Merged most recent woof + rerwin's fix against precise alpha + rodin's fix seen in slacko + shinobar's fix.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=641564#641564


shinobar - I tried your pet with a new live cd of dpup exprimo 5x4.3.2.8
and got the same results when i tried rerwins fix for precise alpha.
The original iso was 137mb and the remastered iso was 43mb.
I must be doing something wrong. Neither works for me. The screen where it is creating 4.0 file system on mnt/xxxxx/puppylivecdbuild went by so fast was unable to read it. Entire remaster process was just under four minutes.
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PostPosted: Fri 20 Jul 2012, 13:31    Post subject:  

pemasu,
I have sent a PM to majorfoo requesting some information. I have also tried to re-create his problem by installing the "precise_rerwin_fixes..." package into a pfix=ram environment using both 5.X.3.4.2.2 and 5.X.3.4.2.8. My remasters completed successfully. Does anyone else see a problem with that fix package?
Richard
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