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Wary and Racy 5.5, released March 3, 2013
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don570


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PostPosted: Thu 29 May 2014, 18:47    Post_subject:  

Puppy Universal Installer doesn't tamper
with the MBR at all.

I believe it suggests what lines to add to grub?? You are supposed to
do that modification yourself manually.

That is why I always run Grub4dos after an install (including Ubuntu)
since it modifies the MBR and changes the menu.lst file automatically.

Therefore no work for user to do Laughing

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Jul 2014, 17:41    Post_subject: Thuderbird and Firetray  

Its has taken some time but I have finally moved on from Puppy-412 to Racy-5.5 and I have a problem with Thunderbird 3 and the FireTray add-on which closes Thunderbird to the tray with an icon. However said icon does not show in the tray on Racy-5.5. It worked as it should on Puppy-412 and I tried it with lubuntu-12.04 and Slitaz-5 and it worked okay. I really like Thunderbird set up with FireTray and would like to continue using this setup so does anyone have any ideas of what the problem might be?
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Location: Ontario Canada

PostPosted: Tue 15 Jul 2014, 09:12    Post_subject: Wary and Racy 5.5, released March 3, 2013
Sub_title: Wary 5.3.90
 

I found a flash drive with some older puppy installs on it including
wary-5.3.90.

video-info-glx 1.5.3 Tue 15 Jul 2014 on Wary Puppy 5.3.90 Linux 2.6.32.59 i686
0.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GF108 [GeForce GT 430] (rev a1)
oem: NVIDIA
product: GF108 Board - 1071v0p1 Chip Rev
X Server: Xorg Driver: nvidia
X.Org version: 1.3.0
dimensions: 1920x1080 pixels (513x292 millimeters)
depth of root window: 24 planes
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
server glx version string: 1.4
OpenGL vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation
OpenGL renderer string: GeForce GT 430/PCIe/SSE2/3DNOW!
OpenGL version string: 4.2.0 NVIDIA 304.123

I added FbBox-1.0 + PupMates, the latest proprietary nvidia driver,
win-1.7.22,conky,and Dillo-3.0.4

Still works well Smile

Edit: There is also a Racy 5390 install on the drive which I copied to
a 4gb flash drive and moved to another pc.
Seamonkey updated to version 2.26.1 on both Racy & Wary.

video-info-glx 1.5.3 Tue 15 Jul 2014 on Racy Puppy 5.3.90 Linux 3.0.25 i686
5.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon HD 3200 Graphics
oem: ATI ATOMBIOS
product: RS780 01.00
X Server: Xorg Driver: fglrx
X.Org version: 1.11.0
dimensions: 1920x1080 pixels (507x285 millimeters)
depth of root window: 24 planes
direct rendering: Yes
server glx vendor string: ATI
server glx version string: 1.4
OpenGL vendor string: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
OpenGL renderer string: ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics
OpenGL version string: 3.3.11672 Compatibility Profile Context

Both work well but Racy is the best for my hardware.
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scsijon

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PostPosted: Fri 25 Jul 2014, 23:11    Post_subject: Re: Thunderbird and Firetray  

tuxtoo wrote:
Its has taken some time but I have finally moved on from Puppy-412 to Racy-5.5 and I have a problem with Thunderbird 3 and the FireTray add-on which closes Thunderbird to the tray with an icon. However said icon does not show in the tray on Racy-5.5. It worked as it should on Puppy-412 and I tried it with lubuntu-12.04 and Slitaz-5 and it worked okay. I really like Thunderbird set up with FireTray and would like to continue using this setup so does anyone have any ideas of what the problem might be?


I don't remember what 412 had but i do know there were changes affecting icon structure and locations between 4 and 5, so!

Off the top of my head-

-Is this a pet addon or a thunderbird addon? A url would help as I use Thunderbird with racy55.

-Have a look in /usr/share/applications and see if there is a desktop file for it? Check the settings, compare them with others, they could have changed.

-Have a look for the icon and see what type of file it is and whether it's the wrong size (fixed and not resizable or only one and not a set if it's a fixed size) or if it's now in the wrong place? (/root/.packages/packagename if it's a pet)

These all have happened.

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PostPosted: Fri 26 Sep 2014, 04:27    Post_subject: Shellshock-safe Bash  

"Shellshock"-safe Bash 3.0.22 for Wary/Racy 5.5 and 4.x pupps is here

(uninstall previous pets if you had already installed it)

Edit: Update to 3.0.22 version

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