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Pop up box shows many wirelesspoints and goes off the screen
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pissa7

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PostPosted: Sat 03 Aug 2013, 11:27    Post_subject:  Pop up box shows many wirelesspoints and goes off the screen
Sub_title: Pop up box shows many wirelesspoints and goes off the screen off the bottom
 

I am on a Dell mini.When I try to connect any of the versions of puppy linux, the pop up box shows alot of wireless networks and goes off the screen at the bottom, and I can not access the "connect" button. Everything else works great! Can someone please help?
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Semme

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PostPosted: Sat 03 Aug 2013, 12:40    Post_subject:  

Pissa- Welcome to Pup! Easy! Cursor in the box >> hold down Alt >> drag with your mouse.

Video may be the problem. Setup pup >> Quickpet >> drivers >> test you graphics card.

If she suggests an upgrade >> GO FOR IT!
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pissa7

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PostPosted: Mon 05 Aug 2013, 10:59    Post_subject:  

Holding ALT does nothing, Set upvideo, and nothing. I'm using Precise Gnome right now and my two problems are: Pop up box to connect to the internet goes off the screen-soI can not access the "connect" button, and, it won't save my mouse/touchpad settings so I have to set it up every boot. Please cansomeone helpme figure this out?
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8-bit


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PostPosted: Mon 05 Aug 2013, 12:51    Post_subject:  

It sounds like the box that shows available wireless networks needs a scroll bar as part of the code that displays that box so that one could scroll down to see the additional networks.
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PostPosted: Mon 05 Aug 2013, 15:16    Post_subject:  

How about F11, fullscreen? do you have that option, and does it help? Just a thought...
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pissa7

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PostPosted: Tue 06 Aug 2013, 13:02    Post_subject: pop up box
Sub_title: same
 

I really like puppy but as soon as I install it... if there were only 3 or 4 wireless points I could access the "connect" button. I hope puppylinux developers will help. Nothing works, and there is no scroll bar in the code. I wish I knew more or someone knew how to fix this os. I love puppy and would like to update it.
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Semme

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PostPosted: Tue 06 Aug 2013, 13:38    Post_subject:  

The method in my first line works >> drag while holding alt and left-clk down. For Quickpet, try here.
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pissa7

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PostPosted: Wed 07 Aug 2013, 10:52    Post_subject: Still no go
Sub_title: Weak Box
 

ALT and hold down drag does not work! Hooking to the wireless is fine except for me-and it has been years! Box goes off the screen to hook. Please helpme or puppy willgo in a useless drawer!
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PostPosted: Thu 08 Aug 2013, 08:33    Post_subject:  

Try the suggestions in the attached.

What is Precise Gnome? What is the name of the ISO file?

Please provide a link.
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