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bigpup


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PostPosted: Fri 05 Jan 2018, 17:40    Post subject:  

You would do best to just use Xenialpup on that new a computer.
A lot of stuff is more up to date than what is in Tahrpup.

But if you must.

You can try this:
stop screen tearing using old Intel graphics hardware.

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=977286#977286

666philb wrote:
hi DustyPixel,

create a blank file /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf

the mouse way is to navigate to /etc//X11/xorg.conf.d right click and choose 'new' then 'blank file' and call it '20-intel.conf'
then open the file (left click or right click & open as text ) and paste the code in and save.

Code:
echo 'Section "Device"
  Identifier  "Card0"
  Driver      "intel"
  VendorName  "INTEL Corporation"
  Option "DRI" "3"
  Option "TripleBuffer" "true"
  Option "TearFree" "true"
EndSection' > /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf


the above worked for me on an intel graphics based PC

and the combi way ... high-lite the code above and use middle click (or both mouse buttons at once) to paste into a terminal .

write down on a some paper the path to the file ....
/etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf
so you can delete it from the terminal if X doesn't start
rm /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf

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foxpup


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Location: europa near northsea

PostPosted: Fri 05 Jan 2018, 17:46    Post subject:  

RetroTechGuy wrote:
If you just want to tinker with the machine, without permanent mods, install to a flash drive or USB HDD. Change to BIOS to look at CD and USB first.
good advice!
@weffy
You should try first to boot from usb stick before installing tahr6.0.6 on your HDD, to see if it can boot on your system.

Do I understand correctly tahr6.0 does already boot from your HDD? Are you sure there is no mess up between the 2?
By the way, do you remember how you got grub? And the choice between windows and puppy in the windows bootloader? Did you make an entry for tahr6.0.6 in grub (grub.cfg)?

I have often put Puppy next to windows in the same nfts partition - I still keep 1 Puppy there, as a 'security measure' - and it always worked, no problems. But I do prefer to shrink the windows partition, as much as I can, and to make a linux partition (I mostly choose ext3) on the free space. Shrinking the windows partition is not so difficult, just be careful and read up on it before you do it.
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PostPosted: Fri 05 Jan 2018, 17:59    Post subject: screen tearing (sort of)  

@bigpup
I will try the fix from Phil and report. Thank you.

I do have xenialpup on this machine, next to slacko6.9.9.9, LxPupSc, Pyro0.6.4, fatdog720, dpupstretch (radky and OscarTalks), artfulpup and some others Smile
I am just trying Tahr for old times' sake. Although Tahr is not that old. (I may even try wary5.5 with a new kernel. Wink
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PostPosted: Sat 06 Jan 2018, 10:36    Post subject:  

foxpup This was originally a Lucid 528 install somebody made to go with Windows from several years ago. I installed the Tahr 6.0CE and never had a boot problem. I will probably uninstall this 606 and do the defrag and re-install. I am now getting some file errors and file fixes now when booting.
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PostPosted: Sat 06 Jan 2018, 16:01    Post subject:  

@weffy
Good luck with the defrag. I never liked to do that. Let us know if it solves your problem.

What do you do to install a Puppy, the Tahr 6.0 for example? Do you add the install to the grub.cfg?

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PostPosted: Sat 06 Jan 2018, 16:10    Post subject: Re: screen tearing (sort of)  

foxpup wrote:
@bigpup
I will try the fix from Phil and report. Thank you.
And here I am with the report. I tried Phil's fix, but it did not work. Maybe it made the flickering of the tray applet icons go away, but not sure about that.
But I did find a fix from gyro for something similar in the Xenialpup CE 7.5 thread:
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=106479&start=186
Adding
Code:
 Option      "AccelMethod"  "uxa"
in the Device section in xorg.conf solved it.

Tahr runs really well now on the xenialpup64 kernel on my new laptop.
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weffy

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PostPosted: Sat 13 Jan 2018, 18:13    Post subject:  

foxpup I did the defrag as you suggested and then a chkdsk as bigpup suggested , re-installed Tahr 606, but the problem persists. I do a typical frugal install and edit the menu.lst. I am not familiar with using grub.cfg.

Anyway, I installed the latest Xenialpup instead and it loads fine.
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foxpup


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PostPosted: Sat 13 Jan 2018, 19:06    Post subject:  

weffy wrote:
I do a typical frugal install and edit the menu.lst. I am not familiar with using grub.cfg.

Anyway, I installed the latest Xenialpup instead and it loads fine.
I am confused here. It looks as if you have grub4dos next to the windows bootloader. I would expect grub2 and not grub4dos, but I suppose it is possible.
And why did tahrpup6.0.6 not work, but 6.0 does? I'm puzzled.
Anyway, glad you have xenialpup working, that's the logical successor to tahrpup.
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edmont

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PostPosted: Today, at 00:03    Post subject: maxima 64 bit
Subject description: tahrpup 6.0.6 64 bit
 

Maxima and hence xmaxima wont install to this OS , nor does clisp .

Is there a sfs file that provides all the dependencies for the 64 bit version of
maxima and wxmaxima ; including tcl and vtk .

I've tried numerous sources for 64 bit maxima , wxmaxima ; to no avail .
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foxpup


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PostPosted: Today, at 04:07    Post subject:  

Can you not install it with the PPM? These packages are in the Ubuntu Trusty repo.
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