General :: Install Puppy Alone On P4 Machine?

May 17, 2010

I know there are many threads about dual boot linux windows. I did a search but couldn't find for this specific question. I'm planning to use Puppy Linux as my main OS on my P4 machine. I asked a friend of mine who knows Linux very well. I asked should I install Puppy alone on my P4 machine? He told me that I should dual boot with XP because sometimes Linux alone does not compatible with graphic card, sound card, Ethernet adapter, etc. If dual boot Linux with Windows. They both can share the same drivers. Is it true?

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General :: Install A Package In Puppy 4?

Nov 24, 2009

i am trying to install in my puppy 4 the gxine 0.5.903i already have downloaded it to My-Documents folder.However, each time that i try to install it using the package manager the file does'nt foundedThis is my firt time using Linux and i really like puppy

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General :: Install Mysql In Puppy?

Jun 26, 2011

I want to know how to install MYSQL on puppy linux.I searched, but could not find any useful stuff.I found this tutorial useful and want to know is this work on puppy linux[URL]

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General :: Make A Permanent Install Of Puppy Onto The HD?

May 2, 2011

I have just booted to Puppy (for the first time in my life) on a 6 y/o amd type with a 40Gb HD, Ram: 512.I would like to make a permanent install of puppy onto the HD, I have read various pieces on how to install, defraging, repartitioning, differing file systems. However, i am a bit lost. The computer will be used for e-mail, web browsing, and watching the odd film (films installed on the drive) - I am unsure as to the best combination of file types and partition in order to keep puppy happy and keep some compatibility with the world outside of linux.

For instance, could i have a small partition with the puppy install and setting, and the rest on a format that would be compatible with windows/mac/linux? If so, how do I do this, pls bare in mind that my windows install is running but incomplete. I have the feeling this will be a really simple problem for someone to help me with,

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General :: Can Install Puppy From Hard Disk

Aug 31, 2010

My old laptop has no cdrom, no usb,no floppy unit...is it possible to install puppy linux?

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General :: Install HP F2280 Usb Printer In Puppy 5.2.5?

May 6, 2011

I love Puppy linux, but installing the printer has defeated me. Could some kind soul step me through the install process.

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General :: Install Shockwave Player On Puppy?

Apr 2, 2010

I was wonder if anyone would know how to install shockwave player on Puppy Linux, I'm new at this Linux and just can't find an answer anywhere else

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General :: Install The Second Life Client In Puppy ?

Nov 15, 2009

I am extremely green when it comes to puppy but I would like to know how to install the Second Life client in Puppy. There are two Linux clients: [url] and [url]

I have some 2.14 and 2.17 puppys, and maybe some other versions. Can someone tell me whether either of those clients will run, and then

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General :: Running Puppy - Download And Install New Software ?

Nov 28, 2010

I really like the look and feel of Puppy Linux 5.1 but i am still looking around for up-to-date tutorials. For instance how do i download and install new software that is not included in 'quickpet'?

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General :: Install Windows Live Essentials 2011 On Lucid Puppy 5.1

Nov 27, 2010

I just got this used computer with Lucid Puppy 5.1 on it, it is an old IBM desktop from way back. Anyway i want to install Windows Live Essentials or at least some kind of MSN on it for IM chat. Is this possible ? You may email me at [URL].. or write back to me here.

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Installation :: When Installing Puppy - Get Stuck After Searching For Puppy Files

Jun 21, 2009

I am new to Linux and I am trying to install puppy on an old IBM thinkpad 600X (10gb hd, 196mb ram) When installing puppy from a cd, it loads up and does the kernel stuff before "Searching for Puppy files in computer disk drives" - this takes about 10 minutes before saying "pup_421.sfs not found. Dropping out to initial ramdisk console" then it goes to "/bin/sh can't access tty; jon control turned off". then it stays like that and doesn't continue.

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Software :: Install Mono Develop On Puppy

Jul 28, 2009

There isn't a package for puppy linux and I have no idea how to install it.

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General :: Download Puppy 5.2 - Than Put It On A Dvd ?

Feb 22, 2011

How would I download puppy linux 5.2, then put it on a dvd.

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General :: More 15 Partition In Puppy ?

Apr 27, 2011

I have installed on sda16 but not see in puppy with pmount why?

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General :: Can't Get Puppy 4.3.1 To Work Right On E-Bay?

Oct 15, 2010

I can't get Puppy 4.3.1 to work right on E-Bay. some info is missing on sale page....anybody been able to post ad?

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General :: Puppy Loading Or Not ?

Jan 1, 2011

I have disks of Lucid Puppy 5.11 and MacPup 5.11. Both disks run very well on my laptop, an old 2001 model Sony Vaio which is already booting Ubuntu 10.04 UNE.

But neither finishes loading on my HP Pavilion a1020n desktop, which is running Windoze XP Home. They both bog down on looking for optical drives... interesting as I am loading them from CD and it reads the optical drives fine up to that point.

It's sad that a quick-loading portable Linux won't load at all on my newer, faster machine.

Maybe it's because the laptop has GRUB already? My HP chokes every time I try to modify the boot sector, lots of "wonderful" security features to keep Windoze from "getting corrupted".

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General :: Upgrading Puppy 4 To 5 ?

May 5, 2011

I have downloaded and burnt an iso file of Puppy 5 . What is the best method to upgrade puppy 4 , Which is already on my Toshiba Satellite , To Puppy 5 .

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General :: Wireless Puppy On An Old IBM T30?

Mar 2, 2010

I'm fairly new to linux, I can't get puppy to connect to ANY wireless network, protected or not. The driver autodetected my wireless card (IBM high rate wireless LAN with modem II) as an Intersil Prism 2.5 chipset, but it will not work. I wonder if the driver is corrupted, or if I should just use ndiswrapper with the windows drivers. Obviously, I would prefer to use native linux drivers, but the wrapper will not tax the system too much if I use that option. I have heard that these laptops are very linux friendly, and I ran xubuntu on it for quite some time with no big problems. My home router is a Belkin F6D4230-4 V3. This thing will not show up at all, but my family's old linksys will, I can't connect to it either.

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Networking :: Realtek Rtl8192u Driver Locks Up System (Puppy 4.3.0, Fresh Install)?

Jan 20, 2010

I've got a Puppy system running version 4.3.0 that I'm trying to get on the home network. I'm using a D-Link DWA-130 (H/W revision C), which has a Realtek RTL8192U chipset. I got the drivers off of D-Link's website, and they compiled and installed just fine, but when either a) I try to connect to the network, or b) while I'm browsing the web, the system locks up completely. No mouse, no keyboard, no Ctrl-Alt-Bksp to get out of X, nothing.

I'll outline my steps: Install Puppy using a "Full" HDD install (not "Frugal"). Copy the "devx_430.sfs" file (which I got from the Puppy website) from a thumb drive to the "my-documents" folder (although the exact location proabably doesn't matter). Mount it, cd to the mounted directory and execute "cp -a --remove-destination ./* /" and "sync". Copy the kernel source for 2.6.30.5 ("kernel_src-2.6.30.5-patched.sfs4.sfs") to the same directory. Mount it and execute the same commands as before. Copy the folder containing the RTL8192U drivers ("rtl8192u_linux_2.6.0006.1031.2008") to the root directory (i.e. "/"). cd to the folder in the terminal and run "make", "make install".Reboot the machine. Set up networking using the Puppy Internet Connection Wizard. HERE'S WHERE IT SCREWS UP: It connects, but after a while (e.g. just after logging into LQ through it, as a test) it freezes the entire system.

I have to do a hard reboot ("panic button"), then a soft reboot (for some odd reason the usb module won't load after a hard reboot, so the mouse won't work) to get the system working again, only to have it lock up again once it connects to the network.

Are these drivers broken? Outdated? Is there anything I can do to fix this? EDIT: I should add that this only occurs when the adapter is plugged in. If I boot the system with it unplugged, it works fine (probably because it never loads the kernel module).

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General :: Puppy Not Booting Up From USB On Liveboot?

Aug 4, 2010

I was trying to do a live boot of puppy on my new laptop.I installed puppy to a flashdrive via unetboot in. i did the normal BIOS screen but up but then it said as puppy was trying to boot up "pup-431.sfs not found"but when i booted up windows and i was able to find the file on my flashdrive.

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General :: Copy A File In Puppy ?

Dec 25, 2010

how to copy a file in puppy linux?

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General :: Puppy Xp Dual Boot?

May 25, 2010

How would I go about dual booting Puppy with Xp?

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General :: Puppy Kernel Does Not See Formatted HD

Sep 2, 2010

I have recently inherited an old xseries eserver 220 with 1.2ghz intel pentium III processor. I can boot puppylinux fine from the cd, but puppylinux does not see the hard drive even though it shows up in the bios sysutilities and I formatted the hard drive from the bios.

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General :: Updating Lucid Puppy From Other PCs?

Oct 5, 2010

I'd like to know if I could update my installation via another pc if I backup my sfs and 2fs files and load it from another pc. I wonder if Puppy includes driver files specific for the pc upon creation of the sfs and 2fs files.

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General :: Loading Of Lucid Puppy 5.20 ?

Jan 5, 2011

During booting of lupu 5.20 ,It starts searching for puppy files in computer disk drives,says boot partitions not found, dropping out to initial ram disk console then /bin/sh: can't access tty: job control turned off # it remains at this position for ever. I have been using lucid puppy 5.11 with pen drive through multibooting software of pendrivelinux. I have P2 with 256MB ram, hdd 10GB,usb pendrive 1 GB.

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General :: Puppy Does Not Mount Hard Drive

Aug 29, 2009

I've been reading forums for 2 weeks now and it took me a week to figure out how to post a new thread.My laptop is under warranty but Acer wont help!Acer has suggested that I pay a third party to rescue my data from my hard drive.I get a startup message that says "Check cable" "Operating system not found" so I downloaded Puppy 3 and it looks and operates fine but I see only one empty hard drive . The computer has two.

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General :: Access Floppy Drive From Puppy?

Dec 29, 2010

How do I access my floppy drive from Puppy Linux?

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General :: Why 'lsusb' Doesn't List Anything - Puppy 4.3.1

Jan 21, 2010

why 'lsusb' doesn't list anything, Puppy 4.3.1

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General :: Lucid Puppy And DSL Doesn't Work

Apr 17, 2011

I tried installing lucid puppy(lupu) in my pen drive using Universal-USB-Installer-1.8.4.0 but when i booted up using my flash drive the boot screen displayrd a message:

SYSLINUX 3.86 2010-04-01 CBIOS Copyright (C) 1994-2010 H. Peter et al
No DEFAULT or UI configuration directiove found!
boot:_

I also get similar message message when i try to boot from DSL BUt a few weeks ago when i tried lupu without formatting my flash drive(it had some stuff in it) lupu ran it said 5 seconds to boot an image come but nothing more it hanged up showing a black screen and a blinking under score symbol

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General :: JNLP And Java Web Start On Puppy 5.25

May 17, 2011

I have a web app that asks "What do you want to do with the jnlp file? save it or open with?" I have downloaded the sun java that I have used on other versions, but on puppy 5.25 I am having trouble getting this to work. How do I get it to open the file?

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