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Puppy Linux is a small, but full-featured Linux distribution. Puppy boots into a ramdisk and loads into RAM.

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puppy linux boot error

First let me give you some context: I run into SMART disk error 301 after a factory reset of windows, resulting in an unbootable windows drive. Luckily I had a partition of Ubuntu 22.04 with 60GB ...
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Ethernet controller is sometimes not listed in lspci

I am using a CPU Board PCE-3029G2-00A1E from Advantech and I am facing an issue. Sometimes (not always) one of my ethernet controller is not detected by the system (not listed by lspci command). This ...
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Puppy Linux secure boot key

I want to sometimes use Linux, sometimes windows. I found out that, Puppy Linux is small, I can install it on a USB. But the problem is, if I click on my USB in the boot menu, I have to disable secure ...
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Is something wrong with my Puppy Linux installation?

I've just installed bionicpup64-8.0-uefi.iso on VirtualBox. Now there's something that's bothering me: the installation option is still there. Please explain. :)
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Nvidia driver on Puppy Linux persistent USB

I'm having trouble trying to revive an old pre-built with Puppy Linux. The aforementioned pre-built is an Acer Aspire X3200 with the following specifications: Athlon II X2 4400+ 1.5Gb DDR2 No storage ...
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"symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libnssutil3.so undefined symbol: PR_GetEnvSecure"

I'm in puppy linux (Tahr), installed Discord and tried to run it with sudo discord First the problem was that i didn't have the libnss3.so library. Installed it. Then I needed the libnssutil3.so ...
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Pendrive Linux with encrypted & persistent storage?

I want to create a cryptowallet on a USB stick. My idea was to find a pendrive Linux to install on a USB stick that I can carry around, put it into any (old) computer, boot and use the wallet. My ...
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sda1 /puppy_bionicpup64_8.0.sfs not found

I am new to working with linux specially when it comes to remastering. The company i am at has a need/requirement of developing and having the build of a java program in any linux. building the java ...
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How to install Telegram-messenger on Puppy Linux?

I want to install Telegram-messenger (latest version) on Puppy Linux. How to solve this question? Thank in advance !
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How can I change the files of an appimage?

How can I change the files of an appimage? I just want to replace the version of a program with another new one, the app that I need is the blender 2.79b version, and I only could find the blender 2....
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Just installed Puppy Linux to hard drive (full install), but it doesn't boot

When I boot without the USB mounted I get this message even though the OS is installed in the hard drive: wee 0>find --set -root /grldr (0x80,0) wee 0> /grldr wee 13>
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How to delete unwanted programs in fatdog64 800 to release space?

How can one delete programs from fatdog64 800 to release space? I just installed Firefox version 66, which takes a lot of space and memory, and there are some programs I know are heavier, such as GIMP....
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booting old netbook [closed]

I have a complete confusion of boot problems on an old netbook. It's dual boot, details below, used every ~2 months for travelling. 1) One day it simply wouldn't boot. Power-light on, brief flicker ...
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How to create partitions for using Linux from Scratch [closed]

I am creating my OS using Linux from Scratch. I have installed Puppy Linux on my current hard disk (A). I want to create LFS on second drive (B). Can someone brief me a little on how partitioning has ...
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What is the command line in Puppy Linux that is equivalent to apt-get commands?

I have difficulties of installing apps in puppy linux, I realise that apt-get, yum don't work in puppy linux, what is the correct command in puppy linux that is equivalent to apt-get or yum?
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puppylinux: acpitool -s in .sh file

I am using puppylinux (xenialpup 64 bit). In order to put it to sleep mode, I run "acpitool -s" in cli. It works fine. But if I put it in a file, save it as .sh file, then mark it as executable, and ...
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How to have terminal open when running shell script?

On my OS, there is no way to manually set the brightness, so I wrote a small shell script to do so: #!/bin/sh echo -n "Set Brightness To (from 0 to 100):" read answer echo $((answer * 8 + 50))>/...
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How to install Metasploit Framework in puppy linux? [closed]

I want to install Metasploit Framework but I don't know how! How can I do it?
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Booting from Puppy Linux USB cannot see sda1

I am booting from a Puppy Linux USB Flash drive so that I can tar the primary partition of the hard drive. I see sda2 through to sda15, sdb1 to 15 (sdb1 is USB boot disk), sdc1 to 15, sdd1 to 15, sde1 ...
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Puppy can't boot damaged laptop

Mission: Get photos off friends laptop that has had a rough time. There's approximately a years worth of unbacked up photos. Problem: HDD is probably damaged from a violent lid close. From then on ...
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Setup Puppy to save to HDD

Puppy Linux has a feature that will let you save the session to HDD when run from a Live-USB. BOOT FROM USB - While booted from CD or DVD, install Puppy to USB and use it for booting (see Setup in ...
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Operating system cannot be found, Cannot boot from any device

Before this problem I was stuck in a grub rescue screen after trying to install puppy linux, and to fix it I used a boot rescue disc, but after using the boot rescue disc I restarted my computer and ...
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Can I do programming on Linux puppy? [closed]

I have a 16 year old computer on which i which to do programming and learning c++.But it so old that i think that i should install Linux puppy on it.thus can do programming on Linux puppy? or should I ...
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Installing Macpup on old MacBook 4.1. Where am I going Wrong?

My MacBook is an old white 2008 MacBook 4.1 with 2GB ram Intel Core 2 Duo @ 2.1 Ghz and a 64-bit EFI, I have managed to Install rEFInd into the EFI partition and I am trying to load the MacPup 550 ...
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Unable to configure wifi on Packard Bell Dot S

A few hours ago I installed Puppy Linux on to the quoted machine and have been pulling my hair out trying to configure the wifi. Reasonably sure my machine needs the broadcom driver/pack but have no ...
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Puppy Linux Live CD: "Symbolic Link to Unsupported Reparse Point"

Here are a few specs: Windows 10 Pro Slacko Puppy 6.3 700 MB CD 16 GB RAM 2 TB HDD Currently, to do some testing, I am running Puppy Linux from a live CD and attempting to access the files on my ...
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pip3 is looking for a wrong path when there are two pythons installed

I have puppy linux installed on a 32 bit machine. I installed python 3.5 and Pip3 libraries via puppy package manager. When I run pip3, I receive this error: root# pip3 bash: /usr/bin/pip3: /usr/bin/...
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Puppy Linux on laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 (dual-boot)?

I just read about Puppy Linux the other day. The latest release is called Tahrpup, and is partially built from Trusty Tahr (Ubuntu 14.04). So now I am curious, and I would like to install it on my ...
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Internet not working on Puppy 6.3 64 bit O.S using Frisbee telephonic pppoe connection

I have Dialup broadband internet connection. On windows I use PPPOE Connection type with giving connection server name, user name and password, it works perfectly on windows. On Linux Puppy (slacko) ...
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Finding out why Reboot only stops the system

I'm using puppy on a 500 MB ram machine.It works quite fine so far, but whenever I type in reboot........all stops and I need to manually shut down the machine and restart it (energy switch). I've ...
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What are the necessary files for creating a bootable remastered ISO?

I've modified my version of puppy and created new (remastered) .sfs file I created the new .sfs file with: mksquashfs puppyfilesystem myRelease/puppy-remastered.sfs -noappend So far so fine, but ...
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How do I resize a partition on an img file?

I have a puppy linux img that is 8gb but I need it to fit on a 6gb drive. How do I resize the ext2 partition on the img?
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Precise Puppy 5.7.1JP input language hotkey

How do I switch between English and Japanese keyboard input in Precise Puppy Linux 5.7.1 Japanese Edition? Is there a GUI menu option? Is there a keyboard shortcut? EDIT I found this page with SCIM ...
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Appropriate 2015 distribution for a 2008 netbook? [closed]

I bought a netbook (Asus EEE PC 1000H, specs here and here) back when it came out in 2008, and installed Debian 4.0 Etch with Gnome. It worked wonderfully well, and served me appropriately for most ...
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What version of Puppy Linux should I use if I have a 2gb RAM? Do I need the PAE version?

I want to try out Puppy Linux to run on my USB. What version should I use? Do I need to use the PAE version?
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reboot command doesn't reboot in Puppy Linux

When I type the reboot command in a console the screen goes dark, but keeps being turned on indefinitely. How to fix this?
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How to change brightness on puppy linux?

I just installed puppy linux but the screen is literally burning my eyes. The Fn+Brightness key on my laptp doesn't work. I tried to go to setup and change the gamma but it just make the colors darker,...
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Importing packages from linux ISO

I have ISO of Puppy Linux and just now I have downloaded ISO for Ubuntu. Puppy Linux does not have gcc installed . But I know Ubuntu 14 has gcc and many other softwares installed. So Can I import ...
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How can I launch PuTTy in fullscreen from command line

I'm using Puppy Linux and am trying to launch PuTTy in fullscreen from the command line. Are there any parameters for this? I am currenly doing putty - load mysession I am unable to choose a ...
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Puppy Linux internet connection is so slow

I am running Puppy Linux from USB and I am using my phone as modem. I have 10 Mbps connection in my phone but Puppy Linux is loading pages with 10-20 kb/s speed in Chrome. I`ve used Frisbee to ...
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Is legacy checkpoint endpoint blocking puppy 528 wireless Internet connection and how can I remove it?

Background: Whilst booting with an old flash drive (SafeXs by block master) plugged in to my laptop (DELL latitude 6430u) I came up against a blue login screen . At full encryption point ... ...
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How to start sshd on Puppy Linux?

I have installed sshd on puppy linux. Can someone tell me how to start sshd on it?
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Are there methods or compatibility libraries to run .deb applications on Puppy linux (where where no app source is provided)?

I run Puppy Linux (Puppeee to be precise) on my old x86 netbook and I love it: It's breathed new life into my netbook and made it suitable as a low(ish)-power home server. However, some cloud and ...
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What is the difference between the "Retro" and "Standard" version of Puppy Linux?

In one of the download locations for Puppy Linux, two different ISOs are listed: precise-5.7.1.iso (156 MB) precise-5.7.1-retro.iso (200 MB) What is the difference between these two versions?
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Filtering images according to file name, why?

When filtering the images using the below code, I also need to filter files. For example,IMG_0079.JPG.JPG, when running the code below it's allowing files with additional .JPG to get filtered out, ...
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Why does wget return a HTTP 403 error to download openSSH pet? [duplicate]

I am trying to learn how I would get OpenSSH using the command line. I found a *.pet link on this webpage: http://puppylinux.org/wikka/OpenSSH which says: Installation Install an appropriate software ...
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unable to mount NTFS as readonly

I'm using a PuppyLinux build with the Ubuntu Precise kernel. NTFS partitions are always mounted as "rw" but i'd like to avoid this if it is not really necessary to prevent filesystem corruption. When ...
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UEFI and Puppy Linux

I recently installed Puppy Linux on a USB stick using the Universal USB Installer, but I have not being able to boot from it. My notebook came with Windows 8 and had the secure boot activated at UEFI. ...
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how to install HAL on Puppy Linux barebone 5.7.1

On other linux distros I have to install hal for certain flash player videos to work. youtube works fine with the adobe flash. Just can't find anything on installing hal in puppy linux.
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USB ports not working

Ok, got a Puppy Linux Wary 5.3. running on an old laptop with USB ports. Now, here's the strange part ... none of them work. When I stick in a USB-stick there's no reaction. Still, lsusb lists them:...
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