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Questions tagged [puppy-linux]

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

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How to create partitions for using Linux from Scratch [on hold]

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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No Synaptics Driver Loaded on xenialpup puppy linux 7.5

I installed mint xfce 16.04 base on lenovo 120s 11.6", it is working well all. Then I try to install xenialpup puppy linux 7.5 instead, everything works fine, including an external usb mouse, but ...
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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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Veket 8.07 x86 not able to start X

I booted Veket 8.07 x86 in virtual machine where X started successfully, and made my USB flash disk into a boot disk using tools provided by Veket. However, when I tried to use this USB flash disk to ...
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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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Trying to boot from Puppy Linux on a MacBook

I've tried a few installs for this old MacBook, current partition is as: Device Size type ------------------------------------- /dev/sda1 223.1G EFI System /dev/...
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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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Install vnc client for Puppy Linux

I am trying to install a vnc client application on puppy linux in order to connect to a remote server. I have tried to download and install 2 different applications from the puppy package manager (...
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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”

First I should mention that I am fairly new to Linux, so bear with me ;) Second of all, here are a few (possibly relevant) specs: Windows 10 Pro Slacko Puppy 6.3 700 MB CD 16 GB RAM 2 TB HDD ...
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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 on puppy linux

When I type the reboot command in a consol the screen goes dark but keeps being turned on indefinitely. How to fix that ?
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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 ...
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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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Connecting to wireless USB adapter - Puppy Linux Wary

Trying to connect to my WLAN on an Acer Travelmate 2301LM. System installed is a Puppy Linux Wary 5.3. Since it doesn't have an internal adapter, I'm trying to integrate a Netgear N300 WLAN-USB-Mini-...
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An easier way to print from a live CD than Puppy?

After several failed attempts to burn an Ubuntu CD to live boot from (they wouldn't boot, maybe because my CD burning software wouldn't burn slower than 4X speed?), I've managed to get a boot disc ...
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How to add Puppy Linux to grub menu installed by Ubuntu?

I've been using Puppy Linux off a USB flash drive drive for a while, but that was really wearing it out. I decided to do a full install to the hard drive, so I cleared out some space, created an ext4 ...
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Making Puppy Linux more “Unixy”?

I am playing around with Puppy Linux Wary 5.3 on an old machine (Pentium PII, 160 megs RAM, 6 gig HD). I did an install on the HD. I appreciate it's light footprint, the fact that it plays nice with ...
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How do you boot Puppy Linux Slacko into the command line?

How do you boot Puppy Linux Slacko (or Precise or Wary) into the command line? I wish to startx only if I need it. Unfortunately it does not seem to copy Slackware's traditional /etc/inittab runlevel ...
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Limit internet speed without tc [closed]

I have been using deb based Linux for years and I never had problems limiting the internet speed using wondershaper. On my sisters PC I had to install puppy Linux because it's a very old PC. The ...
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Latest (or at least non-ancient) Chromium binary?

I've recently been migrating to Puppy Linux (last OS was Ubuntu,) and the only version of Chromium currently available is about as old as the one in the Ubuntu repositories. I really suck at have not ...
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Slacko vs Precise vs Lucid Puppy Linux

Puppy Linux has 3 flavors available. I am looking for some differences between the three. This way I can make an informed decision on which to go with, instead of randomly picking or just getting the ...
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Make USB modem work on Puppy Linux 5.28

I have an Alcatel Modem, when I plug it on my old dell c600 with Puppy Linux. This is the log from my Puppy Linux 5.28 on my dell laptop: tail -f /var/log/messages | grep usb user.err kernel:usb 1-...