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by bigbass
27 Sep 2012, 17:12
Forum: General chat
Topic: Using UUID to identify save changes folder on usb
Replies: 8
Views: 1204

Re: Using UUID to identify save changes folder on usb

Thanks Ahau
you gave me a needed piece of info

There were still a few needed puzzle pieces missing
but decided not to be complacent and try again ... quite a few more times I will add :)

Multi boot using lilo

http://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?f=75&t=1547
Joe
by bigbass
26 Sep 2012, 22:56
Forum: General chat
Topic: Using UUID to identify save changes folder on usb
Replies: 8
Views: 1204

Re: Using UUID to identify save changes folder on usb

Hey Jay I edited the post Fanthom was the mastermind behind this I was reading over this script it is a fine script that covers all the possible options credit goes to those that do the work I was also reading over some of brokenmans scripts too so sorry If I confused the author ....both of you guys...
by bigbass
26 Sep 2012, 15:13
Forum: General chat
Topic: Using UUID to identify save changes folder on usb
Replies: 8
Views: 1204

Re: Using UUID to identify save changes folder on usb

Hey francois I was investigating this when brokenman quickly answered the question first EDITED I thought brokenman wrote that sorry which is a good thing since he wrote the script he knows best how it works :) I see this as a good question because I also am experimenting with different ways to boot...
by bigbass
22 Sep 2012, 17:36
Forum: Community effort
Topic: install slackware 14 from a bootable USB
Replies: 3
Views: 6421

Re: install slackware 14 rc4 from a bootable USB

updated to slackware rc5 this will be the last rc before official slackware 14 :Yahoo!: this is what you will see if all goes fine in the cli # Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System # /dev/sdb1 2048 8290303 4144128 b W95 FAT32 *** *** *** If this is the wrong drive, then press CONTROL-C now! *** **...
by bigbass
20 Sep 2012, 16:41
Forum: i486 xzm module requests
Topic: Subversion v1.7.6 (or any release of 1.7)
Replies: 7
Views: 2206

Re: Subversion v1.7.6 (or any release of 1.7)

Not sure if they are a consistent set, but SVN appears to work with every command I have executed so far good news it looks like some of the dependencies wont need upgrading yet but many were updated on slackware current aka slackware 14 and those packages can't be used on porteus because of the mi...
by bigbass
20 Sep 2012, 14:49
Forum: i486 xzm module requests
Topic: Subversion v1.7.6 (or any release of 1.7)
Replies: 7
Views: 2206

Re: Subversion v1.7.6 (or any release of 1.7)

slackware 13.37 uses 1.6.16 there are many backend dependencies that would have to be recompiled to update to slackware current if this svn 1.6.16 works use it :) ============================ this will take some time but I'll give it a try I am going though the steps now to see if it will compile on...
by bigbass
15 Sep 2012, 04:55
Forum: Community effort
Topic: slackware 14 packages and for "porteus 2 "
Replies: 5
Views: 6794

Re: slackware 14 packages and for "porteus 2 "

I am going to post how to fix compiler errors for some packages here slackyd gives this error and it isnt obvious what to do to fix it the solution is in bold text it now compiles correctly :) /usr/lib/gcc/i486-slackware-linux/4.7.1/../../../../i486-slackware-linux/bin/ld: src/md5.o: undefined refer...
by bigbass
10 Sep 2012, 00:01
Forum: Development
Topic: [SCRIPT] stxz2zxm (smart? txz converter)
Replies: 10
Views: 4818

Re: [SCRIPT] stxz2zxm (smart? txz converter)

Hey Ahau! There are just too many possible commands to filter but you did a great improvement though and I like that you are trying to improve this it is a good positive step how about a look ahead without using explodepkg to save some time and space ? I had to think about this a bit to get the doin...
by bigbass
08 Sep 2012, 20:32
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Maybe a Bug on md5sum!?
Replies: 13
Views: 1618

Re: Maybe a Bug on md5sum!?

your are adding another question Do I need to run this script from other OS or I can run it from the same "problematic" Porteus? The first question was how to fix the md5sums you would simply replace the file md5sums.txt with the one I posted in paste bin and if you didnt upgrade the kernel use your...
by bigbass
08 Sep 2012, 19:30
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: [SOLVED] Maybe a Bug on md5sum!?
Replies: 13
Views: 1618

Re: Maybe a Bug on md5sum!?

Post by nixlower0 » 08 Sep 2012, 17:39 Sorry, I forgot to mention I'm using a x32 bit version - Porteus-v1.2-i486.iso looks like that file slipped though the coffee filter without getting updated these are the md5sums its a minor thing to fix if you upgrade the kernel and initrd it would look like ...
by bigbass
06 Sep 2012, 15:34
Forum: Community effort
Topic: drag N drop uncompress files GUI
Replies: 5
Views: 2658

Re: drag N drop uncompress files GUI

making them would be more work though Since this is a simple drag 'n' drop extraction utility i don't think the creation of files is an issue. Leave that for another tool. ok sounds fun Would you like to help me here is a great start since you are the xzm expert It would need your approval to be co...
by bigbass
05 Sep 2012, 16:39
Forum: Community effort
Topic: drag N drop uncompress files GUI
Replies: 5
Views: 2658

Re: drag N drop uncompress files GUI

http://bigbass-porteus.googlecode.com/files/unzipper_dragNdrop-1.04-i486-7_PORT.tgz brokenman have you thought of adding support for zip, tar and xzm? Hey Jay I had zip but didnt include the unzip backend but its there now xzm now included too I didnt add tar just seen that now ... but it would be ...
by bigbass
04 Sep 2012, 14:39
Forum: Community effort
Topic: slackware 14 packages and for "porteus 2 "
Replies: 5
Views: 6794

slackware 14 packages and for "porteus 2 "

Since slackware 14 is on the way soon I have slackware 14rc4 installed to compile some apps slackware 14 has two GTK versions so some apps will need to be compiled with GTK3 making them uncompatible with Porteus-1.2 bash-4.2# pkg-config --modversion gtk+-2.0 2.24.10 bash-4.2# pkg-config --modversion...
by bigbass
02 Sep 2012, 23:06
Forum: Community effort
Topic: install slackware 14 from a bootable USB
Replies: 3
Views: 6421

Re: install slackware 14 rc3 from a bootable USB

Hey Jay "Is helping the wife an obligatory part of the install?" I guess I was feeling guilty for spending so much time at the computer :) oh this is going to be fun slackware now has two GTK versions on the same box ! I had to compile an app today against GTK3 please note : I did a minor edit to th...
by bigbass
30 Aug 2012, 16:56
Forum: Community effort
Topic: install slackware 14 from a bootable USB
Replies: 3
Views: 6421

install slackware 14 from a bootable USB

I don't have a DVD burner or drive on this old box so USB or cd installs are all I can do Slackware uses a DVD for version 14 so this is what I used to get it installed it was a lot of reading to sort out so I hope this makes it a bit easier to follow confirm your drive locations first then you coul...