Re: [Nolug] Puppy Linux 5.2.8

From: Ron Johnson <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 19:50:34 -0500
Message-ID: <>

I'm certainly not a Puppy expert, but Task #1 before getting FF to work
is to get the GUI working.

So: is the GUI working under Puppy?

On 07/12/2012 07:07 PM, Randy Wild wrote:
> Some suggested Virtual Box. I did get the ISO to burn (on Windows) and
> booted the CD fine on the old computer for Puppy.
> On the hard drive, set up Linux-Swap of 1000 size.
> Selected SDA1 for the install, since this computer only showed this option.
> Selected EXT2 for filetype, wiped out the NTFS.
> Continue to have the Puppy CD in the drive.
> Plugged in Ethernet cable.
> First window: changed host name to MYPC. Resolution: 1024 x 768 and
> Central time zone.
> Restarted X-server.
> Saw ETH0.
> Simple Network Setup
> ¨your internet should be working¨
> I selected QuickPet. Firefox 3.6.13. Confirm install this package.
> Clicked OK.
> Got a black screen with mouse pointer. ESC key, nothing. Moved the
> mouse, nothing.
> Never saw the desktop anymore.
> Tried twice. The 2nd try, I tried the other version of Firefox listed
> on menu. Nothing changed.
> I cannot install Firefox graphically, unless you want me to try
> installing FF from command line.

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