Re: [Nolug] Puppy Linux 5.2.8

From: Randy Wild <>
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 18:10:41 -0700 (PDT)
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Ron, I don't know what you mean by get the GUI working, unless you want me to try to install some other software since FF didn't make it. ________________________________ From: Ron Johnson <> To: Sent: Thursday, July 12, 2012 7:50 PM Subject: Re: [Nolug] Puppy Linux 5.2.8 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. -- "There is usually only a limited amount of damage that can be done by dull or stupid people. For creating a truly monumental disaster, you need people with high IQs." Thomas Sowell ___________________ Nolug mailing list
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