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by darkcity
Mon May 08, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Other projects
Topic: Announcement: plot85 graphics library
Replies: 2
Views: 2142

Re: Announcement: plot85 graphics library

This looks very nice. Did you see the 2007 interview with Jan Vibes?

http://www.drobe.co.uk/article.php?id=2 ... ode=2&hlt=
by darkcity
Mon Apr 14, 2014 1:23 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: Puppy, sound and networking when you can't see the GUI
Replies: 1
Views: 9974

Re: Puppy, sound and networking when you can't see the GUI

There is a guide on the Arch Linux wiki which may be helpful. Here is a link.
https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Static_IP_and_DHCP

Is the Raspberry Pi plugged into a router via an Ethernet cable?
by darkcity
Thu Oct 11, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: Using Woof to build Puppy
Replies: 3
Views: 10773

Using Woof to build Puppy

Woof is a Puppy distribution building program. It is used to build Puppy Linux from the binary packages of another Linux distribution. Woof compilation has not been done for ARM for a while, anyone who fancies a challenge see- http://bkhome.org/woof/index.html http://puppylinux.org/wikka/Woof :twist...
by darkcity
Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: run world community grid
Replies: 2
Views: 11730

Re: run world community grid

Hi johnnyjimm

It might be worth asking on the Puppy forum here-
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=77714

:twisted:
by darkcity
Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:59 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: VNC viewer
Replies: 4
Views: 14213

Re: VNC viewer

You are serving Office Applications and Photoshop to linux via Windows Remote Desktop?
by darkcity
Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 356
Views: 113872

Re: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi

/Off Topic See the thing that has continually stunted my growth in unix/linux systems (ubuntu, kubuntu, debian, and a couple of others) has been the whole download/install thing. What I mean by that (since I'm sure its sooo clear) is that having used a windows OS for every computer except the power...
by darkcity
Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:43 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: adjust the video
Replies: 2
Views: 9391

Re: adjust the video

thanks for updating us 8-)
by darkcity
Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:41 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: VNC viewer
Replies: 4
Views: 14213

Re: VNC viewer

Hi ramboton

Can you provide more info? Is this the VNC your talking about http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_Network_Computing, also what are you trying to achieve? :twisted:
by darkcity
Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:38 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: unstable internet
Replies: 2
Views: 10127

Re: unstable internet

thanks for the update. seems people are back to working on Puppy x86, though I could be wrong.
by darkcity
Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:02 pm
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Has anyone considered contiki?
Replies: 4
Views: 6298

Re: Has anyone considered contiki?

its been ported to x86 and ARM7 but the website doesn't even mention it. presumably it would have lower overheads than linux

http://modular.mmmi.sdu.dk/wiki/Loading ... Contiki%29

http://slashdot.org/story/03/08/06/1249 ... ted-to-x86
by darkcity
Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: MIDI player with tempo adjustment
Replies: 2
Views: 4418

Re: MIDI player with tempo adjustment

here is a list of possibilities-
http://linux-sound.org/midi.html

Rosegarden is popular but may be to slow for RPi
http://www.rosegardenmusic.com/

Midish is a commandline player, so may be more suitable
http://caoua.org/midish/

:twisted:
by darkcity
Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: ARM Linux JACK / music production success story
Replies: 3
Views: 5196

Re: ARM Linux JACK / music production success story

Thanks for the heads up, danboid

now back to jack on rpi or at least arm 8-)
by darkcity
Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: Puppy
Topic: Squeezed Arm Puppy alpha4
Replies: 26
Views: 35087

Re: Squeezed Arm Puppy alpha4

.xz is indeed a compression type. My guess is that you need to download, decompress and then write to card
by darkcity
Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:11 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: ARM Linux JACK / music production success story
Replies: 3
Views: 5196

Re: ARM Linux JACK / music production success story

Hi Dan, Good to hear someone supporting linux sound. On an off topic note... I've been trying to compile qtractor for x86 puppy linux. it works but LV2 plugins crash the system after I package the files - and only work to a limited degree on the installation I compiled them on. Wonder if you had any...
by darkcity
Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: Puppy Progress ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3280

Re: Puppy Progress ?

You can be assured that Puppy will continue to be enthusiastically developed. How quickly and in what direction depends on what people find it useful for. Each Linux distribution has its strengths and weaknesses. From a personal point of view, Puppy was the first flavour of Linux that I found A) qui...
by darkcity
Thu Jul 19, 2012 10:41 am
Forum: Puppy
Topic: Puppy Progress ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3280

Re: Puppy Progress ?

news just -

Woof build Puppy + Debian Wheezy = Puppi 'cockroach'
http://puppylinux.org/wikka/PuppiNews

:twisted:
by darkcity
Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: Puppy
Topic: Puppy Progress ?
Replies: 5
Views: 3280

Re: Puppy Progress ?

Many people still haven't got a RPi yet, myself included. My order looks likely to be another 5 weeks away. Therefore, I doubt there is the volume of testers required to produce a 'mature' version. Puppy works mainly by Barry developing Puppy along with Woof (a tool for creating custom Puppy version...
by darkcity
Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: Using GPIO for Audio Output
Replies: 6
Views: 13617

Re: Using GPIO for Audio Output

JACK software is designed to ensure audio inputs and outputs are delivered at the correct time. Not sure if Rpi capable of running it though?
http://jackaudio.org/
by darkcity
Sat Jul 07, 2012 2:43 pm
Forum: Graphics, sound and multimedia
Topic: 8x8x8 LED cube
Replies: 6
Views: 39241

Re: 8x8x8 LED cube

Linux is not a real time OS and even with highest process priority there are various glitches some version of Linux are real time, and some rt features are present in the mainstream kernel. not sure if rt linux kernel works on rpi? more discussion- http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=...
by darkcity
Sat Jul 07, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Off topic discussion
Topic: Buying a laptop for Linux
Replies: 12
Views: 2896

Re: Buying a laptop for Linux

Here is a helpful website listing what works and what doesn't in the laptop world- http://www.linlap.com/ Also, have you tried running Puppy Linux on your current laptop? It's originally designed to run on old hardware. List of Laptops running Puppy- http://puppylinux.org/wikka/PuppyOnLaptops Puppy ...
by darkcity
Fri Jul 06, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Your favorite console based applications...
Replies: 25
Views: 10267

Re: Your favorite console based applications...

clickykbd wrote:
majormonkey wrote:I found an excellent list of Linux console applications here
http://www.jaredandcoralee.com/CLIapps.html
great link!
nice find added to pup wiki
http://puppylinux.org/wikka/CommandLinePrograms

:twisted:
by darkcity
Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:44 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi
Replies: 356
Views: 113872

Re: RISC OS on Raspberry Pi

I used to love !Draw back in the days.

Inkscape comes pretty close to it http://inkscape.org/

:twisted:
by darkcity
Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:39 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: ROX filer on Puppy
Replies: 0
Views: 1359

ROX filer on Puppy

There is an introduction and some handy shortcuts for the ROX filer (which is based on Risc OS) here-
http://puppylinux.org/wikka/ROXfiler

:twisted:
by darkcity
Fri Jul 06, 2012 9:34 pm
Forum: Puppy
Topic: Puppy for RP, Alpha2
Replies: 38
Views: 29779

Re: Puppy for RP, Alpha2

Just tried it for the 1st time last night. Works very well! Chromium browsing is better than on the Debian image! Great work guys! Quick question, what packages can I install for C/C++ programming? (OK one more!) Are there I2C and/or SPI drivers available? To compile programs on Puppy you need to i...
by darkcity
Thu Jun 21, 2012 5:56 pm
Forum: RISCOS
Topic: Risc Os or Risc Os style with ROX
Replies: 0
Views: 2001

Risc Os or Risc Os style with ROX

An alternative to running Risc Os is to me make Linux behave like Risc Os. ROX desktop aims to do this see, http://roscidus.com/desktop/home Incidentally, Puppy Linux use the ROX filer as default. Although some times I miss not being aim to type the directory 'address' at the top of the window. :twi...

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