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Slackpup 0.4 (beta)

July 10, 2010 — BarryK
Our latest experimental Puppy based on Slackware 13.1 binary packages. Get him from here: will find the 'devx' SFS file there also. If you want the kernel source SFS (, go here:
username: pu#p#py password: li#n#ux (remove #s)

If you want to test the Nvidia PET (23MB):


background changer?
Username: aarf
background changer?"10 Jul 2010, 10:22"01715"'Samba printing"BarryK"See this post: Username: 10 Jul 2010, 10:24
"01715"'Re wallpaper"BarryK"Oops, the package I created is wrong, move /usr/share/wallpaper.desktop to /usr/share/applications/, then run "fixmenus" in a terminal. Username: 10 Jul 2010, 10:28
"01715"'Re fixmenus"BarryK"What?! I thought "fixmenus" will restart JWM to update the menu. It didn't, will have to check that out. Anyway, do this in a terminal: [i]# jwm -restart[/i] Username: 10 Jul 2010, 10:34
"01715"'wifi disconnecting"aarf"wifi held in spup03. it is disconnecting in spup04 although remembering through reboot."10 Jul 2010, 10:37"01715"'Spup 0.4 forum feedback"BarryK"Here is a forum thread for feedback: Username: 10 Jul 2010, 10:41
"01715"'You are amazing!"edoc"Downloaded ... may be too late in the day here to load it all up but will make a point of it asap and report back. Thanks!"10 Jul 2010, 10:49"01715"'pwidget-wireless"aarf""wifi disconnecting wifi held in spup03. it is disconnecting in spup04 although remembering through reboot." pwdgets-wireless-widget is working in spup4 but wasnt working in spup3. could it be a cause of wifi disconnection problem?."10 Jul 2010, 20:16"01715"'Re Pwidget-wireless"BarryK"I don't know. Any bug reports for Spup 0.4 about wifi should be for the pristine Spup. If installing Pwidgets causes some problem then you need to contact the Pwidgets maintainer. Username: 10 Jul 2010, 20:37
"01715"'Smbclient Problems"perthie"See my bug report (rcrsn51) regarding the new samba_tng_client package."11 Jul 2010, 3:07"01715"'wifi disconnecting"aarf"now running spup04 with pwidgets stopped. wifi still disconnecting. IF it is pwidgets that caused the problem, it is persistent. "11 Jul 2010, 15:39"01715"'new printing script"BarryK"perthie, Patriot has created a new printing script that works with both Samba's: Username: 11 Jul 2010, 21:49
"01715"'spup04 pfix=ram wifi disconnecting"aarf"spup04 pfix=ram in the time it makes to type a simple message wifi will disconnect, then i have to go in to sns and reconnect again. something in this department has definitely changed since spup03"13 Jul 2010, 3:13"01715"'Re wifi disconnecting"BarryK"Kernel upgraded from 2.6.34 to, only major change in configuration is now SMP. Reintroduced the 'acpid' package. This was missing from Spup 0.3 and 0.2. The daemon 'acpid' is started when X starts, in /root/Startup/acpi., what you could try is boot with "puppy pfix=ram,nox", then: # rm /root/Startup/acpi # xwin Username: 13 Jul 2010, 8:59

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