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Wary 5.3.92 beta2

December 03, 2012 — BarryK
Here is another beta of Wary 5.3.92. The purpose mostly is to upgrade to the latest Woof infrastructure.

Download from here:

...heh, heh, uploading to is a challenge, as the 'distributions' hard drive is full!

I will build Racy 5.3.92 soon.

Regarding what I am aiming for, for the 5.4-final, I might upgrade a few apps such as mtPaint and Geany, apart from that just fix bugs.

The theme is the same as Wary 5.3:
GTK: FlatBlueContrast
Desk icons: LaGaBluenight
JWM: DeepBlueBold
Wallpaper: puppy_lights_blue2_dejan555.jpg


Wary Forum feedback
Username: BarryK
Forum feedback for bug reports etc:

Username: Terryphi
"Thanks. Glad to see you have upgraded Wary and are planning to upgrade Racy too to latest Woof. Mirror at is working well.

Wary: welcome1stboot
Username: BarryK
"At the first startup, the 'welcome1stboot' window does not appear (you just get the "woof woof" audio). This bug was also in the beta1. This happens because the application tries to load '', but this only exists when the 'devs' SFS is loaded. I think that is fixed in the gtk template for other Woof builds, but Wary/Racy has an older PET without that symlink. I have put a fix into '3builddistro' in Woof.

upgrade mhwaveedit
Username: don570
"You could easily upgrade mhwaveedit to version 1.4.21 (not version 1.4.22 which is buggy), then it would be equivalent to Precise Puppy. Make sure it accepts plugins. This explained in the [url=]Murga forum

get rid of gtkhash
Username: don570
"You could save some space in the ISO if you were to dump gtkhash and use a right click check of md5sum instead. I put together a crude package that did this [url=]HERE and 01micko and shinobar worked on the problem [url=]HERE

mixed reviews on Goclever
Username: don570
"The initial reviews of Goclever R103 netbook Several mention the cheap keyboard and unresponsive resistive screen.

Test post
Username: jrb
"'jrb' has registered. Post from jrb: I'm not at home right now or I would cite more specific examples but I thought I should mention this. A few months back I put together a smaller puppy package to run on some old hardware. I used Slacko533t with Seamonkey1.1.18. I found there were many webpages that did not render properly so I switched to your ), which, after I spoofed the useragent, has worked perfectly.

Test post
Username: noryb009
"'noryb009' has registered.

link for it
Username: rodin.s
"[url=] It's late here. I'm making mistakes.

Tags: puppy