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pupX fixed

February 09, 2013 — BarryK
pupX (see Desktop menu) sets various X parameters, such as key-repeat-rate, mouse acceleration, and screen blanking.

Linuxcbon reported that pupX does not work, I tested it and responded that it does for me. Forum member MinHundHettePerro replied and suggested it might be a problem with non-English LANG:

I checked the script, and yes, 'dc' and perhaps 'xset' need "LANG=C" prefixed.

The 'pupx' script was originally written by me and internationalized by Nathan (long gone, he used to be one of our most prolific developers), using the "technosaurus method". I have converted it to the gettext method, so a note to our translators, be on the lookout for /usr/bin/pupx needing translation in the next Woof-built pup.

Well, it can be installed now if you want. The PET has been bumped to version 0.4 (3K):

Note, I have only tested it in English.


pupX fixed again
Username: BarryK
Ah, I have just seen a reply by npierce in that Forum thread. He has done a more rigorous fix for the decimal point versus comma problem. We need to merge his improvements into my gettexted script.

report-video gettext
Username: don570
" Translators shouldn't forget report-video I made a pet package and pot file so users can install it in old puppy distros or translate it for the language packages. [url=]Available here[/url]

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