On the forum: load 20 SFS files

Thanks to JB4x4 (and MU) who has figured this out:

http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=35266

Puppy has a limit of 3 extra SFS files. If you don't know what this means, read this page:
http://puppylinux.com/development/package-management.htm
In a nutshell, SFS files are combo-packs of applications, that you can install and uninstall by a few clicks of the mouse in the BootManager.
They get loaded in layers, one on top of the other, which is why we say that Puppy is running in a "layered filesystem" (Aufs actually). This means that a file on one layer will hide one with the same name (and same path) on a lower layer -- which is one reason we have to be careful about stacking too many layers.

Posted on 7 Nov 2008, 19:06


Comments:

Posted on 8 Nov 2008, 2:13 by Puppymike
SFS's
But where can I find some useful SFS's. I can only find a few (Firefox/OpenOffice/Devkit). Are there others. The ones I have found don't make it clear which version of Puppy they will work with. I am using 4.1.1 (great and many thanks) so where can I find some for 4.1.1?


Posted on 8 Nov 2008, 8:12 by cb88
sfs's for puppy 4
official development sfs files:
http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/puppylinux/sfs_modules-4/

you could search google!
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=firefox-a&rls=org.mozilla%3Aen-US%3Aofficial&hs=8Kv&q=site%3Amurga-linux.com+puppy+4+sfs&btnG=Search

also pupppy 2 and puppy 3 sfs file probably work but that isn't garanteed


Posted on 8 Nov 2008, 8:19 by cb88
forgot to mention
i forgot to add you can add this option to google search

site:www.murga-linux.com puppy sfs

http://www.puppylinux.org/search/node/sfs

SFS file are usually only for very large apps lke a desktop environment or a large app like wine openoffice etc...