Quirky 0.0.6 uploaded

Brief announcement here:

http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/quirky/quirky-006/quirky-006-readme.htm

Grab the ISO and 'zdrv" from here:

http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/quirky/quirky-006/

...there are also xdelta files for upgrading from 005.

Read my recent blog posts to find out what I have done since 005. As to what is planned for 007, well, I hope to get stuck into the problems with networking. There are some issues with Xorg on certain hardware and I hope to give that some attention also.


Posted on 28 Jan 2010, 13:13


Comments:

Posted on 28 Jan 2010, 15:57 by Terryphi
Movie trailers at lovefilm.com
I can confirm that the .ram file problem is now fixed. However, I have a new problem. Movie trailers no longer play at http://www.lovefilm.com . They hang at "loading".


Posted on 28 Jan 2010, 16:10 by Terryphi
Movie trailers at lovefilm.com
LATER: No, this seems to be a temporary problem with the site, not Quirky. :)


Posted on 28 Jan 2010, 17:37 by BarryK
Forum Q006 feedback
Forum thread for feedback on Quirky 006:

http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=51866



Posted on 28 Jan 2010, 18:41 by x
xdeltaing
thanks for the xdelta will take my first shot at it.


Posted on 28 Jan 2010, 22:11 by Terryphi
Seamonkey preferences overwritten
This comment is not related specifically to Quirky 006 and is a minor annoyance which perhaps you can correct in future builds.

The file /root/.mozilla/seamonkey/..../prefs.js contains customisation settings which include language, spellchecker language, search engine, etc but it is always overwritten by your upgrade script. Can you leave prefs.js untouched unless you are upgrading the Seamonkey version, in which case the default version may be safer?


Posted on 29 Jan 2010, 4:38 by raymundo dionicio
Quirky multimedia
Thanks a lot for this new distros.
:)
Makes computing a joy.

On the side:

What would you think of ffmpeg2theora?


Posted on 30 Jan 2010, 22:37 by f00-
yea xdelta :)
Wonderful to have xdelta(s) back on a motile project again (*so* needed for those with dialup conn). If it can be done (betwixt visits to the seaside, of course), would appreciate backports of q003->q004 and q004->q005.. 10X,BK :)


Posted on 30 Jan 2010, 23:27 by f00-
oops..
..scratch that q004 - forgot the nature of it.. so, q003->q005 whenifas.


Posted on 30 Jan 2010, 24:20 by ttuuxxx
Browsers
Hi Barry I've been trying different browsers, I came across this Qt browsers called arora http://code.google.com/p/arora/ When you make a pet its 1MB, and 1.4MB pet with all 31 locales, Plus the Qt libs like webkit. The nice thing about this browser is that flash 10 fullscreen works perfect, better than any mozilla based version etc. One thing it doesn't have is spellcheck could be a Qt compile time extra.
Depending how small you could get a QT package for it could be around 8-9MB, It might save some space.
Plus the extra QT libs could useful for many other apps. Like VLC as a default mediaplayer, that would make lots of people happy :) Since it takes a lot less resources compared to Gxine or Mplayer. Also Qxmp is QT gui for mplayer.

Anyways just an Idea :)
ttuuxxx


Posted on 2 Feb 2010, 3:23 by Jan
subtiteles
I like Quirky 0.0.5 .
Is it only me or is subtitles on avi files not working in version 0.0.6. ??
.SRT and .idx .sub are not working and the player is mutch slower.

As ttuuxxx is writing, I aggree fully !
So it would be verry nice to have a compact browser and VLC as media player.

Second as this is a media special, removing all not neaded sofware would be nice too



Posted on 2 Feb 2010, 3:24 by Jan
subtiteles
I like Quirky 0.0.5 .
Is it only me or is subtitles on avi files not working in version 0.0.6. ??
.SRT and .idx .sub are not working and the player is mutch slower.

As ttuuxxx is writing, I aggree fully !
So it would be verry nice to have a compact browser and VLC as media player.

Second as this is a media special, removing all not neaded sofware would be nice too