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  1. darry1966

    I'm drunk a quarter of the time

    Hey at least you didn't wake up married to a Yak. p.s. I may have been drunk when I wrote this then again.........................................
  2. darry1966

    Great House!

    Welcome to a Diverse fun community :)
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    I'm curious. Where is everybody from?

    Ahhh interesting a Nigerian brew... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigerian_Breweries
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    A Farewell to an Old Friend

    Used it a few times, yeah pretty reliable no unpleasant surprises
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    The Beer Thread

    Well at the moment I am drinking a very nice Milk Stout by Moa made in NZ. https://untappd.com/user/dduuyyiicc/checkin/919760597
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    Making a Laptop into a Typewriter

    How to use Gparted... https://www.ghacks.net/2017/08/28/gparted-linux-beginners/
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    Making a Laptop into a Typewriter

    Right had a look at the universal installer and it has changed a bit, but here we go.... 1. click on menu/setup---> puppy installer (Which you most likely did. I see now that a frugal installer is also in the menu, go for puppy installer. 2. Left click on installer under the bootflash option or...
  8. darry1966

    Making a Laptop into a Typewriter

    Sorry to ask a stupid question but did you partition your hard drive ready to install to it, if it not then you need to do so with gparted and set boot flag to boot in preparation for installing. I am going to boot fossapup and check a few things......
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    Making a Laptop into a Typewriter

    So once you have installed puppy - the partition you installed it to will appear as an icon on your desktop - click on that to see all the sfs that make up your install as previously explained one is optional software - adrv, the main sfs and the others are firmware and kernel. I'll be back...
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    Making a Laptop into a Typewriter

    A Guide to installing Puppy is here: http://puppylinux.com/install.html As explained above link installer is located in setup in menu. To delete adrv.sfs once you have installed puppy and rebooted into your installed Puppy click on the sda1 icon on the desktop and you will see the sfs's of...
  11. darry1966

    I'm curious. Where is everybody from?

    New Zealand in a place called Rakaia - the Salmon capital of the South Island. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rakaia
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    The Beer Thread

    Everything in moderation. (Depends on your idea of moderation).
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    What's the best Linux distro for a beginner?

    Yes hard to believe they haven't updated their Puppy Linux.com site. I'll have to do something.
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    What's the best Linux distro for a beginner?

    Murga Forums are toast at the moment so forum is...... https://puppylinux.rockedge.org/ Downloads: http://www.puppylinux.com/download
  15. darry1966

    What's the best Linux distro for a beginner?

    Maybe but it is fun to build something from nothing when it is very minimal like TC is.
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    The Beer Thread

    Got to keep hydrated mate.
  17. darry1966

    AutoTux -- A No-brainer for Newbies? MAYBE, but it is MICROSOFT Linux!

    Interesting Distro I'll keep a look out for your updates on how it is going for you.
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    What's the best Linux distro for a beginner?

    I want to put a special plugin for Linux Lite - I am posting from it right now and I was really impressed with its documentation and how for a beginner it holds your hand and helps you to get an up and running system. Zram - something I wasn't familiar with is useful for old machines. So yeah...
  19. darry1966

    Music player advice

    Yeah mate, xmms an old favourite of mine. It is in Antix and still is very a very useful efficient audio player.
  20. darry1966

    New here, just wanted to say hello.

    And you mate :)
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