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This is an old revision of LucidPuppySFS made by coolpup on 2010-07-10 04:40:07.

 

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Lucid Puppy compatible and tested SFS files

SFS = Squash File System
Puppy Linux can utilise SFS package files. Such files are used because it offers much greater versatility than using PET packages. SFS files are only compatible with frugal installations, not full installations

SFS files tested for compatibility with Lucid Puppy

Amarok dejan555‘s amarok-xxx-sfs4-sfs for Puppy 5
Amarok amarok-1.4-lucid.sfs for Pupppy 5.1
kmymoney sidder’s kmymoney2_0,89-1_xxx.sfs
Open office 3.2 dingo’s openoffice3.2-sfs4_xxx.sfs
Skype skype_static prepared by 01micko
Language Support shinobar's language sfs, supports 40 languages

These files consist of a file system and so need to be mounted, like any other Linux file system, for access:
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Click the "Choose which SFS to load at bootup" button and you see the next window.

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Select the SFS file from the left pane. Add it to the right pane. Click OK. Reboot and then the SFS package will be mounted automatically and ready for use.

Appendix

Edit-SFS 2.1 (squash file system editor)
sfs_linker allows for mounting of SFS files on the fly without rebooting
Try this sfs install program or thisPET MAKER PLUS, one of which may work, otherwise the files must be copied manually to the corresponding directories on the hard drive.



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