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 on: January 10, 2018, 03:35:01 AM 
Started by ZitaG82544 - Last post by ZitaG82544
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 on: January 09, 2018, 04:16:07 AM 
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 on: January 09, 2018, 04:15:14 AM 
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 on: January 09, 2018, 04:14:29 AM 
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 on: December 23, 2017, 09:07:47 PM 
Started by pom007 - Last post by CNK
Yes that should work with DSL. The only thing to consider is changing the boot settings (http://damnsmalllinux.org/wiki/cheat_codes.html) on the "kernel" line in /boot/grub/menu.lst if the destination hardware requires some particular boot commands. Besides that, just install and swap over the HDD. Job done.

Another option would be to boot DSL from USB and install from that (assuming the computer has USB).

EDIT: Also best run xsetup when you first boot on the destination computer. eg. by typing "e" at the grub boot screen and editing the kernel line to add the "xsetup" boot command.

 on: December 23, 2017, 10:53:05 AM 
Started by pom007 - Last post by pom007
There are instructions on how to do this. But I believe this is long gone after a hacker into Wikipedia. I was wondering if anyone here knows the process of installing DSL on a drive on one computer (Full Install), and then insert the drive into another computer. Here is an example of a situation that would be useful ...

Some of them are IBM, Acer 4720z problem is no optical drive or floppy disk in the computer. Although hard drives are standard IDE drives, so it can be taken out and put into a computer that can be used with other IDE optical drive to work.

thank you

 on: December 22, 2017, 09:20:56 PM 
Started by bash_user - Last post by CNK
I think you'd simply have to get lucky for that guide to work. The latest "Stable" debian release is so far ahead of Debian Woody now that I doubt much of the software, compiled as it is for a much later Linux kernel, would be able to run on DSL.

You could try packages made for older Debian versions than the current stable release, these used to be easier to find when the web interface to the Debian package archive  (http://archive.debian.net/) was up. I think you'd be better off just compiling it from source though. Software with just a command-line interface often compiles without too many dependancy issues on DSL, it's the GUI software where things tend to get difficult/impossible. It's been quite a while since I even bothered with the Debian packages.

 on: December 21, 2017, 11:37:49 PM 
Started by bash_user - Last post by bash_user
The package isn't in the default 'Woody' repository. I was trying to install
gddrescue_1.21-1_i386.deb from
http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/debian stable main contrib non-free
as per instructions on
(The other mirror, http://mirror.linux.org.au/debian stable main contrib non-free, looks to be identical.) I guess that's where the problems originate. I'll post an update after I come up to speed on compiling.
Thanks for clarifying my direction.

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 on: December 21, 2017, 03:17:28 AM 
Started by BrBearOFS - Last post by BrBearOFS
I will go back and look .. while I was away I was reading on the Linux Questions page.. where it was talking about the necessity of an upgraded GRUB first before the inclusion of a new kernel as well.. I would imaging that would require some remastering as well.. 

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 on: December 20, 2017, 09:13:23 PM 
Started by bash_user - Last post by CNK
If you can't get the debian woody package to work, I suggest compiling from the source code. This will provide a much more current version of the software anyway. See the guide to creating .tar.gz MyDSL extensions on the DSL Wiki for a guide to compiling in DSL.

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