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Old 02-03-2011, 09:37 PM   #1
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How to install GCC to a persistent USB install of Puppy?

I just installed Puppy 5.2 to a 1GB USB stick to utilize it as a temporary memory solution while waiting until I can afford a replacement for the broken HDD in my laptop. After installing Puppy I discovered the GCC wasn't installed after trying to compile a simple C program from the command line. I found that I needed to install the devx.sfs file for 5.2 but when I try installing the file, it says that I must first install Puppy before I can install .sfs files. I am wondering if there is some other way I can install GCC or another compiler so that I can compile C programs on Puppy while waiting for the new HDD, is there any other solution? Thanks for any help
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Since you don't say you have another USB drive to install to. Then you could run the Puppy universal USB installer in 5.2 to install 5.2 to other Pendrive. Best I can do for you.

Edit: Might be worth a shot.

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Old 02-04-2011, 03:33 AM   #3
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Thanks man! The sfs loader program did the trick. I appreciate it!


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