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Old 01-29-2021, 11:58 AM   #1
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How do I install the eGalaxtouch driver on BionicPup32 8.0?

Hi all,

My device needs [an] eGalaxtouch driver (Found here As someone very new to PuppyLinux, how do I install this please?


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Old 01-30-2021, 06:42 AM   #2
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Well, I've been using Puppy now for fifteen years now and I really can't seem to answer this correctly I think.

First, look in the dowloaded .tar file for clues. Mostly there's a 'howto' that tells your how to install this in linux.

It's a .tar packages so you have to compile it yourself in Puppy I think. First find out which kernel Bionic has and which driver corresponds with that one.
- You have to download the devx.sfs file in Puppy (It's in Quickpet).
- Unpack the driver.tar file somewhere in your home directory to a new directory (galaxdriver).
- Open a terminal in that directory.
- Now type in: ./configure (error if it's not there)
- Now type in : ./make
- Now type in : ./make install

If you're lucky it will work, but I think you will get a load of errors. Because compiling stuff yourself is mostly not so easy but you really feel like a Linux-pro when you've succeeded.

In Puppy you have a command line package manager 'pkg'. It's a bit of a swiss army knife for puppy and it's possible to compile packages as well with this tool. You should put the driver directory in .pkg (that's located in your home directory) and then well, I don't know. Try this, try that and some more!

If you somehow got it working, please share.

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Old 02-03-2021, 10:56 PM   #3
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Hi, sorry for the late response

Somehow don't think this is something I will be attempting anytime soon. There must be an easier way ):

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