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Offline njs

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New install... How to launch TC desktop GUI?
« on: September 26, 2017, 10:28:39 PM »
I just installed on Pi Zero and followed instructions in README but I don't see anywhere how to start the desktop GUI.

Appreciate it of someone would point me in the right direction...

Thanks in advance.

Offline Misalf

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Re: New install... How to launch TC desktop GUI?
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2017, 01:18:05 AM »
If the  TC.tcz  extension is loaded onboot, the desktop starts automatically.
Otherwise load the extension manually and type  startx .
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Offline njs

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Re: New install... How to launch TC desktop GUI?
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2017, 04:59:47 AM »
Thanks.   So the following command?

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tce-load -i TC.tcz
This returns "TC.tcz not found!" so I guess TC.tcz was not included in the  install or is not in the path.  Where would I find it?

BTW, I can't use "tce-load -wi TC.tcz" until I get wifi working (Pi Zero has no ethernet)


Offline Misalf

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Re: New install... How to launch TC desktop GUI?
« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2017, 06:27:18 AM »
If you have another linux box available which is connected to the internet and is able to mount your SD card, you can download an extension and all of it's deps directly into the  /tce/optional  directory on your SD cards second partition.
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cd /path/to/your/sd-card-2nd-partition/tce/optional
for i in $(wget -O - http://tinycorelinux.net/9.x/armv7/tcz/TC.tcz.tree) ; do wget http://tinycorelinux.net/9.x/armv7/tcz/$i ; wget http://tinycorelinux.net/9.x/armv7/tcz/$i.dep ; wget  http://tinycorelinux.net/9.x/armv7/tcz/$i.md5.txt ; done

Note: I don't have a RPi-Zero and I'm not sure if you need the armv6 or armv7 repo so please change the URL if needed.
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Re: New install... How to launch TC desktop GUI?
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2017, 03:37:07 PM »
You may want to manually download and install just the WIFI tcz's and once the WIFI is working use the command line app to download the TC.tzc.
It would be less manual installing.