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Offline tim2092008

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« on: July 02, 2009, 02:31:30 PM »
I have a laptop with Atheros Wifi 5007g And i would like to use Tiny Core Linux on it but i can not get online without wifi and tiny core doesnt let me download any extensions so i can put them on a usb with tiny core.

Also when im on tiny core i can not find the usb drive

And i would like to use Icewm but i duno the command to load it at start

And since i can not find the usb drive i cant save any of my settings

And when i try to install Java it freezes at the end

Also i can not get sound on windows my sound card says Conexant High def audio

I was thinking if i use the newest kernal i might get sound and wifi is their a way to do that

Thank you.

Offline alu

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Re: Extensions
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2009, 12:12:32 AM »
1. wifi: can you download the wifi modules for tinycore from another machine? if yes, then go to this address:


and download the appropriate modules for your version of TC; put them on a usb, make a tce directory at the top of your hd or of your usb (mkdir tce) and save the modules into the tce dir so that they will be loaded at boot;

2. mount your usb stick with the mount tool in the cpanel, or in an aterm, type: sudo mount /dev/sdXY /mnt/sdXY (where X is the letter of your usb, and Y the number; do sudo fdisk -l to see which letter and number has your usb stick); to unmount your usb, in an aterm: sudo umount /dev/sdXY

3. save your settings, Java: search in the forum and look at the FAQ, there were lot of discussions about this; for Java, don`t forget to load OSS and to run the browser once before installing Java.

Offline Guy

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Re: Extensions
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2009, 06:29:15 AM »
You raised several different issues. Here is some info that should help you get started.

Install Tiny Core without an internet connection.

/install.html][removed due to policy violation]/install.html

Install Tiny Core on a USB drive the old way.

/tc1/install-usb.html][removed due to policy violation]/tc1/install-usb.html

There is an easier way, but by need Tiny Core installed, or an internet connection, to use it.

/install-usb.html][removed due to policy violation]/install-usb.html

Also search this forum.
« Last Edit: August 30, 2009, 09:15:52 AM by Guy »
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Offline tim2092008

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Re: Extensions
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2009, 01:24:57 PM »
Thank you Alu, i couldent find that link to download extensions anyware, But is it possible that with to load Icewm or another window manager at the start with a good file manager like Thor so i can mount my USB without command line do u know the wifi ones that i need and that i can connect to internet without command line also
« Last Edit: July 03, 2009, 01:30:35 PM by tim2092008 »