GUI setup tool
for the personal storage file
of Puppy Linux
At the shutting down process after the first bootup of Puppy Linux, means without 'pup_save.2fs', it asks to create the personal storage file named 'pup_save.2fs' on its console. But it is not friendly to the users not familiar with Puppy.
PupSaveConfig is a GUI tool to setup the personal storage file, to custumise the name of the file, where to save, password and etc. It can be done before going down to the console. One of the atractive idea is to launch the GUI at the BEGINING of the first boot.
PupSaveConfig runs on X, and it is easy to internationalise like other Gtk programs. As for the multi-byte characters, most of asian languages, has the problem to display on the console (Think recent puppies cannot display non-ascii characters on console). But PupSaveConfig can.
A previous version of PupSaveConfig is enbeded in the Japanese version of Puppy, Puppy Linux 4.20JP and 4.3.1JP. It is usefull for Puplet (Puppy Linux derivatives) builers. It works on Puppy and puplets 4.x/5.x.
The idea principle and main coding by shinobar. Some code from voice. Of course much from Puppy Linux itself. Testing by members of Puppy Linux Japanese Forum.
PupSaveConfig is free to use, modify, redistribute.
Top dialog when shutdown
Example of I18N (Jpanese requires its font)
You can download the PET package from here.
Bootup Puppy with 'pfix=ram' boot option, Then install pupsave-*.pet.
pupsaveconfig has debug mode. Type on the virtual terminal (on X)...
pupsaveconfig version 1.8 and later uses gettext system. Download 'pupsaveconfig.pot' from here, or you can create it with next command ('devx'required).
xgettext --language=shell -o pupsaveconfig.pot /usr/bin/pupsaveconfig
Use some editor like 'Poedit' to make .po and .mo files.
Put the .mo file at /usr/share/locale/??/LC_MESSAGES/pupsaveconfig.mo, where '??' is your language code.
You can check the output using debug mode... (Replace 'ja' to your language code.)
pupsaveconfig --debug LANG=ja
Visit Topic of Pupsaveconfig in Puppy Linux Discussion Forum.