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Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: April 25, 2023, 04:38:32 am »
Hi Martin,

Here is one idea I had.  It is based on one of the minimize folder icons.

Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: April 20, 2023, 12:55:36 am »
Did one more color scheme.  This time green.  I think I finally got the ideal size for most of the icons.

Made some additional green folder icons.

Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: April 09, 2023, 08:58:50 pm »
Revised the yellow folder theme.  Added more icons and made the program icons bigger.  Again, I had to created two zip files due to the number of icons.  Deleted the original zips.

Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: April 05, 2023, 04:07:34 am »
Made more blk folders.  Just more selections to choose from and a few icons to complete the ArcoOS transformation. 

Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: March 31, 2023, 05:13:56 am »
Looked at all the folders in ArcaOS and made many more folder icons.

One pic is an example of my desktop.

Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: March 18, 2023, 12:31:18 am »
I did so more revisions on the grey black folders.   Continued to make the icons bigger, added more icon selections.  I deleted the old zips and uploaded the new ones.  I named the zip files blk_folders to keep one from getting mixed up with the previous ones which were called greyfoldes.

Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: March 16, 2023, 02:11:18 am »
Made one more folder set (Grey).  Decided to make the icons on the folders a little bigger.  Again there are so many PNGs that I had to split it into 2 zip files.

Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: March 13, 2023, 01:42:24 am »
Thanks for the info and compliment.  I made some corrections and made more PNG folders to choose from.  The zip file is now so large I had to split it into two.  It exceeded the size limit for this site to upload.  I deleted the original.  This folder set is by far the largest I have ever done.

Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: March 12, 2023, 07:21:42 am »
Has anyone noticed that when one REARRANGES  any folders icons from its default setting which is STANDARD to anything else such as TOP,, when the folder is closed and reopened, it reverts back to the default STANDARD. This has to be a bug. ArcaOS 5.07.

Hardware / Re: USB wifi adapters
« on: March 01, 2023, 05:09:27 am »
Topic was brought up in 2019,2019.msg20948.html#msg20948

TP LInk AC 750 works great with Arco 5.07

Be sure and turn wifi off on the laptop when using it. works great with Win 10 also.

Applications / Re: Installing programs
« on: September 13, 2022, 03:49:42 pm »
If you don't have warpin, it can be found here.  For years Warpin has been the mainstay installer for OS/2 until YUM.

Hi all, when trying to run the good old American Heritage Dictionary (published by DUX) on ArcaOS 5.0.7, I get a SYS3175 with PMMERGE.DLL, the app does not start. Googling for that error gives many results with people mentioning similar problems. There are also patched versions of PMMERGE.DLL but all much older than the current ArcaOS version, that may or may not have integrated this patched version. IIRC this problem happened with eCS too but not with the original Warp 4.

Was there a known solution / workaround to be able to start such programs on current versions of the OS?

From my perspective this way of fixing stuff is the same as throwing mutt at the wall and see if it sticks.
I think everybody is putting Glenn on the wrong foot to make him replace pmmerge.dll. It might fix the crash the but nobody even knows why the crash occurs in the first place. So if you backlevel the last version of pmmerge.dll with an older one. The program might start to work, but then what is broken ?
I mean its all well intended but what is causing the crash in the first place ? PMMERGE.DLL is pretty important system dll and not something that should just be swapped out like spare tire from the trunk of your car.

Glenn can you put back the original version of pmmerge.dll and run the program ? Post the popuplog.os2 entry and then I might be able to tell why it crashes. Maybe a font that is installed ? I have no clue but then we MIGHT be able to trace why it crashes.


I noticed the pmmerge.dll in ArcaOS is still at buildlvl

[D:\]bldlevel d:\os2\dll\pmmerge.dll
Build Level Display Facility Version 6.12.675 Sep 25 2001
(C) Copyright IBM Corporation 1993-2001
Signature:       @#IBM:14.106#@ OS/2 PM Merged Library
Vendor:          IBM
Revision:        14.106
File Version:    14.106
Description:     OS/2 PM Merged Library

It appears to be at the same build level since this patch came out.

Patches for PMMERGE 14.106

This could be a wrong assumption, but if pmmerge had been patched or updated by the ArcoOS team, would not the build level number increase?  Not being a programmer, this may be a wrong assumption.

I  run OS/4 kernel on one partition and the ArcaOS kernel on another.  Neither partition is able to run the American American Heritage Dictionary.

I did download a PDF of the dictionary and Lucide views it without any problems.


Applications / Re: David's Doodles
« on: May 04, 2022, 10:51:11 pm »
Made a couple of blue pened and closed folders for dooble,  Also Made a 80x80 PNG program icon for those that are using PNG's instead of the OS2 icon.

Applications / Re: FeatherNotes and FeatherPad for OS/2 0.10.1
« on: March 22, 2022, 07:18:45 pm »

Hi Jochen

I tried installing the FeatherNotes RPM package and I get the message below.

I installed the zip package and created a program icon.  When I execute it nothing happens.
The ZIP package is not a RPM package. It's just a zipped version of the unixroot layout. It's included for people not using RPM.
If you use RPM, you should download the rpm package and install it via RPM or the Arcanoae GUI.

I downloaded both packages.

Trying to install with YUM gave the earlier error message.

I unzipped the zip package and installed the USR directory over the USR directory in my root directory.
When the program object is picked, the program fails giving the following error message in the popuplog.os2:

03-20-2022  20:56:57  SYS2070  PID 007a  TID 0001  Slot 00a8

I used PMDLL to check all the dependencies and they are all there with nothing missing.

Off Topic discussions / Re: Russia attacked Ukraine
« on: March 21, 2022, 04:05:18 am »
Shoebat has some interesting info.

Look on the right side to the articles under Highlighted Articles.

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