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dCore Extension Management

SCE extensions (self contained extensions) add functionality to a minimalistic dCore base installation. They are managed through various commands. Strategies to optimize extensions are also outlined.

Traditionally dCore extensions are managed via command line. If using a Window Manager set up for dCore, the built-in Control panel (System Tools → Control Panel) now has an 'Sce Tools' button to auto-launch the following commands in a terminal with default options: sce-import, sce-load, sce-debpurge, sce-update, sce-remove. This is most suitable for new users or those that do not require fine-grained control over SCE extension management.

More advanced users will appreciate the richness provided by command line options. In a terminal, enter the command name followed by –help (two dashes) for usage information (eg. sce-import –help).

dCore SCE Overview

An overview of dCore's SCE extension system and management:

  • dCore SCE Overview
  • dCore TCE (/tce/) Directory
  • dCore sceboot.lst
  • Repositories
  • Miscellaneous Files

> dCore SCE Overview

dCore SCE Management Commands

Advanced dCore SCE Strategies

In some cases it may provide useful to combine extensions by the following strategies:

  • base extensions, extension chains
  • ondemand profiles

> Advanced dCore SCE Strategies

Important Grep Notice

Important information regarding BusyBox vs GNU Grep:

> Important Grep Notice

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