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wiki:install_microcore [2011/05/05 07:25]
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 ====== Install Microcore ====== ====== Install Microcore ======
  
-New users learning this for the first time will find it easier install Tiny Core first, and become familiar with Tiny Core before installing Microcore.+New users may find it easier install Tinycore, and become familiar with Tinycore before installing Microcore. For installation guides, see the [[start|Index]].
  
-Microcore may be installed in a similar way to Tiny Core, but with the following differences.+Microcore may be installed in a similar way to Tinycore, but with the following modifications.
  
 ==== Use microcore.gz instead of tinycore.gz ==== ==== Use microcore.gz instead of tinycore.gz ====
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 These extensions need to be in On Boot. If you are installing Microcore without being connected to the Internet, you may need to list them in /tce/onboot.lst with a text editor. These extensions need to be in On Boot. If you are installing Microcore without being connected to the Internet, you may need to list them in /tce/onboot.lst with a text editor.
  
-Set up like this, Microcore will run the same as Tiny Core.+Set up using these extensions, Microcore will run the same as Tinycore.
  
 ==== Try a Different Setup ==== ==== Try a Different Setup ====
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 Microcore can be run without a graphical interface. When run that way, you can perform tasks using commands in the terminal. Following are examples. Microcore can be run without a graphical interface. When run that way, you can perform tasks using commands in the terminal. Following are examples.
  
-==== Install Applications ==== +  * [[app browser|App Browser]] 
- +  * [[backup commands|Backup and Restore]] 
-To install an application, and put it in On Boot, use +  * [[install app commands|Install Applications Using Commands]] 
- +  * [[installer|Run the Installer]] 
-<code>tce-load -wi app_name.tcz</code> +  * [[mirror|Select Mirror]] 
- +  * [[shutdown|Shutdown and Restart]] 
-To install an application, and put it in On Demand, use +  * [[load app commands|Start or Load Applications]] 
- +  * [[System Information]] 
-<code>tce-load -wo app_name.tcz</code> +  * [[update apps|Update Applications]]
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-To download an application to the /tce/optional directory, but not put it in On Boot or On Demand, use +
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-<code>tce-load -w app_name.tcz</code> +
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-==== Command Line App Browser ==== +
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-To search for applications, open the terminal and type +
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-<code>ab search_term</code> +
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-or +
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-<code>ab</code> +
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-and you will be prompted to enter a search term. +
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-Select an Application to install. +
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-Press q then i. +
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-This installs the application and puts it in On Boot. +
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-==== Start an Application ==== +
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-To start an application that is not loaded, use +
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-<code>tce-run app_name</code> +
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-==== Load an Application ==== +
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-To load an application, use +
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-<code>tce-load -i app_name</code> +
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-or +
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-<code>tce-load -is app_name</code> +
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-You can then start the application from the menu or wbar.+
  
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