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wiki:install_microcore [2011/05/05 20:27]
Guy [Install Microcore]
wiki:install_microcore [2011/06/16 09:34] (current)
Guy [Install Additional Extensions]
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 ====== Install Microcore ====== ====== Install Microcore ======
  
-New users learning this for the first time may find it easier install Tiny Core first, and become familiar with Tiny Core before installing Microcore. For information on various ways to install Tiny Core, see the [[start|Index]].+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 modifications.+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.
  
-==== Run the Installer ==== +  * [[app browser|App Browser]] 
- +  * [[backup commands|Backup and Restore]] 
-To run the installer, open the terminal and type +  * [[install app commands|Install Applications Using Commands]] 
- +  * [[installer|Run the Installer]] 
-<code>sudo tc-install.sh</code> +  * [[mirror|Select Mirror]] 
- +  * [[shutdown|Shutdown and Restart]] 
-==== Install Applications ==== +  * [[load app commands|Start or Load Applications]] 
- +  * [[System Information]] 
-To install an application, and put it in On Boot, use +  * [[update apps|Update Applications]]
- +
-<code>tce-load -wi app_name.tcz</code> +
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-To install an application, and put it in On Demand, use +
- +
-<code>tce-load -wo app_name.tcz</code> +
- +
-To download an application to the /tce/optional directory, but not put it in On Boot or On Demand, use +
- +
-<code>tce-load -w app_name.tcz</code> +
- +
-==== App Browser ==== +
- +
-To search for applications, use +
- +
-<code>ab search_term</code> +
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-or +
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-<code>ab</code> +
- +
-and you will be prompted to enter a search term. +
- +
-Select an application to install. +
- +
-Press q. +
- +
-You will then have a number of options. +
- +
-To install it, and put it in On Boot, press i. +
- +
-To install it, and put it in On Demand, press o. +
- +
-==== Start an Application ==== +
- +
-To start an application that is not loaded, use +
- +
-<code>tce-run app_name</code> +
- +
-==== Load an Application ==== +
- +
-To load an application, use +
- +
-<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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