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sdjf
QUOTE(Drake01 @ Apr 27 2007, 03:58 PM)
QUOTE(sdjf @ Apr 27 2007, 10:01 AM)
Appreciate what you are doing. 
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Yeah, I'd like to emphasize that I definitely appreciate the time ISO is spending on this. I didn't mean to sound terse in my last response and I hope it didn't come across that way.
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No, I didn't think that. You were helping out with more data. I have just had a horrible time because of the attachment problem, and wanted ISO and Meanie also to know how much I appreciate their taking the problem seriously and working on it instead of telling me to install a fourth browser on my Z.

I am wondering, though, what, if anything can be done about attachments that have no extension. Sometimes they are binaries, and sometimes they are text. There are times when I need to send something to someone who may not be able to unzip a file.

What are files without extensions are destined to be considered?

sdjf
desertrat
QUOTE(sdjf @ Apr 29 2007, 08:30 AM)
What are files without extensions are destined to be considered?
Apart from the common image files (jpeg, png etc), all other files should be sent as "application/octet-stream" then the user will have the choice of "save file as ..." or "open with ..." (the latter if the browser allows).
Ling
Image files still produce a screen full of characters. Just tried it. crap
tux
QUOTE(Ling @ May 5 2007, 12:29 AM)
Image files still produce a screen full of characters. Just tried it. crap
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cool.gif

I just clicked on an image in a post.... same symptoms. I presume this means that attached files and images in posts work in the same way.. or not! sad.gif

Are this issue and the non working ZUG downloads issue connected? rolleyes.gif

Oh well, somebody is working on it because some things have been restored. Thank you to whichever admin(s) have been working on this. biggrin.gif

Please keep up the good work.
sdjf
QUOTE(tux)
Are this issue and the non working
  ZUG downloads issue connected?


You do know that in the meantime some, if not all, of the ZUG downloads can be obtained using wget, didn't you? At least it's worked for me on the little testing I did.

sdjf
tux
QUOTE(sdjf @ May 17 2007, 04:05 PM)
QUOTE(tux)
Are this issue and the non working
  ZUG downloads issue connected?


You do know that in the meantime some, if not all, of the ZUG downloads can be obtained using wget, didn't you? At least it's worked for me on the little testing I did.

sdjf
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cool.gif Thanks for the tip biggrin.gif

Feel like posting an example?

My wgetting success has been in using the script for downloading feeds without hurting the bandwith too much. You know, the one that downloads the newer packages only. It appears somewhere in the posts about the cacko feed at stupkid's site. I was able to alter it to do the same for other feeds but I'm a bit unsure about how to get at the ZUG downloads. After all it would be counter productive to download the lot wouldn't it?

It might be handy to post a howto for the new users that keep asking for things that were/are in the downloads so that they could download specific targets. Any volunteers??


Cheers wink.gif

PS I'm not very clever with wget myself but I'll report back with any successful results.
sdjf
Here's a no frills basic wget command. The url for the feed index is:
http://www.zaurususergroup.org/feed

That shows you all the packages. You pick the name of what you want, and tack it on to the end of the above url. So, if I want hancompresenter_1.6-lite-1_arm.ipk, I would enter (all one one line):

wget http://www.zaurususergroup.org/feed/hancom...-lite-1_arm.ipk Do not use wildcards...use the full url and package name.. Note the BBS software has screwed up my urls but they must be written out in full without any dots]

And away we go... There are lots of complicated options, like how to put the file in a different location. If I want something to go on my SD card, I would enter:

wget -P /mnt/card/ http://blablabla.ipk

No time to explain all the options but this should get you started. Here's proof it works:
# wget http://www.zaurususergroup.org/feed/hancom...-lite-1_arm.ipk
--11:19:12-- http://www.zaurususergroup.org/feed/hancom...-lite-1_arm.ipk
=> `hancompresenter_1.6-lite-1_arm.ipk'
Connecting to www.zaurususergroup.org:80... connected!
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 118,393 [text/plain]

0K .......... .......... .... [I ran out of room for this post but that's how a download looks to start with] sdjf
tux
QUOTE(sdjf @ May 17 2007, 06:23 PM)
Here's a no frills basic wget command.  The url for the feed index is:
    http://www.zaurususergroup.org/feed

That shows you all the packages.  You pick the name of what you want, and tack it on to the end of the above url.  So, if I want hancompresenter_1.6-lite-1_arm.ipk, I would enter (all one one line):

wget http://www.zaurususergroup.org/feed/hancom...-lite-1_arm.ipk  Do not use wildcards...use the full url and package name.. Note the BBS software has screwed up my urls but they must be written out in full without any dots]

And away we go...  There are lots of complicated options, like how to put the file in a different location.  If I want something to go on my SD card, I would enter:

wget -P /mnt/card/  http://blablabla.ipk

No time to explain all the options but this should get you started.  Here's proof it works:
# wget http://www.zaurususergroup.org/feed/hancom...-lite-1_arm.ipk
--11:19:12--  http://www.zaurususergroup.org/feed/hancom...-lite-1_arm.ipk
          => `hancompresenter_1.6-lite-1_arm.ipk'
Connecting to www.zaurususergroup.org:80... connected!
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 118,393 [text/plain]

    0K .......... .......... .... [I ran out of room for this post but that's how a download looks to start with]  sdjf
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cool.gif Sorry SDJF, I'm feeling disappointed now! I must have misled you. sad.gif

I was talking about the ZUG Downloads not the feed. The feed is now back up in operation from the link on the ZUG main page, thanks again admin(s). Even when it wasn't, it was possible to do as you explain and wget individual files. I suppose you might be interested in this script for downloading the whole feed and for then keeping it updated by simply downloading the changes? I take no credit for it I grabbed it from one of the Cacko threads and edited it to use on the ZUG feed.

Thanks for your examples, they'll help me make more sense of wget. smile.gif

What I'd like for Christmas is for the admins to restore the downloads, a collection of all sorts of roms, packages, scripts and generally interesting and useful stuff for the Zs!

Actually my birthday is in August so I'd rather have the downloads back before then for a present!! biggrin.gif

cheers
tux
cool.gif I tried to attach the script. It failed. I'm renaming the file to have a zip extension. That should let me attach it. Don't be fooled it is a .sh file. If you download it just replace the extension zip with the extension sh. biggrin.gif

You will of course have to right click on the attachment and rename it to getzugfeed.sh

The broken bits on this site really frustrate me! dry.gif
sdjf
So where the heck is (or was) the ZUG downloads? And what's the difference? 8^/

if it isn't too dumb a question smile.gif

sdjf
tux
QUOTE(sdjf @ May 18 2007, 01:40 AM)
So where the heck is (or was) the ZUG downloads? And what's the difference? 8^/

if it isn't too dumb a question smile.gif

sdjf
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cool.gif If I knew were they were, in the senses of the url, I would be able to wget the ones that I needed. rolleyes.gif

To answer your question: the simplest way to explain is for me to ask you to google for zaurususergroups aka ZUG and go to the link. You'll then see a page with various bits of info and prominent links. The links include these forums, zaurusthemes, the ZUG feed(which thankfully has been restored) and the ZUG Downloads. If you click on the Downloads link you get a menu which offers you about 200 files. These files range from scripts through various ipks, roms of all sorts (the majority for the 5500) and useful development files. They also include a zipped copy of the Sharp Rom 3.10 and 3.13 files for the desktop. I mean the files for syn and usb drivers. biggrin.gif

The problem is that the links don't work mad.gif

I hope that eventually the links will be restored. Some of this stuff is very hard to find. Some people have recently asked about them and it would be so easy to direct them to the downloads.

Cheers

PS Some of the links are referenced from ELSI, ZSI and other software libraries. The fact that they don't work is a problem there also.
sdjf
In a rush, so don't have time to paste the lines together. I think I see what you may mean.


In:

http://www.zaurususergroup.org/UpDownload
+index-req-getit-lid-243.phtml

I get:

Fatal error: Call to a member
function Execute() on a non-object in
/home/.nika/offroadgeek/zaurususergro
up.org/includes/pnSession.php on line 368


Clearly they just haven't updated the address or code references in that file since the move?

sdjf
tux
QUOTE(sdjf @ May 18 2007, 04:30 PM)
In a rush, so don't have time to paste the lines together.  I think I see what you may mean.


In:

http://www.zaurususergroup.org/UpDownload
+index-req-getit-lid-243.phtml

I get:

  Fatal error: Call to a member
  function Execute() on a non-object in
  /home/.nika/offroadgeek/zaurususergro
  up.org/includes/pnSession.php on line 368


Clearly they just haven't updated  the address or code references in that file since the move?

sdjf
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cool.gif Spot on! smile.gif

If you have a quick look at the headings you can see that there are some useful and interesting files. biggrin.gif

Cheers
Jon_J
I tried the above url
http://www.zaurususergroup.org/UpDownload/
It didn't work, so I went to the main page
http://www.zaurususergroup.org/
and clicked on [ZUG Downloads] and got to the page using this url
http://www.zaurususergroup.org/UpDownload.phtml

You're right, none of the links on that page work.
sdjf
I was also suspicious of the "phtml" but saw on google that a phtml page "is a Web page that includes a script written in PHP".

I'm thinking, though, that if I really want an ipk, I can always get the exact filename from the index page for the feed, and then wget it from the feed.

Problem is that even if we can wget the ipks, we still don't have the links to the home pages, etc.

sdjf
tux
QUOTE(sdjf @ May 20 2007, 05:39 AM)
I was also suspicious of the "phtml" but saw on google that a phtml page "is a Web page that includes a script written in PHP".

I'm thinking, though, that if I really want an ipk, I can always get the exact filename from the index page for the feed, and then wget it from the feed.

Problem is that even if we can wget the ipks, we still don't have the links to the home pages, etc.

sdjf
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cool.gif But sdjf,

they aren't all ipks. biggrin.gif

If you notice in the 'menu' for the downloads the ROM section? Under the Sharp Rom it says there are 16! Largely thanks to albertr, there are all the roms for the 5500 from the original 2.? to the 3.? This might be of particular interest to you?

Under tkcrom there are various release candidates of the 5500 rom and a version for the clamshells. Also available the Sharp applications as ipks if you wanted to use them with the tkcrom.

Similar groups of applications for some of the other roms.

Scripts, zipped up copies of the 5500 cd, the jeode java, opera ....

All in a nice convenient location and at the moment unavailable! sad.gif

Cheers, and to any admin who has the time...Please restore this useful facility. smile.gif
sdjf
Ya caught me be lazy about perfecting my post.

I know the ROMs are supposed to be there as well, and that it is an essential resource for the community.

Sigh. I hope more people are helping InSearchOf with this.

sdjf
InSearchOf
Sorry for no responses to this issue... but I *ONLY* have access to the forums administrator app... :-(

I havent been able to get in contact with any of the other admins but I will continue trying

Late
tux
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ May 20 2007, 07:23 PM)
Sorry for no responses to this issue... but I *ONLY* have access to the forums administrator app... :-(

I havent been able to get in contact with any of the other admins but I will continue trying

Late
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cool.gif ISO Just to say I am very grateful for your efforts biggrin.gif

It sounds like you are feeling as frustrated as I am!

ph34r.gif Possible tactic? Shift this forum to the top position smile.gif

rolleyes.gif I did try a pm to offroadgeek.. no response so far sad.gif


PS sdjf.. I thought you were aware of that.. Just using your response as an excuse to bump! wink.gif
miskinis
Wow, glad this thread was created. I hope someone is able to get this issue
with (at least) image attachments to open correctly. It makes it very painful to
try and catchup with what's been going on with the Z and see folk's screenshots, etc..
dz
I am working on it, but I'm kinda stuck right now. I need the latest version of IPB and I dont have access to the customer portal.

As soon as I get it, the problem should be fixed (hopefully).
Meanie
as a temp work around in firefox, what I currently do is install the Force Content-Type plugin, and add the following regular expression as a rule:

http:\/\/www\.oesf\.org\/forums\/index\.php\?act=Attach&type=post&id=*

then I assign image/jpeg as the new mime type so I can just click on attached images to view them.
in order to be able to download attachments, I set the mime type to application/zip, but the attachment is always saved as index.php so you need to rename the file afterwards.

now if i get really desperate, i could hack the Force Content Type plugin and make it read the real content type of the returned attachment and set it automatically, but I am hoping the forum gets fixed soon so i dont need to do this....
tux
cool.gif

Any progress on fixing the attachments? Renaming index.php to some incredibly long name is getting very old! rolleyes.gif

PS Anything happening with the downloads? sad.gif
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