How to create Puppy SD using a Mac?


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by ChadP » Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:07 pm
Im a Mac user does anyone know how to install puppy to sd with a Mac? I've tried downloading the puppy image using raspiwrite but can't get it to work.
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by drgeoff » Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:47 pm
1. Download the file with name ending in .xz. It is about 85Mbyte
2. Decompress that file to get one with name ending in .img. It is about 4 Gbyte.
3. Write that to the SD card

Which of the above are you having a problem with?
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by ChadP » Sun Jul 15, 2012 9:18 pm
When i download it it doesn't seem to be a zip file. rasp-sd-4gb-sap6-5.102.img.xz is the file I'm downloading.
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by Montala » Sun Jul 15, 2012 10:02 pm
ChadP wrote:When i download it it doesn't seem to be a zip file. rasp-sd-4gb-sap6-5.102.img.xz is the file I'm downloading.

xz is another form of file compression, and if something like win-zip won't open it then 7-zip (or the Mac equivalent of it) will.
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by ChadP » Sun Jul 15, 2012 10:24 pm
Thanks i found a program in the app store and it worked I'm putting it on a sd card now.
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