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by donald
Wed Sep 17, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: PortableApps Platform (formerly PortableApps Suite)
Replies: 17
Views: 20665

Re: PortableApps Platform

To switch wallpaper on launch place a bmp file in Documents\Pictures; label it "portableapps_wallpaper" then launch the portableapps.com platform. Used with Hide Desktop Icons in advanced options is great. PortableApps Platform cleans up on exit but if platform crashes or you kill it changes are lef...
by donald
Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:52 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Portable Software Updater
Replies: 21
Views: 18754

Re: Portable Software Updater

Most recent PortableApps.com Platform upgrade breaks functionality of PSU.
Version 3.0.0.0 on XP Sp3
by donald
Mon Aug 18, 2014 12:51 pm
Forum: Resources & Links
Topic: ForcastFox Addon
Replies: 1
Views: 2571

ForcastFox Addon

The ForcastFox Addon mentioned previously on the site has lost compatibility after Firefox 28. It is possible to upgrade the setting for addon compatibility by editing the .xpi file. A link is found at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/forecastfox-weather/ in the comments. The link is a...
by donald
Sat Jul 19, 2014 11:11 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Roadkil's utilities
Replies: 7
Views: 12710

Re: Roadkil's utilities

Several times in the past Roadkil's Unstoppable Player was mentioned.
Possibly in comments and forums.

But went looking for it and cant find it here.

This was around 2006-2008
by donald
Fri Jul 18, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Roadkil's utilities
Replies: 7
Views: 12710

Re: Roadkil's utilities

what about Roadkil's Unstoppable player???
by donald
Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:34 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Slimboat - A Qt / Webkit web browser
Replies: 11
Views: 16309

Re: Slimboat - A Qt / Webkit web browser

Just found this notice Important Notice about the Portable Version In the portable version, all the settings and data are stored under the folder where the portable version archive is extracted. If you are running it off a USB disk, make sure it has at least 2G free space. Also, make sure it has rea...
by donald
Thu Jul 10, 2014 12:42 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Slimboat - A Qt / Webkit web browser
Replies: 11
Views: 16309

Re: Slimboat - A Qt / Webkit web browser

Just got an email from slimboat. The developers mention Slimjet and might be abandoning slimboat in the future. Haven't tried Slimjet. Dear SlimBoat users, You are receiving this email because you are subscribed to the newsletter of SlimBoat web browser. We would like to introduce to you the latest ...
by donald
Tue Jul 08, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: Freeware That Are Not Portable
Topic: Wally - automatic wallpaper downloader and changer
Replies: 6
Views: 7278

Re: Wally - automatic wallpaper downloader and changer

This may be beating a dead horse but has anyone contacted the author regarding portability?

hopefully this is a good address tortugalabs a hotmail.com address
by donald
Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:06 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: ZiePod is it portable?
Replies: 6
Views: 5037

Re: ZiePod is it portable?

But why would you assume I dislike this app? Just because I didn't vote for it? I don't dislike the app itself, just the lack of development. Perhaps the wording was misleading or incorrect. I used the Qualifier "if any" thought that would elicit a response from any who do dislike the app. With spe...
by donald
Tue Jan 28, 2014 2:02 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: ZiePod is it portable?
Replies: 6
Views: 5037

ZiePod is it portable?

ZiePod has been submitted by CyberCeed http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2546 ZiePod has a private entry at http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=2546 My question is what makes ZiePod not portable in your mind? Or what is your reason to dislike this application if any?
by donald
Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:01 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: Foxmail Portable
Replies: 27
Views: 32992

Re: Foxmail Portable

The latest version of the portable launcher was placed in October. (thanks 3k3) Updates 01.10.2013: Version 1.6.0.1 - Added support for the latest version (7.1.3.52). - Other minor improvements. As before though the Mediafire download is failing "This file is currently set to private." Perhaps we sh...
by donald
Tue Jan 14, 2014 2:42 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: is there a program similar to Desktop Media?
Replies: 8
Views: 8299

Re: is there a program similar to Desktop Media?

@giulia If you want to alter the programs icon Resource Hacker may work. If you want to change the drive icon that is easily set with an .inf file and an icon. An example autorun.inf [AutoRun] icon=Racecar.ico open=\ action= To clarify place the .inf file and the .ico file in the root of the drive a...
by donald
Mon Jan 06, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: CLI Submissions
Topic: Figlet (CMD)
Replies: 10
Views: 6783

Figlet GUI Version (Not CMD)

FIGWin, a re-implementation of FIGlet with a GUI Download FIGWin at ftp://ftp.figlet.org/pub/figlet/program/windows/ Not tested but it started as command line so it might be worthy to test. File to download is fgwnbeta.zip Also need vbrun300.dll a dependency (inside application folder works.) _____...
by donald
Mon Jan 06, 2014 10:54 am
Forum: Portable Freeware Discussion
Topic: portable gui for commandline programs
Replies: 5
Views: 7178

portable gui for commandline programs

I remember a GUI for command line applications, it was a generic gui which could have commands assigned to configurable buttons. The program icon could even be changed etc. Several searches of TPFC have failed to find the thread. If anyone can remember the program, find the thread, or find a portabl...
by donald
Sat Nov 09, 2013 3:12 pm
Forum: Portable Freeware Submission
Topic: Ziepod - podcast client [discontinued]
Replies: 13
Views: 20192

Re: Ziepod Authors Now Claim Latest Release (0.99.9) Portabl

Thanks for testing joby_toss.
Also which tools did you test with?