Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Mar 2010 13:12 UTC, submitted by Infamy
BeOS & Derivatives BeOS came with a relatively straightforward browser called NetPositive, or Net+ in shorthand. Especially by today's standards, it can hardly do anything more complicated than rendering basic HTML, so it isn't of much use. Luckily, Haiku has a successor now, born out of the HaikuLauncher conceptbrowser we talked about earlier: WebPositive.
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Installed it
by cypress on Thu 4th Mar 2010 17:11 UTC
cypress
Member since:
2005-07-11

I installed it in haiku and it gives me an error...:(

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RE: Installed it
by Luposian on Thu 4th Mar 2010 17:35 in reply to "Installed it"
Luposian Member since:
2005-07-27

I installed it in haiku and it gives me an error...:(


What type of error message?

If you're using a GCC2-build of Haiku, it will NOT run WebPositive (which is a GCC4-built app and requires Haiku GCC4 or GCC4-hybrid)

If you're using a GCC4-build of Haiku (it says "GCC4" in the "About This System" program, under the revision of Haiku), then the only error message I've gotten is that WebPositive wants some "libsqlite3.so.0" and "libxml2.so.2".

Type "libsq" in the search bar over at HaikuWare, to get the 82Mbyte zip archive of all the GCC4 .so files you'll need for everything (I think) you could possibly imagine.

Then WebPositive worked fine, for me.

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RE[2]: Installed it
by augiedoggie on Thu 4th Mar 2010 20:02 in reply to "RE: Installed it"
augiedoggie Member since:
2005-08-12


If you're using a GCC2-build of Haiku, it will NOT run WebPositive (which is a GCC4-built app and requires Haiku GCC4 or GCC4-hybrid)


It runs just fine on a gcc2hybrid. There is no need to go with a gcc4 or gcc4hybrid installation of Haiku. Especially since the official release of Haiku R1 will be a gcc2hybrid.

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RE[2]: Installed it
by matako on Thu 4th Mar 2010 20:09 in reply to "RE: Installed it"
matako Member since:
2009-02-13

Actually, Web+ works with gcc2 hybrid too. At least for me. Good work Stippi!

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This is very imporant
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 4th Mar 2010 17:44 in reply to "Installed it"
Bill Shooter of Bul Member since:
2006-07-14

What ... kind of error did you get.

Please, Please, Please tell me it was


Errors have occurred.
We won't tell you where or why.
Lazy programmers.

or

The code was willing
It considered your request,
But the chips were weak.

or

To have no errors
Would be life without meaning
No struggle, no joy


And not some stupid boring error message. The NetPositive Haiku error messages were one of my favorite things about the os. Considering the name of the OS is Haiku, it *needs* to have web browser errors in Haiku.

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RE: This is very imporant
by StephenBeDoper on Thu 4th Mar 2010 20:29 in reply to "This is very imporant"
StephenBeDoper Member since:
2005-07-06

or

"These three are certain:
Death, taxes, and page not found.
You, victim of one"

or

"Something you entered,
Transcended parameters.
The site is not known"

or

"With searching comes loss
And the presence of absence:
The site is not found"

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RE: This is very imporant
by MissingBeOS on Fri 5th Mar 2010 13:35 in reply to "This is very imporant"
MissingBeOS Member since:
2010-01-26

Yes! Exactly! I loved the error messages in Net+ - they always put a smile on my face. ;)

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