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Last Update: 2024-04-29 13:31 UTC


Puppy Linux is yet another Linux distribution. What's different here is that Puppy is extraordinarily small, yet quite full-featured. Puppy boots into a ramdisk and, unlike live CD distributions that have to keep pulling stuff off the CD, it loads into RAM. This means that all applications start in the blink of an eye and respond to user input instantly. Puppy Linux has the ability to boot off a flash card or any USB memory device, CDROM, Zip disk or LS/120/240 Superdisk, floppy disks, internal hard drive. It can even use a multisession formatted CD-RW/DVD-RW to save everything back to the CD/DVD with no hard drive required at all.

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Puppy Linux Summary
Distribution Puppy Linux
Home Page https://puppylinux-woof-ce.github.io/
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases announcements with download links and checksums:
 • 2022-12-10: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 22.12
 • 2021-01-04: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 7.0 "Slacko"
 • 2020-09-22: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 9.5
 • 2019-03-25: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 8.0
 • 2017-12-05: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 7.5
 • 2015-11-17: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 6.3 "Slacko"
 • 2014-10-28: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 6.0 "Tahrpup"
 • 2014-03-12: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 5.7 "Slacko"
 • 2013-08-13: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 5.6 "Slacko"
 • 2013-07-28: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 5.7 "Precise"
 • 2013-05-21: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 5.6 "Precise"
 • 2013-03-10: Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 5.5 "Precise"
 • More Puppy releases...

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Feature 22.12
S15
9.5
fossapup
8.0
bionicpup
7.5
xenialpup
6.3.2
slacko
6.0
tahrpup
5.7
slacko
5.6.1
precise
5.5
slacko
5.4
slacko
5.2.8
wary
5.1.1
wary
5.0.1
wary
4.3 4.2.1 4.1.2 4.00 3.01 2.17.1 2.02 1.0.9 Feature
Release Date 2022-12-03 2020-09-17 2019-03-25 2017-12-05 2016-06-21 2014-10-28 2014-03-12 2013-05-29 2013-03-06 2012-12-02 2011-08-19 2010-09-06 2010-05-25 2009-10-17 2009-05-22 2008-12-08 2008-05-05 2007-10-15 2007-08-04 2006-07-29 2006-05-15 Release Date
End Of Life                                           End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB) 400-500 400-500 350-360 199-234 199-234                                 Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical -- Installation
Default Desktop JWM JWM Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox Openbox JWM JWM JWM JWM JWM JWM JWM JWM JWM JWM Default Desktop
Package Management PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET PET TAR.GZ TAR.GZ Package Management
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice GOffice Office Suite
Processor Architecture i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 i386 Processor Architecture
Init Software SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV Init Software
Journaled File Systems ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 ext3 -- Journaled File Systems
Multilingual -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Multilingual
Asian Language Support -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Asian Language Support
Full Package List 22.12 9.5 8.0 7.5 6.3.2 6.0 5.7 5.6.1 5.5 5.4 5.2.8 5.1.1 5.0.1 4.3   4.1.2           Full Package List

Full Package List:   Puppy Linux 5.0.1
  Number of packages: 914 (download as TXT)
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  •  0hack1_karmic_dev-091019
  •  915resolution-0.5.3-patched20091211-p4
  •  a52dec-0.7.4
  •  a52dec_DEV-0.7.4
  •  abiword_2.8.2
  •  abiword-common_2.8.2
  •  alsa-utils_1.0.22
  •  asunder_1.6.2-5
  •  aufs2-util-20090904-p4
  •  autoconf_2.65
  •  autologin-1
  •  automake_1.11.1-1
  •  autotools-dev_20090611.1
  •  axel-1.0a
  •  ayttm-0.6.0-7-p4
  •  bash-3.0.16-1
  •  bbc_provided-2003-static
  •  bc_1.06.95-2
  •  bcrypt-1.1
  •  bin86_0.16.17
  •  binutils-2.18.1
  •  bison_2.4.1.dfsg-3
  •  blinky-0.8-1
  •  busybox-20090725
  •  bzip2_1.0.5-4
  •  cddetect-2.0
  •  cdparanoia_3.10.2+debian-9
  •  cgtkcalc-2.1.9
  •  cmake_2.8.0
  •  comerr-dev_2.1-1.41.11
  •  coreutils-6.9-5-p4
  •  cpio_2.10
  •  cpp_4.4.3
  •  cpp-4.4_4.4.3
  •  cpu-scaling-ondemand-1.3-2
  •  ctorrent_1.3.4.dnh3.3.2-3
  •  cups_1.4.3-1
  •  cups-bsd_1.4.3-1
  •  cups-client_1.4.3-1
  •  cups-common_1.4.3-1
  •  cups-driver-gutenprint_5.2.5
  •  cups_pdf-0.8-1
  •  cups-pdf_2.5.0-12
  •  cups-ppdc_1.4.3-1
  •  curl_7.19.7
  •  cvs_1.12.13
  •  dbus-1.2.4.2permissive
  •  dbus_DEV-1.2.4.2permissive
  •  dbus_DOC-1.2.4.2permissive
  •  dbus-glib-0.78
  •  dbus-glib_DEV-0.78
  •  ddcprobe-0.4.23
  •  debianutils_3.2.2
  •  desk_icon_theme_blue_moon-1
  •  desk_icon_theme_jq8flat-2
  •  desk_icon_theme_smooth_color-1
  •  dhcpcd-3.1.8
  •  dialog_1.1-20080819-1
  •  dictd_client-1.10.9
  •  didiwiki-0.8-p4
  •  dietlibc-dev_0.31
  •  diffstat_1.47-1build1
  •  diffutils-2.8.1
  •  disktype_9-1
  •  dmidecode_2.9-1.2
  •  dosfstools_3.0.7-1
  •  dpkg_1.15.5.6ubuntu4
  •  dvdauthor_0.6.14
  •  dvd+rw-tools_7.1-6
  •  e2fslibs_1.41.11
  •  e2fslibs-dev_1.41.11
  •  e2fsprogs_1.41.11
  •  e3-2.7.1-no_utf8
  •  ed_1.4-1build1
  •  eject_2.1.5+deb1+cvs20081104-7
  •  elspci-0.0.6-1
  •  embeddedbookmarks-0.3-2-pup4
  •  epdfview_0.1.7-2
  •  esound-common_0.2.41
  •  ethtool_6+20091202-1
  •  exiv2_0.19-1
  •  faad_2.7-4
  •  ffmpeg-20071007-1
  •  ffmpeg_DEV-20071007-1
  •  file-4.21
  •  file_sharing-curlftpfs-mpscan-0.2-0.9.1-0.1.0
  •  findutils_4.4.2
  •  flac_1.2.1-2build2
  •  flashplayer-10.0.32.18
  •  flex_2.5.35-9
  •  fontconfig_2.8.0
  •  foomatic-db_20100216
  •  foomatic-db-engine_4.0.4
  •  foomatic-filters_4.0.4
  •  fossil-20091111
  •  fpm2_0.76.1
  •  freememapplet_xlib-404
  •  fuse-utils_2.8.1
  •  g++_4.4.3
  •  g++-4.4_4.4.3
  •  gadmin-rsync_0.1.5-1
  •  gamin_0.1.10
  •  gawk_3.1.6.dfsg-4build1
  •  gcc_4.4.3
  •  gcc-4.4_4.4.3
  •  gcc-4.4-base_4.4.3
  •  gcolor2_0.4-2
  •  gconf2_2.28.1
  •  gconf2-common_2.28.1
  •  gdb_7.1
  •  gdmap_0.8.1
  •  geany-0.18-p4
  •  genisoimage_1.1.10
  •  getcurpos-2007
  •  getdir-2006
  •  gettext_0.17
  •  gettext-base_0.17
  •  gexec_0.4-1
  •  gfnrename-0.5
  •  gfontsel-1.0.0
  •  gftp-common_2.0.19
  •  gftp-gtk_2.0.19
  •  ghostscript_8.71.dfsg.1
  •  ghostscript-cups_8.71.dfsg.1
  •  ghostscript-doc_8.71.dfsg.1
  •  ghostscript-x_8.71.dfsg.1
  •  gifsicle_1.58-1
  •  git-core_1.7.0.4-1
  •  git-doc_1.7.0.4-1
  •  gitweb_1.7.0.4-1
  •  glade_3.7.0.is.3.6.7
  •  glipper-0.89-1
  •  gmeasures-0.7
  •  gnome-doc-utils_0.20.0
  •  gnumeric_1.10.1
  •  gnumeric-common_1.10.1
  •  gparted_0.5.1
  •  gpptp-0.1.0
  •  grep_2.5.4-4build1
  •  groff_1.20.1-7
  •  grub_0.97
  •  gtk2-engines-pixbuf_2.20.0
  •  gtkam_0.1.16.1
  •  gtk-chtheme_0.3.1-3
  •  gtkdialog2-0.59.8
  •  gtkdialog3-0.7.20-1
  •  gtk_theme_citrus_cut-1.2
  •  gtk_theme_flat_grey_rounded-1
  •  gtk_theme_gradient_grey-1.2
  •  gtk_theme_polished_blue-1.2.3
  •  gtrayicon-1.1-1-p4
  •  guess_fs-20090512
  •  gview-0.9.1a
  •  gwhere_0.2.3.dfsg.1-3
  •  gxine-0.5.9-1-p4
  •  gzip_1.3.12
  •  hal-0.5.11
  •  hardinfo_0.5.1
  •  hdparm_9.15
  •  hiawatha-6.17.1-1-p4
  •  hicolor-icon-theme_0.11-1
  •  homebank-4.0.2
  •  hotplug2stdout-1.2.1
  •  hunspell_1.2.8
  •  hunspell-en-us_20070829
  •  icedax_1.1.10
  •  ifplugd-0.28-static
  •  ifplugd_old-0.18-1
  •  ijsgutenprint_5.2.5
  •  initscripts_2.87dsf
  •  inkscapelite-0.36.3
  •  inotail_0.5-2
  •  inotify-tools_3.13-3
  •  installwatch-0.6.3
  •  intltool_0.41.0
  •  iptables_1.4.4
  •  iptables-dev_1.4.4
  •  isomaster_1.3.7-2
  •  jwm2-457-p4
  •  jwmconfig2-20091009
  •  jwmthememaker-1.4
  •  lame_3.98.2+debian
  •  less_436-1
  •  libabiword-2.8_2.8.2
  •  libabiword-2.8-dev_2.8.2
  •  libacl1_2.2.49-2
  •  libacl1-dev_2.2.49-2
  •  libao2_0.8.8
  •  libao-dev_0.8.8
  •  libapr1_1.3.8-1build1
  •  libaprutil1_1.3.9+dfsg-3build1
  •  libart-2.0-2_2.3.20-2build1
  •  libart-2.0-dev_2.3.20-2build1
  •  libasound2_1.0.22
  •  libasound2-dev_1.0.22
  •  libasound2-plugins_1.0.22
  •  libatk1.0-0_1.30.0
  •  libatk1.0-dev_1.30.0
  •  libattr1_2.4.44-1
  •  libattr1-dev_2.4.44-1
  •  libaudiofile0_0.2.6
  •  libaudiofile-dev_0.2.6
  •  libavahi-client3_0.6.25
  •  libavahi-client-dev_0.6.25
  •  libavahi-common3_0.6.25
  •  libavahi-common-data_0.6.25
  •  libavahi-common-dev_0.6.25
  •  libavahi-compat-libdnssd1_0.6.25
  •  libavahi-compat-libdnssd-dev_0.6.25
  •  libavahi-glib1_0.6.25
  •  libavahi-glib-dev_0.6.25
  •  libblkid1_2.17.2
  •  libblkid-dev_2.17.2
  •  libbonobo2-0_2.24.3
  •  libbonobo2-dev_2.24.3
  •  libbonoboui2-0_2.24.3
  •  libbonoboui2-dev_2.24.3
  •  libbz2-1.0_1.0.5-4
  •  libbz2-dev_1.0.5-4
  •  libc6_2.11.1
  •  libc6-dev_2.11.1
  •  libcairo2_1.8.10
  •  libcairo2-dev_1.8.10
  •  libcairomm-1.0-1_1.8.0-1build2
  •  libcap2_2.17
  •  libcap-dev_2.17
  •  libc-bin_2.11.1
  •  libcddb-1.3.2
  •  libcddb_DEV-1.3.2
  •  libcdio10_0.81-4
  •  libcdio-cdda0_0.81-4
  •  libcdio-cdda-dev_0.81-4
  •  libcdio-dev_0.81-4
  •  libcdio-paranoia0_0.81-4
  •  libcdio-paranoia-dev_0.81-4
  •  libcdio-utils_0.81-4
  •  libcdparanoia0_3.10.2+debian-9
  •  libcdparanoia-dev_3.10.2+debian-9
  •  libcomerr2_1.41.11
  •  libcompress-zlib-perl_2.022-1
  •  libcroco3_0.6.2-1
  •  libcroco3-dev_0.6.2-1
  •  libcups2_1.4.3-1
  •  libcups2-dev_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupscgi1_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupscgi1-dev_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupsdriver1_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupsdriver1-dev_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupsimage2_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupsimage2-dev_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupsmime1_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupsmime1-dev_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupsppdc1_1.4.3-1
  •  libcupsppdc1-dev_1.4.3-1
  •  libcurl3_7.19.7
  •  libcurl3-gnutls_7.19.7
  •  libcurl4-openssl-dev_7.19.7
  •  libdaemon0_0.14-2
  •  libdaemon-dev_0.14-2
  •  libdb4.6_4.6.21-16
  •  libdb4.7_4.7.25-9
  •  libdb4.7-dev_4.7.25-9
  •  libdevmapper1.02.1_1.02.39
  •  libdevmapper-dev_1.02.39
  •  libdevmapper-event1.02.1_1.02.39
  •  libdigest-sha1-perl_2.12-1build1
  •  libdirectfb-1.2-0_1.2.8
  •  libdirectfb-dev_1.2.8
  •  libdirectfb-extra_1.2.8
  •  libdrm2_2.4.18
  •  libdrm-dev_2.4.18
  •  libdrm-intel1_2.4.18
  •  libdrm-nouveau1_2.4.18
  •  libdrm-radeon1_2.4.18
  •  libdvdcss-1.2.9
  •  libdvdcss_DEV-1.2.9
  •  libdvdread4_4.1.3
  •  libdvdread-dev_4.1.3
  •  libedit2_2.11-20080614-1build1
  •  libedit-dev_2.11-20080614-1build1
  •  libenchant1c2a_1.6.0
  •  libenchant-dev_1.6.0
  •  libesd0-dev_0.2.41
  •  libesd-alsa0_0.2.41
  •  libexif12_0.6.19-1
  •  libexif-dev_0.6.19-1
  •  libexif-gtk5_0.3.5-4
  •  libexif-gtk-dev_0.3.5-4
  •  libexiv2-6_0.19-1
  •  libexiv2-dev_0.19-1
  •  libexpat1_2.0.1
  •  libexpat1-dev_2.0.1
  •  libextutils-depends-perl_0.301-1
  •  libextutils-pkgconfig-perl_1.12-1
  •  libfaac0_1.26
  •  libfaac-dev_1.26
  •  libfaad2_2.7-4
  •  libfaad-dev_2.7-4
  •  libflac8_1.2.1-2build2
  •  libflac-dev_1.2.1-2build2
  •  libfontconfig1_2.8.0
  •  libfontconfig1-dev_2.8.0
  •  libfontenc1_1.0.5-1
  •  libfontenc-dev_1.0.5-1
  •  libfreetype6_2.3.11
  •  libfreetype6-dev_2.3.11
  •  libfribidi0_0.19.2-1
  •  libfribidi-dev_0.19.2-1
  •  libfuse2_2.8.1
  •  libfuse-dev_2.8.1
  •  libgail18_2.20.0
  •  libgail-common_2.20.0
  •  libgail-dev_2.20.0
  •  libgamin0_0.1.10
  •  libgamin-dev_0.1.10
  •  libgc1c2_6.8
  •  libgcc1_4.4.3
  •  libgc-dev_6.8
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Version: 22.12
Rating: 10
Date: 2024-06-04
Votes: 0


Puppy S15 on an eeePC 701 4G

S15 is THE Puppy for good old netbooks, or any pre-UEFI computers, toasters, etc.

The recent Ubuntu based Puppies all seem to be based on UEFI, so are unlikely to boot on old MacHines.

Actually, I have always found that the Slackware based Puppies work better.

Puppy S15 is a frugal install only, as far as I can tell. But that's best for security, because you effectively run as root user.

Step 1:

Set up is easy: just a few windows to work through, to set the language/timezone/keyboard (make it as mad as you like, if you wish), format the drive with good old GParted (ext4 in my case), set the bootloader (Grub4DOS), and restart, having set a save file.

Step 2:

Reboot will lead you to a first launch window, where you will have to choose (again) the language/timezone/keyboard setup, and decide whether you want to encrypt you installation for security purposes. Again, set a save file.

This is not even an inconvenience, if security is relevant to you.
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If you are installing Puppy for the purpose (Porpoise) of selling or donating the toaster then Step 2 is not necessary, unless requested by the recipient.

PRO:

If what I have written makes sense, then Puppy can be made into a highly secure encrypted installation that works pretty much the same as running from a live persistent USB drive. I imagine that if Puppy is installed frugally alongside a regular (static) install, it will be just as secure.

There is lots of valuable information and links on the Puppy Linux website.

Although some people complain about the lack of a Puppy Linux manual; think about this: the Puppy Linux forum/community is a living manual, and when you are tuning your own Puppy you are creating your own manual, which you can give back.

There's a big bowl of morsels to choose from: Puppies aren't spoon fed.

CON:

Puppy S15 doesn't bark. There's a little trumpet fanfare instead.
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I recommend that every computer user try a Puppy.

It will teach you a lot about computer security.

Yes, there are a lot of very good and very secure live Linuxen, and any regular install can me made as secure as you like.

But there is a particular sense of security that can be learned from using Puppy Linux, which is invaluable.

And it's not a hard learning process.

I can see why some people use Puppy Linux or Puppy derivatives as their main system.

You really can keep your personal data separate from your operating system. Puppy makes this easier.

Give it a try.
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(P.S: Kudos to Barry Kauler for starting this off.

Check out EasyOS for his more recent development)




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Version: 9.5
Rating: 10
Date: 2024-05-13
Votes: 0


Version Bookworm 10.0.6 also known as Debian Bookworm64

This is the most advanced in the puppyLinux distros...

It is a complete distro with the following features:

Firefox ESR a welcome move in their choice of browsers.
Deadbeef audio player.
A vast selection of media players: mpv, smplayer, celluloid, smtube....whew


There is the legacy puppy applications
and there are also the Synaptic Package applications in the Debian group.

For monitors that don't have brightness controls there is a program that dims the light of your display.

Once a live usb is booted into the computer, the usb can be removed and the program stays in RAM

One feature I like with puppyLinux is that it can be set to turn off after a preselected time.

RAM usage is minimal (200~500Mb)

Built in neofetch gives computer info at a glance.

All kinds of tools including three ways of internet connections.

The help page is choc full of ways of getting things done using puppyLinux.

PuppyLinux Bookworm 10.0.6 (aka Debian Bookworm64) is arguably the best distro made thus far.

Even though it is a 762Mb iso image download it is easy to learn. Just remember to use the help page and it will become

one of your goto distros.




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Version: 8.0
Rating: 9
Date: 2024-04-23
Votes: 20


They said it's "fast, simple and free". I already knew the free part but I had to find out the "fast and simple".

Fast? - No doubt. I'm using a 3rd generation intel processor and my old pc is brought back to new life and made it a performer. So I can only imagine how fast it would be with the latest, powerful and more advanced models.

Simple? - Not for a beginner in my opinion but anyone who has linux experience and a bit of research will be able to set up their system with no problem. It's different after all compared to other full blown linux distros BUT its different unique frugal approach is what makes it very interesting and fun and that's what made it my all time fave linux OS.

I've tried many linux distros and loved numerous of them but Puppy Linux is a MUST HAVE for me and the rest can come and go. PUPPY LINUX simply ROCKS!

P.S. -> It's also VERY easy to install for a dual/multiple boot system.


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