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Last Review by galen - posted: 03-26-2013 03:25 PM
Superb support for machines at least as old as 2002.
Very tight and frugal OS, low resources needed.
Even the nvidia legacy video card 3d support is stable.
No trainwrecks like pulseaudio or nouveau are forced on you.
Puppy is a relaxing experience.
I routinely hand out Puppy CDs.
Let me declare right from the start I support PL and I've donated time and web space to keep this worthy distro alive.
Pl has been around for awhile and it has slipped in ratings as super distros come out. PL is a solid mature and highly efficient slackware based distro.
PL was bold to introduce gcc3 gtk2 and 2.6kernel early on, and that has caused problems and that is the price of adopting new base software.
I've used many distros and continue to try several each quarter.
Where I find PL shines is in having loads of apps and services to choose. Great depth of applications, smooth fonts and speed.
PL is certainly a worthy distro as at least your 3rd distro to have on hand, think of it as a glass of milk in the midst of the cola (distro) wars
PS giving this distro a 3 rating is plain a-hole-ish
Sorry but this is an obsolete distro as much as one can admire keeping the retro linux alive. Great for a retro party.
Install was tedious and buggy.
Would be better with a boot disk and install from CD
Product Details: "" by Megaman X - posted: 01-04-2004 - Rating: 7.00
Last Review by galen - posted: 03-16-2004 08:51 AM
Outstanding distro for it's size. Developer has the best example of KISS around.
Carry a floppy around with your ISP, email configs and you are mobile on even the lowliest hardware.
A must have distro to amaze others.
Can be used on recycled old computers.
Would like to see it even smaller and fit on a 100Meg zip drive... ok maybe a 250Meg ZIP
Well done live CD. Finally a nice non bloat Slackware live CD. Nice web site layout and humble developer. By adding another package ISO this distro could be a fine workstation OS. Hardware detection and configuration is great and midnight commander file manager is included. Nvidia was detected and configured, wow.
Definitely a distro to watch and to carry around.
Use several distros and always come back to Peanut as stable and low requirement distro. Only needs 64Megs of RAM and around 1000Megs of disk space. Can be trimmed down and sped up with xfce fluxbox. Hardware detection, sound and video adapt the distro to many types of machines. Packed with workstation, games software.
slight problems with GUI start after install on nvidia cards. Forum has a fix
9.6 update should be one distro to watch and overcome the GCC2 limitations of 9.5
Support community is open and non-censoring and not plagued with big egos.
Distro is managed by one person which is risky for burn-out.
Product Details: "Peanut Linux 9.5" by bongski55 - posted: 11-03-2003 - Rating: 9.00