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Puppy Linux 5.7 "Slacko"
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1 13119 06-01-2014
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100% of reviewers None indicated 9.0

Description: "Slacko Puppy is built from a 'Puppy builder' system named Woof, which can build a Puppy Linux distribution from the binary packages of any other distro. There are many 'puppies' built with Woof, including Precise, Wary, Racy, and Slacko. A new release of Slacko Puppy Linux is out! Slacko Puppy is built from Slackware-14.0 binary TXZ packages, hence has binary compatibility with Slackware and access to the Slackware, Salix and Slacky package repositories. More comprehensive release notes and documentation of known issues are available. Slacko 5.7 is the first Puppy built from the woof-CE build system, forked from Barry Kauler's Woof late last year after he announced his retirement from Puppy development. It is the natural progression of Slacko 5.6 with the added features introduced to woof-CE."
Keywords: Slackware-based woof-CE

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Old 06-01-2014, 01:15 PM   #1
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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 9

Pros: Easy
Cons: None so far

I am running 5.7 .exe

Inside of a Compaq CQ57 Windows 7 partition as a program install.

Boot screen gives me Choice between Windows 7 or Puppy SlackO 5.7.

I run it this way because Compaq from the factory uses 4 primary partitions from Boot to Tools.

Everything Works out of the box. Better and faster than a Ubuntu wubi install or any other internal Linux inside of Windows install. I have done this before with SlackO 5.6.

When I wanted to change to 5.7. I just uninstall Puppy through Add/Remove programs. This is a frugal install and
personal save file can be expanded or backed up.

Lot's of control and I can run browser as user spot.
Puppy 5.7 SlackO has everything I need and speed vs Windows 7 puts Windows 7 to shame.

I highly recommend this vs a Ubuntu wubi install or a Mint4win install.

Pretty much a generic review as I am just a Biker who owns a Linux capable computer.


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