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Puppy Linux 2.11
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1 43313 01-05-2007
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100% of reviewers None indicated 9.0

Description: Puppy Linux, started by Barry Kauler, is a small, fully featured Linux distribution. Puppy works swiftly on older systems and is a delight on modern computers including ThinPCs. Puppy boots to a familiar environment for ex-Windows users. Puppy is regularly updated, well supported and documented. Barry keeps in close contact with users and developers. If booting from CD, Puppy carries on working even after the CD is removed. Run Puppy from a flash card, or hard disk or USB keydrive/flash drive or a recordable CD/DVD, saving and updating your files on the CD-R or DVD-R. Puppy boots into as small as a 64MB ramdisk. Puppy runs from RAM memory with applications such as Mozilla Browser, AbiWord word processor, vector graphics, Gnumeric spreadsheet and a superior set of programs with more available as simple free downloads. Applications start in the blink of an eye and respond to users instantly. This is Linux the way it can be.
Keywords: livecd lightweight complete

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Old 01-05-2007, 02:54 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2005
Distribution: pclinuxos
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Would you recommend the product? yes | Price you paid?: None indicated | Rating: 9

Pros: Does most of the things that typical user wants
Cons: Needs easier printer and wireless steup

If printer configuration and wireless were easier, this would be the distribution of choice for the typical home user. It uses little space on the hard drive compared with Windows or most linux distributions. Most things work very well. It does not have the usual emphasis on security, root and users, but neither does Windows which most people use.


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