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Linux.com: A Walk in the Park with Puppy Linux

Aug 23, 2006, 12:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mikael Vingaard)

"Puppy Linux is a small Linux live CD distribution that can boot from a CD, DVD, or USB drive; a hard disk is optional. According to the Puppy Linux Web site, Puppy's goals include being Linux newbie-friendly, booting and running quickly, and including all the applications typical users need. The newest version is its most usable yet.

"The brand new puppy-2.02-seamonkey version was released late last month. The minimum requirements are a 100MHz CPU and 64MB of RAM or better, which makes it a great way to extend the life of old PCs. The ISO image is only 72MB, but it is packed with a wide range of software of all kinds. Commonly used applications such as word processing, spreadsheet, and Web editor tools are all available on the live CD..."

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