"70MB is not a small operating system -- it's a reasonably sized
operating system. It's plenty big enough to work with most hardware
and to have graphic user interfaces for all the stuff that most
users will be doing. Puppy has stuff that Windows doesn't have,
like a DVD ripper, an ISO editor, and a convert-to-PDF utility. It
even has stuff I don't need, like a spreadsheet utility and a code
editor. When I click on a PDF link in Windows, the dreaded Adobe
freezes the system for half a minute while it loads, and often
crashes it. In Puppy, PDF's come up in two seconds on Ghostview.
After adding Firefox (Puppy comes with a small browser called
Seamonkey) and Gimp (a powerful Linux image editor), I'm still
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