Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 17th Dec 2011 00:26 UTC
Linux Without corporate backing or advertising, Puppy Linux has become one of the world's ten most popular Linux distributions. In the past few months Puppy has whelped a litter of like systems, each with its own unique DNA. This article summarizes Puppy and then describes the new brood.
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RE[3]: Say what?
by ozonehole on Sat 17th Dec 2011 05:50 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Say what?"
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Perhaps but there's little difference when it comes to how the gui works when selecting boot entry. Saying that it is unintelligible is nonsense because menu in grub looks and works pretty much the same way.
If it is cluttered then the same menu would be cluttered in grub.

Your point is well taken. However, the nice thing about GRUB legacy is that to reconfigure your menu entries, you simply have to edit file /boot/grub/menu.lst. GRUB2 is far messier - in fact, every time I've had to rework the menus, I needed to go back and read the documentation on how to do it. I actually find it easier to just nuke GRUB2 and install GRUB legacy, which is still available in Ubuntu and Debian (though GRUB2 is now the default).

Edited 2011-12-17 05:55 UTC

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