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: Say what?
by broken_symlink on Sat 17th Dec 2011 02:46 UTC in reply to "Say what?"
broken_symlink
Member since:
2005-07-06

"Puppy is uniquely effective with slow or unreliable internet connections. It manages connections and prompts servers when problems occur. I have a friend who has poor line quality -- and few options, living in a rural area. He runs Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, Windows XP SP3, and Puppy 5. He favors Puppy because of its more reliable internet connectivity."

I was also wondering what this meant.

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RE[2]: Say what?
by benali72 on Sun 18th Dec 2011 03:59 in reply to "RE: Say what?"
benali72 Member since:
2008-05-03

I've found that Puppy's package manager is more reliable for downloads. Of course all you have to do on other systems is install a free Download Manager and you've got the same thing, so no big feature IMHO.

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