Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Puppy Linux for Old PCs

Filed under
Linux

It is much better to rescue an old computer and make it useful than to simply toss it out into the garbage. Linux makes this easy - er, well, kind of easy, depending on the distribution and your tolerance for troubleshooting. While more and more Linux versions are requiring more and more computing power, thankfully, not all of them suffer from the never ending quest for software progress.

Puppy Linux is one of the lean, mean Linux distributions specifically designed to work well on older as well as newer hardware. There’s an extremely small version without a lot of added software, and a more “bloated” version that includes Seamonkey browser and email suite.

More here




More in Tux Machines

This Custom Android-x86 Build Puts Android 7.1.1 on Your PC, with Linux 4.11 RC7

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton was happy to announce the release of a new build of his custom built Android-x86 project that lets uses runs the latest Android mobile operating system on their personal computers. Read more

Clear Linux Announces Intel Clear Containers 2.1.6 with Docker 17.04.0 Support

Clear Linux's Kent Helm was proud to announce the release and general availability of Intel Clear Containers 2.1.6, a maintenace update that promises to improve compatibility with recent Docker releases, but also adds various bug fixes. Read more

Nantes Métropole releases open source tool for LibreOffice transition

The French city of Nantes (Nantes Métropole) has released an open source tool used to schedule its migration to LibreOffice. The shift from commercial software to the free and open source LibreOffice productivity suite started in 2013 and is intended to save the administration EUR 260 000 per year. The transition was finalised in April 2016. Read more

Today in Techrights