Puppy Linux: Your new best friend

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On occasion I have a need for a tiny, lightning fast Linux distribution to boot into in order to check various issues on a machine. Either that or I just don’t want to monkey around with someone else’ data. Either way, I will often grab for either a CD or flash drive containing my favorite “micro” distribution, Puppy Linux.

Puppy Linux is one of those distributions that you just might come to depend on and you will want to get to know the ins and outs of this little beauty. Why? It’s not a vanilla Linux distribution. Because of its size there are many tools that are used that might not be your average tool. There are so many ways Puppy Linux can help you out. But before that can happen, you will want to get to know Puppy Linux. In this introductory article, I will show you around Puppy so he can some day be your best friend.

What is Puppy Linux?