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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Puppy Linux. One of the most iconic Linux distros out there. I have played around with them for what seems like ages, and have found reasons to both love and hate them over the years. As of recently Puppy has been built from Ubuntu, and I take a look at the newest release…
No matter what you read online, Puppy is not meant for beginners. Even booting into the live session involves choosing between screen resolutions, screen drivers and others – more on that below.
Besides that, once you are into Puppy it is really a nice little distro, lots of desktop icons which some might not like, but everything you need is within plain view.
On boot into the live session there is a nice “Welcome! Click here for getting started information” bar at the top of the screen that helps you find your way.