22 February 2011

Puppy Linux 5.1 "Wary" edition Released

New varian of Puppy Linux, Puppy Linux 5.1, has been release to public called "Wary" edition. This version is design to be small,  fast and light in order to compatible with older hardware. For yor information, Puppy Linux is another Linux distribution which extraordinarily small. Puppy Linux boots into a ramdisk and, unlike live CD distributions that have to keep pulling stuff off the CD, it loads into RAM. This means that all applications start in the blink of an eye and respond to user input instantly. Puppy Linux has the ability to boot off a flash card or any USB memory device, CDROM, Zip disk or LS/120/240 Superdisk, floppy disks, internal hard drive. It can even use a multisession formatted CD-RW/DVD-RW to save everything back to the CD/DVD with no hard drive required at all.

Bellow is the release press :

Wary Puppy is our Puppy Linux variant that targets support for older hardware, especially in the areas of video and analog modem dialup. Wary Puppy 5.1 is a bugfix and minor upgrade of Wary 5.0.
The default kernel is now the long-term-supported The PET package repository is still small but is growing, with many major applications added to it. For a "minor upgrade", rather a lot of applications have been upgraded, as well as one new one, the 'Wcpufreq' CPU frequency scaling tool. There have been numerous tweaks in the underlying infrastructure.
You can download the ISO images  here

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