This puppy rocks!
Fast, small, lightweight—and still a full-featured GNU/Linux: Puppy Linux combines a complete set of applications with great flexibility, yet it requires minimal hardware. This article introduces this increasingly popular GNU/Linux distribution.
Puppy is not based on any other GNU/Linux distribution. It is not a “remastered” version of some other GNU/Linux. It was created, file by file, from scratch several years ago specifically to meet the goals above. And so it attains them.
Puppy’s primary goal is to include all the applications users normally require, be easy to use, and still perform well even on limited hardware. How can it do that?
Part of the answer lies in its selection of applications.