[Chugalug] lightweight installs

Adam Jimerson vendion at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 14:58:11 UTC 2012


I like puppy Linux, I keep a install on a 512 MB flash drive as you never
know when you need to boot into Linux on a random machine.
On Dec 7, 2012 8:11 AM, "Ed King" <chevyiinova at bellsouth.net> wrote:

> My coworker DJ is a puppy fan.  He had Puppy on a flash drive and lost the
> drive while at lunch a few years ago.  I suggested he call Luther and hang
> up some signs to report his lost puppy.
>
>
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> *From:* Phil Sieg <phil.sieg at gmail.com>
> *To:* Chattanooga Unix Gnu Android Linux Users Group <
> chugalug at chugalug.org>
> *Sent:* Fri, December 7, 2012 7:21:15 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [Chugalug] lightweight installs
>
> +1 for Puppy linux
>
> Meuon helped me set up a handful of installs on 800mhz "thin clients"
> running on 512mb CF cards back in 2008. I was using them to run a Political
> Campaign Office and had a Spreadsheet, WP app, Email, and Browser, and
> Skype running on each machine. They could network print and over 5,000
> campaign calls were placed from them using skype.
>
> Not a single crash or Hiccup. 800mhz VIA processors with 256mb ram and a
> 512mb CF card. Pretty Damned Impressive.
>
> Puppy is your friend.
>
> Phil Sieg
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> On Dec 7, 2012, at 7:46 PM, DaWorm <daworm at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I use Xubuntu on me eeepc 900a (atom).  Once you get past the annoying
> "low graphics" warning it runs great.
> On Dec 6, 2012 9:26 PM, "Alex Smith (K4RNT)" <shadowhunter at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Have you looked at Puppy Linux? I've used it a little in the past, and it
>> looks like it'd be a near-PERFECT match for your needs. :)
>>
>> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I'll be picking up few up few net books an older pc's (firesale prices).
>>> If just me I'd build something with openbox and add asI need.
>>> However most of these will go normal users. Most target os's are based
>>> on lxde.
>>>
>>> So which you like peppermint, lubuntu, straight debian?
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