Puppy Linux

News comes from CRN regarding a new distribution of Linux, named "Puppy".

"I think one of the key advantages of Puppy is the simplicity," said Barry Kauler, the developer of Puppy Linux, in an e-mail interview. "When other distributions start up, you see all these servers loading, but in Puppy it's really basic and bootup is remarkably fast.

Puppy Linux can be downloaded for free from Kauler's Web site . Future updates to the distribution will be forthcoming every four to six weeks, Kauler said. Also in the works is a multisession version of Puppy, which saves everything back to CD.

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