Where can I download Puppy Linux version 2?

All the “official” Puppies since version 2 are hosted at Ibiblio. Ibiblio also hosts the puppy specific packages (pet) used to build puppies as well as squashfs files (sfs) with kernels, kernel sources, large applications and application frameworks. The Ibiblio puppylinux directory is mirrored by several sites world-wide.

What kind of CPU does Puppy Linux use?

Puppy Linux as of November 2015 supports both x86 and x86_64 CPU architectures. Generally, these are manufactured by Intel and AMD and some smaller companies such as VIA and earlier on Cyrix. Puppy will not (likely) run on an old 486, or even an old PI. A PII will struggle with a modern Puppy.

How does Puppy Linux work in a ramdisk?

Puppy 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.

What kind of flash drive does Puppy Linux use?

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.

How to disable the xpad driver on Linux?

Next, you need to disable the xpad driver. There are two ways to do this. To permanently disable the driver from being loaded open a terminal and enter the following command: Add the following line to the end of the file to permanently disable the driver from being loaded:

What kind of software can I install on puppy?

Extra software comes in the form of pet packages which can be installed through the Puppy Package Manager or by downloading from a trusted source and simply clicking on the package. Puppy also has the capability of installing deb, rpm and tgz/txz packages from Debian family, Red Hat family and Slackware family of Linux operating systems.

What kind of filesystem does Puppy Linux use?

[1] Some common Linux filesystems that Puppy supports are ext2, ext3, ext4, f2fs. Windows™ filesystems supported are fat16, fat32 and ntfs. [2] A pupsave file is a file that contains a linux filesystem. It can be stored on any supported partition.