Long-Term-Supported Puppy

Get Old Favorite Lucid Puppy (Ubuntu Lucid-Compatible)
See the previous LTS: Wary Puppy for much older PCs   

A new version of Precise Puppy with long-term support is released.

August 3, 2013 - A version 5.7.1 update of Precise Puppy is now available. Precise Puppy is a Long Term Supported release, following Ubuntu Precise Pangolin's LTS attribute. The kernel version of the standard release is 3.9.11 (PAE, i686) while an older kernel 3.2.48 (i486, no PAE ) is used with the retro release (the retro has many device drivers, including analog modem drivers).

Download the STANDARD precise-5.7.1.iso here or there, size = 156 MB, md5sum = c4999c4bd8ca3a8fc935389c2667f848.

New (January 19, 2014): Download the updated Japanese edition Precise-571JP derived from Precise-5.7.1-retro.iso from Sourceforge-Japan, Openlab-Japan, Server-on-Net, or Shino's server, size = 134 MB, md5sum = 3072b4c843071634778208779e27bdf4. (Optional - Get the Windows installer from the same folder: size = 134 MB, md5sum = a19b7ad3cec2786777de81ba4b8ccff9. NOTE: This has less analog modem drivers and has Opera as browser. For details of the build, see the release notes.)

Download the RETRO precise-5.7.1-retro.iso here or there, size = 201 MB, md5sum = 8c1d7db20a055fe847ed954fc246e078. NOTE: This has additional drivers, including analog modem drivers, and has Opera as additional browser for PCs with 256 MB or less random-access memory (RAM).

precise puppy desktop
Precise Puppy 5.7.1 boots with a new Xorg Video Wizard that can recover from blackout/reboot at first boot.

Read more about Precise Puppy 5.7.1, visit the forum discussion, or check for updates by searching for "precise" in Barry's blog.

For older versions of Precise Puppy, see the news page.

Lucid Puppy (Ubuntu-Compatible Build)

"Anyone NOT having used Puppy 5.2.8 Lucid is missing THE Linux to go to for first-time and long-term users." - From the Forum

April 5, 2012 - Update 5 is here, with OpenOffice (lupulibre) version added in the download folder. Lucid Puppy version uses kernel and allows the user to install his/her favorite browser (user installs it from the Internet at first boot).

Download latest version of 5.2.8 from ibiblio.org: Get lupu-528.005.iso or explore the folder.

Download latest version of 5.2.8 from nluug.nl: Get lupu-528.005.iso or explore the folder.

MD5 Checksum: 8ad170c46b523436776398fa5ce39fa4

ISO Size: 132.6 MB

desktop image of lupu 528
Lucid Puppy 5.2.8 desktop with browser wizard.

Announcement and Release Notes

Forum discussion

Extra drivers

New in Lucid Puppy 5.2.8 (released August 17, 2011):

  • made faster with i686 optimization;
  • new, versatile Roxterm console;
  • new Control Panel;
  • more firmware, drivers and updates;
  • improved hardware detection and configuration;
  • more wallpapers and themes.

New in Lucid Puppy 5.2.5 (released April 2, 2011):

  • Bash 4.1.0, Syslinux 4.03, e2fsprogs 1.41.14, JWM 500, Gnumeric 1.10.13;
  • updated PBurn and Gnome-MPlayer 1.02;
  • built from Woof of February 26, 2011.

Lucid Puppy 5.2 (released January 5, 2011):

  • is still compatible with Ubuntu packages;
  • has QuickSet for point-and-click desktop configuration;
  • has QuickPet for updates, diagnostics, and package installs;
  • has alternative window managers (XFCE, Fluxbox) through the package manager;
  • includes language packs for 11 different languages;
  • a true Puppy Linux built using Woof, the magical build script of Chief Developer Barry Kauler.

Quote  Amazing (for my 2.4 GHz Pentium IV) - I was floored by the speed and multi-tasking ability [that Precise Puppy] offered! Amazing is a lesser word for it!
- Puppy Linux 5.4 `Precise` Review

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