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Puppy Version Index

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Versions - Quick guide
Puppy 5.3.3 'Slacko' recommended for most new users. this 'Woof2' built official Puppy, is highly Slackware compatible. Also see:
FatSlacko Slacko with ALL the software included - Fat Slacko thread.
ThinSlacko Slacko cut down to 99MB - Thin Slacko thread
Wary 5.3 for efficiency on older hardware try . Puppy Wary is compiled in Puppy using a mature kernel. Racy 5.3 combines Wary and the up to date 3.04 Linux kernel.
Puppi for ARM and Raspberrypi versions
There is a big list of different Puppy versions, also see versions under development.


General Information
Official Version Indexes

Localized Version
Puppy-Es - Spanish version using OpenBox

Major Derivative Indexes
  • Carolina - Based on Racy with xfce, focusing on user-friendliness
  • Saluki - development paused, forked to Carolina
  • MacPup - Puppy with Enlightenment window manager
  • Fatdog - for 64-bit computers
  • LegacyOS - very polished version for older computers ie. Pentium 3/4
  • Barebones - cut down Puppy version, useful building blocks
  • DPup - Puppy based on Debian
  • Spup - Slackware based Puppy versions, including the official Slacko
  • Upup - Ubuntu based Puppy versions, including the official Lucid


Clean installs are recommended for new Puppy versions, see Installation Index

Long Term Support
Barry Kauler (Puppy's creator) currently actively supports and maintains Wary (old hardware) and Racy (newer hardware), see his blog for the latest updates.

Slacko Compatibility
Slacko is not compatible with Woof1 built Puppy 5.2x Lucid - which was our recommended Puppy for the last two years. Many utilities from Lucid are available for Slacko in the LupufySlacko package.

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