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The Best Puppy Derivative Ever!
Wary/Racy
10%
 10%  [ 3 ]
Slacko
10%
 10%  [ 3 ]
Tahrpup/Xenialpup
46%
 46%  [ 13 ]
Lucid/Precise
14%
 14%  [ 4 ]
Fatdog/Debiandog
3%
 3%  [ 1 ]
Lighthouse
3%
 3%  [ 1 ]
Easy OS
3%
 3%  [ 1 ]
Quirky ;)
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Macpup
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Fluppy
7%
 7%  [ 2 ]
Total Votes : 28

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MrToad


Joined: 13 Dec 2007
Posts: 62
Location: East Devon, GB

PostPosted: Wed 29 Aug 2018, 11:23    Post subject:  

Fluppy 013 has been my favourite for ages now. It runs well on my ancient Sony Vaio PCG-FX301 laptop. Aside from the browser limitations due to having only 256 MB of RAM (!) the combination does everything I want, and does it smoothly and beautifully.

A lot of love seems to have gone into Fluppy 013. I often wonder what Jemimah could have done next.

I really like Carolina and Wary too, but Fluppy is definitely number one for me.
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mikeslr


Joined: 16 Jun 2008
Posts: 2620
Location: 500 seconds from Sol

PostPosted: Wed 29 Aug 2018, 12:40    Post subject: Slacko 5.7  

Well, I've finally voted and for Slacko. It was difficult to choose. Takenp has advised that the choices could not be amended. Although Xenialpup64 has been my default OS almost since it was published, and Tahpup64 for a couple of years previously, during all that time Slacko 5.7 has been the second most frequent OS I've booted into. The "Ubuntu-Puppies" may offer more choices in applications, and Saluki/Carolina may have provided a more elegant GUI and ease in expanding, Slacko 5.7 has proven to be the most consistent "Work-horse": the OS to boot into if you just wanted to get things done. 01micko's creation has passed the test of time. And thanks to the efforts of other fans such as mistfire, 8Geee, festus and MIke Walsh, it continues to be a viable alternative even today.

But my final reason for voting for "Slacko" was that despite the forgoing, the votes previously cast did not reflect what I considered the most significant factor. An operating system is merely the means by which you can accomplish real-world tasks on a computer. Slacko 5.7 has done that for five years on all but one of the 8 or so computers I've worked with [a Toshiba Satellite which rarely runs anything being the exception]. Indeed, it has outlasted 3 computers.

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Volhout

Joined: 28 Dec 2008
Posts: 523

PostPosted: Thu 30 Aug 2018, 09:11    Post subject: Best Puppy ever  

I voted for Lucid puppy, since it ran my business for almost 4 years (on 5 computers). And even until last year it was kept up to date.
There definitely has gone a lot of energy and love into this puppy. And I could get everything to work (with help of the forum...compliments for that support). Even WIFI with a worked using windows drivers.....

A good second was the Slacko series from 01Mick0, with 5.7 being my favorite. It had good out of the box compatibility with my newer hardware and was rock stable. The my own business was stopped, so my use of Linux was just personal use from that time on....

I have to admit that Tahr is also a well maintained puppy, and for that pure fact it would share 3'rd place, together with fatdog, the puppy that rizes from it's ashes every so many years for 10 years now.

In 4'th place for me would be Pupeee 4.31 (predecessor of fluppy) for eeePC's, that I took on many trips and never failed me, until the netbook died hardwarewise.

That's my vote...
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Colonel Panic


Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 2014

PostPosted: Thu 30 Aug 2018, 09:40    Post subject:  

nic007 wrote:
The answer to this question may be hardware related, ie. which Puppy works best on your machine.


I agree. I would probably have voted for Teenpup (later LegacyOS) had it been one of the options, or ttuuxx's Classic Pup, but neither will run on my current machine at all.

I don't think this should be confined only to recent Puppies. How about an oldie like PizzaPup (which I ran happily in 2008) or Deeper Thought, which I think came out the next year? Both looked good, were sparing of system resources and offered excellent functionality for the time. Then there was BoxPup, Fire Hydrant (I could go on).

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pp4mnklinux


Joined: 23 Aug 2013
Posts: 214

PostPosted: Thu 30 Aug 2018, 11:25    Post subject: XENIAL  

Hello everybody:

My vote goes to XENIAL PUP...

FASTER, HARDER..... SECURE


XENIAL 7.7 X64

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Version : #1 SMP PREEMPT Mon Nov 13 15:54:01 GMT 2017
C Library : GNU C Library version 2.23 (stable)

Distribution: xenial pup 7.5 x64


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takenp


Joined: 05 Aug 2015
Posts: 62

PostPosted: Tue 11 Sep 2018, 00:36    Post subject:  

MrToad wrote:

A lot of love seems to have gone into Fluppy 013. I often wonder what Jemimah could have done next.


@MrToad, you wrote it so delicious so I wanted to try it out ) thank you!
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grimoire


Joined: 04 Jul 2010
Posts: 70

PostPosted: Mon 17 Sep 2018, 02:22    Post subject:  

I choose LxPup Smile
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