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> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
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>> Thoughts: Puppy Linux 4.3 on Older Laptop
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>> | So we had our monthly pqlug.org meeting last night.
>> | So I brought the Dell 8100 to the meeting and showed
>> | everyone my running version of Puppy. We all decided
>> | that we were going to place it on the Dell 5000 so I
>> | just ejected the CD and away we went with the install.
>> | In about 5 minutes it was on her laptop and configured
>> | to work on the internet with a wireless USB key. All
>> | was well and she was very happy to have a light
>> | weighted Linux running on her older machine.
>> | In conclusion Puppy Linux 4.3 works great! I am
>> | leaving the CD in my Dell 8100 and will be using it to
>> | browse the web and check my gmail account while I
>> | watch TV... :)
> May be sidekick can be run from some netbooks
> with Puppy Linux and pocket drives.
> That is gonna be much more reliable
> than micoshaft servers.
> And you can clone the disk with a simple cp command and not have the BSA
> after you for software audit and licensing issues.
> So if you loose a netbook node because you forgot
> to charge it, then you can plug the pocket drive
> into your personal netbook. That gives it 8 hours
> of operation even if the power went down.
> The downside is you just have to go without
> your personal netbook on your tea break until the
> other one charges up.
> I don't know if I can manage my tea break without
> my netbook - but it will have to do if customer
> data is more important.
ARM-based ones can run for longer than that.
~~ Best of wishes
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