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with Ubuntu 14.04
The beauty of Puppy Tahr 6.0 is that programs that
are available for Ubuntu 14.04 also can be easily
installed and run in Puppy Tahr (and thus also in
PuppEX). This means that virtually all programs
intended for Ubuntu 14.04 can be installed in
PuppEX. See a picture that shows how it looks when
Package Manager is running.
PuppEX Tahr Linux Live CD
PuppEX Tahr 32 bit is a remaster of
Linux Tahr 6.0, released on October 28, 2014.
Kernel 4.0.1-PAE-puppex is used.
Kernel 4.0.1 is the latest available stable kernel
from Kernel.org as of
150501. PuppEX uses the original Puppy Tahr Desktop. I
have added PCManFM
They are more useful than ROX-Filer
I think. The ISO file is on the whole 475 MB, which is
due to me including also NVIDIA Graphics driver 346.59,
Chrome (for Netflix),
Adobe Flash and compiling
tools. Puppy Tahr original is of only 199 MB.
PuppEX is despite this still running as fast as the
original, which means it runs very, very fast compared
to most other Linux systems. (Puppy/PuppEX runs from RAM).
I've also added Tahrpup's Service Pack 6.0.2.
PuppEX Tahr build 150501 uses a PAE
enabled kernel - 4.0.1-PAE-puppex.
(Kernel 4.0.1 was released 150429). With PAE compiled into the kernel PuppEX can address
up to 64GB of RAM.
Chrome is now included. Just to make it possible
to watch Netflix
movies. I've also added Tahrpup's Service Pack 6.0.2.
NVIDIA Graphics driver 346.59
Compatible with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
The beauty of Puppy Tahr 6.0 is that programs that are
available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS also can be easily
installed and run in Puppy Tahr (and thus also in
MOST IMPORTANT CHANGES
I've changed kernel from 3.14.20 to 4.0.1-PAE-puppex
and installed NVIDIA Graphics driver
The Nvidia driver will be used if your computer/card
is "modern" enough. I've also added Tahrpup's Service
Pack 6.0.2 and Google
Chrome. Just to make it possible to watch Netflix
The default language (locale) is set to English.
The default keyboard layout is American (us). Change
it by running the command setxkbmap se (for
Sweden) or click on the icon "Setup" in the Menu.
INSTALLATION to HDD or USB stick
PuppEX can easily be installed to hard disk or a USB
stick. Click on the Menu icon Setup >> Install
>> Universal Installer in the Menu. After
installing to a USB stick, you can save changes to the
system (including software installations) directly on
the stick. When you shut down the system for the first
time you will be asked if you want to save your
changes. After that all changes are automatically
Change your Grub Legacy configuration (if you
Edit menu.lst (/boot/grub/menu.lst) to look like this:
title PuppEX (sda6)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz root=/dev/sda6 pmedia=atahd
NOTE: In the above example PuppEX is
installed on /dev/sda6. You must of course change
(hd0,5) and /dev/sda6 so that it matches your
ALSO: On certain computers you may have to
add nomodeset or/and acpi=off to
the kernel line above.
a screenshot of the Desktop
The ISO file
can be downloaded from the Swedish
Linux Society's server.
ALTERNATIVE DOWNLOAD location
Tahr can also be downloaded from Sourceforge.net
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