Linux Journal: "As Ubuntu itself is better known as a popular choice for well specified desktop computers, one might wonder if Ubuntu + Puppy could result in a conflict of design interests. Let's take a look."
on 05/23/2010 – Made popular on 05/23/2010
Linux Planet: "What is a lightweight Linux? It seems the bar keeps moving upwards. But there are still genuine lightweight Linuxes that keep good old PCs out of landfills, as Paul Ferrill discovers with Puppy Linux"
The latest version of the popular lightweight liveCD Linux distro Puppy Linux is here and it comes with a significant change in the underlying software. Puppy Linux 5.0 “Lupu” is also dubbed Lucid Puppy 5.0 due to its origins which trace back to the, you guessed it, recently launched Ubuntu ‘Lucid Lynx’ 10.04 LTS. P...
I'm running Puppy 501 and downloaded Pidgin from the puppy download mgr. As it downloaded it said error downloading shared libraries. Launchpad-integration so.1. I check for missing dependencies and it shows none. So i opened the console and typed in Pidgin. I get the above message about the missing shared libraries.