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Download Release Candidate++ post 2004 machines (later kernel)
124M (k2.6.37.6) pre 2004 machines
Forum link and Md5sum

What is Slacko?
Puppy 5.3 uses Puppy Woof code, programs and scripts, combined with high compatibility for Slackware developers.
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Slacko Features
Min recommended spec P3 600 with 256 RAM (will work slower on less)
Slickpet development of Quickpet - easily adds major programs such as Gimp, Wine, Pidgin and accelerated graphic drivers
Seamonkey major default browser ready installed (others easily available from Slickpet eg. Tor Browser)
Joes Window Manager updated
Xchat IRC chat installed
Transmission bit torrent
Geany programming IDE and editor
Leafpad simple editor
Audio improvements, eg. audio and recording in mhwavedit working
Puppy Phone (Slickpet add on)
Optional Slickpet Cloud feature eg. Twitter, Facebook and Gmail icons
- Most secure Puppy ever
Security Fido Non root initiative
Growl Security hardening
LibreOffice Easy GUI installation
Pns-tool Wi-fi support
Many software support modules (SFS) and Puppy prepared programs (pets)
Simple English Docs
Gettext being used in all GUI scripts for internationalization
Run as Fido, Spot or root as a choice
Enhanced snapshot by radky
Flash optional, offered as download if needed
More than 6 SFS available as modules at any one time
GUI setup tool for the personal storage file
Puppy Universal Installer bug fixes
Messages colour scheme
Yellow: next-step
Violet: announcement
Green: success, completion
Pink: warning
Red: error
Orange: pending, in-progress
Blue: information

How does Slacko compare with other Puppy versions?
Previous versions of Puppy are Wary, a conservative design for older hardware, Lucid Puppy 528 and Racy.
Quirky is used to test new ideas from Barry Kauler, the original creator of Puppy.
Dpup (Puppy + Debian) is designated as Puppy 6, currently being developed by Dejan555 and Iguleder
Saluki Puppy rewrite is likely to move up to Puppy 7
Puppy 8 is likely to offer x86, ARM and 64 bit versions and have support for tablet, phone, touch, cloud and Android features
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