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Based on a Barebones Wary
Puppy 5.3 - Spot
What I envision is a stable puppy based on the latest Slackware-13.37 optimised for size and speed which can run on an old clunker (say a p3 600, 256 RAM) and the latest 64 bit arch machines, while supporting a wide range of internal and peripheral hardware
Puppy6 Saluki
Compile from scratch for maximum speed and performance. Create a new build system that supports multiple platforms, with a user friendly package manager, and a well stocked repository

NameKernelSizeWindow Manager
Puppy 4.312.6.30.5, or JWM
Official release, works well on a wide range of computerslink
Puppy 132MB JWM
Latest official release of Version 5 (ubuntu based)
Puppy 5.28- - Openbox, JWM
Official bugfix and update of 5.25 and 5.26 (Ubuntu based)
downloadforum announcement
Quirky 111MB -
Barrys latest cutting edge Puppy
Quirky 123.7MB -
Cutting edge Puppy using Xorg 7.3 and older kernel
Wary513- 120.7MB JWM
Good support for older hardware, includes updated GtkDialog and BaCon
download announcement

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NameDerivative ofKernelSizeWindow Manager
AttackPup LightHouse Pup 4.43 - - -
Puppy with BackTrack features for penetration testing
Barebones 2.02 - - - FVWM
Puppy 1.0.3 for slow connections that uses the dillo browser (no Firefox, Opera or Mozilla) and notably does not include Abiword
Barebones 5(Lucid) - - 91.8MB -
Minimal version of Puppy 5
Breeezy - - 80MB JWM
By RaffyM for the ASUS Eee PC (also available as live CD of 80 MB for other machines)
website download
BrowserLinux 501 Puppy51 - 93MB -
BrowserLinux is a fast and small for surfing the web.
link download
ClusterPup - - - -
Creating a Puppy supercomputer, simplifies setting of mpich cluster
DPup477 - - -
Dpup based on Debian Lenny repositories, also using a large portion of Debian Sid. RETRO version.
DPup482- - -
Dpup based on Debian Lenny repositories, also using a large portion of Debian Sid. MAIN version.
DPup485 - - 171 MB -updated some libs and gtk to be more compatible with newer application versions link
Fatdog64-520 - - 184MB -
Fatdog is an all 64bit version of Linux built from source packages using T2 and using Puppy Linux scripts and structure.
FatFree Puppy 2.17 - 51MB JWM
2.17 cutdown to add your own pets
Fluppy 013 Puppeee 150MB IceWM, FLWM, OpenBox
This is Puppeee with Eee-specific functionality removed and a full size kernel and a full Xorg with DRI, Mesa, and Nouveau.
InsidiousPuppy001- - -
Its key features are high Debian and Lucid Puppy compatibility, a good selection of applications (through Debian's repositories), an excellent multimedia stack and good hardware support.
Legacy OS 2 - - - IceWM
Designed specifically for older PCs - saving hardware which would be landfilled.
LightHouse Puppy 5.03 G - - - iceWM, JWM, lxde, openbox
Lighthouse is a quick and easy to set up, full-featured operating system.
LightHouse 64bit Puppy 5.11 A - - - -
Lighthouse is a quick and easy to set up, full-featured operating system. 64bit Version
NameDerivative ofKernelSizeWindow Manager
Mac Pup 520 Puppy52 - 174MB Enlightenment E17
All the apps from Puppy 5 with the Enlightenment E17 window manager
Mac Pup 525 Puppy525 - 155 MB Enlightenment E17
All the apps from Puppy 5 with the Enlightenment E17 window manager
MijnPup52 Puppy52 - 279MB -
MijnPup is a fast remastered Puppy including LibreOffice and FireFox.
NOP4.31Puppy431 - - -
Nearly Office Puppy, GNU office apps remove, ready for OpenOffice to be added
Puppeee 4.3X Puppy 4.3.1- 129MB IceWM, FLWM, OpenBox
Puppeee is an ultralight, user-friendly Linux distribution for the EeePC
Puppeee Arcade 10 Puppeee 4.3X - - -
A Eee PC distro with the fast FireDog browser suite, easier save-file management, 3D acceleration enabled as standard, great gaming options.
Puppy525RetroPuppy525 130B JWM
Rebuilding of 525 with the kernel and drivers from the reliable Puppy 4.31.
Puppy Arcade 10 - - - - Features lots of emulators, a BIOS installer and frontend downloaders and a cabinet-friendly, multi-emulator rom-loader, supports fullscreen and joypad navigation.
QuirkyNOP - - - -
Nearly office Quirky
NameDerivative ofKernelSizeWindow Manager
RexBang - - - -
SlimPup 3.1 Puppy525 - OpenBox
Looks like Crunchbang, but more lightweight since it's Puppy. Eliminates cluttered menus by having a more concise menu.
homepage download
SpeakPup V0.05 Puppy 2.17 - 90.3 MB -
Customised for blind people featuring screen reader, speech server and soft brailler
blog forum
SPup100 - - - -
Slackware base compile
SuliPuppyEN Browserlinux -124 MB JWM
Education programs, english , author kros54
download forum
ThinkLinux Quirky 1.2- - JWM
Think Linux
TXZpup 4.5 - 117MB -
Compatible with Slackware binaries , built using standard linux tools, TXZ package management.
Wary5x Puppy431 107MB JWM
wary 5.1.1 retro with 217/431 base.
WaryNOP - - - -
Nearly office Wary
Wary Watcher 511Wary511- 191MB -
Video surveillance systems
XOPup 2.2.RC Puppy 5.11 2.6.35 or 2.6.31115.6MB -
Supports the One Laptop Per Child hardware.
Xp-like _Puppy_ENG Puppy431 - 146 MB IceWM
author s-kami
NameDerivative ofKernelSizeWindow Manager

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Hungarian Derivatives

NameDerivative ofKernelSizeWindow Manager
Browser431-VLC-hu BrowserLinux - 90.9 MB JWM
+VLC, streamtuner, author kros54
download forum
Browserlinux362-Lite-hu browserlinux -67.1 MB JWM
author kros54
download forum
BrowserlinuxCL11W-Hu BrowserLinux- 102 MB JWM
Chrome browser & Wine, author kros54
download forum
GoboPuppy512 - - >400MB -
Puppy foundation built into GoboLinux
download forum
NOP431 update V0.3 Hu NOP431 - 146 MB Xfce
Gxine replaced Mplayer, author kros54
download forum
NOP 4.3.1 foxwifi HU NOP431 - 114 MB Xfce
Improved Wi-Fi, pwireless2, author kros54
download forum
NOP413hu NOP413 - 90.9 MB Xfce
author kros54
download forum
MacPup520Hu MacPup520 same as the original 357 MB E17
Original plus LibreOffice Hu , author kros54
download forum
Rexbang-B2-4HUa (alfa version) Rexbang-B2-4 207 MB openbox
Features, Simple menu, Other conky, Chrome replaced Opera, author kros54
download forum
TurboPuppyHuV0.2 turbopup42-alpha3a - 138 MB JWM
much simpler menu, desktop fewer applications , author kros54
download forum
TOPwine-Hu421 TOPLinux421 - 114 MB Xfce
Original + wine, author kros54
download forum
SevenPuppy 10.2LucidPuppy -162 MB Xfce
author s-kami
download forum
Lucid Puppy QuickSet 509 Magyar Lucid Puppy QuickSet 509 - 117 MB
author s-kami
Lucid Puppy 5.1 Magyar Lucid Puppy 5.1 -117 MB
author s-kami
download forum
Ba'rczi Puppy 02 Puppy431 - 327 MB JWM
Education programs, author s-kami
Xp-Puppy 4.3.1 HUN-02 Puppy431 - 226 MB IceWM
author s-kami
Suli-Puppy 0516uni Browserlinux - 117 MB JWM
education programs, hungarian , author kros54
download forum
Turbopuphujavav092 turbopup42-alpha3a - 407 MB JWM
education programs, hungarian , author kzprog
download forum

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NameSuperseded byDerivative ofKernelSizeWindow Manager
BrowserLinux 401BrowserLinux 501 Puppy51 - 90MB -
BrowserLinux is a fast and small for surfing the web.
Puppy 5.26Puppy 5.28 - - 127.4MB Openbox, JWM
Official bugfix and update of 5.25 (Ubuntu based)
Puppy 5.2Puppy525 - - - -
Puppy 5.1.1Puppy52 - - - -
Common version of Puppy 5
Puppy Squeeze InsidiousPuppy001 - - - -
TeenPup Legacy OS 2 - - - -
Wary512Wary513 - - 119.9MB JWM
Good support for older hardware, release emphasis on incremental improvements.
Wary09 Wary 5.0 - or 111.6MB -
Excellent support for older hardware

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NameSimilar PupletDerivative ofKernelSizeWindow Manager
BuddaPup 215MacPup - -- Enlightenment
Puppy with Enlightenment window manager
DCL - Puppy3 - 173 MB Xfce
2008 version is based on Puppy 3.01 with the latest Xfce, meant to merge Xfce and Puppy.
Digipup 216 - - -- JWM?
Puppy for Ham radio. Also known as EMCPup
forum download (puppy linux)
DragonPuppy - - - 108MB Xfce
Used Fatfree Puppy to created a stylish, Xfce-based puplet with Firefox, The GIMP, multimedia
eBoxPup - - - - JWM?
Alpha Puppy for the eBox 2300SX computer, comes with Opera.

EcoPup - - - 668Mb JWM?
Beta with Firefox 2 and OpenOffice 2 zipped up (for use once installed) rather than preloaded. Useful as Win-look-alike for Internet Cafes.
EduPup - Puppy 2.11 - 166Mb? JWM?
Includes kid's software such as TuxType2, TuxMath, GcompriS (also with italian sounds), SuperTux, and TuxPaint (with tuxpaint-ConfiG and TuxStamp). Good is for grade school.

EmptyCrust - - - 45Mb JWM
Stripped down Puppy

eXpand Barbie - - - 245Mb JWM
Puplet for women with Xfce, StumbleUpon and 60+ links to flash games online including Bubbles.
forum eXpand215b download (puppy linux)
eXpand DOFUS PuppyArcade Puppy 2.14 - - -
Puplet based around playing the MMORPG Dofus includes many other programs as well for a complete web environment. Made by lvds. Good for gaming.
GrafPup201 alpha1 - - - 80MB or 397MB -
Customized for graphic designers and other imaging professionals with current versions of Gimp, Cinepaint, Inkscape, and Scribus.
JustinBieberLinuxSlimPup SlimPup 135.8MB-
Justin-Bieber themed linux... It's a joke.
homepage download
PuppyStudio 3.3 - Puppy5 - - -
Puppy modified for recording sound and multimedia
Puppy Studio
WatchdogWary Watcher 511 - - - -
video surveillance systems
NameSimilar PupletDerivative ofKernelSizeWindow Manager

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If you are short on time just add a link to Puppy Version not listed. If you have time please update the appropriate table/s above. Any help shifting links to the tables appreciated.
Cielo derivative of Wary
SevenPuppy Hungarian derivative of Puppy Linux
Frankenpup derivative of Wary, developed by samedog
Puppy for librarians
Twinkle for retired Time Travelers
pUPnGO Command line only
Classic Pup 2.14X Updated 2 series
Older official versions
Puppy Derivatives forum page
Puppy Family Tree
Quickset based on Lucid
Web Server
Lucid Flux Flux WM version
French Puppy Linux: Toutou Linux
Vietnamese Puppy Linux: Hacao Linux
Brazilian Portuguese Puppy Linux: Succi Linux, BigpupBr

More Versions

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NameWindow ManagerDescriptionSizeDownload
Fire HydrantJWMFirefox, flash, java, plus thunderbird, sunbird and lightning so you can get your mail and your calendar in one app. plus icewm, and 19 themes, a few new games in the firefox tool menu, xmms with a sony skin, Limewire, shutterbug, Gimpshop, Yahoo messenger, aMSN messenger,etc a lot was added and no scripts removed. 192MbHTTP Torrent
FlightpupJWMbased on Fat Free with FlightGear open source flight simulator and wNOP288MbHTTP
GamepupXfcealpha125MbHTTP Metalink
HacaoIceWMHacao is Vietnamese. The project's purpose is a complete, yet lightweight operating system that can run on low-specification computers. The entire user interface of Hacao has been translated into Vietnamese.282MbTorrent Metalink HTTP
IcepupJWMFirefox puplet with wired and wireless support. Leafpad and VI Console Editor are the only applications present (formerly known as Foxpup and Litepup).<60MbHTTP MD5
Hurt Me PlentyJWMwith Quake demo?MbHTTP MD5
KDEPuppyKDEBased on Puppy 1.07 and in alpha developmental stage125MHTTP FTP Torrent
LighthousePupIceWM JWMLighthouse215SeaM analog clock, graphic system monitors, MPlayer, GQView, StreamTuner, enhanced context menus desktop icons themes cursors terminal CL prompt, SFS Editor. Available Mariner SFS expansion pack with OpenOffice, FireFox, Opera, Java. Also K3b CD/DVD Burner, GIMP, Graphics SFS182MHTTP
Mean PuppyJWM?Opera based (by John Murga)50MbHTTP
MicroMuppyXvesaCreated by Mark Ulrich. Regular Muppy is very modular, that is why it is so large. MicroMuppy isn't.12MbHTTP
MinipupJWMPuplet for diskless PC (miniPC) by Raffy Mananghaya; includes Firefox 1.5+, Mplayer and desktop publishing tools like GIMP and Scribus.85 MbHTTP
MinipupOfficeJWMPuplet for diskless PC (miniPC) by Raffy Mananghaya; includes Opera 9.02 and OpenOffice MbHTTP
MinisysKDECodename Muppy 008. Created by Mark Ulrich. "Muppy" is very modular, that is why it is so large.405MbHTTP
Muppy 007KDECreated by Mark Ulrich. "Muppy" is very modular, that is why it is so large.405MbHTTP
Muppy 006KDECreated by Mark Ulrich. "Muppy" is very modular, that is why it is so large.405MbHTTP
myPupJWMAlpha Web 2.0 Puppy based on 2.1688MbHTTP
NaNoWriMoJWM?aimed at writers. Based on Puppy Linux 1.0.3. by Mathias De Mare?MbHTTP
NOP (NearlyOffice)Xfce Xfce desktop environment, XSane, Blender, Opera and more, by an aerospace engineer. Prepared for HTTP Metalink BitTorrent
Onebone*NoneWith ELinks, YTree and Midnight Commander28MbHTTP FTP
OptimisedWindow Managerby Kenny. Default browser is Firefox (an Opera installer exists) with plugins. Optimised has Grip, Audacity, Mplayer, Gnumeric, Abiword, gtKam and XFMedia98MbHTTP
pcPuppyOSIceWMIncludes OxygenOffice, Citrix client, Limewire, Skype and WINE~600MbHTTP
Pizzapup 1IceWMIt replaces SeaMonkey with Firefox, has XMMS, Mplayer, IceWM and lots of other visual enhancements, and optional encryption. Current version is 3.0.1, "based" on Puppy 2.14.95Mb
Pizzapup 2IceWMIt replaces SeaMonkey with Firefox, has XMMS, Mplayer, IceWM and lots of other visual enhancements, and optional encryption. Current version is 3.0.1, "based" on Puppy 2.14.95Mb
Pizzapup 3IceWMIt replaces SeaMonkey with Firefox, has XMMS, Mplayer, IceWM and lots of other visual enhancements, and optional encryption. Current version is 3.0.1, "based" on Puppy 2.14.95MbFTP
Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.usPhoenixIceWMAlpha. also known as 3.03CE. Derived from 2.14R. Resulted from the Talking Stick Project.??MbHTTP FTP
Screenshot of pupeezPupeezIceWM"Simple, Elegant and Fast"
Pupeez is aimed to users who just want a internet / media / photo PC. There is one application per task. Pupeez is aimed at 'technophobes', parents and grand parents. Pupeez is desgined to run on a computer with minimum 128Mb RAM.
Puppy 214RWindow ManagerPuppy 2.14 remaster with earlier kernel69MbHTTP
Puppy 216CEWindow ManagerPuppy 2.16 remaster also known as evergreen?MbHTTP
Pup4DosJWMFor running Puppy in DOS?MbHTTP
PupWin98JWMPuppy version 1.0.7 with Mozilla, for running outside Windows, starting from MS-DOS launched by an icon on your Windows98 desktop61MbHTTP
PupWinQEJWMNickname Winky, QEMU version 0.8.2 pieces to run Puppy in Windows XP, needs an ISO, coded for puppy-2.11-seamonkey.iso779KBHTTP
RegressionWindow ManagerPuppy 2.02 remaster with earlier kernel + Firefox +MPlayer +Sylpheed To make continued use of Mark's 3D-DRI graphics driver wizard and my wifi drivers?MbHTTP
Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.usRevpupXfceDescription ?MbHTTP
Free Image Hosting at www.ImageShack.usRudyJWM(not-so-minimalist puplet) has, Firefox, R with docs, rplot, stats4u (win), easychem, gimp, xsane, xnview, acrobat reader, pdftk with gui, freemind, tiddlywiki, skype, xtensoftphone, streamtuner, xmms, k3b, k9copy, xgammon, xaos, a bunch of rescue utilities, qemu plus kqemu and gui, wine, dosbox, cups, jwm plus icewm.550MbHTTP
SafePupJWMLight puplet based on Puppy 2.13 and barelypup by Raffy Mananghaya for safe web browsing in WinXP PCs; also suitable for PCs with no hard disk.< 60 Mb
SimplepupXfcestripped down (based on Empty Crust 1.0.7), XFCE window manager, Firefox (with flash and gxine plugins), Thunderbird 1.5, Abiword 2.4.1, Perl 5.8 (use ndiswrapper right away for wireless cards), Graveman 0.3.8 (and upgraded burniso2cd), Gxine 0.4.6 (with added codecs), Mtpaint 2.10, GQview 2.0.1 ?MbHTTP FTP
TransitionsJWMbuilt on Fat Free 301, + IceWM, LookXP, TrueVista themes, FireFox+Flash+Java, Dillo is default HTML. OpenOffice 2.2. GIMP. Xara Xtreme. MTPaint 3.1. Gaim 1.5. MPlayer, XMMS269MbHTTP FTP Torrent
Tmxxine PrismIceWMOpen Source Time Travel official distro, contains top programs, from Open Office to Komposer, Firefox, EzPup enhancements, Gimp, Xara - 144MB version also available333MbHTTP
Tmxxine VisionIceWMOpen Source Time Travel official distro, contains top programs, from Open Office to Komposer, Firefox, EzPup enhancements, Gimp, Xara - 144MB version also available333MbHTTP
Wolf PupJWMWolf Pup is a barebone distribution that has been setup with only the bare essentials needed for the CD to work. Users will find the convenience out for themselves when they start adding and removing the packages they like to use as they grow accustomed to the Package manager.68MbHTTP
wNOPXfceWobbly NOP with Xfce and Compiz Fusion?MbHTTP
XPuppyProJWM?looks like Windows XP77MbHTTP


eXpand Barbie

dragon puppy

Puppeee (fullsize)

TeenPup (fullsize)

TeenPup 2 (fullsize)

GrafPup (fullsize)

for more see Screenshots

Find out about version information
Information about the version of Puppy is stored at /etc/DISTRO_SPECS

You can see this file by going to a terminal emulator and typing in the following code (ensure letter cases are copied exactly)-


Linux Wikia - Puppy page
PuppyLinuxNews - release news

PuppyLinuxNews - derivative release news
List of derivative versions on wikibooks

Information about versioning system
How Puppy2 Works

Release archive (in German)

Also see

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