Puppy Linux 412 is an
operating system that supports many vintage computers, including
Pentium II-era machines.
Special thanks to tuxtoo, who has turned
the 412 Collection over to us. We wish him the best, and appreciate
his assistance during this transition.
dave64 and mikeb, April 2015
Changes to existing packagesPosted on 01-Feb-2016
MuPDFPosted on 01-Feb-2016
Need a lighter, quicker .pdf reader? It's now here.
Raw TherapeePosted on 01-Feb-2016
Here's an image editor with many extra features.
Changes to existing packagesPosted on 28-Jul-2015
DeadBeeFPosted on 28-Jul-2015
Available here: a versatile audio player...
MOCPosted on 28-Jul-2015
...along with another that's compatible with very old hardware.
sfs-activatePosted on 28-Jul-2015
This neat little script loads and unloads .sfs files on demand...
sfs2petPosted on 28-Jul-2015
...and this one converts .sfs files to .pet packages.
BitMeter OSPosted on 14-Jun-2015
Monitors Internet usage. Available here.
Changes to existing packagesPosted on 14-Jun-2015
NetrikPosted on 14-Jun-2015
412 Collection's first text-based browser is here.
ZenityPosted on 14-Jun-2015
Makes GUIs from shell scripts. Available here.
Dillo-126.96.36.199Posted on 22-Apr-2015
Here's a fast, lightweight browser that works well with dial-up connections and low-resource hardware.
Tor-0.2.5.11Posted on 22-Apr-2015
Surf the web anonymously by concealing your user data and location. Available here.
Updated office appsPosted on 22-Apr-2015
LibreOffice 3.4.6 (.sfs 3.0) and smaller SoftMaker FreeOffice 2012 .pets replace the previous office-app .pets that were hosted here. (Because of their size, they could cause problems during installation.) Also, SoftMaker's TextMaker Free is now available as a stand-alone .pet.
PC-shutdown fixPosted on 25-Jan-2015
Is your PC / laptop shutting down when you press the power button, instead of displaying a dialog box like it's supposed to? darry1966 has found a solution.
wxHexEditorPosted on 21-Jan-2015
Updated versions of Gimp-2.4.5Posted on 14-Jan-2015
tuxtoo has assisted us in repackaging Gimp-2.4.5, originally prepared by ttuuxxx. These full and lite versions include extras such as CD labeling, filters and Gutenprint.
Thunderbird v12 e-mail clientPosted on 27-Nov-2014
Includes several fixes. Ready to run and available here.
Wget vulnerability in pre-1.16 versionsPosted on 03-Nov-2014
Puppy Linux users should install this and the Shellshock package below, which fix two recently discovered Linux bugs.
Bash vulnerability aka ShellshockPosted on 26-Sep-2014 (Updated 6-Oct-2014)
You may have heard media reports about the Shellshock vulnerability. Community members have applied a patch to the Bash shell.
Puppy 415Posted on 06-Aug-2014 (Updated version 22-Apr-2015)
Here's a rather nice Xfce puplet with plenty of extras.