Archive for the 'Puppy Linux' Category

Puppy Linux 2.02 on VMware

Wow! I can’t believe how much has changed since I wrote this post! Puppy has evolved several times, VMware Server is readily available, ┬áso you can create your own virtual disks and host USB support works, in most cases. Most of the time I boot Puppy 2.02 from CD and store my data on a […]

NorhTec Gecko EduBook

Via the Puppy Linux developer’s blog. NorhTec has announced the upcoming release of the Gecko EduBook. Specs here. I’m especially excited about this because it really makes me think of the old Tandy Model 100. Decent battery life from AA’s, no moving parts, instant on, just works. Despite having an Aspire One, I have 2 […]

Turn off the touchpad on the Aspire One

Touchpads drive me crazy! Fortunately, Acer was kind (and smart) enough to make Fn + F7 toggle it on & off. And, as an added bonus, this also works in Puppy Linux 4.1.2 retro k2.6.21.7! If I could see better, or had taken the time to read the manual, I may have discovered this on […]

Acer Aspire One resources

I finally took the plunge and bought an Acer Aspire One AOA150-1570 – the Windows version. So far, I’ve done my usual collection of Windows tweaks and have it triple booting into Puppy Linux and Acer’s Linpus. I’m working on documenting all my changes, but in the meantime, here’s a list of links I’ve found […]