Porteus ??? ?!? slax? silax? slacko-pup? porteus-wheezy?

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Porteus ??? ?!? slax? silax? slacko-pup? porteus-wheezy?

Post#1 by Anniekin » 12 Dec 2014, 17:30

started from puppy linux, noob always in search of faster performance, i thought to try this Porteus out. having been away from linux and pc's for a couple of years, using only android devices, i have resumed my endeavors with alphaOS, macpup, and lighthouse64 (strictly a collectors item for keepsake). Similar to alphaOS, Porteus seems to be the natural evolution of the puppy linux features i find appealing, only more widely developed and supported than alpha. so:

- as you claim, it booted incredibly fast, good for bragging rights
- polished, well organized tools for administration, including niche features like savefile creation and maintenance
- nice iso customization tool on your website

but - d*mn it runs slow as bricks!!! my lightweight xcfe desktop trudges along the same speed as windows. feels like it's running off a live cd

got me intrigued about slackware, however, something i know nothing about. what is slax? what is silax? slacko-pup? porteus-wheezy. i seek a system that runs as fast as possible, with only module or sfs app installation and management, and with no apps that i dont want preinstalled in the iso

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Re: Porteus ??? ?!? slax? silax? slacko-pup? porteus-wheezy?

Post#2 by Anniekin » 12 Dec 2014, 17:40

just booted it up a second time and its running fast now, comparable to puppy, think i will try it out a little more and consider using this as my preferred system

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Re: Porteus ??? ?!? slax? silax? slacko-pup? porteus-wheezy?

Post#3 by francois » 12 Dec 2014, 18:08

Welcome on the forum anniekin. :)

Nice to read that you appreciate the os.
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Re: Porteus ??? ?!? slax? silax? slacko-pup? porteus-wheezy?

Post#4 by Anniekin » 13 Dec 2014, 05:37

Thanks, i made the first(?) puppy derivative with compiler optimization a few years ago, the horribly amateurish spin-off "pup4pentiums".

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