August 3, 2013 - A version 5.7.1 update of Precise Puppy is now available. Precise Puppy is a Long Term Supported release, following Ubuntu Precise Pangolin's LTS attribute. The kernel version of the standard release is 3.9.11 (PAE, i686) while an older kernel 3.2.48 (i486, no PAE ) is used with the retro release (the retro has many device drivers, including analog modem drivers).

Download the STANDARD precise-5.7.1.iso here or there, size = 156 MB, md5sum = c4999c4bd8ca3a8fc935389c2667f848.

Download the RETRO precise-5.7.1-retro.iso here or there, size = 201 MB, md5sum = 8c1d7db20a055fe847ed954fc246e078. NOTE: This has additional drivers, including analog modem drivers, and has Opera as additional browser for PCs with 256 MB or less random-access memory (RAM).

precise puppy desktop
Precise Puppy 5.7.1 boots with a new Xorg Video Wizard that can recover from blackout/reboot at first boot.

Read more about Precise Puppy 5.7.1, visit the forum discussion, or check for updates by searching for "precise" in Barry's blog.


Older Versions:

May 29, 2013 - A version 5.6.1 update of Precise Puppy is now available. Precise Puppy is a Long Term Supported release, following Ubuntu Precise Pangolin's LTS attribute. The current kernel version of Precise Puppy is 3.2.44 - this has many device drivers, including analog modem drivers. This is non-PAE, i586, SMP (it will work even in older PCs).

Precise Puppy 5.x is a new Puppy compatible with Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04.2+ binary DEB packages (To read about the first Precise Puppy, see the first announcement by Barry Kauler).

Download precise-5.6.1.iso here or there, size = 171 MB, md5sum = 058bd25766ed88e5a9d363c1e50010da.

precise puppy desktop
Precise Puppy 5.6.1 boots with a new Xorg Video Wizard that can recover from blackout/reboot at first boot.

Read more about Precise Puppy 5.6.1, visit the forum discussion, or check for updates by searching for "precise" in Barry's blog.

See the previous LTS: Wary Puppy for much older PCs.


March 10, 2013 - A version 5.5 update of Precise Puppy is now available. Precise Puppy 5.x is a new Puppy compatible with Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04.2+ binary DEB packages (To read about the first Precise Puppy, see the first announcement by Barry Kauler). Precise Puppy will be a Long Term Supported release, following Ubuntu Precise Pangolin's LTS attribute. The kernel remains at 3.2.29 (this has many device drivers) and is PAE-enabled, so only high-RAM PCs may be able to boot Precise Puppy 5.5 (see below for non-PAE build).

Download precise-5.5.iso here or there, size = 167 MB, md5sum = 55b3006e3f43cecc4940471d12c7e308.

precise puppy desktop
Precise Puppy boots directly to a clean graphical desktop - it is optimized for new PCs.

Read more about Precise Puppy 5.5, visit the forum discussion, or check for updates by searching for "precise" in Barry's blog.

Non-PAE Upup Precise Puppy is being maintained by Pemasu, with the newest build based on kernel 3.82 - download the 168 MB ISO here or get tips and report bugs in the Forum discussion.

For older machines like Pentium II that could not benefit from the high-memory capability of the standard Precise Puppy, get WaryPuppy.


Precise Puppy 5.4.3

December 17, 2012 - A version 5.4.3 update of Precise Puppy 5.4 (released October 23, 2012) is now available. Precise Puppy 5.4.x is a new Puppy compatible with Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04.1+ binary DEB packages, see the announcement by Barry Kauler. This will be a Long Term Supported release, following Ubuntu Precise Pangolin's LTS attribute.

Download precise-5.4.3.iso here or there, size = 166 MB, md5sum = 3a250ffc516d72d37f1644b7373047fe.

precise puppy desktop
Precise Puppy boots directly to a clean graphical desktop - it has drivers for new PCs as well as conventional modems.

Read more about Precise Puppy 5.4.3, visit the forum discussion, or check for updates by searching for "precise" in Barry's blog.

For older machines like Pentium II that could not benefit from the high-memory capability of the standard Precise Puppy, get Retro-Precise Puppy from here or there (the Retro-Precise Puppy folder will open).


November 10, 2012 - A version 5.4.1 update of Precise Puppy 5.4 (released October 23) is now available. Precise Puppy 5.4.x is a new Puppy compatible with Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04.1+ binary DEB packages, see the announcement by Barry Kauler. This will be a Long Term Supported release, following Ubuntu Precise Pangolin's LTS attribute.

Download precise-5.4.1.iso here or there, size = 165.2 MB, md5sum = ff82bbabeb0e6159ebcf935eedc5900c.

Read more about Precise Puppy 5.4.1, visit the forum discussion, or check for updates by searching for "precise" in Barry's blog.

For older machines like Pentium II that could not benefit from the high-memory capability of the standard Precise Puppy, get Retro-Precise Puppy from here or there (the Retro-Precise Puppy folder will open).

Added by raffy August 3, 2013 (10:00PM)

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