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Does anyone have an ISO of the original Meanpup?
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Philh

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 08:04    Post_subject:  

Sorry

I just found it(105version) in pupgrub.iso with grafpup 1.0
I ve uploaded it for anyone who wants it (123Mb)

http://www.sendspace.com/file/3ynq4i

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 11:46    Post_subject:  

I have it on mini CD, will dd it into iso and upload, stay tuned...


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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 12:28    Post_subject:  

Oh, sorry, now that I mounted it I see it has pup_202.sfs so it's not the 1.05 version after all...
Uploaded iso anyway, it's here
md5: 68e31a2b6505d56cceaa9c699d1f13cc meanpuppy.iso

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 12:37    Post_subject:  

http://www.my-plan.org/storage/puppyLinux/

puppy-2.02-opera.iso 51896KB
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Ted Dog


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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 13:03    Post_subject:  

Philh wrote:
Sorry

I just found it in pupgrub.iso with grafpup 1.0
I ve uploaded it for anyone who wants it (123Mb)

http://www.sendspace.com/file/3ynq4i


thanks... That must be what I have.. I was playing with grub as a bootible way back then. So.. that should be the same as what I could offer. Wink
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 13:49    Post_subject:  

Hi

cb88 wrote:
I believe it was based on 1.05 not the 2.02 version...


Would it be this one ?
if so, then according to the boot splash image the file name is puppy-1.0.5-mozilla-128Mb-Murga.iso
and it appears that forum member RetroTechGuy did have a copy.

So i have PM'd him asking if he could upload a copy and provide a link in this thread.

Fingers crossed
CatDude

Edit:
Apparently the md5sum is: 3E97354579865EBDAF6BBCCD7E514F15
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 16:17    Post_subject:  

the orginal was 50ish M to fit on miniCDs which was cool for its time.. They have mini BluRays of 8Gs size now but are pricy.

no not hail ... my new truck..
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 16:20    Post_subject:  

ops sorry tha5 was a next for my mom.. She is getting hail where she is and storm is almost on top of me... Did not expect storms today was a cloud free day and nice..
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 16:42    Post_subject:  

I hope your truck doesn't get hailed on anyways, Ted Dog Wink

Raining where we are. FedEx left me a MiFi4620L, packaging and all, in a bag in the rain this morning. No water damage, thankfully... called FedEx and complained tho b/c that's just stupid. I *do* have a front porch...

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 16:44    Post_subject:  

Meanpup?

Those discussions about an very old Puppy versions are for other forum fans not very attractive without some comments: can somebody explain what were the most interesting figures from that Puppy? Were mean Puppy the name of the 50-MB-check-card-CD Puppy ab. 1.05 perhaps (I certainly have the ISO, but where....?).

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I have yet somewhere an

- ISO of Puppy 1.n with integrated OO 1.0 (without Abi + without Gnumeric)
- ISO of Puppy 2.0 or 2.2 with integrated OO
- CD/RW with Puppy on it able to run (and to save all OS + own stuff on the CD/RW without to need some HD. I did use this as my HD was not operable any more Wink . but I don't know if it is possible to rebuild an ISO with it and how to do that. I thing it was probably a 1.04 or 1.05 and I suppose that also the remastering from Dougal did not exist at this time?
- the micro-Puppy from MU 11 MB. it is running but not really willing any more to manage correctly the internet (did the HTML language change between this time?)
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 17:57    Post_subject:  

meanpup was unique for its time and demonstrated the idea of individual compressed executables using upx in a RAM disk.
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Apr 2014, 18:30    Post_subject:  

Very Happy Hello,
Somewhere amongst my many hard drives I have it.
If I can find it I'll post it, and yes its 50 megabytes.
But I'm betting John will post it first since it was his..

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PostPosted: Tue 08 Apr 2014, 16:07    Post_subject:  

I think the idea was lean & mean Wink ... not sure if it was teh 1.05 version or the 2.02 version but one of them had angry penquins as the boot image I thought it was rather inspired Very Happy Edit: Yeah CatDude that is the one.

Not to mention the floating gnu wallpaper is one of my favorites.. wish there was a widescreen version of it.

Also at least the 1.05 version required 128Mb ran to run since it unpacked into ram. More modern puppies don't unpack entirely unless you pass a kernel parameter (well the last it tried anyway back around the first release of puppy 4.0 or so).

Part of the advantage of puppy back in the day at least was that it could be loaded entirely into ram and you could use your CD/DVD drive again. Nowadays booting off USB is more ideal for me at least since it makes it customizable.

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PostPosted: Tue 08 Apr 2014, 16:18    Post_subject:  

I agree cb88 it was a nice idea. scripts where compressed by the normal gz in the initrd and the executables where stored in a self unpacking format upx. I was investigating doing the same idea with Fatdog64. But the size of memory and speed loading from bluray made that a low reward effort. Still a good idea. wonder what zram could do.
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PostPosted: Tue 08 Apr 2014, 17:09    Post_subject:  

I seem to recall taht Meanpup 1.05 was using the iCandy Jr theme for mozilla also... LOL I rather liked it as well.

I'm not sure I even know anyone with a bluray drive in thier computer.... to expensive Wink

I imagine read speeds are quite good though... and speaking of small distros Slitaz 5.0 is supposed to be released sometime soon I've always found that it puts up pretty good competition for puppy distros.

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