Puppy Can Bike 5.4.3

Puppy Can Bike is the CANbike.ca remastered version of Puppy linux and it’s variants.

Puppy linux is a small portable Linux operating that can be run entirely as a Live CD or as a Live USB. In other words, the entire operating system runs off a CD or a USB flash drive. No hard drive is required on the computer.

It’s built around small efficient but powerful programs to minimize hardware requirement. In other words, it runs well on older hardware and even better on newer hardware. In addition, due to the small size of the OS, it can be run entirely from RAM. According to the Minimum System Requirements, the OS has been run off a 333MHz CPU with 64MB of RAM.

Puppy Linux Version 5.4.3

Precise Puppy 5.4.3 was released on December 17, 2012. It’s based on Ubuntu Precise Pangolin 12.04.1. I’ve remastered the Puppy operating system and customized it for Canadian localization. A few small programs were also added to the remastered version. The latest version of Puppy Linux can be found here. The CANbike.ca remastered version of Precise Puppy 5.4.3 has been named “Puppy Can Bike 5.4.3”.

Click here to download the CANbike.ca Remastered Edition of Precise Puppy 5.4.3 (Linux OS)
(File Size = 167 MB, md5sum = 6029e96659a471052789b266d2166e2f)

Puppy Can Bike Changes to Default Setup

  • Eliminated single clicking of icons. Double clicking is required to launch programs and to navigate directories.
  • Changed the background image to a plain color.
  • Changed the icons to better match the background.
  • Changed the theme (windows and menu decoration).
  • Set default time zone to Canadian Eastern Time (EST).
  • Altered splash screen image.
  • Change desktop icon alignment from fine to coarse.
  • Added “xset (off)” icon to disable monitor sleep mode. Useful when watching online videos.
  • Altered JWM task bar to show day of the week, date (MM/DD/YY), and 12-hour clock time.

Additions to Puppy Can Bike

  • Microsoft Core Fonts – Standard web fonts. Looks nicer than the default fonts.
  • Nano – A command line text editor.
  • EncFS – An encrypted filesystem.
  • PAR2 – PAR2 Parity file creator and checker. Helps protect data from data corruption, bit rot, and miscellaneous damages.
  • Parchive – PAR2 Parity file creator and checker.
  • ImageMagick – Command line image manipulation program.

SeaMonkey Changes in Puppy Can Bike

SeaMonkey is an open source all-in-one internet application suite. It is a community driven continuation of the Mozilla Application Suite. Due to the small and more efficient footprint than the Mozilla equivalent Firefox and Thunderbird, it is the default internet suite in Precise Puppy 5.4.3.

The CANbike.ca changes are as follows:

  • Eliminated all default bookmarks, including dynamic bookmarks.
  • Allow web pages to choose their own fonts.
  • Rearranged toolbars. Added search bar and home button. Eliminated print button and search button.
  • Hid status bar and component bar.
  • Full privacy enabled by default. Website told not to track user. All history, data, etc is deleted when the browser is closed.
  • Tab bar is hidden when only one web page is open.

Screenshots of Puppy Can Bike 5.4.3

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Download Puppy Can Bike 5.4.3

Click here to download the CANbike.ca Remastered Edition of Precise Puppy 5.4.3 (Linux OS)
(File Size = 167 MB, md5sum = 6029e96659a471052789b266d2166e2f)

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