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Hi All,

Is there a way to run puppy linux only on a workstation?  Not a duel boot or live from a CD or USB.
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Dan Craciun earned 400 total points
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Yup. Install it on your hdd.

Here's an old guide that should still be relevant: http://www.puppylinux.com/hard-puppy.htm

HTH,
Dan
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by:Gerwin Jansen, EE MVE
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Or in a virtual machine like VMware player or Oracle VM virtual box
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Yes there is an install icon on the boot CD and I believe that is what you have now.

Step-by-step with screen shot -

http://www.mygnulinux.com/?p=385
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by:Ryan Smith
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I run puppy linux as a workstation.  It's fast as heck until you run out of memory.
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@norcalhelpdesk,
What do you mean by, "until you run out of memory"?
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Thanks All!
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