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Fatdog64 Linux

Last Update: 2019-02-28 15:04 UTC


Fatdog64 Linux is a small, desktop, 64-bit Linux distribution. Originally created as a derivative of Puppy Linux with additional applications, Fatdog64 has grown to become a distinct, separate project while maintaining much of the style of Puppy Linux.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 115 (88), 6 months: 89 (143), 3 months: 54 (218), 4 weeks: 59 (215), 1 week: 111 (89)

Average visitor rating: 8.74/10 from 23 review(s).


Fatdog64 Summary
Distribution Fatdog64 Linux
Home Page http://distro.ibiblio.org/fatdog/web/
Mailing Lists --
User Forums --
Alternative User Forums http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/index.php
Documentation http://distro.ibiblio.org/fatdog/web/faqs/faq.htmlhttp://www.smokey01.com/software/Fatdog64-600/other/Howto-do-stuff-in-FatDog.pdf
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Screencasts
Download Mirrors http://distro.ibiblio.org/fatdog/iso/
Bug Tracker --
Related Websites ARM port
Reviews 710: DistroWatch
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Recent Related News and Releases
  Releases, download links and checksums:
 • 2019-02-28: Distribution Release: Fatdog64 Linux 800
 • 2019-02-13: Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 800 RC
 • 2018-12-22: Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 800 Beta
 • 2017-12-26: Distribution Release: FatDog64 Linux 720
 • 2017-12-02: Development Release: Fatdog64 Linux 720 Beta
 • More Fatdog64 releases...

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  • Colour scheme: green text = latest stable version, red text = development or beta version. The function determining beta versions is not 100% reliable due to a wide variety of versioning schemes.
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Feature 800 720 710
Release Date 2019-02-28 2017-12-26 2016-12-04
End Of Life      
Price (US$) Free Free Free
Image Size (MB) 432-432 380-381 360-360
Free Download ISO ISO ISO
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical
Default Desktop Openbox Openbox Openbox
Package Management TXZ (pkgtool) TXZ (pkgtool) TXZ (pkgtool)
Release Model Fixed Fixed Fixed
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice
Processor Architecture x86_64 x86_64 x86_64
Init Software Busybox other other
Journaled File Systems ext3, ext4 ext3, ext4 ext3, ext4
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes
Asian Language Support      
Full Package List 800 720 710
Package 800 720 710
abiword (3.0.2) -- 3.0.1 3.0.1
alsa-lib (1.1.8) 1.1.6 1.1.0 1.1.0
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- --
bash (5.0) 4.4 4.3 4.3
bind (9.14.0) -- -- --
chromium (73.0.3683.86) -- -- --
cups (2.2.11) 2.1.3 2.1.3 2.1.3
dhcp (4.4.1) -- -- --
e2fsprogs (1.45.0) 1.43.9 1.42.12 1.42.12
firefox (66.0.1) -- 38.5.2 38.5.2
freetype (2.10.0) 2.9.1 -- --
gcc (8.3.0) -- 4.8.3 4.8.3
gimp (2.10.8) 2.8.22 2.8.16 2.8.16
glibc (2.29) 2.27 2.19 2.19
gnome-shell (3.32.0) -- -- --
gnucash (3.4) -- -- --
gnumeric (1.12.44) -- 1.10.17 1.10.17
grub (2.02) -- -- --
gtk+ (3.24.7) 2.24.32 2.24.29 2.24.29
httpd (2.4.38) -- 2.4.18 2.4.18
inkscape (0.92.4) -- 0.91 0.91
k3b (18.12.3) -- -- --
kmod (26) 25.0 20 20
krita (4.1.8) --    
libreoffice (6.2.2) 6.1.4.2 5.2.7.2 5.2.2.2
linux (5.0.4) 4.19.10 4.14.6 4.4.35
Package 800 720 710
lxpanel (0.10.0) -- -- --
mariadb (10.3.13) -- 10.1.10 10.1.10
mate-desktop (1.22.0) -- -- --
mesa (19.0.0) 18.2.8 17.2.7 11.0.6
mysql (8.0.15) -- -- --
nautilus (3.32.0) -- -- --
NVIDIA (418.56) -- -- --
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 3.5.2 3.5.2
openjdk (12) -- -- --
openssh (7.9p1) 7.7p1 7.1p1 7.1p1
openssl (1.1.1b) 1.1.0j 1.0.2n 1.0.2d
perl (5.28.1) -- 5.20.0 5.20.0
php (7.3.3) -- 7.0.2 7.0.2
plasma-desktop (5.15.3) -- -- --
postfix (3.4.4) -- 3.0.3 3.0.3
postgresql (11.2) -- 9.3.10 9.3.10
Python (3.7.2) -- 2.7.10 2.7.10
qt (5.12.2) 5.11.1 1.1.0 1.1.0
samba (4.10.0) -- 3.0.37 3.0.37
systemd (241) -- -- --
thunderbird (60.6.0) -- -- --
vim (8.1) -- 7.4 7.4
vlc (3.0.6) -- -- --
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- --
xorg-server (1.20.4) 1.20.3 1.16.3 1.16.3

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Version: 720
Rating: 6
Date: 2019-02-28
Votes: 0


FireFox, python 3.7, idle,numpy,scipy missing so i prefer Linux Mint.


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Version: 720
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-02-17
Votes: 0


Incredible assortment of utilities. was testing Linux Kernel for WiFi device, worked, small size, super fast, live usb install of os, very interesting. Fatdog64 is worth a spin..


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Version: 720
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-12-25
Votes: 4


Fatdog 64 is lightweight and fast, in fact you could call it Fastdog 64, but it has more programs installed out of the box than any of the big distros I've used. Really I hardly ever need to download a package from Fatdogs repository because it is already installed.

I have been using Fatdog since the 500 series and with each new release the developers don't just upgrade to newer packages, they make improvements to the ease of use and functionality.

I have Fatdog 64 running on a 11 year old computer with a cheap graphics card and it runs great.

Thanks to the developers for this great OS.


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