PULP on rapidshare

12 10 2009

On popular request the ISO- file is now on rapidshare.

md5sum: 6A630A82E966EA5F030E08528636ADC4
Could be downloade10 times.
The firefox plugin DownThemAll is a very good download manager with resume, accelarator and whatnot.
Highly recommended when downloading stuff.

Found a new file host

4 06 2009

The days of downloading the PULP_003.iso from wordpress.com and having to rename it are finally over.

The new download link is:


The md5sum still is: 6a630a82e966ea5f030e08528636adc4

Should the link above not work, you might try the original download link at:


The PULP Desktop in Detail

4 06 2009

After booting up PULP and answering a few basic questions about your hardware you should see the PULP desktop.
desktop0Notice the lack of desktop icons. They are not supported. Implementing them the way stock Puppy linux does would cost you about 6 MB RAM. On a Distro that is geared towards older hardware, perhaps with only 32 MB Ram total- this would be unacceptable, so desktop icons had to go.  To make up for the lack of the icons you have a quick launch bar besides the Main Menu.

desktop2The menu is accessed by clicking the yellow ball button in the lower left, or just right click anywere on the desktop.

desktop31: Opens the main menu
2: minimizes all windows and shows a blank desktop
3: Opens a Terminal
4: Opens the firefox webbrowser
5: Opens the emeFM File Manager
6: Opens the Puppy mont tool for acessing USB- thumbdrives, CD, DVD, harddrives etc.
7: Opens a Text editor
If you can’t remember which is which, just hover over the button a second or two with the mouse pointer and a tooltip will show up.
On the right side of the task bar you get a volume adjuster, a battery monitor and a clock.

The volume adjuster is controlled by keyboard. Use the up and down key to raise and lower the Volume, use left and right to change the sliders. Press ‚m‘ to mute or unmute.
The battery monitor is a simple output of /proc/apm. The last two numbers are of interest here. The second to last one tells you how much juice is left in your battery in percent. The last number is an estimation of how long your computer will run under battery (At least on my old laptops with a shot battery, these might be horribly wrong sometimes, so buyer beware…).
The clock only shows you only the hours and the minutes to save on screen real estate, the tooltip, which pops up when you hover over the clock for a second or two contains all the info you want, date, time, day of the week etc.

Have fun with PULP,


Hallo Welt!

26 07 2008

Flusslinie bekommt Nachwuchs. Da der Mensch von Grund auf faul ist, hat http://www.flusslinie.de nun einen Blog bekommen. Es wird ein wenig um Ausrüstung, Reisen und Computer gehen. Viel Spaß.