It's common knowledge around the Windows community that Windows 7 is far the best and the most lightweight among all other Windows operating windows out there. It saves more RAM, guarantees an optimized GPU and space for heavy-performance computing tasks. Now that you want to venture into the unknown, yet the diverse universe of Linux with the same mind-set of having any possible Linux OS that is super light and easy-to-work, user-friendly desktop interface. Problem is, there's a LOT of options to choose from, that offer the same privileges with their unique capabilities, might as well try each OS to know the perfect match to your computing machine. But that'll take a huge amount of time and tedious work, so it's best to narrow down your choices by falling into these three categories; Your machine is quite old, or its brand new yet the specs provide low-performance and your working lifestyle requires heavy-duty computing tasks so you want to spare large space for your daily hustle.
In this article, we are going to talk about Puppy Linux. It is also a lightweight operating system like Windows 7. It sounds cute, doesn't it? Well this baby right here, is a Linux distribution that is so small but packed with full features. Sounds like a chihuahua yet with a load of potential, the newest version is Ubuntu-based that proves useful for users to have access to any available applications from the Ubuntu software repository. It can also run from a DVD or USB and automatically set-up from RAM which doesn't take any more resources. All you need is Rufus, a free and open-source USB writing tool. You can download it by visiting https://rufus.onl/.
It has its default applications, MyPlayer, AbiWord, and HomeBank to name a few. Its system requirements, only need minimal specifications (not surprising), a 500 Mhz processor, 128MB RAM, 512MB free hard drive (optional), and CD-ROM with any speed capacity. Its versatility to boot in any kind of memory device from floppy disks to internal hard drive is what makes Puppy Linux an easy favorite, and not to mention, you can utilize a multi-session Formatted CD-RW/RW/DVD-RW in saving to CD/DVD without any hard drive to use.