BrowserLinux (366 v2)

BrowserLinux is a fast and small (77 Mb!) Linux distribution for surfing the web.
  • Web-browser (Firefox 3.6.6 or Google Chrome)
  • Flash 10.1
  • PDF-reader
  • Music Player (Alsaplayer)
  • Asus Eee: wireless tested on EeePC 900 (see BrowserLinux on USB drive)
If you want an operating system for editing movies, writing letters or printing spreadsheets: don't use Browserlinux. Browserlinux is for browsing the web. If you want more, use Puppy Linux! This software may help you: Java in browser, Movieplayer: see Extra Software

Download BrowserLinux

Version: Firefox 366 v2
ISO Size: 75 Mb
File: browserlinux366v2.iso
MD5 Checksum: 2a6b417d6a270682dfcef657c7fabbfa
Parent: BrowserLinux is based on Puppy 4.3.1

Version: Google Chrome stable
This is the same as version 362 except that Firefox is replaced by Google Chrome and it has less drivers.
ISO Size: 78 Mb
File: browserlinuxCL11.iso
MD5 Checksum: fcfbfb6f4ebddfbea040caa067a2fef4
BrowserLinux 355

Versions

Changes in 366 (16 july 2010):
- Network-bug fixed

Changes in 366 (28 june 2010):
- Firefox 3.6.6
- Flashplayer 10.1

Changes in 362 (22 march 2010):
- Firefox 3.6.2
- Auto Connect to Internet after first boot
- "Just works" version (Shinobars First Setup)
- New darker Theme to save energy (... Fact or Fiction)
- Google PDF viewer extension (right click on PDF-links)
- Better Menu, PETs install back, Audio mixer
- New Flash
- ISO now only 75Mb

Changes in 360 (28 jan 2010):
- Firefox update to 3.6.0
- Bug in Chooselocales fixed
- Empty desktop: no network icon

Changes in 357 (9 jan 2010):
- Update Flash
- Bigger PERL for Ndiswrapper-bug
- 1 Mb smaller

Changes in 355 (7 nov 2009):
- New menu
- xorgwizard 4.3.1 (Xvesa repaired)

Changes in 354 (27 oct 2009):
- New Base: PuppyLinux 4.3.1, kernel 2.6.30.5 (SMP)


BrowserLinux on USB drive

No external cd-rom? UNetbootin allows you to 'Live use' or install Linux from an USB drive.
http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/ (Windows and Linux)

Bootproblems with your USB drive made by UNetbootin?
Try this:
- boot computer and wait for the UNetbootin screen
- choose 'browserlinux' or 'puppy'
- Press [Tab]
- change 'pmedia=cd' to 'pmedia=usb pfix=ram'

If you keep using USB drive as a "Live OS" (no installation): edit the "syslinux.cfg" on the USB drive and change the last line: 'pmedia=cd' to 'pmedia=usb')

Extra Software

Google Chrome Browser

Download: Chrome stable (26 Mb - 15 july 2010 - 5.0.375.99)
If you update Chrome with this PET:
1 Backup or rename your preferences '/root/.config/google-chrome' first.
2 Uninstall the older Chrome-pet

More Fonts

Use the Microsoft Webcore Fonts installer:
Start at: /root/my-applications/Install_Microsoft_Webcore_Fonts.sh

Play movies in browser:

Install: Mplayer + Plug-in (17 Mb) (version 357_2, 17 jan 2010)
Lots of codecs and browser-plug-in included

Java in browser:

Install: JRE 1.6.0 11 (34 Mb)
DISCLAIMER: BROWSERLINUX IS NOT AN OFFICIAL RELEASE OF PUPPY LINUX. YOU ARE ADVISED TO BACK UP ALL IMPORTANT DATA BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO INSTALL BROWSERLINUX ON YOUR COMPUTER. BROWSERLINUX COMES WITH ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY