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I am thinking about buying Pogoplug (50 $) which is in fact a NAS server similar to the famous nslu2. Like the nslu2, this device can be hacked to have a full fresh Linux server running. There are lots of tutorials on how to install Linux and LAMP to turn it into a web server. Check here

My question is if Pogoplug is able to run Linux, is it then possible to install Puppy Linux (or with live USB) with the graphical user interface?

I ask this because I don't know if there is a graphics board inside.

Please excuse my lack of knowledge.

Thanks for your time.

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Have you done any research on your own? –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Oct 25 '11 at 4:57
    
Have a look here, for example. –  sr_ Oct 25 '11 at 7:19
    
@sr_ not answering my question but thanks for the interesting link. rational and functional solution for a low power pc. –  Email Nov 18 '11 at 20:02

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There is no graphics card in the pogo plug so if you wish to use a graphical installer then the answer is no ...

But you can still use the tutorials you have found and use ssh to log in to it and work from/with/on the plug itself if that is interesting.

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Theoretically one could even run a GUI program on a Pogo using a separate machine with an X server. Not sure if the OP wanted that :) –  9000 Sep 21 '12 at 15:31

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