Upgrade your video drivers. Use Quickpet -> Drivers.
Openbox is the default
window manager. Use Menu -> Desktop settings -> WM Switcher to change to JWM.
Fluxbox and XFCE are available in the Puppy Package Manager--use
WM Switcher after installing. Fbpanel
is the default panel and tray at the bottom of the screen: use Menu
-> Desktop Settings -> FBpanel configuration.
For possibly better video change Gnome-mplayer -> Edit -> Preferences -> Video Output from X11 to Xv.
Thumbnails are off by default. To turn them on, right-click an icon, then Rox-Filer -> Option -> thumbnails.Language Support. There are language-packs for German, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Dutch, Portugese, and Russian in the Puppy Package Manager.
One way to set time accurately.
1. Set your timezone with Personalize Settings.
2. Use Psync.
To get the accurate result to display, you must use Psync *after* setting the timezone.
If you dual boot with Windows, then windows might reset your time.
Keep up with new additions to Puppy Package Manager. Update your index in seconds with Quickpet -> More Pets -> Update Lupu PPM
To get the most out of Lucid Puppy, use Quickpet and the Puppy Package Manager
Music listening: Gnome-mplayer and Pmusic built-in, with Audacious, Aqualung, Deadbeef, Lxmusic, and Songbird in Quickpet and PPM
Video: gnome-mplayer built-in, with Smplayer, VLC, XineDVD, and Ogle in PPM
Document: Abiword built-in, with Scribus, OpenOffice, and K-Office in Quickpet and PPM
Openbox window manager default, with JWM built-in, and with Fluxbox and XFCE in PPM
Plus many, many other useful and interesting programs