Puppy Linux Installation and Usage. In any Linux, once you have downloaded the ISO image and verified its authenticity by checking its md5sum you can burn it . Jun 03, · Creating a Puppy Linux Live CD. For this tutorial you are going to need access to a disc drive with the ability to write to disc and a writable CD. This task can be performed using either Windows or Linux, both operating systems make it a breeze. How to create a Live DVD or CD (install Puppy Linux to an optical disc) acquire access to an optical disc drive that has writing capability (with the logos DVD, RW and ReWritable on the drive tray); acquire a DVD+RW optical disc (read Appendix 1 below); acquire the ISO image file of the desired GNU/Linux distribution, such as a recent Puppy version (read Appendix 2 below).