Monkey Linux
current version 06
released 9/5/1997
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     Install the ARJ file archive utility before installing Monkey.  This utility is needed to expand Monkey during the installation process.  ARJ is a free utility developed by ARJ Software and is available for download at
     You will need five IBM formatted 1.44MB 3.5" floppy disks to copy the Monkey Linux installation files.  Label each diskette with the name of the file copied to it.  Monkey’s installation files and software packages are available from the following list of locations:
Primary site: Mirrors:

     These are all of the files that are available for download.  This table lists both the installation files and the ready-to-install packages.  Are you tired of getting bad downloads from those links above?  I’ve linked the files below to an alternative server.
File Name Description MB
mlinux06.arj Installation package (disk 1/5) 1.38
mlinux06.a01 Installation package (disk 2/5) 1.38
mlinux06.a02 Installation package (disk 3/5) 1.38
mlinux06.a03 Installation package (disk 4/5) 1.38
mlinux06.a04 Installation package (disk 5/5) 1.16
apache.tgz Apache 1.1.3 (web server) 0.08
dosemu.tgz DosEmu 0.64.4 (DOS emulator) 0.41
gccall.tgz Gnu C Compiler 2.7.2 (libc5, for kernel compilation) and Linux kernel 2.0.29 2.49
kern2030.tgz Linux kernel 2.0.30 4.97
manpages.tgz Manual pages 1.4h (trimmed down) 0.73
netscape.tgz Netscape Navigator Gold 3.01 (web browser) 2.37
sendmail.tgz Sendmail 8.8.5 with PINE 3.95 and PICO 2.9 (email transfer agent, email utility, and text editor) 1.08
x32ma64.tgz Mach 64 accelerated X server 0.68
x32s3.tgz S3 accelerated X server 0.82

     Here are some links to files that you may want to install to add more functionality to Monkey.  The fun part is you’ll get to compile and install some of these files on your own.  It’s not difficult to do, and I outlined the process in the tutorial page.
File Name Description MB
neomagic.tgz Neomagic unaccelerated X server 0.83
seejpeg.tgz Seejpeg 1.6.1 (image viewer) 0.05
svgalib.tgz SVGA library 1.2.13 (for seejpeg) 0.66
ppp-2.3.5.tar.gz PPP 2.3.5 daemon (connect to ISP) 0.64
minicom-2.00.0.src.tar.gz Minicom 2.00.0 (dial-out service) 0.52
ximp3-0.1.14.tar.gz XiMP3 0.1.14 (MP3 player) 0.12
links-0.97.tar.gz Links 0.97 (browser table support) 0.50

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