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Tiny Linux distro gets dependency fetching and simpler USB install

Aug 10, 2011, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Tiny Core Linux is designed to reside in RAM, and can fit into just over 10MB, according to Team Tiny Core. Components that are said to reside entirely in memory include: the Linux kernel, the BusyBox tool collection, as well as minimal graphics based on Tiny X.

"Configured to boot from a CD-ROM, pen drive, or "frugally from a hard drive," Tiny Core Linux boots extremely quickly. The distribution offers minimal desktop features, less than exhaustive hardware support, and "represents only the core needed to boot into a very minimal X Window desktop, typically with wired Internet access," says Team Tiny Core

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