A truly light-weight OS: Written in ASM, with GUI, networking and apps
Feb 05, 2009, 04:34 (7 Talkback[s])
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"It has a nicely working graphical user interface (see the
You can install it in VirtualBox (other VM solutions may work as
well, but VirtualBox is the one I tried). It boots from boot-loader
into the GUI in around two (2!) seconds! And that's on the VM, not
even the bare metal on my laptop.
It feels fast and zippy, even in the VM environment.
It comes with a bunch of games, a web server, ftp server,
development tools, graphic demos, a drawing program, a CD player,
utilities, etc. Remember, that's all from that 4.4 MB ISO.
Extremely small footprint: After being fully booted with GUI and
all, just 10 MBytes of memory are used, most of it probably the
video buffer for the graphical desktop."