"TCL weighs in at an incredibly petite 11MB when you
download it. Yes, it really is that tiny. Tiny Core Linux is based
on Busybox, the Linux 2.6 kernel, JWM, Fltk and Tiny X.
"Before I get into this review, it’s necessary to explain
a little bit about how Tiny Core Linux works. Here’s some
background from the TCL site about the four different modes it
"The First Mode: Cloud/Internet
The first mode of operation is the default boot mode of Tiny Core
Linux. It is what I call the Cloud Mode, or the Internet Mode. Tiny
Core boots entirely into RAM. Then using the internet and the Apps
icon, a shortcut to our appbrowser GUI, one can begin to explore
our application extension repository."