8 of the best tiny Linux distros
Apr 20, 2010, 15:34 (0 Talkback[s])
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"There are plenty of reasons for wanting a low-resource distro
running on your computer.
"Maybe you have some ancient hardware that you need to breathe
new life into. Perhaps you want something that will fit on a
modestly sized memory stick. Or it might be that you want to run
200 virtual machines simultaneously on your desktop.
"The important things that we'll look at here are the amount of
space needed, how much processing power is required to get the
distro running at an acceptable level and the effort required to
get it to work."