[ Thanks to darkduck for this link.
“Porteus system is relatively new system on the Linux
sky. It came to light when developer of SLAX, Tomas M. gave up the
project. Even before that, there was a fork called “SLAX remix”.
Now it is named Porteus. The name sends us to two facts.
* Portability. Porteus, as well as SLAX, is intended to be
portable system. The one you carry with yourself in your pocket and
can use wherever you get access to computer.
* Alexandre Dumas. If you read The Three Musketeers, or even if
you have nor done this yet, you must know name of the character
Porthos. He is very powerful and friendly, even though not always