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Who have the smallest linux???? or which is the smallest linux???
i mean the size must be very tiny compared to others...
please dont say "Damn Linux" Do anyone have any linux smaller than "Damn Linux"??? That will be perfectly satisfied!
What kind of linux, desktop,server,other? The answer depends on what your wanting to do. there are some that still use a 2.4 kernel and will fit on a couple of floppies, but I don't know how well supported they are, and installing any extra software usually becomes another issue.
Well, in general, 2.4 is smaller than 2.6, and, IIRC, 2.2 was smaller than 2.4. I guess this series goes back monotonically, so this seems to be 'who has the earliest'.
Of course, by the time distributors have packaged this up, it can become overwhelmed by the other stuff that they put in, but still as far as Linux is concerned (rather than the other stuff that you have to include to make a distro) earliest will be the one that you want.
It'll be the least flexible, have the least support for hardware, and, unless you, or the distributor, is careful, will have the most potential exploits against it. Is that, particularly the disadvantages, what you want?
Smallest is probably TinyCore followed by SliTaz. Then Damn Small, then probably Puppy, then Slax.
Tiny Core Linux is a very small (10 MB) minimal Linux GUI Desktop. It is based on Linux 2.6 kernel, Busybox, Tiny X, and Fltk. The core runs entirely in ram and boots very quickly. Also offered is Micro Core a 6 MB image that is the console based engine of Tiny Core. CLI versions of Tiny Core's program allows the same functionality of Tiny Core's extensions only starting with a console based system. http://tinycorelinux.com
SliTaz is a free operating system, working completely in RAM and booting from removable media such as a cdrom or USB key. SliTaz is distributed as a LiveCD, and weighs less than 30MB. http://slitaz.org/en/
well thanks people and experts of the linux kingdom.
why i asked this question because i need the latest smallest linux
... ofcourse desktop purposes.....
and for why????
when it is small.... its easy to study for me... thats why i asked.
thank you people... i love you all so much.
Geexbox(A kind of different linux distro,thank you so much)