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Old 09-21-2005, 10:05 AM   #1
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Best tiny small live linux

I am just wondering what is the best small (as in 50-100mb) live bootable linux. As i was wanting a small bootable linux i can carry around with me that is not meant as a full operating system but just a portable safe way of browsing the net from malware.

Also i would like it to be firefox based for internet surfing.

Are there any youd recommend.

Old 09-21-2005, 10:42 AM   #2
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I heard knopix is pretty cool. I saw it once in action: a guy was using internet complitly without using the hard drive !
My face was like
Old 09-21-2005, 10:49 AM   #3
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I like DamnSmallLinux, personally. It runs extremely quickly for a LiveCD, and has few system requirements.
Old 09-21-2005, 10:53 AM   #4
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DSL and Puppy.
Old 09-21-2005, 10:59 AM   #5
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Yeah, slight problem - Knoppix is a 700mb ISO.

Here are a few:

Slax - - 180Mb, fits on an 8cm CD (Business Card)
Damn Small Linux - - 50Mb
ByzantineOS - - Based on the Mozilla Desktop


Have a look at - Click "Search", then click "Live CD's" and have a read of the reviews...


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